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by Rahul M
23 Apr 2021 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

Dilbu wrote:Reporting for duty as requested by bredatorji.

Dhanyawad. :)
by Rahul M
23 Apr 2021 14:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

Disha-Saar, very nice article. .... Kudos to you. On the lighter side: Graffiti by TMC on the walls of Nimtala Smashan (crematorium) in North Kolkata - " Mamata will be back in 2021 ".... :lol: :lol: :lol: Sometimes I get there uncanny feeling that 50% of BRF is either from Calcutta or Be...
by Rahul M
22 Apr 2021 15:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 178
Views: 22519

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Dilbu wrote:...

Dilbu janab, your presence is urgently requested in the 5states election dhaga.
Bliss to visit & perform the requisite anti-jinxing
by Rahul M
21 Apr 2021 17:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

Lt Gen Subrata Saha (retd), whom kati mentioned as a possible home minister is running from rashbehari AC of South Kolkata. It seems the good general has brought all his army experience to the campaign and is running it along COIN tactics. Instead of big rallies, he has established something like a ...
by Rahul M
19 Apr 2021 20:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

vijayk wrote:I think BJP should cancel all rallies. Not good optics

No one in WB wants that, except diehard commies/tommies and you know why they want bjp to stop campaigning.
COVID is a minor virus compared to what we have in the state.
by Rahul M
18 Apr 2021 22:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

Swapan Dasgupta is not CM material. the leadership is not too enamoured of him. He had a string of demands and the very first one was that he be made Indian high commissioner to the UK. This was soon after the BJP won the 2014 elections. thereafter, he kept cribbing and was given some very lucrativ...
by Rahul M
17 Apr 2021 23:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

WB state govt employees are openly posting about TMC shenanigans including a secret report by police SP on teh incident @sitalkuchi which says that MB had called the night before & given clear orders to instigate crpf til they are forced to fire. I think that says it all about which way the wind...
by Rahul M
06 Apr 2021 20:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 4099
Views: 835569

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

Manjgu, the ROE point is a transparent excuse by Tufail to explain away why PAF allowed IAF to operate with impunity during kargil war, bombing their mujahideen and army. The reality is they had no capability to stop IAF from doing so in the first place, if they flew in a hostile trajectory towards ...
by Rahul M
30 Mar 2021 00:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

only 20 for BJP in Phase 1 and Phase 2? How many total seats in these 2 phases? All the seats where BJP won/fared better during the Lok Sabha elections in WB in 2019 have elections in the first 5 Phases. The last 3 phases are in areas where the TMC is strong. South Bengal, where TMC is supposed to ...
by Rahul M
30 Mar 2021 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

After Mahaguru Mithun joined BJP, bong youtube channels are getting flooded with videos on his younger brother who converted to Islam many years ago, and is now a big mullah in Bangladesh with a huge fanatic fundamentalist followers. I guess this is the handiwork of TMC elements. wiki says his brot...
by Rahul M
23 Mar 2021 23:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5287
Views: 1166317

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

From HVT himself !
https://twitter.com/hvtiaf/status/13744 ... 72322?s=19
LCH naming...
Suggestions https://t.co/RljhkebFoX

Go wild ! (On twitter, so that he can read it) :D
by Rahul M
15 Mar 2021 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3541
Views: 375264

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

JE Menon and I wrote an article in Swarajyamag analyzing the V-Dem ranking of countries, where India rated as 'Elected Autocracy': An Analysis Of The V-Dem Data On The Decline of Democracy In India Reveals Interesting Insights—About V-Dem The article is a purely a review of their raw data with some...
by Rahul M
09 Mar 2021 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

Just watched PK’s interview. Presence of hidden psy war. His bet to leave the space of Political Strategist if BJP gets more than 100 seats. How can BJP do UP in WB?? Not Dhoti Shivering but curious question. Last election - 83% Turnout (Wiki) TMC - 45% @ 24,565,000 Votes VS 39% in 2011 Left - 20% ...
by Rahul M
09 Mar 2021 09:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 668
Views: 106067

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

Kutch origin, Bengal politician Dinesh Trivedi joins BJP https://www.deshgujarat.com/2021/03/06/kutch-origin-bengal-politician-dinesh-trivedi-joins-bjp/ the BJP is turning out to be a garbage collection service and it is already facing a dire situation in KAR where every two bit turncoat who joined...
by Rahul M
28 Feb 2021 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Requests to Admins - 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 15304

Re: Requests to Admins - 2019

user vinu has been reactivated.
by Rahul M
06 Jan 2021 09:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 10223
Views: 1188185

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I looked at what I posted here couple of months ago - charts using "super model" and the current "active" cases in India. (See my previous post: orange predicted by model - Blue actual till October. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Eq3kR5ZXEAcm7eJ?format=jpg&name=large Current si...
by Rahul M
06 Jan 2021 00:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4649
Views: 1129132

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Chola, no need to fall on your sword & commit harakiri here. Yes, china's mil development needs to be watched carefully & photos are one of the relatively unbiased ways of doing that. Thus far, we are in agreement. However, even while posting from non-chinese sources we have to be careful ab...
by Rahul M
05 Jan 2021 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2695
Views: 432511

Re: Military Flight Safety

this thread man. heart always skips a beat when this is active.

anyway, good to know pilot is okay.
by Rahul M
03 Jan 2021 13:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Order Of Battle (ORBAT)
Replies: 38
Views: 5729

Re: Pakistan Order Of Battle (ORBAT)

jamwal wrote:...

please check email.
by Rahul M
20 Dec 2020 22:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Order Of Battle (ORBAT)
Replies: 38
Views: 5729

Re: Pakistan Order Of Battle (ORBAT)

I have sent you a google docs link in PM. Please check I've already started marking positions of units on Google Maps, but waiting to be reasonably sure before doing all that. If you can do that in a better way, please go ahaead. I don't know how spreadsheet and kml work. The doc has a bit more inf...
by Rahul M
18 Dec 2020 09:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Order Of Battle (ORBAT)
Replies: 38
Views: 5729

Re: Pakistan Order Of Battle (ORBAT)

JJ, could you put that data as a Google spreadsheet, we could then add lat long info and I can make an interactive kml file out of it to view on GE.
by Rahul M
04 Dec 2020 08:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 706099

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Someone in Pak foreign ministry really hates this guy :rotfl:
This happens every couple of years. This is the third time an Arab country has rejected this guy due to his name.

https://www.daily-sun.com/post/518709/S ... ranslation
by Rahul M
30 Nov 2020 11:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 10223
Views: 1188185

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Mod Warning : My mother was diagnosed with Covid last month. She had gone out once, to the market and that was enough ! The family physician immediately put her on Azithromycin even before the positive report. Given the situation at hospitals in kolkata we decided to go for home treatment after a d...
by Rahul M
24 Nov 2020 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 10223
Views: 1188185

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

We did put her on ecospirin on alternate days on the advice of a BRFite. Her ECG & echo reports were fine. She is a HT patient coming with a family history of such ailments but it has been under control for years. Fingers crossed and all that. One strange thing was sudden drops in blood Hb week ...
by Rahul M
24 Nov 2020 09:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 10223
Views: 1188185

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Mod Warning : No more discussing US politics here folks. =========== My experience with Covid & Coronil. My mother was diagnosed with Covid last month. She had gone out once, to the market and that was enough ! The family physician immediately put her on Azithromycin even before the positive rep...
by Rahul M
16 Nov 2020 20:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 1035
Views: 114492

Re: BR Forum Feedback

I am on both and I think both have their place. The forum format provides a seamless news and detailed discussion feed that is very difficult to replicate on teeter. Twitter is good for unilateral monologues or bilateral discussions at most.
by Rahul M
16 Nov 2020 02:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1415584

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

retired drivers as consultants whatever will these jobless babooze think of next :mrgreen: via @manishbpl1 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Emrf29XXYAAEZth?format=jpg&name=large consultant simply means contractual employee. any non permanent employee is a consultant. for retired employees they get s...
by Rahul M
15 Nov 2020 16:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 10223
Views: 1188185

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

folks with knowledge of pharma trials, is there a 'placebo' arm in human trials of vaccines ?
IOW, are there people in the study who do not recive the vaccine candidate but are exposed to COVID ?
by Rahul M
15 Nov 2020 14:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Happy Diwali!
Replies: 11
Views: 907

Re: Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali to all BRFites and their families.

This year the cracker ban seems to have goaded people to burst more crackers. Funnily enough pollution levels are down in Delhi from yesterday ! Similar data from other cities in India pouring in.
by Rahul M
07 Nov 2020 21:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1228
Views: 215103

Re: Indian IT Industry

My cousin who works for a big data products co. visits his office, which is a 2hour flight from his hometown, every couple of months or so. This has been the trend since last year, so well before Covid hit India.
by Rahul M
07 Nov 2020 20:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1415584

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Any national governing system based on universal sufferage is a tragedy of gargantuan proportions and sooner rather than later will collapse under its own weight. Universal sufferage means universal mediocrity. Hain ?? :shock: What kind of government would you rather have ? One where the electorate...
by Rahul M
07 Nov 2020 09:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1228
Views: 215103

Re: Indian IT Industry

D-Link Corporation is a Taiwanese multinational networking equipment manufacturing corporation headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. It was founded in March 1986 in Taipei as Datex Systems Inc.
- Wikipedia

all D-link items were made in china anyway.
by Rahul M
04 Nov 2020 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 65403

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

ramana wrote:The then Democrat frontrunner rented a tent and harangues Modi and India.

Just curious, who was it?
by Rahul M
28 Oct 2020 12:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 249
Views: 96956

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

wrong thread, please continue in CDS thread.
by Rahul M
23 Oct 2020 03:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut
Replies: 60
Views: 12936

Re: Possible Indian Military Scenarios - XV Kaalkut

Very well researched jamwal !
waiting for more.
by Rahul M
23 Oct 2020 01:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Let us Understand the Chinese - II
Replies: 178
Views: 28478

Re: Let us Understand the Chinese - II

He passed away some years back.

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