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by ShyamSP
14 Nov 2018 00:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

So, GoKL contempt of traditions is not contempt of the laws (there must be some article for non-interference of gov in religious practices)? or is this only for minorities. This is where I am heading.. all roads leads to Rome. Without the court verdict, religious interference by government was cont...
by ShyamSP
08 Nov 2018 05:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1914
Views: 160493

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Wow. Thx Shameek. He is the boss at Just Iss. On cue. Rosenstein and Muller sure to follow. Muller is too straight-backed to say "No indictments" and surrender peacefully. Realistically it is a race now between DT firing him and him filing indictments, hence the hurry for the "reques...
by ShyamSP
07 Nov 2018 03:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1914
Views: 160493

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Yes tried that. Seems Gallup giving House also to Republican s. While CNN desperate for Democrats Hillary had 3M+ votes advantage. House is based on population. House seats are adjusted up/down based on census. Highly probable that Dems will win. Senate is based on states. So small states can reduc...
by ShyamSP
05 Nov 2018 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1914
Views: 160493

Re: Understanding the US - Again

People gamed the system in Birth right citizenship. Now DT making his move which will be supported by his base. He and his supporters will highlight the abuses and may even get traction in independents. SC is now has judges who are going to interpret the constitution as it was originally intended. ...
by ShyamSP
04 Nov 2018 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Delhi HC strangely chickens out the issue saying it is not in its "jurisdiction" the moment petitioners club other religions. https://www.livelaw.in/delhi-hc-dismisses-plea-to-end-discriminatory-practices-in-all-religions/ I was looking at the same, but the fact is that the petition was i...
by ShyamSP
04 Nov 2018 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Meanwhile, New set of judges to review from SC that is stuck in Colonial interpretation and Oxford dictionaries. https://www.livelaw.in/cji-ranjan-gogoi-and-justice-sk-kaul-and-km-joseph-to-hear-fresh-petitions-on-sabarimala-on-nov-13/ Devotees to use/show above news from SC to push police to back o...
by ShyamSP
03 Nov 2018 06:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1914
Views: 160493

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Hope he has a nice huge golden parachute. They want to grab the CEO post for a suitable gora/gori like the bibi who took Yahoo from Chapter 11 to Chapter 13. Time for him to get out: Google stock is heading down, even b4 donkeys grab COTUS House and get the Just-Iss Dept to break up Alphabet. Your ...
by ShyamSP
31 Oct 2018 12:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1914
Views: 160493

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Will it affect legal residents as well? Technical argument can be made that legal residents are under the jurisdiction and naturalizable. 14th amendment - "All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States" Ille...
by ShyamSP
29 Oct 2018 22:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

The name may sound she may be leftist/Christian lady like I thought. But she is devotee and goes through the issue very well as I listened through to 30 mins about the devotees efforts that went on last few years, which I am less aware. Anjali George: Sabarimala Verdict, The Left's Posturing And The...
by ShyamSP
29 Oct 2018 05:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1914
Views: 160493

Re: Understanding the US - Again

America is edging closer to civil war - Niall Ferguson It’s nearer midnight than we thought on America’s Doomsday Clock In Trump words, "this is Fake news/analysis". If there is something that changed is ugliness of politics that is under the veil of plastic beauty slowly showing up for u...
by ShyamSP
28 Oct 2018 20:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1914
Views: 160493

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Guptaji, Strangely, I have not come across 1488 at all. But the number 88 is common among White gangs in prison (Aryan Brotherhood, Peckerwood). Numbers are quite significant among disruptive groups. For example, 415 (Bay Area Kumi, 415 is the area code), 13 or M (Surenos)and 14 or N (Norteno). The...
by ShyamSP
28 Oct 2018 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

The issue will be kept simmering for long (which is fine, as long as the 'breach of tradition' doesn't happen), at least well after the next election. One way for that to happen is SC going for a rehearing in front of a bigger bench. The case can now go for a 7 member bench, then there is also a 9 ...
by ShyamSP
28 Oct 2018 00:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

I expect that the "rioters" are going to be let go, the cases withdrawn or dismissed. Be sure to give THAT publicity too: the govt and MSM are not going to report that, and I doubt that the HC will act on its vague "threats" against the guvrmand. But again, the court decision sh...
by ShyamSP
27 Oct 2018 02:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

. Prior story: Crowds of agitated protesters in Kerala attacked female devotees, many of whom turned back as a result. Several people including an old woman were injured as crowds threw stones at vehicles and attacked police officers. I betcha that old-woman injured is in the side of black-dress-we...
by ShyamSP
23 Oct 2018 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

They effected Kali moments until Shiva falls on her feet. Eventually, Tripura train will come to Kerala.
by ShyamSP
23 Oct 2018 22:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

At same time it has provided intelligence reports to the State Govt and the Governor (A former Chief justice of Supreme Court who knows the law and is above all representative of the President of India). The intelligence inputs have been pretty much accurate, and I guess IB did an excellent job her...
by ShyamSP
23 Oct 2018 03:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Meanwhile Malloo Faithfool have filed some incredibly and I mean incredibly incompetent Review Petition(s) b4 the SC. Must have hired their local Good Yindoo Phamily Son hu is Practising B4 Supreme Court after due payments. Guaranteed to get tossed with prejudice by hizzoners. I wonder what is the ...
by ShyamSP
23 Oct 2018 03:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

This is (or was) Travancore, and the Poojaris are addressed differently. It is very different from the usual naming style we hear at "Cochin Kingdom". :) May be they are Telugu'ized names like some castes names also. Sabarimala Tantri name Rajee "varu" Iyer - "Ayya varu&quo...
by ShyamSP
23 Oct 2018 00:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Why are the poojaris' names Kannada-sounding? (or is it Telugu?) This is (or was) Travancore, and the Poojaris are addressed differently. It is very different from the usual naming style we hear at "Cochin Kingdom". :) May be they are Telugu'ized names like some castes names also. Sabarim...
by ShyamSP
21 Oct 2018 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Unfortunately government, constitution, courts never defined even widely used word "Secularism" and nation hasn't come to any agreement.
So all billion peoples' interpretations are all right and so is SC interpretation.
by ShyamSP
21 Oct 2018 23:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://swarajyamag.com/ideas/sabarimala-and-the-very-real-problems-with-constitutional-morality?fbclid=IwAR3w02Qua75c-Dg8b9MjhljFO6EmTM-s7kQvZd36x-XVgVSv2Aq_w6HbPM0 "Being unable to enter one temple during a particular age range is a violation of no one’s constitutional rights. To deem it as s...
by ShyamSP
21 Oct 2018 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Shyam: Any hope of a SC filing demanding Equality B4 The Law for yindoo temples with One Community and Another Community? Such a case, if well-framed, will be guaranteed to not be touched by SC, but a Stay can be obtained until it IS touched, hain? Trouble seems to be that ppl yak-yak about it but ...
by ShyamSP
21 Oct 2018 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

I can imagine (I have a reasonably good faculty, as my 13 fans at BRF led by Ramana would vouch for) a hundred scenarios by which the guvermand can steal someone in. Hell, you can get many ideas from movies you see. "Mithunam" taknik = wrapping the lady in a floor mat. Rasatantram taknik ...
by ShyamSP
21 Oct 2018 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

There is NO way people DONOT know. I agree. The customs of Sabarimala are too well known in the other southern states. And, they claim to be on a pilgrimage to Kerala and were unaware of the great churn there and the reasons for that? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92WqNPKxht0 This is mid 70s Telu...
by ShyamSP
21 Oct 2018 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

A noisy protest broke out at Pampa on Sunday morning when a group of persons objected to two women from Andhra Pradesh trekking uphill to the Sabarimala temple. This has been a perennial problem for quite some time. It is women from AP & TS who come year after year to Sabari Mala, but I do feel...
by ShyamSP
21 Oct 2018 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

SSridhar wrote:She should also file a case against the Jama'ath for ex-communicating her from Islam. Has anybody got any right to deprive another person's religious beliefs?


SC judges will pee in their pants :) to get involved in this. Court judgments are big joke which I found hard way in my case.
by ShyamSP
20 Oct 2018 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Rajiv Malhotra sends message better way. https://youtu.be/D5bjycdVfXw Kicking government out of temples is my long standing wish and so I never donate money (except maybe like Rs20) for government-controlled temples in India (private temples are okay). Whereas political parties are to be expected t...
by ShyamSP
20 Oct 2018 22:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://youtu.be/D1USkSQwENs?t=1140 Looks like Supreme Court conveniently ignored Indian religious laws went with making as if it is secular public place where all citizens can enjoy rights. Anti-Hindu groups (petitioners), Anti-Hindu Kerala Government (who wants to eliminate Hindus from temple boa...
by ShyamSP
19 Oct 2018 17:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Maharaja & Maharani of travancore accompanied by their divan visited the temple in 1940. Imagine a queen in all her royal splendor and trappings. Wonder what Lord Ayyappan thought about that. Similarly there would have been many instances when similarly powerful people with women would have vis...
by ShyamSP
19 Oct 2018 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Before 91 women used to enter sabarimala without much issues. At that time only 5000-10000 people would have visited the shrine each year. So if Lord Ayyappan had to run away, he would have done so long ago. I don't think women of prime age went to temple before. This is known even in 80s in my tow...
by ShyamSP
19 Oct 2018 16:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1462
Views: 75207

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

https://youtu.be/D1USkSQwENs?t=1140 Looks like Supreme Court conveniently ignored Indian religious laws went with making as if it is secular public place where all citizens can enjoy rights. Anti-Hindu groups (petitioners), Anti-Hindu Kerala Government (who wants to eliminate Hindus from temple boar...
by ShyamSP
01 Oct 2018 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1914
Views: 160493

Re: Understanding the US - Again

FBI is under serious pressure now. They have done 6 background checkups on one person on whom they were indirectly alleged to have missed a lot with allegations like he was a boy gang rapist and what not. Further, the President went on hammering them ie their leadership for being political hacks an...
by ShyamSP
28 Sep 2018 02:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1914
Views: 160493

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Amusing to see drunken sluts & rapists Honor & Dignity ball. After all the drama in the reality TV, the two will go become judges and politicians. :D
by ShyamSP
26 Sep 2018 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3021
Views: 206356

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Stupid panic-wallahs even before Trump acts! Spineless MEA why few take India seriously. The EU, Russia, China and Iran have just agreed on the sidelines of the UNGA to form an SPV for trade with it , including oil exports, meanz of payments, etc., provided the cos. doing biz with these foreign nat...
by ShyamSP
25 Sep 2018 12:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2397
Views: 300467

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

I have always been fan of chinese hyperbole, but this one beats all past https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/china-talks-impossible-with-a-us-knife-to-beijings-neck/articleshow/65944571.cms So finally they admit they have a knife to their neck There is no knife to neck ...
by ShyamSP
24 Sep 2018 04:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4027
Views: 322542

Re: Internal Security Watch

Maoists kill a sitting MLA and an ex-MLA in AP. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/visakhapatnam/maoists-kill-tdp-mla-k-sarveswara-rao-ex-mla-s-soma-in-andhra-pradesh/articleshow/65921235.cms The incident took place during the ultra's weekly celebrations of CPI Maoists Formation Day. Maoists ...
by ShyamSP
30 Jun 2018 06:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1957
Views: 248176

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

>>Rudradev >>The problem with "space force" notions is that maintaining a significant armed presence in space on a permanent basis, even for a country like USA, is an overwhelmingly costly proposition. Can I suggest to mods a separate thread for air-space weaponization? Think it is an imp...
by ShyamSP
27 May 2018 16:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 313753

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

Harvard research made into Telugu papers. In the article they say this article is sourced from "The genomic formation of Central and South Asia" research paper with conclusions that "AMT happened in 2000-1500 BCE", "OIT propagated by Hinduta is wrong", and "Indians...
by ShyamSP
29 Apr 2018 05:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5058
Views: 313753

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

Check out the 1-sentence-summary of Vagheesh's paper One Sentence Summary: Genome wide ancient DNA from 357 individuals from Central and South Asia sheds new light on the spread of Indo-European languages and parallels between the genetic history of two sub-continents, Europe and South Asia. ... sh...

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