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The Surpeme Court had in July extended the term of the three administrative members of the Armed Forces Tribunal for a period of one month
The present chairman J Virender Singh will retire on 6 October
Vice Admiral Bimal Verma files fresh plea in Armed Forces Tribunal over appointment of new Indian Navy chief
Vice Admiral Bimal Verma on Tuesday filed a fresh petition in the Armed Forces Tribunal seeking quashing of the government orders for designating Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as next Navy Chief
Armed Forces Tribunal seeks Centre's reply within three weeks on Vice-Admiral Bimal Verma's plea challenging Vice-Admiral Karambir Singh's appointment
The Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) on Thursday directed the Central government to submit its response within three weeks in connection with a petition filed by Vice-Admiral Bimal Verma challenging the appointment of his junior Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next navy chief.
Vice-Admiral Bimal Verma moves Armed Forces Tribunal after being superseded for post of Indian Navy chief
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh Flag Officer Commanding in Chief (FOC-in-C) East will be the first helicopter pilot of Indian Navy to become Chief Naval Staff.
Army General Court Martial recommends Major General's removal from post in two-year-old sexual harassment case
An Army General Court Martial (GCM) on Sunday recommended dismissal of a Major General from service in a two-year-old sexual harassment case.
Kamla Devi, mother of rifleman Rinku Ram who went missing while patrolling along the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh in 2009, finally won her battle of more than seven years as the Centre sanctioned her pension, thanks to an intervention by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
After over a decade of hounding and humiliation, the CBI has not found anything against the former captain of Indian Navy Kashyap Kumar, who was dismissed by the government in 2005 for being allegedly involved in the infamous naval war room leak case.
Nirmala Sitharaman faces a fresh challenge as more than 100 Indian Army officers have moved SC alleging "discrimination and injustice" in their promotions.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah termed as "unbelievably scary" the "justification" for the Armed Forces Tribunal decision's to grant bail to five army personnel convicted in the 2010 Macchil fake encounter case
Machil fake encounter: Army tribunal suspends life sentence of convicts; victims' families say fight for justice will continue
Tension gripped Kashmir after an Armed Forces Tribunal in Chandigarh suspended life imprisonment of five army personnel including a colonel in the 2010 Machil fake encounter case
Macchil fake encounter case: Tribunal suspends life imprisonment of five army personnel; grants them bail
The Armed Forces Tribunal has suspended the life imprisonment of five army personnel who were convicted by a General Court Martial in 2014 for staging the killing of three Kashmiri civilians at Macchil in the state in 2010
The Delhi HC declined to entertain a PIL challenging grant of lesser military service pay (MSP) to personnel below officer rank (PBOR), saying the appropriate forum is the Armed Forces Tribunal.
The tribunal’s cavalier approach is clearly predicated on the new world out there and the fact that even the forces have to move on with the times.
The army chief, who was the then General Officer Commanding of the unit, said the imposition of DV ban on him and issuance of a show cause notice by the then COAS "was illegal and premeditated".
The court had directed the Centre in May 2013 to consider within four months the plea of the army porters, who have been working for 15 years, for regularising them on the basis of their service record.
The case of Wing Commander Pooja Thakur petitioning the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) for discrimination, after she was denied permanent commission, is headlined by some media not because of the merits and demerits of the case but the TRPs it would earn since she led the guard of honour during US President Barack Obama’s visit to India last year.
Earlier, the court had upheld the 2009 'command exit promotion' policy of the Indian Army and had asked the Centre to create 141 additional vacancies to the rank of Colonel to promote officers of 'Combat Support' streams.
The Bench had last year directed the defence ministry and the Air Force to reconsider the petitioner's case for promotion after deleting the review carried out by the Senior Reviewing Officer.
The Armed Forces Tribunal on Friday quashed the court martial of Lt Gen (retd) PK Rath, former Commander of 33 Corps who was punished for his alleged role in a land dealing in West Bengal.