AK Antony

Type: Person
Name: AK Antony (A.K. Antony)
Title: Minister of Defense (2006)
Organization: Government of India
Date of Birth: 1940-12-28
Place of Birth: Cherthala
Nationality: India
Fact Sheet: Biography for A.K. Antony
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Seniors in Congress to make way for the youth?

With elections in Maharashtra and Haryana over, Congress old guard, holding offices at the party headquarters have got perturbed at the reports of a long-awaited massive reshuffle in the party and speculations that they will have to make a way for the ... [Published DNA India - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Closure of Bars Without Rehab Plan for Alcoholics Premature, Say Experts

MALAPPURAM:  Sinoj (name changed), a native in Thrissur district, had been a heavy drinker for several years.  When he turned 35, the doctors identified that he had liver cirrhosis and advised him to stop drinking. Sinoj tried hard to come out of the ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Is MoD becoming forte of bureaucrats, who ill-advise govt on military and security issues?

Admiral DK Joshi the ex-Naval Chief who put up his resignation on 26 Feb 2014 on the issue of recurring accidents taking place in the Navy fleet and whose resignation was accepted within hours by AK Antony, then Defence Minister of India to save his own ... [Published Meri News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Time to revamp for Congress

New Delhi, Oct. 15: The elections in Maharashtra and Haryana are over, now the Congress leadership will have to grapple with the brewing internal crisis over restructuring the organisation. The past few months have seen hard bargaining — and even politics ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Quit due to dysfunctional environment in Navy, Admiral Joshi says

NEW DELHI: Admiral DK Joshi, who resigned as Navy chief on February 26 taking moral responsibility for repeated accidents involving naval vessels, said the root cause of his resignation was the "dysfunctional and inefficient" operating environment in ... [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Antony blamed for AICC action against Tharoor

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The sacking of Shashi Tharoor as all-India Congress committee spokesperson for his pro-Modi stance has once again laid bare the partisan policies being practised in the Kerala unit of the Congress, said Thottam Rajasekharan, author ... [Published Times of India - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Accountability Minus Authority': Ex-Navy Chief's Explosive Disclosures

Tonight on The Buck Stops Here:Accountability minus authority': Ex-Navy Chief's explosive disclosuresIn an exclusive interview, former Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral DK Joshi tells NDTV that the armed forces have been saddled with a dysfunctional and ... [Published NDTV - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

DEFENCE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE LIKELY TO BE SIMPLIFIED FURTHER

New Delhi: The government is looking at refining the Defence Procurement Procedure, 2013. The procedure, which has been reviewed six times since 2006, is expected to be simplified further. According to sources in the defence ministry, “The review is done ... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 6 reports

Congress sacks Tharoor as spokesperson

NEW DELHIThe Congress on Monday removed Shashi Tharoor as a party spokesperson for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a decision the diplomat-turned-politician said he accepted as a “loyal party worker”.The All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Monday ... [Published Oman Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Peace first, talks later

Brig Arun BajpaiThere was a time after Bangladesh war in 1971 when then Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi, even her sneeze use to cause pneumonia to Pakistan. Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and VP Singh maintained this trend though to a lesser degree. ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

India, US And South China Sea: Not So Coy – Analysis

By By C. Raja MohanThe fact that the South China Sea was mentioned for the first time in a joint statement between India and the United States during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Washington has been widely noted. The reference says more ... [Published Eurasia Review - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

AGMS Welcomes Move to Set up Sub-committee

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Adivasi Gothra Maha Sabha (AGMS) has called upon the government to implement the A K Antony package.Welcoming the State Government’s decision to set up a cabinet sub-committee to examine the demands of tribals who have been agitating ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 13 2014]

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'I' Faction Close Ranks to Regain Clout [Published New Indian Express - Oct 19 2014]
UPA Nehru vs NDA Nehru: The battle begins [Published Indian Express - Oct 18 2014]
Modi-headed panel on Nehru's anniversary recons... [Published Siasat Daily - Oct 18 2014]
A Maharashtra sweep is unlikely [Published India Today - Oct 17 2014]
‘Cleansing of the system has already started’ [Published Millennium Post - Oct 17 2014]
Seniors in Congress to make way for the youth? [Published DNA India - Oct 17 2014]
Closure of Bars Without Rehab Plan for Alcoholi... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 17 2014]
Tharoor, Interrupted [Published Tehelka - Oct 16 2014]
TOP OFFICIALS TO MEET TO EXPEDITE ROAD BUILDING... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 16 2014]
Is MoD becoming forte of bureaucrats, who ill-a... [Published Meri News - Oct 16 2014]
Information Leaked From Defence Ministry to Tar... [Published NDTV - Oct 16 2014]
Time to revamp for Congress [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 16 2014]
Chandy to Meet Top Congress Leaders [Published New Indian Express - Oct 16 2014]
Antony blamed for AICC action against Tharoor [Published Times of India - Oct 15 2014]
Quit due to dysfunctional environment in Navy, ... [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
'Accountability Minus Authority': Ex-Navy Chief... [Published NDTV - Oct 14 2014]
Admiral Joshi Criticises UPA Govt's Defence Man... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 14 2014]
Admiral Joshi criticises UPA govt's defence man... [Published Press Trust of India - Oct 14 2014]
Modi praise costs Tharoor his Congress spokespe... [Published Khaleej Times - Oct 14 2014]
DEFENCE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE LIKELY TO BE SIMP... [Published IPA Newspack.com - Oct 14 2014]
Yes, Tharoor Speaks. Why Don't Mrs and Master G... [Published NDTV - Oct 14 2014]
Peace first, talks later [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Oct 14 2014]
Sonia sacks Congress spokesman Tharoor after he... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 14 2014]
Congress sacks Shashi Tharoor as spokesman for ... [Published Financial Express - Oct 14 2014]
Congress sacks Tharoor as spokesperson [Published Oman Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
Sonia sacks Tharoor as party spokesman [Published Chandigarh Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
Modi Praise Tweet Leaves Tharoor Tongue-tied in... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 14 2014]
Rahul Gandhi prodding puts action against Shash... [Published DNA India - Oct 14 2014]
Tharoor sacked as party spokesperson [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 13 2014]
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World Maritime Brief, 22 August 2014 [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 22 2014]
United States:  “Navy plan details increased forward presence, number of Pacific ships” Stars and Stripes, 20 August 2014 Chief of Navy Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert released the US Navy’s (USN) Navigation Plan on Wednesday, which highlights ...
After US offers, India finds itself at crossroads [Published IntelliBriefs - Aug 11 2014]
Ajay BanerjeeTribune News Service The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - NationNew Delhi, August 10A promising offer from the United States to co-produce and co-develop military equipment and a suggestion for a trilateral military alliance to include Japan, ...
India, US look to refresh military ties [Published IntelliBriefs - Aug 11 2014]
India, US look to refresh military ties- In Modi visit run-up, focus on renewing 10-year defence pactSUJAN DUTTA New Delhi, Aug. 8: India looks set to reboot its military ties with the US starting with the Prime Minister's scheduled Washington trip in ...
Weeks after UN vote, India seeks Israel missile... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 07 2014]
A fortnight after India voted for a UNHRC resolution against Tel Aviv on its Gaza offensive, the Modi government is moving the cabinet committee on security (CCS) to buy 262 Barak-I anti-ship missile systems and spares, costing nearly Rs. 1,000 crore, ...
Busy Agenda for Government on Defence Matters [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jun 09 2014]
After eight years of a “holding operation” by the risk-averse A K Antony, India’s longest-serving defence minister ever, the establishment needs to be jolted out of its status-quoist stupor.There is an urgent need to expedite the stalled procurement ...
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