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by chetak
17 Nov 2018 16:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Updates - 1430Hrs 17/11/2018 No young women detected, so situation peaceful . The only concern seems to be the police action of yesterday evening when they evicted people who camped at the temple premises. This move has received lots of flak, especially when the pilgrims have no place to decently s...
by chetak
17 Nov 2018 13:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

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by chetak
17 Nov 2018 12:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

why is the KL govt hell bent on implementing SC verdicts selectively?? Why has the SC verdict, on the St Mary’s Orthodox Syrian Church at Piravom, not been implemented so far?? Why the tearing hurry to enforce the SC verdict in the case of Sabarimala only?? Surely, if one case merits the use of dipl...
by chetak
17 Nov 2018 12:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

A question I asked to a khaki-knicker clad dear friend of mine: what happened at Shani Singhapur? If there was difficulty in implementing court orders there (with an unsympathetic state govt unlike kerala) the courts won’t have been assured of compliance like the govt side informs them Did not get ...
by chetak
16 Nov 2018 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sabarimala row: Devaswom Board's decision to move SC may ease tension looming over the pilgrimage season Sabarimala row: Devaswom Board's decision to move SC may ease tension looming over the pilgrimage season India TK Devasia Nov 16, 2018 The decision of the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) to move...
by chetak
16 Nov 2018 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Its the hidden hand behind the commies and urban naxals like this aunty desai that are intentionally lighting the fires. They did not have such a determined opposition during their siege of the Shani Shingnapur temple where the temple trust "caved" in relatively meekly. That temple was &qu...
by chetak
16 Nov 2018 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

aunty tripti desai has said that she is "willing" to reconsider her decision to proceed to the temple and go back home. she says "will decide by 7-8 PM today. that's probably when her flight departs. it looks like the gokl may have told her a few home truths. the TDB in a meeting to b...
by chetak
16 Nov 2018 14:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Anjali George @Kuvalayamala 3 hours ago

Tripthi Desai #ReadyToWait till 50 in the Airport



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by chetak
16 Nov 2018 11:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

twitter "While secularism protects Hindu temples in the West, the same term applied in a different manner is used to restrict and penalize them in India." 15260 police, 113 DYSP, 350 CI, 1320 SI, 3 helicopters, armed commandos, RapidActionForce. This is police force deployed at #Sabarimala...
by chetak
16 Nov 2018 11:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

ditto report from the Hindu, the commie rag. Sabarimala temple entry: Trupti Desai stays put at Kochi airport Sabarimala temple entry: Trupti Desai stays put at Kochi airport M.P. Praveen, KOCHI, NOVEMBER 16, 2018 Caught between the standoff between Trupti Desai and BJP protesters are the police per...
by chetak
16 Nov 2018 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sabarimala:Trupti Desai arrives at Kochi amid protests Sabarimala:Trupti Desai arrives at Kochi amid protests ETB Sivapriyan, Pathanamthitta (Kerala), NOV 16 2018, Activist Tripti Desai of Bhumata Brigade, who spearheaded the campaign for women entry in several temples, landed in Kochi airport on F...
by chetak
16 Nov 2018 10:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 906
Views: 137176

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

Yes to the engine question naval variants are marinized and optimized for sustained operations in a predominantly marine/saline heavy environment. The answer may well be a qualified one and not so much the simple binary. The MiG 29 engines that the IAF and the IN have are fundamentally different, o...
by chetak
16 Nov 2018 01:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 895
Views: 34640

Re: BR Forum Feedback

I think there needs to be an official BRF slam against these twerps, spread through social media. Both the French government and the respective "news media" who did this should be asked to correct, apologize and fire those involved. There was a commemoration ceremony today in bangalore to...
by chetak
15 Nov 2018 11:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3048
Views: 342088

Re: Indus Water Treaty

ArjunPandit wrote:^^^https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paki_(slur)



Please recognise sarcasm when you see it, saar. :)
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Unless UCC invalidates all government inteference including HR&CE acts, govt takeover of mathas and temples, revokes land ceiling/redistribution enacted upon temple land holdings, it is worthless. Are you asking for a new and improved Indian constitution 2.0?? UCC cannot and will not address al...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3822
Views: 208396

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Also, it looks like Rajapakse still has significant support among the Sinhala population despite his blatant corruption and nepotism, and is very confident of winning the elections (which was why elections were declared before the court struck it down). So he may be back soon anyway, this problem f...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 16:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

One thing amongst all these, is the impact on Uniform Civil Code... If this is not handled correctly, it is going to be even more difficult to push through a uniform civil code. Uniform Civil Code is a bridge too far ; as per the Law Commission themselves. When the Sabari Mala fiasco started a few ...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 15:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Trouble at Sabari Mala starts even before the shrine opens. * Can’t stop women from entering shrine, says legal advice. * Trupti Desai to visit Sabarimala temple on Nov 17, seeks security. she is desperately looking for either an assembly or a LS ticket from the congis. She will lose her deposit.
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 15:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

One thing amongst all these, is the impact on Uniform Civil Code... If this is not handled correctly, it is going to be even more difficult to push through a uniform civil code. The uniform civil code has no connection to the temple agamas and practices. Goa already has the UCC, passed down from th...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 15:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3822
Views: 208396

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

It looks like the SL parliament has voted out the pretender rajapakse. But the president still retains the power to choose the successor. wickramasinghe is not an automatic choice. So, the chowmein khichidi is still being cooked in the cheeni kitchens and the han chefs are still labouring hard to ge...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 13:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3822
Views: 208396

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Will the SL army tanks/APCs roll out now, to scare the dothies off their judiciary??

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by chetak
14 Nov 2018 13:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1604
Views: 193890

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Britain’s biggest warship parks off the US coast, looking just a little bit needy Britain’s biggest warship parks off the US coast, looking just a little bit needy 23 Oct, 2018 https://cdni.rt.com/files/2018.10/article/5bcf25d4dda4c803518b4589.jpg Britain’s biggest warship parks off the US coast, l...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 13:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1604
Views: 193890

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

No need to present anything or convince anyone. Just identify all the recipients of UK aid and UK citizens in the NGO/activism business in India and shut them down/kick them out. Even the Pakistanis had enough sense to do this recently. Its not "aid", its ONLY british evangelical taqiya, ...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 10:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 469
Views: 69311

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

Let us hope that the EMALS comes as somebody's dowry. :)

That would imply the need of a docile ghar jamai, no??
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1604
Views: 193890

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Towering resentment: Why the British are sulking over the Statue of Unity Towering resentment: Why the British are sulking over the Statue of Unity India’s relentless rise back to prosperity comes at a time when Britain is in steep decline and poverty and hunger are common there. While India doles ...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 09:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4721
Views: 347224

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

^^^ arstechnica ... full on AI running amuck and not handling prolonged bad inputs. WSJ has the same details. someone in Boeing dropped the ball and failed to push this bulletin to airlines and into the simulator vendors. If true, there may be very heavy liability issues to sort out and horrendous ...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 09:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4721
Views: 347224

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

New Delhi: Air India on Tuesday sacked Captain Arvind Kathpalia as its Director of Operations Well, he seems just like any other normal everyday sort of dilli billi type, a well connected heavy hitter who thought he was invincible until he wasn't. He was also an AI board member. BTW, this company a...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 09:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 469
Views: 69311

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

X quoted from the rafale thread Rakesh What about 57 +114 F18s? Or 57 Rafales vs 57 F 18s? Where would EMALS fit? Is this question for this thread or for the Indian Naval Aviation thread? If the EMALS comes in What happens to the 29Ks?? and the thus far mytical Naval LCA?? I seriously doubt if eithe...
by chetak
14 Nov 2018 08:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1526
Views: 215059

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

https://twitter.com/Ra_Bies/status/1062369142945316869 ----> Dassault’s CEO is lying, Defence Minister is lying, Indian Government is lying, French Government is lying, documents are lying, offset partners including Ambani are lying. The only person telling the truth is Raja Rahul Harishchandra Gan...
by chetak
13 Nov 2018 17:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4721
Views: 347224

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

There are a very 'small ppm' of population who got a genetic condition that ferments sugar into alcohol. Other than that, it is a myth that sugar/starch will become alcohol in the body. Ah! That explains. And I also knew he would scrupulously avoid alcohol at club get togethers if he was scheduled ...
by chetak
13 Nov 2018 17:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3048
Views: 342088

Re: Indus Water Treaty

ArjunPandit wrote:Paki is a racial slur


racial slur??

never.

its a term of endearment.
by chetak
13 Nov 2018 12:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Mean while Writ petitions on Sabarimala to be heard after review pleas: SC. So what would happen is that review petitions would be taken up in the judges' chambers at 3PM today. In case the review petitions are rejected out right, the writ petitions would still be heard in open court. So are non Hi...
by chetak
13 Nov 2018 11:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4721
Views: 347224

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

could be fermented sannas coconut idli of west coast. Considering the temperatures at which idlis are steamed, no alcohol will survive those temperatures to manifest itself in a blood alcohol test. This is simply a myth and a bad one at that. When cooking with wine, the alcohol content boils away l...
by chetak
13 Nov 2018 11:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4721
Views: 347224

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Kathpalia should not be suspended. He should be jailed. Example, https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-44451094 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-39232447 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-39368762 If a failed breathalyzer test during a routine check by traffic police ...
by chetak
13 Nov 2018 09:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1563
Views: 79574

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

So are non Hindus now claiming to have become idol worshipers or the commies and urban naxals claiming that xtians and muslims can also be idol worshippers under special circumstances?? Wonder what their desert books have to say about such unadulterated blasphemy?? Sabarimala temple is ‘secular’, mu...
by chetak
12 Nov 2018 14:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 92
Views: 9742

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Manish_P wrote:
Mollick.R wrote:


Probably very scared of losing face in India too


wasn't their kirket board going to help them out financially??

or are they broke too??.

maybe imran khan niazi could make another quick trip to "begging" for more loans??
by chetak
11 Nov 2018 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: European Union: Positive News
Replies: 239
Views: 27113

Re: European Union: Positive News

Watched WWI commemoration ceremony in Paris of French TV TF1. At one time they showed Sikh solders sitting next to field kitchen. Commentators mentioned that "fighters from various colonies were pressed for war but they were doing non-combat secondary jobs like manning kitchen or guarding arms...

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