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by KrishnaK
18 Sep 2017 04:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 2820
Views: 239242

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

chola wrote: Again take Cheen as an example, the PRC unlike India really is surrounded by major military powers -- US bases, Russia, Japan, Vietnam, SoKo, Taiwan, etc. And yet, they have enough confidence in themselves to stay the course with their own systems.
They don't have much in the way of options.
by KrishnaK
18 Sep 2017 04:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2709
Views: 354108

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

And as for China, they will be bringing the battle to the Indian Ocean. Having an effective sub fleet consisting of Indian designed SSNs and Soryu Class SSKs will render Chinese aircraft carrier operations redundant. The idea that subs can render carrier operations redundant is far from definite. F...
by KrishnaK
16 Sep 2017 00:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 476387

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

It borders treason for a former government official. It's one thing to say things in private or quoted in an interview, it is entirely different giving speeches on it outside India. As an example, there are a lot of former US Gov. people who don't like Trump's policies, but they don't get into part...
by KrishnaK
16 Sep 2017 00:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 476387

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The GoI can't cancel passports at will, let alone seize property. I'm sure Raghuram Rajan's relieved that there are those on this forum who'd rather let him be. Sure the GoI can. The passport number can be made invalid. Any visas given on it by default become invalid. I would go a step further and ...
by KrishnaK
15 Sep 2017 04:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 476387

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

^^^His statements border treason. Better yet, cancel his passport and report it to the Trump administration and ask ICE to deport him to India. Then arrest him for sedition. Seize all of his assets and his family's too. Let him rot in jail. This fellow is far more dangerous to the union than that b...
by KrishnaK
10 Sep 2017 13:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 4444
Views: 346828

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Next, it has also been reported by certain US Govt thinktanks that selling to India, will increase leverage on India. This is but common sense. Hence, hardly "CT Garbage" & I dont understand why you should be so defensive/hostile about this. After all, it is in the US's best interests...
by KrishnaK
10 Sep 2017 09:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 4444
Views: 346828

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

As usual, CT garbage. Economic sanctions bite far more than military ones. So long India has enough spares stockpiled, military platforms can continue to be used. It was an economic threat that stopped India from reacting to the Parliament Attack. Forum rakshaks wail about treason by ITVITY CEOs to...
by KrishnaK
10 Sep 2017 01:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 4444
Views: 346828

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

This is major push from American president. http://m.timesofindia.com/india/trump-administration-to-congress-defence-cooperation-with-india-important-for-indo-us-ties/articleshow/60403494.cms I think the idea is to Hoover up all existing capability build up so far by DRDO and HAL and delay next gen...
by KrishnaK
07 Sep 2017 10:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3653
Views: 298810

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India GDP growth to re-accelerate as GST impact fades: Morgan Stanley "Indeed, we remain skeptical that the GDP statistics are fully reflecting the underlying growth trends in the economy," Morgan Stanley said in a research note. It further said that a number of high frequency growth indi...
by KrishnaK
04 Sep 2017 02:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3
Replies: 1107
Views: 76817

Re: Indian Nuclear Submarines -3

IDSA - Aircraft Carriers and India’s Naval Doctrine All this talk of carriers becoming obsolete is absurd. Letting loose ballistic missiles from submarines for conventional strike is even more so. In many cases, as compared to an airfield, a carrier is less vulnerable to the enemy’s pre-emptive str...
by KrishnaK
18 Aug 2017 04:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: Forty Years Since
Replies: 462
Views: 20322

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: Forty Years Since

That is a good record of the wheat "export" by US - ipso-facto. And are you expressing shock as in cynicism and indicating that I am indulging in CT when I am pointing out that CIA was involved in regime change or assassination? You need to be clear. Your claim that the US manufactured a ...
by KrishnaK
13 Aug 2017 09:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: Forty Years Since
Replies: 462
Views: 20322

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: Forty Years Since

And while you are about IIT AmberG., why do not you let us know who set up IIT? And also the "famine scare" of 1960s which was to ensure that US exports its surplus wheat to India and also the US funded female infanticide from AIIMS? I'm shocked you left out vasectomies and polio out of t...
by KrishnaK
08 Aug 2017 22:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1530
Views: 207516

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

they learnt it from the soviet union must be lot of dummy TELARs also to throw off satellite analysts and confuse counter force targeting Yes but even a half baked Intel dept would track where these trucks go after the parade. See where they are parked and where they head off to even if they are du...
by KrishnaK
28 Jul 2017 02:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3653
Views: 298810

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Indian economy: A tale of two narratives

A weak economic growth narrative sits uneasily with dramatically improved macroeconomic stability, but a traditional counter-cyclical response is unlikely to be efficacious
by KrishnaK
26 Jul 2017 23:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 9983
Views: 675912

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

THE DRAGON BREATHES FIRE AT DOKLAM -- SHOULD INDIA BE PREPARED FOR LIMITED WAR ? - By Lt Gen Philip Campose As far as China is concerned, despite holding out repeated threats of initiating military confrontation, its options appear to be quite limited. ‘All-out war’ appears almost out of the questi...
by KrishnaK
24 Jul 2017 02:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Roots of Chinese boastfulness - history & psyche
Replies: 194
Views: 15869

Re: Roots of Chinese boastfulness - history & psyche

China's opinion of India The presenter in the video makes the argument that China downplays Indian military achievements to highlight that China's progress is solely due to the Communist regime. That would make the Chinese paranoid about a democratic India achieving parity. Of course that is bound ...
by KrishnaK
17 Jul 2017 05:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2709
Views: 354108

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Indian Navy wants its only fighter aircraft to toughen up http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/indian-navy-fighter-aircraft-mig-29k-russia-india-military-ties/1/1003125.html Serviceability of the warplanes was low, ranging from 15.93 per cent to 37.63 per cent and that of MiG-29KUB ranging from 21.30...
by KrishnaK
12 Jul 2017 08:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1530
Views: 207516

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

How does hyperbaric chamber availability speed up acclimtisation? :rotfl: I keep saying this but Saurav Jha may not understand. Use of a hypobaric chamber for pre-acclimatization before climbing Mount Everest Climbing Mount Everest needs an acclimatization period of 3 to 4 weeks between 3000 and 60...
by KrishnaK
10 Jul 2017 06:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7546
Views: 476387

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Suspense over demonetised notes may finally end in next two weeks

Even as the debate raged, the value of demonetised notes that were not returned was not revealed, despite queries from the media and the Opposition. According to money market circles, this number could be around Rs 25,000 crore.
by KrishnaK
03 Jul 2017 10:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3151
Views: 128445

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

In an introduction to Tarek Fatah's The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State , Arif Mohammed Khan was reminded of this sher to sum of his feelings, presumably about the muslims of the subcontinent Kishti bhi nahin badli, dariya bhi nahin badla, Hum doobne walon ka jazba bhi nahin badla, Hai shauk-e-s...
by KrishnaK
02 Jul 2017 09:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 429
Views: 38779

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

This isn't about numbers only, also perception. To give you an example of the shoe being on the other foot After attacks, Indian immigrants reconsider the American dream Being an Indian in Trump's America Indians are finding themselves besieged in Trump's America India shocked after national's kill...
by KrishnaK
02 Jul 2017 06:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 429
Views: 38779

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

all this Islam khatre main hain stuff doesn't work anymore. Your irrational fear is yours to deal with. The fear exists. The rest of the world including the sickular president, the nationalist PM, the desh drohi media and hindu hating foreign press acknowledge it. But BRF has always been ahead of t...
by KrishnaK
02 Jul 2017 04:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 429
Views: 38779

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Majoritarian excess is usually considered more dangerous. Yes. And there is no 'cow protector' majority. how is this a majoritarian excess? Are you suggesting every Hindu will become a cow protector and kill everybody eating beef? Such behaviour by small numbers of the majority can induce fear. The...
by KrishnaK
02 Jul 2017 04:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 429
Views: 38779

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Sudeepj, how many deaths in your view justifies the PM's attention? On a per capita basis this is much lower than the number of hate-crime deaths recorded annually in the US. And we are not even taking into account the fact that Muslims are 14% in India as opposed to 1% in the US....the killings ar...
by KrishnaK
30 Jun 2017 01:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 429
Views: 38779

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^ yes. The issue here is vigilantism and absence of rule of law, presence and prompt responses from police, quick dispensation of justice etc. Idea should be to tackle vigilantism and I am for that. Trying to generate an outrage selectively over one set of vigilantism for political purposes does no...
by KrishnaK
30 Jun 2017 01:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 429
Views: 38779

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Considering Cows sacred and blessed is an integral part of Hinduism as its practiced. That they are slaughtered in violation of local customs and law is a deliberate affront to local cultural sensitivities. It might as well be 'lighting a cross' by the KKK. What do you expect to happen? In how many...
by KrishnaK
29 Jun 2017 13:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 554
Views: 51401

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

The Brookings fellow can stuff his opinion where it belongs. Who is he to warn India? On whose behalf? Should use words more judiciously. But Dollar warns that India, which has so far been reluctant to join Obor, must participate if China’s plan is to succeed. i.e. warns that the plan will fail if ...
by KrishnaK
26 Jun 2017 02:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 4444
Views: 346828

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

It is also about making India a dependent poodle in the game in all aspects but in name. We loose the MIC to a major power, it is game over. Back in the day, anytime talk of opening India up to foreign business/investment was made, there would be an uproar about the new British East India company. ...
by KrishnaK
23 Jun 2017 10:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 4444
Views: 346828

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Thank you brar. In the absence of any ToT (deep or light) and this farce of building up numbers to achieve the magic "42" has been debunked thoroughly, what is left? Has the possibility been considered that the IAF is willing to accept a 100 LCAs only if they get a 100 off the shelf from ...
by KrishnaK
22 Jun 2017 22:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4720
Views: 338671

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

One US journo last night spoke of the former KGB hand of Putin,conveniently forgetting that George Bush Sr. was also a former CIA chief! US generals like "Mad Dog" Mattis can be Sec. of State for Defence, but that must be its unique privilege. The ROW must submit to Pax Americana.Fortunat...
by KrishnaK
22 Jun 2017 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4720
Views: 338671

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Very big picture level conclusion is Putin has restored the Russian Orthodox Church and replaced the hereditary Czar system with an elected leader. This brings it in line with the post-French Revolution Europe. This fact is totally lost on US. Trouble it also seems to be lost on post french-revolut...
by KrishnaK
17 Jun 2017 00:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 934
Views: 69571

Re: Indian IT Industry

I think Harpreet Singh is overreacting. Indian IT's business model is to pick whatever is "hot" in the market, train the vast armies of graduates in that technology and send them to the US and market them with a "buy 1 get 10 free" model. This has worked very well for years. I d...

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