Tag Archives: Supreme Court

How the military has blocked doctors’ pay hikes

The Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) has been forced to summon Defense Secretary R.K. Mathur over his ministry’s non-compliance with AFT and Supreme Court rulings to implement DACP pay rises for military doctors.

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Veterans protest re-appointment of ‘adversarial’ official

The Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement is protesting the re-appointment of an official in the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare perceived to have a history of antipathy towards veterans’ interests.

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Veteran writes open letter to Defense Minister

A former JAG officer writes to Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, asking him to ensure ‘Indian Military Veterans like me command respect and dignity in my own country too, just as we do, ironically, in other democracies’.

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Army to investigate cadet beating video, hold enquiry

“It is clarified that any form of corporal punishment or ragging is unacceptable in any Army training institution and we have a zero tolerance policy towards such behaviour,” said Major General Shokin Chauhan.

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Row over Army Aviation top job

The incumbent Additional Director General of Army Aviation, Major General P. K. Bhairali, has challenged the appointment of a Lieutenant General as the director general before the Armed Forces Tribunal.

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Veterans to Modi: ‘Fulfill your promises’

The Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement has asked PM Narendra Modi to implement One Rank One Pension, withdraw pension and benefit cases against veterans and set up a Military Veteran’s Commission.

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Opinion: No country for old soldiers

In which Major Navdeep Singh takes India’s higher defense leadership apart for the treatment meted out to veterans by the institutions meant for their welfare.

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Faujis can vote as general voters. Kinda.

Although the Supreme Court has allowed armed forces personnel to vote as general voters, there are significant caveats and its interim order is likely to benefit only a small percentage of service voters in the General Election.

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IAF officer fired for bribery

Wing Commander Alok Kumar Thakur was convicted by court martial for allegedly accepting bribes from the representative of French aircraft manufacturer Dassault in a reported sting during the Bangalore Air Show in 2011.

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Opinion: How the armed forces were deceived on rank pay

A lawyer looks at the defense ministry reference of the Rank Pay issue to the Attorney General and explains why he lacks confidence that this will lead to an equitable resolution.

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