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by vnadendla
24 Oct 2020 19:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

From today's Business-Standard : Government sources say Beijing is pressuring New Delhi to accept what would be publicly called a “mutual troop withdrawal”, but would, in fact, require Indian soldiers to withdraw first from their tactically advantageous positions south of Pangong Tso lake. Only aft...
by vnadendla
23 Oct 2020 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Adrija wrote:...... Let us be evenly matched on capabilities, as intent can always change.


If we are evenly matched on capabilities then its advantage India. That's their fear.
by vnadendla
18 Oct 2020 03:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

sanjaykumar wrote:Not surprising at all. Really only a confirmation.

The question is what purpose does it serve the GOI to leak this information at this time.


Pressure on China. Once this information is public, we cannot go back. So lets make a deal now ; thats the argument.

Ignoring the conspiracy theories.
by vnadendla
18 Oct 2020 00:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

occupying advanced positions, beyond its patrolling points This could just mean we r present beyond traditional patrolling points, but within the LAC. We know that has already happened. Doesn't mean much. You mean all this Hullaboo over Kala Top? No! Crossed at 7 points seems more appropriate given...
by vnadendla
16 Oct 2020 20:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Somebody mentioned that one thing that might be holding them back is that they are becoming to realize that Indian reactions are nothing like what they expected..... Yet, something that might be very clear to us, is a complete blind spot for the Chinese. For example, how they get enraged about the ...
by vnadendla
16 Oct 2020 06:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

…..strategize to influence the Congress and the Left to proclaim Tibet as illegally occupied. This is not easy to do but the only way/ This should never become a BJP vs China thing. When did Ladakh discussion became Tibet discussion. As you said the govt has a public discourse about Ladakh includin...
by vnadendla
16 Oct 2020 03:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

...Tell the world that rockets were fired from our position in Chulsul. PLA responded to the attacks (in form of MBRLs & Drones with video footage) in to Chulsul areas. PLA is only responding, so don't want to escalate. They are ready to move out, return captives, if India doesn't respond and m...
by vnadendla
16 Oct 2020 03:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Importance of Territorial Integrity need not be Man Ki Baat. It is a given. In fact all politicians use it. Look at Pappu. You want to be uniquely satisfied. Me too. That's why I am on this forum. Read and understand this topic part 1 and 2. You will be satisfied. Don't take Nehru's words out of con...
by vnadendla
16 Oct 2020 00:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Many on this thread and other thread have pointed out CCP documents and their goals. If by documents you're looking for how they exactly plan to accomplish their goals or anything close to it then you are already aware that one is not going to get them. From the Indian context, as a voter I'm entit...
by vnadendla
15 Oct 2020 22:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Can you show me the Chinese 100 year plan document in that case?
by vnadendla
15 Oct 2020 22:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

There's no chankaya neeti involved here for plans to not be in open. If public doesn't believe in long term plans or even understand them then they won't be voting for you on long term goal equation. And it's not like India has 100 years. Probability is very low for India to have 100 years as BIF p...
by vnadendla
15 Oct 2020 22:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

What one needs is mann ki baat on subject of planning things for centuries and how Indians aren't doing it but enemies are. In a democracy parties in power change. 100 year plans cannot be open knowledge. But when power changes plans can go lost in transition. We need to figure out the solution to ...
by vnadendla
15 Oct 2020 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://i.ibb.co/G0vwJbY/Tibet-India.png …….. They are looking hundreds of years ahead while we are content to be safe enough to go back and squabble among ourselves. We have to formulate our 100 year plan and go with it ruthlessly. I see strategic advantages; and big problems in the map. Need to r...
by vnadendla
07 Oct 2020 06:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

They will try to grab a price of land which is atleast tactically important to them and which they can resupply in winter from their established bases. Given PLA's penchant to fight a mechanised war - their airborne will try to capture such an area where the PLAGF can quickly push back IA and linku...
by vnadendla
01 Oct 2020 06:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

China has picked a fight with almost all its neigbours. Be it Japan, Taiwan, HK, Tajikistan, Bhutan, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Australia and even Russia (claims on Vladivastok region) and Nepal. So it should not surprise us that China also piked a fight with India. Indians keep on looking at ...
by vnadendla
30 Sep 2020 23:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Chetak.... Ashley's interpretation is probably incomplete. It doesn't explain the six other fronts China opened with other countries. What can explain the situation in general? Maybe a combination of [1] Covid Condemnation ; Start of economic decline; Over estimating weakness of other countries due...
by vnadendla
29 Sep 2020 03:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397817

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Something doesn't add-up and it bothers me. Can you guys shed light if it is safe to do so. [1] Chinese salami sliced. One more slice in a long list of slices [2] This time India scratched back [3] Chinese flirt with disaster You do [1] because you can try again somewhere else if it doesn't workout....
by vnadendla
19 Feb 2013 19:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3169
Views: 461350

Can we use the sediment

This sediment when deposited at river mouths becomes fertile delta. Cannot we use this sediment by building a diversion canal at dam bottom that takes sediment away from dam that we can collect and transport to form fertile fields or as building material depending on grade. I know river beds being d...
by vnadendla
06 Jun 2012 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29th May 2012
Replies: 2845
Views: 111027

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

Dr AQ Khan So, in a brief expanse of one paragraph, here's what photochor said: Pa'stan can shoot down US drones with Hamza missile Pa'stan was full of natural resources Pa'stani leaders had no good motive Pa'stan had drone technology Pa'stan can produce atomic weapon Pa'stan can end its energy cri...
by vnadendla
12 Apr 2012 01:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2868
Views: 116824

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

>> Lets not lose sight of the fact that India = Success and Pakistan = Failure over last generation. This equation looks valid if we ignore thousands of Indians killed in terrorist attacks. Moreover, we did not cause Pakistan's failure. In fact, Gujral and MMS doctrines only delay Paki failure (by ...
by vnadendla
12 Apr 2012 01:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2868
Views: 116824

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

If you read some posts on this thread and don't know anything else you may be forgiven for thinking Pak's policy is successful. Lets not lose sight of the fact that India = Success and Pakistan = Failure over last generation. There is no practical scenario under which this will be reversed in next 1...
by vnadendla
23 Mar 2012 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2848
Views: 121399

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

^^ In fact 'chhota nawaab' is carrying out porki's message in this movie, that is it is Hindu baniya doing terriorism not porki isi, army or 'lashkar-e-taiba' :evil: Haven't seen the movie yet. Will hold judgement. But in the quote above he gave the smoothest knockout punch to the Pakis. Krishna sh...
by vnadendla
23 Mar 2012 21:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2848
Views: 121399

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

Pakistan ban won't affect 'Agent Vinod' revenues: Saif "We have lost some revenue, just around Rs.1 crore. They are always banning our movies. Kurbaan was also banned," Saif told IANS adding that " We also shot in Pakistan without their permission ." "Agent Vinod is for Ind...
by vnadendla
26 Jan 2012 20:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2848
Views: 121399

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

Can you do the same for India. How long would it take for us to become a Singapore given rates of growth of certain drivers. Or point us to published work in the field. In this instance not OT at all. I am going to talk only about Pakistan. Staring with an image http://i1.tribune.com.pk/wp-content/u...
by vnadendla
07 Dec 2011 03:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

INC cannot split AP and lose 25 -30 MP seats for generations. I am with ramana on this. You are really making a mistake in analysis. AP split saga is NOT over by any means. I request everyone to not get into illusions of T campaign is over and congress has eaten a humble pie. AP split is not really...
by vnadendla
07 Dec 2011 01:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

What bear hug? INC as long as it has the 2Gs will try to split AP. There is no doubt for that. It has become even more crucial. INC cannot split AP and lose 25 -30 MP seats for generations. How many other major states is it a significant power any more? That I believe is only reason that AP is unit...
by vnadendla
07 Dec 2011 00:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

BJP will have to go neutral if it wants to form NDA government in the scenario. There is no reason why they can't stick to similar terms as they did in the past. People are aware that while BJP played idiotic games Congress played criminal games. I don't see Congress has huge advantage over BJP ove...
by vnadendla
06 Dec 2011 23:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

If TDP does not support BJP at centre, even if TDP and BJP are in a position to form a govt, then what will TDP do? Sit out, and let Congress form Govt? I think CBN is very wary and is being extra cautious. He must remember that he lost not because of BJP, but due to his own policies that were seen...
by vnadendla
06 Dec 2011 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

If TDP does not support BJP at centre, even if TDP and BJP are in a position to form a govt, then what will TDP do? Sit out, and let Congress form Govt? I think CBN is very wary and is being extra cautious. He must remember that he lost not because of BJP, but due to his own policies that were seen...
by vnadendla
02 Dec 2011 04:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 31 Oct 2011
Replies: 2841
Views: 118340

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

A very interesting discussion on TSP. Chris Fair is quite funny. She let's loose 4-letter words, calls TSP a condom, blasts US military men for homo-erotic fantasies about TFTA Jernails etc. What has gotten into her of late? It's as if watching a doppelganger, or was it the previous one. WOW! I hop...
by vnadendla
30 Nov 2011 03:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

I dont know. Also if we made that theread the first post of this thread then we understand this issue quite well. YSR demise(Sept 2-3 '09) lead to the T demand from KCR(Dec 09). The fear was rise of TDP with no one to check them. This is why we need to develop institutions not leaders. Its true for...
by vnadendla
12 Nov 2011 03:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

I should have clarified, I am not an UPite. So having said that, there is no chicken coming home to roost for me at least. Apart from that being a mini TSP, the other compelling and more important argument is that UP with it large size is what keeps the Indian Center strong. Even though it has been...
by vnadendla
09 Nov 2011 03:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

Yes. But how is the question. BJP failed to find right idea in AP till now. the social contract in AP politics was established right after the Nizam was ousted. TDP was the only game changer. but even here, it was more like a shift in loyalties from one side to another. neither TDP nor INC has ever...
by vnadendla
26 Oct 2011 02:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

as a starting point, I will settle for more T-Coastal relations and interaction and mutually beneficial "settling" and investments. that is first step in building a new order. relations with Karnataka, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh and Orissa will come and grow once the "internal" is...
by vnadendla
25 Oct 2011 19:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

Any national party be it BJP or Congress will face same problems if they proceed to divide AP without consensus or acceptance of AP assembly. If BJP, without any presence in AP try to divide AP just because of TRS or for any other reasons, tried to divide AP will face lot of congress inspired agita...
by vnadendla
20 Oct 2011 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

The Lift Irrigation of Deccan Plateau while a great vision, shouldn't be attempted in this energy deficient environment. We don't even have enough electricity to light up homes 24x7. Have you done any calculation on the energy costs of this endeavour and the resultant productivity gained from it. F...
by vnadendla
19 Oct 2011 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

^ vnadendla garu, We need to see the issue holistically. Perhaps we should demand coastal farmers to come up with ideas to use less water to get the same harvest. I was talking about distributing the water for all three regions of AP. Aren't we interested in having equal per-capita allocation of na...
by vnadendla
19 Oct 2011 21:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

I strongly propose that water resources are allocated by region so each region is ensured of this essential natural resource (especially given the future climatic predictions). These water resources have to be preserved, developed and assured for those regions only. Will you also ensure the same fo...
by vnadendla
15 Oct 2011 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

I have faith in India. It (exodus) is not going to happen. I dont have faith in politicos of today. We have example of Kashmiri Pandits. Do you think the India you have faith in did anything about it? There are certain sections of the societies on which anything can be done and we can get away with...
by vnadendla
14 Oct 2011 20:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Telangana Monitor
Replies: 5661
Views: 390678

Re: Telangana Monitor

ramana wrote:Taking a 100k foot level view its almost Biblical. A second exodus is being demanded of the Telugus.


I have faith in India. It (exodus) is not going to happen.

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