Opinion | Nitin Gokhale | Monday November 24, 2014
Crucial role in '71 war with Pakistan, writes Nitin Gokhale.
India | Indo Asian News Service | Friday November 21, 2014
India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, which saw action during the 1971 India-Pakistan war but has now been decommissioned, is finally being broken up.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 16, 2014
After dedicating the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct the country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the last week of August.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 28, 2014
The Union Tourism Ministry has been asked to examine the feasibility of converting former Indian Navy warship INS Vikrant into a maritime museu
India | Prees Trust of India | Monday May 5, 2014
The Supreme Court today ordered maintenance of status quo on India's first aircraft carrier 'INS Vikrant' which is on the verge of being converted into scrap.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 9, 2014
The decommissioned aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy, INS Vikrant, which played an important role in the 1971 Indo-Pak war, has been sold for Rs 60 crore.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 12, 2013
Prince Charles today visited INS Vikrant, India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, now under construction at the public sector Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL).
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 11, 2013
Prince Charles will take a tour of India's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, under construction at the Cochin Shipyard Ltd tomorrow.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 21, 2013
Describing the launch of India's aircraft carrier and Japan's biggest warship since World War II as a threat to China, a report in the state-run media today alleged some countries are backing New Delhi to balance Beijing's power.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday August 12, 2013
Chinese defence experts have said 'INS Vikrant' would have great significance for India as it would allow the Indian Navy to wade into the Pacific Ocean - which Beijing considers as its backyard.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Monday August 12, 2013
India launched its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier on Monday, a landmark moment in the $5 billion or 500 crores project that seeks to project the country's power and check the rising influence of China.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 12, 2013
It will mark India's entry into a select club of countries capable of designing and building a carrier of this size.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday August 7, 2013
The first aircraft carrier to be made within India, the INS Vikrant, will be launched on August 12 at the Kochi shipyard. With its debut, India will become just the fifth country in the world to build aircraft carriers after US, Russia, Britain and F...
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday August 1, 2013
India will launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, on August 12 from the Kochi shipyard. This will make India only the fifth country after the US, Russia, Britain and France to have the capability to build such vessels.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday November 20, 2012
The Defence Ministry will soon move the Union Cabinet for an additional Rs 2000 crore to meet the cost overrun for completing the first phase of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) being constructed at the Cochin Shipyard - on India's western seaboard.