Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

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Postby Lisa » 04 Sep 2019 18:22

Kashi wrote:Here's two more "Right (dis)honourables" from UK

Liam Byrne@LiamByrneMP
Today thousands of people marched from Downing Street to the Indian High Commission to send a clear message to Mr Modi - you cannot silence the people of Kashmir.

AND

Steve Baker MP✔@SteveBakerHW
Happy to raise human rights in Kashmir on behalf of constituents in Parliament today during questions to @foreignoffice


Need adjustment of this forums name and the addition of these individuals to it,

Anti-India Politicians in the United States

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Postby mmasand » 04 Sep 2019 19:08

I wouldn't fret too much about the rather violent protests outside the HC. The building is in the vicinity of other diplomatic missions, thus, portraying the violent tendencies of the Mirpuris employed and instigated by the Paki HC. Besides this is a govt that left it's own Ambassador high and dry in DC following the Trump leaks.

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Postby Vivek K » 04 Sep 2019 19:13

I mean two can play at a game! The British HC in India would receive reciprocal treatment and security. Londonistan's Mayor is introducing anarchy to demo his power.

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Postby mmasand » 04 Sep 2019 19:25

Vivek K wrote:I mean two can play at a game! The British HC in India would receive reciprocal treatment and security. Londonistan's Mayor is introducing anarchy to demo his power.


There have been similar protests, aggressive and frightening in other cities such as Birmingham and Nottingham. We just haven't heard of them as the attention is largely concentrated outside the Strand as it houses the HC. There is a nation wide violent crime epidemic courtesy both Tory and Labour's soft approach over the last decade.

Sadiq Khan hasn't been able to bring crime down on his own streets, or even the Home Office as police numbers had been cut repeatedly by May as Home Secretary. If you think Sadiq is unreasonable be very afraid if Diane Abbott were to step into the Home office in a caretaker government scenario. India might as well scale down its HC to consular services only through the BPO's.

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https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/0 ... -official/
Britain is 'home to 35,000 Islamist fanatics', more than any other country in Europe, top official warns

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Postby darshan » 04 Sep 2019 19:50

Protests against britshut's human rights violations, genocides, colonial reparations, etc. are long due. There needs to be anti colonial day.

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Postby chetak » 04 Sep 2019 20:08

darshan wrote:Protests against britshut's human rights violations, genocides, colonial reparations, etc. are long due. There needs to be anti colonial day.


why not simply return to the pavillion the british council institutes in India.

Afterall many Indians now speak better english than the britshits.

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Postby Peregrine » 04 Sep 2019 20:50

Violence against any community is 'deplorable': British foreign secretary condemns protests outside Indian high commission - ANI

LONDON: British foreign secretary Dominic Raab on Wednesday condemned the recent attack on the Indian high commission building here and said that any violence against the British Indians or any other community residing in the United Kingdom is 'deplorable'.

Addressing the British Parliament on Tuesday, Raab said, "Such violence should not be conducted anywhere else for that matter. Communities now need to reduce that tension but on a positive note, such as build up confidence-building measures. This would not only allow reducing tension between communities in Kashmir and also between India and Pakistan."

The Indian high commission in London was gripped with fresh protests on Monday over the issue of Jammu and Kashmir that turned violent.

The incident was raised in British Parliament by Shailesh Vara, MP for North West Cambridgeshire, who said, "The violence and abuse targeted towards the British Indian community on this occasion is completely unacceptable as it would be to any community on the streets of UK."

Tuesday's vandalism was the second such incident after India raised concerns over protests outside the Indian high commission on August 15

The Independence Day celebrations outside the Indian high commission's building were marred by similar protests wherein a few Pakistan-backed protestors and anti-Khalistani elements had pelted stones and eggs at the Indians gathered outside embassy building.

Responding to the tweet by the Indian Mission in the UK, London Mayor Sadiq Khan also condemned the violent protests, saying it was "unacceptable". Khan said, "I utterly condemn this unacceptable behaviour and have raised this incident with @metpoliceuk to take action."

The incidents have been occurring in the wake of the government's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Postby disha » 04 Sep 2019 21:31

mmasand wrote:Sadiq Khan hasn't been able to bring crime down on his own streets, or even the Home Office as police numbers had been cut repeatedly by May as Home Secretary. If you think Sadiq is unreasonable be very afraid if Diane Abbott were to step into the Home office in a caretaker government scenario. India might as well scale down its HC to consular services only through the BPO's.


Can India make Londonistan police to use pellet guns?

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Postby Bart S » 04 Sep 2019 21:57

Peregrine wrote:Violence against any community is 'deplorable': British foreign secretary condemns protests outside Indian high commission - ANI

LONDON: British foreign secretary Dominic Raab on Wednesday condemned the recent attack on the Indian high commission building here and said that any violence against the British Indians or any other community residing in the United Kingdom is 'deplorable'.

Addressing the British Parliament on Tuesday, Raab said, "Such violence should not be conducted anywhere else for that matter. Communities now need to reduce that tension but on a positive note, such as build up confidence-building measures. This would not only allow reducing tension between communities in Kashmir and also between India and Pakistan."

The Indian high commission in London was gripped with fresh protests on Monday over the issue of Jammu and Kashmir that turned violent.

The incident was raised in British Parliament by Shailesh Vara, MP for North West Cambridgeshire, who said, "The violence and abuse targeted towards the British Indian community on this occasion is completely unacceptable as it would be to any community on the streets of UK."


This statement was as bad as the fiasco with Pakis outside the HC.

Firstly the Indian-origin MP made a weak statement without specifically naming the perpetrators and watered down by the bringing in 'any community'.

The British minister OTOH made one feeble and generic statement deploring violence without being specific about the incident or the Indian HC, and then went on to an equal-equal rant that spouted the Paki line on Kashmir.

Disgusting! :evil:

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Postby ramana » 04 Sep 2019 22:01

UK politicians by playing up Hooman Rights in Kashmir are justifying the Paki immigrant protests in London and other cities.
They are a contributors.
Uttering mere condemnations is not enough.
First UK needs to station Police in significant numbers in from of Indian buildings.
Second need to compensate for the damage.
Or have to consider they are enabling this damage.

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Postby Suraj » 04 Sep 2019 22:03

What are the international diplomatic laws/norms/guidelines regarding a guest nation's right to deploy armed forces at embassy outposts to secure such locations ?

Considering the British are unable to offer adequate law and order support within their own shores, how can India guarantee the safety of its own embassy there ?

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Postby Peregrine » 04 Sep 2019 22:40

Suraj wrote:What are the international diplomatic laws/norms/guidelines regarding a guest nation's right to deploy armed forces at embassy outposts to secure such locations ?

Considering the British are unable to offer adequate law and order support within their own shores, how can India guarantee the safety of its own embassy there ?
Suraj Ji :

The best way would be to check the Security Systems - Alerts of Embassy / High Commissions is for India to Check with similar Security Systems of China, Russia, UK and USA of their Diplomatic Out posts in Terroristan.

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Postby mmasand » 04 Sep 2019 22:42

disha wrote:
mmasand wrote:Sadiq Khan hasn't been able to bring crime down on his own streets, or even the Home Office as police numbers had been cut repeatedly by May as Home Secretary. If you think Sadiq is unreasonable be very afraid if Diane Abbott were to step into the Home office in a caretaker government scenario. India might as well scale down its HC to consular services only through the BPO's.


Can India make Londonistan police to use pellet guns?


Diane wants to take away their batons, then use her 'healing touch' to keep knife crime convicts out of prison so the funds could instead be used as doles for the unemployed. What we see now is the best case scenario, that diplomatic division (red cars) of the Met has been reduced to a liaison unit.

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Postby g.sarkar » 04 Sep 2019 23:53

Suraj wrote:What are the international diplomatic laws/norms/guidelines regarding a guest nation's right to deploy armed forces at embassy outposts to secure such locations ?
Considering the British are unable to offer adequate law and order support within their own shores, how can India guarantee the safety of its own embassy there ?

In the civilized society of Londonistan such incidents have happened before:
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life ... d-10243246
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Yvonne_Fletcher
India might have to go into Kabul mode in Londonistan and employ armed military to take care of business. Also, family and non-essential staff will need to be removed. If I remember correctly US embassies are guarded by the Marines. Inside the embassy, India is free to do whatever it pleases.
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Postby Suraj » 05 Sep 2019 02:16

I know of the Yvonne Fletcher incident. It's not really comparable to the current situation since it's not the Indian embassy attacking or wanting to attack the outside world. It appears India needs something like the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group in places like London where the civil administration is too weak or incompetent to do its job well. Do we have such an agency of the military ?

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Postby IndraD » 05 Sep 2019 02:51

Britain in complete mess.
Brexit no deal defeated.
MPs voted against cutting across party lines.
Now early election defeated.
Bojo has to continue as PM.
Brexit delayed for a favourable deal.

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Postby Varoon Shekhar » 05 Sep 2019 07:53

Hosting, conniving at, egging it on, these incidents, whatever, is a way of the UK feeling important and relevant in the world; also to strike some kind of blow against their former colony, who is now ahead of them in so many areas; for British politicians to crudely cater to their vote banks( persons of Indian origin, being more educated and enlightened, won't do this sort of thing)

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Postby pran » 05 Sep 2019 08:03

ExP|Tensive towel throwing operation... to fund Kashmir cause
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-suffolk-49569846
BBC home affairs correspondent Danny Shaw said the drugs had originated in Pakistan.

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Postby chanakyaa » 05 Sep 2019 08:09

Not trying to distract the reader by bringing in a third country here, but I couldn't stop and wonder how green responds when the same protest-game is played on them. Remember the protest incident against Turkey's Erdogan incident in Washington D.C? Although, there are no direct parallels between that incident and the co-ordinated protester-led attacks on HC in Londonistan, the similarity is that the "guest" is embarrassed by the "host" by entertaining the sworn enemies of the "guest" as pissful pro-demon-ocratic protesters; and the response. Of course the Indian HC situation is quite different and requires a different solution.

Erdogan Security Forces Launch ‘Brutal Attack’ on Washington Protesters

Clashes at the Turkish Ambassador's Residence in Washington

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Postby UlanBatori » 05 Sep 2019 08:18

Question is: Would Indian polis/IA guards fire at attackers at an embassy? Next attack may be like Benghazi attack on US consulate: aiming to kill. Only machine guns and bazookas/ATGMs would suffice; no pellet gun nonsense.
What happens if 50 or 100 Pakis are pest-e-sha'eeded on streets of Londonistan?

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Postby hnair » 05 Sep 2019 08:40

Suraj wrote:I know of the Yvonne Fletcher incident. It's not really comparable to the current situation since it's not the Indian embassy attacking or wanting to attack the outside world. It appears India needs something like the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group in places like London where the civil administration is too weak or incompetent to do its job well. Do we have such an agency of the military ?


Usually it is ITBP that are sent to embassies in dodgy areas. The fig leaf of "Its a central police force" etc. London obviously is ill equipped and needs something stronger. Send a team from NSG, completely kitted out. Pakis and their elites understand only jackboots that are doing a mammogram of their chests.

UB-saar, this whole attacker thing has been 400% vetted by Myr-Phyvers. They seem to run a few such ops like those arkari-jihadi (anjum-douche), sarkari-cashmere, sarkari Kaalistani and heck, even a sarkari mohajir under none other than Al Daft Hujjein. If they see escalation in the kinetics used, the bobbies will step in, since that means someone else took control of this pile of rubbish. The last demo was pretty sedate by average islamic rage-boy standards of the sort you see dans le Paris. So we should take it as a hand-wave from the White Albumen to India that they are relevant somehow.

Their whiteys are eternally afflicted by pappadamitis and addicted to liver pills, so will logon to protest only ISRO space-shots. Not yet for cashmere.

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Postby habal » 05 Sep 2019 09:17

https://twitter.com/RossMcleanSec/statu ... 26789?s=20

Ross McLean
@RossMcleanSec
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Not exactly a popular Mayor, and appears walking with armed security detail...... while Londoners from children to adults dealing with knife murders and attacks......

Liam
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Such dark days for Britain... How did we end up with Pakistani Muslim Mayor of London
Remember Sadiq Khan was a lawyer before and I wonder who he used to represent

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Postby williams » 05 Sep 2019 10:33

Suraj wrote:What are the international diplomatic laws/norms/guidelines regarding a guest nation's right to deploy armed forces at embassy outposts to secure such locations ?

Considering the British are unable to offer adequate law and order support within their own shores, how can India guarantee the safety of its own embassy there ?


If there is some evidence of Brits inducing this kind of mob action, we should do something unpleasant to their embassies in our shore. Remember they are the original Pakis.

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Postby mmasand » 05 Sep 2019 10:44

^ Worth having a look at the events preceding the murder of MP Jo Cox. Violent crime has been on a steady increase in the last 4 years or so. The Mayor is just an extension of Labour's policy to keep offenders out of prison, rescind stop and search powers, and more so authorise protests. The events outside the HC were not spontaneous, transport was organised through private operators and posters were doing the rounds for weeks.

Interestingly, the Paki proxies were kept at bay by the so called 'Kashmiris' (read Mirpuri) and weren't keen on any speakers sent by their HC.

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Postby chetak » 05 Sep 2019 12:47

The ghosts frightening England



The ghosts frightening England

If the UK exits the European Union without a deal, there is a possibility of Scotland and Northern Ireland leaving the Union


17th August 2019

By Minhaz Merchant

As Britain hurtles towards a no-deal exit from the European Union (EU), PM Boris Johnson’s take-no-prisoners tactics could backfire badly. At stake is the future of the United Kingdom as an entity. The UK comprises four nations: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Each has a different history and a complicated relationship with one another. Brexit could rupture at least two of these relationships.

Scotland voted to remain in the EU by a large majority (62%) in the 2016 Brexit referendum. In sharp contrast, England voted to leave (53.4%). Calls for Scotland’s secession from the United Kingdom are growing louder. In the September 2014 referendum on Scottish independence, 55% of Scots voted to stay in the UK. The mood has changed dramatically after Johnson took office as prime minister last month. A recent opinion poll showed a majority (52%) of Scots would vote to leave the UK if a new referendum on Scotland’s independence were held today.

The UK was created by a Union of England and Scotland in 1707. Till then the two were separate kingdoms with separate laws, educational systems and legislatures. Has the Union run its course? Before Brexit, the Scots believed independence would be economically damaging to Scotland. But if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the consequences on Scotland’s economy would be severe. It has benefitted from being a part of the EU, the world’s largest trading bloc. The choice therefore is stark: the UK or the EU?

Emotion comes into play as well. The English and Scots simply don’t like each other very much. They have fought brutal wars and retain their independent legal and educational systems.

Even more dire from England’s point of view than Scotland exiting the UK is the status of Northern Ireland. It is the single biggest cause of a potential no-deal Brexit. Johnson wants the Irish backstop removed from the withdrawal agreement signed by the EU and his predecessor, former PM Theresa May.

The Irish backstop is a UK-EU compromise: Britain stays in the customs union with the EU in exchange for a border without checks between Northern Ireland (a part of the UK) and the Irish Republic (not a part of the UK but an enthusiastic member of the EU). Johnson and other hard-core Brexiteers dislike the idea of the Irish backstop because it involves Britain staying in the EU customs union. They want a clean break. The EU in turn insists on Britain remaining in the customs union if it wants to avoid border checks between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.

A united Ireland is the ghost that frightens the British more than Scottish independence. Colonial Britain deceitfully “populated” the northern part of Ireland with English Protestant migrants from the 1600s. Ireland’s Catholic majority was gradually whittled down. The UK of Great Britain and Ireland was formed by the Acts for Union 1800. A year later, in 1801, the independent Irish parliament was abolished. It was not until a series of battles between colonial Britain and Irish patriots that Ireland gained full independence in 1922. But not without a parting kick: six counties of Ireland opted to stay with Britain, carving Ireland into Protestant Northern Ireland and Catholic Irish Republic.

Over the decades, the population of Catholics in Northern Ireland has increased to well over 42%. Sectarian strife between Protestants and Catholics and terror attacks in Britain peaked in the 1970s and 1980s. Today, an uneasy peace prevails though Northern Ireland’s legislature has been non-functional for nearly two years. Brexit has raised the prospect of future unification between the two Irelands. It is a prospect Britain dreads.

That is why the Irish backstop is such a tinderbox in the Brexit debate. Were Scotland to seek independence from the UK and the two Irelands to seek a merger, that would spell the end of the UK. As Jonathan Gorvett wrote in Foreign Policy, quoting Jon Tonge, a professor of British and Irish politics: “Ask me if the UK will still exist in its current form in a generation, and I’d have to say—that’s a very tough call.”

For India, dealing with a shrunken Britain has some merit. It enhances India’s bargaining power on two key issues: immigration and trade. For all the hype surrounding the number of Indian-origin ministers in Boris Johnson’s cabinet—Priti Patel, Alok Sharma and Rishi Sunak—the fact is that all three were in Theresa May’s cabinet as well (Patel though was dropped in 2007 after she met Israeli diplomats without government authorisation). Indeed, May’s cabinet had several Indian-origin ministers. Johnson’s Indian connection by marriage (now impending divorce) to Marina Wheeler is overplayed. Johnson may not be a brazen racist or an Islamaphobe, despite his Turkish ancestry, but he is not above making racist, Islamaphobic and homophobic remarks.

If Johnson persists with his no-deal Brexit and the EU doesn’t blink (it won’t), Britain will probably head later this year into its third general election in four years. The way Scotland and Northern Ireland vote in that election will be watched carefully. After Brexit, the UK of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will face its moment of truth.

Minhaz Merchant

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who gets to keep the UN seat if Scotland and NI are out of UK? Britain only???

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Postby mmasand » 05 Sep 2019 17:39

ArjunPandit wrote:who gets to keep the UN seat if Scotland and NI are out of UK? Britain only???


Scotland isn't going to get a referendum for at least another decade. The presumption being that referendums are held once every generation i.e 40 years. You can certainly expect more autonomy should the SNP strengthen its electoral base in the backdrop of an imminent elections before the year end. Northern Ireland is a tinderbox waiting for that spark to reinvigorate the unification debate.

Irrespective, the more pertinent question is whether the UK deserves a seat post Brexit denying India its rightful place. Now the UK isn't going to relent as it will be outside the EU and will defend its presence, the case is for Indian diplomacy to pursue 'at who's cost'.

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Postby A_Gupta » 05 Sep 2019 17:50

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... dum-brexit
August 11, 2019
Is Scotland finally set to bid farewell to the union?
Boris Johnson’s do-or-die Brexit has pushed even reluctant Scots into the pro-independence camp, among the voters in one bellwether town
When Boris Johnson, as editor of the Spectator, published a poem in 2004 calling the Scots a “verminous race” that deserved “comprehensive extermination”, he may not have imagined it could come back to haunt him 15 years later in his first weeks as prime minister.

“The Scotch – what a verminous race!” begins Friendly Fire by James Michie. “Canny, pushy, chippy, they’re all over the place / Battening off us with false bonhomie / Polluting our stock, undermining our economy.”

The purportedly satirical poem is no longer available on the Spectator’s website, but it is remembered with cold fury by some in the fractured, but relatively conservative market town of Inverurie in Aberdeenshire. “If you’re at the receiving end to being likened to vermin, you’re not impressed,” Rae Jardine, a local Scottish National Party member, said with restraint.

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Postby eklavya » 06 Sep 2019 23:56

ArjunPandit wrote:who gets to keep the UN seat if Scotland and NI are out of UK? Britain only???


Depends on the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and 10 Downing Street.

Trump / BoJo: England
Trump / Corbyn: Not England. Maybe KSA.
Bernie / BoJo: Canada?
Bernie / Corbyn: Venezuela?

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Postby g.sarkar » 07 Sep 2019 05:05

ArjunPandit wrote:who gets to keep the UN seat if Scotland and NI are out of UK? Britain only???

When Soviet Union collapsed did Ukraine get the USSR's seat in the Security Council? Soviet Union was succeeded by Russia. In India's case for example, it succeeded British India, Pakistan was not a part of it. Going by the same logic England will get to keep the seat.
Gautam

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Postby eklavya » 07 Sep 2019 13:55

^^^^^
Russia kept hold of several thousand nuclear warheads after the dissolution of the USSR.

An issue for England may be that the Vanguard class submarines that carry the Trident nuclear missiles are based in Scotland. The SNP is against nuclear weapons.

https://www.snp.org/policies/pb-do-the- ... t-renewal/

And post Brexit, England may not be able to afford either a nuclear deterrent or a new base for the submarines in England.

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Postby mmasand » 07 Sep 2019 14:30

eklavya wrote:^^^^^
Russia kept hold of several thousand nuclear warheads after the dissolution of the USSR.

An issue for England may be that the Vanguard class submarines that carry the Trident nuclear missiles are based in Scotland. The SNP is against nuclear weapons.

https://www.snp.org/policies/pb-do-the- ... t-renewal/

And post Brexit, England may not be able to afford either a nuclear deterrent or a new base for the submarines in England.


JC was keen on not renewing the Trident program, then flip flopped to say he will support the party's stance. Then again in late 2018, he was urged to ditch the renewal in favour of gaining support from SNP in a forthcoming GE. This is a man who puts his own ideology and interests above his nation, however unlikely he will be able to scrap Trident.

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Postby eklavya » 07 Sep 2019 16:49

^^^^^
If JC becomes PM, a deep economic recession and financial crisis should be the base case outcome. With the Treasury empty, large public spending plans, and the Scots uncooperative on Faslane, JC will have the perfect excuse to decommission Trident. JC has been a member of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament since he was 15 years old.

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Postby chetak » 07 Sep 2019 17:38

g.sarkar wrote:
ArjunPandit wrote:who gets to keep the UN seat if Scotland and NI are out of UK? Britain only???

When Soviet Union collapsed did Ukraine get the USSR's seat in the Security Council? Soviet Union was succeeded by Russia. In India's case for example, it succeeded British India, Pakistan was not a part of it. Going by the same logic England will get to keep the seat.
Gautam


so, beggars are indeed choosers

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Postby ArjunPandit » 09 Sep 2019 00:19

Indian officials and peeps clean up the pakistan (mess) created by pakis

https://www.indiatoday.in/world/story/o ... 2019-09-08

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Postby g.sarkar » 09 Sep 2019 07:21

https://www.bloombergquint.com/global-e ... envoy-says
India Even More Important In Case Of No-Deal Brexit, U.K. Envoy Says
August 27 2019
India's importance in the eyes of the U.K. as trade and investment partner would increase if `No-Deal Brexit' happens, British High Commissioner Dominic Asquith said. `No-Deal Brexit' refers to the U.K. leaving the European Union without any agreement about post-exit trade and customs arrangements. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and India’s Narendra Modi met on the sidelines of the G-7 Summitin Biarritz, France, on Sunday. "Under our current Prime Minister Boris Johnson, we are focused on exit from the European Union by Oct. 31, preferably with a deal. But we are prepared to do it even without an agreement, a No-Deal Brexit," said Asquith. "So in that context, if the U.K. is leaving the EU and we will be operating as an independent country not part of the 28 (EU member states), the importance of developing trading and investment relationships, not just with European mainland, but with its major partners abroad, will be even more important," he said. "India is unquestionably one of our major partners," the U.K. envoy said, adding that the two countries can collaborate in renewable energy, electric vehicles, big data management, artificial intelligence, financial technologies and healthcare, among other sectors. “In the last four years, the number of Indian companies investing in the U.K. has quadrupled.
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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Postby Yagnasri » 09 Sep 2019 12:50

They seem to have not realized this. The two attacks on our High Commission Office are a indication to that. The Britshit establishment allowed those attacks to happen.

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Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Postby Kashi » 09 Sep 2019 13:37

Acting like Taliban, in the sense that believing that such attacks will strengthen their position in any dealings with India.

Talk about cutting your nose to spite your face.


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