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by krisna
15 Jul 2018 04:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 822
Views: 75862

Re: Understanding the US- Again

curious about the timings of russian officers indictment just before trump meets Putin. just to derail and have control on trump. :P Funny how the whole circus of blaming non existent folks in usa and get away with the charade. 8) win-win to all parties concerned. :lol: -----------------------------...
by krisna
11 Jul 2018 15:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3768
Views: 189789

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

At present time, china does not have the capability to do any mischief far away from their mainland. Yes they may develop in future with their growing economy and military might. But the same time span will also help to grow stronger in similar terms. So it is easier for India being nearer SL than c...
by krisna
29 Jun 2018 04:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1521
Views: 183973

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^^^ same as I have said but in different versions. Recall roman christianity and Slavic christianity are making love affairs towards rapprochement. IOW these 2 adversaries(usa-ross) will come together and 2 large non Abrahamics will become the new evil satans ripe for ............ etc etc . atrocit...
by krisna
29 Jun 2018 04:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2639
Views: 172556

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

actually surgical strike occurred in Burmese border as reported HERE :D
by krisna
29 Jun 2018 04:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 3986
Views: 609698

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

https://swarajyamag.com/insta/another-surgical-strike-indian-army-strike-nscn-k-terror-camp-in-myanmar-inflicts-casualties The Indian Army reportedly carried out a successful surgical strike against a camp belonging to the Khaplang faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland, or the NSCN(K...
by krisna
29 Jun 2018 03:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?
Replies: 212
Views: 16966

Re: CAATSA .. An Oxymoron ?

CAATSA and many other terminologies etc or whatever the name is -- I wish India can do the same on others. Recall a question by our late president Dr kalam when he posed this- when do you call India a superpower. One answer which many agreed was imposing your will on other country if it hurts India ...
by krisna
29 Jun 2018 03:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1521
Views: 183973

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

We can hope for the best i.e. that Trump reaches a rapprochement with Putin such that CAATSA becomes a non-issue for us. But we are clearly a "secondary" player in the US' eyes... US policy towards India will be reactive to and dependent upon the outcomes of its policy initiatives towards...
by krisna
29 Jun 2018 03:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1521
Views: 183973

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

<snip> I am also not sure in what capacity Nikki Haley was sent to India. As US Ambassador to the UN? Or as a sort of parallel Secretary of State? (Reportedly she fulfilled this role during Tillerson's tenure at Foggy Bottom, much to Tillerson's chagrin... maybe Pompeo has been ordered to share for...
by krisna
29 Jun 2018 03:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1761
Views: 257943

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

sourav and suraj,
Thanks for posting articles about poverty reduction.
Helps a lot in disemination of this info to many fellow Indians in social media circles.
Helps create a positive buzz.
by krisna
29 Jun 2018 03:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4269
Views: 161772

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

^^^^ A country should stand on its own merit with its prowess in all fields- socioeconomic and military might. USA irrespective of its status as UN veto member packs quite a punch. No other veto holding member can outdo it. India should also develop its prowess in all fileds- socioeconomic and milit...
by krisna
07 May 2018 15:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2138
Views: 200309

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

^^^^ what JEM says is True . The good prof was initially quiet earlier few years due to environment being toxic in jnu. He opened out in the last 1-2 years. probably he was closet dharmic warrior along but had little chance to open out. He is quiet unassuming person -not boisterous type as some are....
by krisna
06 May 2018 19:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1342
Views: 121354

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

http://www.newsweek.com/north-korea-changes-its-clocks-south-koreas-time-first-step-towards-911306 In a symbolic move meant to showcase North Korea’s willingness to pursue a permanent peace treaty with South Korea, Pyongyang set its clocks 30 minutes forward on Friday (Saturday, Korea time) to sync ...
by krisna
06 May 2018 19:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3833
Views: 272560

Re: Internal Security Watch

^^^^
Thanks
by krisna
06 May 2018 18:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1916
Views: 224037

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

Something to emulate from from our PM NaMo practising Make in India even abroad- Assam tea and Gujarat table cloths. :D

Also the Chinese ambassador carrying it. :rotfl:
by krisna
06 May 2018 18:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3833
Views: 272560

Re: Internal Security Watch

If these are illegals, then they must not be allowed to vote. very important. Also regarding kids born in India - will be Indians with all rights as any one of us. what about them. It will be tough to deport thru state actions. Don't think this action will be taken- also by and large Indians are not...
by krisna
05 May 2018 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1342
Views: 121354

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=2148229#p2148229 Xi Jinping gave a tall story to Trump about how Korea is actually a Chingadya land and its inhabitants are Han Chingadyas originally. This is a funny claim. In fact, Korean (like Japanese and Mongolian) is an "Altaic" famil...
by krisna
05 May 2018 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1342
Views: 121354

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/posting.php?mode=quote&f=1&p=1214204 The Death of Kim Jong-Il represents a golden opportunity for India to make her move! Our ultimate aim should be the "smooth Unification of Korean Peninsula". A United Korea would mean the question of Goguryeo wo...
by krisna
05 May 2018 19:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1342
Views: 121354

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Interesting on simply quickly reviewing the past ones on Korean issues. A few posts came up(probably have missed many others) ALL in 2011 https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/posting.php?mode=quote&f=1&p=1213927 We can expect Korean reunification in a few years. There is no rationale for NoKo t...
by krisna
22 Apr 2018 00:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1761
Views: 257943

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21740739-nature-indian-capitalism-changing-long-may-it-last-humbling-indias-tycoons FOR decades, personal connections have provided a well-trodden path to success in Indian business. State-owned banks provided cheap financing for firms whose success often reste...
by krisna
08 Feb 2018 23:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1761
Views: 257943

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Google fined by India antitrust watchdog India’s antitrust watchdog on Thursday imposed a 1.36 billion rupees ($21.17 million) fine on Google for “search bias” and abuse of its dominant position, in the latest regulatory setback for the world’s most popular internet search engine. The Competition C...
by krisna
08 Feb 2018 23:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 942
Views: 83352

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Indias-insular-dilemma-Maldives by Admiral Arun Prakash Retd Given India’s self-assigned role of regional “net security provider”, the Integrated Defence Staff, in New Delhi, must be reviewing their plans for launching what they term an out of area contingency (OOAC) operation, at short notice. Sho...
by krisna
08 Feb 2018 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 942
Views: 83352

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Bummer title- India may send troops to the island The current crisis has erupted after Supreme Court of Maldives ordered last week that regime of President Abdullah Yameen should release the nine opposition leaders including former president Mohammed Nasheed who are in exile in Colombo. India is ke...
by krisna
08 Feb 2018 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 942
Views: 83352

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

India is angry at the subversion of governance norms and rules in Maldives by President Yameen India refused a request by Maldives government to send a special envoy to the country in the middle of the ongoing unrest in the island nation+ that has drawn huge international criticism. The Yameen Abdu...
by krisna
07 Jan 2018 06:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4988
Views: 287222

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

https://rajivmalhotra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/RM_Newsletter_June-2016.Final_.pdf It is also one of the oldest recorded living traditions of Hindu civilization with about 8000 years of records and hence stands as a testament to its antiquity Above is regarding Kumbh Mela. RM says the akharas h...
by krisna
02 Jan 2018 06:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1761
Views: 257943

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Demo, GST no downer, India in a sweet spot With both domestic and global economy showing signs of recovery, hopes have sprung anew that 2018 augers well for the country. There are expectations that the Indian economy would continue to show an improved performance as our inherent strengths and the p...
by krisna
02 Jan 2018 06:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 700
Views: 86617

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

GST Made 2017 Most Significant Year for India’s Economy Since Independence In the final analysis, the GST balance sheet is provided by Gita Gopinath, professor of International Studies and Economies at Harvard University, who is also the economic adviser to the Kerala chief minister. "GST is a...
by krisna
02 Jan 2018 05:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2961
Views: 191304

Re: Iran News and Discussions

With Iran gaining in importance in world media due to the protests-- a few things about Iran- seasoned watchers many know it- Iran population ~80 million tribe wise-60%persians, 10% kurds azeris 16% and lurs 6% 2nd largest country in ME conversion to islam in 7th centuryt AD wikipedia natural resour...
by krisna
31 Dec 2017 05:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2961
Views: 191304

Re: Iran News and Discussions

isn't this the last of the arab spring revolution countries started during ombaba presidency. some say this plan was etched during gulf war dethroning saddam to keep ME in turmoil. All 6 countries accounted for- Iraq Libya Egypt Syria Tunisia(not sure). only Iran escaped. could this be the last one-...
by krisna
17 Dec 2017 05:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1408
Views: 158347

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^
wrt population
recall that abortion is illegal in catholics. Also no family planning etc etc. pope refused to accept it etc. no wonder catholics outbreed others . But individual catholic may not believe in it but community as a whole is still reluctant.
by krisna
17 Dec 2017 05:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4988
Views: 287222

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Off-topic: <snip>. Seperate question, how come Indian kings did business with these guys when they have questionable moral standards? East roman empire did trade with India using sea routes. Indian kings had even ambassadors to these empires. How come they were not aware of Islam and other things w...
by krisna
17 Dec 2017 05:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4988
Views: 287222

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Off-topic: Guys, can you tell me more about slavery in West during earlier period. Islam is more about conversions and Harems than into slavery(?). I don't know how much Persians and Greeks practiced slavery. Romans I don't know but European have rich history of slavery. I really want to know more ...
by krisna
15 Dec 2017 03:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1761
Views: 257943

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

UDjUQ-Xf1W4 Here Nitin Gadkari gives a good speech on his ministry efforts towards improving India economy and create over 1 crore jobs etc etc 1) Roadways- increase highways. reduce road deaths by 50%. Talks about BharatMala etc, reducing distance by over 350 kms from North India to South India by...
by krisna
13 Dec 2017 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3833
Views: 272560

Re: Internal Security Watch

ahKeSqFT0Nk wrt to love jihad and many others,it is aproblem with many well meaning people of all faiths esp Hindus. many muslims and christians who are good decent humans irrespective of faith fall to their institutions in crisis. This sort of institutional support guidleiens is non existent in Hi...
by krisna
06 Nov 2017 04:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: United States - Human Rights Monitor
Replies: 11
Views: 1084

Re: United States - Human Rights Monitor

viewtopic.php?p=2173575#p2173575 posted in positive news

child marriage is human rights abuse per usa foreign policy.
by krisna
05 Nov 2017 06:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 474779

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015



talk by Nilesh shah MD of kotak mahindra
humurous talk on economy. is hugely positive.
by krisna
03 Nov 2017 02:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4988
Views: 287222

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Edward pococke India in Greece Don't know if it is useful but a book by Edward Pococke about India in Greece written 2 centuries ago. It claims that lot of Greece words names places have Sanskrit root words etc. Indians had good interaction with them etc etc. India is the mother of the greek civili...
by krisna
03 Nov 2017 01:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1521
Views: 183973

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Also had the same thought as articulated by ramana and Rdev. normally khan cops shoot first then ask questions to the attackers family friends etc etc. But surprise here that the attacker was caught alive. Another question is - did isis officially claim that the attacker got inspiration for them.(di...
by krisna
14 Oct 2017 09:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 474779

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Many are writing that economy is in tailspin . what that economy is meant is generally the formal economy -- about the cities led economic activities mainly- exports imports IT and its assorted service industry agriculture stocks etc etc. The non formal economy size is known or not I don't know. doe...
by krisna
25 Sep 2017 00:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 278022

Re: Terroristan - June 20, 2017

earlier references might have been lost due to some data corruption that happened previously. To be fair ... the term has been used much before.. say this you-tube video (2015) Q8o4XYLof10 Of course the term was a standard term, much before.. for example this reference in 2009 from urban dictionary...
by krisna
25 Sep 2017 00:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 278022

Re: Terroristan - June 20, 2017

So this give and take is going on between BRF and MEA. Miss Gambhir's statement reflects BRF (100% as if she reads us regularly) and BRF took the word "Terroristan " from her speach. To set the records straight First reference to "Terroristan" is made by Krishna on 27.8.2016 in ...

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