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by a_bharat
11 Aug 2019 12:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1125
Views: 118651

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

“Give me a chance”, Rashid Engineer begged his interrogators (Former J&K MLA arrested by NIA in terror-funding case) According to the sources in the army, Engineer cried over the phone and begged the army commander to help him “get away”. In return, the source said, Engineer expressed his willi...
by a_bharat
11 Aug 2019 06:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1125
Views: 118651

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

When Governor's rule was there in J&K after the fall of BJP-PDP govt, GoI went to SC that, milords SC-STs of J&K cannot get benefits like other SC STs of India, bliss to do something. SC in all it's glory to help SC - STs asked GoI what options were available. Cunning Baniya Modi said since...
by a_bharat
08 Aug 2019 13:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 63194

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Since GoI got support of more than 2/3rd legislators in each house on the issue of making 370 inoperative, I wish it goes ahead in the next parliament session to make the constitutional amendment to completely remove it. A future GoI should not be able to make the 370 operative again by simply issui...
by a_bharat
06 Aug 2019 06:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 571846

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

A twitter thread on the events: Aayush Narayan @AayushNarayan3 16 hours ago, 21 tweets, 14 min read Read on Twitter Step 1. Withdrawal of support from mehbooba mufti Government. This was Important so that the power to give consent moves to Governor. Live: BJP quits J&K govt.; Mehbooba resigns, s...
by a_bharat
02 Aug 2019 08:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3545
Views: 637590

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Finance Ministry needs to move away from Socialist policies: Surcharge on rich was wonky enough, new CSR norms are beyond ridiculous But the budget made a catastrophic blunder by the imposition of the surcharge on the rich. When it became apparent that the surcharge would also apply to trusts, that...
by a_bharat
22 Jul 2019 18:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 709
Views: 96160

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

The plot is a bit confusing. Horizontal axis is time in seconds. White vertical axis shows rel velocity. What is the red vertical axis? Is it altitude? But it doesn't correspond to the read out. At 944.5 secs, read out says altitude is 171.4 km but graph corresponds to 550. It would seem like under...
by a_bharat
07 May 2019 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 492644

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

This forum is becoming increasingly intolerant to views other than Modi/BJP bhajan. There used to be a time when people used to say "Indira is India". Now it has become "Modi is India" on this forum. For me no individual or party is above criticism. All have their warts. In 2014,...
by a_bharat
23 Apr 2019 13:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 492644

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I give benefit of doubt to Mrs Gandhi. IMO, Indira Gandhi and even Rajeev Gandhi worked in the interest of the nation despite their negative aspects. Starting from Sonia, this family has become outright anti-Hindu and anti-national. Who overturned the ShahBano judgement? At one point the line betwe...
by a_bharat
23 Apr 2019 13:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 492644

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I have no charitable view of Congress. Mrs Gandhi lost at Shimla what was earned with blood on the battlefields. I give benefit of doubt to Mrs Gandhi. IMO, Indira Gandhi and even Rajeev Gandhi worked in the interest of the nation despite their negative aspects. Starting from Sonia, this family has...
by a_bharat
20 Apr 2019 15:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 492644

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I have a Satta Bazaar estimate putting 299/350 for BJP/NDA. It's in Hindi. भाजपा.         = 299 सहयोगी।       =    51 *एनडीए -     = 350* .... *आंध्र प्रदेश - (25)* = भाजपा -2 ... The Andhra number caught my eye. If any BJP MP candidate gets back his/her deposit in AP, that would be a great achieve...
by a_bharat
15 Apr 2019 15:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1471
Views: 376751

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Noob question: would Nirbhay be suitable for Balakot type of operation (ignoring things like escalation ladder, etc)? Cost wise, how does it compare to sending a bunch of planes as done for Balakot?
by a_bharat
12 Apr 2019 14:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 492644

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Nature of fault and glitches and fixing and lack of proper handling or training are different from replacement. Obviously EVMs that were broken by throwing on the floor by voters, cadre, and candidates need replacement. There were many booths started way late and they were way more than 43. Here it...
by a_bharat
12 Apr 2019 11:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 492644

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

It is all the magic of religious demographics. Yes don't laugh at when I say religious demographics. AP's real Xian+Muslim percentage is 25% and couple of elite castes of AP such as Reddys make it a 30% solid unmoveable property of Congress and now YCP as inheritor got all that even in 2014. See ev...
by a_bharat
30 Mar 2019 07:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 511
Views: 72481

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

INDIA GOES ELECTRIC WITH BATTERY-SWAPPING RICKSHAWS drive down costs by splitting the vehicle from its most expensive component, the battery. A not quite two-year-old joint venture between electric car maker Virya Mobility 5.0 and solar power company SUN New Energy Systems, SUN Mobility is working ...
by a_bharat
27 Mar 2019 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 108415

Re: Indian ASAT test

Soon After PM Address, Foreign Ministry Puts Out FAQs On Mission Shakti NEW DELHI: India has shot down a low earth orbit satellite with an anti-satellite missile or A-SAT, Prime Minster Narendra Modi announced today in a televised address to the nation. "India can now defend itself in space, a...
by a_bharat
11 Mar 2019 10:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 395040

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@arun, sure, I will put you in my ignore list. Continue on with your puerile ways until mods too run out of their patience.
by a_bharat
11 Mar 2019 09:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 395040

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Sushant Sareen opines that PM Modi has trumped the Mohammadden Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s “madman with nukes” strategy: @arun, will you please stop using the above prefix every time you refer to pak. It is irritating to read this in each of your posts and appears childish.
by a_bharat
27 Feb 2019 18:45
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 145130

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

CNN News 18 quotes Paki army stating that only 1 pilot is in their custody.
Pakis are trying to create confusion to hide the downing of F-16.
12-18 planes in the package.
by a_bharat
26 Feb 2019 10:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 145130

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

Did we call Pak's nuke bluff, or is too early to say that?
by a_bharat
15 Feb 2019 09:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 177736

Re: Pulwama Attack

Austin wrote:Indian Leadership will be careful not to fall into a trap of full fledge war with Pakistan , This is what they want.

in other words, let it pass?
by a_bharat
15 Feb 2019 09:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 177736

Re: Pulwama Attack

Today's quote on my calendar (Swami Vivekananda): My child, what I want is muscles of iron and nerves of steel, inside which dwells a mind of the same material as that of which the thunderbolt is made. Strength, manhood, Kshatra-virya + Brahma-teja ... this I want. Hope, Indian leadership has some o...
by a_bharat
14 Feb 2019 22:18
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 177736

Re: Pulwama Attack

GoI shouldn't hesitate to use areal attacks. If it escalates into a full scale war, so be it. Also, it's high time that IWT is abrogated.
by a_bharat
29 Dec 2018 12:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 395040

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@AdityaRajKaul 3h3 hours ago More War between Pakistan sponsored separatists in Kashmir and ISIS has now intensified. ISIS sympathisers yesterday took over the throne of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq of Hurriyat at the Jamia Masjid, Srinagar (Kashmir) waving black ISIS Flags and sloganeering. Mirwaiz has gon...
by a_bharat
20 Feb 2018 09:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3545
Views: 637590

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

What actually happened in PNB scam? Let’s start from the concept. What actually happened in PNB scam? Let’s start from the concept. First, The Concept Let’s understand how things work. Some importer, let’s call him Nirav Modi or NM, wants to import pearls or diamonds and then sell them. The purchas...
by a_bharat
25 Nov 2017 15:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 709644

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

SC rejects bail application of accused on his failure to explain source of demonetized notes November 24, 2017[2017] 87 taxmann.com 260 (SC) 308 Views PML Act : Where appellant accused failed to explain source from where he had acquired huge amount of demonetized currency recovered from him, his pr...
by a_bharat
10 Aug 2017 18:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 558819

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

AY 2016-17 corresponds to FY 2015-16.
by a_bharat
09 Aug 2017 18:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1091057

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

Shiv, good info. Please check the pronunciation of avalanche.
by a_bharat
23 May 2017 21:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 234217

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Libyan origin Brit per Twitter.
by a_bharat
16 Dec 2016 12:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 709644

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

ANI ‏@ANI_news 54m54 minutes ago If one has not linked his pan no. with his bank account then balance of more than 5 lakhs can't be operated,have to fill form no. 60:RBI ANI ‏@ANI_news 43m43 minutes ago Deposits made after Nov 9 exceeding 2 lakhs, without having pan no will not be operated till lin...
by a_bharat
10 Dec 2016 15:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 709644

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The common wisdom is that demonetization is deflationary. My experience is otherwise. My barber raised his fee from Rs. 150 to 200. The barber accepted payment by card (Rs. 4 extra charged). My doctor's fee went up to Rs. 800 from 600 (general physician at Apollo). In addition, the doc's receptionis...
by a_bharat
09 Dec 2016 13:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 709644

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Other than illiterate poor, nobody whining about inconvenience and loss of business deserves any consideration. Some people are hell-bent on continuing to deal only in cash and avoid paying taxes. Those who don't want to adapt to digital payments deserve to perish (although that is not likely to hap...
by a_bharat
12 Nov 2015 06:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 703
Views: 141898

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

In the last couple of months, we are hearing a lot on "awarding" X kms of road projects and Gadkari has become silent on how many KMs are being built per day. He initially boasted of achieving the target of 30 kms/day within a short time. Where do we stand on this metric now? Anybody has ...
by a_bharat
11 Nov 2015 08:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 703
Views: 141898

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

In the last couple of months, we are hearing a lot on "awarding" X kms of road projects and Gadkari has become silent on how many KMs are being built per day. He initially boasted of achieving the target of 30 kms/day within a short time. Where do we stand on this metric now? Anybody has t...
by a_bharat
05 Nov 2015 12:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 229845

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

National Geographic's Mangalyaan documentary: India's Mars Mission The National Geographic Channel has announced that it will air a documentary on India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) a.k.a Mangalyaan and how it successfully entered the orbit of the red planet. The documentary will premiere on the sa...
by a_bharat
02 Nov 2015 17:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 558819

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

My experience with Indian online-shopping:
Products: snapdeal > amazon > flipkart
UI: flipkart > amazon > snapdeal
Delivery: amazon > flipkart > snapdeal
by a_bharat
29 Sep 2015 09:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 230183

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

When Modi visited France, the initial figure was $ 4B. The next day, the number was $ 5B. Later it became $ 8B. Now, it is $ 9B.
:roll:

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