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by arshyam
14 Nov 2019 22:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 118
Views: 11077

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

The ASI is underfunded. If anything that comes out of this verdict, it should be that the ASI be given better resources as it integral to Hindu culture. ASI has an annual budget of Rs. 975 crore or about $140 million. There is literally a treasure trove of historical-religious sites all across Indi...
by arshyam
14 Nov 2019 19:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 887
Views: 85061

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

Came back to say. The order from the dissenting judges (RF Nariman and DY Chandrachud) has this to say as well (pg #67-68). 66. The State of Kerala is directed to give wide publicity to this judgment through the medium of television, newspapers, etc. The government should take steps to secure the c...
by arshyam
09 Nov 2019 12:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

I don't think that is correct, going by media reports (see below, from TNIE ). They seemed to have said that the ASI report mentioned remains of a non-Islamic structure beneath, but the report does not conclude that the temple was demolished when building the mosque . Better to wait for the fine pr...
by arshyam
09 Nov 2019 12:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Rsatchi wrote:Just heard that turd Z Jilani
Now raising questions on the judgement at the same time welcoming the judgement
He said he will decide on further review of judgement
Yaani ki they will not let the temple to come up as they will file a review appeal

Well, legally, they are entitled to.
by arshyam
09 Nov 2019 12:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

As per SC and ASI there was no pre existing Temple I don't think that is correct, going by media reports (see below, from TNIE ). They seemed to have said that the ASI report mentioned remains of a non-Islamic structure beneath, but the report does not conclude that the temple was demolished when b...
by arshyam
09 Nov 2019 11:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

ramana wrote:Nachiket,

I expect 5-0 verdict in favor of #JaiShriRam

That's called a prediction. Please take a bow, ramana sir.
by arshyam
09 Nov 2019 07:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1611
Views: 167872

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

Von der Leyen: 'Europe must learn the language of power' In the future, she added, the EU's partners should expect stronger positions from the bloc as the former strategy of exercising "soft power" is no longer enough in today's world. How ironic. If there is any group that should NOT hav...
by arshyam
09 Nov 2019 07:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Precautionary measures have been taken around the country, with section 144 imposed in some places - even in far away BLR. Better to stay indoors if possible.
by arshyam
08 Nov 2019 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357329

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Fadnavis resigns.

Source: times now news around 30mins ago
by arshyam
04 Nov 2019 19:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750764

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India decides not to join RCEP: Decoding the reasons behind its decision - Money Control The Indian government on November 4 announced that it has decided not to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Cooperation (RCEP) as as negotiations failed to address New Delhi's concerns. India's concerns i...
by arshyam
04 Nov 2019 19:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750764

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Some tweets quoted by the article: Prasar Bharati News Services✔ @PBNS_India India has decided not to join Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership(RCEP) agreement as PM @narendramodi takes a firm stand on India's core concerns and in the interest of Indian farmers, MSMEs and dairy sector.#RCEP P...
by arshyam
04 Nov 2019 19:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750764

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

It's over, thankfully: PM Modi: India Has Decided Not To Join Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership(RCEP) - Swarajya India today decided against joining the 16-nation RCEP trade deal, saying it was not shying away from opening up to global competition across sectors but had made a strong case ...
by arshyam
31 Oct 2019 15:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 164
Views: 53375

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

Maybe they were probing for vulnerabilities? Did the power generation stop at all?
by arshyam
29 Oct 2019 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

This theory is propounded in order to whitewash the real reason for Buddhism's demise in the sub-continent: Islamic invasions targeted Buddhist monasteries and temples alike (to that extent, one can say that they were secular), not to mention universities all over. But unlike decentralized Hindu tho...
by arshyam
28 Oct 2019 13:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477480

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

In case of this Ro Khanna, the education system in India is hardly at fault. He seems to be a full fledged khanate product onlee. So full marks to amreeka there.
by arshyam
25 Oct 2019 17:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2568
Views: 328168

Re: Military Flight Safety

Army chopper with Northern Army commander on board crash lands in J&K, no casualties The Army said Lt-Gen Singh, his brigadier-rank military advisor and other staff officers, the two pilots and the technician sustained “minor injuries” in what it described as a “forced-landing” of the twin-engi...
by arshyam
22 Oct 2019 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477480

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Indian origin American politicians seem to be the worst kind of turncoats. Probably sell their own mothers if they get votes out of it. Ack thoo only.
by arshyam
20 Oct 2019 23:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357329

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Thank India's stars, saar. Someone has been watching over this land onlee.
by arshyam
20 Oct 2019 19:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 570933

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Stunning New Details Emerge In Indian Army’s Major Artillery Strike Targeting Terror Launch Pads In PoK - Swarajya As per latest reports, Indian Army carried out a major artillery strike in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) targeting terrorist launch pads in Jura, Athmuqam and Kundalsahi on the inter...
by arshyam
20 Oct 2019 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3450
Views: 570933

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

At Least 35 Hizbul, Jaish Terrorists And 6 Pak Army Soldiers Dead In Indian Army’s Massive Artillery Attack: Report - Swarajya At least 35 terrorists belonging to terror groups like Hizbul Mujahideen and the Jaish e Mohammed have been neutralised in a massive cross border operation carried out by t...
by arshyam
14 Oct 2019 23:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357329

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ He is the son of an ex-RAW agent. Sad.
by arshyam
07 Oct 2019 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2606
Views: 394338

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

And the gold in Fort Knox, KY that the British robbed India to pay the US fir WW II. :eek: Seriously? I didn't even know that. Will go look it up. I thought the Hope diamond was the biggest thing that the US had from India. But is this Fort Knox gold included in the $45 T figure? NRao-ji, thanks fo...
by arshyam
07 Oct 2019 08:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2606
Views: 394338

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^ Saar, the images are showing the direction UK is going in, and it is indeed serious (for the UK, of course). But from an Indic PoV, I find it very ironical that a former colonial power is now being colonized in such an open manner and they are so powerless to do anything about it. There are paral...
by arshyam
07 Oct 2019 08:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 887
Views: 85061

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

I don't know who this Kalavai Venkat is, but he seems to have a serious burr up his backside. While his points about Tamil not being that ancient are not off the mark, and I too was surprised by Modi making a categorical statement like that, but it is certainly old and extends into the so called BCE...
by arshyam
07 Oct 2019 08:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357329

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Earlier article chetak-saar had posted here was from an Al-Jazeera, this is by the author herself. Please spread far and wide. x-post from the UK thread. England, not only the perfidious albion but also the thieving and larcenous albion. How the British impoverished India How the British impoverishe...
by arshyam
07 Oct 2019 08:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2606
Views: 394338

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

What kind of nation has a TV tax and License, its not really a free nation. This is hilarious, to say the least :lol:. Let Corbyn first liberate his TV watching public before giving lectures to anyone else about restrictions, freedom, blah, blah. Why would one need a license for something as harmle...
by arshyam
28 Sep 2019 07:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409438

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Honest question - has there been a recent GoI update about the restrictions in Kashmir? The last update mentioned that only a few police stations have restrictions. So are schools, markets, govt offices functioning? From the videos I've seen on SM by Aditya Kaul and Imtiaz Hussain, there is traffic...
by arshyam
28 Sep 2019 07:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409438

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Peregrine wrote:X Posted on the Terroristan Thread

‘Howdy, Modi!’ in Houston - Rustam Shah Mohmand

The event almost overshadowed the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan,

:rotfl: :rotfl:
by arshyam
24 Sep 2019 18:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750764

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^ How much do you think they'll pay in these other countries? If anything, this 35% is lower than the 42% presently.
by arshyam
21 Sep 2019 21:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

A must watch - all the antics of the leftist historians laid out in full display. Q&A is also very interesting.





About the speaker: KK Muhammad was the regional director (north) of the ASI, and the recent SC monitored excavations happened under his watch.
by arshyam
21 Sep 2019 21:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 521
Views: 77607

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

x-post This article has a better summary: Tamil Nadu drafts policy to be India’s ‘EV hub’, aims to attract Rs 50,000 crore investment Industry - by Sumantra B Barooah 16 Sep 2019, AutoCar Pro Tamil Nadu (TN), a major automotive manufacturing hub also known as the 'Detroit of the East', now wants to ...
by arshyam
21 Sep 2019 21:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 104
Views: 8390

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

This article has a better summary: Tamil Nadu drafts policy to be India’s ‘EV hub’, aims to attract Rs 50,000 crore investment Industry - by Sumantra B Barooah 16 Sep 2019, AutoCar Pro Tamil Nadu (TN), a major automotive manufacturing hub also known as the 'Detroit of the East', now wants to also be...
by arshyam
21 Sep 2019 21:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 104
Views: 8390

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

No mention of TN's EV policy announced this week? Electric vehicles: Tamil Nadu seeks first-mover advantage with new policy - Financial Express The Tamil Nadu government has announced a host of incentives for electric vehicles (EVs) and component makers in its Electric Vehicle Policy 2019, which was...
by arshyam
20 Sep 2019 18:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477480

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I say, bring them on. Hopefully they may even wave ISIS flags and wear letterbox and bash Trump. Then the whole world will know the true colours of the crapper next to us. Trump coming to the rally has its advantages, as the cordon of secret service, FBI, Houston police would be tight, and with the...
by arshyam
19 Sep 2019 07:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3349
Views: 521714

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

Regarding the lack of BVR usage, wasn't civilian air traffic also a concern on our side? Maybe we didn't want to escalate for that reason?
by arshyam
18 Sep 2019 19:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750764

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

So back to the status quo from our PoV. The Americans have learned well from the Chinese - create some issues, then offer to resolve them for some other concessions elsewhere. Net result, we are back where we started. Not necessarily entirely true. We also created issues, e.g. with Amrerica's tech ...
by arshyam
18 Sep 2019 17:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4042
Views: 750764

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

So back to the status quo from our PoV. The Americans have learned well from the Chinese - create some issues, then offer to resolve them for some other concessions elsewhere. Net result, we are back where we started.
by arshyam
17 Sep 2019 18:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3527
Views: 542970

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

For vsunder-ji: DFCCIL ‏Verified account @dfccil_india Drone footage of first trial run of Heavy Haul train on EDFC’s 194 km Bhadan- Khurja section on 14.09.2019. @PiyushGoyal @RailMinIndia #DFCCIL #TransformingTransportation #EDFC #HeavyHaul #DedicatedFreightCorridor #IndianRailways 3-GdPJK1l_E A p...

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