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by Sumair
02 Jun 2020 22:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4384
Views: 775643

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

In all these videos even in the past, our soldiers are always on foot. Considering the length of the border and other coin duties, I think it is high time for a light armored patrol vehicle induction.
by Sumair
29 May 2020 20:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2904
Views: 502807

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AROqfm56IFw

Watch 44 minutes on wards. Dr Swamy makes an assertion that the software for S400 is Chinese. Don't know if this has been discussed on this forum before.
by Sumair
22 May 2020 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4384
Views: 775643

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

We should stop hoping that we will be able to get through, because the Chinese don't want to fight. PLA is a ideological army. And we know from history, such armies are confident of their own superiority because of ideology. This leads to over aggression, that we see in those PLA videos. And China ...
by Sumair
19 May 2020 23:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4721
Views: 898840

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

I wonder if a folding deck hanger would be a better approach to saving space.
by Sumair
18 May 2020 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4384
Views: 775643

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Staffing paramilitary forces with army officers is not the answer. We do not need to put any more burdens on army. Instead we should be training our police officers better. I would argue that training of the police force is even more important than that of army. Scope of training is far more diverse...
by Sumair
18 May 2020 20:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4384
Views: 775643

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Considering that Police is the first line of defence for everything from law and order, terrorist attacks, Intel gathering, natural calamities, medical emergencies etc ets It is high time for major two front police reforms. 1) Officers: IPS needs to be decoupled from UPSC. Most IPS officers do not h...
by Sumair
15 May 2020 18:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5415
Views: 666360

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

If you read the fine print of Indian property ownership, this can be contested. That is one reason many green card holders never surrender passport. This is very strict now adays Laws extremely clear around OCI. Except for voting and purchasing agricultural properties, there is complete/equal parit...
by Sumair
15 May 2020 00:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310010

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Professor seems to be telling the facts on the lines of what we heard from our elders about the partition. Such as Sikhs had the option of choice and chose India, muslims on our side were only killed as retaliation to the massacre on their side, and then they were wiped out, and British could have p...
by Sumair
14 May 2020 22:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6511
Views: 610425

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

New study suggests vitamin D is linked to COVID-19 mortality — how a common vitamin could become pivotal
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/new-stu ... 01888.html
by Sumair
14 May 2020 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5415
Views: 666360

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

As a US citizen, I have sold and bought property in 2010 and 2013 with OCI as my only proof of ID and have quoted the OCI# wherever the Adhaar /Pan etc was required. Recently, I used the OCI to get a new cell phone too in India. Its acceptance is very ad hoc in nature and depends upon the whim of t...
by Sumair
14 May 2020 18:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5415
Views: 666360

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Citizenship fraud is different than current regulation not allowing OCI children of Indian citizen parents from entering India. This seems to be a flaw in the guidelines thanks to some incompetent official who didn't think things through. The citizenship restriction for flights to India should be a...
by Sumair
12 May 2020 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

We should realize, the Pak problem is not going anywhere. There is no "solution" which will bring peace. What do we do then? Do everything short of a full war/invasion. All terrorist attacks in India are act of war by Pakistan via proxy. The government should recognize this fact and decla...
by Sumair
11 May 2020 21:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310010

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Whoa. Exclusivity, partition, you can take the Pakistani out of Pakistan but you cannot take Pakistan out of the Pakistani. Actually Pakistanis are not particularly successful here compared to Indians or Chinese. In Canada and britain they hold jobs similar to the sikhs. Only the Sikhs are liberal ...
by Sumair
26 Mar 2020 03:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6511
Views: 610425

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Malaria and coronavirus dont have similar mechanism of infection. Please provide any source of this info if available. Rest of the vitamin D part i agree.. and importantly due to overcrowding and poor hygeine, we are repeatedly exposed to more infections and that keeps our immunity more robust. All...
by Sumair
26 Mar 2020 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6511
Views: 610425

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I have one question in general. Why do we have less death rate in terms of flu when compared to other developed nations with such wonderfull health care facility? Interesting question. Someone should write a paper on this. India was also spared the wrath of the SARS virus. It is not the case just w...
by Sumair
23 Mar 2020 05:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 76802

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1: News & Discussion - 03 January 2020

could it be a fire suppressant system?!
by Sumair
26 Feb 2020 23:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5415
Views: 666360

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://in.linkedin.com/in/haji-tahir-hussain-2127a8138
This name is popping up all over the place as one of the main peaceful organizer.
by Sumair
05 Feb 2020 20:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2724
Views: 766010

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

China Says India Can’t Build An Effective Missile Defense System
https://www.yahoo.com/news/china-says-i ... 00629.html
by Sumair
28 Sep 2019 21:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 539771

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Those histrionics are akin to, “ kutte bhonkte rahenge or haathi maze mein chalta jayiga”. These UN speeches have absolutely no affect or effect on the world at large. So don’t worry, have curry. In international affairs, jiski latthi uski bhens. All the histrionics are just that.
by Sumair
28 Sep 2019 07:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 539771

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Hope that some other country such as Norway or Denmark takes the opportunity to retort to these Islamic radicalization threats and justifications and give them some tongue lashing. And may be the World should consider taking away their nukes for blatant threats to the entire world.
by Sumair
27 Sep 2019 18:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4271
Views: 1009257

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

Lessons from Balakot: Air force to revamp radio system in all planes Planes of the Indian Air Force (IAF) are all set to get a technical boost as the defence ministry has decided to revamp radio systems in all IAF planes. This was part of the recommendations made by the Air Force following its asse...
by Sumair
29 Aug 2019 01:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

What is this innate urge to name any one with a contrarian view a Paki? I have given my identification in the above post for anyone to verify, or the forum moderators can verify via my associated email address. If my recollection of events is different than yours, then you can simply choose to ignor...
by Sumair
28 Aug 2019 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

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by Sumair
27 Aug 2019 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Yes the time machine called painful memories. Please do tell who were the rioters? What does the division of Punjab have to do with any of this? Painful memories can not be classified as a source for your assertion. By your logic Aziz Burney and the likes of Digivjay Singh, Mahesh Bhatt could be ri...
by Sumair
27 Aug 2019 21:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Sir the 84 riots were not organic in nature. They were organized mostly by youth congress leaders who hired Bajrang Dal to do what they do best. He must have a time machine in his garage. Even, congress bootlickers will be suprised at your new anal-logy of Bajrang dal being the perpetrators.Why was...
by Sumair
27 Aug 2019 20:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Vast majority of Sikhs never supported this idea until 1984, when they were lynched all over India by Bajrang Dal thugs and made to feel unwanted in their own country. Sumair, Can you provide the source for your statement? I do remember someone making a statement in 1984, when a big tree falls, the...
by Sumair
27 Aug 2019 19:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3609
Views: 610394

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I don't want to start a war here, but have something to gently introduce, like NaMo with 370dissing but without the power of IA etc. Back in the 1960s/70s, Punjab flourished through hard work and good management. Standards of living zoomed. People from dumps like Malloostan aspired to go get good j...
by Sumair
29 May 2019 06:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 368
Views: 52316

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

A totally unnecessary blue on blue on twitter on Raja Rammohan Roy. There were 9 loksabha seats in WB on 7th phase out of which Dumdum and Kolkata Uttar were winnable given the wave but we lost after the Vidyasagar statue incident and the inept handling of the same by BJP. Today all Bengali newspap...
by Sumair
26 May 2019 06:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 157690

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

News trickling in, Arun Jaitley may have passed away.
by Sumair
08 May 2019 07:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 601109

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Saurav Ganguly?! If BJP gets more than 12 seats there will be exodus out of TMC on 24th May. #Jihadidi has a choice go for polls or sit in Opposition. Or governor's rule if she waffles or leads to violence Can't have a border state with such people in charge. Sumair, You think CM face is a crickete...
by Sumair
07 May 2019 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 601109

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

In 5th phase TMC has done well in WB. Neck to neck between BJP and TMC. Last 2 phases will determine who will get larger no of seats but TMC has advantage. Even if BJP gets less seats it will be incredible given that the party had no base even a few years back. Will set up 2021 nicely. The hardest ...
by Sumair
27 Apr 2019 17:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2088
Views: 288362

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

Then Defense Minister Mulayum SIngh Yadav personally went to Russia to sign the deal. A lot of things happened behind the scenes.
by Sumair
25 Apr 2019 06:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 601109

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Per some “chaiwala friends”, country’s premium internal intelligence agency has very very positive reports for the government.
by Sumair
08 Apr 2019 01:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3945
Views: 700039

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Like most people on the forum, I too do not have very high regards for Mr. Shekhar Gupta, but even a broken clock is right twice a day. So let’s remove the messenger from the message for a second and look at the essence of the message; whether we downed their one plane or not is irrelevant. Consider...
by Sumair
07 Apr 2019 19:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3945
Views: 700039

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

A broad sentiment by most people nicely summed up by Shekhar Gupta Please remove this junk link of absolute nonsense. It has been fairly well established that shekhar Gupta is an unpad gawar when it comes to defence matters and has displayed all traits of Paid media (this video was put up just hour...
by Sumair
04 Apr 2019 07:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1205
Views: 225820

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

chola wrote:Potent! I could hardly wait to see it in IN colors.

Apaches and Chinooks and now the Sea Hawk. I never thought I see the day when I first joined BR two decades ago. Lol

Now if we get the F-18 for our IAC 2 ...

Dr. Vivek Lall :wink:
by Sumair
02 Mar 2019 06:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 848818

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I’m I the only one perturbed by the fact that everyone fully knew that an aerial attack was imminent from Pakistan, yet they were not only able to ingress deep into Indian Air Space but were also able to drop their payload a the target of their choosing.
by Sumair
15 Jun 2018 22:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 628650

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

more deadly news from Jammu and Kashmir: Four BSF men killed, Five injured in Pakistan firing along IB in Samba sector. http://brighterkashmir.com/jammu-and-kashmir-four-bsf-men-killed-five-injured-in-pakistan-firing-along-ib-in-samba-sector/ These guys walked into a preselected, pre prepared kill ...

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