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Supreme Court upholds Indian Army's 'command and exit' policy

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the Indian Army's "command and exit" policy giving priority to infantry and artillery for promotion as colonel, as it asked the government to create another 141 colonel posts for the combat support arms air defence artillery, engineers and signal corps.

SC stays AFT order setting aside sailor's dismissal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) order setting aside the dismissal from service of a sailor for slapping an officer and altering the punishment by directing him to undergo 75 days detention.

SC to decide on Army’s promotion policy today

The Supreme Court, Wednesday, will hear a petition filed by the government against the decision of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) quashing the Army's promotion policy for the rank of Colonel and above from January 2009.

Army promotion policy: SC asks govt to file rejoinder

The Supreme Court will hear on April 22 the appeal filed by the government against the decision of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) quashing the Army's promotion policy for the rank of Colonel and above from January 2009.

SC stays AFT's decision to quash Army's 2009 promotion policy

 The Supreme Court today stayed a recent decision of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) to quash the Army's promotion policy for the rank of Colonel from January 2009.

High courts can`t entertain plea against Armed Forces Tribunal: SC

The Supreme Court has said high courts cannot entertain pleas under writ jurisdiction against verdicts of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) in disputes pertaining to armed forces.

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.