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by vinod
17 Jun 2019 16:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3220
Views: 566552

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ne ... 818455.cms

India may trade places with US to ship items to China
Plans to export antibiotics, diesel engines and granite amid tariff spat between Washington and Beijing.
by vinod
17 Jun 2019 16:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3220
Views: 566552

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/foreign-trade/india-can-boost-exports-of-300-products-to-us-china-amid-trade-war-report/articleshow/69810252.cms India can boost exports of 300 products to US, China amid trade war: Report The ongoing US-China trade war may bring about a shift in the...
by vinod
31 May 2019 14:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94426

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

vipins wrote:Finally...Ministry of Jal Shakti!!


Promises made, promises kept!
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/electio ... ty-2032593
by vinod
30 May 2019 00:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 53583

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

VKumar wrote:We must build a wall to stop the hordes coming soon....

There is already a fence. When a possible exodus is imminent, the govt should open camps along afghan border and publicise that, thus relieving pressure on our border.
by vinod
28 May 2019 21:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94426

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

ramana wrote:TN owes 4 lakh crores of debt. And Stalin talks of secession. 8)


Stalin's quote is an old one, it seems. Not so old either, about an year back!
by vinod
28 May 2019 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 469
Views: 33416

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

I have always wondered why Telugu guys hate Modi and BJP , so much. Must be because they can lap up any stories told... unbelievable!!!
by vinod
23 May 2019 14:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94426

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

As of 1:30pm on ECI INC 51/542 leads . This is 16% more than 2014 BJP 296/542 leads . This is ONLEE 5% more than 2014 Mudi shud rejine Someone shared elsewhere his observations: 2014 INC: 44 2019 INC : 52 (less 09 of DMK backed seats in TN) INC growth = -ive Kerala rise mainly due to Sabarimala and...
by vinod
21 May 2019 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472616

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

CPM is mighty pissed off in Kerala. All those Sabarimala issue, they thought the minorities will vote for them, but exist polls suggest instead they voted en masse UDF. So, now we have Kodiyeri cribbing SDPI is a terrorist party. A ploy to either win back hindu votes or extort money from SDPI. Will ...
by vinod
21 May 2019 14:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472616

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

It seems Shashi Tharoor is winning his seat :evil: . That can happen only if CPM have tactically voted for him to keep BJP out. Its possible. But there is also a good faction in congress which wants him out. So, we will have to see... Also, one thing for sure, CPM as a party in Kerala loses out eit...
by vinod
20 May 2019 18:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472616

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Getting lot of Whatsapp Forwards - more of fake i believe that Opposition and Liberals and what not will start Egypt style mass movement post results are declared and will say No to Election Results... More of a fake stuff i believe as i dont see they have such power and means If anyone is having t...
by vinod
09 May 2019 16:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472616

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Congress has now started the fight back on Virat Senior Navy officer rejects PM Modi's claim, says 'Gandhi family on-board INS Viraat for official visit' https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/senior-navy-officer-rejects-pm-modis-claim-says-gandhi-family-on-board-ins-viraat-for-official-visit/41...
by vinod
04 May 2019 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472616

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I'm going to link this article and I think there is enough evidence to debunk it. The purpose of this posting is to provide a contrarian view. Elections 2019: BJP Could Lose 75 Seats in Six Hindi Heartland States Our analysis shows that the loss in terms of seats is likely to be much more dramatic ...
by vinod
29 Apr 2019 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 175276

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

It is illegal to publish exit polls. Currently, LDF is claiming 18 seats with strong potential with the other two. UDF is claiming 18. BJP didn't make such announcements, since they could not bring all the netas together. They are like Pu blocks. Too many in close proximity will cause explosion onl...
by vinod
24 Apr 2019 13:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472616

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Report from KL: There was record turnout. The history (before BJP became a significant player) is that increased turnout always favour UDF, especially when CPIM is in power. The logic is, hardcore CPIM folk will vote 'rain or shine'. The indifferent will move their kappa-meen bellies out to vote if...
by vinod
22 Apr 2019 03:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 910
Views: 32919

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Does the sri lanka explosions have any link to Massood Azhar?
by vinod
28 Mar 2019 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 105208

Re: Indian ASAT Test

decayed fast.. in the sense within a year, I think... and not decades
by vinod
07 Mar 2019 18:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4885
Views: 661917

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Austin wrote:Masood Azhar is fit and fine

https://sputniknews.com/asia/2019030710 ... h-reports/


All the more reason to hit pakistan again!!!

Hunting Masood Azhar!
by vinod
04 Mar 2019 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 416762

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

I'm going to ensure that it is spread through by word-of-mouth at least and bring it up where ever we can.
by vinod
27 Feb 2019 22:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136475

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

How about a siege on Pakistan?

This should be a slow.. slow... war... degrading their capability one by one.. ruining their economy in progress.
by vinod
27 Feb 2019 20:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136475

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Modi will have to address the nation to calm the nerves a bit!

We need to counter the propaganda as well... so good briefing is required.
by vinod
27 Feb 2019 15:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136475

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

They had to make a point that if the LOC was crossed, they can too... they have made that point. Score: 1-1 The above was expected, so the capture of pilots and loss of plane(s) are a difficult pill to swallow when they were ready for their retaliation. So, we have to wait and find out what happened...
by vinod
26 Feb 2019 22:15
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 136475

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Would Imran Khan dismiss the top Pak military generals on the grounds of incompetence and precipitating almost a war? This would be an ideal opportunity for him to flex muscles, if he has the guts? He can be the winner of Nobel Peace prize if he does that or be blown up like Benazir... :) or may be ...
by vinod
18 Feb 2019 23:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169300

Re: Pulwama Attack

^^ agree... They do this to enter heaven. Deny them that.. no one will come forward to be an islamist. Why can't we say that we don't know who they are.. may be they are Pakistani's. Ask Pakistanis to confirm.. they will of course refuse. So, we will dispose of the body after few days of rotting in ...
by vinod
18 Feb 2019 21:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 53583

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Whatever we do militarily to Pak, it should be done before Trump goes away. He hates both India and Pakistan.. but I think he hates them more. So, we are likely to get a little more sympathetic response from him than any one in the deep state.
by vinod
18 Feb 2019 01:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169300

Re: Pulwama Attack

There is only response.... capture 40 posts in POK and name it after each of the dead soldiers!
by vinod
18 Feb 2019 00:41
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169300

Re: Pulwama Attack

US NSA backs India’s right to selfdefence against attacks - Chidanand Rajghatta, Sachin Parashar WASHINGTON/ NEW DELHI: The Trump administration on Friday virtually green-lighted punitive Indian measures against Pakistan for the Pulwama terror attack, saying it “supported India’s right to selfdefen...
by vinod
17 Feb 2019 03:52
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169300

Re: Pulwama Attack

India has to choose just a limited number of posts and keep on pumelling it... until no paki soldier dares to agree to be posted there. When an terrosist attack happens, immediately we occupy that post claiming terrorists were launched from that. When Pakis are hell bent on taking in back, we retrea...
by vinod
17 Feb 2019 03:46
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169300

Re: Pulwama Attack

Was discussing the news with a few non BRF types and none of them could believe the connection between implicit nod-wink from unkil behind all such misadventures from TSP. Either TSP military-jihadi complex has read too much into the cut and run agreement signed by US in Afghanistan and is now embo...
by vinod
15 Feb 2019 22:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169300

Re: Pulwama Attack

There is a lot that can be done immediately, to hit Pakistani trade - MFN is only symbolic and just a first step. I've written a paper on the subject for a Govt think tank. 1. Ban all exports to Pak. Over 50% of Pak exports are cotton textiles, some of it is sustained by raw cotton exported from In...
by vinod
04 Jan 2019 15:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 175276

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

04/01/2018 00:28Hrs (IST) So by the time the Supreme Court hears the review petitions, a precedence has been set. Young women enter-temple closes down for an hour-temple opens again (and the cycle repeats). Which makes the whole system a farce. The CPI(M) looks like is winning the match. A few year...
by vinod
02 Jan 2019 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 175276

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Give credit where credit is due. They have been up there and done the Darshan. Agree with that. If their purpose was to "prove a point" , then that has been achieved. What is going to happen is that Hindu religious practises & customs would now be determined by Abrahamics. If every on...
by vinod
19 Dec 2018 23:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3220
Views: 566552

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

There are dark clouds over US, UK, EU and Chinese economies.. that is more than 50% of world economy. a slow down there impacts everyone. while I very much want Modi to win, if the govt splurges now on election freebies, how will they handle crisis when it happens. It is not a matter of if, it is wh...
by vinod
10 Dec 2018 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2235
Views: 410149

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

^^^ nevertheless, it's a sci-fi that can become a reality in few years
by vinod
07 Dec 2018 18:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2119
Views: 290164

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Save Sabarimala event on 15/12/2018 1PM -3PM outside Parliament Square (near Abraham Lincoln statue)
by vinod
30 Nov 2018 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 175276

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

The current crop of kerala BJP leaders are at best average with frequent shooting in the foot activities!

I'm hoping this sabarimala agitation would throw up new leaders who would rise to prominence in the years to come. Till then, we will have to suffer these incompetents.
by vinod
18 Nov 2018 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 175276

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sabarimala issue gives only an exposure for BJP as someone who supports hindu causes. The main problem is that there are no good local BJP leaders. For that BJP should be able to attract the good people in numbers, and amongst those some can be nurtured as future leaders. This event only brings some...
by vinod
16 Nov 2018 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 175276

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2018/nov/16/sabarimala-issue-dont-put-curbs-on-media-kerala-hc-tells-government-1899101.html p*nguins giving sermons and watching the tamasha Every citizen is entitled to know what is happening at Sabarimala. What is the harm in allowing media persons a...

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