India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Saturday December 20, 2014
Accidents involving fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force in 2012-13 were caused due to "technical defects" and "human error", according to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General. The number of such mishaps were considerably higher than i...
India | Reported by Vishnu Som | Friday December 19, 2014
In the first export of a warship by India, a Kolkata manufacturer will hand over - for 50 million dollars - an offshore patrol vessel to the Mauritian navy later this month.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday December 16, 2014
The Indian Navy will soon have another nuclear submarine. The government has decided to lease a second nuclear submarine from Russia, top Defence Ministry officials have told NDTV.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday said it would release 30 Sri Lankan fishermen and their 19 boats December 22 so that they can celebrate Christmas with their families.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
A 24-year-old Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard the INS Godavari, a naval ship sailing near Porbandar coast, early today morning, the police said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 11, 2014
The Indian Navy is working towards a new fleet of aircraft and helicopters for maritime surveillance, electronic warfare and anti-submarine and anti-ship warfare, its top commander has said.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 11, 2014
Sri Lankan navy detained 27 fishermen from Tamil Nadu overnight, accusing them of poaching in the island nation's waters, and released them this morning with a warning.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday December 10, 2014
The Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday arrested 43 Indian fishermen and seized their five boats.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Sri Lankan Naval personnel today allegedly fired in the air and damaged more than 20 fishing nets to chase away Indian fishermen fishing near Katchatheevu and other areas, Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department officials and local fishermen's association sa...
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 8, 2014
Restoring water supplies to the Maldivian capital could take 10 more days, an official warned today, but tourists will not be affected by the crisis in the idyllic holiday destination.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
A Navy vessel and an Air Force aircraft carrying nearly 1,000 tonnes of fresh water reached Male today as India mounted a major effort to help the Maldivian capital that is reeling from an acute shortage of drinking water after its lone desalination ...
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday December 4, 2014
Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan has said that terror threat from the sea is a "real challenge", adding that India is "fully prepared" to tackle a situation.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 3, 2014
The Indian Navy has completed the 'Board of Inquiry' into the 2013 Indian Naval Submarine (INS) Sindhurakshak tragedy in which 18 Navy personnel lost their lives.
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday December 3, 2014
India's Navy Chief Robin Dhowan today said Chinese activity has gone up "exponentially" in the Indian Ocean.
India | Reuters | Wednesday December 3, 2014
India is speeding up its navy modernisation programme and leaning on its neighbours to curb Chinese submarine activity in the Indian Ocean, as the region becomes increasingly jittery over Beijing's growing undersea prowess.
Opinion | Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Nitin Gokhale on what must be urgently corrected.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 29, 2014
Four Indian fishermen from a village in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Friday after they reportedly strayed into Lankan waters, officials said.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, the government on Tuesday said that the overall coastal and maritime security along the entire coast is "much stronger than before" as several steps have been taken in this regard.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday November 25, 2014
An inquiry into the fire on board Navy submarine INS Sindhuratna in February this year has "found seven officers culpable of various acts of omissions and commissions," Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told Parliament today.
Opinion | Nitin Gokhale | Monday November 24, 2014
Crucial role in '71 war with Pakistan, writes Nitin Gokhale.