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Can’t have different medical standards for Generals: AFT

The Principal Bench of the AFT made these comments in its judgment in the case of a Brigadier of the Army Education Corps (AEC) who had not been promoted to the rank of Major General despite being approved by a promotion board because he was medically unfit.

Steps taken for permanent commissioning of women officers in armed forces: Defence Ministry

“The Ministry of Defence has taken steps to ensure implementation of announcement made by the Prime Minister on August 15, 2018 regarding grant of permanent commission to women officers in the armed forces,” the ministry said in a statement.


Higher military service pay rejection: Rahul says PM only concerned about likes of Ambani

Rahul said, "Modi ji, those who did surgical strike for the country, is this your behaviour towards them."

Armed forces facing shortage of nearly 60,000 personnel: Govt

According to the details provided by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha, the total shortage of officers in the Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force is 9,259 while the number for below officer rank is 50,363.

Armed Forces Tribunal issues notice to MoD, MoF on petition seeking pay parity with civil services

It has been contended that the armed forces officers cadre meets all the attributes attached to the Group ‘A’ organised service.

May 4, Forty Years Ago

Jayaprakash Narayan raised a controversy that the armed forces should also defend its democratic Constitution.


Armed forces face shortage of over 52,000 personnel

Parrikar said that measures like improved pay structure were being put into force to overcome shortage of over 52,000 personnel in Indian Army.

A khaki overhaul

Higher Muslim representation alone won’t address the minority’s mistrust of police.

Slow pace of arms acquisition a matter of concern, to be expedited: Jaitley

The key subject matter of concern appears to be the slow pace of acquisition of whatever equipment and assets are required, said Jaitley.

EC against forces personnel voting in posting areas

The EC was responding to a PIL demanding measures to ensure armed forces personnel exercise their franchise.