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 | 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 | 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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan today said the maritime force regularly monitors activities of Chinese and other navies, and sought to play down deployment of submarines in Indian Ocean by the Communist nation.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 30, 2015
The Indian Navy chief, Admiral RK Dhowan, said on Thursday that the sea trials of India's first indigenous nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, INS Arihant, are going "very well".
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 11, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday that taking over the key defence portfolio was nothing less than an adventure for him; In fact, it took him three months to get familiar with ranks in the armed forces. Mr Parrikar was the chief minister of Goa till Prime Minister Modi handpicked him to be the Defence Minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba will assume charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command on March 30.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 9, 2015
Slamming Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe for his remarks that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Lankan waters, DMK today said it amounted to snubbing rime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his tour to the island nation.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 30, 2015
Seven officers of the Indian Navy who were found guilty have been punished in relation to the accident on the INS Sindhuratna, the submarine that suffered an on-board fire on February 26, 2014. Senior Defence Ministry officials have told NDTV that the seven officers, including the submarine's Commanding Officer, have been found guilty of negligence...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 10, 2015
India is fully prepared to protect its long coastal region and secure its maritime interests with round-the-clock surveillance, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan said on Saturday.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday January 8, 2015
After 30 years, the Indian Navy will show off its fighter jets and reconnaissance aircraft in the Republic Day military parade.
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 News | 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 News | 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 News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 25, 2014
The Indian Navy is continuously monitoring the activities of the Chinese navy in the Indian Ocean region, Navy chief Admiral Robin Dhowan said on Thursday.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | NDTV.com | Saturday August 9, 2014
There is anger and dismay among the top brass of the Indian Navy over a circular that, some claim, facilitates the promotion of a key aide to the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Robin K Dhowan.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats, presently in the custody of the neighbouring nation.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 6, 2014
Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 20 fishermen from Rameshwaram on charges of crossing IMBL when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a senior Fisheries Department official said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday June 30, 2014
Seeking strong diplomatic action from the Centre for the release of 28 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said the Centre should "not" treat the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) with the island nation as a settled question, as it is a subject matter of litigation in the Suprem...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 24, 2014
As the arrest of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy continued unabated with 11 more being detained in the latest midsea action, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today again sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal intervention in securing the release of all fishermen jailed in the island.
India News | Agencies | Saturday June 14, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today embark on India's largest warship, aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, in what will be his first defence outing.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 29, 2014
Former Western Naval commander Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha, who took voluntary retirement last week after being superceded for the post of Chief of Naval Staff, has suffered a heart attack and has been hospitalised in Mumbai.