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by khatvaanga
08 Nov 2019 08:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Not sure if this is the right thread hence apologies in advance. Law aiding Monsanto is reason for Delhi’s annual smoke season https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/12191-law-aiding-monsanto-reason-delhi-s-annual-smoke-season#.XcQaxdQKOQY.twitter From the article Until a few years ago, when farmer...
by khatvaanga
23 Oct 2019 00:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Is Abhisex ji looking for a change of jersey? https://twitter.com/IndiaToday/status/1186580686964002816 India Today @IndiaToday Following his tweet praising Savarkar, Abhishek Manu Singhvi reportedly received a call from a senior party leader about the timing of his tweet. (@mausamii2u) could be. l...
by khatvaanga
22 Oct 2019 02:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 82896

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Most important thing is buy stock in Mohan Meaking Breweries if not Kingfisher (which is tastier) anticipating 10,000% demand spike from yindoos trying to counter depression. back in engg days we used say.. pass hue to khushi mein piyenge fail hue to gham mein.. so either ways Mohan Mekin stock is ...
by khatvaanga
12 Sep 2019 01:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 495797

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Akash is a 30km ranged missile meant for targets which leak past the AF's Combat Air Patrols or (now) longer ranged SAMs. The longer ranged SAMs are part of a layered defense and will include the MRSAM (70km+) and the S-400. The S-400 is a family of missiles, ranging from 120/250km to 400km. The 25...
by khatvaanga
11 Sep 2019 23:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 495797

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Even the baseline Akash SAM has demonstrated counter-PGM capability having successfully intercepted SPICE 2000 glide bombs during acceptance trials as revealed by @DRDO_India. DRDO says that it can intercept targets at altitudes as low as 30 metres. https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1171285263059...
by khatvaanga
04 Aug 2019 20:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4032
Views: 746765

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

a good article on liquidity crunch in india https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/liquidity-crunch-among-shadow-banks-turned-single-biggest-factor-in-auto-sales-collapse/1665601/ Preliminary data indicates passenger vehicle sales may have plunged as much as 30 percent in July. The slump in India...
by khatvaanga
03 Aug 2019 05:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 590413

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

for now. if trifurcation leads to abolishment of 35A / 370.. which in turn reduces the M-ness of the valley itself wouldnt that be double whammy to TSP? Just saying.
by khatvaanga
31 Jul 2019 19:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4279
Views: 284752

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Mostly US focused article but talks about slump in global manufacturing. https://economics.td.com/global-chill-slow-us-manu U.S. manufacturing activity has weakened, mainly due to global factors such as weaker foreign demand growth and elevated trade uncertainty. Digging into the details, the greate...
by khatvaanga
28 Jul 2019 19:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4032
Views: 746765

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Suraj wrote:
khatvaanga wrote:Is the majority in RS for freeing the labour and land?

Please stop bringing political discussions here . You’ve done so multiple times in the past month .


Apologies Suraj ji. Will not do it again.
by khatvaanga
28 Jul 2019 05:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4032
Views: 746765

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Is the majority in RS for freeing the labour and land?
by khatvaanga
26 Jul 2019 22:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 351
Views: 41092

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

ramana wrote:I would like some one to go thru the seat by seat data of recent polls in Bengal.

What I am interested is of the ~7 MLA seats/MP seat who many would TMC retain?
And how many would BJP win?
And how many are toss ups?
Say 10 days?


I can do it. Will give it to you by Wed / Thursday next week.
by khatvaanga
24 Jul 2019 21:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

chetak wrote:moreover, is it constitutionally permissible.


dont think so. a non starter like his dad's muslim reservation. will be struck down by court. but he will get brownie points.
by khatvaanga
20 Jul 2019 05:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

Break as many parties as it takes to get majority in RS. At this point I have zero sympathy to any others. They put brakes on for most of last 5 years.
by khatvaanga
18 Jul 2019 01:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

thanks Dubey ji. Hopefully BJP will be able to split SP soon.
by khatvaanga
18 Jul 2019 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

ramana wrote:I get the feeling that RS majority is the quest.
And more important.
To pass many long held up legislation.



looks like that is the only real tangible thing that Shah is looking for. Rest is all noise.
by khatvaanga
18 Jul 2019 00:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

ramana wrote:- BJP strength in RS to go up by 4 as more MPs change parties.


I missed this. Who? Where?

now BJP is at 81
by khatvaanga
17 Jul 2019 02:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

ramana wrote:I liked the way the speaker Sri Om Birla, kept control of the house during Amti Shah speech.
And Amit Shah spoke like a jingo from this Forum.


He has to do something on ground sooner. Lots of challenges past 2 months and I dont know what is the tipping point for him.
by khatvaanga
11 Jul 2019 06:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

This is the history of splits.. TANA was split as TANA and ATA in 1993 ATA was split into ATA and NATA in 2008 TANA was again Split into TANA and NATS in 2009 NATA was split into NATA and TATA in 2015. APTA was also formed 5 yrs ago. Now, TANA and NATS : TDP ATA and NATA: YSRCP TATA: TRS APTA: Jana ...
by khatvaanga
11 Jul 2019 04:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

Earlier in the event in the political forum discussion, Vishnu Vardhan Reddy was heckled by those who attended the forum. This was a day before Ram Madhav came to TANA. All the politicians - Ganta, Vishnu, Nadendla Manohar, Krishnadevaraylu etc were all in the same hotel, and they all had discussion...
by khatvaanga
03 Jul 2019 23:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

2019 was on Vikas. 2024 will be on Hindutva.
by khatvaanga
03 Jul 2019 18:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US - China Trade War : Where is India ?
Replies: 47
Views: 5750

Re: US - China Trade War : Where is India ?

Interesting. Can we hold off on the 5G until we have our own infra instead of piggy backing on either chini or amrikan infra? given both will have backdoors? A concept similar to development of NAVIC?
by khatvaanga
03 Jul 2019 18:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I follow simple numbers when referring to c-system. 20-50-200-2000-10000(treat it as chess pieces) If modiji goes after them like mao, they immediately run away to their safe havens. At the same time, he can't afford the situation like now.. I believe he will go after 50 and 200 pieces as usual. Th...
by khatvaanga
02 Jul 2019 06:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: A new world order .. why India should initiate a south Asian union
Replies: 40
Views: 5623

Re: A new world order .. why India should initiate a south Asian union

is it kosher / dharmic to post relevant article from ForeignAffairs here? There are a couple of articles which talk about the New World Order though we dont appear much in their design. Sam Huntington calls it the Civilizational World Order in the Clash of Civis. That when the balls land, eventually...
by khatvaanga
30 Jun 2019 03:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Hs are having issues staying in places like Kairana, Meerut, Wayanad, parts of Hyderabad, and here we want KPs to be sent to Kashmir. I dont think that will ever happen. I will consider it a great win if 370 and 35A are gone and Narayana / Chaitanya open colleges in Kashmir valley.
by khatvaanga
29 Jun 2019 00:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 590413

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

super speech. I felt Shah's control over the sabha was much more than NMs.
by khatvaanga
29 Jun 2019 00:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

Good point Devesh.. TDP cadre in TG is not a problem, they will shift loyalties easily. But Congress cadre are not shifting loyalties easily.. they still see themselves as a viable alternative to both TRS & BJP. Already some leaders had to face embarrassing situations where they announced joini...
by khatvaanga
28 Jun 2019 02:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

Are any BRF Telugus based out of massaland attending TANA conferance in DC next week ? Ram Madhav and Venkayya naidu are attending. Along with recent turncoats from TDP to BJP CM Ramesh, Garikapati Mohan Rao and TG Venkatesh. Also Pawan Kalyan, Erabelli Dayakar Rao, Srinivas Goud, Malla Reddy, Nama...
by khatvaanga
28 Jun 2019 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

apologies for going on tangent here - Ramana garu, many of telugu words can be traced back to the "desi" language that was said to be prevalent during late Satavahana era. [This is from a book called Andhrula Charitra by Dr B S L Hanumantha Rao]. Also corroborated elsewhere During this per...
by khatvaanga
21 Jun 2019 00:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What happens to the remaining 2 RS MPs of TDP?
by khatvaanga
21 Jun 2019 00:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: One Nation One Election: News & Non-political Discussions
Replies: 24
Views: 2109

Re: One Nation One Election: News & Non-political Discussions

Going to full on-line is the way to do One Election. saar with dumb microcontroller, without ports only 21 parties are going ape-sh*t crazy. in a fully integrated online system maybe extremely vulnerable for hacking no? Though I think for our electionprocess to be online is a few decades away. Need...
by khatvaanga
20 Jun 2019 23:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Grapevine is that 2/3 LS MPs are ready to go to BJP. If that happens we will see the end of a party in real time.
by khatvaanga
20 Jun 2019 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: One Nation One Election: News & Non-political Discussions
Replies: 24
Views: 2109

Re: One Nation One Election: News & Non-political Discussions

The recommendations are pretty solid and have taken into consideration the vagaries of our multi-party system. The two phase elections along with riders for what happens if a govt falls within out-of-cadence with the Two Phased approach is pretty good and I think this is something that will be benef...
by khatvaanga
20 Jun 2019 22:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

ramana wrote:BJP has decided to takeover TDP and become viable in Andhra Pradesh.


heard there was a secret meeting of TDP Kapu leaders. Now where they go will decide how hard BJP has to work in AP.
by khatvaanga
08 Jun 2019 20:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

There has been some chatter on how an ordinance on Sabarimalai would have fetched 2-4 seats in Kerala. After looking at AP, TN in GE I am not sure it would have helped. Btw Modi will be in Tirupati on 9th. Hopefully a better translator this time...

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by khatvaanga
06 Jun 2019 02:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3244
Views: 339557

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

this is still the Political Analysis thread right?
by khatvaanga
06 Jun 2019 02:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 816
Views: 81328

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

There could be hope for Andhra more than TN or KL. thanks to the EJ & his family who are showing their cards right from day 1. Many andhras are now worried that it could be halleluyapradesh if something doesnt get done.. acknowledging the problem is the first step. As a result seebeeyaan is tryi...

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