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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

The Armed Forces Tribunal is now functional at Delhi, Chennai, Jaipur and Chandigarh

The Armed Forces Tribunal, which has jurisdiction over both service as well as court-martial issues concerning the three services, is now operational at Delhi, Chennai, Jaipur and Chandigarh.

The Chandigarh Bench of the Tribunal was inaugurated by Justice T S Thakur, Chief Justice of the Hon’ble Punjab & Haryana High Court who is going to be elevated as a Judge of the Supreme Court today. The bench having jurisdiction over Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, J&K and HP was notified with effect from 16 Nov 2009.

A comprehensive news-report on the same can be accessed by clicking here.

It was also a good day for civilian retirees. The applicability of a new stipulation on encashment of leave has been taken back to 01 Jan 2006 instead of the earlier cut-off date of 01 Sept 2008. The letter issued yesterday evening by the Govt of India to this effect can be accessed and downloaded by clicking here.


Dips Sherman said...


Will leave encashment dates get shifted for Services as well....

Ramani said...

one doubt, navdeep.
does it mean the tribunal is only fo review/ appeal.
will the gcms continue as before or will it now be the perview of the tribunal.
at least one offshoot will be that the brass hats will think twice before ordering gcms and so on.

Anonymous said...

'When are we going to hear from u on Col @ 18/ Brig first select rank.'


'Is the Col TS going to come down from 26 to 21/20 ?'



Anonymous said...

Someone please help me out with this problem.
The problem is that I don't have my original PPO, as I never recd it.At that time,I was asked to get an attested copy from my Bank, which I did.
Now, the CSD depot requires my original PPO for car purchase,which I don't have.What options do I have in this case?

Anonymous said...

CHAT BOX ........ WHEN

Navdeep / Maj Navdeep Singh said...



Anonymous said...

I just want expert opinion
Can I refuse service accomodation and stay in own house and claim HRA for the duration of tenure in a station?
Please help all experts.

Anonymous said...

Dear Mr Navdeep
Can u help me with the query on HRA posted before
Thanks in advance.

Anonymous said...

Dear Annony 17 Nov/ 1007 AM,

While it may be little disappointing for some of us but it had been officially clarified by IAF that these are nothing but rumours. No such proposal had been moved by any of the three armed forces/Govt of India.

Best wishes.

Anonymous said...

Dear Maj. Navdeep,

Please come out with the details about ex gentlemen cadets invalided out of service....what is their Disability Pension, Disability Element, and Service Element??? only one thing has come out from your side that 1275/- ex gratia has been raised to 3500/-...but even that has not been received by us....despite numerous reminders PCDA(P) has not responded....neither their site is updated for the same.

Anonymous said...

one more thing about ex GCs invalided out of service and given CSD availment authority letter.....can the card be made from any corner of india or only from home state???

Rajeev Behal said...

Dear Major Navdeep,

Can we file a case in ATF for pension anomly?

please clarify

Rajeev Behal