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by Sachin
03 Mar 2021 15:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi resigns over sex scandal in setback for BJP The Jarkiholi brothers have political control of the north western regions of KA. And they also have a grand scheme in which all the brothers are part of different political parties , often leading to a ...
by Sachin
02 Mar 2021 13:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3972
Views: 773468

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Lots of interesting drone visuals, and an inside view of the massive OCC in Prayagraj (nice of them to use that name correctly). At least in DFC they have started off with the centralised signalling concepts. I wish the same would also be soon introduced in other sections as well. Even today IR use...
by Sachin
02 Mar 2021 12:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 82
Views: 6963

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

Interesting situation in Kerala There is a Yoga Guru in Kerala, with credibility and fan following who goes with the name Sri M . Sri M is a Muslim, but is also very close to RSS. He is to have mediated peace talks between RSS and the CPI(M) for a truce . Now the CPI(M) led GoKL has also allotted 4...
by Sachin
02 Mar 2021 12:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

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Election time is a good time to remind that Dr. Patil has a new book (pub. June 2020), please to support. I had posted this before. It seems the kindle edition is free, but try to buy the hardcover edition. I had bought the hard cover edition as soon as it was launched. To be frank, I found the boo...
by Sachin
26 Feb 2021 20:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

and what of Tukaram Omble's daughter :mrgreen: Bharati Ombale, daughter of late assistant sub-inspector Tukaram Omble who won Ashok Chakra for catching 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab alive, has been appointed deputy collector of Palghar district. And this is a Jan 2015, report. Dy.Collector is a Grade...
by Sachin
26 Feb 2021 12:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Mean while some thing is cooking in the Indian National Congress, with a 'rebel group' firmly in place. No wonder Modi spoke about G.N Azad's exemplary contributions to democracy & parliament etc. etc. :rotfl: Another Revolt? Ghulam Nabi Azad's Homecoming Shifts Congress Battleground to Jammu . ...
by Sachin
23 Feb 2021 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

"There is a similarity between Mahatma and Jesus Christ as both of them fought on the principle of non-violence and both of them sacrificed their lives for the people. The Mahatma took guidance from Christ," said Rahul. Well the commies too yelp the same that "Communism is like Chris...
by Sachin
18 Feb 2021 18:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

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In the mean while indications of the Farmer broker gang's protest losing its steam, and it is becoming more of a political issue. 'Rail roko agitation passed off without any untoward incident': Indian Railways The rail rokos are another joke, perhaps slightly better than other gimmick of 'relay hung...
by Sachin
17 Feb 2021 16:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Central intelligence agencies reportedly track plan hatched by three leaders of Khalistan Commando Force (KCF) from Belgium, UK to assassinate a farmer leader currently protesting at Delhi's border. Is this also a plan to make Shri. R Tikait run for cover? ;). Or give an excuse for GoI to get a foo...
by Sachin
17 Feb 2021 11:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Looks like the Farmer broker gang protest is now petering out and turning more of a caste-based affair. As per this report the Khap Panchayats (which is caste based) is now getting involved in the protest may be due to the caste of Rakesh Tikait. And it was these very same Khap Panchayaths which wer...
by Sachin
16 Feb 2021 15:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Nikita claims In a document submitted by Jacob's lawyer to Mumbai police, she claimed that the "Toolkit" was being prepared by Extinction Rebellion (XR) Nikita being a lawyer is now trying to come out unscathed from this incident. So she is putting all blame on Disha Ravi & co :lol:. ...
by Sachin
15 Feb 2021 16:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

She and her parents can ask for leniency by providing all the information about who misguided her from school system to social media to her handlers. This is just a 5 day police remand; which any 'aspiring Andolanjeevi ' should accept as a training program. During these five days she can share what...
by Sachin
15 Feb 2021 14:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

SC grants 5-day bail to Siddique Kappan to visit ailing mother in Kerala. Another character from Kerala. Had tried to meddle in the incident at Hathras, UP and tried to weasel out by stating his 'journalist' credentials. Perhaps it was only the tenacity of UP Police which at least ensured that this...
by Sachin
15 Feb 2021 13:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Toolkit case: Non-bailable warrants against activists Nikita Jacob, Shantanu The first one is a lawyer practising in Mumbai High Court and now absconding. Both are said to be Keralites (perhaps with parents settled in Mumbai & Delhi etc.). Any movement against current BJP government at the cent...
by Sachin
15 Feb 2021 12:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

On Saturday evening, Delhi police turned up at Disha’s home in north Bengaluru, took her on a flight to Delhi and arrested her. The allegations? She planned and edited parts of the ‘toolkit’ or a Google document on farmers’ protests that Greta Thunberg had tweeted. As per this report from Deccan He...
by Sachin
12 Feb 2021 17:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3972
Views: 773468

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

^^^ I also sincerely hope that our Rail Yatris also take pride in this and do not vandalize/steal things from these coaches.
by Sachin
12 Feb 2021 12:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Mean while there are now news reports leaking the financial worth and assets of the 'Humble Farmer II' Rakesh Tikait. Revealed: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait's massive financial worth - Read all details here So is there a plan to deep dive to the financial dealings and trap the 'humble farmer', who began...
by Sachin
10 Feb 2021 14:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 458
Views: 44577

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Hi, Nice to see even govt ministry official accounts getting created in koo. It's a pointer to things to come , may be their twitter accounts will be left obsolete or closed. Closing down is better. A good tweet (on twitter) that the Govt/Ministry/Official is moving to Koo, and "see you there&...
by Sachin
09 Feb 2021 13:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

'Revolutionaries' in a deep 'secular progressive' dilemma in Kerala. The Sabari Mala incidents are now biting back. The rantings, and insulting attitude shown by the commies towards Hindus during the Sabari Mala court verdict are still there in social media. If people's memory is short lived these ...
by Sachin
09 Feb 2021 13:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1964
Views: 298705

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

The commies have their undies twisted to multiple knots in Kerala :lol:. Sabarimala issue will be resolved after holding talks, says {S Ramachandran Pillai - Polit Bureau material} Sabarimala issue: Ready to file fresh affidavit, says CPM. Sabarimala affidavit: MA Baby does a U-turn, clarifies he di...
by Sachin
08 Feb 2021 20:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

After Prime Minister’s invite, farmer leaders say ready for talks, ask government to choose date Let us see how this goes. Now the demand seems to be a law setting the MSP rates :roll:. Ultimately all this drama is about free money at the expense of the tax payer. Govt. should have just taken Tikay...
by Sachin
07 Feb 2021 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1964
Views: 298705

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

As elections are nearing in Kerala, every politician is now a Sabari Mala Ayyappa devotee. Congress has proposed a new law which would ensure the sanctity of the shine. Their law draft recommends imprisonment for two years, for folks who want to mess with the temple :). The commies now say that they...
by Sachin
06 Feb 2021 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

BJP issues whip to RS MPs to be present in House from Feb 8-12 This news has caused jitters amongst the (self appointed) "secular-progressive-liberal" gang all across India. One thing for sure, Modi & BJP knows how to dramatize things :lol:. Among the seculars, they are now confused. ...
by Sachin
06 Feb 2021 19:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3972
Views: 773468

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

vsunder saar, some one on SSC is claiming that SBC-MYS line was recently upgraded to 130 Kph. Is there any truth to it? Jumping the gun here :). I don't think so IR will have any motivation to increase the speed on this sector. Because this line is more of a dead-end. The SBC-MYS stretch is not par...
by Sachin
06 Feb 2021 18:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Is this the first signal of the "farmer broker" gang conceding defeat? October 2nd is around 8-9 months away. People will long forget about all these dramas by then. Looks like there are lots of things happening in the background and the various agencies are now digging out detailed inform...
by Sachin
05 Feb 2021 16:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

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PM Narendra Modi’s niece fails to get party ticket Read with this the news about PM Modi's brother stages dharna at Lucknow airport . Report reads " Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brother Prahlad Modi staged a dharna at the Lucknow airport on Wednesday, alleging that police did not let his sup...
by Sachin
05 Feb 2021 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Politics makes strange bedfellows, Congress shaking hands with Khalistanis to malign Modi/India. LTTE had killed one of the Congress leaders (and from the Nehru-Ghandi clan) and what is the party's stance when it comes to the terrorists & sympathisers serving life sentence for the crime at Vell...
by Sachin
03 Feb 2021 20:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

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Crowd swells at Delhi borders Khattar's coalition government is likely at risk. Just trying to connect the two dots. Are there more people now at Delhi border with Haryana? There have been many incidents in Haryana where various government functions have been scuttled by large group of protestors. ...
by Sachin
02 Feb 2021 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Meanwhile at the CAA Ranch.. Home ministry seeks additional 3 months to frame CAA rules ; which was granted by the Parliament. Should a new forum to deal with Mandi protest be correct. +1 to that. Better to keep track the Farmer broker gang activities on a separate thread, and use this thread for th...
by Sachin
01 Feb 2021 16:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

NM & AS seem like folks who want to be seen as doing everything everywhere where they beat everyone down with their masterstrokes and strategy. So far it has been the concerned minister NS Tomar who has been doing the talking and negotiations. It is not Modi (as PM) or Shah (as HM). Modi only c...
by Sachin
31 Jan 2021 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

3. The "farmer leaders" have already rejected the offer. :rotfl: They can accept it now BUT that will only signal a climbdown to their core supporters and probably a sellout as well. :wink: "Farmer broker leader" Tikait now wants cases against the farmers lodged after Jan 26 fia...
by Sachin
31 Jan 2021 12:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Gents; what are your feelings on the farmer broker gang protests? To be frank, over the last two days I am not very happy to see how things are going. I was expecting things to be under control after Jan 26th, but looks like things are not going to end any time soon. Not even a single protest site h...
by Sachin
29 Jan 2021 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Nothing heard from the Singhu gang. So have the brokers from Punjab gone back? Tikait seems to be planning for a political show down, while the Punjabi broker gang was trying to prove their machismo through violence. With the Khalistan angle now out in the open, the 'secular liberal' gang may start ...
by Sachin
29 Jan 2021 10:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What is the situation on the protest sites? Only update I got was that at Singhu locals grouped up and asked the farmer brokers to clear the place. As a Malayalam news paper reported "People claiming themselves as locals, groups up and ask farmers to leave". Notice the framing of the sente...
by Sachin
28 Jan 2021 09:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Republic Day violence | Delhi Police name farmer leaders in FIRs Medha Patkar seems to be one amongst the 'farmer leaders'. Seems to be the female version of Yogendra Yadav. From what I read in other news papers, central government wants the police investigations to be completed before having furth...
by Sachin
28 Jan 2021 09:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5114
Views: 786962

Re: Internal Security Watch

Republic Day violence | For policemen, a near-death experience From what ever visuals I saw; the Delhi Police riot gear did not seem to be upto the mark. Most had motor cycle helmets and only a kind of thick cotton pad covering their upper torso and a shield. The R.A.F platoons had more apt body cl...
by Sachin
27 Jan 2021 18:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Seems 2 unions have backed out of the protests Weakness in the union is a perfect timing for govt./NIA to quickly bring some arrest warrants. Divide and quash this protest nonsense. Two unions has indeed backed out, but their roles in the riots still needs to be investigated. Use this time to cause...
by Sachin
27 Jan 2021 13:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

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March to parliament planned on Feb 1. After doing their bit of damage the farmer broker gang would now change the tactic . The first gimmick is to 'dissasociate' from the violence. Next is to some how try to prove that the Red Fort hooligans were BJP folks or pro-BJP Sikhs. These two activities hav...
by Sachin
26 Jan 2021 20:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2559
Views: 235932

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Sachin-saar, why no strategy when clearly the plan to disrupt R-Day was laid out? The strategy seems to be to expose the true colours of the Khalistanis and the farmer-broker gang. And that seems to have happened now. Also the republic day parade did happen, and there were no disruptions at all. Th...
by Sachin
26 Jan 2021 20:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 496
Views: 82448

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

Looks like RSS is playing an active role in generating funds for the Ayodhya temple. Saw them on door to door campaign last Sunday (and I contributed what ever I can), and looks like they have got payment slabs based on the income levels of people in the area. Know a gentleman who is a techie but an...

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