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Pradip R Sagar

  • Ex-chief of army's secret spying unit gets security cover

    The Commanding Officer of the controversial secret military intelligence unit — Technical Support Division (TSD) — set up in 2010 by the then army chief, Gen VK Singh, has been given security cover by the Army as he was facing "threats" from various terrorist groups against whom he carried out...

    Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 7:05am
  • VK Singh flays govt for appointing service chiefs in haste

    A day after the outgoing UPA-II government decided to appoint navy chief, former army chief General VK Singh blames the government of making crucial appointments in haste and in the middle of general elections. The government has also moved a proposal to designate next army chief before demitting...

    Saturday, 19 April 2014 - 6:40am
  • New Navy chief RK Dhowan promises end to string of mishaps

    Admiral RK Dhowan takes over as 22nd chief of naval command

    Friday, 18 April 2014 - 7:55am
  • RK Dhowan named as the new Indian Navy chief

    Ending suspense of over 50 days, the government on today appointed Admiral RK Dhowan as the Chief of the Naval Staff.

    Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 10:26am
  • RK Dhowan emerges as frontrunner for navy chief's post

    As the process to select navy chief reaches its last leg, Vice Admiral RK Dhowan, who is also officiating chief of naval staff after admiral DK Joshi's sudden departure, is emerging as the frontrunner for the top post. Defence minister AK Antony, who returned to his office after a fortnight of...

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 8:55am
  • Believe me, there's no Narendra Modi wave: CP Joshi

    Congress general secretary CP Joshi, who is considered to be a close aide of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, says there is no Modi wave in the country. The former union minister expects the Congress to prove all opinion poll projections wrong by doing well in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. In...

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 7:15am
  • Pilot error probable cause of IAF Hercules crash

    The preliminary investigation into an 'unusual' crash of IAF's Hercules transport aircraft has strongly indicated 'human error' as the most probable reason for the crash. And the Indian Air Force has ruled out possibility of a serious technical snag in the crash of one of the world's safest...

    Tuesday, 1 April 2014 - 6:15am
  • VK Singh : A soldier goes electioneering

    It is difficult to let go the habits ofa lifetime. And General (retired) VK Singh faces just the sort ofdilemma given that the former army chief has gone from commanding anarmy of 1.3 million to pleading with an electorate of 20 lakh—a large chunk of whom havenever even heardof him.

    Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 7:20am
  • dna special: Chinese ships intrude 100 nautical miles into Indian waters

    A day before Beijing sent a formal request to allow its warships to enter Indian waters in search of the missing Malaysian plane, two Chinese Navy frigates intruded more than 100 nautical miles into Indian waters in the Andaman Sea, according to a top government source. Officials claim that last...

    Wednesday, 26 March 2014 - 7:15am
  • Rules bent for ex-navy chief DK Joshi's retirement benefits

    Admiral DK Joshi's resignation as navy chief after taking "moral responsibility" for the February 26 INS Sindhuratna mishap which claimed the lives of two officers was a farce. A day after he quit, Joshi realised he would not be eligible for post-service benefits like pension and gratuity and so,...

    Wednesday, 12 March 2014 - 6:45am

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