07 Aug 2012
To avert military confrontations on high seas, India and Pakistan are discussing the establishment of a mechanism of direct contact between the navies of the two countries.
16 Jan 2012
The row over Army Chief General V K Singh's date of birth is not affecting the working relationship between the armed forces and the Defence Ministry in anyway, Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma said on Monday.
16 Feb 2011
The Navy will float a global tender for obtaining six next generation submarines worth over Rs 50,000 crore by the end of this year
31 May 2016
New Delhi: Admiral Sunil Lanba today took over as the new Chief of Naval Staff and vowed to ensure that the maritime domain of the country is safe and secure.
03 Mar 2011
Defence Minister A K Antony on Thursday ruled out any plans for offensive action against Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden despite an increase in piracy-related incidents.
17 Sep 2016
Mumbai: Preliminary investigation in the Scorpene data leak case has found that the leak did not take place in India but at the office of defence company DCNS in France, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said on Saturday.
04 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Amid raging debate on religious intolerance in the country, Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan yesterday asserted that his force was 'totally secular' and every ship of the Indian Navy was a microcosm of India.
19 Nov 2015
Hyderabad: Former Navy Chief Arun Prakash today disapproved of military veterans protest move to return and burn medals against 'diluted' OROP scheme, and favoured other avenues like negotiating with government to push their demands or going to court.
29 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Monday said Leak of information related to Scorpene submarine by Australian media is a matter of serious concern. His comment came after the Australian whistleblower who broke the story claimed the Indian government was downplaying the incident and weapons data also figured in the papers.
25 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Navy on Wednesday stressed that the report on the leak of data related to India's Scorpene submarines which created a stir on Wednesday is hypothetical, pertaining to simulators and the signature of a boat can be known only when it hits the seas.