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by kittoo
16 Sep 2019 10:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 684977

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I think it is primarily because of inadequate road infrastructure and less to no parking spaces. Old sins of city authorities coming back to haunt the entire country now. Every piece of available land is sold off to the highest bidder to build housing or commercial buildings. Even in the metros the...
by kittoo
07 Sep 2019 02:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1989
Views: 214982

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

The way Sivan sir talked to Modi ji, doesn't look good. People seemed they were consoling Sivan sir.
by kittoo
03 Sep 2019 17:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 684977

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

When China is growing at 6.2% amid trade war and we slump to 5% (5!), the government has to admit that it has really screwed up big time. I am an avid Modi supporter, but now i dont know whether the Congress' profligacy was worse or BJP's extreme obsession with fiscal prudence is worse. Taxing every...
by kittoo
28 Aug 2019 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1985
Views: 244912

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

The IAS, IPS and IFS recruitment process seems to be pretty corrupted and in need of a Broom-e--AmitShah. Recently as u may have seen, Kerala Polis exam top-rankers were found to be also those who had the question papers and answer papers in their homes: may have done the grading by themselves too....
by kittoo
21 Aug 2019 13:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1989
Views: 220906

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

ANI @ANI Justice D Chandrachud ,on #PehluKhan case: I tell you this is one of the great torments of being a judge because you've to decide on basis of evidence ,as it stands&then you find that police investigation has been so woefully inadequate that it's going to result in acquittal .(17.8) ht...
by kittoo
18 Aug 2019 13:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1989
Views: 220906

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Rajasthan: Blind father of Dalit youth allegedly lynched last month in Alwar commits suicide, blames police for ‘suppressing investigation’ https://www.opindia.com/2019/08/rajasthan-dalit-youth-lynched-muslim-woman-father-suicide/ Upset with the insensitivity shown by Rajasthan police in handling h...
by kittoo
14 Aug 2019 12:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2368
Views: 387559

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

^ Govt already announced WE WILL BE 5 TRILLION ECONOMY IN 5 YEARS, for sure then 200 Rafale over next 15 years will be small change for us. Govt announcing and we actually being are two very different things. To become 5 trillion economy in 5 years, we would need annual growth between 10-11% every ...
by kittoo
11 Aug 2019 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 5949

Re: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019ing to come up

IIRC, Lahore had slightly more than 50% Hindu population at the time of partition. As for China, it is highly unlikely they will let go of Aksai Chin or Sakshagam Valley. Both parts are very strategic due to Karakoram Highway as well as CPEC. What would they get in return for those two? Would India...
by kittoo
10 Aug 2019 19:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1985
Views: 244912

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I still feel apprehensive about what happens at SC. Some say the move was legal, some say no. Obviously its also tainted by everyone's biases. What are the chances of SC scrapping the move?
by kittoo
09 Aug 2019 23:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1989
Views: 220906

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Extreme anti-India stuff in Israeli newspaper is making the rounds. https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/hitlers-hindus-indias-nazi-loving-nationalists-on-the-rise-1.5628532 These two provide some context in light of which all the stuff in the article is innocuous. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016...
by kittoo
08 Aug 2019 13:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji
Replies: 54
Views: 3347

Re: RIP - Sushma Swaraj ji

A true daughter of Maa Bharti, she will be missed. May she attain moksha and look after our nation from heavens above. Om Shanti.
by kittoo
05 Aug 2019 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 581124

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

I disagree. We've been trying to get the kashmiris get used to the good life and all since 3 decades. It hasnt mattered and it wont matter cause Islam trumps all. When push comes to shove, the masses there will choose Islam ocer anything else again and again. Weve tried these methods. Its time to tr...
by kittoo
16 Jul 2019 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1989
Views: 220906

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

iMac_too @iMac_too · 2h Just check today's major happenings. Kerala HC says Sabarimala shrine is secular (whatever it means). Jharkhand court orders distribution of Quran. Bombay HC quashes CRZ clearances of Mumbai sea roads. And SC is playing ping-pong over Karnataka. Now tell me what's needed One...
by kittoo
23 May 2019 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113634

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Ardeshir wrote:Arnabda: Sunny Leone leading...Sunny Deol leading from Gurdaspur :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:


LOL yeah. Arnabda is a little too excited.
by kittoo
23 May 2019 09:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113634

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Atmavik wrote:
Dasari wrote:
Republic is addicting to the confusion. Don’t know what they are trying to convey between 2014 and 2019. Trying to copy US election reporting.


republic is reporting actual data. UP does not look good


Dont know whats going on. Can only wait and see. Having major dhoti shivering.
by kittoo
22 May 2019 14:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511790

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I know this is me being pessimistic second time here but i am seriously worried about tomorrow. The opposite side has not given up and this CBI thing, ambani dropping the case, nitish uvaach etc do have me worried. Hope we dont pull an Australia tomorrow.
by kittoo
19 May 2019 22:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511790

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I'd still caution us to not have pre-mature celebrations. I hope with all my heart that BJP wins on 23rd and that exit polls are in right direction. I am surely glad with exit polls, but lets first wait for 23rd I believe. Just my humble 2 cents.
by kittoo
12 Apr 2019 12:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511790

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

So yesterday everything seemed hunky dory and now as more reports come out, things have sobered up for BJP somewhat. Many more days of voting to go. Lets hope at the end things are good.
I personally am predicting around 210 for BJP and 240 for NDA.
by kittoo
11 Apr 2019 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511790

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Some of you guys are very optimistic. Good to see but its not done until its done. Lets wait for 23rd May onlee.
Oh and of course, please do vote.
by kittoo
04 Apr 2019 20:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511790

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

some MNCs are also acting smartly. purposely they are scheduling meetings before election dates in different cities so that people travel and dont come back on time to vote You will also note HR is stuffed with JNU Leftist types who use tier prejudices in promotions, I have noticed lot of leftist d...
by kittoo
03 Apr 2019 17:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3668
Views: 324278

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

Look still Muslims are only 3-4% Of western Europe, let them become say 15-18% we will see the true nature of Europeans. haven't they already shown their true nature in andalus, that many centuries ago?? this newest foray of the muslims is also going to end the very same way. the goras thought that...
by kittoo
03 Apr 2019 12:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3668
Views: 324278

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/03/31/europe/verona-world-congress-of-families-intl/index.html this EU movement bears careful watching, they seem to be calling a spade a spade about the loony forms of western EU "multiculturalism" and letting in large nos of migrants from failed islamic coun...
by kittoo
03 Apr 2019 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511790

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

FWIW. Dr. Praveen Patil on Twitter. https://twitter.com/5Forty3/status/1113088853634580480 Both Odisha & West Bengal are throwing up such hard-to-believe numbers for BJP that our entire Eastern team is refusing to accept them at face value; Uttar Pradesh used to throw up such incredible numbers...
by kittoo
03 Apr 2019 08:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1906
Views: 374794

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

During the recent air standoff, i was just checking out various forums and saw Turkis trying to be more Paki than the Paki when it comes to India. The more interesting thing i observed from those comments is that more than Islamist Turks, secular nationalist Turks are more Pro-Paki. The more secula...
by kittoo
01 Apr 2019 16:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511790

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Karthik S wrote:
Yagnasri wrote: The plan is to have a Islamic State in Hyderabad and EJ state of AP. There is no other reason for the division of AP.

What's the total ej percentage in AP any estimates?


~25% would be my guess, assuming very few lower castes remaining in hindu fold and a few upper castes converting.
by kittoo
11 Sep 2017 10:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4407
Views: 473916

Re: Internal Security Watch

If they can do this in places like Rajasthan, Uttarakhand etc., where their population isnt even all that much, then what awaits places lke KEerala, WB, UP and more! Long term prognosis for India is not good at all, until unless severe measures are taken right now. I wish in 1947 we had listened to...
by kittoo
11 Sep 2017 09:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4407
Views: 473916

Re: Internal Security Watch

If they can do this in places like Rajasthan, Uttarakhand etc., where their population isnt even all that much, then what awaits places lke KEerala, WB, UP and more! Long term prognosis for India is not good at all, until unless severe measures are taken right now. I wish in 1947 we had listened to ...
by kittoo
26 Aug 2017 21:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 581124

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

fanne wrote:indian forces have taken significant casualties today in JK, sad!! Time for another surgical strike?


Was shocked to see 8 brave sons of mother India dying today. A bad day indeed.
by kittoo
16 Aug 2017 01:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119415

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Why is our defence budget till languishing at 1.5-1.6% of GDP? With the threat of a 2.5 front war being very very real in the near future, at least increase it to 2% if not 2.5-3%! All things said & done, Defence acquisition & indigenousation seems pretty low on this government's priority l...
by kittoo
03 Aug 2017 11:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119415

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

One poochh from the gurus. Why does chinese leadership talk in this weird bombastic way? Like "we will build a wall of iron", "mountains will move", "crush it with superior will" and shit? Even for normal things. Is it normal for a regular chinese to talk like that or i...
by kittoo
07 Jul 2017 08:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119415

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Why do you guys even read thewire (and quint)? It's as anti Indian as anyone can be. It's website of that US citizen a$$hole Siddharth varadrajan. That's enough to stay as far away from it as possible.
by kittoo
05 Jul 2017 20:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2530
Views: 253883

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

It was good of Mr.Modi to mention eminent Indian Jews like Lt.Gen.Jacob .V.Adm.Samson,etc.but he forgot his daughter,the famous danseuse Leela Samson. I think maybe she was purposely not mentioned. Whatever she might've said later on, her actions were clearly anti-hindu during here stint as censor ...
by kittoo
24 May 2017 22:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5543
Views: 597657

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Dated article. A little history to remind how communism is close cousin of islamism. Is communism compeletely defeated? Some policy makers are strongly convinced that communism is still very much alive but in a different garb. Much of that drives policies dealing with it. So far as India is concern...
by kittoo
13 May 2017 07:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 92774

Re: China Watch Thread-I

They must have massive over-capacity problems in their country if they are promoting such boon doggles overseas. The construction bubble must be getting ready to burst in their country. Furthermore, which country wants to be a dumping ground for even more Chinese made products and bigger deficits v...
by kittoo
06 May 2017 03:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 581124

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

A longish post alert. Finally something for the security forces. "Winning heart and mind" initiatives as tried by some Army commanders is pure bullshit. That is not possible. Please ask someone who has been there for considerable amount of time. Ask Kashmiri pandits. Security forces belie...
by kittoo
22 Mar 2017 10:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 581124

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/050317/with-bullets-in-his-body-jawan-killed-in-tral-laid-a-trap-for-terrorists.html With bullets in his body, jawan killed in Tral laid a trap for terrorists ral: A 33-year-old Jammu and Kashmir policeman, who was soon to be a father, lost his ...
by kittoo
28 Jan 2017 11:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4407
Views: 473916

Re: Internal Security Watch

His response would have been no surprise. However the response of my other colleagues i.e. the passive resentment of my other colleagues to the idea of partaking teertha from the Rakshasalaya of the Marunmattas was a surprise to me. Not specifically about your co-workers but I don't know why the re...
by kittoo
05 Jan 2017 14:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119415

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Either China is extremely stupid (at least vis a vis India) or the Agni tests have kicked them in the balls. Why do we care if they provide more range to the Pakis? Paki missiles already cover whole of India. If the Chinis want to give the Paki headache to many more countries too, please go ahead. A...
by kittoo
12 Dec 2016 12:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3668
Views: 324278

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

2% OF ITALY IS MUSLIM, 35% OF ITALIAN PRISONERS ARE MUSLIM There are 181 Imams in Italian prisons. - February 20, 2014 Note : This report is over Two and a Half Years Old. By now the percentage of Muslims In Italian Prisons might approach 40%. Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/images/smilies/bee...
by kittoo
29 Nov 2016 22:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 468886

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

I stand corrected, she is not ethnically Indian. Nevertheless a staunch Hindu and friend of India.

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