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by Kakkaji
15 Nov 2019 00:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409474

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Straight Line folks also post a lot of videos on YouTube discussing local J&K issues
by Kakkaji
14 Nov 2019 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409474

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

UBji:

J&K local news site:

straightlinenews.com

Quite balanced IMHO
by Kakkaji
10 Nov 2019 07:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496676

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Any news about the K-4 test that was scheduled for November 8th?
by Kakkaji
03 Nov 2019 03:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 124414

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

Firepower for Indian Army: Russia may raise self-propelled air defence gun missile system deal with Rajnath Singh Speaking on condition of anonymity a top official confirmed that during the meeting with Singh, the Russian officials will urge the Indian side to re-consider its decision to sign the d...
by Kakkaji
03 Nov 2019 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2821
Views: 456467

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Customs, GST relief to give Rs 60,000-cr boost to defence NEW DELHI: India’s defence budget will be augmented by more than Rs 60,000 crore over the next five years owing to exemptions from customs duty and goods and services tax (GST) that kicked in on October 1, said people aware of the matter. Th...
by Kakkaji
28 Oct 2019 00:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357386

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Gyan wrote:When will we end our honey moon with duplicitous Chinese?


When we become powerful enough, to the point where the Chinese worry more about a conflict on the border than we do.
by Kakkaji
28 Oct 2019 00:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477501

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

UlanBatori wrote:Why so early? I thought only the Good Die Young? (sorry! Bad taste, couldn't resist it).


He was 83 years old (b 1936)

Lived long enough.

Shekhar Gupta would be heartbroken. he considered Unevev Cohen his Guru.
by Kakkaji
28 Oct 2019 00:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

BRF Gurus' wish may yet come true: Antony Davies & James R. Harrigan: Romney-Gabbard might be just the 2020 ticket A Romney-Gabbard ticket could be based, legitimately, on decency, truthfulness and honor. They could point the American people away from the toxicity that has come to infect America...
by Kakkaji
20 Oct 2019 06:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357386

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

According to Dainik Jagran, Kamalesh Tiwari's murderers have been arrested fron Surat, Gujarat: Kamlesh Tiwari Murder: मिठाई के बिल पर लिखे मोबाइल नंबर से आरोपियों तक पहुंची गुजरात ATS, जानें उनके बारे में The box of sweets that was left at the scene of murder, was purchased in Surat, Gujarat. Gujar...
by Kakkaji
20 Oct 2019 06:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409474

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Situation Naaarmal. hardly any neuj to be found. UBji: If you want neuj, I give you some dork media neuj to vomit over: Crisis in Kashmir: Bond of silence that buys freedom Kashmir has lost not just its special status but also its azadi to speak. A bond the government is forcing detainees, includin...
by Kakkaji
19 Oct 2019 06:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409474

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Take this story with a pinch of salt, as the Telegraph is perhaps the most rabidly anti-BJP newspaper in India. The government is anticipating trouble in Kashmir. CRPF told to stock up on non-lethal munitions in Kashmir The government has asked the Central Reserve Police Force to stock up on non-le...
by Kakkaji
08 Oct 2019 00:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409474

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Has the Governor approved starting delimitation of constituencies in J&K yet? That needs to be done quick, so that Jammu gets better representation in the next election vis-a-vis KV.
by Kakkaji
07 Oct 2019 04:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 525745

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Great news, if true. However, since it is from Rajat Pandit, needs to be taken with a ton of salt: IAF's Sukhois to get more advanced avionics, radars NEW DELHI: India plans to upgrade its fleet of Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets with more advanced avionics, radars and weapons to further bolster their com...
by Kakkaji
06 Oct 2019 07:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409474

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Qn to the J&K experts: Why do ppl FLY from Jammu to Srinagar? Fear of terrorist attack, or condition of roads? How long is the distance and the trip time? Some time back there was a big deal on an express train route opened. Isn't that a lot nicer than getting on a plane? Train route Jammu to S...
by Kakkaji
06 Oct 2019 05:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1459
Views: 416631

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Any news on adding SPJ to the Mk1 (20 IOC and the 20 FOC) aircraft.

IMHO if the 2 squadrons of Mk1 are deployed without SPJ, they will be vulnerable in battle.
by Kakkaji
29 Sep 2019 05:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409474

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Pakiness as usual: From YAWN: Soon after PM Imran's speech, hundreds of Kashmiris came out of their homes, shouting slogans in support of the PM late on Friday night and calling for the independence of #Kashmir. er... HOW did ppl in Oppressed Cash-More, who have Nooooooo access to any media or phon...
by Kakkaji
28 Sep 2019 21:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409474

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

One of most wanted Hizbul militants among three terrorists eliminated in Jammu and Kasmhir’s Ramban The terrorists, identified as Osama and his associates Zahid and Farooq, were gunned down after they tried to escape from a house where they had barged in while being chased by security forces follow...
by Kakkaji
13 Sep 2019 06:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2096
Views: 469751

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

MoD signs contract with Russian company to modernise radar, missile systems on P-15 class ships The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Thursday signed a contract with Russian defence company JSC Rosoboronexport to modernise the radar and missile systems that would enhance the air defence capability of th...
by Kakkaji
25 Aug 2019 04:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3156
Views: 412177

Re: Indus Water Treaty

I think the Minister was referring to the efforts to stop the water of Eastern rivers, that are allocated 100% to India under the IWT, from flowing to Pakistan. The following two projects are important, in efforts to achieve that goal: 1. The Shahpur Kandi Project, and 2. The Ujh Project Both these ...
by Kakkaji
18 Aug 2019 03:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409474

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Jaishankar, Akbar worked in tandem to defy Pak, China The decision to go and rebut the claims made by Akbaruddin’s Chinese and Pakistani counterparts, Zhang Jun and Maleeha Lodhi respectively, was triggered by his discussions with foreign minister S Jaishankar. It denoted, as a source put it, close...
by Kakkaji
15 Aug 2019 02:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1459
Views: 416631

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Dileep Saab:

Any word on installing a missile jammer pod on Mk1? As the recent events showed, lack of a jammer pod will be a severe disadvantage in battle
by Kakkaji
06 Aug 2019 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 590991

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Jyotiraditya’s wife is the daughter of Karan Singh, of Dogra royal clan
by Kakkaji
04 Aug 2019 21:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Make in India
Replies: 65
Views: 8211

Re: Make in India

Good action being taken on the ground: Rs 25,000 crore tenders cancelled or modified after DPIIT stepped in to promote Make in India goods Government tenders worth over Rs 25,000 crore were either cancelled or modified and re-issued after the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (...
by Kakkaji
28 Jul 2019 07:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 936
Views: 157022

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

'Joint Development' as in FGFA? :eek:
by Kakkaji
11 Jul 2019 20:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 1219
Views: 174522

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

If the IAF considers the SU-30MKI to be so cost effective compared to the Tejas, why don’t they just order 200 more of them, instead of looking for the MRCA?

It is only a rhetorical question
by Kakkaji
11 Jul 2019 19:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496676

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Both Economic Times and Jagran reporting that the army has placed an order for Spike ATGMs from Israel under emergency procurement. Economic Times also reporting that Rafael of Israel has placed $100m order on Kalyani for skins of Barak MRSAMs to be supplied to Indian armed forces Can’t post links r...
by Kakkaji
04 Jul 2019 08:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 499294

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Dhawan got injured in this tournament. Don’t want to risk Rohit before the semi-final
by Kakkaji
04 Jul 2019 06:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 499294

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

In my opinion, for the next match with Sri Lanka: Rohit Sharma, Bumrah, and Dhoni should not play, so that they can rest, and avoid risking injury before the semi-final. In their place, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, and Kedar Jadhav should play. If the team can still win the match against Sri Lan...
by Kakkaji
01 Jul 2019 06:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1887
Views: 496676

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

News in Daily Jagran about India buying Russian anti-tank missile 'strum'? for Rs 200 crores, under emergency purchases, to be fitted on MI-35 helicopters. Since it is emergency purchase, missiles to be supplied within 3 months. https://www.jagran.com/politics/national-despite-the-us-pressure-india-...
by Kakkaji
26 Jun 2019 05:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357386

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Ramanaji

You can get seat by seat data from the election commission of India website
by Kakkaji
30 May 2019 20:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 123114

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

VK Singh has taken oath

TOI website is running a good live commentary of the swearing-in ceremony
by Kakkaji
30 May 2019 20:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 123114

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

My hunch is that Jaishankar will get defense, not EA That would be a waste of his talents IMHO I think NaMo needs him to be the face of Indian diplomacy. He is also good at hard negotiations With Jaitley gone, Jaishankar can also fill the role of suave, smooth, English-speaking face of the cabinet
by Kakkaji
15 May 2019 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 528134

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

ramanaji: Sorry to say this, but you have some of your facts wrong Rabindra Sarovar was a CPM crime, not Congress’ Do not be so quick to cast SS Ray as a villain. His legacy is mixed. As someone who lived through those days of violence, I will always thank him (and Ranjit Gupta - look him up on Wiki...
by Kakkaji
13 May 2019 04:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 528134

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

First of all, IIRC under current law, no state can be divided without the consent (by vote) of the state assembly and then by central parliament. Even for AP, this process was followed (even though through heavy manipulation). Even if BJP had majority in both state and centre, if it passes a vote to...
by Kakkaji
12 May 2019 05:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 287509

Re: Indian Roads Thread

This is how UPA Government's sins are impacting development: NHAI tweaks strategy for Rs 3 trillion projects under Bharatmala scheme High land acquisition costs have forced the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to tweak its strategy for project implementation. The NHAI has decided to consi...
by Kakkaji
06 May 2019 21:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 528134

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

vijayk wrote:PAPPU did not go to vote in Amethi?


He will probably vote in Delhi. Nothing unusual in that. IIRC you don’t have to be a resident of the constituency you represent
by Kakkaji
06 May 2019 20:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 528134

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

BB EOD Report says mother and son both likely retained their seats in UP today. Rest all positive for BJP
by Kakkaji
29 Apr 2019 20:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 528134

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

PP end-of-day report is out. He is confident of another term for Modi

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