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by Sanju
17 Jun 2020 22:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

There are unconfirmed reports from international media sources on SM that India is in control of the Chinese part of Pangong Tso, that was taken post 1962 by the Chinese.
by Sanju
17 Jun 2020 21:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

Some malayalam news outlets are reporting that India may change the ROE for units patrolling the LAC. Fire arms may be permitted. Welcome news if true. This is the problem, no need to announce- the Chinese should be kept guessing, they can find out when our bullets hit thier soldiers . Media is mak...
by Sanju
17 Jun 2020 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

News on SM is that the troops have been given "carte blanche" powers to retaliate. This is not over yet, i beleive this is the beginning. Something similar happened in 1967, when a new unit was taking over a Point and it was taken by the Chinese and the Unit sought permission to grab it ba...
by Sanju
17 Jun 2020 00:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

Based on whats been out in the public domain, it seems that: 1) Physical altercation was started by the Chines in response to the clearing of Patrolling Point 14 (PP14) 2) It took place at the top of a feature overlooking the Galwan river 3) The aim was to attack the CO and cause demoralisation 4) M...
by Sanju
16 Jun 2020 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

China will pretend to de-escalate and then give us an opportunity to pay back with interest compounded.
by Sanju
16 Jun 2020 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

Guys, please edit your respective posts. Why get banned unnecessarily?
This is the time to stay calm and cool. Let the professionals do their work.
by Sanju
15 Jun 2020 22:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

Travel time was in days back then... In 1962 a lot of supplies was moved by mule. The Army had a full-fledged mule corps part of it based in Meerut. I was old enough to remember the IAF <snip> VSunder ji, Fascinating post, please continue in the Airforce thread. Would love to read about: About the ...
by Sanju
14 Jun 2020 00:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1548
Views: 349237

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Twitter FrontalAssault@FrontalAssault1 · 21m Breaking: CAPS reported from Karachi. Its a long night tonight. FrontalAssault @FrontalAssault1 · [b]27m [/b] Big Breaking: Blackout announced in Karachi Officially. Complete blackout will be observed in few areas from 9PM to 5AM for 15 days. Pak is expe...
by Sanju
13 Jun 2020 02:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

Can we refrain from quoting the whole text (especiqlly of a voluminous post)? It just clutters the thread.
by Sanju
13 Jun 2020 00:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1548
Views: 349237

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

IED blast in pinid. One killed sofar and 10 injured.

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Blast in #Rawalpindi Saddar chotta bazar. One death reported while 10 injured.
by Sanju
13 Jun 2020 00:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

The silence from the political leadership is deafening as compared to URI surgical strikes and Balakot Bombings. Hence the loss in the battle of perception. The silence from Xi Jinping has been deafening too. Wonder how that doesn't lead to a loss in the battle of perception for the Chinese. Nachik...
by Sanju
13 Jun 2020 00:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

Baba on twitter Dr. APR Flag of India Maple leaf @drapr007 #BREAKING : LoC is turning into battlefield. Not only small arms but heavy arms also r being used.These sectors r witnessing heavy cross border shelling- Manjakot Balakote Keri Qasba & Kerni Uri Mankot Shahpur Rampur Nowshera Khari-Karm...
by Sanju
12 Jun 2020 08:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

disha wrote:
amar_p wrote:All I'm saying in other words is apply the jail manual as it should be. This should be a non-event.


Agreed. It is not just how it is applied but where it is applied also matters.


For piles, I believe there is only one place it can be applied. :P
by Sanju
10 Jun 2020 04:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

Imac_too iMac_too @iMac_too A group of nine retired army officers, including Lt Gen Nitin Kohli, Lt Gen R N Singh & Maj Gen M Srivastava, said in a statement, "(his tweets) betray his lack of knowledge or are a convenient attempt to ignore historical blunders of Jawaharlal Nehru era" ...
by Sanju
08 Jun 2020 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

What has this thread got to that one is questioning and being derisive to an experienced IAF officer (retd.) on their expertise?

Edit: Post reported.
by Sanju
08 Jun 2020 04:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

We have to keep our eyes in multiple diretions. Pakis on the West, Chini on the East and the internal saboteurs within. The lockdown is slowly being lifted and with the worldwide protests on, we can expect serious attempts at starting the same here. For those who know abut 1967 incident at Nathu La,...
by Sanju
08 Jun 2020 00:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

I am not sure whether one can look at things in a black and white fashion as 4 times the economy etc. There is the example of the Israelis against the Arabs wherein multiple countries were fighting against Israel. Or the Chinese against the Vietnamese in '79. What would count more in my calculations...
by Sanju
05 Jun 2020 20:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 5053
Views: 450463

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

Our (BRF's) forte has been to collect reports, analyse them and present the analysis. In this thread there has been too much emotion involved that has skewed analysis. Please understand that journalists type in words like "caught unaware" , "taken by surprise" to generate eyeball...
by Sanju
02 Jun 2020 07:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Interesting "fictional" thread .... Sameet Thakkaron Twitter Sameet Thakkar @thakkar_sameet · 10h THIS IS A KALPANIK THREAD. ALL CHARACTERS OF THIS THREAD ARE FICTIONAL. Sameet Thakkar @thakkar_sameet · 10h This polictal media fictional series is a about home minister Kallu mama former Mad...
by Sanju
30 May 2020 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Krita ji, can you please stop quoting large posts verbatim with pics like the above one of Chetak saar? It clutters the page.

Thanks in anticipation.
by Sanju
30 May 2020 23:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1548
Views: 349237

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

<snip> Indeed, sweets and fatty foods are more consummated during ramzan . In addition, people are more prone to having health problems because they do not take their medications during the day in a fear to break their fast. Consequently, they either take them at daybreak or at sunset, which could ...
by Sanju
30 May 2020 04:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1548
Views: 349237

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Recently two sisters in Pakistan were threatened by a powerful person's daughter (Malik Riaz) and she told her guards to rape them to teach them a lesson. Into this waded Cynthia D Ritchie, an American in love with Pakistan. What followed were a few interesting videos on Benazir Bibi: CynthiaDRitchi...
by Sanju
28 May 2020 23:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3035
Views: 866082

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Turbulence: How we almost lost Tejas https://www.asianage.com/ideas/turbulence-how-we-almost-lost-tejas-187 24 May 2016 By B. R. SRIKANTH <snip...> “At one meeting in 1991, chaired by then Defence Minister Sharad Pawar, MP Suresh Kalmadi , said we should be sent behind bars because he had found lar...
by Sanju
28 May 2020 23:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 805607

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Arshyam saar nice post in the previous page.
by Sanju
27 May 2020 22:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 805607

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I don't understand the rona-dhona and dhothi shivering by some posters. The Indian Army is a battle hardened army sitting on heights. If a larger MIC granted a victory, there ae some examples quoted by Yagnasri ji which quells that assumption. It is an insult to the Indian Armed forces when folks wr...
by Sanju
26 May 2020 23:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 805607

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Kung fu. During Boxer Rebellion they charged Sepoys bare-handed (and chested) and going "hi yiiha" with punches and kicks. Hence the term "boxers." I meant that question in all seriousness. They "reportedly" have the superior military. What exactly is the hold up? Mayb...
by Sanju
20 May 2020 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Ambar, nice post and you are absolutely right. No one is doubting that there exists an ecosystem that has been consistent in its sabotaging many of the initiatives, however, it isn't easy to throw everyone out when one doesn't have the required bench strength. I had met someone close to the corridor...
by Sanju
19 May 2020 04:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Would it be accurate to say a significant number of state and national level politicos have/had at least indirect stakes in APMCs ? E.g. the Pawar family ? There was an article posted here some time ago that talked of the total domination of certain agricultural produce by one communiy and the mult...
by Sanju
19 May 2020 01:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3035
Views: 866082

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

IR, that was a well written rebuttal, even i could understand it. Kudos to you and thank you for putting your efforts in this direction. Speaks a lot about your knowledge, capability and good intentions.
by Sanju
18 May 2020 23:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Bababji uvacha

Dr. APR Flag of IndiaMaple leaf
@drapr007
Multiple AWACS are airborne. Own side and other side followed by CAPs.


Is something cooking up?
by Sanju
16 May 2020 07:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4330
Views: 771301

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

RV, wonderful post as always.
by Sanju
13 May 2020 23:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 48th Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971
Replies: 164
Views: 25229

Re: 48th Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971

Then Maj. Gen. JFR Jacob to the left of (Paper) Tiger Niazi, Lt. Gen. Sagat Singh to Gen Jacob's right, Air Marshal Dewan to the right of Gen Sagat Singh, Adm. Krishnan behind Lt. Gen JS Aurora and I think it was either Mrs Aurora or Mrs. Krishnan in that pic peeping between the shoulders of the Air...
by Sanju
09 May 2020 00:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^^ 'At each stop he ( meaning Khalilzad), will urge support for immediate reduction in violence, yada yada' so In Delhi will he ask us to stop hitting Pakis??? What reduction in violence can we offer??? And later he is going to Slumbad!!! I think Pakis want Khan to ask Namo to give them breathing ...
by Sanju
19 Apr 2020 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

<snip..> Is Saba Naqvi the daughter of Saeed Naqvi? Yes Saba Naqvi on Twitter Saba Naqvi @_sabanaqvi Brilliant piece by Saeed Naqvi who really does know the minefields and oilfields of Mid East well. ( Disclosure: my father ) https://naqvijournal.blogspot.com/2019/09/successful-attack-on-aramco-pos...
by Sanju
19 Apr 2020 19:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 6850
Views: 673719

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Rsingh ji, Praying for you and hoping for a successful procedure & speedy recovery.
by Sanju
16 Apr 2020 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

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Thanks Sudarshan ji.
by Sanju
16 Apr 2020 22:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ That Vir Singhvi article equates Tablighi with RSS, that is the narrative that is being set here. Whatever else he writes is just a langot to cover his real agenda.
by Sanju
16 Apr 2020 22:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/Ram_Guha/status/1250380465577459713 Ramachandra Guha @Ram_Guha Jawaharlal Nehru to Chief Ministers, 1954: " It is always the duty and obligation of the majority to win the goodwill of the minorities by fair and even generous treatment ". This precious maxim is now viol...
by Sanju
16 Apr 2020 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 5949
Views: 754220

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Karan M wrote:Seriously - the news agency had heard of BRF? Thats interesting.


No kidding. A biggie and they still exist..you probably watch or read them on a daily basis.

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