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by Kaivalya
23 Oct 2019 00:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2564
Views: 282261

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Hoping for better legislation on internet and social media by January 2020. This is chance to get ahead : not all internet is the same...mass messaging platforms with anonymous users can be turned off without shutting down emails https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/21/india-intermediary-internet-social-r...
by Kaivalya
20 Oct 2019 23:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Hanumaduji, +1 Surajji and dishajis comments. Economy is slowing down a bit in some sectors but cannot be explained by a GDP number alone. Simple explanations like gst,demo, structure etc did not cause the economic growth in some selective sectors to slowdown. Auto industry could be cyclical - but I...
by Kaivalya
18 Oct 2019 23:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 613
Views: 53367

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

People from TN, is santhome really built on Kapaleeswarar temple? People are talking about it in twitter in the light of babri case. Old bhakthi songs place the original temple on the seashore. Seashore temples aren't rare in TN or anywhere in India for that matter. Thiruchendhur and M'puram seasho...
by Kaivalya
18 Oct 2019 23:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 613
Views: 53367

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

I heard amitshahji interview with Arnab G: when he said it is too late for mediation. No offense to Shri Shri's efforts or last minute drama. Here is Sadhguru's weighed comments [youtube] https://youtu.be/GXvXptJYse8 [/youtube] Kaivalya ji When you post youtube links only post the "GXvXptJYse8...
by Kaivalya
18 Oct 2019 19:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 613
Views: 53367

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

I heard amitshahji interview with Arnab G: when he said it is too late for mediation. No offense to Shri Shri's efforts or last minute drama.

Here is Sadhguru's weighed comments


Chetakji - you will hear Sadhguru's own answer to why and who fight him against planting trees
by Kaivalya
17 Oct 2019 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 613
Views: 53367

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

I think its wrong for legalistic approach to a matter of faith. Especially the Supreme Cazis with their record of one sided judgments against Hindus under rubric of secular Constitution. These Cazis have made a mockery of Constitutions and eroded a lot of support for it. Whether SC rules or not I w...
by Kaivalya
16 Oct 2019 22:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.prsindia.org/content/examining-rise-non-performing-assets-india Sept 2018 Things to note : A lot of the loans currently classified as NPAs originated in the mid-2000s, at a time when the economy was booming and business outlook was very positive. Large corporations were granted loans for...
by Kaivalya
16 Oct 2019 18:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2564
Views: 282261

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

economical with the truth about his long innings with the GoI, both as the 15th Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India and the RBI gov rajan seems to have met his match. This is the perfect ambush. pant utar de nirmalaji ne, public ke samne. She has the govt files and rajan has only the ...
by Kaivalya
16 Oct 2019 02:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

To aid NBFCs, the government will allow NBFCs with “investment grade” to participate in the credit guarantee scheme, under which government provides a one-time partial credit guarantee to PSBs for first loss of up to 10 per cent for purchase of high-rate pooled assets of NBFCs totaling Rs 1 trillio...
by Kaivalya
14 Oct 2019 21:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2564
Views: 282261

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

All over the place this man.. From economics to politics. First he starts by saying that the fear of being struck with corruption scandals is what is causing ministers and babus to shy away from being proactive. Then he goes on to lament that "Rafael" allegations did not stick. This after...
by Kaivalya
12 Oct 2019 18:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Startup statistics from Business Standard research desk (unfortunately they dont quote their source) https://m.rediff.com/business/special/technology-explained-in-charts-growth-of-our-start-up-universe/20190916.htm How fast is India's start-up universe expanding? Explained in 7 charts By Abhishek Wa...
by Kaivalya
11 Oct 2019 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2517
Views: 431103

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Activist Arif Aajakia's views - https://youtu.be/hNnkKjJ5imM Highlights:1. Muslims have to admit that they are told right from their childhood that they are superior owing to their faith. That anyone not believing in Allah will go to hell. Aajakia explains how, despite the Quran mentioning that all ...
by Kaivalya
11 Oct 2019 17:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2564
Views: 282261

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Thank you. I dont know about his credentials etc...but appears to just take historian view but innocuously passes judgement ignoring the violence or Kashmiri pandits or the whole notion of jammu ignored for the last 70 years. He also uses the slippery slope argument of comparing tamilnadu and gover...
by Kaivalya
11 Oct 2019 07:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3403
Views: 536477

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

Even though government has its priorities- I wish media plays this sort of a clip over and over with debates about free speech so leftist media learn what a real media gag is really about : https://streamable.com/s8l68 Recent NBA match devolved after a few sign carrying people were thrown out. This ...
by Kaivalya
11 Oct 2019 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2564
Views: 282261

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

this is worth watching. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgXVMO5rdHg Kashmir - The State & The Status by Srinath Raghavan, Manthan Samvaad 2019 OgXVMO5rdHg Thank you. I dont know about his credentials etc...but appears to just take historian view but innocuously passes judgement ignoring the vio...
by Kaivalya
05 Oct 2019 18:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3221
Views: 453636

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Next person to support Pakistan's propaganda : Democratic senator from Maryland (BRFites supporting Democrats please...) who was born in Karachi... In his appeal, Hollen highlighted the crucial India-US ties but also noted the "current humanitarian crisis in Kashmir". It also asked India t...
by Kaivalya
01 Oct 2019 14:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 772
Views: 75964

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

For reference on St.Thomas - Please read which contains fair amount of detail on this historical myth that keeps getting repeated after being debunked for a while: https://ishwarsharan.com/ Yours truly is very well aware of multiple places around Chennai where this myth is still popular and floats a...
by Kaivalya
28 Sep 2019 14:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The issue of swiss accounts and unaccounted money has been a long running drama. I am hoping it unravels soon : https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/indias-swiss-black-money-probe-reaches-software-firm-in-andheri-bylane/articleshow/71314213.cms Motech Software from Andheri Area :...
by Kaivalya
25 Sep 2019 17:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 778
Views: 186849

Re: A Nation on the March

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/cattle-semen-and-breeding-is-a-story-that-india-should-be-proud-of-4473131.html During the past 25 years, the cattle semen industry in India has been growing by leaps and bounds . In 1995 India produced around 13 million doses of cattle sperm (often referre...
by Kaivalya
22 Sep 2019 12:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

China has ceased purchases of American oil in February as a result of an ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing. As a result, circumstances appear ripe for greater cooperation. Unsurprisingly, a major component of Modi’s agenda are meetings with several energy companies eyeing deals towar...
by Kaivalya
20 Sep 2019 19:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/busin ... 58811.html

- For some discussion on comparative corporate tax across Asian countries and capitalizing on the trade spat between china and us
by Kaivalya
20 Sep 2019 18:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.livemint.com/politics/policy/govt-cuts-corporate-tax-rate-to-22-relief-on-buyback-tax-1568958459203.html Some fiscal measures announced by the govt. Since I have posted several critical posts on the fiscal stance of this govt, I would like to make some comments: 1) This is a very good m...
by Kaivalya
20 Sep 2019 18:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

To increase credit disbursement across the country ahead of the festive season, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has directed scheduled commercial banks and non-bank financial companies (NBFCs) to reach out to new customers in 400 districts in two tranches from now and 15 October. Addressing a p...
by Kaivalya
20 Sep 2019 12:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

As promised: Summary of NBFC lending situation Central bank canceled registrations of 1,851 non-bank finance companies in the year ended March 31, more than 8 times those in the previous year according to data received from the Reserve Bank of India in response to a Right to Information request. Th...
by Kaivalya
19 Sep 2019 11:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

+1 vijayji . As long as the fundamentals of LIC are sound, it is a smart move given that our economy is a capital starved economy.Benefits of capitalism ( for everyone espousing it ) is still possible only when there is capital. Also the year 2018 was the highest profitability year with profits retu...
by Kaivalya
16 Sep 2019 06:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A_Guptaji, +1. I am seeing a common pattern in auto sector, agriculture,real estate etc. I am beginning to believe that Credit crisis is the primary reason for the slowdown and has been working against the economic activity for a while now. I am going to look to understand this NBFC led credit cris...
by Kaivalya
15 Sep 2019 20:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A_Guptaji, +1. I am seeing a common pattern in auto sector, agriculture,real estate etc. I am beginning to believe that Credit crisis is the primary reason for the slowdown and has been working against the economic activity for a while now. I am going to look to understand this NBFC led credit crisi...
by Kaivalya
14 Sep 2019 21:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.sbi.co.in/portal/documents/37947/108614492/Ecowrap_20190723.pdf/38a681e8-9480-41ca-a1e0-4990175501f1 Auto Sector slow down analysis : Primary reason for auto sector slow down is attributed to NBFC liquidity - SBI Eco wrap publication And yes...they also talk about used car market, uber/...
by Kaivalya
14 Sep 2019 16:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Rahulsidhuji, Forgive my tardy response - had to deal with a medical emergency at home. I agree that managing to fiscal target might be myopic. Here is what I am grappling without appropriate data. Assertion 1 : Auto Industry slowdown hurts GDP. It seems like this argument is not supported by data. ...
by Kaivalya
14 Sep 2019 12:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results
Replies: 105
Views: 24654

Re: Clean India - Places, Options, Initiatives & Results

Good to see initiative getting implemented/executed :

Swacch Iconic Place rankings seem to provide a budget and most importantly results

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/madurai-meenakshi-temple-named-second-best-swachh-iconic-place/article29378202.ece
by Kaivalya
03 Sep 2019 18:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3922
Views: 720780

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.livemint.com/market/mark-to-market/what-are-the-key-reasons-behind-india-s-rising-electronic-exports-1567447780118.html Bright spot in the economy...As much as I see the merits of rahulsidhuji's arguments against the current fiscal policy I think that we should give the leadership time t...

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