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Army recruits released on medical grounds are ex-servicemen: HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 00:36

Madras High Court has ruled that ex-recruits of the Army, who were boarded out or released on medical grounds and granted medical/disability pension, should be considered as ex-serviceman for all practical purposes including job reservation.

One rank, one pension: Rahul Gandhi assures ex-servicemen

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 23:58

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Friday assured ex-servicemen that he would make efforts for their long-pending "one rank, one pension" (OROP) demand to be soon met.

BJD constitutes ex-servicemen cell

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 16:40

Ahead of the general elections, the ruling BJD in Odisha on Wednesday constituted an ex-servicemen cell of the party and ensured joining of about 1,000 retired defence personnel.

Modi`s rally was for BJP workers, not for ex-servicemen: Congress

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 22:24

Congress alleged BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s rally in Rewari was merely a show of oratory and did not match actual facts.

In these tough times help of former soldiers required: VK Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 17:30

VK Singh said on Sunday that the government who was responsible for weak foreign policies needed to be changed.

Army trains wards of ex-servicemen for recruitment

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 14:27

Army has provided a two-week long training to wards of ex-servicemen for their recruitment in its forces.

Ex-servicemen`s medical bills to be processed online

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 14:52

Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday inaugurated the online processing of medical bills under the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme.

Army launches helpline for ex-servicemen at Northern Command

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 20:13

Army has launched a special helpline number for ex-servicemen of Udhampur-based Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir in effort to reach out to the retired personnel.

‘Orders for hiking pension of ex-servicemen soon’

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 15:18

Defence Minister AK Antony Tuesday said the orders for hiking pension of ex-servicemen and their families annually by Rs 2,300 crore, as sanctioned by the Cabinet, would be issued next month.

Govt grants ex-servicemen status to retired Paramilitary staff

Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 18:11

Bringing cheer to over four lakh retired personnel of paramilitary and central police forces, Government on Thursday gave its nod for granting them the status of ex-servicemen, enabling them to avail welfare benefits.

Central Command launches programme for ex-servicemen

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 21:00

The Army`s Central Command has launched Desh Sewa programme for the welfare of ex-servicemen in western and eastern districts of Uttar Pradesh.

Army sensitive to ex-servicemen needs: General Bikram Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 15:59

Gen Singh, addressing a rally of ex-servicemen in Rajasthan`s Jhunjhunu district, said the Army would take all steps to ensure that ex-servicemen and their families are cared for.