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by Sravan
02 Mar 2019 00:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 644092

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Heavy shelling in LoC
by Sravan
28 Feb 2019 04:51
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only
Replies: 338
Views: 37931

Re: Indian Forces Strike Pakistan - News Only

Henry Jones @hthjones 45s LATEST: three loud explosions heard in Karachi. Initially reported by @aeimeng. 6 people have since replied to that user confirming they too heard the explosions. https://twitter.com/hthjones/status/1100895678316843008 Gregor Peter @L0gg0l 25s 04:09 AM Karachi - Witnesses r...
by Sravan
26 Feb 2019 08:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135410

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

Surgical Strike 2: Indian Air Force Strikes JeM Camps in Pakistan Days After Pulwama Attack, Pak Officials Cry Intrusion https://www.latestly.com/india/news/surgical-strike-2-indian-air-force-strikes-jem-camps-in-pakistan-days-after-pulwama-attack-pak-officials-cry-intrusion-664130.html
by Sravan
26 Feb 2019 08:55
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135410

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

Rakesh wrote:Sravan: PLEASE post the title in your links. Folks need to read Good News :) before clicking on the link


Thanks will do!
by Sravan
26 Feb 2019 08:46
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135410

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes PoK along with Ground Assault

IAF fighter jets cross LoC, destroy terror camps in PoK: Sources https://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india-indian-air-force-violated-loc-alleges-pakistan-army-506328 IAF strikes in PoK LIVE: Jets attack multiple JeM terror camps, says report https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/world/iaf-strikes-in-pok-l...
by Sravan
26 Feb 2019 08:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 135410

Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Please post your news and updates here.

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by Sravan
06 May 2014 13:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 328271

Re: Indian Railways Thread

by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 16:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

It's cool to be vegetarian, it's cool to get good gas mileage and have a low horse power engine. As far as I can predict, US is going to change it's attitude and will be different from how it is perceived today. Sravan, nothing per se against your post, but can I request some of these gooey "f...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 15:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Sravan, Matrimc thanks for your responses to my post/ Matrimc I think you have completely misunderstood what I have been trying to express but that is not your fault - I am trying to express something that is not easy to explain but I believe is relevant and this has no connection with grudging Ind...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 06:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Sravan, While I really hate to take this chain of posts forward, I feel like I have to do it and here goes: Consider Japan where the USofA has a big base. Now Japanese society is extremely organized and also has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. It also has extremely few law breakers. You...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 05:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Sravan: The NRIs who throw trash on the wayside but dont in USA are sheeple - or people who follow what the danda or gun-holding pandu says. An American with true moral fibre will also follow the laws whether in India or USA. Otherwise they are sheeple too. Let us ignore sheeple. In any case in thi...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 05:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Sravan, Your point has merit, and undoubtedly has to be debated seriously by anyone who has a serious interest in the future of India. Having said that, there are a lot of threads that can actually be relevant to the issues you are bringing here. This thread is not for internal issues of India, as ...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 05:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Sravan, the point I am making is this. Your points about Indian governance belong in the General Discussion forum. Trust me, Indians are no less frustrated with misgovernance & nor are they sitting idle. The LS elections will (hopefully) show what Indians think regarding change. I applaud your ...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 04:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

I also run a RTI filing engine in India. Sravan, you simply intend to eulogize/complain. I am not let out to argue, nor use broad brushes, nor paint in dark colors. Good work is good work regardless of where it is done. Those complaints are so minor my old eyes wont read them. And I say the same to...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 04:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

>>>Being jingoistic doesn't solve any problems, ruthless self scrutiny leads to accelerated improvement. Something clearly lacking in the TSJs of ze world when they go out to civilize the heathens who OMG are underpaying the poor low class untouchable (errm facts be darned) etc.. >>That's the direc...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 04:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Oh, believe me, we didn't complain, Supreme HQ and I just laughed. Actually I asked them if it was OK with them if I sat down somewhere, then decided to go outside and wait until the rest of our gang showed up. And got others to laugh. Told the waiters to learn to smile. Did leave them a tip, too. ...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 04:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Would this consumer right ever be considered in India? Most stores I know state very clearly that accidental mislabeling will not be considered to impose any obligation. The customer can simply not transact the transaction, that's all. Sorry. There was this BMW750 that had a sticker on it saying $2...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 03:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

AOA! If the same event, happened in the US the restaurant would be closed the next day. U clearly have not patronized the "Anarkali" Paki restaurant in Ulan Bator. Oh, well, come to think of it, they are closed, never mind. But "The Palace" is open, very desi indeed. They avoid ...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 02:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

What Sravan says is accurate. No it is not. Was, no longer is. Has not been for 10 years. Sravan says: It works for me. I say: healthcare.gov (yes, wrong place etc, again!) Sravan says: PAN card... I say : quality of service, for comparable cost. spend $4 in India instead of Rs 1/60 and see. not a ...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 02:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

May I please be let out to see sunlight again for a while? Sravan's post presents a view of US industry and R&D no different than the defence of hyuuman rights front seen elsewhere. And Sravan would greatly benefit from the positive news if he is just miguided and not intentionally eulogizing. ...
by Sravan
01 Feb 2014 02:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Shiv, Although I agree with most of your posts, there is a stark difference in government aptitude and efficiency when you compare India and US success rates. The efficiency with which work gets done for a highly skilled individual is stupendous in the United States. You are rewarded purely on meri...
by Sravan
31 Jan 2014 15:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 378556

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

One of the enduring stories about the US that has been doing the rounds in India is like the "Dick Whittington" tale - that US streets are paved with gold and going to the US is a sure fire path to wealth. This story is pervasive and is also encouraged both by the US itself and Indian imm...
by Sravan
04 Jan 2014 03:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 328271

Re: Indian Railways Thread

Building technology to make Indian Railways safer: Solfice Fabien Chraim, Anuj Gupta and Sravan Puttagunta met in 2008 at the International House in Berkeley. They went on to continue with their studies before Sravan and Fabien came together in 2010 to start up Solfice with a mission statement that...
by Sravan
09 Jul 2013 01:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 775
Views: 180408

Re: A Nation on the March

http://www.medianama.com/2013/07/223-raaci-launches-online-rti-filing-platform-youradhikar/ RTI aggregation platform, Rapid Action Against Corruption in India (RAACI) has launched YourAdhikar, an online platform to file applications under Right to Information Act (2005). When we checked the website,...
by Sravan
27 Apr 2013 12:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 343387

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

This b*tch Alka Acharya pissed off all the panelists by batting for the Chinese. It's no wonder our diplomacy is in the doldrums. What a rotten state of affairs. http://www.timesnow.tv/Debate-Rigid-China-unsure-India--1/videoshow/4426139.cms http://www.timesnow.tv/Debate-Rigid-China-unsure-India--2...
by Sravan
27 Apr 2013 12:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 343387

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

Singha wrote:Can you take your query to the ia thread in the other forum.


will do.
by Sravan
27 Apr 2013 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 343387

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

SSridhar wrote:
Sravan wrote:I think this has something to do with the Chinese. Any insight on this?

This is something else. Related to incidents that took place during a routine exercise when the officers and the jawans clashed last year. Indiscipline.


My question is why would the jawans disobey a commanding officer?
by Sravan
27 Apr 2013 09:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 343387

Re: Managing Chinese Threat



I think this has something to do with the Chinese. Any insight on this?
by Sravan
25 Apr 2013 05:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 600785

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

India doesn't have guts to challenge china. Indian government doesn't tell the real 'preparedness' of Indian armed forces to Indian people. Just show off army, navy, and Air Force for only dissuasive posture. Not real fighting. Pun intended !! :(( Doing something is still better than being frozen i...
by Sravan
25 Apr 2013 03:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 600785

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Before all the steps above, you can ATLEAST threaten to use force! That is sometimes effective as well, as we're seeing with the Japanese response. But we're still at 'talks' stage. Next stage will be 'love letter' urf dossier exchange. No point threatening... Threatening makes sense if China is th...
by Sravan
25 Apr 2013 02:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 600785

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Dealing with border incursions: 1) Arrest the trangressive soldiers 2) Concentrate infrastructure development whereever an incursion occurs 3) Deploy force multipliers 4) Have public armory for citizens in case they need weaponry to defend themselves 5) Crowdsource vigilance, provide citizens with c...
by Sravan
16 Apr 2013 07:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition
Replies: 2681
Views: 68219

Re: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition

Securing Bharat There are multiple layers of security in India. 1) The street level security where citizens are responsible for keeping vigilence 2) The municipal level security which implements surveillance based on governmental funds 3) The district level resource allocation of funds based on the...
by Sravan
13 Apr 2013 23:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Thesis: Peace unlikely in next 25 years
Replies: 139
Views: 3203

Re: Thesis: Peace unlikely in next 25 years

I profoundly disagree with the thesis, in the following way. First of all, all this talk about destroying Pakistan in a military sense has no place in any serious discussion. Why ? In order to understand why, we have to first understand what Pakistan is. Pakistan is merely a forward extension, a fr...
by Sravan
11 Apr 2013 07:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Thesis: Peace unlikely in next 25 years
Replies: 139
Views: 3203

Re: Thesis: Peace unlikely in next 25 years

All these theories are nice. What remains to be a blatant fact after reading years of geo-political dialogue across these forums is that India doesn't define what India represents. Indians do not own their history and are confused about their own culture. The real problem is obfuscation of knowledge...
by Sravan
20 Mar 2013 13:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: AugustaWestland Bribery Cover-Up, Italian Marines Let Go
Replies: 620
Views: 15424

Re: AugustaWestland Bribery Cover-Up, Italian Marines Let Go

For all the people citing Vienna convention. You can debunk their argument with these two clauses. According to Article 32 (3) of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 1961, "The INITIATION of proceedings by a diplomatic agent or by a person enjoying immunity from jurisdiction under art...

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