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It was false controversy over INS Virat. Here are real questions we should be asking

There should be controversy over the capabilities of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard instead.

May 20, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Gandhi family used INS Virat as personal taxi during vacation: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Gandhi family claiming that INS Virat was used as a "personal taxi" by them for 10 days while they were vacationing at an island. Watch this video to know more.

May 08, 2019, 22:52 PM IST

Ships of Western Fleet arrive at Kochi

Seven ships of Western Fleet based at Mumbai, including the two Aircraft Carriers INS Virat and INS Vikramaditya, have arrived here.

Mar 10, 2015, 16:27 PM IST

CCS nod to Rs 1,000 crore deal for procuring Barak missiles

Government is understood to have cleared a deal expected to be worth over Rs 1,000 crore for procuring Barak missiles from Israel whose acquisition was pending for over last five years in view of a CBI probe.

Sep 26, 2014, 01:22 AM IST

Five Navy officers facing action for INS Virat fire: Jaitley

Six Navy personnel, including five officers, are facing disciplinary action after they were found culpable by a Board of Inquiry (BoI) for a fire incident onboard aircraft INS Virat in September last year, Lok Sabha was informed Friday.

Jul 25, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

Antony to spend night on INS Virat during wargames

TROPEX is a major annual exercise of the combined fleets of the Navy conducted to test the force`s preparedness to deal with any contingency.

Feb 06, 2012, 20:31 PM IST

Navy to decommission INS Virat by 2018

Set to induct two aircraft
carriers by the middle of the decade, the Indian Navy is
planning to decommission its lone warship capable of operating
fighter jets-- INS Virat, in another seven years.

Jan 19, 2011, 22:12 PM IST