Shekhar Sinha

Type: Person
Name: Shekhar Sinha
Title: Military Executive
Nationality: India
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Another warship mishap hits the Navy

NEW DELHI: In yet another warship mishap, missile corvette INS Khutar was damaged after it recently ran aground at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Navy has ordered a board of inquiry (BoI) into the accident, which is the 15th such incident after ... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Vice Admiral Anil Chopra takes over as Western Naval Commander

MUMBAI: Vice admiral Anil Chopra, the second senior most officer of the Indian Navy, took over as the flag officer commanding-in-chief of the Western Naval Command (WNC), at a ceremonial parade held at INS Shikra, Mumbai on Friday. He took over the charge ... [Published Times of India - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

Safety scare on Gorshkov

New Delhi, June 4: A new fighter jet of the Indian Navy was partly damaged after a “hard landing” on the deck of the INS Vikramaditya today, less than a month after the aircraft carrier was declared “fully operational”. The carrier — earlier called Admiral ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Jun 01 2014 - Updated Jun 01 2014 - 1 reports

Shuffle in navy, vice-chief named

New Delhi, May 31: The top brass of the Indian Navy has been reconstituted with the government today approving fresh appointments in the wake of the resignations of the navy chief, Admiral D.K. Joshi, and the western commander, Vice-Admiral Shekhar Sinha. ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 01 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Army jumps gun on chief

New Delhi, May 14: In a lapse of protocol, the army has named its vice-chief, Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag, as the chief of army staff-designate before the government formally announced the appointment. The Centre today announced that the vice-chief ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 15 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Superseded navy officer suffers heart attack

New Delhi, April 29: Superseded Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha, who was relieved of his duties as the chief of the western naval command last week, has been admitted to hospital after a heart attack. Vice Admiral Sinha was the seniormost serving naval officer ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 29 2014 - Updated Apr 29 2014 - 1 reports

Centre set to ignore VK grouse on chief

New Delhi, April 28: The ministry of defence is likely to recommend vice-chief of army staff Lt General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the chief of army staff-designate, ignoring protests from the Opposition BJP. Suhag is tipped to take over from General Bikram ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 29 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 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 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

New chief for navy

New Delhi, April 17: Admiral Robin K. Dhowan took over as the chief of naval staff today, nearly two months after Admiral D.K. Joshi resigned following a fire on a submarine that killed two officers. The new navy chief promised he would “pull on the oars ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]

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Another warship mishap hits the Navy [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
Vice Admiral Anil Chopra takes over as Western ... [Published Times of India - Jun 06 2014]
Safety scare on Gorshkov [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 05 2014]
Shuffle in navy, vice-chief named [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jun 01 2014]
Army jumps gun on chief [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 15 2014]
Superseded navy officer suffers heart attack [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 30 2014]
Centre set to ignore VK grouse on chief [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 29 2014]
Tasks before the Navy chief – The Hindu [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 19 2014]
Upset officer seeks VRS [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 19 2014]
New chief for navy [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]
Admiral R.K. Dhowan takes over as 22nd Indian N... [Published Topnews.in - Apr 17 2014]
Mariner departs, minister spectator [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 28 2014]
Navy chief tipped overboard [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 27 2014]
Civic boss calls for action on top officer [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 06 2014]
Rare reprimand for admiral jolts navy [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 30 2014]
Degree day cheers for 1475 Xaverians [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 28 2014]
Decommissioned INS Vikrant to be auctioned [Published Topnews.in - Dec 04 2013]
Vikrant on e-auction, Eagle sad [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Dec 04 2013]
Antony calls for increased regional maritime se... [Published Topnews.in - Jun 02 2012]
Air Chief leads defence delegation to Singapore [Published Topnews.in - Feb 13 2012]
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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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