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by milindc
12 Feb 2018 11:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3090
Views: 400911

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

There is a massive effort to upgrade security in all bases. Seems priority is IAF. Tenders floated and work in progress.
by milindc
16 Jan 2018 12:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house
Replies: 72
Views: 4691

Re: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house

To me, all educated Indians carrying android phones and iphones are unnecessarily getting worked up over privacy. Once they have signed up for FB, Android or iPhone, they have already given more information to these entities than a finger print and address. With all the stupid cacophony in educated ...
by milindc
20 Dec 2017 18:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 512565

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

#IAF issues request for proposal to HAL for procurement of 83 #Tejas light combat aircraft: Official sources (PTI)

https://twitter.com/EconomicTimes/statu ... 5320913920
by milindc
13 Sep 2017 21:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 609557

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

I chatted with folks who are from the artillery brigade. Folks who take time off in Bhagyanagaram every year. FYI, I'm not expert. Just relaying my chaiwalla conversation.
by milindc
13 Sep 2017 19:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 609557

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

My discussion with chaiwala, and one of the topics was Artillery shells, was before the M777 incident. I came back thinking these OFBs should be disbanded.
by milindc
13 Sep 2017 15:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4762
Views: 609557

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

>> Look at the way they pour powder into the brass. It's very uneven. This is likely how OFB does it's powder allocation. I doubt it. making of bombs and shells at huge automated plants is a lot different from dara adam khel, they could not meet supply requirements in that mode nor meet any safety ...
by milindc
12 May 2016 11:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015
Replies: 3973
Views: 186793

Re: IAF Rafale News and Discussions - 26 May 2015

Another planted article in Economic Times, and we are all getting our undies in twist. Lets trust Parrikar :)
by milindc
13 Jun 2015 23:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014
Replies: 706
Views: 18780

Re: Joint Army/IAF Anti-Terrorist Cross Border Op into Myanm

#ModiSarkar is all about optics, and that is one of the core strategy to inculcate positive vibes into Janta. Changing the base GDP numbers is one such case which has generated 'feel good' on the economy, and that is key for increased confidence. Most of the things ModiSarkar is doing will center ar...
by milindc
19 Oct 2014 08:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 113905

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Chaiwala says the Brahmos engine is being manufactured in India
by milindc
14 May 2014 21:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 32589

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

Sanku wrote:
milindc wrote:Either way there will NaMo led NDA


Are these BJP numbers or NDA ?


Only BJP
by milindc
14 May 2014 21:40
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 32589

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

So milind, Can you share what you concluded on recent electionis in just general way? Or do you want us to die of agony with rNDTV type water torture? BJP states (Chhattisgarh + Gujarat + MP + Rajasthan + Goa : 100 seats ) : expected 88-94 United UP (UP + Bihar + Jharkhand + Uttarakhand : 139 seats...
by milindc
14 May 2014 21:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 32589

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

Please only believe CSDS polls and their range...
by milindc
14 May 2014 21:28
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 32589

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

1.2 crore new voters registered in UP in last 8 months, that's 9% of total voters of UP. 79% of them are under 35 (around 10% advantage for the Party across all caste groups) I can only laugh when Journos say there is no NaMo wave. 9% motivated voters, how will they vote will decide this election. :...
by milindc
14 May 2014 21:17
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 32589

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

ramana wrote:MilindC, Can you do the same for USA? Will get you in touch with local politicians in US. First stage California.


Sure Ramana, lets catch up.. will update some unique things we did
by milindc
14 May 2014 21:16
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 32589

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

All, don't know where this news should go but being a BRFite wanted to share with comrades I was big part of this http://www.informationweek.in/informationweek/news-analysis/295826/hyderabad-analytics-startup-builds-india-largest-electoral-repository-814-crore-voters And I guess you have figured ou...
by milindc
14 May 2014 21:12
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 32589

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

Congratulation Milindc ji!! does it mean one can cross check for if a single identity has a multiple entries in different poll rolls across India? That's the simplest thing... in one of kind attempt ever, we merged socio-economic with electoral data to profile polling booths... and drive very detai...
by milindc
14 May 2014 21:01
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 32589

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

All, don't know where this news should go but being a BRFite wanted to share with comrades I was big part of this http://www.informationweek.in/informationweek/news-analysis/295826/hyderabad-analytics-startup-builds-india-largest-electoral-repository-814-crore-voters And I guess you have figured ou...
by milindc
14 May 2014 20:50
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 1158
Views: 32589

Re: Exit Polls & Discussion 2014 Elections

All, don't know where this news should go but being a BRFite wanted to share with comrades I was big part of this http://www.informationweek.in/informationweek/news-analysis/295826/hyderabad-analytics-startup-builds-india-largest-electoral-repository-814-crore-voters And I guess you have figured out...
by milindc
04 May 2014 11:02
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 121867

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Agree with you. I checked back. it is only coast above river Krishna that M are very less. So far I was thinking there is some magic of YSR that he was able to get such a traction. It is too simple and just KHAM factor of INC that he grabbed. TDP has restored its OBC magic after it got back kapus. ...
by milindc
04 May 2014 02:24
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 121867

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Trivia on Guntur (overall M_perc is 11.54%) Below is Assembly wise ac_name::M_perc Pedakurapadu::11.88 Tadikonda::15.44 Mangalagiri::9.81 Ponnur::13.65 Vemuru::3.89 Repalle::7.76 Tenali::10.39 Bapatla::8.78 Prathipadu::7.39 Guntur West::12.67 Guntur East::23.37 Chilakaluripet::16.15 Narasaraopet::14...
by milindc
04 May 2014 01:47
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 121867

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Muppalla wrote:Milind, Muslims in AP will never cross 4% in any district of Seemandhra.

Check Ongole for a start.. I can tell you booth wise if you want :D
by milindc
02 May 2014 09:36
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 121867

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

gpati wrote:Muppalla garu,

Eenadu is saying 5-6% of Jagan's vote share has shifted to TDP-BJP because of Modi meetings. Is there any truth to it?


Modi's speeches are only meant to make sure that the converted are prodded enough to go out and actually vote.
by milindc
02 May 2014 09:34
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 121867

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Jagan: 22% SC (and ST) + 7% Reddy + 5-11% Muslims (depending on each district). He has formidable demographic advantage which would sweep the region. Naidu was lucky to have alliance with BJP which didn't split the rest of the vote. With Pawan Kalyan joining the fray, the Kapus will not be rudderles...
by milindc
17 Mar 2014 22:11
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 820515

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Average size of loksabha constituency is now 82 crore / 543 = 15.10 lakhs. Now there are my constitiency in north east and other areas which are very small. So population in UP constituencies should be much larger. So above data is stale. My take is --- non-Hindu voters are over 30% and dalits are ...
by milindc
12 Mar 2014 18:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 121867

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

welcome back milindc. What's your prognosis on seats in SA assembly (and LS)? Any chance the new attempts to wrest kapu vote away from TDP (e.g., Pawan kalyan's farty) may work a second time? Just curious... only. Kapu vote is up for taking for TDP but it is not evenly spread. They are already conc...
by milindc
11 Mar 2014 23:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 121867

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Jagan is a major player just due to the demographics. If the data is right, then it will be tough fight for SA between TDP and YSRCP. Even the surveys point to lead with Jagan. Muslim vote will go with Jagan, and then the Reddy vote will be split. Major converted population, along with SC will go wi...
by milindc
15 Feb 2014 07:44
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 121867

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Telugus are sought to be made refugees in their own land. One will become Razakaristan and the other Yeshuland. Question now is what will Telugu biddas do? Get out of the Kamma vs Reddy politics and the underlying criminality of using govt largesse , power and patronage to build up corrupt business...
by milindc
15 Feb 2014 07:37
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5849
Views: 121867

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Here are the quotes from a RSS functionary in Telangana. That's what I'm saying. How do you extrapolate some anonymous dude saying something on twitter to Telangana becoming Razakaristan ? Some serious imagination ! Thats a common narrative with many flavors by #Telangana folks, search Nizam and Te...
by milindc
29 Nov 2013 00:19
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40185
Views: 820515

Re: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India

Vijay Jolly has made an ass of himself and the party by his actions in Dilli. I strongly urge the party to take following actions: 1) Act quickly and speak with a single voice condemning this vandalism 2) Suspend him for X years or expel him 3) Tell him to clean up the vandalized property 4) Make c...
by milindc
31 Aug 2013 11:30
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 86535

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

So if 100 acres of land is needed for setting up a semiconductor fab in what is technically a rural area, it ll need 80% consent..if the cost of land is say 20 crores, an additional 80 crore will go to compensation..so 120 crore might just be the cost of getting the land..who would want to set up a...
by milindc
02 Jun 2012 17:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 52781

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May

In return, however, the BCCI is offering handsome financial packages one of which include that all the media right income will be awarded to the PCB which is desperately looking to improve its financial position. What!! The baniya in me (by marriage) is infuriated, to put it mildly. That is one bum...
by milindc
13 May 2012 04:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3972
Views: 111712

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

<SNIP>The concept of Sahayak may also need a relook here. <SNIP> Can we stop bringing in tangential arguments here? What has all this got to do with Sahayak system? doe the report say anything about Sahayak misbehaving or anything of the sort? There is no need to flame a discussion with unrelated a...
by milindc
21 Mar 2012 02:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2849
Views: 56010

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 201

anupmisra wrote:
ArmenT wrote:Many thanks for that image. It went straight to the BRF Compendium entry for Madame Mazari.


Madame "Jabba the Hutt" Mazari. Boy, that image is forever embossed on my brain like a bad tune. Even sadak-chhap alcohol doesn't help.


Damn, I need to go back to therapy ...
by milindc
15 Jan 2012 10:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4311
Views: 709805

Re: Small Arms Thread

ArmenT wrote:^^^^
Basically,

Dude, Glad you are recovered and roaring.
by milindc
16 Nov 2011 14:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4296
Views: 180514

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

milindc Indian pm is cannot be our pm because he is not sharing concerns of people in TamilNadu. I wanted to claim India to be my/our country but not the present primeminister as our PM. He has lost credibility of being a PM and should give way for next generation. but some of you guys when you can...
by milindc
16 Nov 2011 13:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4296
Views: 180514

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

joshvajohn wrote:Philip Whatever Indian PM says we cannot taken it at face value, he also has to provide evidence in public for whatever he says.


Indian PM? Why not our PM? and btw, who is we?
If you are from some other country, just ****** off from this discussion on Kudankulam nuclear plant.
by milindc
12 Nov 2011 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 2844
Views: 55411

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 201

["Arjun"] Atish seems to be the new star in the making...[] Wait for Indian "liberals" to react to this. He needs a pre-emptive support from us else he will be media's scape goat. NDTV will eat him alive. Who Aatish Taseer? He is eloquence personified, and easily take out NDTV b...
by milindc
10 Nov 2011 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 245422

Re: Telangana Monitor

Present position of agri in India and the bad state of farmers is not because governament has not done things like land redistribution etc. When Ambani can have 1 Lac crores and own most of the oil production in the nation how we can present some one from holding say 100 Acres? From 1951 the leftis...
by milindc
10 Nov 2011 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 245422

Re: Telangana Monitor

yup....same with agri. but ownership of land can't be roboticized. :) it is still owned by someone. Yes, the ownership is splintered completely on Deccan Plateau. If you have more 10 acres, the price of land automatically doubles. The only big tracks are the ones bought by neo-rich (either politici...

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