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Sep 18th 2022, 9:47 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 15,301
Posted By Bipat

Re: Back in the Day

Yes, thanks, Bipat. I forgot to mention that!
He (the boy - can't recall their names after all this time!) said the hardest thing to get used to in India was the sheer number of people. He may have...
Sep 18th 2022, 9:32 am
Replies: 174
Views: 15,301
Posted By Bipat

Re: Back in the Day

Reminded me of the multiple train journeys in India from 1970s onwards. The overnight 6 tier- second class. When we got to three children I always got a top bunk--it sways--leading to nausea! The...
Sep 10th 2022, 2:19 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 15,301
Posted By Bipat

Re: Back in the Day

As my immediate family is mixed-race---I will stick to the comedy aspect of your posts!
Remember the comedian Jackie Mason, think of Mel Brooks they could/can make people laugh at Jewish jokes and...
Sep 10th 2022, 12:32 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 15,301
Posted By Bipat

Re: Back in the Day

Have been reading this excellent thread for a while but nervous of joining in.
However have to disagree with your post---think of the children who hear their parents using the 'words' and then use...
Aug 7th 2022, 10:57 am
Replies: 174
Views: 15,301
Posted By Bipat

Re: Back in the Day

Have been reading this thread with interest for some time, as it reminded me of the arduous, lengthy journeys taken decades ago through Europe and India by bus and train, with two, then three small...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 20th 2022, 5:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Bipat

Re: India Intermediary bank charges for money transfer

I only know regarding sending money in £s from a UK bank to Indian banks and there are charges by both banks, although the total can be paid at the UK bank.
Forum: India
Apr 28th 2022, 9:08 am
Replies: 1
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bipat

Re: HELP - trying to sell in GOA, India

A poster on another part of the 'Forum' has directed me to your post. It was not necessary to surrender Portuguese nationality in 1961 and many still have both Indian and Portuguese nationality....
Forum: Philippines
Sep 29th 2021, 5:54 pm
Replies: 5,897
Views: 917,818
Posted By Bipat

Re: Me and My Family

I very occasionally read this thread---it has been going on so long---out of curiosity---no idea why I did today!
But I must correct your view of "arranged marriages in India" . You are thinking...
Sep 16th 2021, 2:19 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Bipat

Re: UK Travel- Operation- Family Support from India

The fact that you have a UK address and bank is important (you don't need to live there all the time)--but you will be responsible in the UK for any medical finances etc, for a tourist visa....
Sep 16th 2021, 10:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Bipat

Re: UK Travel- Operation- Family Support from India

The easiest way for your FIL to apply for a visa is to go to a reputable travel agent, they will have experience, and will arrange application forms and sponsor forms etc.
The main difficulty is...
Aug 4th 2021, 12:31 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Bipat

Re: Moving funds to the UK from India

Just seen your post on the new posts list! We divide our time between UK and India.

1)2) As a British citizen you are British---presume you have a British passport. How are you living in India,...
Forum: India
Nov 17th 2020, 11:22 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,563
Posted By Bipat

Re: Danish Colonies in India

The Danish were small coastal trade stations and taken over by the British. (It wasn't always 'exotic' for the people living under European 'Empire' rules)!
Forum: India
Sep 30th 2020, 1:02 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

For once Morpeth I agree with you.
Kashmir is the most beautiful place on earth. (OH has never visited ----although his ancestors were 'chucked out' by invaders from the north, (later the Pandits...
Forum: India
Sep 30th 2020, 11:46 am
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

I am not sure about the "many"----even young people in India have little idea about British occupation! History has not been taught that much in ordinary schools, just as in UK.
(However many...
Forum: India
Sep 30th 2020, 11:38 am
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

There have been problems in India with organisations such as Amnesty not understanding particular complex situations such as Pakistan and Kashmir border, and taking verbatim what the opposition party...
Forum: Goa
Sep 22nd 2020, 5:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By Bipat

Re: Information regarding Visas ?

In India Christmas seems to be more religious for the local people (not tourists!), It's Diwali that is buy, buy, buy--- jewellery and clothes shops make their profit!
Forum: India
Sep 18th 2020, 12:15 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

Possibly yes. Most criticism is for particular State leaders (Bihar for example) and for religious groups who will not obey the 'lockdown' rules. (See the Goa thread). So spikes at the moment.
Modi...
Forum: Goa
Sep 17th 2020, 9:50 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By Bipat

Re: Information regarding Visas ?

1) Not sure about statues, there are so many of people who had a history of atrocities elsewhere---including Churchill. It would be a difficult job to pull them all down.
Perhaps putting a fixed...
Forum: India
Sep 17th 2020, 9:35 am
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

4) Read the title of the thread.

1) 2) Different points in different posts!

3) Why bring in Jamaica? Two totally different countries.

5) Yet again the same 'nonsense' ----I don't have to...
Forum: India
Sep 16th 2020, 9:19 am
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

1) We are discussing present day 'association' with the UK! It is not surprising that in the past a country oppressed by an Empire ruler would have people that were 'against' the ruling country....
Forum: India
Sep 15th 2020, 10:20 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

Your posts----you ignore the fact that you are so often wrong. Israel just one example.

"Collaboration"-- "Combat emerging threats"--"Deeper and broader partnerships" etc. Just Buzz words !
I did...
Forum: India
Sep 15th 2020, 5:11 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

Your quote 2017.

2019.
https://www.globalresearch.ca/india-israel-officially-diplomatic-allies-un/5680392

As I pointed out to you alliances/relationships change.
...
Forum: India
Sep 15th 2020, 12:24 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

The trade agreements regarding arms were many posts back. Came on the day of the Rafale planes being delivered from France, when there were posts regarding a 'relationship' with Russia.
Is the word...
Forum: India
Sep 15th 2020, 12:10 pm
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

Admit mistakes? what mistakes? Morpeth really? do you ever admit your consistent prejudice?

Are ongoing military exercises "procurement"-?--your mistaken conclusion.
Is it just popular...
Forum: India
Sep 15th 2020, 9:43 am
Replies: 274
Views: 14,929
Posted By Bipat

Re: Inglorious Empire

Morpeth I realise that the reason for these prolonged discussions is that you refuse to actually read posts.
Joint regular military exercises in both countries are not "procurement".

I will put...
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