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by cdbatra
04 Jan 2019 14:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1066
Views: 127102

Re: Indian IT Industry

India does a very poor job of developing it's defence r&d and manufacturing sector which could be a huge job creator. Tons of money spent buying overseas equipment thereby subsidizing foreign jobs & industry. We need to change our mindset and stop going after latest flashy toy abroad. An LC...
by cdbatra
08 Aug 2018 14:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1066
Views: 127102

Re: Indian IT Industry

Guys I had this question in my mind for long time . Firstly some backgrounder :- US economy on paper looks strongest ever with unemployment below 4 % and no recession since atleast last 7 years . This is however bound to change because 1) trade frictions 2 ) normal economic cycle cannot be put off f...
by cdbatra
08 Aug 2017 23:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Discussion on Key WW2 Battles and Alternate Outcomes
Replies: 7
Views: 1191

Discussion on Key WW2 Battles and Alternate Outcomes

Recently I was quite intrigued while watching Dunkirk. I did not know about history of British withdrawal . The question I had in my mind was why were combined British and French troops numbering 4 lakhs not able to hold advancing German Penzer division when they were almost equal in numbers. I want...
by cdbatra
23 Dec 2016 13:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Ground report from Pune and Mumbai 5. Excise commissioner has given 2 cr for laundering and said the govt will come and go but I will be here and it's you people who will have to make up my loss. We GST asap to sort this out. It is these rascals that we want Modi to take care off. If he does this t...
by cdbatra
17 Dec 2016 13:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

X-posting from the poll thread I have a take on this which I would like to share: a. Namo is incorruptible ... 90% b. Serious against black money offenders... 10% c. Man with a vision, building a modern economy... 10% Without going into the pros and cons or the completeness of the list.. This is fi...
by cdbatra
13 Nov 2016 20:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

@abcc Imagine a drug addict. He cannot pass anyday without the drug. His body and mind cannot function if he doesn't get that sniff or injection. If you don't stop he is going to have an ugly death eventually. Rehab is extremely painful but if you don't do it he is going to die anyway. Some will no...
by cdbatra
11 Nov 2016 13:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Heard from grapewine:- Doctors and lawyers are scrambling to get their hands on solitaires which are available on old notes but at steep premium..
by cdbatra
11 Nov 2016 12:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

If these guys had known before hand they would have all produced movies and recycled 100cr/movie. Another route is to basically catch hold of small time restaurants and show inflated sales and convert the colour but this is going to help only 8-10cr brackets, the ones with 100s/1000s of crores will...
by cdbatra
10 Nov 2016 20:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Will this lead to deflation or much lowered inflation 6/7 months down the line remains to be seen. I did some analysis of previous demonetization under Morarji Desai in 1978 and to my surprise there was hardly any impact on inflation. In fact CPI went up slightly. Here is the link :- http://www.inf...
by cdbatra
10 Nov 2016 19:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Will this lead to deflation or much lowered inflation 6/7 months down the line remains to be seen. I did some analysis of previous demonetization under Morarji Desai in 1978 and to my surprise there was hardly any impact on inflation. In fact CPI went up slightly. Here is the link :- http://www.infl...
by cdbatra
08 Nov 2016 22:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

There is frantic rush at ATMs .. Every one is withdrawing money @ 400 per transaction.
There may be short term artificial liquidity crunch because of this...
Some shopkeepers may hesitate from accepting current 500/1K notes in next few days....

But this will all be good in due course..
by cdbatra
08 Nov 2016 22:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Brilliant execution, and super secrecy - this is a harder operation to pull off in secret than even a nuclear test. The 2000 note was a fantastic idea. Pictures leaked for sure, and as expected. Had the notes been 1000 or 500 denominations, someone would have put two and two together. But since it ...
by cdbatra
08 Nov 2016 22:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

What would be immediate impact on property prices ?

- I assume 10-20 % asset deflation immediately within 1 month if not already.
by cdbatra
08 Nov 2016 22:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I am not sure how much percentage of black money kept in cash can be exchanged into white after this. Let us say 50% could not be exchanged. Means looters lost that money for good. Right? Now their asset value is gone. If they want money they have to liquidate other assets. Like real estate. Alread...
by cdbatra
08 Nov 2016 22:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I would have liked GoI to wait some more and introduce currency with some compatibility to make it blockchain enable in future...
Maybe this is already done with new Gandhis who knows.... wait and see
by cdbatra
08 Nov 2016 21:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

To end corruption best thing is to introduce new notes in the denominations of 500, 1000, 2000 and ask everyone to exchange old notes for new notes and make sure of their IDs (adhar cards, pan cards etc) if they exchange more than say Rs100,000 or so in a day and withdraw old notes after one year. ...
by cdbatra
08 Nov 2016 21:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 674343

Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Today even most ardent Modi critics have become his fan :D :) Modi has demonetized 500 & 1000 Rs notes to be exchanged at bank for new 500 and 2000 denomination. This thread is to discuss the far reaching impact both apparent and non apparent. As per me following will happen in next few days and...
by cdbatra
06 May 2015 17:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions
Replies: 3980
Views: 127571

Re: LCA Tejas: News and Discussions

Check this very interesting post by ChinaTimes on comparison between FC-1 and Tejas. They have tried to make this sound balanced shall I say. http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1101&MainCatID=11&id=20150506000135 Conclusion The Tejas is a light multirole fighter fit for...
by cdbatra
13 Apr 2015 12:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3036
Views: 134767

Re: Positive News from the USA

Few Reasons I feel why America should choose Hillary this time . ( This supposedly is an unbiased view of an outsider ). Reason1 - Obama was disappointment as people felt this was first person who is outside close-knit all white-men club . She might be first to break the glass ceiling and bring diff...
by cdbatra
08 Mar 2015 09:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 109167

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

US expert eyes China ‘crackup’ http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2015/03/08/2003613052 A US Department of State official refused to comment for the Taipei Times, but said that Shambaugh’s “warning words” were being read with “great interest.” The academic gives five “telling indicatio...
by cdbatra
09 Oct 2014 13:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 122537

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

http://news.investors.com/092414-718776-south-korea-finalizes-f-35-deal-rising-tensions.htm?ven=taboolacp&src=aurlhcx&utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral&utm_term=reuters-reuters South Korea announced official terms for its Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) F-35 stealth fighter deal, wh...
by cdbatra
08 May 2014 17:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran's Identity Faultlines - Islamic / Aryan
Replies: 256
Views: 8036

Re: Iran's Identity Faultlines - Islamic / Aryan

X-post from TSP thread: Iranis have used a standard survival tactic ever since the Greek invasions: 1. Make son-in-laws out of their conquerors by giving their daughters in marriage (or rather acquiescing in the taking of their daughters, after the fact). 2. Then surrounding these conquerors as cou...
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 17:13
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 488755

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Prem Kumar wrote:#FutureOfIndia

If NaMo becomes PM = SWARGA
If UPA comes back = NREGA


NDA > 272 = NREGA Baans Na Bajegi Baansurii
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 17:09
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 488755

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Aditya_V wrote:I suggest don't take the day off, picture will be clear only at night. I will not be suprised if the 3rd front govt comes to power


Maybe taking a day off on 17th would be a better idea!!
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 17:07
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 488755

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

All the jingos here are so tired of the social, economic and strategic malaise in our lifetimes that we are beholden to NAMO. All of us want NAMO to build hundreds of gallows to hang the desh drohis in all states, strengthen internal and external security and revive the economy. From day one we wan...
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 16:52
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 488755

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

I am going to post here how congress can get 130 so that EVM rigging theory lovers can take a moment to seriously introspect and actually understand how difficult it is push a monster called congress below 100 seats. JK -2 (Anyone with a neutral understanding of the 2 seats in Jammu will testify to...
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 16:37
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 488755

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Keep chanting the anti-jinx mantra and the roads will open up. Collapse of tactical voting among confused Muslims may help BJP :eek: niran bhai and rest of polls maybe onto something The Muslim community’s plan to vote tactically to defeat the BJP seems to have gone haywire in 14 constituencies in ...
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 16:30
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 488755

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Prem Kumar wrote:#FutureOfIndia

If NaMo becomes PM = SWARGA
If UPA comes back = NREGA

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 16:28
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: BRF GJP Trial-2: How many seats will UPA win?
Replies: 146
Views: 7810

Re: BRF GJP Trial-2: How many seats will UPA win?

Dear Birathers my take on final AAP tally is between 10 - 12 with big wins in Haryana & Punjab.
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 12:05
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 952105

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

NaMo is holding the Lotus and waving very delibrately. It gives an impression of some well thought out strategy. Though why? Why such a risk? NjvheLWDBIc Nope. He just forgot that he was carrying a lotus! Saying that he is waving it deliberately or just an inadvertant faux pas is subjective. This c...
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 11:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 952105

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Arjun wrote:Do these sham Shankaracharyas (Puri & Dwarka) have any following at all ?

Hindu seers say Narendra Modi not fit to become PM


Those must be on dole from Diggy !
by cdbatra
01 May 2014 11:42
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 952105

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

^^^^Agree with Raja on this. I've said this earlier also. The status of his marriage is another ticking legal time bomb. IMVHO he would've been better off not declaring himself to be married. He was married when he was a minor so the marriage was void ab initio. Now since he admits it could lead to...
by cdbatra
06 Jan 2014 15:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 109167

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1387098/chinas-oil-sands-bet-goes-sour-canada "The talk around the table is that the Chinese were not informed investors," said Sam La Bell, a Toronto-based analyst at Veritas Investment Research. "They had a long-term view that oil wa...
by cdbatra
06 Jan 2014 11:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 68752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

pakisatan to make arabic compulsory in schools to contain sectarianism & terrorism. When will these fools realize, arabs/arabic is the source of sectarianism & terrorism. Counter terrorism: ‘Arabic to be a compulsory subject’ “The country’s biggest law and order challenge today is to elimin...
by cdbatra
16 Dec 2013 09:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2506
Views: 201930

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

It would be interesting to have post directly from BD Hindus as to what the situation is there at the ground.
by cdbatra
30 May 2013 12:45
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 100324

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

I would like to understand from all mullahs here on prospects for Indo Nippon Co-operation apart from ususal Freight corridors and how this can contribute to India becoming a serious manufacturing nation. Contrary to what people believe these days Japan is not a defunct nation and still holds keys t...
by cdbatra
13 Feb 2013 05:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011
Replies: 3942
Views: 109167

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : Dec 15 2011

http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20130212/NEWS/130219984/plastic-exports-from-china-continue-downward-trend Declining Plastic export sales is another indicator that real economy (Read Private) is still languishing. Current round of pump priming probably benefits sectors like steel and constructio...

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