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by Ashokk
26 Jun 2019 02:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No discussions
Replies: 6
Views: 3282

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No discussions

Govt may deliver 1cr houses 2 years before 2022 date NEW DELHI: The housing ministry on Tuesday announced to advance the deadline for delivering one crore houses under PM Awas Yojna (PMAY) in urban areas by almost two years to 2020. The government had set the 2022 deadline for PMAY. Union housing m...
by Ashokk
25 Jun 2019 23:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Protests force TMC leader to return Rs 2.25 lakh taken as 'cut money' Trilochan Mukhopadhyay, a TMC booth president on the outskirts of district headquarter town Suri, returned the amount to 141 people, from whom he had taken money in exchange for jobs under the MGNREGA scheme. "I have apologi...
by Ashokk
25 Jun 2019 16:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Top cops told to file FIRs in cut-money complaints :shock: KOLKATA: The Bengal government, in an effort to curtail the “return cut-money” pitch now gripping the state, has asked district police superintendents to initiate FIRs on all “cut money” complaints against civic body members. It has also as...
by Ashokk
25 Jun 2019 13:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

One more TMC MLA joins BJP, total defections six NEW DELHI/KOLKATA: Yet another Trinamool Congress MLA joined BJP on Monday, taking the number of ruling party legislators in West Bengal who have defected to the saffron fold since the Lok Sabha poll results to six. Wilson Champramari, TMC MLA from K...
by Ashokk
21 Jun 2019 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3839
Views: 769071

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Landing On Lunar Surface: How Chandrayaan-2 Will Travel From Earth To Moon While orbiting the Earth in an elliptical orbit, the module will be at its highest speed when it passes through the point in that orbit closest to the planet. This point is called the perigee. Exactly opposite to this point ...
by Ashokk
19 Jun 2019 23:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

People across Bengal demand return of 'cut money' from TMC leaders KOLKATA: A day after TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee directed party leaders to give back the money in case they had taken bribe from beneficiaries of government schemes, elected representatives faced public ire in various parts of the s...
by Ashokk
18 Jun 2019 15:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2494
Views: 296089

Re: Military Flight Safety

How locals beat tech to locate missing AN-32 GUWAHATI: When the Indian Air Force's AN-32 flying to Mechuka in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh went off the radar on June 3, security forces immediately knew what they were up against. The search operation would be like looking for a needle in a hay...
by Ashokk
15 Jun 2019 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

'No honest initiative': Doctors ignore Mamata's appeal, to continue stir
The doctors, however, ignored Mamata's appeal and said they will continue with their agitation in the state, adding that the chief minister did not take any honest initiative to address their concerns.
by Ashokk
15 Jun 2019 20:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Accepted demands of striking doctors but they must rejoin service: Mamata Banerjee NEW DELHI: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that her government is willing to accept all the demands of the agitating doctors and requested them to rejoin services as the stir entered its f...
by Ashokk
15 Jun 2019 18:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 504
Views: 90642

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan minister accidentally shown with cat ears, whiskers on Facebook live streaming :mrgreen: https://ctrlv.cz/shots/2019/06/15/N12A.png ISLAMABAD: In a comedy of errors, a person streaming live on Facebook a conference by a Pakistani minister accidentally activated the cat filter, according to...
by Ashokk
15 Jun 2019 17:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

'We feel highly insecure': Doctors turn down invite for closed-door meet with Mamata Banerjee KOLKATA: Agitating doctors turned down the invite for a closed-door meeting with chief minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat on Saturday, raising apprehension about their security, and instead ...
by Ashokk
15 Jun 2019 13:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Mamata to meet injured junior doctor
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Dr Paribaha, the medico injured in violence at NRS Medical College, Kolkata
by Ashokk
13 Jun 2019 18:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Governor called meeting of parties at BJP's behest, claims Mamata Banerjee
The governor could call people for a cup of tea or a peace meeting, the TMC supremo said, adding, "So I am sending a party representative there. He will go there, have a cup of tea and come back."
by Ashokk
13 Jun 2019 11:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 504
Views: 90642

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Flight path of PM's aircraft going to the SCO summit in Bishkek

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by Ashokk
12 Jun 2019 12:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3839
Views: 769071

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Gaganyaan mission: IAF to pick 10 potential astronauts in 2 months, Isro chief says The Indian Air Force (IAF) will “screen and select 10 potential crew members for the country’s first manned space mission in two months”. Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) chairman K Sivan told TOI that the ...
by Ashokk
10 Jun 2019 19:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3839
Views: 769071

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Chandrayaan-2 nearly ready for July launch NEW DELHI: Isro has entered the last leg of testing of Chandrayaan-2 with integration nearly complete. Final tests are happening at Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu and Byalalu in Bengaluru. The agency is looking at a July 9 launch. As part of Isro’s present sch...
by Ashokk
31 May 2019 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94421

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

A constant reminder? Rafale replica placed outside Air Chief Marshal’s residence in Delhi across Congress HQ https://i0.wp.com/www.opindia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/rafale.jpg?resize=762%2C410&ssl=1 The Air Force Chief has great admiration for the Rafale aircraft. During the huge controver...
by Ashokk
28 May 2019 20:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3402
Views: 479818

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

How does rail launch work when overhead wires are at 5-6m height and missiles are 10m+ long? Even inclined, stuff will get roasted. The russian missile train has a tower-like device which is used to move the overhead cables aside. Watch from 2:10 5OPi7ulFNXU https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/c...
by Ashokk
28 May 2019 16:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 313
Views: 27967

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Bengal: 2 TMC MLAs, 20 councillors could join BJP NEW DELHI: MLAs from the ruling Trinamool Congress as well as opposition parties CPM and Congress are said to be in touch with BJP, amid speculations of some of them defecting to the saffron fold, sources say. Subhrangshu Roy, TMC MLA from Bijpur an...
by Ashokk
28 May 2019 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94421

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

NDA likely to get Rajya Sabha majority by November 2020; Manmohan set to lose his seat next month NEW DELHI: The BJP-led NDA is likely to get majority in Rajya Sabha by November next year which will complete BJP’s domination of Parliament and clear the way for the Narendra Modi government to push s...
by Ashokk
24 May 2019 18:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3139
Views: 457703

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

Chinese diplomat in Pakistan uses an iPhone to say Huawei has cut Apple into pieces NEW DELHI: Social media gaffes are quite common especially when a person is endorsing a smartphone or promoting something and ends up doing so using some other brand. Somehow the Apple iPhone finds itself in such st...
by Ashokk
23 May 2019 15:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94421

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Smriti Irani now leads by 14560 votes as per Republic TV
by Ashokk
22 May 2019 19:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2763
Views: 572801

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Attempted break-in at IAF Rafale project team facility in France: Sources NEW DELHI: Unidentified persons broke into the Indian Rafale project management team office in France on Sunday night in a possible espionage attempt to steal data related to the aircraft critical to India's national security...
by Ashokk
21 May 2019 20:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472593

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

NDA leaders meet over dinner at BJP HQ EVM is good when Mamata Banerjee became West Bengal chief minister twice and Amarinder Singh became Punjab chief minister. If they win, EVM is good. But when there is an expectation that we will win because people of this country want Narendra Modi to be prime...
by Ashokk
20 May 2019 20:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472593

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Chandrababu Naidu calls on Mamata Banerjee, discusses formation of non-BJP govt in case of hung verdict KOLKATA: Andhra Pradesh chief minister and TDP leader N Chandrababu Naidu held a meeting with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee at her residence in Kolkata on Monday to discuss the possi...
by Ashokk
20 May 2019 19:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472593

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Exit polls: BJP workers prepare for D-Day; silence but hope at Cong HQ Krishan Chand Bansal, 63, another BJP worker who came in contact with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at the age of six, said it does not matter whether the party wins or loses. "Our job is to work for the betterment ...
by Ashokk
15 May 2019 20:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472593

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Campaigning in West Bengal to end at 10 pm tomorrow, EC orders 19:51 (IST), May 15 EC removes ADG (CID), West Bengal Rajeev Kumar and principal secretary (home) Atri Bhattacharya 19:46 (IST), May 15 EC order comes on the heels of violence during Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata yesterday, with BJP and ...
by Ashokk
15 May 2019 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472593

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Message undelivered: Weak election campaign hurts Congress JAIPUR: In January, the Congress seemed poised for a strong fightback against Prime Minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland states late last year. But just over four months later, even Congress officials admit the attempt ...
by Ashokk
14 May 2019 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472593

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Stone pelted at Amit Shah's convoy from a college hostel on Bidhan Sarani in Kolkata (PTI) 19:14 (IST), May 14 Fire set outside the college hostel, allegedly by BJP supporters (PTI) 19:12 (IST), May 14 Stone pelted at Amit Shah's convoy from a college hostel on Bidhan Sarani in Kolkata (PTI) BJP su...
by Ashokk
02 May 2019 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1312
Views: 306743

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

John wrote:we really have no indication the Nirbhay has any sea skimming capability

Please watch the interview with the Nirbhay scientists by Anantha Krishna M
by Ashokk
02 May 2019 10:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472593

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

A QUESTION FROM MADHU KISHWAR ON TWITTER Is this for real? Mamta says give me 42 seats and I will show you how to make Hindus cry! https://t.co/UshzbGwNyt https://twitter.com/madhukishwar/status/1123531391776354304?s=09 Bengali readers can help translate? https://twitter.com/madhukishwar/status/112...
by Ashokk
22 Apr 2019 01:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472593

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Congress In Revolt As Workers Protest Against Shatrughan Sinha's Patna Sahib Candidature Outside Party Headquarters In visuals, it could be seen how Congress workers were protesting against their own candidate after he reached party headquarters in Patna for being absent during his term from his ow...
by Ashokk
19 Apr 2019 04:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472593

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

PM Narendra Modi's interview to TOI India’s ranking on Ease of Doing Business has risen dramatically, from 142 in 2014 to 77 now. And landmark reforms such as Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) and GST have improved tax compliance. But red tape and regulatory bottlenecks still persist, and this l...
by Ashokk
19 Mar 2019 17:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4882
Views: 661401

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Two Paki BOPs destroyed by us in Goi sector: Corroborated by one Paki account here: https://twitter.com/MughalAmiruddin/status/1107928476475146240 400% better english on full display in the above tweet :mrgreen: A #school buldeng and two residential houses damaged duo to #IndianArmy shelling in goi...
by Ashokk
13 Mar 2019 03:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5498
Views: 455404

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Russia's only operator flying 737 Max, S7, grounds it's two planes.
by Ashokk
12 Mar 2019 02:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4293
Views: 425913

Re: Internal Security Watch

Pulwama bombing plotter was electrician, killed in pre-dawn operation SRINAGAR: The Kashmir plotter of the February 14 suicide bombing that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF jawans was killed by security forces in a joint operation in Pulwama’s Pinglish area :shock: which ended in the early hours of Mon...
by Ashokk
08 Mar 2019 01:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3817
Views: 531965

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

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by Ashokk
07 Mar 2019 14:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 382622

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Behave, we have brought two down, ISI men told Indian diplomats after February 27 dogfight NEW DELHI: A day after the India-Pak aerial dogfight which led to the capture of Indian pilot and wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman + , Indian diplomats and other staff members faced harassment in Islamabad...

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