Ak Antony

  • Watch: Naval officer who died on INS Sindhuratna given last salute 28-02-2014 11:55 PM

    Lt Commander Kapish Muwal, one of the Naval officers who lost his lives on INS Sindhuratna was cremated with full state honours today. Both he and his colleague Lt Manoranjan Kumar were responsible for saving the lives of many onboard the ill-fated submarine. As the nation salutes their sacrifice, India...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-02-2014 10:35 PM

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  • Has AK Antony proved to be a failure as defence minister? 27-02-2014 10:02 PM

    There was fire on Navy submarine INS Sindhuratna at the Mumbai harbour early on Tuesday morning. On Wednesday, Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned taking moral responsibility for the Sindhuratna mishap and several other tragedies that have taken place since the fire on INS Sindhurakshak in August 2013 that killed...
  • The Last Word: How serious is the problem affecting the Navy's ships? 27-02-2014 09:03 PM

    There was fire on Navy submarine INS Sindhuratna at the Mumbai harbour early on Tuesday morning. On Wednesday, Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned taking moral responsibility for the Sindhuratna mishap and several other tragedies that have taken place since the fire on INS Sindhurakshak in August 2013 that killed...
  • After ex-DGMO, Antony says Army units' movement a routine drill 21-02-2014 02:15 PM

    Two years after reports were published on how the govt feared a coup by the army under General VK singh's command, ex-DGMO Lt General AK Choudhary has now validated that the government had feared a coup by the army under former Army chief General VK Singh's command. Meanwhile, Defence Minister...
  • News 360: Caste-based quota stays, says Sonia Gandhi 05-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Congress has distanced itself from party leader Janardhan Dwivedi's statement on OBC quota. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a statement affirming the Congress's commitment to caste-based quota. ...
  • Vijay Diwas: Soldiers of 1971 war against Pakistan remembered 16-12-2013 05:08 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony and the three service chiefs paid homage at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in the national capital on Monday to mark Vijay Diwas. This is in commemoration of India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. ...
  • World View: Has the ceasefire mechanism itself failed? 01-11-2013 10:23 PM

    Pakistan High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir on Thursday rejected Defence Minister AK Antony's statement the that Pakistan Army was aiding infiltration along the LoC. ...
  • BJP accuses government of soft approach towards China 06-09-2013 03:27 PM

    There was an uproar in Parliament with members demanding a statement from Defence Minister AK Antony over the reports of Chinese incursion on Thursday. BJP leader Yashwant Sinha accused the government of soft approach towards China. He said, "Yes, it is definitely a soft approach. This is not just with...
  • Antony makes statement on INS Sindhurakshak, ceasefire violations in RS 19-08-2013 03:33 PM

    Defence Minster AK Antony on Monday made a statement in Parliament on the explosions and fire on board submarine INS Sindhurakshak. He also took a tough stand on ceasefire violations along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 14-08-2013 11:50 PM

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  • INS Sindhurakshak sinks after serial blasts, 18 sailors missing 14-08-2013 08:59 PM

    In a huge setback to the Indian Navy, one of India's most advanced diesel-electric submarine, INS Sindhurakshak, caught fire following two massive explosions and sank in the dockyard in Mumbai early on Wednesday morning. 18 navy personnel were on board the INS Sindurakshak including 3 officers and 15 sailors.The cause...
  • News 360: Big blow to Navy, blasts in submarine Sindhurakshak, 18 sailors missing 14-08-2013 08:54 PM

    A massive fire broke out in a submarine, named Sindhurakshak, between Lion Gate and Seta Gate late on Tuesday night at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. ...
  • Some Navy personnel have died in INS Sindhurakshak fire: Antony 14-08-2013 12:31 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony has briefed PM Manmohan Singh on the INS Sindhurakshak fire and has said some Navy personnel have died. "I have apprised the PM of the incident. I'm going to the spot. The Naval Chief is already there. I'm saddened by the incident as many Navy personnel...
  • Pakistan Army not involved in LoC killings: Salman Bashir 12-08-2013 05:21 PM

    Pakistani High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir has claimed that the Pakistani Army was not involved in the killing of the five Indian soldiers at the Line of Control in Poonch. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Bashir while expressing his regret at the loss of life said that...
  • LoC killings: Antony was being cautious when he made the first statement, says Khurshid 11-08-2013 11:13 PM

    "I do believe that the Defence Minister at best can be described to have been cautious in proceeding on a day on a matter that is extremely sensitive and who would obviously have wanted more information to come in, which is what happened finally," the External Affairs Minister said. ...
  • India to launch first indigenous aircraft carrier 'INS Vikrant' on Monday 11-08-2013 11:03 PM

    India will launch its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant on Monday, making an entry into a select club of countries capable of designing and building a carrier of this size and capability. ...
  • FTP: Are peaceniks being edged out of the Indo-Pakistan equation? 08-08-2013 11:58 PM

    Under sustained attack from the Opposition over his statement on the killing of five Indian soldiers in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday made a U-turn and blamed the Pakistan Army for the "brutal" and "unprovoked" act. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 08-08-2013 11:55 PM

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  • LoC killings: Antony does a U-turn, blames Pakistan Army 08-08-2013 11:29 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony's U-turn came under opposition pressure. He was forced to concede that the earlier Army statement on LoC killings was right and that the Pakistan Army was behind the killings. ...
  • LoC killings: Is dialogue still the only way forward with Pakistan? 08-08-2013 11:24 PM

    The killing of five Indian soldiers by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir has put bilateral talks under cloud. ...
  • The Last Word: Options the Army can consider to check Pakistan's adventurism on the LoC? 08-08-2013 11:00 PM

    Five Indian soldiers were killed by Pakistani troops along the LoC in the Poonch sector on Tuesday, sparking outrage in India. If given a free hand what are the tactical options the army could consider to check Pakistan's adventurism on the LoC? That's the question Karan Thapar discussed with a...
  • News 360: Pakistan Army involved in LoC killings, says AK Antony 08-08-2013 09:29 PM

    Union Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday did a U-turn and blamed the Pakistan Army for the "brutal" killing of five Indian soldiers at the LoC. ...
  • No decision on Indo-Pak talks yet: Salman Khurshid 08-08-2013 03:11 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid told CNN-IBN that no decision has been taken on the diplomatic steps or talks with Pakistan. He backed Defence Minister AK Antony saying his earlier statement was forced under opposition pressure. ...
  • Watch: Face-off between Congress, BJP leaders on Antony's statement 08-08-2013 02:49 PM

    Backtracking on his initial statement on the latest killings at the LoC, Defence Minister AK Antony directly blamed the Pakistani Army for the attack. The BJP is up in arms saying the earlier statement was a big faux pas on part of the government. CNN-IBN spoke to Congress leader Jagdambika...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-08-2013 11:57 PM

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  • Taking on Pakistan: Is it time for our politicians to put up a united front? 07-08-2013 11:54 PM

    Defence Minister AK Antony came under heavy fire from the opposition parties over his statement on the killing of Indian soldiers in Parliament on Tuesday where he blamed "20 heavily armed terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan Army uniforms" for the attack which was contradictory to a press release...
  • LoC killings: BJP demands apology from Antony over statement 07-08-2013 11:52 PM

    The killing of five Indian soldiers by Pakistan Army continued to rock Parliament on Wednesday. The BJP leadership in a concerted attack cornered the Defence Minister blaming him for providing an alibi to Islamabad and demanding that AK Anthony give an explanation. The government hit back insisting BJP's attack is...
  • Watch: Face-off between Shukla, Javadekar on LoC killings 07-08-2013 02:30 PM

    The Congress is under fire from the BJP over Defence Minister AK Antony's statements on the LoC killings. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar questioned as to why two contradicting statements were made on the soldier killings. ...
  • Antony must explain why 2 statements came on LoC killings: Jaitley 07-08-2013 01:21 PM

    The BJP hit out at Defence Minister AK Antony for the ministry's contradicting statements in Parliament on the Poonch LoC killings. BJP leader Arun Jaitley said Antony must explain why two statements were made and must apologise. ...