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Revised 'scales of accommodation' for armed forces personnel

May 13, 2022 2:08 am

The ministry said in a statement that “this will ensure contemporary specifications in future projects and better standards of living for the personnel of the Armed Forces.”

Chhattisgarh: Maoists kill 30-year-old man, attack security camp, torch vehicles

April 18, 2022 2:20 pm

The man was allegedly killed by Maoists at Kolaiguda in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district. In another incident, four security personnel were injured in a Maoist attack on a camp in Bijapur.

Budget 2022: Armed Forces get 10% hike in capital outlay for modernisation

February 01, 2022 8:01 pm

If compared to the Rs 1.35 lakh crore outlay in the Budget Estimates from 2021-2022, the jump becomes even more pronounced, at nearly 13 per cent.

When law becomes a weapon

January 02, 2022 8:53 am

🔴 The fact is that governments have become more authoritarian since 2014. As an inevitable consequence, the police — and the Armed Forces when deployed for internal security — have become more authoritarian.

Rajnath Singh unveils new rules to reform financial powers of armed forces

September 08, 2021 7:32 am

Under the new rules, critical equipment, such as air-to-air refuellers for the Air Force, can be hired for short periods as compared to purchases or a long-term lease, which are not only considerably expensive but also take a long time.

Centre says Armed Forces stretched, turns down Delhi plea

May 06, 2021 1:11 am

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia had earlier written to Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to lend services of the Armed Forces to the state to help it set up, operationalise and run Covid health facilities with about 10,000 oxygen and 1,000 ICU beds.

Armed Forces given emergency financial powers to combat Covid

May 01, 2021 7:59 am

In a statement, the Defence Ministry said Singh “invoked special provisions and granted Emergency Financial Powers to the Armed Forces to empower them and speed up their efforts in tide over the current” second wave of the pandemic.

Indonesia navy declares lost sub sank after finding debris

April 24, 2021 6:20 pm

Indonesia's navy on Saturday reported finding items indicate that the vessel with 53 crew members was capsized and there were no survivors. While it was only presumed to be missing.

Govt delegates financial powers for capital procurement in armed forces

February 18, 2021 1:05 am

The Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi approved the move for projects under the head ‘Other Capital Procurement’, officials said.

‘Cadets cannot claim parity with serving military personnel’

December 11, 2020 11:21 am

HC dismisses petition of ex-cadet who sought rounding off of disability grant from 40 to 50% citing that cadets are yet to complete training are not part of the armed forces.