Shekhar Sinha

Type: Person
Name: Shekhar Sinha
Title: Military Executive
Nationality: India
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Matter of wrong timing

UPA shows haste in key defence appointmentsIt would have been preferable had the outgoing Congress-led UPA Government left the matter of appointments to the top positions in defence services to the new Government which will take charge in a month or so ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

UPA's Dirty War Games

South Block that houses the Armed Forces headquarters and the Ministry of Defence has become a battlefield of intrigue and instability, where the government and the generals scheme and plot over promotions to supersede the seniority chain. Even before ... [Published New Indian Express - 21 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Government may accept vice admiral Shekhar Sinha's voluntary retirement plea

The government is expected to accept the voluntary retirement request of western naval commander Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha after he wrote to the government seeking "justice".Vice admiral Sinha was upset about being superceded when the government chose ... [Published DNA India - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

In choppy waters

The Indian Navy is in deep trouble. First, the Navy blamed lack of modernisation for the series of recent accidents involving frontline warships. And then, the ministry of defence accepted the resignation of chief of naval staff Admiral D.K. Joshi too ... [Published Asian Age - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 7 reports

Tasks before the Navy chief – The Hindu

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures: supersession is rare in the Indian military hierarchy, and experience in heading an operational command is normally a prerequisite for becoming the Chief of the Naval Staff. The Indian Navy’s new ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

VK Singh flays govt for appointing service chiefs in haste

A day after the outgoing UPA-II government decided to appoint navy chief, former army chief General VK Singh blames the government of making crucial appointments in haste and in the middle of general elections.The government has also moved a proposal ... [Published DNA India - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Superseded Vice-Admiral wants justice or retirement

Finding new Vice-Chief to be Admiral Dhowan’s priorityKV PrasadTribune News ServicNew Delhi, April 18New Chief of Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan has his priorities clearly laid out. These include boosting morale of the force whose image has taken a beating ... [Published Chandigarh Tribune - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

PTI - NAVY - Superseded Navy commander seeks justice or retirement

NAVY - Superseded Navy commander seeks justice or retirementContributed by NAMPA / PTI.New Delhi, Apr 18 (PTI) Upset over being superseded for the post of Navy Chief, Western Naval Commander Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha has filed a complaint with Defence ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 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 - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Western Navy Commander Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha seeks voluntary retirement

Shekhar Sinha, Admiral Robin DhowanHours after Dhowan took over, Sinha, who was the senior-most Vice Admiral and is senior to the Navy Chief by six months, shot off a letter to Defence Minister AK Antony seeking voluntary retirement and that he be relieved ... [Published Jagran Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 4 reports

New Navy chief RK Dhowan promises end to string of mishaps

Admiral RK Dhowan inspects a guard of honour after taking over as the navy chief in New Delhi ARIJIT SEN DNAAfter being headless for over 50 days, Indian Navy finally gets its chief. On Thursday, Admiral RK Dhowan took over reigns of one of world's biggest ... [Published DNA India - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

4/18/2014: Nation: SINHA SEEKS RETIREMENT

Western Naval Command chief Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha on Thursday sought voluntary retirement after being passed over for the top navy job. Sinha, who is six months senior to Dhowan was to retire on August 31, 2014. Sinha has been superseded by the. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 18 2014]

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Matter of wrong timing [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 2 hours ago]
Government may accept vice admiral Shekhar Sinh... [Published DNA India - 20 hours ago]
UPA's Dirty War Games [Published New Indian Express - 21 hours ago]
Stop govt from appointing new Army chief: BJP t... [Published Times of India - 23 hours ago]
Controversy brews over next Army Chief [Published Chandigarh Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
In choppy waters [Published Asian Age - Apr 19 2014]
Avoid politics in picking Army Chief [Published Asian Age - Apr 19 2014]
Tasks before the Navy chief – The Hindu [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 19 2014]
New Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan looks to resto... [Published India Today - Apr 19 2014]
Upset officer seeks VRS [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 19 2014]
Dhowan Faced With Major Hurdles as New Navy Chief [Published New Indian Express - Apr 19 2014]
VK Singh flays govt for appointing service chie... [Published DNA India - Apr 19 2014]
Navy chief Dhowan looks to build confidence [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 19 2014]
Superseded Vice-Admiral wants justice or retire... [Published Chandigarh Tribune - Apr 19 2014]
Next Army chief’s selection turns hot after sup... [Published Times of India - Apr 19 2014]
Tasks before the Navy chief [Published The Hindu - Apr 18 2014]
PTI - NAVY - Superseded Navy commander seeks ju... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 18 2014]
Superseded Navy commander seeks justice or reti... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 18 2014]
Superseded Navy commander seeks justice or reti... [Published Press Trust of India - Apr 18 2014]
Unease in Indian Navy [Published India Today - Apr 18 2014]
Indian Defence: Sleaze, Subversion, Sabotage, S... [Published Sify - Apr 18 2014]
Dhowan is new Navy chief [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 18 2014]
Dhowan takes over as chief of naval staff, vows... [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
Vice Admiral quits after new Chief's appointment [Published TimesNow.tv - Apr 18 2014]
Western Navy Commander Vice Admiral Shekhar Sin... [Published Jagran Post - Apr 18 2014]
New chief for navy [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]
'Follow Procedures to Avert Accidents' [Published New Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
New Navy chief RK Dhowan promises end to string... [Published DNA India - Apr 18 2014]
Dhowan Supersedes Sinha as Naval Chief [Published New Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
4/18/2014: Nation: SINHA SEEKS RETIREMENT [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 18 2014]
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Tasks before the Navy chief – The Hindu [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 19 2014]
Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures: supersession is rare in the Indian military hierarchy, and experience in heading an operational command is normally a prerequisite for becoming the Chief of the Naval Staff. The Indian Navy’s new ...
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