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by Bharati
22 Nov 2008 06:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism
Replies: 1020
Views: 107218

Re: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism

Looks like this entire farce is more than what meets the eye. Different players have different motives and are a party to this, not bothering what long term impact the repercussions might have. Congress - they know they will lose the next election. They want to discredit BJP, Sangh, Hindus etc all t...
by Bharati
09 Oct 2008 04:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 1307
Views: 181239

Re: Indian Interests - 7

I have a question on whom do we vote for a) A candidate who is doing relatively better work in the constituency but belongs to a political party that adopts policies not in line with national interests. b) A candidate who does nothing for the constituency(could be a local goon) but belongs to a part...
by Bharati
26 Sep 2008 03:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 325983

Re: Internal Security Watch

Fake currency: FIR lodged against 33 OBC branch staff Western UP seems to be turning into a major fake currency hub with several cases unearthed in the past fortnight in Ghaziabad district. In a recent case, about Rs 1.43 lakh of fake currency were recovered from the currency chest of Oriental Bank...
by Bharati
26 Sep 2008 03:24
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Delhi Blasts news and info
Replies: 634
Views: 65053

Re: Delhi Blasts news and info

Jamia forms teachers cell to help 'terrorists' Since the move by Jamia Millia Islamia Vice-Chancellor Mushirul Hasan to provide financial aid to students charged with terror activities has run into rough weather, a face-saver is being devised on the campus. On Thursday, an association called Jamia ...
by Bharati
24 Sep 2008 05:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 257866

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 6 sep 2008

Senate clears N-deal as PM lands in US
It was not immediately clear who were the two lawmakers who voted against it, but at the SFRC hearing last week, Senators Barbara Boxer of California and Russ Feingold of Wisconsin took the strongest stand against the deal.
by Bharati
20 Sep 2008 03:36
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Delhi Blasts news and info
Replies: 634
Views: 65053

Re: Delhi Blasts news and info

While the orders and funding to carry out terror acts come from across the border, the people executing them and the ones providing the logistic support are not foreigners. Terror modules cannot thrive without local support. Those providing logistic support and the sympathizers who try to defend suc...
by Bharati
17 Sep 2008 05:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 336439

Re: The Red Menace

Maoists flourish because of civil rights activists Vishwa Ranjan, Director-General of Chhattisgarh Police, points out how Maoists are emboldened by those who refute the harsh truth Mr Ramachandra Guha and others have responded partly to the last of a series of four articles by me published in The P...
by Bharati
17 Sep 2008 04:53
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Delhi Blasts news and info
Replies: 634
Views: 65053

Re: Delhi Blasts news and info

ISI spawned 'home-grown' terror The seeds of so-called 'home-grown terror' in India were planted by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) way back in 2005 and, since then, the agency has been actively funding and providing logistic support to terror outfits like SIMI. Sources said that in Ju...
by Bharati
16 Sep 2008 02:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 325983

Re: Internal Security Watch

Lashkar to target VVIPs in Delhi: RAW
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi is said to be one of the prime targets of these Lashkar modules and is among others in the terror hit-list.
by Bharati
16 Sep 2008 01:38
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Delhi Blasts news and info
Replies: 634
Views: 65053

Re: Delhi Blasts news and info

SBajwa wrote:How hard is to do this

1. Get the Mac address of the device asking to connect to wifi network.
2. Save it somewhere.
3. Match the Mac Address of the device to where it was sold from.


Mac addresses can be spoofed making this exercise futile.
by Bharati
09 Sep 2008 03:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2450
Views: 350469

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat-2

Sorry for being off topic. Can the gurus direct where to look for information on the saraswati civilization? There seems to be a consensus on the dating of the civilization - 3 millennium BC to 1900 BC Rigveda mentions Saraswati, and studies show the river dried up at around 1900BC, approximately th...
by Bharati
09 Sep 2008 01:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

Atleast some people seem to be saying the right things. http://www.dailypioneer.com/indexn12.asp?main_variable=EDITS&file_name=edit3%2Etxt&counter_img=3 Treachery must be punished A Surya Prakash A bunch of US and Europe-based India-baiters, many of whom are possibly our fellow citizens, hav...
by Bharati
06 Sep 2008 01:48
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 61422

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

The PRC stunt seems a ploy just to delay the process. They do not want to be the only ones to vote against the waiver, and know there wouldn't be a need for it after today.
by Bharati
06 Sep 2008 01:45
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 61422

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

Have the RED lines been crossed in the draft as of now? Do we know what all changes went into it in the last 48 hrs?
Is ENR indeed out? If yes, why and what are we negotiating?
by Bharati
06 Sep 2008 01:28
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 61422

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

Something as important as this should have been debated in the parliament and the country country should have been taken into confidence. The UPA sat on this for years only trying to convince the left. Strangely, decisions in all matters, including those which greatly affect the future of the countr...
by Bharati
05 Sep 2008 05:41
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 61422

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

Under the current circumstances, how long will it be before India sees the need to test again (assuming pakis and chinis do not test)? From what I see, the whole point is it is not clear to anyone here and possibly even in the GoI that when, if ever, will India need to test again. Further it is not...
by Bharati
05 Sep 2008 05:21
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 61422

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

Is it possible that after the clean waiver comes through, India can deal only with countries that do not insist on a ban on testing (with this being part of the bilateral agreements)?
123 can hit the red tape and remain stuck there forever.
by Bharati
05 Sep 2008 05:17
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 61422

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

Under the current circumstances, how long will it be before India sees the need to test again (assuming pakis and chinis do not test)?
by Bharati
05 Sep 2008 04:29
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 61422

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

Say all the NSG members agree for a clean waiver, what are the chances that China would oppose?
What would be the consequences in either case(China goes along or opposes wrt China)?

PRC has no objections as long as some other countries have objections.
by Bharati
04 Sep 2008 03:23
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 61422

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

we have the right to test, US has the right to react

This is what MMS is saying today.

Whether the US wants the waiver to go through or not, we will know when the NSG announces the result.
by Bharati
04 Sep 2008 02:29
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008
Replies: 679
Views: 61422

Re: India nuclear news and discussion - 1 sep 2008

http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/ The answers to questions from 35 to 39, the letter uses only Article 14 of the agreement to explain how and when the agreement can be terminated. It mentions these 1. The termination can occur after a written notice when a 'the resolution to a problem created by Ind...
by Bharati
29 Aug 2008 00:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

Here is a link which is good for children who do not know much.

http://www.jammu-kashmir.com/basicfacts/basics.html
by Bharati
28 Aug 2008 03:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

TOI reports 3 hostages are dead.
by Bharati
27 Aug 2008 23:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

Have the militants been identified? Which group did they belong to? How many of them are still lurking? Looks like they did not have a definite plan to carry out and probably intended to hang around in Jammu till the others joined them. They seemed to have fired in panic. Is their live interview pub...
by Bharati
27 Aug 2008 08:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Jammu_on_high_alert_militants_kill_five/articleshow/3410040.cms Jammu on high alert; militants kill five http://www.ibnlive.com/news/terrorists-kill-armyman-take-3-kids-hostage/72253-3.html Terrorists kill armyman, take 3 kids hostage Our worst fears have come tru...
by Bharati
25 Aug 2008 22:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

India has emerged as the only country that gives pensions to the family of slain militants

We are giving such incentives?? :-o
by Bharati
22 Aug 2008 23:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakiban- Origins, Composition, Tactics and Leadership
Replies: 247
Views: 27455

Re: Pakiban- Origins, composition and leadership-1

Who supplies weapons to these groups? They seem to have a continuous supply of sophisticated weaponry. During the Afgan, Soviet war it was US through PA/ISI. And now?
by Bharati
22 Aug 2008 02:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Martyred_Hurriyat_leader_was_not_killed_by_police/articleshow/msid-3391067,curpg-1.cms 'Martyred' Hurriyat leader was not killed by police M K Narayanan told the Union Cabinet on Thursday that it was not at all clear who had fired the fatal bullet at Aziz, a...
by Bharati
21 Aug 2008 22:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

I visited Pak forums to see the mood there regarding the valley protests. Most of the posters there are Indians and all that the pakis are doing is whining. :lol: On a serious note, pakis in general seem to be quite unaware of the realities and have been lapping up the propaganda that their govt mak...
by Bharati
21 Aug 2008 04:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 3916
Views: 377815

Re: Indian IT Industry

with so many visionaries, change agents, self anointed gurus and thought leaders floating around, I wonder who is supposed to do any 'real work' that brings in revenue for the vultures to feed on and grab credit for? There is a small percent of this work force who does all the work. This section ta...
by Bharati
21 Aug 2008 03:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

Prem wrote:Lesson on Wiesel Words
Farooq Abdullah rules out separation from India
http://www.hindu.com/2008/08/21/stories ... 211200.htm


How come he doesn't say these things at rallys in the valley? Doublespeak as usual.
by Bharati
21 Aug 2008 03:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

US seeks to be the sole superpower and backs countries who submit themselves unconditionally. For south Asia, the chosen one is Pak. If they could have it, they would prefer China or India but since neither of these showed willingness to become meek servants, they graced pak which is in the immediat...
by Bharati
21 Aug 2008 02:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

Prem wrote:Rishirishi,
Their Massa is the real enemy not these pawns.

Any guesses who the massa could be?
by Bharati
21 Aug 2008 02:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

kite flying going on to gauge public reaction. And...has there been any public reaction in desh? Have any articles countering those come up stating - - the strategic importance of the region to the state of India - the paki machinations of the past decades that have fueled the insurgency - the stat...
by Bharati
21 Aug 2008 01:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 325983

Re: Internal Security Watch

Tamang wrote: We cannot arrest anyone simply for his religious beliefs or profile.'
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Because Unkil and the queen do not permit it?
It remains to be seen if this 'terror link' and the missionary connection is a mere coincidence or more than that.
by Bharati
20 Aug 2008 23:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

Popular media today is vouching for kashmiri independence.
What was the reaction is late 80's and early 90's when terrorism hit the valley and prior to that? Is this 'free kashmir' talk a new phenomenon? What were the same people saying before the Amarnath issue broke out?
by Bharati
20 Aug 2008 22:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Editorial/India_minus_K-word/articleshow/3382132.cms India minus K-word What Kashmir is reportedly witnessing today is fundamentally different: a cry for freedom backed not by guns but by the power of dissent — one of the foundation stones of the idea of India. Sy...
by Bharati
20 Aug 2008 04:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 458804

Re: J & K news and discussion - 19 Aug 2008

The "anti nationalists" know this. That is why Deoband says one thing and Geelani says another. Deoband openly has an agenda to make India Islamic. So far their main strategy has been to encorage higher birthrates. The country right now is to a great extent 'ruled' by anti-nationals under...

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