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by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 16:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94351

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Modi/Shah have realized that they have maxed out their political growth they can achieve with the current state of polity of india. I assume their objective is to target anti-india or BIF to create more space for future growth of BJP. I just hope - Shah retains direct/indirect control of BJP and Sh...
by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 16:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94351

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Few thoughts/questions on the cabinet 1. Does CCS & NSA remain the same, apart from the exclusions and new comers? Looking specifically for AD. 2. Another thing I like about BJP as a party is that they rotate their leaders quite well to groom them for responsibilities. Now the role of BJP chief ...
by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94351

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

honestly I am disappointed with Rajnath singh as Def Min but will not judge him, he has played role in weakening Naxalites. I was hoping for some role for Nitin Gadkari or VKS in this field. I was hoping for some role for shivraj singh chauhan. He is also a good doer. I hear very positive stories ab...
by ArjunPandit
31 May 2019 16:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94351

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

VK Singh as MoS in Road Transport VKS is a go getter in a stipulated time, rem his evac role in Yemen crisis. I think the govt is looking at accelerated execution of projects in NE and around china border in addition to what Nitin Gadkari ji's role in policy and contract bottlenecks. He's not someo...
by ArjunPandit
30 May 2019 21:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1298
Views: 301548

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Arun.prabhu wrote:Not that hard to guess, but I'll keep mum.

Zynda wrote:^^It is intentional...the changes mentioned are being carried out not because there is anything wrong with Nirbhay (AFAIK)...can't say anything more than this here.

I guessed it but I would stay mum.. :evil: :evil:,
by ArjunPandit
30 May 2019 20:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1298
Views: 301548

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^can't we put the existing design in production and then make the changes in subsequent blocks?
by ArjunPandit
30 May 2019 20:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1298
Views: 301548

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^did you slap somras seller with this argument?
by ArjunPandit
29 May 2019 20:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4861
Views: 656486

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

GoI knows J&K is littered with ISI spies. The network covers all bases, politicians etc. More importantly, IA targeted a TSP Brigade HQ in response in subsequent action. GoI response to Pulwama is ongoing. News will trickle out in weeks, months and years ahead remember reading stories of paki s...
by ArjunPandit
29 May 2019 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 53577

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

I have been seeing in news quite a lot of times these days that KPK guys preferred to Join India. Pakis not being invited to shapath samaroh is another indicator of things to come. They might be oversmarting from post-balakot, and I think they do, but the reality will hit them hard soon if we rachet...
by ArjunPandit
29 May 2019 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1298
Views: 301548

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Karan M wrote:
Rahul M wrote:such is the number of projects nowadays that I thought that there might well be a slash missile and I knew nothing about it.


until it was clarified, i thought it is a new WVR missile, :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: suits its name...
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 23:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1250
Views: 147480

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Are you bored, want some fun for free...look no further than this http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1152120.shtml An internet user with the pseudonym Moka, with more than 242,000 followers on Weibo, slammed FedEx China Thursday for confiscating chipset products delivered from a factory in the island...
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 22:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1298
Views: 301548

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Indranil, he has been implying that the LCA Mk2 will be obsolete, and LCA was inferior to the Gripen. I know. It is still better than most of our defense "journalists". That's why I have been asking you to write. A write up on LCAs ears and nose is long overdue. There are very few from th...
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 20:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 751
Views: 113169

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

has sushant sareen read UBji's statement "give peace a chance, destroy pakistan"
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 19:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1298
Views: 301548

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^to be fair, no journo gets to write his headings. That said he's the same guy who peddled Abhi disobeyed orders
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 18:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4861
Views: 656486

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

^^rohit had said this thing long back on the forum itself, was it avenged through the so called "cold wave"?
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 18:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Banks & Financial System
Replies: 137
Views: 17897

Re: Indian Banks & Financial System

https://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/liquidity-management-gets-new-guidelines-from-the-rbi/story-RAloZdREF9XDtuZuFU9sUJ.html This is to ensure NBFCS have enough liquid assets that can be converted to cash to fund the outflows for 30 days in a scenario of acute liquidity stress. With these gu...
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019-General Elections-in News/Multimedia (No discussion)
Replies: 0
Views: 470

2019-General Elections-in News/Multimedia (No discussion)

starting this thread to collate the following items 1. Key speeches text/audio/video 2. infographics 3. int'l media items 4. Cartoons/Memes also welcome We should also collate the int'l media items, some of them will be purged in coming years making them inaccessible to those who want to revisit the...
by ArjunPandit
28 May 2019 14:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16039

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

http://idrw.org/indian-army-plans-to-us ... ext-level/
hate to use IDRW, but aafice has blocked ET and TOI....NDTV was blocked long back...
by ArjunPandit
24 May 2019 20:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1298
Views: 301548

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Karthik S wrote:Image

Another BrahMos test. What's up with all these tests? Me picturing boxer shooting his fists before a fight.

given that we dont have Vishy level chess players, we're promoting chess in India again
by ArjunPandit
24 May 2019 18:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 754
Views: 66009

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies

I would argue that GCHQ has a better appreciation of the UK cyber-security and vulnerabilities re huwaei, than the GOI has of Huwaei. In India's case defining what non-critical might too be too little, too late, though is still a lot that can be done. +1 Also, being a small island it is, it can kee...
by ArjunPandit
24 May 2019 17:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Bengal - news and strategy thread
Replies: 305
Views: 26586

Re: West Bengal - news and strategy thread

One interesting story Bagga has told on a youtube channel - When he was arrested and kept in police station - many police constables etc spoke with him and told him that BJP will win lot of seats and Mamata has crossed all limited. They have told that the entire society is fed up with the criminal ...
by ArjunPandit
24 May 2019 16:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 754
Views: 66009

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies

huawei pain has to be mitigated. I for some resason think that it might work to India's favor I think India will come under pressure from the US to drop HUawei. I have said India should link Huawei operations and datalocalisation, with progress at the NSG. Given that the PRC is the only party at th...
by ArjunPandit
24 May 2019 16:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1250
Views: 147480

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

with china-US trade war getting more serious, would be interesting to think on the lines of 1. what if china starts selling treasury securities that they claim to have said. 2. Who can buy it? US or others?If they buy what happens 3. What if there are no buyers? what happens 4. What if instead of se...
by ArjunPandit
24 May 2019 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 754
Views: 66009

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies

huawei pain has to be mitigated. I for some resason think that it might work to India's favor
by ArjunPandit
24 May 2019 16:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 798
Views: 194264

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

So, to me, the biggest reason PAF managed to get away with this, is because of the lack of experience of IAF & Govt of India in dealing with this type of situation, where everything had to be analyzed and re-thought. Next time, the lessons learnt will be Standard Operating Procedure - and I sus...
by ArjunPandit
24 May 2019 16:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 447
Views: 31463

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

kit, i had the very similar thoughts/discussion with a tambrahm yesterday, he was upset at nda hitting zero, I said it essential for modi to take lead for 2 reaons 1. to gain seats for 2024 2. to preempt the divisive tendencies, that urban naxals are promoting. Imagine a 15th august speech with 5 mi...
by ArjunPandit
23 May 2019 22:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1298
Views: 301548

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

1. It seems to be a message to xina just in case they think of coming to save their nanha munna.
2. are there any significant changes in the missile?
by ArjunPandit
22 May 2019 03:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16039

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

AP Ji, I understand. MBAs being way, way above my pay grade. So, I do not blame them. My focus was "AI" guys. Like this one here . This was developed and still today works on a Raspberry Pi !!!!! Cost of hardware? Less than say $100.00. Nick just sold his company to Thale-USA, so he is ve...
by ArjunPandit
21 May 2019 11:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16039

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Folks (in India), I would strongly urge anyone to get into microprocessors (Arduino or even a Raspberry Pi (although technically not a micro)) AND Fuzzy Logic. The learning curves are very, very manageable, Nraoji folks in India are not in cave I myself knew many edu did similar stuff many years ba...
by ArjunPandit
20 May 2019 23:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16039

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

can i bite till end of next week? 5/31??
by ArjunPandit
20 May 2019 18:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16039

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

UlanBatori wrote:I wonder if I can contact NRaoji and Arjun Panditji. ubatori at geemail
Serious proposition.

feed the hungry..
by ArjunPandit
20 May 2019 16:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 798
Views: 194264

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

^^with such a small airspace, why does pakistan need refuellers?
by ArjunPandit
17 May 2019 21:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472378

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

neatly done He was first brought out of his den and now he would be arrested. justice maybe in sight for the Saradha Chit Fund subscribers who lost their money. Sob homara dushmon hoi, Hom aag loga dega :shock: twitter BREAKING: SC removes protection from arrest of Kolkata police chief and Mamata’s...
by ArjunPandit
17 May 2019 00:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16039

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

^^while i disagree with resource requirements, given the scale of Indian languages and the diversity. I know of multiple organizations working with 100s of top quality engineers working with just english to come up with conversational chatbots and still not there where tehy want them to be. But then...
by ArjunPandit
16 May 2019 15:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3132
Views: 456645

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

my only hope against huawei is us sanctions on huawei.
by ArjunPandit
16 May 2019 14:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472378

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

that said did we have such thread for previous elections. It would be good to revise what happened in 2009 and 2019.
by ArjunPandit
16 May 2019 14:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472378

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

A story with no content. Buggers are trying their best to induce lungi-shivering. When has Bloomberg been India-friendly? i wont be surprised if motabhai (mukes and amit) themselves are behind this news... :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :evil: :evil: its not the first time ambanis/our other gujju bhais ha...
by ArjunPandit
15 May 2019 14:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4861
Views: 656486

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEYoNvktJLQ This Times now report dated 12 may says Pakis have deployed 300 MBTs in chicken neck area opposite jammu. I think that is the entirety of their famous 1st armoured division if not anything this engagement will bring in wear and tear for them. Make it more...
by ArjunPandit
15 May 2019 00:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 496
Views: 88462

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.dawn.com/news/1481826/why-are-more-pakistanis-taking-their-own-lives The father simply doesn’t understand how matters came to such a head. Being the only daughter remaining in the house after the marriage of her six elder sisters, he claims she is loved unconditionally. “She tried to end...

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