Tag Archives: India

India to launch home-made nuke submarine, intercontinental ballistic missile by 2015 – WORLD – Globaltimes.cn

India will launch indigenous nuclear submarine and the country’s first intercontinental ballistic missile by 2015, a top defense official has said. State-owned Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander has said the 5,000 km range nuclear-capable Agni V intercontinental ballistic missile and INS Arihant, a nuclear-powered submarine armed with atomic warhead missiles, […]

Italian marines to be tried under Act that carries death penalty – The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre has decided that the two Italian marines, accused of killing two Kerala fishermen in February 2012, will be tried under Article 3 of the SUA Act which attracts death penalty if convicted. The home ministry gave sanction to the National Investigating Agency (NIA) for the purpose, repudiating its own commitment to […]

Italy warns India of consequences if marines face death – GazzettaDelSud

Italy vowed ‘countermeasures’ Friday against India if reports were confirmed that the government there was considering the death penalty as a possible punishment for two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen. Only a day after official assurances to the contrary, Indian newspaper The Hindustan Times reported that India’s anti-terrorist National Investigation Agency (NIA) […]

No interest in US-style Gulf security role, says minister

India’s foreign minister said the country had no interest in filling the breach if Washington decided to reduce its military footprint in the Gulf, and cautioned that the region would not be well-served by turning to other Asian powers, like China… India plans to spend $100bn in the next 10 years to modernise its mostly […]

India’s coastal security better post 26/11 but chinks remain (Five Years After 26/11) | Business Standard

India has made significant progress to improve coastal security after the 26/11 terror attack in which 10 Pakistani terrorists came undetected by sea to unleash mayhem in Mumbai, leaving 166 dead. But more efforts are needed to reduce the country’s vulnerability to a sea-borne terror strike, say the experts. The 2008 terror attack, which exposed […]

Document Contradicts Indian Government’s Claim Over Ship Arrest | gCaptain ⚓ Maritime & Offshore News

As the media responds to the recent arrest of the vessel MV SEAMAN GUARD OHIO, the predominant headlines report that the armed vessel violated Indian sovereignty by sailing within the country’s 12 nautical mile “territorial waters” limit. A newly released document from the Tamil Nadu Police tells a different story. The document, written in Tamil, […]

MV Seaman Guard Ohio: India police arrest crew of US ship – BBC News

Police in India say they have arrested the crew of a US-owned ship accused of illegally entering Indian waters with a huge cache of weapons on board. Officials say MV Seaman Guard Ohio was detained on 12 October by the Indian Coast Guard and is currently anchored at a port in southern Tamil Nadu state. […]