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Armed Forces Tribunal


Disabled soldier awaits relief, AFT principal bench upset at orders not being implemented

June 13, 2022 3:13 am

The jawan, who belongs to 15 Kumaon, had suffered amputation of his leg below the knee in landmine blast in Jammu and Kashmir in June 2000.

Armed Forces Tribunal reinstates 2 cadets who were removed from IMA over clash with Tajik counterparts

June 01, 2022 9:44 pm

The two ex-GCs had appealed against the Army’s decision in the AFTs Principal Bench in New Delhi in June 2021 and the bench had reserved judgment in the case on June 10, 2021.

IAF friendly fire: Tribunal orders stay after officers challenge probe

September 15, 2020 7:47 am

The AFT cited “non-compliance” with various statutory provisions by the Court of Inquiry as the reason for the stay.

AFT stays result of JAG Brigadier selection process

January 22, 2020 4:14 am

The petitioner, Colonel Leena Gaurav, is the first woman officer of the Army to have attained the rank of Colonel in a branch of service other than the Army Medical Corps (AMC).

Armed Forces Tribunal upholds selection of Navy chief

September 17, 2019 2:18 am

The complainant, Vice-Admiral Bimal Verma, had stated that as the seniormost officer he should have been appointed Navy chief and claimed that “extraneous considerations” had led to Admiral Singh’s appointment.

Maj Gen gets relief from SC, review board asked to decide on his promotion within three weeks

January 07, 2019 8:40 pm

The Principal Bench of the AFT had ordered in November 2018 that Maj Gen V K Singh will continue to remain in service beyond his date of retirement on November 30, 2018, till its orders are complied with.

Ministry of Defence sits on Armed Forces Tribunal orders, bench says officer to continue in service after retirement

November 21, 2018 3:07 am

In its earlier orders in October in the same case, the bench had come down harshly on the Army’s new promotion policy for Generals finding portions of it to be “not only arbitrary and discriminatory but also violative of the principles of natural justice”

Armed Forces Tribunal stays promotion board of Army's JAG branch for rank of Brigadier

February 15, 2018 9:08 pm

The interim order has come on the petition of a Colonel who had sent a legal notice to the Defence Secretary in July 2017 over the withdrawal of free rations for army personnel.

Armed Forces Tribunal asks former Kargil commander to give affidavit on how he obtained certain papers

December 12, 2017 4:16 am

The bench also dismissed an application of Brig Surinder Singh which had pointed out that former Army Chief General VP Malik (retd) had certain documents in his possession after retirement which were confidential in nature and which he could not possess legally.

AFT allows petition seeking NFU for defence officers at par with Group 'A' services

December 23, 2016 6:30 pm

The petitioner had contended that the morale of officers of the armed forces has been lowered by the government by non-grant of the NFU and thus lowering the established status of the armed forces officers since independence.