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by VKumar
02 Feb 2021 00:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India Budget 2021 News and Discussion
Replies: 89
Views: 10081

Re: India Budget 2021 News and Discussion

Sea Vegetables farming promoted but FSSAI has no standards for sea vegetables.
by VKumar
02 Feb 2021 00:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 891414

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Leave them alone to reach the end they deserve
by VKumar
02 Feb 2021 00:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2270
Views: 201076

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Actually farmers have long overlooked food processing industry. Even small value add will yield good rewards. Thanks to past 20 years of imports of processed foodstuff under OGL, there is now a very large market for processed foods. But even though Harsimran Badal was minister of food processing ind...
by VKumar
26 Jan 2021 23:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5103
Views: 781070

Re: Internal Security Watch

Chetak,remember India's humiliation in the '60s,PL-480 shipments from the US, LBJ blackmailing us? The Bengal famine,millions died? We owe a monumental debt to those who brought about the green revolution,whilte revolution,etc., and provide the manpower with their sons and daughters ,labour for ind...
by VKumar
10 Sep 2020 01:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3441
Views: 699452

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Waiting for their puppet Pakistan to open the western front.

Pakistan trying to wriggle out know that if they open any front, POK will be gone
by VKumar
22 Aug 2020 01:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1741
Views: 346018

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

IN should invest in long range seaplanes for SAR and to move men and materials rapidly between A&N.
by VKumar
21 Aug 2020 05:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020930

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

One refueller and one AWACS for every squadron of fighters.
DEAD/SEAD in every flight.

AI and autonomous is the future.
by VKumar
19 Aug 2020 23:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383530

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

It's funny that no state says that their item territory would burn if IWT isn't scrapped. For issuing threats like this, this buffoon should have been jailed. 'Punjab Will Burn If Asked To Share Water With Haryana': CM Amarinder Singh Warns Centre On Sutlej-Yamuna Link Canal https://swarajyamag.com...
by VKumar
16 Aug 2020 00:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5508
Views: 1087464

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

It would be a mistake to offer to roll back economic measures in return for status quo. The Chinis initiated it, they need to go back. We know the Chinis won't leave, but we should keep asking the Chinis. I don't want the Chinis to leave. As long as they are sitting there, it is quite useful for us...
by VKumar
13 Aug 2020 00:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5681
Views: 800184

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I don't understand this "victors define morality" thing. Japanese had their rape parties in Nanking, unit 731, bayonetting little kids etc and they still refuse to educate their children about those. Yet they have the guts to ask others to "shun nuclear weapons", "peace&quo...
by VKumar
12 Aug 2020 02:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383530

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I think that the entrepreneur wants to set up an industry on his own plot of farming land. For convenience and cost benefits.
by VKumar
11 Aug 2020 01:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3799
Views: 431060

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Must seriously start procuring or producing sea planes for SAR as well as transportation. At least some with range to service IOR.
by VKumar
08 Aug 2020 22:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383530

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The role and neglect of Modi government in non resolution of NSEL scam is a blot on its record. ₹5600 crores from 13000 investors is stuck since 2013, including ₹800crores of MMTC.
by VKumar
05 Aug 2020 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2377
Views: 380394

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

One squadron of Rafale every year till the MCA is available
by VKumar
02 Aug 2020 16:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5508
Views: 1087464

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

2 squadrons of TU 160, one for Himalayas and the other for IOR.
by VKumar
02 Aug 2020 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5309
Views: 1347226

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

One AWACS and one Refueller per squadron of fighters.

Dedicated DEAD/SEAD fighters in every squadron.
by VKumar
02 Aug 2020 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3795
Views: 755347

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

One squadron of Rafale every year till the MCA is available
by VKumar
02 Aug 2020 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3420
Views: 871807

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

3 AC to field 2. 5 AC to dominate IOR. 7 AC to field 5.
by VKumar
02 Aug 2020 15:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020930

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Expect war in October before winter. USA will be busy with elections and rest of the world with the second wave.

Must prepare especially air force and artillery for defence and navy for attack
by VKumar
12 Jul 2020 16:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1497
Views: 468171

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

Countries that supply armaments to Pakistan should be dealt with economic sanctions by India.
by VKumar
12 Jul 2020 04:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Health Care Sector
Replies: 1176
Views: 124227

Re: Indian Health Care Sector

How about opening one AIIMS level hospital in every district HQ?
Also if we open one in each developing country it will be a great projection of soft power. Maybe alongwith an IIT and an IIM too!
by VKumar
07 Jul 2020 00:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5103
Views: 781070

Re: Internal Security Watch

40 Khalistani pasand websites blocked yesterday by GOI. Comes just after 9 top Khalistani leaders declared as terrorists by GOI.
by VKumar
06 Jul 2020 00:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5309
Views: 1347226

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

One squadron of Rafale every year till the MCA is available
by VKumar
05 Jul 2020 02:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020930

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Don't think that China ever fought as an ally of anyone. In the Vietnam war, China provided material and training but did not directly enter the fight. It issued more than 400 warnings to USA ! If India goes for GB, Chinese interest will be to protect its territory especially Aksai Chin. So long as ...
by VKumar
02 Jul 2020 00:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383530

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Today India listed 9 designated terrorists under UAPA. These are all Sikhs, leaders of various Khalistani fronts. 4 from Pakistan, 2 each from UK and Germany and 1 from USA. Expect India to ask for their hand over to face trials. Expect due action against their supporters and ecosystem in India and ...
by VKumar
26 Jun 2020 00:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357032

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I think the government's actions here have been quite spectacularly well played. A knee jerk emotional 'ban all Oppo phones!' dharna and flag burning will run our of steam by the time tea and samosas are distributed. Instead, they're acting very deliberately behind the scenes while saying nothing, ...
by VKumar
26 Jun 2020 00:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020930

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

We should have conditioned Chinese access to our market on their support to Pak and their behavior on LAC. Chinese have the best of both worlds. They are arming and supporting Pak, causing ingression on LAC and having major exports to our market. I shouted this on all forums but nobody listened. Be...
by VKumar
24 Jun 2020 00:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8807
Views: 1028141

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Patanjali guarantees cure in 14 days. If it doesn't happen the patient can complain to god.
by VKumar
24 Jun 2020 00:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383530

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

KLNMurthy wrote:
VKumar wrote:Indian Customs have slowed clearance of Chinese Imports


Any reference / link?


Read Economic Times. I don't know how to post a picture.
by VKumar
23 Jun 2020 23:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383530

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Indian Customs have slowed clearance of Chinese Imports
by VKumar
21 Jun 2020 01:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5508
Views: 1087464

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

Do you know that China has many non-tariff barriers to clear some of which are nearly impossible and beyond most industries. If India simply asks all electrical gadgets to be BIS certified with ISI mark, it will be a good start.
by VKumar
20 Jun 2020 17:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive
Replies: 629
Views: 82217

Re: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive

Hopefully we will learn who were their guides in Mumbai, who showed the routes and identified the targets. This fellow will know Indians involved in this.
by VKumar
20 Jun 2020 17:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 3009
Views: 572123

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

There is more to imports of arms than the arms themselves.
by VKumar
20 Jun 2020 16:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 28216

Re: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019

So much shivering on twitter
by VKumar
20 Jun 2020 16:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020930

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Petition to rename the Galwan river as Balwan river in honor of our brave soldiers
by VKumar
10 Jun 2020 01:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020930

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Fantastic post by Deans. Similar points I have been making in diverse forums. Very well articulated. We should email it to Piyush Goyal, Nitin Gadkari, Nirmala Sitharaman, Amit Shah, Niti Ayog, PMO.
by VKumar
09 May 2020 01:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Status of Indian Nationals abroad
Replies: 153
Views: 18947

Re: Status of Indian Nationals abroad

All hotels in Karol Bagh mandated to accommodate quarantine persons. All doctors in Mumbai mandated to work in Chinesevirus hospitals else will lose their license and be prosecuted. Mahalaxmi Racecourse, NSCI, Goregaon exhibition centre, everywhere beds being put up. Raj Thackeray was on TV at 8pm. ...
by VKumar
08 May 2020 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Status of Indian Nationals abroad
Replies: 153
Views: 18947

Re: Status of Indian Nationals abroad

1.8 millions in population of 1400 millions. Well dispersed. Checked and re-checked. Going straight into quarantine. Should be possible with everyone cooperating.
by VKumar
08 May 2020 01:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 1125
Views: 280527

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

1. Where did you get the figure of 70 ton? MK1 1 - 58.5 ton, Mk1A & Mk 2 - 68 tons; reasons for weight increase - adding ERA and mine plows to a tank with an armor that would already defeat most projectiles. 2. Can you help us understand why the 2 T-90s in the tank biathlon broke down? I mean t...

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