The bench rejected the Centre's stand that sea sailing duties cannot be granted to Short Service Commission women officers because its Russian vessels do not have washrooms for them.
The recommendation for the Chief of Defence Staff had first been made after the Kargil War. It was argued that this post will create better coordination between the Army, the Navy and the Air Force.
Recently seven navy personnel were arrested for allegedly leaking sensitive information to a spy racket connected to Pakistan.
Both the pilots of the trainer aircraft ejected safely, said Naval spokesperson.
Admiral John Aquilino said China's military buildup in the disputed waters of the SCS threatens several countries.
The post of Chairman of CoSC assumes the position of Primus Inter Pares, or first among equals, amongst all the three service chiefs.
Admiral Singh was delivering a speech on the topic, Indian Ocean - Changing Dynamic - Maritime Security Imperatives for India, as a part of the series held in the memory of former Army chief the late General B C Joshi.
Hundreds of panicky, starving and thirsty passengers on the Mumbai-Kolhapur train were seen making appeals for help on mobile videos and social media.
Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer, was kidnapped by Pakistani agencies on March 3, 2016, from Iran where he was in connection with his business.
The Russian-origin transport aircraft, AN-32 went missing on Monday afternoon, around 33 minutes after taking off from Jorhat in Assam for Menchuka near the border with China.
Rajnath Singh was allotted the Defence ministry after taking oath as a Union Minister on Thursday. He will take over from his predecessor Nirmala Sitharaman who has been allotted the Finance ministry.
The switch-over is taking place in the backdrop of a succession row triggered by Andaman and Nicobar command chief Bimal Verma challenging the appointment of Karambir Singh as the new chief.
The objects have gotten the attention of the Navy, which earlier this year sent out new classified guidance for how to report what the military calls unexplained aerial phenomena or unidentified flying objects.
Cyclone Fani is likely to hit the Odisha coast by May 3 afternoon and affect it as well as West Bengal most, and also the Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh.
In a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind, over 150 veterans of the Indian armed forces urged him to stop the politicisation of armed forces ahead of Lok Sabha election and ensure the preservation of "secular and a-political character" of the forces
Vice Admiral Verma is senior to Vice Admiral Karambir Singh who was named by the government as the next chief of the naval staff last month.
The helicopters are designed to operate from frigates, destroyers, cruisers and aircraft carriers.
MH-60 Romeo Seahawks would add lethal capabilities of the Indian Navy, which experts say is the need of the hour given the aggressive behaviour of China in the Indian Ocean region.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.