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by Karthik S
18 Oct 2018 13:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 679
Views: 35073

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: 679
Views: 35073

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: 679
Views: 35073

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: 1880
Views: 234164

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: 1880
Views: 234164

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: 1880
Views: 234164

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: 2189
Views: 341094

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: 1880
Views: 234164

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: 1880
Views: 234164

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: 2496
Views: 303095

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: 1880
Views: 234164

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: 1880
Views: 234164

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: 1599
Views: 134246

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: 1880
Views: 234164

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: 2189
Views: 341094

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: 2122
Views: 246320

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: 4715
Views: 878581

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: 39314

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: 1418
Views: 197461

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: 384956

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: 4715
Views: 878581

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: 4715
Views: 878581

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: 1599
Views: 134246

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: 4715
Views: 878581

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: 4715
Views: 878581

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: 1418
Views: 197461

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: 11973

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: 11973

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: 11973

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: 11973

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

Still not worth this thing. Didn't expect from present government.
by Karthik S
07 Sep 2018 21:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 531
Views: 60822

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Looking at the smoke first I thought it's left engine was not working.
by Karthik S
06 Sep 2018 07:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2496
Views: 303095

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Initial off-the-shelf order is for 18 trainsets but if there is going to be TOT and Japanese manufacturing plants chances are high the rest of the network will be Japanese. I think the Chinese thing didn't materialize and the Europeans don't have money or don't want to finance it. Do Japanese have ...
by Karthik S
05 Sep 2018 20:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2496
Views: 303095

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Very intelligent and thoughtful idea sir. Hope they think of it.
by Karthik S
05 Sep 2018 19:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2496
Views: 303095

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

E5 Series. That's their latest shinkansen.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E5_Series_Shinkansen
by Karthik S
02 Sep 2018 13:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 510
Views: 80921

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Our first priority should be to be get larger DDG and good number of SSNs. Aircraft carriers can come later.
by Karthik S
02 Sep 2018 11:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4729
Views: 337918

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Singha wrote:all that sports money got diverted to building up the PLAN hulls.


:lol:
by Karthik S
31 Aug 2018 19:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2850
Views: 471504

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Is it because of ship building skills deficiency or lack of necessary funds or lack of proper planning?
by Karthik S
30 Aug 2018 07:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4715
Views: 878581

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Most likely they want to kill the nirbhay program, hence the TH offer.
by Karthik S
29 Aug 2018 20:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pedophilia/Pederasty/Infidelity Crisis in the Roman Catholic Organization
Replies: 90
Views: 5660

Re: Pedophilia/Pederasty/Infidelity Crisis in the Roman Catholic Organization

Singha wrote:Murican deep state has clearly given go ahead to tar and feather the vatican elite

Could be variety of reasons incl cutting the euros to size


Aren't they as a society angilican anyway? There has been only 1 RC pres in 220 years.

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