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`Sabotage angle not ruled out in submarine mishap`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 19:07

Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday reiterated that he has not ruled out the "sabotage" angle behind explosions on Navy`s destroyed submarine INS Sindhurakshak,

INS Sindhurakshak mishap: Sabotage angle not ruled out, says Antony

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 16:37

Almost a week after the sinking of INS Sindhurakshak, Defence Minister AK Antony did not rule out sabotage angle in the Navy submarine accident.

Navy has ordered weapon safety checks on submarine: Antony

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 18:41

In wake of the blasts on the INS Sindhurakshak, the Navy has ordered extensive checks on weapon-related safety systems on all its submarines, Defence Minister A K Antony told Lok Sabha.

INS Sindhurakshak tragedy: Seventh body recovered

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 17:23

Rescuers from the Indian Navy on Monday extricated one more body from INS Sindhurakshak, taking the number of victims recovered from the fire-devastated submarine to seven.

Submarine blasts due to possible ignition of armament: Antony

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 15:57

Preliminary investigations have indicated that blasts on INS Sindhurakshak submarine were caused by "possible ignition" of armament, A K Antony said.

Parliament pays tributes to Sindhurakshak victims

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 13:37

Both houses of Parliament on Monday paid tributes to the victims of the August 14 tragedy in which naval submarine INS Sindhurakshak sank in Mumbai harbour and all 18 naval personnel on board were killed.

Divers gain access to front compartment of submarine: Navy

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 18:27

TheIndian Navy on Sunday said that they have gained access to the forward compartment of the ill-fated submarine INS Sindhurakshak by breaking open the jammed hatches.

INS Sindhurakshak tragedy: Blood samples of relatives being collected

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 22:58

The Navy medical authorities have started collecting blood samples of family members of the 18 personnel who were on board INS Sindhurakshak for DNA identification.

Safety rules violation may be behind Indian submarine accident: Russia

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 18:25

Violation of safety regulations could be the most likely cause of the explosions on submarine Sindhurakshak because of which it sank, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has said.

Sindhurakshak mishap: Sailor`s family hopeful of his return

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 15:26

Four days after a series of explosions rocked INS Sindhurakshak in Mumbai, the family of a sailor on board the ill-fated submarine, was in a state of shock but hopeful of his return.

Sindhurakshak mishap: Five Navy men died due to burns, search for more continues

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 13:33

Battling the odds, divers from the Navy continued their search for more bodies on board submarine INS Sindhurakshak without any success but managed to open a second access to the sunken vessel during an overnight "challenging but critical" operation.

Sindhurakshak mishap: 6 charred bodies recovered, Russia to assist in probe

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 08:57

The bodies, according to spokesman Narendra Vispute, are so badly charred that on-the-spot identification was not possible.