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Jun 13, 2017
INS Sindhurakshak decommissioned four years after submarine accident claimed 18 livesAfter nearly four years of an explosion and subsequent fire onboard INS Sindhurakshak that claimed 18 Navy personnel lives, the Indian Navy has decommissioned the submarine
May 05, 2015
Sindhurakshak accident cannot be blamed on anyone: Govt tells Rajya SabhaThe government on Tuesday said the explosion onboard submarine INS Sindhurakshak in 2013 that led to the death of 18 personnel was "probably induced" during the process of arming of the torpedoes and cannot be blamed on anyone.
Dec 03, 2014
Navy Chief does not rule out human error in submarine tragedyAddressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day, he noted that a submarine is a "dangerous platform" because it has explosives, fuel and a lot of equipment.
Dec 02, 2014
Parrikar says navy suffered 24 mishaps involving submarines since 2011While three accidents each occurred in 2011 and 2012, seven happened in 2013 and 11 till 6 November, this year. The accidents in 2013 included the one involving INS Sindhurakshak in which 18 personnel were killed.
Nov 25, 2014
Seven Naval officers indicted in Sindhuratna mishapOn 26 February this year, there was a fire on board INS Sindhuratna when it was at sea off Mumbai for routine training and inspection.
Nov 10, 2014
China's maritime threat: How India let its best bet Vizhinjam be sabotagedFor some years, India has under-invested in its Navy, and also in its commercial port infrastructure. These mistakes are now coming back to haunt the country, as our trade capability is affected, and there are long-term strategic holes that our adversaries are looking to exploit.
Nov 06, 2014
Naval Astravahini-class vessel sinks in Vizag, one dead, four missing, 23 rescuedIn recent times, the navy has suffered a series of accidents involving submarines.
Jun 07, 2014
Maritime security tops government agenda: JaitleyJaitley said security apparatus along the coastline is being further strengthened by the Indian Navy and Coastguard.
Jun 06, 2014
US firm salvages INS Sindhurakshak out of waterAn explosion onboard Sindhurakshak on 14 August last year had resulted in the death of 18 Navy personnel.
May 29, 2014
Navy chief briefs PM on operational readinessArmy Chief Gen Bikram Singh had met the prime minister on Wednesday to brief him on the present security situation in the country.