All stories by Vipin Vijayan
How the Indian Navy destroyed the GhaziRediff.com16 Feb 2017
In insight into PNS Ghazi, the Pakistan Navy's prized submarine that now lies embedded in the Vizag seabed about 1.5 nautical miles from the breakwaters.
'Sri Lanka will never compromise India's security'Rediff.com31 Jan 2017
'Investment is the only way India can counter the Chinese influence in the region.' 'With more and more investments, you will have more and more stake; the strategic importance of Sri Lanka can be fulfilled with investments.' 'Investments should come because the void which is created by investments is always going to be filled by Chinese companies.'
'Like Indians, Pakistanis are not interested in war'Rediff.com10 Oct 2016
'Both India and Pakistan don't want to escalate tensions.' 'So no matter what is claimed before the public, the reality is slightly different.'
Indus Treaty: 'Modisaab is playing a dangerous game'Rediff.com27 Sep 2016
'What Modisaab will accomplish by tampering with the treaty is providing ammunition to ultra-nationalist right wing elements within Pakistan who see India as an existential threat.'
Decoding China's game play against IndiaRediff.com30 Aug 2016
'With the recent challenging of the notion of the Indian Ocean Region being India's strategic backyard, China is gradually upping the ante in the maritime realm around India.'
Kashmir: 'Worryingly, there's a growing cult of martyrdom'Rediff.com29 Aug 2016
'Burhan Wani's killing served as a spark for the anti-establishment fire that has been raging in the minds of Kashmiris ever since the Centre stopped engaging them for their political future,' says Air Vice Marshal (retd) Kapil Kak in an interview with Rediff.com
Ahoy! Riding the waves with prideRediff.com11 Feb 2016
The International Fleet Review, conceived as a show of the country's naval might and readiness for battle, saw as many as 100 naval ships, including 70 from the Indian Navy, taking part in the second edition of the coveted event.
'Today, we have a capable navy which takes care of our interests'Rediff.com5 Feb 2016
Ahead of the International Fleet Review being held in Vizag, Naval chief Admiral RK Dhowan spoke of the changing perception of the navy and the many challenges it faces.
'China has stolen a march over us in naval capability'Rediff.com3 Feb 2016
'We have been found seriously wanting in addressing our undersea warfare capability and China's emergence is a cause for concern.'
Why did Modi switch planes in Moscow?Rediff.com26 Dec 2015
The PM flew to Moscow on one aircraft, then to Kabul and Lahore on another.
Naval passing out parade: It's about valour and determinationRediff.com30 Nov 2015
Vipin Vijayan/Rediff.com witnesses the passing out parade at the Indian Naval Academy in Ezhimala, Kerala, and comes away with mixed emotions.
How the navy is dealing with India's dwindling submarine fleetRediff.com27 Nov 2015
Indian Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan enumerated a three-pronged strategy to counter the country's minified submarine fleet.
'I had to do something for my nation'Rediff.com27 Nov 2015
Their proud parents in attendance, 330 smartly dressed cadets passed through the portals of the Indian Naval Academy in Ezhimala, Kerala.
REVEALED: How our navy is keeping our waters safeRediff.com26 Nov 2015
The Indian Navy has stepped up its game with new surveillance and modernised equipment and ships that enables it to combat any challenge
Planet Earth's most brutal rulerRediff.com1 Jul 2015
Whom will North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un kill next, and how?