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by Hitesh
12 Dec 2016 16:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

there are too many day dreams happening in the liberal world of USA who are nothing but sore losers. The desperation is added to day dreams. They better get over and live in the reality. No they are not sore losers. This is a real legitimate concern and your attempt of rubbishing or denigrating tho...
by Hitesh
12 Dec 2016 15:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Rex Tillerson as the SoS of US means a couple things: 1. Any deal or progress on climate change policy is dead on arrival. 2. Diplomacy is purely business transactional now and is contingent on oil exploration and energy markets 3. We are definitely heading for interesting times. Good. Hopefully th...
by Hitesh
11 Dec 2016 15:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Rex Tillerson as the SoS of US means a couple things:

1. Any deal or progress on climate change policy is dead on arrival.
2. Diplomacy is purely business transactional now and is contingent on oil exploration and energy markets
3. We are definitely heading for interesting times.
by Hitesh
10 Dec 2016 22:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3576
Views: 573608

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

The only way to make that happen is to increase passenger fares. We cannot increase goods fares as it is already the most expensive way to move goods right now. Passenger fares have to go up.
by Hitesh
10 Dec 2016 21:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

If she can still ride a coattails or if a power vacuum were to occur, then she can survive. Also, she has survived in the past. Made one of the most daring decision in taking down the flag. Yes she was brave for doing that and kudos to her for doing that. As for surviving, well she has to watch her...
by Hitesh
10 Dec 2016 05:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

UlanBatori wrote:Someone has to build the robots, write their software/firmware, test them, etc etc. This may not be evident to some.


Only for a few selected people. Eventually it will trickle down. But that is not the point. Based on Puzder's thinking, he really doesn't understand automaton.
by Hitesh
10 Dec 2016 05:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Trump if you notice says what it takes to win and acts pragmatically once he wins. Time will tell but if history is any guide, I wouldn't hold my breath on that. Keep your spirits. Oh my spirits are still up because I am the master of my own fate and no else is. Nikki Haley is UN Ambassador a Cabin...
by Hitesh
10 Dec 2016 04:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

New Labor policy will also impact Indian business http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-andrew-puzder_us_584739b0e4b0b9feb0da1b7c Donald Trump Chooses Fast-Food CEO To Be His Labor Secretary Puzder told the Los Angeles Times that he isn’t opposed to a minimum wage in principle, and doesn...
by Hitesh
07 Dec 2016 23:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

svenkat wrote:Fully support Gus on this.


So do I.
by Hitesh
07 Dec 2016 09:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Guys you are pilling over form the other locked thread. I suggest stop baiting each other. Election is over. Why is there so much angst? Hitesh, Gus, Arun, Yayvar each get one post to explain. Lalmohan you don't live in US but if you feel the need go ahead. After this no more. Just so you all know....
by Hitesh
07 Dec 2016 01:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

I recall your argument with HKHair over Huma Abedin's origins. A simple search would reveal that. And I recall a post you made to another poster re EJ conspiracy theories,etc. and how by supporting Clinton over Trump, that poster was being anti-Hindu or anti-India or something. After I read the firs...
by Hitesh
07 Dec 2016 00:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

And you chose to ignore those signs because of your blind hatred for Huma Abedin. Your aspersions re Huma Abedin carries no weight. Even HAF, a Hindu advocacy group has come out in support of her and reject the very allegations you are making. Face it, you own this thing. You were the cheerleader f...
by Hitesh
07 Dec 2016 00:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

If you believe that above move was a magnanimous move by Trump, I got a bridge to sell you. Trump wanted to remove Haley from the position of governorship in S. Carolina and put in a more pliant white guy. Yes! For reasons unknown to me, she took the worthless UN job. Being governor carries more we...
by Hitesh
06 Dec 2016 23:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Wait..I thought somebody here defended manafort as just a professional doing his job. Now he is suddenly a danger to India ... Following revelations about his dubious lobbying activities, Manafort was *fired* from his post as Trump's Campaign Manager, no? Did you know, at that time, that he would b...
by Hitesh
06 Dec 2016 23:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Btw, Trump is a very vindictive guy.... Proven by his appointment of Haley and consideration of Romney for SoS, I suppose.... If you believe that above move was a magnanimous move by Trump, I got a bridge to sell you. Trump wanted to remove Haley from the position of governorship in S. Carolina and...
by Hitesh
24 Nov 2016 01:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Not sure why Nikki Haley gave up Governership of S Carolina for this relatively lightweight position...perhaps the deal was that with this exposure to international relations she could emerge as contender down the road for Sec of State. It may have been an "offer she couldn't refuse". Nik...
by Hitesh
24 Nov 2016 01:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV
Replies: 929
Views: 80913

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Brietbart took a solid swipe at the Donald for declining to prosecute Hillary. As did many alt-rights Trump probably realized that there was no case to begin with. How could there be? The Congress investigated Hillary to the T and yet couldn't find anything to prosecute her with. The angst of the a...
by Hitesh
24 Nov 2016 01:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV
Replies: 929
Views: 80913

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Ok then why do you attack American indians for voting for HRC? You shouldn't be criticizing those people for electing HRC. It is not your fight. Stay out of it. It would be good if Indian Americans were to at the least use the correct term for their own community. I just use the phrase that Rudrade...
by Hitesh
24 Nov 2016 01:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7860
Views: 768273

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

You have never been in a small business owner's shoes and small businesses make a huge majority of the Indian economy. They practically live month to month and constantly worry about making enough money to meet the next month's expenses. They have to go out and get the business which is a lot of wo...
by Hitesh
23 Nov 2016 08:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV
Replies: 929
Views: 80913

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Well thank you for voting for Trump. I've stated quite plainly, in previous posts, that I am not a US citizen and have no vote to cast in US elections. But I understand that it's far easier to make unwarranted assumptions than to read, so carry on. Ok then why do you attack American indians for vot...
by Hitesh
23 Nov 2016 08:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7860
Views: 768273

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

TKiran, Could understand your angst in running a business. Belittling the salaried class for paying tax is a bit rich. Nobody gives salary to a poorly performing employee including you. By the way why should a salaried class pay tax, when business class doesn't want to pay tax. If mom & pop sho...
by Hitesh
23 Nov 2016 07:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3509
Views: 608519

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

That's not smithereens. The building is still there.
by Hitesh
22 Nov 2016 01:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV
Replies: 929
Views: 80913

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

This is how I feel about those who voted for Trump.
by Hitesh
21 Nov 2016 22:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

And Trump settled a fraud case against himself for $25 million because he didn't want to go on the stand and. E confronted with allegations of fraud and be forced to tell the truth. And yet people have problems with Hillary Clinton and her emails. AFAIK, DT wasn't directly involved with what his co...
by Hitesh
21 Nov 2016 00:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

And Trump settled a fraud case against himself for $25 million because he didn't want to go on the stand and. E confronted with allegations of fraud and be forced to tell the truth. And yet people have problems with Hillary Clinton and her emails.
by Hitesh
19 Nov 2016 06:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

this looks stagnant to me....... https://alfred.stlouisfed.org/series?seid=MEHOINUSA672N&utm_source=series_page&utm_medium=related_content&utm_term=related_resources&utm_campaign=alfred Go to the end of the graph on the right side and hover at the red bar and you will see that in 20...
by Hitesh
19 Nov 2016 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11995
Views: 969071

Re: Levant crisis - III

Still don't understand how they keep finding a steady supply of people willing to give up their lives in meaningless attacks. Somebody explained it to me that greens are taught since early childhood that this current life is bakwaas, the real life is in heaven so practically every Muslim can potent...
by Hitesh
19 Nov 2016 00:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

And yet white men continue to be angry about the state of the economy.... what does declining income have to do with a less than 5% unemployment level at this particular time? wages have yet to catch up. the fed doesn't control crummy trade deals. nor have workers shared in the success of gains in ...
by Hitesh
18 Nov 2016 21:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 498134

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

TSJones wrote:the dollar is going to go up in value as the fed raises interest rates to fight inflation. the fed has already determined that essentially full employment has occurred in the US. so now it will focus on fighting inflation.


And yet white men continue to be angry about the state of the economy....
by Hitesh
18 Nov 2016 19:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11995
Views: 969071

Re: Levant crisis - III

Still don't understand how they keep finding a steady supply of people willing to give up their lives in meaningless attacks.
by Hitesh
16 Nov 2016 21:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3418
Views: 506593

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

target practice for the IN
by Hitesh
10 Nov 2016 19:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1284
Views: 172425

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Taxes. Right now property taxes are extremely low and that encourage unproductivity. You impose taxes of 1-2% of the market value declared at purchase for buyer and capped at 3% annual increases for primary residential properties. The rest are subject to 1-2% of the current market value capped at a ...
by Hitesh
09 Nov 2016 22:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1284
Views: 172425

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

You will see a revolt by the land owners in India if that concept was ever brought into India. To most people, land is a form of security or basis that gives them rights. Landless people feel more powerless. It is just human psyche. That's why there was great land reform in the 50s and forced land r...
by Hitesh
09 Nov 2016 06:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7860
Views: 768273

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Not that much. Inventory hoarding will go up and compensate. So the next step should be to disincentivize the housing hoarders. Better than that, we have to dis-incentivize money hoarding/wealth hoarding all together. Put an artificial cap above which no body should be allowed to earn. Rich getting...
by Hitesh
09 Nov 2016 06:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 603675

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

If I am in US overseas, how do I currently exchange my stack of Indian rupees? I have about 10,000 rupees. You are not supposed to bring ANY rupees from India. You are supposed to exchange them for foreign currency before you left. So the rupees in your possession are really ILLEGAL. I have about 1...
by Hitesh
09 Nov 2016 06:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 603675

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

ShauryaT wrote:Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 current notes to be made illegal from midnight IST today.


If I am in US overseas, how do I currently exchange my stack of Indian rupees? I have about 10,000 rupees.
by Hitesh
09 Nov 2016 06:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1284
Views: 172425

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

There's no property tax in PRC ??? For real ?? How on earth does the government accrue regular revenues from real estate then ? No, the PRC collects "rent" from the people holding the land. They do not consider landowners rights in China. However they do recognize long term leases such as...
by Hitesh
07 Nov 2016 20:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 358112

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

Any truth to this: http://ajaishukla.blogspot.com/2016/11/navys-second-home-built-carrier-will-be.html I do not agree with the approach by IN. We need to go for another Vikrant type carrier. We can go for the nuclear design ship at a later point but we need to make sure that we have 3 carriers immed...

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