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by kumarn
30 May 2020 00:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3853
Views: 688846

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Some logic should apply for Hong Kong also no?
by kumarn
26 May 2020 11:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3853
Views: 688846

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

This is what I hold to be the way things are likely to progress. Of course, it may not happen that way and you may be right indeed. But the only way to find out for sure is to wait and watch! kancha ji, excellent analysis. However, there could be a simpler explanation to the chinese action this tim...
by kumarn
10 May 2020 03:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4309
Views: 324260

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Very interesting suraj ji. Sorry for the noob question. Why doesn't India have a larger debt market? What will enable India to create a larger debt market? Would really appreciate if you could please help in understanding
by kumarn
04 May 2020 14:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6560
Views: 620819

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^^ Possibly it did. But selling the same PPEs at eight times the original cost (Mexico case) will make even Shylock proud. The current CCP has to be the most uncouth, uncivilized, barbaric bunch ever as shown by the way they have handled themselves. They just had not had the opportunity to kill at...
by kumarn
21 Apr 2020 01:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3853
Views: 688846

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

V_Raman wrote:The way things are moving, Deans 2022 scenario is looking more and more real.

Sounds interesting! Can you please point me to it?
by kumarn
17 Mar 2020 00:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5499
Views: 681875

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

There is a culture of dependency on china or a stockholm syndrome that needs to be rooted out from some sectors of the indian pharma sector. Having said that I know a few Eu clients are looking to India to source vegan cosmetic raw materials. Any help would be appreciated please Can help here. What...
by kumarn
12 Mar 2020 00:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India
Replies: 65
Views: 9413

Re: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India

https://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/reliance-jio-builds-in-house-5g-iot-tech-to-reduce-dependence-on-foreign-gear-replaces-nokia-oracle-tech-with-own-tech/74534777 In a global first among mobile phone operators, Reliance Jio has developed its own 5G technology as it looks to reduce de...
by kumarn
29 Feb 2020 01:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3853
Views: 688846

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Good analysis yensoy Ji.

What about the effect of parts of supply chain moving out of china? What would be their effect? And once gdp shrinks by 15-20%, do things remain linear? Or will it cause an implosion?
by kumarn
24 Feb 2020 11:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6560
Views: 620819

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Two data points: 1. Have received enquiry for 3ply surgical mask for export to Cheen from people not in the business (neither I am in this business) in the past week. Price has gone up from about 1 RS to 15 RS and no availability. 2. Know of two manufacturers whose shipment has not arrived from Chee...
by kumarn
18 Feb 2020 01:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5052
Views: 1016456

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

tandav wrote:As of date there is a huge number of folks who should have been able to bill very large amounts to their clients but can't since they would need to pay GST and there is no way to ensure they get paid. Tax should not be collected unless vendor is paid.


I can vouch for this. Huge problem.
by kumarn
10 Feb 2020 22:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5499
Views: 681875

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

BJP issues a whip for tomorrow.

BJP's letter states 'All BJP MPs of Rajya Sabha are informed that some very important Legislative work will be brought to the House on Tuesday, 11th February 2020, to be discussed and to be passed'.

Get ready for UCC.
by kumarn
29 Jan 2020 15:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4781
Views: 633586

Re: Internal Security Watch

Any reference? Need it for some fence sitters. Nothing would better convince such specimens. The soap-opera Execution of Nirbhaya's rapists seems to be going on.. SC dismisses Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh's petition , which is followed by Nirbhaya rape case convict Akshay Kumar Singh files curative...
by kumarn
12 Jun 2019 23:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 541278

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019





Brain scans show members of militant Islamist group 'have a reduced capacity for rational thought'
by kumarn
31 May 2019 12:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 161045

Re: e: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Why does Su Swamy think that the economy is in ruins? Or is he just being chankyan to get the FM job? I am in the retail sector, and I can vouch that this sector is in a really bad shape, not seen in a decade. Money has completely stopped flowing and most of the retailers and their vendors are in t...
by kumarn
11 May 2019 01:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 606227

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Tremendous effort was made by EC, BJP/RSS, AOL/baba ramdev to get people like you and me to register in 2014. Hence, base itself jumped.
by kumarn
20 Jan 2019 15:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4801
Views: 588529

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Murica needs a war to unite it's warring nations. Xina needs a war to divert it's masses attention from the crashing economy. Soon we might get one.
by kumarn
04 Jan 2019 22:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4065
Views: 631236

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

And wouldn't it be a day dream come true for the chinese or anyone who wants to screw us? Pakis will simply whore themselves to bleed india, economy or no economy.
by kumarn
11 Dec 2018 00:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1221739

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

5 petals wonlee
by kumarn
13 Aug 2018 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4358
Views: 283049

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

This is intriguing..."'India’s decision to go ahead with the civilian nuclear deal in 2008 was an effort to reverse “three strategic errors”. “There was the error of partition, where we lost our territory' How is the deal supposed to reverse partition error? Can some guru please help throw some...
by kumarn
25 Jun 2018 00:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3853
Views: 688846

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

We are mighty pleased simply by the very fact that the cheenis sre finally engaging with us like 'equals' - informal sunmits and all. I think they are gauging the top leadership and their views as the general assessment is that modi is hear to stay and things are no longer going to be same again wit...
by kumarn
23 Mar 2018 08:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3853
Views: 688846

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

And yet they run a massive trade surplus? Clearly they are not buying enough of whatever you claim they are buying Chola ji.
by kumarn
06 Nov 2017 21:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4065
Views: 631236

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

What is all this new found love for the anti-India scumbags at the Brookings Institution? Why are the mofos from the Brookings Institution allowed anywhere near govt. agencies like NITI Aayog? What next, an advisor to the MEA? Brookings scumbag to be part of PM's economic advisory council I'd inter...
by kumarn
11 Oct 2017 22:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 636843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Have been speaking to entrepreneurs and CA forms lately, the mid-size ones. One firm has 100+ crore profit, but declares only few lakhs on books. All of them are clear: with GST and NAMO around no more hiding of income. Have to come above board and declare income correctly. They are all planning for...
by kumarn
11 Oct 2017 22:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1276049

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Why would you want sympathy?
by kumarn
23 Sep 2017 21:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2422
Views: 311222

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

If siachen is tough to defend, then we needs to move north and west to the point it is easy. If can't, then stay put until we can. Too much of strategy is injurious to health. Just keep it simple.
by kumarn
05 Sep 2017 22:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical consequences of possible nuclear conflict in Korea
Replies: 66
Views: 7184

Re: Geopolitical consequences of possible nuclear conflict in Korea

If it comes to that we should surely readjust the LAC. Hope we have plans ready for such an eventuality.
by kumarn
23 Aug 2017 15:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1276049

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

This is increasingly lookong like 1962. Except the roles are reversed. Where have we seen this before? Weak deployment on the ground (aka forward policy with just 4 battalions and 25 aircrafts), over the top rhetoric (throw them out type from gobar times), general appointed on political preference (...
by kumarn
21 Aug 2017 02:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 979
Views: 193414

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

BREAKING: White House says Trump to address nation Monday night on strategy for Afghanistan, South Asia.
:the AP
by kumarn
21 Aug 2017 02:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 381822

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

BREAKING: White House says Trump to address nation Monday night on strategy for Afghanistan, South Asia.

The AP
by kumarn
09 Aug 2017 22:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1276049

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

ramana wrote:India moved 3 DIV of Sukna 33 corps three months ago.


3 months or 3 weeks? That's curious coming from you ramana ji. Please clarify, if you can!
by kumarn
08 Aug 2017 23:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1276049

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

http://m.economictimes.com/news/defence ... 972866.cms

What if we enter Kalapani, Kashmir: China to India

This time an official.
by kumarn
19 Jul 2017 22:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1276049

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Ramana sirji, what is veerbhadra? Google is not helping!
by kumarn
17 Jul 2017 16:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4799
Views: 425638

Re: Deterrence

Wow! Jingo of jingoes! What she advocates for missiles and nukes also applies for Tejas and jet engines!
by kumarn
25 May 2017 08:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 630506

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

A case of Sour grapes. He was booted out of natgrid by modi. Had had the displeasure of interacting with raghu raman for an hour. Extremely conceited and repelling character.
by kumarn
08 Feb 2017 23:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4799
Views: 425638

Re: Deterrence

Kya shiv-ji, You are trying to defend the indefensible. I agree with you that they have proven FBF. Bharat Karnad has a point, "China says we have 1.5 MT, the only thing India has is a 20-25KT field tested one" Make no mistake, 25 KT which is scaled up to say 60KT is a big bad monster. So...
by kumarn
15 Nov 2016 00:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 526572

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/14/opinion/the-incendiary-appeal-of-demagoguery-in-our-time.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region The irrepressible Pankaj Mish...
by kumarn
12 Nov 2016 01:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4799
Views: 425638

Re: Deterrence

Statement by Sudeheendra kulkarni - t's as irresponsible of #Parrikar to deviate from India's 'No 1st-Use Policy' as it'll be suicidal& sinful of India to be 1st to use N-arms. With such kinds of wooly headed idiots surrounding our top leaders no wonder we are always queasy about exercising power.
by kumarn
10 Nov 2016 12:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7870
Views: 809677

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

People depositing money in banks will not "recapitalize" banks! Please understand that. Your deposits are a liability to the bank. This will force the banks to deploy this additional funds but looking at the state of the economy, it will be difficult. So interest rates will drop - good fo...

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