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by Karthik S
29 Jan 2020 13:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4987
Views: 718972

Re: Internal Security Watch

The soap-opera Execution of Nirbhaya's rapists seems to be going on.. SC dismisses Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh's petition , which is followed by Nirbhaya rape case convict Akshay Kumar Singh files curative petition in SC :roll:. Sachin sir, seeing many pics and videos of moplahs trying to relive ...
by Karthik S
29 Jan 2020 12:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Temp topic: Countering the JKLCAANRC attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5157

Re: Temp topic: Countering the JKLCAANRC attacks

OK. Saw a mallu news in keralakaumudi.com that illegal BDs are entering KL from across the country, enjoy your kappa and mulaku chammanthy and other things with them. Just be safe while you are at it.

Admin Note: you already had 2 warnings. Cool off for a few days
by Karthik S
29 Jan 2020 10:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Temp topic: Countering the JKLCAANRC attacks
Replies: 35
Views: 5157

Re: Temp topic: Countering the JKLCAANRC attacks

We can't deport anyone who had been here for more than a few years. It simply isn't done. It simply isn't dharma. Yes, that is the undoing of us yindoos, but what to do onlee? We are like this onlee!! The public outrage will be indefensible. Easy for you to live in the land of milk and honey, enjoy...
by Karthik S
28 Jan 2020 11:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3087
Views: 763480

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I really wish govt orders 2 more P 15B to be built simultaneously, the fourth ship I think will be ready for launch in few months time anyway.
by Karthik S
27 Jan 2020 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232623

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

BJP MLA Raja Singh put under house arrest, says Owaisi’s party behind the attack on Hindus in Bhainsa More on the Bhainsa voilence Jihadi mob attacks Hindu homes in Bhainsa - 18 houses belonging to Hindus burnt and properties looted Remember the Bhainsa violence Finally MIM took over Bhainsa Result...
by Karthik S
26 Jan 2020 20:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 71st Republic Day - Discussions
Replies: 48
Views: 7572

Re: 71st Republic Day - Discussions

I'd like more mechanized parade, Russian, Chinese and all showcase huge missiles and other equipment, we are still more troops march past comparatively, while we may continue with the troops part, I'd really like to see showcasing cannisterized Agni V, Agni 4 ..., Arjun, Pinaka II etc. Hopefully, ne...
by Karthik S
26 Jan 2020 20:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3087
Views: 763480

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Mazagon+Dock+Shipbuilders+Limited/@18.9674735,72.8499575,438m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x50eae42c740aa80c!8m2!3d18.9670056!4d72.8479262 Guys looks like google maps are updated, there's P-17A right next to Vizag class. There's one ship in the richie dock, can some...
by Karthik S
26 Jan 2020 13:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 71st Republic Day - Discussions
Replies: 48
Views: 7572

Re: 71st Republic Day - Discussions

arshyam wrote:No Army Arjun even this time. Commentator going on and on about the T-90's virtues. Time to forget the Arjun exists I suppose.

The one battle where Bhishma defeated Arjuna.


Indeed very disappointing. Anyone saw Astra ? Was it there?
by Karthik S
26 Jan 2020 08:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232623

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

Rony garu, has TRS become as secular as NCP or TMC? IMO Equal or more than that. After his victory in latest municipal elections, KCR says he wont accept CAA or NRC and will make effort to mobilize non-congress secular parties against CAA. If KCR is the king, Owaisi is the Kingmaker behind him. Who...
by Karthik S
25 Jan 2020 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232623

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

Telangana municipal Corporations results (TRS + MIM) vs (Congress + TDP + Communists) vs BJP alone Results - TRS sweeping victory. But BJP moving closer to fill the opposition space https://twitter.com/VDPAssociates/status/1221042138281938944?s=20 Big news coming in from Telangana.TRS has won massi...
by Karthik S
25 Jan 2020 20:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3640
Views: 1020208

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

5000 km to 6000 km will take a decade?
by Karthik S
25 Jan 2020 18:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3640
Views: 1020208

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^ sir live in the present & take some time to enjoy the fantastic milestone after 30 years of effort. We are in much better shape than most can imagine. Deterrence is credible to those who matter. As for even more, i suggest spread your legs within confines of the blanket (poor translation of ...
by Karthik S
25 Jan 2020 13:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3640
Views: 1020208

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Congrats IN. Full spectrum, full range deterrence. A dream since 1968 finally achieved. As laid out in Haksar memo Thanks NaMo for realizing it. Absolutely. Very joyful knowing about this test. India has reached full deterrence .... Haridas sir, any idea if the present GoI will sanction full scale ...
by Karthik S
24 Jan 2020 20:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3640
Views: 1020208

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Condemn this test, it will start an arms race in south asia.
by Karthik S
24 Jan 2020 09:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3640
Views: 1020208

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

How did you make that deduction? I don't think any of these missiles can be launch under ice - they rely on the submarine to break throught the ice before launch. i did not say the missile is going to break the ice :mrgreen: ., besides the polar ice caps are the safest places for the boomers to hid...
by Karthik S
23 Jan 2020 13:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 689799

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Could be, so that our pilots can be trained one by one before they can fly solo.
by Karthik S
22 Jan 2020 14:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071274

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The referring to larger bench seems to be a way to keep the matter postponed. I do not see any reason to do that when no citizen is adversely affected. Yagnasri garu, if government grants citizenship to 30 thousand odd persecuted minorities, can the SC revoke those citizenship till it reviews CAA n...
by Karthik S
21 Jan 2020 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3640
Views: 1020208

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

My mind is super relaxed & dancing in joy at this K-4 test. Shade more than Pokharan-2 :D :) +1, IMO SLBM is more important than Agni 6. K4 has 3500 range with 2 tonnes payload, 1 tonne means it can go 7000 KM. We need a 10,000 wala for our 13T SSBNs. There is no bigger deterrent than SLBMs.
by Karthik S
21 Jan 2020 11:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1831
Views: 342928

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

So it's not all Nathan James and Tom Chandler.
by Karthik S
20 Jan 2020 16:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071274

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

ANI@ANI
SC issues notice to Center on schemes for minorities. The petitioner says, spending Rs 4,800 Cr towards teaching skills to minorities&promoting culture is a violation of right to equality. Court to hear the matter in March.


well well...
by Karthik S
20 Jan 2020 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8062
Views: 1071274

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Chetak sir, we yindoos are lowest of creations lacking any pride or self respect. No country from east to west would tolerate all this and remain dhimmies. Look at this guy, coming from such a family, claims he is a history buff and still names his son taimur, and we have dhimmis watching his movies...
by Karthik S
20 Jan 2020 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance
Replies: 97
Views: 10725

Re: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance

The london example, the brits didn't have anything to lose by that. I'd wager if pushed too much, their centuries old instincts will take over. Let's not forget their own bloody history and their capability to indulge in violence. Too much peace and opulence does produce 'leftist' soft politicians, ...
by Karthik S
20 Jan 2020 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance
Replies: 97
Views: 10725

Re: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance

Vikas ji, you think the French, Germans and the vikings will allow refugees and their next gen to dictate terms beyond a point?
by Karthik S
20 Jan 2020 10:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3640
Views: 1020208

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

How tests can be conducted without NOTAM? Most likely those were to test launch from under water.
by Karthik S
19 Jan 2020 11:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 1010
Views: 131441

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Sanjay sir, there can't be any discrimination, when people convert, they take along their caste with them to their new religion, have seen it all in AP and TN. So if at all they reconvert, they'd still belong to their original caste but with ancestral religion.
by Karthik S
19 Jan 2020 08:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 1010
Views: 131441

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

KJo wrote:What happened to all the Ghar Wapsi programs when Modi first came to power in 2014? We don't hear about them anymore. Have they stopped or have they become covert?


AFAIK, those were one of rare occurrences, we are not into conversion/re-conversion business.
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2020 21:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232623

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

Dileep wrote:So, honestly, if someone suggest split the state (into UTs), then most of us will say split the state (into an independent country).


Dileep Cheta, what do you mean by bolded part?
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2020 21:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 1010
Views: 131441

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Thanks Rony garu, sad part is I didn't even hear the name bru till now. Also, we got one Indic group driven out from Kashmir and another from Mizoram.
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2020 18:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 1010
Views: 131441

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Does anyone have an article about bru tribe struggle in Mizoram? There are few tweets but not much history behind exodus of Bru tribe and why they are resettled in Tripura.
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2020 15:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3087
Views: 763480

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Chinese govt offers loans to chinese ship manufactures at virtually no interest. If GoI is seriously thinking of having our own Ingalls, it needs to do step in buy being the guarantor for L&T, I mean L&T have proved themselves again and again in varied projects, it's only right that they get...
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2020 13:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1650
Views: 241714

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Shia Iran forgets that if it ever came to picking side, India will play neutral at best and if a gun is put on the head, India will be in the corner of USA/KSA/Israel and rightly so. Speak for yourself. All I see is a bunch of desperate mental gymnastics on BR to justify horrible behavior by the US...
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2020 09:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5576
Views: 1183071

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

= India is at 23% already, which seems to be above world average. I suppose as the economy grows, this percentage should come down as other types of direct taxes grow in the pie. https://m.timesofindia.com/business/india-business/budget/how-india-earns Cannot insert the graphics as it is not an ima...
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2020 09:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance
Replies: 97
Views: 10725

Re: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance

Let's take #5: Genocide in Rwanda. Hope Lisaji can provide perspective on why it happened. And can the same occur again elsewhere? Say in Sindh? Or in BD ( I mean between Believers..) Or will the festivities in Myanmar involving Rohingyas engulf all of Myanmar? Can't really compare Rwandan genocide...
by Karthik S
17 Jan 2020 08:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5576
Views: 1183071

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Given India's income tax paying proportion of the population is very low, can it be extrapolated that India still has a large informal economy that's not reflected in the GDP, hence the IT revenue to GDP ratio is high?
by Karthik S
16 Jan 2020 23:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3087
Views: 763480

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

brar_w wrote:Discussed below -
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7088&start=1600#p2407694


brar_w sir, given our XRSAM will have ABM capabilities, do you think MF_STAR will be enough for the role, just like AEGIS is designed for both AAM and ABM defense?
by Karthik S
16 Jan 2020 21:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3640
Views: 1020208

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Back to back tests, probably means user trials.
by Karthik S
16 Jan 2020 21:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance
Replies: 97
Views: 10725

Re: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance

^^ I think Israel's doctrine is same regarding its neighbors.
by Karthik S
16 Jan 2020 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance
Replies: 97
Views: 10725

Re: Chicken Little and Black Swan. Disaster Avoidance

Expanding on that, I bet Israel has shelters to accommodate (most of?) the population in extreme crises such as NBC attacks, plus substantial local armories at the second line of defense. Citjens are trained to use modern weapons too. Now that second item requires a mostly homogeneous population wi...

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