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by munna
30 Aug 2016 10:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 366027

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

Former UNDP director takes aim at Pakistan's elite in scathing final interview This Pak tribune report carries certain interesting observations, although forumites are aware of them, it is significant that a UN babu is uttering such facts with impunity . Posting the salient ones: In a scathing crit...
by munna
21 Oct 2015 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4773
Views: 631650

Re: Internal Security Watch

Who are these preachers and these groups, and can the connections be traced in the public domain?




Ranjit Singh Khalsa Dhadrianwala, one of them! Sponsored video doing rounds.
by munna
10 Sep 2015 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 31860

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

ramana wrote:What is Ranbir Penal Coded of J&K? Since when was it in effect and why it was not enforced for so long?


In the state of J&K Indian Penal Code is non-applicable owing to article 370/special status of the state. Named after Maharaja Ranbir Singh this penal code is in force since 1932.
by munna
02 Aug 2015 11:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 46863

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

So have the Punjab Police identified where and with whom the terrorists spent after crossing over from TSP? Something of Interest Satellite phone intercept sends Army to look for terror moles An intercepted overseas call from a banned satellite phone service provider to a recipient located near Jal...
by munna
30 Jul 2015 18:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 46863

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

What I find most disturbing is that cops who fought terrorism are in jail and facing persecution. Even DGP Saini is being persecuted across various courts. To understand the amount of BILE reserved for PP officers just google these names* "Sumedh Saini Izhar Alam". Sumedh Saini (DGP) and ...
by munna
29 Jul 2015 16:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 46863

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

Punjab policemen made frantic calls to be sent to Gurdaspur As the reports of terror attack began pouring in on Monday, many police officials — some posted in even far-off areas — approached their higher-ups for taking part in the counter-offensive to flush out the terrorists. Police sources say a ...
by munna
28 Jul 2015 15:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 46863

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

Kudos to DG Saini!!!! & what did DG Saini achieve with this stunt ? When armymen in full combat gear and all range of weapons were at hand. Err..you would not call it stunt if you knew about him prior to this incident. He is a legend, a maverick who is known for having busted Khalistanis left r...
by munna
28 Jul 2015 14:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Many dead, including Police SP in Gurdaspur Terror attack
Replies: 1054
Views: 46863

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

looking at web photos of punjab police swat, they do have BPJs .. not clear why they did not wear it initially...perhaps it was fetched later for final stages . but better to wear it I suppose with bullets flying around This unit of Punjab SWAT was undergoing a small calibre weapons and unarmed com...
by munna
20 Oct 2014 13:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 294612

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

http://images.indianexpress.com/2014/10/shia.jpg?w=600 Shia youth ‘who fought ISIS’ gets grand welcome home in Lucknow A PhD student in Shia theology who claims to be the only Indian to have fought against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS, or IS) was on Sunday given a rousing welcome by th...
by munna
10 Oct 2014 12:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4482
Views: 793543

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Rakshaks and Rakshakniyos it would help a bit to have a vibrant debate over "Peace at all costs policy" for border actions or "Calibrated Pain" approach in addition to reporting the current events at border. Let us avoid the whole who rose through the ranks and how? debate.
by munna
10 Oct 2014 11:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4482
Views: 793543

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

The Chandigarh Club is unhappy to see the power slip away from their cozy clique. For them MMS could do no wrong and anything that his government did is/was the gold standard. Eg Lt. Gen. Panag, Amb KC Singh, Editor Raj Chengappa and so on. Sir u may disagree with them but without credible proof ba...
by munna
10 Oct 2014 08:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4482
Views: 793543

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I have been on twitter with lt gen panag on China questions. Sad to say he has become partisan and lost his objectivity. The Chandigarh Club is unhappy to see the power slip away from their cozy clique. For them MMS could do no wrong and anything that his government did is/was the gold standard. Eg...
by munna
30 Sep 2014 22:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 174074

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

So President Obama personally escorts PM Modi to MLK memorial!!! :mrgreen:
This cannot be ignored, more details should follow through in coming days.
by munna
26 Sep 2014 09:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 174074

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Finally someone taking a swipe at Beltway Bol-bachans/Pundits from within US A Cheat Sheet for Obama on Modi’s US Visit Atul Singh and Manu Sharma writing for Fair Observer, Bay Area Some nuggets The US State Department and the White House completely misread the Indian elections earlier this year. T...
by munna
13 Jul 2014 23:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 12577
Views: 604561

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Check out #IndiawithIsrael hashtag that is trending number 1 in India. I think this is significant on two levels 1) Despite overwhelming global left of centre propaganda, common Indian netizens are rallying in favour of Israel. A lot of past instances of Israel helping India are being mentioned on t...
by munna
15 May 2014 13:56
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Gentlemen/Ladies, I'll be in office tomorrow, while the D day unfolds. Please suggest some websites that would provide reliable and latest seat results/trends. I found TimesNow way behind Hindi news channels during the 5 states elections last year. Regards, Virendra Times of India website will be r...
by munna
07 May 2014 21:10
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Munna, lets not be so cryptic. Who? Shanta Kumar BJP In charge of Karnataka at that time. Candidate from Kangra , Well Deserved defeat though. This genius is current in-charge of Punjab now, see the connection? He is the only CM in BJP's history to have lost his MLA seat also as a sitting CM. :rotf...
by munna
07 May 2014 20:56
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

This is what 5forty3 says about HP BJP -----2 Congus ----1 Tough call-- 1 That is correct sir. I was guessing shimla to be tight, he has given it to BJP. I am sure his tough call is kangra and congi seat is mandi. Glad to hear that saboteur in chief of BJP in Karnataka, Punjab and HP may not make i...
by munna
01 May 2014 23:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

arminius wrote:
SRoy wrote:Congis are already on record saying that all combinations are acceptable to them to keep Modi out.

So, NDA at 250 is a lost cause.

Sounds reasonable. Though would be tragedy of epic proportion. Desh ka durbhagya

At 250 NDA its a Modi govt. Period!
by munna
01 May 2014 22:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

munna wrote:
Sanjay wrote:So is it game over in Bihar for us ?

Relax they are doing much better and will chug a decent haul in Bihar.

Like I said there are polls going on and people who know, know. Check out iconoclast handle on twitter.
by munna
01 May 2014 21:58
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Sanjay wrote:So is it game over in Bihar for us ?

Relax they are doing much better and will chug a decent haul in Bihar.
by munna
01 May 2014 18:02
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 211425

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

A total of 15 should be a safe bet in whole of AP for NDA. Fair enough! Muppallaji's conservative bet is 20 and yours is 15. Now my retort is that even in your case its an addition of 15 seats in place of the grand 0 of 2009. Further to that moving Northwards from TN-->AP-->Orissa-->West Bengal all...
by munna
01 May 2014 16:06
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 211425

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

I will consider the close ones as lost from an NDA perspective in calculations. Thanks! So pulling off a further reduction of 2-3 seats 20+ is a decent haul for NDA from SA+TG. Coupled with even a haul of 5 each in Orissa and TN, I think NDA may end up defying all doomsday theories. UP and Bihar ar...
by munna
01 May 2014 15:50
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 211425

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

In T all it matters is how many were snatched by BJP+TDP for parliament. Otherwise, I wish TRS forms the government. TRS+INC+MIM should form the government. Let BJP stand out. Future is ripe for BJP in Telangana if they get their eggs in order. Sir, what is a conservative estimate for BJP (NDA) in ...
by munna
01 May 2014 15:15
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1454203

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

Yes, that is given... something needs to be done about it.. If jasodaben refuses to divorce (not considered auspicious) etc then what - is the basic drift of my question. Whenever in doubt, VVIP protection agencies stick to standard operating protocol. If on paper she is the wife then she gets SPG,...
by munna
01 May 2014 15:05
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1454203

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

In case of Modi becoming PM, how will SPG take care of jasodaben and Modi.. since he has declared her to be hs wife, she is entitled for security as strong as Modi (as PM). Modi will have to deal with this issue after he comes to power. SPG apparatus already in place in delhi. they will have to set...
by munna
01 May 2014 14:22
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Keep chanting the anti-jinx mantra and the roads will open up. Collapse of tactical voting among confused Muslims may help BJP :eek: niran bhai and rest of polls maybe onto something The Muslim community’s plan to vote tactically to defeat the BJP seems to have gone haywire in 14 constituencies in U...
by munna
01 May 2014 13:20
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Jingos and Jinganiyos here is something of a "not bad" news. Bad news is that we are not winning, good news is that we have not been swept away either (izaat bachegi types). At least my roots district is going NDA way. After thinking a lot and worrying even more I would like to present the...
by munna
30 Apr 2014 20:05
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

RajeshA wrote:I really really hope Punjab hasn't given AAP a lifeline!


Sangrur is trending their way. Ludhiana and Gurdaspur are tossups, could go either way. All due to our herrows in Delhi who knew better than us unwashed footsoldiers on ground.
by munna
30 Apr 2014 19:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Iconoclast ‏@IamIconoclast 1h #Elections2014 The 7th round: BJP 53/89, Akali 7/10, NDA 60/89, Cong 10, TRS 7, TMC 4, Left 4, AAP 1, PDP, MIM and Ind 1 each https://twitter.com/IamIconoclast/status/461493900994043904 He is much close to reality. Dr PP is going wrong in estimating the direction of AAP...
by munna
30 Apr 2014 18:05
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1454203

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

Merely a case for violation of Section 144. Almost all politicians in India have one or multiple cases under this one. Meh.. Are you sure about this ? Which section has been used ? Is it 126 I ? Donning my constitution specialist cap for once and using your link onlee FIR lodged against Narendra Mo...
by munna
30 Apr 2014 17:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1454203

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

The point is EC (enthusiastic clowns) has not done anything to even Khujli and Meera Sanya who wore caps to the booth on 16th and 24th. They have no case, Modi deliberately did a show on poll day just like he did on 24th Well http://indianexpress.com/article/india/politics/ec-orders-action-against-...
by munna
30 Apr 2014 15:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Punjab numbers are dangerous ones here. While calculating vote shares, pollsters such as 5forty3 may like to believe that vote split for the total of AAP votes will be 30:70 NDA:INC. However there is no indication available as to who is being dented more by AAP. A 9 NDA, 2 AAP, 1 INC line could easi...
by munna
30 Apr 2014 13:03
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

niran wrote:Ambika soni is sohni no more in Ananthpur Sahib.
Bhauji Badal is ahead of dever badal
shree prakash jaiswal has lost both Shree and Prakash
raabri ain't gonna eat rabri in Sarang
biggest surprise in Didi land bjp 4 didi 2 rest mommies errr commies.


Aapke munh mai ghee shakkar, if it happens!
by munna
30 Apr 2014 11:01
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Hello sir read what he has been saying all along. He is talking of deposit loss for Mr Krantikari after the rebound billiard shot of today. He hails from Varanasi and is a key guy for dharmic team. Munna ji good to see you back. Is there a chance for Vinod Khanna to make a comeback in Gurdaspur sea...
by munna
29 Apr 2014 22:11
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

After losing his contract with india tv, timesnow and headlines today, I can safely say that yashwant deshmukh has also lost his mind. What ridiculous piece of psephology is this, he claims that in varanasi dalits will stick to bsp, yadavs will stick to SP, brahmins, bhumihars and muslims are going...
by munna
29 Apr 2014 21:54
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

pankajs wrote:
Yashwant Deshmukh ‏@cvoter 57m

The polarization of minorities for Congress is now confirmed in Varanasi. Can we rule out a counter-polarization which saved MMJ last time?

Deposit bachao krantikari bhai!
by munna
29 Apr 2014 21:33
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

^^^Thanks. I'm not on the ground now, but can only state what I observed in the last decade. If what you're saying is true in villages, then for the NDA to get 300+ should be a cake walk. Wokay sir, since I cannot talk quantitative data because my fourth coujin in BJP HQ refued to give it to me, I ...
by munna
29 Apr 2014 21:20
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Munna, The way I saw it in many parts of central and northern India was that Congress cadres were there aplenty in villages and a lot of older folk in villages were(are) pro Congress. Sir, almost all rural and agri-based socities/states in North and Central India have already given INC a solid kick...
by munna
29 Apr 2014 21:12
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 752882

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

But since CSDS was so off on the UPA, is it possible they simply got lucky and or that a lot of UPA's strength comes from rural areas where exit polling by the various agencies are lacking? I am still leery about all the different polls. 5forty3 has a good track record from the last assembly electi...

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