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.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday November 18, 2014
India will opt out of an agreement to buy small warships from Korea - mine-sweepers - because a middleman was allegedly involved in the contract which was signed three years ago. Indian laws forbid the payment of commissions and use of agents for def...
India | Reported by Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Agencies) | Friday November 7, 2014
Nearly 18 hours after a naval ship sank off the coastal city of Visakhapatnam, an extensive search operation is underway to locate four people who remain missing after the accident. One sailor died and 23 others on the ship were rescued last night af...
India | Reported by Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Friday November 7, 2014
It's been nearly 12 hours since a Torpedo Recovery Vessel of the Navy sank off the coast of Visakhapatnam, but there has been no trace of the four missing personnel who were on board. One person was killed and 23 others were rescued when the vessel s...
India | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Friday October 31, 2014
Indian Navy's ship INS Kora suffered minor damage today after it was scraped by a merchant vessel near Visakhapatnam, the Navy confirmed.
India | Agencies | Saturday October 25, 2014
Wife of a sailor of the Indian Navy from the Eastern Naval Command, who had raised allegations of financial irregularities against his senior officers, today alleged her husband was being illegally kept in a hospital in Kochi and efforts were being m...
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday October 26, 2014
The Defence Acquisition Council of India on Saturday cleared defence deals worth Rs 80,000 crore. The deal includes the acquisition of six conventional submarines to augment the aging and depleted submarine fleet and two midget submarines -- also kno...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 5, 2014
Forty fishermen from Rameswaram coastal town, who were part of 76 arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in different batches and ordered to be released by a court in the island nation, arrived in Rameswaram on Saturday.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday September 25, 2014
Explosions on board INS Sindhurakshak last August - which caused the death of 18 sailors and the vessel to sink in Mumbai harbour - happened because critical Standard Operating Procedures, or SoPs, were violated, an internal inquiry into the incident...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Four fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel while fishing off this coastal town, a top fisheries department official said.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
Pakistan is developing sea-based missiles and expanding its interest in tactical nuclear warheads to give it a "second-strike" capability if a catastrophic nuclear attack destroyed all its land-based weapons, according to a media report today.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
In the second such incident within a week, Sri Lankan Navy today arrested six fishermen on charges of entering into the island nation's territory while fishing near Katchtathivu, Sri Lanka.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 8, 2014
People in Mumbai on Monday started to bid a tearful adieu to Lord Ganesha, their favourite god who is considered to end all obstacles of life, at the end of his 10-day sojourn this year.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
Three fishermen stranded in the sea off the Vailankanni coast after their boat engine developed a snag were rescued by the Indian Navy personnel yesterday.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 4, 2014
Strengthening the Navy's coastal surveillance capabilities, Admiral Robin Dhowan will commission its largest offshore patrol vessel INS Sumitra in Chennai today.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 3, 2014
Strengthening the Navy's coastal surveillance capabilities, Admiral Robin Dhowan will commission its largest offshore patrol vessel INS Sumitra on Thursday in Chennai.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The Indian Navy's ability to carry out amphibious landing, casualty evacuation, humanitarian assistance and long-range surveillance and reconnaissance received a major boost today, with Japan agreeing to sell and transfer technology to India to build...
India | Agencies | Saturday August 23, 2014
India's first indigenous stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette 'INS Kamorta' was inducted into the Indian Navy on Saturday by defence minister Arun Jaitley.