Tamil Nadu News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Sixteen Indian fishermen were arrested on Tuesday after they illegally entered the waters off northern Sri Lanka, a navy official said.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday August 27, 2015
Two more ex-servicemen, who were on indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to demand the implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme, have been taken to hospital.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Thursday August 27, 2015
Former soldiers and officers of the Indian Armed Forces are spending entire nights sleeping out in the open at New Delhi's Jantar Mantar in their quest for One Rank, One Pension.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday August 27, 2015
Indian submarines, on an average, are available for just six out of 10 days for operational deployment. And of every 10 tasks allotted to the fleet, it has to drop at least one, a senior Naval officer told NDTV.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
Israeli Navy Chief Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg today held talks with top Indian defence officials in New Delhi as the two countries look at deepening the bilateral defence ties.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Sunday August 16, 2015
A stunned silence was the reaction of protesting Indian military veterans to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment that the government's consultations on OROP would continue, and .
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Saturday August 15, 2015
As we approach the Indian Naval Ship Betwa at the Mumbai harbour, it's just impossible to take your eyes off the commandos dressed in black, armed to the hilt with sophisticated automatic guns, guarding their warship.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday August 15, 2015
As India celebrates its 69th Independence Day, the Indian Navy is attempting a unique and special feet to unfurl the Indian tricolour at the highest peak in Maharashtra.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that keeping the war machinery in readiness and to be able to mobilise troops to forward positions at short notice is an imperative to prevent any misadventure from across the borders.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday August 14, 2015
On a muggy day in Delhi, an 70-year-old man stood in the midst of a whorl of cameras and reporters that scrummed around him. For 30 years, he served in the Indian Navy, retiring as commander. The nation has a strange way of acknowledging his contribution, he said. "These politicians take 3 days to increase their salaries. But they can't increase ou...
India News | Barkha Dutt | Friday August 14, 2015
General VP Malik, the Army Chief, who led India to victory during the Kargil War, was the Prime Minister's personal choice for mediating back-channel talks between the government and military veterans who are leading the protests for One Rank One Pension or OROP.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
India and Israel are likely to test fire this month the long-range surface-to-air Barak 8 missile, jointly developed by the two countries, which can act as a potent shield against incoming missiles, aircraft and drones.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
The government has said that "consultation process" is in progress for the possible creation of the institution of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
The Army is facing a shortfall of nearly 10,000 officers while the figure stands at 1,800 for the Navy, according to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to attend the International Fleet Review (IFR) in Visakhapatnam in February next year.
India News | Reuters | Wednesday July 22, 2015
India is set to take part in joint naval exercises with Japan and the United States in the Indian Ocean in October, military and diplomatic sources said, a drill that so riled China eight years ago that Delhi has not since hosted such a multilateral wargame.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
India and Singapore today signed an agreement on sharing white-shipping information to enhance maritime cooperation between the two navies as visiting Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan held talks with top defence officials in Singapore.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Aiming for total indigenisation, the Indian Navy on Monday released a plan that includes list of equipment to be made in the country in the next 15 years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
For close to a decade a former Captain in the Indian Navy has been poring over the cause list of the Delhi High Court in the hope of finding a mention of his writ petition challenging his dismissal, but in vain.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
With Japan invited to join the Indo-US naval exercise 'Malabar' after eight years, a similar activity with the Japanese Navy scheduled for later this year is likely to be called off.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 17, 2015
Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan appealed to the private sector to tap into the "huge opportunities" in the naval defence sector on Thursday. He also said that the force has prepared a 15-year indigenisation plan that will soon be shared with India Inc.
NDTV | Thursday July 16, 2015
The Indian Navy is aiming to have a 200-ship fleet by 2027. The Navy, which has 137 ships and submarines under its command, is also in exploratory talks with Russia to see if some of the ships can be built with their collaboration so as to expedite the process.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday July 15, 2015
The Indian Army will be replacing its vintage anti-aircraft guns, decided the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) - headed by the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar -- that met late this evening. The committee has cleared purchase of defence equipment worth Rs 30,000 crore, sources said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 13, 2015
Indian Navy's sail training ship INS Tarangini will participate in an annual race in European waters and dock at a UK port where its crew will share professional experience with their British counterparts.