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by M_Joshi
13 Feb 2021 13:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Blockchain technology
Replies: 80
Views: 20757

Re: Blockchain technology

I would argue that Govt should buy & hold Bitcoin as a form of Reserve Asset but we seem to be going in the opposite direction. Why ? What benifits it brings to RBI ? I am sure you are not recommending it just because it's apriciating in value. Same value as RBI gets by holding Gold or Dollar r...
by M_Joshi
09 Feb 2021 13:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Blockchain technology
Replies: 80
Views: 20757

Re: Blockchain technology

Tesla has invested 1.5B $ of their cash reserves in Bitcoin in addition to start accepting Bitcoin as a payment method for buying Teslas. Major investment funds & retirement funds are already invested in Bitcoin. GoI is the only G20 economy to have proposed & seem in a hurry to ban Crypto cu...
by M_Joshi
07 Feb 2021 23:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357091

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://news.bitcoin.com/indian-government-crypto-bill-cryptocurrency-law/ Govt. has proposed a bill to ban all "Private Crytocurrencies" aka Bitcoin, Ether, etc. & Introduce Digital Rupee. The bill seeks to ban cryptocurrencies while creating a framework for the official digital curre...
by M_Joshi
03 Jan 2021 16:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357091

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

FPIs Bet Big On India's Economy: Invest Record Rs 68,558 Crore In Indian Equities And Debt Betting big on the prospects of the Indian economy, the foreign investors have pumped in Rs 68,558 crore into Indian markets in December, reports Livemint. The robust inflows include Rs 6,542 crore investment...
by M_Joshi
06 Dec 2020 14:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1993
Views: 295630

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

It was a great victory for BJP in GHMC. Despite many barriers they got within 8500 votes from TRS. For first time after fall of Kakatiyas, a Hindu power has breached Telangana a feat that eluded Vijjayanagar, Marathas, Independent India. It has been 700 years in waiting. Ranks with Bhagirath quest ...
by M_Joshi
01 Dec 2020 21:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383554

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

One question that I would dearly like to have answered is what is the aggregate land holding of farmers squatting on the road at the Singhu border and who is tending to the wheat fields, while they are away? someone on tv was just now saying that the average landholding of a punjab farmer is 3.1 he...
by M_Joshi
30 Nov 2020 14:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383554

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I've been seeing these "farmer protesters" for the last few months around Chandigarh. Most of those I saw in previous local protests were young guys affiliated to college parties coming in cars ranging from 10 lakhs to 1 cr+. Barely saw any farmers. People who are in Punjab must know that ...
by M_Joshi
20 Nov 2020 23:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3449
Views: 699946

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

It's my hunch that the recent Mumbai Electrical grid blackout was a cyber attack from Chin. Obviously there will be no official word on this but it's a conspiracy theory I'm inclined to believe in. No it was really a cable break in the Khandala Ghat. Please don't spread your conspiracy theories whe...
by M_Joshi
16 Nov 2020 23:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357091

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Fake invoices for GST credit: Govt may invoke COFEPOSA against offenders I got notice from GST office claiming something like this... we are working mostly in govt and most of our payments are to small vendors who supply labor or labor related services. These vendors don't give any invoices (mostly...
by M_Joshi
16 Nov 2020 13:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357091

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: - the more it changes the more it remains the same - :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: Not exactly. With invoice matching in GST system it is virtually impossible to get away with this kind of fraud. It was super prevalent during VAT times to do this, but I'm more shoc...
by M_Joshi
09 Nov 2020 00:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Biden Presidency impacts on India
Replies: 256
Views: 33345

Re: Biden Presidency impacts on India

Blueprint of the next 4 years of Khan's global agenda. https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2020-01-23/why-america-must-lead-again?utm_campaign=fb_daily_soc&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_posts&fbclid=IwAR1l-AAshS00RkqPDM9hp0dxD9Vlxu0Mp_-irvdGGZUPFOagU-HE_YL7oHc S...
by M_Joshi
08 Nov 2020 12:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Biden Presidency impacts on India
Replies: 256
Views: 33345

Re: Biden Presidency impacts on India

What will be the effect of Kamala Harris ? any inputs ? Close to zero for US VPs have minor political power except in case of ill health of President, She was voted the most Liberal US Senator in 2019. https://govtrackinsider.com/our-ideology-score-placed-kamala-harris-as-the-most-liberal-senator-i...
by M_Joshi
30 Oct 2020 11:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2378
Views: 609705

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

V_Raman wrote:why is he coming on indian media to say he was misunderstood? who cares?


ISI Indian assets activated to change the narrative. NDTV & Sardesai on the forefront hiding Bajwa's brown salwar.
by M_Joshi
20 Oct 2020 21:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3449
Views: 699946

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

It's my hunch that the recent Mumbai Electrical grid blackout was a cyber attack from Chin. Obviously there will be no official word on this but it's a conspiracy theory I'm inclined to believe in.
by M_Joshi
10 Oct 2020 14:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5508
Views: 1087483

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

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ejw2BLhU0AEDVaV?format=png&name=small https://twitter.com/tracyalloway/status/1313984999490686976 Chinese military has built full-scale replicas of Taiwan's Presidential Office Building in Inner Mongolia https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-10-07/here-s-what-...
by M_Joshi
06 Oct 2020 01:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5309
Views: 1347265

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

ieZUMe1iry8 ^^ Some great footage of IAF hardware in action. Cross posted from Multimedia thread. While the ACM is speaking, there are three plane models behind him. Rafale, Tejas & third is AMCA? At 1:04. Why would ACM have a jet that's currently at design stage, strategically placed in AF day...
by M_Joshi
20 Sep 2020 15:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3449
Views: 699946

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Giovanni de Briganti @JoedeBrig China has for 2nd time launched a 58 t rocket from a civilian naval vessel, demonstrating a new capability and raising specter that similar launchers could be covertly fitted to “merchant” ships. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eh8822QXYAUspLY?format=jpg&name=900x900...
by M_Joshi
20 Sep 2020 00:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3449
Views: 699946

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

林才竣Michael新號 @Michael90656953 被派到中印邊境的解放軍,在車上唱歌時,忍不住哭鼻子了。 想想也是,花了銀子入伍,本身來計划是鍍個金,轉業當大王,現在变成當砲灰。 Translated from Chinese by The People's Liberation Army sent to the China-India border couldn't help crying while singing in the car. Think about it, too, after spending money to join the army, the plan w...
by M_Joshi
19 Sep 2020 12:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5508
Views: 1087483

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

Modi was congratulated on his birthday by HH Dalai Lama & Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Twitter. Both those wishes went un-answered by the PM. There's still hope in South Block that our actions should not provoke the Chinese & they will come to their senses & normalcy will prevail.
by M_Joshi
18 Sep 2020 19:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383554

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

. Asserting that every member of her party is a farmer, she said the SAD is merely continuing its age old tradition of being a champion of farmers' interests. :rotfl: These farmers have bus companies, investments in 7 star resorts, bread companies, electrical goods companies & what not. After s...
by M_Joshi
17 Sep 2020 17:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China Meets World
Replies: 47
Views: 7461

Re: China meets world

Chinese are so rude What stops people from just pissing or shitting in the public in the West and other countries is modesty – they don’t want complete strangers to get to see them in the act of pissing or shitting. Modesty simply isn’t there, people just don’t care who gets to see them naked as th...
by M_Joshi
17 Sep 2020 16:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 223716

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EiGV937XsAA1QT8?format=jpg&name=small Nepal PM Oli's party, has launched a Greater Nepal campaign in association with the Unified Nepal National Front claiming many cities in Himachal, UP, Bihar and Sikkim including Dehradun, Nainital in Uttarakhand as part of Greate...
by M_Joshi
17 Sep 2020 16:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383554

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Bar & Bench@barandbench · Sep 15 Justice Chandrachud: We are of the opinion that we appoint a committee of five distinguished citizens who can come up with certain standards for the electronic media. We don't want any politically divisive nature and we need members who are are of commendable st...
by M_Joshi
17 Sep 2020 15:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383554

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Founder of Self-Respect Movement & the Father of the Dravidian Movement, #Periyar was one of the strongest proponents against caste & gender inequality & discrimination. A beacon of rationalism & self-respect, he inspires countless struggles against marginalisation even today. https...
by M_Joshi
12 Sep 2020 21:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3449
Views: 699946

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Nitin A. Gokhale
@nitingokhale
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by M_Joshi
04 Sep 2020 14:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020953

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

It is inside Indian claim line: https://i.ibb.co/Mkj0YC9/Screen-Shot-2020-09-01-at-1-47-39-PM.png Ques to gurus. Why's the ALG in Chushul directly at the mouth of the Spanggur gap. If the chinis advance from their base in Spanggur Tso their 1st target would be this ALG rendering it unusable plus ma...
by M_Joshi
01 Sep 2020 18:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8807
Views: 1028179

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^ Not to forget Amit Shah, Usain Bolt, Novak Djokovic, Madonna, Kevin Durant, Tom Hanks, Boris Johnson & Prince Charles also tested +ve & recovered.
by M_Joshi
24 Aug 2020 13:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3967
Views: 767831

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

This is real world comparison as much as it can get between an able & motivated technocrat to achieve something & how much time will babudom take to do the same thing if at all. It shows that a new concept train can be become reality from drawing board to actual run within 18 months. Technol...
by M_Joshi
10 Aug 2020 23:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6087
Views: 1357091

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

It's 24.7% decrease in Chinese exports & 6.7% increase in India exports to each other. Even at this pace India can halve the Chinese trade surplus on Chinese side.
by M_Joshi
09 Aug 2020 01:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1020953

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Just for reference these are the OSINT images for this area (from last couple of months):- June 22: https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/1276930080774615041 June 23: https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/1276185393713430528 July 13: https://twitter.com/detresfa_/status/1282727207819808773 These loca...
by M_Joshi
02 Aug 2020 15:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5132
Views: 880655

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Soros & other Liberal billionaires donating money & actively providing support to left/lib extremists is a template if successful will be implemented in countries like Poland, Hungary, Brazil, UK, etc. Soros has specifically mentioned Modi & India as a threat & March Delhi riots were...
by M_Joshi
26 Jul 2020 23:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5508
Views: 1087483

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

Mike Pompeo Just Declared America's New China Policy: Regime Change America, the secretary of state said, has effectively ditched five decades of “engagement” policy and is now embracing a policy now out of favor across the American policy establishment: regime change. Formally, the State Departmen...
by M_Joshi
26 Jul 2020 18:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5508
Views: 1087483

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

https://www.glabarre.com/item_images/FB5128.jpg $1.6T in century-old Chinese bonds offer Trump unique leverage against Beijing The Lewisburg, Tennessee-based American Bondholder Foundation holds $1.6 trillion of century-old Chinese debt, including interest, dating to before the founding of the comm...
by M_Joshi
23 Jul 2020 15:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5508
Views: 1087483

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

We Indians are fine with Boycott and Sacrifice , as long as it is done by someone else. People have incredibly fickle memories! Nitpick maybe but Hector video is an ad. If that doesn't get that many views...what will!? Basically what I mean is that MG has paid youtube to show the ad and the views w...
by M_Joshi
22 Jul 2020 16:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Let us Understand the Chinese - II
Replies: 178
Views: 27571

Re: Let us Understand the Chinese - II

Posting from Reddit's Geopolitics thread The URL links to a news article in Korean about a speech given by top Chinese military strategist Dai Xu. He is like the Chinese version of Bolton (was it John?.. anyways..). This is the original article : https://news.joins.com/article/23828567 I have taken ...
by M_Joshi
18 Jul 2020 17:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4191
Views: 851538

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

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Badge on the left forearm looks like skeleton hand giving a middle finger.
Can anyone ID the unit?
by M_Joshi
16 Jul 2020 14:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383554

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Very worrisome ... Why is Modi Govt. handing over all crucial communication platforms to Jio/Ambanis? FB/Google all are routing money thru Ambanis and giving away whole 5G on a platter to one company. We need eco-system of digital players. We need AirTel 5G and 3rd player to become as big competito...

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