Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicINS Vikrant

Topic: INS Vikrant

PLA published an article on Indian Navy. China’s eyes are on INS Vikrant

There are a few moments in world history when we observe change unfold before our eyes. Beijing's gamble in the Pacific, promotion of Chinese elites are some.

Why ex-BJP MP Kirit Somaiya is in trouble over his campaign to save aircraft carrier INS Vikrant

Mumbai Police have filed charges against former MP & his son, who are accused of misappropriating funds they collected in 2013 campaign to save INS Vikrant from scrapping.

IAC-1 deserves greater attention. If only Indian defence moved away from episodic concerns

The cost of IAC-1 is not far above Modi govt's expenditure on Rajpath's refurbishment. So the question is — what is of greater importance to India, beauty or security?

Why Vikrant sea trial is key in the power-posturing regions of Indo-Pacific, South China Sea

The US Navy successfully tested the new AGM-88G Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-Extended Range, just ten days before the Indian navy tested the Vikrant’s sea-faring systems.

Sea trials of first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant in July, commissioning mid-2022

Though the original plans for the ship were floated in 1989, the design work began fresh in 1999. It was scheduled for commissioning in 2018 but has been delayed.

6,000 fingerprints, 15 states — A 9-month NIA probe of theft on INS Vikrant ends at OLX

Theft of sensitive defence equipment sparked fears of enemy sabotage but the NIA probe found it was committed by 2 painters who sold the equipment on OLX. 

INS Vikrant will be delivered by 2021, fighter jet trials soon after that, Navy says

Top naval officer says construction of the indigenous aircraft carrier, at the Cochin Shipyard, is progressing at a 'brisk pace'.

From INS Vikrant to INS Imphal, how names of Indian Navy ships have evolved over the years

The new Visakhapatnam-class destroyer INS Imphal is the first Indian Navy ship to be named after a city in the Northeast.

How Sehmat, the ‘one daredevil woman’ in Raazi, saved INS Vikrant

Read this exclusive excerpt from Harinder Sikka’s book 'Calling Sehmat' to know what happened.

Defence ministry blocks Navy’s ‘unrealistic’ five-year acquisition plan

The plan has been sent back for pruning, because it would double India’s defence budget. Top Navy officials meet new minister Sitharaman to brief...

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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