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by venkat_r
18 Sep 2019 09:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 322857

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Yes UN resolutions and plebiscite would be moot at that point. Also the focus should be on breaking Pakistan into smaller entities and India taking over POK, other pieces would either be independent or join other neighbors- so Pakistan as we know it would not exist. For now the policy should be to k...
by venkat_r
06 Sep 2019 14:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1975
Views: 243080

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Though going off topic about Afg in this thread India generally does not use Military unless there are objectives or outcomes clearly defined, and putting Indian Army in Afg currently does not have an objective It is one thing to have trainers and advisors in Afg and have civilian relations helping ...
by venkat_r
06 Sep 2019 13:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1975
Views: 243080

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

X Posted on the Terroristan Thread UAE had told Pakistan IHK not Muslim Ummah issue ISLAMABAD: UAE Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan had said that Pakistan and India should not make the Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) an issue of the...
by venkat_r
31 Aug 2019 02:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 322857

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

4RHwsX6DayI About 20 years ago remember reading an article that this is a standard practice for the believers against minorities in Pakistan - hope India govt and other religious orgs in India can pursue these cases and highlight the plight, hopefully can restrict further cases and also help these ...
by venkat_r
31 Aug 2019 01:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1975
Views: 243080

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Well, it will not provide a route to Afghanistan, but it will remove Pakis having a shared border with the Chinese and it surely will open up another front to threaten the illegal Chinese road in Aksai Chin. So surely Chinese will not like it to be part of India. Yes cutting off Chinese and Paki li...
by venkat_r
30 Aug 2019 23:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1975
Views: 243080

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Not sure how much, but this is news in the right direction



50 K jobs
4 medical colleges
New reservations for parliamentary seats
.. more to come I guess
by venkat_r
29 Aug 2019 00:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1975
Views: 243080

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Another hitjob article by Bezos owned WaPoo India must stop weaponizing the pain of Kashmiri Pandits written by a bleeding heart pandit, born and raised american, because her grandparents got kicked out by KMs from the valley. irony died many deaths today. We need to counter propagandus Indeed - we...
by venkat_r
27 Aug 2019 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1975
Views: 243080

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

It is amazing how beautiful are the surroundings and how normal the life is in Kashmir

https://youtu.be/U24E_aPR3JU

How a normal reporting can look like
by venkat_r
27 Aug 2019 18:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1975
Views: 243080

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Development has been next to nothing in all these years with 370

https://youtu.be/SKotys1LzKM
by venkat_r
24 Aug 2019 02:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1975
Views: 243080

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

The two articles are great and also good read are some more articles written by the same authors. https://www.thequint.com/voices/opinion/kashmir-after-burhan-wani-pdp-bjp-split-militancy-anti-terror-security-operations Lot of the local happenings make sense now, and also give a better idea of what’...
by venkat_r
19 Aug 2019 05:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 322857

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

His latest analysis on the recent double meltdown of Imran Niazi

https://youtu.be/PE4pKlXgJEY
by venkat_r
17 Aug 2019 01:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1975
Views: 243080

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

LovedIndia’s reply at UN - it was more of a time pass and also to know who stands where.

Is there a link to US’s stand? It’s time to put them in their place, let’s divide and rule, time tighten the bolts on UK and China.
by venkat_r
09 Aug 2019 22:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 322857

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Yes not only was it important for them in that regard, as LOC converts to IB, this acceptance also poses an existential question to Pakistani, their entire existence is going to be questioned now and so I am surprised that they did not react well initially, I think they were confused as to what this...
by venkat_r
06 Aug 2019 10:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65470

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

By and larg there seems to be no opposition to the move, and seems like there is a plenty of support. The people who oppose are also on non-issue topics, like house arrest and break the promise etc.. which are non entities to begin with, just give it couple of weeks for everyone to fall in line. Leg...
by venkat_r
05 Aug 2019 10:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 581038

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Well, this is the time to talk about 35A and 370and trifurcation, and not about elimination of any “snakes” though I do not agree with their statements and hate some of their stances, I think it is self made as the above articles helped create atmosphere, and they are politicians and once the decisi...
by venkat_r
05 Aug 2019 09:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 581038

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

At this point any movement away from status quo is good movement. Till now Modi govt has been able to show that they are able to take new and bold steps with respect to Kashmir and especially dealing with Pakistan, it is time that they take at least some steps, GOI has never had it so good, majority...
by venkat_r
02 Apr 2019 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511641

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Negi-ji, please don't compare CBN and SMK, especially with monikers like "best CM", etc. :lol:. Light years' difference. I am yet to see a KA CM with a vision for BLR, let alone for the state. Similarly, there is no comparison between infra in BLR and HYD, the latter is streets ahead with...
by venkat_r
01 Apr 2019 00:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511641

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

naidu's son has now entered politics. naidu has no principles , will work with whatever or whoever gives him power. instead of his perennial refrain for a 'special pkg' why cant he leverage the huge telugu diaspora and get a few things done? if he is really that good, the diaspora would believe his...
by venkat_r
01 Apr 2019 00:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511641

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Industries in the neighboring states of MAH, KAR and TN will be badly affected by the demanded concessions that are being claimed by the naidu. naidu had betrayed ABA earlier and backstabbed him while garnering huge and largely unaccounted funds from the center. Where did that money go?? Let naidu ...
by venkat_r
31 Mar 2019 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511641

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I have same information from people who are working for YSRC. Naveen is in a bad shape. He may just manage to win this time at the very best. Even that may not happen. Going to lose lot of MP seats for sure. He back stabbed BJP before and second time not going to happen. Not with INC being weak in ...
by venkat_r
19 Mar 2019 08:20
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 754958

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I think the H&D of Paki army got hurt big time and they could not digest the fact that India could do an attack so deep inside Pakistan and Pakistan could not do anything. Their attempt at hitting back got nowhere and they had to hurry back and return the POW, but to save face and also to show t...
by venkat_r
06 Mar 2019 08:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 754958

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

can GE be postponed for say six months..?? That my dear Doctor, is a recipe for disaster. Opposition parties will be up in arms claiming that Modi has declared a dictatorship. The political capital that Modi has from 2014 to date will evaporate like a fart in the wind. The BJP will lose spectacular...
by venkat_r
03 Mar 2019 12:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3281
Views: 490069

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

It is very important to understand the difference and credibility of IAF and Pakistani propaganda. Official word of IAF carries lot of credibility and is good for us to believe and understand what happened that day. PAF or the Pakistani side there are going to be too much misinformation and trying t...
by venkat_r
03 Dec 2018 00:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-09-02/indian-demonetization-failed-even-to-create-a-savings-culture Gurumurty’s analysis - Indian economy might collapse if not for demo https://www.businesstoday.in/top-story/indian-economy-would-have-collapsed-if-there-was-no-demonetisation-says-rbi...
by venkat_r
03 Dec 2018 00:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Just posting news items - read as you please This speaks well of demo https://www.forbes.com/sites/nusbusinessschool/2018/09/01/indias-demonetization-drive-a-necessary-jolt-towards-a-more-digital-economy/#782e87c23dc3 Against https://www.thecitizen.in/index.php/en/NewsDetail/index/1/11610/The-RBI-Re...
by venkat_r
02 Dec 2018 23:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

In such emotionally charged atmosphere it is difficult to debate. The view points are vastly different - on oneside are economists and others who believe state should facilitate economic growth to improve the lives of people and on otherside are people who are OK with deliberately creating and enfo...
by venkat_r
02 Dec 2018 23:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

So your only point is - government said something that they want to achieve on the night of declaring demonitization and they failed to achieve it. They may have said 101 things after that but you just don't care. Also you just don't care the changes it has made, mindset changes it has made, higher...
by venkat_r
02 Dec 2018 23:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

If you follow Gurumurthy's latest speech (available on youtube), you will see that he said the economy would have collapsed if not for demo; but the argument - at least my understanding of it - was not because of gold and real estate, rather that demo essentially recapitalized bank deposits, and ba...
by venkat_r
02 Dec 2018 23:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

If you have an issue with Manmohan’s policies, please start a new thread on that - give some explanations to the pieces he raised if possible and he is the economist that our country has been banking on for some decades now, so let’s not dismiss his views on this particular matter Please do not go ...
by venkat_r
28 Nov 2018 10:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Aditya_V, Here is some inwwformation I found on the tax base increase https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/did-demonetisation-increase-tax-base-not-really-1772370 https://www.livemint.com/Politics/C4Q8mpskSbfEzmG8ZWBY9H/Can-we-measure-demonetisations-impact-on-income-tax-collect.html https://economictime...
by venkat_r
28 Nov 2018 10:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

But much of that money has come in and is being taxed, if you had gone through the posts Direct Tax collections in 2015-16 which were 7.4 Lac crore jumped to 10.05 Lac crore in the 2017-18 Re and Indirect Tax collections without customs has jumped to 8.06 lac crore in 2017-18 RE from 5.04 crore in ...
by venkat_r
28 Nov 2018 10:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Venkat, what do you mean by effected by demonization. What kind of effects you are seeking and the absence of which means that demonization failed. Once we have a clear understanding of the frame of reference. We can have a discussion. Else at best you are talking past the other members. At worst y...
by venkat_r
28 Nov 2018 10:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Venkat_r, question is, what is that you wanted out of demonitization? Did you expect all the people will declare their black money and all the corrupt will go to jail? I think you wanted only politicians to go to jail but if you think you want justice then every one one of us - including low and mi...
by venkat_r
28 Nov 2018 09:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Where is Dr. Manmohan Singh's speech on Coal scam or CWG scam or many such economic events under his PMship? If he claims to be fair and balanced he should start from his own period. I am open to listen and learn from the great economist on Coal, etc scams. Else it is simply partisan politicking at...
by venkat_r
23 Nov 2018 02:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Here is the speech of Dr.Manmohan Singh on demo
https://youtu.be/Q-d-yP5Fqik

And original prime minister’s speech declaring demo
https://youtu.be/DjiFCLb7hOI
by venkat_r
22 Nov 2018 23:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Supratik, have to respectfully disagree as it is not trolling nor is it my intention - may be I have not looked hard enough, but did not find anything that says that black money has been taken care of or the fake notes have been handled. If you have please post on these and educate me, willing to le...
by venkat_r
22 Nov 2018 23:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Plenty. Look at the increase in tax payers, tax collections and digital payments. Any increase in them automatically leads to a decrease in black money. If you want to bolster your case here, at least stop trolling here with idiots like Dhruv Rathee and The Wire. At least I posted some links to beg...
by venkat_r
22 Nov 2018 23:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Want to understand who were the people that should have been affected? I am making one categorization, pick one group to discuss, as I want to seriously understand what this carpet bombing was all about and who this was supposed to bomb and who are the casualties I am just making a list, there might...
by venkat_r
22 Nov 2018 22:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Well for that.. Is there even one article that showed that black money had been tackled or the fake currency notes have been handled - please post rather than making these condescending comments. Anything, be it political, social or any other benefits - including what the perona of the people that d...
by venkat_r
22 Nov 2018 11:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726049

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Seems like most people have not read enough about the demonetization, and spending lot of cycles on how to do it again or to determine how it was good. Would highly suggest to read up some basics from Wikipedia https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Indian_banknote_demonetisation The basic premise of ...

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