2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

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Postby Yagnasri » 25 Mar 2020 10:05

People from Indonesia were from in TS and TN states. We need to look at their visas etc. Jamat gangs are as active in TN as they are in UP and other north states.

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Postby arshyam » 25 Mar 2020 10:53

ramana wrote:I see Turdogon's hand in the transmission of Turkic Islam now that Wahabi is cut off.
This one is more dangerous as it was the Turks' conquest that lasted till Marathas.

Sir, but weren't the Mughals and their ilk central-Asian Turkic (modern day Turkmenistan), and not actually from Turkey? From our Turkey dhaaga, I am given to understand that the Turks from modern-day Turkey themselves are of Greek descent with some indigenous Anatolian and Kurdish culture, having been converted by the Turkic hordes from Central Asia. So these ersatsz Turks claiming some past glory and rule over India is a fiction at best.

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Postby Kati » 25 Mar 2020 11:30

ramana wrote:
Rsatchi wrote:Some rumours on social media about 'Foreign peacefuls' found hiding in mosques in North India including Uyghurs is that true!!
If it is then, chalo accha hua corona is helping to identify these guys!!
Not long before leftist/liberandu/peacefuls start squealing about police checks and excesses



It's quite true and all over India.

Also need to find out who gave visas and why? And how they spread out to the distant parts of India.

I see Turdogon's hand in the transmission of Turkic Islam now that Wahabi is cut off.
This one is more dangerous as it was the Turks' conquest that lasted till Marathas.


Before the GE2019 I provided some info about huge looking (probably African) peacefools were entrenched in remote rural corners of South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. They could be from Somalia, Sudan or northern Nigeria. The pockets they were entrenched in obviously the peacefool dominated localities. Local terrified Hindus alleged that Mamata-Banoo was turning a blind eye to them purely for vote-bank politics. .... But they could be headache in near future since that area of South 24 Parganas is adjoining Bangladesh, and for local SIB it is a no go zone.

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Postby Deans » 25 Mar 2020 11:31

Suraj wrote:
Aditya_V wrote:I see one glaring flaw in this lock down, why keep the stock market open, so rich and FII can short the market, I think this very unfair when the Retail investor does not have access to Business cash collections he is allowing the rich and FII mint money by shorting the market. If the country is in lockdown- shut the bloody stock market.

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/news/exempt-stock-market-entities-from-lockdown-centre-to-states/articleshow/74780941.cms?from=mdr

Your argument and conclusion are both wrong. The financial system needs to be kept as stable as possible in order to support the operation of essential services rather than induce financial panic on top of everything else. We are the world's third biggest economy, with a total stock market capitalization of close to $3 trillion. It's not a little monopoly money arcade like TSP's markets. The damage in terms of voluntary restriction of activity can be made by with extra weekend and holiday work days during the rest of the year, following provision of UBI and tax rebates for the short term.


Suraj ji, Apart from what you have rightly pointed out, SEBI has put in (and continues to) various restrictions to reduce short sales and speculation.

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Postby Mukesh.Kumar » 25 Mar 2020 17:14

To those challenging CAA, this is why CAA is there:
Gurdwara attacked in Afghanistan. Source: BBC

Afghan security forces are battling militants who stormed a busy temple belonging to the Sikh religious minority in central Kabul.

At least one person died and a number were wounded after suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the temple in the Shorbazar area at 07:45 (03:15 GMT).

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Postby Larry Walker » 25 Mar 2020 18:08

Will USA allow a situation where PRC recovers from Corona and its economy charges ahead whereas US economy grinds to a halt and leans towards decimation ?? Is that why Trump has started raising the pitch that China is to be blamed ?? Will USA let go it's dominant position in economy and world-order to PRC ??

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Postby Larry Walker » 25 Mar 2020 18:11

Also, will the non-state actors take advantage of the looming massive humanitarian crisis in Pakistan and launch a attack on military or government installation in India and try to put Modi on the spot where he has to decide to take action against a country that is devastated with Corona pandemic ??

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Postby chetak » 25 Mar 2020 18:30

Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive but 'remains in good health'
BBC
1 hour ago


https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52033845

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Postby chetak » 25 Mar 2020 18:47

Jamia professor fails 15 non-Muslims students for supporting the Citizenship Amendment Act


Dr Abrar Ahmad, one of the faculties members at the Jamia Millia Islamia University today took to Twitter to claim that he had failed 15 of his non-Muslim students who had supported the Citizenship Amendment Act and expressed their disapproval against the anti-CAA protests



All my students r passed except 15 non muslims, who ve to re-appear #CAA. If you protest #CAAProtests, I have 55 students in my favour #caasupport. Majority will teach U lesson if protest not ends #riot. Due to #corona your symbols of protest be erased. I wonder why they hate me?

— Dr. Abrar Ahmad (@ABRSIR) March 25, 2020

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Postby Bart S » 25 Mar 2020 18:50

chetak wrote:Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive but 'remains in good health'
BBC
1 hour ago


https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52033845



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Kanika Kapoor at work again :roll:

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Postby chetak » 25 Mar 2020 20:06

Amit Shah@AmitShah
Social distancing is need of the hour. We are ensuring it... Are you?

Picture from today’s cabinet meeting chaired by Hon’ble PM
@narendramodi ji.




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Postby CRamS » 25 Mar 2020 20:10

Larry Walker wrote:Will USA allow a situation where PRC recovers from Corona and its economy charges ahead whereas US economy grinds to a halt and leans towards decimation ?? Is that why Trump has started raising the pitch that China is to be blamed ?? Will USA let go it's dominant position in economy and world-order to PRC ??


Absolutely no chance that will happen. Figuratively speaking, there is a reason why US stockpiles such massive amounts of nukes and military toys. Not for Ayudha puja, thats for sure.

I recall reading Samuel Hintington's book several years ago. He systematically lays out how every of international power US controls and modulates to keep up its primacy. And of course, he was arguing to keep it that way and bottle up other non western civilizations. There is no way US will play second fiddle to China, and that too after the pain China has inflicted on USA and the world.

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Postby g.sarkar » 25 Mar 2020 21:30

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/p ... 2020-03-24
Police detain 11 maulvis from foreign countries staying at Ranchi mosque
Bundu DSP on Tuesday received information that 11 maulvis from China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and other countries were staying at the mosque.
Satyajeet Kumar, Ranchi, March 24, 2020
Eleven maulvis (Islamic scholars) from different countries were staying at a mosque near Rargaon village in Ranchi district's Tamar, Jharkhand.
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Gautam
What is going on? Did Eleven send them? This is the second incident.
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Postby chetak » 25 Mar 2020 21:30

Palki Sharma@palkisu·10h
Why hasn’t @UN taken up a discussion on #Coronavirus?Because the UNSC Chair for March is China.The monthly Chair decides the agenda.
@ChinaAmbUN says,”there’s no reason to panic at the moment & plan to monitor the situation..COVID-19 currently not on the agenda”
@sidhant @WIONews

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Postby chetak » 25 Mar 2020 23:02

I think that there is a great amount of angst and ill wishers of schadenfreude for India in the gora media as well as sections of the SM that a country like India is managing this pandemic on its own without any "foreign" aid and swarms of white consultant "doctors" swarming all over the country "advising" illiterate SDREs and starving, malnourished brownies with huge photo ops in the gora media.

India is managing with saffron clad yogis and leaders who can only speak english with a heavy gujarati accent whereas gucchi suited and booted white skins are making heavy weather of it back home.

if pappu and the mafia liberandus were handling this, we would be neck deep in dubious FFNGOs and other BIF organisations that would have set up shop in India and claimed that they had done all the work to stop the pandemic in its tracks and the ever ready halleluah gang would press forward with renewed vigor, topped up with funds for the long haul.

Fingers crossed, though.

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Postby Gerard » 25 Mar 2020 23:15

“Instead of 'Belt and Road,' it's 'Plague and Road,'” the American Enterprise Institute’s Michael Rubin told the Washington Examiner.


https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/poli ... initiative

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Postby CRamS » 26 Mar 2020 00:05

Sometimes I wish celebrities had a bit more IQ in matters other than what they are good for, either acting, or in the case of Harbajan Singh, off-spin bowling. Wish he had more India-TSP 101 knowledge, because by praising a rabid jihadi, even through in this case it might be deserved, he should know the damage it does even if its tactical.

I can bet you every TSP RAPE and Indian liabarandu and BIF will be tweeting and re-tweeting this exchange to show India TSP equal equal, all want aman ki tamasha except for BJP/RSS. And TSP will do this with even more gusto and milk the shit out of this given that Bhajji is a Sikh and playing on Hindu Sikh fault lines is key plank in TSP's war with India


https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/ ... VwoJK.html

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Postby Manish_Sharma » 26 Mar 2020 00:12

Larry Walker wrote:Will USA allow a situation where PRC recovers from Corona and its economy charges ahead whereas US economy grinds to a halt and leans towards decimation ?? Is that why Trump has started raising the pitch that China is to be blamed ?? Will USA let go it's dominant position in economy and world-order to PRC ??


It's clear China created + spread #ChineseVirus #WuhanVirus strategically!

Distance between
1. Wuhan to Beijing=1152 kms
2. Wuhan to Shanghai= 839 kms
3. Wuhan to Milan= 8684 Kms
4. Wuhan to New York = 15000 Kms
5. Wuhan to Rome = 8695 Kms
6. Wuhan to Delhi = 3695 Kms
7. Wuhan to Iran = 5667 Kms
While China's nearby cities all Industrial Zones are healthy and functional BUT ITALY, SPAIN, USA ALL Are ON THEIR KNEES. It's clearly a strategic BIOLOGICAL warfare by China.

https://twitter.com/ChampakbhumiaE/stat ... 96006?s=19

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Postby Vayutuvan » 26 Mar 2020 03:05

Adrija wrote:Yeah.............. Treason is unforgivable........... except if you win :D


But then you might lose in the next cycle. Cromwell comes to mind.

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Postby KLNMurthy » 26 Mar 2020 03:41

chetak wrote:I think that there is a great amount of angst and ill wishers of schadenfreude for India in the gora media as well as sections of the SM that a country like India is managing this pandemic on its own without any "foreign" aid and swarms of white consultant "doctors" swarming all over the country "advising" illiterate SDREs and starving, malnourished brownies with huge photo ops in the gora media.

India is managing with saffron clad yogis and leaders who can only speak english with a heavy gujarati accent whereas gucchi suited and booted white skins are making heavy weather of it back home.

if pappu and the mafia liberandus were handling this, we would be neck deep in dubious FFNGOs and other BIF organisations that would have set up shop in India and claimed that they had done all the work to stop the pandemic in its tracks and the ever ready halleluah gang would press forward with renewed vigor, topped up with funds for the long haul.

Fingers crossed, though.

yeah, if millions of Indians don't die from the pandemic, virtually every Western media outlet, and most of the Indians with TFTA self-image, will all be severely disappointed. Am praying for that outcome.

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Postby Suraj » 26 Mar 2020 03:50

KLNMurthy wrote:yeah, if millions of Indians don't die from the pandemic, virtually every Western media outlet, and most of the Indians with TFTA self-image, will all be severely disappointed. Am praying for that outcome.

From a political perspective, a moment of cohesive national response to a great crisis, is a very damaging time for any entity whose goal is to continuously build a case that the national government is losing the narrative. After GE2019, it's clear that BIF decided Modi cannot be defeated at the polls. He has contested 5 elections (3 Guj, 2 GE) in his life and has won them all by landslides in their relative contexts. So the goal is to continuously make him look like he's losing control of a thousand little fires.

The coronavirus has not just put paid to that, but potentially a successful response that galvanizes together the nation AND elevates Modi even further in the esteem of the population (who already by a large majority approve of him) sets the BIF project back a long way.

In the last few days, Modi has acted like the statesman he is - he came in front of the people not once but twice, encouraged them to do something seemingly silly and they do it - 'clap and bang vessels for 5 minutes' ?? Someone I know railed about how 'this man has people in a spell. he tells them to clap and yell and they do that. this is evil onlee!' . Then the janata curfew goes off great everywhere (even KL and TN), and he comes right back on screen and announces a national curfew for 3 weeks, and immediately puts together a $20 billion UBI package, and starts coordination of support activities using government resources. No obfuscation and skullduggery like Winnie the Pooh next door, or gross incompetence as seen elsewhere including US.

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Postby chetak » 26 Mar 2020 11:17

India lockdown: Doordarshan to bring back Ramayan and Mahabharat TV series as Indians stay home amidst coronavirus outbreak


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26 March, 2020


Growing up in the 80s and the 90s, one of the fondest memories is of watching the B R Chopra’s Mahabharat and Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan on Doordarshan. The roads would go empty as the nation saw Arun Govil as Lord Ram and Nitish Bharadwaj as Lord Krishna. Now that the streets have gone empty again, thanks to the Chinese Wuhan Coronavirus, the public broadcaster has decided to bring back the epics on small screen.

Taking to Twitter, Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar said that the team is trying to work out the logistics.

Hopeful of sharing schedule by end of day today. Technical and Logistics issues being worked out. https://t.co/codicTLBdC

— Shashi Shekhar (@shashidigital) March 26, 2020



He said that the schedule will for the same will hopefully be out by end of the day.

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Postby Aditya_V » 26 Mar 2020 12:43

Manish_Sharma wrote:
Larry Walker wrote:Will USA allow a situation where PRC recovers from Corona and its economy charges ahead whereas US economy grinds to a halt and leans towards decimation ?? Is that why Trump has started raising the pitch that China is to be blamed ?? Will USA let go it's dominant position in economy and world-order to PRC ??


It's clear China created + spread #ChineseVirus #WuhanVirus strategically!

Distance between
1. Wuhan to Beijing=1152 kms
2. Wuhan to Shanghai= 839 kms
3. Wuhan to Milan= 8684 Kms
4. Wuhan to New York = 15000 Kms
5. Wuhan to Rome = 8695 Kms
6. Wuhan to Delhi = 3695 Kms
7. Wuhan to Iran = 5667 Kms
While China's nearby cities all Industrial Zones are healthy and functional BUT ITALY, SPAIN, USA ALL Are ON THEIR KNEES. It's clearly a strategic BIOLOGICAL warfare by China.

https://twitter.com/ChampakbhumiaE/stat ... 96006?s=19


Or Just underport corona deaths as pnemonia related, age related etc, in 140 crore population you will 25-30 Lac deaths every month- a few thousand dying extra a month can be easily hidden, and many more infected. Many people who got Corona internationally never even traveled to Wuhan or Hubei but other parts of China. Xi will try and unreport the whole thing and hope it sails through.

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Postby chetak » 26 Mar 2020 13:06

chetak wrote:I think that there is a great amount of angst and ill wishers of schadenfreude for India in the gora media as well as sections of the SM that a country like India is managing this pandemic on its own without any "foreign" aid and swarms of white consultant "doctors" swarming all over the country "advising" illiterate SDREs and starving, malnourished brownies with huge photo ops in the gora media.

India is managing with saffron clad yogis and leaders who can only speak english with a heavy gujarati accent whereas gucchi suited and booted white skins are making heavy weather of it back home.

if pappu and the mafia liberandus were handling this, we would be neck deep in dubious FFNGOs and other BIF organisations that would have set up shop in India and claimed that they had done all the work to stop the pandemic in its tracks and the ever ready halleluah gang would press forward with renewed vigor, topped up with funds for the long haul.

Fingers crossed, though.



the acrid smell of burning hair from unmentionable places. :mrgreen:


How much have we disappointed the world

By not getting infected in proportion to our population vis a vis China, not dying like flies, not revolting against GoI on the streets, by rescuing even the most ungrateful citizens from sketchy hellholes abroad

By just being us




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Postby ricky_v » 26 Mar 2020 14:45

chetak wrote:Image

Some explanation on bill himself, he is a full blown schizo that genuinely believes that the virus is a global scam to defeat trump in the upcoming election.

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Postby chetak » 26 Mar 2020 17:51

DGCA @DGCAIndia · Mar 23
Currently, there are no restrictions imposed on domestic or foreign air operators for carrying out cargo operations at any airport in India.

All stakeholders kindly note.

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Postby nam » 26 Mar 2020 18:26

Larry Walker wrote:Will USA allow a situation where PRC recovers from Corona and its economy charges ahead whereas US economy grinds to a halt and leans towards decimation ?? Is that why Trump has started raising the pitch that China is to be blamed ?? Will USA let go it's dominant position in economy and world-order to PRC ??


The Chinese make money by selling to it's biggest market. USA. If people in US(or europe/rest of the world) won't have money to buy, how will Chinese economy surge ahead?

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Postby chetak » 26 Mar 2020 19:21

what about the congis and lootyens urban naxals who gave this issue their full throated support :mrgreen:


❝‘Hindu terror’ part of Pakistan GHQ campaign against India❞

(24 Apr 2016)

https://i.mdnalapat.com/tsg240416




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$15 billion narcotics lobby in India was used by Pakistan GHQ to promote the concept of “Hindu terror”, sources close to that establishment aver. They say that “manufactured evidence was planted about such groups that were accepted at face value by Indian investigators at the time”.
6:50 PM · Feb 19, 2020·





‘Hindu terror’ part of Pak GHQ campaign against India


‘Hindu terror’ part of Pak GHQ campaign against India

Madhav Nalapat

April 23, 2016,

The $15 billion narcotics lobby in India was used by GHQ Rawalpindi to promote the concept of “Hindu terror”, sources close to that establishment aver. They say that “manufactured evidence was planted about such groups that were accepted at face value by Indian investigators at the time”. The effort to create the bogey of “Hindu terror” was to “provide a camouflage net for the activities of domestic terror groups owing allegiance to the ISI and also to make Muslims distrust Hindus”. Another objective was to make other countries “as suspicious of Indians as they were of Pakistanis”.

However, creating the bogey of “Hindu terror” was only Strand 1 in the design of GHQ to “make the international community regard India and Pakistan as birds of a feather in matters of extremism and terror”.

Strand 2 was to “sow suspicion and mistrust about Delhi in Tehran and Kabul”. It will be remembered that cooperation between the security establishments of Iran, Afghanistan and India is vital in order to defeat the designs of the ISI and its proxies against the three countries.

Strand 3 was to show to China that “India was facilitating acts of terror against Chinese nationals operating in Pakistan”, thereby passing the blame for such actions from the security establishment in Pakistan, which is honeycombed with ultra-Wahhabis who believe in the establishment of an ISIS Caliphate across the subcontinent.

Strand 4 was to ensure that the international community equates India with Pakistan as countries that sponsor terror, extremist and insurgent groups, thereby preventing India from leveraging the international community against Pakistan.

These sources claim that “under the direction of Chief of Army Staff Raheel Sharif, all four strands are proceeding well”, even though Strand 1 (Hindu terror) appears to have hit rough weather with revelations of the flimsy nature of the charges against the alleged “Hindu terror” perpetrators.

Establishment sources claim that General Raheel Sharif is working on “reversing the global perception that India is the victim and Pakistan the aggressor in the matter of fomenting terror and unrest”. This is being done by “getting India and Pakistan equated in the matter”. “This strategy (of painting India in the same colours as Pakistan was globally regarded) was worked on (by General Sharif) during his time heading the Pakistan military academy around a decade back”.

General Sharif, according to these contacts, “asked for and got set up a special cell which collected information on Narendra Modi while he was Chief Minister in Gujarat”, as the present Prime Minister of India was identified as the likely successor to Manmohan Singh in 2014, in 2011 itself by the GHQ brains trust. It will be recalled that the ISI, which functions as per the direction of GHQ, expended considerable effort in seeking to damage the image of Narendra Modi in London, New York and Geneva through the instrumentality of NGOs set up for the purpose of blackening the global image of India, including Khalistan groups that have recently become hyper-active after years of relative somnolence. These NGOs were also given significant traction in Washington and other capitals through “logistical support” by individuals linked to the ISI.

Sources within Pakistan claim that Kulbushan Yadav, accused by GHQ of being an R&AW agent, will only be the first in a long chain of those who are to be paraded globally as evidence that India is involved in destabilisation operations in Pakistan, “especially in seeking to do a Bangladesh in Balochistan and even in assisting terror groups active against the Pakistan state”. They say that nine individuals are now in the custody of the security agencies in Pakistan and they are being coached to come out with stories of Indian involvement, not only in Pakistan but in Iran and Afghanistan as well. They say that in the case of Kulbushan Yadav, “General Sharif personally briefed the Chinese that the Indian national was involved in seeking to blow up a lodge in Gwadar where Chinese technicians were staying and also seek to commit other acts of sabotage along the $45 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor”. The Ashraf Ghani government in Afghanistan “has been given dossiers (which purport to show) that India is keeping contact with and assisting elements of the Taliban, contrary to stated policy”, while Iran “has been given dossiers about Yadav using the territory of that country to assist the Baloch not only in Pakistan but in Iran as well”. Soon, “other (so-called) Indian agents will be outed and made to tell how they were active not only against Pakistan, but against China, Afghanistan and Iran as well”.

The sources say that “by 2019, when the present term of Prime Minister Modi ends, the objective is to paint Delhi as South Asia’s leading state sponsor of terrorism and insurgency, far ahead of Rawalpindi on both counts”. Indeed, Pakistan Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz has publicly called India a “state sponsor of intervention”, including in giving support to terror groups. It is extremely unlikely that any of the unfortunates apprehended by the ISI is a genuine agent, as sources in Pakistan admit that “even the most elementary precautions (such as dead drops, cut-outs and personal meetings) were dispensed with in their operations”. However, the Pakistan side claims that such lack of precautions on the part of the supposed agents was motivated by “a desire for quick results as well as over-confidence”.

Already, Islamabad has briefed ASEAN as well as GCC envoys about manufactured claims of “Indian interference and support to terror”, and after more so-called Indian agents get paraded, more such briefings are likely. In short, Pakistan is following to the letter the rulebook followed by India in the past while exposing the activities of GHQ.

There has also been a ramping up of efforts to ensure a drumbeat of terror strikes in India during the coming two years, which are seen as crucial for the Modi government as it enters 2019, when Lok Sabha elections take place. No less than 13 suicide attacks have taken place in Kashmir since Modi became PM, and an organised effort is on to re-ignite insurgency in the Valley.

Simultaneously, “clusters of Indian nationals are being organised in India and in other locations and given directions on what is needed to get done to poison communal relations in India”. It needs to be kept in mind that the ISI recruits from all communities for its activities in India, rather than just a single community. Indeed. “in Nepal, almost all the key ISI facilitators are Hindu”, many involved in the hawala trade, which, together with narcotics, is controlled in South Asia by the ISI.

GHQ is looking warily at Prime Minister Modi’s innovative approach towards diplomacy, and to his outreach towards Pakistan, China and the US. The nightmare scenario for the generals would be a closer military partnership with the US (through the signing of the three Foundation Accords) and ultimately a trillion-dollar commercial partnership with China, beginning with an India-China Economic Corridor that would cut through the Maoist belt across India with roadways and growth opportunities. Fortunately for GHQ, elements in the Indian strategic and security establishment remain wedded to the hyper-cautious approach of the past, and regard with disfavour the breakthrough in India-US and India-China relations that could take place before 2019, in case Prime Minister Modi is able to ensure that “naya soch” enters a system clogged with debris from the past. What is clear is that there is an organised effort by GHQ to blacken the international image of India, and that this is a process in which General Sharif has registered some success. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has lost much ground to the Chief of Army Staff, in large part because the US and China both favour the military rather than the civilian leadership, unlike India.

The “masterstroke” being planned by GHQ, according to sources close to the establishment, is to pin the blame for the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on India before 2019, thereby “further planting suspicions about India within the international community”. The coming years will show whether General Sharif will succeed or fail in his efforts at separating the US, Iran, Afghanistan and China from India through allegations that are a mirror image of the charges made against Pakistan by successive governments in Delhi.

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Postby Zynda » 26 Mar 2020 20:12

I hope some of these issues are more like teething troubles and e-commerce folks are able to resolve them ASAP.

Coronavirus: E-commerce websites struggle to cope with grocery order rush

The ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic and lockdown imposed by the Union Government has led to hectic grocery buying on e-commerce sites. This has in turn led to stocks of essentials like rice and dal running out or deliveries being delayed for days.

For instance, a search for rice, sona masuri rice or basmati rice on Flipkart shows no stock of rice as on late afternoon on Thursday. Those who had placed orders when stocks were there have had to wait for days before deliveries were possible.

On Amazon Fresh, the website displays rice and dal as ‘In Stock’ but there is another message at the top that says: “We are not able to accept any more orders. Your current orders may be delayed or cancelled. We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience".

Another big e-commerce retailer, Big Basket, is only catering to existing customers. “We are currently experiencing unprecedented demand. In light of this, we are restricting access to our website to existing customers only. Please try again in a few hours"

Even for some existing customers, delivery slots are either delayed or unavailable. An e-mail sent out to Big Basket customers late on Wednesday said: “Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Indore, Mumbai, Mysore, Noida, Surat, Vadodara: We are operational here. Over the last few days, we were affected by severe restrictions imposed on the movement of our staff and vehicles, but thankfully that's getting much better.

“Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Patna, Vijayawada: We are currently not operational but hoping to be operational in a day or two.

“Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Ludhiana, Pune, Vizag: In these cities we are currently not operational, and we aren't sure when we'll resume operations.

“Kochi: We are currently not delivering in Kochi due to our operational constraints,” it added.

Even when it comes to buying at supermarkets like Reliance Fresh or Nilgiris, there is a huge rush to buy essentials. Regular vegetable markets are also seeing very few vendors selling vegetables.

I just tried ordering rice & other items on Big Basket but during checkout it showed half of the items in my basket as out of stock.

Anyways, we can wait till early next week before our next refill shopping and we'll try Big Basket again but I do hope the situation has improved. Else we'll be forced to step out of the house (which none of us want to do)...

I also hope from this lock-down event, GoI authorities are taking notes on coming up with necessary protocols/SOPs for future emergency situations like these i.e. coming up with curfew enforcement protocols, making sure that e-commerce delivery folks have necessary pass kinda system where they can move around without getting harassed, necessary health & safety precautions to be taken by delivery & e-commerce folks etc.

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Postby chetak » 26 Mar 2020 20:33

This smug votary of the BIF simply cannot hide his schadenfreude. :mrgreen:

why is he so very keen on constantly spitting on India when he is holding a US green card

or is it simply that he is also on the same quality weed @RahulGandhi




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Postby Bart S » 26 Mar 2020 20:37

And yet these same folks with scream bloody murder and use anarchists to rant about privacy concerns when GOI tries to set up tech/aadhar based DBT

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Postby chetak » 26 Mar 2020 22:57

now we know why xi desperately does not want the "china" tag on the chinese virus and how he greatly respects his own backside which may be in imminent danger of being shipped off the han equivalent of siberia

xi is desperate to start his business urgently, even while the rest of the world is busy grappling with the chinese virus that the hans unleashed.

OBOR has become OVOR meaning one virus one road :mrgreen:






China's Xi calls for tariff cuts at G20 virus talks


THU, MAR 26, 2020 - 11:35 PM

[BEIJING] Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday urged G20 countries to remove trade barriers in an effort to spur a global recovery after the economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic.

"Xi urged G20 members to cut tariffs, remove barriers and facilitate the unfettered flow of trade" during his remarks at the emergency online summit, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

China has been hit hard by the Covid-19 outbreak since it emerged in the country late last year, with more than 80,000 infected and nearly 3,300 dead nationwide, according to official figures.

The world's second-largest economy ground to a halt in February as authorities shut factories and imposed drastic lockdowns to curb the spread of the disease.

Economic growth had already slowed as a result of the long-running trade war with the United States that saw billions of dollars in tariffs slapped on trade between the two countries.

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Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 26 Mar 2020 23:07

looks like the little jehadi has got himself a hair transplant.

also looks like pere et fils have relished free govt food during their 370 holiday


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Postby chetak » 26 Mar 2020 23:34

xi's gang on propaganda overdrive to rewrite chinese virus history



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Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Postby chetak » 27 Mar 2020 00:21

beware of social media

look at the identical language of all these tweets

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Crazy how many taxi drivers got tearful last night



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Postby krishna_krishna » 27 Mar 2020 00:48

chetak wrote:This smug votary of the BIF simply cannot hide his schadenfreude. :mrgreen:

why is he so very keen on constantly spitting on India when he is holding a US green card

or is it simply that he is also on the same quality weed @RahulGandhi



Its not green card it is Bloomberg using him to propagate a narrative, I saw the link but from an unbiased eyes what he said was correct.

Narrative created is bad.

The reason I say is look at his father one of the most respected intelligence officers of all times , R Govindarajan was the gang of kaoboys of RAW who was the most trusted aide of R N Rao,to this day he has not accepted US citizenship although he could have long time back tells you something.


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