Indian Ocean

Russia, China, Iran start joint naval drills in Indian Ocean

The Gulf of Oman is a particularly sensitive waterway as it connects to the Strait of Hormuz, through which about a fifth of the world's oil passes and which in turn connects to the Gulf.
Washington proposed a US-led naval mission following several attacks in May and June on international merchant vessels, including Saudi tankers, in Gulf waters which the United States blamed on Iran.

Dec 27, 2019, 14:45 PM IST

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh warns China to take clearance to operate in Indian Ocean

Admiral Karambir was speaking at an annual press conference, held a day ahead of the Navy Day.

Dec 03, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

Amid growing Chinese activities in Indian Ocean, Navy to commission INS Kohassa in Andaman

New Delhi has grown concerned over the presence of China`s bigger navy in its neighbourhood and the network of commercial ports it is building in an arc stretching from Sri Lanka to Pakistan that India fears could become naval outposts. 

Jan 23, 2019, 23:42 PM IST

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Jan 10, 2019, 10:44 AM IST

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Jan 10, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

Emergence of violent non-state actors in sea worrying trend: Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

Admiral Sunil Lanba addressed the inauguration of Information Fusion Centre - Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR).

Dec 22, 2018, 22:28 PM IST

Chinese conventional boat, not nuke submarine, entered Indian Ocean: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba

Admiral Lanba also assured the country that the Navy is keeping a round-the-clock vigil on India's maritime domain.

Dec 03, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

If Indian Ocean is our Karmbhoomi, Kerala is our Janmabhoomi, says Navy chief; rescue ops on

INS Deepak reached Kochi on Sunday and disembarked rations, fresh water and mineral water at South Jetty Naval Base.  

Aug 19, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

China building 8 submarines for Pakistan to counter Indian Navy

As of now, India has 16 submarines while Pakistan has 10. 

Jul 16, 2018, 14:55 PM IST

Indian armed forces building partnerships in vital Indo-Pacific region: PM Modi

India is an active member in the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia.

Jun 03, 2018, 18:18 PM IST

Strong winds in Atlantic create high waves off Indian coasts over 10,000 km away

Alerts have been sent to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, besides Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep archipelago. 

Apr 27, 2018, 14:00 PM IST

India, France ink key security accord to counter China's influence in Indian Ocean

Under the deal, India and France will open their naval bases to warships from each other, a move seen as an attempt to undermine Chinas territorial ambitions.

Mar 10, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

Maldives declined India's invitation to take part in Milan 2018 naval exercise, says Indian Navy chief Sunil Lanba

Maldives government seems miffed after India called president Abdullah Yameen's emergency unconstitutional.

Feb 27, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

No Chinese warships near Maldives: Indian Navy refutes Chinese reports

The Chinese warships in questions were in transit between the Sunda Strait and Lombok Strait, Navy sources have said.

Feb 20, 2018, 19:32 PM IST

Polish man rescued after 7 months drifting in Indian Ocean

The sailor drifted in the Indian Ocean before washing up on the Comoros Islands.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

INS Kalvari, India's first Scorpene-class submarine, to be commissioned today: Key facts

The new 1,565-tonne submarine is to be followed by five of her Scorpene sisters under the Rs 23,652 crore “Project-75”.

Dec 14, 2017, 06:10 AM IST

China moots economic corridor with Myanmar for easy access to Indian Ocean

China has proposed to build an economic corridor with Myanmar to enhance trade investments, which Chinese experts say would allow access to the Indian Ocean for the country.

Nov 21, 2017, 21:30 PM IST

Why global powers are obsessed with containing China: 10-point guide

Here is a 10-point guide to understanding the rising fear of China.

Nov 17, 2017, 07:34 AM IST

Heat on China in the Indian Ocean: As France comes calling, why is India the focal point for global powers?

New Delhi and Paris set for two high-level meetings within months, soon after India-US-Australia-Japan 'quadrilateral meet' on security in the Indian Ocean Region.

Nov 15, 2017, 21:23 PM IST

To counter China, India offers to share real-time maritime intelligence with 10 countries

For the first time ever, India has offered to share real-time intelligence of maritime movements in the Indian Ocean with 10 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri-Lanka and Mauriti

Nov 04, 2017, 11:39 AM IST