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by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 21:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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THIS is how it should be .. Don't ask for trial. Ask for them to be handed over. Not that it will be achieved but it will shut up the busy bodies that try preaching India. https://twitter.com/sidhant/status/1195234616807837696 Sidhant Sibal @sidhant Islamabad should hand over Indians wanted for terr...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 21:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
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Also, as @hanumadu noted, it can't go too nativist with CON in the alliance. Like BJP, CON too has to protect it base outside of Maharashtra. The initial resistance to Sena came form CON South India camp. They must have some commitment on that too. Anyways, AS/Modi/DF are taking it light so must we....
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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IF the unholy alliance is successful in forming the government, expect the formation to last between 6-12 months. Nothing will change within 6 months. Ego clash, Scams, fight for capture of power and moolas will take time to develop. The baptization of Sena has already started with NDTV pushing AT'...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 19:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2238
Views: 262152

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3Y-ekYcbyk S Jaishankar In conversation with C Raja Mohan at RNG Lecture 2019 h3Y-ekYcbyk https://twitter.com/saurabhvashist_/status/1195158070780997632 Saurabh Vashist @saurabhvashist_ 1/8 @DrSJaishankar to @MohanCRaja " There is liberal fundamentalism at work ...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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For interested folks .. I will dive in later if i get time BUT this Judge is giving a lot of interviews before taking office and that is unusual. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/the-key-message-from-ayodhya-verdict-is-that-the-dispute-is-now-over-sharad-arvind-bobde-cji...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 19:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2238
Views: 262152

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Transcript of the above speech by the Indian FM https://mea.gov.in/Speeches-Statements.htm?dtl/32038/External_Affairs_Ministers_speech_at_the_4th_Ramnath_Goenka_Lecture_2019 A nation that has the aspiration to become a leading power someday cannot continue with unsettled borders , an unintegrated re...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 19:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
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Data point .. from one of Indian Libtard's hero. https://twitter.com/arvindneela/status/1195122214472781824 Aravindan @arvindneela ' The greatest man India produced in recent centuries was not Gandhi but Swami Vivekananda .' No that is not me... that was Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar . Ref: 'Reminiscen...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 18:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

IF the unholy alliance is successful in forming the government, expect the formation to last between 6-12 months. Nothing will change within 6 months. Ego clash, Scams, fight for capture of power and moolas will take time to develop. The baptization of Sena has already started with NDTV pushing AT's...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 17:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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Jharkhand is a worry. AJSU seemingly breaking alliance, little momentum/wave despite 370 and RJB . A probable low turnout, BJP gets its regular vote share of around 30s while consolidation of opponents gets +40%. Have BJP already given up? Baalakot, 370, RJB, etc are all feel good, add to the halo ...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 15:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
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Views: 357108

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Point .. https://twitter.com/jgopikrishnan70/status/1195030187177431040 J Gopikrishnan @jgopikrishnan70 Seven Judges Bench seems to be a long time affair. The current Bench, CJI retires tomorrow, Justices Indu Malhotra in March 2021, Nariman in August 2021, Khanwilkar in July 2022, Chandrachud to be...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 15:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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wokya ... CAB on the agenda. https://twitter.com/MilanV/status/1195029337172566017 Milan Vaishnav @MilanV Government announces that it will table the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in the winter session of parliament to begin next week http://loksabhadocs.nic.in/bull2mk/2019/1 This bill does two b...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 14:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 118
Views: 11017

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

x-posted from the KL, TN, AP thread... Govt must read 'extremely important' dissent order in Sabarimala verdict: Justice Nariman. The bias of the judge seems to be now coming out in the open. It is basic knowledge that the dissenting judgement has no meaning when it comes to taking any actions. He ...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 14:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/maharashtra-political-crisis-live-updates-news-shiv-sena-congress-bjp-thackeray-1619167-2019-11-15 Maharashtra govt likely to be formed within 20 days: NCP's Nawab Malik NCP leader Nawab Malik has said the government is likely to be formed in 20 days and added t...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 14:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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Last option is to get SC to make split of pre poll alliance illegal and order a fresh election. I don't think that is legally tenable at all. Quite right. Alliance does not come under anti-defection law. SC cannot have a say in alliance formation or dissolution. That is the prerogative of the parti...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 14:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 118
Views: 11017

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This is strange .. The RJB land is vested with the central government which has yet to decide on the trust that will takeover and get the Temple constructed. Yogi may get the leading role or he may not. It is still early days. The construction of the statue was an old promise of Yogi and should not ...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 14:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

While the immediate plans of BJP don't seem to be working ... it will all work out in the end. Just need to be bide time. What is ruled out at this stage is Plan A i.e. BJP+CON with DF as CM. Sena, it seems from reports, has secured CMship for the full 5 years term. BJP cannot match that and that po...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 13:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2238
Views: 262152

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ki1DqPoGqE8
EAM's lecture at Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards 2019

by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 11:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2969
Views: 409223

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The old consensus was that peace in the valley could only be brought about by healing touch i.e. bowing before the Islamist i.e. special status for Kashmir. No surprises here. And yes some burocrats and forces folks too bought into that logic. Infact, I would say that there is much more support for ...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 11:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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From last night .. https://www.firstpost.com/politics/president-rule-in-maharashtra-highlights-updates-maharashtra-government-formation-article-356-latest-news-ram-nath-kovind-uddhav-thackeray-sharad-pawar-ncp-congress-bjp-governor-meeting-today-7630851.html Common minimum programme draft is ready: ...
by pankajs
15 Nov 2019 10:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
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Having a sad feeling to see these SS scums collaborate with Italian MAFIA gang to screw India. This kind of human garbage has been the India's misfortune since centuries. How are MAD allowing this? What exactly can MAD do? SS have shown their true colors to the people. It is up to the people to pun...
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 21:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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Floating in twitter. Turdesai is as faithfool as a durbari and to his bias as ever. He does not let go of any opportunity to inject poison or spin to discredit Modi/BJP or a verdict that goes in favor of Modi/BJP. His latest .. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJUaTudVUAAmsvo?format=jpg&name=small
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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Rahul baba never learns. Is he again falling for a BJP trap? https://twitter.com/RahulGandhi/status/1194930414894215174 Rahul Gandhi @RahulGandhi Justice Joseph of the Supreme Court has opened a huge door into investigation of the RAFALE scam . An investigation must now begin in full earnest. A Join...
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
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Views: 357108

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abhijitm wrote:raids on BMC contractors today.

Anyone thought the BJP will let it slide kya?

Once NCP/CON have deflated SS in state government formation by keeping most of the big portfolios, BJP will try to deprive the Sena of its fallback ATM in the BMC.
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 20:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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Good one for those who understand good Hindi .. Take on Ravish Kumar's daily RR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiE7Z1Kysgc
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 20:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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https://www.firstpost.com/politics/president-rule-in-maharashtra-live-updates-maharashtra-government-formation-article-356-latest-news-ram-nath-kovind-uddhav-thackeray-sharad-pawar-ncp-congress-bjp-governor-meeting-today-7630851.html [17:16 (IST)] Don't see Shiv Sena joining NDA again: Ram Madhav BJ...
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 19:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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With a bucket of salt. BJP too can do propaganda and there is no other corroboration. Such a news is difficult to supress for long. https://www.timesnownews.com/india/maharashtra-news/article/shiv-sena-bjp-maharashtra-uddhav-thakre-son-aditya-thackeray-family-news-shivsena-alliance-mumbai-election/5...
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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FWIW ... https://twitter.com/AskAnshul/status/1194885535497482243 Anshul Saxena @AskAnshul There are more than 16,000 Madrasas in Uttar Pradesh. Now, UP Madarsa students to be trained in NCC, NSS. Earlier, Yogi Govt decided to introduce NCERT syllabus in the Madrassas and hold exams similar to the U...
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 19:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
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Views: 357108

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Point!

https://twitter.com/rahulroushan/status ... 1409705984
Rahul Roushan @rahulroushan

Persons fighting Golwalkar and Savarkar every day decades after their death are asking why are Bhakts still fighting Nehru.
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 19:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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From a Kharge Jr. ... unable to dictate and unable to digest the verdict. https://twitter.com/PriyankKharge/status/1194861401199632384 Priyank Kharge / ಪ್ರಿಯಾಂಕ್ ಖರ್ಗೆ @PriyankKharge On expected lines. Something is amiss in SC . #RafaleVerdict To which .. https://twitter.com/Being_Humor/status/11948...
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 12:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2969
Views: 409223

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.firstpost.com/india/supreme ... 44551.html

* Supreme Court admits two fresh petitions challenging abrogation of Article 370
* Supreme Court defers hearing regarding Article 370 to 10 Dec
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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Ok then. Sena will get something between what it deserves and what it can negotiate in the Sena-NCP-CON combine. Theek hai.
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 12:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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News is cong is now not interested in dy CM post. More bargaining going on. NCP/CON are sensing Sena's desperation to strike a deal and CON seems to think it too can have its own CM on rotation. More the merrier. Good! Sena's mistake was that it went too hot on BJP and publicly. To compound that it...
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 12:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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NCP and Cong both are playing games now fully knowing SS is under their thumb. Fun would be if BJP declare they have closed the door for SS . This will left SS with zero negotiation power with ncp and cong. Yesterdin, Shah gave an interview especially to address the MH situation where he squarely p...
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 11:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 887
Views: 85017

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https://www.firstpost.com/india/supreme ... 44551.html
Pinarayi Vijayan says impossible to bring in legislation to ban women of menstrual age entering Sabarimala
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 11:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 887
Views: 85017

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^^
No .. Only the good sense of Kerala gov. will allow it to use this as a fig-leaf and back off for the time being.
by pankajs
14 Nov 2019 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3486
Views: 357108

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https://www.news18.com/news/politics/maharashtra-govt-formation-live-congress-ncp-may-hold-talks-in-delhi-to-discuss-shiv-sena-tie-up-end-logjam-2386063.html Maharashtra Govt Formation LIVE: Shiv Sena Claims President's Rule in State a 'Scripted Act' Yesterdin, Sena had backed off from pushing its p...

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