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by kiranA
07 Oct 2017 08:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357692

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: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357692

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: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357692

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: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357692

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10141
Views: 718394

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10141
Views: 718394

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10141
Views: 718394

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10141
Views: 718394

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10141
Views: 718394

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: 7614
Views: 495759

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: 7614
Views: 495759

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: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357692

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: 7614
Views: 495759

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: 7614
Views: 495759

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10141
Views: 718394

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10141
Views: 718394

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: 416
Views: 38293

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: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357692

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: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357692

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: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357692

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: 1226
Views: 137786

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: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4331
Views: 357692

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: 1226
Views: 137786

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: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 173217

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...
by kiranA
22 Apr 2017 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 173217

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Gus wrote:Well, pakis have assured pipeline now...they just need to provide a scare and then milk it by throwing some bones and low level commanders now and then for trump to tweet as victories


Now ? when did they ever fail in doing that ?
by kiranA
11 Apr 2017 18:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 237079

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Even given the hostiltiy between India-pak this is an extraordinary escalation by Pak. Its one thing to play the cloak and dagger spy/international game but to execute an ex-naval officer of India is ratcheting it up a lot higher. They returned POW even in war like Lt nachiket during kargil. There a...
by kiranA
30 Mar 2017 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 173217

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Also, the insurance companies have completely different rates for the same treatment, charged to hospitals vs. individuals. E.g., the hospital would have to pay only $100, but I would be charged $400. On what basis other than gouging? The medical care system is worse than it would be if it were run...
by kiranA
30 Mar 2017 19:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 334346

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Ramana garu, I guess its a perception thing. The Subject isn't demonizing. I would agree that perhaps it was a bad reference website with listings of Indian Americans. We cant sweep things under the rug either while many might be generalizing and living under the false impression that we are squeak...
by kiranA
29 Mar 2017 05:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4000
Views: 230304

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Boeing can ofcourse invest in china for its own business reasons but just not as quid pro quo. Its easy justify investment in china.
by kiranA
27 Mar 2017 18:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 559
Views: 10742

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

New book on Italy's rape of Africa reveals Churchill's odious role in using poison gas against "uncivilised tribes" http://www.thenational.ae/arts-life/the-review/book-review-the-addis-ababa-massacre-when-ethiopia-ran-blood#full Book review: The Addis Ababa Massacre, when Ethiopia ran blo...
by kiranA
27 Mar 2017 06:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 173217

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Actually, an investment is exactly what it is. Yeah right . In the lala land where you fancy yourself as capable of thinking. Given the way you appear to "think", it is quite obvious to everyone what kind of food you ate during the years when your brain (what there is of it) was developin...
by kiranA
27 Mar 2017 04:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 173217

Re: Understanding US thread-III

A few years ago, a relative of mine, an electrician who made a good living laying cable alongside highways, told me that his economic future depended on one thing: his back. He saw what happened to older guys—he meant men in their late thirties—when the pain became unbearable. They either became su...
by kiranA
27 Mar 2017 04:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4000
Views: 230304

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

I think its a violation of international aviation trade to ask for manufacturing facility as quid pro quo for buying aircraft. India should make investment easier.
by kiranA
26 Mar 2017 03:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 173217

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Bases on my admittedly superficial analysis Ryan bill is not a bad bill- its just obama bill with subsidy going to slightly higher income people. It supports middle class better. What is pathetic is Trump unable to sell it to his own party.
by kiranA
25 Mar 2017 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 173217

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Of course that is true, but the worst racists were/are in BO's own party, that's why they could never build on the good things that BO tried to do. Like reform healthcare. Most of the "faults" of BOcare are in the unfinished business that the racists on both sides would never allow to be ...
by kiranA
25 Mar 2017 19:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 173217

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Got to wonder those who gritted their teeth and went to spasms of agony against hillary for 'lies' about some email server got to say about Trump allegations against Obama. These trump allegations are not only lies but another racist attack against Obama. For part of the repub base that is part of t...

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