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by Neshant
05 Aug 2018 05:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286944

Re: Internal Security Watch

Supratik wrote:You guys are being pessimistic. Let us see what happens. IIRC, appeals is till Sept, 2018 and final draft
Dec, 2018.



unless other states do the same and link the NRC to Aardhar, its not going to work
by Neshant
05 Aug 2018 04:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2063
Views: 244504

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

^^ one great weakness of China is weak control of the narrative.
Nobody including their local population trusts the govts version of news.
by Neshant
05 Aug 2018 04:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286944

Re: Internal Security Watch

Good move but they should have biometrically IDed all these people from the start so illegals have a permanent record in the database instead of moving from state a to b. Anyway, better late than never. There needs to be a nationwide NRC occurring in all states simultaneously soon for illegals to be...
by Neshant
05 Aug 2018 04:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286944

Re: Internal Security Watch

All states should have NRC, will be effective in dealing with internal security : Assam governor

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/ind ... 271460.cms
by Neshant
04 Aug 2018 11:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 691
Views: 107934

Re: Technolgies useful for Indian problems

Neshant, do you even google a bit before you post your disparaging comments ? http://www.mreinfo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=969 from what I can find, civilian tech seems to have caught up via tech infusion from DRDO and the forces might be procuring those directly. Which "disparaging comments&...
by Neshant
04 Aug 2018 09:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4111
Views: 188817

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

The issue is more complex than that ,here is a good write up with stastics how QE has ripped off savers The Fed Destroyed US Boomers' Retirement Dreams The whole idea of some "wise man" central banker sitting up in an ivory tower dictating interest rates (aka price fixing) and printing mo...
by Neshant
04 Aug 2018 08:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 644
Views: 80376

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

demographic map of europe incl eastern turkey(anatolia is asia). the only large pool of working age is poland and now kurdish region anatolia. which must be why poles flooded into UK post EUnification. MNCs are also building captive offices in places like krakow. note ireland is purple too perhaps ...
by Neshant
04 Aug 2018 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 838
Views: 102556

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

+++ Other than the mil (and laund grab) aspects that other posters talk about, "investing" is just the means to an end, not end itself. So what is the "end"? What prevents the new non-Indian e-Commerce giants in India from flooding Indian market with Made (or Assembled) In Cheen...
by Neshant
02 Aug 2018 11:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286944

Re: Internal Security Watch

Assam NRC sparks Rohingya debate, Modi govt says 'can't compromise on security'

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-as ... ty-2643786
by Neshant
02 Aug 2018 11:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1640
Views: 199234

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

None of the "anti-missile" defenses have proven to work reliably.

We may be buying vapor-ware.
by Neshant
02 Aug 2018 11:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4111
Views: 188817

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes




unlikely since the stock market, like inflation numbers, are rigged and have been so since March, 2009
by Neshant
02 Aug 2018 11:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286944

Re: Internal Security Watch

BJP Builds Ground for Assam-Like NRC in Bengal Ahead of Amit Shah's Rally; Calls For Survey in Delhi and Mumbai Too

https://www.news18.com/news/politics/bj ... 31045.html
by Neshant
02 Aug 2018 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286944

Re: Internal Security Watch

The information used for NRC update should be put in a database for those found illegal. This will help in identifying those who escape to other parts of India. Why did they not biometrically ID everyone during the NRC application process. It makes the whole exercise futile if these illegals cannot...
by Neshant
01 Aug 2018 18:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 838
Views: 102556

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

SSridhar wrote:
pankajs wrote:http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201807310022.html
Payment due: Pacific islands in the red as debts to China mount

One more wicket down and the list is getting longer by the day: Vanuatu, Djibouti, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Greece, Tonga, Pakistan (of course)


Add Montenegro to that list.
by Neshant
31 Jul 2018 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 110145

Re: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion

Assam belongs solely to the ethno-linguistic cultures local to assam. The same applies to every ethno-linguistic state in the Indian union. What you envision is nothing less than a cocktail of violence and civil wars. Fact is, with the establishment of biometric identity system, it is just a matter...
by Neshant
31 Jul 2018 11:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1959
Views: 219374

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

China has no choice but to keep pouring money into Pakistan or risk seeing it's loans turn bad. If they end up owning the infrastructure in lieu of debt default, it will be even more proof that OBOR is a debt trap scheme designed to transfer foreign assets to China's control. And if they don't own i...
by Neshant
31 Jul 2018 11:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 644
Views: 80376

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

US forming its own Belts and Roads forum! This should be of interest to India. I don;t know what they intend to do but if they are really serious it would make sense to get strategic equity in and around IOR + ASEAN and ensure a big American share of the future growth in the region. India would sur...
by Neshant
31 Jul 2018 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286944

Re: Internal Security Watch

NRC and biometric authentication (Aadhaar) is a great first step. Once digital authentication usage becomes widespread and especially once money gets digitized, it will be increasingly difficult to do anything without proving citizenship/identity. The following things will not be possible without di...
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 13:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 110145

Re: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion

^ Assam belongs to the ethnic locals groups of Assam. The state needs another survey to separate locals from non-locals. Currently, the state is swamped with bangalis(both Hindu and Muslim). The burden of bangalis should fall lonely on the state of west Bengal. The state has become a modern day amb...
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 13:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4111
Views: 188817

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

http://www.emigrantdirect.com https://www.emigrantdirect.com/securebanking/images/ed-product.png 0.5% interest ! This is because of 7 years of QE and Near Zero Interest rate policy , The savers has been wiped out. Thankfully they are not yet on Negitive Interest as few Europen countries are In real...
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 10:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351119

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Times have changed and its time for this Article and 370 to go.

It is the will of the majority of people in India.
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 09:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 110145

Re: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion

The final list of Assam's NRC database will be released today. --------------------- Quest for citizenship: As millions try to prove nationality in Assam In an airconditioned office room piled with files and papers, Prateek Hajela, special secretary to government and NRC coordinator, simultaneously ...
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3896
Views: 286944

Re: Internal Security Watch

The final list of Assam's NRC database will be released today. --------------------- Quest for citizenship: As millions try to prove nationality in Assam In an airconditioned office room piled with files and papers, Prateek Hajela, special secretary to government and NRC coordinator, simultaneously ...
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 08:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2649

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

..and terrorism

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Rohingya terrorists open fire on Assam Rifles men at Indo-Myanmar border

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-ro ... er-2641650
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 08:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2649

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

very incompetent internal security in India if people can simply cross borders by the tens of thousands and engage in criminality.

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Gulf dreams land Rohingya refugees in trouble

https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hy ... 485333.ece
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 07:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2764
Views: 389063

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

Will wrote:Too many Chinese spies in Taiwan. If this is true whatever was not leaked during the data leak will be leaked from Taiwan. The scorpene will be fully compromised.


How do you think China got its semi-conductor industry.

US -> Taiwan -> China.
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 07:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 715602

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Its too late for cost savings and changing engines.

Its time to produce whatever works.

Any more delay and this project is dead.
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 07:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions
Replies: 1709
Views: 226048

Re: MBT Arjun - News and Discussions

Arjun = textbook case of bad project management & no oversight.
by Neshant
30 Jul 2018 03:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4111
Views: 188817

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

If China manages to grow atleast 5-6 % in next 10 years this gap will seriously widen and likely even India will catch up in PPP and we are No 3 now. PPP begins to make sense as a measure of national economic power once the country is past the subsistence phase. If most of that PPP is simply a hand...
by Neshant
29 Jul 2018 10:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3562
Views: 444627

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

With no support for domestic R&D in defense, there is no nucleus around which fledgling science & tech companies can form.

India has spent a fortune subsidizing the scienctific and engineering cadre of foreign nations with expensive armament imports.
by Neshant
29 Jul 2018 09:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MoD:Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions
Replies: 144
Views: 17717

Re: MoD:Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions

Austin wrote:In a blow to private defence firms, govt will not subsidise development of new weaponry

http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2018/06/ ... -govt.html


But they will subsidize foreign scientists & engineers with massive purchases of foreign armaments.
by Neshant
29 Jul 2018 09:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MoD:Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions
Replies: 144
Views: 17717

Re: MoD:Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions

India is well behind the curve on AI. It will be blindsided by China first on the economic and then the military front. Another 1962 moment is in the making. That issue aside, some privacy laws may need to be sacrificed to build-up large datasets. ------ Trump White House panicked about China's inve...
by Neshant
29 Jul 2018 08:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2631
Views: 427826

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Michael Pillsbury advises the Trump administration on China.

by Neshant
28 Jul 2018 17:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1216
Views: 173042

Re: Analyzing CPEC

US/China Trade War : Analysis with Richard Duncan

https://www.scmp.com/business/companies ... istory-and
by Neshant
28 Jul 2018 16:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 715602

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

They must be testing the existing version of the Kaveri for the Aura drone (stealth drone).

It was mentioned somewhere that the Kaveri would see usage for that project.

Its not for the LCA.
by Neshant
28 Jul 2018 12:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1496
Views: 172625

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

This shortens the process as well as speeds it up. This may be behind his eagerness to "return" to India and I am sure that the he will either get a comfortable hospital stay or maybe even house arrest. he will be reporting serious health issues and a need for extended hospital stay in 3....

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