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by Manu
26 Apr 2019 00:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 2039
Views: 143504

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Not that it matters, but VDP Associates has EJ sympathies...linked to AAP...
by Manu
25 Apr 2019 22:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 2039
Views: 143504

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The Modi Road Show literally increased my cortisol levels :eek: :shock: ....the security was on the roof of the SUV behind him (crouching, 2 men, that's all) and in front was a massive crowd....Why take such stupid risks? Even the local cops were waiving at Modi, enjoying the Rally instead of contro...
by Manu
25 Apr 2019 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 2039
Views: 143504

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

On Priyanka, I feel a little sorry for her (she's actually not a bad person). She is known bi-Polar (people confuse it for alcoholism, perhaps deliberately) and married to a real bas*ard of a man (Manlet is a compulsive womanizer and corrupt to the core)...she cant really talk even for an hour witho...
by Manu
24 Apr 2019 01:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 2039
Views: 143504

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

:D In other news, Sunny Deol has joined BJP...
by Manu
22 Apr 2019 23:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 2039
Views: 143504

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Even in your somewhat conservative analysis: -50 in existing strongholds and +30 in virgin territory: That Puts BJP at ~260 with NDA at comfortable 272+ position..? So is Panic called for?
by Manu
19 Apr 2019 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 2039
Views: 143504

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Rudradev wrote:So what will GE 2019 really be about? Obviously the seat count is important. However, it seems to be a foregone conclusion that NDA will land up with a comfortable majority, and perhaps even BJP will have over 272 by itself.


Obligatory Buri Nazar Dance..... :(( :(( :((
by Manu
18 Apr 2019 01:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 2039
Views: 143504

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

This Astrologer is based in Bay Area. Usually Spot on. The only questionable part of the analysis is Modi's exact time/D.O.B.
https://www.ktastro.com/article/?id=23

Sorry, if this is off topic...
by Manu
20 Mar 2019 13:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 6148

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

Bhagwan is Karamyogi ki aatma ko shanti day.
by Manu
03 Jun 2014 11:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 2854
Views: 66286

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr

Anujan wrote:Pakistan has lost $1 trillion due to the world not giving Pakistan $1 trillion.


:D :lol: :rotfl: :P :mrgreen:
by Manu
26 May 2014 23:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Self-Deleted (did not add any value to this thread)
by Manu
15 May 2014 17:25
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

For what it's worth...too little too late I say...Elephant remembers everything....all the slights.....

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014 ... .html?_r=2
by Manu
15 May 2014 01:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 37399

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

All these polls if they dont give +/- range are bokwas. Anyway hope the Congress mendacity even after defeat will also be defeated. I want that Sadhvi Pragnya to be released right on may16th. Enough nonsense. And put those police & politicians guys who tortured her in jail for Human Rights abus...
by Manu
11 May 2014 22:40
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Holy crap... was not aware that Kamalnath was involved in the 1984 riots... Let me ask uncle google for details... Gurudwara Rakabganj Sahib (historical 1780s Gurudwara, Guru Tegh Bahadur ji was cremated <not to be confused with Sis Ganj >here after murder by Aurangzeb). Right in Central Delhi, ver...
by Manu
09 May 2014 17:33
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Singha wrote:this thread will be locked on 16th morning IST by whichever of the india based admins wake up first.
the other election thread will also be locked.

if NDA loses
16th night - job opportunities and refugee / asylum openings outside india thread

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :mrgreen: :lol:
by Manu
25 Apr 2014 16:17
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Singha wrote:with so many contradictory tweets and bigfoot/yeti sightings, I can see may16 is going to be on epic nervous day.

ppl should lay in stock of salty food and liquor if that helps calm the nerves.


:lol: :P :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :D
by Manu
24 Apr 2014 15:36
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Prelude to Twilight: A Modern Story:Singha
Replies: 159
Views: 8583

Re: Prelude to Twilight: A Modern Story:Singha

Excellent, pray carry on.....
by Manu
24 Apr 2014 15:27
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Prelude to Twilight: A Modern Story:Singha
Replies: 159
Views: 8583

Re: Prelude to Twilight: A Modern Story:Singha

Singha, The Prince does not deserve this much attention. It is the - calculating, cunning, sly, designing, tricky, slippery, wily, artful, conniving, Machiavellian, foxy, deceitful, underhand, duplicitous, - Mother and 'advisor' (A.P) who deserve to be the main attention of this most delightfully de...
by Manu
22 Apr 2014 18:02
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Whatever be the result, I can say EC is going guns blazing. This weekend I was in Punjab for a wedding. From Chandigarh to Anandpur Sahib, car was stopped four times for "checking" with a security person holding a video camera in hand to peep into the boot. Full Police bandobast and *all* ...
by Manu
22 Apr 2014 14:40
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

You must write a book, the material above, one can literally imagine the scene as one is reading it....
by Manu
22 Apr 2014 14:36
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

(1) most of delhi is in flames.... (2) socialist krantikaris drawn from the halls of DU and JNU too repeatedly making suicidal charges right to the lip of the trenchlines before being driven back with staves, fists, bayonets and rocks.... (3) up on Raisina hill The Prince himself nervously reviews ...
by Manu
15 Apr 2014 11:30
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Those days, you could walk up to PM, there was no security. It was a simpler time, before modern day terrorism.
by Manu
14 Apr 2014 02:11
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

darshhan wrote:The interesting anecdote in the evening was while the colour of the BJP Button on EVMs had started to rub off, the other buttons were still looking new.

Same thing in my neck of the woods. Meenakshi Lekhi button was worn out.
by Manu
11 Apr 2014 15:22
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Link Anti-Modi Congressional resolution now has 51 co-sponsors WASHINGTON: A controversial Congressional resolution, which among other things asks the American administration to maintain its policy of not issuing visa to BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, now has more than 50 co-sponsor...
by Manu
11 Apr 2014 01:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Voted at 6 PM at Sri Ram School in Vasant Vihar. In the assembly elections, my family and I left the place with mixed feelings as the Louis Vuitton people were kamal and Nepali Basti people were AAP.

Not this time.

Sticking my neck out.

BJP has won Delhi. 6, if not all 7.
by Manu
08 Apr 2014 11:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: BRF GJP Trial-2: How many seats will UPA win?
Replies: 146
Views: 7831

Re: BRF GJP Trial-2: How many seats will UPA win?

Below in CONGRESS PARTY only: 1) Less than <100 - 15% 2) Between 101-110 - 40% 3) Between 111-120 - 20% 4) Between 121-130 - 10% 5) Between 131-140 - 10% 6) Between 141-150 - 5% 7) Greater than > 150 - 0% UPA will be close to 120-130. I am calculating that Left Front, NC, and JD(U) will be wiped out...
by Manu
08 Apr 2014 10:51
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: BRF GJP Trial Poll-1: How many seats will NDA win?
Replies: 426
Views: 17640

Re: GJP Trial Poll-1: How many seats will NDA win?

Sticking my neck out. Below is for BJP ONLY:
1) Less than 200 5%
2) Between 200-220, 10%
3) Between 221-240, 15%
4) Between 241-260, 25%
5) Between 261-280, 40%
6) between 281-300, 5%
7) Greater than 300, 0%

NDA (BJP++) will have 300 + Seats
by Manu
04 Apr 2014 23:26
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

https://twitter.com/vagabondoc/status/452009301935022081/photo/1 Anti Modi articles galore in West media, what makes them think they should decide whom should we vote? It is not Anti-Modi, Western Media has had it in for us for a very long time. For those of us with Long memories (and interest in t...
by Manu
31 Mar 2014 15:56
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

If you read Madhu Kishwar's book, Salim Khan (Salman Khan's Father) has written an introductory note. Book is titled “Modi, Muslims and Media”. He has endorsed Modi. The book trashes (correctly, in my opinion): Teesta Setalvad, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar, Shabnam Hashmi, Prashant Bhushan and Harsh M...
by Manu
27 Mar 2014 10:57
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Vinodh Mehta tells Arnab that the 'jollahwallh brigade' has won in Congress. He emphasizes that the leftists from NAC has got their say in the Manifesto :-). What is happening, why is everybody dissing poor Congress. :rotfl: What he's actually saying is that the Gallant Rahul Gandhi has not been ab...
by Manu
25 Mar 2014 23:30
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

It is only the people living in cities Jalandhar, Ludhiana and areas in between who do not like Badal (business reputation). 2. Santosh Chowdhary of Congress won by 366 votes in Hoshiarpur (SC seat)., BSP candidate got around 10,000 votes., 358812 votes for congress, 358446 for BJP Som Parkash. Thi...
by Manu
25 Mar 2014 16:40
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Probably looking forward to retirement. He gave up a while ago. Even SG seems quite aloof. I kid you not. On the way to Gymkhana on the weekend, I actually saw trucks in the entrance of 7 RCR loading household furniture (@10 PM). He is already packing, unless that was for something else. I think he...
by Manu
25 Mar 2014 14:32
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

I am talking of people who live in Punjab, Badals won't win an Assembly Election a 3rd time (unless Congress disintegrates), I 400% assure you. Being a behind the scenes strategist and actively fighting the battle from the front are two different things, I assure you. AJ has his work cut out for him...
by Manu
25 Mar 2014 14:15
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Bringing Amarinder Singh against AJ made it a tough fight. If AJ wins he will become stronger too. SS will win but will also be cut down post poll. SBajwa or harbans, Isn't Amarinder Singh out of his element in Amritsar? Its not like its Patiala. Isn't Amritsar the location of the Ranjit Singh's su...
by Manu
22 Mar 2014 01:22
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

LKA has many, many faults. Corruption, alas, is not one of them. He never made one naya paisa using corrupt methods. Even Jethmalani will never accuse him of corruption.

Let us not give in to wild speculation and rumour mongering.
by Manu
20 Mar 2014 12:27
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

gandharva wrote:For me India will be truly united the day some male from one of the 4 Southern states starts ruling Bollywood.


A tad sexist, no?
#1 lady in 'Bollywood' is Kannadiga (Ms. Padukone).
Sreedevi was #1 in 'Bollywood' for a long time.

We are truly United.
by Manu
19 Mar 2014 00:01
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

More than just possible and not for the reasons stated by you. No body in Chandigarh will vote for a person who is not accessible. Pawan Bansal is. Ms. Kher is not. Ms. Panang has no shot. Pawan Bansal holds 'durbars' and does help people. The slums in Chandigarh (yes, Chandigarh has slums) are 100%...
by Manu
18 Mar 2014 23:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Chandragupta wrote:RM saar Gul Panag will defeat Kiron Kher? Come on.

Actually, the will both be defeated by Pawan Bansal. Take it from me.
by Manu
18 Mar 2014 16:45
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20723
Views: 490808

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

So, BJP running into trouble in: (a) Seat/Ticket Distribution in Haryana, TN, UP and MH (b) Warring Cousins of the Shiv Sena and MNS in MH (c) Dead Hands of S Swaraj in all she can manipulate (d) Congress working alliances to inflict maximum damage to BJP (they know they can't win, want to restrict ...
by Manu
05 Mar 2014 23:26
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 956113

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Suraj wrote:
prahaar wrote:if there is a possibility of a de facto bipolar polity in India (at the national level)?

You mean a strong two-party system ? We already have a bipolar polity in India. They're almost in cuckooland, in fact...

:P :rotfl: :mrgreen:

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