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by mmasand
21 May 2019 01:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

CBN meets MB, they agree going to Rashtrapati Bhavan prior to the votes being counted will serve no purpose. Anyone with some familiarity of Article 75(1) be able to offer counsel as to what is the legality of an alliance approaching the Prez prior to the leader of the largest party being invited to...
by mmasand
20 May 2019 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I am planning to do a BBQ night on 23rd. Lulu here now sells farmed sirloin steaks that are of adequate quality for grilling. Pork will be from another farm source sold by a local meat shop. Happy or sad, malloos drink. I BBQ!! Yusuf Ali will personally deliver it to you! Isn't it too hot for a BBQ...
by mmasand
20 May 2019 17:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

^ Ban them and give legitimate their claims? It's a democracy, they can peddle whatever they want, it's upto the electorate to choose what to consume. Quite frankly I'd rather we do see NYT/WaPo's OpEd's. The more noise they make is testament to their jealousy. Remember the big boy space club toon? ...
by mmasand
20 May 2019 04:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 53
Views: 5038

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions https://m.timesofindia.com/world/middle-east/us-warns-airliners-flying-in-persian-gulf-amid-iran-tensions/amp_articleshow/69384220.cms I'm going EWR to BOM a week from today. As of today, UAL is flying over Iran. They have been told to st...
by mmasand
20 May 2019 02:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 53
Views: 5038

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

This madman Bolton is going to make me run for cover a third time in the region. I'm somewhat glad he's been kept in check by the Orangutan.
by mmasand
19 May 2019 01:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 53
Views: 5038

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

So here is the NOTAM issued by the FAA being widely circulated to the carrier's in the region. Explains the unusual routing of flights out of DXB/DWC and SHJ. A1987/18A)OMAEE)REFERENCE TO SAUDI ARABIA NOTAM W0438/18, DUE TO THE CONFLICT IN YEMEN BETWEEN THE LEGITIMATE GOVERNMENT AND THE IRANIAN-SUPP...
by mmasand
18 May 2019 00:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 731
Views: 177357

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

ArjunPandit wrote:^^does that lead to any intelligence gathering while performing PIA flying over our airspace??


None, they don't fly over our airspace and it's merely to reduce their overhead. They can't afford a cadet program and hence save both time and money just like the Maharaja in the 80's and 90's.
by mmasand
18 May 2019 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3052
Views: 427390

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Gyan wrote:All BRFites should spread the message that hiring Pakis in Middle East will lead to increase in narcotics trade, arms dealing, terrorism threat & potential coup by Wahabbi Islamists against Monarchies in those countries.


Wut?

You think they don't know? :rotfl:
by mmasand
17 May 2019 14:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2646
Views: 533186

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

ACM Dhanoa flies solo in a Mig-21. Pics/vids coming soon.
by mmasand
16 May 2019 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3052
Views: 427390

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Not one of them is a Paki, don't spread fake news. It clearly mentions Medina and the Grand mosque can be seen in the background. There is a good chance that most of them are Pakis. One of the Paki people who went on Haj made a youtube video about how Pakis were begging in Mecca and Medina and were...
by mmasand
16 May 2019 13:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3052
Views: 427390

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Peregrine G ; please add this video wherever you wish. Pakistanis are breaking into fight while ending ramzan fast! https://twitter.com/ShamaJunejo/status/1128824795607576577 Not one of them is a Paki, don't spread fake news. It clearly mentions Medina and the Grand mosque can be seen in the backgr...
by mmasand
15 May 2019 03:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Baluchistan: The Story of Another Pakistan Military Genocide
Replies: 875
Views: 115923

Re: Baluchistan: The Story of Another Pakistan Military Genocide

Levies are local uneducated men who have a gun thrust upon them, they have to parade around in black shalwars pretending to be an industrial security guard with impunity. They're the boot polishers of the PA when they transit Balochistan with their Chinese lords. They were restored after Mushy disba...
by mmasand
14 May 2019 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 53
Views: 5038

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

sanjaykumar wrote:Haven’t we seen this movie before?


Not again please, survived two. Can't deal with another one.
by mmasand
14 May 2019 00:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

So fair to assume anti-incumbency is going to be a big factor in a potentially fractured mandate ? If the NDA does not stake claim, a GE is almost certain within 18months. I feel that NDA's acche din raised the expectations and the govt found it rather tough to deliver. are you saying this after so...
by mmasand
14 May 2019 00:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

So fair to assume anti-incumbency is going to be a big factor in a potentially fractured mandate ? If the NDA does not stake claim, a GE is almost certain within 18months. I feel that NDA's acche din raised the expectations and the govt found it rather tough to deliver.
by mmasand
13 May 2019 18:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 53
Views: 5038

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

I really don't see Iran as having an appetite for war, with the noose around the neck tightened, the Mullah has lost trust from his citizenry.

So far, no one has laid claim for the acts of 'sabotage'. Could even be the Houthis, or some proxy acting on their behalf.
by mmasand
13 May 2019 18:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Pratyush wrote:Guys,

Take it easy.

Don't get mad get even.


+100

This is an attempt to instigate the people, and one should not fall into this nefarious trap. For 5 years they have kept quiet, once the elections are over, they will vanish into oblivion till 2024.
by mmasand
13 May 2019 15:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Lt Gen Panag is the news again for the wrong reasons, endorses a tweet calling for a revolution/coup if BJP retains LS.
by mmasand
12 May 2019 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

BJP has posted this video of masked TMC Sicarios with good quality pistols and sterling machine pistols. https://twitter.com/BJP4India/status/1127551496260702208 no desi kattas . this is quality reliable firepower. How does she build plausible deniability in this, assuming all goondas ultimately wa...
by mmasand
12 May 2019 19:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Meanwhile in Vadra/Gandhistan... I bet the excuse will be that he is colour blind and Paraguay's flag is similar to that of India. Fess up! Isn't that an evil yindootvadin plot? And here I was going crazy because I was trying to remember which color went where on original INC flag, and why Green wa...
by mmasand
12 May 2019 18:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Meanwhile in Vadra/Gandhistan...

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I bet the excuse will be that he is colour blind and Paraguay's flag is similar to that of India.
by mmasand
12 May 2019 15:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1483
Views: 303178

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

^ it means INS Vishal is definitely on track. If Ajai Shukla says so, it's exactly the opposite.
by mmasand
12 May 2019 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Booth capturing, violence and several deaths reported in WB. Any one placing bets on presidents rule in the next 6 months?
by mmasand
11 May 2019 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Looks like there was another love fest between Pappu and UndY, this time with their Hindi anchor. Anyone watched and Pappu special laughable clips? Whatever the outcome, I will give it to the media advisors to conduct the 'interview' in public in contrast to a hotel room. This grassroots socialism ...
by mmasand
11 May 2019 19:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 169
Views: 27115

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Armed militants storm five star hotel in Gwadar: police Firing is taking place at the Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel in Gwadar after three to four armed militants stormed the facility, according to Gwadar Station House Officer (SHO) Aslam Bangulzai. The Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel in Gwadar, is loca...
by mmasand
11 May 2019 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 169
Views: 27115

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Seriously? How do you get those crack commandos to all nuke sites in Bakistan before the yahoos fire them off? How do you even identify all the sites or be sure that you haven't missed any? Yes. I am quite serious. But maybe the topic is not ripe for discussion right now, but maybe a few months aft...
by mmasand
11 May 2019 13:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

1st gen PIO is ok, they were born and brought up in india and know the real picture. the hinduphobic campaigns will be more tough on 2nd+ gen PIOs. some will say thoo thoo and try to be as much gora as possible incl in faith. textbooks we know are biased... actually my cousin(who only did MS and se...
by mmasand
11 May 2019 02:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Typically the well connected get to write opinion pieces in foreign publications. Like Barkha in Washington Post. Read the byline of who wrote it. The only way to counter it is to have right wing writers also to do chai-biskoot with influential foreign publications and get the ability to write op-e...
by mmasand
10 May 2019 19:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Patni wrote:Modiji just mentioned water given away to pakistan for 70 years! I think pakis will go into deep shock come result day and i sure hope that IWT becomes history soon!!


He referred to India's share of water re: Eastern rivers, not Western rivers. See IWT thread.
by mmasand
10 May 2019 18:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2646
Views: 533186

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

Government sources to ANI: Indian Air Force fighter jets force an Antonov AN-12 heavy cargo plane coming from Pakistani Air space to land at Jaipur airport. Questioning of pilots on. More details awaited. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1126823659316895745?s=19 8) rNDTV reporting it was a scheduled ...
by mmasand
10 May 2019 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Someone was right in saying that Modi dug a pit by raking up Rajiv Gandhi, and they all fell onto it. Sam Pitroda's comments may just swing the vote share in some seats of Delhi and Punjab.
by mmasand
10 May 2019 16:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5468
Views: 440364

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

If one were to compare their previous 'large' order with their current fleet, the discrepancy is evident. InterGlobe laid siege to the assembly lines, if any airline wanted a A320, they would have to wait it out for 4-5 years or optionally go to Indigo, which would then sell them a used A320 at a m...
by mmasand
09 May 2019 19:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

It is clear that NDA will form the Govt. But the BIG question is how the courts will play into all this? Opposition (CBN et all) have already met during Ambani's wedding with Hillary and other deep state officials strategizing how to take control of India. It is pretty clear that courts are already...
by mmasand
08 May 2019 18:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 169
Views: 27115

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Vips wrote:
mmasand wrote:In other news, Asia Bibi has left TSP for Kaneda.


One of the IMF loan conditionalities fulfilled. Aam abdul reaction at Data Durbar?


Just a bunch of local Abdul's drilling the message home that they still are damage capable. More so to the 'establishment'.
by mmasand
08 May 2019 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 169
Views: 27115

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

In other news, Asia Bibi has left TSP for Kaneda.
by mmasand
08 May 2019 09:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2344
Views: 274497

Re: Military Flight Safety

IAF AN-32 over shot runway 27 at BOM just before midnight. Heavies diverted or returned to origin.
by mmasand
08 May 2019 00:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5468
Views: 440364

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

IndiGo prepares for another 'large' Airbus order. The Indian airline, which adds an aircraft to its fleet every week, is in discussions to buy a longer-range version of the European planemaker’s newest narrow-body jet, according to chief executive officer Ronojoy Dutta. Existing orders will see Ind...
by mmasand
07 May 2019 17:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 645
Views: 90101

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

1 of 2: Last night's announced deployment of the @CVN_72 and a @USAirForce bomber task force to the @CENTCOM area of responsibility, which I approved yesterday, represents a prudent repositioning of assets in response to indications of a credible threat by Iranian regime forces. This was the stateme...
by mmasand
07 May 2019 16:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 5744
Views: 388603

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I am not sure but it seems this CJI thing is about 23 May. If NDA gets majority then expect frivolous lawsuits and petitions. These elements are preparing for the war. I hope Modi is closely watching and preparing his moves. Makes for good entertainment value like the verdict on VVPAT's today. I'd ...

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