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Vice Admiral Bimal Verma moves tribunal after being overlooked as next Navy chief

In his petition, Verma, Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command, has challenged the government's move to ignore seniority and appoint his junior as the next Navy chief.

Admiral Dhowan appointed as new Navy chief

The final nail in the coffin that led to Joshi’s resignation was a fire on the Sindhuratna submarine in which two officers were killed.


MoD gets EC approval for Navy chief appointment

The ministry is likely to move ahead the file for the appointment of a new chief that has to be approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

Ex-Navy Chief’s resignation to be treated as retirement

Making him eligible for all benefits and perks as a former Navy Chief.

Vice Admiral at centre of row ‘not fit to command’, then Navy Chief Nirmal Verma had said

Sources said that at this point of time, Sinha is not contemplating resigning, making the selection of a new chief an extremely tough decision.

Joshi insisted on resigning: Antony

Antony said that the officer was very disturbed about the submarine accident and wanted to take full responsibility for the matter.


Admiral DK Joshi was disturbed, requested me to accept resignation: AK Antony

"I consulted everybody. I met the PM also. Ultimately, we took a decision to accept the resignation."

Succession pangs for Navy, Dhowan top contender

Sinha’s appointment as the Western Naval Commander was itself controversial as previous Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma is said to have opposed it.

Mishaps: Navy blames low manpower

MoD, which met Admiral Joshi thrice, is not impressed

Vice Admiral D K Joshi named new Navy Chief

58-year-old Joshi is taking over the force at a time when it is set to operate two aircraft carriers.

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Things have changed after Mumbai attacks: Navy chief

Vizag (AP), Feb 08 (ANI): Navy Chief R K Dhowan on Monday assured the country that sailors stay alert and awake on the International water boundaries so that people of the country can sleep peacefully. Speaking about the Mumbai terror attacks, Dhowan said that there have been a lot of changes after 2008 to ensure the safety of the citizens. He added that adequate measure have been taken to mark the identity of fishermen of every state departing from their ports to earn their livelihood without any problem.