Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly threatened and chased away Tamil Nadu fishermen when they were fishing near Katchatheevu this morning, a local representative of the Fishermen's Association claimed.
The commanding Officer of INS Sindhuratna will face court martial while six other officers were issued letters of "severe displeasure" after being found guilty for the fire onboard the submarine last year, which led to the resignation of then Navy chief Admiral D K Joshi.
For the first time in the history of India's Republic Day, women empowerment in the armed forces was showcased as an all-women contingent from the three forces- Army, Air Force and Navy- marched down the majestic Rajpath.
Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Wednesday warned of increasing threat of maritime terrorism and described the recent attack by militants to hijack a Pakistani frigate in Karachi as a "very very serious situation".
Two warships of the Republic of Korea Navy would call at Chennai port this month, as part of an initiative by the consulate of that country here to strengthen ties with the Korean community living in the city.
Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India about China's warming relations with the Indian Ocean island nation.
Wife of a Naval sailor belonging to the Eastern Naval Command, who had raised allegations of financial irregularities against his senior officers, today alleged her husband was being illegally kept in a hospital here and efforts were being made to establish that he was suffering from mental illness.
Naval chief Admiral R K Dhowan, who took over after a series of mishaps, has directed the force to monitor with "due earnestness" the readiness levels of Navy's frontline fighting units while stressing on ingenious repairs and responsive operational logistics.