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by Karthik S
19 Oct 2018 13:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 790
Views: 38659

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sir, it's not about her or any other person or even about Sabarimalai. You missed the point. If anyone at work place sees any of us viewing such picture, it can and mostly will be misconstrued and taken in a completely different way. For ex., not everyone will know about that girl above right? They ...
by Karthik S
19 Oct 2018 13:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 790
Views: 38659

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

chetak wrote:





This is Rehana Fatima, the "Aiyappa Devotee". Very secular, indeed.:mrgreen:


Sir please don't post such pics, these are NSFW. You might land others in trouble at their work place. Please post a link and mention it's NSFW if you want to share.
by Karthik S
19 Oct 2018 12:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2521
Views: 304824

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Indeed, that's an average speed of 275 kmph, pretty achievable. But I how many people will prefer it over 2.5 hours flight. More immediate requirements are Chennai-Bangalore, I see many senior management guys frequenting this route every week. Then Hyd-Bang and possibly Hyd-Chennai, which can be lat...
by Karthik S
19 Oct 2018 12:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2521
Views: 304824

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Delhi Chennai are best left for air travel, too long a distance (> 2000 km) for any train. Going forward, with increasing spending capability, we can see higher demand for flights. But what if it were to be an overnight high-speed journey that takes ~8 hours to travel from Delhi to Chennai and vice...
by Karthik S
19 Oct 2018 11:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2521
Views: 304824

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Delhi Chennai are best left for air travel, too long a distance (> 2000 km) for any train. Going forward, with increasing spending capability, we can see higher demand for flights.
by Karthik S
19 Oct 2018 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 790
Views: 38659

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Javee wrote:Now, Surya a.ka Rehana's life is in real danger, if she has really converted from Islam to Hinduism.


:rotfl:

But I doubt if that's true.
by Karthik S
18 Oct 2018 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 790
Views: 38659

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

When push comes to shove, the state will have to abide by SC judgement. Any amount of chest thumping will not solve that problem. Also, the state govt is sympathetic to SC judgement, which means they got both the trump cards. It will be a catastrophe when the young lawyers association will go back ...
by Karthik S
18 Oct 2018 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 790
Views: 38659

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Great. I want the malloostani namboothiris who have been entertaining Witzel etc with Rainmaking YAgas, to read the article that comes in NYT. More evidence that Shri A and Rsi Sabari are out to convey several lessons. UBCNews has been trying to drill into our heads (not that I agree with them of c...
by Karthik S
18 Oct 2018 19:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 790
Views: 38659

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

It is like saying, hey I have to breathe/think/my heart has to beat/blood has to flow every second I have to be alive, how long will I have to do it? Or I have to look out against anti-national everyday for the country to be free, how long? or A soldier on the border says I have to be guard at all ...
by Karthik S
18 Oct 2018 13:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 790
Views: 38659

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

hnair wrote:(My low opinion of local leadership has not changed! )


My opinion and that of many others of center have lowered a lot. Sooner aam yindus realize they stand alone the better. Also, hope the dhimmi, secular yindoos have opened their eyes ATLEAST now and realize we are all in midst of extermination.
by Karthik S
18 Oct 2018 09:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 790
Views: 38659

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

arshyam wrote:Time to close the temple. What is a temple without the sanctity and devotees' devotion in it? Only a building with some sculptures.


A big part of me agrees with that, but that's what EJs would want, wouldn't they? What will rejoice them most, A few women entering or temple closing down?
by Karthik S
18 Oct 2018 09:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 790
Views: 38659

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

UlanBatori wrote:But at the end of it all, women of all ages are going to have the right to worship there. The Worshippers need to find some way to adjust and welcome this.


May be you need to stay put in Mongolia.
by Karthik S
16 Oct 2018 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235433

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

If history has thought us anything, it is that these kind of polite, soft approach to anything will be taken lightly, nobody will respect that. You are right dharmics will never think in terms of dar ul harb or dar ul islam, but our "boy next door" will not get us any influence in any sen...
by Karthik S
16 Oct 2018 20:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235433

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I would like to get back to the conversation I began here: https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=2300324#p2300324 having binge watched it myself i also recommend wild wild country on netflix. rajneesh’s era and methods were very different and he serves as a great foil to what, for examp...
by Karthik S
15 Oct 2018 07:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235433

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Only settlement I'd be happy with is reducing tariffs on any Made in USA items such as harley davidson, this will make US workers happy, DT can boast about it everywhere and we wouldn't have to depend on US military hardware that we may buy just for the sake of it.
by Karthik S
14 Oct 2018 14:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2190
Views: 341841

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

That's 5% of the population, what would be better indicator is the percentage of population living in extreme poverty. That would give a better idea about how various countries fare.
by Karthik S
13 Oct 2018 17:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235433

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The reason why Pak is able to thumb our nose, because they are cold blood rationalist when making allies. Their objective is continue war with us. They used US as their godfather against us, even when killing their servicemen. Have China as their godfather now and currently s**cking up to Russia de...
by Karthik S
13 Oct 2018 16:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235433

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

You suggesting India do what DT wants? Let's not be Cheen or Nigeria, let's be India. Looks like you want India to submit to the Khan's wishes. China's GDP is 5 times ours, what was their GDP 10 years back? Also, they had 13 years head start in terms of opening up their economy. They were ruled by ...
by Karthik S
13 Oct 2018 14:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2521
Views: 304824

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

How many gutkha stains have we seen on metro trains?
by Karthik S
13 Oct 2018 14:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235433

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Chola, We are not fighting just Winnie the Pooh. Everybody is out to get us. Just because Winnie is next door doesn't discount threat from others or them trying to gain an advantage from us citing the big bad bear. Tomorrow if the Chinese play nice n do taqqiyaa by burying the MIC program and Democ...
by Karthik S
13 Oct 2018 08:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235433

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

India's decision on buying oil from Iran, defence system from Iran, defence system from Russia not helpful: US Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/66179293.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Outrageous hypocrisy. F*ck these people, s...
by Karthik S
11 Oct 2018 22:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1609
Views: 135481

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Guys any interest or discussion on possible sanctions on India as mentioned by DT today?
by Karthik S
11 Oct 2018 12:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235433

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Given that Putin has him by is b@lls he will do nothing. In fact he might give engine tech to India freely. :) He will punish Russia (and us) just to show that the Russkies DON’T have him by his balls. Come on, the guy is single-handedly punching the Dragon silly. Maybe he has a soft spot for desis...
by Karthik S
11 Oct 2018 12:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2190
Views: 341841

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India's draft electronics policy aims $400 billion manufacturing industry by 2025 The country's draft electronics policy released by the IT ministry on Wednesday has set an ambitious target of creating a $400 billion electronics manufacturing industry by 2025, with the mobile phone devices segment ...
by Karthik S
07 Oct 2018 12:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2123
Views: 246893

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Bart S wrote:
JohnTitor wrote:
She's married to Iqbal Dhaliwal


Is there a point to that observation? Are you implying anything in particular?


If you live in the Milky Way galaxy, you'd know the answer.
by Karthik S
07 Oct 2018 11:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 881992

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Singha wrote:maybe partially quid pro quo for help on our SSN program ( <--- Yasen tech)


Along with 12 VLS in our SSNs I suppose?
by Karthik S
04 Oct 2018 22:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 420
Views: 39328

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I have done the maths. At current rate it is going to be 1.9 billion plus. Just look up wiki to see latest numbers. Even if absolute numbers decline by 20 million each decade it will be 1.9 billion. Unfortunately it is still showing near 180 million this decade instead of the required less than 160...
by Karthik S
25 Sep 2018 11:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198993

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

Well, even a child can see that the 126 aircraft tender was cancelled and the one for 36 aircraft signed, for the benefit of reliance. I had made a post to this effect at the time the deal was announced . It was a given that the airforce would go for additional aircraft over the years directly bene...
by Karthik S
23 Sep 2018 09:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3061
Views: 385258

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

A sniper would have been better, don't think there was one. Too much ammo for one guy. BTW couldn't see the body.
by Karthik S
22 Sep 2018 12:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 881992

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

They already do by understating range saar.
by Karthik S
21 Sep 2018 21:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 881992

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Singha wrote:how is the DF31/41 claiming such superior specs to Agni5 despite being smaller and lighter.
the yars and topol look reasonable being longer motors and maybe 1st stage composite casing.


Either Chinese are bluffing their range or we are selling ourselves short. We both have history of doing both.
by Karthik S
21 Sep 2018 20:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1609
Views: 135481

Re: Understanding the US- Again

I wouldn't write off IAF (Israeli that is) as easily saar. They have around 400 advanced fighters and missiles. It won't be a one day battle for RuAF against them, and don't think Putin will take Israel that lightly.
by Karthik S
16 Sep 2018 22:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 881992

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

May be it's to take out buildings and other structures. BTW 5000 is too high a number for pakis, their naya PM is selling off buffalos and cars because they don't have money.
by Karthik S
14 Sep 2018 12:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4728
Views: 881992

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Any updates on manik engine? Google doesn't provide any latest updates. Laat one being it flew for 2 hours.
by Karthik S
11 Sep 2018 11:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1424
Views: 198993

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

Sigh. BTW any educated guesses as to when we'll buy the next batch?
by Karthik S
08 Sep 2018 16:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 11990

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

So this agreement just for the predator drones and for the hypothetical scenario where we'll buy F 35? My take from this is Predator drones, NASAMS (both more-or-less confirmed) and quite possibly, even the F-35. I do not believe this is a blanket agreement. In your second example, the khans will m...
by Karthik S
08 Sep 2018 08:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 11990

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

Okay, let us get a few facts straight; 1) COMCASA will *NOT* divulge all our communications. As Karan Saar pointed out ---> we will have two sets of networks (one for Indian/Existing platforms and the other for COMCASA-equipped platforms). 2) Again as Karan Saar mentioned, It is going to be expensi...
by Karthik S
07 Sep 2018 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 11990

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

Folks taking of shitty agreement but no one is pointing out the shitty part. One response was about US crew manning the equipment. A document and a section was pointed out but there is no language to support the assumption. Infact, the language that is part of the para is indicative of the exact op...
by Karthik S
07 Sep 2018 22:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 11990

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

Still not worth this thing. Didn't expect from present government.

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