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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby fanne » 29 Dec 2019 00:23

Aditya_V wrote:
Vikas wrote:
Ramana ji, How come these inventions never reached Bharat and we kept lamenting about lack of well bred horses.
Crossbow anyways never made it to India.


It was the same import fetish we have today. We have become unfortunately a nation of shopkeeper/deal makers who want instant gratification rather than long term planning



Truer word never spoken -
Whether it is Ambanis (who get second hand 'ToT' for petrochemical plants or for telecom) or HAL (that simply paints the foreign made with assembled by HAL and puts a markup) or the film industry (which makes Ghazni which is a rip offs of also ran Bollywood movie - memento - and everyone acts so cute after that, specially the actor, that he is best gift to humanity after the lard himself) or educationists/intellectual (who just regurgitate what some distant western writer of even half intellect has written - from carl marx to max muller)…...we lack originality.
One of the biggest section of Gujrathis businessman that are against Modi is - because he is trying to stop cheap Chinese imports (that then these companies sell all over India and strut around as rich businessmen) and have Indians develop it (which incidentally no one wants - talk about instant gratification and unwillingness to put the hard work).
I think, it is too much to expect that from the 'english' educated people, all that they have learned to be sheeps, to recite a for apple, b for boy (if you ever said a for apricot or b for bell, you were in lots of trouble...the originality died that day, when the kid was 5 years old). I think we should empower somehow the 'desis' that are still rooted to the local culture/tradition/economy - they can revive this originality.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby KL Dubey » 29 Dec 2019 00:35

^^That is why it is called the "brain drain". A large chunk of India's intellectual capital is sitting overseas. We need to learn from China on how to treat accomplished scientists and researchers.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby darshan » 29 Dec 2019 00:39

For eye opening of Hindus, there should be a list of places like Nuh, Mewat to know what happens to Hindus in muslim areas.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby SBajwa » 29 Dec 2019 01:51

fanne wrote:
Aditya_V wrote:
It was the same import fetish we have today. We have become unfortunately a nation of shopkeeper/deal makers who want instant gratification rather than long term planning



Truer word never spoken -
Whether it is Ambanis (who get second hand 'ToT' for petrochemical plants or for telecom) or HAL (that simply paints the foreign made with assembled by HAL and puts a markup) or the film industry (which makes Ghazni which is a rip offs of also ran Bollywood movie - memento - and everyone acts so cute after that, specially the actor, that he is best gift to humanity after the lard himself) or educationists/intellectual (who just regurgitate what some distant western writer of even half intellect has written - from carl marx to max muller)…...we lack originality.
One of the biggest section of Gujrathis businessman that are against Modi is - because he is trying to stop cheap Chinese imports (that then these companies sell all over India and strut around as rich businessmen) and have Indians develop it (which incidentally no one wants - talk about instant gratification and unwillingness to put the hard work).
I think, it is too much to expect that from the 'english' educated people, all that they have learned to be sheeps, to recite a for apple, b for boy (if you ever said a for apricot or b for bell, you were in lots of trouble...the originality died that day, when the kid was 5 years old). I think we should empower somehow the 'desis' that are still rooted to the local culture/tradition/economy - they can revive this originality.


It is not that we lack originality the issue is with the controlled capital. The people who come out with many innovations do not have any backing from people who control money. They cannot mass produce in India .

I am not sure if anyone followed Swasthya Slate a device created by Dr. Kanav Kahol Phd. of Arizona State University last news about it I heard was in 2016 where the pilot project saved over 30,000 babies. What happened to it?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/stephenwun ... d51bcd477e

quote from above link
"Kahol's Swasthya Slate is far from alone in attempting such a revolution. Just in India, devices such as 3nethra (eye conditions), Lifeplot (a 12-lead electrocardiogram), and Wello (an iPhone case that tracks cardiovascular health) are all aiming for a huge market."

The same story is repeated in almost all sectors (aviation, defense, agriculture, infrastructure, etc). The top 10% people control finance who are then controlled by the foreign top 10% who are stifling the innovation.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby darshan » 29 Dec 2019 01:52

Not sure if this was already cataloged.


‘Merry Christmas to all except Delhi Police’: Anti-CAA 'carols' echo during Christmas
https://www.timesnownews.com/india/arti ... mas/532011

Few protesters adorned Santa Claus attires and held placards that read, “Merry Christmas to all except Delhi Police."

Another protester’s placard said, "This Year Santa Won't Come To India, Kyunki, Documents Nahi Hai Uske Paas."

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 29 Dec 2019 03:39

darshan wrote:Not sure if this was already cataloged.


‘Merry Christmas to all except Delhi Police’: Anti-CAA 'carols' echo during Christmas
https://www.timesnownews.com/india/arti ... mas/532011

Few protesters adorned Santa Claus attires and held placards that read, “Merry Christmas to all except Delhi Police."

Another protester’s placard said, "This Year Santa Won't Come To India, Kyunki, Documents Nahi Hai Uske Paas."


Jihadis and EJs have one goal - How to destroy other religions? They are united in all their pursuits and hate. They can cry about Love Jihad by Islamists or violence at their hands but when it comes to hatred off Hinduism, they all become one.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 29 Dec 2019 03:47

https://twitter.com/decibel008/status/1 ... 5283906561

Watch how Italian queen protected illegal migrants just bcoz of vote bank politics! Why is this clip not viral yet?

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby UlanBatori » 29 Dec 2019 04:51

PLEASE propagate...

https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news ... us-freedom

Anti-Hindu USCIRF: Sex, crime, bigotry in the name of religious freedom
Arvind Kumar
Published : December 28, 2019, 5:36 pm | Updated : December 28, 2019, 6:52 PM

Earlier in December, when the Citizenship Amendment Bill (now Act) was passed in the Lok Sabha, USCIRF issued a statement that ‘if the CAB passes in both houses of parliament, the United States government should consider sanctions against the Home Minister and other principal leadership’.



The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) routinely preaches to the world about religious freedom and in particular accuses Hinduism of being the most oppressive religion in the world, and Hindus of being the most violent people on earth. As if on cue, these accusations are immediately picked up by identifiable members of the media, professors in prominent universities, and activists belonging to so-called human rights organisations and perpetrated through repetition in order to make them the truth.

Now, the USCIRF is caught up in a scandal with at least one of their former commissioners alleged to be involved in several cases of paedophilia and other commissioners involved in the cover up of scandals involving the sexual abuse of young children. Before going into those details, an introduction to the USCIRF is in order so that it becomes clear why this entity preaching religious freedom is a case of the fox guarding the hen house.

In a little more than 20 years of its existence, USCIRF has had 54 commissioners. Among these commissioners, there have been two bishops, an archbishop, a cardinal, a president of American Baptist Churches, a president of both the Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the Christian group World Vision, a minister of a Methodist church, an editor of the Christian Post, who was also a commissioner of the Southern Baptist Convention and the president of Southern Evangelical Seminary, another contributor to the Christian Post, a member of the pastoral staff of West Hopewell Presbyterian Church, an advisory editor of Christianity Today, a president of the National Association of Evangelicals and ambassador of the proselytising Christian organisation Convoy of Hope, a board member of the Catholic Association and the Catholic Association Foundation and Opus Dei’s Catholic Information Center, two Baptist pastors, one of whom served as the president of the National Baptist Convention, a board member of the Evangelical Covenant Church, a Harvard University professor, who was Vatican’s representative to the Beijing Conference on Women and a member of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican Bank and who is on a mission waging a war on condoms because the Pope has banned their use, the chairman of the Christian group National Organisation of Marriage, as well as his student, a Jesuit priest who is a columnist for the National Catholic Reporter, a person who is part of Refugees International which is funded by the evangelical group Preemptive Love, the co-chair of the Las Vegas Area Public Communications Committee of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the executive director of the Christian group Becket Fund for Religious Liberty and a winner of the Outstanding Catholic Leadership award from the Catholic Leadership Institute, two members who were honoured by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at an event for which the press release said their aim was to spread the gospel, an ordained minister, who received an honorary doctorate from televangelist Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University, where “Creation Studies” is a legitimate field with the origins of the world being taught from the Biblical viewpoint, the president of the fundamentalist Protestant group Family Research Council, who was also the senior vice president of Focus on the Family, which is an evangelical group that describes itself a “parachurch” organisation, a Greek Orthodox activist who doubles up as a professor at Tufts University’s Fletcher School, a Maronite Christian activist, a Mormon activist who prides himself as the great-great-great grandson of the Mormon leader Brigham Young’s brother, and an evangelical Christian who served as Jerry Falwell’s assistant.

Out of the 54 commissioners, 31 have been Christians and these were no ordinary Christians as can be seen from the list. Each one of them has been an overt activist associated with at least one proselytising church or organisation involved in converting the world into Christianity. Of the remaining 23 commissioners, there have been eight Muslims including one imam and four members of Islamic activist groups, two practising Buddhists, a Bahai, who was a member of the Board of Counselors of the Bahais of America, and ten Jews consisting of two rabbis, a vice chancellor of a Jewish Theological Seminary, a New York Times correspondent, and several others connected to the State Department and CIA affiliates such as the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Rockefeller Fund.



Only Hindus have never found genuine representation on the commission or its staff. Of the three commissioners of Indian descent, one was a Muslim who worked for the State Department and was an ambassador, while the other two—Preeta Bansal and Anurima Bhargava—have no history of working with Hindu groups or advocating any idea defending Hindus, but have exhibited hostility towards Hinduism and are the stereotypical water carriers for those whom they have helped in the mission to convert the people of other countries into Christianity. In particular, India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Mongolia, China and South Korea have faced the wrath of their vituperative propaganda. All three of them are connected to the Council on Foreign Relations, which is known for setting the foreign policy agenda of the United States despite having no constitutional or legal authority to do so. Almost every claim of persecution of Christians that appears in USCIRF reports and other State Department documents is intended to justify covert acts in India and other countries.

That leaders of Christian organisations have been in majority on the commission at all times and every Christian commissioner of USCIRF has belonged to an aggressive proselytising organisation is no accident. USCIRF has its origins in what was called the Advisory Committee on Religious Freedom Abroad created by the State Department under Bill Clinton in November 1996, just two months after Clinton addressed the National Baptist Convention in Orlando and promised “to build the kingdom of God here on Earth”.

This committee had 20 people on it and the titles of some of those on the committee reveal its nature: Reverend Don Argue, Reverend Joan Bell Campbell, the Very Reverend Leonid Kishkovsky, the Most Reverend Ricardo Ramirez, His Eminence Archbishop Spyridon, and the Most Reverend Theodore McCarrick. There were a total of 12 Christians representing various denominations and every one of them was associated with proselytising organisations. There were also a couple of Muslims, one of whom was an imam and the other a Muslim activist and a member of the Bahai Continental Board of Counselors.

Not only were Hindus kept out of this advisory committee, but people with a reputation of being Hindu-baiters were included on it. A Methodist from Harvard University named Diana Eck, who had worked with the World Council of Churches and the National Council of Churches and who was known for her staunch opposition to Hinduism, was part of the committee. Eck also runs a Christian outfit named Pluralism Project, which receives funding from the Lily Endowment, which states that its “primary aim in religion is to deepen and enrich the religious lives of American Christians, principally by supporting efforts that enhance the vitality of congregations”. Apart from Eck, another person on the committee whose hostile focus was India was Barnett Rubin of the Council on Foreign Relations. It was clear from the outset that the committee’s goal was to exclude Hindus so that targeting India for conversions could be incorporated into the State Department’s official foreign policy.

In early 1997, in an admission that the committee’s aim was to propagate Christianity around the world, their report used the title “United States Policies in Support of Religious Freedom: Focus on Christians”. It was the recommendation of this advisory committee which resulted in the creation of USCIRF in 1998. The prime movers of the piece of legislation which created the USCIRF were two evangelical Christian members of the Congress, Joe Pitts and the now disgraced Trent Franks, who was forced to resign from the Congress after an expose of his sexual harassment of one of his aides.

The State Department’s bigotry against Hindus was at its peak in the Clinton era in the 1990s, and during this period, it manufactured and fanned the flames of anti-Hindu hysteria. The report of the advisory committee insinuated that Hindus were extremely dangerous people, and the State Department provided cover for the Vatican by demanding that there be no laws or action against even those who used violence to convert others to Christianity.

Emboldened by these developments, Christian groups which were funded by American and British Baptist churches and openly supported by the evangelical Christian and former American President Jimmy Carter ratcheted up their activities and issued fatwas calling for a ban on Hindu and Buddhist religious activities in India’s northeastern states.

The initial years of the USCIRF had commissioners like Theodore McCarrick, who were also members of the advisory committee. Despite being a government body, the commission at this time was brazen about publicly displaying its lack of neutrality towards various religions and wore its religious identity on its sleeve when it congratulated McCarrick’s appointment as the archbishop of Washington DC.

Another commissioner in the initial years was Felice Gaer, who had testified before the Congress seeking the creation of USCIRF. Gaer’s dual role as a member of “public” who provided “independent” inputs to the Congress and then as a commissioner is evidence that the creation of USCIRF, the testimonies before the Congress, and the annual reports of USCIRF were all orchestrated and are part of a predetermined agenda.

Gaer, who is known for her rabid anti-Hindu views, has been an establishment insider for several decades. She has been part of the Ford Foundation as well as the Council on Foreign Relations and admitted that USCIRF was a tool of American foreign policy when she stated, “When USCIRF arbitrarily chooses not to [investigate] certain nations, it indicates that this commission is but a tool of American foreign policy—willing to bludgeon those countries our nation has identified as enemies, and to protect those that we see as allies.” European countries come nowhere close to India when it comes to safeguarding the religious rights of Muslims and other minorities. Many of them have blasphemy laws rooted in forbidding the defamation of Christianity and they openly target Muslims by banning girls from wearing headscarves and depriving them of education for disobeying this law. Switzerland goes a step further and bans minarets on mosques, while Germany bans the foreign funding of mosques. Germany and a few other countries also act as collection agents for the Vatican by imposing a “church tax” and handing over the money to the Catholic churches. Recently, the German state of Bavaria passed a law requiring government buildings to hang crosses.

In reality, India has the most religious liberties in the world and is the safest place for Muslims and other minorities, and this situation should be credited to India’s Hindu ethos. It is dishonesty and bigotry on the part of the US State Department and USCIRF that drives them into denying and distorting this fact. Their bigotry is rooted in their religious composition which was achieved by packing the USCIRF with church leaders, but that also meant it was only a matter of time before it led to an inevitable problem that should have been entirely anticipated. That problem is now starting to explode in a spectacular manner.

The Most Reverend Theodore McCarrick, who shaped USCIRF as a commissioner and went on to become a cardinal, is now under investigation for sexually abusing several boys. Another commissioner, the Most Reverend Bishop Ramirez let an admitted molester Reverend David Bentley serve in his parish since 2000. Yet another commissioner, Ted Van Der Meld of the Evangelical Covenant Church, helped cover up the predatory approaches of former Congressman Mark Foley towards teenage boys in the form of obscene messages. A fourth commissioner, Leonard Leo, who is also part of the Opus Dei, recently had dinner with Cardinal George Pell who has been convicted of paedophilia.

It also turns out that Andy Khawaja, a sitting commissioner, has been indicted for illegally funnelling money from his close associate George Nader, who is now in federal custody for trafficking a 14-year old boy from Europe and raping him. Khawaja has already paid a fine of $110 million to the federal government for aiding, in the words of Associated Press, “*****, debt collectors and offshore gamblers access the international banking system, by using dummy foreign corporations and fake websites to disguise the underlying business.” It remains to be seen if Khawaja or McCarrick will be convicted first, but neither of them will be the first USCIRF commissioner with the title of “convict” on their résumé. That honour belongs to former commissioner Elliot Abrams, a CFR member and a diplomat.

It is inconceivable that other commissioners did not know about the activities related to the sexual abuse of children by their colleagues. Their silence on the systemic rape of children by elements in the Catholic church and its cover up by the Vatican in their official reports is telling on the US State Department, which has a long history of covering up abuse by its ambassadors and staff members. In 2013, the media outlet NBC reported on such a cover-up by the State Department under Hillary Clinton. Shamefully, in the same report, NBC decided to protect the culprits by concealing their names.

It is hard to fathom how a government entity can have so many characters without the approval of government officials at the highest levels.

Ironically, there may also be another angle to USCIRF. Tom Lantos, after whom the State Department’s so-called human rights commission is named and which works closely with USCIRF, may not have been a Jewish victim of Nazis. Many of his claims which have been spread by his family members are unverifiable and even incredulous. For example, the claim that he was incarcerated in what has been described variously as a concentration camp or a forced labour camp run by the Nazis near Budapest is a dishonest one as there was no concentration camp or labour camp in the vicinity of Budapest.

There is also no evidence of Lantos having escaped Hungary using papers provided by Raoul Wallenberg, who helped many Jews escape the Nazis. Katrina Lantos Swett, the daughter of Tom Lantos, admitted that her family has no papers provided by Wallenberg to Lantos. Lantos himself started talking about Wallenberg only in the 1970s after the media highlighted the story of Wallenberg’s disappearance. Additionally, the biggest clue about his religious background is in his name as Thomas and its Hungarian version Tamás are not Jewish names but Christian names.

Strangely, both Lantos’ wife and their daughter Katrina Lantos Swett, who is a former USCIRF commissioner, claim to have converted out of Judaism into Mormonism. This is inconsistent with the typical behaviour of the Jewish victims of Nazis. There are other discrepancies such as the multiple versions of how Lantos met his wife and multiple names for his wife who started claiming only in 1989 that she was the cousin of the actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor, whose family members in Hungary had been killed by the Nazis. Gabor, who was in her 70s at the time, did not reciprocate this claim. The stories of Tom Lantos being persecuted too have varied over time and some remember Lantos conveniently claiming during the days it was fashionable to take on an anti-Communist stance that he was a refugee from Communists who had invaded Hungary.

USCIRF sits at the confluence of interests shared by non-profit groups, churches, charity foundations that act as fronts for the CIA, universities, media outlets, government entities and intelligence agencies. Its commissioners have indulged in activities including sexually abusing young children, and countries around the world have an obligation to label the USCIRF as a hate group and ban it and even open investigations against its commissioners and staff members who have visited their countries and charge them for crimes, including those related to the trafficking and abuse of children.

Arvind Kumar can be reached at arvindk@uchicago.edu

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Rahul M » 29 Dec 2019 05:15

Vikas wrote:Ramana ji, How come these inventions never reached Bharat and we kept lamenting about lack of well bred horses.
Crossbow anyways never made it to India.

Because they didn't work. The Chinese empires were all defeated and conquered by Central Asian horse armies. How do you defend against horse archers with a halberd anyway?

Even Akbar, with the resources of a vast empire behind him tried to breed war horses in India to reduce dependence on the central Asian sources. It didn't work, apparently it was impossible till the invention of modern antibiotics.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Aditya_V » 29 Dec 2019 05:35

We Indians are a bit naive, it is in nobody's interest that India rises and becomes another global competitor. So they allow me specific industries. NGO media cinema TV serial. From Narmada Dam, Rajasthan Oil, KNPP or any Nuke plants, ports, sterilite, Railway projects. They will use NGO media power to shut them down. This is to ensure we don't unite and compete with them. The same thing happens to countries in the African continent.

They take some hard working Indians to emigrate to thier countries to benefit them. For the leftist well networked crowd the path is always made easier.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby UlanBatori » 29 Dec 2019 05:42

^Gee, Sunshineji, really living up to our naam rnt v? :mrgreen:

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Postby Santosh » 29 Dec 2019 11:11

darshan wrote:For eye opening of Hindus, there should be a list of places like Nuh, Mewat to know what happens to Hindus in muslim areas.

Are you referring to atrocity at the hands Meo Muslims? Wiwkipedia paints a rosy picture of these Rajputs and Meenas who converted to Muslim.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meo_(ethnic_group).

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby SBajwa » 29 Dec 2019 11:56

तशरीफ़ ऐसी तोड़ी है तौबा, कि
आज भी चीखें निकलती हैं पैखाने में।

और
वो जुल्मी योगी टूटी लाठियों का भी
हिसाब जोड़ रहा जुर्माने में।

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Cain Marko » 29 Dec 2019 12:22

↑ from the article posted by Vijay and written by Arvind Kumar...
It also turns out that Andy Khawaja, a sitting commissioner, has been indicted for illegally funnelling money from his close associate George Nader, who is now in federal custody for trafficking a 14-year old boy from Europe and raping him. Khawaja has already paid a fine of $110 million to the federal government for aiding, in the words of Associated Press, “*****, debt collectors and offshore gamblers access the international banking system, by using dummy foreign corporations and fake websites to disguise the underlying business.” It remains to be seen if Khawaja or McCarrick will be convicted first, but neither of them will be the first USCIRF commissioner with the title of “convict” on their résumé. That honour belongs to former commissioner Elliot Abrams, a CFR member and a diplomat.

If that number correct? That is big money. Where do peoples get that kinda dough?

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby darshan » 29 Dec 2019 12:26

Santosh wrote:
darshan wrote:For eye opening of Hindus, there should be a list of places like Nuh, Mewat to know what happens to Hindus in muslim areas.

Are you referring to atrocity at the hands Meo Muslims? Wiwkipedia paints a rosy picture of these Rajputs and Meenas who converted to Muslim.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meo_(ethnic_group).

Yes. Except, referring to the present day treatments of dalit Hindus in muslim majority areas in general across India. Just studying how non muslim minority gets treated is enough to open eyes. If that's not enough then the subject is pretending to be asleep and more of a danger than jihadi.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby darshan » 29 Dec 2019 12:35

Cain Marko wrote:
If that number correct? That is big money. Where do peoples get that kinda dough?

I suppose that when one is in payment processing business, one will have all sorts of customers and knowledge of skeletons.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 29 Dec 2019 12:49

Just one reply from the Chinese & Afridi had to delete his tweet. This is what fascism look like!


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Shahid Afridi: Uighur musalman yeh, Uighur musalman woh....

Viceroy of Pakistan to @SAfridiOfficial: Aao kabhi, Xinjiang wali haveli pe

Shahid very Afraidi


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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vishvak » 29 Dec 2019 14:11

Haha come to Xinjiang find out yourself you ummah prick..

This is how the fascist deal with each other but keep it to themselves.. except Chinese who are somewhat open.

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2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Peregrine » 29 Dec 2019 15:29

NRC an internal affair of Indian government: Border Guards Bangladesh DG – PTI

NEW DELHI: The process of creation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is completely an "internal affair" of the Indian government and the cooperation between the border guarding forces of the two countries is very good, the chief of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) said here on Sunday.

The BGB will continue to work to prevent illegal crossings into India, its director general Major General Shafeenul Islam said at a press conference here.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 29 Dec 2019 15:33

I have a lot a Chinese friends/acquaintances. Unlike Sepoys/House Negros like you, they dont give a rat's ass what the West thinks about China. The New India doesn't care either. Grow a pair Uncle Tom.



this ahole Vipin Narang is mani shankar aiyer's son in law.

truly a match made in hell. :mrgreen:


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Vipin Narang Retweeted Aatish Taseer

This is the image of India many Americans are seeing today. One can call it biased, liberal, whatever one wants. But this is what they are seeing. That’s a fact. And as @dhume’s excellent WSJ piece today points out, it’s not just a PR problem, it’s the product itself.



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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 29 Dec 2019 15:58

the toothless editors guild has put out this wimpy letter supporting turdesai. Their persnickety and myopic tunnel vision is selective, urban naxal centric and self serving. These congenital liars and habitual purveyors of false news are blind to their own faults and think that the public are all fools.

any doubts left about their "president" coupta, a devious congi darbari of low cunning and a house negro who tried to panic the country with a clearly motivated false report of an Army "coup" that existed only in his and his tihar returned master's diseased mind.

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True. Amit Malviya was totally out of line questioning Rajdeep's patriotism and credibility. How can anyone question something that doesn't exist to begin with?


The Editors Guild of India has issued a statement

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vijayk » 29 Dec 2019 19:55

https://swarajyamag.com/politics/if-yog ... -was-saved
“If Yogi Wasn’t In Power, There Would’ve Been A Bloodbath”: Muzaffarnagar Residents Tell How The City Was Saved

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby darshan » 29 Dec 2019 20:00

vijayk wrote:https://swarajyamag.com/politics/if-yogi-wasnt-in-power-there-wouldve-been-a-bloodbath-muzaffarnagar-residents-tell-how-the-city-was-saved
“If Yogi Wasn’t In Power, There Would’ve Been A Bloodbath”: Muzaffarnagar Residents Tell How The City Was Saved


Yogi won't be there forever. GJ post Modi is an example. GJ hasn't come down on rioters in similar manner.


UP: Anti-CAA Protesters Shaving Their Head, Beard To Escape After Police Publishes Their Pictures As ‘Wanted’
https://swarajyamag.com/insta/up-anti-c ... -as-wanted

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Vikas » 29 Dec 2019 20:16

Saw a video on some random site about a group of Hindus speaking with Journalists. One guy says, " If we wanted a govt only to manage price of Onions, what was the need to remove Congress. We voted for Modi Ji because we wanted him to remove Art-370, TT, RJB , appeasement of Muslims, NRC etc. Modi Ji was voted and re-voted back in power to protect Bharat once again and save Hindus from becoming homeless in their own mother land"
the group was very clear that any action by Modi Ji which would unravel this monster of BIF will result in violent protest and more it hurted BIF, more of the reaction we would see."

I think next round of violent reaction and friction would come when UCC gets implemented. Unfortunately for BIF, they revealed their cards too quickly. Next step in this escalation ladder are riots and that may not end very well for 'Permanent victims'.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 29 Dec 2019 20:48

Vikas wrote:Saw a video on some random site about a group of Hindus speaking with Journalists. One guy says, " If we wanted a govt only to manage price of Onions, what was the need to remove Congress. We voted for Modi Ji because we wanted him to remove Art-370, TT, RJB , appeasement of Muslims, NRC etc. Modi Ji was voted and re-voted back in power to protect Bharat once again and save Hindus from becoming homeless in their own mother land"
the group was very clear that any action by Modi Ji which would unravel this monster of BIF will result in violent protest and more it hurted BIF, more of the reaction we would see."

I think next round of violent reaction and friction would come when UCC gets implemented. Unfortunately for BIF, they revealed their cards too quickly. Next step in this escalation ladder are riots and that may not end very well for 'Permanent victims'.


sirji,

please post a link to the site

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 29 Dec 2019 21:05

shameless beggars and moron niazi talks openly of nuking us :mrgreen:


twitter


Pakistan bans trade with India. A month later, it makes an exception for medicines. It again bans trade with India. It once again makes an exception for polio markers.

These are not U turns. This is schizophrenia!



Polio markers to be imported from India


Polio markers to be imported from India

Ikram Junaidi,
December 25, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday decided to give a one-time permission for import of polio markers from India and reduce prices of 89 medicines by 15 per cent.

The markers, which are used to mark the fingers of chil­dren after administering them polio vaccine, are app­roved by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

It is worth mentioning that after India’s Aug 5 annexation of occupied Kashmir, the Pakistan government had on Aug 9 decided to suspend all kinds of trade with India. However, since a large number of medicines and raw material are imported from India, the country’s pharmaceutical industry started demanding that the ban be lifted on them because otherwise Pakistan could face severe crisis of medicines, especially life-saving drugs, within a few weeks. Consequently, the government had in September lifted the ban on import of medicines and raw material from India.

National coordinator of the Emergency Operation Centre for Polio Dr Rana Safdar, while talking to Dawn, said that non-toxic markers were required for marking the fingers of children. “There are only two WHO pre-qualified manufacturers in the world, in India and China, which manufacture non-toxic markers as children can swallow the ink. Though WHO procures markers for us and, in the past, it had purchased markers from China, there were issues with the quality of markers. We had lodged a complaint that the marks faded before the post-monitoring team’s visit,” he said.

“WHO had started procurement from India and, before the announcement of ban, it had given order for 800,000 markers to the manufacturer, but the stock could not be delivered due to the ban. But now because of the decision of one-time lifting of the ban we will get the markers. Meanwhile, the Chinese manufacturer has been contacted to provide us quality markers,” he added.

In reply to a question, Dr Safdar said the stock would be sufficient for the next two nationwide polio campaigns.


Prices of 89 medicines reduced

The federal cabinet decided to reduce the prices of 89 medicines by 15 per cent.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said at a press conference that during a meeting of the cabinet, which had a lengthy agenda, the prices of medicines were also reconsidered.

“The prices of 89 medicines were decreased in line with the Pricing Policy of 2018 as prices of innovator drugs have to be reduced by 10pc after three years of their launch in the market. After considering all the aspects we decided to decrease the prices by 15pc,” he said.

Dr Mirza said Prime Minister Imran Khan had also directed that a new pricing policy be prepared within two months. “We well start working on it at the earliest and are determined to prepare the new policy within the stipulated time,” he said.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said the health ministry had requested for increasing the prices of some medicines, but it was rejected by the cabinet.

Published in Dawn, December 25th, 2019

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby VinodTK » 29 Dec 2019 21:16

Poor funding in defence could hit country’s global image: House panel
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“The Committee notes that in 2016-17, instead of Rs 75,553 crore, only Rs 62,619 crore was allocated. Similarly in 2017-18, instead of Rs 91,382 crore, only Rs 68,965 crore was allocated. In 2018-19, instead of Rs 1, 10,044 crore, only Rs 73,883 crore was allocated. In 2019-2020, instead of Rs 1,13,667 crore, only Rs 80,959 crore was allocated,” the panel said in its report, describing the shortfall as “baffling.”

The panel flagged concerns about the country’s image being hit internationally if it defaulted in making payments for equipment it has contracted to purchase.
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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Varoon Shekhar » 29 Dec 2019 21:36

[quote="UlanBatori"]PLEASE propagate...

https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news ... us-freedom

[quote]Anti-Hindu USCIRF: Sex, crime, bigotry in the name of religious freedom
Arvind Kumar


I just did, and also got Preeta Bansal. It's time these anti-Hindu, anti-India Indo-Americans were given a verbal thumping.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby KL Dubey » 29 Dec 2019 22:03

Peregrine wrote:NRC an internal affair of Indian government: Border Guards Bangladesh DG – PTI

NEW DELHI: The process of creation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is completely an "internal affair" of the Indian government and the cooperation between the border guarding forces of the two countries is very good, the chief of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) said here on Sunday.

The BGB will continue to work to prevent illegal crossings into India, its director general Major General Shafeenul Islam said at a press conference here.

Cheers Image


FWIW, India should strongly promote the CAA/NPR/NRC and cooperation of the BD sarkar as a model example for other countries to follow, especially USA-Mexico.

We are proceeding with both carrot and stick: amnesty and citizenship for the immigrants whom we want in the country, and identification and deportation of undesired ones to BD.

In USA the politicians are unable to agree on any kind of amnesty laws, nor is there am effective program to identify illegals and deport them, nor does the Mexican government cooperate beyond lip service.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby CRamS » 29 Dec 2019 22:13

chetak wrote:
this ahole Vipin Narang is mani shankar aiyer's son in law.


ChetakJi, I did not know this. I do see MSA's daughter on some debates, but I thought she was based in some socially think tank in Delhi, while this dude is a prof at MIT.

Now coming to how China gives a hoot to what west thinks on their treatment of Muslims, please go to Undy website and watch one of the shows hosted by Omar Abullah's GF. I commented on it below.

When Shantanu Gupta and another pro-BJP lawer pushed back on all the host-led 'eye-eye-yo whites, even Hollywood are tweeting against us' gloom and doom, another spoilt brat Rupa Subramanya was vociferous in saying "India is not China", China is sooooo powerful. And so India has to sit back and stomach the insults from every 2-bit white elite.

To which this Narang dude was all glowing in praise for how 'brilliant' she and that zero-IQ SuSwami's daughter and host were. So there you have it. According to Lutyen logic, because some white will say some against India, we should not act in what is in our interests. And their (Lutyen elite) is not to correct misconceptions but gloat over the brick bats thrown at BJP/ModiJi.

viewtopic.php?p=2403422#p2403422

This is exactly how I responded to Coupta on twitter


Shekhar Gupta
@ShekharGupta
These visuals are looking bad for India, to the dismay of friends like these overseas. Of course, in our new hyper-nationalist mood we can say we don’t give a toss. But then, we need to stop boasting that India’s global stature is enhanced. Sub 5% growth is no help either
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Rep. Deb Haaland
@RepDebHaaland
I’m deeply concerned about Indian Prime Minister Modi's Citizenship Amendment Act which discriminates against religious minorities. Indian Muslims are being targeted based on how they worship. I urge PM Modi to rescind this law immediately. https://latimes.com/world-nation/story/ ... ng-muslims



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Dude, as an "Indian" journalist, your job is correct these misconceptions. Not gloat over any 2-bit comment against ModiJi by some westerner.


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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 29 Dec 2019 23:17

CRamS wrote:
chetak wrote:
this ahole Vipin Narang is mani shankar aiyer's son in law.


ChetakJi, I did not know this. I do see MSA's daughter on some debates, but I thought she was based in some socially think tank in Delhi, while this dude is a prof at MIT.

Now coming to how China gives a hoot to what west thinks on their treatment of Muslims, please go to Undy website and watch one of the shows hosted by Omar Abullah's GF. I commented on it below.

When Shantanu Gupta and another pro-BJP lawer pushed back on all the host-led 'eye-eye-yo whites, even Hollywood are tweeting against us' gloom and doom, another spoilt brat Rupa Subramanya was vociferous in saying "India is not China", China is sooooo powerful. And so India has to sit back and stomach the insults from every 2-bit white elite.

To which this Narang dude was all glowing in praise for how 'brilliant' she and that zero-IQ SuSwami's daughter and host were. So there you have it. According to Lutyen logic, because some white will say some against India, we should not act in what is in our interests. And their (Lutyen elite) is not to correct misconceptions but gloat over the brick bats thrown at BJP/ModiJi.

viewtopic.php?p=2403422#p2403422

This is exactly how I responded to Coupta on twitter


Shekhar Gupta
@ShekharGupta
These visuals are looking bad for India, to the dismay of friends like these overseas. Of course, in our new hyper-nationalist mood we can say we don’t give a toss. But then, we need to stop boasting that India’s global stature is enhanced. Sub 5% growth is no help either
Quote Tweet



Chowkidar CRamS
@csastry12

Replying to
@ShekharGupta

Dude, as an "Indian" journalist, your job is correct these misconceptions. Not gloat over any 2-bit comment against ModiJi by some westerner.



sirji,

bennedose is our own doc shiv


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JAYANTH ಜಯಂತ @JAYANTH40830762 2h2 hours ago

Replying to @NAN_DINI_ @bennedose

Did you know that Vipin Narang's wife is Sana Aiyar - the daughter of Mani Shankar Aiyar [Chaiwala fame].
All that this loyal brown coolie Narang does everyday is scare India and Indians that his American masters are upset with India, so India better behave.

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Sana Aiyar is an associate professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, and has been a member since 2007.


Sana Aiyar is a professor of history at MIT and researches modern South Asia and South Asian diasporas.

Website: https://history.mit.edu/people/sana-aiyar

Alma maters: BA, Delhi University (St. Stephen’s College), 2000; BA/MA, University of Cambridge (Jesus College), 2003; PhD, Harvard University, 2009

Fields of interest: South Asia and its diasporas, East Africa, Burma, Indian Ocean, circulation, migration, and mobility, the politics of race and religion, colonialism, postcolonial literature

Describe your career path. What led you to where you are today? History, mobility, and politics formed my everyday habitus growing up. I was born in Karachi where my father was India’s Consul General to Pakistan. He is a Lahore-born, Tamilian Hindu; a self-professed “secular fundamentalist” and atheist. My mother is a Quetta-born Punjabi Sikh with Hindu spiritual and intellectual leanings. My two sisters gave me my name, which means the praise of Allah.

My hometown, Delhi, is a city steeped in history. It has served as capital to centuries of political players, each making claims to its power and the nation’s history. My father plunged into this politics and my mother, a journalist, covered stories across India before starting an antiques business when her days felt saturated with black and white typeset and she wanted more color in her life.


also check

https://books.google.co.in/books?id=ovupBwAAQBAJ&pg=PA364&lpg=PA364&dq=sana+aiyar+vipin+narang&source=bl&ots=bVKu-MXcnZ&sig=ACfU3U3-tSfZ3s5dQ6mUkaBi2CKtk2Qk7w&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiJ4ZH2stvmAhUGXn0KHT2CDc4Q6AEwE3oECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=sana%20aiyar%20vipin%20narang&f=false


Professors Nikhil Agarwal and Sana Aiyar Granted Tenure at the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT
By India New England News - October 27, 20190279



CAMBRIDGE, MA—MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences announced that Nikhil Agarwal, Sana Aiyar, Stephanie Frampton, Daniel Hidalgo and Miriam Schoenfield have recently granted tenure, according to MIT News.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby UlanBatori » 30 Dec 2019 00:17

O I C! I wondered where IITM got the bright idea of having a School of Hyoomaneaters. I was wondering: "Bhy eej the Physics department not enough cannibals for whole institute?" :?: They are copying EmEyeTea!!!

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 30 Dec 2019 00:46

UlanBatori wrote:O I C! I wondered where IITM got the bright idea of having a School of Hyoomaneaters. I was wondering: "Bhy eej the Physics department not enough cannibals for whole institute?" :?: They are copying EmEyeTea!!!


ever since the IITs have been cut loose, they have had the commies and urban naxals move in.

A few lucrative visiting professorships were all that may have been required to tip the scales as also some generous funding on the side to contaminate the IITs and seed the poisonous BIF weeds.

The results are already glaring enough at the IIT madras where some dravidian fundus have all but taken over, complete with beef parties and some mandatory periyar TLC :mrgreen:

humanities is almost always the chosen trojan horse where the riff raff tend to gather and grow like fungi in the moist and dank environment.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby sudarshan » 30 Dec 2019 00:56

There used to be a humanities department in IITM even back in the '80s? Mainly (or exclusively) language-oriented - English, German, French, to conduct those courses for BTech freshmen. There was also some kind of "speech synthesis lab." It used to be relatively okay back then.

What do they have now? History or arts? Those dept.s are the most vulnerable to hostile takeovers.

Do the other IITs not have humanities dept.s?

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby vimal » 30 Dec 2019 01:34

IITM has humanities and "social sciences" departments now.

https://hss.iitm.ac.in/

It does things like these now:

https://dost.iitm.ac.in/iitmdost/pages/ ... g-workshop

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby sudarshan » 30 Dec 2019 02:12

So evolving into JNU of the south then :roll: .

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Santosh » 30 Dec 2019 04:39

Introduced by none other than chornia.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby sudarshan » 30 Dec 2019 04:50

chetak wrote:this mullah ke bacche abused Modi in the vilest language.

He panicked after it went viral, probably fearing arrest and custodial rape :mrgreen:

Jump to :31 seconds and you'd see him apologizing like a scared pig...

https://twitter.com/TheAngryLord/status/1210547552585703424


Tweet gone, video gone onlee.

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby Dileep » 30 Dec 2019 06:46

Intelligent minds of BRF.. I had been thinking of ways the Govt can bring in NRC without causing some of the basic, but really burning potential issues. Let me list the issues to be avoided.

1. Making people standing in queue 'again'.
2. Making people 'produce proof' that satisfies the 'rigorous govt scrutiny'
3. Babus finding ways to 'just being babus', ie taking bribe, or extending vendetta etc.

We need to be clearly aware of the 'Indian situation' here.

1. Registration of births became mainstream only in the 90s, even in KL, which is supposed to have the most advanced awareness.
2. Voters id became mainstream in late 90s.
3. People mostly throw out old ration cards etc when new ones are issued.
4. Record keeping in govt offices are beyond terrible even for critical ones like land records, let alone things like old ration card or voters lists, which are not considered critical once validity is over.
5. Getting an old record from a govt office is 'impossibly difficult' for a normal person.
6. People move, and a lot of things are lost when they move.
7. Things like flood, fire, termites etc happen.
8. You can't demand that people should have diligently kept the old records, just in case to 'prove the citizenzhip' in the future.
9. There are significant number of people who are off-grid, like nomads, homeless folk, adivasis etc. They too are our fellow citizens.

Then some general restrictions we got to comply with.
1. The govt can't make rules based on ethnicity, religion etc. Rules and procedures must be the same for all (else there will be hell to pay).
2. Most of the common folk would weigh the 'nuisance value' of NRC heavy against the benefit.
3. Unlike Aadhaar etc, this is an "all or none" type activity. If I don't get aadhaar, I get some inconvenience. If I don't get NRC, I gets thrown in jail, or at least gets an unacceptable stigma and constant fear.

So, what to do onlee? Can anyone make a set of RoE to get this done?

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Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby SBajwa » 30 Dec 2019 07:33

Dileep wrote:Intelligent minds of BRF.. I had been thinking of ways the Govt can bring in NRC without causing some of the basic, but really burning potential issues. Let me list the issues to be avoided.

1. Making people standing in queue 'again'.
2. Making people 'produce proof' that satisfies the 'rigorous govt scrutiny'
3. Babus finding ways to 'just being babus', ie taking bribe, or extending vendetta etc.

We need to be clearly aware of the 'Indian situation' here.

1. Registration of births became mainstream only in the 90s, even in KL, which is supposed to have the most advanced awareness.
2. Voters id became mainstream in late 90s.
3. People mostly throw out old ration cards etc when new ones are issued.
4. Record keeping in govt offices are beyond terrible even for critical ones like land records, let alone things like old ration card or voters lists, which are not considered critical once validity is over.
5. Getting an old record from a govt office is 'impossibly difficult' for a normal person.
6. People move, and a lot of things are lost when they move.
7. Things like flood, fire, termites etc happen.
8. You can't demand that people should have diligently kept the old records, just in case to 'prove the citizenzhip' in the future.
9. There are significant number of people who are off-grid, like nomads, homeless folk, adivasis etc. They too are our fellow citizens.

Then some general restrictions we got to comply with.
1. The govt can't make rules based on ethnicity, religion etc. Rules and procedures must be the same for all (else there will be hell to pay).
2. Most of the common folk would weigh the 'nuisance value' of NRC heavy against the benefit.
3. Unlike Aadhaar etc, this is an "all or none" type activity. If I don't get aadhaar, I get some inconvenience. If I don't get NRC, I gets thrown in jail, or at least gets an unacceptable stigma and constant fear.

So, what to do onlee? Can anyone make a set of RoE to get this done?



The solution is pretty simple ., all you need is some computer savvy people with experience to create a simple system that can be utilized during each subsequent elections (Panchayat, Muncipality, Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha, etc) forward so that in 5-10 years time we have the whole registry of valid citizens and others.


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