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After NGT order, army veterans protesting for OROP at Jantar Mantar forcefully evicted

After NGT order, army veterans protesting for OROP at Jantar Mantar forcefully evicted

Several ex-servicemen, demanding the implementation of One Rank One Pension or OROP, were forcefully evicted from Jantar Mantar on Monday following an National Green Tribunal (NGT) order banning protests and dharnas around the historic monument.

Oct 30, 2017, 23:16 PM IST

Delhi LG rejects ex gratia to former soldier's kin who killed self

In November, Arvind Kejriwal had announced a compensation of Rs one crore for Ram Kishen​ Grewal's family.

Mar 09, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
99% pensioners will get OROP benefits by January-end: Defence Minster Manohar Parrikar

99% pensioners will get OROP benefits by January-end: Defence Minster Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minster Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that around 20 lakh pensioners have been paid the benefits of One Rank One Pension so far, and more than 99 per cent of cases will be settled by January-end.

Jan 03, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
Ram Kishan Grewal a 'martyr' or not? Delhi HC to pronounce order on December 12

Ram Kishan Grewal a 'martyr' or not? Delhi HC to pronounce order on December 12

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday adjourned the matter on petition challenging the Rs 1 crore compensation and status of martyr given to late Ram Kishan Grewal by Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government.

Nov 15, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

OROP suicide: Delhi HC to pronounce order on granting ''martyr'' status to RK Grewal

On November 4, ex-Army man Ram Kishan Grewal committed suicide by consuming poison at Janpath, allegedly over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.

Nov 15, 2016, 09:35 AM IST
OROP suicide row: What Shatrughan Sinha thinks about Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal's detention

OROP suicide row: What Shatrughan Sinha thinks about Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal's detention

In an embarrassment for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), party MP Shatrughan Sinha, condemned the police action on opposition leaders and the family of ex-serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal.

Nov 05, 2016, 15:58 PM IST
95% Army veterans happy with OROP implementation, Oppn politicising issue: Manohar Parrikar

95% Army veterans happy with OROP implementation, Oppn politicising issue: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that only 4-5 percent of retired Army men are facing problems in getting their pension as per One Rank One Pension (OROP).

Nov 05, 2016, 14:58 PM IST
Earlier RSS was blamed for every issue, now it's PM Narendra Modi: Venkaiah Naidu

Earlier RSS was blamed for every issue, now it's PM Narendra Modi: Venkaiah Naidu

Mocking the Opposition, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said, it has become a fashion to blame Prime Minister Narendra Modi for every issue in the country.

Nov 05, 2016, 10:58 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi lying, OROP not implemented, only pension enhanced: Rahul Gandhi

PM Narendra Modi lying, OROP not implemented, only pension enhanced: Rahul Gandhi

Taking the fight to a new level, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of lying on the issue of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.

Nov 04, 2016, 16:14 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to meet ex-servicemen over OROP issue

Rahul Gandhi to meet ex-servicemen over OROP issue

Government had in November last year issued a notification on OROP to meet the long pending demand but a section veterans had expressed their dissatisfaction with it.

Nov 04, 2016, 13:09 PM IST
OROP suicide row: VK Singh slams Congress, AAP, says Rahul Gandhi playing politics over dead

OROP suicide row: VK Singh slams Congress, AAP, says Rahul Gandhi playing politics over dead

Grewal was cremated in Bamla village in Haryana's Bhiwani distric in the presence of hundreds of people including Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal.

Nov 04, 2016, 11:36 AM IST
Why Delhi Police not registering FIR against illegal detention of Rahul Gandhi: Digvijay Singh

Why Delhi Police not registering FIR against illegal detention of Rahul Gandhi: Digvijay Singh

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Delhi Police for detaining party president Rahul Gandhi thrice in two days over the OROP suicide row.

Nov 04, 2016, 08:30 AM IST
BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya mocks Rahul Gandhi, says he acts like hero of comedy circus

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya mocks Rahul Gandhi, says he acts like hero of comedy circus

Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya mocked at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for playing politics over the alleged suicide former soldier Ram Kishan Grewal.

Nov 03, 2016, 16:00 PM IST

OROP suicide row LIVE: Grewal cremated as Rahul, Kejriwal join mourners; Delhi govt announces Rs 1 crore for veteran's kin

Former soldier Ram Kishan Grewal, who committed suicide demanding OROP's implementation, was cremated in his village on Thursday in the presence of hundreds of people including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Nov 03, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
Ram Kishan Grewal was 'Congress worker', his suicide not related to OROP: VK Singh

Ram Kishan Grewal was 'Congress worker', his suicide not related to OROP: VK Singh

Amid high political drama over the alleged suicide of former soldier Ram Kishan Grewal, Union Minister VK Singh on Thursday said the ex-serviceman's issue was with the bank, and not OROP, as it is being projected.

Nov 03, 2016, 15:07 PM IST
One lakh ex-servicemen facing OROP problems, will be resolved within 2 months: Parrikar​

One lakh ex-servicemen facing OROP problems, will be resolved within 2 months: Parrikar​

As the suicide by an Army veteran over One Rank One Pension scheme snowballed into a huge political show, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Thursday, said around one lakh ex-military personnnel are yet to get full benefit of OROP.

Nov 03, 2016, 14:20 PM IST

Army veteran Ram Kishan Grewal's suicide triggers political storm: As it happened

A retired soldier's alleged suicide over One Rank One Pension issue on Wednesday snowballed into a huge political showdown in Delhi with CM Arvind Kejriwal and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi

Nov 03, 2016, 10:54 AM IST
Politics over OROP suicide? Arvind Kejriwal to visit ex-soldier Ram Kishan Grewal's village

Politics over OROP suicide? Arvind Kejriwal to visit ex-soldier Ram Kishan Grewal's village

Restricted from meeting the family of a former soldier who committed suicide demanding implementation of the OROP scheme, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will now visit the veteran's village on Thursday.

Nov 03, 2016, 10:51 AM IST
OROP suicide row: We were thrashed, abused by Delhi Police as we tried to meet Rahul Gandhi, claims son of Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal

OROP suicide row: We were thrashed, abused by Delhi Police as we tried to meet Rahul Gandhi, claims son of Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal

The son of a retired army veteran, who had allegedly committed suicide, said on Wednesday that he and his family members were manhandled and beaten by the police before being taken to a police station.

Nov 02, 2016, 21:50 PM IST
OROP suicide row: 'I'm near India Gate... have consumed poison' - Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal’s last words to his family

OROP suicide row: 'I'm near India Gate... have consumed poison' - Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal’s last words to his family

Army veteran Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal, who allegedly killed himself on Tuesday evening in frustration over central government's delay in implementing the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme, had called up his family members minutes before taking the extreme step.

Nov 02, 2016, 20:17 PM IST