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by Sanju
28 May 2020 23:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2765
Views: 791388

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Turbulence: How we almost lost Tejas https://www.asianage.com/ideas/turbulence-how-we-almost-lost-tejas-187 24 May 2016 By B. R. SRIKANTH <snip...> “At one meeting in 1991, chaired by then Defence Minister Sharad Pawar, MP Suresh Kalmadi , said we should be sent behind bars because he had found lar...
by Sanju
28 May 2020 23:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4067
Views: 734276

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Arshyam saar nice post in the previous page.
by Sanju
27 May 2020 22:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4067
Views: 734276

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I don't understand the rona-dhona and dhothi shivering by some posters. The Indian Army is a battle hardened army sitting on heights. If a larger MIC granted a victory, there ae some examples quoted by Yagnasri ji which quells that assumption. It is an insult to the Indian Armed forces when folks wr...
by Sanju
26 May 2020 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4067
Views: 734276

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Kung fu. During Boxer Rebellion they charged Sepoys bare-handed (and chested) and going "hi yiiha" with punches and kicks. Hence the term "boxers." I meant that question in all seriousness. They "reportedly" have the superior military. What exactly is the hold up? Mayb...
by Sanju
20 May 2020 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Ambar, nice post and you are absolutely right. No one is doubting that there exists an ecosystem that has been consistent in its sabotaging many of the initiatives, however, it isn't easy to throw everyone out when one doesn't have the required bench strength. I had met someone close to the corridor...
by Sanju
19 May 2020 04:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Would it be accurate to say a significant number of state and national level politicos have/had at least indirect stakes in APMCs ? E.g. the Pawar family ? There was an article posted here some time ago that talked of the total domination of certain agricultural produce by one communiy and the mult...
by Sanju
19 May 2020 01:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2765
Views: 791388

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

IR, that was a well written rebuttal, even i could understand it. Kudos to you and thank you for putting your efforts in this direction. Speaks a lot about your knowledge, capability and good intentions.
by Sanju
18 May 2020 23:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Bababji uvacha

Dr. APR Flag of IndiaMaple leaf
@drapr007
Multiple AWACS are airborne. Own side and other side followed by CAPs.


Is something cooking up?
by Sanju
16 May 2020 07:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4303
Views: 752564

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

RV, wonderful post as always.
by Sanju
13 May 2020 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 48th Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971
Replies: 162
Views: 24342

Re: 48th Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971

Then Maj. Gen. JFR Jacob to the left of (Paper) Tiger Niazi, Lt. Gen. Sagat Singh to Gen Jacob's right, Air Marshal Dewan to the right of Gen Sagat Singh, Adm. Krishnan behind Lt. Gen JS Aurora and I think it was either Mrs Aurora or Mrs. Krishnan in that pic peeping between the shoulders of the Air...
by Sanju
09 May 2020 00:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^^ 'At each stop he ( meaning Khalilzad), will urge support for immediate reduction in violence, yada yada' so In Delhi will he ask us to stop hitting Pakis??? What reduction in violence can we offer??? And later he is going to Slumbad!!! I think Pakis want Khan to ask Namo to give them breathing ...
by Sanju
19 Apr 2020 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

<snip..> Is Saba Naqvi the daughter of Saeed Naqvi? Yes Saba Naqvi on Twitter Saba Naqvi @_sabanaqvi Brilliant piece by Saeed Naqvi who really does know the minefields and oilfields of Mid East well. ( Disclosure: my father ) https://naqvijournal.blogspot.com/2019/09/successful-attack-on-aramco-pos...
by Sanju
19 Apr 2020 19:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6432
Views: 597106

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Rsingh ji, Praying for you and hoping for a successful procedure & speedy recovery.
by Sanju
16 Apr 2020 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

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Thanks Sudarshan ji.
by Sanju
16 Apr 2020 22:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ That Vir Singhvi article equates Tablighi with RSS, that is the narrative that is being set here. Whatever else he writes is just a langot to cover his real agenda.
by Sanju
16 Apr 2020 22:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/Ram_Guha/status/1250380465577459713 Ramachandra Guha @Ram_Guha Jawaharlal Nehru to Chief Ministers, 1954: " It is always the duty and obligation of the majority to win the goodwill of the minorities by fair and even generous treatment ". This precious maxim is now viol...
by Sanju
16 Apr 2020 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Karan M wrote:Seriously - the news agency had heard of BRF? Thats interesting.


No kidding. A biggie and they still exist..you probably watch or read them on a daily basis.
by Sanju
16 Apr 2020 07:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I have a different POV on this. Having lurked here for over a decade and attended the BRF Delhi meet, my humble 2 cents to the Gurus. While I agree the barriers to entry in the profession are not as high as compared to other professions but there are institutes such as IIMC etc where entry is given...
by Sanju
15 Apr 2020 19:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6432
Views: 597106

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Especially Indians who have been vaccinated with BCG in India, are they faring better than whites, blacks and hispanic people? No definite data yet. Anecdotally, not doing so well, at least in NY metro area. BCG is irrelevant so far, although the numbers are small. The two people - both desi docs -...
by Sanju
15 Apr 2020 07:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

In Canada, it was $2900.00 with a $5000.00 loan given for a certain period. Rupa S & Hubby Vivek D would have availed of this, as they were tweeting about getting back to Canada.
by Sanju
11 Apr 2020 20:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6432
Views: 597106

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

They tried... and nearly succeeded yeah. I read about that report some time back. very suspicious of kejriwal to give the permission. Post on 01-Apr This is my summary of the source as we cannot copy the whole article due to copyright issues: Mar 13: Delhi Govt gives the order that there should not...
by Sanju
11 Apr 2020 07:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Jamatis continue with their games https://twitter.com/nisheethsharan/status/1248467980377133064 This must be why they attacked health workers doing a door to door survey of the area. Saar this is Bhopal and the place where they were attacked was in Indore. For all we know there maybe more such &quo...
by Sanju
10 Apr 2020 10:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4143
Views: 768002

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

When an uninformed person ventures an opinion on a highly emotive matter, then be prepared to receive the flak. One can ask question(s) for clarifications, when one questions the actions, then all bets are off.
by Sanju
04 Apr 2020 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I would have agreed with you a week back, adithya garu. not now. 2000+ mullahs from states like tn and ap attending some jihadi event can shake a person's belief. we simply can't handle this issue with our current system. There will be a post-mortem of how this was allowed to happen and action take...
by Sanju
04 Apr 2020 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

They have done it in all the countries that they live in Australia, Canada, US and even in India where Chinese nationals bought and sent them back to PRC. Locust is the right term used previously on this thread. It is not as cut and dry as above. the CCP asked the Overseas Chinese Network (OCN) to ...
by Sanju
04 Apr 2020 10:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I got a WA fwd of a group of SDRE policewomen holding down a guy at a protest and one of them pinching his testimonials. Time isn't far away when they will wield the lathis on the Jamaatis. Also there were news reports from top two tukde gang universities complaining about being hit below the belt ...
by Sanju
04 Apr 2020 09:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Absolutely. Female cops should be arresting, publicly lathi charging and giving statements to the media about these fundamentalist creeps. Respect for women and law enforcement has to be drilled into their patriarchal minds by the power of lathi. I got a WA fwd of a group of SDRE policewomen holdin...
by Sanju
03 Apr 2020 20:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Here are the details of the Doc. Who attacks people who come to help you and your community? The level of indoctrination is astounding. ANI on Twitter ANI @ANI #WATCH "We'd been working on screening of contacts for last 4 days.But what we saw y'day we'd not seen earlier.We sustained injuries bu...
by Sanju
02 Apr 2020 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Not to take away anything from the above account Sheela Bhatt is a Congi mouthpiece go back to her articles 2014 and prior, she is however not as potent as the other articulate mouthpieces KLNMurthy saar being on BRF for some time, will definitely know Sheela Bhatt from her days on Rediff.com. My u...
by Sanju
02 Apr 2020 03:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/Imamofpeace/status/1245429428160626689 “A Chinese woman proudly filmed herself buying huge amount of facemasks from multiple US supermarkets and loaded the masks onto her pickup truck. "It feels so awesome to buy all the masks! I didn't leave a single mask for the Americans...
by Sanju
02 Apr 2020 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

In the meantime: OpIndia FIRs filed against The Wire Founder-Editor Siddharth Varadarajan for spreading fake news about Yogi Adityanath The Founder-Editor of The Wire had taken quotes of an expelled mahant and misattributed them to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to whitewash the Tablig...
by Sanju
02 Apr 2020 02:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5336
Views: 651588

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

For folks who are living in India on this forum, how many of you are watching Ramayan? It seems to be a masterstroke by the Govt. to rerun this serial in these times. SM seems to be on fire with the younger generation in awe of the Serial and getting touch with the scriptures. This will have long te...
by Sanju
01 Apr 2020 23:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6432
Views: 597106

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Tableeghis need compassion in this crisis, not FIR <snipped the image> Vimal ji, you missed the most important part in there. The Super Turd @majihyderi writes in the first para: A day after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court came to the rescue of 400 pilgrims stranded at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in ...
by Sanju
01 Apr 2020 13:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6432
Views: 597106

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Hindustan Times ‘By first available flight’: Centre orders deportation of foreign Jamaat workers In its advisory to states, the government has said that any foreigner member of Tabligh Jamaat found free from Covid-19 should be immediately deported by the first available flight. The advisory further...
by Sanju
01 Apr 2020 13:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6432
Views: 597106

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Hindustan Times Source This is my summary of the source as we cannot copy the whole article due to copyright issues: Mar 13: Delhi Govt gives the order that there should not be any religious/politcal/social gathering, despite which 3400 people approx., gather at Nizamuddin Markaz. Mar 16: Cm Kejriw...
by Sanju
01 Apr 2020 12:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6432
Views: 597106

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Hindustan Times Markaz leadership resisted, then NSA Ajit Doval dropped by at 2 am The operation has moved into Phase 2. In this, security officials say the effort is to trace all the foreigners who are in India, get them medically screened and then take a close look at violation of the visa norms....
by Sanju
01 Apr 2020 10:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6432
Views: 597106

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

My primary school classmate who was in ICU intubated, has been moved out of ICU on the road to recovery. He lives in New England. People who were infected early will get the best care before fatigue and overcrowding tears the system brick by brick. Brar_w ji wishing you and your friend peace and str...
by Sanju
31 Mar 2020 23:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6432
Views: 597106

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In Canada , the cases went from close to 2000 on 22-Mar-2020 to close to 8,000 today 31-Mar-2020 (7708). EOD the numbers will be updated. With 23% population base (as per Statscan estimate for 01-Jan-2020) the province of Quebec has the highest numbers, 3,430 (44% of cases). Followed by Ontario at 1...
by Sanju
30 Mar 2020 13:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3808
Views: 675232

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

https://warontherocks.com/2020/03/chinas-strategic-assessment-of-india/ My summary on the commentary by Yun Sun from the link by Paulji. The author has an interesting take: Despite the asymmetry of their national power — India’s GDP is 20 percent that of China’s — China is disadvantaged by the asym...
by Sanju
29 Mar 2020 13:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 468
Views: 72996

Re: Post-Covid19 World and India

I see this tendency of invoking our history and past whenever we are shown a mirror or we just drown in jingoism. I sometimes wonder that whether those great ancestors of ours will be in shock and despair looking upon at what we have done to ourselves, our culture and our ancestral lands. Banding t...

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