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by chetak
18 Jan 2019 23:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1706
Views: 251326

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

Hindu today, front page report by N.Ram alleges that the decision to buy 36 Raffys increased the unit cost by 41%. Inside pages give alleged facts, etc.Someone kindly post thd link/ relevant key points.Don't shoot the towncrier! :mrgreen: read manu pubby and iyerwal on this topic. saar, go here and...
by chetak
18 Jan 2019 23:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1706
Views: 251326

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

https://youtu.be/mb92ZWzBWME

Rafale Deal - Nitin Gupta 'Rivaldo' explains - Genius of Rahul Gandhi

by chetak
18 Jan 2019 00:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

France government activates $56 million plan for investment in ports and airports in case of no-deal Brexit World Agence France-Presse, Jan 17, 2019 Paris: The French government has activated its plans for handling the effects of a no-deal Brexit, which has become "less and less unlikely"...
by chetak
17 Jan 2019 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2277
Views: 135357

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

The Su--- C... seriously needs to keep a BIG Submission System outside. One of those blue barrels with white top marked "paper". This is beyond ridiculous. They have time to hear THIS but not to come to a decision for 130 years on Ayodhya? they deliberated and passed orders on dance bars....
by chetak
17 Jan 2019 21:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

if that was written by a civil servant then Musharraf is a great kammando jarnail who rides victorious in green robes on majestic camels sirji, how can you ever doubt musharraf?? he repeatedly and frequently attests his own greatness and publicly too. Of course, the camel doesn't agree but then wha...
by chetak
17 Jan 2019 20:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Don’t be fooled: this Brexit deal creates a triple lock to shackle the UK to Brussels forever January 10, 2019 Don’t be fooled: this Brexit deal creates a triple lock to shackle the UK to Brussels forever Written by A Civil Servant The author is a serving Civil Servant whose anonymity we are protec...
by chetak
17 Jan 2019 18:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 972
Views: 180212

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

the defence of the Andaman islands requires expeditionary forces like equipment, training, mindset and resources. the hans over running the Andaman islands during war is a real possibility and we must have a deterrence in place. Of course, it will have other implications too, which are very unlikel...
by chetak
17 Jan 2019 18:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^^ good analysis, I would add that a few helping nudges from outside moved the result towards a definitive outcome. not just the UK, but the west is going to be set back thanks to this referendum - for quite some time. the inherent weaknesses when prodded, caused a failure remains to be seen if it...
by chetak
17 Jan 2019 16:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Suraj - good explanation of the irish border issue. this is the biggest IED in the whole process - may's agreement has largely foundered on this question as you say, there will be blood, violence is always simmering just under the surface in NI vera_k: time is problematic. an indefinite timeline en...
by chetak
17 Jan 2019 15:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427379

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

and this is the same lot which messed up on the GST software?? They are still one of the best IT shops in the country alongside TCS,WIPRO and HCLT. Anyways like everyone else, they too will learn implementation of projects of gigantic size with least disruptions. they already know how to implement ...
by chetak
17 Jan 2019 02:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2646
Views: 427379

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Infosys to set-up next-gen IT filing system for processing IT returns in one day. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/software/your-income-tax-return-will-soon-be-processed-in-one-day-infosys-to-develop-integrated-e-filing-system/articleshow/67559282.cms and this is the same lot which messed ...
by chetak
17 Jan 2019 01:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

OT but couldn't resist Who benefits if the Rafale is cancelled? Putin, pure and simple. After Syria campaign, there is no doubt about resilience and sortie-rates of newer RuAF craft. Could probably get 3 times as many planes plus Make in India, and do it much faster than frogland acquisition with a...
by chetak
16 Jan 2019 23:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

but the EU single market and currency (which uk did not join) is only from 2002 ie 16 years old. things worked fine before that and will now too. UK did not honour the schengen visa for dark skinned people - they retained their own visa incl transit visa of heathrow. no FTA, but they will survive. ...
by chetak
16 Jan 2019 21:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

There is a movie made aptly named Brexit casting Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings. Claiming it is based on interviews and factual proceedings. It actually very categorically said the exact points that Lalmohan ji said. There were MPs both from Right and Left who supported the movement. Mayb...
by chetak
16 Jan 2019 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Why would EU want Britain in it now that it has shown strong intent to leave? If not today, it will happen tomorrow. Nobody wants to deal with uncertainty, do they? May's visit to India is memorable because it happened at the time Modi was giving his "mitron..." speech. At that point nobo...
by chetak
16 Jan 2019 18:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

chola wrote:
chetak wrote:
if a rampaging german state does come to pass once again, it will not/can not be stopped this time around.



Saar, it will rampage until it gets to Stalingrad.


no russia this time.

if push comes to shove, the huns will swallow europe and hold.

that's all they need.
by chetak
16 Jan 2019 16:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

the european project was always a french strategy to stop the germans going awol again. the idea was to lock in the germans into a tight embrace to france to avoid another catastrophic world war. this is not a 100 year problem, but probably a 1000 year one. the brits were therefore needed as a bala...
by chetak
16 Jan 2019 13:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The EU may not really want the britshits out. They fear that the EU will be left carrying the costs for the defence of europe which may become unaffordable for piddly socialist and welfare minded states like greece etc subsisting on the dole, as it were. NATO is looking increasingly very shaky, esp...
by chetak
16 Jan 2019 04:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 972
Views: 180212

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

This is what I do not understand in the requirement for 4 LHD’s. They are expeditionary by nature and we have no expeditionary ambitions for the foreseeable future. So why order 4 of them? Are we looking to invade a country with just a brigade worth of troops? dont be so sure the defence of the And...
by chetak
16 Jan 2019 04:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

So how is it going for May? Is it December yet? The EU may not really want the britshits out. They fear that the EU will be left carrying the costs for the defence of europe which may become unaffordable for piddly socialist and welfare minded states like greece etc subsisting on the dole, as it we...
by chetak
16 Jan 2019 00:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2277
Views: 135357

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

twitter.

the lady judge is on leave. the hearing will be rescheduled once she returns

Supreme Court postponed Sabarimala review pettition hearing which was supposed to hear on Jan 22nd. New dates will be declared later.

10:01 PM - 14 Jan 2019
by chetak
15 Jan 2019 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2277
Views: 135357

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

the verbal assaults and the taunting of Hindu's by minorities and commie naxals continues unabated. atheist, my foot. taslima nasreen Verified account @taslimanasreen I am 56. Can I enter #Sabarimala temple? BTW, I am an atheist. 12:47 AM - 19 Oct 2018 BhadraKali @bitchimbhadra 19 Oct 2018 BhadraKal...
by chetak
15 Jan 2019 21:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3663
Views: 449685

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Beefing up borders Beefing up borders Tuesday, 15 January 2019 Govt clears 44 strategic roads along our boundary with China but we wish the nod had come earlier Perhaps it is too little and too late in the day but the Modi Government has finally got round to doing what should have been done long ag...
by chetak
15 Jan 2019 21:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3663
Views: 449685

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

:rotfl: burnol burnol - film is nearing 50cr after 4 days. budget was 25cr onree. Dr Rita Pal ‏@dr_rita39 Jan 11 India couldn't even get two quadcopters ( toy) over the LoC and they want the universe to actually believe there was a #SurgicalStrike #URI in the absence of a UN confirmation. Class act...
by chetak
15 Jan 2019 19:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2277
Views: 135357

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sabarimala – A Tark Vitark Sabarimala is not a random case. It has been carefully chosen to hit the Hindus where it hurts the most. Sabarimala – A Tark Vitark Sabarimala is not a random case. It has been carefully chosen to hit the Hindus where it hurts the most. Atul Sinha 15-01-2019 The Sabarimal...
by chetak
15 Jan 2019 18:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3663
Views: 449685

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Dragunov Era Ends For Indian Army: 5,719 Modern Snipers To Be Procured From US, Italy To Replace Russian Rifle Dragunov Era Ends For Indian Army: 5,719 Modern Snipers To Be Procured From US, Italy To Replace Russian Rifle by Swarajya Staff - Jan 15 2019, https://images.assettype.com/swarajya/2019-0...
by chetak
15 Jan 2019 13:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1821
Views: 222729

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Shows the long standing perfidy of the britshits and the amerikis, without conscience or an iota of gratitude for the sacrifices of the Indian people and her soldiers in the two great wars. No matter what they say now, this is the true genetic nature and the inherent national character of these two ...
by chetak
14 Jan 2019 09:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4112
Views: 349863

Re: Internal Security Watch

I have no doubt reft, the Chinese are interested in India's giant erection. Modi's India first policy has upset a lot of countries who were used to bribing their through our eagerly conniving political system. All these countries, needless to say, openly and aggressively follow their "own coun...
by chetak
13 Jan 2019 21:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4112
Views: 349863

Re: Internal Security Watch

@Rahul M ji, Effectively, he was sacked, that I agree. I read a detailed explanation yesterday which I failed to copy or bookmark it and I can't seem to find it now and that actually formed the gist of my post above. I almost always try and provide a link (or quote in full) relevant to what I have p...
by chetak
13 Jan 2019 20:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1525
Views: 206134

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

abhik wrote:^^^
99.9% sure it is CGI.


100%
by chetak
13 Jan 2019 14:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4112
Views: 349863

Re: Internal Security Watch

in this case DDM is correct. this is not a routine transfer, he was first sacked as Director CBI by the high power committee; this committee does not have the power to transfer anyone. the transfer was a separate executive decision of the govt. the DDM is playing it up as usual. He was transferred ...
by chetak
13 Jan 2019 00:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2007
Views: 260276

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^very similar to my thoughts. In fact a presence in afghanistan will make pakis focus on two ends. Their economy can not sustain a two front war . If not they will have to direct some more proxies back to afghanistan. Imagine the cost they have to incur on the fencing of afghan border. Now we know...
by chetak
13 Jan 2019 00:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1890
Views: 178765

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@Vips ji a further clarification to my post above. An old article but it shows which way the wind was supposed to flow and noble thoughts would flow in the opposite direction, a veritable promise of immortality. this is the first slice of the salami that the paki army actually and desperately wants ...
by chetak
12 Jan 2019 23:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4868
Views: 366473

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

the top 6 airports score 2/3 of traffic @ 200 mil while rest of pack add another 100 mil https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_busiest_airports_in_India#Passenger_traffic problem with 2 runways @ 50+ mil will be hitting limit of takeoff and landing slots in the peak periods of morning and eveni...
by chetak
12 Jan 2019 23:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4868
Views: 366473

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Few pilots I have interacted with spoke about lack of Cat 2 and Cat 3 being a hindrance for BIAL , They would rather have this first than any other thing there. Again this is just an informal conversation with them cant really confirm sirji, why would any pilot bother about Cat 2 and Cat 3?? They g...
by chetak
12 Jan 2019 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1890
Views: 178765

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

the chenab plan of the pakis give the clearest indication of their true intentions. no paki overture towards India is ever done without the unsavory lurking of the hans in the background and the amerikis slyly skulking about in the very same neighborhood. both have vital interests to protect and bot...
by chetak
12 Jan 2019 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2631
Views: 340049

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

London (CNN Business)A Huawei executive has been arrested in Poland on charges of spying for China. Poland's counterintelligence service confirmed on Friday that a Chinese citizen suspected of spying had been arrested. Polish state media identified the suspect as Huawei's sales director in the coun...
by chetak
11 Jan 2019 22:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2277
Views: 135357

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

What do you expect when the majority i.e Hindus of Kerala just like their brethren all over India are unarmed, dhimmified and totally Unwarriorlike? Then there is no sense of unity with respect to ideological purpose. In daily life most of the young generation is rapidly being converted to smartpho...

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