Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Dipanker » 05 Nov 2011 23:30

Haresh wrote:Indian poverty levels higher than Pakistan's, says UN report
:cry:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... eport.html


The purpose of "timely" release of this report may be to massage munna's sagging H & D. Also the report does not sound right on many account particularly on gender equality.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Hari Seldon » 06 Nov 2011 06:04

Rahul M wrote:true nairgolis sahab, I do think along those lines but my problem is when injuns swallow those lies and become despondent.


Bingo.

Yindia poor country only, hence cannot (or at least should not be expected to) shoulder 'big-power' burdens like contributing to bailing out oirostan, allowing capital account convertibility, letting in phoren banking giants unrestricted etc. We aren't evolved or wealthy enough yet to allow all that now. No?

PRC has shown the advantages of playing both sides - emerging and sooperpower - as appropriate.

That said our own data collection, collation and compilation methodologies show huge lacuna that we ought to fix for our own sakes coz truth is worth it for its own sake. That, however is another topic for another thread.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Karna_A » 06 Nov 2011 12:11

http://www.history.com/news/2011/09/27/ ... paign=news
In December 1940, a British steamship bound for Liverpool left Calcutta laden with precious cargo, including up to 240 tons of silver worth an estimated $210 million in today’s dollars. Operating for the United Kingdom’s Ministry of War Transport, which requisitioned merchant ships during World War II, SS Gairsoppa joined a military convoy and headed northward into waters swarming with German submarines. On February 14, 1941, dwindling coal reserves and stormy weather forced the lagging vessel to break away from its escorts and make for the port of Galway in western Ireland.


I guess if the ship left from Calcutta, the silver is Indian.
So the war criminal Churchill was taking Silver from Calcutta while mis-planning for world's largest famine in Bengal and still on way to win a Nobel prize.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Murugan » 07 Nov 2011 12:58

Greek Tragedy - From Hero to Euro :P

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Letter From London
Sudeshna Sen

All of last week, my multiple communication inboxes have been flashing the same message at me: “Have the Greeks gone stark raving mad?” Quite possibly, but personally, no, I don’t think they are any more mad than the Germans, French, Italians, Brits, ECB, IMF, G20 and bond market traders. Not to mention the allegedly erudite Anglo-Saxon media and assorted economists.

Well, so another G20 summit ended with, as one commentator put it, leaders of the most powerful nations on earth checking their smartphones to see what was happening in Athens. The conventional wisdom in the Anglosphere — and in market circles, of course — is to blame the Greeks for creating more chaos just as it seemed as if a European bailout deal had been finalised. That happens, actually, not to be the case.

In case you’re either (a) like me, bored to death of the eurozone crisis, and hoping Greece does leave the euro and creates some real excitement, (b) wondering what Greece has to do with the price of your onions, (c) losing money because global markets are behaving like demented yo-yos, or (d) trying to make some sense of all the conflicting views, news, twists and turns coming out of Europe, then this is what’s been going on over the past week.

Like most complicated stuff and guff, it’s really rather simple. Sometime last week, Germany, France and other such assorted European grandees finally decided on a comprehensive rescue package for Greece. They said they’d increase the money power of the EFSF, the fund supposed to handle all these things, by billions. They said that creditors (read: French and German banks) would write off up to 50% of their loans to Greece. And they said that the Greeks would have to agree to live on bread and water for the next decade or so, in the hope that at the end of 20 years, they’d still owe more than what their GDP is. The fascinating thing about the deal, which markets swallowed, is that nobody seemed to have a clue who was going to put in the extra money in the EFSF, and everyone in Europe seemed to think that China and maybe India, should. Europe’s EFSF leaders made a much-publicised trip to China, ostensibly with begging bowl in hand.
That is, without doubt, the silliest notion I’ve heard of in a while. In the first place, there’s absolutely no reason for China to put its money where Germany, Netherlands, UK or US refuse to. The argument is that China’s export-dependent economy will be hit if markets in Europe go under. Germany, after China, runs one of the biggest budget surpluses. One assumes that the eurozone is a significant trading partner, and if it goes into prolonged recession, who are the Germans going to export their highend manufacturing goods to? China?

As of now, Germany and North European countries have more than enough capital to beef up the EFSF, or back eurobonds, or whatever. In a fit of Teutonic stubbornness, they just won’t. Germany also refuses to let the European Central Bank step in and act as a super central bank. It would, as we are told, undermine Ms Merkel’s domestic political position and support of the euro.

The Brics, naturally, would rather beef up the IMF — well, it would also raise their financial clout in that forum, something they’ve been wanting for a while. The US doesn’t want to pay in more to the IMF, because it already provides the biggest chunk of money, and the Americans don’t want to keep doling out cash for various broke European nations. Which, frankly, is what the entire thing boils down to. The rest of the world sees no reason why we should bail out Europe when they have the money, and the mechanisms — like the ECB and the EFSF — to fix things, but in a fit of Teutonic stubbornness, won’t.

In a dramatic turn, which visibly broke the ranks of the united ‘no-break-upof-the-euro’ stance, Greek prime minister George Papandreou called a referendum, or public plebiscite, for the Greek people to accept the terms of the new package. And was universally reviled by all and sundry, summarily summoned by Sarkozy and Merkel and faced a revolt in his own ranks.

It turns out to have been a master move, politically. He not only put the spotlight back where it belongs — not on bond traders and bankers and other European politicians but on the Greek people who are being condemned to grinding poverty for years — he also withdrew the plan at the last minute when his own parliament and party, which has been calling for him to go, recoiled in shock at the concept of a referendum. He also managed to survive a critical no-confidence motion in Greek Parliament.

What all the people roundly condemning the Greek prime minister seem to forget is that Greece is a democracy — and hasn’t always been, not even in the last 50 years. Mr Papandreou has as much right to plead domestic political excuses as Ms Merkel does. He is elected by the Greeks, not appointed by Ms Merkel and Mr Sarkozy. And finally, if the Greek people do not want to be part of the eurozone, they should be given every right to get out.

So, the consequences will be disastrous for Greece, with banks going bust and hyperinflation and all that. But it will also be disastrous for everyone else, mainly Italy, Germany, France and UK. If they accept the current terms, everyone else gets off a bit easy, but the Greeks continue to get the worst of the bargain. Keeping the eurozone together at this stage is more crucial for other European nations than for Greece.

Personally, I think the Greeks should continue to do things like disrupt G20 summits, and threaten to quit the euro and play this one to the edge of the abyss. It might bring countries like Germany to its senses. /quote

ET - 7 Nov 2011

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Murugan » 07 Nov 2011 14:17

According to this ET report, desi mobile population is 866 million.

http://articles.economictimes.indiatime ... bile-phone

Mobile users should also be one of the indicators for judging poverty?

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby habal » 07 Nov 2011 14:21

Just plant a slew of new articles in media saying how 'Pakistan is actually ahead of UK' & 'Pakistan is ahead of US on crucial development indices', 'Pakistan far ahead of Greece in balance of payments' etc and the bebul behind the article will get the message.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Philip » 07 Nov 2011 16:35

There is no thread on the EU and a proliferation of multiple threads on pak,etc.Therefore this is being posted here.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby joshvajohn » 08 Nov 2011 03:29

British Curry Awards: Success for Bromley restaurant
http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/british_c ... t_1_732894

Indian contribution to the British food particularly curry should be appreciated. Many British people love curry as their main dish. Great cultural integrations which is good business for both sides as well.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby nachiket » 08 Nov 2011 04:40

hnair wrote: Things like that money-plundering European item-number called F1 Grand-Prix etc are just the beginning of the new wave of such looters.

Hain? So would a cricket match be an Englishstani money-plundering item number?

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Prem » 08 Nov 2011 05:20

Yehkyonstani must know by now that Onlee paki can afford EF and not poor Indian .
(UK=UQ-Yehkyonstani= har baat pei kehtei hai India kya hai,kyon hai )

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby anishns » 08 Nov 2011 07:11

BTW a recent article in HT published that a 3rd of those 866 million mobiles are inactive nos. :((

One-third of mobile phone numbers not in use

Murugan wrote:According to this ET report, desi mobile population is 866 million.

http://articles.economictimes.indiatime ... bile-phone

Mobile users should also be one of the indicators for judging poverty?

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby JE Menon » 08 Nov 2011 14:09

joshvajohn wrote:British Curry Awards: Success for Bromley restaurant
http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/british_c ... t_1_732894

Indian contribution to the British food particularly curry should be appreciated. Many British people love curry as their main dish. Great cultural integrations which is good business for both sides as well.



From the article: "A host of celebrities and guests were in the 1,100-strong audience at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel tonight (21 Nov) to watch the awards being presented."

Clearly Bromley is ahead of the times. Moreover (below brackets and bolding mine):

"They included TV and radio presenters Chris Tarrant, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Lizzie Cundy (Mallus beware), Nick Ferrari (the Italian connection), Rageh (pronounced Ragi) Omaar and Hardeep Singh Kohli. Also there was the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles, who revealed how his love of curry had cost one bookmaker dear earlier this year. He said: “They were offering odds on me being pictured eating one at Party Conference – a bet they were always going to lose. I’ll be making a note of the winners tonight and I’m sure all of them will be second to naan!”

You gotta love the Brits....

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby abhischekcc » 08 Nov 2011 15:30

Regarding that stoopid HT article about mobiles users, the same kind of proportion of users-to-non-users can be expected in other similar sized countries (read China) as well. But for some secular (read: anti nationalist) stance, they choose to diss Indian numbers only.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Sushupti » 10 Nov 2011 01:06



Above video is must watch!(1:55-1:60).

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Jarita » 10 Nov 2011 01:11

^^^^ Hah hah
They both deserve each other

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Postby joshvajohn » 10 Nov 2011 17:05

London uncorks Indian wine
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/fea ... l_features


I see a kind of negative attitude of some posts towards British people. Though they were colonisers of India today British people have developed a lot of respect for Indians and India. the presentation of India is changing in the media as well. But in India we also need to change the perception of British people in India as they have recruited Indians in large numbers in 80s and 90s and also many British industries have moved or set their base in India providing opportunity for Indian workers. Britain and India are two interdependent countries who share common democratic values and business concerns and shared cultural values in spite of a few racial issues here and there. Indian media have to come up with a positive image of growing and realistic Britain. In terms of investment TATA is doing good and others too should explore investing in various industries including Indian food and hotels and also educational networking.

Indians in Britain have contributed to British people in enormous ways while British people have also contributed enormously to India in many ways which needs appreciated and acceptance of new Britain.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby habal » 10 Nov 2011 17:25

Jarita wrote:^^^^ Hah hah
They both deserve each other


they are getting a dose of Karma. It's their comeuppance. For the sins of the fathers usually children pay.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Varoon Shekhar » 11 Nov 2011 19:19

"^^^^ Hah hah
They both deserve each other

they are getting a dose of Karma. It's their comeuppance. For the sins of the fathers usually children pay."

In fairness to the British individual in the video, his type is not the one responsible for the machinations and connivances on the subcontinent, and positively not historically. It's the policy makers, sections of the media, specific academics( eg Andrew Roberts, Brian Lapping, Nyall Ferguson etc) plus apologists for British imperialism and old "India hands", that India and Indians should turn their ire toward.

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Postby Aditya_V » 11 Nov 2011 19:35

The same Europeans, British, Americans etc.. have been having feild supporting Fanatics amoung Muslims in India and Pakistan, when you see films like Ghandi, there is only talk of Hindu Fascists etc. but nothing of excesses and slaughter of Hindus by Muslims, once Europe has its share of Fundamentalist Muslims, they will no longer be able to such biased stances as they have done in the past.

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Postby Hari Seldon » 11 Nov 2011 20:00

Aditya_V wrote:The same Europeans, British, Americans etc.. have been having feild supporting Fanatics amoung Muslims in India and Pakistan, when you see films like Ghandi, there is only talk of Hindu Fascists etc. but nothing of excesses and slaughter of Hindus by Muslims, once Europe has its share of Fundamentalist Muslims, they will no longer be able to such biased stances as they have done in the past.


Amen.

kodi bhar ki aukaat nahi rahi salon ki. Truth be told, desi aukaat is also 2-bit only. So what? We've almost always been 2-bit, no? We're used to it, immune system and all. For the Briturds to taste turd, worldly levels of global influence must be quite a treat, am sure.

Its not about what you or I want/wish/hope/etc. should happen in oirostan. Its the inevitability of graphic, demographic and geo-graphic realities that'll precipitate Sam Huntington's grand thesis on a hypo-continental scale (which is what Oirope is, a hyped hypo continent).

When civil wars rage and oirostan is cut up neatly into momeen and kuffr enclaves, warlordism, plain lordism and pacifist-humanist extinction happens en masse, wake me up... till then, the show must go on after all. no?

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby joshvajohn » 17 Nov 2011 22:49

Indian renewable policies are cutting-edge: UK minister
http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_i ... er_1613747

Launch of $400,000 Abdul Kalam Scholarship scheme announced for Indian students
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/new ... 757651.cms

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Haresh » 24 Nov 2011 21:58

Aid Scam Sees Indian Children Go Hungry

http://news.sky.com/home/world-news/article/16116530

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby harbans » 26 Nov 2011 19:33

A very nice article Beebs for that matter..

Why i Came 'Home' to India

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby johneeG » 26 Nov 2011 22:30

Hari Seldon wrote:
Aditya_V wrote:The same Europeans, British, Americans etc.. have been having feild supporting Fanatics amoung Muslims in India and Pakistan, when you see films like Ghandi, there is only talk of Hindu Fascists etc. but nothing of excesses and slaughter of Hindus by Muslims, once Europe has its share of Fundamentalist Muslims, they will no longer be able to such biased stances as they have done in the past.


Amen.

kodi bhar ki aukaat nahi rahi salon ki. Truth be told, desi aukaat is also 2-bit only. So what? We've almost always been 2-bit, no? We're used to it, immune system and all. For the Briturds to taste turd, worldly levels of global influence must be quite a treat, am sure.

Its not about what you or I want/wish/hope/etc. should happen in oirostan. Its the inevitability of graphic, demographic and geo-graphic realities that'll precipitate Sam Huntington's grand thesis on a hypo-continental scale (which is what Oirope is, a hyped hypo continent).

When civil wars rage and oirostan is cut up neatly into momeen and kuffr enclaves, warlordism, plain lordism and pacifist-humanist extinction happens en masse, wake me up... till then, the show must go on after all. no?


Ameen.

The roles got reversed in last 500 yrs and the tfta of oirope had a blast at our expense.
To be fair to them, they couldnt handle the power. In telugu, we call it nadamantram siri i.e. sudden riches to a boor fellow and as a consequence he loses his balance and acts uppity. Briturds are an example of this phenomenon.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Murugan » 01 Dec 2011 10:24

Tabloid Dunia of UKstan

Letter From London

Tales Wag the Rottweilers - Sudeshna Sen

Celebrities, sex, crime and tragedy victims pouring their hearts out on candid camera. In the good old days, before everything started unravelling for Britain’s famous tabloids after the News of the World debacle, it would have fuelled an orgy of spectacular headlines. Unfortunately, in this reality show, it’s the tabloid press that is in the dock. And after a week of — I can only use a tabloid cliché to describe this — shocking revelations from a string of witnesses at the Leveson enquiry, which was set up to look into the ethics and practices of the press, it looks increasingly unlikely that British press will be able to walk away from this one with a rap on the knuckles. Or, despite the pleas of most newspaper owners, that UK’s print media will manage to stay self-regulated through the ineffective press complaints commission, instead of being regulated like its broadcast media is. Despite the occasional dismissive article or posturing column, it’s really hard to find anything to defend about the kind of ethics and practices that are being recounted by Leveson witnesses. I know that quite a few serious journalists in Britain — and there are many — are as shocked as most international media is at how deep that gutter actually is. The way I look at it, is that when an actor like Hugh Grant emerges as the moral compass of a country’s media ethics, the press establishment really needs to stop and think about itself.

Grant, who’s almost universally derided for having the gall to object to press treatment, has been unrelenting in his campaign. Oddly enough, he’s also managed to articulately and cogently defend himself at every stage, generate widespread public support, and sound completely sensible and justified in his arguments. So he’s an actor. But so, nobody’s writing his script. Even during the enquiry, Mail on Sunday promptly accused him of spreading ‘mendacious smears’ after he said he thought they’d hacked him. That, dear reader, is a polite English threesyllable way of calling someone a liar, so Lord Leveson promptly rapped them for calling his witnesses names.

Let’s strip the witness record off celebrity names — which seems to trigger some kind of Rottweiler instinct among the UK press, goodness knows why. Just to give you a taste of the kind of stuff that’s coming out — a young girl is chased down dark streets at midnight by a mob of men, and spat on to make her react. A mother finds a stranger’s note in her five-year-old child’s schoolbag. A new mother is almost run down by cars, and hides at home till she can get a court order. An assistant loses her long-time job and has to go into therapy accused of leaking her employer’s secrets. A young drug addict son overdoses and dies after pictures of his father’s sex orgies are published. A couple lose one daughter to a killer, and their son kills himself clutching copies of nasty articles about his dead sister. Innocent old men are accused of murder. People are threatened and worse if they don’t cooperate after their personal details have been stolen. Or face a vilification campaign if they fight back.

You can pick and tag a celebrity name to some of the above: the list includes author JK Rowling, Hugh Grant, Sienna Miller, former F1 boss Max Mosely, Elle McPherson, and others. Not to mention their hapless partners, wives, employees, children. It also includes murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s parents, a couple from Scotland whose daughter was murdered, and parents of perhaps the most famous kidnapped child in recent history, Madeleine McCann. Not a single witness has said that freedom of the press should be curtailed — they’ve just said that the press shouldn’t have the power to bully, blackmail, threaten, invade or do hatchet jobs on them. Even for the most diehard supporters of the great British tradition of the ‘Sunday’ papers — and ‘tradition of investigative and vibrant tabloids’, the stories make seriously uncomfortable reading. The defence for the red tops, I’m always being told — nobody outside of UK understands the peculiar tabloid culture anyway — is that their great tradition of investigative journalism keeps public figures on their toes, uncovers corruption and crime, and it’s apparently as English as Sunday roast to settle down with a gossip rag.

As to the first, what the Leveson enquiry is making abundantly clear, is that perhaps the investigative tabloids aren’t really doing all that much investigation. They’re mostly chasing celebs and crime victims for sex and scandal stories. And about that Sunday gossip, in this day and age of tweets, YouTube, reality TV, Facebook, smartphone cameras and videos, where everyone in the world lets it all hang out, or grab real-time images of anything as soon as it happens, the Sunday gossip rag might just become as antiquated as some other English traditions. Personally, I think it’s this competition from the digital age, and the pressure to sell copies, that makes tabloids ever more hysterical. The other bit in the British press defence I don’t get, is their Rottweiler attitude to celebs. The argument is that celebrities are somehow fair game for any excess, because they asked for it, and don’t deserve any sympathy when they’re hounded. It sounds horribly like the argument that sex workers can’t complain about being raped. Yeah, so these people pay publicists to market their work as entertainers: actors, musicians, writers, sportsmen, whatever. It’s what any consumer product company does. Doesn’t make it ethical (or remotely legal) to unleash a stream of hackers or long-lens cameramen on the factories or CEO of an FTSE 100 company. The Leveson enquiry is expected to go on for months. If the rest of the hearings are like the first week, it’s beginning to look like a Lehman moment for Britain’s tabloid press.


ET - 1 Dec 11

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby anishns » 01 Dec 2011 18:11

Brit(White) Paki showing true colors. (NSFW)

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Postby Kashi » 01 Dec 2011 18:38

anishns wrote:British Paki showing their true colors. (NSFW)


Which Pakis you are speaking of? The ranting woman is a White Brit, arguing with a Black female commuter,with a bunch of others in the background..

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Postby anishns » 01 Dec 2011 19:01

I meant the white paki!

Kashi wrote:
anishns wrote:British Paki showing their true colors. (NSFW)


Which Pakis you are speaking of? The ranting woman is a White Brit, arguing with a Black female commuter,with a bunch of others in the background..

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Varoon Shekhar » 01 Dec 2011 19:01

"anishns wrote:
British Paki showing their true colors. (NSFW)


Which Pakis you are speaking of? The ranting woman is a White Brit, arguing with a Black female commuter,with a bunch of others in the background.."

True, but such is the bad reputation and image of Pakis in the UK, that whenever something obnoxious like this occurs, it's almost reflexive to think that it could be one of them!

OTOH, perhaps the reference to "British Paki" is along the lines of "White Pakis" to refer to Australians here in BRF. The rating woman is another "White Paki" in her mentality.

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Postby Akshut » 01 Dec 2011 19:10

^^ I think he means British by nationality but Paki by personality.

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Postby Kashi » 01 Dec 2011 19:18

^^ Got it fellas. Feel for the poor lad in her lap, though. Not the best role model to grow up around.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby johneeG » 01 Dec 2011 19:50

I feel sorry for these brits. They have allowed all sorts of scums into their country and some of them are quite brazen.

I think such diatribes will be more and more frequent because the white brits feel threatened demographically, culturally, economically, and politically. They feel as if they are losing hold of their country.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Varoon Shekhar » 01 Dec 2011 20:06

"They have allowed all sorts of scums into their country and some of them are quite brazen."

Probably, but that poor Black lady the white Paki was abusing, did not look like one of the scum.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby johneeG » 01 Dec 2011 20:16

Varoon Shekhar wrote:"They have allowed all sorts of scums into their country and some of them are quite brazen."

Probably, but that poor Black lady the white Paki was abusing, did not look like one of the scum.


Sure. All I am saying is that someone in their position would feel that all 'immigrants' are a threat to them. They would feel that they are losing grip of their nation and others are occupying it. To an extent, they are justified in feeling so.

Of course, many may find fault with such feelings. Others may object to the way it was expressed.

To me, there seems to be an underlying simmering tension in brit society which will find expression more and more. Some political parties will position themselves to pander to this vote bank.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Hari Seldon » 01 Dec 2011 20:20

^^^ Whatever you do, gentle readers, don't make the mistake of feeling any sympathy or goodwill for the Briturd class.

Lest we forget, the Briturds, even as they were leaving the subcontinent, intended for and did their utmost to bring about wholesale civil war, chaos, splintering in the subcontinent. More misery inflicted on the Indian people was par for the course for them, of course.

Their Partition plan succeeded but thanks to the efforts of Sardar Patel among others, the rest of nefarious Briturd designs fell through , thankfully. Now if Briturds get demographically, chemographically and graphically challenged, all the better.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby johneeG » 01 Dec 2011 20:35

Hari Seldon wrote:^^^ Whatever you do, gentle readers, don't make the mistake of feeling any sympathy or goodwill for the Briturd class.

Lest we forget, the Briturds, even as they were leaving the subcontinent, intended for and did their utmost to bring about wholesale civil war, chaos, splintering in the subcontinent. More misery inflicted on the Indian people was par for the course for them, of course.

Their Partition plan succeeded but thanks to the efforts of Sardar Patel among others, the rest of nefarious Briturd designs fell through , thankfully. Now if Briturds get demographically, chemographically and graphically challenged, all the better.


Never forgot that, and never will forgive it.

Just thought it needs to be said, lest we start sympathising with the people at receiving end. I know Indians would also be clubbed into 'immigrants' tag. But, just thought, we need to get an idea of what is driving these emotions.

Whatever the brits and their four-fathers did to India, will be returned to them with interest in due course of time.

BTW, what stops the Indians from saying the soothing words, feeling 'sympathy' while preparing for that eventuality? :evil:

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Varoon Shekhar » 01 Dec 2011 21:07

Well said Hari( and john). The Briturd class isn't exactly humanistic and articulate when it comes to the question of colonial oppression, exploitation and occupation. And sections of the British media have no decency at all when it comes to Kashmir, terrorism, India's nuclear policy, or even wrt China.

"Lest we forget, the Briturds, even as they were leaving the subcontinent, intended for and did their utmost to bring about wholesale civil war, chaos, splintering in the subcontinent.."

India was called "Bismarkian" when it liberated and absorbed the 550 odd princely states into its union. There was hardly any thought then by the Brits( of any class, except possibly sections of the Left) that this was a progressive and essential move by India. The things that are said about Gadaffi, Saddam et al were not said about Hyderabad and other states. Perhaps Indians/PIO's should remind the Brits, and any country/people/individuals who criticised India back then, of this little fact?

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Prem » 02 Dec 2011 04:13

Is it true then when two turds are joined the final outcome is Briturd?

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussion 9th Aug 2011

Postby Haresh » 02 Dec 2011 17:58

How India squanders British aid: We give £1.4bn to a country that has its own space programme. In this damning investigation, the Mail reveals how it's scandalously wasted

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... z1fNXUaNJG

Groomed for sex at 12, stabbed to death at 17: Shocking life of white teenage mother 'murdered after Asian lover rejected her child'

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... z1fNXmRFbv

The first story is by Sue Reid, the second by Rob Cooper, as usual note the comments.

Sue Reid normally writes the "Asians abusing white girls" type stories, she seems to have been promoted if you can call it that.
I phoned her once and had an interesting conversation with her, I was asking her to stop using the word "Asian" and be more specific and say pak/moslem.

I think the UK is finding it tough to accept that a former colony, India at that, the people that they despised and looked down upon, that provided them with wealth to finance their industrial revolution, the people that they ridiculed and looked down upon are now ascendent

The Daily Mail seems to be on some sort of anti Indian mission, it appeals to their readers who hark back to empire, curiously no mention is made of UK exports to India, if EF Typhoon wins the contest I wonder what publicity the UK media will give to that ??


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