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by panduranghari
18 Jun 2020 23:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5238
Views: 969356

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

By demonstrating they are dissociating themselves from the Chinese vendors, government can set an example. But here we are pretty useless as government babus seem clueless. They still offer contracts to Chinese is bizzare.
by panduranghari
18 Jun 2020 23:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 930
Views: 184542

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

Any thoughts on this? The ungoverned globe Thank you for posting this. Reads like the 'ode to the good ol' days'. The author conveniently claims the liberal world order is dying due to rise of nation states. He probably means the rise of non anglo saxon nation states who are rightfully reclaiming t...
by panduranghari
18 Jun 2020 22:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5238
Views: 969356

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

India rejects market economy tag for China https://www.livemint.com/news/world/india-rejects-china-s-demand-to-grant-it-market-economy-status/amp-11592394036306.html India on Monday rejected China’s demand to grant it market economy status, amid the ongoing face-off between the two armies along the...
by panduranghari
13 Jun 2020 22:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Requests to Admins - 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 12580

Re: Requests to Admins - 2019

This is not a request for the admins per se but if they permit it, this post can stay here. People do read this thread hence perhaps the best place. https://github.com/iamadamdev/bypass-paywalls-firefox Use this firefox extension for opening up paywalls. All known newspapers are included. Hope it he...
by panduranghari
03 Jun 2020 19:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

schinnas wrote:
Well, I hope you can raise the level of the discourse from cheap ad hominism.


I apologise.
by panduranghari
03 Jun 2020 19:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4662
Views: 766360

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Wasnt Nixon elected when US was burning due to riots in 1968? Nixon was an outsider. Trump is an incumbent. If riots continue(seems they will for some time) and the S&P makes new high every week, Trump will win. As per astrology who many follow, November will see a massive spike in US dollar (it...
by panduranghari
03 Jun 2020 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

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Barstewards are at it again. Both Labour and Conservatives.
by panduranghari
13 May 2020 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

schinnas wrote:
That is for GoI to decide, would you agree? Since we don't have control of these territories, it becomes a bilateral matter.

Thats exactly how Pakis who like to look reasonable speak.
by panduranghari
13 May 2020 23:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5238
Views: 969356

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Is Xi afraid for his position or some military lackey trying to show he is still useful if power transition is likely.
by panduranghari
13 May 2020 23:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 350787

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Can't GoI just issue debt and have RBI and all the banks buy it ? What stops the Indian govt from playing the same game US and EU play by issuing endless amount of debt and keep the printing press 24x7 ? After all as long as the debt is in rupees, there should be no threat of default , correct ? No...
by panduranghari
30 Apr 2020 22:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8119
Views: 1079839

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Recently, I ran into a certified Commie of the "The Hindu" variety. Heard the usual blah blah. However, was surprised that despite being a commie, is quite casteist and maintains private worship and rituals (was apologetic by saying that he still offers worship and has a puja altar at hom...
by panduranghari
30 Apr 2020 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85207

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

These are good times compared to whats coming next Chris Hedges, the Pulitzer-winning journalist, author, and philosopher, is not surprised by America's decline. In places such as the former Yugoslavia, he has personally witnessed what happens when societies fall apart. In his most recent book, &qu...
by panduranghari
28 Apr 2020 23:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 350787

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

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Probably the most important chart this month.

For the sake of perspective:

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by panduranghari
28 Apr 2020 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 930
Views: 184542

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

Robert D. Blackwill:- India. In the face of an increasingly assertive China, the United States benefits from the presence of a robust democratic power that is willing to and capable of independently helping balance China’s rising influence in Asia.124 The United States should: • substantially loose...
by panduranghari
28 Apr 2020 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 930
Views: 184542

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

i wouldn't be so sure about Italy or Spain ditching China. Italians recently removed European flag and replaced it with Chinese. As they are the one helping them when EU turned its back. Spain also ordered millions (was it 400 million?) worth of medical equipment from China. It looks like China has...
by panduranghari
25 Apr 2020 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85207

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

. Germany sends China £130billion bill for 'coronavirus damages' – sparks fury in Beijing Germany has sparked outrage in China after a major newspaper put together a £130bn invoice that Beijing "owes" Berlin following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Germany has followed France, th...
by panduranghari
24 Apr 2020 23:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5238
Views: 969356

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://i.postimg.cc/gjjLfVjZ/CHINA-1.jpg This is from Disunited Nations by Peter Zeihan. The book is ok. Too much bluster. The interesting bit was the sourcing of food. China has less farmland per person than Saudi Arabia. Most farmland was paved over for development so internal production cannot ...
by panduranghari
12 Jan 2020 15:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Towards an India centered economics Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 3318

Re: Towards an India centered economics Thread

Moving away from Dollar based GDP measurements to a model using multi factor productivity index which is designed for India specifically would be a good start.
by panduranghari
12 Jan 2020 14:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 707732

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The US has vast reserves of shale and those deposits, IIRC, start to become viable when crude prices touch around $60 per barrel. It is shale oil that has effectively unshackled the US from its earlier dependence on gulf oil and shale has also given the amerikis a lot more strategic as well as tact...
by panduranghari
12 Jan 2020 14:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 930
Views: 184542

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

Sir,
The German demographics are worse than Japanese. The Europeans are either going to build a new Templar force under the Eastern European leaders or going to go completely Islamic under new liberal leaders of Germany-France.
by panduranghari
01 Sep 2019 13:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 761034

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

habal wrote:Indian SPR is 2 weeks always.


Not yet. Once phase 1 is complete, it will be 10 days. It will be by 2025.

Phase 2, will take it to 2 weeks.
by panduranghari
31 Aug 2019 18:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 761034

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Could not sleep so thought I would share my views on Central Bank Independence. My background is in Economics and I have studied financial systems across the world at some length as its an area of interest. 1. Independence : I believe that Central Banks must have independence to set monetary policy...
by panduranghari
10 Aug 2019 15:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests_2
Replies: 116
Views: 28703

Re: Indian Interests_2

GoI has decided to keep India 2019 onwards in long volatility and short abstration camp. If this works, we will be a super power in the next decade. Fits into the maximalist perspective of Bharat Karnad. It necessitates Indians living in the UK to work towards Brexit and get into political offices i...
by panduranghari
10 Aug 2019 15:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

As per the link i provided, in 2015, 49% of British - Indians voted Conservative . As per your link, in 2017, 40% voted conservative. Taken together, it appears that British-Indian support to Conservatives dropped 9 points from 2015 to 2017 from 49% to 40%. It would be interesting to analyse the re...
by panduranghari
10 Aug 2019 13:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 81289

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Kashi wrote:Madam Unfair's uncanny ability to change colours would put a Chameleon to shame.

She's best kept at two arms length.


Most BRF peepul are blocked by unFair on Twitter
by panduranghari
07 Aug 2019 01:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 660591

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Left organisations take out protest march on Kashmir issue The DYFI a CPI(M) outfit decided to take a protest march to guess where; a Post office at Thenjipalam, Malappuram Dt :lol:. This move actually caught the post master by surprise. He really did not know what was the reason for the communist ...
by panduranghari
23 May 2019 18:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 188531

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

is rNDTV in rudali mode? Sorry for asking as no access.
by panduranghari
23 May 2019 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 188531

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I expected 370 for NDA. 344 is close enough. Great day for India and Indian civilization. Its the end of Gandhi dynasty and that is truly the best thing about it. Also Brexit party likely to win EU elections in the Blighty makes the day even better.
by panduranghari
15 May 2019 14:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 350787

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

The household debt does not include student debt which is a huge problem in US. The European debt does not include the liabilities owned to the public by pension providers. If people who are sensible are not doing what they must, then there will be some really hard times. Also the current debt level...
by panduranghari
14 May 2019 17:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4310
Views: 350787

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

On the 1st of Dec 2007,the % of C or lower rated debt was approximately 10%. On the 1st of January 2008, when the financial crisis was underway it rose to 19%. At the peak of the last crisis it was 24%. Today when all is hunkydory, the % of C and lower rated debt is...........drumroll..........43%! ...
by panduranghari
24 Apr 2019 18:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 660703

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I can confirm this first hand. We got 4-5 mails (letter box ones - it never ceases to amaze me) and a warning that we will be fined if we do not register to vote here in the UK. That is not correct. I have never bothered to even put my name of the voting register. They threatened twice, then send a...
by panduranghari
24 Apr 2019 18:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 660703

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

What surprises me is that everyone and his Aunty I speak with or glance thru SM is Modi Bhakth. Even those old ladies with veil or Yuppy crowd with phata Jeans and cold shoulder top have inner Modi in them. No one cares about the local MP but are voting for Modi ji and yet most of the pollsters say...
by panduranghari
17 Apr 2019 18:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The usage of the word "tragedy" itself is a subtle attempt at deflecting blame. A car or air crash is a tragedy. Jallianwala Bagh was a massacre, an act of state-sponsored mass murder, a ruthless slaughter of unarmed, innocent civilians. https://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-massacre-th...
by panduranghari
06 Apr 2019 12:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Soubry!! :lol: you win in the battle. She is beyond redemption. Comment on telegraph website- Rachel Short 5 Apr 2019 8:31AM I think the split in the country is very deep. It's no longer Tory or Labour, or even Leave or Remain, but democracy vs New World Order. If Brexit is stopped, then our votes c...
by panduranghari
05 Apr 2019 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 660703

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Alternative to Modi might be way to go. Modi and Amit with arrogance screwed up friendly partners and couldn't do well in their own states in recent elections. Non-Modi person as PM such as Gadkari, etc can fetch good partners including TDP back. Modi will win BJP in excess of 350. I am going into ...
by panduranghari
05 Apr 2019 18:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

mmasand

Wollaston is my local MP. Who is in your area?
by panduranghari
05 Apr 2019 15:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The House of Commons is locked in a stalemate between those pushing a No Deal time bound Brexit and those refusing and pushing for a long delay plus plus potential second referendum. At least, that's what I *think* is happening - there's so much noise it's hard to get the signal. I will give you a ...
by panduranghari
03 Apr 2019 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The Brexit desperation British parliament is now worse than a joke. And they have no one to blame but themselves. As I watch the desperation of these people, obviously loyal to the European Union first and their constituents a distant fourth or fifth — after themselves, their party and any corporat...
by panduranghari
31 Mar 2019 16:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3172
Views: 559007

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Brexit means UQ officially becomes the Pakistan of Europe. Even after all these shenanigans, there will be no Brexit or it will be BRINO. The problem is the MPs here are clueless. The English MPs still dont get it. The Irish identify themselves are Irish, Scots as Scottish. Only English underclass w...

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