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by Primus
01 Jun 2019 06:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
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Shripad Naik is the Minister of State in Defence assisting Kadi Ninda. This was the guy that claimed there’s proof that Yoga cures cancer. :shock:, First of all do we know for sure that doing Yoga will *not* help with cancer? People laughed at Turmeric. Now there is a rush to make a $50 pill consum...
by Primus
30 May 2019 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Is there any projection on who is getting what? I suspect that with several ministers the BJP leadership has little choice, it is for optics, vote-banks, internal pressures and as yet unknown reasons. IMHO as long as key portfolios are kept with those with the capability and strength to continue dow...
by Primus
30 May 2019 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Modi Ji taking oath right now, brings tears to my eyes.
by Primus
24 May 2019 03:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Hema Malini won from Mathura. She was trailing for a while.
by Primus
23 May 2019 12:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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ECI: BJP leading in 294/542, inching closer to 300......
by Primus
23 May 2019 12:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Manu wrote:Maybe it's too early, but have to admire Ramana in his predictions/analysis....also, not once did hi Dhoti Shiver or show any signs of nervousness...



As the song goes:

"Man mein hai vishwas, pura hai vishwas
Hum honge kamyab........"
by Primus
23 May 2019 11:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
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Views: 92595

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Dilbu wrote:Called in sick. blackmail kar diya BRF logo ne. Hope I wont lose the client. lol


Dilbu Ji, it will be well worth it, believe me. Karma is all it is.
by Primus
23 May 2019 10:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Skanda wrote:where are you getting the votes lead/trails. ECI website is complicated to navigate


https://results.eci.gov.in/pc/en/consti ... .htm?ac=37
by Primus
23 May 2019 10:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
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Views: 92595

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SriKumar wrote:
pankajs wrote:My desire is to see BJP's number @ <<Previous Number >> + 1
Agree with you. This will shut a lot of yakkers. I want to see Amethi go to Smriti. That's my target seat.


Yes, two seats I desperately want BJP to win - Smriti and Sadhvi
by Primus
23 May 2019 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
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Views: 92595

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

ECI, BJP alone now leading in 277. Game over
by Primus
23 May 2019 09:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Republic - SG trailing in Rae Bareilli :eek:
by Primus
23 May 2019 09:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Zee TV showing NDA 272, UPA 102, others 63
by Primus
23 May 2019 08:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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vera_k wrote:India Today shows INC at 34. RaGa is a star if this trend holds.



Bhoot Pisach nikat nahi awein
Mahabir jab naam sunawein
by Primus
23 May 2019 08:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
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Views: 92595

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Thanks so much. Watching 2 channels online, one on TV (Zee). Going crazy :)
by Primus
23 May 2019 08:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Any place to watch IndiaTV online? My TV is limited
by Primus
23 May 2019 08:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Don't know what is happening, Republic is way behind Zee News in analysis, but Arnab is jumping up and down - the passion is very much palpable.
by Primus
23 May 2019 08:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Republic Saying Sadhvi ahead in Bhopal

Japing Hanuman Chaaleesa now
by Primus
23 May 2019 08:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 92595

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Thanks guys. Reminds me of the night we watched the India vs Pak ODI in the 2003 world cup where Sachin hit the Rawalpindi Express for a six. We pulled an all-nighter, toasting each boundary with a swig, got pretty drunk by half-time. What a night that was. And what a night this will be........ Pri...
by Primus
23 May 2019 05:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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Thanks guys.

Reminds me of the night we watched the India vs Pak ODI in the 2003 world cup where Sachin hit the Rawalpindi Express for a six. We pulled an all-nighter, toasting each boundary with a swig, got pretty drunk by half-time. What a night that was.

And what a night this will be........
by Primus
23 May 2019 04:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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Folks, any idea when the results will start coming in for East Coast time? I don't think I can sleep tonight so may have to pull an all-nighter. This is too important to simply turn on the TV in the morning and find out. Have a big day in the office tomorrow too :( Oh well, can pretend I am on-call :)
by Primus
22 May 2019 17:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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the rural voter cared to talk about international standing is TREMENDOUS. I saw some of those clips. It's not so much whether the standing has improved but the fact that the voter has even cared to bring it up.... It speaks volumes. After that it's only a matter of time the standing rises. Only a C...
by Primus
21 May 2019 07:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
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Views: 469552

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Some organizations to suopport: perhaps the "infinity foundation" can mobilize a core group of journalists. but the real action can be groups such as these: https://scroll.in/article/668870/new-report-shows-how-hindutva-groups-operate-in-us-send-money-to-india The article is a pure Burnol...
by Primus
17 May 2019 19:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
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Views: 469552

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I was speaking of a different thing. our esteemed leaders of the 1947 generation did not have to manage the wholesale slaughter and chaos of cities and rural areas at war, lakhs killed, emergency survival mode. not even close. our army did indeed go to middle east, italy and north africa but the on...
by Primus
17 May 2019 16:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
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india was the only large populous country not burned badly by WW2 - none of these leaders knew the true horrors of a mass war. usa russia uk france china italy spain (had a civil war francesco franco(with axis powers) vs communists) japan germany poland Singha Ji, Beg to differ. India by then had b...
by Primus
17 May 2019 05:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
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Views: 469552

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syam wrote: :D primus ji, you will definitely like this one.


Indeed. Thank you Syam Ji. Well spoken guy. I wish Kumar Biswas would be equally candid.
by Primus
17 May 2019 03:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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Saddhvi pragya is unabashedly and bravely what she is. People who cannot see that are (sorry, deleted). You don't bring in Sachin Tendulkar to sing, and you don't expect Saddhvi Pragya to make political doubletalk. IMO bringing her into the fray has inspired millions who were disappointed at Modiji...
by Primus
16 May 2019 20:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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^ Folks, all the more reason not to dump these fake-news bombs on the forum. Too much dhoti-shivering going on. There is no way BJP is NOT winning this with 'prachand bahumat', simply cannot happen. Yes, we are all anxious, but it is just one more week away. Relax, have a G&T tonight (or whateve...
by Primus
16 May 2019 20:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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NEW DELHI: Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, "was a deshbhakt (patriot), is a deshbhakt and will remain one," the BJP's Pragya Singh Thakur said today, adding to her growing list of controversial statements. ^^^ media trying to bait her. win or lose I think her role...
by Primus
16 May 2019 03:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
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Views: 469552

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...Similar to cataloging all the Hindu temples and places being destroyed. When we loose that information, it's hard to make a case about Hindu genocides occurring in slow time. For example, I'm sure that my local town paper that used to have few reports per week about acid throwing, abductions, et...
by Primus
14 May 2019 22:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
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Views: 469552

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Please dont forget Pitroda ji. :lol: gasbag pitgaya has had a very public comeuppance with even pappu demanding that he apologize publicly. I don't think that his tattered reputation will be so easily repairable now. his days are numbered because the congis will lay blame on him personally were pap...
by Primus
11 May 2019 17:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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The time article dehumanizes Indians. It deserves a response not with an article but a campaign that dislodges the authority that decides such articles from their pedestal of morality. A price needs to be extracted. Notice that Hassan Minaj treats the western audience as arbiters of the rest of the...
by Primus
11 May 2019 07:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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Yes, defining Hinduphobia is essential, but so is understanding of the arguments of the other side. All the Abrahaminic religions are nothing but a house of cards, but you need to know where the foundation is weakest. I agree in general but have a problem with the above. It is specifically this - y...
by Primus
11 May 2019 05:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
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Suraj Ji, excellent points, but once again applicable to the Indian populace and Indian constitution. You cannot legislate outside India how you are going to define Hindutva. However, there are orgs in the US, like the ADL for the Jews who are involved in fighting for the rights of Hindus, not very ...
by Primus
11 May 2019 05:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
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Primus I think you are completely missing the point. Hindus visiting abroad may often come across as having speech issues, or "bumbling idiots" as you note, but in their defence they are speaking in their 3rd or even 4th language. Can you tell me how many westerners know more than 1-2 lan...
by Primus
11 May 2019 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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IMHO, Hinduphobia has to be defined, its definition defended and its presence immediately countered with accusations of hate speech, by us . What defines hate speech against Hindus cannot be owned by the other side, at all, ever. I've already noted some prefacing their attacks saying 'attacking RSS...
by Primus
11 May 2019 03:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 469552

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In our case, they are attacking the very bedrock of the Indian's self belief, his faith & implying that by supporting anyone remotely associated with their faith, they are evil. This perception has deliberately been mainstreamed. Indian Hindu males in particular, are considered primitive, sexua...

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