Rafale deal: DAC happy with progress in negotiations

Signaling that the deadlock in talks over the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets has been resolved, the Defence Acquisition Council on Tuesday expressed satisfaction at the progress made and asked the Indian negotiating team to "go ahead" regarding the deal.

Australian defence minister likely to meet PM Narendra Modi today
Australian defence minister likely to meet PM Narendra Modi today

Australian Defence Minister Kevin Andrews, who arrived in India on Monday evening, will on Tuesday likely hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

News channels ignored 1965 war victory event: Parrikar

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has taken a dig at news channels, saying they are busy covering a complex murder case and ignored an event held to celebrate the country's victory in the 1965 war.

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PMO directly involved in efforts to resolve OROP issue: Manohar Parrikar
PMO directly involved in efforts to resolve OROP issue: Manohar Parrikar

The Prime Minister's Office is "directly involved" in the efforts to resolve the One-Rank-One-Pension (OROP) issue and the government is working to fill in the "small gaps" in it, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.

OROP talks in stalemate; ex-servicemen boycott 1965 war anniversary celebrations
OROP talks in stalemate; ex-servicemen boycott 1965 war anniversary celebrations

Amid the ongoing deadlock over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme and government's failure to give a specific date for its implementation, veterans on Friday boycotted the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war against Pakistan.

Manohar Parrikar to chair Defence Acquisition Council meet today

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will chair a crucial Defence Acquisition Council meeting on Friday during which some significant decisions on procurements would be taken.

PM will make announcement on OROP in due course: Manohar Parrikar

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said here that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make announcement on the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' policy for ex-servicemen "as and when time comes".

OROP row: Rajnath Singh meets Parrikar, Doval, RSS leaders

A high-level dinner meeting was on Tuesday held at Home Minister Rajnath Singh's house which was attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, NSA Ajit Doval and senior RSS leaders.

OROP protest: Ex-serviceman Havildar Ashok Kumar Chauhan's rushed to hospital

The health condition of ex-servicemen Havildar Ashok Kumar Chauhan, part of relay hunger strike over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP), deteriorated on Tuesday as the stir entered its 72nd day.

PM Modi may make announcement on OROP August 28

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is like to make an announcement on One Rank One Pension on August 28, according to Zee News sources.

OROP: Hospitalised veteran stable, protest continues

Colonel Pushpender Singh, who was hospitalised after fasting for nine days over One Rank, One Pension, is stable, doctors said on Tuesday.

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OROP row: Parrikar to meet ex-servicemen ahead of their meeting with PM
OROP row: Parrikar to meet ex-servicemen ahead of their meeting with PM

In a move to placate the protesting ex servicemen over the One Rank One Pension issue, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Monday meet the agitating former defence personnel.

VK Singh's daughter joins OROP protest, calls for speedy implementation
VK Singh's daughter joins OROP protest, calls for speedy implementation

Union Minister and former Army chief Gen (retd) VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini joined One Rank One Pension (OROP) protest at Jantar Mantar on Sunday and called for its speedy implementation.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Leh, reviews security situation in J&K
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Leh, reviews security situation in J&K

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive in Leh on Sunday on a two-day visit to Ladakh.

Manohar Parrikar to review security situation of J&K on two-day tour

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will review the security and border situation during his two-day visit from August 23 to Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region.

OROP: PM should meet army veterans directly, says Ex-army chief

As the protests over the delay in implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension' continued for the 68th day, former army chief Gen (retd) VP Malik on Friday said it was high time that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke directly to the veterans.

OROP row: Veterans may meet PM Modi next week

Representatives of ex-servicemen, who have been protesting for the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme for the last 66 days, are likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week.

India giving befitting reply to Pakistan on ceasefire violations: Manohar Parrikar
India giving befitting reply to Pakistan on ceasefire violations: Manohar Parrikar

India is giving a "befitting" reply to Pakistan, which is engaged in continuous ceasefire violations along the Line of Control in Poonch and Rajouri of Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Sunday.