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by SRoy
23 May 2020 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5265
Views: 638762

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^

We will get there ... being the next Turkey.
Just wait for the peaceful population to cross 30% - 35% mark.
Modi or no Modi.

Be careful what you wish for.
All this multi-cultural democracy crap is nice to hear as long as everyone contributes and pays equally.
by SRoy
20 May 2020 23:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In Kolkata the lock down was accepted by people by and large. And Kolkata, despite its population density (which is mostly in old areas ... which means legal tenements with proper amenities ) do not have large slum clusters. Slums are there, littered around in manageable sizes. And FWIW, I returned ...
by SRoy
20 May 2020 23:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^
Point is that the TMC govt. fudged numbers, but that alone cannot account for vast difference in infection and dead numbers between Mumbai and Kolkata, if comparative population sizes and density are sole criteria.
by SRoy
20 May 2020 22:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Maharashtra is becoming unmanageable. Kolkota has similar density as Mumbai. The numbers coming out of Kolkota are complete BS. Tell me sir! I live in Kolkata. All markets opened. No night curfew. I guess I should come across streets full of corpses the moment step outside. I even took my car out f...
by SRoy
16 May 2020 12:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 316
Views: 90511

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

^^
True.
Future of manufacturing will be driven by intelligent robots. It is already happening as a part of Industry 4.0 automation.
by SRoy
16 May 2020 12:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India
Replies: 65
Views: 9257

Re: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India

I am quite aware that modern electronics including network equipment is heavily software intensive. That isn't limited to 5G. However, the situation of engineering software development in the country ( outside of MNC employees ) is totally pathetic. It is even more pathetic than the hardware develo...
by SRoy
16 May 2020 12:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^ Sachin, Did you miss the part where I have written that the WB govt. ought to be dismissed. Please don't quote selectively. As far as the documents are concerned, prima facie even you could be an infiltrator. Unless proved otherwise. People of Bengal did not create the Bangladeshi infiltration pr...
by SRoy
15 May 2020 13:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^ And how do you identify Bangladeshi nationals? People with Indian passports, Aadhar cards etc. How do you determine them to be Bangladeshis? Lungi test? Will WB police do that? I don't understand. BRF lives in an universe of its own. Completely cut off from the real world. FWIW, tell you what. Th...
by SRoy
11 May 2020 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Evolution of Indian Strategic Thought-1
Replies: 588
Views: 39031

Re: Evolution of Indian Strategic Thought-1

Thanks Ramana Sir,
The CLAWS papers are good read. Well timed due to work from home situation.
by SRoy
05 May 2020 00:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 71813

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Very Interesting @sroy bureaucracy that has engraved itself for 70 years could be changed in 5 years? Unless you believe folks who don't agree can be shot Re-read my post word by word. If you want to go by the book, take your time. Don't how old are you. But our future generations will live in Shar...
by SRoy
04 May 2020 22:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 71813

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

One term is enough.
Not every solution is written in some book and there is no reason to restrict yourselves to rule books. Everything is possible in statecraft. You should get the hint.
by SRoy
04 May 2020 11:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5265
Views: 638762

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What was the principle followed for those airlifted out from various countries? Did the air fare issue came up? Why does this govt. keeps on scoring self goals. There seem to be no control over the bureaucracy. It is plain to see what it is. The Lobby's ecosystem in the govt. machinery created this ...
by SRoy
03 May 2020 20:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^ There is a loophole in your argument. If we are discovering infections now, that means they were infected around 2nd or 3rd week of April. Why should we second guess and assume people at large were infected and undetected around 23rd of March? It wasn't the case. To my knowledge there is not a si...
by SRoy
02 May 2020 23:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

When the shutdown was announced the total countrywide infected count was odd 200. If the transport were available people would have left for their native places. The infection itself was limited to returnees from overseas travel. The working classes had no contact whatsoever with these people. But, ...
by SRoy
02 May 2020 23:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Brace for jump in infection cases due to point to point transport arrangements for migrant workers.

The initial shutdown of interstate transport, railways, airways and then the lock down all without warning will now cost us.
by SRoy
29 Apr 2020 01:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 71813

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

IT and BPO are not the same thing.

You may argue that the DDM loosely uses ITES/BPO alongside IT.

This distinction matters. Also read the NASSCOM comment.

Last post from my side.
by SRoy
28 Apr 2020 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 71813

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

So, we are at it again. Poor worded presser to create confusion. https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/it-employees-can-work-home-until-july-31-centre-123514 https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/electronics/big-opportunity-in-electronics-mfg-beckons-india-move-swiftly-to-tap-i...
by SRoy
28 Apr 2020 14:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 71813

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Regarding policies that get announced, rolled back or not clarified... this is an ailment from before that Chinesevirus can't magically cure. Poor drafting language, poor enumeration of rules, poor coverage of scenarios, poor communication of rules and intent to various regional, local and departme...
by SRoy
28 Apr 2020 14:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 71813

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

You can believe whatever it is that you wish. Please don't spread FUD on BR, especially the parts in bold. Thanks. As regards your other claims, the GOI has clarified in multiple circulars on who is allowed to open up, who is not, percentage of staff allowed, expectations and have also given the st...
by SRoy
28 Apr 2020 14:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 71813

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Manish_P wrote:^ IMO that entire quoted post can be compressed into 3 words - 'Mudi shud rejine'


I am in BRF much longer than you and old timers know each others political leanings.

So, keep your pidgin Mallu speak to yourself please.
by SRoy
27 Apr 2020 20:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 465
Views: 71813

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

I'm already getting anecdotal reports of people untraceable (people picked up and govt. doesn't bother to inform kin where the patient is kept), shoddy quarantine facilities, no doctor attending people, one time meals, govt. doctors refusing to shift patients to private facilities for well off famil...
by SRoy
26 Apr 2020 00:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1421
Views: 174345

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

^^ What's your issue with name calling a state? Most of the economic woes of the state can straightaway traced back to historical events and biased treatment from Congress govt. That said, the state has sent almost half the MPs to the same party as the one ruling India right now. And every non-parti...
by SRoy
25 Apr 2020 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

^^ I left the "wall" part. That requires a separate thought. "Wall" will not work. You cannot wish away people. They are there. And they are there in big number. No wall is needed. A common Abdul is never a problem. Let me repeat. All we need is a demonstration of two things to t...
by SRoy
25 Apr 2020 17:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

^^ The "mentality" is there for a reason. The entire RoP crowd lives in a bubble. We and the world have not allowed them to fail. Reasons are many, West's Great Game, our own misplaced sense of morality. We, collectively, keep propping them up, financially, morally. We pardon them without ...
by SRoy
24 Apr 2020 00:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5265
Views: 638762

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

How deeply Christian & islamist imperialist forces conspire : Some Liberals Are Warming Up To The Idea Of ‘Hindu Rashtra’ Over Nehruvian Secularism, What’s The Catch? by Yaajnaseni Apr 22, 2020, 6:41 pm An article in the Indian Express, written by the Vice-Chancellor of NALSAR University, Hyder...
by SRoy
06 Apr 2020 13:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^ "India should also mandate the installation of such an app (a Digilocker) with a public health function. How the SuiShenCode works is explained below" Which ministry to be contacted for getting a "mandatory" smartphone issued? Assuming such apps runs only in a smartphone. BRF ...
by SRoy
06 Apr 2020 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5265
Views: 638762

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Talking off coolies ...

I have a few classmates, close buddies in fact.
KV educated, fauji kids, now settled in US and Canada. Very well off.

But when I talk to these guys, seems like they stuck in a time warp.

The amount of disdain and condescending they have for anything desi is astounding.
by SRoy
02 Apr 2020 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^

They will do as they please. Tum kya ukhad loge?
by SRoy
02 Apr 2020 22:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^^
So, why this whining on BRF about Jamaatis misbehaving?
by SRoy
01 Apr 2020 21:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Lock down is going to get extended, looking at the infection rate for last few days and today.
by SRoy
30 Mar 2020 18:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In the meanwhile, Delhi Police has cordon off Nizamuddin. Peacefuls in Tableeghi Jamaat gathering were over thousands. Some 300 were found COVID19 positive today.
by SRoy
21 Mar 2020 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Either MoHFW or local / state administrators are suppressing data.
by SRoy
21 Mar 2020 11:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6372
Views: 587753

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

There is a extradinary spike today. What we are seeing over a period of time is spike in UP, Delhi, Kerala, Ladhak. This might be because these are tourist circuits. We have to keep a watch on these places, mainly Kerala and UP. Work circuits like Karnataka and Maharashtra are pretty stable after i...
by SRoy
04 Sep 2019 19:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4769
Views: 629561

Re: Internal Security Watch

It was ethnic Ahoms against everybody else. .... It beggars belief, as how exactly Ahoms (13th century entrants to the area) have greater claims to domicile against other ethno-lingual population that are around there since millenniums. .... It is the local Ahom bureaucracy that has done this. Why ...
by SRoy
04 Sep 2019 05:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4769
Views: 629561

Re: Internal Security Watch

Assam NRC exercise was nothing to do with weeding out infiltrators. It was ethnic Ahoms against everybody else. And the result shows. It beggars belief, as how exactly Ahoms (13th century entrants to the area) have greater claims to domicile against other ethno-lingual population that are around the...
by SRoy
08 Aug 2019 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 74944

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

Thousands of migrant workers flee Kashmir following hate crimes and threats by local Muslims: Report https://www.opindia.com/2019/08/thousands-of-migrant-workers-flee-kashmir-following-hate-crimes-and-threats-by-local-muslims-report/ Migrant workers from Bihar, many of whom are Muslims themselves, ...
by SRoy
03 Jun 2019 17:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4769
Views: 629561

Re: Internal Security Watch

https://indianexpress.com/article/north-east-india/assam/assam-decorated-former-army-officer-declared-foreigner-sent-to-detention-camp-5755173/ Assam illegal Muslim is able to enter service because congress delayed this NRC for decades. Of course many illegals are honest people. But his service can...
by SRoy
01 Jun 2019 01:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 368
Views: 52113

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

https://www.dnaindia.com/india/photo-ga ... ul-2755476

So people have begun heckling and jeering Jihadidi in public. The fear is gone.

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