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INS Viraat

Will INS Viraat be allowed to rest in peace?

Will the INS Viraat at least be allowed to go back to her place of origin? Or will she come under the shipbreakers’ tools?

12 Dec 2020 12:15 AM

On the deck of The First Ship: Officers who commanded INS Viraat go down memory lane

The Viratees have retired but their memories of and on INS Viraat are still fresh, and they are transported right back on her deck

04 Oct 2020 8:01 PM

Is this election over after just 6 phases?

The campaign shifted to Maa Beta bail par hai, Rajiv Gandhi, corrupt number one and other issues related to the Gandhi family.

16 May 2019 2:28 AM

Cong calls PM a ‘serial liar’, BJP mocks crocodile tears

Nirmala denied knowledge of a claim by Admiral Ramdas (Retd.) that in 1987 no warship was used by Rajiv Gandhi’s family.

10 May 2019 5:37 AM

Top Navy officers dismiss charges against Rajiv Gandhi

INS Viraat was commissioned into the Navy in 1987. After nearly 30 years of service, it was decommissioned in 2016.

10 May 2019 1:01 AM


Navy veterans have mixed responses to Modi's "INS Viraat" charge

Modi said the former PM Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat as a private taxi and his in-laws were onboard the aircraft carrier.

09 May 2019 6:35 PM

Modi a serial liar: Congress on PM's INS Viraat allegation

Modi a serial liar: Congress on PM's INS Viraat allegation

09 May 2019 3:34 PM

‘Only dignified activities okay on INS Viraat’

According to him the proposal from Mahara-shtra had been forwarded to the Defence Ministry.

04 Dec 2018 2:09 AM

State hopes for tourism development, employment generation in Konkan

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu had earlier approached the centre to develop INS Viraat as a tourist destination.

02 Nov 2018 1:45 AM

INS Viraat to get 2nd life as maritime museum

INS Viraat is the longest-serving warship in the world.

02 Nov 2018 1:44 AM


Maha, Goa, AP interested in preserving INS Viraat

Luthra was at the affiliation ceremony of INS Kochi with the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment (JAKLI).

25 Sep 2018 3:45 AM

Shiv Sena wants to convert INS Viraat into a museum

Sena leader appealed to every coastal state to support the BMC in the endeavour.

04 Apr 2017 2:51 AM

Indian Navy’s longest serving ship decommissioned

Defence ministry yet to decide on a bid to convert INS Viraat into an entertainment hub.

07 Mar 2017 2:47 AM

INS Viraat retires today, could be sold as scrap

The decommissioning ceremony will be attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and other dignitaries.

06 Mar 2017 9:37 AM

Record-breaking INS Virat to bid world farewell on March 6

Under the Tricolour, the ship clocked more than 22,622 flying hours by various aircrafts in the past three decades.

28 Feb 2017 1:22 AM