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OROP issue: Ex-servicemen threaten to intensify stir

The government came out with a notification on OROP on November 7 but the veterans still remain unsatisfied.

Dec 13, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

OROP row: Ex-servicemen burn medals, hold protest march to President's House

The ex-servicemen protesting for the implementation of the OROP scheme tried to burn their medals on Wednesday.

Nov 11, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

'Black Diwali' for defence veterans as they return medals over OROP issue

The ex-servicemen have rejected the Centre's notification on the implementation of One Rank, One Pension.

Nov 10, 2015, 09:56 AM IST

After Dadri, veterans want grievance redressal mechanism

A conglomerete of organisations of ex-servicemen, which has been agitating for 'One Rank, One Pension', on Friday raked up the Dadri case and demanded grievance redressal mechanism for the servicemen and their families in the wake of killing of the father of an Air Force corporal.

Oct 16, 2015, 20:11 PM IST

OROP protest continues, more rallies planned

Protest over `One Rank, One Pension` scheme for ex-servicemen continued for the 95th day on Thursday, and army veterans planned more rallies across the country.

Sep 17, 2015, 21:10 PM IST

Armyman claims OROP protesters assaulted by cops,demands probe

A retired Armyman on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking direction for a judicial enquiry into alleged atrocities by Delhi Police on peaceful protesters demanding One Rank, One Pension (OROP).

Sep 16, 2015, 20:31 PM IST

Govt. knows how to walk the talk on OROP: Siddharth Nath Singh

 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Saturday said the BJP-led NDA Government knows how to walk the talk on One Rank, One Pension (OROP) and many other issues.

Sep 05, 2015, 12:37 PM IST

Government readies draft OROP, veterans warn against dilution

With the government appearing to be ready with draft One Rank, One Pension (OROP) proposal, India`s military veterans said on Friday said they would scale up their agitation if the government`s version diluted their demands.

Sep 05, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

Government's OROP version not acceptable, says veteran

The government`s alleged draft of the OROP is not acceptable to ex-servicemen demanding its immediate implementation, a key leader of the retired soldiers said on Friday.

Sep 04, 2015, 21:33 PM IST

OROP row: Veterans accuse govt of 'shifting goalpost'

 The Deadlock over 'One rank, One Pension' (OROP) persisted on Thursday with agitating ex-servicemen accusing the government of "constantly shifting goalpost" and "wasting time" even as a fresh round of back-channel talks were held.

Sep 03, 2015, 21:42 PM IST

OROP our right, want periodic revision of pension: Military veterans

As the talks between government and military veterans over the `One Rank, One Pension` scheme continue, representatives of the veterans on Thursday said that they are asking for their 'right' and it shouldn't be described as a bonanza or demand.

Sep 03, 2015, 12:00 PM IST

OROP scheme: Govt, veterans close to a deal?

 The agitating ex-servicemen and the government appeared to have ironed out some major differences over the contentious issue of one rank one pension with the defence veterans saying tonight that they may accept revision of pension once in two years instead of one year as demanded by them.

Sep 02, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

Can't have annual pension revision, says Arun Jaitley on OROP

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday virtually ruled out annual revision of pension as demanded by agitating ex-servicemen under 'One rank, One pension' but said government will safeguard interests of soldiers retiring at an early age through higher pensions.

Aug 31, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

PM Modi should implement OROP for `real tribute` to 1965 war heroes: Congress

 Launching an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress Party on Friday said that "real" tribute to the heroes of 1965 India-Pakistan war will be accepting the ex-servicemen's demand of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme and implementing it.

Aug 28, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

Protesting ex-servicemen say they will boycott commemoration of 1965 Indo-Pak War

Ex-servicemen staging a protest in New Delhi's Jantar Mantar area over the delay in the non-implementation of the one rank, one pension (OROP) scheme, said on Friday that they will boycott the 50th year commemoration of 1965 Indo-Pak War.

Aug 28, 2015, 09:29 AM IST

OROP: Ex-servicemen dismiss govt's proposal, deadlock on 3 points

A final solution to the 'One Rank, One Pension' row remained out of reach despite hectic back channel talks, as the protesting ex-servicemen on Wednesday rejected government's formula, saying an attempt was being made to "short change" them.

Aug 26, 2015, 16:58 PM IST

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.

Aug 25, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Narendra Modi govt committed to resolve OROP issue: BJP

Asserting that the Centre is committed to resolve the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) issue, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that the government should be given some more time to solve the matter.

Aug 25, 2015, 14:21 PM IST

Indian Navy gives guard of honour to Israeli Navy Chief Ram Rutberg

The Indian Navy on Monday gave guard of honour to Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg, Commander in chief of Israeli Navy, here.

Aug 24, 2015, 11:08 AM IST

Spit and run, hit and run are Rahul Gandhi's political principles: BJP

The BJP on Friday attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi after his criticism of the Centre over the `One Rank, One Pension` issue for ex-servicemen, saying "spit and run" and "hit and run" were two principles of his politics and attempts to "package and repackage" him by his party will fail.

Aug 14, 2015, 18:28 PM IST