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by member_20317
18 Jan 2015 19:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 47791

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

‘You put some j u ldee in it ‘Or I’ll marrow you this minute ‘If you don’t fill up my helmet, G u nga Din!’ The Gunga could be a British way of saying Ganga. And this is why I believe we should stop looking at ourselves with western sensibilities. Gungadin urf Gangadin may be a swearword in US agai...
by member_20317
17 Jan 2015 12:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 52318

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

I wonder if zero length take off systems can be adapted to NLCA (Mk-1 or Mk-2) or even Mig29K for an all up configuration of the desired kind. The booster storage should not be such a big deal since you could limit the usage to exigencies only. Since there is a significant take off strip and ski jum...
by member_20317
17 Jan 2015 11:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 47791

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Instead of Sepoy, we should use Gungadin to make it very clear. Gungadin is the best way of describing a person who is so abala (helpless), so moodh budhi (dense) that he cannot even speak the truth or counter a falsehood, much less do something about it. A deen that makes one Gunga. Somebody who g...
by member_20317
16 Jan 2015 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 52318

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Folding wings on NLCA (F-414 powered) is a dead end. Will increase wait and weight. Why not instead change the stowage geometry. Flower like pattern. Broad section outside and slender section inside. Also spiderman stowage. Change the landing gear into some exotic CFC thing and stick the aircraft up...
by member_20317
15 Jan 2015 12:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2640
Views: 126839

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

It is an unattributed quote. Only the journo knows who said that and obviously he cannot be questioned because of privileges & FoE & Freedom of press. Most likely there is no ideological difference or even if it is there then its more like people here disagreeing on things and not a cold-tur...
by member_20317
15 Jan 2015 12:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2640
Views: 126839

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

mmm what? Still cannot make a stand? ...................... DNA I think is (may still be) a DB Realty group company (Shahid Balwa). This particular MSM report contains only 2 quotations- First and well known - On Wednesday, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said, "It was my recommendation that ...
by member_20317
15 Jan 2015 10:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2640
Views: 126839

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

@Chanakya ji, corruptionindrdo is the site. Bloody keeda did not call it dodo. That was the only thing remaining. The man was given what he claims is a CRS. I don't know what it means but spider sense says it must be something bad on the record of somebody who was in DRDO. http://www.livefistdefence...
by member_20317
14 Jan 2015 22:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2640
Views: 126839

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

DRDO itself is one leaky department in all this. Seems like travel details, stay arrangements, and everything about senior DRDO officials is available for asking. With such a large size how the hell do they manage their secrecy.
by member_20317
14 Jan 2015 22:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2640
Views: 126839

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

There will always be disgruntled elements in any given hierarchy in any Bureaucracy. The leaks have to be found and plugged, time and again, every time. There is no rest. This is how govts. are run. By catching the offenders and going after more potential offenders. This case seems to have been init...
by member_20317
14 Jan 2015 20:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2640
Views: 126839

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Govt needs to inform people because this govt was elected by people. Yes elected not selected. There is no contract of employment. No individual or even a bunch (except the full 125 crore) can come and start taking over what they themselves have handed over to authorities they themselves swear by. ...
by member_20317
14 Jan 2015 20:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2640
Views: 126839

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Normally I wouldn't responded to you but I had to this time. Well what can I say. I am honoured and a bit ashamed by the attention. There is a growing tendency on this forum to label people and attack them - ad hominem - instead of coming up with rational and objective posts. You sadly are an examp...
by member_20317
14 Jan 2015 20:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2640
Views: 126839

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

bakwas or not, GoI has every right [perhaps - 'duty'] to tell the truth ahead if it is not hampering the security of the nation. hiding info to public is more bakwas than any other nonsense and CTs. CTs does not necessarily mean negative. If I am allowing a ruckus to happen, means I have a weakness...
by member_20317
14 Jan 2015 19:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 2640
Views: 126839

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Bakwas, GoI has handled it the best way it could have been. Mods, You people have to do something about this nonsense. Saare mulleh Namaz-e-janaza-e-gayab padhne aa gaye hain. Somebody is targeting DRDO from within, from without (for sure) ostensibly on administrative issues (Scams) and that implies...
by member_20317
14 Jan 2015 11:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2906
Views: 38277

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

Ravi_G: The Brahmins context I am using is more in alignment with how Shiv ji has described. To be clear, I mean not only the Pandas, Purohits, Acharyas but also Ayurvedics, Jyotisha, Musicians, Law makers, Judges - essentially the thinking classes of erstwhile India - broadly categorized as Brahmi...
by member_20317
13 Jan 2015 22:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2906
Views: 38277

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

Shiv ji when you are talking about a Brahmin leadership you are essentially talking about people born into Brahmin families. There is no doubt that Brahmins of the born into family types were aplenty and they could have been doing anything other than practicing Brahmatva. Maharishi Manu does mention...
by member_20317
13 Jan 2015 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 33645

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

Indian Army is at least kept away from Americanization by prosetylization. Do you want IA to hail Mary instead of Bharat Maa? Our political parties,our media is not Americanized enough for you now? In hindsight this was best decision taken by Hajpayee. Can't proselytization happen without having to...
by member_20317
13 Jan 2015 17:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 56979

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Only reason India did well in Missilery and Rocketry is because nobody would give missiles beyond 300/300 and absolutely no body would export the nuances of even a rudimentary proportional navigation system without making the importer .....
by member_20317
13 Jan 2015 14:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 33645

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

Usage of both implies both are recognized as separate. Thus should be read as WB==IB and LoC is still LoC. Probably a trial baloon for unfurling the Track 2 ground work designed to save face. Like allowing LoC to remain unchanged esp. since Umrikhans need us to remain in place between Chipak and for...
by member_20317
13 Jan 2015 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3462
Views: 143444

Re: Internal Security Watch

:twisted: Friendly relations with foreign countries. Chalta hai I guess. We have survived atrocious people, we can survive these kur-kur wale thakur (कुड कुड वाले ठाकुर). India will have to breed its own thaan wale thakur (ठां वाले ठाकुर) That Pakis support terrorists and social change in India is t...
by member_20317
13 Jan 2015 10:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 12971

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

Budding Journlist8: First thing we need to know is who, from among Mohan and Ashok had the gun and who had the condom in his pocket. Only one is a true lover the other one is a .......... And per SOP only the true lover has the authority to cross the 40 km limit set.
by member_20317
12 Jan 2015 22:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 56979

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Gruthma = Gruth + ma and Gravity = "Gruthvakarsan" and Ma could be short for Maarak

Gruthvakarsan Maarak == Gravity Bomb.

Great job finding that out bhailog.
by member_20317
12 Jan 2015 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3152
Views: 129065

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

@KLNMurthy There are many aspects to it. There is a national objective in not importing wars. Then there was a claim I heard that IG and Hindu sangathan had reached an agreement to keep it so. There is equally a social aspect to it. An individual aspect too. Merely classifying a Hindu world in a Bot...
by member_20317
12 Jan 2015 20:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 46073

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

From Aroor's site - his tweee feed:

Livefist @livefist
'Rafale deal not certain but problems can be sorted out,' @ManoharParrikar tells Karan Thapar on @HeadlinesToday @ 8pm. #MMRCA
by member_20317
12 Jan 2015 15:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3152
Views: 129065

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

In some ways Russia, India and China have something in common. Islam has declared war against all three states without any of those states actively interfering with the ummah - and in fact with all 3 mostly being on the side of Islamic nations. It is Europe and the US who have ravaged and dominated...
by member_20317
11 Jan 2015 20:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 2826
Views: 241249

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Tejas MK.2 induction according to the above : best case 2022-23 <snip> So Tejas MK.2, 4 to 4.5 gen makes first flight in 2018 and then a true blue 5th gen fighter with all aspect stealth flies in 2021 or even 2024, i.e with next 3-6 years. With the amount of work they are doing for LCA Mk-2, even a...
by member_20317
11 Jan 2015 19:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3152
Views: 129065

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

May be those killed are black Africans that is why there has been hardly any coverage of this: 2,000 Killed by Boko Haram in Nigeria Town, Say Reports Even on BRF you will hear far more of Charlie Hebdo than this. The other forum does not even prides itself on being ahead of the curve and they have...
by member_20317
11 Jan 2015 17:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 12971

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

Actually Jaichand should ideally also not be used as a symbol for traitorous behaviour, IMHO. He was merely being stupid. But then Jaichand is not a Dharmapalak unlike Vibhishan who along with Sugriva & Kuber, is probably the only one used to show the way forward for people suffering wrongful br...
by member_20317
11 Jan 2015 17:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 12971

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

https://in.linkedin.com/pub/dir/?first= ... rch=Search

Akshay Kumar, Meghnada, Kumbha, Karan are all usable names.

That Vibhishan is used wrongly shows the gulam zaheniyat of the person using it so. Just like cussing MC and BC. A converts life.
by member_20317
11 Jan 2015 16:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 12971

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

Rama killed Valli. There were SOPs for the way Kstriyas could wage war. Yet, Rama killed Valli the way he did. It served a righteous purpose. One could argue the technicalities if Valli was evil or just a good king gone rogue. It is all good discussions over chai and samosas. The killing was righte...
by member_20317
09 Jan 2015 21:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aircraft Recognition
Replies: 943
Views: 132908

Re: Aircraft Recognition

The Migs we love : Probably the best view to witness the proportions (Romanian Mig-21 Lancer): http://i.imgur.com/L068QVZ.jpg So what model is it: http://onebit.us/x/i/1D05HbcTXA.jpg And behold: http://defendingrussia.ru/upload/images/ckeditor/530c90440e966.jpg Guards Lieutenant Colonel Valentin V. ...
by member_20317
09 Jan 2015 19:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3152
Views: 129065

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

There is trouble in Paris.

A hostage crisis. Islamist hostage takers. A women journalist is said to be part of the hostage taker. Whatever happened to the journalistic ethics.

The two shooters of the Charlie Hebdo attack are also cornered somewhere in France.

Both situations seem linked.
by member_20317
09 Jan 2015 19:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 12971

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

USS Cole. It takes a lot of strength of character and grace to admit one is wrong. Obviously this Chacko fella does not have it. Why do forumers persist in trying to force the proverbial ass to drink water once taken to the stream? It is not going to happen. Move on and discuss the episode in other...
by member_20317
07 Jan 2015 22:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2906
Views: 38277

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

Don't bother to reply tonight. Shubhratri. Are you saying that Hindus do tolerate lampooning of their religious icons? Should we cheer the killing of those Hindu lampooning cartoonists or condemn their killing? But Hindus as a rule do not publicly denigrate others' religious icons - even if you feel...
by member_20317
07 Jan 2015 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3152
Views: 129065

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

Yemen too. 30 or so dead.

Spainish newspaper group also threatened.

Mumbai airport also had ISIS graffiti being reported and now being investigated.
by member_20317
07 Jan 2015 20:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2906
Views: 38277

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

But strictly speaking, freedom of expression to deride a religious icon is not tolerated by Hindus. Then what was PK? Or The very persistent existence of Secularism which is what the State supports? Or The cartooning you point out was done by a paper that does not spare Hindus also, despite that fa...
by member_20317
07 Jan 2015 19:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3152
Views: 129065

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

These westerners would still be thinking of how to use this or that group against somebody else. Is not ISIS the greener than green variety that had come for killing Syrians?
by member_20317
07 Jan 2015 10:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat
Replies: 969
Views: 12971

Re: Breaking news: Coast guard intercepted terrorist boat

I don't know why it was necessary to reveal that the "10 lakh vs. 4 lakh" haggling was intercepted - unless that was disinformation. Increase the cost to ISI? New recruits might start asking ISI for 10 lakhs or ask them to walk. You see, these pakistani terrorista are Confucian and follw ...
by member_20317
06 Jan 2015 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 52318

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

The more I read up about LCA MK-1, it is clear that it is a china beater (high altitude thin air performance) while LCA-Mk-2 will be a Paki focussed plane (more thrust - dog fighter). What we need is LCA MK-1 in hundreds to reduce our numerical handicap with China but we are not been able to shake ...
by member_20317
06 Jan 2015 22:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 52318

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Nobody doubts this or has suggested otherwise. The LCA will eventually see the light of day but it has not so far. The IAF has written it off in its current form and is impatient for the geniuses to get cracking on the LCA2 which will fix its shortcomings. I was about to change side to Victor ji's,...
by member_20317
05 Jan 2015 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 47791

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Sure, but what if Doval gets his way and gets his way on on January 27 and Hafeez Saeed finds himself on the receiving end of a strike hand carried or via Brahmos. The popcorn you invest in might have a better ROI after 1/26. Would US permit a hit job on Hafeez Saeed, to Doval, after they have just...

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