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ON 71ST INDEPENDENCE DAY IDF RECALLS THE CONTRIBUTION BY FORGETTEN ROYAL INDIAN NAVY BRITS-INDIANS-ANGLOS & PARSEES FOR INDIA’S WHITE GUARD PAST & PRESENT —THEY STRUCTURED & TRAINED WHAT IS THE FINE INDIAN NAVY TODAY —-PART ONE

Ranjit B Rai inputs Jai Misra Former PM Vajpayee a leader who respected the military, attend Navy Days is no more and IDF will do a post. This IDF post holds an apology for poor editing at times from IDF’s I Pad, but it’s what comes out of one’s bonnet. It is left to Sub […]

NUCLEAR   PAKISTAN TRUCKED WITH CHINA  EASILY CHALLENGES A MORE POWERFUL INDIA   TRUCKED WITHUSA’S POTUS AFTER YEARS WITH RUSSIA ….DAMMED IF INDIA  DOES&  DAMMED IF IT DOES NOT ??IT  ISCATCH 22 FOR INDIA’S LEADERSHIP

NUCLEAR PAKISTAN TRUCKED WITH CHINA EASILY CHALLENGES A MORE POWERFUL INDIA TRUCKED WITHUSA’S POTUS AFTER YEARS WITH RUSSIA ….DAMMED IF INDIA DOES& DAMMED IF IT DOES NOT ??IT ISCATCH 22 FOR INDIA’S LEADERSHIP

This post is prompted byever smiling plump,Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who is due in India early September. Pompeoalways takes a bagful  of Trump’s surprises with him. WithGenMattisthey will confer with  our two Lady Ministers Sushma with a great past, and Nirmala brought in to defend India both guided by PMO on India’s US policy […]

IN ABSENCE OF A CDS  NSA  HEADS  DPC WITH CHIEFS  AS BJP’S   DE-FACTO CDS---IT  IS   A MORAL ACT  BY  PM LIKE LORD  KRISHNA’S FOR  THE WAIVERING PANDAVAS--- GITA  SAYS MORALITY RESTS WITH  POWER &  IS IN  THE HANDS OF   PM-THE DE FACTO C-in-C OF INDIA

IN ABSENCE OF A CDS NSA HEADS DPC WITH CHIEFS AS BJP’S DE-FACTO CDS—IT IS A MORAL ACT BY PM LIKE LORD KRISHNA’S FOR THE WAIVERING PANDAVAS— GITA SAYS MORALITY RESTS WITH POWER & IS IN THE HANDS OF PM-THE DE FACTO C-in-C OF INDIA

This an IDF  analysis  of the dire need for a one point Military Commander that  India lacks for higher leadership that India  and has sorely  missed. We have  forgotten,   India  had a De Facto  CDS Parsi  by luck in the 1971 war for Victory ! There is no CDS or C-in-C and PM runs the […]

IDF ANALYSIS  HOW NAVY  TRANSITED  FROM BUYER TO A BUILDER'S NAVY  & WHY ARMY & AIR FORCE COULD NOT  ---POINTERS FOR  THEM TO GAIN FROM   NAVY'S WESEE- DGND -PSU SHIPYARDS- L&T-DOCKYARDS-DOI & VISIT TO MDA CENTRE/ BELUGA IN GURGAON

IDF ANALYSIS HOW NAVY TRANSITED FROM BUYER TO A BUILDER’S NAVY & WHY ARMY & AIR FORCE COULD NOT —POINTERS FOR THEM TO GAIN FROM NAVY’S WESEE- DGND -PSU SHIPYARDS- L&T-DOCKYARDS-DOI & VISIT TO MDA CENTRE/ BELUGA IN GURGAON

India’s Navy began as the Honourable East India Company’s Marine on 5th Sept, 1612, then became Royal Indian Marine and many names including Indian Navy. It became the Royal Indian Navy (RIN) on 2nd October 1934 at Bombay.  Ratnagiri’s Muslamans took part in First World war as RIN Ratings, called Khalasees. In WW 2  Indian […]

INDIA TO SIGN  QUID PRO QUO COMCASA FOR WAIVER FROM CAASTA TO BUY S-400 MISSILES  & REDUCE   RELIANCE ON  RUSSIA WHEN 2 PLUS 2 MEET IN DELHI --USA’S GOAL TO WEAN INDIA AWAY FROM  RUSSIA ENTERS  THE LAST LAP.  USA’s STRATEGY ?

INDIA TO SIGN QUID PRO QUO COMCASA FOR WAIVER FROM CAASTA TO BUY S-400 MISSILES & REDUCE RELIANCE ON RUSSIA WHEN 2 PLUS 2 MEET IN DELHI –USA’S GOAL TO WEAN INDIA AWAY FROM RUSSIA ENTERS THE LAST LAP. USA’s STRATEGY ?

USA has become an oil exporting nation so IDF analyses the period ahead portends very, very trying  days for China, Iran and Russia in economic terms due a trade war let loose by President Trump which will affect India. Chinese and Iranian companies are in big crisis. Trump’s aim. IDF posted the  2 plus 2  […]

IS SOUTH CHINA SEA GOING GOING GONE INTO CHINA’S LAP? TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO MAKE CHINA ADHERE TO UNCLOS (1982) WHICH USA HAS ITSELF NOT SIGNED! LESSONS IN THESE INTERESTING TIMES AS   INDIA PAKISTAN  CHINA & BHUTAN TOO HAVE NO DEFINED BOUNDARIES!

IS SOUTH CHINA SEA GOING GOING GONE INTO CHINA’S LAP? TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO MAKE CHINA ADHERE TO UNCLOS (1982) WHICH USA HAS ITSELF NOT SIGNED! LESSONS IN THESE INTERESTING TIMES AS INDIA PAKISTAN CHINA & BHUTAN TOO HAVE NO DEFINED BOUNDARIES!

Ranjit B Rai This IDF post is   a maritime analysis  inquiring of   the state of current sovereignty of the Parcels near Vietnam, and Spratly Islands near Philippines,  called the South China Sea (SCS). Three other nations have lesser claims.     With superior reclamation technology China has rocks turned in to fortified  Islands in the SCS […]

THE ADMIRALS OF THE NAVY WHO OCCUPIED THE BIG WHITE CHAIR IN SOUTH BLOCK & ARE NO MORE NEED TO BE REMEMBERED WITH  THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE RISE OF THE INDIAN NAVY---ADM JG NADKARNI WAS KNOWN FOR OP GODSAL --A SEAMANSHIP TASK WELL DONE SIR BZ ! RIP.

THE ADMIRALS OF THE NAVY WHO OCCUPIED THE BIG WHITE CHAIR IN SOUTH BLOCK & ARE NO MORE NEED TO BE REMEMBERED WITH THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE RISE OF THE INDIAN NAVY—ADM JG NADKARNI WAS KNOWN FOR OP GODSAL –A SEAMANSHIP TASK WELL DONE SIR BZ ! RIP.

IDF has received several  personal  responses  on  Admiral JG  Nadkarni’s  OBIT, and hence produces a few with his photograph.    Vice Admiral MP Awati former FOC-in-C West that IDF served briefly as COPO now called CSO(Ops),  had a booming voice, a majestic gate and  is   devoted to the Navy even  today and is credited for pushing […]

CAN INDIA SIT ON THE FENCE OVER  TRUMP’S SANCTIONS ON  RUSSIA ?—UNLIKELY--  BUT IT CAN  GET EXEMPTION FROM CAASTA IF IT CUTS   A DEAL WITH TRUMP ------ BUY THE PLANES WE NEED BADLY FROM USA ----   AN RFI IS OUT ! GO FOR IT -----TO PLEASE BOTH USA AND RUSSIA  !

CAN INDIA SIT ON THE FENCE OVER TRUMP’S SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA ?—UNLIKELY– BUT IT CAN GET EXEMPTION FROM CAASTA IF IT CUTS A DEAL WITH TRUMP —— BUY THE PLANES WE NEED BADLY FROM USA —- AN RFI IS OUT ! GO FOR IT —–TO PLEASE BOTH USA AND RUSSIA !

Ranjit B Rai IDF appends  what IDF  POSTED  after PM Modi’s visit to USA in 2015 on invitation by President Obama as thanks   for  signing a Strategy Partnership for Asia Pacific which is Indo-Pacific now.  IDF analyzed PM Modi’s  visit. Indian Navy is  exercising  in RIMPAC off Hawaii and have consummated over 20 Malabars. India […]

INDIA’S 12th NAVAL CHIEF ADMIRAL J G NADKARNI -A  NAVIGATOR PAR EXCELLENCE & AN OPERATIONAL FLEET COMMANDER  BREATHED HIS LAST BY THE SEA SHORE -----IDF SALUTES YOU SIR --- -RIP SIR !

INDIA’S 12th NAVAL CHIEF ADMIRAL J G NADKARNI -A NAVIGATOR PAR EXCELLENCE & AN OPERATIONAL FLEET COMMANDER BREATHED HIS LAST BY THE SEA SHORE —–IDF SALUTES YOU SIR — -RIP SIR !

Ranjit B Rai  Admiral  Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni PVSM NM AVSM was born on 5th Dec, 1931 in Bombay and passed away after an illness in INHS Asvini in Mumbai on 2nd July, 2018.  He was accorded military honours in his home town Pune. His wife Vimal a  kind lady, pre-deceased him and bore an impaired […]

USA- PART 2---POT POURI ABOUT  TRUMP & INDIA &  PM MODI --- AMERICANS ADMIT  INDIANS ARE  THE MOST INTELLIGENT/ HARDWORKING &  CLEVER (CHATUR) INFLUENTIAL  GROUP IN USA   ! BUT WILL THAT HELP  STRATEGIC AUTONOMY FOR  INDIA ? SO INDIA WAITS FOR 2 PLUS 2 ?

USA- PART 2—POT POURI ABOUT TRUMP & INDIA & PM MODI — AMERICANS ADMIT INDIANS ARE THE MOST INTELLIGENT/ HARDWORKING & CLEVER (CHATUR) INFLUENTIAL GROUP IN USA ! BUT WILL THAT HELP STRATEGIC AUTONOMY FOR INDIA ? SO INDIA WAITS FOR 2 PLUS 2 ?

Ranjit B Rai This IDF post  is about India’s critical  geo-strategic and economic challenge to face USA’s sanctions and begs the question,  will Strategic  Autonomy that PM Modi desires be possible, for India ? The answer lies  in President Trump’s mood which PM Modi has stoked by inviting him to Republic day 26th Jan, 2019 […]