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by Ardeshir
11 Nov 2019 01:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83978

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

What a momentous occasion! And here's hoping Kashi and Mathura will be taken care of in our lifetime. :)
by Ardeshir
13 Oct 2019 02:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 898
Views: 97434

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

I first visited Turkey in 1998 (was posted there). The extent of Islamisation in the Erdogan era is amazing. 20 years ago, there were few women in Istanbul wearing a headscarf. Only one person in our office fasted during Ramzan. Men did not have beards. Govt employees & Univ students were forbi...
by Ardeshir
11 Oct 2019 21:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 898
Views: 97434

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Last week I was in Istanbul for work. It's a quirky place, and has a very Old Delhi-ish vibe to it in some parts. In some of the touristy areas, it's crowded 24/7. I went to a sheesha bar close to my hotel for a few nights in a row, and made friends with the managers and waiters - all Kurds. The Man...
by Ardeshir
30 Aug 2019 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1838
Views: 208824

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2044428/1-dirty-business-sindhs-faecal-matter-making-children-dumber/ Diyar Maulaners, is dis what they mean by 'shit for brains'? :eek: Dirty business: Sindh’s faecal matter is making its children dumber KARACHI: Open defecation is effectively impeding the intellectual ...
by Ardeshir
21 Aug 2019 08:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4341
Views: 247404

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

https://www.rediff.com/news/interview/rajnaths-view-doesnt-mean-change-in-no-first-use/20190820.htm 'Rajnath's view doesn't reflect change in no-first-use doctrine' 'Rajnath Singh's statement is just a riposte to the aggressive statements emerging from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and others i...
by Ardeshir
08 Aug 2019 08:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 572071

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Thanks for that! I found many Indian patrakars quoting or responding to him during Balakot so didn't dig deeper into Jihadi Jaafrey.
by Ardeshir
07 Aug 2019 19:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 572071

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

You only have to go to the Deaf and Dumb forum to see the josh and jazba caused by Dimran shutting down airspace for the 'Endians'.
by Ardeshir
07 Aug 2019 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 572071

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

https://twitter.com/Natsecjeff/status/1 ... 3296937985

NEW NOTAM - PAKISTAN

Partial airspace closure over Pakistan announced as per below NOTAM for all airlines from 6th Aug to 5th Sept 19.


Bakis have closed their airspace it seems.
by Ardeshir
07 Aug 2019 00:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji
Replies: 54
Views: 3737

Re: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji

This has been a tough year. First Parikkar ji, and now Sushma ji. A huge loss, and the nation will always be indebted to her.
by Ardeshir
01 Jun 2019 01:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Wonder what Motormouth Swamy is up to, given that his pipe dream of being Finance Minister didn't materialise. He still needs to be given a job though since he has a lot of nuisance value. :lol:
by Ardeshir
31 May 2019 19:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Jihadi-Pasand Anti-Modi/Shah alleged journalist on teetar: https://twitter.com/RanaAyyub/status/1134433256089247744 New Union Minister in Modi's cabinet, Pratap Sarangi was Bajrang Dal chief when missionary Graham Staines and his children were burnt alive. Sarangi propagated the evil designs of the ...
by Ardeshir
31 May 2019 19:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Surprised to see RS as Def Min, but what a fantastic feeling to see the likes of jihadi pasand Rana Ayyub howling like a banshee at the thought of Amit Shah :rotfl:
by Ardeshir
31 May 2019 08:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Is there a way to prevent a post poll merger, given that voters obviously voted for separate entities?
by Ardeshir
31 May 2019 03:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

By the way, as if on cue, Nitishwa withdrew from joining the government. https://www.news18.com/news/politics/peeved-with-single-berth-nitish-kumars-jdu-pulls-out-of-modi-cabinet-moments-before-swearing-in-ceremony-2165469.html Patna: Peeved at being allocated only one cabinet berth, Bihar chief min...
by Ardeshir
31 May 2019 02:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Also, Amitbhai used to be a stock broker, so he is no mug in matters of business and finance.
by Ardeshir
31 May 2019 02:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 943
Views: 90172

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Maybe laments were based on erroneous inputs? Possible. Here's one of them, with comments from alleged wife killer. https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/bjp-has-mastered-art-influencing-voters-through-whatsapp-tharoor-102068 In a commentary piece in Channel News Asia on Sunday, Tharoor said WhatsA...
by Ardeshir
30 May 2019 10:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

https://twitter.com/rssurjewala/status/1133924556324954118 .@INCIndia has decided to not send spokespersons on television debates for a month. All media channels/editors are requested to not place Congress representatives on their shows. Congees have decided to boycott the media for a month. :mrgreen:
by Ardeshir
30 May 2019 10:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 943
Views: 90172

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

I read many pieces over the past month, with journalists lamenting the fact that the BJP had built a huge Whatsapp base prior to changes in rules. How did they seem to miss out on this in South India?
by Ardeshir
30 May 2019 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

rNDTV's 'analysis' of potential portfolios is hilarious. And apparently Modijee will be wary of Amit Shah in the government as a potential challenger. How are these morons so clueless? :rotfl:
by Ardeshir
27 May 2019 11:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 943
Views: 90172

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

I read an anecdote of Banditji threatening Dravidian movement leaders in 1962 to cut out the separatist talk, after which they stopped talking about it in that era. Maybe time to revisit that.
by Ardeshir
27 May 2019 07:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Skanda wrote:Tehseen Poonawala meltdown on NTDV


Watch between 06.00 to 08.00

Runs down Ketkar, Rajiv Shukla, Shourie, Sudheendra. Wow. Calls them jokers. Amazing.

The knives are out! :rotfl:
by Ardeshir
26 May 2019 12:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/minorities-made-to-live-in-fear-we-must-end-this-pm-to-party/articleshow/69500818.cms NEW DELHI: After an election season seen to be replete with polarising themes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that minorities had long been made to live in f...
by Ardeshir
26 May 2019 05:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Non-Western Worldview
Replies: 1023
Views: 97260

Re: Non-Western Worldview

There is a small movement in Persia to revisit ancient Persian culture, but the mullahs viciously attack it. This is an older report, but not much has changed. https://www.cnn.com/2011/11/14/opinion/choksy-iran-zoroastrian/index.html The Zoroastrian cemetery outside Tehran now faces another challeng...
by Ardeshir
26 May 2019 04:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Peacefuls are naturally more aware than everyone else due to the nature of their upbringing. There are subtle things they do to keep reinforcing their 'otherness', which ultimately alls adds up. For example, look at how many peacefuls have dogs as pets. It will be the highly liberandu deracinated pe...
by Ardeshir
26 May 2019 04:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

An old Bengali adage. While the milkmen go about their jobs of milking cows, the old fashioned way, they run a risk of getting kicked by her. They are aware of this hazard, but they accept it anyway. Also, a cow that gives milk is considered a great asset. Here, she compared the peacefuls to the co...
by Ardeshir
25 May 2019 22:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

I love how Arnab da refers to the "Vadra-Gandhi" family :rotfl:
No more Nehru-Gandhi family.
by Ardeshir
25 May 2019 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

https://www.thequint.com/elections/party-in-south-will-fall-if-gandhi-resigns-emotional-chidambaram P Chidambaram got teary-eyed as he appealed to Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday, 25 May, not to step down from his post claiming that the party's cadres in the southern states will collaps...
by Ardeshir
25 May 2019 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 943
Views: 90172

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

To all those who keep repeating the '15 Lakhs' bogey, please follow this thread on Twitter. https://twitter.com/kartikeyatanna/status/539272511087579136 Surprised that people even on BRF seem so taken in by that Congee propaganda. And if everyone wants a cut of the money from Swiss accounts, would e...
by Ardeshir
25 May 2019 09:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

folks, not sure if this is the correct thread to ask this but just noticed that Barkha bibi's tv show does not show POK and Aksai chin as part of india. i thought this was illegal in india? does she get away because its youtube ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpV8wQHvWHk Atmavik ji, I have seen v...
by Ardeshir
25 May 2019 00:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

An observation and a question - EC lists "EVM votes" and "Postal votes" for all states except J&K. For J&K, It is "EVM Votes", "Migrant Votes" and "Postal Votes". Who certifies the Hindu refugees as Migrants? Knowing a few Kashmiri Pandits, ...
by Ardeshir
24 May 2019 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Terrible news - not so much about his role as Fin Min which has been taken up by Piyush Goel anyway, but regarding his deteriorating health. Looks like all karmayogis end up ignoring their health till its too late. :cry: :cry: Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's n...
by Ardeshir
24 May 2019 11:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Unfortunate that "Tamil Thaai Vaazhthu" takes precedence over "Jana Gana Mana" sometimes... Saar, this is a long term project that's being coming along since at least the 1880s. Take for example Bishop Appasamy, who was active in the 1910s onwards till he died in 1980. https://e...
by Ardeshir
24 May 2019 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

bengal was one of the core places where the hindu renaissance started and has contributed countless martyrs, patriots, freedom fighters, reformers, intellects , revolutionaries and writers. its return to the fold will be a tremendous boost. Recently when I saw the gory picture of a poor teenage BJP...
by Ardeshir
23 May 2019 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Likewise - Pappu should continue being INC President :mrgreen:
by Ardeshir
23 May 2019 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I still haven't heard a reasonable non conspiratorial analysis on why the family still dominates and why there has been no Coo against them. It's clear they can't win elections. It's clear Rahul Gandhi has no political abilities whatsoever. Why are they still on top? Even now, every Congoon spokie ...
by Ardeshir
23 May 2019 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

sooraj wrote:1 Rahul Gandhi Indian National Congress 368163 0 368163 43.88
2 Smriti Irani Bharatiya Janata Party 417266 0 417266 49.73

Republic just declared Smriti jee as winner - but is it official from the EC yet?
by Ardeshir
23 May 2019 22:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Anujan wrote:
Ardeshir wrote:Pappu Vinci - 318243 Votes, (43.42%)
Smriti Irani - 367334 Votes (50.11%)


Smriti who?

--Priyanka.

Pappu Slayer 8)
by Ardeshir
23 May 2019 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

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. Wow, the Congoon/JDS dirty tricks. https://i.imgur.com/G9...
by Ardeshir
23 May 2019 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Atmavik wrote:
disha wrote:Please watch Republic TV instead of rNDTV. Arnab is doing a complete chaddi utaro of CONgoons.


Is it recorded ?

Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJPrdTSWbfs
by Ardeshir
23 May 2019 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124817

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Renuka is getting beaten to a pulp. Mike Tyson vs U-14 Welterweight style :rotfl:

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