Former Navy chief admiral DK Joshi criticises UPA govt's defence management

Former Navy chief admiral DK Joshi, who resigned in the wake of a blast in a submarine last year, on Tuesday made a sharp criticism of the defence management in the previous government and alleged there was no accountability and authority.

Avoiding mishaps top priority for new Navy Chief

Taking over from a predecessor who had quit midway owing to a series of mishaps, Navy Chief Admiral Robin Dhowan on Thursday said the force will ensure that such accidents do not happen in future and personnel follow laid down rules without resorting to shortcuts which lead to such incidents.

Vice Admiral Dhowan takes over as Navy Chief

Admiral RK Dhowan, a navigation and direction specialist, was Thursday named the new chief of the Indian Navy.

Vice Admiral Robin K Dhowan likely to take over as next Navy Chief

Vice Admiral Robin K Dhowan is most likely to be the next chief of the Indian Navy with reports on Wednesday suggesting that the Defence Ministry has recommended his name to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the coveted post.

BJP demands Antony`s resignation over naval incidents

Not satisfied with Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi`s resignation following a spate of accidents involving warships, BJP on Friday demanded that Defence Minister AK Antony step down taking moral responsibility for the incidents.

Early fire detection on submarine prevented extensive damage

The Deputy Electrical Officer (DEO) on-board submarine INS Sindhuratna was probably the first one to spot the fire in the warship and acted swiftly to contain its spread and prevent extensive damage.

Defence Ministry initiates process to find new Navy Chief

Defence Ministry initiated the process find a new successor to former Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi, who resigned following the spate of accidents involving naval warships in the last seven months.

I was firm on taking responsibility for naval mishaps: DK Joshi

A day after resigning as Navy Chief, Admiral DK Joshi on Thursday wrote to his colleagues, saying he was "firm" on taking responsibility for the mishaps that have taken place.

Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha to meet Antony

After the sudden resignation of Navy chief, Admiral DK Joshi over the spate of accidents involving naval warships, all eyes are on Western Navy commander, Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha under whose command three submarine mishaps took place in the last seven months.

No sexual offence cases against Navy officers: Admiral DK Joshi

Notwithstanding allegations of wife swapping against its officers, the Navy on Tuesday said there were no cases of "sexual offence" against its personnel and it follows "zero tolerance" in such matters.

INS Vikrant to be commissioned by 2017: Admiral Joshi

India`s first indigenous Aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited and launched in August, would be commissioned by 2017, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral DK Joshi said.

India, Myanmar navies hold discussions for strengthening ties

Myanmarese Navy chief Thura Thet Swe on Monday met his Indian counterpart Admiral D K Joshi to discuss strengthening cooperation in areas of operations, capability building and material support.

`India needs vibrant warship building industry`

Affirming the Indian Navy`s commitment to indigenisation, chief of Naval Staff Admiral D.K. Joshi Tuesday said the country needed a "vibrant and capable" warship construction industry.

India will protect its interests in South China Sea: Navy Chief

Viewing the rapid modernisation of Chinese Navy as a "major concern", Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi Monday made it clear that India will protect its interests in the disputed South China Sea.

Navy chief stresses on synergy to combat maritime threats

Indian Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi underlined the "constant need for synergy and coordination" amongst different agencies and stakeholders to ensure India`s optimum security.

`No evidence of any intentional transfer of files`

In the wake of reports about Chinese hackers allegedly penetrating Naval files, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral DK Joshi said there is so far no evidence of any `intentional` transfer of files to anybody.

Vice Admiral DK Joshi is the new Navy Chief

The government on Tuesday named Vice Admiral DK Joshi as the new Navy Chief.

Vice Admiral Joshi to head Navy`s sword arm

Vice Admiral DK Joshi, who has commanded India`s lone aircraft carrier INS Viraat, has been named as the next commander-in-chief of the Navy`s sword arm -- the Mumbai-based Western Naval Command.