Shekhar Sinha

Type: Person
Name: Shekhar Sinha
Title: Military Executive
Nationality: India
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

4/24/2014: Nation: Things can and will go wrong: Vice Adm Sinha

NEW DELHI: Former Western Naval Command (WNC) chief Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha, who took voluntary retirement after being passed over for the navy chief ’s post, has said things can and will go wrong in the force as it happens in all navies. In... ... [Published Hindustan Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

4/22/2014: NATION: Govt accepts admiral’s plea for early retirement

NEW DELHI: The government on Monday accepted Western Naval Command chief Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha’s plea for voluntary retirement. Sinha had on Thursday sought early retirement, hours after Admiral Robin Dhowan took over as the new navy... ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Government accepts Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha's plea for voluntary retirement

Laying all controversies to rest, the government on Monday accepted voluntary retirement plea of Mumbai-based Western Naval Commander Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha, who was superseded for the post of navy chief.The government had last week appointed Vice ... [Published DNA India - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

​Govt approves voluntary retirement of superseded Vice admiral in Navy

NEW DELHI: The government, on Monday, approved the "voluntary retirement" of Vice admiral Shekhar Sinha, who had put in his papers after Admiral Robin Dhowan superseded him to become Navy chief last week, even as the Army commanders' conference kicked ... [Published Times of India - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 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 - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 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 - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 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 - Apr 20 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 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 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 21 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 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 14 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 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 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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4/24/2014: Nation: Things can and will go wrong... [Published Hindustan Times - 6 hours ago]
Govt getting set to announce Lt Gen Dalbir Sing... [Published Times of India - 9 hours ago]
4/22/2014: NATION: Govt accepts admiral’s plea ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 22 2014]
Government accepts Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha's... [Published DNA India - Apr 22 2014]
VRS plea of Navy honcho accepted [Published The Freepress Journal - Apr 22 2014]
4/22/2014: HtNation: Government accepts vice-ad... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 22 2014]
Govt must go ahead with Army Chief appointment,... [Published Indian Express - Apr 21 2014]
Superseded Navy Officer’s Retirement Request Ac... [Published American Banking News - Apr 21 2014]
Superseded navy officer's retirement request ac... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 21 2014]
Superseeded navy officer's retirement request a... [Published Chennai Online - Apr 21 2014]
Superseeded navy officer's retirement request a... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 21 2014]
Defence Ministry accepts voluntary retirement p... [Published Indian Express - Apr 21 2014]
Govt approves voluntary retirement of supersede... [Published Hindu Business Line - Apr 21 2014]
PTI - NAVY - Voluntary retirement plea of upset... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 21 2014]
​Govt approves voluntary retirement of supersed... [Published Times of India - Apr 21 2014]
R.K. Dhowan takes over as new Navy chief [Published The Week - Apr 21 2014]
Matter of wrong timing [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Apr 20 2014]
Government may accept vice admiral Shekhar Sinh... [Published DNA India - Apr 20 2014]
UPA's Dirty War Games [Published New Indian Express - Apr 20 2014]
Stop govt from appointing new Army chief: BJP t... [Published Times of India - Apr 20 2014]
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]
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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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