23 November 2020

Search Results for Tag : Army


Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Filed by Union Government Draging Armymen Into it(13.08.2015)

Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Union Government against an order of Delhi HC granting benefit to civilian employees in Army under Assu.....

Tags : Supreme Court , Armymen ,Assured Career Progression (ACP) scheme



Courts empowered to determine if court-martial conducted in accordance with law(14.09.2015)

High Courts cannot re-appreciate findings of court-martial, they can however interfere if findings reached are perverse. In a case where an Army Sepoy.....

Tags : Army, court martial, evidence, testimony


Notifications & Circulars

Defence Ministry Launches Army Cloud, Data Centre and Digi-Locker for the Indian Army(09.11.2015)

The Ministry of Defence inaugurated a facility under ‘Army Cloud’, which includes a Central Data Centre, a Near Line Data Centre, both in Delhi and a .....

Tags : army, cloud, cyber security


Appointment to not be denied solely on account of pregnancy(01.02.2016)

Appointment of a woman to the Army Medical Corps cannot be denied solely for her being pregnant, Punjab and Haryana High Court held. The matter arose .....

Tags : Army, medical corps, pregnancy, unfit


Supreme Court Upholds Army's Policy Of Preferential Promotion(15.02.2016)

SC, while backing Army's policy of preferential promotion to those in combat units, has directed Government to create 141 extra posts of Colonel to ac.....

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Patna HC Seeks Reply over Army Striping Youth for Exam(02.03.2016)

Patna HC has taken suo motu cognisance of pictures published in a newspaper showing candidates taking an Army recruitment exam in Bihar's Muzaffarpur .....

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CIC to Army: Identify Men Mutilated by Enemy(29.07.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has ordered Army to provide details of soldiers whose bodies were mutilated by insurgents and enemy soldiers duri.....

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SC Asks Centre to Draft Scheme for Army Porters(15.09.2016)

SC has asked Centre to come up with a "considerate" scheme to regularise 12,000 civilian porters working with the Indian Army, saying they should "see.....

Tags : SC, Centre, Army Porters


CIC Directs Army to Share Macchil Encounter Info(17.11.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Army to provide details to an RTI applicant about Court Martial of five soldiers in fake encounter o.....

Tags : Central Information Commission, RTI, Macchil Encounter, Army


SC Paves Way for Permanent Commission for India’s First Woman Gallantry Award Wining Army Officer(01.12.2016)

Supreme Court has paved way for first woman gallantry award winning Army officer, Lt Col Mitali Madhumita, to be given permanent commission despite he.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Army officer, gallantry award, Permanent Commission


Delhi HC Seeks Government’s Opinion over Private Sale of Army Apparels, Gears(07.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that private sale of army apparel and gear was a "serious issue" since these have been used by terrorists to strike at milit.....

Tags : Delhi High Court , army apparel, Private Sale, terrorists


SC Upholds Ex-Army Officer’s Acquittal in Murder Case(19.12.2016)

Supreme Court has rapped CBI for failing to bring home guilt of accused, and said it 'cannot hang any person' if evidence on record does not conclusiv.....

Tags : Supreme Court, NHRC, Ex-Army Officer, Murder Case


Bombay HC to Army Officer: Join Private Firm If You Want to Stay With Family(21.12.2016)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on an Indian Army officer who has challenged Army’s decision to transfer him to Hyderabad on grounds that there is.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Army Officer, transfer


Supreme Court Directs Centre to Pay Wages to Army Porters(04.01.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to pay wages to 12,000 civilian porters working for Indian Army on par with lowest pay-scale given to army's multi-t.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: ‘Paramilitary Jawans’ Are Akin to Soldiers in Indian Army(30.01.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that work of paramilitary jawan is "arduous and akin to soldiers in Indian Army", and hence it calls for a high.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Indian Army, Paramilitary Jawans’


Delhi HC: Army Service Requires Highest Degree of Fitness(08.02.2017)

Delhi High Court, while dismissing a petition filed by a man who was declared permanently unfit to serve in force, has held that army service requires.....

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Supreme Court Orders Relief to Widow of ‘Schizophrenic’ Army Personnel(27.02.2017)

Supreme Court, while giving relief to widow of a ‘schizophrenic’ Army personnel, has ordered to pay disability pension to her and other substituted le.....

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Calcutta High Court: Indian Army Best Judge on Who is Fit to Join Army(15.03.2017)

Calcutta High Court has made it clear that it is for Indian Army to judge who is medically fit to join force and doctors in civilian hospitals should .....

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Supreme Court Notices Army, Centre Over Plea to Review Sahayak System(25.04.2017)

Supreme Court has issued notices to Indian Army and Centre on a plea seeking a review of Sahayak system and its alleged misuse.

Tags : Supreme Court, Sahayak System, Indian Army


Delhi High Court Refuses to Give 'Martyr' Status to ex-Armyman Who Committed Suicide(12.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has told AAP Government that a person who commits suicide cannot be termed a 'martyr', which had conferred the status on an ex- armym.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, ex-Armyman , OROP


Delhi High Court Orders Protection of Jawan Who Complained of Poor Food(12.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has rejected an army jawan's complaint regarding poor food being served to the troops but ordered the Centre and the Army to ensure f.....

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Women Eligible To Join Territorial Army: Delhi High Court(08.01.2018)

Delhi High Court has quashed the Centre's advertisements excluding women from being recruited in the Territorial Army (TA), ruling the ads were ultra .....

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Why No Male Nurses in Army: Delhi High Court(29.05.2018)

Delhi High Court has described the Indian Army’s practice of having only women in its nursing service as “antiquated” and asked the Centre why men can.....

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Gujarat HC: Armymen Entitled to Preservation of Reputation, Livelihood & Protection from Oppression(13.08.2018)

Gujarat High Court has observed that Army personnel like others are entitled to preservation of their reputation as also his livelihood and protection.....

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Supreme Court Restores Honour of Army Veteran Who Led 1984 Operation Blue Star(20.08.2018)

Supreme Court has restored the honour of an Army veteran who was among the officers who led the Operation Blue Star in 1984 and upheld a decision to e.....

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Supreme Court: Army Personnel Duty Bound to Serve Wherever They are Ordered To(07.09.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed petition of Army personnel challenging their posting and held Army personnel are duty bound to serve wherever they are ord.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Order of Transferring Army Man to Jammu & Kashmir(13.12.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside an order transferring an army man in the last leg of his service and observed that it is the duty of the Army to motiv.....

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Don't Victimise Woman Officer Over her Posting: Supreme Court Tells Army(24.01.2019)

Supreme Court has asked the Army not to victimise a Lieutenant Colonel who had moved the court against her assignment at a place that does not have a .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Woman officer, Army


Army Pay (Amendment) Rules, 2019(20.03.2019)

In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules to amend the Arm.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Army Court Powers(08.07.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a home ministry appeal that argued the General Assam Rifles Court, a wing of the army, was empowered to try Assam Rifles pers.....

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Supreme Court Asks Army to Take Decision on Granting Permanent Commission to 8 Women Officers(20.11.2019)

Supreme Court has granted another opportunity to the Indian Army to take a final decision on granting Permanent Commission to eight women Army officer.....

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SC Grants Relief to Short Tempered Army Officer who shot Boy for Plucking Fruits from his Compound(25.11.2019)

Supreme Court has acquitted of murder charges a retired Army Officer accused of killing a boy who was plucking fruits from his defence enclave and mod.....

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Delhi Court Grants Bail to Bhim Army Chief(16.01.2020)

Delhi Court has granted bail to Bhim Army Chief Chandra Shekhar Azad after upholding his Constitutional Right to Protest. The Court has barred his ent.....

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Delhi Court Modifies Bail Terms for Bhim Army Chief(22.01.2020)

Delhi Court has modified the bail terms of Bhim Army Chief, Chandra Shekhar Azad, stating that any conditions imposed on the accused cannot come in hi.....

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Supreme Court Says Women Should Get-Command Posts in the Army(29.01.2020)

Supreme Court has said that suitability and competence should be the criteria in deciding command appointments within the Army and there should not be.....

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Supreme Court: Change in Mindset Could Allow Women in Army Command Posts(06.02.2020)

Supreme Court has said that if there is a will and a change in mindset on the part of the Government, then women officers could be allocated command p.....

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SC Dismisses Centre's Appeals Against Delhi HC Verdict on Appointment of Women to Command Posts(17.02.2020)

Supreme Court has directed that permanent commission should be granted to women in army regardless of their service, except in combat roles. The Court.....

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Delhi HC Asks Centre to Submit Its Policy on Social Media Ban in Army(15.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Central Government to submit in a sealed cover its policy regarding the use of social media by members of armed forc.....

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SC Restores Punishment of Cashiering' Imposed on Army 'Medical Specialist(31.07.2020)

Supreme Court has restored the sentence of cashiering from service imposed on an Army Officer who while working as Medical Specialist had allegedly mi.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea Challenging Ban on Army Officers Using Social Media(05.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has rejected a plea challenging the policy of the Indian Army which requires all members of the armed forces to delete their social m.....

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Bombay HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Army Major Accused of Rape(17.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to Major Aunshuman Jha who is accused of rape by a 28-year-old IT Engineer in a telecom company.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Army Major Accused of Rape


SC Asks Centre to Submit Response on Status of Women Army Officers' Permanent Commission(26.11.2020)

Supreme Court has asked Centre to file a reply in an application contending that the Indian Army has "not granted Permanent Commission to even 50% of .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Status of Women Army Officers' Permanent Commission