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by chandrasekaran
22 Aug 2019 23:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 658751

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The deep state is still fighting back. The case is being heard at SC tomorrow. Will be interesting to see how SC deals with it. In the meanwhile, more whining.... https://www.livelaw.in/top-stories/sc-lawyers-protest-against-denial-of-urgent-hearing-for-chidambarams-bail-application-147380
by chandrasekaran
22 Aug 2019 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 658751

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Vips wrote:Subramaniam Swamy has said in a news channel interview (an AV on Youtube) that Karthi Chidambaram had in addition to Money asked for two heroines to get the INX Media proposal at FIPB approved. :evil:


It wasn't Karti, I think he alluded to PC himself
by chandrasekaran
07 Aug 2019 15:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji
Replies: 54
Views: 4351

Re: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji

A great lady who did yeoman service to mother India. May her attain Moksha.

So gracefully and unassumingly she moved out of her official residence just after May elections.
Humble pranams to RSS and BJP that keep producing such gems for the nations service.
by chandrasekaran
03 Jul 2019 14:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 658751

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I have a question to ask - What happened to the perpetrators who broke the wind panes of buses and other private vehicles in Delhi and created terror in Delhi public roads ? So far what has the Delhi police, under the direct control of the home ministry headed by Amit Shah, managed to do on that cas...
by chandrasekaran
07 Jun 2019 07:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1353
Views: 156131

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Dummeel/Dumil/Dumeel: Refers typically to idiots of DK/DMK/Seeman and other esoteric parties which often claim/forward meme's or make claims about Tamil history/Tamil language/Tamil people that make no sense - mostly blatant falsehood and devoid of any scholarship whatsoever. Pavadai - Refers to con...
by chandrasekaran
24 May 2019 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146748

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Unlike AP (I could be wrong here, happy to be corrected) The Aadheenams in TN not only have a glorious past that goes all the way to a millennia, they control pretty much every temple in the cauvery belt and thereby at least at names sake quite a large swathe of property as well . I think it will be...
by chandrasekaran
24 May 2019 17:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1353
Views: 156131

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

^^10 crore is 100 million, much more than the entire population of TN, so doesn't sound right. Even 1 crore (10 million) would be unlikely as 1 in 7 people in TN would have to have requested and been approved for a Mudra loan. Sorry I stand corrected. Its 1 crore+ disbursal's. Please see here. 71,0...
by chandrasekaran
24 May 2019 17:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1353
Views: 156131

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

It was not a one off by poll. People clearly knew the importance of this one. ADMK needed 9+ seats to survive, not one or two sneaky victory. I was just pointing out that the one sided anti-BJP wave (look at the victory margins) we saw in the loksabha elections, doesn't show up in the assembly elect...
by chandrasekaran
24 May 2019 16:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1353
Views: 156131

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

No idea. TN loved Rajiv Gandhi, that's for sure. Imagine, the only state (not sure of Kerala) which thought Ra Ga would make a way better PM than Shri Modi. I am not making this up. Btw, this poll included all the urban areas including Chennai
by chandrasekaran
24 May 2019 16:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1353
Views: 156131

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Those who argue that the results in TN are a vote against ADMK are missing two things. #1. The electorate gave 9 seats (vs 11 to DMK) in the assembly election by-polls. Good enough to let the current govt. survive its full term. #2. Before the elections, in a poll about who is the "best person&...
by chandrasekaran
24 May 2019 11:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146748

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

All this talk about TN having the largest number of temples etc are delusional at best. You must dig deeper to find how they are managed and the results would shock anyone. There is a huge majority there, across the caste spectra, that takes money and votes. IMHO here's what I would do suggest. #1. ...
by chandrasekaran
23 May 2019 16:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146748

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Agree, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari, Nirmala Seetharama, Piyush Goyal, Himant Biswa, Smriti, Tejasvi, Anant Hegde, wow, I am liking the list of ministers :D :D
by chandrasekaran
23 May 2019 16:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146748

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

If Smt Smriti Irani wins Amethi, she must be given a cabinet minister post. No small achievement this one....
by chandrasekaran
23 May 2019 12:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 146748

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

We have to breach Tamil Nadu now After having had the misfortune of being a "friend" to a few of the people from there, I have to say - it is a real lost cause. Their sekular koolaid drinking is more like mallu drinking habits - completely unstoppable Fully concur. Expect a lot of drama t...
by chandrasekaran
22 May 2019 11:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 583324

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

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by chandrasekaran
25 Apr 2019 21:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 583324

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Couldn't take my eyes of my mobile. My BP shot up like crazy and I was simply reciting all the mantras I knew to ensure Shri Modi's safety.... That said it was sheer delight to watch Shri Modi recite all shlokas and mantras promptly. He knew the procedures and the Shraddha Bhakthi was so visible. We...
by chandrasekaran
20 Apr 2019 18:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 583324

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Not sure, the platform which was used is a Congi/TSP platform, but I won't rule out a conspiracy here. Please note that the majority of the news channels only carried the news about "attack on Judiciary" and didn't mention from where it came from - Also most of the reports sneaked in the R...
by chandrasekaran
19 Apr 2019 19:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 583324

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Offtopic: Yes Chaturvedi means that - but it's no mean task to master all the 4 vedas. Maybe one of her forefathers did that centuries back.... Absolutely no relation whatsoever to this lady's character
by chandrasekaran
18 Apr 2019 08:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 583324

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Saw in twitter, BJP has the best arrangement in bang ? :roll: I guess it's at South Bangalore. Not sure about North Bangalore, but in my area which belongs to Central Bangalore zero campaigns, no door to door visits or any efforts to reach out to people. Whereas Congi's are hyper active. As I was r...
by chandrasekaran
18 Apr 2019 08:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 583324

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Yes I agree. Was quite disappointed. Zero canvassing in my area - especially at the ground level workers whereas lots of work done by Congi's. If my area voted for NaMo like me, it's purely because of wanting to see NaMo back as PM. In 2014 it was the exact opposite scene. Lots and lots of ground wo...
by chandrasekaran
17 Apr 2019 18:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 583324

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Its Saadhvi vs Diggie in Bhopal. How I wish to see Saadhvi winning this seat. A small but significant revenge on the Hindu Terror bogey perpetrator
by chandrasekaran
08 Apr 2019 17:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 649773

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Didn't find any from the official twitter handle of IAF!
by chandrasekaran
08 Apr 2019 17:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 649773

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Any links for the IAF press meet ? Where was this reported ?
by chandrasekaran
04 Apr 2019 13:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 829767

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Kargil had an element of surprise. Here we are talking about a situation where IA and the IAF in full alert. We have already shown that we have no qualms about crossing into their border and hitting them whereas during kargil we made a self imposed lakshman rekha not to cross the LoC. India today is...
by chandrasekaran
04 Apr 2019 10:46
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 829767

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

blitzkrieg to annex J&K ? :rotfl: Their economy, admitted by their own FM, is on the brink of bankruptcy. Of course, they may make a few noises here and there to shift the focus from the spiraling inflation and the shitty economic state, but I don't think they can sustain an offensive to take J&...
by chandrasekaran
03 Apr 2019 16:09
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 829767

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Hmm, naive question, Can it be to poke the Paki defense radars to light up which might help the newly launched satellite ? Possible ?
by chandrasekaran
01 Apr 2019 11:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3777
Views: 649773

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

If the govt. thought its better not to share too many details of the F16 till the election is over (or maybe forever), I think its a sensible decision for the following reasons. #1. If there was an escalation and lets say postponement of the election was a definite possibility, I would reckon that f...
by chandrasekaran
27 Mar 2019 12:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 869
Views: 121441

Re: Indian ASAT test

This is such a commendable achievement - Shri PM coming live to announce it it indeed justified for the new alone.. Of course the jingo in me wants to believe, there could be more to it than a "technology demonstrator" :-)
by chandrasekaran
27 Mar 2019 12:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 869
Views: 121441

Re: Indian ASAT test

WOW, WOW - Another proud day!
by chandrasekaran
27 Mar 2019 12:40
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 829767

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Obviously something should have happpened during or post Balakot. Perhaps Cheen tried some tricks ?
by chandrasekaran
22 Mar 2019 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4200
Views: 746511

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Happy days are here again! Pakistan is endowed with riches of oil and gas beyond imagination https://www.dawn.com/news/1471138/pakistan-may-soon-hit-oil-gas-jackpot-pm Like their desert brothers they don't need to work for a single day and enjoy the fruits of allah's bounty. 230KM!! are they going ...
by chandrasekaran
17 Mar 2019 20:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 11531

Re: Shri Manohar parrikar condolence thread

Aum Shanti! A noble son, who did his part for India. Down to earth person. A great soul.
by chandrasekaran
01 Mar 2019 17:36
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 829767

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

With this video there should be no doubt in anyone's mind that the Paki F-16 was indeed shot down by the IAF. Looks like a lens flare and the sound of the engine is consistent throughout - not clinching evidence Two fighters were flying past and that could explain the sound. Not sure about the lens...
by chandrasekaran
28 Feb 2019 14:13
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 829767

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

Images that we seems to be indicating as F-16 engine cowling is actually part of air frame. Check the video below when soldiers pick it up to be loaded in truck. https://twitter.com/MdShafiKhatana/status/1101001860864004096 Some deduction based on info available so far - 1. Two planes went down, th...
by chandrasekaran
27 Feb 2019 21:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 173756

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Agree. Its so sad to see the govt fumbling in the perception battle. Shri Modi should address the nation. He should come on national TV call out Pakistani's for their behaviour, demand Abhinav's release and reassure the nation. Issuing a demarche to the pakistani ambassador doesn't cut it. Doesn't ...
by chandrasekaran
27 Feb 2019 21:40
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 173756

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Agree. Its so sad to see the govt fumbling in the perception battle. Shri Modi should address the nation. He should come on national TV call out Pakistani's for their behaviour, demand Abhinav's release and reassure the nation. Issuing a demarche to the pakistani ambassador doesn't cut it. Doesn't l...
by chandrasekaran
27 Feb 2019 20:44
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 173756

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Exactly, stopping here now means a huge moral victory will be claimed by the Paki rats and the Jihadi's will get a huge impetus. Its imperative that an act of war and taking a pow, in spite of India explicitly stating that its action was not on the Paki civilians and military, is punished. India has...
by chandrasekaran
27 Feb 2019 17:18
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 173756

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Yes, as much as it was an act of the highest form of bravery, the timing of his capture does make the situation a lot more advantageous to the Paki's. As expected our leftist break India cabal is on full steam now blaming our own leaders and asking for "peace". What makes this so disturbin...

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