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by KrishnaK
20 Jun 2018 11:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1403
Views: 172151

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Arguing both that shale production is pricier and that if shale output were significant enough to sway prices, oil would be at a low $40 is self-contradictory and absurd. OPEC calls on US shale oil producers to accept 'shared responsibility' of slashing global supply North American shale drillers ha...
by KrishnaK
11 Jun 2018 09:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1364
Views: 148714

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

But as you say, they are not racist at all. Heh heh, how quickly people forget that slavery in the US and apartheid in South Africa - two of the most egregious examples of the hatred of man for his fellow man simply for the difference in their skin color - were both initiated, enabled and perpetuat...
by KrishnaK
17 May 2018 10:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1575
Views: 226445

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I had this question in my mind , Why do we have to peg Rupee against a Dollar or Euro , Why cant RBI or GOI just ban these exchange rates and create a fixed exchange rates , Like why cant Rupee just be fixed Rs 40 against USD and why it has to be 68 ? If exporter want hard currency they can directl...
by KrishnaK
12 Apr 2018 04:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4034
Views: 176410

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

I am not writing US off. I am stating some facts which I can back with data. Everything US does has the basis on oil. Why did Kissinger-Adams do a petro dollar deal with Saudi Arabia? Did you know every calorie of food produced is US has 10 calories of oil in it. Did arm sales happen with a need to...
by KrishnaK
09 Apr 2018 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1364
Views: 148714

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

For exactly the same reasons that businesses go there. They can expect the courts to be independent of the ruling dispensation. Nobody goes to Moscow or Beijing, not even the children of the CPI leaders - Sitaram Yechuri's daughter lives in the UK ? Bullsh1t. They go to the UK because they know the...
by KrishnaK
09 Apr 2018 21:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4034
Views: 176410

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Japan's economic miracle Since the late 1990s, the growth in Japan’s real GDP per head has outperformed every other major economy. And unlike other major economies, income inequality in Japan has not increased, remaining amongst the lowest in the developed world The article says given Japan's worki...
by KrishnaK
23 Mar 2018 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1364
Views: 148714

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Then why do so many scamsters like the the Mallyas and Modis make a beeline for the UK and US to squat and enjoy their loot? They're not squatting in Moscow or Beijing! For exactly the same reasons that businesses go there. They can expect the courts to be independent of the ruling dispensation. No...
by KrishnaK
23 Mar 2018 00:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1364
Views: 148714

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Yaaas.Britain welcomed the Ruusian scamsters and looters who fled afeared of Putin weilding the big stick.Briatin loves the sewer rats from all over the globe who fill their banks with their ill-gotten gains, granting even convicted crimials and spies convicted of treason politcal asylum in the bar...
by KrishnaK
17 Mar 2018 12:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1364
Views: 148714

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

KK, you are right on many points.The USSR did collapse thanks to its internal contradictions.Putin has brought back stability to Russia in every sphere, but does acknowledge- watch his interview , that much has to be done in Russia , especially economically to reduce thd inequality gap.The West is ...
by KrishnaK
17 Mar 2018 11:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2469
Views: 174290

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

In return, the polite Hindus reciprocate with "hilsa" politics by studiously avoiding all references to beedi muslim genocide of the Hindu population. Exterminate Hindus at home and migrate to India for livelihood and better prospects. in return, India will continue to shower it's bounty ...
by KrishnaK
16 Mar 2018 12:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1364
Views: 148714

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Theresa May without any hard evidence to substantiate her conclusions, is expelling over 20 Ru diplomats.Plus, and they will not be missed at all, no UK politicos and royals will attend the World Cup.Activities of suspicious Russians will be curtailed , etc., etc. But the facts as of now are that t...
by KrishnaK
14 Mar 2018 02:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1364
Views: 148714

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Bart S wrote:Britain has reportedly 'Given the Kremlin 2 days to explain'. I wonder what they will be able to do if the Russians continue to show them the finger. Get drunk and start a football riot? :lol: :oops:
What happens if the British start doing the same ? We've seen how this confrontation ends before.
by KrishnaK
13 Mar 2018 11:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2469
Views: 174290

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

The only half-decent neighbour India has is Sheikh Hasina's Bangladesh. and yet the average beedi public sentiment is against India and the infiltration continues unabated. Nobody likes their much bigger neighbour, especially one that surrounds their country on 3 sides. India has not been able to m...
by KrishnaK
11 Mar 2018 01:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 732
Views: 114818

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Rakesh wrote:India & France In Talks For 36 More Rafales?
https://www.livefistdefence.com/2018/03 ... fales.html
Heaven sent, if it goes through !
by KrishnaK
03 Mar 2018 15:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2469
Views: 174290

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Hope Zia is debarred from contesting elections by their court and her party splits into two so that Sheikh Hasina comes to power for another term and consolidate the gains her country has made in the regional relationships. Not much to choose there. Its six of one and half a dozen of the other. The...
by KrishnaK
24 Feb 2018 15:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 551
Views: 55419

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

this govt cannot envisage a 20b deal of any nature with 2019 elections looming. the next govt whoever it is will keep kicking the ball down the court. There's always the possibility that some bipartisan consensus is reached. Incidentally from this previously posted article On the reasons for not ba...
by KrishnaK
23 Feb 2018 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 210606

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

WSJ - With U.S. Push, Pakistan Placed on Terror Finance List

Saudi Arabia abandons earlier support for Islamabad under pressure from Washington
by KrishnaK
23 Feb 2018 21:07
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

And He's Back!!! That Train's Never Late! :lol: And BTW, you are somewhere between Stage 1 and Stage 2 on the Five Stages of Grief (https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7261&p=2253720#p2253720). Long way to go, but you will see the light at the end of tunnel :mrgreen: My cl...
by KrishnaK
23 Feb 2018 06:50
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

:lol: The risk assessor in chief on BRF - who claims his predictions are * NEVER * wrong - has been humbled. How does that feel? :lol: My claim was the plan where LCA MK2 makes up the a bulk of shortfall due to upcoming retirements is risky enough, that imports are warranted. IAF's planning shouldn...
by KrishnaK
19 Feb 2018 08:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2085
Views: 192437

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Their reign of terror as one of the biggest swing producers is long gone. It is the US now which will soon become the world's largest oil producer and they are increasingly making inroads into the huge Indian market, both for oil and gas. Saudi Arabia is still the swing producer of oil. Why The U.S...
by KrishnaK
17 Feb 2018 07:50
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Rakesh wrote:To know where you are going, you must know where you came from. You cannot deny who you are, to be someone whom you cannot be.
Typical desi dialogue-baazi - superficially profound and meaningless at the same time.
by KrishnaK
17 Feb 2018 07:48
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Long ago Pannikar wrote that there are only four natural big powers: US, Russia, China, and India. So all the diplomacy and machinations are to prevent these from colluding. Let me give example. In Cold War the line up was the US vs Russia and China and keep India non-aligned. This last was the Bri...
by KrishnaK
17 Feb 2018 07:05
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Thanks for reproducing it, I read it the first time around. Let me attempt to explain better.... Did I touch a raw nerve? I was just following from our last discussion, in which you requested things to be dumbed down for you. Just continuing on that path. I had asked for cost vs capacity as numbers...
by KrishnaK
17 Feb 2018 03:08
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

This is exactly what is frustrating Tellis Saar.... https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/964399518153232385 ---> Neither America nor Russia can really afford to throw an 'either with us or with them' tantrum when dealing with India. New Delhi will always maintain diversified strategic industrial int...
by KrishnaK
17 Feb 2018 02:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Ashley's also advocating not abandoning the PAKFA - is he lobbying for the Russian MIC as well ? Read what he is saying again. But for ease, I will reproduce it... India should also REASSESS the decision to develop the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft indigenously and avoid weakening the collaborati...
by KrishnaK
16 Feb 2018 13:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 904
Views: 78009

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Maldives is a test case for India’s strategic economic quest, and for Trump’s Indo-Pacific idea By disposition, President Nasheed was far from enthusiastic about Beijing’s newfound interest in the Maldives. His experience at the hands of autocrats at home gave him a jaundiced view of the Chinese Co...
by KrishnaK
16 Feb 2018 13:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 904
Views: 78009

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

China, Maldives: Beijing's Boats Send a Message to India "China has bolstered its naval presence in the IO. In addition to the anti-piracy task force...a group of Chinese military vessels have recently been deployed to the eastern part of the ocean...the timing suggests it's linked to the cris...
by KrishnaK
16 Feb 2018 11:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

For all the talk that BRF's import lobby claims that the IAF will induct 250 - 300 Tejas aircraft in total (in addition to 200 F-16s and 100 F-18s), this is the actual reality. Almost two year old article, but still very relevant today. This is always the end goal of the American MIC. Troubles, The...
by KrishnaK
16 Feb 2018 11:24
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

1) What stops India from getting Su-57, after all F-35 deliveries are complete? To honour that, would mean there has to be something in a F-35 contract that would bar India from getting any Russian stealth technology. Would India agree to such a thing? 2) What stops someone in maintenance - using y...
by KrishnaK
13 Feb 2018 12:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4116
Views: 341200

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

The HAL-RTOS provides a comprehensive feature set based on international specification - ARINC-653 - to support Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) architecture. Key features include address, space and time partitioning, priority pre-emptive process scheduling and health monitoring . Unfortunately th...
by KrishnaK
08 Feb 2018 08:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2555
Views: 459551

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

nam wrote:If we want to compare weight, you have consider propellent weight, those landing legs as well.
vs wings and landing gear.
by KrishnaK
07 Feb 2018 22:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3631
Views: 251336

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

the thing with "China" is that it is a State, unlike Tata. The State not only had vision but had the authority to take risks - funds AND time. Tata has neither. I doubt the Indian State will fund such efforts AND absorb the results without complaining - like the Chinese. NRao-ji, I would ...
by KrishnaK
07 Feb 2018 10:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3631
Views: 251336

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Cheen has also purchased the AN70 IP btw. expect the new round of workhorse C130-clone rolling to be done on that. LRMP, AEW etc etc What the hell! I haven’t heard that one. I thought it would be one of the crown jewels that Ukraine keeps. They sold the An-225 IP to Cheen but that is a white elepha...
by KrishnaK
02 Feb 2018 03:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 651
Views: 53694

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

The biggest danger is not the PRC attacking a member of ASEAN. It is members of ASEAN accepting chini takeover of the gray zone as fait accompli because Cheen always does things that are short of actual warfare. One of the biggest reason ASEAN acquiesces to China’s creeping takeover of the shared c...
by KrishnaK
27 Jan 2018 08:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

This has already gone on for too long, so my last argument here. Krishna, come on! This was only warm up. https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/duty_calls.png I'll try to restrict myself though See, your reasons for the SEF purchase is all wrong. For this, one must go back to the early 80s. - The PAF acquir...
by KrishnaK
27 Jan 2018 03:06
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 520065

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

This has already gone on for too long, so my last argument here. That said It only needs to meet deadlines better than the LCA MK2. That is not the goal of SEF. The goal of SEF acquisition is to shore up the numbers. Nice try. So I ask yet again, how is the SEF going to meet the deadlines that the I...

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