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by a_bharat
08 Dec 2013 15:23
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 826051

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

CG: BJP 17 Leading + 32 Won; CONG 9 Leading + 29 Won
DL: BJP 9 Leading + 25 Won; AAP 7 Leading + 19 Won

@nageshks: from TV; (ETV channel)

Edit: AAP 7 + 19; not 7 + 29
by a_bharat
08 Dec 2013 15:17
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 826051

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

DL: BJP 10 Leading + 24 Won; AAP 8 Leading + 18 Won; Cong 4 + 4; Others 1 + 1
CHG: BJP 18 Leading + 31 Won; Cong 11 Leading + 27 Won
by a_bharat
08 Dec 2013 15:14
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 826051

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

nageshks wrote:
a_bharat wrote:CG: BJP 21 Leading + 28 Won; Cong: 12 Leading + 26 Won


Where did you get the figures from?


ETV
by a_bharat
08 Dec 2013 15:11
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 826051

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

CG: BJP 19 Leading + 30 Won; Cong: 12 Leading + 26 Won
by a_bharat
08 Dec 2013 13:14
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 826051

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

CG: 45 BJP, 42 Cong (Leads + Results)
Results: 13 BJP, 12 Cong
by a_bharat
02 Dec 2013 14:08
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 231650

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Dasari wrote:It all depends on TRS and the BC wing of T congress ( hence the hectic discussions with Raj Narasimha).

I think Raja Narasimha is ST.
by a_bharat
01 Dec 2013 11:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 292972

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

Raja Bose wrote:All I can say is Nokia took the right decision otherwise it would be dead today.

Could've been in Samsung's place (in terms of smartphone market share) had it gone with Android.
by a_bharat
20 Nov 2013 14:36
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

^All of this based on the words of DDM? Come on guys, have more clarity of thought. If you have listened to his initial speeches (around the time he was declared as BJP campaign committee chief, and later when he was declared as BJP's PM candidate), and his recent speeches, you would know the diffe...
by a_bharat
20 Nov 2013 14:10
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

subhamoy.das wrote:Too many rallies is natural to thin the crowd. But look what is happening to his counter part's rallies. I would say that he is till far ahead in terms of size of his rallies.


His initial speeches were good and generated hope. He is now into "they are trying to get Modi" stuff.
by a_bharat
08 Nov 2013 14:26
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 231650

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

^ It is highly unlikely that BJP will oppose the T Bill. At most, they will make some noise about addressing the concerns of non-T regions. If BJP opposes T Bill---- Whether Seemandhra would vote for them?? Whether they will lose T seats?? If BJP supports T Bill --Whether T would vote for them?? Wh...
by a_bharat
08 Nov 2013 13:14
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 231650

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

^
It is highly unlikely that BJP will oppose the T Bill. At most, they will make some noise about addressing the concerns of non-T regions.
by a_bharat
05 Nov 2013 12:51
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/nehru-had-called-sardar-patel-a-total-communalist-says-l-k-advani/articleshow/25252590.cms NEW DELHI: BJP today raked up another controversy over Sardar Patel with L K Advani quoting a book to allege that then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Ne...
by a_bharat
28 Oct 2013 17:05
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

Perhaps the plan was to create stampede and use the ensuing chaos to assassinate Modi. Even if IM were the executors, the schemers could very well be the Congress folks and their involvement should be thoroughly investigated. BJP needs to raise hue and cry for any steps to be taken towards a proper...
by a_bharat
28 Oct 2013 14:40
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

Perhaps the plan was to create stampede and use the ensuing chaos to assassinate Modi. Even if IM were the executors, the schemers could very well be the Congress folks and their involvement should be thoroughly investigated. BJP needs to raise hue and cry for any steps to be taken towards a proper ...
by a_bharat
24 Oct 2013 18:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

The going is tough.. Here's a transcript of my chat with hima few minutes ago: Friend: One thing is sure Shyam... no matter however good man Modi is, I won't vote for him nor do I ask others for it. you can blame on my expericences or me... thats decided at least for near future... Me: Can I ask wh...
by a_bharat
09 Oct 2013 12:04
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

Chandrasekhar wrote:http://pappupedia.com/


Check out his quotable quotes (I am assuming he really said those).
Our own Dan Quayle! Perhaps I am being uncharitable to Dan Quayle.
by a_bharat
22 Sep 2013 13:32
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

In fact opposition to Telangana in violent manner does surprise many of us, at least me. Non Telangana area residents seem to have a sense of entitlement over Telangana area and resources. What I know for sure is that many of the AP politicians , mostly from Non Telangana areas, are one of the most...
by a_bharat
07 Sep 2013 11:17
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

He should have been asked to give up his US citizenship before being appointed the RBI governer. But, he is more Indian than the super PM. When the country allows Sonia to be the ultimate authority in India, it looks silly to complain about Mr. Rajan's appointment.
by a_bharat
04 Sep 2013 12:57
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 231650

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

There is now a proposal to make Hyderabad a UT - eventually its own state. like delhi. Something to be backed strongly IMHO. In fact even Chennai & Bengluru should be made UT's. Would work better long term. I would support this idea of Hyd becoming its own state except for the fact that with Hi...
by a_bharat
15 Aug 2013 18:54
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

Karan M wrote:He is either senile or malafide.

Both.
by a_bharat
11 Aug 2013 18:32
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

@ravi_g, I don't want to be overly critical, but these slogans are very important for the campaign and must be original. They will not have the same impact if he uses the lines popularized by someone else (and particularly by one whose administration repeatedly insulted him). I hope to hear some oth...
by a_bharat
11 Aug 2013 18:08
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

Watched on TV. Here is what I felt: - Kishan Reddy should have kept his speech short; was a bit boring. - Venkaiah Naidu was good - Modi should not have spoken more than a couple of lines in Telugu. I felt his other two speeches last month were better. Instead of the "Yes We Can", he shoul...
by a_bharat
07 Aug 2013 05:00
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 231650

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Those castes are certainly NOT the reason for the split. Split reasons clearly lie with INC and BJP and their screwed up policies. Exactly. RamaY is unnecessarily bringing in his caste prejudices and his dislike/condescension of these castes into the discussion where as the real cause is obviously ...
by a_bharat
06 Aug 2013 23:09
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 5848
Views: 231650

Re: AP Politics and runup to 2014 General elections

Bade ji, The 3-5% communities Velamas, Reddys and Kammas are causing/splitting the state for their benefit. The 90+% population is being taken for a ride. Interestingly all these guys and the so-called BCs and Dalits think and say it is Brahminism that is hurting Hindus and India. Wonder if it is l...
by a_bharat
29 Jul 2013 08:46
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 270918

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

This is probably a very stupid question, but I want to know the use cases for Bofors guns and Pinaka rockets. When would one choose one over the other given that both have comparable ranges. What would be the cost difference between the two to destroy similar targets.
by a_bharat
23 Jul 2013 16:41
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

^^
It is unfortunate that even BJP cares so much about approval from the white man (US).
by a_bharat
23 Jul 2013 13:36
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

After Congress workers shut down restaurant, Narendra Modi tweets "intolerance" The trouble began over bill receipts with this cheeky message: "As per UPA government, eating money (2G, Coal, CWG scam) is a necessity and eating food in an AC restaurant is a luxury." The owner, Sr...
by a_bharat
19 Jul 2013 16:01
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

abhijitm wrote:My guess is eventually MNS will also join the alliance.


It is quite possible that MNS is secretly backed by Congress to split the right wing vote.
by a_bharat
17 Jul 2013 13:52
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

Modi should be careful with facts and should immediately acknowledge mistakes (like when he misspoke on China's 20% GDP expenditure on education), instead of having BJP spokespersons defend the indefensible on TV shows.
by a_bharat
14 Jul 2013 18:34
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

^^^
So it has already started; was expecting.
by a_bharat
14 Jul 2013 17:33
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

Heard his speech for the first time; now I can understand why his opponents are so scared and desperate to fix him in some case or the other.
by a_bharat
04 Jul 2013 14:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch
Replies: 4017
Views: 298185

Re: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch

You are right; googling for India's position in SM Krishna's time, it appears that the stance is nearly the same: the talks must be afghan-led (not pakistan-brokered), no external interference. In practice though, India is accepting these talks even though they don't seem to be afghan-led and are dr...
by a_bharat
04 Jul 2013 13:33
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

Narendra Modi has 1,821,1119 followers on Twitter while Tharoor retains second position with 1,820728 fans. Tharoor has got 1,820728 followers on twitter :eek: ,This not a chota mota fan following, whats so special about Tharoor? I am very surprised, never noticed this figure. Nothing special. He p...
by a_bharat
04 Jul 2013 12:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch
Replies: 4017
Views: 298185

Re: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch

Can someone explain what is behind India's change in stance regarding talks with Taliban? Is it - resigning to the inevitable - FM shooting off his mouth, or extending his chamchagiri to US Does India have any options to influence the course, or have to just accept whatever comes out from others' ma...
by a_bharat
04 Jul 2013 06:26
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1592978

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

Just wondering if the selection of Asif Ibrahim as IB chief was made with a calculation that as a Muslim he would be biased against Modi and would be helpful in fixing Modi. To his credit though, the new IB chief doesn't seem to be doing his selectors' bidding. Is there any info on other contenders ...
by a_bharat
25 Jun 2013 09:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 618047

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

With this attitude how can there be any relationship even tactical let alon strategic? US is hiding DCH and could have been a party to the 26/11 attack by way of having supplied and agent provacator. US says India may not get access to Headley again I think US either wanted to drag India into their...
by a_bharat
24 Jun 2013 14:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 13, 2013
Replies: 2850
Views: 122606

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - May 13, 2013

One more Paki lays claim to Indic civilizational and cultural heritage. Just like this - http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=6533&p=1454419#p1454419 ... It has been over six and a half decades since India the nation state was established as a truncated version of historical...
by a_bharat
24 Jun 2013 10:41
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion
Replies: 4019
Views: 270918

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion

So an accurate estimation of the altitude will let those who want to know (bad guys) get an estimation of the size of the danda or gadha. The higher it is the bigger is the nominal yield. So far its from 1500 feet to 2.5 km. Extrapolating from the numbers in India Forum (220m - 1 Kt, 1745m - 500 Kt...
by a_bharat
21 Jun 2013 17:07
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 826051

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Apparently Sonia let fly, asking 'Who provoked the DMK to withdraw support to the UPA? And now who asked you to plead for five Congress MLAs' support? Is it politics that in six months you reverse your decision? The DMK used the Sri Lankan Tamil issue as a reason to walk out of UPA, and now you com...

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