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Sources told India Today officers have been particularly affected because jawans do not receive disability benefits like them, although both may have very similar disabilities. Last year, the Center clarified that disability pensions for all armed forces, regardless of rank, would continue to be exempt from income tax. (Image for representation: Reuters) The government is …

A seasoned policeman who ran a construction company is not entitled to a disability pension while performing his duties on the grounds that he has not proven that his back pain was caused by an incident at work, an Illinois appeals court ruled Thursday. Terry Olson, who had been a police officer for the village …

GLENDALE, AZ – The Town of Glendale Police Pension Board has voted unanimously to advance the disability retirement claims of two officers denounced by ABC15 for excessive use of force. Officer Matthew Schneider and Sgt. Aaron Aldridge will now undergo medical exams to determine if they have any physical or mental issues that prevent them …

By Ayaskant Das New Delhi, Nov. 6 (SocialNews.XYZ) A debate has erupted over the criteria for disability to qualify for “disability pension” by armed forces personnel due to comments from the Army Adjutant General, Lieutenant General Ashwani Kumar, who retired on October 31. According to Lt. Gen. (rtd) Kumar, “lifestyle-related illnesses” should not be treated …

Senior military officers must produce a medical report from a command hospital to certify their disability pension claim, a three-service panel recommended to the Defense Ministry as part of measures to limit cases “unjustified” demands for the pension. A senior defense ministry official, who declined to be named, said the proposal was approved by the …

Two in five Indigenous households that rely on the Disability Support pension have run out of money for basic items such as food and fuel in the past year, a new study finds, prompting advocates disabled people to ask the government to urgently review the program. The research is one of three new studies highlighting …

Through Express news service NEW DELHI: The military is working to close the major gap that exists in the disability pension awarded to a soldier and an officer. “There is a big difference in the amount of financial assistance given to a soldier and an officer with the same disability. We have developed categories to …

Indian Army personnel positioned near Ratnuchak military station in Jammu | Photo PTI Text size: A- A + New Delhi: Disability pensions for military personnel should be taxed, except those who sustain combat damage, the military staff proposed, ThePrint has learned. The finance ministry recently decided to tax disability pensions, which sparked a massive uproar …

[email protected] Ajay BanerjeeTribune press serviceNew Delhi, July 18 In what might define a future model for claiming “disability” due to service in the armed forces, the forces are moving towards the idea that lifestyle-related illnesses should not deserve benefits such as pension tax-exempt, while those who sustain physical injuries in combat on peace assignments should …

The office of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday released an army statement that disability pensions for armed forces personnel have been taxed due to the increase in the number of people seeking disability, even for diseases related to lifestyle, and that this has led to the operation of the mechanism in place. The statement …