Amazon is caught in the vortex of ill-tempered nationalism displayed by top Indian government officials on social media. On Jan. 15, economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das accused the American e-commerce major of having an irresponsible attitude towards India’s national symbols and icons. The senior bureaucrat in the Narendra Modi government was reacting to Amazon’s US…

via “Don’t shame India”: Indians think the government is embarrassing itself over Amazon listings — Quartz


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