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by ShyamSP
05 Mar 2020 00:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4459
Views: 526539

Re: Understanding the US - Again

ShyamSP et al: How did Bye-den win SFO area despite all of you Bernie-fans, hain? :mrgreen: Also, what did the A4* do? Gabbard getting 0.7%!!!! Pocahontas managed to come through with a clear-as-mud message apparently: dropped well below Bloomberg. Orangeutan didn't waste the chance to poke fun. :r...
by ShyamSP
04 Mar 2020 09:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4459
Views: 526539

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Biden reminds me uncannily of (drumbeat...) Jimmy Carter. Not the Carter of 1976 who was a glamorous "WHY NOT THE BEST?" Governor, but the Jimmy Carter of 1980, beaten down, muttering about "Mawral Equivalent Of War" (MEOW), "Lusted in my Brain" and "Killer Rabbit...
by ShyamSP
25 Feb 2020 00:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587439

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I heard from re-lie-able sources that Trump is a teetotaller. Nimbu Pani demand must have gone up in Dilli I think that is because his brother was an alcoholic. Also, he is into junk food and has a phobia regarding germs. He must be terrified about the outbreak of corona virus. Gautam He himself to...
by ShyamSP
20 Feb 2020 23:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Ahmed Patel summoned by IT dept over Rs 400 crore Hawala transaction. Dont know if this is separate case or interlinked with the IT raids on CBN's ex-PS . We know TDP helped Congress with money in 2019 with their state elections. ~2.6 lakh was what IT mentioned and cleared him. There ends the matte...
by ShyamSP
17 Feb 2020 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

^^^ Another example of BJP propaganda or it could be from BJP-enabled YCP joint criminal propaganda. BJP wallas have lost credibility in AP for doing such YCP propaganda for some time. Actual amount found in the raid as per the released report is 2.8 lakh (released by IT Dept itself or the person wh...
by ShyamSP
11 Feb 2020 09:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 432998

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

sajo wrote:Early Trends show that PAAP is sweeping Delhi. 41 vs 13 leads as of now.


AAP 55 BJP 15 INC 0
AAP is doing good and BJP is not so since 2019 parliament elections.
by ShyamSP
11 Feb 2020 00:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 432998

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

BJP issues a whip for tomorrow. BJP's letter states 'All BJP MPs of Rajya Sabha are informed that some very important Legislative work will be brought to the House on Tuesday, 11th February 2020, to be discussed and to be passed'. Get ready for UCC. Good one. CAA/NPR protests are about "discri...
by ShyamSP
08 Feb 2020 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

TDP has now tied itself with this essentially INC model. I see many TDP people talking the language of Congress and rooting for Congress revival. They are so brainwashed by CBN/TDP yellow social media in last two years that now they think Congress is better than BJP and Pappu is better than Modi. T...
by ShyamSP
07 Feb 2020 11:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Anyway, I think this is just a negotiating tactic by Kia when dealing with the AP govt. Bingo. Bad cop, Good cop. Bad cop leaks to media. Good cop is now denying it. Its a baseless report, we have cordial relations with AP govt This local YCP MP activities seem to indicate KIA is feeling some polit...
by ShyamSP
07 Feb 2020 11:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

I don't think Reddys (R) moves away in AP and they are sort of keeping INC wet in T while some joined TRS. Some Reddy's in AP joined BJP too . But its difficult to judge if they are YSRCP coverts or genuine BJP people. Vishnuvardhan Reddy for example is a confirmed Reddy casteist. BJP's problem in ...
by ShyamSP
07 Feb 2020 04:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

In order to offset that split, BJP would need sections of Kamma, Rajus and Brahmins support. Brahmins have no where to go but to BJP. Raju vote bank is smaller than brahman, I think. Kapus are a major votebank with ~40%, right? YCP inherited INC's KHAM-votebank-model RHAMC (C is my addition). I don...
by ShyamSP
06 Feb 2020 09:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Kia was CBN effort to steal from other states to bring it to the poor district of Ananthpur. It sort of showed as a template for how to develop backward/poor districts. With this even if Kia is convinced to be there, ancillary units are at risk to move away as TN or KT is not far away for easy set u...
by ShyamSP
06 Feb 2020 05:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4459
Views: 526539

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Multi-year Drama is over. Democrats will lick their wounds in year-end elections with no gains in sight for them. They pissed Republicans and non-partisan moderates enough to flock them all to Trump. Senate acquits Trump on abuse of power, obstruction of Congress charges https://www.foxnews.com/poli...
by ShyamSP
05 Feb 2020 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

We don't need to check TDP media, follow BJP statements and videos. Peoples' view in villages and towns on how they see government ruling and those opposing can form the basis for next voting, especially among floating/non-core voters, ignoring incentives during actual voting. Which BJP statements ...
by ShyamSP
05 Feb 2020 20:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

That is a TDP propaganda which it is spreading among people. But thats the not the case. People like me are arguing if anyway TDP is spreading this propaganda, why not for once make it real ? As it is, BJP does not have any vote block now and TDP has already discredited it enough that there wont be...
by ShyamSP
05 Feb 2020 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

BJP split personality behavior currently is not attracting anyone vote block that matters. They want to shoot using one party on another is obvious to people. That is a TDP propaganda which it is spreading among people. But thats the not the case . People like me are arguing if anyway TDP is spread...
by ShyamSP
05 Feb 2020 14:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Rony garu, isn't Jana Sena's vote bank is BC as well? If BCs supporting TDP transfer to JS, Kammas supporting TDP by themselves are not a big vote bank. BCs are not united block. One of the reason why TDP lost last time is it favored Kapu reservation which resulted in Other BCs backlash many of who...
by ShyamSP
04 Feb 2020 23:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 432998

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Dr Praveen Patil @5Forty3 · 1h Rahul Gandhi and Chidambaram invented Hindu terrorism! Kejriwal and AAP have built a real-time experiment of a fake "Hindu Terrorist" in Shaheen Bagh and Delhi!! Dr Praveen Patil @5Forty3 · 1h The way AAP is using its partymen to deliberately denigrate Hindu...
by ShyamSP
30 Jan 2020 23:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Some people can't come out of propaganda script even after he got defeated and don't see BJP enabling EJ mafia instead accusing him "indirectly or 100%". Instead of working on good things for people how long BJP works with behind the scenes dramas which are much more visible to common peo...
by ShyamSP
30 Jan 2020 22:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

As far as GoAP support to EJ activities concerned CBN is almost the same to Jagan. EJ mafia actively helped by CBN also. Jagan is more exposed as the entire pro CBN media exposed him on this and hid whatever CBN did. As far as BJP working behind the scene concerned there is not much vote moving pow...
by ShyamSP
29 Jan 2020 22:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

In a way, lot of problems in AP are indirectly due to CBN... - You it the nail on the head. Though, I would lay the blame 100% on CBN, he more than made sure with his myopic vision , and engagement the state went back to EJ mafia. CBN was simultaneously a blessing and a curse and his present avatar...
by ShyamSP
27 Jan 2020 23:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Those who are talking of TRS as a "caste" party dont know anything about Telangana politics. There are of course caste biases in TG like rest of India, but the overwhelming reason why KCR has won is his style of governance matches Telangana sensibility very well. It is the right mixture o...
by ShyamSP
27 Jan 2020 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

-Q65hi8nlVY Pawan Kalyan who recently declared alliance with BJP, openly espousing Hindutva now.. Those who dont follow Telugu, he is asking people "wasn't secularism in danger when someone was shouting he will kill all Hindus in 15 mins if police were removed ?" Having him as an ally cou...
by ShyamSP
26 Jan 2020 06:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

I just checked the results. I don't see BJP did well except in Nizamabad . 120 Municipalities: TRS 107 INC 7 BJP 2 Others 4 2727 wards: 1570 535 234 372 When vote shares come it gives better insight but looks like in multi-angle/Triangular (unlike in AP) fights TRS wins thumbs down and sweeps. Mone...
by ShyamSP
25 Jan 2020 22:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Telangana municipal Corporations results (TRS + MIM) vs (Congress + TDP + Communists) vs BJP alone Results - TRS sweeping victory. But BJP moving closer to fill the opposition space https://twitter.com/VDPAssociates/status/1221042138281938944?s=20 Big news coming in from Telangana.TRS has won massi...
by ShyamSP
25 Jan 2020 10:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

This is the video I was looking for when I mentioned about YCP person. https://youtu.be/XRBEqmcD-ZQ?t=570 I saw this video before. One of my TDP friend forwarded it to me to show "how YCP and BJP are working together". YCPs strategy all the way from Vijaya sai reddy to this Ravi chandra r...
by ShyamSP
25 Jan 2020 06:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

One YCP person is openly saying in media recently that BJP is with Goonda Raj* during all these episodes. Unless BJP disassociates itself they are seen enablers of all the bad acts going on in AP. Ultimately this is the game plan of both TDP and YSRCP. Both will loot the state when in power, they w...
by ShyamSP
25 Jan 2020 03:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

None on the bigwigs from Telugu film industry even those who benefited from CBN have spoken against Jagan or shifting of capitals. They like most non-govt AP people are indifferent to this capital shifting. Telugu film and industry bigwigs are classic oligarchs. They have benefited heavily by ingra...
by ShyamSP
24 Jan 2020 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

People as in Telugu people. People in Rayalaseema, Prakasam & Nellore don't like either. Visakapatnam is far away and even Siva Rama Krishna committee mentioned surveyed people preferred central location aka VGTM in their words. But not all Telugu people are opposing it. Telugu opinion on this ...
by ShyamSP
23 Jan 2020 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Instead of showing BJP is for people and farmers it got totally exposed for not voting in Council where it has some members ... Which people ? There may be opposition to the decentralization/shifting of the capital in Guntur/Krishna but people are largely indifferent in Rest of AP. In parts of Visa...
by ShyamSP
22 Jan 2020 23:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

AP state council rejects 3-capital bills and send it to select committee. State Council (MLCs) also passed sort of "no confidence motion" against State Assembly (MLAs) using some rule called Rule 71. This may buy 3 months as Council is toothless and can only defer as Assembly can override ...
by ShyamSP
19 Jan 2020 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Actually Tamil has letters for both sounds of 'la'. It is written as 'ழ' for the softer pronounced 'la' as in 'தமிழ்' (Tamizh) and 'ள' as in (கள்) meaning, 'toddy' for the harsher pronunciation of 'la'. The two sounds are produced depending on where the tip of the tongue meets with the upper palate...
by ShyamSP
16 Jan 2020 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

. However, it is a tad too north locationwise . Isnt Chennai too north for Tamilnadu and Thiruvananthapuram too south for Kerala ? Bangalore too is extreme south east for Karnataka. Development of Vizag will also spur development in Orissa. Chennai was in the middle of Madras presidency. But in Col...
by ShyamSP
16 Jan 2020 22:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

TDP's DNA is pro-Telugu and anti-congress Ahem! Allied with TRS in 2009?, the party which led to bifurcation of the state. Tied up with NDA, with the same guy, whom they originally allegged to be the mastermind of 2002 and brought down NDA2. Back stabbed NDA3 and Then tied up with Congress and shar...
by ShyamSP
16 Jan 2020 00:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

AP needs a city in the 5-10 million range population (in the next 10 years) within its urban area with good universities and a decent technical talent pool to compete with Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai and attract some investments which otherwise would go to these cities. It is a reality in Indi...
by ShyamSP
16 Jan 2020 00:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

PRP-2.0 was big negative for JS as this was there in voters mind including Kapus for long time since the start of JS. JS can't grow beyond the share they got. BJP sees JS juicy 6% share and wants to acquire 6% to become 7% party from 1%. Beyond that BJP needs to attract Kapu voters but not all are ...
by ShyamSP
15 Jan 2020 00:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

Jagan meanwhile is repealing the CRDA Act, 2014. Jagan Reddy govt moves to scrap Amaravati capital region law In a move that will seal the fate of Amaravati as the capital of Andhra Pradesh, the Jaganmohan Reddy government plans to repeal the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (CRD...
by ShyamSP
15 Jan 2020 00:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

So Pawan Kalyan wants alliance with BJP but Amit Shah wants nothing short of merger. Pawan Kalyan meets BJP leaders in Delhi. What's cooking ? A working relationship is what Pawan had with the BJP as part of the TDP-BJP-Jana Sena alliance in 2014. That time, the actor only campaigned for the NDA bu...
by ShyamSP
14 Jan 2020 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 432998

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/utkarsh_aanand/status/1216587152420560897 #CJI: " We will list all issues relating to Muslims , Parsi etc before us so that there is no handicap for anyone to argue . But we may still not decide the individual petitions." Well .. the left liberandus, the allies of the ...
by ShyamSP
13 Jan 2020 08:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1351
Views: 155289

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

They are turning AP into Pakistan or Kashmir before 370 abolition. Police Full Force at Mandadam | Farmers Fires on Police |Police Vs Farmers | AP Capital Issue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1yyeJBIYeU (look at the 100s of police threatening marches through villages starting at 00:28 sec) MLA Dwa...

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