INS Sindhuratna mishap: Seven naval officers found guilty of omission
INS Sindhuratna mishap: Seven naval officers found guilty of omission

A Navy probe has indicted seven officers culpable of omission in the INS Sindhuratna mishap, as per reports on Tuesday.

Post mishaps, Navy needs to restore image: Admiral Dhowan

Maintaining that a series of accidents in the recent past have dented the Indian Navy`s image, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R K Dhowan today called upon his men and officers to strive hard to restore the pride and prestige of the world`s fourth largest maritime force.

Voluntary retirement plea of upset Navy Commander accepted

Defence Ministry has accepted the voluntary retirement plea of Western Naval Commander Shekhar Sinha, who was upset over being superseded for the post of Navy Chief.

PIL in SC for court-monitored probe in INS Sindhuratna tragedy

PIL was filed in Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored probe into the fire tragedy in submarine INS Sindhuratna and compensation of Rs 1 crore each for relatives of the two Navy officers who died.

Submarine mishap: FM says Defence Ministry should spend wisely

In the wake of recent submarine mishap, Chidambaram was questioned by an NSUI member claiming to be sister of one of victims over the provision of sufficient funds to the Defence Ministry.

Sindhuratna fire could have started in sailors` deck: Navy

The fire on board the submarine INS Sindhuratna could have started from the sailors` deck above the battery pit of the vessel, Navy said on Tuesday.

Taken steps to enhance safety, says Navy

After accidents involving some submarines caused concern, the Indian Navy said it had taken several measures to enhance safety of its vessels including extensive checks of weapon systems and audit of the standard operating procedures.

Fire in cables led to INS Sindhuratna mishap: Navy

The fire in submarine INS Sindhuratna, which resulted in the death of two officers and severely affected seven other sailors last week, was caused due to problems in the cables of the vessel.

Govt ignored Navy warning on dwindling submarine strength

The recent INS Sindhuratna mishap has brought to the fore a startling revelation that the Manmohan Singh-led Congress government had ignored the warning issued by the Indian Navy in 2010 that the country`s submarine fleet was depleting and was in a poor condition.

`Defence Ministry had warned PMO about poor conditions of submarines`

A day after two Indian officers on INS Sindhuratna submarine lost their lives in an accident, a confidential report by Defence Ministry has reportedly revealed that it had already warned the Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) about the poor conditions of several submarines.

Submarine accident: Full military honours for dead officers

The funeral of two Indian Navy officers who lost their lives aboard the INS Sindhuratna submarine will be conducted with full military honours, an official announcement said here Friday.

Wreath laying ceremony for victims of submarine INS Sindhuratna mishap

The Navy will on Friday conduct a wreath laying ceremony in memory of its two personnel who lost their lives battling the fire in submarine INS Sindhuratna.

Sindhuratna fire: Cops register accidental death case

Police on Thursday registered a case of accidental death over the fire incident on board the submarine INS Sindhuratna in which two naval officers lost their lives.

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.

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.

Met PM before accepting Admiral DK Joshi`s resignation as Navy Chief: AK Antony

A day after Indian Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned taking moral responsibility for a series of accidents that have hit naval vessels over the past few months, Defence Minister AK Antony said he was “sad about the whole development”.

INS Sindhuratna mishap: Two missing Naval officers found dead

Two naval officers were killed aboard accident-stricken submarine INS Sindhuratna, authorities confirmed.

After Navy Chief DK Joshi, Western Naval Commander Shekhar Sinha to resign?

After the sudden resignation of Admiral DK Joshi on Wednesday, Western Navy Commander Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha is likely to tender his resignation on Thursday.

Who will succeed Indian Navy Chief DK Joshi?

A day after Indian Navy chief Admiral DK Joshi tendered his resignation, the government is mulling over his successor.

Admiral DK Joshi – An anti-submarine warfare specialist

Indian Navy chief Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, who resigned Wednesday, was a specialist in anti-submarine warfare.