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by SaraLax
05 Feb 2021 09:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2591
Views: 240591

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The way this 'Farmer' protest issue is going on - I guess all over India, there will be soon some level of blowback against Sikh Farmers and the foreign Sikh entities beghind them. But i guess Delhi people will still vote for AAP just to get some freebies and AAP will thwart most actions to prevent ...
by SaraLax
04 Feb 2021 03:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2591
Views: 240591

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Delhi Police has announced the cash awards for helping arrest the following Absconding Sikh Indians who indulged in Violence & desecrated the Indian Flag in Red Fort on 26th January 2021. [1] GurjOt Singh - INR 1 Lakh Award [2] GurjANt Singh - INR 1 Lakh Award [3] Jugraj Singh - INR 1 Lakh Awar...
by SaraLax
04 Feb 2021 03:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2591
Views: 240591

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Delhi Police has announced the cash awards for helping arrest the following Absconding Sikh Indians who indulged in Violence & desecrated the Indian Flag in Red Fort on 26th January 2021. [1] GurjOt Singh - INR 1 Lakh Award [2] GurjANt Singh - INR 1 Lakh Award [3] Jugraj Singh - INR 1 Lakh Awar...
by SaraLax
26 Dec 2020 06:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1391776

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Disconnecting or damaging Reliance Jio or any other Adani company's or even any Public property/infrastructure just because your protest is not eliciting the result you want - is a very CHEAP demeaning activity. People performing this could even be hauled to court/jails. Do not Punjab or Haryana sta...
by SaraLax
14 Dec 2020 04:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1391776

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I was going through some of the interviews of an agricultural economist by name Vijay Sardana ( refer his interviews in his twitter feed to CNNNews18 on the hypocrisy of the new agricultural laws passed in Punjab & Chattisgarh as a counter to NDA's farming & agricultural reforms). He clearly...
by SaraLax
09 Dec 2020 01:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1391776

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Amit Shah is to meet the farmers today. I dont expect anything to happen. Coming from deep south & brought up in lower middle class surroundings - what is the characteristic of Indian Sikhs these days ... particularly those from Punjab ?. It is not an easy sight to see the Punjab & Haryana ...
by SaraLax
19 Jun 2020 09:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6125
Views: 1373270

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

GOI has a website https://commerce-app.gov.in/eidb/icntcomq.asp that lets you search for import details. Sometime back I had read an article about how much effort China put to perfect ballpoint technology when they didn't had the capability. India imported details of ball pointmpens from China . . ...
by SaraLax
04 May 2020 08:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1597
Views: 287101

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

In Covid-19 World - Seems like GoI's idea of selling BPCL may not come out well (either nobody would bid or bids will be very low in value).
The same may apply to selling off Air-India.
by SaraLax
30 Mar 2020 13:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8957
Views: 1050553

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Everyone and his chaprasi are now "making ventilators". My KB is too. I know at least ten startups here in Dera Mahab Ali trying it. Even my son's college announced a programme, but I think the mommas of the kids thrown tantrums. I know mine did. . . . Echoing the above post from Dileep -...
by SaraLax
23 Mar 2020 14:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8957
Views: 1050553

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Posting some real numbers in an interview given by the Health Minister of Tamilnadu state to The Chindu Do we have a contingency plan with adequate quarantine facilities and manpower to deal with such a situation ? There are 1,690 ventilators ready for use. A 1,000 more units are expected next week...
by SaraLax
13 Feb 2020 17:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1391776

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

chetak wrote:
VijaySethupathi @VijaySethuOffl · Feb 12
Removed the images


Lest others misunderstand the above post - @VijaySethuOffl is Actor Vijay Sethupathi's real twitter account. He has actually posted this image & asked the people creating such stories to stop spreading such rumours !.
by SaraLax
27 Nov 2019 13:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 835230

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I remember Shivraj Chouhan was once talked about as a possible successor to Modi. Then he lost. Then Fadnavis was discussed as a possibility by some people. Now he's out. Seems talking about someone as Modiji's successor is the biggest Panauti. Best not to talk about anyone else unless you want the...
by SaraLax
31 Oct 2019 10:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 835230

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Had a long time in the making ... Had advised family and friends who would listen around the time Aadhar case was in the SC. My guess then was about 10 years for all India coverage. https://twitter.com/monikahalan/status/1189418783850385408 Monika Halan @monikahalan If the government has the courag...
by SaraLax
20 May 2019 01:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 721272

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

What is happening in TN? Any anal-e-sis on why BJP is failing to gain traction? BJP could get 2 seats. The TN social engineering by the EVR and DK men for decades cannot be penetrated in one election cycle. India Today's 34-38 exit poll forecast for UPA+ in TN needs to be thrown in garbage bin. Als...
by SaraLax
14 Apr 2019 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 721272

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

saw rangaraj Pandey’s analysis seems to be not giving more than 10 seats to NDA because the TTV factor is having a significant impact https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OOX_Ju1H6Oo DMK is winning TN. How much AIADMK side is winning to be seen. In good case NDA may get 15+ and bad case is 5. 10 mentioned...
by SaraLax
02 Feb 2019 22:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6125
Views: 1373270

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

At any rate the savings is only 12500 Rs per annum , so no great shakes You must be really rich to consider Rs. 12500 per annum savings as "no great shakes"! It will buy a new shiny samsung 192 litre single door refrigerator! 12500 INR is a good amount and I would happily use this every y...
by SaraLax
27 Oct 2018 14:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6125
Views: 1373270

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Question from layperson: Can the Ruias now actually pay whatever they're paying legally? Can the govt/ibc ask for their source of funds? Can't let them borrow money now and stymie somebody like Mittal taking over. They recently sold their refinery for a Russian company for 50k crores. Some people h...
by SaraLax
20 Oct 2018 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2419
Views: 278920

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Any more "proof" needed of the deviousness of the GoKL?? [b]New York Times scribe, suhasini raj with" comrade" yechh uri [/b] New York Times scribe, who tried to trespass to Sabarimala, with CPM sec @SitaramYechury Now she must reveal that on whose behest she proceeded to #Sabar...
by SaraLax
09 Sep 2018 12:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?
Replies: 156
Views: 20749

Re: COMCASA Signing By India: A Trap or Unshackling?

Hope our decision makers have thought about the below [1] The Russians & Chinese (or even North Korean's) will always try to hack into the CENTRIXS system and attempt to listen in a silent mode and reap massive advantages if they can breach into the system ( WAN based systems ? ... Hmm ... Huawe...
by SaraLax
11 Jun 2018 11:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3292
Views: 618123

Re: Arvind eye Care vs UK NHS Eye care

Questions: A) how many Aravind eye care hospital are there in India that were used in comparison with Thousands of NHS hospitals average results? B) how can you even compare non governmental data with a government funded entity function which has its own limitations and bureaucracy? C) Show me data...
by SaraLax
11 Jun 2018 00:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3292
Views: 618123

Re: Arvind eye Care vs UK NHS Eye care

Deleted. So Dear Sanjiv ... Are you allowing this BR forum to visualize an ill-informed Gungadin in you ?. :rotfl: Please do not give lectures about comparisons between the worst NHS hospital in UK and best of Apollo/Max hospitals in India. Let's talk about a very much unknown-to-even-Indians, Madu...
by SaraLax
13 Mar 2018 14:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6125
Views: 1373270

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Banking scam has UPA era roots Banking scam has UPA era roots By SREE M. IYER | | 25 February, 2018 ‘Advice’ came from the UPA government to all public sector banks to change over to Finacle . ..... I have also heard rumours that other chairmen of PSU banks were also coaxed into buying the new soft...
by SaraLax
06 Mar 2018 19:26
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1349418

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

http://www.livemint.com/Home-Page/gVW7Ak63dymJ4rg9O9e66O/Reliance-looks-to-NAL-to-make-carbon-fibre.html so the japani acted tough after agni3 (1st stage composite) was tested, the NAL ToTed the tech to pvt sector, which made the japani come back pants down to sell again lest he lose whatever marke...
by SaraLax
26 Feb 2018 09:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6125
Views: 1373270

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India’s financial A.Q. Khan network By M.D. Nalapat | 25 February, 2018 Sunday Guardian Our ‘A.Q. Khan of Indian Finance’ has moles everywhere. General Pervez Musharraf—whose record in conning his masters (whether these be in Islamabad or Washington) is unparalleled—made out that all Pakistan-relat...
by SaraLax
07 Feb 2018 00:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6125
Views: 1373270

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The below is for this member by name 'Arjun' with respect to his fears about how GoI is sleeping on AI front. As far as electric vehicles goes - it seems to me that there the government has indeed been far more proactive than in the AI case. Modi seems to have a strong 'green' streak which has ensu...
by SaraLax
06 Feb 2018 16:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6125
Views: 1373270

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The below is for this member by name 'Arjun' with respect to his fears about how GoI is sleeping on AI front. The fact that AI is going to completely change the face of global industry has been evident for more than two years now - leave alone China, every other two-bit western nation has publicly a...
by SaraLax
06 Feb 2018 14:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6125
Views: 1373270

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

As for corporate tax rate, the reality is that 99% of our companies have a turnover of Rs.250 crore or less. By raising the turnover limit for 25% rate from Rs.50 crore to Rs.250 crore, they added essentially the entire MSME sector to this bracket. These also constitute the overwhelming contributor...
by SaraLax
08 Nov 2017 10:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7877
Views: 937185

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Cash still king as digital payments inch up slowly CHENNAI: If demonetisation was a push for a cashless economy, it has been working very slowly. Reserve Bank of India data shows the usage of wallets, non-UPI banking apps and Aadhaar-enabled payments has been slow to catch on, while that of debit c...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 23:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 134096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

SaraLax, stick to GST and you're good. I let you off despite ad hominem attacks on me. There won't be a second chance. Ad Hominem : Appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason) I am giving proper facts from the ground based on my experiences. Please call me out if i fudge wi...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 23:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 134096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

all those who have increased prices to inflate margins under the guise of GST, are either going to come down or get undercut by another enterprising trader. are we to make national level tax reforms based on some temporary shenanigans by some traders in some industries? i had a glass of sweet lime ...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 23:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 134096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

SaraLax : thanks for making your position clearer . You're not here on this thread to discuss GST . You really don't care about that. Rather, you have a general grievance with the government because of some other actions . This thread for you is simply a place for you to vent whatever you like, wit...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 20:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 134096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

If TDS of salaried class didn't exist how many of the salaried people would have honestly declared incomes in our IT returns. Outside salary, do people declared FD and other interest income, rental income honestly? Our honesty as a group is an outcome of helplessness and not a principled stand to p...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 19:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 134096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

One can say whatever they want That would be the facepalm worthy thing to do. If you assert some personal right to be irresponsible, why are you any better than a price gouging trader ? You are helping them, and for all practical purposes, are an agent to them. It's quite easy for GST to be misused...
by SaraLax
10 Jul 2017 13:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 718
Views: 134096

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

GST will now lead to inflation. GST is NOT what's leading to price rise. It's the rampant tax avoidance that's leading to it. It's *very* important that those who understand the situation speak with proper nuance. Please don't misuse language like that. It's quite damaging to what is the most signi...
by SaraLax
08 Jul 2017 23:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 437551

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

Let's not play politics with suffering. <IMAGE NIPPED OUT BY ME> I don't know why you gave your above quoted statement and i feel bad about ' Weak Indians' allowing themselves to be destroyed & subjected to life long suffering by their own stupid emotional & pitiful feelings for citizens of...
by SaraLax
06 Jul 2017 12:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1470805

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 10h10 hours ago More I hope all the assorted RW munnas who screamed 'Gorkhaland' just for the heck of it, understand the nature of the game now. Meanwhile, Global Times is now openly talking about instigating insurgencies against India in Sikkim and Bhutan. Global times is rab...
by SaraLax
06 Jul 2017 12:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1470805

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

... Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 21h21 hours ago More Seriously, India's main problem vis a vis China is the pro-Beijing business lobby which is propping up ignorant arseholes in think tanks. Saurav Jha‏ @SJha1618 21h21 hours ago More One think-tanker piece of shit who doesn't know his hand from his arse ...
by SaraLax
26 Jun 2017 13:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 437551

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

100 terrorists die At least 100 people were burnt to death and 40 others suffered serious injuries after an oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur city of Pakistan on Sunday, reports state media. The incident took place at Ahmedpur Sharqia in Bahawalpur located in Pakistan’s Punjab region in the earl...
by SaraLax
21 Jun 2017 01:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 437551

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

SSridhar wrote:Please post away here.

Sir,

If it has not been noticed & reported to you yet - almost half of the links that exist in the first post of this new STFUP thread are improper and don't work.

Can anything be done about it, please ?.
by SaraLax
18 Jun 2017 19:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1656
Views: 310981

Re: India's Power Sector

When adjusted for per capita incomes it is very high in India. For TN the rate of Rs. 3.5/KwHr (unit) is low as the rest of India pays over Rs. 6/unit. In the US we pay about 8 cents/KwHr. Residential power consumption comes mostly from air conditioning. Industrial and commercial power use will be ...

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