Tag Archives: Supreme Court

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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Reform of Indian Military Justice

A lecturer at Yale Law School gives perspective on the administration of military justice in India and the role and impact of the Armed Forces Tribunal, suggesting interesting new measures to improve the justice delivery system.

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When a Pakistani officer’s posting fuelled coup rumor

The news of Brigadier Sarfraz Ali assuming command of the 111 Brigade came amid a showdown between the political leadership and the powerful military. The 111 Brigade is has been frequently involved in military coup d’etats, The News International reported.

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Army considering women officers’ promotion

Army to Supreme Court: Promotions for women officers whose services were restored on the court’s direction under consideration. The women officers, discharged from their service in 2009 when they were due to be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, are now, upon the restoration of their service, working under the officers who were junior to them.

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Supreme Court takes up women ex-army officers’ plea

The Supreme Court Thursday issued a notice to the central government on a plea of 11 former women officers of the Indian Army, who sought reinstatement in the wake of a Delhi High Court order directing the grant of permanent commission to women officers.

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