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by Virupaksha
03 Dec 2017 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1578
Views: 188777

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Oh please! ashish's argument at the crux is simple. It has another name as well - "slaves who liked slavery" argument https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2010/06/slaves-who-liked-slavery/58678/ Karthik's on the other argument is transactinal. UK go and stand in the line - we ...
by Virupaksha
08 Nov 2017 00:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 579
Views: 73665

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

So how can India help in furthering Saudi to wither? What are India's options?
by Virupaksha
05 Nov 2017 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 579
Views: 73665

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

the kingdom's top council of clerics issued a statement saying it is an Islamic duty to fight corruption— essentially giving religious backing to the high-level arrests being reported. Shylocks have given the loan, now waiting for Salman to pay back the pound of flesh - expecting some rollbacks in ...
by Virupaksha
29 Oct 2017 19:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 579
Views: 73665

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

If I may, what is the abyss which Saudi is heading towards? I know that the al Saud's family way of buying off peace "might" be in trouble. But abyss is far off. The balance of power equations of controlling the population will switch from using money from oil to using imams, i.e. I expect...
by Virupaksha
29 Oct 2017 18:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 579
Views: 73665

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

saar ji, expect a conservative backlash. Moving into 21st century will unravel the religious agreement on which house of saud is built on. This element is under control through the religious bakshish of oil flows. We need to watch for moves where there is a coup on mosque imams and their underlings ...
by Virupaksha
10 Oct 2017 15:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Regarding the AC restaurant taxing, its a stupid-ass decision to apply AC tax on food from non-AC section or parcelled food. I don't know who came up with this bright idea. Simply because, 90% of the restaurants had the bright idea that they will show to Govt all the food sold in AC as non-AC and &...
by Virupaksha
25 Sep 2017 14:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

All the banks have such departments (MSME) - most of them have high NPAs.
by Virupaksha
21 Jul 2017 02:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 310846

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

The limitations put by christian missionaries because of the bible limitations have caused havoc with indian history and because the thapars and co are lazy to even do first hand research, we are left with great titbits like below For example look at the handwaving below, and this passes of as histo...
by Virupaksha
21 Jul 2017 02:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 310846

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

SriJoy, I think you are confusing two things, The edicts name him as devanampriya, not ashoka. We assume devanampriya to be ashoka based on divyavadana and mahavamsa and the dating of ashoka comes from these. However both do not him confirm him to maurya. That he is maurya was a leap of faith of his...
by Virupaksha
21 Jul 2017 02:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 287163

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

the article seems to have been written in 1988 :roll: :roll: . Please let me know if there have been any updates. This is US report-toilet paper game. pakistan sure appreciates the paper it was mailed in. US - all gas, sab bakwas. Pakistan hid laden for 10 years and Pakistan was given 30Billions for...
by Virupaksha
01 Jul 2017 18:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1578
Views: 188777

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Eklavya, Haha there is a saying from where I come from "when asked who is the thief, the pumpkin thief rised his shoulders". I wantedly steered clear of naming anyone . There have been atleast 5 posts before me, which dealt with other topics. Just think why you had to respond to mine with ...
by Virupaksha
30 Jun 2017 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1578
Views: 188777

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The hatred against hindus is very ingrained, this hinduphobia is what earns them money. A house-slave cannot function without it. It is what opens their doors. The house-slave after whipping the slaves for pleasing his master - comes at the night and asks the slaves to understand why the whipping wa...
by Virupaksha
23 Jun 2017 14:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 174959

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

both of them are US protectorates. Coups yes, mock fights yes, fight fights zero chance

Amir khan has ran away with the bounty of 112 Bn
by Virupaksha
26 Jan 2017 16:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 335503

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

There are troops in afghanistan. The northern route is controlled by russia.They cant ban both iran and pakistan at the same time. Even for iran, until india's chabahar port is complete - as of now there is only one plausible realistic route is through pakistan. So unless trump moves out of afghanis...
by Virupaksha
12 Dec 2016 02:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11700
Views: 712593

Re: Levant crisis - III

isis has shown repeatedly a capacity and knack for mobile warfare, unfortunately protecting every point is not going to happen. Ofcourse remember these are the last days of Obama presidency. They might be fighting hard, because their arms and money supply through turkey in exchange for oil and slave...
by Virupaksha
12 Dec 2016 01:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 405083

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Why??
Let them live longer in their dreams, they do not understand that it is showing the emperor and his values as naked. Good for the world and bad for their sepoys in the long run.
by Virupaksha
12 Dec 2016 00:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 405083

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

TSJones, in other words, the puppet masters. Yes sir, we know. Has the US been "orange" revolutioned :lol: Instead think about the great democrazy of US, it is the intelligence services which will certify whether an election is correct or not. Gestapo would have been proud to receive such ...
by Virupaksha
06 Dec 2016 05:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 405083

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

not good, better - world of difference sir. The well established direct line of channels from Sunni Arab states to al Presidente's ears has been broken. What will replace them, no one knows? How much of that channel was the result of actual core interests of US versus interests of the entrenched - w...
by Virupaksha
06 Dec 2016 04:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 405083

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

ah! come on, it was and is plain vanilla diplomatic gibberish. Basically lot of words adding up to nothing, open to any and all interpretations. Notice the naked dance of Pence and Trump team's rejoinder around the word "mediation" as if it is a nuclear bomb, its plain simple dipolomatic g...
by Virupaksha
06 Oct 2016 18:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 300213

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016

until the firing is only directed from PoK to India, these additional terrorists and terrorist training camps represent additional dhandha (changing demographics is another issue) to these guys. Once the firing is also on opposite side, the profits of such dhandha get outweighed by the potential los...
by Virupaksha
21 Jun 2016 23:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

How many would like to bet that R3 would become the new Amartya Sen, the go to person when NYTimes or any such gora rag wants to get the "house nigg*r" to make comments on India/tolerance/RSS
by Virupaksha
21 Jun 2016 12:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Doorknob on timesNow y'day revealed that Rajan displayed the utmost professionalism in emailing his "I'm leaving" letter to all RBI staff at 5 pm on a Saturday. Cute. You leave such a message on your last day. It was most unprofessional from Rajan to do this as long as it is not his last ...
by Virupaksha
21 Jun 2016 09:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Why are we still discussing about this nonsense?? This whole discussion should be deleted from this thread by the mods. A MMS pasand guy was airlifted from US as a political babu in 2012 and then appointed to a high profile position. His regime had no new policies nor innovative solutions. He couldn...
by Virupaksha
20 Jun 2016 15:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11700
Views: 712593

Re: Levant crisis - III

The latest russian air attacks are at tabqa. Taking over tabka cuts off direct logistics from Turkey to main ISIS. ISIS instead of having a boundary with turkey will have only boundaries with the kurds. Lake Assad becomes the defacto boundary. I believe this will create conditions for Iran to target...
by Virupaksha
20 Jun 2016 14:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11700
Views: 712593

Re: Levant crisis - III

unless the ring is in depth, by passing for relief for an insurgency type thing of ISIS which has air support from US and uses IEDs for creating distractions may not be worth while. How many pitched in battles has ISIS fought?? Also according to this map, http://syria.liveuamap.com/ moving on dei az...
by Virupaksha
18 Jun 2016 11:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 433
Views: 51289

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Forget comfort and quality, how do they fare at safety? The new auto policy mandates airbags and crash structures to bring our cars to international standards which will push up car prices and possibly lower sales. Can expect them to scrimp further. They are as good or as bad as others like Maruti ...
by Virupaksha
18 Jun 2016 11:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 501141

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

US establishment seems to be itching for a fight. It is creating all these Gulf of Tonkin incidents to boltser and herd its cattle, err citizens. The hysteria seems to synchronize with the moves with the HC-DT fight. Lets not forget how the US which did not like a person who was the IMF chief who wa...
by Virupaksha
24 Mar 2016 17:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The problem is pensioners should get minimum survival pension and for welfare state at par with the developed one all citizens of India who cant earn and are in need should also get it and we have in this country overstaffed, inefficient and even currupt employees getting ever increasing fat pensio...
by Virupaksha
01 Mar 2016 00:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Budget 2016 - news & discussions
Replies: 251
Views: 8292

Re: Budget 2016 - news & discussions

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CcZpOTbUAAALoUn.jpg image only shows attempt to make sure that kiladars report directly to the shahenshah rather than the jagirdars this was discussed sometime ago. translated: make sure that the local politicians are beholden to the centre directly rather than the state...
by Virupaksha
27 Feb 2016 19:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Well, what do you know? Land acquisition pace up after enhanced compensation: Nitin Gadkari "People are queuing up to offer their land for highway projects after enhanced compensation. In fact enhanced compensation in the RFCTLARR Act has proved a boon in disguise," Road Transport, Highwa...
by Virupaksha
27 Feb 2016 19:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Would this now affect the "minimum purchase of rs 200 beku saar"? short answer: no because it doesnt affect transaction costs. that is not because of taxes but because of the ~1-3% cut of mastercard/visa and the banks. For small transactions, if you include the notional transactional cost...
by Virupaksha
24 Jan 2016 16:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 100630

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II


how much of this money, ak47s are in isis hands -90 percent??
sorry forgot the cut of the great sam, so 50 percent then.
by Virupaksha
21 Jan 2016 06:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1500
Views: 199775

Re: India's Power Sector

Why go for foreign reactors that cost Rs 6.50 tariff for unit, if solar power is going for Rs 4.3 a unit? Does India get to keep the byproducts and plutonium from the reactors to reuse in civilian program? all the renewable sources (solar, wind, tidal) which depend directly on nature without human ...
by Virupaksha
02 Jan 2016 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pathankot AirForce base under attack
Replies: 1213
Views: 36488

Re: Pathankot AirForce base under attack

Karan M wrote:Most of our bases have army folks standing in either flimsy posts or with minimal protection. We really need to invest in enhanced security features for the base personnel standing at guard.

There will always be too many nodes/posts/centres to protect. THat is a band aid
by Virupaksha
16 Dec 2015 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 76128

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2

thats just a yak yak chat for public consumption. Tomorrow they will 234324 billion dollars for their ally. Wake me when that stops. That yak yak is for gullibles like us nris who think yak yak is all that matters.
by Virupaksha
14 Dec 2015 00:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 100630

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II

If you read a typical daily target list, say for Sinjar (November 9, 2015), you see: near Sinjar, eleven strikes struck five separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed two ISIL assembly areas, 21 ISIL fighting positions, three ISIL light machine guns, and three ISIL vehicles. The reason for “so man...
by Virupaksha
09 Dec 2015 22:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The debt for equity swap was prominent in 80s and the politics ensured that only and only worst apples went through this. Banks do not have the capability to run them profitably nor is that any way related to their core business. Half of the PSUs of that era came by this route. They should just auct...
by Virupaksha
29 Nov 2015 11:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 490423

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I know that even the world bank is being roped in for making inland ganga water way.
by Virupaksha
20 Nov 2015 14:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 280245

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

vijaykarthik wrote:Taliban has overrun Yamgan district in Badakshan province!

Wtf!! if true, we can write off afghan govt, badakshan was the only place, which the taliban NEVER controlled -it was Massoud's/Rabbani's territory.
by Virupaksha
02 Nov 2015 02:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 93132

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

There is a reason why the 50 are announced. Preannouncement means stealth is not possible nor these are worth anything more than personal security. I can think of two scenarios. 1) Create a Gulf Tonkin incident. They will themselves blow these people up near a hospital or school with a russian origi...

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