Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

INS Vikrant


From suicide to graft: After power shift in Mumbai, key cases go on the backburner

October 12, 2022 6:32 pm

The Indian Express tracked nine such key cases, and found that eight of them are now on the backburner for reasons ranging from the CBI being called in to a change in prosecutor or just lack of evidence.

Saturday Briefing: the INS Vikrant story, India and vaccines, Pa Ranjith's latest, and more

September 03, 2022 8:11 am

Top news today: National Herald's funding has been called into question over the years, sometimes by Congress leaders as well; and more.

Naval muscle and seal of Chhatrapati Shivaji, inspiring Indian Navy

September 03, 2022 8:44 am

The new Ensign has the national flag on the upper canton (top left corner), and a blue octagon encompassing the National Emblem sitting atop an anchor.

Kochi to Bokaro, Kolkata to Pune: INS Vikrant an all-India effort

September 04, 2022 9:14 am

The country’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC), built by the Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL), was commissioned into the Indian Navy as INS Vikrant on Friday.

Delhi Confidential: Rajeev Chandrasekhar, son of IAF officer, has personal connect with INS Vikrant

September 03, 2022 6:55 am

At the commissioning ceremony of indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant in Kochi on Friday, IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar had a personal story to share about the majestic warship.

INS Vikrant sets sail: Why it is key to India's maritime strategy

September 03, 2022 9:09 am

Abhijit Singh writes: Despite rising costs and vulnerability, the aircraft carrier continues to be at the heart of India’s maritime strategy

Vikrant sails, push for 3rd aircraft carrier now

September 03, 2022 7:31 am

Making a case for the third aircraft carrier, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence had said in December last year that it is an “unavoidable requirement to meet any eventualities” considering the “long coastline and hostile adversities on both sides of Indian peninsula”.

'Reflection of self-reliant India, new ensign ends burden of slavery': PM commissions India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant

September 03, 2022 4:54 am

Presiding over the INS Vikrant commissioning ceremony at the Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kochi on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also unveiled the new Naval Ensign or Nishaan.

The complete story of INS Vikrant, and why India already wants to build another aircraft carrier

September 03, 2022 7:53 pm

The commissioning of India’s first indigenously designed and manufactured aircraft carrier marks a defining moment in the history of the Indian Navy. INS Vikrant, the namesake and a successor to the nation’s beloved first aircraft carrier, will catapult India to a select club of the world’s great Naval powers.

PM to commission Vikrant, unveil Naval Ensign ‘Nishaan’ on Friday

September 02, 2022 1:39 am

Naval Ensigns are flags that naval ships or formations bear to denote nationality. The current Indian Naval Ensign consists of a St. George’s Cross — a red cross with white background — with the Tricolor in one of its corners.


'A new sunrise in New India': PM Modi commissions nation's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

September 02, 2022 1:24 pm

Commissioning ceremony was held at the Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kochi on Friday morning where Prime Minister Narendra Modi also unveiled the new Naval Ensign or Nishaan.

India's first indigenous aircraft carrier, which will be named INS Vikrant, begins sea trials

August 04, 2021 3:15 pm

The first indigenously designed and built aircraft carrier of India, which will be named INS Vikrant once commissioned, Wednesday began its sea trials off the coast of Kochi.

First Look: This magnificent ship will soon be INS Vikrant

June 10, 2015 10:16 pm

India today undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited.