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by vimal
24 Oct 2020 01:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4655
Views: 765565

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

What is our MEA supposed to do about this? This is internal US politics. Does not affect India one bit. ?? Internal US politics? Is that wy RSS, BJP, HSS are all named in that poster/ There are Paki handlers pushing this narrative sucessfully for decades now. The least our foreign office mandarin c...
by vimal
24 Oct 2020 01:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4655
Views: 765565

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

It's not easy to separate politics and Indo-US relations. Our weak MEA has given up all the space to Paki handlers. https://scontent-ort2-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/122333042_3347742785324582_8927074256575808495_o.png?_nc_cat=104&ccb=2&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=WRWzpqebeR0AX8jqnEa&_nc_ht=s...
by vimal
23 Oct 2020 11:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8115
Views: 1079143

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ Having seen them operate up front, IMO they are doing more for the Hindu cause than many of us on this board. Are you suggesting they shouldn't talk to Sardesai at all? Heck, didn't even BJP leaders talk to him here and there? I don't get why we have to outrage and suspect every little thing. Ch...
by vimal
23 Oct 2020 09:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8115
Views: 1079143

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What is Akshay Patra’s modus operandi? I thought they were Hindu org but then saw an ad where Rajdeep Sardesai is leading an interview. And there is Brett Lee explaining stuff. Do you believe music cuts across all boundaries? In a conversation with Rajdeep Sardesai and our CEO Shridhar Venkat, Brett...
by vimal
22 Oct 2020 05:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

They don't need to break us with force. A short expensive war (from Indian POV) will be enough. There are enough JaiChands in India to drag Modi down if something bad comes out of this. Their west coast munna is also there to cause trouble.
by vimal
11 Oct 2020 05:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4655
Views: 765565

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I could get 2 made in China N95 in India after scouring multiple Pharmacies, where did these million come from?
by vimal
09 Oct 2020 13:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4655
Views: 765565

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Pretty much every decision made by DT and his admin has been overturned in the courts. They even lost the DACA case with conservative majority in SC. It all short term political stunt nothing more.
by vimal
05 Oct 2020 06:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 67
Views: 10808

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Hmm, this refreshes some memories. Turks were responsible for the Armenian genocide, so this old feud between them.
by vimal
05 Oct 2020 02:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 67
Views: 10808

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Azerbaijani officials said Sunday that Armenian forces attacked Ganja, the country’s second largest city.

Seems like a nice place to get high.
How does this conflict affect India if at all?
by vimal
04 Oct 2020 00:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4655
Views: 765565

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

shaun wrote:During Obama time also backog was cleared once, These happens once or twice in a decade...USCIS has their own calculations... govt just uses that as per their own timings


That happened in 2007 when Bush was president. Not sure why Indians keep crediting Obama for it.
by vimal
03 Oct 2020 06:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4655
Views: 765565

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Not sure if this the right thread but Trump’s decision to ban Green cards for foreign nationals has helped H1B folks. EB3 has jumped by 4 years allowing folks upto 2015 to file for adjustment of status in October 2020. Had it not been for the ban these folks would be stuck in the line for decade or ...
by vimal
02 Oct 2020 10:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5155
Views: 1048965

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Saar, unfortunately, the ALH Dhruv is expensive. It's price in 2008 was 5.7 Million USD or about ₹ 41 crore at the time. Might be about ₹ 120-140 crore today, after discounts, for International Customers, where there are no takers, due to high price , and perceived reliability issues / crashes in L...
by vimal
01 Oct 2020 12:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

6. Occupy Chinese territory if possible.

We are still thinking about this?
by vimal
01 Oct 2020 10:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5238
Views: 968947

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

China Is Running Out of US Dollars China is facing an economic collapse because of a financial crisis caused by a shortage of US dollars. The coronavirus economy and the US China trade war, plus US sanctions on Hong Kong, risk cutting off Chinese banks from the US dollar, which could have a devasta...
by vimal
30 Sep 2020 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 707581

Re: Understanding the US - Again

What exactly is this thread for? Elections reveal a lot about a nation and I think we should discuss it here.
by vimal
29 Sep 2020 23:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

Situation at Ladakh reminds me of Rajiv Gandhi’s famous cliché “Hum Dekh Rahen Hain, Hamen Dekhna Hoga, Hum Dekhenge”. Translated simply, it implies “we have been watching, we will have to watch, we will watch”. That in essence has been our foreign policy supported by an absent national security str...
by vimal
29 Sep 2020 07:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3697
Views: 1030046

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

And when the balloon goes up, i'm guess those 4.5 Nirbhays will be able to tackle the might of PLA. And FFS stop peddling ruski maal for a change.
by vimal
29 Sep 2020 02:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

^^ Xi is absolute ruler of that land, anything you say or do can and will be used against you.
by vimal
29 Sep 2020 00:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4365
Views: 816061

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://www.livefistdefence.com/2020/09/must-upgrade-811-nightblind-bmps-to-handle-belligerent-neighbours-says-army.html Must Upgrade 811 ‘Nightblind’ BMPs To Handle ‘Belligerent Neighbours’, Says Army Chinese hostilities in eastern Ladakh appear to have compelled — and coloured — the Indian Army’s ...
by vimal
29 Sep 2020 00:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3697
Views: 1030046

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

+1
Per Livefist Nirbhay was delayed due to delay in the Manik engine development and currently uses Russi engine. So these must be test samples.
by vimal
28 Sep 2020 12:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 1135
Views: 316472

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

But it will delay it indefinitely.
Also, Modi is a not a defence expert by any means. It's the job of the RM and other experts to formulate the correct policies.
by vimal
28 Sep 2020 04:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

+108. If we’ve not learnt this from all the decades of Siachen then it’s a monumental disgrace. We captured a few peaks where our soldiers are facing harshest possible conditions, while our enemies sit cozy in their heated accommodation letting them freeze. It’s the same decades old defensive mental...
by vimal
24 Sep 2020 03:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8115
Views: 1079143

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Found this on twitter from KRK and couldn't help :rotfl: :rotfl: https://twitter.com/kamaalrkhan/status/1308431392905330690 दीपिका ने अपने एक interview में कहा था, कि वो राहुल गांधी को इंडिया का PM देखना चाहती है! मैं तो उसी दिन समझ गया था, कि ये ड्रग्स लेती है! Deepika once said she wants to see Ra...
by vimal
17 Sep 2020 09:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5591
Views: 1187300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Govt. policy has hurt the auto industry and particularly the auto parts industry even before the pandemic. The auto parts industry was developing skilled labor within India and establishing a manufacturing chain. India has extensive parts suppliers for Hyundai and Suzuki along with at one time ramp...
by vimal
16 Sep 2020 09:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1017
Views: 95083

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Is there a thread for Indic thought and knowledge? I would like to share a few channels that are doing a great job of spreading information but need a place and recognition.

A Scientific Understanding of Time - Introduction to Jyotisha Shastra

by vimal
15 Sep 2020 21:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1017
Views: 95083

Re: BR Forum Feedback

^^ tail-gaiting is the perfect word for it.
by vimal
15 Sep 2020 11:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1017
Views: 95083

Re: BR Forum Feedback

I'm noticing a flurry of new member in the China border thread all of whom seem like JNU waallas constantly posting the nerhu era narrative. All have the same quality of long time lurkers with very low post counts. Are these real humans or Chini bots?
by vimal
15 Sep 2020 10:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

S His latest one, Its harsh on Modi ( disclaimer) but from a practical point of view -its just plain realpolitik. https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/09/11/india-modi-china-quad-military-alliance/ Infact Modi already knows this. He is wise enough to. In this forum I had made this point earlier, Modi can...
by vimal
15 Sep 2020 06:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5591
Views: 1187300

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

More than that we need a wider tax net. There can't be just so few income tax payers in such a huge economy. I think there needs to be a payroll tax system in India.
by vimal
15 Sep 2020 04:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4655
Views: 765565

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Islamists are now taking their anti-Hindu attacks straight into US schools, through speech & debate competitions. Here is an upcoming debate topic for the Texas Forensic Association: "A Resolution to Curb Hindu Nationalism." It's full of lies, Hinduphobia, and hate. https://twitter.co...
by vimal
14 Sep 2020 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

^^ Naxals and commies have been part of our country since ages. Most of them will lick Mao's boot than stand on their own two feet.
by vimal
14 Sep 2020 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Shiva Bhoomi, Manasa Sarovar & Tibet Mukti Sangharsh
Replies: 84
Views: 10306

Re: Shiva Bhoomi, Manasa Sarovar & Tibet Mukti Sangharsh

Home minister for Tibetan Govt in Exile makes a case for renewed/additional efforts from India. r5Lxp5sjPOA How bout you pay something for the war effort instead of sitting on your behind and hiding in India. Everybody seems to be trying to shoot using India’s shoulder. I’m sure a call to arms and ...
by vimal
14 Sep 2020 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3823
Views: 741648

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

^^ No wonder that IAF holds HAL in such utter contempt. HAL is a system integrator nothing more, it has no capability or desire to build anything from scratch. I wonder if there was a way for a private player to get involved and provide this system.
by vimal
13 Sep 2020 23:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5238
Views: 968947

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Stop posting full articles on BR. Copyright infringement is a serious issue that can put the site in jeopardy.
by vimal
13 Sep 2020 14:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

Please post content from the links you are posting or else they’ll just be ignored.
by vimal
13 Sep 2020 07:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8115
Views: 1079143

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I wish Amit Shahji a healthy life and speedy recovery. He needs a few weeks or maybe even a month long vacation. I remember all the RWs on social media clamouring fo Modi/Shah to do more for Hindu cause in their second term. A lot of them have shut up now but there seems to be an endless list of ber...
by vimal
13 Sep 2020 04:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

You are right..1500 miles as the crow flies to Chengdu and approx. the same distance from Delhi-Kanyakumari. No sir, Its 2700 as the crow flies. It's much longer by the road. https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Chengdu,+Sichuan,+China/ngari/@33.3541142,74.8723924,4z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x36efc523...
by vimal
13 Sep 2020 03:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

If PLA is massing near the LAC that can only mean a huge 62 style human wave attacks. But this is not 62 and human waves will be harakiri and nothing else.

Is it time to declare breakfast at Pangong Tso and Lunch at Lhasa?
by vimal
12 Sep 2020 21:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2428
Views: 406091

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

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1334305/china-xi-jinping-step-down-coronavirus-pandemic-covid19-inquiry-who-australia-brexit-spt China bombshell: Xi Jinping tipped to STEP DOWN from presidency Look at the fear in this gora’s words for China. Suit-shivering at its best that from an ex-British a...

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