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by VKumar
04 Jul 2018 23:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 84
Views: 12780

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Most importantly does Government have money to spare? Even to pay OROP they are struggling.
by VKumar
04 Jul 2018 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3830
Views: 271355

Re: Internal Security Watch

Supratik wrote:I am surprised the Govt has not banned PFI, SDPI and related orgs yet. How many more deaths it will take to wake up?

https://www.firstpost.com/india/20-year ... 50611.html


What about TMC?
by VKumar
03 Jul 2018 02:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2226
Views: 340740

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

ArjunPandit wrote:^^Did we hear or make any noise when pakistan absorbed GB and PoK for CPEC???


Yes. Just Google for India protests OBOR through Kashmir, or similar.
by VKumar
02 Jul 2018 01:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2226
Views: 340740

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Shauryaji: Since the Constituent Assembly does not exist, doesn't SS have a point? If 370 were not "special", why would such a strange condition attach? That means that 370 IS special, and so can be abrogated without the conditions for a standard constitutional article. UB: I hold no brie...
by VKumar
02 Jul 2018 01:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1872
Views: 205862

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

I wonder why Pakistan continues to call its currency as Rupee. Being a West Asian or Middle Eastern country, shouldn't they use the name as Dirhams or Riyals ? After all why use an Indian word all the time?
by VKumar
02 Jul 2018 01:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1220
Views: 194983

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

The making of the Kargil disaster, a book " From Kargil to the coup, events that shook Pakistan " by Nasim Zehra, excerpts on dawn.com are a must read.
by VKumar
12 Jun 2018 22:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3830
Views: 271355

Re: Internal Security Watch

Reading a MUST READ book. Hindu Terror by RVS MANI, former Home Ministry Officer responsible for Internal Security Division between 2006-2010. Exposes all plots of UPA government.
Rs. 495 on Amazon.
by VKumar
09 Jun 2018 23:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Supratik wrote:One solution will be to mark "vegetarian feed" and then export to India.


Organic dairy products
by VKumar
29 May 2018 23:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2226
Views: 340740

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Gilgit & Baltistan are being illegally incorporated as Pakistan's province. Pass a law that bans any company or subsidiary from doing business in India if they are involved in any investment or usage of infrastructure in Gilgit & Baltistan without India's approval. If they ship anything thr...
by VKumar
29 May 2018 23:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1200
Views: 167734

Re: Analyzing CPEC

And passing through hostile territory with low consumer base, also difficult terrain that makes both travel as well as maintenance expensive.
by VKumar
29 May 2018 22:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

And it's an election year
by VKumar
23 May 2018 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3830
Views: 271355

Re: Internal Security Watch

Read dna.in/frdy Amnesty report that Rohingyas killed scores of Hindus.
by VKumar
21 May 2018 11:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018
Replies: 638
Views: 126902

Re: Tejas Mk.2 News & Discussions: 25 February 2018

Cain Marko wrote:Again, I wish they created a twin engined bird with kaveri weighing about 10-11 tons instead of a radically different single engine bird dependent on the f414.


Same here. They haven't even put the Kaveri in any jet so far. Shows their seriousness.
by VKumar
21 May 2018 11:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

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 VKumar
21 May 2018 09:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Now that Bhushan steel is sold to Tata, for a sum that is lower than the amount loaned plus accumulated interest, in that case the difference must be absorbed by the bank or supported by the government, in either case it is a hit on the tax payer. This difference amount should be recovered to the m...
by VKumar
21 May 2018 00:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

My question is who is going to bear the loss. The difference between the loans given and the money recovered. This should be recovered from the group companies of the borrowers, the collateral, the guarantors, and personal assets of directors. That's not how insolvency and bankruptcy codes work. Ev...
by VKumar
20 May 2018 20:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

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 NEW DELHI: Bamnipal Steel Ltd (BNPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Steel, has successfully completed the acquisition of controlling stake ...
by VKumar
30 Apr 2018 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1861
Views: 315358

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

srai wrote:
JTull wrote:
No. More tankers needed.

Combination of both ;)


Need one tanker and one AWACS per squadron for good performance.
by VKumar
30 Apr 2018 22:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The tomato growers in Bhiwani and Charkhi Dadri are forced to dump their produce on the roads in the absence of adequate prices in the vegetable markets. The farmers are not getting a good price for tomatos even after the state government has introduced the Bhavanter Bharpay Yojana (BBY) to ensure ...
by VKumar
13 Apr 2018 00:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1861
Views: 315358

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

Philip wrote:https://bharatkarnad.com/2018/03/31/fgfa-back-in-the-reckoning/
FGFA back in the reckoning?
Posted on March 31, 2018 by Bharat Karnad


But USD 100 M is same as Rs. 100 cr.
by VKumar
25 Mar 2018 23:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211961

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

"Deep State" Has Decided To Clampdown On Friday Sermon ( AKA Jummah Khutba) In Isloo Mosques . Rousing The Awaam Will Not Be Allowed. Speech By The Mullah Will Have To Be Approved In Writing Before Delivery ! Friday sermons to be delivered on select topics, following approval ISLAMABAD: F...
by VKumar
24 Mar 2018 22:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3984
Views: 608565

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Can't they have a backup chute?
by VKumar
24 Mar 2018 22:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

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Mod note
Take your rumors someplace else .
by VKumar
22 Mar 2018 22:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1897
Views: 221039

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

PLA has taken over from border police. Today's news.
by VKumar
22 Mar 2018 18:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1897
Views: 221039

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

Now that warm weather is approaching, things may get hotter with terrorists in JK and Chinese making noise in AP.
by VKumar
21 Mar 2018 23:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

HAL IPO undersubscribed. 99% subscription. Retail investors stay away.

Bharat Dynamics oversubscribed 1.30 times.

Midhani IPO started today.
by VKumar
19 Mar 2018 00:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4312
Views: 297970

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Riveting final match between India and Bangladesh. Super, super batting by Dinesh Karthik

India won with a 6 off the last ball, with 5 runs required to win! Hats off to DN
by VKumar
18 Mar 2018 23:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 751
Views: 70340

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Everyone should read ' BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE'
How America dealt with native Indians. A true classic.
by VKumar
18 Mar 2018 08:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1517
Views: 182421

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Agree. If only we could educate those remaining in India property ... Not only educating properly ( for example, such that students can attempt exams without need to copy, diverse streams of education and qualification ) but also providing suitable employment or suitable entrepreneurial ecosystem, ...
by VKumar
15 Mar 2018 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Two and Half Front War Scenario
Replies: 209
Views: 19411

Re: Two and Half Front War Scenario

The safer tactic would be to hold off the stronger enemy whilst swiftly overcoming the weaker one, leaving you with only one to fight, at which stage the enemy will most likely sue for peace.
by VKumar
13 Mar 2018 22:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 591
Views: 60776

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

Money will be available for all critical equipment. Repeatedly Arun Jaitley and Narendra Modi have said this wrt defense. I believe them.
by VKumar
12 Mar 2018 05:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1897
Views: 221039

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

Digressing a bit, 62 did not make India go nuclear. 64 caused Pak to go nuclear (and plan 65), 71 caused us to go nuclear. Lal Bahadur Shastri, PM, had said that nuclear explosions could be used for peaceful purposes. J. Bhabha was ready with the technology. First there was an attempt to stop this ...
by VKumar
09 Mar 2018 23:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1797
Views: 348634

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

IMVVHO we should keep the SU30MKI line open through the next 10 years, if need be, at lowest viable levels, maybe 6 or 4 per year. This will provide updated replacement and keep numbers up. The rest of the capacity should be used to upgrade those in service. By the time we finish with upgrading the ...
by VKumar
09 Mar 2018 01:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 591
Views: 60776

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

Sale of more Rafale jets high on French President Macron’s India agenda http://www.defencenews.in/article.aspx?id=536851 The follow-on order for 100-150 more Rafale jets is likely to be one of the topmost items in Macron’s agenda. ...The French are pushing India to go for another programme where Ra...
by VKumar
07 Mar 2018 06:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Know Your India
Replies: 501
Views: 44408

Re: Know Your India

Okay folks. A decision has been taken that this thread will be only positive. Post about the million different facets of India - culture, food, wild life , nature, monuments , personal interest stories , real life hero's , epics, poems etc but everything happy and positive. Any post not doing that ...
by VKumar
05 Mar 2018 01:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 591
Views: 60776

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

Rakesh: You have stated the expected very well.
by VKumar
05 Mar 2018 00:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211961

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Farooq Abdullah: Jinnah did not want separate country for Muslims :roll: He is correct. Without partition Jinnah would have been a kingmaker in a massive country. Why would he agree for one. Thankful there was partition. I wish it was without bloodshed. Jinnah was now the king of motheaten Pakistan...
by VKumar
03 Mar 2018 19:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 211961

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Hail SeePack or, shall I say, See & Pack? Supreme Court bans ' Chinese salt ' across country, declares it ' hazardous to health ' The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday ordered a ban on the sale, import and export of 'Chinese salt' (monosodium glutamate) — popularly known as Ajinomoto — all over th...
by VKumar
02 Mar 2018 23:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1745
Views: 252803

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The following is India's GDP (nominal, USD) as a fraction of world GDP, as per World Bank data, 2000-2016. World Bank data for 2017 is not available. IMF data (estimates for 2017) puts India at 3.24% of world GDP, which is squarely on the long-term trend line shown below. Per this chart, PM Modi an...

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