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by Karthik S
15 Sep 2019 14:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227856

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

this yindoo bania don't want his tax money wasted to take back the cancer that was once surgically removed. Aren't you a steak loving mallu? BTW PoK will provide direct access to Afghanistan and beyond. I know the terrain is very treacherous, but let L&T guys worry about that. Right now we are ...
by Karthik S
09 Sep 2019 12:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Sachin wrote:No 'infiltrators' to be allowed to stay in India: Shah
'Infiltrators' seems to be a slightly confusing word here. Did he mean illegal immigrants? Or jehadis infiltrating into Kashmir and other parts of India?


Think about it, why would Shah say jehadis will not be allowed to stay in India ? :-?
by Karthik S
09 Sep 2019 12:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3376
Views: 536959

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I stand corrected, MEA press realease called it a "NON MILTARY" strike at Balakot, all Press reports fed on IAF Sources on 26-Feb-19 morning said Balokot, Muzaffarabad and Chakoti. Asif Ghaffoora first tweet at about 4:00 AM PST was IAF Shallow intrusion at Muzaffarabad. Plus PAf response...
by Karthik S
07 Sep 2019 08:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1887
Views: 200912

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

BTW have you guys seen the way a so called journo was shouting at one of ISRO's scientists ?
by Karthik S
07 Sep 2019 08:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1887
Views: 200912

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Better luck next time ISRO, am sure RCA will be done and we will shoot for the moon again.
by Karthik S
05 Sep 2019 11:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227856

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Subramanian Swamy's 'get PoK' Formula: Defend Afghanistan, Let US Exit BJP leader and RS MP Subramanian Swamy has suggested a geopolitical formula to get PoK back To make this happen, India would have to send troops to Afghanistan for fighting the Taliban, which would allow the US to withdraw its t...
by Karthik S
04 Sep 2019 09:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1896
Views: 419196

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

If IN wants to go for fighters let it be Rafale please. I mean didn't F variants and Rafale compete in MRCA competition? I have same PoV as Rakesh sir wrt to geo politics as well. I consider even AH 64 and P8 as risky buys. OK we may bot have an alternative for P8 in that case makes sense to go with...
by Karthik S
03 Sep 2019 12:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5555
Views: 486856

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

L&T Construction awarded contract to build Navi Mumbai international airport GVK said in a BSE filing that the key development spectrum covers include cut and fill works, departure and arrival forecourts, airfield development works, and landside facilities. GVK's step-down subsidiary Navi Mumba...
by Karthik S
03 Sep 2019 11:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1896
Views: 419196

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I am already imagining the maintenance nightmare this will end up as. Please no more used aircraft carriers. After Vikrant (ex-Hercules), Viraat (ex-Hermes) and Vikramaditya (ex-Gorshkov)....please no more. Just go with new build (Make in India) vessels. But I thought only russkis provide rust buck...
by Karthik S
02 Sep 2019 15:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

@karthik Pleasing BD is irrelevant. Even if BD is pleased as punch and willing to do our bidding and accepts all their deported nationals it won’t solve our problem. Simply because they are ineffectual and That border has proven to be useless. You have to solve the root cause as if the border does ...
by Karthik S
02 Sep 2019 12:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Aur non-chutiyapa kya hai boss ? Do you have any suggestions ? Do you thing a toothless deportation exercise is enough to solve the long term issue? Will BD forever remain neutral/pro India or reduce the influx of people to please India? Even Nepal is unpredictable. Please look at demographic trend...
by Karthik S
02 Sep 2019 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 697
Views: 106493

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

^^ That has paki written all over it.
by Karthik S
02 Sep 2019 09:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227856

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

अर्ध-सन्यासी (Half Hermit)
@bababanaras
Alert, Aware and Able

Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, Gilgit and Baltistan will be liberated from Pakistan. These parts belong to us, will be with us.

Time starts now.
by Karthik S
02 Sep 2019 08:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Deportation is just kicking the Can down the road and it will come back to bit us in a generation or two. Jinnahs grandpa was essentially “deported from his community and look at what he did. Won’t the NRC excercise create a good database which can be leveraged in the future. Everyone should be den...
by Karthik S
01 Sep 2019 21:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

3 crores BMs and 7 crores Indics extrapolation is strawman, not just talking about 3 crore. Regarding no country will take them, well don't know why any country should take them other than BDs, and I really hope MAD are not thinking the way you are regarding that. All this will be a messy process, o...
by Karthik S
01 Sep 2019 20:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Those 13 lakh indics can and must be given Indian citizenship. IMO, any person of Indic faiths in both BD and pak must be given as a default. Don't know where you got your calculation of 3 7 crores, sounds like a strawman. Point is this, illegal BMs, rohingyas etc must be deported. Indics in BD and ...
by Karthik S
01 Sep 2019 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Why do you think there won't be false positives and false negatives ? That's a given. If any of you think things won't get messy, then they are being unrealistic. A billion indics can't suffer just so that there aren't false negatives. That's shouldn't be the reason not to expel illegals. It just ne...
by Karthik S
31 Aug 2019 11:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227856

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

my frnd from Dal lake, Srinagar tells me, the shops are being prevented from opening by the militants as a way to increase hardship for ordinary citizens. people are taking sugar, spices, pulses from city to the villages. private vehicles are running normally though traffic is thin. they are gettin...
by Karthik S
30 Aug 2019 12:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 707
Views: 144617

Re: Infrastructure News & Discussion

Looks like we are following US model. NS and EW.
by Karthik S
30 Aug 2019 11:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 697
Views: 106493

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

UAE warplanes bomb Saudi-backed troops in southern Yemen after new advance By News Desk -2019-08-295 Reuters file photo BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:40 P.M.) – The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) air force carried out a series of airstrikes over southern Yemen on Thursday, targeting a number of sites belonging t...
by Karthik S
29 Aug 2019 17:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Pratyush sir, is that a question or a statement in the form of a question?
by Karthik S
29 Aug 2019 11:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3749
Views: 678064

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Thanks for very informative post Suraj.
by Karthik S
28 Aug 2019 12:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 326862

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Brar can provide more input on this.... USAF Wants More Airlift Capacity But With C-17 Out Of Production What Could Provide It? https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/24542/usaf-wants-more-airlift-capacity-but-with-c-17-out-of-production-what-could-provide-it That leaves of possibility of US selling...
by Karthik S
28 Aug 2019 12:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 326862

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Rahul M wrote:Better to select a common platform for AAR, AEW&C, txport but that's too much like common sense, so can't happen.


Any updates on A 330 refuellers? Weren't we going to buy 6 of them.
by Karthik S
28 Aug 2019 11:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3749
Views: 678064

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Enough of social services, govt already is spending good amount for that. If we are to become $5T economy in just 5 years, govt needs to spend on infra that will give impetus to economic growth. Not only that, provide incentive for desi manufacturing from phones to VLCC ships, by giving very low int...
by Karthik S
28 Aug 2019 08:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227856

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

UlanBatori wrote:Day 22. Situation NAAAAAAAAAAAAARmal


Too early to celebrate saar. Am sure anger is building up in everyone there. Wasn't there news of killing a truck driver by stone pelters who assumed the driver to be from the army.
by Karthik S
27 Aug 2019 17:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 326862

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Wouldn't it make better sense to go for C 5 galaxy instead of 747 cargo version?
by Karthik S
27 Aug 2019 16:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2346
Views: 348023

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

That's the thing, it happened at Indian Consulate. GoI will be more than aware of this, wonder why they didn't lodge a public protest at cavalier response by londonistan police.
by Karthik S
27 Aug 2019 16:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2346
Views: 348023

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Didn't realize it was this bad, that a******e BoJo and his govt needs to be made to pay for this. https://swarajyamag.com/world/eye-witness-account-defending-the-indian-high-commission-in-londonistan-on-15-august I am surprised at lack of protest from our side? How could the brit ba$tards let it ha...
by Karthik S
27 Aug 2019 15:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3744
Views: 326862

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

The US has 200+ C 17s. May be they can sell us half a dozen once they pull out of Afg.
by Karthik S
27 Aug 2019 13:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Karan M wrote:Has a single serving official for instance made a public comment about Turkeys increasingly hostile actions against India or pointed out what we could do?


Indeed we have made a public comment, by ordering support vessels from Turkey.
by Karthik S
27 Aug 2019 12:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Guys, TN BJP really need to take care of Maridhas. He is taking on big powers.
by Karthik S
25 Aug 2019 19:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4400
Views: 470984

Re: Internal Security Watch

There was a major terror threat in South India. The navigator for the terror module is suspected to be a Malayali who worked out of Bahrain. He landed up with a woman a couple of days back. The woman was the first to surrender to the police; following which the Malayali man also tried to surrender ...
by Karthik S
25 Aug 2019 18:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh to introduce courses in govt and private colleges on ‘life, ideology and policies’ of Rajiv Gandhi https://www.opindia.com/2019/08/madhya-prqdesh-rajasthan-congress-course-colleges-rajiv-gandhi/ Why hasn't MP govt fallen yet? Weren't we expecting it to happen after KA?
by Karthik S
25 Aug 2019 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227856

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

the joker may get more lashes as his last visit. even pakis don't take him seriously.
by Karthik S
25 Aug 2019 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212701

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Just wanted to come out of lurk mode with a small point. Living long doesn't mean they are happy. Karunanidhi had multiple ailments, had to see his party lose power and infighting amongst his many children. Same for others who lived long. And who knows he may have been reborn as a girl in Pakistan ...
by Karthik S
25 Aug 2019 09:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Om Shanti: Shri Arun Jaitley Shradhanjali
Replies: 37
Views: 2261

Re: Om Shanti: Shri Arun Jaitley Shradhanjali

Om shanthi, people say he stood by NM as a rock during NM's testing times, we all owe a big gratitude to him.
by Karthik S
25 Aug 2019 08:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1896
Views: 419196

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Aren't design of desi SSN ready already? In this 2 year old video, at 6:52, SU mentions navy is confident of having first sub in next 6 7 years. That singular program is progressing well ahead away from prying eyes and ears, somewhere down the line we "might" hear about commissioning/depl...

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