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by KL Dubey
08 Feb 2021 08:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Modi is looking is fine fettle in the Haldia rally. The same impact and energy as always. WB slipping away from MoMo didi.
by KL Dubey
08 Feb 2021 08:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Modi is the first PM of India who received national acceptance with real administrative experience of successfully running a state. He has set the standard for those who wish to go through that route.
by KL Dubey
08 Feb 2021 08:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Amit Shah is an extremely capable and accomplished leader and charismatic in his own right. He would be the next in line at least for 1 term. Yogi is on the same path as Modi in all respects. But he is behind Amit in experience. Like Modi in GJ, he needs to spend 2-3 terms winning elections and turn...
by KL Dubey
07 Feb 2021 21:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Modi will run in 2024. He will be only 73 then. He can finish a third term and then choose not to run again...but you never know what 'popular demand' can do.... Vajapeyi was 75 by the time of Kargil war in 1999-2000. At the age of 80 he ran as NDA PM candidate for 2004. Advani was well past 80 when...
by KL Dubey
28 Jan 2021 20:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Like I said, trust Amit Shah to act at the right time and act effectively. Starting to moan and wail prematurely is no good.
by KL Dubey
28 Jan 2021 20:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Some on this forum question how the Indian-American community in the US will be sustained if India adopts controls on outbound immigration. Here is your answer: 1) So far I have not met an Indian H1B/H4 couple that haven't had kids in the USA already or aren't planning on it. These kids are US citiz...
by KL Dubey
28 Jan 2021 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

As I predicted, Bhaidanwa moves to give relief to H-1B wallahs: https://qz.com/india/1965384/joe-biden-gives-some-respite-to-h-1b-dependents-on-h4-visas/ Now H-4 holders (spouses) can go back to work while they are in the US. I will note that some on this fine forum ridiculed the jobs done by H-4 sp...
by KL Dubey
25 Jan 2021 23:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

asgkhan wrote:Asking accountability and criticizing lethargy is not out of bounds btw.


Why are you asking on BRF ? Is Amit Shah holding office hours here ?
by KL Dubey
23 Jan 2021 23:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

suryag wrote:How is chanting Jai Shri Ram insulting Mamta ?


She is afraid of her green votebank getting pissed seeing her speaking in 'jai shri ram' meetings.
by KL Dubey
23 Jan 2021 08:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

the fundamental mistake made here was in not learning any lessons from shaheenbagh and allowing goons and goondas to gather once again in large numbers .... now, suddenly some stoooopid committees are being formed and an ill considered course of action is being sought to be engineered by people who...
by KL Dubey
23 Jan 2021 08:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Goremint has known from day 1 the real backers and real agenda of this 'farmer' protest in Delhi. A good move to offer 18 month stay, knowing that it will force the BIFs to escalate further and reveal their true hand.
by KL Dubey
23 Jan 2021 08:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^If India is proactive in spelling out our interests and pursuing them (as I expect Modi and Jaishankar will be), then we will do just fine. People tend to get distracted by optics and media propaganda that has no real effect on India.
by KL Dubey
23 Jan 2021 08:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

KL saheb, I beg to differ. One of India's strengths is the volumes of best brains it can produce. We should export that to expand our presence in US universities as Xis do. If you look at academia in the US 50% is filled with Xis. Finally, they are in a position to call shots as they are all being ...
by KL Dubey
21 Jan 2021 20:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Now that Joe has hauled in his belongings to 1600 Penn, stocked the medicine cabinet, found the best spot in the basement for napping, etc... He claims the administration will be focused on climate change. That would make him and Modi saar natural partners on at least one major issue. I agree this i...
by KL Dubey
21 Jan 2021 20:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2470
Views: 224129

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

In Hindi. It's funny :rotfl: Nidhi Razdan & Harvard Fraud: Online Phishing or Well Planned Fraud? After watching this video and other comments on this thread, it does appear to be more sinister than originally thought. There was some game going on here because she claimed on SM that she is acti...
by KL Dubey
20 Jan 2021 21:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I see a big response to Samskrita Bharathi and other assorted language/arts learning from the diaspora - yes, more can and should be done but everything starts from humble beginnings like Cleveland Thyagaraja Araadhana. Instead of hoping for the "indian diaspora" to promote India-US relat...
by KL Dubey
20 Jan 2021 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

This is an objective discussion, not "rona-dhona".
by KL Dubey
20 Jan 2021 20:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Is it still in our interests when most of that diaspora is at best apathetic about their home country? And more importantly, what about their kids? Indians growing up in the USA almost universally despite the BJP, Modi, etc. They all vote Democrat of course. Other than remittances from the first-ge...
by KL Dubey
20 Jan 2021 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^^ How will that help Indian Americans create long term foothold and leverage in the US society? What you are suggesting is the worst of both world. Visas are fickle and will keep going up and down based on the current admin and visa holders have zero say on the policy making. You fellas talk as th...
by KL Dubey
17 Jan 2021 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5136
Views: 884744

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

From Indian perspective, US granting green cards to large numbers of Indians is not in our interest. India is already suffering a massive brain drain due to emigration of the best and brightest. One could justify that back in the last millennium by saying those opportunities just weren't there in In...
by KL Dubey
06 Jan 2021 11:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Biden Presidency impacts on India
Replies: 256
Views: 33428

Re: Biden Presidency impacts on India

Biden presidency impacts will be amplified now that the senate looks likely to be gadha majority. Ossoff and Warnock look like they will make it, unless there is a surprise awaiting in the morning. People seem truly sick and tired of Trump's erratic policies over the last year. There is none else th...
by KL Dubey
23 Dec 2020 10:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3767
Views: 741047

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Seems like these elections went off well, with the BJP picking up 74/280 seats in the BDC elections. A real democratic process has been started under a framework of laws fully consistent with the Constitution of India. The seat distribution among the parties seems less important. This is a huge vict...
by KL Dubey
23 Dec 2020 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 804713

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I'd say they rely on public education, not sure about the quality part. America is not like other developed countries, it relies instead on immigration to attract top talent. ..... Your post describes "developed country" issues. If public K-12 education in India, China, or other developin...
by KL Dubey
23 Dec 2020 10:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387450

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

arvin wrote:Both AP and MV passing away in close succession.
Two major losses to congress linked to Xi Virus.


Thanks. Whether a COVID death or not, good riddance to another pest. Hope the goremint can actually put some of these scamsters in the slammer before they die.
by KL Dubey
11 Dec 2020 17:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387450

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

A simple change of law barring NRIs with citizenship or permanent residency in a foreign country from owning land in India should solve a lot of issues. A citizen of a foreign country cannot be an NRI in the first place. As for permanent residents of other countries, they are Indian citizens with a...
by KL Dubey
10 Dec 2020 09:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 804713

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Vayutuvan wrote:That "smaller private univ" is Leigh University. The most famous alum was Lee Iacocca who brought Chrysler back from death.


Trump never went to Lehigh. He went to Fordham.
by KL Dubey
08 Dec 2020 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3274
Views: 613772

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^Achha, achha.

Canada is a small and irrelevant country, useful only for natural resources. UK is not far behind.
by KL Dubey
08 Dec 2020 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 804713

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Well, a US public school of any stripe is not known for excellence. They are the place of last resort for those who cannot afford better options. Somewhat puzzling that so many Asians go to these schools. Because its free and the pvt ones are pretty steep? It's *not* free - it is taxpayer funded. W...
by KL Dubey
08 Dec 2020 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5700
Views: 804713

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Note the US News ranking is "Best Public High Schools". Public schools tend to excel in time wasting, taking it easy, and indoctrination to a large measure. Public schools have tried to compensate in the past by offering gifted or magnet programs, to set up separate tracks, however that s...
by KL Dubey
08 Dec 2020 01:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3274
Views: 613772

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Who is saying that. Bharat Constitution is not Federal one. It has features of both federal and unitary in nature. It does not have more than one time zone. All union Territories share border with Bharat. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands don't and nor do the Lakshadweep Islands.. Both Union territor...
by KL Dubey
06 Dec 2020 10:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387450

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^"Man Singh": Give it a rest now. These are the growing pangs of Indian agroeconomy entering the modern age. NaMo and Shah are miles ahead in this game. Even if they do not get a single vote from Punjab for the rest of their lives, it is of no consequence politically. Time to cut this cor...
by KL Dubey
29 Nov 2020 20:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387450

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

this is a very interesting interview...... quite illuminating.[/b] It again boils down to producing people with a certain type of character and dharmic principles. We complain about organized desert religions cranking out hordes of dedicated X-men and moon-men. At this point only the BJP and the RS...
by KL Dubey
26 Nov 2020 00:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387450

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

How is a person who woke up in a shabby home sweltering from a hot night without a simple fan, who has to do sh1t outside and risk stepping on a viper in the field, worrying if the kirana store will have food delivered due to bad roads, or make their own farm sale due to the same problem, heavily s...
by KL Dubey
26 Nov 2020 00:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387450

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/modi-shah-to-campaign-for-hyderabad-civic-polls/articleshow/79400008.cms Modi, Shah and a dozen top BJP leaders to campaign for GHMC polls. Do they usually do that for municipal polls? Looks like BJP is really focusing on Telangana. Good strategy to capital...
by KL Dubey
26 Nov 2020 00:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387450

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The other treasury guy Motilal Vohra was also Covid +ve and admitted to AIIMs. At 92, wonder what his condition is ? Maybe all of them were counting Xi's notes sitting together in the vault and all of them got Xi's Virus. God acts in strange ways. I believe he recovered last month. Signora too has ...
by KL Dubey
25 Nov 2020 07:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387450

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Ahmed bites the dust. COVID. I guess he must have thanked Pappu and Antonia for signing MOUs with the Chinese while gasping on a ventilator. Good riddance to a disgusting rat.

But I wonder what horrible secrets (about the Delhi branch of the Italian mafia) died with him.
by KL Dubey
21 Nov 2020 05:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63061

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Mods - the posters have a fair point, there is lack of clarity on this. I thought this thread was created in the first place to discuss US election results and aftermath, without corrupting the other threads. There are now multiple threads related to US-India issues: 1) Biden presidency impacts on I...

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