IAF time scale group captain to retire at 57 years: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the time scale group captain in the Indian Air Force will retire at the age of 57 years.

Congress virtually questions continuance of VK Singh as minister

Congress on Monday virtually questioned the continuance of former Army chief Gen V K Singh as Union minister in the wake of the Armed Forces Tribunal making some carping comments against him in the Sukna land scam case.

Sukna land scam: Rath says he has been vindicated, VK Singh wants govt to appeal
Sukna land scam: Rath says he has been vindicated, VK Singh wants govt to appeal

Former Army commander PK Rath, who was given a clean chit by Armed Forces Tribunal in the Sukna land scam on Saturday said the verdict has vindicated his stand while ex-army chief VK Singh demanded that the government should go for appeal against the military panel's judgement.

Disciplinary ban on Suhag: Stuck to earlier stand, says Def Min

The Defence Ministry Tuesday said it has adhered to its stand taken earlier on the issue related to imposition of Discipline and Vigilance Ban on Army Chief- designate Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag by the then Army Chief Gen VK Singh.

Lt Gen approaches tribunal against Army decision

Lt Gen G S Bisht, the Commandant of the Officers Training Academy in Gaya, has approached the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT).

Succession row: AFT asks govt to respond to Lt Gen`s petition

The AFT asked the government to file its reply to a petition by a senior Lt General who has challenged the promotion of two colleagues of same rank as Army Commanders while seeking his own elevation to that post.

Lt Gen challenges promotion of two colleagues

The two officers in question are Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, who is likely to be the successor of Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh in 2014, and Western Army Commander Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra.

Another battle for next Army Chief

The dust has hardly settled after former Army Chief Gen VK Singh`s court battle with the Government when another General is planning to move court to seek elevation as an Army Commander from June 1.

‘No indefeasible right of appeal against AFT order`

The govt or the Army personnel have no "vested, indefeasible or absolute right" to appeal against orders of Armed Forces Tribunal, the SC has ruled.

Junior`s case against Army Chief adjourned

The Armed Forces Tribunal today adjourned the case in which a Major General has alleged that his ACR was "spoilt" by Chief of Army Staff.

AFT commutes lady officer`s jail term

Providing relief to Major (retd) Dimple Singla, the first woman army officer to face court
martial, the local bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) has acquitted her of the charge of accepting bribe.

Colonel accused of molestation approaches AFT for relief

A Colonel who is accused of
molesting a woman in a hotel has approached the Armed Forces Tribunal against the Court of Inquiry (CoI) ordered against
him by the Army.

Tribunal quashes court martial in case against signalman

The Armed Forces Tribunal has
quashed the orders of a former Army chief and the dismissal of
a soldier, who was tried twice by a Summary Court Martial
(SCM) for an offence.

Major`s plea against court martial in Kargil war rejected

A Major, who was dismissed for
military indiscipline during the Kargil war, Monday failed to
get any reprieve from the Armed Forces Tribunal, which
dismissed his petition challenging his court martial.

Don`t be unfair with airmen, Tribunal tells Air Force

The Armed Forces Tribunal on Thursday slammed such an "arbitrary" approach within defence forces and asked them to be more humane.

Armed Forces Tribunal disposes of half of its cases in 1 year

In the last one year, the Armed
Forces Tribunal has disposed of around 50 per cent of the
cases transferred to it from the different High Courts of the

Armed Forces Tribunal quashes sacking of Army Havaldar

The Armed Forces Tribunal has
quashed the sacking of an Army Havaldar court-martialled 11
years ago for molesting the wife of his colleague.

Petitions of Samba Spy case convicts dismissed

In a major setback to the
personnel indicted in the Samba spy case, the Armed Forces
Tribunal Monday dismissed their petitions as similar pleas were
already rejected by the respective high courts earlier.

Armed Forces Tribunal rejects Lt Col`s petition

The Armed Forces Tribunal today
dismissed the petition of a Lieutenant Colonel seeking
quashing of his court martial and the sentence awarded to him
for demanding a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a civilian contractor.

Produce GCM documents of Samba spy case, Tribunal to Army

The Armed Forces Tribunal Monday asked the Army to produce court martial documents of
five soldiers punished for their involvement in the over
30-year-old sensational Samba spy case.