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by Kaivalya
02 Apr 2020 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Lets be data driven - can somebody take a shot at seeing how many people are covered under state wise subsidy, loan, cash transfer programs? I'll do it if nobody takes a shot but its pretty late right now. I suspect a lot of folks concerned about poor people etc are/were like me unaware of the leve...
by Kaivalya
02 Apr 2020 04:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Here is a director of harvard global health institute https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/490534-harvard-expert-we-clearly-would-have-had-a-very-different-situation As someone who warned the dangers of a pandemic 2015 on a Ted conference as well as committing 10s of millions of dollars for c...
by Kaivalya
02 Apr 2020 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Arun.Prabhuji, You are absolutely right in terms of the impact! 1. Your skepticism of china , us lockdowns are accurate as well as babudom bribery. Please search for Bill gates interviews where he still implores complete lockdown in the khan land where it is still not under complete lockdown because...
by Kaivalya
02 Apr 2020 00:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

They might as well commit suicide as go to a loan shark without a job because they'll be buried in debt feeding their family and themselves until the economy gets back on its feet. Saar...imagine all this and losing the one or two wage earners in the family because of covid. Or the same people inca...
by Kaivalya
01 Apr 2020 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Height of nonsense: Police is getting fired upon! This has gone beyond Corona virus and general stupidity. If police can be fired at, this has gone beyond religion, politics to crime especially if foriegn/local have been given 3 days to come up and provide disclosure. I think we need a covid jail wh...
by Kaivalya
01 Apr 2020 00:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155126

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/madras-high-court-asks-tamil-nadu-to-ensure-hr-ce-staff-are-following-hindu-religion-as-per-law/articleshow/74471594.cms Some movement in the right direction after a long time. One step at a time...Only in India, the majority keep getting blamed whil...
by Kaivalya
31 Mar 2020 22:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

At a terrible time like this, let me say something which will not make me popular, but needs to be said in the interest of speaking the truth: Many individuals and corporates are donating to the PM relief fund for virus prep/relief. This speaks very highly of the people and the companies. However, ...
by Kaivalya
29 Mar 2020 20:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^ Buildup of stock of oil reserves was on the cards 2-3 weeks ago. The graph seems dubious without source. Just like the stock market buying strategy now, it is hard to know when is the best/lowest price. That does not mean that the graph is true... I am hoping that oil price is going to be the he...
by Kaivalya
28 Mar 2020 21:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This may have been missed. Muzrai dept of Karnataka has been changed to Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments department, by GOK recently. https://temples.karnataka.gov.in/info-1/About+Us/en Thank you Prashantji. Aside from the name change from "Muzrai" it doesn...
by Kaivalya
26 Mar 2020 06:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 160838

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

Setup for Winnie the pooh has already started for good or bad https://warontherocks.com/2020/03/chinas-strategic-assessment-of-india/ If India comes out of corona pandemic relatively unscathed, pooh bear has to explain how a democratic leader can have more impact than the supleme commandel. If dark ...
by Kaivalya
25 Mar 2020 19:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4402
Views: 323493

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^^ +10 tandavji Here is an aggregated view of how this is done. I can't fathom why Indian IT majors are so slow to do anything useful. After this is implemented, we can carefully combine this and new case data to provide relief to other districts. Khan land talks about wartime powers, maybe legal f...
by Kaivalya
20 Mar 2020 18:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155126

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

https://www.livemint.com/news/india/karnataka-tamil-nadu-rise-to-the-top-of-india-s-economic-league-tables-11583905730456.html I have neither followed it for a period of time nor sure about the methodology. But posting for relative performance. I wish we can think about a manufacturing proxy that i...
by Kaivalya
20 Mar 2020 18:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155126

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/tamil-nadu-to-roll-out-intra-state-portability-of-ration-cardholders-from-april-1/articleshow/74716680.cms Tamil Nadu to roll out intra-state portability of ration cardholders from April 1 It would enable the cardholders, particularly the migrant lab...
by Kaivalya
18 Mar 2020 19:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^ I am afraid the pessimist in me thinks - our data gathering and reporting on economic activity is so dismal that the entire effect of Corona virus will not be noticed. Worst case scenario data will get changed downward retroactively in a quarter or so. It is hard to say if that is better or kha...
by Kaivalya
18 Mar 2020 18:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^ I am afraid the pessimist in me thinks - our data gathering and reporting on economic activity is so dismal that the entire effect of Corona virus will not be noticed. Worst case scenario data will get changed downward retroactively in a quarter or so. It is hard to say if that is better or khan...
by Kaivalya
06 Mar 2020 20:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Great point Pankajs. Second, BJP != Hindus != India. All such generalizations are false If you claim that all news coverage by International media is biased, then it’s very likely that you’re the one who’s unwilling to see the truth. Nikhilji - Could not agree with you more. Funny thing - I think a...
by Kaivalya
03 Mar 2020 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155126

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

And by 'scholars' I am not even considering the traditional priests/poojaris etc who seems to be like 'glorified clerks whose job is to chant mantras'. But I mean people, cutting across caste and creed barriers and who have really mastered the Vedas and ancient scriptures. There may be a few, but t...
by Kaivalya
03 Mar 2020 18:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155126

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

The rot is much deeper even into culture etc. See Bharata natyam and christian mudras. Since sanathana dharma cannot be completely negated with trash ( refer to Invading The Sacred: An Analysis Of Hinduism Studies In America ) it has been getting appropriated for a while now If Hinduism is not pagan...
by Kaivalya
26 Feb 2020 08:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Remember George Soros comments on Modi at Davos. If not, here it is. https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/george-soros-slams-modi-govt-nationalism-in-kashmir-1639690-2020-01-24 Is there a possibility all these coordinated violence by Islamists, Urban Naxals and Lutyens media have to do with him an...
by Kaivalya
23 Feb 2020 04:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The woman, identified as Amulya Leona ( Noronha ), asked people to shout with her "Pakistan Zindabad" thrice after the organisers of the event under the banner of "Save Constitution" invited her to address the gathering soon after Owaisi came on the stage. But the woman was adam...
by Kaivalya
20 Feb 2020 05:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/will-take-india-reach-infrastructure-goals/ At some level, the growth rate is an irrelevant number,” said Alok Kshirsagar, senior partner at consulting firm McKinsey, who leads its risk practice in Asia. He noted that “we obsess about” the growth rate and...
by Kaivalya
13 Feb 2020 19:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

VijaySethupathi @VijaySethuOffl · Feb 12 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EQjxww0UwAAtHZO?format=jpg&name=900x900 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EQjxww1UwAAr-yk?format=jpg&name=medium Thank you chetakji. Aside from the well known bhaiwood formula , now we have another formula that converts illegal ...
by Kaivalya
12 Feb 2020 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EQjW3PUX0AEVHQM?format=jpg&name=900x900 I love the way they openly fool people with help of Media This is not the first time, It will not be last time This shows What is the level of our understanding Shaheen Bagh is EMPTY as it was created for Delhi Election Now No ...
by Kaivalya
03 Feb 2020 18:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Why? That is what is called "Soft psychological war". These people have always used this from last 1400+ years. Shias (being patrons of music, dance, etc) always liberal., Wahabi (Deobandi, salafis) and on the totally opposite site. They work together! to soften the people towards their o...
by Kaivalya
03 Feb 2020 18:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

SBajwa wrote:
sudarshan wrote:
We have had a very very long tradition of Sanyasis and Sadhus in politics. Remind this to the the BIF every single time.


Pranam SBajwaji and sudarshanji - Appreciate the context and explanation
by Kaivalya
30 Jan 2020 00:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Bhellu ... GOI batting on front foot! Looks like Saheen bagh would not be the end of this drama. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1222468746633068545 ANI @ANI Delhi Police has released photos of 70 people involved in violence during the anti- Citizenship Amendment Act protests at Jamia Millia Islamia...
by Kaivalya
25 Jan 2020 02:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^ Simple calculations and offhand statements are easy to make because there is no academic voice from the indian perspective who can shame these folks in sm or other places where it matters to them. Not in India or in the West. For example, all the MSM and talking heads were issuing warnings about...
by Kaivalya
24 Jan 2020 23:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^ Simple calculations and offhand statements are easy to make because there is no academic voice from the indian perspective who can shame these folks in sm or other places where it matters to them. Not in India or in the West. For example, all the MSM and talking heads were issuing warnings about ...
by Kaivalya
21 Jan 2020 20:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155126

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

+1 Ronyji Tamil Nadu politics is getting better ( even though I am leery of Bollywood stars ) Only way forward is to clean all the skeletons in the closet Periyar's nonsense has to be called out as well as the documented dravidian BIF Atheism(Nathikavaadam) was used by DK,DMK,AIADMK and even Congres...
by Kaivalya
18 Jan 2020 06:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

JNU update : https://swarajyamag.com/insta/despite-jnusu-boycott-call-65-per-cent-students-pay-jnu-hostel-fee-95-per-cent-day-scholars-pay-semester-dues 65% hostel students and 95% day scholars have already paid the fees. Anyone stopping any kid from studying or paying fees or physically intimidatin...
by Kaivalya
14 Jan 2020 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ Just like Bollywood wants free advertisement by making use of these "opportunities" Satya and other CEOs ***have to*** support immigration because they rely on it in the US and use moral arguments for the same. Otherwise they will be called hypocrites. We have to be able to counter when...
by Kaivalya
13 Jan 2020 20:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

More innovation in the credit market: Indian users will have new, immediate access to their own financial information, and they’ll control who sees what and when. It’s a marked contrast with what happens in the U.S., where three big credit reporting agencies collect -- and resell -- a limited array ...
by Kaivalya
05 Jan 2020 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3912
Views: 428742

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

...With parties having invested their political capital around an existing notion of identity, the BJP's attempt to build a new identity runs the risk of nullifying this investment and hence they have to oppose it. The passage of CAA coming as it did after repeal of Article 370 underscored the urge...
by Kaivalya
05 Jan 2020 00:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/blogs/et-commentary/how-to-make-make-in-india/ The recent report about Huizhou in southeast China having turned into a ghost city after South Korean smartphone giant Samsung closed down its three-decade-old factory there in September 2019, and shifted its base t...
by Kaivalya
04 Jan 2020 22:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Some good news for contract manufacturing : The move will force premium players to reduce costs by 20-40% . Please note that this unit is returning from Vietnam ostensibly because of the favorable tax regime( where it moved to from India ) https://inc42.com/buzz/make-in-india-samsung-restarts-smart-...
by Kaivalya
31 Dec 2019 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 657285

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

YAN saved many lives in UP. Prevented a bloodbath. +100. Delhi, UP, Mangalore ( Armory robbery expose /fake journalist expose), Bengaluru cops did better than before with their limited resources. Fake outrage and stone pelting industry was managed better ( drone pictures of roofs, autorickshaws etc...
by Kaivalya
25 Dec 2019 22:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4819
Views: 942843

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^ Glad to see that the NPAs are getting lower. The credit bubble/large scale looting that started at 2002-2004 period is finally beginning to get smaller For folks who have been wanting quantitative easing, fiscal loosening etc. : 50% recovery of 11.8 trillion rupees/150 billion $ back to the publi...

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