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by dsreedhar
11 Mar 2020 20:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3815
Views: 415989

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The Long term visa has similar consideration as CAA. It has special provision of LTV for the same set of countries (Pak Afghan and Bdesh) and same set of religions. https://mha.gov.in/PDF_Other/AnnexVI_01022018.pdf When was this framed and by who? What is the thought process in it? If LTV was/is oka...
by dsreedhar
04 Mar 2020 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3815
Views: 415989

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://mha.gov.in/PDF_Other/AnnexVI_01022018.pdf

It seems Indian Long Term Visa rules has provision that states the same 3 countries (Pak, Afghan, Bdesh) and the same category of minorities. When were these rules framed?
by dsreedhar
17 Dec 2019 22:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3041
Views: 481646

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Now that UK has a party in power that is tilted towards India and hindus - India should work to exert pressure on extraditing Indian criminals given refugee in UK and also extract classified documents if any of the past (Independence era) that would expose Congress and Pakis?
by dsreedhar
16 Dec 2019 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 655596

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I think we need a separate thread to discuss on CAB / NRC and what is best way to get NRC done (the process) and also achieve long term goals. Picklu has reasonable, workable and acceptable solution. As Picklu said all these violent protests are mainly against the NRC that will follow CAB. It is eas...
by dsreedhar
16 Dec 2019 03:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 655596

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I think it is time to define "minorities" and "secularism" in Indian context. Is inserting secular in constitution in 1970s during emergency legal and appropriate? There need be discussion on this. Does secularism mean state has no responsibility and shun away from anything to do...
by dsreedhar
13 Dec 2019 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 655596

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Let us be realistic about it. NRC will motivate and increase BIF not the other way round. Ideas have limitations. Loyalty to Indian nation state and 'Hinduism' only works to a certain extent. If you keep putting people through trials and hardships ( especially if like Assam you have to trace back y...
by dsreedhar
11 Dec 2019 21:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 655596

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Hearty congratulations to MAD and BRFites :-)
3 big long pending problems (Kashmir, Ram mandir, CAB) got addressed favorably boom boom boom...
Now time to move to cleanup judiciary and focus on the economy.
by dsreedhar
18 Nov 2019 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019
Replies: 82
Views: 16717

Re: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019

hkIduZib1JY The guy in the video is requesting Modi to give 'Tribal area' status to Ladakh at the earliest. Says that people are getting really anxious about it and spreading rumours. They will be dejected if the tribal status and special protection does not happen. So what is the plan for Ladakh? ...
by dsreedhar
12 Nov 2019 01:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 655596

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

One thing that irritates me and inarticulate loud-mouths pro-BJP spokesman like Geeta Bhat are unable to answer is this. All those who are laughing at BJP ask why is BJP hypocritical pointing to ideological difference between SS and Congoons + NCP, when BJP formed alliance with PDP "just to gr...
by dsreedhar
29 Oct 2019 03:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 94077

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

https://youtu.be/D0k-23SCIyI And he goes on expound on the destruction of the Buddhist temples by the dharmic folks! That Prof. Faizan Mustafa guy is going about and giving lot of talk around. I have seen several other leftist and sicular folks online blame of Buddhist temples destruction by dharmi...
by dsreedhar
29 Oct 2019 03:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 586374

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Thanks Primus ji for taking time to educate BPSingh. Several of our folks are in BPsingh shoes. Its frustrating in the prevailing situation and takes time, but it is essential to guide and give them right pointers to ponder on, instead of calling names. It is not totally their fault but the whole en...
by dsreedhar
15 Oct 2019 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3404
Views: 543173

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Saw the interview. I was also not very satisfied when it comes to presenting a good case for the civilizational and hindu side. One point caught my attention. Tavleen singh did mention about Sikhs (Guru Teg bahadur) coming to rescue of Kashmiri pandits, but the guy to the extreme right (Ashish Dar) ...
by dsreedhar
11 Oct 2019 03:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1349
Views: 154216

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

https://twitter.com/AndrewDCasto1/statu ... 8991869952 (Video in Telugu) Christian pastor in Telugu Christian Channel discussion . Paraphrasing " Can you guess what is the Christian % in AP ? There are 35% Christians in Andhra Pradesh. If Christians officially reveal themselves (in the census)...
by dsreedhar
05 Sep 2019 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 655596

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Did ED / govt confiscate the illegal acquired wealth of Chidu? End of the day whether Chidu gets Tihar jail or not doesn't matter much, but rendering such corrupt powerholders toothless and return back their looted wealth back to public is important. For these corrupt their wealth is their power.
by dsreedhar
05 Aug 2019 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 617975

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Congratulations to Modi govt for this historic move.
Now need is to contain the situation, be firm n hold ground with security forces until winter sets in and this phase passes.
by dsreedhar
30 May 2019 21:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 73
Views: 9117

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

There are so many great ideas. Ramana garu has a very exhaustive list. Below are a few in my wish list - Judicial reforms is one of the key areas for me. Lot of crime/corruption may be controlled with that. Geopolitical -Start relationship with South American cntries. Internal Security - Judicial re...
by dsreedhar
16 Jul 2018 03:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results
Replies: 106
Views: 30408

Re: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results

One of my friends in US visited home in Patna after 3-4yrs. He was very impressed by the cleanliness, clean water and sanitation. He was happy he didn't fall sick on his trip and recognized n attributed to the cleanliness especially the water.
by dsreedhar
17 Dec 2017 08:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5246
Views: 492959

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

I was looking into Yazidis couple of days back. A youtube video of their holy shrine at Lalish showed an interesting painting on wall. It seems a typical south Indian lady in Saree lighting a lamp. The painting (colors) does not seem a 1000+ yr old. Curious if this is true and whats the history (who...
by dsreedhar
15 Dec 2017 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5246
Views: 492959

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

A slightly diff aspect in the Aryan-Dravid theory - Have there been any African (black) migrations to India prior to 2000yrs? If yes, is it likely some darker Indians are linked to Africans and brought their culture along? How would that play into this? What do you mean "darker Indians are lin...
by dsreedhar
09 Dec 2017 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5246
Views: 492959

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

A slightly diff aspect in the Aryan-Dravid theory -
Have there been any African (black) migrations to India prior to 2000yrs? If yes, is it likely some darker Indians are linked to Africans and brought their culture along? How would that play into this?
by dsreedhar
12 Nov 2017 01:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3073
Views: 188453

Re: Positive News from the USA

YHuoaH36e3s (A protest to correct and give fair portrayal of India and hinduism in Calif textbooks. (Telugu)) https://www.hafsite.org/hindu-americans-win-historic-victory-california-textbooks?utm_content=buffer17e92&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer Finally s...
by dsreedhar
16 Sep 2017 22:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 598
Views: 7110

Re: The Rohingya Menace

The govt seems to be on right track. Just provide humanitarian aid and assistance to Rohingyas in Myanmar/B-desh but no import of refugees into India.

There should be more talk in media/unofficial arm about the wealthy islamic countries of Saudi Arabia, iran and others to take in these refugees.
by dsreedhar
24 Aug 2017 07:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1234989

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

http://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/us-warship-collisions-raise-cyberattack-fears USS Navy ship John S McCain collided with a tanker this week. This is 4th one this year i hear. Could China be behind this sabotage somehow? Need to keep an eye on this aspect (electronic warfare) of China.
by dsreedhar
10 Aug 2017 09:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 619564

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Thx karthik.
So the target is the 9 Cr first at least in the next 5 yrs. Then slowly bring in the Agri folks. The ones seeking govt farm loans and waivers should be made to file tax returns.
by dsreedhar
10 Aug 2017 07:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 619564

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The number of tax filers increased to 2.82 crore. India population is 120 crore. Just curious, what is the ideal figure when 100% of population files tax returns.
I think the govt should link tax filing to any kind of govt sops to people.
by dsreedhar
02 Aug 2017 07:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1234989

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

What is the Chinese capability in electronic warfare like jamming signals and disrupting communication links? How much of this can have an impact?
by dsreedhar
06 Jun 2017 07:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 279215

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Regarding the Khalistani group and their public display - Is there any effort from the hindu group in the west to patch up things and work together ? If the khalistani group is hell bent on their attitude, can the hindu group not start a remembrance day for the victims of the khalistani terrorism in...
by dsreedhar
01 Jan 2017 06:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy New Year!!! 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1436

Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2017 to BRF family :-)
by dsreedhar
16 Dec 2016 21:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7870
Views: 788879

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Looking at the fraud going on, can the govt issue an order that anyone involved in such fraud will be tried of committing treason (financial terrorism) against state and invite severe punishment (10+yr jail)? Could that act as a big deterrent?
by dsreedhar
14 Oct 2016 04:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 617975

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

That was a good history lesson by Sushil Pandit. We need several more pandits talking and taking up their cause. @ brvarsh - The situation has come to this point only because the saner people did not counter the separatist narrative and ignored them. A lie told thousand times without any counter bec...
by dsreedhar
01 Oct 2016 00:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 298925

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

My whatsapp group (30+ schoolmates) - 4-5 elated which includes 2 muslims, one (anti-modi) openly not so and had a back n forth from a nationalist at which point one asks for calm of tempers and rest all quiet. This group is batch from Kendriya Vidhyalaya in Telengana.
by dsreedhar
29 Sep 2016 19:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 200143

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

LokeshC - I am not taking personal, just view it as an exchange of opinions. I hear and agree about PTSD affect can have. But look at the other side and ground realities now - The president of US himself is AA. AA are at the top in most sports. They are active and make a good portion in defense. The...
by dsreedhar
29 Sep 2016 04:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 200143

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

Agree with Primus on the case of Bangladeshi guy vs the AA guys. For those willing to work they have great opportunities especially minority groups. As I pointed out in another thread part of the problem in AA communities is with their family background and issues. Because of it they end up not maki...
by dsreedhar
26 Sep 2016 05:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3073
Views: 188453

Re: Positive News from the USA

In US the land is zoned into specific commercial and residential places. It is very planned. When a residential community is developed, the residential places are plotted and within a community they are all pretty much similar price range. This is in the cities. In the country side from the little I...
by dsreedhar
25 Sep 2016 07:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3073
Views: 188453

Re: Positive News from the USA

I can understand your comment on self perpetuating and agree to a point. But i see even pertinent problem is with the basic family unit in blacks which is the problem and self perpetuating. They seem to have more divorce rates or single parents and more kids(3+) from diff men. The kids are more into...
by dsreedhar
23 Sep 2016 01:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3073
Views: 188453

Re: Positive News from the USA

LokeshC - The walking away did not trigger the shot, but his seeming to reach out for something from the open window of the car triggered it - as per the cop (female) statement. Also the car engine was running and it was kinda abandoned in the middle of street and the guy not responding properly to ...
by dsreedhar
22 Sep 2016 20:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3073
Views: 188453

Re: Positive News from the USA

Other side of story on Tulsa incident - http://abcnews.go.com/US/tulsa-police-officer-shares-side-story-terence-crutchers/story?id=42243843 As per generally followed procedures I would have expected the guy to lay down on ground and NOT walk away to the car when the cops are talking and pointing to ...
by dsreedhar
22 Sep 2016 02:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 78888

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

Good if the news of the Operation across LoC is true. Now this should not limit to one time but should become the norm to hit the terrorist training camps across LoC at will.

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