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by sugriva
31 Oct 2012 06:50
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 138801

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

Hmm. Mullah Porter and his Heeramandi model. One of the main ingredients in that model is the government as stated by none other than the good mullah himself. Another is luck/chance. The government influences all of the other factors, except chance of course. Caste based banks. Prior to bank nationa...
by sugriva
29 Oct 2012 21:49
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 138801

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

Why doubt jee. Look up yourself. All names like Pai, Kudva, Kamath, Iyer, Chettiar onree for the Mangalore based banks and IOB and Indian Bank onree. Dude, if any body with surname Gupta starts a bank then does it get to be called a Bania bank? By that token this is a Bania country since Mahatma Ga...
by sugriva
29 Oct 2012 14:35
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 138801

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

Ah.. Cashtee. Bayshed networks. Punjab National Bank was founded by Swadeshis of various persuasions and regions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punjab_National_Bank#History. Union Bank was the merger of 4 Bengali banks none of them caste based. So I caught your lies on atleast two banks. But that is...
by sugriva
29 Oct 2012 13:09
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 138801

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

^^^^ You saar, trained at the esteemed MSE, are an eggspurt at taking one statement out of context and ranting half a page on it. Where did I even imply that the state has to create the 100000000 jobs pumping metal? In fact where did I even talk about jobs? Also who is talking about banks or insuran...
by sugriva
29 Oct 2012 11:34
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 138801

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

.... No one is arguing with the need to create entrepreneurs. In fact that is a motherhood statement which no one can find fault with. The point of RVaidya's article was his celebrating caste based entrepreneurship networks as a cause of economic prosperity. Rather, I would contend that it is an ef...
by sugriva
29 Oct 2012 11:13
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 271304

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

^^^^ Dude, What ever you're smoking seems to be very potent stuff. Europe is not a manufacturing powerhouse? Have you heard of a country called Germany? It is the second largest exporter of products in the world after China. Get real before you post trash. Abhijeet is quite right. The SNR is pretty ...
by sugriva
29 Oct 2012 06:49
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 138801

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

Firstly, SMEs include some of the most high-tech firms that VCs invest in...so dog food, hair cuts and selling flowers is a very primitive and ignorant characterization of SMEs. You talking of US or India. In India, sorry to break your illusion but SME are nothing more than corner subsistence level...
by sugriva
27 Oct 2012 18:50
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 138801

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

India Growth: The untold story –Caste as social capital RVaidya does make some notable points with respect to the role of caste in the economic affairs of this country. However celebrating the caste based proprietorship model will be missing the wood for the trees. Consider this. Services constitut...
by sugriva
27 Oct 2012 17:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 348829

Re: Indian Interests

BTW how much is SM Krishna's exit tommorrow linked to Starbucks entry into India. Given that SM Krishna's son-in-law is the owner/promoter of Cafe Coffee Day the biggest gainer from the withdrawal of political patronage to CCD will be Starbucks, right?
by sugriva
02 Aug 2012 09:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 71713

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

One sport that I'd want India to take up is fencing. It doesn't appear to be very competitive, with perhaps a few international events a year. We also have the build, stamina and agility for this sport. I'd say fitness levels of badminton are required here. There are quite a few golds going abegging...
by sugriva
02 Aug 2012 09:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 71713

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Japanese companies are big time sponsors of the Olympics. It is not enough to train and coach well. The environment too needs to be "managed". Money talks and if Indian companies become sponsors then the organizers will not treat Indian athletes as shabbily as they are treated at internati...
by sugriva
31 Jul 2012 14:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 538330

Re: Internal Security Watch

How is that power grid manages to collape everyday. Stuxnet?
by sugriva
06 Jun 2012 10:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012
Replies: 4311
Views: 179633

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - Jan 12, 2012

I suggest that Goel saab man his kirana shop diligently rather than troll daily here on BRF with his knowledge, or lack thereof, of things military or armoured. If he is so interested in learning he should start by posting his queries in the newbie thread.
by sugriva
14 Mar 2012 17:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 375401

Re: Indian Railways Thread

MB never wanted DT to be the Rly Min. Her choice was Mukul Roy. However DT chose to play ball with the Congressis and through a series of shenanigans become Rly Min much against the wishes of MB. It may also be the case that the too clever by half Congress tried to play off DT against MB. Neverthele...
by sugriva
03 Feb 2012 13:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions
Replies: 5225
Views: 225114

Re: Raffy wins - Go Katrina!

^^^
SS was,is and shall remain a US agent....
by sugriva
22 Sep 2011 13:26
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 271304

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

what makes the germans so formidable in high end manufacturing? Some factors 1. Culture. Willingness to go to other places for better prospects and work hard. In medieval Europe two communities were to be found in almost every village in European Russia, viz the Jews and the German farmers. German-...
by sugriva
21 Sep 2011 15:10
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 2010)
Replies: 4994
Views: 271304

Re: Perspectives on the global economic meltdown- (Nov 28 20

Time to pack up the Eurozone and get back to the Italian lira, Greek Drachma and German Deutch Mark. This will allow the poor buggers in Greece to print money and get out of the mess ala US.
by sugriva
20 Sep 2011 10:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 189526

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

^^^^
There seems to be a game of oneupmanship going on amongst the senior generals of the Indian Army. First the Sukhna land scam, then VKS's DOB controversy and now DGAR to be recalled for financial impropriety. Something seems to be rotten. How did this come to pass?
by sugriva
31 Aug 2011 12:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 157080

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

The Tea Party movement had no central leadership, but was composed of a loose affiliation of national and local groups that determined their own platforms and agendas. Similarity exists,but to a limited extent only. TEA-was used as an acronym for "Taxed Enough Already" and the general dri...
by sugriva
31 Aug 2011 08:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 157080

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

The Anna Hazare Andolan has eerie similarities with the Tea Party movement in the US.
by sugriva
29 Aug 2011 18:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 157080

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

The Empire Strikes Back! - ibnlive ... Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has accepted a privilege motion against the duo for their antics at Ramlila Maidan... The politicians will be scoring a self-goal if they were to actually move against the duo, especially Bedi. After all what can Parliament do to ...
by sugriva
27 Aug 2011 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 157080

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

^^^^ Somewhere this denigrating of politicians as thieves/rascals/ba$****$ etc has to stop for a healthy continuation of democratic politics. If Kejriwala and Kiran Bedi were to enter parliament tomorrow would they also be labelled as rascals? Let us give our institutions some respect if not the peo...
by sugriva
26 Aug 2011 09:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1063
Views: 127944

Re: Indian Police Reform

Paging ASPuar....
When YS Dadwal was made the DP Commissioner did he supercede Kiran Bedi. If Kiran Bedi was superceded why did she not approach CAT? Or is YS Dadwal senior to Kiran Bedi in the service?
by sugriva
25 Aug 2011 21:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 157080

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

BJP and combined opposition parties planning to check mate Congress tommorrow. As soon as Jan Lokpal bill is presented they will ask for a vote on the issue.
by sugriva
18 Aug 2011 10:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev
Replies: 3955
Views: 243067

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev

When I was in India, I used to evade taxes. I don't even try that in Hong Kong. Here, I used to jump signals, I don't do that there It is precisely the above that gives me the shivers about the doofusses who are supporting the AH movement. So this guy doesn't jump signals and bothers to pay all his...
by sugriva
02 Aug 2011 10:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

^^^^
More likely illegal Sri Lankan Tamils.
by sugriva
21 Jul 2011 09:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

^^^^
Agree with the thought of GST being an internal FTA. Over time there should be more consumption and production leading to an increase in GDP numbers also.
by sugriva
16 Jul 2011 20:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

thats because the American apples in America are of a far better quality than the one's they sell in India. Even bigger tragedy is that the Indian fruits I buy in new york is of far better quality than what was in the local sabji mandi. You get the point ? Oh Hello Sir !!!!. Nobody put a gun to the...
by sugriva
15 Jul 2011 21:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

Ever since imported apples made their way to the indian market I dont see kashmiri or himachal apples on shelves of Indian market. In fact their is a better chance of finding these on Manhattan fruit exchange than the Indian supermarkets . :) And why is that by itself so bad? Himachali fruit owner ...
by sugriva
28 Jun 2011 07:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

but the reason why world is feeling takleef enough to take the time to make fun is because unlike any other individual or coalition of basket cases, our institution building since 1947 has produced a vast number (relative to competitors) of people able to compete at the world level in any field - e...
by sugriva
24 Jun 2011 07:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

^^^^ somnathji, dont feed the trolls. Anybody who says that bonds are equal to currency is simply trolling. People may or may not understand how budgets deficits are funded but they do understand that if they give their khota sikkas only then they get bonds. If everybody, Tom, Dick, Harry , Ram and ...
by sugriva
23 Jun 2011 14:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

...."We promise to pay the bearer Rs X ", and in other worlds, also IOU and also called Wampum! WOW, so there is no difference between currency and bonds :eek: Isn't the point about bonds about taking away the hard earned khota sikkas of the citizens of Bangalore Kerala and giving them ni...
by sugriva
22 Jun 2011 11:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

This "prints money to fund deficits" BS that the "learned" maulanas of the learned school sprout from time to time needs to be trashed. Since about 1997 the govt has stopped financing the budget deficit by printing money. The preferred way to do it now is by using OMO, which perh...
by sugriva
22 Jun 2011 11:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

Prem wrote:I dont see any cutomer country to absorb 2-4 Trillion annual Chinese export. If it ever gonna be such customer, it will be India only.


You want India to absort 2-4 trillion of Chinese exports year over year. Seriously, whose side are you batting on? :eek:
by sugriva
22 Jun 2011 10:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

Just because others cheat does not mean we need to compare ourselves to them. This way is doom. The very fact that the Indian self flagellation always goes, "We are growing fast but look at blaah blaah blaah...." is stupid. We are growing fast, period. Nothing else matters. No, it does ma...
by sugriva
21 Jun 2011 20:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3373
Views: 209830

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

Suraj just blew up all your silly numbers. Can I now call them lies now. What now. Huh! Your conclusion is complete garbage right there. How so? If at all it only proves Somnath's point. China's 40 % growth from a larger base compared to India's 30% growth. Not bad but as Somnath said, depending on...
by sugriva
20 Jun 2011 12:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev
Replies: 3955
Views: 243067

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev

From his very first post I knew that this character 'narataja' is a troll. Lets not feed the troll guys.
by sugriva
17 Jun 2011 10:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev
Replies: 3955
Views: 243067

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev

^^^exactly how is the rant that you posted above germane to the point that Somnath raised "Does he undergo a spiritual transformation?". Or will your contribution be limited to posting inanities, non-sequitors and strawman arguments
by sugriva
15 Jun 2011 08:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev
Replies: 3955
Views: 243067

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev

Vision without implementation is hallucination - Edison
by sugriva
10 Jun 2011 11:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev
Replies: 3955
Views: 243067

Re: Anna Hazare and Lokpal Bill

20-year Leveraged Buyout of Bharat that has been spuriously sold to people as part and parcel of our economic success story. A leveraged buyout in social and political terms is exactly what it is... :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Now we know who the commie on the board is...... :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

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