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by kvraghav
05 Dec 2019 13:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Karnataka:
BJP will win 7 for sure.

Yeshwantpur
Mahalakshmi Layout
Gokak
Athani
Yellapura
Hirekerur
Vijayanagar(Hospet)

Below 6 are 50:50
Kagawada
Chikkaballapur
KR Puram
Shivajinagar
Hunsur
Hoskote

Certain loss for BJP are 2:
Ranibennur
KR Pet
by kvraghav
02 Dec 2019 11:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4265
Views: 794268

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

You mean lot of core research is done out of India by these firms? Let us count NRI out of it since their earnings never contribute to the tax bucket of India.
by kvraghav
02 Dec 2019 06:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4265
Views: 794268

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

At least some one makes the profit here. The same is the case with TATA cars. My Hyundai diesel engine has gone kaput after 70k but my tata safari still goes strong at 1.5 lakh km. Apparently British have made us accept we are inferior to everybody. The labs we are all talking about are nothing but ...
by kvraghav
02 Dec 2019 04:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4265
Views: 794268

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I am routinely laughed at for buying Micromax phones in my company. I tell them that your kids Will be coolies rather than designers and innovators.
by kvraghav
27 Nov 2019 18:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Guys, we need to look at KA and relax. Maharashtra will not be lost. The wait is only till December when the KA govt will stabilize. Then it will mostly be project MP. MH is easy for Amit Shah. They will just put Pawar behind bars for 3 months and allow Ajit Pawar to take over party.
by kvraghav
27 Nov 2019 16:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

NCP AND CONG are ok with re election. They will get elected due to the alliance. NCP can ask for anything and UT should provide it.
by kvraghav
26 Nov 2019 16:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

We should understand that this is Karnataka game being played again. Start the opposition govt on the worn footing and watch the alliance fail. Happened in Bihar, Happened in Karnataka and will happen here too. Just wait for the Karnataka govt stabilises and then watch the Maharashtra scenario.
by kvraghav
23 Nov 2019 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Since the speaker is not yet chosen anti deflection aw option also gone. New speaker can take unlimited time as per sc ruling Congress got for KA
by kvraghav
23 Nov 2019 09:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This is all a big game played by BJP, congress and NCP. The bjp did not want to give up the cm chair and did not go to SS. The congress did not want to go with SS but also feared revolt from the local unit. Hence they played along till NCP made the moves. Ahmed Patel meeting gadkari was an indicatio...
by kvraghav
18 Nov 2019 13:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Why is times now reporting that Pawar kaka is backing off from the govt deal?
by kvraghav
13 Nov 2019 18:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Btw, No news on Chidu ... Seems to have enjoyed the hospitality of the GOI far longer then AS. Hopefully the correct signal has gone out to the corrupt that no matter how high they are, all are answerable before the law. DK however went back. Did he take any lessons from his stay at the preeminent ...
by kvraghav
13 Nov 2019 13:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2699
Views: 414028

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^ Land is for residence or with our ever growing population, we still want to treat it as a investment commodity?
by kvraghav
13 Nov 2019 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Supreme Court upholds Speaker’s disqualification of 17 Karnataka MLAs Don't know what is the impact this is going to be for Mr. Yeddy & Co @ BJP in Karnataka. Looks like the MLAs remain disqualified but only till the end of 15th Legislative assembly term. Negative > The MLAs will have to get el...
by kvraghav
13 Nov 2019 11:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2699
Views: 414028

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Regarding NRI supporting labor, i think it is time to prevent them from buying land in india till they return and settle for more than a year. Such cut in high return investment may win back support to india.
by kvraghav
12 Nov 2019 15:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

abhijitm wrote:SS appeal in supreme court.

But Why? Sanjay Saheb had said they had 175 MLA
by kvraghav
08 Nov 2019 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The NCP will neither support BJP nor vote against them. They will most possibly abstain from voting like last time which will save the Fadnavis govt. The NCP would then rule Maharashtra in the background without actually having any liability of public scrutiny. This is a very good position to be in,...
by kvraghav
05 Nov 2019 13:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Seems like that bleddy Mudi has set TN on phyre ... It all seems to have started with Mudi quoting another Tamil saint in Thailand and TN BJP putting out a picture of that saint clad in Saffron with visible Yindu marks on his body. https://twitter.com/madhavpramod1/status/1191041069598666752 Pramod...
by kvraghav
24 Oct 2019 11:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Nope, the estimates always showed BJP in high 70s for Haryana. I think BJP voters became complacent and never came to vote. The voting percent was nearly 5% less than last time. This is the usual trick played by the media. I have seen JJP(Abhay Chautala) winning in SC reserved seats.
by kvraghav
15 Oct 2019 12:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

We have given them Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi and Chennai?
by kvraghav
14 Oct 2019 14:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4010
Views: 637007

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

^^
The lapua Magnum is from a Finnish company. Wonder if there is some real RnD or just assembly.
by kvraghav
13 Oct 2019 02:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541015

Re: Internal Security Watch

Just review the FTA with the Thais and everything will fall in place. Why? We cannot attack friendly nation's for what is effectively a mishandling by RAW and our embassy there. Everyone knows Thai judiciary is corrupt and under Army influence. Recently a Thai judge tried to commit suicide in live ...
by kvraghav
12 Oct 2019 14:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541015

Re: Internal Security Watch

I always feel we are very generous with Thai and Vietnam whereas both will side with China.
by kvraghav
12 Oct 2019 11:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541015

Re: Internal Security Watch

Just review the FTA with the Thais and everything will fall in place.
by kvraghav
08 Oct 2019 09:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4265
Views: 794268

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

And Vietnam has the highest number of FTA. We should exclude anything which forms more than 5% of total imports from the FTA. It is damaging our economy and the entire TV production has moved to Vietnam.
by kvraghav
02 Oct 2019 12:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1025
Views: 101917

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

If this is sobha builders, that's d k shivakumar helping your city
by kvraghav
31 Aug 2019 17:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4265
Views: 794268

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Why is real estate not going down inspite of slow down? The demand crisis is simply because we don't care about quality of life but invest on property. Whatever tax slab changes will save money, people will simply buy more property with saved money as emi. This real estate speculation should stop. S...
by kvraghav
21 Aug 2019 17:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4265
Views: 794268

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I feel all this is because of real estate. Every one is clearing loans with every penny for 10 years due to costly real estate. I asked a friend who was cribbing about gst on cars that will he buy car now if gst was zero. He told no since 80% of his monthly income goes to plot and house loans.
by kvraghav
15 Aug 2019 23:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3186
Views: 453613

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

The thing that surprises me most is the way we are buying Chinese handsets and buy mg hector cars. Are we so shameless to just hold candles during terrorist attack but to give money to their govt in every way we can.
by kvraghav
08 Jul 2019 17:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5126
Views: 490482

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Looks like Yeddy & Co will have to relax in KA for some more time. The "seculars" (INC and JD(S)) seems to have got their act together. The entire cabinet except Jr. Gowdru and Dy.CM has resigned and portfolios would be re-shuffled. INC planning to take some legal actions against MLAs...
by kvraghav
31 May 2019 10:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127790

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Nirmala Sitharaman should bring some defence manufacturing to Karnataka else there might be repeat of venkayya sakayya
by kvraghav
27 May 2019 07:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127790

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Supratik wrote:Sunil Deodhar or HBS may be the next president.

My bet is on kailsah vijayvargiya after delivering haryana, WB an of course MP.
by kvraghav
24 May 2019 16:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 357
Views: 43518

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread


The fight back has started by the BJP.
by kvraghav
11 May 2019 22:05
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 788752

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

They are only worried about artillery fire. They were happy to use ssg and fire bullets. Each artillery fire fired from paki side would mean one paki family goes without food for a week.
by kvraghav
15 Apr 2019 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539606

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Kannada also? Or hey wait, why don't the Tamils living in Bangalore learn Kannada first? Er, maybe because most people in Bangalore don't speak Kannada? (It's the sad reality - ask any BMTC bus conductor especially in the posh 'IT' areas - Hindi is now the ruling language. But keep on bashing Tamil...
by kvraghav
15 Apr 2019 09:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539606

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

hanumadu wrote:Modi should learn Tamil (and perhaps Malayalam) for next elections.

Kannada also? Or hey wait, why don't the Tamils living in Bangalore learn Kannada first?
by kvraghav
12 Apr 2019 16:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 600
Views: 149514

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Does it mean that the ATMOS 2052 gun will cost less than 1.2 mil $ per unit for a 155mm/52 cal gun?
by kvraghav
05 Apr 2019 13:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3365
Views: 535426

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

When Kargil war happened, the US refused spares for the sea king helicopters. The helicopters had to sit out the entire war. Is this the kind of support we are talking here?
by kvraghav
02 Apr 2019 13:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 524
Views: 80224

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

It has nothing to do with bs6. It is simply too expensive to buy a car if not using daily. The insurance cost taxes and fuel prices are insane. I shifted to full time usage of ola during weekends.
by kvraghav
28 Feb 2019 14:13
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only
Replies: 338
Views: 44922

Re: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only

America has warned Pakistan against using US weapons without permission. Looks like F-16 was indeed shot by Mig-21 causing lot of H&D loss for the US.

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