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by sudeepj
29 May 2019 01:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 357
Views: 43502

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

A totally unnecessary blue on blue on twitter on Raja Rammohan Roy. There were 9 loksabha seats in WB on 7th phase out of which Dumdum and Kolkata Uttar were winnable given the wave but we lost after the Vidyasagar statue incident and the inept handling of the same by BJP. Today all Bengali newspap...
by sudeepj
24 May 2019 21:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127744

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Karan M wrote:Fumble Harmer lives up to his name.

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
by sudeepj
24 May 2019 21:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127744

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Terrible news - not so much about his role as Fin Min which has been taken up by Piyush Goel anyway, but regarding his deteriorating health. Looks like all karmayogis end up ignoring their health till its too late. :cry: :cry: Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's ...
by sudeepj
24 May 2019 00:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 127744

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

For there to be a coup against the first family there needs to be one or more leaders with a decent mass following and influence within the INC. But there is no such person left? The Gandhis (and SG in particular) made sure anyone who could possibly become a threat was sidelined and kept down while...
by sudeepj
23 May 2019 00:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://medium.com/incerto/the-most-intolerant-wins-the-dictatorship-of-the-small-minority-3f1f83ce4e15 Now I truly understand how the strategic defiance to social norms like nikah halala, triple talaq and oil droplet tactics of islamics work This only works as long as the govt. refuses to bring or...
by sudeepj
23 May 2019 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

SS supremo had returned from a trip and thought of sending his #2 saying why meet before may23, but AS personally phoned him in some other engagement and then he came with #2 and his own son. This actually shows some urgency and perhaps uneasiness on AS's part that he really wanted to made sure SS ...
by sudeepj
21 May 2019 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

sudeepj , I have deleted your personal attack on Dileep. If you find a post offensive, report it and admins will take action. Responding with a personal attack is not tolerated. You have been warned as well. I can understand that. Thank you to the admins for taking action against casual Hindu baiti...
by sudeepj
20 May 2019 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Imported Dileep ji or home raised ? Bos Indicus or Bos Taurus or Bubalus bubalis(ya allah - the plasphemy!)? Me being a telugu Gaud Saraswat Brahmin would want to know :) It is Bos for sure. Not sure of the species. Bubalus is not that good for grilling. It is locally farmed onlee. I believe it is ...
by sudeepj
19 May 2019 11:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

When will there be RS majority for NDA? Not any time soon. The article ignores practicalities, but will be far from a 2/3rds majority. They can take the help of aiadmk, trs, ysr, ... to get laws changed, but not the constitution. https://chunauti.org/2018/06/17/bjp-wont-win-a-rajya-sabha-majority-u...
by sudeepj
19 May 2019 07:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Singha wrote:AS offered a puja in Somnath temple today.


Amit Shah is at one Jyotir-linga and Modi ji is at baba Kedar.. They are walking in the light of the Jyotir-linga. :)
by sudeepj
16 May 2019 03:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

ECI is not geared to handle such crisis and operationally prepared to take decisions. This is basically handful of people outsourcing short term executives from every nook and corner of government departments. This is an exhaustive and tiring election they forced on to themselves. When election goe...
by sudeepj
16 May 2019 03:37
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 788447

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

WILL INDIA AND PAKISTAN BE ABLE TO STEP BACK FROM NUCLEAR DANGER? https://www.armscontrolwonk.com/archive/1207411/will-india-and-pakistan-be-able-to-step-back-from-nuclear-danger/ Michael Krepon of Indo-US Nuclear Deal fame (as a commentator if not as an interlocutor), writing in "Arms Control...
by sudeepj
15 May 2019 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Campaigning in West Bengal to end at 10 pm tomorrow, EC orders 19:51 (IST), May 15 EC removes ADG (CID), West Bengal Rajeev Kumar and principal secretary (home) Atri Bhattacharya 19:46 (IST), May 15 EC order comes on the heels of violence during Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata yesterday, with BJP and ...
by sudeepj
15 May 2019 04:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Saar, how many "reports" does it take for Twitter to suspend an account? Can this be achieved? Talk to Jai Menon. You need to report the offensive post with a description of the offensive content. And Twitter replies to you if they launched an inquiry. I have reported numerous handles, so...
by sudeepj
14 May 2019 22:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

did siddharth shankar ray use ruthless extra judicial methods with support from Indira gandhi to break the back of the naxals in WB? someone from that era needs to educate us. Yes, Yes, and Yes. S S Ray was given a free hand to exterminate urban naxals. Thousands of Cal Univ, Jadavpur U, and Presid...
by sudeepj
14 May 2019 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

this guy is a serial offender, no matter which malevolent and venomous tweet he deletes and what malignant explanation he concocts thereafter. he supported coupta's earlier Army coup story and he was probably the only guy, who, in spite of knowing all the facts, maliciously supported that ugly and ...
by sudeepj
13 May 2019 23:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

did siddharth shankar ray use ruthless extra judicial methods with support from Indira gandhi to break the back of the naxals in WB? someone from that era needs to educate us. Yes, Yes, and Yes. S S Ray was given a free hand to exterminate urban naxals. Thousands of Cal Univ, Jadavpur U, and Presid...
by sudeepj
13 May 2019 23:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 504276

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Seriously? How do you get those crack commandos to all nuke sites in Bakistan before the yahoos fire them off? How do you even identify all the sites or be sure that you haven't missed any? Yes. I am quite serious. But maybe the topic is not ripe for discussion right now, but maybe a few months aft...
by sudeepj
08 May 2019 00:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Did you guys see the Pranoy Roy carrying mic to a village and interviewing a girl? The girl was speaking from a mugged script. Didnt see that but what surprised me is Pranoy Roy appeared to be struggling to speak in basic Hindi with the Yadavs at their residence and quickly shifted to English. Wow....
by sudeepj
08 May 2019 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

It's probably on most peoples' blind spot, but the the lout Will Dalrymple has a very active ongoing whitewashing of Babur in process on Twitter over the last few days. His messaging is polished with sufficient deniability embedded ("it's not whitewashing, here I've thrown in some bad words ab...
by sudeepj
07 May 2019 01:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://scroll.in/latest/922368/cji-sexual-harassment-case-justice-chandrachud-asks-probe-panel-not-to-proceed-without-complainant The Supreme Court on Sunday issued a clarification denying that Justices DY Chandrachud and Rohinton Nariman met Justice SA Bobde, who is one of the members of a commit...
by sudeepj
03 May 2019 09:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

vijayk wrote:Image


Bipolar, currently going through a manic phase, not taking his meds.
by sudeepj
02 May 2019 19:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Some of the anti-Modi or anti-BJP tweets going around that need further explanation. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D5e5e2MUIAAVRwB.jpg One partial explanation would be election year funding for UPA. Dalals and PSU unions would be happy? Election funds? After OROP, pensions are being brought out in a ...
by sudeepj
01 May 2019 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

You need to provide some evidence that this is actually being done and not just a concern you have. My experience is that RSS is sensitive to this aspect and does not force outside concepts to tribal societies in a way that destroys their own cultures. Hinduism is unique that it always adds somethi...
by sudeepj
01 May 2019 21:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Exactly scriptural Hinduism is the newest form of Hinduism. The oldest form exists with the Adivasis. Unfortunately, we are continuing the British policy of destroying these societies in the name of modernizing/mainstreaming them. We are losing ancient knowledge and the very fabric of Hindustan. OK...
by sudeepj
01 May 2019 00:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Here is one charter of rights for Indian social media users: 1. Users have free speech and shall not be restricted unless there is a police complaint or a complaint from a legal authority. 2. Users shall not have their 'news feed' changed to show them political news that is biased (or targeted towar...
by sudeepj
01 May 2019 00:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

A separate new platform is a non-starter. We need a local legal framework, a charter of rights for Indians on social media to make these platforms hew to our requirements. This was happening by @ianuragthakur, but sadly, elections came in and the whole thing slowed down. But I think it will happen.....
by sudeepj
30 Apr 2019 23:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2076
Views: 549205

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Karan M wrote:Expensive imported alloys to resist stress/heat for high speed missile, many moving parts in high pressure pumps and hydraulics for fuel system, imported seeker.


Russians really take us to the cleaners..
by sudeepj
30 Apr 2019 22:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2076
Views: 549205

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Why is Brahmos so expensive.. Fewer/No moving parts.. Not many exotic materials.. In theory, it should be cheaper than Nirbhaya.. The fuel is probably some kind of kerosene.. Dont have to deal with something like red fuming nitric acid..
by sudeepj
30 Apr 2019 22:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 590
Views: 147646

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

The Mandus group has realized a 155mm soft recoil gun called Brutus (reference to French Caesar gun :D ). Some day soon, I think we will see it in Indian army.

https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-arm ... nd-brutus/
by sudeepj
30 Apr 2019 04:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

She is a rather buxom woman whose thumkas have the largest vertical and horizontal displacements in recorded history.. She has done viral songs titled 'deo vote modi ji ko'. Its a Rajasthani song.. with over 28 million views.. Total number of voters in Rajasthan is about 30 million. ....as you know...
by sudeepj
30 Apr 2019 03:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

In opposition, there are two major alliances that are posing a challenge to the BJP in the seats it dominated in 2014.. the Congress-NCP in Maharashtra (49 seats) and the SP-BSP in UP (80 seats). i.e there is a serious alliance in 129 seats where the opposition vote was divided earlier. Congress-NC...
by sudeepj
30 Apr 2019 02:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Must disagree with that gradation. [img https://a1.allaccess.com/assets/img/content/merge/2019/m-03-05-pic1.jpg[/img] ^ RD ji, I agree regarding the relative influence of each SM platform & its likely to be same wrt India. Let me however clarify that in below quoted i was giving the gradation w...
by sudeepj
30 Apr 2019 02:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Virtually every seat that the BJP was competitive in 2014, they are still competitive in. In addition, they are competitive in: West Bengal (42 seats), Odisha (19 seats), Some small number of seats in Kerala. They have entered into an alliance with a caste based party here.. Some small number of sea...
by sudeepj
29 Apr 2019 22:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Let me play Dilbu here and do a what-if scenario. This is based upon nightmare of 2004. What if after all the noise on SM and BRF, NDA barely is able to cross 272 with BJP left high and dry at 235-245. Do you think some of the partners would jump the ship and join some front with a pliable PM. Afte...
by sudeepj
29 Apr 2019 22:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Rampur is near Muslim majority [49% Muslim]. All he needs is 1% of the votes to transfer to win. How many of them are Shia? How many Sunnis has Azam Khan pissed off by his high handed methods? Does he face a strong vote-katwa? How well funded is his opponent? All this population level analysis show...
by sudeepj
29 Apr 2019 21:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Update: even this number is bit conservative and could very well exceed. Dont want to put a number, but there is a high chance of NDA crossing the above 399 mark. Jai Hind! 8) What are you guys smoking.. Some of those numbers are hopelelessly optimistic and borne out of wishful thinking. The SP-BSP...
by sudeepj
29 Apr 2019 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Madhya Pradesh, 65.77% polling till 5 pm. In 2014 it was 64.84% Poll turnout in Rajasthan at 64.5% against 64.48% in 2014. In Anantnag, it was 10.5%, down from 36.34% in 2014(all figures at 5 pm) In Jharkhand, 63.39% polling till 5 pm. In 2014 it was 63.82% West Bengal, 76.44% polling till 5 pm. In...
by sudeepj
27 Apr 2019 03:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

nachiket wrote:Did you forward all the emails to the real ECI officer?


No. I always respond to the sender telling them I am not the person they are trying to reach.
by sudeepj
27 Apr 2019 02:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 539381

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I was one of the early adopters of gmail, and so I have a gmail address that is only my name.. By happenstance.. I share my name with a senior ECI officer. So I frequently get mail that people intend to send to him, but end up sending to me instead. Most of it is bills, travel agents etc. but someti...

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