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by ravit
16 Mar 2013 02:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4367
Views: 306780

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

People near some Australian wind farms, targeted by activists, are complaining about illness(vibro acoustic disease :eek: ) . A study says it is psychological response from the campaign by the activists. Anti-nuclear campaign in Kudankulam might have the same affects. Sickness being attributed to wi...
by ravit
23 Feb 2013 04:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2442
Views: 341733

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Question about de-industrialisation/no-industrialisation of India during British rule. Wikipedia has this to say about it. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_history_of_India#The_absence_of_industrialisation_during_the_colonial_period Historians have suggested that this was because India was sti...
by ravit
20 Feb 2013 23:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5787
Views: 609201

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/logistics/tatas-return-to-skies-with-airasia-telestra-lowcost-airline-venture/article4434932.ece Tatas return to skies with AirAsia. Kuala Lumpur-based low-cost airline AirAsia has tied up with Tata Sons and Arun Bhatia of Telestra Tradeplace ...
by ravit
16 Apr 2011 22:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev
Replies: 3955
Views: 280528

Re: Anna Hazare and Lokpal Bill

Cant we not explore other moves, what we need is a clean accountable democratically appointed body, Sincere question. How do you think that we can have a clean democratically elected anything in India? clean democratically elected is an oxymoron in current India. Just for an MLC at local village le...
by ravit
15 Nov 2010 16:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 417242

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

Waking up finally? India equates Jammu & Kashmir with Tibet? Barely a month ahead of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s visit to India next month, New Delhi has made it clear that it expects Beijing to set the record straight on Jammu & Kashmir by reciprocating just the way India has done in the c...
by ravit
27 Oct 2010 13:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 417242

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

Visa row between India, China ahead of Singh-Jiabao meet
Chinese foreign office spokesman Ma Zhaoxu said on Tuesday: "As for the Indian Kashmir visa, our policy is consistent and has stayed unchanged."


Now what will the PM say to Chinese in the meeting?
by ravit
07 Sep 2010 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2010
Views: 203574

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

Willing to work with India for peace in South Asia: China

"would like to have a foothold in South Asia," Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Jiang Yu said
by ravit
23 Aug 2010 17:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J & K news and discussion
Replies: 3983
Views: 449570

Re: J & K news and discussion

^^^ Its time Indians started asserting themselves.. Write to Google, botycott and use bing/Yahoo/msn instead. Seriously Everyone including google/yahoo/bing/wikimapia... do show Kashmir and Arunachal with dotted lines outside India. Boycotting Google really has no point since there is no alternativ...
by ravit
10 Aug 2010 16:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA News and Discussion
Replies: 3861
Views: 925260

Re: MRCA News and Discussion

http://livefist.blogspot.com/2010/08/lockheed-martin-dismisses-rumours.html Looks like F16 is out of competition. What we do know is the F-16IN Super Viper would bring tremendous capabilities now and for the future to the Indian Air Force and would strengthen the strategic partnership between India...
by ravit
10 Aug 2010 13:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 3942
Views: 420541

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

AI seeks $1bn compensation from Boeing

However the move has not gone down well with Washington. The US government is now reportedly pressurising the Indian government to take a softer line.
by ravit
07 Aug 2010 13:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 606031

Re: Internal Security Watch

^^ From ARRESTS OF SOME HINDUS AS TERRORISTS: CURIOUSER & CURIOUSER 7. Thus, according to American investigators the LET and Al Qaeda were responsible for the Samjauta Express blast and the HUJI for the Mecca Masjid blast.If the American investigators, who have better sources in Pakistan, are co...
by ravit
03 Jun 2010 17:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA news and discussion
Replies: 2897
Views: 815683

Re: LCA news and discussion

Craig Alpert wrote:HI-RES TEJAS LSP-4 PIC


Pardon my ignorance. But, what is that flag/symbol of black/white/red doing on the tail of the flight? Any countries or companies flag?
by ravit
07 Jan 2010 20:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Telangana Monitor

Rahul Mehta wrote conspiracy theory about YS death and petrol/Reliance in this tread sometime back. I am seeing discussion about "Reliance and YS" in TV5 new channel now. They are saying some Russian journalist in America wrote this in a news channel. The news item is blocked in India. Thi...
by ravit
02 Jan 2010 22:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) - Dec 30 - 2009
Replies: 2838
Views: 235482

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP) - Dec 30 - 2009

Folks, this ToI tamasha is not something that comes from nowhere, this is most likely a GoI trial-balloon of change in policy. For the record, other things are cooking on the ground too: Indian boxers cross border Does GOI have the balls to say "Lets start peace process only. No harm only!&quo...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 02:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

Could any Gurus suggest how to keep a low profile and be safe in such a violent situations. I lost complete faith on the Administration. I dont even have a Revolver or something like that to protect my family in such situations. When a mob attacks your house, it will be very difficult to defend. Bu...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 01:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

{cool it}
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 01:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

You dont seem to understand that Telangana is not a new demand. Several hundred people were killed in 1969 for fighting for Telengana. Do know about Telangana Praja Samiti in 1971? People here seem to equate Telangana movement with KCR which is totally wrong. It is just that the fast he started rec...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

I should ask, you from kosta? Really? Are you reading other's posts? I replied to stuff about Sagar saying that I belong to Ongole and we don't get a damn drop of water from Sagar. That damn reservoir in Prakasam got coconut-ceremony by 4 CM's. Nothing turned out. I want a separate autonomous count...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

This whole prove it is exploited angle is interesting Does Telangana need to feel exploited to opt out??? But, it is what they claim. And is someone wrong in asking a proof when someone claims something. Not just exploited. Exploited and enervated by blood-sucking, moral-deprived costa-kummas and s...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

But, confederation of 2 state with half of the MP's, who are fighting and abuses each other right now, will influence. I agree unanimously, consentaneously and consentiently. Why make it hard? Why let go with a grudge? Why not part ways like brothers? Who's the one here acting like a ex-boyfriend r...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

States used to form on linguistic lines in the past. These days there formed based on economics. Jharkand is an example. And Telangana is not economically different from rest of AP. One exception is that they have one and only freedrom fighter in the history of universe: KCR. And ROAP(restof AP) do...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

I meant small states have difficulty influencing national politics. A telugu confederacy would allow it to play an influential part. Yeah. One state of 42 MP's can't influence national politics. But, confederation of 2 state with half of the MP's, who are fighting and abuses each other right now, w...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

I haven't been to remote telangana regions, so I cannot comment on that. But what I want to know is on what basis you think Telangana is exploited, and that too by rest of the state. Buddy, analyzing whether telangana was being exploited is not my job. Im sure it's not your job as well. And i canno...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

Two parties need not agree for seperation, Same is the case for divorce. The consitituion of India doesnt require approval of the assembly or a resolution passed for the formation of a state. If that were the case Andhra would never have seperated from TN 1) Are you living under a rock or Antarctic...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

This way, Telangana guys will be cool -- they will eventually get Hyderabad after 25 years. Andhra guys will be cool -- they will not immediately lose out on all the investments and hardwork done by them in Hyderabad over the years. MOrever, each will get one-third of Hyderabad revenues, so there i...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

Are you serious :?: Damn serious. You want me to consider a bunch of figures that were prepared and put together by the same people who are opposing the formation of telangana today. Do you think Mr. A who practice's discrimination in fund allocation, developmental works etc etc would sit down and ...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AvXrOBBBXYtPdHAxMmVvd2s4Z1YtY05fd3cxSU1hY0E&hl=en I am not good at consolidating data...may be gurus can help us here. Venkari, Have put all data from that pdf into csv file from which you can import into googledocs. I don't have permission todo that. Fil...
by ravit
25 Dec 2009 00:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

fighting with our own people will only make the dream of some Chinese come true....so lets calm down and do piece by piece analysis... And all the crores worth destruction caused in last 20 days will hit hard on AP people stomach. AP would have gone 5-10 years back and no one knows when this mayhem...
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 23:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

A biased DDM'ite writes sth in indian-express with a spin and it is true? And the results you posted from the AP govt. sites... Do you think there true? After all ,they were created by the same helms of people who discriminated everything based on regions. It could very well be "window dressed...
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 23:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

Why should Andhra people have a say in formation in Telangana, Utterly ridiculous :rotfl: . What stake to Andhrites have in Telangana? Because they get affected if you split their state and take hyd away and thus try to reduce them to slave working for you and pay taxes for you and still huddle abu...
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

In fact the benefits of major irrigation have gone to coastal Andhra. In 2003-04, 6.93 lakh hectares of area irrigated under canals was located in four coastal districts of the State - East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna and Guntur. A biased DDM'ite writes sth in indian-express with a spin and it...
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 22:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

anuj and goutham. Since you are taking stand that Telangana was done injustice, resource-deprivation and that it is backward, Can you prove that Telangana is backward region in Andhra-Pradesh? With numbers, again numbers or statistics and not emotional outbursts. Here, I have some graphs and statist...
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 21:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

vijayk wrote:My point is not what you think.



Wait. I got you and goutham mixed up and though I was replying to goutham.
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 18:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

Did little research on Irrigation projects... Nagarjuna Sagar dam http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagarjuna_Sagar_Dam The scheme will divert 160-tmc water from river Pranahita in Adilabad to Chevella in Rangareddy and hence will provide drinking water facility to Adilabad, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Medak...
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

you say 50% of hyderabad revenue will be diverted. if 50% goes then how will telangana manage development? do you understand the scale of money required for infra, irrigation in telangana? for the past 60 years in Telangana from the village, mandal to MLA and Ministers all were local leaders. no ma...
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 02:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

1) GO 610: why was this never implemented by an govt? and systematiclly by andhra bueracrats 2) Krishna and Godavari pass through majority of telangana but no projects are constructed here Nagarujuna Sagar Dam(1970): The Dam itslef was constructed in Telagana area(in the last district of Telangana)...
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 00:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

People in Gulbarga, Bidar and Aurangabad are willfully part of the state that they want to be part of ,during linguistic division of states. No one is asking them to join Telengana by force. Very unlike the situation in AP today. No. People in Gulbarga, Bidar and Aurangabad don't have Hyderabad to ...
by ravit
24 Dec 2009 00:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

So you mean to say that people who invested in Hyderabad, slogged day and nite, their a$$ off, shud just leave everything, pack their bags and go ??? Is that what you are suggesting? ] No one is asking anyone to goback. All Telaganites are asking for is a seperate state nothing wrong with the deman...
by ravit
14 Dec 2009 20:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US News and Discussion
Replies: 2539
Views: 275347

Re: India-US News and Discussion

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by ravit
14 Dec 2009 12:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 377117

Re: Redrawing State Boundaries

225 mlas is exaggerated figure. But he may be positioning himself as CM of a new party/coalition that comprizes of all MLAs from TDP, INC and PRP from non-Telangana regions along with some Telangana MLAs. You really think its possible even if situation goes to a trust-vote? TDP/INC MLA's supporting...

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