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by Karthik S
16 Aug 2018 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 69
Views: 3330

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

Someone suggested in twitter that Golden Quadrilateral be named after ABV. It's a good idea, hope govt. does the same.
by Karthik S
15 Aug 2018 20:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4262
Views: 777573

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

UlanBatori wrote:Chinese facilities on the Moon: how are we going to deter those?


Don't you know moon can be split into two?
by Karthik S
15 Aug 2018 11:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4262
Views: 777573

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

^^ it's not duck waving fascination, whatever that means. If you look up, farthest points between India and China is about 7000 km. So your line about "focus on immediate and important task at hand" includes ICBM. Talking about SLBM, any SLBM less than 6000 KM will have very low deterrence...
by Karthik S
15 Aug 2018 10:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4262
Views: 777573

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

pankajs wrote:What will be the target of this world conquering ICBM?

MIRV/MARV? Yes but range for what purpose?


So you will take a opisometer and calculate the distance between farthest points in India and cheen and cap your missile range at that? :lol:
by Karthik S
15 Aug 2018 10:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4262
Views: 777573

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

UlanBatori wrote:What's the point of more investment in ICBMs I wonder... (but let's not get started on that discussion).


From GoT: Power IS Power.
What's the point of self castration when you have the capability to build your strength. We don't want to end up like Japan.
by Karthik S
15 Aug 2018 08:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1496
Views: 172906

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

JT, what you are suggesting even US or UK wouldn't have done. AFAIK, only Russians did it that with terrorists. No system will allow targeting families because of actions of family members.
by Karthik S
14 Aug 2018 19:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1855
Views: 282195

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Emerging markets include Pak, Egypt and Greece. We didn't quite see contagion effect when things were bad in those countries. Don't investors sell off only the risky assets, in this scenario, other countries in emerging markets should be benefited as Turkey's share of investments would have been dir...
by Karthik S
14 Aug 2018 18:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1496
Views: 172906

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Well allowing khalistanis to organize event is one way to deal with India.
by Karthik S
14 Aug 2018 18:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1855
Views: 282195

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Hasn't Rupee appreciated compared to other currencies, it's that dollar is gaining value.
by Karthik S
14 Aug 2018 18:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2445
Views: 287041

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Almost 800 km of the Dedicated Rail Freight Corridor is set to open this fiscal, with the remaining stretch of 1,500 km to be commissioned next year. The project is only 50 per cent complete in terms of civil and electrical works, according to an official source. However, the “percentage progress” ...
by Karthik S
11 Aug 2018 12:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4155
Views: 353820

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

UP defense corridor is coming up, may be in lieu of that.
by Karthik S
09 Aug 2018 15:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4512
Views: 318448

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2uG-vCDpfI bial planespotting. other than solitary 777 from BA and air mauritius, its the local small fry and gulfies having run of the place. no respectable heavy on the scene Isn't Air Mauritius flight Airbus A340? The weekly once flight from bial to maa to port l...
by Karthik S
08 Aug 2018 16:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 360
Views: 48209

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

We have neither gone for inferior equipment, not killed off any Indian project by acquiring phoren maal. As far as the choice of equipment goes, can't say I am too concerned.
by Karthik S
08 Aug 2018 08:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1855
Views: 282195

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Auto parts makers report highest sales in 6 years on robust demand Cumulative sales rose 18% to more than ₹3.45 trillion in the financial year ended 31 March, the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India said New Delhi: Auto parts makers in India posted the highest sales in six years...
by Karthik S
07 Aug 2018 07:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4262
Views: 777573

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

2 hours endurance would translate to a range of 1500 km.
by Karthik S
01 Aug 2018 22:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1855
Views: 282195

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

MSP is more to hedge farmers' risk during high output season, the govt. can reduce it to the extent that the farmers don't incur losses. If inflation is within redlines, why to go for repo hike, which is primarily done to check inflation.
by Karthik S
01 Aug 2018 20:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1855
Views: 282195

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Can't the govt reduce the MSP instead of staring at food inflation and thus RBI increasing the repo rate.
by Karthik S
01 Aug 2018 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1640
Views: 199606

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

If this was political, we could have gone for additional chinooks or Apaches or C 130j.
by Karthik S
01 Aug 2018 06:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1496
Views: 172906

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

We can reopen kaala pani, as many there are many wanted Indian fugitives in UK. The britards can't complain because the prison was built by them and they housed many Indian prisoners there. :lol:
by Karthik S
01 Aug 2018 06:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3899
Views: 287676

Re: Internal Security Watch

Identification is first necessary step RoyG sir, if not today by modi they can be deported tomorrow. I hope all BJP and ally states do so soon. the illegals will only be left with south India and PB at the most to resettle.
by Karthik S
31 Jul 2018 20:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3899
Views: 287676

Re: Internal Security Watch

BTW, are there 10 Lakh BD hindus among 40 Lakh illegals identified? Just saw it in few twitter handles, hence unable to verify if it's true.
by Karthik S
31 Jul 2018 19:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3899
Views: 287676

Re: Internal Security Watch

There won't be any easy or smooth process to remove them. Will the govt have what it takes to physically remove them only time will tell. Where will they physcially be removed to if the recipient country wont accept them as citizens? I dont think BD will accept even one of them and cant see such hu...
by Karthik S
31 Jul 2018 11:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3899
Views: 287676

Re: Internal Security Watch

There won't be any easy or smooth process to remove them. Will the govt have what it takes to physically remove them only time will tell.
by Karthik S
30 Jul 2018 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3899
Views: 287676

Re: Internal Security Watch

We need to follow up with this exercise through out India, otherwise doing so in only few states would be futile.
by Karthik S
30 Jul 2018 18:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4512
Views: 318448

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Weren't the profitable routes were abdicated to other phoren companies in international routes? Also, within India, the prices are extraordinarily high compared to other airlines.
by Karthik S
28 Jul 2018 13:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2643
Views: 430323

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Chola, talk of missing the point. My point was exactly this - if things fly, can sail, the PRC trots them out as examples of overnight, rushed success. Whereas India's MIC tests its to be inducted equipment to the max, and YET, there are still niggles with imports especially. Take the case of the B...
by Karthik S
26 Jul 2018 18:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 360
Views: 48209

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

SJha was talking about followup of P-15B, from his tone, one can tell it will be considerably bigger than P-15B. Wish to see Ticonderoga class' loadout with 100+ missiles.
by Karthik S
23 Jul 2018 21:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 986
Views: 92029

Re: Understanding the US- Again

DT and VP (Vlad) are about the only entities willing to stand up to the global onslaught of the Ummah (even NutNYahoo has sold out to the Saudi Wahabi ISIS). Indian (foreign-owned) media does not approve of that, Indian (Ummah-owned) Bollywood does not approve, the Indian "intelligentsia"...
by Karthik S
21 Jul 2018 08:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2643
Views: 430323

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

how will the US univ system react to a steep cut in the vast number of full fee paying sinic students? they even have residential high schools where rich chinese send their kids as a feeder to UG in murica. and their numbers in MS and Phd are well known. I heard that atleast Indian students numbers...
by Karthik S
20 Jul 2018 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 360
Views: 48209

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

for showing flag and initimidation good old BB with 9 x 15" cannons is best, organize friendly passage exercises with navies in IOR rim and fire off these vast guns to impress and awe..... the power plant can be a modern diesel and no need for so many AA guns...a few boxes of SRSAM, a few mode...
by Karthik S
16 Jul 2018 18:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1640
Views: 199606

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

nvishal wrote:The S400 is a game changer for the future of Kashmir.


Could you shed some more light on this please.
by Karthik S
12 Jul 2018 22:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1978
Views: 222144

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

the pakis are playing them, but also, the hans just cannot afford to let the paki house of cards collapse now. If pushed to the wall, the only thing that the pakis have to sell at this stage, apart from their sharia imprinted backsides, is their nukes. iran is ready and waiting but they are on the ...
by Karthik S
12 Jul 2018 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1640
Views: 199606

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Who is Bania in Indian Army? Or you are theorising Bania as Indians? If you are relating bd's to Bania's then common, Pukes lost because of two front war with India coupled with Bd support. It was not won by bd alone, they could not have. Indian army has disproportionate proportion from Indian mart...
by Karthik S
11 Jul 2018 19:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3899
Views: 287676

Re: Internal Security Watch

Why is he in US custody now?

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