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by Virendra
27 Oct 2020 14:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

ramana wrote:Virendra will get the book and read.
Lots of myths around Prithviraj Chauhan.

Sure Ramana. When you're done, feel free to write a no holds barred review at the platform of your choosing - Amazon, social media etc.

Regards,
Virendra
by Virendra
12 Oct 2020 15:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Hi Virendra, Unable to purchase the Kindle version from the US. Hi Srutayus, Please go to amazon.com on browser and lookup the Kindle edition. It is downloadable from there. If any of you guys finishes reading the book. You're most welcome to pen a no holds barred review on social media or blogs. :...
by Virendra
02 Oct 2020 20:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Thanks tsarkar!
I hope it meets your expectations.
by Virendra
02 Oct 2020 18:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Book's preface https://defenceforumindia.com/attachments/preface1-jpg.61321/ https://defenceforumindia.com/attachments/preface2-jpg.61322/ https://defenceforumindia.com/attachments/preface3-jpg.61323/ https://defenceforumindia.com/attachments/preface4-jpg.61324/
by Virendra
02 Oct 2020 18:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Book Release: Prithviraj Chauhan - a Light on the Mist in History Namaste Everyone, Prithviraj Chauhan – the household historic name in India that evokes passion and emotions alike; an immortal chapter of India’s bloody yet glorious history. Many have been intrigued with the controversies on histor...
by Virendra
06 Aug 2020 07:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Also have a book coming up, on Prithviraj Chauhan.
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by Virendra
06 Aug 2020 07:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

A thread I wrote on the Agra interplay of Shivaji, Rajputs and Mughals; using lesser known primary sources.
https://twitter.com/virendrarathore/sta ... 2210002945

Its blog version.
https://agrippedsoul.wordpress.com/2020 ... interplay/

Regards,
Virendra
by Virendra
30 Oct 2019 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

https://www.myindiamyglory.com/2018/10/02/lalitaditya-muktapida-kashmir-king-who-defeated-arabs-and-subjugated-turks/ Are there blogs or articles related to Emperor Lalitaditya of Kashmir which are more authentic. As per articles, His empire extended from Central Asia to Orrisa and Gujarat. He even...
by Virendra
30 Oct 2019 11:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

A basic question, hope some old timers or the Author can help. Where has Airavat's blog moved to? It isn't available anymore. Many people are looking for him :) Some web archives might have the vlog posts. But better to read here - https://www.rajputcommunity.in/tags/airavat-singh I don't know if t...
by Virendra
04 Dec 2018 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive
Replies: 606
Views: 72996

Re: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive

Problems exist not just in equipment, but on training, practice, operational readiness and protocols. The railway station had plenty of cops with rifles. None of them opened fire even when the terrorists were in plain sight. Why was the zeal to fight back missing? Goes beyond material measures and ...
by Virendra
29 Nov 2018 21:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive
Replies: 606
Views: 72996

Re: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive

Problems exist not just in equipment, but on training, practice, operational readiness and protocols. The railway station had plenty of cops with rifles. None of them opened fire even when the terrorists were in plain sight. Why was the zeal to fight back missing? Goes beyond material measures and m...
by Virendra
21 Nov 2018 16:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Easy guys .. my access is what anybody with a Id and address proof in UK can get for free. :( I go to the library once a week only, for my studies. But I will try to address these queries one by one. Can you please help me by looking up the library's catalogues here. Let me know what you want from i...
by Virendra
20 Nov 2018 15:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819971

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Bakistan has entered into stagflation territory: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1824640/1-imf-projects-inflation-rate-hit-14-june/ IMF projects that Bakistan will hit an inflation rate of 14% inflation rate by June 2019. Zero growth & high inflation., it will be quite a spectacle to see Baki go v...
by Virendra
20 Nov 2018 15:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Namaste Ramana
I can search for books on Timur and look them up. But beside that, do you have any specific piece of text / book that you want accessed for this?
I don't know where else to start or what else to search for :P
by Virendra
19 Nov 2018 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

I am in London and have reader access to British Library. In case a member is looking for something specific which isn't available elsewhere (except British Library), let me know and I will try to help. They don't issue stuff to take away. You can get it reserved and read within library. Copy servic...
by Virendra
19 Nov 2018 20:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2452
Views: 351788

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

CalvinH, The British historian R. Collingwood writes that one should put themselves in the shoes of the historical figure or situation to see how and why they acted. This is described in "Idea of History" by R. Collingwood. Read and be wise. presentism /ˈprɛz(ə)ntɪz(ə)m/Submit noun uncrit...
by Virendra
16 Aug 2018 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819971

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^No dollars means no imports. That means energy crisis. No fuel for vehicles, no electricity for factories. Currency devalues and hyperinflation sets in which makes food ridiculously expensive. Imports of all sorts stop and manufacturing sector collapses. This can be prevented if Saudi start accept...
by Virendra
16 Aug 2018 21:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819971

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

I wish they find oil there. they would then be sandwiched between Unkil and Cheen. If Russia joins then..... we have too many examples like Iraq and Venezuela to ignore them as coincidence. It is strategically imperative to keep the oil rich countries broiled in war. If Pakis don't have attention n...
by Virendra
16 Aug 2018 21:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 71
Views: 7707

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

A fine, inspiring leader who steered our nation through, in crucial times.
Om Shanti
by Virendra
16 Aug 2018 21:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1145
Views: 183014

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Agreed, but that doesn't mean Turkey's problems won't cause ripples in middle east. Erdogan will try his best to hurt US/EU one way or the other, just to show his size to his people. People and Powers alike, cause more damage and ruckus on their way down; than up. This holds true for leaders of US, ...
by Virendra
15 Aug 2018 19:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1145
Views: 183014

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Problem is, one increasingly isolated leader (Trump) has trapped another one (Erdogan). If Erdogan feels trapped, he will choose to fight. If he chooses to fight, we may see another front opened in the middle east. If his grip on Turkey wasn't this strong, it wouldn't be a matter of worry. If Trump'...
by Virendra
08 Aug 2018 18:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 566593

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

It seems the Aryans of Mittani treaty worshipped Indra. Then enroute to India they stopped in Iran, had short term memory loss, hated Indra and loved Varuna.
But by god's grace when they reached India, memory flashed back and they returned to loving Indra :D
by Virendra
29 Mar 2016 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 173066

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

That cooked confession has been taken apart on Twitter. It is clear that he is reading from a script. Also, there's a reflection in his eyeball which is likely of the prompt screen.
by Virendra
22 Mar 2016 13:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 566593

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

So we colonized Europe before LGM. Lineage got decimated in LGM and then we re-colonized Europe after LGM.
If you tell it like this, will cause massive heart burn and backend khujli to the other camp :D :D
by Virendra
22 Mar 2016 12:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 566593

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

This is ancient DNA, which was in "wanted" status at this thread recently. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Pre-Neolithic DNA Suggests Major Late Glacial Population Turnover in Europe https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-RTWmsp28zMs/VrzD0ZF8_bI/AAAAA...
by Virendra
15 Mar 2016 16:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 566593

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

Menon Saab,

Google 'balathal' (in Udaipur, Rajasthan).
http://varnam.nationalinterest.in/tag/balathal/
That guy is 2500 BCE - 2000 BCE, non-Harappan (Ahar-Banas culture) and a leper.
By the way Ahar is also the first capital of Mewar's Guhilot dynasty.

Regards,
Virendra
by Virendra
05 Mar 2016 11:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 173066

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Did anyone read the plot of 'London has fallen'? Involves Paki terorrist as the main villain.
Would be going to watch Secret soldiers of Benghazi soon...
by Virendra
05 Mar 2016 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3850
Views: 436233

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

Tidbits of strife from Islamic world :- -- Total 2000 cases in Turkey for insulting Erdogan. Max sentence is 4 yrs in jail. Schools boys among those arrested. -- Two women fired at a bus right outside a police compound in Istanbul. They lobbed grenades in the compound before fleeing. Could be YPG/Ku...
by Virendra
01 Mar 2016 15:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 566593

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

does anyone have any studies of the status and situation of the ice caps on the indian landmass during the last ice age? I looked up info on this about a year ago. The evidence of an "Ice age" comes from rocks that show evidence of having been dragged in glaciers. Such evidence exists up ...
by Virendra
29 Feb 2016 08:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 566593

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

The divide or isolation may have existed during and little after the last ice age, causing languages to develop in parallel. But eventually and inevitably the mix up occurred and we see shared words/roots among the languages. There could be one more explanation for the similarities in languages - co...
by Virendra
26 Feb 2016 14:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 566593

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

Excerpt from genealogy of Changez Khan, I'll let you locate the interesting term : Before the time of Chungeez, the Moghools do not appear to have had any written language: Chungeez Khan, therefore, directed them and their children to learn the Oighoor character. The orders or regulations of which w...
by Virendra
26 Feb 2016 10:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Helicopter Performance Analysis
Replies: 36
Views: 4562

Re: Helicopter Performance Analysis

Has anyone studied VTOL drones like Airmule or V22 Osprey for Siachen feasibility?
by Virendra
26 Feb 2016 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 173066

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

This is actually related to Paki Pappi Poaquttars Asian sex abusers to be stripped of UK citizenship and deported Asian-born sex abusers will be stripped of their UK citizenship and deported at the end of their sentences under a new Home Office drive, The Independent can reveal.Theresa May, the Hom...
by Virendra
19 Feb 2016 13:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 566593

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

I was scanning academia.edu for papers and stumbled on this. Nothing out of the ordinary so far in cursory reading. Thought to share anyway. https://www.academia.edu/7893126/Genetic_Evidence_of_Early_Human_Migrations_in_the_Indian_Ocean_Region_Disproves_Aryan_Migration_Invasion_Theories Regards, Vir...
by Virendra
18 Feb 2016 13:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 173066

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Russia is not the west that Pakis have expertise in milking. But it is also not possible to completely stop Russians from making business and geo-political moves in their own interest. We should place a lakshman rekha in front of Russians, you cross it and there will be more business lost with us th...
by Virendra
16 Feb 2016 11:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5262
Views: 566593

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

Not that I hate Roma people, the timing looks a bit opportunistic.
There are a plenty of examples in history, where people try to board your party as soon as they deduce that you're headed for greener pastures.
Never heard the Roma shout 'we are Indian' so loudly anytime before.
by Virendra
10 Feb 2016 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3850
Views: 436233

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

That is the kind of crap which should be exposed on SM aggressively by us and the likes of Doval should exterminate.

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