Tag: Supreme Court

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.