Law and Armed Forces

Law and Armed Forces

The Congress must repeal AFSPA if voted to power in 2019

The Congress must repeal AFSPA if voted to power in 2019 The record of its misuse is too compelling to retain it

April 24,2019

Case updateLaw and Armed Forces

Star-wars club

Reminds India of its commitment to the demilitarisation of outer space.

April 2,2019

Case update

CJI led bench issues notice on PIL seeking protection of human rights of Armed Forces personnel

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna today, February 25, 2019 issued a notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Kajal Mishra And Preeti Kedar Gokhale, daughters of army personnel seeking protection of Human Rights of Armed Forces personnel.

February 25,2019

Law and Armed Forces

Pulwama attack is a massive security failure

It is beyond contest that the leadership, the troops on ground, policy-makers, police and everyone else joined together to create this tragedy of errors and they were guilty of criminal negligence leading to loss of precious lives of trained soldiers. Worst part is that CRPF in particular and policy makers and others responsible for controlling the situation refuse to learn from past mistakes and such tragic loss of life keeps recurring with alarming regularity.

February 17,2019

Law and Armed Forces

Justice finally for CPMF officers

In a landmark judgement on February 5, 2019, the Supreme Court of India dismissed a batch of Special Leave Petitions filed by the Government of India and the IPS Association against a judgment of Delhi High Court, which had granted the status of “Organised Group A Service” (OGAS) to the cadres of “Central Paramilitary Forces” (CPMF). The Supreme Court upheld the order of Delhi High Court in totality and confirmed the status of Organised Service for these officers and directed the Government to fulfil their long-pending demand for extending “Non Functional Financial Upgradation” (NFFU).

February 11,2019