GJM supporters torch, vandalise offices on Day 1 of shutdown

GJM supporters torch, vandalise offices on Day 1 of shutdown

Six columns of army have been deployed in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong towns since Thursday, officials said.

Jun 12, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Indian Army's Cheetah helicopter crashes near Sukna in West Bengal, 3 officers dead

Indian Army's Cheetah chopper crashed at around 10:30 AM.

Nov 30, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

Commanders-in-Chief discuss joint utilisation of resources

Commanders-in-Chief of all the tri-services of defence on Thursday reviewed operational, training and logistics issues to ensure optimum and joint utilisation by all three services.

Sep 18, 2014, 22:28 PM IST

Bodies of Nepali businessman, his abductor found in gorge

In a sordid abduction drama, a Nepali businessman on a visit to Siliguri was killed after being kidnapped for ransom along with the mastermind of the plot.

Feb 03, 2013, 21:31 PM IST

Sukna: Court’s jurisdiction in order, accused told

The prosecution on Thursday rejected
Sukna land scam accused Lieutenant General (retired) Awadhesh
Prakash`s contention that the court conducting his court
martial did not have the jurisdiction to do so.

Jun 30, 2011, 19:28 PM IST

Sukna: Lt Gen Prakash’s court martial in Guwahati

The GCM of
Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash, indicted in Sukna land scam, will now
take place in Guwahati instead of Manipur following his plea.

Jun 10, 2011, 19:25 PM IST

Defence ministry launches land audit to curb scams

Stung by Sukna and Adarsh
scams, the Defence Ministry has decided that NOCs for construction on defence lands in
cantonments would be given only by it, snatching the right
from Cantonment Board Chief Executive Officers.

May 04, 2011, 23:35 PM IST

Sukna land scam: Lt Gen Rath to lose 2 yrs seniority, 15 yrs service

The Army Court ordered two years of seniority loss and 15 years of loss of service for Lt Gen PK Rath in Sukna land scam case.

Jan 22, 2011, 23:41 PM IST

Rath fifth Lt Gen to face indiscipline charges

Lt Gen PK Rath, who was convicted in a land scam by a court martial Friday, is the fifth three-star army officer to have have faced such action. He is, however, the first serving lieutenant general to be convicted.

Jan 22, 2011, 18:33 PM IST

Court Martial in Sukna begins, first against a Lt Gen

The court martial of Lt Gen P K Rath began on tuesday in connection with
the Sukna land scam.

Sep 14, 2010, 20:40 PM IST

Sukna scam: SC rejects Avadesh Prakash plea against COI

Observing that many skeletons can
tumble out if it starts digging into the matter, the Supreme
Court today dismissed Lt Gen (retd) Avadesh Prakash`s petition
challenging the Court of Inquiry (COI) ordered against him in
a land scam case.

Apr 09, 2010, 22:59 PM IST

Sukna land scam: Rath charged with intent to fraud

The Army has charged Lt Gen PK
Rath with granting NOC to a private realtor with an "intent to defraud" even as his counsel has said the Court of Inquiry did not talk about any such intent during its probe in Sukna land scam case.

Mar 11, 2010, 18:54 PM IST

Sukna land scam: Lt Gen Prakash gets relief from tribunal

The Armed Forces Tribunal Monday gave two months to Lt Gen Avdesh Prakash to cross question witnesses in the Sukna land scam case.

Feb 22, 2010, 13:25 PM IST

Sukna land scam: Action against Army Generals soon

A decision on the action against
four Generals, including Military Secretary Lt Gen Avadesh
Prakash, involved in a land scam in Darjeeling is expected
in a couple of days.

Jan 11, 2010, 20:14 PM IST