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by uskumar
15 Jun 2019 12:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2278
Views: 321515

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Exactly my thoughts and I am pretty sure that will work in TN/kl and Punjab where people have traditionally travelled abroad.
by uskumar
13 Jun 2019 08:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 174
Views: 49386

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Sir,
how many carriers does Navy actually have and why are we not considering MIG 29N in this calculation.
by uskumar
12 Jun 2019 20:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3227
Views: 467384

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Another textbook crisis may be brewing in Asia

Pakistan's GDP is 28% lower than India's level, and the IMF expects the gap to keep widening.
by uskumar
11 Jun 2019 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4293
Views: 424508

Re: Internal Security Watch

Saddened by how many incidents and frequency of child rape cases involving religion of piece. Seems most of these guys are living in stone age. Brutality of some is disturbing.
by uskumar
02 Jun 2019 10:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2278
Views: 321515

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Suraj wrote:I don’t see it as a case of India necessarily losing workers . Trade has three major axes - goods , capital and labour . All three can be moved around .

Sir, I think with Advent of ml and ad based economy, I think data is also becoming a major axes
by uskumar
31 May 2019 15:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 409
Views: 27057

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

I feel time for BJP in TN is not right now. It should take a 5 or 10 year break from TN Politics and hope that in 5 or 10 years there will not be a christian majority. Till that time let AIADMK and RajiniKanth join hands to fight the EJ forces. BJP will do well once there is significant EJ populatio...
by uskumar
31 May 2019 13:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 599
Views: 56912

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

India's buying of S-400 from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties: US A Senior State Department Official told a group of reporters on Thursday that New Delhi's decision to buy S-400 air defence system from Moscow was significant, disagreeing with the view that it "isn't a big ...
by uskumar
28 May 2019 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3086
Views: 450708

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

RCEP seemed flawed from the get-go stage. India has no trade surplus with any country with which it has signed FTA with. Our trade deficit is already alarming and tax to GDP ratio low. import duty is important source of income. Under the circumstances signing FTA with China looking to dump it's prod...
by uskumar
28 May 2019 10:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 409
Views: 27057

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

^^ Some bile masquerading as "political analysis" here. That's some serious froth in the mouth, you might want to wipe it off :lol: Sir, I don't see anything wrong with the analysis. Fact is most tn people think rest of India is out to get them.. most people think they are somehow cultura...
by uskumar
27 May 2019 12:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 409
Views: 27057

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Will support it if southern states want to break away from India: DMK leader MK Stalin

Sad to see mainstreaming of seperatism movement in tn by DMK. But not unexpected. Nationalism has become anti-thesis to tamil movement. This is what happens when you let Ej media run a mock .
by uskumar
26 May 2019 10:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 409
Views: 27057

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Amid all this depressing thought of how Hinduism is under grave attack in tn, a film 'monster' had 30 second scene about vallalar and dharmic thought. Gladdened my day.
by uskumar
25 May 2019 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 409
Views: 27057

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Point is, there may be a role for a party that is a hybrid of INC and BJP nationalist and anti-CPM sentiment, that grows from the South. Centrist in religious issues. That would provide a serious alternative to BJP come 2024 and beyond. Sir, I would love for that to happen but has any si party show...
by uskumar
25 May 2019 14:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 409
Views: 27057

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

One factor about present position is demographics. Tn and kl are barely replacing their population. That too in states where there is lot of population travels a for work. Bjp will get it's shot at these States in 10 years when the immigrant ni population is 15 to 20 percent. Till then it will have ...
by uskumar
25 May 2019 03:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 409
Views: 27057

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

While Dravida itself was supposedly "atheist", its activities proved critical to generating the vacuum into which internationally-funded Christian Missionaries could finally ensconce Sir stage 1 was to create a vacuum that missionaries can fill. Now that EJs have mass following and about ...
by uskumar
25 May 2019 03:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 409
Views: 27057

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

^ssundar sir ++1000. , Super post. I also agree that true percent of EJ community in tn is definitely 25 to 40 percent. Census figures makes no sense. Their domination in tn film industry is frightening and can only be compared to mafia domination of Bollywood. I think only ilayaraja and rajini are ...
by uskumar
25 May 2019 02:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 409
Views: 27057

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

EJ threat that TN is facing now is unlike anything faced before. This is one reason why this thread is so important. To counter it is of utmost importance. Most of the propaganda that has gone against bjp was done by EJ community. This election has shown the power of WhatsApp forwards in TN . Factor...
by uskumar
24 May 2019 01:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 93468

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Lot of people here in Chennai are upset about the win of. Bjp as there was large anti modi and anti bjp propaganda. They foresee lot of issues for TN due to bjp perceived North Indian tilt. Separatist seeman's party and anti Hindu kamal are posting 3 to 5 percent in most seats. Kamal party did prett...
by uskumar
21 May 2019 12:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 908
Views: 31872

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

major TN politicos and parties have dropped all pretenses and are now aligned openly with these very same dubious forces of separatism, fundamentalism, and evangelicalism Very well written. dmk was always a separatist party till Indra Gandhi made them choose between separatist ideology and being an...
by uskumar
19 May 2019 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The "A" is whatever you want it to be. BTW, in TN, post MGR& JL, I guess there is no Divine Figure. Match between unknown bureaucrats (Palaniappan?) and experienced goons (Stalin?Pol Pot?) and "INC" which means "Evangelists". Personally I feel Hindus will become mi...
by uskumar
18 May 2019 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Koenraad Elst is correct, BJP is in the business of gathering Hindu vote on issues that affect Hindus. It is not the party of Hindus or Hindu cause. All out dhimmi! Sir one of my reasons for voting bjp is not that they would help Hindu causes, it is to ensure other parties understand that there is ...
by uskumar
17 May 2019 10:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 751
Views: 112956

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Is Wipro, TCS, Infosys next in his second Sir outsourcing is already being targeted at multiple levels by restricting h1 and l1. I had posted sometime back on tax on money sent from America to Indian captive units. I think that's one reason I think data localization is being pushed. Next step will ...
by uskumar
14 May 2019 20:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3610
Views: 292624

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

Delhi businessman stabbed to death for protesting daughter’s harassment The victim, Dhruv Raj Tyagi, had gone to the house of one of the youths with the intention of complaining about his behaviour to the youth’s parents late on Saturday night.................. Piecefool people at it again. A young...
by uskumar
08 May 2019 17:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3174
Views: 558350

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.news18.com/news/business/us-warns-india-over-walmart-and-mastercard-treatment-says-limit-to-discrimination-against-us-firms-2132219.html US Comm secy with some strong words on Walmart & Mastercard whining. Data Localization has really put fire under US. One can see so many articles ...
by uskumar
06 Mar 2019 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2278
Views: 321515

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

US withdrew gsp benefit for 5 billion dollars of goods that too at a time when our current account is going from bad to worse. how much longer are we going to pretend that US is allie.

India weighs retaliatory tariffs on US imports worth $10.6 billion
by uskumar
12 Feb 2019 14:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3227
Views: 467384

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

China's disappointing aid offer dashes Pakistan's hope of debt rescue
It seems Pakistan will need IMF Bailout package after all. It will be interesting to see reaction of pakistani people to increase in price of electricity, gas, food etc which is inevitable in IMF Bailout package.
by uskumar
07 Jan 2019 15:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3227
Views: 467384

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

UAE to extend $6.2bn cash, oil and investment package to Pakistan

UAE and Saudi are giving $6.2 B in loans and differed oil payment. one wonders what they are getting in return.
by uskumar
07 Jan 2019 00:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 174670

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

I think there is a massive level of us vs them separatism in operation here that does not bode well! Sir, It seems to me that you are not aware of situation in TN. It is much worse. Liberal hindus tolerate any such attack on Hinduism in name of uniqueness. Question I have is can a Hindu be liberal ...
by uskumar
12 Dec 2018 19:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1073
Views: 131945

Re: Indian IT Industry

^^I think there is an extra zero in the 7000. DDM? I dont believe so sir. There is a serious push by American government to ensure that offshoring is stopped. let me quote a old article. Indian IT firms looking for ways to soften US tax blow The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, designed to encourage American...
by uskumar
05 Dec 2018 11:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1073
Views: 131945

Re: Indian IT Industry

It is interesting that the threat is coming from EU not US. When was last time an EU app was popular in India. How is this effecting them. Seems like they are doing dirty work of US.
by uskumar
05 Dec 2018 11:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1073
Views: 131945

Re: Indian IT Industry

Data localisation clause may hurt trade pacts between European Union and India, says Ralf Sauer
This is first explicit threat to it/outsourcing from US or EU due to localisation policy, hence posting this

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