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Vikram Chandra The Supreme Court has issued a contempt notice to the Army chief and Defence Secretary for not implementing the court's order on the 5th pay commission. This comes after some retired army officers approached the Court over discrepancies in pensions.

The apex court in October 2008 had said that there should not be any discrimination between pre-1996, post-1996 defence pensioners. However, the Defence Ministry did not implement the order.

And so we ask, are the armed forces being given a raw deal over the Pay Commission?

On Verdict, join Vikram Chandra, for a discussion on 'ONE RANK, ONE PAY' on NDTV 24x7.

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