Search found 1108 matches

by Kati
21 Sep 2019 14:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474485

Re: Internal Security Watch

If I want to get a new SIM card then I have to get a photo, fill out the form, bring Aadhar card or passport, etc etc... then a verification within seven days.... all the hassles for a typical innocent civilian. But at Tripura Bangladesh border things are completely loosy-goosy.... Just step out of ...
by Kati
14 Sep 2019 21:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Chinese-born Australian lawmaker under fire over past links

https://news.yahoo.com/chinese-born-aus ... 11428.html

She was allegedly furthering Panda's agenda in Australia from inside.....(a deep cover agent?)
by Kati
14 Sep 2019 20:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

RCMP Intelligence Director Charged Under National Secrets Act

https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/vb5e ... ide-report

He was allegedly selling state secret to Panda....
by Kati
04 Sep 2019 10:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3795
Views: 686083

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

President Trump ordered US firms to ditch China, but many already have and more are on the way A very detailed reporting.... and Bharat doesn't figure in US executives' radar. I wonder what our babus are doing. They should be making sales pitch to steer some of the productions to Bharat. https://ww...
by Kati
03 Sep 2019 11:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: United States - Human Rights Monitor
Replies: 225
Views: 17282

Re: United States - Human Rights Monitor

Another US visa holder was denied entry over someone else's messages

https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/02/denie ... yptr=yahoo
by Kati
01 Sep 2019 21:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Chinese national carrying bulletproof vest denied entry to US possessed ‘significant cache of firearms’ The Independent Chris Riotta,The Independent Sat, Aug 31 9:19 AM CDT Reactions Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email Nice one: easyJet stands to make millions flying stranded BA passengers from the ...
by Kati
01 Sep 2019 18:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

9 Arizona State students from China detained at LA airport, denied admission to U.S.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/arizona-s ... sion-to-us
by Kati
24 Aug 2019 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3091
Views: 347751

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Trump’s tariffs on monkeys could ‘severely damage’ US medical research and send labs to China https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/24/trumps-tariffs-on-china-monkeys-could-severely-damage-us-medical-research.html Wht don'e they import monkeys from India? We can export all the opposition parties ... desi co...
by Kati
12 Aug 2019 02:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4408
Views: 474485

Re: Internal Security Watch

Quite strange .... Look's like unkil's agint... Packed off from airport, US man seeking Indian job moves Bom .. Read more at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/70625215.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/m...
by Kati
11 Aug 2019 09:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1994
Views: 247548

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

1) but i was disappointed with Modi ji's speech. It was a v good oppurtunity to convey the matter v clearly to the KM's. after a bit of developmental talks, Modi ji should have said ' pakis deluded u all for 70 years with empty rhetoric while they filled their pockets with begging money. Now pakis ...
by Kati
07 Aug 2019 10:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65507

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

CRamS wrote:Arm chair anal-ysis by 'grand mother' Praveen Swami warning of dire consequences

https://www.firstpost.com/india/be-warn ... 5101.htmlK


The above page is missing. Looks like it has been removed.
by Kati
06 Aug 2019 22:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65507

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

The danger is if the Supreme Court issued a stay order while it listens to arguments, deliberates, etc. Can supreme court issue a stay order on Presidential decree as well as passing of the bill by Rajya Sabha? I doubt if Supreme Court has authority to do so! Supreme Court and Parliament are indepe...
by Kati
05 Aug 2019 10:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: United States - Human Rights Monitor
Replies: 225
Views: 17282

Re: United States - Human Rights Monitor

Mexico angry over El Paso shooting Politico By Bianca Quilantan,Politico 2 hours 29 minutes ago Reactions Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday denounced Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso, calling it “an act of terrorism against the Mexic...
by Kati
27 Jul 2019 11:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 349
Views: 39484

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

It was reported BJP was having the majority in 125 MLA seat in the LS elections. That is correct. I heard that the figure is close to 128. This has given Bengal BhaJaPa new energy to make more headways. Some recent developments are startling. The biggest PR exercise in Bengal is fast approaching, t...
by Kati
27 Jul 2019 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 349
Views: 39484

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Meanwhile: Watch, how TMC goons beat up a professor and female students for refusing to chant 'Mamata Banerjee Zindabaad'. Will Mamata Banerjee explain this horrendous act by her party workers? People of Bengal are fed up of this anarchy and violence. https://twitter.com/BJP4India/status/1154361513...
by Kati
25 Jul 2019 11:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Cybersecurity
FBI Chief Says China Is Trying to ‘Steal Their Way’ to Dominance


https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... olitics-vp
by Kati
25 Jul 2019 00:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2734
Views: 406047

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

NM should bring in conflict of interest clauses in employment of babus with wards in foreign land. BTW isn't Doval's son UK citizen. Still, such clause should be strictly followed, any babu's ward that lives for more than a specific number of years or applies for citizenship of foreign country shou...
by Kati
23 Jul 2019 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: United States - Human Rights Monitor
Replies: 225
Views: 17282

Re: United States - Human Rights Monitor

Looks like Khan land is imploding in a slow but steady way.... Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 mln people from food stamps Reuters By Tom Polansek,Reuters 1 hour 29 minutes ago Reactions Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email By Tom Polansek CHICAGO, July 22 (Reuters) - The Trump...
by Kati
10 Jul 2019 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Arrest of Los Alamos scientist opens new front in crackdown on Chinese infiltration of U.S. labs A physicist who worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory has been charged with lying to the government about contacts with a Chinese state-run program that seeks to recruit overseas scientists. (Photo: ...
by Kati
10 Jul 2019 19:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Hacked: How China Stole U.S. Technology for Its J-20 Stealth Fighter

It's an outrage.


https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/ ... hter-66231
by Kati
08 Jul 2019 12:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 47178

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

Apologies if this has been posted before:
Ex-R&AW officers want PM to act against Hamid Ansari’s ‘anti-national’ acts

https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news ... ional-acts
by Kati
08 Jul 2019 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

FBI Urges Universities To Monitor Some Chinese Students And Scholars In The U.S.

https://www.npr.org/2019/06/28/72865912 ... in-the-u-s
by Kati
08 Jul 2019 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Professor faces 219-year prison sentence for sending missile chip tech to China

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/6/20683 ... hih-guilty
by Kati
16 Jun 2019 16:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 349
Views: 39484

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Another interesting development:
The peaceFOOL community is royally upset with Mamata-Banoo, because they are now being subjected as the butt of jokes as being called as "Goru" (cow).

[Mamata said earlier that she would be willing to accept the kicks of a cow that gives milk.]
by Kati
16 Jun 2019 16:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 349
Views: 39484

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Mamata is taking calculated risk. If this strike prolongs then doctors will start losing sympathy. Better center gov through the governor intervene now. There is a flip side too. Mamata-Banoo has proved herself to be a huge liability for the other opposition parties. No other parties (AAP, SP, BSP,...
by Kati
16 Jun 2019 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 349
Views: 39484

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Reporting from Ground Zero. The mood on the street is against the administration. From taxi drivers to cycle rickshaw r pulleys, ubiquitous chicken roll sellers to doctors (even in private) to maids. Everyone is saying she's a goner. Her appeasement policy has cut people to the core. One segment wh...
by Kati
26 May 2019 03:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113966

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Let this election euphoria get settled down, then we need to have more serious discussions about house-cleaning which is very much needed.

Some serious concerns will be shared about the ground situation in Tripura. If the situation is not handled deftly then CPM may make a comeback.
by Kati
26 May 2019 03:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 349
Views: 39484

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

Why not Sourav Ganguly? He has Pan India Appeal, not just Bengal Appeal. He is no Dilip Ghosh / Babul Supriyo. He has a kid and family. It would be difficult for him to venture out. Saurav Ganguly is too soft for politics. Moreover, he is hand in glove with didi. However, this election has shown th...
by Kati
26 May 2019 00:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 349
Views: 39484

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

An important input (not sure if SIB is keeping a watch or not since Jihadi-didi has usurped the local law enforcement personnel under her party fold with intimidation and/or monetary inducement)... Diamond Harbour seat is a sensitive area as it covers the Sundarban area where the Indo-Bangla border ...
by Kati
26 May 2019 00:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 905
Views: 97653

Re: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood

(Not sure if this is the right thread, but sharing anyway ...)

Bangladesh has stopped issuing visas to Pakistanis
https://www.khaleejtimes.com/internatio ... omatic-row
by Kati
24 May 2019 22:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113966

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The latest joke in WB based on Mumtaaz Begum's pre-poll thunder of winning all the 42 seats "We want 42 out of 42"

Didi did get all the 42 Bengal seats, but Modiji took a cut of 18 seats as part of the central GST
by Kati
23 May 2019 21:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113966

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

In WB, better if they call a no-confidence quickly else she will start killing again :( Jihadi didi won't have guts to touch saffron brigade any more. Retaliation will happen. Just wait - defection has already started. Secretly TMC lower level people are paying "courtesy visits" to BJP le...
by Kati
23 May 2019 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113966

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Only Kerala has disappointed Team India in this election. As a Keralite; my take is that BJP should keep pushing in KL but ultimately it is for the people of KL to decide. I don't think BJP made in roads to states like WB or Tripura without years of hard work. Kerala BJP also lacks good local leade...
by Kati
23 May 2019 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113966

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

SBajwa wrote:What happened to all those Jyotishis and their stars against NAMO? Paid by congoons?


No one knows for sure about NaMo's exact birth time. All Jyotish depends on that saar.
(May be only Mataji Jashodaben knows.)
by Kati
23 May 2019 14:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113966

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Sumeet wrote:Orange rasgulla being distributed in bengal by BJP


It is there in Bengal, and it is called 'Kamalabhog'. Seriously, it is a very precious sweet made only for special occasions.
by Kati
22 May 2019 09:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519566

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Chinese stealing in US Higher Ed ....

(I did mention about this six months ago)

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/201 ... c-research
by Kati
22 May 2019 09:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3795
Views: 686083

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Warren Buffet of India is very bullish on the Indian Economy (with a praise for NaMo's reforms, and dismissing R Rajan's criticisms):

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/21/rakesh- ... -2020.html

Go to advanced search