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by Primus
19 Mar 2019 06:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2490
Views: 234328

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^ There is a lot of spin about insurance/pharma/hospital scams. Yet, so many hospitals are barely surviving or depending on charities and donations. Physician practices are struggling, especially solo and small groups. As I said, there are many factors why the US spends the most on healthcare and y...
by Primus
19 Mar 2019 03:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2490
Views: 234328

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^ The same rule of law applies in the UK, Canada, Germany, Japan etc. There is no 'malpractice' of the kind there is in the US. The cost of providing healthcare is so much lower. I know there have been so many debates on NPR and such, however, they conveniently brush aside the statistics that denot...
by Primus
19 Mar 2019 02:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 106
Views: 4469

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

Om Shanti, may his soul attain Moksha.
by Primus
18 Mar 2019 18:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2490
Views: 234328

Re: Understanding the US - Again

neurosurgeons make a million dolla PA while malpractice insurance premium is a mere 100k. let us cry a bucket for these "poor" folks. This statement is completely wrong. the premium for malpractice in neurosurgery is close to half a million dollars per annum. Most neurosurgeons can not ev...
by Primus
09 Mar 2019 22:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3484
Views: 340999

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

^

old saying.......

Aankh se ashk kab nahin tapakta?
Lahu tapakta hai jab, tab nahin tapakta

(When does the eye not shed tears?
When it sheds blood, that's when)


Ma Bharati has shed too many tears. Time to take on her Rudra avatar and finish off these demons.
by Primus
23 Feb 2019 06:50
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

2 JeM terrorist from Kashmir arrested in UP. Seems there are modules outside Kashmir. Hopefully we get them all before any further event. Second low intensity blast after the one in Kalindi express. This reinforces the theory that the Pulwama attack was not a spectacular 'one off'. It was simply th...
by Primus
20 Feb 2019 07:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

I've reported them, but not sure why we're waiting for folks to report posts that call for using pig fat on Muslims. I've NO issues with discussing political islamism (such as the post above this) or calling out Islamic Terrorism, it's when we propose ideas desecrating a religion that it becomes un...
by Primus
20 Feb 2019 03:43
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

yes sir ...so far i was careless in buying food stuff from supermarket but now I make sure there is no Pakistani item, for example replaced many kg bag of Kohinoor rice for Tilda (Delhi based company) similarly friends have made elaborate list of spices, drinks and other stuff. Spreading around on ...
by Primus
20 Feb 2019 03:15
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

Thank you to the Mods for unlocking the thread and doing the thankless task of being mods. I am appalled to see the rants and absurd criticisms posted here by some of the members . Pakistani army is not a pushover, it is perhaps the only power in the world that has made the US army bleed and lived ...
by Primus
19 Feb 2019 07:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

I think among these pelters are also the so called "mukhbirs" or informers. Who need to mingle with other stone pelters in order to prove their loyalty to the mob. I guess after exchanging some crisp gandhis with the armed forces, quickly turncoat. Perhaps that might also be a reason why ...
by Primus
19 Feb 2019 07:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

Folks, got this from a friend. I have signed and forwarded much as I could. Don't know if this will make any difference but every little bit is helpful. Please sign the petition to the President of India to abolish Article 370 here:

http://chng.it/ttBZThFLYf
by Primus
19 Feb 2019 07:16
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

Primus it is easy to look after them when they are dead. It is a lot more difficult to look after them and support them when they are serving in these hot beds. SOP states that if the three layer of the perimeter is breached then it is shoot first and ask questions later in the valley. So a soldier...
by Primus
19 Feb 2019 04:50
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

For those who can't access http://bharatkeveer.gov.in/ https://twitter.com/BharatKeVeer/status/1096786601265500160 Bharat Ke Veer Verified account @BharatKeVeer The State Bank of India @TheOfficialSBI has created a UPI for #BharatKeVeer initiative. You can now help the families of India’s bravehear...
by Primus
18 Feb 2019 08:52
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

Sad news, Zee News showing four IA soldiers including a Major killed by Jaish terrorists in Pulwama. The clamor for revenge, and quick, is going to increase.
by Primus
17 Feb 2019 18:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

And Bharat ke veer site is not opening at my end (hopefully perhaps be due to heavy traffic) Just need to do due diligence first to not only identify the frauds, but also to also ensure that genuine ones are not tagged as fakes by malicious elements. Agree, need to be diligent, a tragedy like this ...
by Primus
17 Feb 2019 18:41
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

As we have all been saying, we are at war and a war needs to be fought on many fronts. Here is a piece from Major Arya. I am hoping there is something like this either already in place or being planned. https://majorgauravarya.wordpress.com/2019/01/31/the-other-war/ Information Warfare (IW) must be ...
by Primus
17 Feb 2019 18:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

These links take you to a pdf, not the actual bank account or a website. The Army Veterans link is 'not secure'. So it is a bit difficult to accept it as genuine. It has a banner (the first one) on the home page of the Syndicate Bank website https://www.syndicatebank.in/english/home.aspx And here a...
by Primus
17 Feb 2019 05:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Bharat Ke Veer - GoI Website for Braveheart Martyrs
Replies: 20
Views: 10797

Re: Bharat Ke Veer - GoI Website for Braveheart Martyrs

Guys, I just tried, but is Bharatkeveer site down or has it been hacked. I get the 'page not found message'. If its because of the volume, thats good, I will keep trying. Sir, from yesterday the website is witnessing heavy incoming requests and under tremendous load. Thus It crashed several times. ...
by Primus
16 Feb 2019 23:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

Been reading, watching and listening to various discussions since the attack war is not an option is repeated often. I am not a warmonger but if it is to happen, let it. We all know of the dreadful consequences. One thought struck me from something I read somewhere. war is not an option wasn't this...
by Primus
16 Feb 2019 22:52
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

Apparently this is fake. Donate only through a government website, ending either with gov.in or nic.in. Best is to go to any such site from India.gov.in. Can you pls. recheck The official websites of Syndicate bank and the Army Veterans associations do mention it These links take you to a pdf, not ...
by Primus
16 Feb 2019 22:27
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

Mollick Ji, any options for NRIs living abroad? Bharat Ke Veer does not work from the US, neither do the other portals you've mentioned. There is something I received from a WA group, I am posting it here. Is this for real or some sort of scam? Pay only Rs1/- (Ruppe one only) Like never before, The...
by Primus
16 Feb 2019 20:03
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

Massive self-organized protest across Mumbai. Thousands of people on the streets and train tracks. Common man wants blood. The expectations are for massive retaliation and this public showing of anger is going to encourage and force the hands of both the army and politicians to enhance the size and...
by Primus
16 Feb 2019 20:01
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

Dear Sirs, please take a note, another avenue opened up to contribute for martyrs families. Paytm have started showing an option to contribute to CRPF WIVES WELFARE ASSOCIATION. Mollick Ji, any options for NRIs living abroad? Bharat Ke Veer does not work from the US, neither do the other portals yo...
by Primus
16 Feb 2019 19:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155120

Re: Pulwama Attack

this is the actual reason and motivation for the growing militancy in cashmere. It happens nowhere else in the world and is/has been permitted by the various GoI so far. stop this. Even slain foreign militants are accorded this "honor", why?? what purpose does it serve?? watch the video. ...
by Primus
19 Jan 2019 04:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Poll thread on Indian General Election 2019
Replies: 15
Views: 4338

Re: Poll thread on Indian General Election 2019

This is a no-brainer as far as I am concerned. BJP of course. Modi Ji has done the unexpected, the unbelievable and the incomparable. The list of his achievements is too long for me to even start, will leave that to others more capable. All I can say is that as an NRI and a Hindu, I can hold my head...
by Primus
31 Dec 2018 04:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5075
Views: 346799

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

More rubbish from the Bu11$hit Corporation by one Tony Joseph, Brown Sepoy #2. Note - uses Hindu Right wing/Nationalist 9 times in this article, amply displaying his bias. Trying very hard to sell his crappy book.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-46616574
by Primus
12 Dec 2018 03:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wikipedia donations
Replies: 5
Views: 1239

Re: Wikipedia donations

Agree. I have been a donor in the past but realized that their content is somewhat dubious and at times plainly Hinduphobic. The only time somebody pays attention to you is when you control their financial well being.
by Primus
08 Dec 2018 18:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 155651

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

A GoFundme page has been set up https://www.gofundme.com/help-madhavan-thirumeni-to-cover-legal-fees Done my bit. All those who can please do yours. This is the only way to beat the relentless assault on Dharma. Most of us do not have the energy or time or opportunity to be on the front lines. We c...
by Primus
03 Nov 2018 23:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 155651

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Did any of you donate yet? This is verified true. Crowd funding request by the Pandalam royals. This is verified true by news sources. https://www.marunadanmalayali.com/assets/gallery/klallsga.jpg Thanks Dileep Ji. I managed to send my contribution yesterday. I urge everyone here to support this ca...
by Primus
28 Oct 2018 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2339
Views: 155651

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Well, I wouldn't have complained if AS mentioned something the central govt intend to do. Yes, his 'support' is indeed valuable, but it could have been better. All these "brick by brick" talk is nice to hear, but a simple statement of some action by the CG would have been immensely better...
by Primus
06 Aug 2018 16:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3554
Views: 267704

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

I am trying to develop the habit of reading the Bhagavad Gita for a while before going to bed every day. A few days ago, wife had dusted the side tables and it was missing. On impulse, went to the bookshelf and picked up a copy of the Quran that somebody had passed to me during some event a while a...
by Primus
10 Jul 2018 02:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2443
Views: 426525

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^ Never claimed it was a 'definitive' source, just one that I am familiar with. Perhaps you could post 'definitive' sources of your own that present the opposite viewpoint? Meanwhile, it is not easy to find a truly reliable source online for the 1947 war. I am working on it, will post references whe...
by Primus
09 Jul 2018 19:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 739
Views: 105526

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Not sure if this is the right thread, mods please feel free to move it. https://qz.com/1321289/why-tweaking-indias-citizenship-law-is-a-bad-idea/ "Citizens of India’s northeastern states have been protesting vigorously against a proposed new citizenship regime that they claim will “destroy thei...
by Primus
09 Jul 2018 05:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2443
Views: 426525

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

X-posting from BGR: From M.O. Mathai's 'My Days with Nehru': ............ MO Mathai writes on pg 242 "Soon after his release in 1964 Sheikh Abdullah was at his old pet game again – the ultimate creation of an Independent Kashmir. He persuaded Nehru , by then an ill man, to let him go to Islamab...
by Primus
06 Jul 2018 02:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2443
Views: 426525

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

You have me there. ............. What are we lacking? We are not lacking anything. What you are going through is a medical syndrome typical in desi patriots, called "MSM induced depression". Many are known to suffer of bouts of it periodically (been there, done that) I prescribe keeping a...
by Primus
20 Jun 2018 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2443
Views: 426525

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

.................. I see a strange contradiction from ModiJi haters. On the one hand they attack ModiJi for soft peddling: holding Ganja's hand, having ISI investigate Pathankot (and rightfully so IMO), but yet in the next breath, they attack ModiJi for 'muscular' approach. There is no contradictio...
by Primus
14 Jun 2018 16:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2443
Views: 426525

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

This is a war being fought on many fronts. It has tacit and explicit support from outside agencies. See this from National Geographic in their latest issue. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/06/kashmir-conflict-anger-indian-police/ Basically a completely one-sided story told by Amnest...
by Primus
12 Jun 2018 00:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1951
Views: 251501

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

It is not Belize or some obscure Latin American or Carribean vohntries. Most countries of the West including the US accept dual nationality. The Indian laws have no means of ascertaining if someone is travelling using a passpot of another country while simultaneously possessing an Indian passport. ...
by Primus
11 Jun 2018 19:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1951
Views: 251501

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I thought we were done with this! There is no doubt that there are many here who have had a happy experience living in the UK for many years and there are also many like myself who were not so 'lucky'. A lot also depends upon what you perceive as objectionable behavior. There are many forms of racis...
by Primus
11 Jun 2018 08:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1951
Views: 251501

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

But as you say, they are not racist at all. Heh heh, how quickly people forget that slavery in the US and apartheid in South Africa - two of the most egregious examples of the hatred of man for his fellow man simply for the difference in their skin color - were both initiated, enabled and perpetuat...

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