2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 25 Jul 2019 00:21

^^ Her whole kandhan is looting India for generations. Still, this filthy garbage has to sell India for peanuts.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 25 Jul 2019 00:42

some pictures don't age so well. :lol:



Around this time, last year

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 25 Jul 2019 02:47

Looks like 2 BJP MLAs cross voted for CON party in MP and are in the process of jumping the boat to CON party. Operation Kamal seems to have backfired.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby ramana » 25 Jul 2019 03:33

Most likely they are Congress leaning and their districts are marginal voted in their favor.

Would like to know what the tally was in those two seats for understanding.

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Postby disha » 25 Jul 2019 11:14

Mudi's "Swami Army" is doing its job., Mahua Moitra is clearly rattled:

https://www.financialexpress.com/india-news/govt-using-troll-army-to-target-opposition-mahua-moitra-rakes-up-a-storm-in-lok-sabha/1655066/

The TMC leader opposed the bill saying that this was a dangerous act and one could be branded anti-national if they opposed the government. “Why are we in the Opposition always on the risk of being called anti-national when we disagree with the government. Every time we disagree with the government, the propaganda machinery and troll army of the government work over time to call us anti-national,” Moitra said. Moitra’s remarks created an uproar in the house with some of the BJP leaders claiming that she was trying to defame them, while others asked her for an instance when a BJP leader had called someone anti-national.


Ms. Moitra is not realizing that by telling repeated lies, she is hurting herself physically, emotionally and mentally. She is already looking tired and haggled!

BTW, the bill allows an individual to be declared a terrorist. Earlier only an org could be declared terrorist. Also allows NIA DG to attach property and also an NIA inspector can start investigating instead earlier only DSP or ACP can launch an investigation.

Here is what happened to Swati Chaturveid

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby disha » 25 Jul 2019 11:19

And a Big Blow 2 Mudi. #MudiShudRezine

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/numbers-on-its-side-in-rajya-saabha-opposition-plans-to-force-7-bills-to-panels-5849621/

Numbers on its side in Rajya Sabha, Opposition plans to force 7 Bills to panels


Of course Raita Wing does not what the war is and which battles need to be fought and which battles need to be lost to gain a strategic victory.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Hari Seldon » 25 Jul 2019 15:13

disha wrote:And a Big Blow 2 Mudi. #MudiShudRezine

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/numbers-on-its-side-in-rajya-saabha-opposition-plans-to-force-7-bills-to-panels-5849621/

Numbers on its side in Rajya Sabha, Opposition plans to force 7 Bills to panels


Of course Raita Wing does not what the war is and which battles need to be fought and which battles need to be lost to gain a strategic victory.


:rotfl:

I scrolled thru the past 2-3 pages sir, and am yet to come across a single post by the 'Raita Wing' you so love to beat up. These fellas must be illuminati-level mysterious and devious to have riled thee up thus.

P.S. To moi ordinary mind and sight, it seems more like they have given up, STFUed, or are in wait-n-watch more or whatever. Either which way, they seem to have phakked off to wherever. But what does ordinary me know, when omniscient #MudiMindKnowers like thee walk daily among these pages, eh?

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 25 Jul 2019 21:16

ramana wrote:Most likely they are Congress leaning and their districts are marginal voted in their favor.

Would like to know what the tally was in those two seats for understanding.


read somewhere that both are ex congressis who jumped ship to the BJP just before the elections and have shown their true colors now.


the congis may have planted many more false flag operations in many other states.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby KLNMurthy » 25 Jul 2019 21:49

komal wrote:
greatde wrote:Pak diplomacy historically has generally been better than India, and recent Trump issue is just another example. They caught and set-it up very well. It's embarrassment and, damage has been done for Indo-US relations...


if only Mani Shankar Aiyar was running MEA ....

Ok I too made the mistake of giving a knee-jerk response. But enough.

Mods please take action against this troll greatde. Firstly, is there still a rule that handles have to be recognizable names?

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 25 Jul 2019 21:52

Karthik S wrote:Image

Why does the above post concern us?

Doordarshan National

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स्वस्थ और फिट रहने के लिए सुबह 6.30 बजे देखना नहीं भूलें हमारी प्रस्तुति कार्यक्रम “योगा विद इरा त्रिवेदी” सिर्फ @DDNational पर।
#Yoga with @iratrivediTranslate Tweet


Who is in-charge of the concerned ministry, the star minister javadekar.

https://twitter.com/thuug_lyf/status/11 ... 0380788736

There she says beef is cheapest source of protein and to take that away through ban is very unfair to many communities especially muslims.



Yoga teacher Ira Trivedi takes a u-turn after social media outrage over her anti-Hindu and beef promotion posts, says she loves Hindu Dharma


Ira Trivedi is the granddaughter of Congress leader and ex-union minister VC Shukla, the notorious I&B Minister during Indira Gandhi's Emergency who muzzled press and banned Kishore Kumar songs on AIR and Doordarshan.


Ira Trivedi ✔ @iratrivedi


I also deeply cherish, respect and live by Hindu Dharma, please ignore any screenshots of tweets that may have been taken out of context. I respect all religions and texts, but Hinduism is at the heart of my practice.
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15:10 - 25 Jul 2019



Ashok Shrivastav, a TV journalist for DD had also questioned Doordarshan for choosing Ira Trivedi as the host. Ira Trivedi had also tweeted an apology to him.



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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby KLNMurthy » 25 Jul 2019 21:53

vijayk wrote:^^ Her whole kandhan is looting India for generations. Still, this filthy garbage has to sell India for peanuts.

Shuklas were key figures during Emergency.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 25 Jul 2019 21:56

KLNMurthy wrote:
vijayk wrote:^^ Her whole kandhan is looting India for generations. Still, this filthy garbage has to sell India for peanuts.

Shuklas were key figures during Emergency.



dharma and karma are interrelated.

wasn't VC shukla shot and killed by naxals along with some other congis.

regarding ira trivedi and her social tigerish pretensions, many a fiercely painted tiger lasts only until the first rains washes away the facade and the wet and drenched jackal/hyena underneath is revealed for all to see.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 25 Jul 2019 22:20

chetak wrote:
ramana wrote:Most likely they are Congress leaning and their districts are marginal voted in their favor.

Would like to know what the tally was in those two seats for understanding.


read somewhere that both are ex congressis who jumped ship to the BJP just before the elections and have shown their true colors now.


the congis may have planted many more false flag operations in many other states.


are we mistaken or are we seeing another false flag op in progress.


seeing the parties involved and their leaders it's not too far fetched.

one desperately wants the chiefministership and at any cost and the other needs really serious protection legally for past karma.


Shiv Sena scores big: NCP’s Mumbai chief joins Sena, more expected to follow



Ahir, a former MLA from Worli, was considered one of the key leaders in NCP. He enjoys wide popularity among the youth and his joining Shiv Sena may be a major jolt to NCP.

As a result, both Congress and NCP leaders started losing their important grassroots leaders to the BJP and Shiv Sena. While the BJP managed to get former Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil and his son Sujoy Patil from Congress, the Shiv Sena has scored Sachin Ahir from the NCP.

Shiv Sena, on the other hand, has shown remarkable political dexterity in luring away a leader like Ahir from NCP’s grasp. It shows that the regional party is in no mood to hand over western Maharashtra on a platter to the BJP, especially the void created following the political annihilation of the opposition parties in the Lok Sabha elections. Notwithstanding their alliance with the BJP, Sena cannot afford to let their guard down as the party is restricted by its own blinkered regional politics.

Sena seems to have shunned its archaic polity which pivoted around Marathi supremacism and embraced inorganic methods to expand its horizons and vote base. Inclusion of Ahir points in that direction. Apart from this, Ahir’s desertion might result in a double whammy for the NCP as it may act as a trigger for a flurry of other leaders who might be waiting for the opportune moment to switch over.


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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 26 Jul 2019 00:12

Ira Trivedi
@iratrivedi

Many of whom are NOT on twitter. I am proud to be Indian, proud to be Hindu and proud to have a Prime Minister like @narendramodi who supports, promoted and does yoga. Jai Hind!


Ira Trivedi
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It has been an honour for me to serve the nation by doing this show for a very nominal govt mandated rate. I have shows on
@IndiaToday @TataSky and several other platforms, but I was happy to do the DD show in Hindi as it could reach and benefit a large number of people


Ira Trivedi
@iratrivedi

I also deeply cherish, respect and live by Hindu Dharma, please ignore any screenshots of tweets that may have been taken out of context. I respect all religions and texts, but Hinduism is at the heart of my practice.


looks like she is kicked out of DD

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby darshan » 26 Jul 2019 06:07

Another example of the marvelous court system and BIF: https://youtu.be/KdcM9R9Id4g

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby sudarshan » 26 Jul 2019 06:56

H. D. Kumbarsammy has been booted from his cumbersome job.

But seems like BJP is in no hurry to form the govt. President's rule?

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ne ... 374785.cms

Yeddy might be witness to the holy love that the president got for the state of Karnataka -

Yeddyurappa, Yeddyurappa
Naan konda kaadhalukku needhane saatchi


Oops - for the uninitiated, that is a very well known Tamil song, but with "Yeddiyurappa" substituted for "Guruvayurappa."

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Karthik S » 26 Jul 2019 08:11

vijayk wrote:
Ira Trivedi
@iratrivedi

Many of whom are NOT on twitter. I am proud to be Indian, proud to be Hindu and proud to have a Prime Minister like @narendramodi who supports, promoted and does yoga. Jai Hind!


Ira Trivedi
@iratrivedi

It has been an honour for me to serve the nation by doing this show for a very nominal govt mandated rate. I have shows on
@IndiaToday @TataSky and several other platforms, but I was happy to do the DD show in Hindi as it could reach and benefit a large number of people


Ira Trivedi
@iratrivedi

I also deeply cherish, respect and live by Hindu Dharma, please ignore any screenshots of tweets that may have been taken out of context. I respect all religions and texts, but Hinduism is at the heart of my practice.


looks like she is kicked out of DD


Looks like she has association with TATASKY.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby pankajs » 26 Jul 2019 09:53

Note ..

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/rti-bil ... rs-2075151
RTI Amendment Bill Clears Rajya Sabha Test Despite Protests By Opposition

After five members retiring yesterday, the BJP and its allies are six short of a majority in the Rajya Sabha, where it has always faced an opposition wall in pushing legislation.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby syam » 26 Jul 2019 10:23

fwiw some real life updates,
* jai shree ram chant now became all**u-a*bar in liberal circles. infact, it is much more taboo than the all**bar. all the propaganda by bif doing good job in upper middle class and rich sections of the society.
* amazon prime and netflix penetrated the young india so much that they are enamored with stand up jokes like kunal kamra types. more modiji bashing and hinduthva bashing.
whatever we consider as propaganda and stupid has became the main thing for that section of the society. we should take it serious. after all these guys hold the money. at the end of the day, everyone wants good numbers in their bank accounts. One of the reason why I want bjp to capture the money bags.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby abhijitm » 26 Jul 2019 12:26

vijayk wrote:looks like she is kicked out of DD

She has denied it.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby siqir » 26 Jul 2019 13:38

it seems gov is being led by the nose by marxist bureaucrats

https://www.sirfnews.com/sitharaman-tri ... ist-logic/

why talk of chanakya when you are following robinhood theory of economics

there is no justification for any tax more than 20% chanakya recommended 16.66% or shadbhaga
and if you want to increase tax base why are you ignoring rich farmers atleast force them to corporatize and tax their profits

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby pankajs » 26 Jul 2019 15:14

BJP forming a government in Karnataka ..

https://www.deccanherald.com/state/karn ... 49761.html
BJP top brass gave green signal at Yeddyurappa's risk
Amit Shah, who has been discussing the state political developments with legal experts, telephoned Yeddyurappa today morning and told him to stake a claim.

Shah also clearly told him that he has to take his own risk in proving the majority. Shah also assured to give proper "guidance" to the government from the Centre.

Yeddyurappa, who staked claim to form the government, is likely to convene the session on Monday to prove majority and pass the money bill.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 26 Jul 2019 18:42

twitter

TMC delegation meets PM Modi. This is how, politicians who go all hysterical on camera meet each other in private. A powerful and moving picture for those who pick up fights with friends and colleagues over political disagreements. Never go full retard.



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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby KJo » 26 Jul 2019 19:06

pankajs wrote:BJP forming a government in Karnataka ..

https://www.deccanherald.com/state/karn ... 49761.html
BJP top brass gave green signal at Yeddyurappa's risk
Amit Shah, who has been discussing the state political developments with legal experts, telephoned Yeddyurappa today morning and told him to stake a claim.

Shah also clearly told him that he has to take his own risk in proving the majority. Shah also assured to give proper "guidance" to the government from the Centre.

Yeddyurappa, who staked claim to form the government, is likely to convene the session on Monday to prove majority and pass the money bill.


These 3-4 day TeddyBearAppa Govts are becoming a joke. Why won't the Gov ask people to prove 'provisional' majority before swearing in? If they cannot, then call elections. If they can, then swear them in and make them prove in a certain timeframe officially.

No respite for KA. Corrupt Kumaranna replaced by corrupt Yeddy. BJP needs a new Hindutva face age 50-65 who is clean. All these current leaders are from the 90s and earlier.

TMC delegation meets PM Modi. This is how, politicians who go all hysterical on camera meet each other in private. A powerful and moving picture for those who pick up fights with friends and colleagues over political disagreements. Never go full retard.


Good point. Modi revealed that Didi sends him kurtas and mithai every year.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 26 Jul 2019 21:11

we are still under the sway of entrenched govt urban naxals and congi pasand baboo(n)s voting for us at the UN


twitter



While we remember on #KargilVijayDiwas the 527 Indian heroes who lost their lives, we forget that the count would have been MUCH MORE had @Israel not helped us with CRITICAL supply of ammunition & laser-guided missiles

But, hey, we thanked Israel. By voting AGAINST it in the UN.




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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 26 Jul 2019 21:28

TIMES NOW
@TimesNow
#Breaking | SC agrees to re-open a 9-year-old case against BS Yeddyurappa (
@BSYBJP
). More details by
@harishvnair1
.


Wrong step by Modi & co to save CJI from sexual allegations ... They should have added condemned them in LS/RS and called out his farce investigation.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Rajesh_MR » 26 Jul 2019 21:52

Reopen doesn't mean conviction...could reaffirm acquittal

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 27 Jul 2019 01:31

Rajesh_MR wrote:Reopen doesn't mean conviction...could reaffirm acquittal


I understand. But what does that even mean to reopen? The inept organization can't clear millions of cases and they are re-opening? Is it some kind of kid's game? Is there some legal basis or is it their own agenda matters

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Karthik S » 27 Jul 2019 15:42

Ex-Comrade ☭
@excomradekerala
BJP Govt appoints Adv Surya Binoy, an ultra leftist&daughter of CPI leader BinoyViswam MP, as standing counsel of FSSAI&IIT Pkd. She's the lawyer of Kerala Govt in Sabarimala cases in which 47 Sangh leaders incl. Prant Sanghchalak & 22 leaders incl. state prez etc were implicated


Arrey yaar, it's really tiring pointing out endless chutiyapa of BJP. How many times supporters have to uproar in SM, are such basic fact checks too difficult to carry out?

Sachin sir, you got any info on this appointment?

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 27 Jul 2019 17:32

^^ Most likely RS Prasad.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 27 Jul 2019 19:55

CON scammers started their whatsapp propaganda...

Nation is dangerously in a new track. Here are the reasons

1- Jet Airways closed,

2- Air India in terrible loss

3-BSNL's 54,000 jobs are in danger

4- HAL does not have money to pay salaries

5-Post department losses of 15000 crores

6- Videocon bankruptcy

7- Tata Docomo perished

8- Aircel perished

9-JP Group Finishes

10- Worst performance of ONGC till now

11- The country's 36 largest debtors are missing from the country.

12- Big loan apology to 35 million crores

13- PNB Crisp

14- Other banks also suffered huge losses,

15- Debt on the country is $ 131100 million

16- Railway sales

17- Rent All Heritage including Red Fort

18 - Millions of people unemployed after note ban

19 - 45 years biggest unemployment rate

20 - Three times more martyrs than the previous government.

21- Five airports sold to Adani.

22- Recession in domestic consumption

23- country's largest car maker maruti cuts production

24- Rs. 55000 crore car inventory is lying at the factories and car distributors, no buyers.

We made you aware!

Note: Nothing is showing in media-this is your duty to let other people know.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 27 Jul 2019 20:02


Pratyasha Rath
@pratyasharath
The Oxfam head of India writes this love letter to the Congress party n the sub-text cannot be missed.
The memories of d glorious days of Sonia G's NAC lingers on and the 'civil society' is ready to do everything to prop up the party. Non-partisan indeed!


https://www.newslaundry.com/2019/07/23/ ... a-of-india

Oxfam strategy in coming years .

The idea of Congress as distinct from the Congress party

The Congress has been a banyan tree of ideas under which a broad range of multiple and even diverse ideas have been nurtured and nourished as long as they have a common core ethos—which is in line with the fundamentals of the ideological frame of the Congress and the idea of India. The party structure has historically replicated the banyan tree approach in its organising principles and provided space for a range of ideas and ideological persuasions ranging from socialist Left to the soft-Right as embodied in the contrasting personalities of Nehru and Rajaji in the early years of Independence or between Narsimha Rao and Arjun Singh in the 1990s and, most interestingly, during 10 years of the UPA between the politics of Manmohan Singh’s economic worldview and Sonia Gandhi’s unwavering support to citizens’ socio-economic rights and entitlements. However, the core ethos of the Congress has always provided the fulcrum around which diverse set of ideas and actors have coalesced and functioned in reasonable harmony.

Dramatic changes in the socio-economic conditions and political landscape of the country and the consequent ramifications in the internal space of the Congress party structure, organisation and leadership, have resulted in acute tensions, deep contradictions and profound inertia within the Congress party. Significant parts of the spectrum of ideas constituting the banyan tree and the ideological frame of Congress have been under tremendous stress and have also been gradually discredited in the public narrative.

For instance, the idea of the state playing a central role in the economy is being keenly contested in the political domain like the ideas of secularism and pluralism. This has led to multiple incarnations in the positioning and posturing of the party. It has also led to a feeling of confusion or disarray in the realm of ideas with a lack of clarity on what constitutes or does not constitute the banyan tree.

This situation has created a disharmony and apparent contradiction between the party and its own core ideological framework—which often gets manifested as the distancing of the party from a coherent and consistent set of ideas. Amidst, these tensions, the core ideas of the Congress, appears to have faded or diminished. It is important to understand that the idea of Congress and the Congress party structure are not collapsible nor can be used interchangeably. Therefore, a gaze mediated through the party lens might see a weakening of the core ideas while in reality, the core ideas of the Congress still resonate strongly with the core ideas/idea of India—even when the massive Modi victory seems to be challenging it.

With this backdrop, it becomes extremely critical to resurrect and amplify the core ideas of the Congress in a language and grammar which speaks to the current times. This is a challenging task as the external reality for the first time in independent India has created conditions for fundamental challenges, subversion and attacks on these core ideas and ideals of the Indian republic. The need to strongly rearticulate core ideas of the Congress—and not of the party structure—is most urgent. It is time to resurrect the Congress sans the Congress party.

Re-energising the Congress through mass mobilisation and social movements

The Congress has never been a cadre-based party but has always had robust space for mass movements reflecting the aspirations and struggles of the common people. In fact, the core ethos and politics of the Congress usually got reflected through these movements. This kept the politics of the Congress dynamic close to the ground and lived realities of common people. The other strand of the Congress has always been the party structure. In the recent past, the party structure continues to function but the space for mass movements (based on people’s politics) has shrunk. This has gradually disconnected the Congress from the realities of the people. It has also meant that the Congress as an idea is identified more and more with the Congress party structure, and the party structure has been captured by entrenched interests.

In the coming years, the Congress must put all its energies into reviving the movement space and connecting with the issues of poor and ordinary people to ensure that the mass character and the pro-poor and marginalised bias of the idea of the Congress remains intact. This should guide the politics of the party, and it should not be steered by the vested interests and limitations of the party structure.

The Congress and civil society

Civil society has continued to work in this space of movements and people’s issues, embodying the values of justice, dignity and rights. They have gradually occupied this space with some successes and failures. Their mass base varies but the value proposition remains undiluted. They also work in far closer coordination with the poorest and marginalised and reflect the issues affecting them. Civil society organisations largely work as a non-party political force. They are clear that the issues they raise are very political like caste atrocities, displacement, land rights, public health and education. Nevertheless, they do not align with any political party and believe that their role should be focused on making power accountable irrespective of party lines.

It is evident that a robust civil society needs an enabling environment in which their primary right to exist and civic right of association or function is not stifled. With this backdrop, the Congress would benefit significantly by working in close or loose coordination (or alliance) with civil society, which can strongly help in amplifying the issues of the common and marginalised people. This could revive the movement space of the Congress by foregrounding people’s issues and also help in mass action. On the other hand, the Congress must with due humility reach out to civil society and adopt/imbibe the people’s agenda and build traction for the core issues of poverty, exclusion and development.

A broad cross-section of Indian people shares a deep commitment to strengthen and protect the core ideas of the Indian Constitution and republic. The threat to the core ideas of the Constitution should not be viewed as being limited to pluralism and secularism, given the current context of extreme stress on these values. These are extremely important but these threats loom large on fundamental values like human rights, human dignity and social justice, particularly from the perspective of the most marginalised and excluded citizens and communities of India. These are also endemic problems facing the country and real issues of the common people.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby pankajs » 27 Jul 2019 20:17

vijayk wrote: 12- Big loan apology to 35 million crores

Very unusual language to say the least. Debt/loan "forgiveness", etc I have heard from political parties and op-eds. I don't recall "Apology" used in this context.

It does ring a bell but am unable to put a finger on the source. With due apology to our South Indian friends it seems like Periyarist vocabulary though I may be wrong.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby pankajs » 27 Jul 2019 20:28

vijayk wrote:https://www.newslaundry.com/2019/07/23/congress-rahul-gandhi-idea-of-india

I started reading the original from the very beginning and stopped right at this para. There is no point reading further.
The third cluster builds a narrative of successes of the Modi government’s welfare schemes and their success in winning the confidence of large sections of the society. A careful reading of the issues and agenda dominating the electoral battle will clearly demonstrate that the welfare schemes and pro-poor developmental programmes of the Modi government were not in the electoral narrative and have cropped up only after the election results to give the victory an aura of a positive verdict for development and performance.

Writer says that the "electoral narrative" of winning on "welfare schemes" started only "after the election results". I don't know what news the writer was following because BJP has always insisted all through campaigning and elections that the "labharthi's" will deliver the victory for it.

If the so called "intellectuals" are so clueless it can only mean good news for BJP and Modi. If they cannot draw the right lessons they obviously cannot prepare the correct antidote. They will forever be engaged in fighting the shadows while Modi focuses on the real issues and gets a walk-over.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby ramana » 27 Jul 2019 20:35

chetak wrote:twitter

TMC delegation meets PM Modi. This is how, politicians who go all hysterical on camera meet each other in private. A powerful and moving picture for those who pick up fights with friends and colleagues over political disagreements. Never go full retard.



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Interesting body language. Those not doing pranam among men have some issues.
All women did not do pranam.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby darshan » 27 Jul 2019 20:36

India Speaks Daily on another reminder why Modi: https://youtu.be/jzQi0Hn-waI

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Postby vijayk » 27 Jul 2019 23:53

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/ ... e-congress
Rahul’s War On the Congress

Now that Rahul Gandhi has walked away, the Congress’ karmic decrepitude has cast its dysfunctional spell on its leaders. These stuffed men of straw do not know even how to go about gathering their wits. Even after two months, they dare not pick up the gauntlet thrown down by the Family to find for themselves a new mascot.


After initial signs of an imminent meltdown, Congress leaders across the country seem to have recovered their breath; factional equations stand, more or less, frozen, without anyone attempting to start a serious street fight. Except in Goa, no large-scale desertions have taken place. The JD(S)-Congress coalition in Karnataka had to collapse, with or without Rahul Gandhi at the helm of affairs in the Congress. A chilling realisation is taking place: Rahul Gandhi is not being particularly missed.




ANY ATTEMPT TO make sense of why the Congress finds itself in such a state of utter lack of imagination and initiative has to necessarily begin with an understanding of the nature of Sonia Gandhi’s presidential innings. The very fact that she remained the president–and, a very controlling and a very commanding boss at that—for 19 long years has inevitably shaped the Congress and its political reflexes and impulses, not just its organisational culture but also its self-image.

Most serious students of political history are in general agreement that the personality of the person at the top does end up defining an organisation’s élan and its collective behaviour. And, historians often trace a leader’s failures and accomplishments to the strengths and weaknesses of his/her personality—their anxieties, the nature of childhood experience, the content and circumstances of adolescent socialisation, the inner moral struggles in adult life, the spiritual scars acquired in public life, etcetera.



Ironically, so little is known about Sonia Gandhi’s psychological profile; yet this very personality has left its imprint on the Congress’ organisational abilities and capacities.


After all, she was the daughter-in-law of one of the most successful political leaders in independent India; what could be a better classroom than Indira Gandhi’s dining table; and, she had a ringside view of how in and out of power Indira Gandhi got the better of her political detractors and adversaries. A unique learning experience.


More relevantly, Sonia Gandhi must have observed how, despite a massive mandate, her husband could not get the better of the Congress party establishment. Rajiv Gandhi’s days as ‘a rebel and a reformer’ did not last long; he was spectacularly rebuffed when he tried to challenge ‘the ruling orthodoxies’. Sonia Gandhi was a witness to how, after his short-lived rebellion, Rajiv was constrained to make his peace with those very ‘power brokers’ he had denounced so grandiloquently at the Bombay Centenary Session. This must have been an absorbing lesson in the Congress realpolitik and the Congress leaders’ taste for intrigue and double talk.


In her turn, Sonia Gandhi was absolutely clear from day one as the Congress president: she would not take on the Congress, she would not try to reform this oldest political formation in the world. For their part, the Congress leaders and cadres understood that Sonia Gandhi alone could help them gain power and they were perfectly happy to offer obedience and loyalty in return for patronage and perks of office.


This was a mutually satisfying arrangement: the Congress leaders did not have to make any kind of commitment about issues of ideology. ‘Pragmatism’ became the working principle and ‘electoral victories’ the only yardstick of ‘political success’. As long as Sonia Gandhi was able to work her presumed magic with the voters, Congress leaders throughout the country were content to fall in line; no one bothered to even register that all avenues of ‘inner democracy’ had been choked off. Nor was anyone in a position to question the role ‘the family’ had come to acquire. There was an awe-inspiring mantra: party leaders had no say when it came to the Family and its involvement in the party. No one was prepared to challenge Sonia Gandhi when it became apparent, sometime around 2009, that her supreme priority was to ensure her son’s elevation, first as the Congress president and then, if possible, as the Prime Minister of India.

FOR MOST CONGRESS leaders, the idea of a Rahul presidency had a comfortable, tautological ring to it; the prospect of a Rahul premiership was even more intoxicating. The more cunning among them began pushing and promoting their sons and daughters, as they correctly sized up Sonia Gandhi’s own dreams for Rahul.


Janardan Dwivedi, a long-serving general secretary in the All India Congress Committee, had, on September 15, 2014, sent in his resignation, in the hope that it would provide Sonia Gandhi with a good enough reason to completely overhaul the Congress hierarchy, especially revitalise the crucial slate of general secretaries and secretaries. But Sonia Gandhi was now risk-averse; she was not going to develop an appetite for taking on the entrenched establishment politicos. Her priority was not rejuvenation of the Congress; it was elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the organisational boss.

While it was easy to impose Rahul Gandhi on the Congress, the voters in India were not to be so easily taken in. Somehow Rahul Gandhi’s quest for power could garner neither the requisite political acceptability nor the minimum moral respectability. Twice, in 2014 and 2019, the Idea of Rahul stood comprehensively rebuffed.



SO, WHY HAS there not been a regime change in the Congress?

For one thing, no one can be sure as to how sincere the Family is in insisting that it would not provide a ‘president’. Many veterans know that Rahul Gandhi is a complicated man—impetuous, erratic, imperious, with an oversized sense of entitlement; they know he has walked away from the president’s job in a huff because he is peeved that the senior leaders were not in sync with his sophomoric “chowkidar chor hai” virulence during the 2019 Lok Sabha campaign; and now, these veterans suspect that Rahul Gandhi has unleashed a war against the Congress, the very political party that is the only raison d’être for his place in India’s public life.

Somehow Rahul Gandhi's quest for power could garner neither the requisite political acceptability nor the minimum moral respectability. Twice, in 2014 and 2019, the idea of Rahul stood comprehensively rebuffed

These life-long durbaris discern that the Family—Rahul, Priyanka and Sonia—is on the same page in this display of tantrums. Many of those who know the family intimately suggest that it will not allow the Congress to settle down to a different tune and to a different bandmaster.


There is a sober view that Rahul Gandhi and the Family have an obligation to help the party make the transition; yet, even the most ‘loyal’ seniors remain befuddled about the Family’s intention.Many are wondering whether some kind of a ‘strategic cunning’ is at work, letting things drift, smoking out potential challengers.

“Power structure will not change,” believes a very senior loyalist. Another one argues that there may be a de jure change but de facto power will remain with the Family. No substantive leader— not that there are that many—would knowingly confine herself/ himself to the front office while the Gandhis managed the store from the backroom.

The Family must have also noted that there has not been any massive outcry for the Gandhis to stay put. On the other hand, there is considerable resentment among many senior Congress leaders who want the Family to just go away.


The Family has been given a taste of ineffectiveness, as Priyanka Gandhi discovered the other day when she tried to intercede on behalf of Navjot Singh Sidhu. She is a general secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh, but cannot resist the temptation to play the ‘high command’. She is reported to have sent her secretary, Kanishk Singh, to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh with a message to find an honourable way of accommodating the very difficult Sidhu. The Captain simply refused to grant an audience to Priyanka Gandhi’s emissary. Amarinder Singh no longer felt the need to humour a cabinet colleague who refused to acknowledge the chief minister’s authority


Here is the Congress conundrum: the Gandhis will not—and cannot be expected to—fade away into political oblivion. That much Rahul Gandhi has forewarned. In his letter of resignation, he has announced that “I will, of course, continue to fight for the ideals of the Congress Party with all my strength.” Given their famous surname, the Gandhis could easily grab headlines, and occasionally land themselves in controversies, which, in turn, would force the ‘new Congress’ to come to their defence.



Even if there is a genuine regime change, the Gandhis will continue to queer the pitch. It is no secret that there is a series of legal cases involving the Gandhis, and each court appearance can become an occasion to remind everyone about the centrality of the Gandhis to the organisation.

A new narrative has been instigated that the BJP/RSS would be only too eager to see the back of the Gandhis, as they remain the only obstacle in the saffron crowd’s all-India domination. This, of course, does not take into account the comprehensive rout that the Congress has suffered on the Gandhis’ watch in 2014 and 2019. These Family partisans prefer to attribute a Machiavellian cleverness to the Amit Shah-Modi duo, without realising that the Gandhis’ presence at the top of the Congress party suits the Nagpur commissars.

A cold war between the Congress and the Gandhis is round the corner. “He [Rahul] will burn the house down rather than have someone else occupy it,” says an astute friend of the Family. Even if the Congress manages to find a ‘replacement’ for Rahul Gandhi, ingrained habits of compliance and submission would assert themselves; it will be easy for the Family to see to it that no new leadership arrangement sustains itself. A year of disarray and dispiriting electoral defeats in Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand would see a clamour for the return of the Gandhis.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby KJo » 28 Jul 2019 01:57

Let's see who is powerful - woman power or Muslim power.

Azam miya thought exactly like most Muslim people do in India and around the world - that they are such studs that Kaffir women just cannot get enough of. The Muslim people in my friend circle (non Indian) also think and talk just like this.

Azam Khan should be suspended for five years, mere apology won’t do: BJP’s Rama Devi

The BJP leader also said that had Khan tendered an immediate apology, she would have forgiven him, but he stormed out of Parliament. A mere apology will not suffice as the comments, which were expunged from the record, were an insult to Parliament and its members, she said.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 28 Jul 2019 03:00

if OXFAM is willing to show it's hand, then fraud foundation and others of similar ilk will not be far behind.

With the advent of Modi-2 govt, panic seems to have set in the FFNGO ranks and the future of project joshua.

AP may be the one available laboratory for these creepy crawlies to still experiment and push forward their anti-national agendas.



A dangerous development: Oxfam India CEO invites Congress to form an ‘alliance’ with civil society


A dangerous development: Oxfam India CEO invites Congress to form an ‘alliance’ with civil society



The Congress party is suffering a huge crisis as a consequence of its great defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. At such a critical juncture for the party, the CEO of Oxfam India appears to be inviting the Congress party to engage in a quid pro quo deal with civil society.

K BHATTACHARJEE
JULY 27, 2019

Amitabh Behar, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Oxfam India, recently wrote a fawning article on the Congress party. In the article, Behar offers numerous sermons to the Congress party and eulogizes its idea of India.

It’s extremely troubling as Oxfam is an international organization with interests that do not appear to align with the national interests of our country. That an international organization that claims to be an ordinary Non-Government Organization is directly interfering with the politics of the country should ring alarm bells at the highest echelons of power.

Behar’s article displays blatant political partisanship as he eulogizes the Congress party while demonizing the current ruling dispensation. It’s also a foreign-funded NGO registered under the FCRA Act with registration number 231661035. That the CEO of Oxfam India is directly attempting to influence the politics in the country sets a dangerous precedent as international organizations and hostile countries could use FCRA NGOs to influence the outcomes of Indian elections. It is a threat to the sovereignty of the country and has profound implications for our national interests as well.

Behar says of the Congress, “The Congress has been a banyan tree of ideas under which a broad range of multiple and even diverse ideas have been nurtured and nourished as long as they have a common core ethos—which is in line with the fundamentals of the ideological frame of the Congress and the idea of India.”

The CEO of Oxfam also argues that the Congress party should work closely with “civil society”, a euphemism for foreign-funded NGOs and others that have close ties with ‘Urban Naxals’. He argues that Congress should enter an “alliance” with civil society and reach out to such organizations with “due humility” to ensure the revival of the party.

He writes, “It is evident that a robust civil society needs an enabling environment in which their primary right to exist and civic right of association or function is not stifled. With this backdrop, the Congress would benefit significantly by working in close or loose coordination (or alliance) with civil society, which can strongly help in amplifying the issues of the common and marginalized people. This could revive the movement space of the Congress by foregrounding people’s issues and also help in mass action. On the other hand, the Congress must with due humility reach out to civil society and adopt/imbibe the people’s agenda and build traction for the core issues of poverty, exclusion and development.”

It is important to remember that the Congress party has allied with foreign-funded organizations inimical to Indian national interests in the past. For instance, people associated with foreign-funded organizations were part of the National Advisory Council committee that drafted the anti-Hindu Communal Violence Bill.


The Congress party is suffering a huge crisis as a consequence of its great defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. At such a critical juncture for the party, the CEO of Oxfam India appears to be inviting the Congress party to engage in a quid pro quo deal with civil society.

In its desperation, if the Congress party does decide to ally with such organizations, it will provide an opportunity for international institutions to interfere with the democratic process of India. It could have grave consequences for our country and it ought to concern every citizen of this country regardless of their political orientation. The Government of India, too, ought to follow the matter closely and take steps to ensure that the sovereignty of our country isn’t compromised by international organizations.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 28 Jul 2019 03:38

KJo wrote:Let's see who is powerful - woman power or Muslim power.

Azam miya thought exactly like most Muslim people do in India and around the world - that they are such studs that Kaffir women just cannot get enough of. The Muslim people in my friend circle (non Indian) also think and talk just like this.

Azam Khan should be suspended for five years, mere apology won’t do: BJP’s Rama Devi

The BJP leader also said that had Khan tendered an immediate apology, she would have forgiven him, but he stormed out of Parliament. A mere apology will not suffice as the comments, which were expunged from the record, were an insult to Parliament and its members, she said.


Check these 2 tweets. This guy needs BAMBOO treatment like this bollywood actor who was encouraging street riots


https://twitter.com/iMac_too/status/1154793229377626112
Bamboo works

https://twitter.com/iMac_too/status/1154796205181792256
If you are wondering why it happened


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