INS Vikrant

DMK wants Congress, not BJP, to get INS Vikrant credit

DMK mouthpiece Murasoli’s editorial on Thursday slammed BJP for claiming INS Vikrant as the success of the BJP-led government.

published on : 9th September 2022

The central politics of regional histories

 India’s maritime heritage goes a far longer way back than the PMO thinks it does: the best of naval times were, indeed, precolonial.

published on : 8th September 2022

INS Vikrant brings to light government focus on speedy indigenisation

Its prototype is expected to be out in two years with 2028 set as the timeline for production to begin.

published on : 4th September 2022

Vikrant to be berthed at Kattupalli Port in Chennai

Future excavations will depend on the findings of this reconnaissance study and a detailed survey will follow.

published on : 4th September 2022

Indian Navy displays might, mesmerises Kochi

The grand function marking the commissioning of INS Vikrant and the unveiling of Indian Navy’s new ensign was an occasion that displayed the Naval grandeur in white.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Proud moment for ship tech dept of CUSAT with induction of INS Vikrant

Prof V Sivaprasad, senior faculty of DoST, who was invited to the function, said it was a proud moment for him personally after seeing so many of his students at the Cochin Shipyard

published on : 3rd September 2022

INS Vikrant sets India sail towards developed nation: PM Modi

Vikrant, Modi pointed out, is also a symbol of India’s talent and technology.

published on : 3rd September 2022

INS Vikrant fine but what about China?: Owaisi asks PM Modi

That is because he has destroyed the economy of country & has no money. We need 200 ships, but only have 130,” he tweeted on Friday.

published on : 3rd September 2022

PM Modi launches projects worth  Rs 3800 crore in Mangaluru, says world-class infrastructure is priority

"Our refinery is dependent on the river but now its dependence will come down. Karnataka is one of the most benefited states of Sagarmala project," said the PM. 

published on : 2nd September 2022

INS Vikrant a collective effort of all govts since 1999, will PM acknowledge it, asks Congress

Jairam Ramesh shared a video of former defence minister A K Antony launching INS Vikrant in 2013 and said it just happens that the Modi government is in power when it is being commissioned.

published on : 2nd September 2022

PM Modi unveils Indian Navy's new ensign inspired by Chatrapati Shivaji, sheds colonial legacy

The design encompassed within the octagon has been taken from the Indian Naval crest and has been replaced with a clear anchor underscoring the steadfastness of the Indian Navy.

published on : 2nd September 2022

INS Vikrant not just landmark, it is outcome of 21st century India’s work and determination: PM Modi

With the commissioning of the Vikrant, India now becomes the sixth country to make a warship bigger than 40,000 tonnes.

published on : 2nd September 2022

PM Modi commissions India's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant

Ahead of the commissioning, PM Modi received the Guard of Honour at the Shipyard received a Guard of Honour as he arrived for the Commissioning ceremony.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Sam no Varunah: Indian Navy to induct INS Vikrant in its fleet on Sept 2

He will also unveil a new naval ensign that would shake off the colonial vestiges, and reflect the rich Indian heritage, according to the Prime Minister’s Office.

published on : 2nd September 2022

PM Modi to commission INS Vikrant on Friday

The commissioning of Vikrant will mark a significant step towards India's self-reliance in the defence sector, a Defence spokesman has said. 

published on : 1st September 2022

Indian Navy to get new ensign, PM Modi to unveil it in Kochi

On October 2, 1934, the naval service was renamed Royal Indian Navy (RIN), with its headquarters at Bombay (now Mumbai), according to infirmation shared on a website of the Indian Navy.

published on : 30th August 2022

PM's two-day Kerala visit on Thursday: He'll commission INS Vikrant, visit Adi Shankaracharya's birthplace

With the commissioning of Vikrant, India will have two operational Aircraft Carriers, which will bolster the maritime security of the nation.

published on : 30th August 2022

India's first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant to be commissioned on September 3

Vice Admiral Ghormade said the commissioning of the aircraft carrier will be an 'unforgettable' day as it will significantly enhance the country's overall maritime capabilities.

published on : 25th August 2022

Inside Vikrant, India’s first indigenous airbase on high seas

The flight deck of INS Vikrant has an area equal to two and a half hockey fields which roughly translates into 12,500 sq m. There is a short runway and a long runway equipped with a ski-jump.

published on : 25th August 2022

Ambiguity continues over status of Navy’s third aircraft carrier

With one aircraft carrier still under maintenance and one yet to be inducted, the Indian Navy will be operating without one for some more time. 

published on : 8th August 2022
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