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by bharathp
03 Mar 2021 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 491
Views: 65908

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

ramana wrote:How many dissident journalists were killed by KSA?
Why do you think its rhetorical question?


I dunno how many are killed by KSA. but I would think, this caused a huge uproar because this was done in turkey - not really a friendly nation.
by bharathp
01 Mar 2021 04:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1032
Views: 231467

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

Its not the usage.. Its the procedure to get it, The L1 system will result in a long and protracted procurement for something so essential and basic, Just find a supplier you trust , give the order and move on to the next item. problem with that approach would be the corruption that would creep in....
by bharathp
01 Mar 2021 04:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 491
Views: 65908

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

Why did MBS approve of the killing of Jamal Kashoggi? is that a rhetorical question? Jamal kashoggi was like a dissident columnist writing in the washington post against the state of KSA. he was wanted for a while in KSA and fled the state into exile in turkey. and since the only way to get him was...
by bharathp
25 Feb 2021 02:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 894084

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Not really, China cannot enforce debt from its own Munna, now Pakistan has the power plants and solved its power crises, all paid by China. cheen wont want payback. they want gwadar or the islands outlying gwadar ( a permanent Aircraft Carrier). also, when cheen signed for the excess power capacity...
by bharathp
25 Feb 2021 01:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6106
Views: 1364708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

My comment is only in relation to competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Transportation cost is a function of road-rail-port infrastructure as well as fuel and labor. India currently has an advantage only in terms of labor costs. Work is being done to improve road-rail-port infrastructure...
by bharathp
22 Feb 2021 09:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 495
Views: 81972

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

https://youtu.be/ITbdXjp2I2s Here we go sir Closet Jihadi's coming out in the open. Still too much of burning!!! DDM and BIF link. can we please not have these links in BRF and provide for their click rate? is there a policy for these types of links? that entire youtube channel is an echo chamber. ...
by bharathp
22 Feb 2021 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2392
Views: 382966

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

Particularly important as Massa's MIL is still planning for direct engagement in battle - though for USAF it will always be in situations of overwhelming geo-pol+strategic+tactical advantage. they have achieved that partly with Roos but cheen will be a different ball game. they are anticipating a m...
by bharathp
22 Feb 2021 09:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3105
Views: 394836

Re: Indian Roads Thread

another reason for good revenue is plugging of leakages. “It takes a couple of days to collate all details of cash transactions. We are hopeful of record collection of user fee as now there is no avenue for anyone to under-report the actual toll collection,” said an official . Sources said the gove...
by bharathp
18 Feb 2021 01:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 453
Views: 43326

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

jamwal wrote:Image
:rotfl:

if you find all cars on the highway going opposite to you, you are in the wrong direction!
by bharathp
17 Feb 2021 11:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2439
Views: 220770

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

preferably a first page location to store a single line reply to most leftist/BIF stories/theories. this one based on full proofs if in case we have to defend our replies. also - just for thoughts - whats the best way to stay "apolitical" but still spread these on Linkedin type network whi...
by bharathp
17 Feb 2021 04:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2446
Views: 621078

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Islamabad agreed to rationalise expenditures, increase electricity prices and to slap additional taxes The $6 billion programme was on hold since January last year after Prime Minister Imran Khan refused to increase electricity prices and slap additional taxes. However, the government has now agree...
by bharathp
17 Feb 2021 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2439
Views: 220770

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Can we do a FAQ thread for the usual brain dead questions that leftists keep asking and our potent answers for them with bare minimal irrefutable facts. Can start with the 'British saved us' propaganda. ramana - can we please extend this further so we can immediately react to latest leftists rants ...
by bharathp
14 Feb 2021 14:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 1095
Views: 346296

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

The Chief again says they need to take a call on mk2. The AMCA is a sure thing based on what he says. from the video: mk2 is projected to be between amca and lca mk1A mk1A confirmed, AMCA confirmed, mk2 yet to take a call 114 aircraft are on a separate "level" of technology - rafale equiv...
by bharathp
14 Feb 2021 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 453
Views: 43326

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

I think the dreams of being bastion for anything foreign are really farfetched. For now, Indian SM and Hinduism are must better served concentrating on being a bastion for indians and hindus. We are the ones that need help the most, everyone else can get in line. American right hates the brown peop...
by bharathp
14 Feb 2021 12:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 453
Views: 43326

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

twitter cannot delete/deplatform folks without a court order. Load of bull if that's Twitter's official position. How does Twitter "justify" this act of purging accounts without a court order: thats not official position of twitter, but twitter did say it wont delete accounts unless there...
by bharathp
14 Feb 2021 12:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6106
Views: 1364708

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://government.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/psu/centre-finalizes-privatization-of-navratna-pse-of-vizag-steel-plant-rinl/80685536 the Narendra Modi government at the Centre has finalized the privatisation of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL), the public sector corporate entity of Vizag Steel...
by bharathp
14 Feb 2021 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 453
Views: 43326

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Indian sm plateform can support conservatives through out the world and garner 50% of the market Please stop using words like conservative/liberal , left/right etc. They don’t make sense in India’s context. As much as i dont want to associate with left or right wing, indian SM as well as Hinduism c...
by bharathp
12 Feb 2021 20:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 453
Views: 43326

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Twitter vs India An important distinction in India is that the order came from a government ministry — not a court. Twitter is saying that India’s demands to block accounts or remove posts didn’t come through the regular rule of law. The European Union’s proposed Digital Services Act is quite sophi...
by bharathp
11 Feb 2021 12:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3518
Views: 717770

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

any constructions by both sides since april 2020 wil be removed This means that peaks occupied at South bank/Kailash & subsequent bunkers at these places will also have to go. Has DM mentioned anything regarding this? nothing on kailash range. i have attached the youtube link to the same speech.
by bharathp
11 Feb 2021 11:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3518
Views: 717770

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

rajnath singh giving statement on the LAC situation right now. rajnath saying: - PM laid the base for talks that not even 1 inch is to be given to chinese - many rounds of talks went on to find mutually acceptable solution - 9 rounds at commander level - china has agreed disengagement on pangong so ...
by bharathp
11 Feb 2021 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - Canada - News and Discussion. (2018)
Replies: 69
Views: 8670

Re: India - Canada - News and Discussion. (2018)

https://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india/ ... nes-684102
Canada now seeks India's help in vaccines. why do we not pressure them to act against khalistanies?
by bharathp
29 Jan 2021 12:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2439
Views: 220770

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

the process has started: https://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india/cbi-conducts-surprise-checks-fci-godowns-punjab-haryana-cbi-conducts-raids-20-godowns-681227 The CBI conducted surprise checks at 20 Food Corporation of India (FCI) godowns in Punjab and Haryana on Friday after getting a number of compl...
by bharathp
28 Jan 2021 01:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2439
Views: 220770

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

[quote="Sumeet"] 1) Come back to table to continue talking and show significant flexibility to make progress. Repeating complete repealing of farm laws will hold no water with Govt and public now. 2) Get more violent in which case there will be further backlash. /quote] No more talks. if t...
by bharathp
27 Jan 2021 22:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2439
Views: 220770

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I am honestly sick and tired of SM/twit/Fb types.. specially reddit.. there was a highly upvoted post on reddit saying all street cams in NY and later Delhi will be identified and posted as GPS locations. I added "why not add china to that list" and I got booted out. honestly I think we ne...
by bharathp
27 Jan 2021 01:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5108
Views: 783976

Re: Internal Security Watch

@jamwal @sanjayji apologies if it sounded like rolers trying to justify semi terrorist types. My point was, to not abandon folks (sikhs) who have many of their kids in the army/airforce. I want to be caeful not to alieanate true Indian supporters (who also support the current dispensation). whoever ...
by bharathp
27 Jan 2021 00:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5108
Views: 783976

Re: Internal Security Watch

if we are turning against sikhs then the BIF have won. dont equate a few thousand protestors with entire community. I dont see anyone painting entire sikh community with these. it looks more like everyone I spoken to (my co-workers in India) all agree - these are not farmers, not sikhs and mostly su...
by bharathp
26 Jan 2021 22:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2439
Views: 220770

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

chetak wrote:
Is it a coincidence?
-JNU violence- ----Yogendra Yadav was present
-Shaheen bagh-----Yogendra Yadav was present
-Farmers violence-Yogendra Yadav present.

via@advmonikaarora


not a coincidence - coronavirus is quite contagious
by bharathp
26 Jan 2021 19:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 894084

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Who will pay money for it? What is the exact deal, if Pak doesn't pay back money, the guy who paid gets to keep the park? What does the park actually do? the govt pays back the money (prints money, as all govts do with bonds) I dont know what the park does - I only know what a sukuk bond does the e...
by bharathp
26 Jan 2021 09:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 894084

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Can anyone tell what is the use of the mortgage, can a foreign country build say a palace and why would they want to spend such money in Pakistan rather than their native land. Doesn't make sense. After all Pakis security forces will control all access. this "mortgage" is similar to India...
by bharathp
26 Jan 2021 09:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2439
Views: 220770

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

keep calm and trust shri ram. the jews and christians could not get back jerusalem from the hordes, the hindus got back their ram janma bhumi the CAA rebellion was splashed on all screens and popular news papers, yet it could not make the govt repeal the laws 370 as well.. all hell broke lose.. but ...
by bharathp
26 Jan 2021 06:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 1095
Views: 346296

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpMyAo68agQ

check 7:24 onwards
the young scientist working on MK 2
coming out in aug 2022

design completed, studied, proved, stamped by experts around india.
by bharathp
25 Jan 2021 11:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4209
Views: 1228612

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Pratyush wrote:^^^

What's the difference between Helina and SANT??

The link shows both of them.

Helina - Infrared Image seeker
SANT - active radar homing
by bharathp
25 Jan 2021 10:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 528
Views: 139241

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

saleint points from the tarmak007 clipping from above: - two configurations of TEDBF in the works - delta with levcons canard (shown in the pic) -corrected. - trapezoidal with a tail - delta with levcons is going into low speed wind tunnel testing - shore based test facility created in view of devel...
by bharathp
24 Jan 2021 02:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3970
Views: 770821

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

^^^ High class chicanery and total ullu banoing by SECR and Ministry of Railways aided by that acolyte Siddharth. This can only happen since no passenger trains are running. Once passenger trains run Naag, Lizard of Mongolia, Saap etc etc will all die a natural death and since 99% of the population...
by bharathp
23 Jan 2021 11:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3970
Views: 770821

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

not sure the aunthenticity yet. but looks like one more record of sorts by the DFC:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmbbsmuROnY

3.5 km long train
by bharathp
23 Jan 2021 10:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2446
Views: 621078

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Mort Walker wrote:Watch out for these Pak police commandos. They are real gangbusters!



the comments section was lit. and pakistan's roller skate police will be most useful if those robbers/theives were running on paved roads. no grass of gravel.
by bharathp
21 Jan 2021 20:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion
Replies: 528
Views: 139241

Re: Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF): News & Discussion

more like a craft project that keeps kids busy but the end product usually ends up in the trash..." Yeah that's the IN is getting ASTE to depute the world's best test pilot to put the NLCA thru its paces. I was only replying to ramana garu asking "what is SUPW". I did not mean that N...
by bharathp
21 Jan 2021 01:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 536
Views: 123659

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Ramana Sir, any reference for the Uttam AESA likely to replace the Elta 2052 after the first 20 planes? If we can get the Uttam AESA on the MK1A, that will be the real game changer. Indigenous engine is not going to come for the MK1A, but an indigenous jammer and EW suite, AESA radar and SDR are a ...

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