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by ricky
Wed May 23, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 2 (Mar 2018 - Oct 2018)
Replies: 3268
Views: 677466

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - 2 (Mar 2018 - )

The sterlite case seems to be an extortion project, with the stupid and enthusiastic emotionally charged masses acting as a vanguard against the "evil corporations", tinged with the usual naxal angst against the wealthy oppressors. It was the same way with the nuclear agitations, when the "do-gooder...
by ricky
Wed May 16, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Nukkad
Replies: 1349
Views: 247860

Re: Nukkad

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/why-whatsapp-may-present-a-greater-challenge-to-democracy-than-facebook/2018/05/14/11124fea-5630-11e8-a6d4-ca1d035642ce_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.8021158ed0d8 In India’s election, Facebook has teamed with the fact-checking website Boom to r...
by ricky
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 2 (Mar 2018 - Oct 2018)
Replies: 3268
Views: 677466

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - 2 (Mar 2018 - )

The major takleef with the usual rudaliwalas is that an ordinance was issued, and till the monsoon session no discussion or rather storming the well can occur, and the trigger happy can use this effectively in the right quarters. As for the matter of consulting "stake holders", the journo is correct...
by ricky
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 2 (Mar 2018 - Oct 2018)
Replies: 3268
Views: 677466

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - 2 (Mar 2018 - )

Some points on this latest halla bol 1) The average Indian, i.e gainfully employed (middle-middle) is too churned up by life to protest/ counter-protest on the sm, despite panchayat sessions being the favourite hobby of the majority of us. 2) If "commoners" were so easily influenced by a celebrity t...
by ricky
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 2 (Mar 2018 - Oct 2018)
Replies: 3268
Views: 677466

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - 2 (Mar 2018 - )

https://www.msn.com/en-in/news/newsindia/hope-authorities-bring-kathua-rape-perpetrators-to-justice-un/ar-AAvRUCc?ocid=spartanntp "I think we've seen the media reports of this horrific case, of the abuse and the murder of a young girl. We very much hope that the authorities will bring the perpetrat...
by ricky
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Living out side India Cultural ramifications
Replies: 20
Views: 5670

Re: Living out side India Cultural ramifications

Yes, there is a Cultural Assimilation described there, but that is mostly because "our" versions of children's books/serials, shall we say, are a bit thought/professionalism -challenged, isn't it? New materials and modes are always welcome. Being involved on the ground my biggest competition for mi...
by ricky
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Living out side India Cultural ramifications
Replies: 20
Views: 5670

Re: Living out side India Cultural ramifications

From personal observations. Three things gets Hinduism going in general. Personal habits, personal observation and community observation. Many Hindus who come over start eating beef, stop observing religion in personal space (usually women in India will have some kind of religious activity at home)...
by ricky
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Living out side India Cultural ramifications
Replies: 20
Views: 5670

Re: Living out side India Cultural ramifications

More than 80% of Hindu American marriages are now Interracial or Interfaith (compare to 40% ten years ago, and only 15% 20 years ago). Unless we replenish our stock from the homeland, we will go extinct. http://indianewengland.com/2018/03/almost-80-percent-indian-american-marriages-now-interracial-...
by ricky
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Living out side India Cultural ramifications
Replies: 20
Views: 5670

Re: Living out side India Cultural ramifications

You captured some of the complexities and connundrums - some suggestions that is still work in progress among several to share and feedback: 0. Start with the WHY: If you do not protect Dharma it will not protect you - this tautology is how it all began! 0.a Compare and contrast Dharma which is a r...
by ricky
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Living out side India Cultural ramifications
Replies: 20
Views: 5670

Living out side India Cultural ramifications

This is a topic under discussion in the mother forum, but as the topics there are somewhat straight jacketed, i am cross posting other posters work here. I was quite pleasantly surprised to find a plethora of graphic novels on the Indian epics. I am a big fan of this genre (Watchmen, Wool etc) and w...
by ricky
Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Nukkad
Replies: 1349
Views: 247860

Re: Nukkad

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/how-10-billion-experimental-city-nearly-got-built-rural-minnesota-180968617/ Spilhaus’ vision for this noiseless, fumeless, self-sustaining city included underground infrastructure for transporting and recycling waste; a mass transit system that would slide...
by ricky
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 1 (Oct 2017 - Mar 2018)
Replies: 4973
Views: 861461

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - Oct 2017

AAP Chief A Kejriwal writes to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari expressing regret for unverified allegations made against him. In the letter, he wrote,"I have nothing personal against you. I regret the same. Let us put the incident behind us&bring the court proceedings to a closure." why are BJP leader...
by ricky
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Cricket
Replies: 748
Views: 150505

Re: Cricket

Ahh, good ol tigers, world beaters since 2007..There are somethings in the world that can never change; pakis will continue to whore themselves to all and sundry and "the TIGERS"will continue to be immature man childs. Trawling the cricket forums for an insight into the bangladeshi view of thinking ...
by ricky
Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 1 (Oct 2017 - Mar 2018)
Replies: 4973
Views: 861461

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - Oct 2017

It must be hoped then that with the passing of the queen, someone or several someones will indulge in a polipurge of the coterie.As for alternatives, how can that be brought about but by a schism in the gop which surely have several patriotic members, the other parties just do not make a cut. the co...
by ricky
Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 1 (Oct 2017 - Mar 2018)
Replies: 4973
Views: 861461

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - Oct 2017

The no of ch*tiyas in our country at the moment is less, but that would not always remain the case, and thus the proponents of anarchy nursed on the western teats of human rights, and death to the "upper class" and brought up on crumbs from all over,would run amok, and the sane minded parties will h...
by ricky
Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 1 (Oct 2017 - Mar 2018)
Replies: 4973
Views: 861461

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - Oct 2017

Which is why congress mukt Bharat is neither possible nor desirable when compared to the alternative.Folks may or may not appreciate but there is a measure of bipartisanship in our polity, and a xk crore here and yk crore there scam notwithstanding,there is a level of understanding between cong and ...
by ricky
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Non-Indian Films discussion thread...
Replies: 177
Views: 42252

Re: Non-Indian Films discussion thread...

^ Thanks for the recommendations Primus ji.
by ricky
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Non-Indian Films discussion thread...
Replies: 177
Views: 42252

Re: Non-Indian Films discussion thread...

If you are aware of Glen Cooks Black Company series, there are certain similarities early on in some arcs with malazan,particularly book 3 with the historian and impending sister dynamic. I found the concept too similar, but with the paucity of good literature out there, and the vast array of malaza...
by ricky
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Non-Indian Films discussion thread...
Replies: 177
Views: 42252

Re: Non-Indian Films discussion thread...

Primus saar...currently going through Altered Carbon...gotta say it looks like a less sophisticated version of Blade Runner. It is interesting... Please, no saar for me, like to feel young :D Yes, it does remind you of Blade Runner but the story is a bit more intense and violent as are the graphics...
by ricky
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Non-Indian Films discussion thread...
Replies: 177
Views: 42252

Re: Non-Indian Films discussion thread...

Primus saar...currently going through Altered Carbon...gotta say it looks like a less sophisticated version of Blade Runner. It is interesting... Please, no saar for me, like to feel young :D Yes, it does remind you of Blade Runner but the story is a bit more intense and violent as are the graphics...
by ricky
Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 1 (Oct 2017 - Mar 2018)
Replies: 4973
Views: 861461

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - Oct 2017

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/communal-clashes-in-up-s-kasganj-claim-one-life-50-held-curfew-imposed-118012701002_1.html At least three shops, two private buses and a car were torched on the second day of violence in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj city on Saturday, police said a...
by ricky
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 1 (Oct 2017 - Mar 2018)
Replies: 4973
Views: 861461

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - Oct 2017

4judges are not happy by the working war of cji, have held a press conference, main problem of roster decision taken by cji during medical college case, wherein cji gave case to other bench when the case had gone to the first bench, he had heard the case before becoming cji.
by ricky
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 1 (Oct 2017 - Mar 2018)
Replies: 4973
Views: 861461

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - Oct 2017

From the top of my head, the following activities were carried out by the current govt in EA matters: 1) Evacuation of legal citizens from war torn area, very pro-active in getting our people out of harms way, not enough clout to demand security for them from the regimes. 2) SL- chini pasand govt lo...
by ricky
Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: The Great Indian Political Drama - 1 (Oct 2017 - Mar 2018)
Replies: 4973
Views: 861461

Re: The Great Indian Political Drama - Oct 2017

I agree - some of us just don't understand the gravity of the situation. Congoons, over 60-odd years have developed such power, that the pull the strings even when they don't have electoral power. Case in point - Supreme Court judges. And think about the lakhs of government employees, a huge percen...
by ricky
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Indian Movies Thread
Replies: 189
Views: 60248

Re: Indian Movies Thread

chetak wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:59 pm

Good show, saar. I agree.

I like the way you write. 8-)
Much appreciated sir :)