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by Skanda
06 Dec 2019 08:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4609
Views: 540425

Re: Internal Security Watch

As the Ryan International School case showed, the Police, in their zeal to solve high profile crimes, sometimes arrest the wrong persons. In this case, were they trying to cover up ineptitude? Have the real killers escaped? We may never know. There was a scroll/wire article that profiled the mother...
by Skanda
06 Dec 2019 08:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4609
Views: 540425

Re: Internal Security Watch

Seems like they were shot when they were reconstructing the scene for evidence. They apparently escaped and were done with. But then, who tries to reconstruct evidence at 2.30AM?
by Skanda
06 Dec 2019 08:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4609
Views: 540425

Re: Internal Security Watch

... All 4 accused in Hyderabad vet rape and murder case killed in police encounter https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/all-4-hyderabad-vet-rape-murder-accused-killed-in-police-encounter-1625670-2019-12-06 Will be interesting to know whom the liberal media will Lynch now given that Telangana has n...
by Skanda
06 Dec 2019 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 453412

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

vishvak wrote:
Sanju wrote:Twitter Ibn Sina

Came under central waqf board. link


Wait, if the JK Waqf board can be “removed” by the GOI, can the central Waqf board also be dissolved By the GOI. Hypothetically.
by Skanda
25 Sep 2019 10:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4052
Views: 439887

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Best Moments From The Lewandowski Hearing


Please see the video. Absolutely hilarious. You have to constantly keep reminding yourself that this actually happened.
by Skanda
19 Sep 2019 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

pankajs wrote:After meeting Modi now this. Mumtaz Banoo ji is worried about something.

Her body posture actually displays that. Amit is calm, at ease with arm and legs spread out. Mamatha is wrapping herself with her own arms. Clearly, the picture shows who is in control and who is not.
by Skanda
18 Sep 2019 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 504334

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

I hope there is some clear strategy behind India repeatedly (first for President, now for PM) asking for clearance for VVIP use of Pakistani airspace. Both have been turned down, publicly asked by India and publicly turned down by Pakistan. ... . Could be Indian bureaucratic process as well. Govt o...
by Skanda
28 Aug 2019 01:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Nidhi's twitter account is active.
by Skanda
16 Aug 2019 01:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3746
Views: 821057

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

How did she do that? Can our radars also pick up AMRAMMs mounted on the F16 or was that based on "F16 are capable of carrying AMRAAM, so let me inform the pilots of this possibility?" Pardon ... P.S. I have not seen the youtube video above. Perhaps Sqn Ldr Aggarwal explains it in there. S...
by Skanda
14 Aug 2019 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3746
Views: 821057

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

How did she do that? Can our radars also pick up AMRAMMs mounted on the F16 or was that based on "F16 are capable of carrying AMRAAM, so let me inform the pilots of this possibility?"
by Skanda
01 Aug 2019 00:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Skanda, Where are you coming from. At first glance you look like unhappy 3T got banned! And Modi is passing legislation. What did you think 303 seats mean? Continue the secular stuff from Congress? Have you considered this is part of gender equity? No no. When the bill passed, I wasnt sure if such ...
by Skanda
01 Aug 2019 00:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Next should be criminilization of animal cruelty. Halal slaughter is known to prolong intense physical and mental agony for the animal. Or maybe blanket prohibition on all animal sacrifice. Unlike 3T it affects Hindus and Muslims. Next should be ban on human sacrifice and glorification of same. Lat...
by Skanda
31 Jul 2019 03:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This is similar to Balakot in what it has achieved. Muslim personal law can be debated and modified by govt of the day similar to Hindu personal law. That is the big point here and that is why the Muslim community resisted this so vigorously even though they knew that the law in itself is the right...
by Skanda
13 Jul 2019 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

1. "Secularism" has been truly buried. Joining BJP was a taboo for mainorities and that has been truly broken. When did secularism ever a reason to vote for BJP. People voted for BJP inspite of secularism. Secularism was a stick to beat BJP with by Congress and liberals. Both of whom have...
by Skanda
12 Jul 2019 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Goa, Goan, Gone? There Is A Lakshman Rekha In Politics, And BJP Just Breached It With Impunity https://swarajyamag.com/politics/goa-goan-gone-there-is-a-lakshman-rekha-in-politics-and-bjp-just-breached-it-with-impunity Speculation is rife in Goa that the induction was done to ‘checkmate’ the region...
by Skanda
28 Jun 2019 10:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

y18jUF1lWXU I do not understand urdu very clearly and my Hindi aint all that great. In what I understood, Arif Mohd Khan takes down Khanum Marfa very scholarly. This interview stands out for one other reason: a muslim clearly articulates problems about muslims and the tolerant liberal refuses to ac...
by Skanda
21 Jun 2019 00:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1141682121225850885

ANI - TDP MPs of Rajya Sabha- YS Chowdary, CM Ramesh, TG Venkatesh and GM Rao, today passed a resolution to merge Legislature Party of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) with BJP.

So TDP, no longer exists right at this moment.
by Skanda
19 Jun 2019 02:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

confidence building measures, wow. they haven't moved on from the appeasement meme and now they want it institutionalized by Modi despite not being discriminated during the Modi -1 govt. Whats also interesting is how the debate has been framed. "Muslims seek CBMs from Modi". The veto powe...
by Skanda
18 Jun 2019 23:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

dN69kaDdGY8 So here is Shabana Ashmi, the voice against "Modi oppression of Muslims". 5 minutes into her replies, you pretty much realize that she is against Modi because she has always been against Modi, to a point, where her defiance of Modi itself has come to identify her than anything...
by Skanda
17 Jun 2019 22:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5079
Views: 487109

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Seems like all efforts to protect Rahul baba has started. His CM didnt deliver. His data analytics team got it wrong. Everyone but him seems to have made mistakes. Tehseen on some of the TV interviews has been extremely vocal about failures related to data-management and feedback, even going to the ...
by Skanda
13 Jun 2019 02:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 504334

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.rediff.com/news/report/pm-not-to-fly-over-pakistan-while-travelling-for-sco/20190612.htm PM not to fly over Pakistan while travelling for SCO June 12, 2019 17:32 IST India's decision on the prime minister's travel route to Bishkek appears surprising as it had only requested Pakistan to ...
by Skanda
12 Jun 2019 04:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3467
Views: 494564

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Mainstream madness and racial insecurity in on daily display on Ann Coulter's twitter feed. Minimum one sh*t post about India daily. Most tweets linking to Daily Mail UK. The Browning of America is 35 M Hispanics, not 3 M Indians, not sure why Indians bear the brunt of this insecurity. And almost n...
by Skanda
04 Jun 2019 05:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

He can aspire to LOP position in the next GE. No party that contested in 2019 won enough seats to stake a claim to LOP. 55 seats are required. INC has 52, of which 8 are just DMK seat sharing arragement - their native seat count is 44, same as last time . Is that official? As in, for all practical ...
by Skanda
30 May 2019 22:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

JayS wrote:Disappointed to see Prabhu booted out. He was one of the finest ministers.

There are several names that are not being mentioned. I suspect that Modi-AmitShah combine expect several state Govts to fall and BJP Govt coming there. All of these folks are required to stabilize state Govt. Perhaps.
by Skanda
30 May 2019 07:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

How Project ‘Shakti’ Misled Rahul And Deepened Congress's Lok Sabha Rout

Everyone should read this article. Shows how the Gandhi's got conned by the Praveen Chakravarty, "an angel investor and an MBA from Wharton". Hats off to this guy for conning the biggest conmen.
by Skanda
30 May 2019 07:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

One more "result" of 2019 General Election... https://swarajyamag.com/insta/robert-vadra-claims-having-developed-tumour-in-intestine-asks-court-to-be-allowed-to-fly-to-london-for-treatment ... The prosecution advocate rejected these contentions and asked that if the certificate had been i...
by Skanda
30 May 2019 07:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

:D saar opposition saying RaGa will fall into BJP trap if he resigns, thought it was the other way round Well if he resigns and props up someone, people will say he put a puppet and controls with remote like his mom did to manmohan. If he does not resign people are saying he is not taking accountab...
by Skanda
29 May 2019 03:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

A lot of Journos were slightly pro-Modi in early part of Modi 1.0. Once they realized that Modi is not going to continue the handouts available during prior regimes they turned anti-Modi. Apparently even Prannoy Roy had a meeting with Modi right after his election and came back jubilant after the m...
by Skanda
27 May 2019 06:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Tehseen Poonawala meltdown on NTDV


Watch between 06.00 to 08.00

Runs down Ketkar, Rajiv Shukla, Shourie, Sudheendra. Wow. Calls them jokers. Amazing.
by Skanda
23 May 2019 21:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

One election result I am closely following is Sumalatha (wife of Actor Ambareesh) in Mandya, Karnataka.

She has effectively put a stop on Kumarswamy (current CM of Karnataka) for now. He will claw back, but she has stopped him for now. Good.
by Skanda
23 May 2019 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Jesus. Arnab has gone berserk. Somebody stop him before he pops a nerve.
by Skanda
23 May 2019 13:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

And finally.

Prannoy makes a statement that says, rising Hindutva will make Muslims desperate and become terrorists. Yup, Hindus are the reason for terrorism in this world. What a chu****
by Skanda
23 May 2019 10:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Primus wrote:
Skanda wrote:where are you getting the votes lead/trails. ECI website is complicated to navigate


https://results.eci.gov.in/pc/en/consti ... .htm?ac=37

Thank you.
by Skanda
23 May 2019 10:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

where are you getting the votes lead/trails. ECI website is complicated to navigate
by Skanda
23 May 2019 10:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Pragya is leading. Of all the seats, I want her to win the most.
by Skanda
23 May 2019 10:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

on NDTV, Nidhi says: Rahul is leading in Waynad and trailing in Amethi. So thats Huuuuuuuuuuuuuge and she trails off. God, this election result is better than a block buster movie.
by Skanda
23 May 2019 09:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127759

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Love the meltdown. Every panelist in NDTV is saying, elections were won because of media management. Modi is an excellent spin-master.

God. With this, Modi will get through 2024 as well.
by Skanda
21 May 2019 22:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539468

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Arnab has declared total war on the oppn EVM whiners. he was shouting that he demands allegience to the constitution of india, that silicon valley turds and SM non-entities running smear campaigns will be punished and that CIA will not choose the next govt and PM of india! he has grown his hair lon...
by Skanda
21 May 2019 05:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 958
Views: 53770

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Foreign Policy says: https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/05/20/buddhist-anger-could-tear-sri-lanka-apart/ Buddhist Anger Could Tear Sri Lanka Apart Old hatreds are coming out in the aftermath of the Easter bombings. About a week ago, the country experienced its most violent 24-hour period since the East...

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