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by sajo
04 Dec 2020 21:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387455

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

They even lost Nagpur and Pune, which are considered BJP bastions.
by sajo
04 Dec 2020 20:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387455

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

BJP got a royal drubbing in the recently concluded MLC Polls in Maharashtra, losing all but 1 of the 6 seats.
by sajo
11 Nov 2020 12:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387455

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

darshhan wrote:
Make no mistake this victory from BJP side belongs to Namo first and foremost.


True that. And its worrying that they need Modi all the time to tide them through.
by sajo
11 Nov 2020 11:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387455

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Nobody seems to have noticed the quiet and efficient and undoubtedly very effective work done as BJP's Bihar election in-charge by Devendra Fadnavis . I always maintained that the way he handled the sly pawarful folks and a multitude of other issues while in power, he should get a better role in Del...
by sajo
10 Nov 2020 12:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The fear around these parts (Maharashtra) is totally gone. Testing seems to be sporadic, the follow up from government agencies for home quarantined folks seems to be on the wane, and the cases seem to be rising steadily in my immediate vicinity, as compared to the October numbers. I am using the ar...
by sajo
10 Nov 2020 12:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387455

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Shaktimaan wrote:No saar...I can feel it in my bones this time. NDA will get stronger when more votes are counted, not weaker. They will end at 132-135.


I hope Nistishwa doesnt flip over to the dark side Shiv Sena style. Hope BJP has extremely strong pre-nups with the JDU to not let that happen.
by sajo
06 Nov 2020 11:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63061

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Gurus, will Trump's fate make any future US president, especially a career politician, be wary of a confrontation with China? Maybe the American's underestimate China's hold on the American Deep State. Trump had nothing to to squander away in terms of political capital gained over the years, hence c...
by sajo
04 Nov 2020 18:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63061

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

nam wrote:May be I am wrong, but if mail ballots were historically democrat heavy, wouldn't it effect EVERY election?


Maybe its the number of mail ballots. Due to the pandemic a lot more seem to have mailed, instead of just the special cases earlier.
by sajo
04 Nov 2020 18:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63061

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Trumps lead in Michigan is down to a slim 50k 30k , and reportedly the mail-ins have not been counted. Over 95% of the 100k mail-ins are to believed to be Democrats.
Well, its been a good 4 years. Just hope that some WokieLiberal doesnt replace Pompeo.
by sajo
04 Nov 2020 16:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1387455

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I have stopped posting using a non-descript handle on Twitter on issues criticizing the Sonia Sena and the Best CM. I live in MH and dont want my butt dragged into a COVID filled cell with common criminals in the middle of the night, with my politically "unconnected" family is left to fend...
by sajo
04 Nov 2020 15:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63061

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

sooraj wrote:WISCONSIN

Biden 1,572,151 49.6% (+0.6)
Trump 1,553,512 49.0%

3,172,674 votes counted. Estimated >95% in,


So unless Trump takes PA, GA, NC, MI and Alaska even after counting of mail-in Ballots , its over for him ?
by sajo
04 Nov 2020 12:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63061

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Are BLM and Antifa out in force yet ?
Foxnews showing 238 for Biden and 213 for Trump. What are the chances of Mail-in votes sealing it in favor of Biden?
by sajo
15 Oct 2020 15:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

the dramatic drop has been out of MH where cases and deaths seems to have dropped overnight by 60%. Hope the trend continues so people can go about their lives as usual. Maybe because of this : https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/maharashtra-recalls-2-lakh-faulty-rt-pcr-kits-moves-to-ca...
by sajo
14 Oct 2020 18:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Gurus, can the china virus be transmitted via people who have seen the last of their symptoms 3+ weeks back? My mother met some of our neighbours in the parking lot of the apartment complex, about 3weeks after their quarantine ended (so 5 weeks or so after the appearance of symptoms and testing posi...
by sajo
10 Sep 2020 21:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3523
Views: 720143

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

Jaishankar has been snubbed ? Delay of over 2 hours now, if the below is true. IndiaToday @IndiaToday · 2m The meeting between Indan and Chinese foreign ministers delayed, India Today's @Geeta_Mohan gets you the latest on this development. #NewsToday #ITVideo #Breaking | @SardesaiRajdeep Live http:/...
by sajo
10 Sep 2020 15:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3523
Views: 720143

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

sooraj wrote:Press Trust of India
@PTI_News
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6m
I compliment IAF for swift action near LAC during recent unfortunate incident: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh


Sirs, would he be referring to Medical evacuation? The terms unfortunate incident are used, instead of action some such term.
by sajo
31 Aug 2020 12:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1022677

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

@drapr007 · 5m विश्वशनीय सूत्रों से जानकारी है। बच्चों ने बहुत बढ़िया चीनी (यों) का शरबत बनाया है। कम से कम 14 ग्लास ।। Translated : As per reliable sources, the boys have prepared an excellent sugar (Chini, in Hindi) juice, atleast 14 glasses of it. Does it mean we preemptively put out an official...
by sajo
31 Aug 2020 12:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 1022677

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

Fresh clashes being reported on the night on 29/30 August between Indian and Chinese troops. I'm sure the details will come in due time but the government has been quick to release a statement. https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1649940#.X0yJA4pZ22o.whatsapp The release seems to be reall...
by sajo
18 Aug 2020 17:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://m.timesofindia.com/city/pune/citys-first-sero-survey-shows-51-5-citizens-have-covid-antibodies/articleshow/77602008.cms more than 50% Pune residents in selected areas show covid antibodies.. But doc, that should reflect in the form of falling numbers in the City? Has the situation on the gr...
by sajo
17 Aug 2020 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

For those living in MH (esp. Mumbai, Thane and Pune) is the situation really grim or is govt of MH just making up these numbers ? Population adjust MH has consistently reported 2x the number of deaths and cases compared to the next worst hit state. Today's death toll from MH alone is 413, the highe...
by sajo
12 Aug 2020 15:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2449
Views: 622299

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Dhaaga in Team-BHP on a duffer's visit to na-bakistan. https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/travelogues/225355-unexpected-surprising-visit-pakistan.html He didnt step out of the bubble of La(w)hore urban boundaries, and thinks entire cuntry is like this. Too much of love and pyaar expressed by the dehaat...
by sajo
07 Aug 2020 23:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5527
Views: 1093913

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

Micromax, Karbonn , Lava and others seem to have all but disappeared. Would ideally like to see some Indian co fill that space, but that looks like a distant dream.
I foresee all remaining Indian Television manufacturers to also go belly up soon.
by sajo
07 Aug 2020 23:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5796
Views: 672448

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Squadron Leader (Retd) Deepak Vasant Sathe was the CO of the flight. May be the departed souls attain sadgati. Om Shanti. Imagine the plight of the passengers as well. They managed to get out of one difficult situation (stranded in another country) right into the jaws of death. The sheer terror in t...
by sajo
06 Aug 2020 17:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Thank you for your insight Dr. Ratnadip. My question was around that onlee... how can the Govt ensure that lives can be saved and at the same time everybody gets a fair shot at treatment, not just the wealthy and powerful ?
by sajo
06 Aug 2020 16:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

What would it take for the government to absorb cost of expensive drugs like Remdesivir or Tocilizumab? Can a scheme like direct benefit transfer linked to Aadhar work? The kind of footwork needed to procure these essentials that the mango man needs to do is simply going to seed a lot of negativity ...
by sajo
06 Aug 2020 16:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 495
Views: 82005

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

Completion of Ram Mandir to coincide with the 2024 Polls ? 32 months is the expected time as per news channels. Completion = Thrown open to public with all support infra also complete. Asking because there is a real chance that the govt may triumph too early and BIF might take advantage of the short...
by sajo
05 Aug 2020 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 495
Views: 82005

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

Modi ji in that beard looks like one of those maha sadhu/sant I felt he looked a lot like Shivaji. It looked a lot like it was his coronation. And like ancient Rajas he paid his respects to Ram and recognized himself as just a servant/devotee of Shree Ram by laying down in front of him. And this ev...
by sajo
03 Aug 2020 12:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Mukhi ji and Ambar Ji , Om Shanti , may their souls attain sadgati. Really sorry to hear about your experiences. Worst part is, you are not alone and is being replicated 1000x all over the country.
by sajo
28 Jul 2020 13:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^Are those massive numbers Anti-gen tests or RT-PCR tests?
by sajo
27 Jul 2020 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5527
Views: 1093913

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

It is very likely that the Chinese are reaching out to sympathetic US multinational companies, who have interests in China, to approach Democratic Party operatives to reach the Biden campaign. You, sir, have put it very succinctly. I think USA Inc., with its extreme reliance on Cheen will not have ...
by sajo
23 Jul 2020 12:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5527
Views: 1093913

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

We Indians are fine with Boycott and Sacrifice , as long as it is done by someone else. People have incredibly fickle memories!

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by sajo
23 Jul 2020 11:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5110
Views: 784817

Re: Internal Security Watch

Any idea what happened to the thousands of prisoners released by the Maharashtra govt ? As of now there seems to be no plan to re-incarcerate them anytime soon, so they are running amok, am sure there was a bidding process for getting released. Many had huge processions celebrating their "relea...
by sajo
23 Jul 2020 11:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Many elderly pts ( around 60 %) , even those with comorbidities improve relatively well.. Pts who present late i.e those require ventilation within 24 hrs of admission have poor outcome.. I think so called " happy hypoxia " is at play here.. Pt dont realise about gross lung damage untill ...
by sajo
19 Jul 2020 00:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

How come countries do not seem to have any intelligence to act on to know what concrete steps Wuhan had taken to bring the pandemic to a screeching halt in their part? Untested vaccine? Untested drug of some sort? Whatever it was seems to have clearly worked inspite of overwhelming odds with respect...
by sajo
16 Jul 2020 21:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

A thread about Pune's woeful state by a sitting MLA. https://twitter.com/SidShirole/status/1283766919426764801?s=19 #Pune is a few days away from a medical catastrophe. State Govt. has failed. I on behalf of every Punekar have written to Hon. PM @narendramodi ji, Hon. HM @AmitShah ji, Hon. MoHFW @dr...
by sajo
13 Jul 2020 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

So here is my own experience with virus and the system in Pune. Many thanks for sharing your experience Shivaji, and great to know that you had recovered. How easy (or difficult) was it to find a bed in Pune? I am hearing nightmare stories, and a BJP MLA from the City confirmed the same. The scarie...
by sajo
10 Jul 2020 15:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Total lockdown in Pune district starting from the 12th. Exact terms not known yet. I think more cities will follow suit. Pune district has had more than 33k COVID cases already.
by sajo
09 Jul 2020 18:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I think people are forcibly being dragged to quarantine facilities because they know there is no hope of keeping them home based just on instructions. Also, those who havent already, please check the latest Version of Arogya Setu App, you can see how many of those who have been in your proximity ove...
by sajo
04 Jul 2020 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8873
Views: 1038869

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Pune Updates :
Cases : 19.8k
Active : 6.9k
Deaths : 0.9k

A corporator died yesterday, an MLA is already admitted last week and now even Mayor of Pune is infected.
by sajo
03 Jul 2020 19:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1216
Views: 207112

Re: Indian IT Industry

won't be a legal way for TikTok to pay him. OT : But I did not find any mention of monetization of TikTok anywhere. Unlike Youtube and other well entrenched platforms who have a well defined view policy. Also the numbers all seemed to be coming up from Shanghai Institute of Statistics. 20 million l...

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