Karwar

  • INS Vikramaditya reaches home base in Karwar January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: After a delay of almost five years, India's largest warship aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Tuesday reached its home base Karwar in Karnataka. The long-awaited $2.3 billion aircraft carrier had started its voyage towards India from Russia after it was inducted formally on November 16 there by Defence Minister...
  • INS Vikramaditya starts sailing towards India from Russia November 26, 2013

    New Delhi: After being inducted into the Indian Navy, the much awaited $ 2.3 billion aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Tuesday started sailing towards its home base in Karwar. The carrier has set off for India after being handed over to Indian Navy 10 days ago, reports from Russia suggested. The aircraft...
  • Navy to have 200 warships in 10 years: Official November 13, 2013

    On board INS Satpura: Indian Navy would have 200 warships in another 10 years, with three aircraft carriers in each of the three naval commands, for which orders have already been given to various docks in the country, a senior official said on Wednesday. "Right now, we have 136 ships and...
  • Karnataka: Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to be based in Karwar base November 12, 2013

    The country's second aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, being commissioned in Russia on November 16, will be stationed at the Karwar Naval base in Karnataka, a top Navy officer said on Tuesday. The 44,570-tonne warship, formerly known as Admiral Gorskhov, is being commissioned into Navy by Defence Minister AK Antony after which...
  • IB asks Karnataka to tighten security to prevent communal violence September 11, 2013

    Bangalore: The Central Intelligence Bureau (IB) has asked Karnataka government to take precautionary measures to prevent communal clashes in the state. According to a top state government source, the IB has warned about a possibility of communal violence ahead of General elections, early next year. The IB letter has been sent...
  • Navy starts probe into Karwar sexual harassment case May 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A Naval Board of Inquiry on Friday started probe into the charges made by the wife of a senior Navy officer that she was being forced by her husband into getting "sexually involved" with his colleagues. The BoI venue was shifted from Karwar in Karnataka to Delhi and during...
  • Karwar Naval sex scandal: Couple had filed for divorce in April May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: In a twist in the Karwar Naval sex scandal case, CNN-IBN has learnt that the couple was separated and had filed for divorce by mutual consent in April this year. CNN-IBN also learnt that the father of the girl had filed a complaint to the Human Rights Commission...
  • Navy hit by another sex scandal, Antony orders probe May 15, 2013

    Bangalore: The Indian Navy has been hit by yet another sex scandal. The wife of a Navy officer on Tuesday charged him of forcing her to get sexually involved with his colleagues. The complaint has prompted Defence Minister AK Antony to order a probe. The woman alleged that her husband, who is...
  • Goa: Two fishermen dead, 4 missing as trawler collides with ship April 26, 2013

    Mumbai/Panaji: In a mishap off south Goa-Karwar coast, two fishermen died and four others went missing after a ship collided with a fishing trawler on Thursday morning. "We have rescued 23 crew members of trawler 'Sea Messiah' while four are still missing and bodies of two fishermen were fished out in...
  • Karwar base: Navy plans Rs 10000 cr worth expansion July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Navy is planning a major expansion of its strategic Karwar naval base in Karnataka where it will berth its Russian-origin aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov and carry out military aircraft operations. The Navy plans to deploy the Admiral Gorshkov, Scorpene submarines and a number of surface ships at the...
  • After Varun, another BJP leader in hate speech row May 19, 2011

    Bangalore: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Karwar and former MP Ananth Kumar Hegde has allegedly threatened Muslims in the state during his speech at an elections rally. Hegde reportedly threatened to disrupt celebrations of Muslim festivals. "If Muslims continue to behave like this, it'll become difficult for them to celebrate Id-ul...
  • After Varun now Hegde makes alleged hate speech April 1, 2009

    Bangalore; BJP candidate Anant Kumar Hegde threatens revenge that if Muslims continue to behave this way, it will become difficult for them to celebrate id-milad After the Varun Gandhi episode, he's another BJP candidate spreading the message of intolerance. The candidate from Karwar is upset because a BJP worker was allegedly...