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by Karan M
17 Feb 2019 03:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Exactly. What does this tell us? Situation was already pretty grim back then, so much so media picked up on it and asked Chief a pointed question. And he responds saying, we are prepared and we have options. What more needs be said? Great find Lilo. Recommend everyone raging inside to watch this. Pl...
by Karan M
17 Feb 2019 03:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

You certainly don't expect the current opposition to do better than this. Modi is still PM with majority and has the backing of the majority people of India. That is what matters. Not what the opposition thinks. From political angle if Modi is successful in giving a riposte the opposition knows the...
by Karan M
17 Feb 2019 03:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Guys, I got this stupid email from American Telugu Association: 'American Telugu Association' Deeply CONDEMNS to Martyrs of Pulwama Terror Attack' What does it even mean? Did they mean 'CONDOLES'? Anyway I called them and left a nasty message. Here is their number: 1-844-ATA-SEVA (1 -844-272-7382) ...
by Karan M
17 Feb 2019 03:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

@Karan, what LTG Panag discussed is not anything new or secret. It has been in public domain since at least 2004. Not-So-Fun-Fact: One of the first operational missions for Rafale was to fly interpositional patrols between India and Pakistan in 2002, to prevent just such an operation from being exe...
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Great find Lilo. Recommend everyone raging inside to watch this.

Lilo wrote:Watch this starting 11:40 Army chief tells in his own words the options
https://youtu.be/SKIKe_u1lNQ?t=700
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 14:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Good points Nam. I am all for "not act in haste", however we have had so many incidents, that GoI & Services should have an automatic response in place, with all the permutations and combinations war gamed. Is someone telling me we did not expect Pulwama type incident to happen? we nee...
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 14:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

They have the backing of US and the combined might of West - India is on its own always. All this is totally non germane to this thread. Think before you post stuff trying to evoke comparisions of the valor of Indians & Indian Army with outsiders. You better read and educate yourself before you...
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 01:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2835
Views: 459714

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Suraj fair enough, back on topic. The point regarding indices is this, I haven't come across anyone (yet), in a wide circle of acquaintances et al who agree with the GOI regarding "inflation" being in control, even though objectively it may be so per the basket the GOI has chosen. Reason b...
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 01:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Exercise those effing options. Go ahead. Please don't use the economy as an excuse. The nation stands with you. Bar the usual suspects and elite chattering class champagne socialists.
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 00:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Some signs Indian society is finally waking up from its leftist induced stupor.

https://twitter.com/squintneon/status/1 ... 1320567810
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 00:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Neela wrote:Ammonium nitrate used for Urea. Pilferage from Congress ruled states in Chattisgarh and MP.?
They won the states recently.

350kg has to be sourced from inside


Supposedly from Kashmir mining itself. Supposedly, as its all a social media report.
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 00:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Guys I understand emotions are running high. Please avoid blue on blue and reduce moderator workload.
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 00:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Guddu, because under UPA sarkaar all hopes were dashed and we became used to living with our impotent rage, gnashing our teeth in hopelessness. Dossier diplomacy, kadi ninda, candle march...BRF dictionary still bears the scars of those times as does our psyche. Lets see this sarkaar and what it does.
by Karan M
16 Feb 2019 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

https://twitter.com/AdityaRajKaul/status/1096468109249138688 Big: Govt Sources confirm that security given to all Hurriyat separatists in Kashmir will be withdrawn in the next 48 hours. Orders for the same have been given. Fallout of the Pulwama terror attack. More details likely soon. Yes! At leas...
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 19:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Thank you Mollick. Will contribute.
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Khalsa, thank you that was a great plan. Panag et al should not have leaked it.

Tsarkar, yes OGW should be targetted with extreme prejudice. Bunch of leftists on social media taking extreme glee at the attack, with "hows the jaish" messages.
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 17:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

My suggestions: 1.In-depth fire assault on Pak border posts for extended periods, all up to a week or more, as required. Tactical objective, casualty levels upto 10x of this attack. 400 for 40 of ours. Emphasis on senior cadre. 2.Withdraw from IWT. Meeting in Parliament to ratify this, and to ensure...
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 13:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

I find it interesting that there is more consensus that Pak will make it a full fledge war, than over if we will ever retaliating. A nation whose PM went to UAE begging for free oil will have go for full fledged war.. That is more a result of us internalising the Pakistani propoganda that Kashmir i...
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 13:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2835
Views: 459714

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

We need to bring back wealth tax with no exceptions and all properties including non agri land, buildings, shares gold etc etc shall be charged say 1% or even 0.25%. Subsidize health insurance for each and everyone with that money along with payment of a fixed about for the education cost of two ki...
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 13:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2835
Views: 459714

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Touching the slab would mean giving up 12.5k from all taxpayers. That's a bigger hit for revenue. For the ones who can't get below 5L taxable, Std exemption increased by 10k should help. 80c should be expanded to 2 or 2.5. 2 kids at school means you are already close to or over 1.5 :lol: The whole ...
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 12:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2835
Views: 459714

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^Personal attacks and that too from a "BRF Moderator". I choose not to respond. However I have reported above two posts. You can report away, but everyone reading the above posts can see how you were responded to and how arrogant your responses were. Furthermore, your posts have a long hi...
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 02:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

A proper response to TSP will shut up these folks far more than debating these mentally sick idiots. Their moral cowardice puts the whole country at risk.
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 02:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

abhik wrote:After many years of being in BRF, I have learnt to avoid expressions of impotent rage after events like this. Rather spend the effort on updates and analysis.


+100
I hope other posters also take a cue from what you have written.
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 02:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

https://twitter.com/ShankhNaad/status/1096121178048131072 "Before occupying your place of deployment, please sanitise the area properly as there are inputs of use of IEDs" Twitter experts profusing knowledge, without doing a day's job. If VBIED is easy to detect, you wouldn't have so many...
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 01:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2835
Views: 459714

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Further, there is this opinion that takes Govt claims of low inflation as being the be-all gift to the middle class (as versus real, on the ground inflation regarding items beyond the Govt mandated "goods basket"). Lets take some real expenses for a second, with a sick member in the family...
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 01:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2835
Views: 459714

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Kindly reread what I wrote. This entire dance about deductions reducing the income below 5L is meaningless for many families who can't afford the expenditure on the deduction in the first place. Sir, I think you are shifting goal posts from your original post to now go to a 80C based solution. You ...
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 00:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

Doing a retaliation when MBS is in Pak would be perfect. Make him cancel his trip and run off. Teach TSP a humiliating lesson that its donor master wont stand by it.
by Karan M
15 Feb 2019 00:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 752
Views: 39813

Re: Pulwama Attack

This was bound to happen. No fence is perfect. No intel. No walls.
I hope Modi, Doval and Armed forces had a counter already planned. Anything less would be illogical.
by Karan M
14 Feb 2019 02:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2324
Views: 427635

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

You guys do realize the ASQR were often a replica of the Mirage 2000-V specs and hence set the bar very low for 4.5 Gen aircraft which were meant to be half a generation ahead of the Mirage 2000 V! Many such instances, including the radar capability for instance. The Zhuk AE prototype on the MiG-35 ...
by Karan M
13 Feb 2019 03:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1872
Views: 274082

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

From the original plan to buy 126 Mirage 2000s as a replacement for the retiring MiGs and other middle weights.
by Karan M
13 Feb 2019 02:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1872
Views: 274082

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

1. Convincing IA of Arjun in the same way IAF has been convinced of Tejas 2. going out and shutting up media and opponents like modi does 3. $$$ from jetli ji on Mk2, AMCA FSED, Orders on ATAGS. Lastly, I would have preferred her driving the agenda rather than following whats been set by Modi and t...
by Karan M
13 Feb 2019 02:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1872
Views: 274082

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

^^hope you realize that 17 months is more than 20% of the tenure of this govt, out of which many already had passed. I think she has not been the best of RM for 1. she had to fill in shoes of MP 2. She's not been able to thumb any of the parties a. opposition/media: response has not found too many ...
by Karan M
12 Feb 2019 18:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2324
Views: 427635

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Russia to the rescue of IAF, offers 21 MiG-29s to boost strength https://theprint.in/defence/russia-to-the-rescue-of-iaf-offers-21-mig-29s-to-boost-strength/191328/ By Snehesh Alex Philip, 12 February 2019 Russians will upgrade the legacy aircraft to the standard that India wants, say IAF sources. ...
by Karan M
12 Feb 2019 18:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2324
Views: 427635

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Karthik S wrote:Wasn't IAF unhappy about fulcrums? Recall IAF's complains about quality issues it faced with them.
Should have ordered a squadron of MKI few years back directly from Russia instead.


Upgraded thereafter and with huge indigenization effort via BRDs.
by Karan M
12 Feb 2019 02:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 864
Views: 179322

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

so excited reading these tender docs :) :) Any idea if HMT can try these jigless machinery ? HMT is long dead. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMT_(company) HMT Machine Tools Limited still manufactures industrial machines and tools with a work force of around 2,500 in six manufacturing units situated...
by Karan M
09 Feb 2019 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4433
Views: 434751

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Turkey, Japan - all independent power developers are launching own programs or tech demos. They reach out to BAe, EADS etc after getting rebuffed by the US, on account of ITAR and national policy not to give away tech. So why shouldn't we do the same? Time to get creative. Get DRDO, ADA into a room ...
by Karan M
09 Feb 2019 23:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4433
Views: 434751

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

This is the UK's track record on helping India on defence projects. Below is the Jaguar episode. There are other episodes like this. What is the guarantee they are not going to do this with the Tempest program? No guarantee. Only good lawyers. And after that, national power. Because no amount of la...
by Karan M
09 Feb 2019 23:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 257
Views: 69061

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Guys I deleted a whole bunch of OT posts. Please stick to the topic. We can always decide the future of South Asia in some other thread. ;)

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