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by saadhak
15 Dec 2016 17:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Running Poll on DeMo Sentiment
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: Running Poll on DeMo Sentiment

I think the trend of the public mood is heading towards fatigue. One example is an Uber driver complaining he does not have cash to fill diesel. Another example is frustration that builds up when people run from one ATM to another. The point being made is they support demonetization, but its been 5 ...
by saadhak
24 Mar 2016 16:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Brussels airport terror attack
Replies: 200
Views: 6858

Re: European Security Environment

They had a name for the bomb maker in Paris attacks. Looks like they are not using it now. Also which was the taxi service? -Jhujar, A Jet Airways air hostess was injured very badly in the first bomb attack. TOIlet showed the Jet airways lady picture yesterday and today too. On a personal level I t...
by saadhak
29 Feb 2016 15:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Budget 2016 - news & discussions
Replies: 251
Views: 8792

Re: Budget 2016 - news & discussions

Highlights of Union Budget for 2016-17 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cogencis, Monday, Feb 29 MUMBAI - Highlights of the Union Budget for 2016-17 (Apr-Mar), presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Lok Sabha today: * Din in Lok Sabha amid B...
by saadhak
28 Jul 2015 02:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Abdul Kalam passes away Oct 15, 1931 - July 27, 2015
Replies: 222
Views: 7941

Re: Abdul Kalam passes away Oct 15, 1931 - July 27, 2015

One of the most worthiest sons of mother India. Lived an inspiring and fulfilling life. Naman and shraddhanjali to the man who to many like me has contributed the most to the security of India.
by saadhak
15 Jul 2015 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1142
Views: 184718

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Hindu migrants from Pakistan may soon get banking & property rights The Modi government has been active on granting citizenship to Hindus from Pakistan (and Afghanistan as well). As ET had reported on May 21, in one year, the NDA government granted citizenship to over 4,000 Hindus from these So...
by saadhak
24 Sep 2014 11:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission
Replies: 2751
Views: 96577

Re: Mangalyaan : ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission

Congratulations ISRO. On the eve of Navratri. Sarva mangal mangalye.
by saadhak
16 Sep 2014 18:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 192238

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Punters in the UK are confidently backing a 'No' vote. http://www.oddschecker.com/politics/british-politics/scottish-independence/referendum-outcome http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/leisure/11098848/Betfair-pays-out-early-on-Scottish-independence-No-vote.html
by saadhak
12 Jul 2014 11:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1142
Views: 184718

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

India starts first major coal mine in at least five years NEW DELHI: Coal India Ltd started production on Friday at a 12-million-tonnes-per-year mine, its first major new project in at least five years, which should help boost supplies to fuel-starved power plants. The world's biggest Coal miner ha...
by saadhak
09 Apr 2014 00:27
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 834663

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

SagarAg wrote:Goosebumps onlee. Check his smile at :32 when he is about to drink water :twisted:

Can anyone tell which rally is this ?

I think the Delhi rally just after the Dehati Aurat incident.
by saadhak
08 Apr 2014 20:32
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: BRF GJP Trial-2: How many seats will UPA win?
Replies: 146
Views: 6830

Re: BRF GJP Trial-2: How many seats will UPA win?

For UPA:
1) Less than <100 - 10%
2) Between 101-110 - 15%
3) Between 111-120 - 15%
4) Between 121-130 - 15%
5) Between 131-140 - 15%
6) Between 141-150 - 20%
7) Greater than > 150 - 10%
by saadhak
08 Apr 2014 14:54
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: BRF GJP Trial Poll-1: How many seats will NDA win?
Replies: 426
Views: 15607

Re: GJP Trial Poll-1: How many seats will NDA win?

For NDA:
1) Less than 200 -- 5%
2) Between 200-220, -- 10%
3) Between 221-240, -- 10%
4) Between 241-260, -- 15%
5) Between 261-280, -- 20%
6) between 281-300 -- 30%
7) or greater 300 -- 10%
by saadhak
22 Feb 2014 17:05
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 427275

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2014/feb/22/liveupdates.htm 12:17 General V K Singh to join the BJP soon: From a correspondent in Delhi: Former army chief General V K Singh is expected to join the BJP soon. The Congress is not too happy about this development, as Singh reportedly has evidence to ...
by saadhak
19 Jan 2013 03:05
Forum: Military Scenarios Archive
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII
Replies: 3420
Views: 571423

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XII

Vivekji, thank you very much for the treat.
You have a fantastic flair of writing combined with knowledge of your subject.
Looking forward to the release of your novel and wishing it success!
And also to your next scenario.
by saadhak
12 Oct 2012 00:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3972
Views: 114097

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

rohitvats wrote:"Janani Janma-bhoomi-scha Swargadapi Gariyasi".....There is nothing beyond the motherland...if tomorrow GOI has to storm a Hindu place of worship to flush out anti-national elements, not a tear will I shed.

+1 Totally agree
by saadhak
11 Oct 2012 01:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3972
Views: 114097

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

Consider that the critics of Operation Bluestar do not care a damn for the justification given by Lt. Gen. Brar on why mounting the operation was a must. Question for the critics of Operation Bluestar: If instead of Sikhs, people of any other religion had taken over the golden temple and desecrated ...
by saadhak
24 Jan 2012 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3029
Views: 211025

Re: Iran News and Discussions

India to pay for Iran's oil in gold India has decided to pay Iran in gold for the oil it purchases, according to a report carried by an Israeli news website DEBKAfile. : An Indian delegation visited Tehran last week to discuss payment options in view of the new sanctions. The two sides were reporte...
by saadhak
24 Jan 2012 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Water Issues in the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 140
Views: 9508

Re: Water Issues in the Indian Subcontinent

NTPC steps up work on hydel project to pip China State-owned NTPC Ltd has wrapped up the pre-feasibility report for a proposed 9,750 MW Siang Upper hydroelectric project in Arunachal Pradesh. It is moving fast on the strategic project since India realises it is urgent to speed up building dams on t...
by saadhak
18 Jan 2012 22:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3468
Views: 125650

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Makes the man on the street question why GoI wants an admittedly competent, upright and decorated chief to make way for 'the chosen one'. Are you making the case that the next COAS is a corrupt dude? Nope. But he is the chosen one by the government's own 'line of succession' practice. And the gover...
by saadhak
18 Jan 2012 22:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3468
Views: 125650

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

There is no guarantee that he would serve till 31st May. He could be relieved tonight because he no longer enjoys the confidence of the government and the government would be entirely within its right to do so. Naturally firing him now would make things even worse. : Is it possible that he could ha...
by saadhak
18 Jan 2012 21:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3468
Views: 125650

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Very high ranking servants of the state have a burden upon them, like Caesar's wife. Irrespective of the rights and wrongs, merits and demerits of the case - for the man on the street the perspective is that the army chief is filing a court case to serve for one extra year. It is unseemly. Badar si...
by saadhak
18 Jan 2012 21:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3468
Views: 125650

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

This was front page headline news in today's DNA print edition. PM leads charge to fix Gen A deceptive silence descended on South Block, which houses the defence ministry and the prime minister’s office, as marathon meetings took place between defence minister AK Antony and PM Manmohan Singh on Tues...
by saadhak
14 Jan 2012 19:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3468
Views: 125650

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

New General in race as chief mulls options In a new twist to the next army chief race, western command chief Lt General Shankar Ghosh, the senior most army commander, got his medical category upgraded. Last year, his medical category was downgraded due to osteoarthritis, which kept him out of the r...
by saadhak
05 Dec 2011 23:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 760580

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Facelift for two Mirage 2000 jets in French Riviera The first set of two Mirage 2000 combat jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF) have flown out for upgrade at the facilities of Thales, the French defence and aerospace giant, as part of a $1.35 billion deal for the 51-aircraft fleet. "Two aircraf...
by saadhak
27 Nov 2011 21:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-China News and Discussion
Replies: 431
Views: 13995

Re: India-China News and Discussion

Surprisingly this is the BIGGEST capitulation to the Chinese in recent times. I was yesterday handing it over to the GOI that they've called off border talks on this conference..but this is an event of tremendous significance. Like India breaking it's bonds with Dharma. Surprising BRF'ites have not...
by saadhak
20 Nov 2011 18:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 2844
Views: 56549

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 201

Pasha met Ijaz in London on Oct 22 Asked to confirm whether the official who met him on October 22, 2011 was Lt. Gen. Pasha, Ijaz told the newspaper: "Yes." Ijaz earlier said that the full data and evidence of his contacts with the Pakistani official who asked him to draft the memo has be...
by saadhak
15 Nov 2011 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Oppression of minorities in Pakistan
Replies: 845
Views: 40344

Re: Oppression of minorities in Pakistan

Cop arrested for attempting to rape Hindu in Pak LAHORE: A Pakistani policeman has been arrested after being accused of attempting to rape a Hindu woman during the celebrations marking Guru Nanak's birth anniversary in his birthplace of Nankana Sahib. The 45-year-old woman was part of a group of pi...
by saadhak
11 Nov 2011 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 2844
Views: 56549

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 201

90 Percent of US Casualties in Afghanistan Traced to (Totally Legal) Pakistani Factories Eighty percent of the Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) planted in Afghanistan, and 90 percent of all US casulaties, are made with components that come from just two legally-operating factories in Pakistan. An...
by saadhak
08 Nov 2011 20:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Oppression of minorities in Pakistan
Replies: 845
Views: 40344

Re: Oppression of minorities in Pakistan

3 Hindus killed in Pakistan Three members of the minority Hindu community were killed when unidentified persons attacked a village in the Sindh province of southern Pakistan on Monday, officials said. Another Hindu was seriously injured in the attack at Taluka Chak in Shikarpur district. President ...
by saadhak
20 Oct 2011 19:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2848
Views: 56272

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

China backs Pak bid for non-permanent UNSC seat, India upset Times of India - ‎12 hours ago‎ BEIJING: India's hopes of obtaining Chinese backing for a seat in the United Nations Security Council came up against a rock with the Chinese foreign ministry saying on Wednesday that it was seriously consi...
by saadhak
16 Oct 2011 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 412356

Re: Internal Security Watch

Ambala terror-busting operation follow-up Lower courts on high alert ... top sources in the Delhi police now say they have "confirmed inputs" that Khalistani militant Jagtar Singh Tara and his terror module present in Delhi had carried out a survey at least two lower courts - Patiala House...
by saadhak
16 Oct 2011 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 412356

Re: Internal Security Watch

After Ambala, explosives seized in Madhya Pradesh town BHOPAL: Four days after a similar haul in Haryana's Ambala town, a huge quantity of explosives, including gelatine sticks, detonators and detonation cords, was recovered Sunday from a house and a car in Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh, police s...
by saadhak
05 Oct 2011 00:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 245074

Re: The Red Menace

Suspected Maoist arrested in capital A 36-year-old suspected woman Maoist, wanted by Chhattisgarh Police, was today arrested from a south Delhi locality where she was allegedly hiding, police sources said. Soni Sori , a primary school teacher and an aunt of Lingaram Kodopi who was recently arrested...
by saadhak
01 Oct 2011 13:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: List of victims of Terrorist attacks in India
Replies: 83
Views: 33291

Re: List of victims of Terrorist attacks in India

Toll in 13/7 Mumbai triple blasts climbs to 27 Sep-15-2011 MUMBAI: The toll in the July 13 Mumbai triple blasts climbed to 27 with one more injured succumbing here Thursday evening, an official said. The victim has been identified as Prashant H. Joshi, 34 , and he breathed his last around 2.50 p.m....
by saadhak
01 Oct 2011 13:24
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Serial Blasts in Mumbai
Replies: 1252
Views: 62500

Re: Serial Blasts in Mumbai

13/7 destroyed what poverty couldn't. Their dreams A small sample of the "collateral damage" arising out of GoI's incompetence, gross negligence, politics and policies. Toll as of 1-Oct: 27 killed and more than 140 injured. And yes, in keeping with the Rs. 32 a day calculation, the genero...
by saadhak
27 Sep 2011 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 238200

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

Same thoughts here. As someone rightly said: CBI = Congress Bureau of Investigation Here's the joke: Senior advocate K K Venugopal, appearing for the CBI, contended that the Centre cannot dictate what the probe agency should do as it is an autonomous body. "CBI is autonomous of government and f...
by saadhak
27 Sep 2011 21:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 116144

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

^^
I concur, but would have expected at least BJP to show some spine and take this up, given that Sudheendra Kulkarni is close to LK Advani.
by saadhak
27 Sep 2011 21:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 116144

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

Re: cash for votes;
This must be a silly question because no one is asking it: Why isn't the court asking for evidence on Ahmad Patel's involvement after Ram Jethmalani's statement last week??
by saadhak
27 Sep 2011 14:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2848
Views: 56272

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

For some comic relief, SM Krishna's ego trip to a reception hosted by the Pakistani Mission to the United States at an upscale New York hotel Khar later escorted Krishna to his vehicle as he left the reception. Noting that the Pakistani delegation was " obviously very very happy " with his...

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