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by Skanda
13 Jun 2019 02:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 407
Views: 71679

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: 2270
Views: 318922

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 92594

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: 469549

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: 901
Views: 30486

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...
by Skanda
15 May 2019 21:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469549

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion


I dont get this trigger-happy EC folks. Ban this, ban that. Cant manage violence, hence, lets stop campaigning.
Get in the army, the CRPF. If the local state machinery cant do their job, find someone else.
by Skanda
08 May 2019 01:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469549

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Congress versus BJP | Should SC intervene over alleged EC bias?
Link contains a video where a super aggressive BJP spokie counters a Congress spokie hosted by an HT journalist. I wish more of these guys come out in NDTV instead of the tired old BJP spokies.
by Skanda
06 May 2019 23:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469549

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

When the weaker party of an alliance blames the opponent for 'trying to cause fissures', there's more to it than meets the eye... I agree. I have never been able to put a finger on Modi-Mulayam relationship and Modi-Mayawati relationship. I am pretty sure that Modi is determined to split SP between...
by Skanda
25 Apr 2019 01:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2894
Views: 294907

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Witness: Driver mumbling ‘I love you Jesus’ after injuring 8 in horrific Sunnyvale crash A driver suspected of plowing into a crowd of pedestrians in a busy Sunnyvale intersection Tuesday, injuring eight people including a 13-year-old girl, stumbled out of his car afterward mumbling, “Jesus, I love...
by Skanda
15 Apr 2019 23:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 379809

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

This is absolutely hillarious. Pakis have been paying off white 'influencers' (actually a bunch of nobodies with no real credibility who suddenly appeared on the scene after they got a lifafa from ISPR) to promote a make-believe positive image of the country, but some of them couldn't take the leve...
by Skanda
10 Apr 2019 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2098
Views: 284903

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Jallianwala Bagh tragedy shameful scar on British Indian history: Theresa May – PTI ... but stopped short of a formal apology sought by a crosssection of Parliament in previous debates. ... What is the reason why they cant apologize? Are they afraid of having to pay repatriations or worried that it...
by Skanda
08 Apr 2019 10:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 379809

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

MEA just called out the lunacy of Qureshi India rejects the irresponsible and preposterous statement by the FM of with a clear objective of whipping up war hysteria in the region. This public gimmick appears to be a call to Pakistan-based terrorists to undertake a terror attack in India. It has bee...
by Skanda
06 Apr 2019 00:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 641926

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Radio Pakistan: Pakistan has decided to release 360 Indian prisoners on humanitarian basis upon completion of their sentences , from next Monday (08 April). Didnt get this. So Pakistan is releasing prisoners after they have completed their sentences on humanitarian grounds. Isnt it just due process...
by Skanda
03 Apr 2019 02:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456570

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

gaurav.p wrote:


All these 3 videos are excellent. Love the editing and presentation style of Nitin. He speaks softly and his tone gels well with the remarkable images. He goes back and forth to make the same point but it comes out very naturally.
by Skanda
02 Apr 2019 04:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469549

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Commies are going after RaGa in Wynad: Former CM Achuthanandan, the most respected of the CPIM netas, called him a "baby still hacking away at the branch he's sitting on". Could be a fixed match too. All of these are providing optics. While they criticize Rahul, they are also saying, &quo...
by Skanda
02 Apr 2019 02:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 379809

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan inflation hits 9.41 percent, highest in five years Inflation rose to 9.41 percent year-on-year, up from 8.21 percent in February, Bureau of Statistics data showed on Monday, lifted by sharp rises in food, fuel and transport costs that have squeezed household budgets. Pakistan’s currency ha...
by Skanda
02 Apr 2019 00:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 104484

Re: Indian ASAT Test

India Conducted a Failed Anti-Satellite Test in February 2019 India’s Defense Research and Development Organization carried out a failed first attempt to destroy a satellite in low-earth orbit on February 12, The Diplomat has learned. The test took place from Abdul Kalam Island off the eastern coas...
by Skanda
01 Apr 2019 22:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 414343

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

ISPR Official Reference repeated Indian claims about shooting down of Pakistani F-16 by India and use of F16 in air battle on 27 February. The event of 27 Feb is part of history now. No Pakistani F16 was hit by Indian airforce. As regard PAF action for strikes across LOC it was done by JF17 from wi...
by Skanda
28 Mar 2019 10:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 379809

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Some aspects of #cricket apply well in diplomacy, some do not. @ImranKhanPTI, important to resist temptation to ball-tamper with the #Afghanistan peace process and its internal affairs. #AfgPeace https://twitter.com/USAmbKabul/status/1110821994629656577 "Official Twitter Account of U.S. Ambass...
by Skanda
14 Mar 2019 02:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3066
Views: 446714

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

China blocks Indian bid again Masood Azhar as global terrorist: China blocks bid at U.N., yet again Allowing Azhar to be designated as a terrorist would have further boosted Modi's stature among India's populace. China doesnt want that. Why cant we just put another 10000 pounder on this guy and sol...
by Skanda
22 Feb 2019 19:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52540

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

UlanBatori wrote:The other aspect is that by winning a Tactical Victory at UNSC in getting Jaish-e-Mohammed dissed by all, India has done a Musharraf-Kargil.


If this means nothing, why did China try and obstruct this resolution passing? Surely, the Chinese saw something in this resolution.
by Skanda
21 Dec 2018 04:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3066
Views: 446714

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

Twitter
China’s one-child policy and rising expectations have produced a shortage of low-skill, low-wage labor. Now, China’s detention camps for Muslims turn to forced labor. By ⁦@ChuBailiang⁩ and ⁦@austinramzy⁩


China’s Detention Camps for Muslims Turn to Forced Labor
by Skanda
07 Dec 2018 01:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2894
Views: 294907

Re: Understanding the US - Again

actually under what grounds was she arrested in canada? sure huawei might have broken US sanctions on Noko/Iran but for that US can arrest people of a 3rd country for violating its sanction? sanctioning huawei is one thing, arresting its exec another. if you recall one VW exec was arrested in Miami...
by Skanda
29 Nov 2018 13:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2894
Views: 294907

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Slain missionary John Chau prepared much more than we thought, but are missionaries still fools? Article ends this way: If that makes us fools, we will be “fools for Christ” (1 Corinthians 4:10). QED. Nothing else worth reading in this "apologist" article. Put it up here since "white...
by Skanda
13 Nov 2018 23:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2894
Views: 294907

Re: Understanding the US - Again

CNN sues President Trump and top White House aides for barring Jim Acosta I dont understand whats the point of CNN suing Trump. Trump can might as well say goodbye to any or all press conference. What will the press do then? Sue Trump again saying that he is not doing press conferences? Seems like ...

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