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by chetak
26 May 2018 02:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1391
Views: 195547

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

As murkier details continue to emerge, it looks like it was just business as usual for these guys. CBI LENS ON GREAT I-T ‘COVER-UP’ FOR NIRAV CBI LENS ON GREAT I-T ‘COVER-UP’ FOR NIRAV Friday, 25 May 2018 CBI lens on great I-T ‘cover-up’ for Nirav Eight senior Income Tax officials, including Central...
by chetak
26 May 2018 01:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1151
Views: 126219

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The report may be misguided. The GoI is justifiably asking for better access for Indians to study and work in the UK and the GoI never ever said that they wanted easier migration to the UK for Indians. The UK is asking for a lot from India in terms of trade, like easier and also preferential market...
by chetak
25 May 2018 19:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1151
Views: 126219

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

LONDON — India is no rush to do a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain and will demand easier access for Indians to migrate to Britain as part of a future trade relationship, the country's high commissioner has said. How degrading. We are asking some country to make it easier for our people to migra...
by chetak
25 May 2018 19:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 975
Views: 70899

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

ramana wrote:So minor reform.
Hope IB utilizes the expertise.


I hope that there is a clear cut and effective screening process in place.

many of these outfits have already been heavily infiltrated, a la J&K police. Political patronage in the recruiting process is rampant.
by chetak
25 May 2018 12:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3724
Views: 248988

Re: Internal Security Watch

Thoothukudi Sterlite Protests: How Things Got This Far Thoothukudi Sterlite Protests: How Things Got This Far by M R Subramani May 23, 2018, Snapshot How the protest in Thoothukudi against Sterlite copper plant went out of hand. Here’s a look the sequence of events. On Tuesday, 11 people were kille...
by chetak
24 May 2018 21:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4562
Views: 682982

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

indeed - even with no radar or aircraft equipments, the ships sea trials could commence .... there would be 1000s of test cases non involving these. instead of radar they could bolt some steel plates to simulate the weight for CG calculations. instead of aircraft some piles of steel plates again, n...
by chetak
24 May 2018 20:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1164
Views: 68906

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

More expose from Door-Ki-Rani (Ghar ka Bhedi). First one implicates mushy (in the Kargil fiasco) and skewers ganja sharief (for approving it). Other exposes as well. Posting in full. Nawaz knew little about ‘foolish’ Kargil op: ex-ISI chief ISLAMABAD: Former Director General (DG) Inter-Services Int...
by chetak
24 May 2018 19:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1164
Views: 68906

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

+100 Dulat is a third grad sold out, see online interviews to thapar where he narrates how he got the prisoners from JK jail to Kandahar. His tenure was the darkest in the history of independent India , from kargil to Kandahar he wrecks of sold inaptitude. His IB upbringing corrupted RAW and bought...
by chetak
24 May 2018 19:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1164
Views: 68906

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

sanjaykumar wrote:^^Too bad they didn't take a selfie.


How did these pious, presumably well brought up, sheltered, cultured and sharia compliant, islamic young women know about masturbation??

just curious onlee.
by chetak
24 May 2018 18:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1164
Views: 68906

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Vips wrote:Ha Ha they think they can stop the arbitration ruling of a superior court by taking the matter to a lower court which itself is a kangaroo court :rotfl:


I think the pakis just realized that the days of britshit colonialism are not over yet.
by chetak
23 May 2018 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2929
Views: 304214

Re: Indus Water Treaty

https://twitter.com/Chellaney/status/999251664916893697 Brahma Chellaney: Brahma Chellaney, as is his style, is spreading FUD in his usual tone "Sky is falling". Does not surprise me one bit but one rarely gets such clear data to disprove claims of such eminent analyst like him. http://me...
by chetak
23 May 2018 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1164
Views: 68906

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Minor Girl Raped By A "Burger Man" In Karachi. Burger vendor allegedly rapes minor girl in Karachi So, the "alleged rapist" did not "care" about the sanctity of the "Holy" Month of Ramazan . And this must have happened after he broke his own fast- if he at al...
by chetak
23 May 2018 21:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 2929
Views: 304214

Re: Indus Water Treaty

^^^ IMO Brahma Chellaney is reading way too much into that particular sentence of what the World Bank said this time around and way too little in the subsequent paragraph where they say “As a signatory to the Treaty, the World Bank’s role is limited and procedural. In particular, the role in relati...
by chetak
23 May 2018 15:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2003
Views: 212530

Re: Military Flight Safety

I have a sense of dread and despair whenever this thread pops up.
by chetak
23 May 2018 13:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3724
Views: 248988

Re: Internal Security Watch

more sickularism. One would have thought that at least, this pretentious creep would know better...................


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by chetak
23 May 2018 12:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5255
Views: 453613

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Watch

Rare diplomatic gesture for Indian PM @narendramodi.
Russian President #VladimirPutin sees off Modi at the airport, gives warm hug.


https://twitter.com/WIONews/status/998909345445298176
by chetak
23 May 2018 12:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5255
Views: 453613

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

habal wrote:It would be a blessing if US sanctions India using Catspaw. And it would be a double blessing if GEF404 engines are also bought under purview of these sanctions.


very true.
by chetak
23 May 2018 12:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1384
Views: 165724

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

This has been a storm in a teacup. If venezuela already has agreements with other countries to accept payments in their local currencies, then why try and pressurize India into payments in cryptocurrency?? Are we lame duck pushovers?? that even a two bit failed country like venezuela can think of st...
by chetak
22 May 2018 11:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1164
Views: 68906

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

If This Narration In A Paki Sarkari Newspaper Is To Be Believed, Ex ISI Chief Asad Durrani And Ex RAW Head A.S. Daulat Are "Bosom Buddies" :roll: The book also mentions a particlar incident of May 2015 when Dulat and his colleagues rescued Durrani's son Osman who was stranded in India. &q...
by chetak
21 May 2018 16:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1947
Views: 295837

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Former R & AW Chief, A.S.Dulat was giving an interview to @NewsX today where he said US, UK have revived their interest in Kashmir & are sending in their "diplomats" to Kashmir every month This guy dulat has collaborated with a former paki ISI chief to co author a new book. Often ...
by chetak
21 May 2018 15:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1391
Views: 195547

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^ The current US President is a billionaire, but has his businesses go into bankruptcy four times. http://money.cnn.com/2015/08/31/news/companies/donald-trump-bankruptcy/index.html Who took the haircut in each case? I suppose the civilized world is an imaginary construct. Point is well taken, A_G...
by chetak
21 May 2018 11:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1391
Views: 195547

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

3% of loan amount turning NPA is normal as per some accounts. So there will be some NPAs and some losses... And this is actually a good thing. If loans are fully guaranteed and there are no NPAs, that only means that banks are lazy in lending (have exceedingly high lending standards which shuts out...
by chetak
20 May 2018 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4562
Views: 682982

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

That's the reason given ., but actual reason is much deeper .. Australia has been directly involved in activities that are NOT in Indian interests and continues to do so .. intelligence surveillance covert ops all come to mind This has actually been going on for decades. Now plain jealousy is a pre...
by chetak
20 May 2018 18:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1663
Views: 185355

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

At least now we know why they are so keen on grabbing AP. "south tibet" my left foot. China’s gold mine at Arunachal border may become another flash point with India China’s gold mine at Arunachal border may become another flash point with India Projecting the mining operations as part of ...
by chetak
20 May 2018 11:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3724
Views: 248988

Re: Internal Security Watch

These issues are only going to increase going forward. A new trend is to now keep Muslim girls as young as 10 under full niqab and hijab while Muslim boys harass Hindu girls who are 'uncovered'. All this made up Ganga jamuni tehzeeb is going to come crashing down unless the Muslims act sensibly and...
by chetak
20 May 2018 11:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3724
Views: 248988

Re: Internal Security Watch

Does anybody have some further inputs on this?? 26/11 investigation shielded Indian hand in the entire case, says former MHA officer 26/11 investigation shielded Indian hand in the entire case, says former MHA officer Abhinandan Mishra May 19, 2018, ‘After the conviction of Kasab by the Sessions Cou...
by chetak
20 May 2018 01:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1391
Views: 195547

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

It's called the "turn a Nelson's eye" management technique. Practiced only by the top management. You don't try to call out or solve a problem you know you can't fix. Even though it is in one's job description?? and even though one was the economic advisor earlier with full knowledge of a...
by chetak
19 May 2018 15:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1391
Views: 195547

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

arshyam wrote:Just curious, what did Raghuram Rajan actually do about NPAs when he was governor? NPAs were brewing from before the day he took office, didn't they?



It's called the "turn a Nelson's eye" management technique.

Practiced only by the top management.
by chetak
19 May 2018 12:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1391
Views: 195547

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/tata-steel-completes-acquisition-of-controlling-stake-in-bhushan-steel/articleshow/64226210.cms Deleted banned poster content The RBI governor is, in the end, a paid govt employee, appointed by the govt and he serves the Govt at it's sweet...
by chetak
18 May 2018 19:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 1164
Views: 68906

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Old but gold.

Sushma Swaraj on a paki channel.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zVJ7-9m520

Sushma Swaraj Brilliant Interview in Pakistan by Pak Tv [08.03.2002]

by chetak
18 May 2018 14:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1663
Views: 185355

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

Indonesia seems to favor the policy of appeasing both China and India like India does for Russia and US This is a far cry from 1965 when Sukarno demanded the Indian Ocean be renamed as Indonesian Ocean. So all good. Don't get carried away saar. :) The sharia effect will kick in, sooner or later, bu...
by chetak
18 May 2018 13:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1391
Views: 195547

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Domestic air passenger volume surged 26 percent in April to 11.51 million over the year-ago period driven by the tourists season, which began from the previous month, according to DGCA data released today. https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/domestic-air-passenger-volume-surges-26-in-april-to-1...
by chetak
16 May 2018 11:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1151
Views: 126219

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I am surprised an Indian MP was allowed to have a PR of another country. It seems there are no laws forbidding it. Secondly, an English court may rule on his assets in the UK (isn't common law the individual domain of England, Scotland, Wales and NI?), how can they "agree" that his assets...
by chetak
16 May 2018 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4562
Views: 682982

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Correct.DPSUs are protected every time! Look at the huge time and cost delays for warships and subs in DPSU yards, why the IN wants the 4 Grigs/ Talwars. The TOO must assist pvt. industry with a level playing field if the " make in India " mantra is to succeed. Surely the DPSUs are protec...
by chetak
15 May 2018 22:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5255
Views: 453613

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Doubtful that any such thing will happen. More likely, Russia wants to get some economic backing in the form of assured Indian support to some of its programs ala pakfa. I think India will once again help, but I sure hope it gets it's pound of flesh Isn't the PAKFA done for as far as we are concern...
by chetak
15 May 2018 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Remembering the 1971 war
Replies: 146
Views: 17738

Re: Remembering the 1971 war

In a recent television interview, General Jacob asserted that the capture of Dhaka did not figure in the Field Marshal's offensive plans . Building on arguments he had earlier made in his 1999 book, Surrender at Dacca: Birth of a Nation, General Jacob argued that Field Marshal Manekshaw had wanted ...
by chetak
15 May 2018 19:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4562
Views: 682982

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Severnoye's design was dropped quite early. By late 2013 they had moved to a design from Alion Science USA. They did have to do a substantial rebuild to fit the new design, but that was quite early in the build process. They won the contract based on Severnoye's design. On a fixed price L1 contract...
by chetak
15 May 2018 19:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4562
Views: 682982

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Have Russians ever even indicated that they are ready to sell fulcrum's design and other ipr for a price? Why would they do so? It wouldnt be easy to convince them. Looks to me that we are discussing hot air only. This info, even if it existed would not be in the public domain. No harm in discussio...
by chetak
15 May 2018 10:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1663
Views: 185355

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

One can understand the angst of the japan times. The US has always provided a security umbrella for them and now that the US is of late, focussing more on it's own needs, some sort of cognitive dissonance has overtaken these guys. No really. Japan times (and their sister publication Asahi Shimbun) ...
by chetak
14 May 2018 17:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5255
Views: 453613

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

He won the last election with a huge majority.In any democracy including India, there will always be different opinions of whoever leads the country.Look at Britain.Visceral hatred and adoration of the population for the ruling Tories who are themselves split on Brexit. The regular interaction betw...

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