Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 02:02 AM IST
Lieutenant Col Bakshi has claimed the comments of the former Adjutant General has caused “irreparable damage” to his reputation as a disabled soldier, a disability pensioner and an upright military veteran and model citizen.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Kumar Uttam
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 05:58 AM IST
Disability pensions in the Indian armed forces will continue to be exempt from tax, Union defence minister Rajnath Singh has conveyed to senior government officials, effectively rolling back a recent order that brought the provision in the tax net.
New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 08:42 AM IST
As a young company commander in the Uri sector, Gen Rawat had his ankle smashed by a huge boulder. Then, as Commander of III Corps, he dislocated his vertebra. He wears a wound medal on his chest, but has no intention of either taking disability pension or the accompanying tax benefits.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 11:51 AM IST
A medical downgrade entitles a soldier to better retirement benefits. On average for the same rank, a disability pension can be 20 to 50% more than a normal one, plus tax exemption.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 05:03 PM IST
Granting such income tax exemptions date back to 1922 and were among the incentives the British offered to make military services lucrative for Indians.
New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 11:25 PM IST
Currently, both the disability pension and pension of soldiers are exempt from income tax.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 08:21 AM IST
Sarijna was among the several differently abled voters who came out in the scorching heat to vote and make their voices hear.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shivani S
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2018 05:20 PM IST
General Bipin Rawat said that people should not consider the Indian Army just an employment opportunity. “People should remove this misconception, if you want to join the Indian Army then you have to be mentally and physically strong, you need to have strong will power and the strength to face difficult situations and find a way when there is none, only then can you truly be called an Indian Army jawan.”
Shruti Tomar and Punya Priya Mitra, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2018 09:19 PM IST
Officials of cyber cell, Bhopal, said they have zeroed in on four persons, all of them from Rewa. Three have been arrested, while the fourth accused, the person who arranged for the data, is still absconding.