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by chandrasekhar.m
23 Oct 2015 08:14
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Amaravati Inauguration ceremony -
by chandrasekhar.m
01 Sep 2015 06:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition
Replies: 2683
Views: 100258

Re: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition

PM Modi's speech at the release of digital version of Ramcharitmanas by All India Radio qyR9d2CcV8Y He says at around 6 mins; if there is anything the world is jealous of in Bharat, it is that family is the foundation of our life. And the Ramayanam epitomises that. When some of our ancestors were fo...
by chandrasekhar.m
10 Jul 2015 09:59
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Nizam of Telangana's gift to Muslims of T at Hindu tax payer's expense http://s30.postimg.org/4el8fyy1t/Screen_Shot_2015_07_09_at_7_56_49_PM.jpg If 2 kurtas and 2 sarees, why for 1 cap onlee? And if its for a family, then hasn't he forgotten to give something for the kids? What is an attar bottle?
by chandrasekhar.m
09 Jul 2015 08:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: BRICS: News and Discussion
Replies: 311
Views: 20089

Re: BRICS: News and Discussion

PM Modi meets President Putin in Ufa M2OlleUkkCY Its more of an exchange of pleasantries and good news. President Putin said they have started the process of induction of India into SCO. PM Modi thanked him for that and celebration of yoga and other things and suggested annual summit be in Astrakhan...
by chandrasekhar.m
11 Jun 2015 12:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4309
Views: 328838

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Since this is BRF, thought members would be interested in knowing Pakistan's contribution to AIIB. From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_Infrastructure_Investment_Bank#Shareholding_Structure , Pakistan is to contribute $1.2 billion, rather than just come with begging bowl. Waah re waah. Tarrel and...
by chandrasekhar.m
10 Jun 2015 11:30
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Will you resign if it’s your voice, JPs asks Naidu Lok Satta Party founder-president Jayaprakash Narayan sought to know whether Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu would offer his resignation if the voice in the audio tapes related to cash-for-vote case is proved to be his. “How can ...
by chandrasekhar.m
31 May 2015 08:55
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Please to look up Varun Motors, who owns it & what it is doing, saar. saar, Varun motors or Harsha toyota? Also Chutneys chain of restaurants in Hyderabad belongs to Venkaiah Naidu's family, IIRC (dont know if its spread across both Telugu states) We should not be surprised if powerful politici...
by chandrasekhar.m
30 May 2015 10:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 188789

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

US human rights commission to hold briefing on violence against religious minorities in India UPCOMING: Violence Against Religious Minorities in India BRIEFING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 03, 2015 9:30 AM CVC NORTH MEETING ROOM 268 This briefing will take place at 9:30 AM on 6/3/2015, in CVC North Meeting Room...
by chandrasekhar.m
26 May 2015 10:56
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Trying to understand why Jagan is not in jail yet. Almost everyone agrees he amassed a lot of wealth illegally. Moreover, he does not have the kind of political clout the Nehru dynasty has. Hence, why not put full efforts into prosecuting him and make sure he gets jail time? Even if Central governme...
by chandrasekhar.m
25 May 2015 11:36
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

AP & TELANGANA: Chandrababu Naidu counts losses, but PM Modi on Chandrasekhar Rao's pal list When the Manmohan Singh government, then on its last limb, was in the process of ramming through the proposal to create Telangana, a panicky Chandrababu Naidu sought Narendra Modi's help to stymie the m...
by chandrasekhar.m
13 May 2015 09:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4309
Views: 328838

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Gurulog, in all this talk of impending bust, what is mango abdul to do onlee? Buy gold? Hold on to cash by withdrawing a small amount (500$) every week? (Since large withdrawals might bring the police to your door, at least in the great USofA) Or buy some farmland? Anyway not enough savings to purch...
by chandrasekhar.m
04 May 2015 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 188789

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

India fully aligned with international IPR, will safeguard its own interests, says Nirmala Sitharaman NEW DELHI: India is fully aligned with international intellectual property rights standards and "there is no need for anyone to question us", Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sithar...
by chandrasekhar.m
04 May 2015 10:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Nature Conservation in India News & Discussion
Replies: 708
Views: 66529

Re: Nature & Wildlife Conservation in India

The Swami who took on the mining mafia A long and dusty road along the Ganga leads to the Matri Sadan ashram in Jagjitpur village, some distance away from Haridwar city. Two policemen lounge outside the gates — perhaps the only indicator of the ashram's 'activist' tag. For over 18 years, its sadhus...
by chandrasekhar.m
03 May 2015 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 52063

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

X-post (ignore any inline comments of mine that are not relevant here) Juvenile Justice Bill likely to be tabled in Lok Sabha this week http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47136538.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst NEW DELHI: A bill which seeks ...
by chandrasekhar.m
03 May 2015 11:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Criminal Justice System reform
Replies: 140
Views: 10645

Re: Indian Criminal Justice System reform

Juvenile Justice Bill likely to be tabled in Lok Sabha this week http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47136538.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst NEW DELHI: A bill which seeks to try juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous ...
by chandrasekhar.m
28 Apr 2015 08:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India & Natural Disaster Management
Replies: 1158
Views: 48539

Re: India & Natural Disaster Management

Sewa -- https://www.sewausa.org/ SGPC should have a portal. There will always be shortcomings of these people, international, indian or nepali. Why not pm fund? https://pmnrf.gov.in/ The website is crashed, they need to get some oracle operators from the US. But as soon as thats done, you can donat...
by chandrasekhar.m
18 Apr 2015 07:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3078
Views: 200962

Re: Positive News from the USA

Protests are happening in major cities against police treatment of blacks, with protestors being arrested. :( Police and most of the public seem to be in their own bubble. Bubbles burst, eventually. Until then, I will stay tuned to positive news.
by chandrasekhar.m
14 Apr 2015 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3078
Views: 200962

Re: Positive News from the USA

^^^Boy oh boy. America, the land of opportunity allows even decrepit (mostly white?) junta to show their bravery and upholding the freedom of the land in an exemplary manner. Some of the perks being fondling all kinds of gear and shooting tasers/guns at fellow humans and getting away scot-free or wi...
by chandrasekhar.m
12 Apr 2015 05:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3078
Views: 200962

Re: Positive News from the USA

Ferguson style imagemanagent in charleston for the cops -- http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-south-carolina-cpr-20150411-story.html Police in the land of the free, home of the brave are trained to kill/maim. And from the positive news we have been reading here, these police do stay true to that f...
by chandrasekhar.m
11 Apr 2015 09:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4309
Views: 328838

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

On a personal note all the inevitable market crash news makes me nervous. Can any one tell me if this is a good time to get out of Indian Stock Market if I am exposed to equity ? Although most of my exposure to equity is via SIP and other exposure is to the so called CRISIS AAA rated Bond Market. S...
by chandrasekhar.m
09 Apr 2015 10:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3078
Views: 200962

Re: Positive News from the USA

Right now the police department might be busy planning how to create some positive news for the guy who recorded that shooting. I wonder if they will have time to carry out that murder investigation. Opinion of resident experts on positive news is needed. Should an SDRE be brave enough to videotape ...
by chandrasekhar.m
09 Apr 2015 10:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 542
Views: 467617

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

http://e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=1..090415.apr15 mphal, April 08 2015 : Secretary of Border Management and Chairman of Land Post Authority of India today convened a meeting with State Govt officials here today to ensure completion of Integrated Check Post (ICP) being constructed at border town, Moreh in...
by chandrasekhar.m
04 Apr 2015 08:52
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Was MP Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur allowed to enter Hyderabad during Ramanavami last week? I see nothing about it in the news apart from one article talking about denying him entry.
by chandrasekhar.m
10 Mar 2015 10:13
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

If mods deem this post unfit, please delete it. OK, this is from 2.5 years ago but is news to me. Was "Tirumala Manade" movement discussed here at that time? Has anyone from the forum been involved in this particular effort and its outcomes if any? Brief description: Some clear demands are...
by chandrasekhar.m
06 Jan 2015 00:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4791
Views: 642655

Re: Internal Security Watch

^^^Saw multiple such gangs in Hyderabad on Sunday when I was near the Old City area. Stopping public/traffic and waving flags in front of them until they are satisfied that they have shown their strength. Traffic police was just waiting by the side and waving them to move on to no effect.
by chandrasekhar.m
04 Jan 2015 20:35
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Matrimc Saar, thanks for the info. I contacted him but sadly I cannot buy entire set due to some constraints. Hence made a trip to Koti bookshops todin. At Koti, after many redirections, false leads and outright lies I was able to get Veyipadagalu in Vishalandhra bookshop (in Gandhi house). Also bou...
by chandrasekhar.m
03 Jan 2015 14:50
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

If someone knows where to buy Veyipadagalu (and other Telugu books discussed earlier in this thread) in Hyderabad, please tell me. If not, is it possible to get it shipped from somewhere else in India? I could try the second hand book market in Hyderabad tomorrow, but decided its better to support p...
by chandrasekhar.m
01 Dec 2014 05:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 66638

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Bibhas saar, thank you. Got the info, can delete it if you want to. I will follow up with you in a couple of days.
by chandrasekhar.m
30 Nov 2014 13:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 66638

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

bibhas saar,
I will be visiting India in dec-jan. Wanted to ask some questions regarding visiting andaman islands and your resort? What's the best way to contact you/get answers?
by chandrasekhar.m
29 Nov 2014 03:04
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

What about Suravaram Pratapa Reddy's books? Wiki says he was a social historian - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suravaram_Pratapareddy He compiled a list of 354 Telangana poets under the title "Golconda Kavulu" to prove that Telangana also had literature and poetry. Pratapareddy wrote appro...
by chandrasekhar.m
19 Nov 2014 09:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2940
Views: 129633

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

Since there was a discussion about Shri Dharampal, posting some relevant videos about him and his works. This lecturer did/doing research on his works. The speaker tells us about how Shri Dharampal got his insights and some important facts from his books about Indian society. You will also get glimp...
by chandrasekhar.m
17 Nov 2014 03:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sense?
Replies: 1266
Views: 49421

Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sen

Prof. Balagangadhara speaks more about the construction of the (artificial) entity called as "Hinduism". I think this is what shiv saar is talking about. In the below two videos, he sets up the context. Watch these before going to the third. lGPDtdowROQ lV8r1zSvI84 In the below video and i...
by chandrasekhar.m
26 Oct 2014 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2940
Views: 129633

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

A relevant video about the effect of WU on Indian mind. Not sure if its been posted on this thread before. 0jWIrFPMulw shiv, LokeshC, ShauryaT, RajeshA saars, I think you will like it, though based on your posts, I think you might be familiar with most of what is said. He talks about value conflicts...
by chandrasekhar.m
06 Sep 2014 10:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 523889

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

rRpwvOJpkVE Shatavadhaani Dr R Ganesh (from Bengaluru) talks about the Aryan Invasion Myth, Indus Valley Civilisation and related issues for the first half of this lecture. He mentions historical evidence (from the Vedas too), archaeology, linguistics, Saraswati river among other things. He is an e...
by chandrasekhar.m
07 Aug 2014 05:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Delhi Case Follow-up thread
Replies: 1287
Views: 52063

Re: Delhi Case Follow-up thread

Atleast one loophole in the Delhi Gang Rape case has been plugged by Modi Sarkar. Wonder what prevented the UPA from doing this little corrective action? Cabinet clears amendments to Juvenile Justice Act paving way for harsher punishment ramana saar, thanks for cross-posting. Some details from that...
by chandrasekhar.m
04 Jul 2014 04:55
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1487687

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Is Hindi used when meeting with the likes of Facebook's COO, Twitter India head, John McCain and so on?
by chandrasekhar.m
01 Jul 2014 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 2852
Views: 105872

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr

BRFers, pliss to use the up-down voting buttons on the existing comments on MSA's article, even if you don't want to put in a comment of your own. Repeating the link here for your convenience: http://www.thehindu.com/features/magazine/1914-serbia-2014-pakistan/article6158040.ece That site allows to...
by chandrasekhar.m
29 Jun 2014 20:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2871
Views: 134057

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

^^^Mullah sahib, this abdul read the story but didn't understand bhat wajj the secret that Abdul had. Blijj to exblain. You mean how Abba had been boozing? Or getting the jenuine murri shtyle from the christaand? A haaji like abba! What fatva do you think Maulvi will announce if Abdul blurted it ou...
by chandrasekhar.m
29 Jun 2014 09:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 2871
Views: 134057

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv

^^^Mullah sahib, this abdul read the story but didn't understand bhat wajj the secret that Abdul had. Blijj to exblain.
by chandrasekhar.m
29 Jun 2014 06:14
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Telugu States' News and Discussion
Replies: 2477
Views: 7318

Re: Telugu States' News and Discussion

Why are districts being named after political leaders? It ignores the history of the area. I agree. The Hyderabad airport should be named after PVNR but not the district. But then, who was karimnagar district named after? Warangal, Nalgonda, Medak and Khammam are historical names. The rest are name...

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