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by apoorv
23 Jul 2013 08:24
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

CNN-IBN running fake survey on Bihar. Faking Nitish vote share for lok sabha elections as 25%. Every other damn survey right from timesnow to aajtak to lensonews gives him 14-15% vote share and BJP 24%. These geniusses with their yogendra yadav headed csds had to just manipulate it so much. One mor...
by apoorv
22 Jul 2013 10:47
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

One BJP MLC has been killed in Mumbai.
by apoorv
20 Jun 2013 14:47
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1929151

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

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar backs Modi, says time to shed the baggage of 2002 Great!! After Baba Ramdev, now Sri Sri Ravishankar is also backing Modi. Nice hindu twist to the fatwa trick used by "secular" parties. Like muslim and christian votes are consolidated by their spiritual leaders, for t...
by apoorv
19 Jun 2013 16:58
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1929151

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

One small victory for us voters due to NaMo is that this elections is not going to be a dead one like last time when the performance of the incumbent government was not even discuessed. Only focus was on fringe elements calling themselves as believers in Hindutva line of thought doing some small sca...
by apoorv
18 Jun 2013 00:15
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1929151

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

Modi will meet Advani tomorrow. Any idea what will be discussed?
by apoorv
12 Jun 2013 12:25
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Twitter abuzz with speculation that JD(U) will walk out of alliance in Bihar.
by apoorv
05 Jun 2013 13:52
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

^^^ Thanks Ajay Ji. Any idea who held the Maharashtra seat before by-poll?
by apoorv
05 Jun 2013 11:54
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1929151

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

^^^ They may start saying that margin of victory was not good enough and so it is not a sweep.
by apoorv
05 Jun 2013 11:50
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

I am unable to find any details of results for by-polls held in UP and Maharashtra assembly seats. Any one has any idea? The information so far:

BJP leading 2+4 in Gujarat
Trinamool leading the assembly by-poll in WB
JD(U) losing to RJD in Bihar
by apoorv
09 May 2013 17:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02
Replies: 8048
Views: 353280

Re: Phone, Tablet and Gizmo Thread #0x02

It is said that new platform in Nokia Asha has been derived from Meego OS.
by apoorv
08 May 2013 11:40
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

^^^ Not really true. Yedddyurappa is leading by 14000 votes in Shikaripura.

Shobha Karandlaje is right now 3rd at some 6000 votes. She made a bold move by fighting from Rajaji Nagar where Suresh Kumar from BJP is very strong.
by apoorv
30 Apr 2013 16:43
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Read a news article today saying Varun Gandhi may run for election from Sultanpur. Varun should be used by BJP to take the shine away from ruling half of Nehru dynasty. Meanwhile, Sushma Swaraj is in a very attacking mode today. She is mincing no words and even attacked Sonia Gandhi directly for the...
by apoorv
19 Apr 2013 16:12
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1929151

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

Earlier I used to think Dr. Manmohan Singh was India's PM. Now I think he is just an android, not even a cyborg. Often people forget to plug him in to charge him, and so he often sits motionless. I think they need a battery change too. I don't think they use wind-up keys on him. I think it is a rea...
by apoorv
08 Apr 2013 13:53
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1929151

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

The #feku is trending at top and it will remain at top because "Internet Hindus" are now using same hashtag to attack Rahul Gandhi. :)
by apoorv
09 Feb 2013 20:13
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

BJP likely to win 110-115 seats in Rajasthan: Survey Posted on: 09 Feb 2013, 08:04 PM ‘BJP may return to power in Rajasthan’ Jaipur: In what could be an unenthusiastic signal for the ruling Congress in Rajasthan, an intelligence survey said that Ashok Gehlot government is unlikely to return to power...
by apoorv
09 Feb 2013 13:56
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

My view is that Afzal Guru's hanging will have no positive reaction. Its too late to woo voters. Also INC's image has taken such a beating that only thing that can save them is reduction of food prices and upturn of economy.
by apoorv
08 Feb 2013 15:59
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Huge turnout for Vasundhara Raje in Rajasthan. The caders now seem to be united. She entered Rajasthan at 10 AM and reached Jaipur 200KM away 13 hours and 52 speeches later.
by apoorv
31 Jan 2013 00:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Narendra Modi vs the Dynasty: Contrasting Ideas of India
Replies: 40179
Views: 1929151

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

Modiji is calling the shots in BJP now, or so it seems. He met Vasundhara Raje in morning. By the night she is set to become BJP president in Rajasthan.
by apoorv
22 Jan 2013 16:17
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections
Replies: 20717
Views: 1004008

Re: Statewide and National runup to 2014 General elections

Wow!! One month back Chautala was in swearing-in ceremony of Modi and now he gets 10 years in Jail.
by apoorv
08 Aug 2012 14:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 109317

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Iran always does well in wrestling. But this time they are doing exceedingly well.
by apoorv
06 Aug 2012 18:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 109317

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Kazakhstan has 6 golds and none in silver and bronze. Very wierd medal tally. :eek: Russia and Australia on the other hand seem unable to win a gold. Russia usually bounces in the end withe events like rythemic gymnastics etc. But Australia seems to be a gone case. Couple of golds in atheletics and ...
by apoorv
06 Aug 2012 18:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 109317

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Mery Kom in action.

Takes Rnd 1 by a score of 2-1.

Takes Rnd 2 by a score of 3-2. (Leading 5-3 now).

Thrashes her opponent 6-1 in Rnd 3. (Leading 11-4 now).

Takes Rnd 4 by a score of 4-2 .


She wins 15-6 !!! Great!! Another medal assured for India.
by apoorv
31 Jul 2012 13:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 109317

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Talukdar hit a 5 in first round. On the other hand his opponent was on fire.

On another note - I hope Kashyap does well. Guy is certainly in good form.
by apoorv
27 Jul 2012 19:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 109317

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Women finished 9th with individual standings of 8th, 22nd and 50th.
by apoorv
27 Jul 2012 19:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 109317

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

I think its a good thing. India's only medal chance in Archery is Deepika's individual medal. She made a poor start. Hence she will be ranked 5-10 in main event. Less pressure and expectation on her from media. Also she will be more grounded. After first 6 arrows she is doing as good as koreans. But...
by apoorv
27 Jul 2012 18:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 109317

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

^^
Total 72 for each individual and 216 for team.

Indian women's team is ranked 2nd based on world ranking with Deepika ranked no. 1. But low rank here may pit them against Korea in draw. I dont know how draws are made in Archery.
by apoorv
27 Jul 2012 18:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 109317

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Deepika is starting to pick up now. She got 160 in 18 arrows. But in last 12 she managed 112. Infact her first round of 6 arrows brought her down where she got only 50.
by apoorv
27 Jul 2012 17:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The 2012 Olympics Thread
Replies: 1904
Views: 109317

Re: The 2012 Olympics Thread

Women are not doing too well either. Live scores can be followed here:

http://www.archery.org/Eventresults/Liv ... aspx?e=446
by apoorv
01 Jun 2012 17:59
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 199184

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

Sonia's UPA is taking us to new "Hindu" rate of growth The late Raj Krishna, a professor at the Delhi School of Economics, came up with the term “Hindu rate of growth” to refer to the Indian economy’s sluggish gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 3.5 percent a year between the 1950s and...
by apoorv
25 Jun 2011 13:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)
Replies: 3372
Views: 270454

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Apr 1 2011)

Continuing with NSSO report:

http://www.livemint.com/2011/06/2500560 ... ss-gr.html

UPA has not created much jobs compared to a much larger number during NDA.
by apoorv
20 Apr 2011 23:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 370271

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

RamaY ji

Yes there are ways like the one mentioned by Dhiman ji. But this will lenghten the counting duration and many will argue that EVMs have lost their value if time is not saved. Although I must accept that the election process will then become almost fool proof.
by apoorv
20 Apr 2011 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up
Replies: 4139
Views: 370271

Re: Two-G (2G) Spectrum Scam Tapes and follow-up

I think paper trails will be a bad idea especially in states like Tamil Nadu where freebies have been promised by political parties. As of now, voters can just take freebies and still safely vote for the party of their choice. If paper trails come into existance these parties may put a condition to ...
by apoorv
22 Dec 2010 18:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2010
Replies: 2839
Views: 350548

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Oct. 20, 2

http://www.journalismpakistan.com/storiesforjp/806.html

I hope I am posting it in the right thread. 10 best headlines of the year 2010 in TSP. 8)
by apoorv
30 Oct 2010 16:39
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Asian Games 2010 (Nov 12 )
Replies: 286
Views: 41209

Re: Asian Games 2010 (Nov 12 )

I am afraid India might not perform very well in these Asian games. Paes, Bhupathi, Devvarman, Vishwanathan Anand, Humpy, Sushil Kumar and the cricket team are not playing. We are not going to punch to our weight in these games.
by apoorv
25 Jul 2010 18:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: A Nation on the March
Replies: 790
Views: 213307

Re: A Nation on the March

My take on the $35 laptop. I am copying this from my blog. Convincing a company to invest in mass production will require a lot more than only price and features of the product. There are many challenges: 1) How to convince the mass population to buy a Rs. 1500 gadget when they will ask that our chi...

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