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by satya
12 Apr 2014 20:37
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Let's see : Book came out , what a rude shock for SG . Last ditch efforts so Priyanka is trying publicily to patch things up with her long lost cousin . How cute ! Where were those family ties when more hands were searching for late Sanjay's particular watch then for his arthi ! It will nothing shor...
by satya
12 Apr 2014 02:07
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1711161

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

Yeh Rahul Gandhi ki girl friend kab se bani ! Humne to boyfriend sune the !
by satya
12 Apr 2014 02:03
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

rupa subramanya ‏@rupasubramanya 1h "Sources" tell me Chidambaram made a 11th hour phone call last week to try to nix publication of Sanjaya Baru's book.Baru retorted:too late Sangh sakha sab taj gaye kou na nibhayo saath , kaho nanak eh vipat main ek ek raghunath. They can ban that worth...
by satya
10 Apr 2014 21:41
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

The chief interlocuters of the Anglo-Americans in South Asia were initially the Islamists and were joined later by the leftists. So it is no longer surprising which horse they are betting on. Wrong . Very wrong assumption ! They ( west) want to deal simple as that . They are showing the sacrificial...
by satya
10 Apr 2014 21:28
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Any independent confirmation of this ? Odisha: BJP claims edge over BJD and Congress in today’s polls That would be a big bonus if true. Remind me of the election when PVNR formed govt. One particular cadidate ( very near & dear to us ) distributed sweets among his supporters at the end of poll...
by satya
10 Apr 2014 21:22
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1711161

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

Hearing reports of slum dwellers from some parts of Delhi lost interest to vote this time. Reason : alcohol came without cash .
by satya
10 Apr 2014 21:19
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Supratik wrote:So except Haryana the news is not bad. Bot no news on MH.


Haryana is not bad at all. In 2009 , NDA = 0 , let's just say it won't be BIG Zero this time.
by satya
10 Apr 2014 20:48
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Dilli main Kamal Khilega : Congi Source
by satya
10 Apr 2014 20:37
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1711161

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

The Delhi voter turnout seems ~10% lower than the Assembly elections but 12% higher than the 2009 General Elections. Seems AAP ka fever seems to have subsided in Delhi NCR. They will still get votes but I feel the impulse voter that favoured AAP is not going to be enough to win any of the 7 seats f...
by satya
10 Apr 2014 20:24
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Rohtak is pucca Congi. Hoodas have done a lot there. SinghSaab Fully agree Only thing that matters is victory margin as its semi-final before october Assembly elections. But for Bhiwani i am counting on Hooda's in sabotaging Shruti's chance . Hooda wants to be the 4th Lal /political dynasty of Hary...
by satya
10 Apr 2014 20:17
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Haryana Update from INLD : INLD is winning Hissar , Sirsa & Gurgaon. Bhiwani & Rohtak are close race , can swing either way . For other seats , information still being processed booth by booth. Police complaint against Kuldip has been lodged in Hissar . He went to a polling booth & slapp...
by satya
07 Apr 2014 01:50
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Delhi is a fight between AAP & BJP. Substantial segment of silent voters ( lower & middle class segment ) going with AAP. Haryana is going INLD-BJP-HJC way . INLD might pull a surprise (4+) if INLD suppporters are to be believed. More clarity on 10th . Won't discount rumors about SG's asking...
by satya
04 Apr 2014 15:45
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

satya, Right after Emergency the newsppaers as TV was DD only in those days, all used to report a positive Congress support for m public eventhough there was ground swell support for Janata Party. I and my firends walked from IITM to Marina Beach to hear the Janata party leaders and new the jig was...
by satya
04 Apr 2014 02:06
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Here's the gossip topic for Battlefield UP : 1) BSP's votebank is not longer intact as in past . There will be cross voting but how many is an open question . 2) UP muslim voters exercising their right to vote will come down this time ( SG & co.'s last ditch efforts of courting mullahs openly ca...
by satya
25 Mar 2014 21:52
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Shri Jaswant Singhji is fearing a diminishing stature in Namoji's govt. ( should that ever happen). Apparently NaMoji has his own idea about foreign policy & worst thing is that he is not willing to discuss this with Shri Jaswant Singhji ( he tried but found him non-responsive , abhi time nahin ...
by satya
25 Mar 2014 21:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Thanks for the info, Satya-ji. Confirm what i heard today that INLD is a serious contender in Kurushetra Agree fight is between INLD and Congress in Kurukshetra. Wonder if Naveen Jindal can buy enough votes to keep him alive in the election. Sirsa INLD has fielded a SAD turncoat in the constituency...
by satya
24 Mar 2014 02:20
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Quoting IBTL link from Rajesh's post Key Findings from North India Post Candidate selection, BJP seems to have lost the momentum and is expected to win 3 seats (compared to 6 predicted in March) while INLD is gaining grounds Confirm what i heard today that INLD is a serious contender in Kurushetra ,...
by satya
21 Mar 2014 20:47
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Murliji Let Sonipat go . It doesn't matter who the opposition candidate is if (big 'if') electorate in Sonipat are angry with Hooda then they will vote for anyone /nameless/ faceless opposition candidate . To me this is as simple as that. NK Singhji is the one who made Nitish babu do day-dreaming of...
by satya
21 Mar 2014 01:15
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1711161

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

Nageshji Sampat Singh used to be in INLD only next to Chautala in party hiearchy but parted ways . On his own , he had struggled hard to move beyond his assembly seat but found going tough . His presence means that he will cut into jat votes thereby helping Kuldip but will he cut deeper into jat vot...
by satya
20 Mar 2014 21:08
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1711161

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

In Haryana : Rohtak , Sonipat & Bhiwani are Congress's seats to lose . There's a possibility of Bhiwani slipping away from congress thanks to Hooda's rivalry with Kiran Chaudhary . But if Sonipat goes away from Congress then Hooda & Congress are all set to lose assembly elections very badly ...
by satya
17 Mar 2014 16:21
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

A bit on Haryana : Dharamvir knows how to fight dirty & he connects easily with voters & had defeated Ch. Bansilal in past an achievement given the goodwill later Ch. Bansilal enjoyed ( for right reasons ofcourse ) . HJC presence means Bishnoi votes so if they go for BJP its a plus. But stil...
by satya
16 Mar 2014 19:02
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

I am seeing considerable hand wringing about BJP's Haryana list. I am afraid I am no great expert on Haryana politics. Can anyone comment on the BJP choice of candidates listed below? 1) Ambala - Rattan Lal Kataria (This guy was MP in 99-04 period, I think. He is the political successor of Suraj Bh...
by satya
07 Mar 2014 02:23
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

TSP's foreign office knew b4hand simple as that . Usual suspects cutting across the party line made that decision Didnt catch the part about TSP foreign office! :oops: :oops: Sum TWIW, TSP does have some diplomats with functional brain and they tend to send their best in India & US .It was an o...
by satya
06 Mar 2014 21:06
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Nitish Babu was given ironclad guarantee . The guarantee was NaMo won't be made NDA PM candidate & he will be NDA's candidate something TSP's foreign office knew b4hand simple as that . Usual suspects cutting across the party line made that decision . Do checkout the time line of LKA's outbursts...
by satya
04 Mar 2014 22:19
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Last general election : Yuvraaj declared Tamilnadu & AP a must win & duely done so with more than due help from evm magic & DMK polling officers in tamilnadu . Now we have CSDS declaring 'magical decline' of 4-6% in BJP vote share & 'magically' all of this is happening in non-BJP rul...
by satya
26 Feb 2014 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire
Replies: 322
Views: 16942

Re: Navy Chief Resigns over Sindhuratna fire

What was the other option for him ? Write a letter to PM only to be made public & be hounded for doing so . He is an honorable fellow . What about the western fleet commanding officer , where's his honor if there is at all ?
by satya
24 Feb 2014 17:16
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Niren's number are valid only ''IF'' there's a NaMojee's wave. His numbers match more or less from other sources ( worst case scenrario number crunching for first family ) . In absence of wave we are back to 'jod-tod' coalition thing .
by satya
23 Feb 2014 16:56
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1711161

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

Why should NaMojee change his message ? Should he start talking about each district and its problem , will that make the internet crowd happy ? His message is simple & effective ( given the attention timeframe of electorate ) : INC ruled for most of post independence time & all problems lay ...
by satya
19 Jan 2014 04:44
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Dilli is washing its dirty laundry more and more in open. Don't worry this too shall pass.
by satya
11 Jan 2014 04:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 666951

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Unkil should be thanked for giving a free helping hand to indian counter intelligence efforts. First Rabinder singh ( Unkil pissed off for getting a name tag but no substance , ever wonder why Rabinder Babu is a dhobhi ka kutta na gher ka na ghat ka , had he provided something substantial , there wo...
by satya
11 Jan 2014 04:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013
Replies: 3978
Views: 205820

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion Oct 12 2013

Arre baba election time , paisa chahiye woh bhi big time . Jayanti wayanti come & go who cares . All these projects waiting for xyz/ environmental clearance = cashier's check for ruling party in very simple words . Now as planned they are being cashed for election purpose & one last loot bef...
by satya
09 Dec 2013 17:51
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

I hope sane heads prevail in BJP for a change by ensuring no re-election in delhi takes place b4 Loksabha Elections & in doing so they should not indulge in horse trading . Governor rule is the best outcome for BJP & AAP forming government with INC support is 2nd best option for BJP . Worst ...
by satya
06 Dec 2013 16:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 121137

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Was it Ayub Khan or anoter TSPAian General who talked about what it would take to bring hindu ( india & its army) on its knee was one big thrust/slap/attack from TSPA/ TSPian muslim ? Fast forward 2013 : TSPA will launch a massive out of proportion counter attack against IA's attack . I never kn...
by satya
03 Dec 2013 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 434706

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

As per FP's daily brief : China is planning more ADIZs in its disputed border regions including one with India . Arunachal Pradesh maybe........ but what if its around Leh region .
by satya
23 Nov 2013 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Evolution of Indian Strategic Thought-1
Replies: 604
Views: 52112

Re: Evolution of Indian Strategic Thought-1

Late Shri. Brijesh Mishrajee had seen the working of GoI very closely so he knew any new direction push has to come from top. Indian governance in form of PMO-Ministries -Bureaucracy is of top - down implementation with very little scope for feedback from official channels with exception of feedback...
by satya
03 Nov 2013 23:01
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1711161

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

An idea can be defeated only by a better idea . One way to shorten a line, is by drawing a longer line. And this is what Modi is doing, by idolizing Patel, he is replacing one bad idea - Dynasty with another good idea Patel. Ideas are not perfect, so is Patel (as can be seen in the Patel dhaaga). B...
by satya
26 Oct 2013 03:03
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Empire takes time to crumble but dynasty takes ever longer time to crumble . It used to be murmurs around aviation club that Crown Prince had attention deficit ( to put it gently) . Now its common knowledge that he reads a written speech & Queen had to plead b4 Mulayam Singh in front of tv camer...
by satya
25 Oct 2013 20:30
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 888760

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Indeed winds are blowing against BJP in MP . Above headline only confirms the rumors & explain why Crown Prince has a tight schedule for MP & Rajasthan . Slight edge for BJP in Rajasthan not much to cheer about .Delhi is touch & go for either side . What if BJP loses MP and win Rajasthan...
by satya
03 Oct 2013 15:02
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1711161

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

There's an old belief among believers of dilli durbar ( from both sides ) that whosoever wins the majority of Loksabha seats in Delhi state forms the central government . IIRC it hold true for most of the elections. No logic but power finds its next recipient in mysterious ways .
by satya
22 Sep 2013 01:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 639083

Re: Internal Security Watch

As per the information I have there were two trollies. After that jats ran over . Small/big fights still on as we speak. Well, if that was the case then why Akkhi the Makkhi asked his police to go slow.Did he want (g)RoPers to be finished?? Wrong. Two people called the shots till Mulayam came in pi...

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