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by chandrabhan
15 Jul 2019 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5074
Views: 486413

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

But what is the price we are going to pay? allow FCRA and Joshua project to continue? They will not ask openly for allowing FCRA and Joshua project to stop but some changes/loopholes may be demanded in their interests. The RTE will also go and an overwhelmingly large percentage of the church "...
by chandrabhan
09 Jul 2019 08:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5074
Views: 486413

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Well fuel prices weren't slashed proportionally, but we had to repay loans of previous govt... Speaking of taxes and middle class, hope NM wins vishwas and wins 400 seats in 2024. He needs all that tax payers money to fund his best performing minorities affairs minister naqvi's 5 crore scholarship ...
by chandrabhan
25 May 2019 18:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127753

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

^^ Smriti Irani is underqualified to be EAM. What was Modi's qualification to be PM and what was Indira's qualification to be PM? Indira was 12th pass and graduation fail.. People learn on the job. Moreover NaMo will continue to drive Foreign policy through NSA & PMO. Sushmaji was doing nothing...
by chandrabhan
25 May 2019 17:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127753

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

My hunch is that Smriti will be the new EAM and Piyush the FINMIN. Sushmaji will be packed off to US as Ambassador. Rajnath/Nirmala may come as Party president. Nirmala has been useless as Raksha Mantri.
by chandrabhan
07 Jul 2017 08:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2533
Views: 263622

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Ramana Sir, I can say with lot of information 2 things which one of these BJP duffers have not disclosed or not aware.. 1. Diplomatic relations with Israel in 1991-92 were opened on insistence of Balasaheb Deoras by PVN 2. This was a Quid pro quo for supporting PVN's minority govt on economic polici...
by chandrabhan
28 Mar 2017 17:47
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 750055

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I have been following (like all of us) this artillery saga but somehow just cant understand this trial that trial and then once more.. Whether some gun is radiating or not is baffling.. Crazy it is to see trials after trials.. A gun barrel that doesn't burst and can lob the shell miles away is far b...
by chandrabhan
21 Aug 2016 20:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1666
Views: 281733

Re: Russian weapons and military technology

I fired AK74 on a shooting range in Moscow..upping the distance from 50 yards to 80 yards in the end. very light, beautiful weapon. of the Total 80 shots fired, 38 were hit within the bull's eye & 39 were within the circle's. Only 3 missed the circles between that distance. Fired it in single sh...
by chandrabhan
15 Aug 2016 15:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5561
Views: 623326

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

I understood many things.. 1. In general, there is a broad consensus amongst Russians for good relations with India 2. Most I spoke, were not very positive about China & few even were convicted of a war with China (Sooner than US/Europe) over Siberia. Few of them called China a greedy state. 3. ...
by chandrabhan
15 Aug 2016 15:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5561
Views: 623326

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Most touching part of my Moscow visit was when an elderly gent walked upto me at Europe square/mall. He enquired about my nationality & when i said India, he laughed. "long live the mother to humanity, great Indian civilisation", his exact words. Must be around 55-60, retired armed for...
by chandrabhan
06 Jun 2016 16:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2939
Views: 109818

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

However, when that is extended to monotheists, that door is shut. So, basically, it is the usage of freedom and denying the very same at the core of it. That is a contradiction in extending that freedom to 'propagate.' LOL Correct! Religion itself is a restriction of freedom. The rigid rules, singl...
by chandrabhan
19 Jan 2016 17:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722026

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Newest para unit would be numbered 29.. raised by my school mate. Nowadays he is raising another one with TA.
by chandrabhan
01 Dec 2015 07:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722026

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

My younger brother serves in 9 para.. 3rd generation soldier. My father was very proud of him and another one who joined Airforce. Now Nephew joined NDA 2 years back. Sometimes i wonder as if patriotism is baby of 'rurban' & rural youth like us. We pay in blood defending, fighting for this land ...
by chandrabhan
22 Aug 2015 10:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3980
Views: 152823

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

Dear all, Need some bullet points for a presentation to me made to a brit corporation to manufacture in India a. For India b. For the world Apart from demography, democracy & demand .. meaning skilled manpower & rule of law. data on number of engineering grads, income levels, demand data on ...
by chandrabhan
18 Jan 2015 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722026

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Letters to my younger brother serving in 9 para goes through 56 APO.
by chandrabhan
03 Jul 2014 15:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 376734

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

Nobody can get Chinese knickers in twist like the Japanese. Dragon comments resemble more like rant of a neighbourhood bully who came across a mafioso.
by chandrabhan
11 Jun 2014 15:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Trash Thread in the Trash Can (Use 4545 to Merge Posts)
Replies: 1207
Views: 80835

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Prabhu Chawla's son, Ankur Chawla is a rising star in the 'Lutyens Delhi' Fixing game. Recently top lawyer (Salve) gifted him a BMW 7 series for a very imp job and i went on a joy ride in his car. He even invited me to watch a game in Dubai along with Ladies man from Kerala (Ex Min) from Stephens. T...
by chandrabhan
19 May 2014 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: General Elections 2014- Transition of power & World Reaction
Replies: 709
Views: 26674

Re: General Elections 2014- Largest peaceful transition of p

Dr Arun Shourie has been asked to stay back in Delhi for whole week, May be entrusted with Finance. Rajnath Singh has been asked his opinion to continue as party chief....As i mentioned Sangh wants to wrest back Maha & UP. In that case Gadkari may get urban development /Infrastructure.. Moreover...
by chandrabhan
18 May 2014 16:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: General Elections 2014- Transition of power & World Reaction
Replies: 709
Views: 26674

Re: General Elections 2014- Largest peaceful transition of p

3. Restructure/Reform/Scrap Food corporation of India. Its procurement policies drives staple food prices up by taking away 25-30 mlntonnes out of the market and then rots it to sell it to mallaya and company for peanuts. 4. Stop this obsession with Wheat/Rice Secondly, what do you mean by obsessio...
by chandrabhan
18 May 2014 11:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 705082

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

Philip, regarding .... Russia and Israel, when it has mattered most to India, have come to its rescue showing a hand part gravitating around the center to that old promoter of democracy and "freedom". Yogi ji, there is no credible information about Brahmos range being in excess of 300km. ...
by chandrabhan
18 May 2014 10:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 169563

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Here is the video: http://indiatoday.intoday.in/video/narendra-modi-america-on-modi-pakistan-on-modi-jay-carney-liza-curtis-india-us-relations/1/362224.html Rahul Kanwal is a sootiya. This is no way to conduct an interview with the former BJP President, pitting him against a foul-mouthed non-entity...
by chandrabhan
18 May 2014 10:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 169563

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Will the BJP stop the appointment of DS Suhag to top post ? They sure would be tempted since actual handover is in far away July. By all accounts, Gen. Suhag is a soldier's soldier. They should not unnecessarily stop his appointment. Gen. V. K. Singh should be defense minister, but NaMo should make...
by chandrabhan
18 May 2014 07:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: General Elections 2014- Transition of power & World Reaction
Replies: 709
Views: 26674

Re: General Elections 2014- Largest peaceful transition of p

The two/three most important portfolios in this government outside the 4 CCS will be, 1. Agriculture 2. Industries/labour reforms The only sentence Modi said to the economic cell in Dec 2013 was - make Agriculture profitable. This has been the constant theme for all the talks and conversation.Eco ce...
by chandrabhan
18 May 2014 07:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: General Elections 2014- Transition of power & World Reaction
Replies: 709
Views: 26674

Re: General Elections 2014- Largest peaceful transition of p

For someone who spent months in UP campaigning and interacting with people on ground. I will summarise in few points.. 1. Younger rural/Semi urban Generation is not tied to Fake Gandhis 2. They feel out of place in a fast globalised world & funnily access to internet (mostly mobile) has evoked a...
by chandrabhan
15 Oct 2013 16:13
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: New Moderators - Batch of 2013
Replies: 119
Views: 10313

Re: New Moderators - Batch of 2013

Congratulations to the new Moderators.
by chandrabhan
04 Sep 2013 12:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4729
Views: 377132

Re: Deterrence

Nowadays, i dont post too much due to paucity if time and the warning i got last time from Admin. However, I lurk everyday and read. One thing more than any other that strikes is the time we waste on criminalising war & Physical violence. I am sorry that it may come as OT here.. At the end of th...
by chandrabhan
11 Aug 2013 21:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4216
Views: 768440

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

India's thermonuclear capability : Well met someone on flight from Delhi to Chennai couple of days back who had worked as Director with atomic energy commission. He was scathing of Mr Gopal krishnan who has been pooh poohing India's Pokharan 2 tests. He mentioned that Mr Gopal krishnan was frustrate...
by chandrabhan
21 Jan 2013 09:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2872
Views: 114308

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

Kala Commandu Zahil HamIED PBUH (piss be upon him) ready phor Ghazwa-E-Porke :D http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/2830/74069645060902833978613.jpg This Kala Kammandu reminds me of my village friends who will stand behind a wooden airplane in a Photo tent of village Mela. Sometimes, we could be pil...
by chandrabhan
27 Nov 2012 16:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Oct 4 2012
Replies: 2850
Views: 89952

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Oct 4 2012

Aditya_V wrote:Isnt a famous Television news personality also from this community.


Yup she is
by chandrabhan
27 Nov 2012 16:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Oct 4 2012
Replies: 2850
Views: 89952

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Oct 4 2012

Karbala & How Lahore was Involved - Op Ed in DAWN Historical accounts say seven brave warriors from Lahore died while fighting in the Battle of Karbala. It is said their father Rahab Dutt, an old man who traded with Arabia in those days, had promised the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon him) to stan...
by chandrabhan
23 Nov 2012 10:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Oct 4 2012
Replies: 2850
Views: 89952

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Oct 4 2012

One fellow is director of Jinnah institute and runs Pak tea house. The other is PTI reporter from Isloo. @Razarumi #Kasab hanged. Just a slice of populist justice for Mumbai attacks. Let's work to clean South Asia of inequalities which create Kasabs! By calling it "populist justice" he is...
by chandrabhan
22 Nov 2012 12:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Oct 4 2012
Replies: 2850
Views: 89952

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Oct 4 2012

Yesterday, I witnessed the Pawkiness of a 'Liberal Pawki elite' first hand. Peeved at this South Asia nonsense, feeding my troll, I put a polite tweet to Smt Marvi sirmed & Sh Raja Rumi stating the following.. @MarviSirmed @rajarumi , I respect you people for your forthright views but let me gen...
by chandrabhan
06 Oct 2012 21:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 169563

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

No - but here people attack me for being sikh. i feel like in 80is where sikh abused at everystep. This is one of the reasons why stopped posting. Dear Sarabpal, You are not the only Sikh and you remind me of a Piskology argument Mickey Mouse = Disney land (thus omitting all the other residents or ...
by chandrabhan
06 Oct 2012 21:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 169563

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Anyone ..If people want more truth on this then guide me to another thread. What is the difference between Ala singh who watched Abdali desecrate Golden temple while he watched & Poster here who is justifying similar acts by Bhindarwala. Eventually, it was Hindu army that captured the temple ba...
by chandrabhan
06 Oct 2012 20:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 169563

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Anyone who has travelled to Punjab in those heady days would remember what it did to the people in hinterland. Scared to go out, Proliferation of Drugs, Weapons and terror. People settled personal scores and some people glorify Bhindarwala and talk about Khalistan and so called treachery of Dogras.....
by chandrabhan
06 Oct 2012 20:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 169563

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

I can see you piling nonsense about soldiers .... into his personal fiefdom but nary a word against him I hear anyone speak. Why? So, take you religious bile and nonsense somewhere else. First ..terrorist So, civilians ...policy? COIN... killing. Oh! yes...this point? So, Akal ..out in the narrativ...
by chandrabhan
13 Sep 2012 14:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis
Replies: 4002
Views: 169086

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis

I cant understand why Mard-e-Momins of TSP have no protested against the film? What is wrong with them when all the other believers are breaking down gates and killing people the sword of Islam is quietly relaxing. Get Up birathers, Get up birathers and redefine the rules of protest. Your voice shou...
by chandrabhan
06 Sep 2012 17:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 90293

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2

So Ms. Rao was true to the definition of an Ambassador! Another tweet, presumably referring to PM Manmohan Singh's support for the idea, snarkily described it as "this Punjabi Pappi-Jhappi diplomacy driven by old men with nostalgia of pre partition" and said it is "not based on reali...
by chandrabhan
17 Aug 2012 10:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 90293

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2

We are peaceful, onleee What world do these beggars live in? Expansive sea trade routes and vast EEZ zones? By the way, here's the good admiral in full regalia. Where did he get those medals from? Ebay? And, for which gallantly fought sea battles? http://img809.imageshack.us/img809/6715/asifsandila...
by chandrabhan
16 Aug 2012 14:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 90293

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2

Sorry for this OT but I was going through the pictures on India today for this Kamra base. The soldiers look so ill-fed. Policemen with a paunch is understandable. This is to say from the perspective that my own younger brother serves in Paras, He is lean but what is wrong with these self proclaimed...
by chandrabhan
16 Aug 2012 14:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2012
Replies: 2842
Views: 90293

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) : 24 July 2

What is this fascination of Freedom fighters with Air Force bases in Pakistan. Are they planning to fly out a pig plane from AF. Isn't blowing up Minar-e-Pakistan or Djinna ki kabar a more spicy target with less risk. As has been reported earlier, this base has No-clear bum.The Pious are preparing ...

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