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by Sanju
06 Aug 2020 02:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 387
Views: 50299

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

Suraj, wonderful post. Vivid. KLNM, there was an instance prior to 2014 ascension, that Modiji had responded to Rahul G or someone from the opposition, I am paraphrasing here, "Have practice of talking for the past 40+ years, I can go on and on." This was extempore, the natural flow of an ...
by Sanju
05 Aug 2020 15:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 387
Views: 50299

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

Got up at 2:00 AM here for the Pooja, lit the lamp in the Pooja room after snan and got the Hibiscus flowers that my daughter had collected last evening for offering. Just finished watching the program. Wanted to be part of this one way or another. Thank you GOI for the coverage. I couldn't help thi...
by Sanju
03 Aug 2020 07:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^^^^ Winning requires “balls” and “brains”. Flashing outside the off stump when the new ball is seaming and swinging is not good batting. The best players know what to leave, what to attack, and when to attack. <snip>. Well said sir. Many of the posters seem to think that this is a T-20 Match, whe...
by Sanju
28 Jul 2020 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 387
Views: 50299

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

fanne wrote:will there be live telecast? For unfortunates who are far away?


Doordarshan is telecasting it live. I believe that we can see it via its Youtube channel or if you have IPTV then via IPTV.
by Sanju
23 Jul 2020 21:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

In the context of what some of the posts have alluded to, here is one from Gen. Hasnain (Retd.) Lt. Gen Hasnain (retd) on twitter You may be unaware that 7 Assam Rifles probably holds the record for maximum trts neutralized, way back in early Nineties. AR is a very fine force which must remain offic...
by Sanju
19 Jul 2020 09:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^You just typed out exactly what was on my mind. Ghosts of 1962, refugees poring in by the day, a India barely a quarter century since Independence, we had our economical challenges then - much worse than today. I shudder to think the pressure on the Military, People & the Political leadership. ...
by Sanju
19 Jul 2020 09:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Major Gen Maneckshaw asked for "Nothing". He told Nehru that he was waiting for 18 months to join Action. He went into Operations Room, asked Army to stop withdrawing & start moving forward. Indian Army only lacked "Orders". (SOURCE: His Interview) Can you please share a lin...
by Sanju
18 Jul 2020 01:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 628
Views: 157299

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

^^Please edit your post before a BRadman sees it.
by Sanju
16 Jul 2020 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1097
Views: 160194

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

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by Sanju
15 Jul 2020 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1618
Views: 203454

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

I wonder how many of these kids in orphanages were born via Priestly encounters, as this seems to be a well oiled process. Look at the number of people & institutions involved. Right from Diocese, Hospital, Nunnery (cloister), Orphanage et al. And for those who have met Adults who grew up in suc...
by Sanju
12 Jul 2020 21:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

nandakumar wrote:AdityaVM
That was an extensive tour de force of China's recent actions. I have no expertise in this area. So I will refrain from commenting on the specifics. But I just want to record my appreciation of your taking the trouble to pen your thoughts for the benefit of members on this forum.


+1
by Sanju
09 Jul 2020 03:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Modi stand tall on the latest Indo-China ruckus... let the rest bark. Listen to the General below where he make that point and much more. <snip> Thanks for posting the Jaipur Dialogues link. It is worth a listen. At around the 32 min mark, it is discussed how in 5 mins the Galwan tactical battle tu...
by Sanju
07 Jul 2020 17:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

AdityaVM wrote:<snip>


Welcome to the forum AdityaVM.

The Chinese will give us the opportunity to go kinetic, we use the time in the meantime to stock-up & sharpen our knives.
by Sanju
05 Jul 2020 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

One of the books that was in my late Father's collection was about the 1962 war. It was written by a IA Officer who took part in the operations and in that the author writes that China wasn't as large in numbers as was made out to be. How these numbers came out to be was through propoganda and that ...
by Sanju
05 Jul 2020 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I beleive Rs_singh was referring to the post about Deep State in India. Edit: <snip> No different than own case. Our policies both foreign and domestic are deeply controlled by our own deep state and savagely fought over if any change is sought. This is why we are where we are. Communist infiltratio...
by Sanju
04 Jul 2020 08:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^^ Our soldiers were shot in the back after the ceasefire in 1962, as per one of the account.
by Sanju
04 Jul 2020 08:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Germany first put a "hex" on a Chin move in the UNSC yesterday, which was replicated by the Yanks the following day. Maybe the UK has n't done its bit. I am really thrilled with the way GOI is conducting itself and its conduct with other countries. Modiji's speech, as extolled by a lot of ...
by Sanju
01 Jul 2020 22:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Chola ji, now Singh saar will ask what is TFTA and SDRE? :))
by Sanju
01 Jul 2020 22:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Rs_singh wrote:Also, what does TSP stand for? I know it refers to our friends in the west.


Terrorist State of Pakistan
by Sanju
01 Jul 2020 22:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

BTW the Chinese replaced their Western Theater Commander of the ground troops with an officer from Eastern theater which has more threats: Hong Kong, Indo China Sea, 7 carriers in Pacific. And the Galwan incident was a top level decision by the former command and failed. Ramana ji, I thought the Ga...
by Sanju
01 Jul 2020 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Fanne ji, I will point out to the precedence set in 1965, when we opened the Front across the IB in response to the pressure at LOC/J&K.

Pakis and the Chini opening up a Front, doesn't curtail us from opening up a Front on another area to relieve the pressure.
by Sanju
01 Jul 2020 20:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

The above article has been posted in the last couple of pages.
by Sanju
01 Jul 2020 09:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I call BS on that. When China can ban FB, Twitter & other apps and when India does something similar, then they cannot run crying WTO WTO. That is exactly what China wants. Talk about WTO, banning apps. And, forget about Finger 5-8. So, by implication, India concedes Finger 5-8. Just the way co...
by Sanju
01 Jul 2020 08:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Before you think of clearing that map, here is the first salvo from chine. No text beyond the title. India-China standoff updates: Banning apps violates WTO rules , says Chinese Embassy That was made on Indian soil. China has gamed this extremely well. Enough said. Real stuff, ground reality. No an...
by Sanju
28 Jun 2020 05:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6420
Views: 831560

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Why would you kill the Goose that lays the golden egg, when it is the gift that keeps on giving? So, Maa-Beta are allowed to be "free". One is a star BJP campaigner and the other is there for target practice.
by Sanju
27 Jun 2020 23:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

https://twitter.com/adgpi/status/1276674179002183685?s=19 #SaturdayThoughts "You are required to ensure the security of this country against any aggressor. What does that mean for you? It means, that you shall have to fight, and fight to win. There is no room for the losers, if you lose don't ...
by Sanju
27 Jun 2020 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

https://twitter.com/adgpi/status/1276674179002183685?s=19 #SaturdayThoughts "You are required to ensure the security of this country against any aggressor. What does that mean for you? It means, that you shall have to fight, and fight to win. There is no room for the losers, if you lose don't ...
by Sanju
27 Jun 2020 03:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Like certain posters overestimating the Chinese, there are posters underestimating our soldiers. This isn't 1962, this is like 1971 in certain aspects. Just as our leaders psyche has been studied and possibly gamed, we have done the same to their leaders. Two can play the game. As a Nation with fair...
by Sanju
25 Jun 2020 23:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Twitter

Lt Cdr Shashi Singh (R)
@shashisingh0707
Global times on his 14th page published that 55 chinese PLA personnel including 1 Colonel rank n 1 ADM officer of same regiment and 4 captain rank officers died on 15/16 June in clashes at Indo chinese border.
by Sanju
25 Jun 2020 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

rs_singh & RaviB have made excellent posts and your contributions are much appreciated.

More than any weapons our actual experience facing live fire, CQB and other actions will be our massive edge.
by Sanju
25 Jun 2020 11:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Lt. Gen. Syed Ata Hasnain clearly states that IA uses pink colored medium arctic tents. Nathan Ruser’s image classification appears to be incorrect. https://twitter.com/atahasnain53/status/1275978995234832384?s=21 Saw that, however, if you see Nathan Rusers other images of tents well within India, ...
by Sanju
22 Jun 2020 07:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I think they were trying to interdict our feeder line/road to Siachen, which if they were successful would have left us only with the Air Bridge. This objective would made our hold tenous on Siachen and made our aim of taking over GB that much harder. The trucks were meant for them to station their ...
by Sanju
21 Jun 2020 05:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Kamran ji, I am inclined to believe otherwise. Our country has its media more or less in the hands of the Leftist, with a few honourable folks being the bulwark against the leftists in our media. The narrative would have been spun in an altogether different way in its tone and tenor. The government ...
by Sanju
21 Jun 2020 04:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

TWITTER @KDRtweets: "BJP govt gave all powers to the Army. During Congress rule, we used to keep rifle just for showcase. We were not having the power to use it. There were pay fines for every round. Today even if you fire the entire magazine, nobody asks. No need to take permission." SKR...
by Sanju
21 Jun 2020 00:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

It has receded in the last few days :shock: The Google map I posted, a few days ago, based on a 2016 image showed the LAC about 5 km away from the confluence of the Shyok and Galwan rivers. The Reuters map of June 16, that I posted yesterday shows the LAC 500 meters from that confluence of the 2 ri...
by Sanju
20 Jun 2020 23:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

We are asking our soldiers to be as brutal, if not more so, when dealing with our enemies on the border, but asking our Politicians not to behave like their opponents, i.e., the Govt. on the opposing side the enemy. This is speaking with a forked tongue. We have to realise that the Armed Forces and ...
by Sanju
20 Jun 2020 07:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

^I believe that he has been asked to take a month off and therefore will not be able to respond to you.
by Sanju
20 Jun 2020 01:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6737
Views: 726735

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I am sure the Chinese Spox statement will reflect the truth and nothing but the truth as in their Wuhan Virus numbers.

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