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by Sachin
20 Sep 2019 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

With tears in his eyes, and deep hatred on the "communal fascist forces" Zulfikar Majid of Deccan Herald report Despite militant threats, normalcy returning to Kashmir . Hands cringing he reports.. Despite militants and stone-pelters threatening residents to observe a complete shutdown in ...
by Sachin
20 Sep 2019 09:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

DKS said to have grown Gold in agricultural land: ED ;) *. DK Shivakumar if his financial dealings are to be believed; is said to have researched & developed a unique agriculture scheme in which Gold can be cultivated in farm lands. This invention has been widely appreciated in the "secula...
by Sachin
20 Sep 2019 09:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Would like to see fast adjudication/resolutions of petty cases at least as a necessary ingredient of any police-public interface. "Compounding" of petty cases was one way which was taken to fix this. It is using this provision that police some times detects an offence, levies a spot fine ...
by Sachin
19 Sep 2019 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

DK Shivkumar finally in Tihar jail. Till date he had successfully evaded jail on health grounds. If Chidu and he are in adjacent cells, critical Congress party meetings can be held in Tihar jail premises. So.Ga, Ra.Ga and other INC stalwarts can take visitor's pass and join them. Some of them may a...
by Sachin
19 Sep 2019 21:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474515

Re: Internal Security Watch

Hard disk theft from aircraft carrier: police interrogate Shipyard staff. Seems to be an insider job and there is also confusion on whether the theft happened from the ship or from the ship yard. The ship is still not with the navy and the computer fitted in the under construction ship may not have...
by Sachin
19 Sep 2019 13:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The current structure of the IPS is inherently corrupt and it is one of the reasons why J&K was brought in as a UT because that state's police are now part of the central Home Ministry. If we are talking about corruption per-se it is not only the IPS but entire police machinery is corrupt (just...
by Sachin
19 Sep 2019 09:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

A big whine from a "secular" news paper. I am sure the editor would have cried so much so to fill few buckets!
On Kashmir, SC has disappointed so far
by Sachin
19 Sep 2019 09:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Anti-Hindi stance is one of DMK's major cards but they let it go so easily! To me it looks like the DMK took the first exit which is very unlike them. What I could make out from some of the recent moves of the "secular" gang, is that they have run out of issues . The political opposition ...
by Sachin
18 Sep 2019 11:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

pankajs wrote:Another attempt to derail the RJB hearings now that is has been fast tracker and nearing the end.

Some secular (!?) news papers were saying that it was the Hindu side which wanted negotiations outside the court.
by Sachin
16 Sep 2019 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I see a gloom in the main stream media. Looks like the Supreme Court orders did not give them much comfort. SC finds death, terror, violence from 1990 ‘formidable reasons’ for J&K lockdown :lol:. SC asks Centre to restore normalcy in Kashmir . And the way things are going Kashmiri freeloaders wo...
by Sachin
15 Sep 2019 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

One of my contentions was about muslims getting away and being used as proxies to run rackets to earn money by politicians and bureaucrats. Not to derail the thread. The point you raised here is actually some thing which I had in mind for quite some time. Many people now pretty much are open in say...
by Sachin
15 Sep 2019 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

But on Hindi divas and hombres from south especially the atheist and the ‘bious ones’up in arms the government is going at it the wrong way The best among the Hindi haters are the communists of Kerala :lol: . "Down with Hindi" followed by Inquilab Zindabad & Lal Salaam ; without even ...
by Sachin
15 Sep 2019 19:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Getting a lot of bad feedback on this new motorist laws with fines reaching thousands and police trying to harass people. If anyone has a channel to BJP folks, please give them feedback The bad feedback is there because people find the punishments really scaring. The fines in MV Act 1988 was pathet...
by Sachin
10 Sep 2019 10:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The #CPI, #TMC and the #NCP urged the ECI not to strip them of national party status, saying the decision shouldn’t be based on poor result in recent elections alone. Even the two *DMKs should be in same status if not already. The CPI (under command Daniel Raja) is also said to have reminded EC of ...
by Sachin
09 Sep 2019 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Deccan Herald at times tries to become 'The Hindu' but generally does not reach to the low levels of 'The Hindu' ;)
Curbs return amid shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir
Ongoing Internet gag longest ever in Kashmir

Mean while...
UTs of J&K, Ladakh to have a common HC
by Sachin
09 Sep 2019 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

No 'infiltrators' to be allowed to stay in India: Shah
'Infiltrators' seems to be a slightly confusing word here. Did he mean illegal immigrants? Or jehadis infiltrating into Kashmir and other parts of India?
by Sachin
05 Sep 2019 13:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3512
Views: 525909

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

So the question is when do the allot berths to WL? Do they allot them only at the last hour when they prepare the charts? There were 47 in tatkal quota and obviously they do not allot from that quota, I think. All confirmed passengers generally have their seat/berth allotted at the time of booking ...
by Sachin
05 Sep 2019 11:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Looks like "major blows to secularism" are becoming the order for the day. Di.Ke.Shi is already having daily breakfast with ED officials and now looks like Chidambaram may also join him at the table. Trolls have already started appearing; of the next AICC meeting either happening at ED off...
by Sachin
04 Sep 2019 10:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474515

Re: Internal Security Watch

It was ethnic Ahoms against everybody else. .... It beggars belief, as how exactly Ahoms (13th century entrants to the area) have greater claims to domicile against other ethno-lingual population that are around there since millenniums. .... It is the local Ahom bureaucracy that has done this. Why ...
by Sachin
03 Sep 2019 22:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Looks like it is real bad time for "secular" Congress politicians. One is enjoying the company of Enforcement directorate, while another just does NOT want to come out of CBI custody :lol:. Enforcement Directorate arrests Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar Chidambaram will continue in CBI cus...
by Sachin
03 Sep 2019 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474515

Re: Internal Security Watch

The Assam NRC has been fudged. The BJP has no clue what they are up against. There is one word for it - incompetence. No excuse. BJP sarkar came up with the NRC process. Even if the NRC was a court-initiated excercise was BJP so clue less to NOT see in which direction things are going? Are they tot...
by Sachin
03 Sep 2019 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Omar Abdullah sports ‘an unkempt beard’; family members find Mehbooba Mufti ‘agitated’ Looks like lack of freeloading opportunuties and making the Kashmiri politicans go mad :lol:. Many of them have got so used to luxurious life that they are even willing to pay from their pockets to get the food t...
by Sachin
01 Sep 2019 11:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Obviously something happened between July 2018 and Aug 2019 so that suddenly 4.1 million became 1.9 million and now we are told even less. We have to find out what happened. What if people were allowed to leave Assam state and move to other parts of India? West Bengal would be only too eager to hel...
by Sachin
01 Sep 2019 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Normalcy = removal of widespread and enduring curfew, restoration of communication and de-facto reopening of schools From what I understand; "curfew" in many parts of the Valley are enforced by the Jehadi sympathisers and not the security forces. They are threatening people and forcing th...
by Sachin
31 Aug 2019 11:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Mean while in Assam..
Over 19 lakh excluded from updated NRC list
There are also rumours that BJP would repush the citizenship amendment act, which would help non-Muslims to gain quick citizenship in India. And that the actions based on NRC would only be taken after that.
by Sachin
30 Aug 2019 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

So far there was no recourse to even register FIR till now. Sir, FIR registration is important :). But what happens next? Let it take some time, but it would be better to evaluate the results of these FIRs as well (may be after six months or a year). Because only that can prove the efficiency of th...
by Sachin
30 Aug 2019 14:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1995
Views: 222247

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^^ It would also be better if similar reports are made available on successful investigations, charge sheeting and even sentencing. Registering FIR only means police has taken note of the crime and is "investigating". It just means that 216 peacefool hubbies in UP are now a worried lot.
by Sachin
30 Aug 2019 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

More central teams head to J&K ahead of bifurcation Report reads - Another team of the Ministry of Development of the North Eastern Region (DoNER) will also fly to the state soon to assist the local administration in the areas of horticulture and organic cultivation. Jammu and Kashmir has a sim...
by Sachin
30 Aug 2019 11:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Kashmiri girls marry two Bihari boys, Parvez and Tabrez, after abrogation of Article 370; girls’ father files ‘abduction’ complaint What I also noticed is that the boys are also Muslims, but from Bihar. Looks like Kashmir valley is completely cleaned up on non-Muslims, and the Kashmir freeloaders a...
by Sachin
30 Aug 2019 10:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474515

Re: Internal Security Watch

NIA still seems to be chasing the Islamic terror gang all across Tamil Nadu
Kerala, Tamil Nadu IS module: NIA conducts raids in Coimbatore (30/08/2019)
by Sachin
30 Aug 2019 10:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 595
Views: 57758

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

Non-Hindus can't work in Andhra's Hindu temples Taking the issue of non-Hindus working in Hindu temples of the state very seriously, the YS Jaganmohan Reddy government has ordered that only those who have converted to Hinduism will be allowed to stay in the job. The bolded part is a bit dicey. Toke...
by Sachin
29 Aug 2019 14:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474515

Re: Internal Security Watch

Alert sounded as intel says Pak-trained commandoes entering Kutch
So it is two terror threats in a matter of two weeks. But with commandos landing and then moving into interior parts of India may not be a possibility. Their targets would then be local (to the area of landing).
by Sachin
28 Aug 2019 14:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3668
Views: 324575

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

The US can pick and choose them because it does not have a long land border (or a comparatively small water body) separating them from the middle east. They have the entire Atlantic ocean between them. Europe does not have that luxury. Europe was able to clearly keep away the Islamic radicals for q...
by Sachin
28 Aug 2019 14:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

uncle yech is not one to be deterred by the courts. He will precipitate a crisis and try to make it go viral. Jobless Yechuri will try to make a scene in Kashmir, that is the whole reason for his existence. But what can be done is to bring Tarigami to the airport, give both of them tea & biscui...
by Sachin
28 Aug 2019 12:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Politics live | Kashmir is India’s internal issue, no room for Pakistan to intervene, says Rahul Gandhi Hear..hear..hear!! What more is required?? Even the Yuvraj of Indian politics Shri. Rahul Ghandi has now clearly stated that Kashmir is India's internal affair and Pakistan can do a quick march t...
by Sachin
28 Aug 2019 10:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474515

Re: Internal Security Watch

Though the news report try to paint a different picture the truth remains exactly that; the truth. The police force work 24/7 on the ground and their appreciation of basic reality would be certainly better than the Ph.Ds, "Doctors", "self-declared intellectuals" sitting in glass ...
by Sachin
28 Aug 2019 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

All in a day's time. ⋅  Top officials discuss modalities on J&K bifurcation . Which means that "bifurcation" is now a reality, and now amount "secular" whine would change it :((. ⋅  SC to hear petitions questioning abrogation of Art 370 . The other wise jo...
by Sachin
27 Aug 2019 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Which is why the Malloostani IAS aphsar has gone out and committed basically credibility-soosai. The govt. was already after him for his incognito activities. The Malloostani IAS aphsar also do not seem to have much popularity across India. It is once again the usual set of main stream media (few E...
by Sachin
27 Aug 2019 14:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2416
Views: 194044

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

chetak wrote:I hope that this doesn't mean what I think it does

Not to worry. Even if he does what you think he plans to do; no impact for BJP in Kerala :lol:.
by Sachin
27 Aug 2019 11:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1995
Views: 247796

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

1. There is the obvious market/trp problem for some of these Media houses. From what I could make out (at least scouting around a few of the South Indian English & Malayalam news papers) is that at least in South India, there is no major hit in market/TRP for not towing the GoI line w.r.t J&...

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