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Major Leetul Gogoi faces reduction of seniority for pension, to be posted out of J&K: Army sources

Major Leetul Gogoi reportedly faces a reduction of seniority for pension after court-martial proceedings against him were completed earlier in the year. He will now be posted out of Jammu and Kashmir as he has completed his tenure in the state.

May 05, 2019, 19:41 PM IST

Major Leetul Gogoi's court-martial proceedings completed; may face reduction of seniority

Statements of the accused, as well as other witnesses, were recorded by the Army court and the punishment, which will be vetted by the Army headquarters, has been given, they added.

Mar 31, 2019, 15:54 PM IST

Any case of moral turpitude, corruption will be dealt with sternly: Army chief Bipin Rawat on Major Leetul Gogoi

Major Gogoi has been held accountable by a Court of Inquiry (CoI) for fraternising with the state local in spite of instructions to the contrary and for being away from the place of duty while in the operational area in the state.

Sep 04, 2018, 11:51 AM IST

Army court orders disciplinary action against Major Gogoi for meeting local woman in J&K

Major Gogoi was detained by the Jammu and Kashmir Police from a hotel with a woman on May 23 this year.

Aug 27, 2018, 12:35 PM IST

Court of Inquiry ordered against Major Leetul Gogoi after Army chief promises strict action

The CoI proceedings against Major Gogoi were initiated shortly after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat assured an exemplary punishment if the former was found guilty.

May 25, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

Army Chief Bipin Rawat defends human shield incident, says 'troops need innovative ways to fight against dirty war in Kashmir'

The Indian Army is facing a "dirty war" in Jammu and Kashmir which has to be fought through "innovative" ways, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has said.

May 28, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

J&K stone-pelter, who was tied to Army jeep as human shield, files complaint against Major Gogoi

Farooq Ahmed Dar, the stone-pelter, who was tied to the bonnet of a jeep by Major Leetul Gogoi, has filed a complaint in the state Human Rights Commission, Jammu and Kashmir against the latter's recommendation for a Commendation Card by the Indian Army.

May 25, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Human shield issue: Major Leetul Gogoi given clean chit by the Army?

Major Leetul Gogoi has been honoured with the Army Chief's 'Commendation Card' for his 'sustained efforts' in counter- insurgency operations.

May 25, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani slams Centre over glorification of Major who tied stone-pelter to army jeep in J&K

Kashmiri separatist leader and chief of Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday strongly came down on the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre over the glorification of Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied a man to a jeep in Kashmir purportedly as a 'human shield' against stone-pelters.

May 23, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

Saved many lives by tying ring-leader of stone-pelters to jeep: Major Leetul Gogoi

Major Leetul Gogoi has been honoured by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat with a 'Commendation Card'.

May 23, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Why Kashmiris are so angry over army chief's commendation for Major Gogoi

The Indian Army chief's commendation for an officer accused of using a local as a human shield belies the hope that justice would be done to victims of human rights abuses in Kashmir, many Kashmiris say.

May 23, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

This is how social media reacted to Major Leetul Gogoi awarded 'Commendation Card' by Army Chief

Major Leetul Gogoi had tied a man to a jeep in Kashmir purportedly as a shield against stone-pelters.

May 22, 2017, 23:44 PM IST

Who is Major Leetul Gogoi and why he is in news?

The incident took place in Budgam area of Kashmir. The decision had helped save lives.

May 22, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Brave Major Leetul Gogoi, who tied Kashmir 'stone-pelter' to jeep, gets award from Indian Army Chief

Gogoi shot to fame in social media after he tied a stone-pelter to a jeep in order to thwart violent protesters from targeting a security convoy.  

May 22, 2017, 19:49 PM IST