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by Sanju
13 Dec 2019 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

No more trust in the political process or the judiciary ... Call for direct action as noted in my last few posts. https://twitter.com/IndurChhugani/status/1205108502630264832 Indur Chhugani @IndurChhugani Met some friends today. They were suggesting a radical movement, to bring the BJP leaders to t...
by Sanju
10 Dec 2019 23:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ Nooooo .. Moti jee it is .. a variant of that Mudi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGSbzG2rcPw Home Minister Amit Shah's Reply in Lok Sabha | Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 <snip....> Pankajs ji that was a quick primer on the population/Citizenship challenge that this Govt. is tackling. Thank ...
by Sanju
10 Dec 2019 09:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 48th Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971
Replies: 145
Views: 16609

Re: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971

FOREIGN RELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1969–1976, VOLUME XI, SOUTH ASIA CRISIS, 1971 255. Minutes of Washington Special Actions Group Meeting1 Washington, December 9, 1971, 10:09–11 a.m. SUBJECT South Asia [Page 712] PARTICIPANTS Chairman—Henry A. Kissinger <snip...> https://history.state.gov/hist...
by Sanju
05 Dec 2019 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Cross Post from the J&K Thread Twitter Ibn Sina One of my dream got fulfilled. Thanks to @HMOIndia Shri @AmitShah. JK Waqf Board abolished , Central Govt brings all #Mosques under its direct control. Annual income of JKWB was Rs 26 Cr . It had under it control 970,071 kanal of land . 'Time for ...
by Sanju
05 Dec 2019 21:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3189
Views: 454152

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Twitter Ibn Sina One of my dream got fulfilled. Thanks to @HMOIndia Shri @AmitShah. JK Waqf Board abolished , Central Govt brings all #Mosques under its direct control. Annual income of JKWB was Rs 26 Cr . It had under it control 970,071 kanal of land . 'Time for Mullah's to pack up their bags.' Th...
by Sanju
04 Dec 2019 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3189
Views: 454152

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Twitter Former Ambassador to the US Ashraf Qazi: Pakistan should use nuclear weapons to provide cover for jihad in Kashmir And the article by Despo Ashraf Jehangir Qazi (ex Pamby to Ind, US & China) Whatever it takes THE Indian lockdown of nine million Muslims in the Kashmir Valley is a third o...
by Sanju
03 Dec 2019 07:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

But even they seem to have their limits in finding a way out of the morass.


Maybe this was what Modiji was referring to when he told the IAS officers that he wasn't going to me them come in his way this term like thet get did in the previous term.
by Sanju
02 Dec 2019 23:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive
Replies: 598
Views: 61384

Re: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive

PM Modi pens emotional letter to youngest 26/11 survivor Moshe was 2 years old then and will be 13 years now, maybe the letter was addressed for his Bar Mitzvah. He wrote, "As you make this important transition and cross a significant landmark in the journey of your life , the courage of Sandr...
by Sanju
02 Dec 2019 22:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Vikas wrote:What is going on with Pankaja Munde, daughter of Gopinath Munde.
Is she going to quit BJP and join NCP or SS now ?
She is giving enough hints to BJP leadership. Now sure what exactly she wants.


Vikas ji,
This is CW Report, so TIFWIW. The seat was given to her brother apparently and so the khujli.
by Sanju
29 Nov 2019 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4610
Views: 541399

Re: Internal Security Watch

On my last trip to India, I was speaking to a journalist with experience in the reporting of violent crimes. Stats have proved that the perps are mostly Muslim men and the victims Hindu women as per the journalist.
by Sanju
28 Nov 2019 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Nitish Kumar Undecided On NRC In Bihar, Seeks Opinion From Partymen Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is seeking the opinion of partymen all across the country on NRC. The minister said the issue needs wider discussions Written By Prakash Singh | Mumbai | Updated On: November 28, 2019 01:15 IST Bih...
by Sanju
28 Nov 2019 01:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Chetak sir...today being Wednesday...you are hereby awarded with "Bag the Hag" with Oak Leaf! :P :rotfl:
by Sanju
23 Nov 2019 09:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

There was a coffe-spilling moment when I switched on the TV. Couldn't believe my eyes ...Fadanvis and Ajit Pawar taking oath! <snip> How is Sanjay Raut must be feeling now ...where is his sher-o-shayari? And what is Samana editorial today ? :) It will be about the effectiveness of various antacids ...
by Sanju
23 Nov 2019 09:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

There are messages on my WA that NCP has been split. Don't know the validity of the information. Ajit Pawar has broken away from NCP.

Either way..congrats to Shri. Fadnavis and take a bow Pankaj ji & Dubey ji.
by Sanju
22 Nov 2019 00:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I hold the Capt. in high regards, my concern is for the ecosystem and the other states.

In other news:
Apologies in advance if this has been posted earlier.

Takedown of Owaise by Prince Tucy
by Sanju
22 Nov 2019 00:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

If recent history (last 5 years) is any indication, I believe that the events in Maharashtra have been gamed by the BJP leadership and the pros and cons of the situation taken into account. Politics is a long drawn out race rather than a sprint. Even though I trust the BJP leadership in their strate...
by Sanju
22 Nov 2019 00:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 958
Views: 53973

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

President Rajapaksa & PM Rajapaksa

President Gotabaya swearing-in his brother Mahinda as PM.

The Admiral looks Aircraft Carrier in stature.. :shock:
by Sanju
18 Nov 2019 20:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

If Omar can "keep" them (and his Power, Pelf etc are now gone) so can others. The trouble with a clean sweep is that these have massive followings. When you think of UndieTV, what comes to mind? (ugh!) These are their only Assettes. Winning Hearts and Minds is far easier. Consider that th...
by Sanju
16 Nov 2019 00:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

For centuries, Hindus lived barely to survive another day. Modern day Khiljis are angels in comparison. It would take another generation before Anti-Hindus are identified and shunned. Moreover outside the Jingo-ecosystem, Not many understand the subtleness and reach and financial power of BIF force...
by Sanju
14 Nov 2019 23:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 650
Views: 71127

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: History

The apaches should be based in suratghar. They did not choose this sector in 71. This would have been much better than attacking jaisalmer. Although Musharraf mentions some grand SSG plan that was cancelled as niazi surrendered. Not sure how true it is as he often talks from his Musharraf That the ...
by Sanju
14 Nov 2019 22:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5221
Views: 496288

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

pankajs wrote:Good one for those who understand good Hindi .. Take on Ravish Kumar's daily RR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiE7Z1Kysgc


That was awesome! Thanks for the link.
by Sanju
13 Nov 2019 19:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 650
Views: 71127

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: History

Rohitvats, very well written. It also ties into the link by Ramana ji on Crisis Games, where this scenario was War Gamed.
by Sanju
13 Nov 2019 07:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 650
Views: 71127

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: History

ramana wrote:And Sanju Please read Chapter XII Review and Reflections.

Very nice summation and critique.


Will do.
by Sanju
13 Nov 2019 07:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 650
Views: 71127

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: History

Sanju, Even GB during WWI had similar issues. No general in that Great War had commanded more than a division in the Second Boer War. In Chapter 4 we see how Chamb was lost due to inadequate anti-tank assets. One thing that I want to know is the Centurions were in 4 regiments (186) versus the 9 reg...
by Sanju
13 Nov 2019 02:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 650
Views: 71127

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: History

I keep shouting about lack of volume in the Indian army in this war. The Gibraltar forces tied up 4 divisions of Indian Army in J&K for mopping up and thus saved Lahore and Sialkot. The fate would have been different. Do read Chapter 4 to get a picture of the gallant actions in repelling Gibral...
by Sanju
11 Nov 2019 20:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 650
Views: 71127

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: History

Do we have any details on what happened to all the US TFTA kit on the Patton tanks, that we captured intact? Did the Soviet's get some for reverse engineering? or we meekly gave them back to the US? Some were displayed at Patton Nagar and the Finance Ministry wanted to levy Customs duty on the Defe...
by Sanju
10 Nov 2019 03:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 87338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Om Shanti to those souls who perished under the secular despot Mulayam Singh Yadav. Atleast 125 Kar Sevaks shot by Mulayam - TIinExile After killing hundreds of Karsevaks in cold blood, secular despot Mulayam Singh confiscated issues of all newspapers which reported the correct death toll and arrest...
by Sanju
09 Nov 2019 12:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 87338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

AIMPLB says that they aren't happy with the decision... Will read through the judgements and will then decide if a review needs to be filed or not.
by Sanju
09 Nov 2019 11:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 87338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Mandir making trust scheme to be set up by central govt.
by Sanju
09 Nov 2019 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 87338

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Rahul M wrote:
Sanju wrote:Ram born in Ayodhya undisputed. CJI

not really what he said. he says hindus belief in that is undisputed.


As per TV channel.
by Sanju
03 Nov 2019 23:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1028
Views: 102357

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

In Thiruvithankor (Travancore), the Maharaja then the Diwan followed by Diwan Peshkar in precedence. Typically, the Diwan was a TamBram and the Diwan Peshkar were Nairs. Two of my Great-Grand Uncles were Peshkars. This knowledge was handed down as per family lore and not from any book or source. The...
by Sanju
26 Oct 2019 00:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3189
Views: 454152

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

1) well i just came back from a 5 day trip to J&K ( Doda, kishtwar distt) in Jammu region visiting Dul Hasti Power project, Pakal dul project and interacted with folks from CVPP ( chenab valley river projects). all the projects are going on full steam ..a new project Kiru has been approved in p...
by Sanju
17 Sep 2019 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3189
Views: 454152

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019



RV, Can't read the link.. Even after downloading the app on am iPad.
by Sanju
17 Sep 2019 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 504692

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Prem wrote:

Prem ji,
The video has been removed.
by Sanju
15 Sep 2019 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3367
Views: 536194

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Chakothi and Muzzafarabad strikes were acknowledged by the then Def. Min. Mrs. NS. In a live Televised Press Conference. Madam mentioned that question(s) on those two strikes shouldn't be asked today and maybe asked at a later date. That She wasn't at liberty to speak about it. There were some new r...
by Sanju
13 Sep 2019 14:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 972
Views: 266180

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

< snip > He is not just a 'PAF officer' but a 3-star Air Marshall and was Vice Chief of the PAF. He is probably a prime example of the post-Zia radicalization that has been much talked about. Whereas the older generation had people like Air Marshall Asghar etc, the post Zia kind are either full on ...
by Sanju
12 Sep 2019 19:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Non-Western Worldview
Replies: 1023
Views: 98154

Re: Non-Western Worldview

unLungiying of Devdutt Patnaik True Indology @TIinExile "Hail to Shiva the most auspicious one, hail to Soma Rudra, hail to the red, copper hued one, hail to the terrible and fearful one, hail to Pashupati, hail to Shambhu, hail to Shankara, hail to Kapardin, the one with matter hair"- Ya...

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