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by Nikhil Shah
03 Jul 2004 01:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 66824

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

I was waiting for posts like Ramana's and GJ's to post my two cents worth. GJ has identified is quite correctly. The essence of BR is its volunteership and member's untiring effort to keep it live. BR was once a source for discussions on BRF and BRM a vehical for publishing our thoughts. Now BRF fee...
by Nikhil Shah
16 Jun 2004 22:29
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cold Start: An analysis
Replies: 277
Views: 83767

Re: Cold Start: An analysis

Sunil, The biggest change this new doctrine is going to (and I am going on a limb here) is that political leadership will go through a mentality change to use armed forces for force projection. The only thing I have comparable in the industry/private organization's attempt at culture change is by br...
by Nikhil Shah
16 Jun 2004 19:26
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cold Start: An analysis
Replies: 277
Views: 83767

Re: Cold Start: An analysis

Isn't the logical conclusion of this that there is going to be a lot of dependence on standoff weapons, very high altitude bombing, and generous use of special forces?
by Nikhil Shah
03 Jun 2004 21:10
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: The Saras Flies!
Replies: 236
Views: 74783

Re: The Saras Flies!

I can't believe any gujju on this thread hasn't said this:

The SARAS flies! Saras, bau saras!

Aa badhu su maaeendoo che? Choop chaap kaam-dhando mooki ney BR per dhayan do :wah:
by Nikhil Shah
09 Mar 2004 21:16
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 35372

Re: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!

This gives you a pretty good idea on how putting links of 'junk' sites on BR gives them a lift that they don't deserve.
by Nikhil Shah
20 Feb 2004 06:24
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Indian NCA formalized
Replies: 82
Views: 28304

Re: Indian NCA formalized

Originally posted by Rye:
Something smells about rediff.com
Do some research on members of Asia Society and owners of Rediff's parent company.
by Nikhil Shah
23 Jan 2004 22:02
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 65130

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

This thread is 1000% paisa wasool!
by Nikhil Shah
24 Nov 2003 19:05
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Addressing Self Determination
Replies: 40
Views: 29663

Re: Addressing Self Determination

Calvin: This is an excellent thread. There is a lot of academic aspect about self-determination. Which is good, don't get me wrong, but one of the most practical implementations of self-determination has been (1) Its the economy stupid (2) lead them by b@lls and hearts and minds will follow. When yo...
by Nikhil Shah
19 Aug 2003 00:42
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak on Rediff
Replies: 40
Views: 18586

Re: Bharat Rakshak on Rediff

[quote]Originally posted by Venkat R:
[b]Our mugshots might scare off half the members

> talk about Jelabi hardend posters

Nikhil, You look just like my Uncle :)
by Nikhil Shah
18 Aug 2003 21:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak on Rediff
Replies: 40
Views: 18586

Re: Bharat Rakshak on Rediff

Had there been more tax cuts, there would have been more money to spend and a new bulb could have been procured :)
by Nikhil Shah
18 Aug 2003 21:31
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak on Rediff
Replies: 40
Views: 18586

Re: Bharat Rakshak on Rediff

Originally posted by Venkat R: Good report on BR. One stop reading about Indian defence. Should we put some B[b]admin phutus in the BR site?[/b] Sorry couldn't post earlier. I was busy with the blackout. Here is <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/president/images/300-p25695-23.jpg">mine</a> Enjoy!
by Nikhil Shah
31 Jul 2003 15:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Manning the Siachen Glacier
Replies: 126
Views: 51355

Re: Manning the Siachen Glacier

***** I have the whole thread archived. Let me know if someone wants it *****
by Nikhil Shah
18 May 2003 03:38
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Why has it become so cool to hate India
Replies: 320
Views: 82818

Re: Why has it become so cool to hate India

lets keep things in perspective here. If there are Indian gangs operating in US, it needs to be reported the same way as other gang news are. It is one thing to be vigilant about subtle gestures that have long term aim of creating stereotypes and destroying native thoughts. It is other to be a cynic...
by Nikhil Shah
10 May 2003 01:25
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Why has it become so cool to hate India
Replies: 320
Views: 82818

Re: Why has it become so cool to hate India

Gayatri: I wonder who would I be :) Regarding the comment about what drives some of Indians to say silly things when in public about Indian ways but are perfpectly normal with Indian crowd, I believe I can contribute towards the explaination. It is a combination of saying things without thinking too...
by Nikhil Shah
09 May 2003 03:00
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Why has it become so cool to hate India
Replies: 320
Views: 82818

Re: Why has it become so cool to hate India

Arindam, good stuff! Narayanan, too many pot-shots may one day break the pot :) Regarding your article to Kangress, is this the same one that was put together to signify and magnify the timeline? Sunil - You are correct about forceful writing. Same as Advertisement and Brand Recognition. India has b...
by Nikhil Shah
07 May 2003 02:27
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: LCA is Named Tejas!!!
Replies: 321
Views: 54001

Re: LCA is Named Tejas!!!

Originally posted by John Umrao:
Boss kabe 100 MPH jate huay car ka sunroof may say mundi latkaya kya?
Speaking from experience I pressume :p
by Nikhil Shah
03 Apr 2003 18:28
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Field Marshal Manekshaw turns 90
Replies: 26
Views: 12691

Re: Field Marshal Manekshaw turns 90

Janm Diwasni Subhkamna Aapney!
by Nikhil Shah
01 Mar 2003 21:04
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2003 - News & Reports
Replies: 492
Views: 121106

Re: Aero India 2003 - News & Reports

Shiv:

:D :D

I have tears in my eyes!
by Nikhil Shah
14 Feb 2003 02:52
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Indo-French exercises: Mixed results
Replies: 153
Views: 59557

Re: Indo-French exercises: Mixed results

Originally posted by Shashank:
An offtopic question to Sanjay. Are you Sanjay Badri Maharaj who wrote for BRM? Just curious.
No personal questions on the forum. You may contact Sanjay and ask him in private.
by Nikhil Shah
10 Feb 2003 18:57
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2003 - News & Reports
Replies: 492
Views: 121106

Re: Aero India 2003 - News & Reports

Originally posted by Jagan:
3D Acquisition radar on Tatra truck from DRDO pavillion

Trying to upload other pics - but my FTP is giving problems - so later in the night!
good picture. What is the deal with inclined wheels on that truck?
by Nikhil Shah
26 Nov 2002 03:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Survey: What got you interested in defense matters?
Replies: 53
Views: 22378

Re: Survey: What got you interested in defense matters?

(1) Why are you interested in defense/security issues, especially those relating to India? *** Multiple reasons. Primarily, as the saying goes, jiski laathi uski bhains! Knowing the strength of your lathi is very important if you want the bhains and more importantly if you it to understand bhagwat. ...
by Nikhil Shah
31 Oct 2002 19:28
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War
Replies: 224
Views: 49087

Re: Remembering a War: The 1962 Indo-China War

Wouldn't GoI coming out with declassification resolve all these issues? And why not? It has been 40 years...and I as an average joe expect my govt to provide me with factual details. I don't have time to research every single article and it is not my job to do so. So it does matter to me what happen...
by Nikhil Shah
31 Oct 2002 05:40
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: 40,000 year old paintings found near Delhi
Replies: 39
Views: 22090

Re: 40,000 year old paintings found near Delhi

there is defnitly flags in there. hmmm! Advanced civilization in Indian continent? It can't be Indian..definitly it is picture of invasion :sarcasm:
by Nikhil Shah
27 Oct 2002 17:24
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2002
Replies: 65
Views: 15094

Re: Cope India 2002

To get a true picture of this exercise, you have to wait it our "Indian Air Force Soldiers" put their version on a website or a newsletter....knowing India, that won't happen so I am going to join the w-camp and call for closoure of all such exercises in future unless it involves practicing taking o...
by Nikhil Shah
24 Oct 2002 05:53
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cope India 2002
Replies: 65
Views: 15094

Re: Cope India 2002

George, Just because R-man has challanged me in the k-man's 10k post thread, I have decided to shift from j camp to w camp. So I am going to whine a lot about until I get my post counts over r-mans. Ya do tell us, what will this exercise give the poor jawan with al this interoperability mumbo-jumbo?
by Nikhil Shah
10 Jul 2002 18:07
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Women's status in Indian society
Replies: 138
Views: 52436

Re: Women's status in Indian society

Rahul: I think it is nice that govt hands out money to divorced women, where is it getting the money from? Tomorrow if you divorce your wife and I end up paying for it, do I have a say in whether you should get divorced or not? This is a very tricky solution and needs an alternative. Otherwise India...
by Nikhil Shah
02 Jul 2002 07:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Five Years!
Replies: 76
Views: 31608

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Five Years!

Congratulations to fellow BRites!! Good luck Rakesh.
by Nikhil Shah
11 Jun 2002 01:08
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistani plot to explode dirty nuke foiled
Replies: 114
Views: 45845

Re: Pakistani plot to explode dirty nuke foiled

Originally posted by Yash: Probably true and it probably also meets US's agenda of making India panic that such devices may be deployed in India ie, India should not readily call Pak's nuclear bluff. If this were the case, they would have exposed this story a week sooner. What is this legal require...
by Nikhil Shah
11 Jun 2002 00:23
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistani plot to explode dirty nuke foiled
Replies: 114
Views: 45845

Re: Pakistani plot to explode dirty nuke foiled

Why announce it now? This chap has been in custody for a month now. Who is this message for? American's to pass for bill for Homeland Security? Or is it that now US has a proper control over the Islamic bombs and bomb makers and so it is safe to reveal this arrest should it have triggered someone to...
by Nikhil Shah
25 Apr 2002 21:43
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indianness - a (simple?) survey
Replies: 117
Views: 44664

Re: Indianness - a (simple?) survey

Any person determined by the law as the citizen of India is an Indian. A hyphanted one but still an Indian. It is not a requirement that he/she be patriotic. If he/she is being a traitor than there are laws to deal with them BUT that still doesn't take away from them their right to be recognized as ...
by Nikhil Shah
19 Mar 2002 19:33
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Understanding INSAS
Replies: 176
Views: 44434

Re: Understanding INSAS

Raj - My comment was about structuring the INSAS article along the lines of previous articles which have gone into various issues related to technology, design, system, deployment, maintenance, export market, etc.... Your article already has a lot of this...just a little bit of formatting should tak...
by Nikhil Shah
16 Mar 2002 18:47
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Understanding INSAS
Replies: 176
Views: 44434

Re: Understanding INSAS

Raj - I would also recommend a read of previous technology piece in BRM to get a perspective on the presentation. Especially the "why" and "why not". I would like to use this article in future for Adm Nadkarni and his likes!!
by Nikhil Shah
16 Mar 2002 00:00
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Understanding INSAS
Replies: 176
Views: 44434

Re: Understanding INSAS

Raj - good job!! With some refinement, I would like to propose it for BRM.
by Nikhil Shah
31 Jan 2002 03:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)
Replies: 241
Views: 57052

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)

Calvin,<p>How does this development change your assumption about late reaction to first Pakistani strike on India? It was one of factors IIRC in your analysis on WMD and C&C.
by Nikhil Shah
28 Jan 2002 16:55
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)
Replies: 241
Views: 57052

Re: Agni-I/SR: Strategic Implications (Thread 2)

What a fun way to start Monday morning: Now think like a paki about the strategic implications of testing WETF it was.<p>People who have followed Indian technology tests will tell you that most of the time we don't test things unless we are absolutely sure that it is going to work (unless it is a te...
by Nikhil Shah
19 Jan 2002 01:12
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Can India re-Value the Rupee?
Replies: 73
Views: 33012

Re: Can India re-Value the Rupee?

Can anyone explain to me the relationship between Inflation & Devaluation. Is it catch 22? Can someone also try to dig into rate of inflation and rupee devaluation for past 10 years.

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