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by hanumadu
22 Oct 2020 14:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5260
Views: 564239

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

^^^
Published: September 11, 2013


Looks like an old paper.
by hanumadu
20 Oct 2020 06:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067027

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What explains such a callous behavior ? I understand poor workers risking to earn their daily livelihood but these are wealthy shoppers shopping for silk sarees in the middle of a pandemic. https://twitter.com/yessirtns/status/1318206818368200704 Looking at the picture above & lakhs of people t...
by hanumadu
20 Oct 2020 06:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3845
Views: 433524

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

There is a ex muslims of India website. https://exmuslims.in/#home And a twitter account. @ExMuslimsIN Please follow and show your support. I was curious and checked their timeline. They are typical Abrahamic atheists who are against Hindus as well. Infact they have more posts criticizing BJP, Gomu...
by hanumadu
19 Oct 2020 07:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3845
Views: 433524

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

There is a ex muslims of India website. https://exmuslims.in/#home And a twitter account. @ExMuslimsIN Please follow and show your support. Love the logo and the Tri colors. https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_banners/12371302/1592178181/1500x500 Why did you leave Islam? There are many reasons to leave Is...
by hanumadu
17 Oct 2020 21:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3845
Views: 433524

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

Normally, as protest, everybody on facebook, twitter and every social media platform would be posting pictures of the pbuh to spite the idiots if it was any other religion. But everybody is so scared of islam that no one does that.
by hanumadu
15 Oct 2020 06:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

New imagery for google maps has been released for pangong tso area in october. Can compare tents from earlier imagery to know Indian positions.

Edit: Sorry, my bad. Its still old imagery from june.
by hanumadu
12 Oct 2020 00:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Look at the ridge line of Black Top. It is aligned East - West whereas the ridge line that India is occupying on LAC is North - South. Black Top may be highest but it does not offer protection from enemy fire. When firing starts, it will be the first thing that we will clear.
by hanumadu
09 Oct 2020 19:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067027

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Look what people on Twitter found out.
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https://www.ratemyprofessors.com/ShowRatings.jsp?tid=2227116#ratingsList
by hanumadu
08 Oct 2020 08:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067027

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://m.economictimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/steel/cci-closes-probe-into-alleged-steel-cartel-on-lack-of-evidence/articleshow/28770012.cms https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-antitrust-bearings-exclusive-idUSKBN1Y00A3 Yes steel is/was a cartel in India. Your point on low prices of telec...
by hanumadu
08 Oct 2020 07:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067027

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

3) Multiple options to sell until a cartel forms in the market. Just like the steel and telecom sector in India. Yes, punjab and Haryana have the most to loose from loosing the mandi fees. 4) Punjab/Haryana should not/can not fully diversify to other sectors of the economy. Being border states, a l...
by hanumadu
27 Sep 2020 12:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963741

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

Very good post, sudarshan. Arguably this applies to the Anglo-Saxon west too. They don’t understand why India cannot be a loyal subservient entity to them either. Did they have the same view of china? Some how they didn't seem to have any issues with china catching up with them and eventually surpa...
by hanumadu
23 Sep 2020 15:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067027

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

3 more labour laws passed. Fixed match I say. You boycott the session, we pass the bills. :D

Modi govt took 6 years to pass one labour bill but passed 3 more in a years time.
by hanumadu
22 Sep 2020 23:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 594
Views: 109072

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Roxor seemed to have opened up a significant market for aftermarket parts. wggryZcIlJw https://ontheroxfab.com/about-us With the new arrival of the Mahindra Roxor, We started our On the Rox line of products and aftermarket accessories to meet the demand that these new machines are bringing. Who ever...
by hanumadu
21 Sep 2020 16:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 594
Views: 109072

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/mark-phelan/2019/08/31/mahindra-roxor-atv-tractor-jeep-review/2132430001/ Mahindra’s Auburn Hills shop is struggling to meet demand and the company is considering adding a second shift. At 148 inches, it’s a foot shorter than a subcompact Ford Fiesta hatchback...
by hanumadu
21 Sep 2020 16:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 594
Views: 109072

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Mahindra Roxor seems to have found a few fans in the USA. bxSxeXGlQ0k I think it is originally intended for farmers/ranches who have need for lugging, towing or just drive around farms with roads that are not well laid. A regular off road capable suv costs a bunch and is huge and likely not as capab...
by hanumadu
17 Sep 2020 13:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5560
Views: 1179512

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

V_Raman wrote:wow these taxes are so unbelievably high!! is this because of GST and the prices have actually gone down to compensate for the tax rates?


I believe taxes on cars have always been high, from even before GST regime.
by hanumadu
13 Sep 2020 10:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Suraj and others have posted before how China goes through cycles of violence and calm. Here's some one's take on why the cycles occur.
https://twitter.com/cbkwgl/status/1304902348658094089
by hanumadu
13 Sep 2020 09:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Zozilla Pass and Rohtang pass at 3500m and 3800m are shut down during winter. How come G219 which is above 4500m can still be used in winter? I guess part of the reason ZP and RP are closed is because they are on a cliff. G219 is on a plateau and hence not as dangerous. But does it need constant cle...
by hanumadu
13 Sep 2020 05:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Thanks for sharing this hanumadu. So thats almost 15 hours of flight from Chendu to Ngari and 60 hours of road journey non-stop. No wonder Hans have been so circumspect about escalating this beyond a point. There is no good way to supply the Beetroot army from so far without draining its whole trea...
by hanumadu
13 Sep 2020 03:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

2700 km. You are right..1500 miles as the crow flies to Chengdu and approx. the same distance from Delhi-Kanyakumari. No sir, Its 2700 as the crow flies. It's much longer by the road. https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Chengdu,+Sichuan,+China/ngari/@33.3541142,74.8723924,4z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0...
by hanumadu
13 Sep 2020 03:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

What are the CCP army's next line of defence if we breach them around Spanggur Tso and Pangong Tso. The distance from LAC to the border is around 15 km near Spanggur Tso and 30 km near Pongang Tso. Can we set up a defence on the Indo Tibetan border? Can we make a run for G219 in Tibet or even upto N...
by hanumadu
13 Sep 2020 02:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

2700 km. The PLA can move at higher speeds. Their highways are very good, and most of their terrain is flat. 1500 km can be moved within 24ish hours. But they still have to climb the mountains. Hard work for the short and small princes. I understand most of their forces are mechanised divisions, wh...
by hanumadu
12 Sep 2020 23:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Guddu wrote:
jamwal wrote:


Imagine fighting a war in Delhi where the nearest supply depot is in Bangalore thats about 1500 km. Galwan to Chengdu is 1500 km too. What am I missing ?..why the dhoti shiver.


2700 km.
by hanumadu
12 Sep 2020 16:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Has anybody fought a war with a 3000 km logistic tail against a strong adversary before, not including 1962? US has bases all over the world and it's supply chain is much longer spanning continents, but its a far bigger power which fights against small nations usually with power allies on its side....
by hanumadu
12 Sep 2020 15:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Has anybody fought a war with a 3000 km logistic tail against a strong adversary before, not including 1962? US has bases all over the world and it's supply chain is much longer spanning continents, but its a far bigger power which fights against small nations usually with power allies on its side.
by hanumadu
10 Sep 2020 08:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

handmade: I think you’re asking a question that’s more a matter of operational capability. Modi’s orders are from June 2020 post Galwan . Doklam was in 2017 . For IA to have headed off the Chinese, they’d have had to have operational clearance and a clear path to gain control of commanding position...
by hanumadu
10 Sep 2020 07:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

In more ways than one, the entire Indian approach to the LAC has changed, and with it, so has the approach to peace - instead of asking the other side for peace, we're pushing for them to ask it. Suraj, Why do you think India even let the chinese build up on such a massive scale from finger 4 to fi...
by hanumadu
10 Sep 2020 03:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://earth.google.com/web/@33.73633775,78.7940371,4253.12270357a,837.01607596d,35y,2.11919678h,46.8216303t,0r https://earth.google.com/web/@33.74011335,78.77591808,4903.27190876a,227.89325898d,35y,2.11909998h,49.82165226t,0r Those structures are not there on July 29, 2019 google earth historical...
by hanumadu
10 Sep 2020 03:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

What if China says you cant kill so many of us even though it is possible and you will hesitate to bomb us to due to casualties. It will be a humanitarian crisis and will force us into a larger war. So you have to back off ?! The world is not particularly fond of chinese right now. Anyway, I doubt ...
by hanumadu
10 Sep 2020 03:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Holy F**k, They are like ants every where.

Between F4 and F8 on the north shores of Pongang Tso. Are they planning to build another Beijing there?

https://earth.google.com/web/@33.73633775,78.7940371,4253.12270357a,837.01607596d,35y,2.11919678h,46.8216303t,0r
by hanumadu
10 Sep 2020 02:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

So chinese built a road (from Ane La?) passing through the highest points of f4 to lower points where they can pitch tents but left the highest points open for Indians to occupy? :D So now the chinese tents on F4 cannot be supplied through F4 anymore. They have to be supplied from the beach by walki...
by hanumadu
08 Sep 2020 23:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Vivek K wrote:What is that old saying - bringing a knife to a gunfight? Very strange tactics. It seems the intent is to kill a limited number of Indian troops as a face saver.


Don't wan't a gun fight, but seeing if the Indians take the bait for a melee once again.
by hanumadu
08 Sep 2020 23:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

amar_p wrote:Long handled weapons betray a fear of getting close and physical with the adversary.


Exactly, why they replaced their clubs and sticks spiked with nails with something so long that is probably unwieldy in a uneven terrain where its hard to get a foot hold and cramped in a melee like situation.
by hanumadu
08 Sep 2020 03:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386441

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020- Part 2

Saurav Jha @SJha1618 So, @delhidefence 's analysts have put together this rough estimate of Chinese positions around the Spanggur Tso area using commercially available imagery (but marked on Google Earth). The yellow dots to the West are the ones that have been in contestation of late. https://pbs....
by hanumadu
07 Sep 2020 01:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

From where/how do the chinese front line troops on LAC get their supplies of food, fuel, ammunition from? Is it from Ngari? How about us? I am assuming since our population centres are closer to LAC and spread across the Ladakh region, we have a more distributed supply of food, ammunition and weapo...
by hanumadu
06 Sep 2020 23:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I am trying to find out their supply routes from Ngari to LAC. There is the G219 and a couple of branches from it to LAC, but I am unable to zoom in enough to see the details like condition of the roads or terrain. Will try and explore more on them.
by hanumadu
06 Sep 2020 23:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

‘China Is An Anxious State; All Its Actions Are Driven By That Mental Condition’


The guest says that their internal security budget has exceeded their external security budget and the CCP has stopped reporting it.

by hanumadu
06 Sep 2020 23:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

From where/how do the chinese front line troops on LAC get their supplies of food, fuel, ammunition from? Is it from Ngari? How about us? I am assuming since our population centres are closer to LAC and spread across the Ladakh region, we have a more distributed supply of food, ammunition and weapo...
by hanumadu
06 Sep 2020 21:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965436

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

From where/how do the chinese front line troops on LAC get their supplies of food, fuel, ammunition from? Is it from Ngari? How about us? I am assuming since our population centres are closer to LAC and spread across the Ladakh region, we have a more distributed supply of food, ammunition and weapons.

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