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Need help for British Raj article[edit]

It seems like a small group of people have taken over the British Raj article. The article is now painting British Raj in a positive light while hiding all the atrocities that british committed. See discussion at [1]. Your help and help of others (who you know have an interest in this topic) is solicited and appreciated. Desione (talk) 16:28, 14 February 2008 (UTC)

VT image[edit]

Nikkul, The Image:Vict.jpg was good find! I saw that flickr had a higher resolution available and therefore replaced your upload with the higher resolution version and corrected the license version (cc-by-2.0 rather than cc-by-2.5). Cheers. Abecedare 02:27, 12 May 2007 (UTC)

To see all the versions, look just above the top-left corner of the image on flickr for "All sizes". Then you can see all the available sizes, and if the license is compatible (and the image has encyclopedic value) you can upload it on wikipedia. By the way, make sure to update the license version while/after uploading - you can do so by simply editing the license section and hand editing the license template to, say, {{cc-by-2.0}}, {{cc-by-sa-2.0}} etc. That will ensure that no one deletes these images from wikipedia due to incorrect licensing information. Hope that helps! Abecedare 02:53, 12 May 2007 (UTC)
I updated the Image:Vidhana Soudha.jpg image that you had uploaded to a higher resolution version and correct license. If/when you have the time, perhaps you can go over your flickr uploads and re-upload the highest resolution versions. Cheers. Abecedare 02:57, 12 May 2007 (UTC)

Image[edit]

Hi, thanks for uploading Image:Bangalore.jpg. When uploading CC-attrib or CC-SA-Attrib images, it is important to indicate the exact source (url) and author's name. I would appreciate it if you clarify the source and author of the image since the image is still liable to be deleted without this information. Thanks AreJay 15:30, 12 May 2007 (UTC)

Images[edit]

Nice find for the BSE image. Hope we can get one that also contains the "rotunda" though ...
By the way, Image:Bulltemple.jpg is copyrighted [2] and will have to be deleted from wikipedia soon. Perhaps the photographer can be requested to release it under the CC/CC-BY license and then it can be reuploaded. Cheers. Abecedare 01:49, 30 September 2007 (UTC)


Dakshineswar Temple[edit]

Thanks for the awesome image of the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, cheers Jeroje 10:04, 30 September 2007 (UTC)

A note about your pics[edit]

Hey Nikkul, nice pics you've started adding there. But I must say that pics like the Yamuna and the Mumbai bandstand one may not make the grade. They're nice pics and can make nice posters or wallpapers.. but I dont think they have enough 'distinguishing features' in them to make them encyclpedic/worthy of the India page. What I mean is.. unlike the Kerala backwaters pic, which is a signature postcard of Kerala, the Yamuna pic especially has nothing in it to convey that it is the Yamuna.. it could be a pic of a sunset by any river. Right? Anyway, these are my first thoughts. I suggest that you go a little slow with adding pics to that page till more people weigh in. That page is only meant to be a sort of a test page. Sarvagnya 02:39, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Well, im pretty sure theres going to be a discussion on which images make thefinal rotation,so im just adding images so that we can pick the best out of the bunch.Nikkul 05:17, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Tourism in India[edit]

Sorry, must have hit the wrong button. It does good now. Cheers_Ad@m.J.W.C. 03:05, 12 October 2007 (UTC)

Attention required[edit]

If you notice, the article on New Delhi contains numerous data on the entire metropolis of Delhi. Because you have contributed extensively to the article, please make sure that the content of the article is on New Delhi only. Thanks --Lokantha 06:25, 30 October 2007 (UTC)

IN show in Kolkata[edit]

The IN ships will be in Kolkata [3] If you can take some photos it would be great. Chanakyathegreat 04:18, 15 November 2007 (UTC)


Mumbai port and airport data[edit]

I am not sure if the data applied only to Mumbai's air traffic, or to both sea and air traffic.

Anyways, the first link applies to Mumbai's premier position as a sea port. In the next line, we speak of Mumbai handling half of India's sea (in context) and air (out of context) traffic. I think we need to introduce Mumbai's sea port (already done in the first line) and airport before mentioning the quantum of traffic being handled.

Pizzadeliveryboy (talk) 13:49, 28 November 2007 (UTC)


Question[edit]

I was just perusing around, and I stumbled upon your userpage. I saw the prices (in lakhs) of the cars and house bottom of the page, and I thought that it couldn't be right. What exactly are you basing your figures off of? For example, I have a Honda Civic, and I know for a fact that it did not cost 10 lakhs ($25,000 at current rate), even if you count all the other extraneous charges, in addition to the MSRP of the car. Cheers, Nishkid64 (talk) 03:13, 30 November 2007 (UTC)

Ah okay, thanks for the explanation. My parents have a Civic in my hometown in New Jersey. I'm a freshman in college, so you can guess what my age is. Is that how old you are also? Nishkid64 (talk) 05:39, 30 November 2007 (UTC)
Heh okay. I'm at GWU. Nishkid64 (talk) 05:51, 30 November 2007 (UTC)
Nah, it's just past 1 AM. I don't have an early class tomorrow, so I'm staying up for a bit. Nishkid64 (talk) 06:09, 30 November 2007 (UTC)
Oh, I meant to ask this earlier, but it slipped my mind. What are all the commendations you received off-wiki for? Nishkid64 (talk) 06:19, 30 November 2007 (UTC)
Excellent work! Congratulations! :) Nishkid64 (talk) 06:33, 30 November 2007 (UTC)


User:Otolemur_crassicaudatus[edit]

Could you take a look at the recent edits of User:Otolemur crassicaudatus, in particular, these diffs ,which are in retaliation to my AfD'ing some of his more egregiously bigoted articles[([4] and [5])[6][7][8][9][10][11]. I find his remarks particularly extremist , offensive and progressively degenerating into paranoia and hysteria and feel that a more experienced editor should handle him. Ghanadar galpa (talk) 20:29, 7 December 2007 (UTC)

Tata Nano[edit]

I really like your picture of the Tata Nano with the doors removed. I work for a magazine that might be interested in publishing this image. Do you have a high-resolution image of the Tata Nano?

Thank you —Preceding unsigned comment added by SupplierBusiness (talkcontribs) 13:29, 15 February 2008 (UTC)

Tata Nano[edit]

I really like your picture of the Tata Nano with the doors removed. I work for a magazine that might be interested in publishing this image. Do you have a high-resolution image of the Tata Nano?

Thank you —Preceding unsigned comment added by SupplierBusiness (talkcontribs) 13:47, 15 February 2008 (UTC)


Delhi[edit]

I think you are a bit confused between demographics and culture. Demographics is about the linguistic, ethnic and religious characteristics of the populace. Culture is about.. festivals, popular locations, art, cuisine etc. So, keeping that in mind, an image on Connaught Place has got nothing to do with demographics. Besides, we already have an image on the same fountains in the economy section. I hope this helps. Cheers --74.140.120.11 (talk) 05:58, 24 February 2008 (UTC)

A pic you uploaded a while ago[edit]

Hi, I've been following up on some image work by an editor you were in conflict with a while back, and thought I'd try my hand at a solution. Here's hoping you'll find this satisfactory. For comparison, your original upload. DurovaCharge! 06:38, 10 April 2008 (UTC)

India military image[edit]

I am updating the India page with a new image of the Arjun MBT. I don't want you to change it as you did with other images. This one is a real good one of the Arjun MBT. Thank you. Chanakyathegreat (talk) 10:23, 28 April 2008 (UTC)

So what? You want image of an Arjun at an exhibition decorated with flower pots. It's not possible with tanks. Tanks are meant to get dirty in the mud and when they move it's obvious that dust will rise. I don't think the image is unsuitable for viewing. Such an image is much more realistic. The Sukhoi image is there for a long time and the Arjun image is required.Chanakyathegreat (talk) 02:40, 29 April 2008 (UTC)

bangalore Images[edit]

U have some great pictures of Bangalore and I was wondereing why haven'y u put it on the Bangalore page. The bangalore page looks like Bangalore is not such a modern city.

Manaspunhani 21:01, 29 April 2008 (UTC)

Apology[edit]

I am really sorry about the "unilateral edit" remark. I didn't cross-check the edit. KnowledgeHegemonyPart2 (talk) 09:53, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

India image[edit]

A minor breach of incivility by Fowler, but nothing big. I suggest you continue discussion on the talk for now. Nishkid64 (Make articles, not love) 23:10, 2 May 2008 (UTC)

New Delhi map[edit]

You have deleted the New Delhi map three times now. This is a map that provides exactly the information I was interested in when I visited the New Delhi page in the first place: namely, how New Delhi is situated with respect to Delhi. The first time, you deleted it without any comment, so I put it back. The second time, you said it had nothing to do with History, so I put it in the Geography section. The third time, you have just said it's "not needed" and I don't know how to respond to that. So please tell me, how would you like to convey the relation between Delhi and New Delhi to curious readers? --Doradus (talk) 03:26, 8 May 2008 (UTC)

The one in the infobox does not show New Delhi's relation to Delhi. It shows New Delhi's location in India. If that's your only objection, I'll go ahead and re-add the other map. --Doradus (talk) 13:24, 8 May 2008 (UTC)
Hi, Nikkul. I thought you'd be interested to see this. --Doradus (talk) 17:54, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

Hi Nikkul. Once again you have deleted the Delhi map with no explanation. Next time you feel the need to delete this map, please at least explain why. --Doradus (talk) 22:01, 17 September 2008 (UTC)

Just to say hai[edit]

Have a great day ! -- TinuCherian (Wanna Talk?) - 11:21, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

Template:United Kingdom cities[edit]

Hello there. It would mean a lot to me if you could help make an argument on the talk of the city template of the United Kingdom. I know that you are interested in the way these templates work and are interested in keeping them (to some extent) standard. Please make an argument on Template talk:United Kingdom cities#Consensus if you are intended on keeping some standards here. Please make a statement here and thank you very much. — NuclearVacuum 18:07, 18 May 2008 (UTC)

Your changes in Delhi[edit]

Hi, u might remeber our earlier conversations where I told u that your pic. should be used on the Bangalore page. If u go to Flickr and search UB Towers 2. u made a comment to use the image on Wikipedia he has agreed to let it be used. I sent him a Flickr mail to ask the same thing.He has given both of us permission to use it on wikipedia. If u want to upload it u can.

On the delhi page i changed the image of a fountain in cannought place and replaced it with a picture of highrise buildings. The fountain image doesnt really show cannought place and the buildings behind. I would like if u let me change the image.

Another thing make the bangalore page better.If u can pl. upload a image about bangalore's newest busses (VOLVO) Manaspunhani 11:07, 24 May 2008 (UTC)

Wikimedia Commons[edit]

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Metro cities of India[edit]

Nikkul, I have asked for community input about the city sorting since we both disagree. You can leave your comments at the India discussion board. Regards, Ganeshk (talk) 02:42, 8 June 2008 (UTC)


Wikipedia_talk:Noticeboard_for_India-related_topics#Template:Tourist_attractions_in_Mumbai[edit]

FYI -- TinuCherian (Wanna Talk?) - 09:22, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

Helo - India pics[edit]

Ref: [12]

I hope you can pursue this matter and get some pics for the INdia page. It really has fucked up pictures. compared to china and other countries, it has the worst images. We really need something better; considering india's gaining increased attention worldwide. Infact in one tool, I found out that India is the 3rd most viewed page of a country in Wikipedia. Not sure if it's true but I believe. I'm unregistered and don't have much time to devote here as i'm always on the move. I'll op in once in a while and check it out. In the mean time PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE try to get those pics from that guy. Best of luck!

Oh ya, and please continue this conversation on ur talk page (don't reply on mine) as my IP always keeps hopping everytime I reset my modem (which I do daily). I'll pop in this page when I've got time. Till then, take care. --218.208.244.198 (talk) 14:35, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

You may want to make your own account, even if you dont use it much. This will help you vote for or against images and other things. I agree that the images are bad. I'm trying my best. Nikkul (talk) 18:36, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

Deletion ofFile:Bangalore Media.jpg[edit]

The flickr account owner did not change the copyright status, rendering your license invalid. I've nuked the picture without prejudice (means once it's validated you can upload it again). - Penwhale | Blast him / Follow his steps 16:55, 19 June 2008 (UTC)

Navigational Popups and twinkle[edit]

Hey pajero (bro). You need to check these out. I have noticed over the years that you have been involved in edit wars, vandalism reverts and so on. Let me give you some advise on how to revert more efficiently. You should try to follow the instructions and tick the boxes ticked green in the image below (in my preferences in your user settings). With the click of a button you can automatically revert somebody else's contribs (using popups) and with twink add vandal warnings and other kinds of warnings with one simple click. This feature also leaves an automatic edit summary like this = (Reverted edits by Rnkroy (talk) to last version by AlleborgoBot) Give this a go and let us no what you think.

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Images in Mysore page[edit]

Please refrain from replacing images in the page with ugly and non-descriptive ones. An image of a room in Lalitha Mahal is hardly representative of the art and culture of Mysore. BTW, I can bet that the image that you say is of Karanji Lake, is not of Karanji Lake. And we do not require another image of Mysore Palace in the Tourism section when we already have an image of the palace in the lead-in. The images that existed have been placed after a lot of thought. Please do not undo that effort by replacing those images haphazardly. Thanks -- ¿Amar៛Talk to me/My edits 12:57, 8 July 2008 (UTC)

Chennai Climate Chart[edit]

I noticed that you removed the climate chart. You mentioned that it is unnecessary and bleeds into next section. I agree with you in the second part. However, I personally think, a visual chart of climate through the year gives a great idea about the city's weather. DockHi 19:37, 25 July 2008 (UTC)

Well, You may have your own reason to remove the climate chart again. I am sorry but I am not convinced that it is not there in other cities is an acceptable reason. It also does also not bleed into the next section in my computer(if you are talking about the temperature and precipitation bleed, that could be probably rectified). DockuHi 17:21, 11 August 2008 (UTC)
As far as I understand, the presence of climate chart in the article does not violate any wikipedia policy. Besides, the chart seems to have been added by User:Planemad on 25 May 2008. You are the one who unilaterally decided to remove it. This is the third time you are removing it. I have tried to discuss with you all the three times and you are simply reverting it without even participating in a discussion. So the point is, you are the who needs to get consensus to a remove perfectly referenced and relevant information which was added by someone else. DockuHi 18:37, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

NowCommons: Image:Chentrain.jpg[edit]

Image:Chentrain.jpg is now available on Wikimedia Commons as Commons:Image:Tirumailai MRTS station Chennai (Madras).jpg. Commons is a repository of free media that can be used on all MediaWiki wiki's. The image(s) will be deleted from Wikipedia, but this doesn't mean it can't be used anymore. You can embed an image uploaded to Commons like you would an image uploaded to Wikipedia, in this case: [[Image:Tirumailai MRTS station Chennai (Madras).jpg]]. Note that this is an automated message. --Erwin85Bot (talk) 15:18, 11 August 2008 (UTC)

Urbanised state[edit]

Hi Nikkul, you have unilaterally modified urbanisation information in Maharashtra article. There was a discussion about the addition of this information in the article talk page. The information is referenced and therefore removal or modification of such an information requires community consensus. DockuHi 22:42, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Again, here is the reference you provided for Maharashtra being the most urbanised state. It was a report prepared between 1996 to 1999. The reason I changed it being one of the most urbanised states is because of this 2008 information which claims TN is the most urbanised state. Besides, none of the references cited claim MH is the most developed. Looking at these references, I hope you will revert the information back to its recently updated form because I have no intention of involving in an edit war with you. DockuHi 12:57, 14 August 2008 (UTC)
Well, I have modified the information. DockuHi 17:05, 15 August 2008 (UTC)

developed state[edit]

Hi Nikkul, I agree with you that urbanised and developed are two different things. You made this edit. There are four references in that sentence. Could you please help me point to which reference supports your claim "developed state". I notice that you havent tried to engage in discussing your edits with me in talk pages before. If you fail to respond to this query, I may have to modify your edit. Thanks. DockuHi 13:49, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

I have replied in my talk page. DockuHi 14:19, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

Sister Cities[edit]

Your arbit removal of sister cities in Delhi is quite surprising. Considering that Chennai has it. You give precendence the reason for making your edits (see your contribution history). why doesn't precedence apply here? As per review of the the Delhi article Sister cities is required. Please check Talk page/To Do list, before removing sections. ChiragPatnaik (talk) 04:13, 20 August 2008 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Lanco Hills[edit]

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Beijing Montage[edit]

Let's talk it to the talk page. --Joowwww (talk) 12:45, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

your new image in Mumbai article[edit]

Hi Nikkul. There is a discussion about the image you changed in Mumbai article. Pls drop in your opinion. Thanks. DockuHi 20:45, 17 September 2008 (UTC)

Arjun MBT[edit]

You can express your opinion in the Arjun MBT talk page.Chanakyathegreat (talk) 14:23, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

Delhi[edit]

Thank you for experimenting with Wikipedia. Your test worked, and it has been reverted or removed. Please use the sandbox for any other tests you may want to do. Take a look at the welcome page to learn more about contributing to our encyclopedia. --128.211.201.161 (talk) 23:54, 30 September 2008 (UTC)

If you have any problem with the current format of the article, discuss on the talkpage before reverting. The article is great as of now since the images recently added are more encyclopedic and representative of the article. Besides, the edits have been made over the past three weeks and no one raised an issue about them apart from you. Build a consensus and then only take action. --128.211.201.161 (talk) 00:20, 1 October 2008 (UTC)
I am here to clarify that you require a reached consensus, as anon just said, before making such reverts. Also, there is an ANI thread in regards to this. Please remember to use the correct methods to deal with this issue. Thanks, ~ Troy (talk) 00:44, 1 October 2008 (UTC)
Nikhil, the general mood, visible in Talk:Delhi, is that the addition of montage is a good thing. You are the only one opposing it and hence you should be the one who should build a consensus. --128.211.201.161 (talk) 20:40, 1 October 2008 (UTC)
The Humayun's Tomb image you added was not a high quality one and didn't show much of the monument either. Plus, you removed the previous image w/o providing an explanation. Secondly, we already have an image on India Gate in the Climate section and therefore adding two images on the same monument especially when there is no image on several other monuments seems illogical. Thirdly, we also have two other images on British Raj era buildings, the South Block and Rashtrapati Bhawan. I would like to point out that removing image on Red Fort from history section, a World Heritage Site and perhaps the most significant monument in Delhi, was uncalled for. You cannot have a section on the history of Delhi without emphasizing the Red Fort which continues to play a major role in Delhi's politics (site of Independence Day speech) till today. I hope you will more actively take part in discussion because edit warring won't help us reach a consensus. And please show respect towards edits made by other fellow Wikipedians and don't just blatantly remove material from lead-in paras, especially those which are backed by references. --128.211.201.161 (talk) 22:28, 1 October 2008 (UTC)
Hello Nikkul. It has been brought to my attention that you are still involved in an edit war. Please do not re-revert/engage in continued edit wars and use the talk page instead. Thanks, ~ Troy (talk) 00:40, 2 October 2008 (UTC)
Hello Nikkul. I could not find any sources suggesting Delhi is among the oldest continuously inhabited cities. If you find one, please revert my edit to your version. Until then, I suggest sticking strictly to the given source. Thanks --128.211.201.161 (talk) 09:04, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

(outdent) Replied. ~ Troy (talk) 01:20, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

You haven't yet responded to the issues I raised over the inclusion of the blurry, low resolution and unclear image on Humayun's Tomb in your version of the montage. Please do so. Thanks --128.211.201.161 (talk) 23:10, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your reply. Though you explained the low-resolution part, fact remains the image is unclear because ~30% of the image is obstructed by the tomb's entrance. My point here is that there are much better images there so you might want to consider revising your version. Secondly, an image on Safdarjung's Tomb would be appropriate compared to one on Lodhi Gardens. Thirdly, the present montage only has buildings. How about having an image on Delhi metro? --128.211.201.161 (talk) 07:26, 4 October 2008 (UTC)

New Delhi[edit]

Please do not images on buildings which lie outside New Delhi to the article. Even though Akshardham website says the temple lies in New Delhi, it does not. The temple lies east of the Yamuna river in Shahdara, East Delhi. And to avoid this very confusion, which even the builders of Akshardham and Google Maps have, I was in favor of having a specific note that New Delhi is different from Delhi. Any addition of images on structures which lie outside New Delhi will be reverted. And if you carry on with such disruptive behavior, I'll have to report you. I hope to have a constructive interaction with you to make articles here more accurate. Thanks --Delhi Belly 2 (talk) 04:28, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

New Montage[edit]

Hey Nikkul. You haven't yet updated the licenses and sources of various images in your montage. Please do so otherwise your montage risk deletion. --Delhi Belly 2 (talk) 07:37, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks Nikkul for notifying me, I never knew bangalore was semi protected.Enthusiast10 (talk) 07:04, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

Arjun MBT page[edit]

Nikkul, can you check the page and do the needful. It has been in a very bad shape with a lot of errors, especially with the trial parts. I plan you to start with the Summer 2006 section. The 2005 trial section seem to be correct, there were problem with the 2005 trial even though not the way it is there, it can be looked later. The change over happened from Summer 2006. I had asked the Admins to comment in the talk page Summer 2006 section after posting a good reasoning. No one has even bothered put a comment there, forget about correction. There the correct view and info are sidelined because the Admins say, the number is not on my side. That's the Admins reasoning for what is correct and what is wrong.Chanakyathegreat (talk) 13:19, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Invitation[edit]

I have noticed that you have uploaded images of Akshardham and other Swaminarayan temples. I would like to invite you to become a member of WP:Swaminarayan. Also one more thing. If you do upload any more images relating to Swaminarayanism please tag them with Category:Swaminarayan Images. Thanks for your efforts    Juthani1   tcs 17:06, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

A Andra Woman[edit]

Sorry for digging graves, but I noticed this edit you made long time back. However on researching, I cound not find any discussion to promote it as a selected picture for India Portal. Can you please point to the relevant discussion, or reason for undiscussed promotion. — Ambuj Saxena (talk) 01:08, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

PS: I also fixed the old nom for your Akshardham temple image. Please review it (like adding nom info, etc). — Ambuj Saxena (talk) 01:40, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

UB City[edit]

Pl. help me get the UB City images on Bangalore article. Can u voice yr views again I have started the discussion again Enthusiast10 (talk) 21:43, 6 November 2008 (UTC)


Pl. voice your views on bangalore talk, I have started a consensus and have included your downtown image. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Enthusiast10 (talkcontribs) 17:34, 8 November 2008 (UTC)

Sure thanksEnthusiast10 (talk) 17:57, 8 November 2008 (UTC)


India images[edit]

Thought I'd just tip you about the ongoing discussion on the India talk page about the pertinence of images. You seem to have strong comments in this department. =Nichalp «Talk»= 05:13, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

lalit Jagannath[edit]

When you can spare the time, could you look into the edits of lalit Jagannath? ALL of his edits are biased, slanted against India, and undue weight based on tendentious anti-India misinterpretation of his "sources". He has completely trashed Economy of India (compare it to Economy of Pakistan), and his edits deserve close scrutiny (particularly his edits to Education in India). he seem to have no understanding of WP:NPOV at all, and all of his attacks are on high-ranked high-visibility India articles. Please do take a look at this stuff. Thanks very much.72.179.43.32 (talk) 12:07, 4 January 2009 (UTC)

Nehru Science center Image[edit]

Hello on your page you have written Hey, I'm here to contribute images and info to the best of my knowledge to Wikipedia. I would like to ask you that Have you ever visited Nehru Science center? and Nehru Center?

  • If Yes then why are you adding wrong Image?
  • If No then who told you that Nehru c.jpg image is of Nehru Science center? --Suyogtalk to me! 06:58, 21 January 2009 (UTC)
Thats not Nehru Planetarium That is Nehru Center it has no signifance under education section. Please specify me why you want a Art gallery, Exhibation center's pic under Education Section--Suyogtalk to me! 09:56, 21 January 2009 (UTC)
By the way Discussion is alreadly posted on Talk Page.--Suyogtalk to me! 10:02, 21 January 2009 (UTC)

Supersection[edit]

Hi Nikkul,

No probs. However, given the haphazard nature of the discussions, and the way minor intricacies were being debated on, I added the section... The non-image discussions are going down the drain because of this.

If its ok with you, I'll re-insert the supersection, putting the previous discussions in a small text, or as an autocollapse text. Think of it as a summary type - it'll make the discussion clearer to follow, trust me. Cheers. Sniperz11@CS 07:21, 23 January 2009 (UTC)

Hehe... I couldn't understand what you meant... can you clarify plz. Thanks. Sniperz11@CS 07:31, 23 January 2009 (UTC)
Seems good... can you add numbers to the subsections.. its kinda confusing otherwise. Sniperz11@CS 07:37, 23 January 2009 (UTC)

Removal of galleries on Air India[edit]

During last week few attempts had been made to remove Gallery of Tata Airlines timetable covers, reason given behind this was galleries are not encyclopedic and Galleries are for wikicommons. They are not encyclopedic.

Notabley there is one more gallery present on the article i.e. Gallery of superseded liveries which was never altered.

If there is any logic and rationale (I couldn't find any in Gallery template page, help page, etc.) behind removal of the said gallery both galleries should be removed. On the contrary featured article like Flag of Belarus, Flag of Canada, Postage stamps of Ireland, etc contain Gallery (which means Galleries are accepted even in Featured Articles not to say about unfeatured ones).

Please, discuss this issue here on talk page before removal of any Gallery.

--Sayed Mohammad Faiz Haider Rizvi (talk) 06:37, 2 February 2009 (UTC)

I've been editing wikipedia for two & a half years so I'm not that new. You are right that all FA do not have galleries(although few have) but that does not mean that articles can't have galleries. There is no Wiki policy/guideline prohibiting gallery on an article. Tata Airlines is pre-cursor of Air India and these Covers depict change in presentation & marketing; if you can describe this in words you are free to remove gallery. This gallery has been on this article for around Four months & no one seems to have problem with it only you have. As this gallery has been there for four months(during which there were several edits & revamp og this article) its better that you get consensus for removing it. --Sayed Mohammad Faiz Haider Rizvi (talk) 08:53, 2 February 2009 (UTC)

Delhi - Sister cities[edit]

Nikkul, if you want to say that twin/sister/partner city sections are a widespread mess, I'll totally agree with you. Many of the entries seem to be wishful thinking or a particularly subtle form of vandalism, or maybe just vague incomprehension.

However, for you to say that Sister Cities International is the only arbiter of truth on the matter is just wrong. You can find my thoughts on this on the Delhi talk page. Sorry if I come across a little strong but I've been trying to figure out a way to fix this problem for awhile now - and part of the problem is the blanket source to SCI, heck, we don't even know how often they update their site! And it's totally US-centric.

Check perhaps at Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary for how we do partner cities: detailed sources to prove that the twinning arrangements all exist.

That said, if you want to get involved in cleaning up the huge mess in all the other articles, I'd be happy to help out! Franamax (talk) 02:22, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

Mumbai[edit]

Information.svg Please do not remove maintenance templates from pages on Wikipedia without resolving the problem that the template refers to, or giving a valid reason for the removal in the edit summary. Your removal of this template does not appear constructive, and has been reverted. Thank you. [13].Lalit Jagannath (talk) 14:00, 20 February 2009 (UTC)

Pune[edit]

Historically important monument in Pune is Shaniwar Wada and not Aga Khan Palace. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 122.169.68.226 (talk) 13:08, 9 March 2009 (UTC)

Mumbai[edit]

FYI. Abecedare (talk) 05:08, 31 March 2009 (UTC)


Gower and Boycott[edit]

I noticed you on [14]. I don't suppose if you get the chance you could leave similar messages at a suitable photography page for Geoffrey Boycott and/or David Gower? We are having trouble finding any. Kind regards and sorry to both you, SGGH ping! 19:22, 12 April 2009 (UTC)

FAR on Mumbai[edit]

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Can you put some new images on the Kingfisher Airlines Article[edit]

Hi! can you put some new images on the Kingfisher Airlines article?
actually the images posted over there are pretty old (The A320 pic is i think so there since 2007 and the A330-200 and ATR 72-500 pics are also more than a year old).
Thanks . (Druid.raul (talk) 06:16, 8 May 2009 (UTC))

Romoval of Tankman pic as per Wiki fair use policy[edit]

According to Wikipedia:Fair use#Images_2, unacceptable usage of fair use image, article 5: An image to illustrate an article passage about the image, if the image has its own article (in which case the image may be described and a link provided to the article about the image). Tankman photo file:Tianasquare.jpg is only allowed to be used in the article which its content can be entirely described by the image, hence only Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 and Tankman meet this policy. If you feel to use an image in other articles which are partially related to the photo, you should choose a file that doesn't require fair use statement, ie the copyleft image. -- Sameboat - 同舟 (talk) 03:46, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

Image:CharminarHyderabad.jpg[edit]

I can't find the picture at the source and the license is not verified. Hekerui (talk) 01:04, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Math errors in article persisted for over a year[edit]

You added a great table to English language#Geographical distribution over a year ago. It's still there because it's a very good visual representation of the data. However, you made some pretty serious arithmetic errors (that had also persisted until now) which make it seem that the US and Canada have much lower English literacy than they actually do. Please be careful when adding new data that it is accurate. My changes were computed directly from the links you posted (one of which was mislabeled). Sligocki (talk) 22:30, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

Okay, it appears that you copied the text from somewhere else. Sorry to sound accusatory. But please be careful even when copying data. You could have followed the links set and noticed many of these errors. It seems obvious to me that more than 83% of Americans speak English. Sligocki (talk) 08:14, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

Uploads[edit]

I suggest you upload the images to the Wikimedia Commons instead. --Rsrikanth05 (talk) 10:05, 19 May 2009 (UTC)

Air India[edit]

Colours does not matter. SVG is superior to PNG, and so it is preferred. Please do not revert back. Guy0307 (talk) 12:41, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

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Delhi montage[edit]

While I understand that you will favor your montage since you created it, we cannot afford to compromise the quality of articles so as to satisfy one's ego. There are several issues with your montage:

  1. The images are disproportional.
  2. Focuses entirely on historic structures with no image on transport and other infrastructure.

I hope that you will discuss your edits before making any more reverts.

And please, stop writing edit summaries with caps because not only is it rude, is also shows how kiddish you are. --Nosedown (talk) 09:34, 1 June 2009 (UTC)

And what do you mean by "better pics"? The Lotus Temple image has too much contrast, the Humanyun's Tomb image is not clear and the India Gate image is taken from a pathetic angle. Seriously, I doubt your intention here. --Nosedown (talk) 09:44, 1 June 2009 (UTC)
I've started a new discussion on Talk:Delhi. You must address all issues within 24 hours. --Nosedown (talk) 16:26, 1 June 2009 (UTC)
Three days ago, you added a montage on Mumbai page without discussing. So, stop being a hypocrite. --Nosedown (talk) 16:28, 1 June 2009 (UTC)
Alright. I apologize for my argumentative tone. However, I am still not able to get the logic behind your opposition. Neither have you raised any valid points against the newer montage, nor have you addressed the points against the montage made by you. --Nosedown (talk) 19:32, 1 June 2009 (UTC)

Delhi montage[edit]

Just a quick reminder that you're close to the 3RR edge on reversions! --RegentsPark (My narrowboat) 20:38, 1 June 2009 (UTC)

Montage of Delhi[edit]

Hi! Nikkul,

I very much liked your Montage of Delhi. I tried to do a similar montage of "Gates of Delhi" for my artcile from existing photos in Wikicommons to be posted soon. But I could not decipher the correct method. Wikicommons help page did not provde me with useful hints. Will you plase give me tutorial on how to fix four or more pictures on a montage and then use it in the Infobox? In case I fail to do it after your tutorial, then I will seek your help to make a montage.Thanks.--Nvvchar (talk) 09:43, 3 June 2009 (UTC)

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India[edit]

Can you please discuss edit edits on the talk page since you removed cited information and added factual errors to the article ? I have reverted your edit since it added POV and factual errors to the article, but let me know if you would like me to initiate the discussion instead. Abecedare (talk) 11:11, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

Nice find! Abecedare (talk) 12:23, 24 August 2009 (UTC)
The Europa prototype has been shown at some auto shows but hasn't yet passed the European regulatory tests and is not available for sale. It is larger than the basic Nano and >2X more expensive. So its image is not particularly relevant to the India page (I realize that you didn't add it with any intent to misrepresent). The Nano image on the other hand is a good choice, since it reflects both the manufacturing capabilities, and the large "middle-class" market in India and is more informative than a generic image of some building or person. I may play around with image caption a bit to make the significance clearer, when I have the time to look up sources. Cheers. Abecedare (talk) 14:02, 24 August 2009 (UTC)

File source problem with File:Mumbai Montage.jpg[edit]

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Delhi[edit]

Nikkul,

You have contributed immensely to the article on Delhi. Over the past couple of weeks, various annons have started adding non-sense material to the article. I'm not much active on Wikipedia nowadays and cannot keep a watch. Hopefully you will able to address the concerns regarding the quality of the article. Thanks --Nosedown (talk) 07:25, 3 October 2009 (UTC)

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Template of multiple city skylines for India[edit]

Does a template of skylines exist for India? Abductive (reasoning) 19:45, 13 November 2009 (UTC)

  • Why isn't it being used? (please reply here) Abductive (reasoning) 21:56, 13 November 2009 (UTC)
It used to be in the Demographics section of the India page, but about 3 users voted to remove it. Nikkul (talk) 01:03, 14 November 2009 (UTC)
This bears looking into. Abductive (reasoning) 08:59, 14 November 2009 (UTC)

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Bangalore Town Hall[edit]

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Delhi FAR[edit]

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Mexico city[edit]

Hi friend, Just wanted to know that is really Mexico city is having largest slum??? as you written in mumbai page(reverting ip changes)? I saw the Mexico city article but there wasnt any single world regarding slum. So just curious to know. KuwarOnline Talk 11:17, 7 June 2010 (UTC)

thanks for reply KuwarOnline Talk 19:04, 7 June 2010 (UTC)

Dharavi Image[edit]

Hi Nikkul , I have started discussion on Talk:Mumbai page to remove dharavi image, I was stunned to know that Mexico city has biggest slum in world still there is not a single word about slum on the Mexico city article, see source/list/image list. I would really appreciate if you comment on Talk:Mumbai. Thanks KuwarOnline Talk 19:05, 7 June 2010 (UTC)

About India[edit]

Hello, Nikkul I had saw some of your edits in India and you have done an excellent job. But one important point that you had perhaps missed that is to mention the defense budge of India. If you see most article like USA or UK or People's Republic of China they all mentioned the defense budge of their respective country. So I hope you will add this vital point to the top section of the third para. Thank You--Kkm010as© 08:38, 9 June 2010 (UTC)

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December 2010[edit]

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I did not term it as pure vandalism. I termed it as a possible vandalism and reverted it. Why are you chnging some sentence in the article? And why remove the image of the airport? In a featured article as this, as long as an image conveys sufficient info, it can be added. There is no need for any concensus from other editors. Concensus is required only when someone wants to change some material in the article. Please conform to that. Thanks, have a nice day. Abhishek191288 (talk) 04:06, 20 December 2010 (UTC)
There is nothing like original image of BLR. All images on wiki are uploaded by users. Besides, the image that exists now looks better than the black and white one. Abhishek191288 (talk) 04:27, 20 December 2010 (UTC)
Your report will not render me a block. Keep that in mind. I am trying to reach a concensus here and you are instead shying away from it. Abhishek191288 (talk) 04:32, 20 December 2010 (UTC)
I do see you have been blocked a couple of times for doing the same thing as you did with the Bangalore article. So even if you report, I won't get blocked, you will. So you please be careful with your edits. Abhishek191288 (talk) 04:40, 20 December 2010 (UTC)

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Nomination for deletion of Template:Sister Cities of Delhi[edit]

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Flickr[edit]

Hi, per your userpage I realised your working to get Flickr users to agree to change their license to CC-BY, CC-BY-SA or PD as well. I have been doing so myself for the last month or so. We had the first Wikipedia Takes Mumbai Photowalk in January. The response was not the best and thereafter I thought of Flickr as an option and started contacting uploaders with comments and personal messages requesting a change in license.

The results have been phenomenal - Iv managed to get wonderful pics of Ganesh Visarjan (Mumbai), an ATP Tennis tournament (in Mumbai c.2006), an IPL game in Mumbai (c.2010), a Pawan Hans chopper and a former Air Sahara aircraft, aerial views of Malabar Hill and Juhu Airport (as well as one of Delhi Airport) and lots of others from Flickr by requesting change of license (my strike rate is about 4 out of 10 thus far). Some of them even asked for links as to where their pics have been used! I brought this up in the India and Mumbai mailing lists as well, offering it as an option to photowalks (people from some other cities have done well with photowalks so they seem to prefer that).

I brought it up at the Mumbai Meetup earlier this week as well, where people liked the idea (especially as we are not going to fly over Mumbai for aerial shots or go in boats for Ganesh Visarjan shots forget getting events from the past!). Since you are already familiar with this, Im going to request you to help out. Here is a list of requested photographs for Mumbai articles ([16]), would appreciate your help trying to convince uploaders of available photographs on Flickr to change their licenses to allow use on Wikipedia. Cheers, Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते 14:32, 25 February 2011 (UTC)

Mumbai edit[edit]

Can you please explain why you removed additional information edits and links with the images you removed in your edit on the Mumbai page [17]? Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते 05:06, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

The images on the Mumbai page have been changed per Talk:Mumbai, please do not revert. If you had an issue you should have brought it up on the talk page. If you want to change the images back please initiate a new discussion. Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते 09:34, 5 March 2011 (UTC)

Im not stuck on a particular image. Id like to keep the concept that I proposed - a pic of 19th century bombay (like Rudyard Kiplings 1865 Malabar Hill) in contrast with a recent one of the same place. If you could suggest a similar contrast with better pics (even if its of a different part of Bombay) I dont mind. What are your thoughts? Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते 06:23, 9 March 2011 (UTC)

Creative Commons[edit]

We (at WP:Mumbai) are trying to arrange for a Creative Commons specialist to talk to Art Galleries and Museums in Mumbai and explain the different types of Creative Commons licenses to them (and advise them which ones are accepted on Wikipedia). This is part of WP:GLAM - trying to get them to release content under a Wikipedia acceptable license. Would you be interested in attending such a session? Part of your job would be to understand the whole thing and to convince people concerned to release content under CC-BY or CC-BY-SA. Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते 06:27, 9 March 2011 (UTC)

BSE image File:India economy.jpg[edit]

Please do not add the BSE Image back to the Mumbai page as it violates [18]. Further, on the talk page, of 5 users (including both of us), 4 support removal of the image in question (and replacement - though there is no consensus on a replacement hence no replacement has been added yet). Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते 08:42, 5 April 2011 (UTC)

Only you voted not to change the image, the rest in their comments all agree the current image will not do - though there is no consensus for the replacement, hence that has not been added. However there is no way the current image can be kept as it violates Wikipedia guidelines as above. Please DO NOT add the image back.
1. "Current image shows the main part of the building. The proposed image is lopsided" - You
2. "Agree about the watermark so support a change. But the replacement suggested is not a good picture" - Regents Park
3. "the replacement image also makes it look like a working building while the current image looks like a non-descript building" - Prad2609
4. "Cause of the watermark the change is necessary" - me
5. "I dont like the current and proposed images ... I would suggest File:BSE.jpg which is also used in the India article" - Jovian Eye
From the above five I hope you can see except you everyone supports a change, what the change is there is no consensus yet. Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते 06:21, 6 April 2011 (UTC)
I understand where your coming from however the image fails wiki guidlines and hence cannot be placed on the Mumbai page - as it has GA status, it is necessary that all images adhere to guidelines. As I have mentioned several times, I have not added another image as there is no consensus on wch image should replace it, once there is a consensus we can put it on, until then its best we do not have any image. Further, may I ask why you have copy-pasted the warning that Abhishek191288 has given YOU below onto my talk page? Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते 06:29, 7 April 2011 (UTC)
I understand and appreciate you may be helping get a lot of images onto Wikipedia however this particular image fails the guideline that images MUST NOT HAVE ANY WATERMARKS (refer to the link I posted in my above note to you on 5 April at 08.42). Around The Globeसत्यमेव जयते 06:42, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

April 2011[edit]

You currently appear to be engaged in an edit war according to the reverts you have made on Mumbai. Users are expected to collaborate with others and avoid editing disruptively.

In particular, the three-revert rule states that:

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Don't think you are very smart by adding this warning with my signature. You are making a fool out of yourself. Abhishek Talk to me 06:40, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

Air India destinations[edit]

Hey you smart ass. Your knowledge on airlines is very poor. That is why I'm here to tell you that you are a fool to merge Air India Express and Air India Regional destinations into Air India destinations article. Air India limited is only the holding company which operated Air India as the parent airline with Air India Express and Air india Regional as subsidiaries of Air India. Your merge just shows how small your fuckin brain is. :P 122.167.215.192 (talk) 04:53, 2 September 2011 (UTC)

File:VickyTermy.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

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King of India images[edit]

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Keep up the great work on India related images! I am a fan. Zuggernaut (talk) 01:59, 12 October 2011 (UTC)

Weigh in?[edit]

Would you like to weigh in at the discussion in Talk:India on some 40 odd images? I know that's a lot, but a simple Yes/No would be adequate. Of course, if you choose to comment at more length, it would be even better. The India page is now the second most-viewed country page (after the US) and the 15th page overall, so having a set of high quality representative pictures becomes even more imperative. Regards, Fowler&fowler«Talk» 17:20, 13 October 2011 (UTC)

Question[edit]

Since you are an expert on images, I would like to ask a question about images. Please send me one or if you can enable your e-mail, I will get in touch with you. Don't bother if you do not want to use e-mail with Wikipedia. Zuggernaut (talk) 02:11, 14 October 2011 (UTC)

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Nikkul - the problem I had with a image has been solved for now and hopefully it won't arise again. I am under a topic ban and also an interaction ban with Fowler&fowler so I cannot speak to the details but let me just say that I understand your sentiment on recent image issues. Zuggernaut (talk) 15:52, 17 October 2011 (UTC)

Wikimedia Stories Project[edit]

Hello,

My name is Victor Grigas, and I'm a storyteller at the Wikimedia foundation. We're telling stories of Wikipedia users, editors, donors, programmers and staff to paint a picture of who uses Wikipedia - for the 2011 fundraiser.

I am in the process of planning a trip to India to gather stories from Indian Wikipedians in face-to-face interviews (possibly on video).

My primary goal is to conduct 15-20 interviews, and hopefully enough of my interviews will make compelling stories that will effectively solicit donations from the public. These stories may also be used for other communication purposes by the foundation.

I found your userpage on a list of prolific Wikipedians and thought I’d reach out to you. Prolific editing is always a good story to tell!

If you are interested in participating, please contact me via my email:

vgrigas@wikimedia.org

Thank you for your time!

Victor

About me: I have been a Wikipedia editor since 2005, and have a background in film, video and audio. My userpage can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Victorgrigas

A barnstar for you!![edit]

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For uploading tons of awesome India related images to WP. Your images are just fab!!! I would have wanted to create a new barnstar for you, if I had the technical expertise to do so. However, this is the closest to an "Image Barnstar", which is what I had desired to award. SoleteRayosÑajo.gifMW 11:56, 17 October 2011 (UTC)
My sign too ... nice photographs --naveenpf (talk) 03:56, 30 October 2011 (UTC)

Your nonsense[edit]

Nikkul, I've put up with your nonsense long enough. If you continue to be disruptive on Talk:India, I will have no option but to ask for a topic ban for you on India related topics. Let this be a warning. Fowler&fowler«Talk» 01:49, 29 October 2011 (UTC)

Repeating is not useful[edit]

Hi Nikkul, please understand that once you have made your point, it is enough. Repeating it ad nauseam will not bring more converts. On the contrary, the weightage your words carry reduces as people lose respect for someone who does so.AshLin (talk) 02:58, 2 November 2011 (UTC)

Kolkata FAR[edit]

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File permission problem with File:Mysore Palace (24 September 2005).jpg[edit]

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File source problem with File:Nehru.jpg[edit]

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Uttar Pradesh[edit]

Hi, can you provide some pics related to bomb blast happened in this article.Thank You -25 CENTS VICTORIOUS

Image's author search[edit]

Hi, May you kindly help to find the author of this image, The picture is published on CC web site, but unfortunately there are not author associated with it, Well now it had been nominated for deletion. I am sure this might be difficult for you, but if you may help us to find the author it will protect one good picture getting delete, As far as this image is very commonly used on almost all the Hyderabad, India related articles. Regards

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Deletion Nomination here
Regards :)--Omer123hussain (talk) 21:38, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

File:Nagpur .JPG missing description details[edit]

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If you have any questions please see Help:Image page. Thank you. Sfan00 IMG (talk) 15:57, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

Call for help![edit]

Dear Wikimedian,

We have an event at National Museum from 2nd to 5th January, extendable to 8th January. This is a GLAM project at the National Museum. While we have many museologists and wikimedia aspirants we are short of experienced editors who can help participants. If you are in a position to offer help in any/all of these days kindly get in touch with me.

T Sowmyan, Executive Manager, Wikimedia India. tsowmyan@wikimedia.in 09632911650

--Sowmyan (talk) 10:58, 1 January 2014 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Mumbai India Airport.jpg[edit]

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Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. Stefan2 (talk) 16:08, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Hercuclas[edit]

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The article Hercuclas has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

6 years under Notability and Primary Source tags and no development at all. Enough is enough, we will have to learn living without this stub.

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Please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Removing {{proposed deletion/dated}} will stop the proposed deletion process, but other deletion processes exist. In particular, the speedy deletion process can result in deletion without discussion, and articles for deletion allows discussion to reach consensus for deletion. Why should I have a User Name? (talk) 21:58, 31 August 2014 (UTC)