Category Archives: Armed Forces Tribunal

A long battle is won for pension parity

OROP explained ONE rank one pension implies equal pension for having served in the same rank and having rendered the same length of service. At present, the pension of armed forces personnel who have retired at different times is different … Continue reading

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AFT orders reinstatement of jawan dismissed for molestation

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 14 About five years after an Army jawan was dismissed and sentenced to rigorous imprisonment by a summary court martial for allegedly molesting the wife of another jawan, the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) has set … Continue reading

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Lt Generals move AFT against Defence Secretary

Seek criminal contempt proceedings against him for defying Tribunal orders New Delhi, August 31 Two serving Lieutenant Generals have approached the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) seeking criminal contempt proceedings against the Defence Secretary, accusing him of “open defiance” of the … Continue reading

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AFT halts recovery from pension of Lt-Col

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, August 21 The Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) has stopped the recovery of pay and allowances from the pension of a disabled Lieutenant Colonel who had been invalided out of the Army due to a psychiatric illness. … Continue reading

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AFT quashes charges against brigadier in ration scam

Vijay Mohan/TNS Chandigarh, May 26 Over five years after a brigadier, along with several senior officers, was held blameworthy by a court of inquiry for alleged irregularities in the procurement of rations, the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) has quashed the … Continue reading

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