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 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Indian brasses to discuss Afghanistan on Monday

News Detail Top Indian military officials, mostly commanders, would meet on Monday in New Delhi to discuss the withdrawal of coalition troops from Afghanistan and its impact.According to Indian media outlet, DNA, Army Chief Gen. Bikram Singh would discuss ... [Published Afghanistan Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Indian Defence: Sleaze, Subversion, Sabotage, Supersession and Succession

It seems that the Defence Minister of India Mr Arackaparambil Kurien Antony was waiting for the din of the fifth and the biggest phase of elections to arrive so that the government could push its agenda of appointing a Naval Chief for which the powers ... [Published Sify - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

PC Parakh interview Part II: “Frankly, I don’t recommend the civil service to anybody”

​This is Part II of the interview with former coal secretary PC Parakh, 68, whose book Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and Other Truths has rocked the country. It is a memoir of life in the IAS and takes a searing look at the fall of the polity, among ... [Published Sify - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Superseded Western Naval Command chief seeks voluntary

retirementNew Delhi, Apr 17 (PTI) Western Navy Commander Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha, who was superseded by Admiral Robin Dhowan in the appointment of new Navy chief, today sought voluntary retirement from service.Hours after Dhowan took over this morning, ... [Published Press Trust of India - Apr 17 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Pack-up Mood Descends on Raisina Hill Babus

There is a deafening silence on Raisina Hill, where babus in South Block and North Block are going about their work at a snail’s pace anticipating a change of guard at the Centre after May 16, when the Lok Sabha election results will be out.As the Lok ... [Published New Indian Express - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Baru's 'Real Intention' Will be Exposed Soon: Chandy

Senior Congress leader and Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday dismissed the allegations levelled against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by his former media adviser Sanjaya Baru as "baseless" saying his "real intention" would be exposed in the ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

RK Dhowan emerges as frontrunner for navy chief's post

Vice Admiral RK DhowanAs the process to select navy chief reaches its last leg, Vice Admiral RK Dhowan, who is also officiating chief of naval staff after admiral DK Joshi's sudden departure, is emerging as the frontrunner for the top post.Defence minister ... [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Political revelations: Manmohan’s defence minister ‘scuttled Siachen initiative’

Sanjay­a Baru specul­ates Antony’s opposi­tion could have been the voice of Sonia Gandhi.Manmohan Singh, Pervez Musharraf. PHOTO: FILENEW DEHLI:Stirring controversy in the midst of the Indian election, a book written by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Shocking outcome for Cong likely in Kerala

has been expecting Kerala to supply it with the second largest number of seats after Karnataka in the 16th Lok Sabha election but analyses of polling held in the State’s 20 seats on April 10 show that the party may have to face a very disappointing reality ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Baru not qualified to talk about defence forces: Gen (Retd) JJ Singh

The PM's former media adviser Sanjaya Baru held that Manmohan Singh's peace initiative for Siachen was effectively torpedoed by the "hawkish" position of AK Antony and then Army chief General JJ Singh. ... [Published India Today - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Baru blames hawkish Antony, Army for scuttling PM's Siachen initiative, Gen JJ Singh hits back

NEW DELHI: It's well-known that PM Manmohan Singh was very keen to convert Siachen into "a mountain of peace" after visiting the forbidding glacial heights in June 2005. But the Indian defence establishment was equally adamant that Pakistan would have ... [Published Times of India - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

When honesty can be bad for health

Men, Matters & MemoriesM L KotruWith the country engaged in the process of picking up a new set of rulers it is unlikely that the rot that has overtaken our Defence services, the Navy most glaringly, will be addressed any sooner. A minor fire in the Mazagon ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - Apr 11 2014]

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Indian brasses to discuss Afghanistan on Monday [Published Afghanistan Times - 1 hour ago]
Indian Defence: Sleaze, Subversion, Sabotage, S... [Published Sify - 16 hours ago]
PC Parakh interview Part II: “Frankly, I don’t ... [Published Sify - 17 hours ago]
Western Navy Commander Vice Admiral Shekhar Sin... [Published Jagran Post - 18 hours ago]
Indian Army commanders to meet to discuss Afgha... [Published DNA India - 20 hours ago]
New Navy chief RK Dhowan promises end to string... [Published DNA India - 20 hours ago]
Pack-up Mood Descends on Raisina Hill Babus [Published New Indian Express - 20 hours ago]
Dhowan Supersedes Sinha as Naval Chief [Published New Indian Express - 21 hours ago]
Dhowan appointed Navy chief [Published The Statesman - Apr 17 2014]
Superseded Western Naval Command chief seeks vo... [Published Press Trust of India - Apr 17 2014]
PTI - NAVY-LD SINHA - Superseded Western Naval ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 17 2014]
Admiral Dhowan takes over as Indian navy chief [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 17 2014]
Anti-incumbency, abstention key to Kerala outcome [Published Business Standard India - Apr 17 2014]
Robin Dhowan takes over as Indian navy chief [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 17 2014]
Manmohan is the cleanest, nicest politician: Ch... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 17 2014]
Group activities during polls irk Kerala’s Cong [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Apr 17 2014]
China, J&K to be discussed by Army Commanders [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Apr 17 2014]
Manmohan Singh is the cleanest, nicest politici... [Published News Track India - Apr 16 2014]
Baru's 'Real Intention' Will be Exposed Soon: C... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 16 2014]
RK Dhowan emerges as frontrunner for navy chief... [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
Admiral Dhowan tipped to be next navy chief [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 15 2014]
No conflict between army and govt. regarding Si... [Published TruthDive - Apr 15 2014]
No conflict between army and govt. regarding Si... [Published Ani News - Apr 15 2014]
The simmering Siachen and Indo-Pak ties [Published IBNLive India News - Apr 15 2014]
Defence suffers from decision paralysis [Published Kashmir Times - Apr 15 2014]
It’s referendum on my government: Chandy [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 14 2014]
Manmohan feared being replaced by 'pro-Left' pr... [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 14 2014]
Former army chief rubbishes Baru's Siachen claims [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 14 2014]
Baru not qualified to talk about defence forces... [Published India Today - Apr 14 2014]
Graft Alleged in Renewal of Bar Licences [Published New Indian Express - Apr 14 2014]
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India's defence preparedness has hit rock botto... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Mar 31 2014]
The failure of AK Antony's defence ministry to develop indigenous manufacturing and research, several scams that caused delays in procuring defence equipment and technology, and its lethargy in implementing administrative reforms have added to decades ...
Antony, Karat and the new dialectic of faith [Published Times of India Blogs - Mar 31 2014]
The Saint has spoken. And his new gospel has rendered the Lok Sabha elections in Kerala meaningless. “Even if you defeat us in Kerala, you will have to come and support us in New Delhi.” That was the sermon delivered by senior Congress leader A K ...
Only weapons lobby was opposed to action taken:... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 30 2014]
The Hindu A.K. Antony said his Ministry had spent the entire budget allocation. File Photo: Monica Tiwari Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Saturday maintained that modernisation of the armed forces was well on track in spite of the cancellation of several ...
Why Modi is taking on an absent challenger [Published Times of India Blogs - Mar 28 2014]
Why is Narendra Modi taking aim at AK Antony? On Wednesday, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, during a speech in Jammu, described India’s defence minister as an agent of Pakistan. The other leader Modi attacked was Arvind Kejrwial, who will challenge ...
Indian Navy headless as Chinese nuclear sub pro... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Mar 21 2014]
A Chinese nuclear powered attack submarine (SSN) made its first declared operational patrol for two months in the Indian Ocean. The Foreign Affairs Office of China's Ministry of Defence informed India's military attache in Beijing of the deployment ...
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