• 26 November, 2022
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Chinese Navy’s Advancements: Challenge Or Opportunity For India

The Chinese digital news outlet ‘The Paper’, recently published details of China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s display of a large number of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), unmanned surface vessels (USVs), and…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Rising Rivalry in the Indian Ocean

As two major emerging powers, India and China are maritime-oriented nation-states. New Delhi and Beijing have a unique set of vested interests in the Indian Ocean region (IOR). Geostrategic supremacy…

By Jay Maniyar

Tightening the Noose Around Chinese Ships: India’s Coastal Surveillance System & SAGAR Policy

Bangladesh’s PM Sheikh Hasina was in India recently. The visit helped fructify many projects, especially one that India had been executing since 2019-- Coastal Surveillance System (CSS). India nudged Bangladesh…

By Levina

Pakistan Navy – A Navy That is Detached from Reality

Today, 08 September, is Pakistan Navy Day.  After decades of being in service, why is Pakistan Navy, today finding itself in a fix? Pakistan Navy has acquired two and is…

By Captain DK Sharma (Retd)

President of Maldives Calls H.E. Mr Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on the President of India

The President of the Republic of Maldives, H.E. Mr Ibrahim Mohamed Solih called on the President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. Welcoming President Solih at Rashtrapati…

Maritime Partnership Exercise Between Indian Navy And Japan Maritime Self Defence Force In The Andaman Sea

A Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) was conducted between Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and Indian Navy on 23 Jul 22 in Andaman Sea. INS Sukanya, an offshore patrol vessel and…

Infrastructure in the Deep Peninsula for National Security and Self-reliance

A Swarajya report https://swarajyamag.com/infrastructure/vo-chidambaranar-port-to-expand-with-rs-7200-crore-project-to-compete-with-colombo-and-singapore-as-transhipment-hub  about VOC port in Thoothukkudi (Tuticorin), Tamil Nadu, and its plans to expand into a container trans-shipment port was interesting. It reminded me of a plan…

By Rajeev Srinivasan

Indo-Pacific is future, not past: Jaishankar

New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) The Quad reflects a stronger sense of converging purpose in the face of regional and global challenges and symbolises the larger direction that the world…

Sonowal stresses on harnessing marine resources, sustainable ‘blue economy’

Guwahati, May 28 (PTI) Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday stressed on harnessing marine resources and ecologically responsible economic growth in the South East Asian region for sustainable development. He…

20th edition of the Bilateral Naval Exercise between Indian and French Navies – ‘VARUNA’ is being conducted in the Arabian Sea from 30 Mar – 03 Apr 22

The 20th edition of the Bilateral Naval Exercise between Indian and French Navies – ‘VARUNA’ is being conducted in the Arabian Sea from 30 Mar – 03 Apr 22. The…

Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Maritime Exercise 2022 (IMEX-22) was conducted at Goa and in Arabian Sea

The maiden edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Maritime Exercise 2022 (IMEX-22) was conducted at Goa and in Arabian Sea from 26 – 30 Mar 22. The aim of…

Sardar KM Panikkar : A Maritime Visionary

A great historian, statesman, educationist, diplomat, journalist and bilingual writer, Kavalam Madhava Panikkar (1895-1963) has been consigned to history as having given the wrong advice to Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru…

By TP Sreenivasan