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by banrjeer
22 Oct 2020 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2380
Views: 392688

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

Membrane filtration technology is available to turn brackish water into potable water. Further stills at that attitude are more effecticient as the boiling point of water is lower. There should be no need to transport water. Neither of these are feasible options for large quantities in those locati...
by banrjeer
07 Oct 2020 21:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2380
Views: 392688

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

two questions: 1) looking at effectiveness of drones used on Armenia (I am on Armenia's side). Is similar action possible on the heights that Indian foorces have occupied on the LAC.. 2) There have been recent casualties on the Indian side of the LOC. The Chinese must surely be sharing satellite ima...
by banrjeer
11 Sep 2020 11:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2380
Views: 392688

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

Rs. 150 Cr works out to about $7.5 billion a year. I think India can do just that for at least a few years and it would also spend more to quickly build road infrastructure and airports in the border states. Yes, expensive, but less than 0.2% of GDP. It would signal to China not invest too much in ...
by banrjeer
06 Sep 2020 12:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

https://twitter.com/SherineBalti/status ... 02/photo/1

Human chain ferrying water and supplies to troops stationed at vantage points. Is this real ?
logistics seem exposed and flimsy.
by banrjeer
28 Aug 2020 03:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

It's nice to see people like David Frawley but they are a very small subset. Chinese and Japanese are more xenophobic than us and they probably get more white people to fight on their behalf than us. I guess my point is it's upto us, Indians, to protect dharma and if we lose the fight then no amoun...
by banrjeer
28 Aug 2020 03:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Don't know about white man but from what I am seeing from social media, strangely white woman marrying an Indian and staying in India become defenders of Dharma. And as for the men, there are people like David Frawley. So we cannot say everyone will be like Lenon or Jobs. It's nice to see people li...
by banrjeer
25 Aug 2020 10:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4604
Views: 759455

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

It is truly Divine Grace that India is still together and marching forward despite such a treasonous person occupying the role of NSA and literally dictating strategic polity to the weak PM. the saving grace is that while they are excellent highly skilled parasites, they come from a system with no ...
by banrjeer
18 Aug 2020 13:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition
Replies: 2738
Views: 121327

Re: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition

Y'know, I can't figure out what Gandhi was after, either. Years ago, a gori casually informed me that Gandhi was the first leader (PM/ prez) of (modern) India. I was shocked, and hastened to inform her that was not the case. While I was pretty annoyed at her casual presumption that Gandhi would hav...
by banrjeer
12 Aug 2020 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Setting up a business is not charity aimed at generating employment. Primary motive is profit, and nothing wrong with that. In fact altruist business models never stand on their feet and survive. But arguing that I'm setting up a business that will generate employment therefore I should get a bette...
by banrjeer
11 Aug 2020 01:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 687329

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

rumors about shah faesal appointment.
https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/statu ... 4373237760

On an unrelated note twitter handle of Javed Iqbal Shah has gone silent fro August.
He has been anti Mufti/Mehbooba anti and anti Omar.
by banrjeer
09 Aug 2020 07:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 687329

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://theprint.in/judiciary/modi-govt ... ge/437355/

High court judge appointment of people with connections to separatists
by banrjeer
01 Aug 2020 03:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4604
Views: 759455

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The psyche of the west can be much clearly understood if one assumes human history to be ~450 years old, as is prevalent in the west. From this assumption, you have the following chronology: 1) Slavery existed with the europeans as masters and the sub-saharans as slaves; besides this, slavery never...
by banrjeer
23 Jul 2020 02:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 1088
Views: 120887

Re: Solar energy in India

https://www.energy-storage.news/blogs/behind-the-numbers-the-rapidly-falling-lcoe-of-battery-storage LCOE of batteries reducing, India is a late adopter and lead acid still rules the market. I work with a start up that builds Solar trackers. We are looking at distributed scale installations. One of ...
by banrjeer
20 Jul 2020 11:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5576
Views: 1183027

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I would like to understand the benefits of WTO membership for India. I only see the downside and not much upside. Indian domestic market will be huge in a decade. We are giving foreign entities access to this huge market and what are we getting in return? We mostly export raw materials and low valu...
by banrjeer
15 Jul 2020 00:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

Then CPEC road and Gwadar is their other logistical link. Lets discount any military intervention, how efficient is the overland route? Is it an all weather? China has an all weather road link (once road projects are completed) and nothing stops them transporting material to Gwadar by sea in peacet...
by banrjeer
14 Jul 2020 05:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

https://asiatimes.com/2020/01/china-cashes-in-on-triangle-of-power-in-gulf-of-oman/ Interesting, Russia feels squeezed and is forced cooperate with Iran and China. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-needs-to-cater-for-china-pakistan-collusive-threat-in-ior/articleshow/76949639.cms TOI a...
by banrjeer
14 Jul 2020 04:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

Mahesh,don't shoot the messenger,counter the message.Personal like or dislikes result in subjective judgement. Hindu frontpage today. Months of planning went into XI's Himalayan gambit launched at Ladakh and at several places along the Indo- Sino LAC. Under the guise of training exercises ,the Chin...
by banrjeer
14 Jul 2020 02:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

I think we have a logistics agreement with Singapore, Australia, the US, Russia, France, South Korea, UK, and Japan. In theory, we can refuel in all the US bases in the region. I am not sure about subs though. Here is a map of the bases where our ships can refuel. Credit: https://idsa.in/idsacommen...
by banrjeer
12 Jul 2020 14:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This is pretty serious. We need pappu for 2024.

This is way too early.
by banrjeer
10 Jul 2020 04:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

This is something I am wary off. The jingoism in India of the wild wild west cheering us on. This is something all of us should be cautious off. You see a lot of RWers including everyones favorite - That Abhijit guy, who are happy becoming a vassal state of the west. https://twitter.com/healingbyhe...
by banrjeer
09 Jul 2020 12:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

Gurus, can you decode Mike Pompeo's statement, especially th bolded part: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-china-usa-pompeo/pompeo-says-china-took-incredibly-aggressive-action-in-recent-clash-with-india-idUSKBN2492D7 “The Chinese took incredibly aggressive action. The Indians have done thei...
by banrjeer
08 Jul 2020 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Sense small but sudden shifts in the anti-modi libtard shrillness level in twitterverse. Also articles in the usual rags that seem almost pro-modi. A bit strange. Is something being gamed ? Are they getting feedback from algorithms?
by banrjeer
07 Jul 2020 07:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

Arabian Sea harassment may incur the max cost to the enemy. it should be gamed. It can be seasonal, summer they send beards, winter endya throttles/encroaches sea routes to check "suspicious activities that may arise"
by banrjeer
01 Jul 2020 07:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^Discussion above reveals that people have very little idea of the level to which twitter, facebook et al are manipulating/gaming Indian society through a variety of AI and machine learning tools. The equilibrium in US society is held together due to prosperity. And prosperity is due to fact that ...
by banrjeer
27 Jun 2020 21:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

Please study these three passes: Marsimik La, Piu La, and Ane La. Zoom in , zoom out, rotate, note relationship to each other and to (Google) LAC. Also zoom in close to western side of Piu La noting that the imagery will not be current. I was able to locate Marsimik La and Ane La, very interesting,...
by banrjeer
27 Jun 2020 13:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

Japan is a colonial as well - they are fought with each other about foreign lands - two world wars actually. Now they are all people who repent - are you kidding me!!! [/quote] India was a colonizing power at one point with soft power extending to Japan. It was not a genocidal power but all the pow...
by banrjeer
27 Jun 2020 04:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

India should not get pulled into arrangements like Quad or any others. All countries involved are ex-colonials - it will be a shame if we align with them. We can speak english or play cricket - but we cannot become them. OTOH - I understand that we cannot give what China wants. What do do.. What to...
by banrjeer
26 Jun 2020 03:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

US shifting military to face Chinese threat to India and Southeast Asia: Mike Pompeo NO THANK YOU sec Pompeo is pushing a different effort with far greater long term impact. https://www.state.gov/the-tide-is-turning-toward-trusted-5g-vendors/ https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Huawei-crackdown/TSMC-...
by banrjeer
24 Jun 2020 13:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Boycott is. mostly symbolic. exports to china are a significant chunk of India's exports. chinas exports to India are a fraction of its overall exports. Thats what will matter more than Chinas trade surplus. India needs to grow its export market with the help of Taiwan and others to get away from th...
by banrjeer
24 Jun 2020 03:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

Oh, by the way, notice how we have publicly announced that "due to the crisis, we will be buying Mig29 from Russia and Excalibur rounds from US".. Imagine having an adversary who receives arms from both the premium superpower of the world, while all you can do is stand there and scratch y...
by banrjeer
22 Jun 2020 20:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

some introspection would perhaps be beneficial may be many decades (if ever again) before such a chance is gifted to the civilizational minded to dismantle and disrobe the commies, naxals and, the BIF once and for all. India is the only major civilizational country where you are systematically taug...
by banrjeer
22 Jun 2020 11:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Is there a bias here?

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/21/tech/ind ... index.html

Privacy concern kicks in when an App is Indian but if its google then it's OK.
by banrjeer
21 Jun 2020 14:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

Xi faces political instability from within his party in a post US tariff covid scenario. Thats the reason China is picking fights with so many people. Avg Chinese have so far been kept in then dark about the border standoff with India. The audience is not the lay public but the communist party where...
by banrjeer
21 Jun 2020 11:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

What I hear about China’s panga with so many adversaries is Xi is feeling the pinch of tarriff And covid. He is courting crisis to stifle potential internal dissent in the party. The US/west creates bogies like saddam, osama and Then is forced to destroy them. China is like that on a much larger sca...
by banrjeer
20 Jun 2020 07:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966229

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

I am apologizing in advance if this hurts the sensibilities of anyone here. But we need to step back and look at the issue at hand from a purely analytical POV. Also, please do not misconstrue what I write as being insulting to the memory of any of our martyrs. ---- I would summarize as: [list][*]I...
by banrjeer
19 Jun 2020 05:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 965339

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

Today's China is a creation of the west. China made Pukes a nuclear power in the 80s and unkil looked the other way. And later the desire for cheap mfg and Labour was behind modern China's foundation. They sold their souls to each other. Now they are stuck with little option. The cost of disentangle...
by banrjeer
18 Jun 2020 22:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 965339

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

For economic retaliation you Need a short term and longer term plan based on models and impact on both sides. Not all dumped products are necessarily bad especially where it does not hurt indian mfg. Dumped products are subsidized by other higher margin exports from other Chinese companies. So maxim...
by banrjeer
18 Jun 2020 08:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071237

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Perhaps we should reduce our dealings with the Chinese (and Pakis) to a strict minimum, avoiding all the shows and extravaganza, as we used to do earlier (eg. last year at Mahabalipuram). This is the least we can do to honour those brave hearts who sacrificed their lives to protect our own. Rogue n...

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