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Ministry has accepted the voluntary retirement plea of Western Naval Commander Shekhar Sinha, who was upset over being superseded for the post of Navy Chief.
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.
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”.
Two naval officers were killed aboard accident-stricken submarine INS Sindhuratna, authorities confirmed.
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.
A day after Indian Navy chief Admiral DK Joshi tendered his resignation, the government is mulling over his successor.
The Navy Chief’s comments come just a week after the nation observed the fifth anniversary of Mumbai attacks 2008.
Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, an anti-submarine warfare specialist, took over as the new Navy Chief on Friday.
Day in Pics: 25th November
Showbiz World - November 25, 2014