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by yvijay
14 Dec 2016 22:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 495791

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

EOG Resources, another major oil producer in the US, using fracking technology reported that in the first nine months of 2016, their variable cost of extraction worked out to $12.5 per barrel. At least existing producers with invested dollars in field development have no reason to stop production a...
by yvijay
01 Apr 2016 21:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4659
Views: 561281

Re: Internal Security Watch

We have to have ARC do some photo reconnaissance before CRPF movement in these areas. Even satellites must be used. We cannot and should not allow our brave CRPF jawans die like this. A determination must be made that all resources will be thrown against the Maoists and it will be a fight to finish...
by yvijay
27 Oct 2015 00:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 123279

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05,

x-post Pakistan Rangers DG calls BSF chief, urges end to firing The top commander of Pakistan's border guarding force on Monday called up the BSF chief to urge Indian troops to stop their retaliatory firing over escalated ceasefire violations by the neighbouring country following which both sides ag...
by yvijay
23 Sep 2015 07:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1471
Views: 143057

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Make seven changes to your Constitution, address Madhesi concerns: India to Nepal * Article 63 (3) of the Interim Constitution provided electoral constituencies based on population, geography and special characteristics, “and in the case of Madhes on the basis of percentage of population”. Under th...
by yvijay
23 Sep 2015 07:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1471
Views: 143057

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

While we are worried about Nepal not adopting a Hindu constitution, Nepali's themselves especially pahadis doesn't seem to care about that at all. Instead they are stoking anti-India sentiments so that they could coerce India to pacify Madeshi protestors. After all the energy that Modi has invested ...
by yvijay
29 Jul 2015 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 905
Views: 103418

Re: The Islamic State

According to Vicky Ninjappa on twitter, this was a sinister move by US to egg India to fight with ISIS, which India has been steadfastly avoiding until now. GOI rightly believes taht we have larger fish to fry with LET and napak army.
by yvijay
29 Jul 2015 17:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 41621

Re: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attac

UlanBatori wrote:So unanswered questions:
1. 5 Pakis shown chummy. Only 3 bodies. 2 unaccounted.

UlanBatori ji, That photo showing jihadi's posing in army fatigues is unrelated to the Gurdaspur attack. They were probably newly trained Kashmiri terrorists. The photo went viral few days back.
by yvijay
29 Jul 2015 09:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 41621

Re: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attac

Graphic images of the terrorists -- from twitter @darksbond NSFW !

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by yvijay
10 Jul 2015 19:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 157549

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

I'm even more surprised by the AP stats. I thought TN and AP would have same level of poverty even in 1983 but AP had half less than TN. Even in 2009 it has less poverty than TN considering the poverty levels in Telangana and Rayalseema.
by yvijay
28 Jun 2015 09:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2377
Views: 287015

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

^Excellent ! Hope this will lead to embassies becoming more responsive to Indian citizens.
by yvijay
24 Jun 2015 06:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 110457

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

^ I read somewhere that they administer it in phased manner.
by yvijay
08 Apr 2015 05:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4659
Views: 561281

Re: Internal Security Watch

According to Andhra Jyothy, the smugglers first saw only couple of cops initially and started attacking them with rocks. When other police heard the voices they came to their rescue. But the smugglers didn't stop attacking them. In the confusion, the cops shot indiscriminately at them. It's only aft...
by yvijay
07 Apr 2015 19:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4659
Views: 561281

Re: Internal Security Watch

I think one of the dead simian is Vikaruddin. His name sounds familiar. I think he was one who shot and killed a cop when they were trying to catch him in Hyderabad. The whole operation looks like a SOP when orders come from higher level to bump off the criminals :D
by yvijay
07 Apr 2015 08:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4659
Views: 561281

Re: Internal Security Watch

^^^ Are these suspected to be among the five which escaped from a prison in MP? Well in that case Karnataka Police may also be interested. They may have links to the Church Street blasts. Rajnath Singh who was in Bangalore some time back had also "reminded" Karnataka police to work faster...
by yvijay
07 Apr 2015 08:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4659
Views: 561281

Re: Internal Security Watch

The thing I gleaned from this incident is that if police set mind on it, they can catch criminals very fast. Since one of their own were shot dead, they moved heaven and earth to find the jihadis. They deployed police teams from other districts, Octopus commandos, SIB and others and searched every n...
by yvijay
05 Apr 2015 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4659
Views: 561281

Re: Internal Security Watch

The two SIMI terrorists shot dead also partitcipated string of bank robberies across Telangana and AP. The cash from one of the robbery at a Karimnagar rural bank appeared at the Burdhwan blast site. Looks like well designed plan to loot banks to fund Jihadi activities.
by yvijay
05 Apr 2015 10:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3033
Views: 297728

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^Actually they are commandos from OCTOPUS. But the terrorists were killed by the local district cops. Two cops were killed at Suryapet bus stand yesterday during a routine check up by the local police. The assailants were rumored to be simi people and they opened fire on the police when they were qu...
by yvijay
28 Oct 2014 16:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 111230

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

Gus wrote:that crowd is just dumass. dumb as a dead ass. such moronic questions.

The moderator is Sudheendra Kulkarni, so the group probably is Aman ki Asha type.
by yvijay
11 Oct 2014 20:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 111230

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

Does the "white media" have a disproportionate effect on Indian media? I doubt it, and the influence you see again is in some of the English media; but the public opinion that matters as far as getting politicians reelected is not expressed in English. Time to grow up. You see the surface...
by yvijay
03 Oct 2014 01:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 154952

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

And they closed that blog that this year I think.
by yvijay
28 Jul 2014 00:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 562359

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

The pakiness does not stop there... Step 1. IDF eliminates a Hamas piglet with soosai belt on him trying to infiltrate the border. :twisted: Step 2. Gaza abdul's takes his body on procession...however do not bother to remove the soosai belt and the trigger. :eek: Step 3. Violent shaking is part of ...
by yvijay
09 Jun 2014 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 2854
Views: 92371

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr

Pakistan too is a victim of terrorism. Just like India had Mumbai, Pakistan too is suffering from terror in Karachi. The losses of its planes and damage to the airport, H&D, Islam, tourism etc. will be well over $200B; which the world should compensate. :(( You don't even have to try ! http://s...
by yvijay
16 May 2014 02:44
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1311445

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Ramay garu, Chromecast does it only for YouTube and Netflix (and some other) apps. If you want you can cast your whole desktop or tab to TV. But there would be slight lag. Kaise, how, elaaga? I don't mind slight lag... But can I browse other stuff on ipad? Hmm.. I was talking about Laptop or Deskto...
by yvijay
16 May 2014 02:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1311445

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Need help! I wanted to watch live tv (NDTV/IBN/Timesnow etc) on my TV thru Chromecast. But I don't see that option in their apps or in the safari page. Any ideas? Ramay garu, Chromecast does it only for YouTube and Netflix (and some other) apps. If you want you can cast your whole desktop or tab to...
by yvijay
16 May 2014 02:27
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1311445

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

A bunch of us (GIBV volunteers) are getting together at a friend's place tonight. It might be 40 odd people. Tomorrow, a celebratory lunch is planned at a local Gujju restaurant & Houston journos have been invited. On Sunday, there is a large get together at a place called India House. Big week...
by yvijay
14 May 2014 22:27
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 50500

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

When does the counting start on May 16th and how long does it take finish the counting ? If it takes the whole day, I want to take day off as I have to stay awake all night.
by yvijay
12 May 2014 21:12
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 191194

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

^ He seemed to have predicted the results before correctly. Hence the reference.
by yvijay
08 May 2014 23:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1311445

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

I think he should stop giving anymore interviews. It's the same cliched questions and same answers. He already gave interviews to most of the vernacular media and multiple interviews to ELM. H should just do the rallies and road shows.
by yvijay
05 May 2014 09:24
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 676117

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

One frustrating thing about MSM interviews with Modi is that, they all ask same questions without doing any research. Why can't they look at the previous interviews and ask new questions. He's truly a incredible person for having that much patience and not get visibly angry against the journalists. ...
by yvijay
04 May 2014 00:16
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1311445

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

So the news traders require at least 2-3 interviewers to battle Modi, eh? :mrgreen: Based on the questioning, it is clear the TV channel owners care for the TRP rating onlee, they should hire good journalists. Modi strips these nonsensical questions with precision logic. The interviewers have no co...
by yvijay
03 May 2014 10:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3065
Views: 177998

Re: Positive News from the USA

^ Yogi_G sir, this thread is for positive news, just like the Benis thread. That's why he's asking you to take that question to India-US Strategic News and Discussion thread.Please don't take offense.
by yvijay
02 May 2014 23:59
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1311445

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

You guys should check out Shivraj Chouhan tweets .He's on a roll. He's breathing fire left, right and center on family, pakis and EC. I find his tweets better than all the BJP leaders (probably some IAS coming up with them). BJP is truly blessed with good second ring leadership.
by yvijay
30 Apr 2014 09:59
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 676117

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

The phrase I'm hearing from people I know in Hyderabad is "TRS for Assembly and BJP for Parliament".
by yvijay
30 Apr 2014 06:48
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1311445

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

I think of all the interviews recently done by Modi, ETV 2 is best. Short, crisp and to the point. No cliched questions about riots, no questions about Pappu said this, AK 49 said that. Only questions relevant to the state. This is how the interview should be conducted.

[youtube]7juG_bYW1jc#t=10[/youtube]
by yvijay
30 Apr 2014 02:21
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 191194

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

^ Yep, that is the sentiment across Telangana at least for assembly elections. Even if they don't like KCR, they are holding theirs nose and voting for TRS. MP seats are little hard to predict. Where ever there are strong congress candidates, they might still win their seats.
by yvijay
28 Apr 2014 10:36
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1311445

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNtIwqN01bI Doordarshan Interview Watch from 31:30 - 32:15 Thanks for pointing that out. It looks like some higher up in DD in Delhi wanted to delay the interview, so that it won't reach the audience during prime time. But outrage on Twitter stopped that. There are l...
by yvijay
28 Apr 2014 09:32
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 191194

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

^ It was CBN, who lifted liquor prohibition.
by yvijay
27 Apr 2014 03:41
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 1311445

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

I think the details are from an article in OpenTheMagzine site. Here it is
Threat to Modi
by yvijay
26 Apr 2014 22:38
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 676117

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

^If you look at all the interviews in Varanasi, everybody is saying same thing. If not for Modi, BJP would have lost the seat. Even BJP workers were hurling expletives against MMJ.

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