COAST GUARD

  • Coast Guard DIG Loshali who claimed to have ordered Pak boat be blown off, shunted out 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: The Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali, who had contradicted the government's version on the explosion on board a Pakistani vessel, has been removed as the Chief of Staff at Northwest region and attached to their zonal headquarters. This has been done as a Board of Inquiry (BoI) is on...
  • Congress cornered on Pakistani boat issue, says Manohar Parrikar February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday took a dig at the Congress over its raising questions on government's version on an intruding Pakistani boat intercepted off the Gujarat coast on December 31 last year and said the opposition party took a stand which put it in a corner. Parrikar...
  • Does the Pakistan video back government's claim? February 20, 2015

    The Indian Coast Guard on Friday evening released a video of the Pakistan boat blown near Gujarat coast on December 31, 2014. The Coast Guard clarified that the boat contained explosive material and blew itself up. ...
  • News 360: After controversy, Coast Guard releases video of Pakistan 'terror' boat February 20, 2015

    The Indian Coast Guard on Friday evening released a video of the Pakistan boat blown neat Gujarat coast on December 31, 2014. The whole episode came under scanner after Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claimed that he ordered the blowing up of the boat. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 20, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Pakistan 'terror' boat row: Coast Guard releases video, says boat blew itself up February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Indian Coast Guard on Friday evening released a video of the Pakistan boat blown near Gujarat coast on December 31, 2014. The Coast Guard clarified that the boat contained explosive material and blew itself up. The whole episode came under scanner after Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claimed...
  • Pakistan 'terror' boat row: Coast Guard DIG Loshali apologises, may face court martial, say sources February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Facing severe criticism for his remarks that he ordered the blowing up of the Pakistani boat, Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali has written to the Coast Guard High command apologising for his conduct. However, sources say that his apology is not being accepted and a full scale inquiry...
  • Coast Guard DIG's claim contradicts government's stand on Pak boat, Opposition sharpens attack February 19, 2015

    Deputy Inspector General of Indian Coast Guard BK Loshali is under fire for claiming to have ordered the blowing up of a Pakistani boat off the Porbandar coast on New Year's eve. Loshali's claim contradicted Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who had said that the boat was loaded with explosives and...
  • Pakistan 'terror' boat row: Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali a habitual offender, say sources February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Soon after Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali was caught on camera saying he ordered the blowing up of the Pakistani boat, the Indian government ordered probe into his remarks on Wednesday. According to sources, the Coast Guard DIG has been a serial offender in disciplinary matters....
  • Pakistan hits back over 'terror' boat row, says India violated international rules yet again February 19, 2015

    Islamabad: Armed with a new ammunition after the controversial claim of India's Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali that his force had blown up an intruding boat in December, Pakistan hit back accusing India of being "heinous in its face". "It has one again been proved that India has violated the...
  • Pak terror boat twist: Was there a cover-up by the Defence Ministry? February 18, 2015

    Deputy Inspector General of Indian Coast Guard BK Loshali on Tuesday rejected the report which said that he ordered to blow up a Pakistani boat which infiltrated into Indian waters. A Pakistani boat was intercepted on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 along the maritime border off...
  • Indian Express video nails Coast Guard DIG, seen boasting 'we blew off the Pakistan' boat February 18, 2015

    The Indian Express on Wednesday released the video showing Indian Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claiming that he ordered the Pakistani boat which was near the Indian maritime border on the intervening night of December 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015 be blown off. The DIG is clearly seen in...
  • Coast Guard DIG denies report, says he didn't order Pakistani boat to be blown up February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Deputy Inspector General of Indian Coast Guard BK Loshali on Tuesday rejected the report which said that he had ordered to blow up a Pakistani boat which had infiltrated into Indian waters. A Pakistani boat was intercepted on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 along...
  • Some ex-PMs 'compromised' India's deep assets, alleges Manohar Parrikar January 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday alleged that some former Prime Ministers had compromised the country's "deep assets" on national security but refrained from naming them. Parrikar said he did not give details about Coast Guard operation involving a boat coming from Pakistan as the "source of information might...
  • No link between terrorist infiltration bid and Barack Obama's visit, says Manohar Parrikar January 19, 2015

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday dismissed reports linking any possible infiltration bid by terrorists from across the border with the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama. "The reports of terrorists trying to infiltrate from across the border are unnecessarily linked with Obama's visit. From the information given...
  • 173 marine commandos deployed in Gujarat coastal areas after the recent Pakistani boat explosion January 5, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Security has been tightened across the coastal region of Gujarat after a Pakistani boat exploded 365 kms off Porbandar coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. 173 marine commandos have been deployed at 20 police stations along the coastal areas to avert any untoward incident. "After...
  • Pakistan captures two fishing boats with 12 Indian fishermen January 4, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan on Sunday captured two fishing boats with 12 Indian fishermen. The capture came after four days when the Indian Coast Guard intercepted a Pakistani fishing boat allegedly carrying explosives. "The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency apprehended 12 Indian fishermen alongwith two boats off the Gujarat coast in the Arabian sea...
  • Terror at sea: India searches for second Pakistan boat which came from Karachi January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: After a mid sea operation against a Pakistani boat that probably averted a 26/11 like terror attack on New Years eve, sources say Indian authorities are on the lookout for a second boat which also came from Karachi around the same time. Indian secirity agencies are searching the...
  • Pakistan rejects reports of boat interception off Gujarat January 3, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday rejected reports that a Pakistani fishing boat said to be carrying explosives was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Gujarat and the vessel exploded before sinking along with four occupants. Foreign Office Spokesman Tasnim Aslam categorically denied the reports which said that...
  • Coast Guard patrolling still on, area where Pakistan terror boat sank under surveillance January 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. Coast Guard IG Kuldeep Singh on Saturday said, "In the afternoon of December 1,...
  • Pakistan's terror at sea: Indian authorities keeping an eye on a second suspicious boat January 3, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. ...
  • Pakistani boat laden with explosives blows up off Indian coast: India January 3, 2015

    New Delhi: A Pakistani fishing boat laden with explosives bound for India blew up, killing all four people on board, after the Indian Coast Guard tried to stop and search it, the Indian government said on Friday. It was not possible to independently verify the Indian account. In a first reaction,...
  • Congress congratulates Indian Coast Guards for intercepting Suspicious Pakistani boat January 2, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard intercepted a suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 but before the security officials could board the boat, it was set on fire by its occupants setting off explosions and finally sank....
  • Indian Coast Guards foiled 26/11 like terror attack January 2, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard intercepted a suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 but before the security officials could board the boat, it was set on fire by its occupants setting off explosions and finally sank....
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 2, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Indian Coast Guard intercepts suspicious Pakistani boat, set on fire January 2, 2015

    Indian Coast Guard intercepted a suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat coast on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1 but before the security officials could board the boat, it was set on fire by its occupants setting off explosions and finally sank....
  • Pakistani boat kept sending signals of non-compliance despite getting cornered by Coast Goast January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: The Coast Guard has stated that despite being cornered by it, the suspicious boat continued sending signals of non-compliance. The suspicious boat was Pakistani because of its construction and flag it was bearing. It can be called a terror bid if it is established but the matter is...
  • Pakistani boat blown off Gujarat coast, Coast Guard searching for wreckage, dead bodies January 2, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft are continuing operations to search for wreckage and dead bodies in the area where they intercepted a Pakistani boat on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1. Coast Guard intercepted the suspicious Pakistani vessel with explosives along the maritime border off Gujarat...
  • ISRO successfully launches India's heaviest rocket GSLV-3, paves way for manned space mission December 18, 2014

    Sriharikota: The Indian space Research Organisation successfully launched India's heaviest rocket - the GSLV-3 from Sriharikota on Thursday, as its next step towards putting a man in space. The operation continued for approximately 20 minutes with the capsule safely splashing down into Bay of Bengal off Andaman and Nicobar Islands....
  • Armed forces conduct coastal exercise on the sixth anniversary of 26/11 November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Over 30 ships, submarines and aircraft of the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Coast Guard and state agencies have been deployed for an exercise off the western coast, ahead of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack. "In order to be better prepared to prevent a 26/11 incident...