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While 'surgical strikes' were under way, govt cut Army's disability pensions

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Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 



File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking to soldiers during his visit to the Siachen glacier (Image: PTI)
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking to soldiers during his visit to the Siachen glacier (Image: PTI)

As para-commandos slipped silently across the Line of Control (LoC) on September 28 on a perilous mission to punish anti-India jihadis and their Pakistani backers, the Government of India quietly put the finishing touches on a plan to slash disability pensions for injuries incurred in the line of duty.

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First Published: Mon, October 10 2016. 00:23 IST

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