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by kiranA
14 Nov 2017 01:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

by Kirana I am not sure what is proper nation to you. But from where I see - Saudi is in every parameter a modern sophisticated nation. Its credit rating is A or AA depending on agency - its banking system is sophisticated. Its shipping company is one of the worlds largest. Its stock exchange marke...
by kiranA
13 Nov 2017 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

Saudi is in every parameter a modern sophisticated nation. Yeah, it's as sophisticated as periyar is the greatest intellect of 21st century (your own words). You and your stupidity. Bringing in periyar here ? there is a reason GDF got locked. However you may whine, hate and personally attack you ha...
by kiranA
13 Nov 2017 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

I suppose unlike the Saudis who actually bankroll a significant part of the world. How can decent hardworking saudi be poor ? they have free healthcare, free education, interest free loans, subsidized food, practically zero utilities. yes there will be some lazy asses or mentally sick people there ...
by kiranA
13 Nov 2017 10:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

Every welfare state will have problems that doesnt make them less of nations or failures. yeah right keep using rolling emoticons - makes you feel "sophisticated" I suppose unlike the Saudis who actually bankroll a significant part of the world. PS : I saw the links you added. Apparently u...
by kiranA
13 Nov 2017 09:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

KiranA: I am not sure what is proper nation to you. But from where I see - Saudi is in every parameter a modern sophisticated nation. Its credit rating is A or AA depending on agency - its banking system is sophisticated. Money does not equal "sophistication" -- one would have to be spect...
by kiranA
13 Nov 2017 09:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

kiranA, you are defending the indefensible. The Al Saud family is not a 'nation builder'. They are personal-wealth builders. The Institutions that they created are to further their family's wealth, power, and hold on the people. True, they built glistening airports, universities, ports, hospitals, ...
by kiranA
12 Nov 2017 23:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

Regarding saudi's not having their own workforce - there re some cultural issues there . Arabs dont like physical work. But instead of forcing reservations and taking false prestige they recognize it and generously pay foreign talent to run the show. But they do watch them like hawks and dont get ta...
by kiranA
12 Nov 2017 23:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

KiranA: They have huge sovereign wealth funds and this is in addition to trillions of dollars of wealth royalty has . if you want success yourself you need to learn to respect success of others. You are overestimating value of engineering and underestimating nation building skills. That is not enti...
by kiranA
12 Nov 2017 23:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 596
Views: 55236

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

To be fair no one knew how much would be tax collection beforehnd. Now that GSt council has data for a Q they perhaps could afford to reduce some tax due to net increase in tax collection. There was no net increase in tax collection. Their was massive decrease - just the rate of decrease came down ...
by kiranA
12 Nov 2017 23:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

That's a lot of ignorant horsesh!t,pardon my bhojpuri. Saudis got trillions of dollars just sitting on their butts and allowing the americans to do the prospecting and extraction and pretty much everything else (via Aramco) back from the 50s. All they did was blow all this money away by purchasing ...
by kiranA
12 Nov 2017 23:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

I take contrarian view here. Saudi success and stability is important not only for USA but also India. Saudis - give them credit where it is due - are capable nation builders and administrators. They successfully transitioned their national resources to national prosperity something a lot of countri...
by kiranA
12 Nov 2017 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 401
Views: 17431

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

The US developed "a strong relationship" with the saudis, and the only result was the Saudis bribing the US govt. at all levels in Washington DC over the course of many decades, against the interests of the US public at large. Politicians from both parties and people in the US govt. have ...
by kiranA
07 Oct 2017 08:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406501

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

GST is a terrific solution. I will explain by example. Take the case of a trader who imports goods from overseas into Mumbai and distributes across India. Here is a list of taxes he had to pay earlier: Customs duty, CVD, SAD, OCTROI Now, post GST : Customs duty, GST. The amount of harassment saved ...
by kiranA
07 Oct 2017 07:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406501

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

{Deleted} Seriously Suraj ..what is unattributable ..did I not give a link from hindustan times ? How long you prefer to hide, cover and control the truth ? you think you can succeed in anyway ? cant you verify what I said over the internet. Very dissapointed. I want to know from Ramana - does BRF ...
by kiranA
07 Oct 2017 04:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406501

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Below are the reasons why GST is and will be an unmitigated disaster for India : a) Its wrong in principle. Everyone I talked to says GST "simplifies" everything and repeats it like a parrot. But how can you simplify a country of 1.2 billion people with so many cultures ? shouldnt taxation...
by kiranA
05 Oct 2017 17:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406501

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Chennai old part is congested. New part is largely unplanned. One ECR and one OMR I believe and a ring road perpetually in making. Nothing much to shout about. Countryside not much different from even AP. You have to move out of your comfort zone to explore the country. Chennai has 3 ring roads ( I...
by kiranA
07 Sep 2017 23:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781083

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Ok just saw Ramana post . Will stop.
by kiranA
07 Sep 2017 23:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781083

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Just take a step back and think. Building a road in remote china Bhutan border is not very high on china agenda . Core china is atleast 2000 miles away. But strongly securing the border is obviously high on india agenda. In this light shouldn't india have a better vision than ..." hey we tempor...
by kiranA
07 Sep 2017 22:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781083

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Shiv, india moved troops in to their or bhutans territory. And you blame their reaction as " heated rhetoric " . How exactly should one rhetoric when somebody else's troops enter their claimed land ? Mildly you think ? What do you mean "Bhutan's territory" It was Chinese wasn't ...
by kiranA
07 Sep 2017 22:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781083

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

But it's a good question from shiv why did china stop border work while publicly still claiming the intent to do so if it wants . And why does India not challenge China's intent ? Did china stop because winter is anyway coming and not let its brics party be pooped . Did china stop because it figured...
by kiranA
07 Sep 2017 22:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781083

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

When the Doklam face off started there was some apprehension that there would be war and this very thread hosted discussions about wild mijjile attacks on Delhi and other cities and our inability to return the compliment to Beijing and Shanghai. The Chinese indignantly claimed that they were buildi...
by kiranA
07 Sep 2017 18:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781083

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

We failed and we lost. I am unable to comprehend many posts here. Its one thing to be a patriot but quiet another to be delusional. It was poorly executed, poorly communicated and utlimately buckling and blinking by GoI. I made a post in another thread on this and I havent seen anything that contrad...
by kiranA
04 Sep 2017 05:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7677
Views: 521857

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Gus wrote:Kiran - in our area there were folk who got suddenly rich by a scheme locally known as "two for one".

Those people did not turn in theirs.


what does that mean
by kiranA
04 Sep 2017 03:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7677
Views: 521857

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Fine. But on what basis are you claiming that 42 CR FICN was all that there was in circulation? Gus - If FICN is in circulation then that means somebody believes its genuine and it will end up at bank. Why wont it ? why would anyone trade his actual goods for fake currency knowing its fake currency...
by kiranA
04 Sep 2017 00:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406501

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Some simple theorizing (without a lot of ifs and buts) on low GDP growth over the last 3 years: * Govt is inherently inefficient. It has become increasingly better at tax collection over the last 3 years. It has been able to reduce fiscal deficit drastically mainly because of maintaining fuel price...
by kiranA
04 Sep 2017 00:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7677
Views: 521857

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Lastly, kitna gaya? haha ..you are still asking me "Kitna gaya".Shouldnt you now be asking GoI that question. What GoI got from people of India is nothing short of boxing equivalent of uppercut knocking out its teeth. It now doddering around toothless gassing some IT buzzwords of "Bi...
by kiranA
31 Aug 2017 06:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7677
Views: 521857

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

RBI Annual Report: Only Rs 16,000 Cr Didn’t Return; Govt Spent Rs 8,000 Cr In Printing New Notes https://swarajyamag.com/insta/rbi-annual-report-only-rs-16000-cr-didnt-return-govt-spent-rs-8000-cr-in-printing-new-notes Thats from swarajyamag trying to sugarcoat it. The reality is much worse. There ...
by kiranA
28 Jul 2017 09:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781083

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Guys, I think people wont like my post but I don't see this ending well for India. I am very confused by the positions of Indian government whereas chinese positions appear to be consistent and they seem to react with a righteous anger which is very good for the morale of t heir soldiers. On the oth...
by kiranA
07 Jul 2017 07:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 781083

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

I find it very odd that Bhutan has not deployed their soldiers to protect their border. They got 16,000 of them and esp considering that the only "fighting" happening at the border is jostling why drag indian soldiers in to it ?. Also bhutanese official media is very quiet when their borde...
by kiranA
03 Jul 2017 02:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 596
Views: 55236

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

The toilet paper has an info graphic of items in various bands. I cant post the image here as its not an image file. http://m.timesofindia.com/business/india-business/gsts-impact-on-the-common-man/articleshow/59396877.cms Anyway, for the 18% band they have among other things, ATM. What is that? Are...
by kiranA
07 May 2017 20:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406501

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

apart from "poor sentiment" and other subjective parameters , is there any objective data to indicate that there is a problem and it ll take 2 years to recover? How was 2 years derived ? Poor sentiment is not subjective. No companies are investing in capacity for private consumption. Only...
by kiranA
07 May 2017 19:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406501

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The gloom is due to informal sector hit badly by demon. The formal sector in india with the exception of export oriented IT and few large MNC is still just crony capitalism and represents bureacrat-businessman collusion. So growth in formal sector though maybe good is not celebrated that much. The ...
by kiranA
07 May 2017 03:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406501

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

KiranA, is it your suggestion that formal sector only makes business from organized businesses? Something is amiss in your hypothesis. When formal economy grows, it is mere speculation to claim "real economy" is contracting. I didnt say real economy is contracting . I explained why the se...
by kiranA
07 May 2017 03:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1234
Views: 142333

Re: India's Power Sector

Please don't post garbage. More than 100 new thermal power plants in various stages of implementation are lying idle world wide as countries are moving into clean energy. Thermal capacity in India is not being utilized fully although coal is now available in sufficient amounts. Huge deals are being...
by kiranA
06 May 2017 20:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 406501

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

With good indicators on stock exchange wheres the gloom? http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/indicators/sensex-hits-top-notch-economic-indicators-are-cheery-but-why-indians-are-still-gloomy/articleshow/58438237.cms Good read from ET. The gloom is due to informal sector hit badly by dem...
by kiranA
06 May 2017 20:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1234
Views: 142333

Re: India's Power Sector

All this investment in solar ironically reveals the incapability of india to get investments in coal and nuclear. solar will never give reliable, quality power at competitve rates with existing tech. India really needs to invest in coal mining and thermal plants - whether coal, gas or nuclear.
by kiranA
22 Apr 2017 22:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 182740

Re: Understanding US thread-III

aid was declining. trump has increased it, reversing the trend. it is apparently "following the lead of EU countries" as explained by one person here. I am still trying to understand wtf that means. ha ha..I recommend to ignore that one person then. Pakis always play well in these matters...

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