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DNA
OROP protest intensifies: Ex-servicemen to hold mega rally on September 12 at Jantar Mantar
They also said that if they (government) give the OROP once in five years, it would be a 'one rank five pensions' which defeats their basic definition.
 DNA10 hours ago
International Business Times India
Modi Government Set to Announce OROP in Next 48 Hours: Report
Ex-servicemen at hunger strike demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi [Representational Image] IANS The Modi government seems set to announce the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP), ...
 International Business Times India11 hours ago
Defence veterans want Centre to accept all demands on OROP
While addressing the protesting defence personnel at Jantar Mantar in Delhi, Major General Satbir Singh (retired), chairman of Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement and one of the leaders of the agitation, asked the government to accept all their demands, else the ...
 Money Control14 hours ago
Hindustan Times
Tales of hardship from ex-servicemen's OROP battle
As the last rays of the day bathed the historic Jantar Mantar, teardrops glistened on the weather-beaten face of Mahendar Singh. The 81-year-old veteran, a toughened former soldier who took part in the 1962 Sino-Indian and 1965 Indo-Pak wars, is ...
 Hindustan Times1 day ago
OROP row: Demanding only periodic revision of pension, says Ex-servicemen
Ex-servicemen who are protesting at Jantar mantar over the One Rank One Pension issue today claimed that they are not demanding monthly increments from the government.Addressing a press conference in New Delhi Capitan (Retd.) V K Gandhi said that wrong ...
 News on Air1 day ago
International Business Times India
OROP: Ex-Servicemen May Accept Revision of Pension Every 2 Years
Ex-servicemen at hunger strike demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. [Representational Image] IANS The ex-servicemen, who are protesting at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for the immediate ...
 International Business Times India1 day ago
OROP row: Ex-servicemen may accept government terms
Nafisa Ali extends her support to ex-servicemen agitating for one rank, one pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) The contentious issue of one rank, one pension controversy may soon be resolved even as the agitating ex-servicemen and the ...
 Asian Age2 days ago
Indian Express
OROP agitation: Veterans soften stand, may accept pension revision once in two years
Ex-servicemen during the agitation for One Rank One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi. (Source: PTI) The agitating ex-servicemen and the government appeared to have ironed out some major differences over the contentious issue of one ...
 Indian Express1 day ago
New Indian Express
Ex-servicemen Launch Relay Hunger Strike for One-Rank-One-Pension
HYDERABAD: Expressing solidarity with the ex-servicemen who are on an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar in Delhi seeking implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP), nearly 100 ex-servicemen launched a relay hunger strike near Indira Park here on ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago
MSN News US
'There should be a rational basis for implementation of OROP'
Provided by IBNLive With more defence veterans joining the fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar in the national capital, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that there is "consensus on OROP (One Rank One Pension issue) for servicemen who ...
 MSN News US3 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
Ex-servicemen to hold mega rally on September 12 at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi: Ex Servicemen who are on a protest demanding the OROPimplementation on their terms will be holding a mega rally on September 12 at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. They criticised the Centre on Fridayfor not coming out with a clear proposal to ...
 Deccan Chronicle8 hours ago
NDTV
Government Announcement on One Rank One Pension in 2 Days: Sources
at Jantar Mantar say it is a "unilateral" decision by the government as they have not agreed to it. NDTV has accessed the government's draft proposal, which lays out about Rs 8000 to 10,000 crore annually for the pension package and proposes to make OROP ...
 NDTV13 hours ago
OROP: Will intensify agitation if demands not met, say ex-servicemen
Addressing retired soldiers at the Jantar Mantar protest venue, Satbir Singh said they were fighting against "injustice" and were not against any government or political party. NEW DELHI: Ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of OROP threatened on ...
 Economic Times14 hours ago
Rediff.com
'Can't have OROP where pensions are revised every month, every year'
Ex-servicemen continue their indefinite hunger strike over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley virtually ruled out annual revision of pension as demanded by agitating ex-servicemen under One rank, One Pension, but said the government will safeguard interests of soldiers retiring at an early age through higher pensions. Annul revision in pensions do not happen anywhere in the world, he said.
 Rediff.com4 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
Army veteran faints during OROP fast
New Delhi: A 70-year-old ex-serviceman who was on a relay hunger strike at protest venue Jantar Mantar in New Delhi as part of the agitation by veterans for early implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) on Sunday collapsed on stage and was ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 days ago
Striking Army veteran faints, hospitalised
A 70-year-old ex-serviceman, who had been on a relay hunger strike at protest venue Jantar Mantar in New Delhi as part of the agitation by veterans for early implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP), on Sunday collapsed on stage and was rushed to the ...
 Asian Age5 days ago
The Hindu
Army veteran hospitalised as OROP protest enters 77th day
Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Ex-servicemen during the agitation for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: Shanker Chakravarty TOPICS Havildar Bal Singh was rushed to the Army Research and ...
 The Hindu5 days ago
Financial Express
OROP row: Govt, veterans close to a deal?
Social activist Nafisa Ali showing her support to Ex-servicemen agitating for One Rank One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI The agitating ex-servicemen and the government appeared to have ironed out some major ...
 Financial Express2 days ago
Indian Express
OROP stir: 70-year-old Army veteran collapses; hospitalised
Ex-servicemen on fast-unto-death over the One Rank One Pension issue, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Source: PTI photo) A 70-year-old Army veteran who was on a relay hunger strike in the capital as part of agitation by veterans for early ...
 Indian Express5 days ago
NDTV
FTII Stir: Protesting Students Await Information and Broadcasting Ministry's Feedback
File Photo: Pune film institute students have held protests across the country, including Delhi at Jantar Mantar. Pune: Striking FTII students were awaiting a feedback from the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after the August 21 visit of its ...
 NDTV5 days ago
NDTV
OROP Row: Veterans Seek President Mukerjee's Intervention
Ex-servicemen have been protesting for 74 days at Jantar Mantar, demanding pension parity. New Delhi: The Centre said it has "significantly narrowed down" the gaps with the agitating ex-servicemen, but gave no concrete assurances over 'One Rank One ...
 NDTV5 days ago
Millennium Post
Jantar kya hai, Mantar kya hai?
Jantar-Mantar of our national capital is now known more for protests and demonstrations than its 13 architectural astronomical instruments constructed around 300 years back. From small groups of protesters to large crowds of demonstrators come to ...
 Millennium Post5 days ago
Two army veterans on indefinite hunger strike hospitalised
Two of the ex-servicemen on an indefinite hunger strike at the Jantar Mantar here to demand implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme were hospitalised on Saturday.They are retired Havaldar Abhilekh Singh and retired Havaldar Major Singh.Four ...
 Prokerala6 days ago
Millennium Post
OROP row: Two Army veterans hospitalised
Two of the ex-servicemen on an indefinite hunger strike at the Jantar Mantar here to demand implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme were hospitalised on Saturday. They are retired Havaldar Abhilekh Singh and retired Havaldar Major ...
 Millennium Post6 days ago
Money Control
Can't have annual pension revision, says Jaitley on OROP
Ex-servicemen have been agitating for 78 days at Jantar Mantar here demanding implementation of One Rank, One Pension, including annual revision of pension.
 Money Control4 days ago
1965 war veterans to boycott govt function, hold own programme
Veterans of the 1965 India-Pakistan war will gather at Jantar Mantar on Friday to observe the golden jubilee of the war, but boycott the government function. The veterans have decided to boycott the governments 1965 India-Pakistan war commemoration over One ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
1965 war veterans to hold own programme
Veterans of the 1965 India-Pakistan war will gather at Jantar Mantar on Friday to observe the golden jubilee of the war, but boycott the government function.The veterans have decided to boycott the government's 1965 India-Pakistan war commemoration over One ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
Will boycott commemoration of 1965 Indo-Pak War: Ex-servicemen
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 scheme, said on Friday that they will boycott the 50th year commemoration of 1965 Indo-Pak War."We will boycott this (commemoration of the 1965 Indo-Pak War). We will not join it," one of the ex-servicemen told ANI.On Friday, they expressed their determination to continue with their over two-month-long protest. ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
OROP row: Veterans meet Army Chief, two more hospitalised
Ex-servicemen and their family members during the agitation for "One Rank One Pension" at Jantar Mantar. (Photo: PTI) Amid a strong buzz that the Central government was planning to announce the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) for ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
BSF, CRPF too push government to grant OROP
Ex-servicemen on fast-unto-death over the One Rank One Pension issue, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) Paramilitary units seek parity with Army Even before the One-Rank-One-Pension controversy for the armed forces dies down, Central paramilitary ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
Govt should fulfil promise on OROP: Farooq Abdullah
The ex-servicemen have been agitating for 77 days at the Jantar Mantar in Delhi demanding implementation of the scheme Press Trust of India | Jammu August 30, 2015 Last Updated at 15:08 IST Ex-servicemen on fast-unto-death over the One Rank One Pension issue, ...
 Business Standard5 days ago
Goverment likely to tweak OROP to satisfy all
Ex-servicemen shout slogans during their agitation for "One Rank One Pension" at Jantar Mantar- PTI Despite representatives of ex-servicemen rejecting any watering down of the one-rank-one-pension (OROP) proposals, they reportedly attended meetings at the ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
OROP row: Ex-servicemen dismiss government's proposal
Ex-servicemen on fast-unto-death over the One Rank One Pension issue, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) Six Army veterans are on fast-unto-death and two of them are currently in hospital New Delhi : A final solution to the 'One Rank One Pension' row ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
NDTV
Another Army Veteran on OROP Hunger Strike Hospitalised
Another Army veteran, Havaldar Abhilekh Singh, who was on an indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to demand the implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme, had been taken to hospital today. The ex-servicemen have been on protest for more ...
 NDTV6 days ago
DNA
OROP row: One hospitalised, two more join hunger strike
Ex servicemen Uday Singh Rawat and Major Pyaare Chand join hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in Delhi.
 DNA1 week ago
NDTV
OROP Stir: Another Army Veteran's Health Deteriorates
Havildar Major Singh refuses to go to hospital and continues his hunger strike at Jantar Mantar. New Delhi: Col. Pushpender Singh, who was hospitalised after fasting for nine days over the non-implementation of One Rank One Pension, is stable but ...
 NDTV1 week ago
PM Modi will make announcement on OROP in due course: Parrikar
The ex-servicemen have been protesting against the delay in the implementation of OROP at Jantar Mantar at New Delhi.
 Times of India1 week ago
Indian Express
OROP row: Ex-servicemen walk out of meet with Army chief Dalbir Singh
Ex-servicemen during their protest over the delay in implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Source: PTI) The government's efforts to break the deadlock over the demand for implementation of the One Rank-One ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
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. "We will boycott ...
 Zee News1 week ago
The Hindu
Fasting ex-serviceman hospitalised
Colonel (retd.) Pushpender Singh, one of the three ex-servicemen on an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the one rank, one pension (OROP) scheme, was on Monday admitted to the Army Research & Referral Hospital because of ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
NDTV
Union Minister VK Singh's Daughter Joins OROP Protests
Union Minister VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini has joined the ongoing protests for the One Rank One Pension at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. A group of ex-servicemen had been holding relay hunger strike over the implementation of the scheme for more than two months.
 NDTV1 week ago
Times of India
OROP row to end on 1965 war anniversary?
The ongoing 73-day-old agitation by ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar is fast becoming a major worry for the Modi government.
 Times of India1 week ago
One Rank One Pension: Manohar Parrikar revisits financial impact; NSA Ajit Doval steps in
Two ex-servicemen joined the fast unto death at Jantar Mantar taking the total number to five – there are indications that a solution may be in sight as early as this week. NEW DELHI: Amid hopes for a resolution to the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
Deadlock hits OROP talks, row over date
Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee President Ajay Maken along with party workers at a dharna at Jantar Mantar. (Photo: PTI) Breakthrough hopes as PM steps in, no vets’ meet set yet Defence minister Manohar Parrikar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
NDTV
FTII Row: Central Panel Reaches Film Institute, Optimistic of Resolving Crisis
12:29 IST File Photo: Pune film institute students have held protests across the country, including Delhi at Jantar Mantar. Pune: A three-member delegation of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry is at the Film and Television Institute of ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Colonel’s 95-year-old mother joins protest
The three veterans on an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar here were joined by the 95-year-old mother of one of them who said that she would eat only one meal till the government sanctions One Rank One Pension. Charu Sheela Dahiya, the mother of 63-year-old ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
VK Singh’s daughter joins OROP protest at Jantar Mantar
V K Singh’s daughter Mrinalini on Sunday joined the ongoing agitation of military veterans for one rank, one pension (OROP).
 Times of India1 week ago
ABP Live
VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh joins One Rank...
8:25 PM VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh joins One Rank One Pension protest at Jantar Mantar. She said that she belonged to a family of army officers and hence it is her duty to help the army achieve the long pending demand of One rank and
 ABP Live1 week ago
Hindustan Times
MoS VK Singh's daughter joins OROP protest at Jantar Mantar
Minister of state and former army chief Gen (retired) VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh joined retired military personnel protesting for the implementation of one rank one pension (OROP) in New Delhi on Sunday. Demanding a speedy resolution to ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
OROP: Fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar enters 4th day
New Delhi:- The fast-unto-death being held by two protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending ‘One Rank, One Pension’ scheme entered its fourth day today. “They are still on fast and ...
 State Times2 weeks ago
India Today
OROP row: VK Singh's daughter joins protest at Jantar Mantar
The daughter of Union minister and former Army chief Gen V K Singh on Sunday joined the ongoing agitation of ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of the long-pending 'One Rank One Pension (OROP)' scheme. Describing the demands of the ex-servicemen ...
 India Today1 week ago
India Today
OROP row: V K Singh's daughter joins protest at Jantar Mantar
Mrinalini, who is wife of a serving Army officer, described the demands of the ex-servicemen as "just". Mrinalini said that she has full faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has promised the OROP. (ANI photo) The daughter of Union ...
 India Today1 week ago
India Online.in
OROP: V K Singh's Daughter Joins Protest at Jantar Mantar
Brought to you by NEW DELHI: The daughter of Union minister and former Army chief Gen V K Singh today joined the ongoing agitation of ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of the long-pending 'One Rank One Pension (OROP)' scheme.
 India Online.in1 week ago
PardaPhash
OROP Row: Union Minister VK Singh's daughter joins protesters at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi: Union Minister and ex-Army Chief General (Retired) VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh gave massive support to the ex-servicemen protesting for the quick implementation of one rank one pension (OROP) in New Delhi on Sunday by joining them ...
 PardaPhash1 week ago
Union Minister VK Singhs daughter Mrinalini joins OROP protest at Jantar Mantar
Minister VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini joins OROP protest at Jantar Mantar Sun, 23 Aug 2015 - 12:59:33 | Source: PTI | Posted by: I.G. Bhatkali | New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retired) VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini on Sunday ...
 Sahil Online1 week ago
V K Singh's daughter joins OROP protest at Jantar Mantar
Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retired) V.K. Singh's daughter Mrinalini on Sunday reached Jantar Mantar to join the protest demanding implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension (OROP)' scheme for ex-servicemen."I personally feel that ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
OROP: AAP MLA Surinder Singh to join protest at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi, Aug 23: Protest by ex-servicemen against the delay in the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' scheme continues in the national capital and with each passing day a face joins the protest. Now, AAP MLA Surinder Singh, who was granted bail by ...
 One India1 week ago
Gen. V.K. Singh’s daughter joins OROP protests
Minister of State for External Affairs General (retd.) V.K. Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh joined ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar on Sunday, in the protest for early implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme and called for its early ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
MSN India
OROP row: Ex-servicemen put up black flags at Jantar Mantar
Modi government has reiterated its commitment towards the OROP but has refrained from giving a time frame on the its implementation claiming there are some technical difficulties involved. --------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
 MSN India2 weeks ago
Indian Express
Hum jeetenge, fasting OROP protesters chant at Jantar Mantar
Ex-servicemen protesting at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. At Jantar Mantar, the epicentre of the OROP protest, Colonel (retired) Pushpender Singh robustly shakes the hand of his fellow protester Hawaldar (retired) Major Singh and declares that the ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
OROP: Ex-servicemen not to intensify protest after talks with PMO
The Prime Minister's Office has held talks with the representatives of the ex-servicemen, who are protesting at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, demanding early implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.The meeting with Prime Minister's Principal ...
 News on Air2 weeks ago
DNA
Delhi Police apologises to ex-servicemen for August 14 crackdown
The police on Friday had tried to evict the protesting ex-servicemen from Jantar Mantar ahead of the Independence Day celebrations citing security reasons
 DNA2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Delhi police expresses 'regret' at crackdown on veterans
Delhi Joint CP MK Meena meets armed services veterans protesting at Jantar Mantar and says he regrets the police crackdown on August 14. "I want to speak on behalf of Delhi police that we have full respect for Army servicemen and ex-servicemen. What happened on 14th August was due to some confusion and misunderstanding, we are with you. We request you to end your hunger strike. We are here to provide security to veterans," Meena said.The apology comes after a huge public outcry against an ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
OrissaDiary
Citizen 4 Forces - Odisha wing met veterans at Jantar Mantar supporting 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP)
New Delhi: One day before the 69th Independence Day Celebrations has been termed as “Black Day” by the United Front of Ex-Servicemen (UFESM).In the History of India it ha'> New Delhi: One day before the 69th Independence Day Celebrations has been ...
 OrissaDiary2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
3rd ex-serviceman joins hunger strike over OROP @ Jantar Mantar
A third ex-serviceman on Tuesday joined the hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, over the demand for the implementation of One Rank, One Pension.Two ex-servicemen, Colonel Pushpendra Singh and Hawaldar Major Singh, had started their hunger strike yesterday."We have thought a lot before taking this decision. We thought till very late day before yesterday night and decide to sit on 'anshan'...We will fast till the OROP is implemented," said Colonel Pushpendra Singh.The ex-servicemen had ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
The Telegraph
Veterans, ex-chiefs up pension pressure
Two retired soldiers today launched a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar to press for one rank one pension (OROP) while 10 former service chiefs wrote to the Prime Minister warning further delays could lower the forces' morale. The fast marked an escalation of ...
 The Telegraph2 weeks ago
NDTV
FTII Director Held Captive by Students, Released After a Few Hours
Pune film institute students have held protests across the country, including Delhi at Jantar Mantar. Pune: The impasse at Pune's film institute seems to be ending with the director, Prashant Pathrabe, being released after being held captive by ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
OROP row: Fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar enters 4th day
"They are still on fast and their condition is okay," said Col (retd) Anil Kaul, media adviser to the United Front of Ex-Servicemen Movement. Col (retd) Pushpender Si
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
First Post.com
OROP: Fast-unto-death by two ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar enters day 4
The fast-unto-death being held by two protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi demanding early implementation of the long-pending 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme entered its fourth day on Thursday. The post OROP: Fast-unto-death by two ...
 First Post.com2 weeks ago
MSN India
OROP row: 10 ex-defence chiefs write to Modi
Seeking the Prime Minister's intervention into the ill treatment meted out to ex-servicemen on August 14 at Jantar Mantar, at least ten former defence chiefs have written to Narendra Modi demanding an urgent probe into the incident. To clear Jantar Mantar for ...
 MSN India2 weeks ago
Ex-servicemen evicted from Jantar Mantar
Ex-servicemen, demanding one rank one pension (OROP), were evicted by the police from Jantar Mantar here, ahead of Independence Day on August 15, police officials said on Friday."It is a New Delhi Municipal Council drive, assisted by police, where all the ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
OROP: Delhi Police apologises for action against protesting ex-servicemen
Delhi Police today apologised to ex-servicemen for its action on the eve of Independence Day at Jantar Mantar and urged them to call off their agitation over the One Rank, One Pension, OROP issue.Joint Commissioner of Police MK Meena went to the protest venue ...
 News on Air2 weeks ago
India Today
OROP row: Delhi Police apologise to ex-servicemen for Aug 14 crackdown
Joint Commissioner of Police MK Meena went to the protest venue at Jantar Mantar and apologised for the August 14 crackdown which had triggered strong political reaction as well as outrage among the former soldiers. Delhi ACB chief MK ...
 India Today2 weeks ago
NDTV
Delhi Police Apologises for Action Against Protesting Ex-Servicemen
The Delhi Police today apologised for its action against protesting ex-servicemen at Delhi's Jantar Mantar last week, while attempting to evict protesters from the area before Independence Day. "Our intention was not to hurt you on August 14, security ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Third veteran on fast-unto-death over delay in 'One Rank One Pension’
Stepping up agitation on OROP, a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar on Monday. Havildar Ashok Chauhan has also gone on fast-unto-death in support of OROP New Delhi : Notwithstanding "advice" from Defence ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
International Business Times India
Ex-Service Chiefs Urge PM to Implement OROP; 2 Veteran Soldiers Begin Fast-Unto-Death
Ex-servicemen at hunger strike demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi (file picture) IANS Extending solidarity with the protesting ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of One Rank One ...
 International Business Times India2 weeks ago
Indian Express
OROP: PM Modi going back on his commitment, says AK Antony
Ex-servicemen protesting at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. Congress leader and former Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of going back on his commitment on One Rank, One Pension. He said the previous Congress ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Indian Express
Committed to OROP, technicalities being worked out: Government
OROP protests: Ex-servicemen hold protests at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi. The demand for the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) policy took a political turn Friday as about 200 officers of the Delhi Police tried to get former servicemen protesting at ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
International Business Times India
Every Govt Promised to Implement OROP, None Did: Disappointed Ex-Servicemen on Modi's 'Assurance'
Ex-servicemen participate during their 20 days of hunger strike over One Rank, One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. [Representational Image] IANS Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government has accepted "in principle" ...
 International Business Times India2 weeks ago
OROP stir creates drama, outrage at Jantar Mantar
The peaceful demonstration by the ex-servicemen, demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP), created a national outrage on Friday morning after the agitators were forced to evict the Jantar Mantar area by a joint team of the Delhi ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Police manhandle OROP protesters
Agitating ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar complained of manhandling and ill-treatment by security personnel who tried to evict them on Friday morning, apparently as part of the Independence Day security drill. As news of the aborted bid to evict ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Have permitted ex-servicemen to continue dharna: Delhi ...
New Delhi: Delhi police on Friday said it has allowed ex-servicemen to continue their protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, after a failed attempt to evict them drew flak from various quarters and forced the government to restrain the cops. Delhi ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago
Army veterans ready for fast-unto-death to get OROP
Two army veterans have decided to go on indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to push their demand for the implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme
 MSN India2 weeks ago
Two ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death over 'One Rank One Pension'
Colonel Pushpendra Singh and Hawaldar Major Singh have begun fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar in Delhi demanding OROP Ten former service chiefs wrote an open letter to Narendra Modi on OROP New Delhi: Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
After relay fast, ex-servicemen go on fast unto death over OROP
Two of the ex-servicemen agitating at the Jantar Mantar here for over two months now over their demand for one-rank-one-pension have gone on a fast unto death.
 The Telegraph2 weeks ago
`Perturbed` ten ex-service chiefs urge PM to settle OROP issue expeditiously
Perturbed and distressed by the high-handed treatment of the veterans protesting at the Jantar Mantar over the OROP scheme, ten former service chiefs have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged the government to settle this issue ...
 Zee News2 weeks ago
Financial Express
OROP: Police manhandled us ahead of Independence Day, say agitating ex-servicemen
OROP: Sainik Ekta zindabad & Bharat Mata ki jai slogans raised by ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar. (ANI Photo) Agitating ex-servicemen demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) were today allegedly manhandled by the police as it ...
 Financial Express3 weeks ago
Indian Express
One Rank One Pension: Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto death
Col pushpender Singh and Hav Major Singh undertake fast upto death at Jantar Mantar demanding OROP. (Source: Express Photo) Stepping up agitation on OneRank One Pension, a fast-unto-death was launched by two ofthe protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
2 ex-servicemen begin fast-unto-death for OROP in Delhi
Two ex-servicemen began a fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar on Monday to protest against the government's delay in announcing implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme. Col Pushpender Singh (retd) and Major Singh, a retired ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto death over OROP
Stepping up agitation on One Rank One Pension, a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme. "Col Pushpender Singh (Retd) and Haviladar Major Singh (Retd) ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Ani News
'Will continue with agitation' on OROP, says ex-servicemen
Aug 14, 3:11 pm New Delhi, Aug 14 ( ANI ): The ex-servicemen, who were forcibly removed from the Jantar Mantar here, today said that they would continue with their agitation for the implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme ...
 Ani News3 weeks ago
International Business Times India
Delhi Police Manhandle Ex-Servicemen Protesting at Jantar Mantar
Ex-servicemen protesting at Jantar Mantar, Delhi resisted eviction by Delhi police and NDMC.Twitter/ANI Ex-servicemen, who are on a hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar area for over two months now demanding the implementation of 'One Rank One ...
 International Business Times India3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Go back Rahul, say ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar
Congress president Rahul Gandhi greeted with protests from ex-servicemen who tell him, 'Waapis Jao'. The ex-servicemen who are protesting at Jantar Mantar over OROP in Delhi say the protest is apolitical.Rahul who has arrived at the protest at 2 pm, says the PM should give a date as to when he can bring in OROP, so that the protests will end. He  said they should not be removed since they're protesting for their right. ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
NDTV
10 Former Service Chiefs Write to PM on OROP. Express Concern
Col Pushpinder and Havildar Major Singh on an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar demanding OROP. New Delhi: Ten former service chiefs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on One Rank One Pension or OROP, even as two retired armymen began an ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
PardaPhash
OROP Controversy: Protesting ex-servicemen refuse to leave Jantar Mantar
New Delhi: Veteran military officials, who are observing a relay hunger strike to protest against the delay in execution of One Rank One Pension (OROP), refused to abide by the Delhi civic authorities request to clear Jantar Mantar on Friday. The ...
 PardaPhash3 weeks ago
MSN News US
Delhi: OROP protesters refuse to leave Jantar Mantar
Military veterans, who are on a relay hunger strike to protest the delay in implementation of one rank one pension (OROP), have refused to move out of Jantar Mantar after Delhi civic authorities tried to clear all demonstrators from the heart of the ...
 MSN News US3 weeks ago
Delhi police allows ex-servicemen to continue protests at Jantar Mantar
Just in: Delhi Police allows ex-servicemen to continue their protest for "One Rank One Pension" at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi. Just a few hours earlier, army veterans were pushed around at Delhi's famous Jantar Mantar, the unofficial site of public protests. There was huge outrage after the police said the protesting former service men were a threat to security ahead of Independence Day.Opposition politicians and demonstrators want the government to announce the much-delayed One Rank One ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
OROP: Ex-servicemen resist eviction from Jantar Mantar
A group of ex-servicemen demanding 'One Rank One Pension' today resisted eviction from the protest site at Jantar Mantar here by Delhi Police and NDMC which were trying to clear the area in view of security concerns ahead of Independence Day. The ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
NDTV
'Now We're a Security Threat?' Army Veterans Battle Eviction by Cops
New Delhi: Army veterans were pushed around at Delhi's famous Jantar Mantar -- the massive and centuries-old sundial which is also the designated spot for protests -- as city officials tried to clear all demonstrators from the heart of the capital ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
India Today
OROP row: Ex-servicemen, cops scuffle at Jantar Mantar
The police said the ex-servicemen were evicted due to security reasons ahead of Independence Day, but the latter said they had all the necessary permission to carry out the protest. Picture for representational purpose Ex-servicemen, ...
 India Today3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
Delhi: Ex-servicemen demanding OROP refuse to leave Jantar Mantar
Military veterans, who are on a relay hunger strike to protest the delay in implementation of one rank one pension (OROP), have refused to move out of Jantar Mantar after Delhi civic authorities tried to clear all demonstrators from the heart of the ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
Ex-servicemen protesting for OROP resist eviction from Jantar Mantar
A drive to sanitize the capital city ahead of the Independence Day by Delhi Police turned violent as they tried to evict the ex-servicemen forcibly from Jantar Mantar. Adamant on their stand, the ex-servicemen refused to budge and are holding the ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
How can we be a security threat, ask protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar
The protesting ex-servicemen will be at Jantar Mantar till this evening and will again gather tomorrow afternoon if Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not announce the One Rank One Pension during his Independence Day speech from the historic Red Fort tomorrow.  Currently, their pension is based on the Pay Commission recommendations at the time they retire. A Major General who retired in 1996 would draw less pension than his junior who retired years later.   The implementation of ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Ex-servicemen seeking OROP evicted from Jantar Mantar
"It is a New Delhi Municipal Council drive, assisted by police, where all the protesters are being evicted from Jantar Mantar for security purpose before Independence Day," Deputy Commissioner of Police Vijay Singh. The ex-servicemen, however, said ...
 Jagran Post3 weeks ago
Sainik Ekta Zindabad rings out at ex-servicemen rally at Jantar Mantar
More on the OROP agitation by ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar. Veterans say they got no notice to leave Jantar Mantar. They say they will not vacate the spot and added that the government is not realizing how all this will affect the morale of the armed forces. They say they will continue agitation from jail if arrested, and will not leave Jantar Mantar since they are not a security threat. Slogans of "Sainik Ekta zindabad" and "Bharat Mata ki jai" raised by ex-servicemen. Congress jumps into ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
NDTV
Protesters Demanding One Rank One Pension Evicted From Delhi's Jantar Mantar
Several protesters demanding the implementation of One Rank One Pension are being evicted by the police from Jantar Mantar in the national capital where they have been agitating for days over pay parity for retired armed forces personnel. The move ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Don't remove protesting OROP veterans from Jantar ...
New Delhi: Government on Friday sent out a clear message to the Delhi police that the ex-servicemen protesting for the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi should not be evicted. Representational image.
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago
Absu joins statehood protest
The All Bodo Students Union (Absu) today staged a three-hour demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi demanding creation of a separate Bodoland state, supported by the National Federation for New States, an umbrella forum demanding separate states in the ...
 The Telegraph3 weeks ago
DNA India
Govt asks Delhi Police not to evict protesting OROP veterans
Expressing regret over police's attempts to evict protesting ex-servicemen from Jantar Mantar, government on Friday said it respects and honours the sacrifices of former soldiers and so special permission was given to continue their agitation. ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago
PM Modi should announce date for implementation of One-Rank-One-Pension: Rahul Gandhi
Gandhi drove to Jantar Mantar where the Delhi Police tried to evict the ex-servicemen, holding protest for two months pressing for OROP, and disapproved of the police action, saying those who had protected the country must be respected. "The reality ...
 Jagran Post3 weeks ago
IndiaVision
OROP: Former servicemen resist eviction from Jantar Mantar in Delhi
A group of ex-servicemen demanding One Rank One Pension today resisted eviction from the protest site at Jantar Mantar here by Delhi Police and NDMC which were trying to clear the area in view of security concerns ahead of Independence Day. The move ...
 IndiaVision3 weeks ago
Newshence.com
Rahul meets ex-servicemen protesting over OROP at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi, Aug 14 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today met ex-servicemen who were protesting at Jantar Mantar over the non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme. Talking to reporters here, Mr Gandhi called upon Prime Minister ...
 Newshence.com3 weeks ago
One Rank One Pension scheme: Former servicemen resist eviction from Jantar Mantar
ave been protesting for the past two months. Terming the police action as 'Black Independence Day', Group Captain (retd) VK Gandhi cited, "The way police have acted against us just a day before Independence day is unjustified. If there was a ...
 Jagran Post3 weeks ago
Outlook India
OROP Issue: Ex-Servicemen Resist Eviction From Jantar Mantar
A group of ex-servicemen demanding 'One Rank One Pension' today resisted eviction from the protest site at Jantar Mantar here by Delhi Police and NDMC which were trying to clear the area in view of security concerns ahead of Independence Day. The ...
 Outlook India3 weeks ago
OROP scheme: Former servicemen resist eviction from Jantar Mantar
The move came under attack from the veterans who termed it as a 'Black Independence Day'. As police and NDMC started clearing the protest hotspot, the former servicemen refused to go away and alleged that cops manhandled those protesting quietly. "I ...
 Jagran Post3 weeks ago
Indian Express
One Rank One Pension: Ex-servicemen resist eviction from Jantar Mantar
Ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar. (express Photo by: Ravi Kanojia) A group of ex-servicemen demanding One Rank One Pension today resisted eviction from the protest site at Jantar Mantar here by Delhi Police and NDMC which were trying to clear the ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago
Ex-servicemen protesting for OROP evicted from Jantar Mantar
Ex-servicemen, demanding one rank one pension (OROP), were evicted by the police from Jantar Mantar here, ahead of Independence Day on August 15, police officials said on Friday. "It is a New Delhi Municipal Council drive, assisted by police, where ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
ABP Live
Ex-servicemen demanding One Rank One Pension forcibly evicted from Jantar Mantar
Photo by ANI. New Delhi: Ahead of the Independence Day celebration, the Delhi Police on Friday evicted various protesting groups from Jantar Mantar, including those sitting on protest demanding the implementation of One Rank One Pension ...
 ABP Live3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Ex-servicemen protesting over One Rank One Pension resist eviction
A group of ex-servicemen protesting over 'One Rank, One Pension' at the Janata Mantar got into a tussle with the security force which had arrived at the spot to sanitise the area ahead of the Independence Day celebrations.The ex-servicemen were asked to move away from the protest site in view of tight security arrangements put in place for the I-Day celebrations.Among those sitting on protest at Jantar Mantar are a group of retired servicemen demanding the implementation of "One Rank, One ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
FTII protests reach Jantar Mantar, students fill air with slogans, paint horizon with placards
Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. MORE PHOTOS TEXT SIZE A A A TRENDING #Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Archives Tech2 #One Rank One Pension #Apps Archives Tech2 #Bihar Assembly Election 2015 ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
Protests at Jantar Mantar; Cong, Left, JD (U) extend support to students
MOHALI: A 22-year-old youth was killed while his father and brother sustained injuries in a group clash, which took place at Chhoti Perch village in the Mullanpur area, here this morning. Surprise…first, it surprised us by successful rising from ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago
FTII students hold protest at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi, Aug 3 (PTI) Over 80 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) today held a protest at Jantar Mantar against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman. The protest which had a backing of different ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago
Ani News
Over 80 FTII students stages protest at Jantar Mantar
Aug 3, 2:32 pm New Delhi, Aug. 3 ( ANI ): : Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) held a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as ...
 Ani News1 month ago
FTII students to protest against Chauhan's appoiintment at Jantar Mantar today
f India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the Pune-based institute's chief. The youth Congress is also likely to join the protest. Meanwhile, the strike called ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
DNA
FTII row: Students to protest against Gajendra Chauhan's appointment at Jantar Mantar today
The FTII students association had sent a letter to Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore yesterday requesting him to start a positive dialogue on the issue.
 DNA1 month ago
Ani News
FTII students to protest at Jantar Mantar today
Aug 3, 9:22 am New Delhi, Aug. 3 ( ANI ): Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra ...
 Ani News1 month ago
To Jantar Mantar, then: FTII students shift location of protest against Chauhan to Delhi
Pune, Aug 2 (PTI): Students of the Film & Television Institute of India protesting the appointment of Bharatiya Janata Party member Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman have decided on a new location-- the nation's capital. Intensifying ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
FTII students stage protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi
 ZeeNews.com1 month ago
Odisha Samaya
FTII: Students protest at Jantar Mantar, Govt accused Rahul of giving political colour to the strike
TV actor Gajendra Chauhan, a BJP member and known for his role of Yudhishtir in popular tele-serial Mahabharat, has refused to step down. His appointment as FTII Chairman on June 9 triggered an indefinite strike by the students on June 12. FTII ...
 Odisha Samaya1 month ago
FTII Row: Students Hold Protest at Jantar Mantar, Demands Chauhan's Resignation
Over 80 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) today held a protest at Jantar Mantar against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman. The protest which had a backing of different student ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
Anna at veterans' protest
Anna Hazare, whose 2011 hunger strike at Jantar Mantar rocked the UPA, today threatened a nationwide movement to force the current government to grant the promised one-rank-one-pension to defence veterans. The 78-year-old social activist and former army sepoy ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago
Anna Hazare meets widows of Kargil war heroes at Jantar Mantar, joins protest for OROP
Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government of not fulfilling even a "single promise" including implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme and assured the defence personnel that he will do whatever was possible ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
Anna Hazare, ex-servicemen, martyr` families stage protest over OROP delay at Jantar Mantar
Ex-servicemen and families of martyrs of Kargil war staged a protest on Sunday over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar even as the country celebrates the 16th anniversary of India's victory. Ex-servicemen participated in ...
 Zee News1 month ago
Government is working on One Rank One Pension, says Venkaiah Naidu
He was commenting on social activist Anna Hazare's protest at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on the issue.
 DNA1 month ago
Anna Hazare, ex-servicemen, martyrs' families stage protest over OROP delay at Jantar Mantar
Social activist Anna Hazare joined ex-servicemen and families of Kargil war martyrs on Sunday staging a protest over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar even as the country celebrates the 16th anniversary of India's ...
 Zee News1 month ago
Mahila Congress challenges Modi government at Jantar Mantar
The angry protestors climbed over the police barricade and pushed it off.
 DNA1 month ago
Ex-servicemen to carry out run to press for One Rank One Pension
45 MP's led by TMC leader Derek O'Brien are likely to visit those undertaking protest at Jantar Mantar, the statement added.
 Economic Times1 month ago
Guest teachers begin dharna at Jantar Mantar
Eleven guest teachers, including four women, who were on a fast in Mahendragarh to protest against the termination of their services, ended their hunger stir on Sunday and started a dharna at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
 Times of India1 month ago
Demand for halt to NRC work
NEW DELHI, July 13 - The Assam Sanmilita Mahasangha (ASM) today staged a demonstration at Jantar Mantar demanding a halt to all works related to preparation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) till the Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court delivers ...
 The Assam Tribune1 month ago
Ex-servicemen continue relay fast in Delhi
Even as Delhi was lashed by heavy rain on Friday, around 60 ex-servicemen sat on a relay fast at Jantar Mantar in the national capital, while scores of others supported them to demand the implementation of the OROP scheme for retired defence personnel.A day ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Anna Hazare to join protest at Jantar Mantar for OROP
Social activist Anna Hazare will soon join the ongoing relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar here in support of 'One Rank One Pension', a group of protesting ex-servicemen today said. Hazare has already expressed his support to the long-pending OROP ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
One India
Anna Hazare to join ex-servicemen in One Rank One Pension protest
New Delhi, July 9: Social activist Anna Hazare will soon join the ongoing relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in support of 'One Rank One Pension', a group of protesting ex-servicemen said on Wednesday. Hazare has already expressed his support ...
 One India1 month ago
OROP protest: Ex-servicemen continue relay fast in Delhi
New Delhi, July 10: Even as Delhi was lashed by heavy rain on Friday, around 60 ex-servicemen sat on a relay fast at Jantar Mantar in the national capital, while scores of others supported them to demand the implementation of the OROP scheme for retired ...
 One India1 month ago
NDTV
Ex-Servicemen Begin Protest at Jantar Mantar Over Delay in One Rank One Pension Scheme
dharna at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the delay in implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' or OROP scheme even as the relay-hunger strike by retired soldiers on the issue entered its ninth day. The ex-servicemen demanded that the government ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Rediff.com
OROP: Ex-servicemen begin dharna at Jantar Mantar
About 70 ex-servicemen on Tuesday sat on a dharna at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the delay in implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme even as the relay-hunger strike by retired soldiers on the issue entered its ninth day. The ex-servicemen demanded that the government fulfil the promises made with regard to implementation of the long-pending OROP scheme. The former soldiers wore black bands on their arms while Sikh ex-servicemen even wore black bands on their turban. "We ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Rediff.com
On Day 4 of OROP strike, ex-servicemen are ready to sacrifice their lives
At Jantar Mantar, former soldiers might wear haggard looks, but their resolve remains firm in their fight for the implementation of the One Rank, One Pension scheme. Sudhir Bisht reports Lt Colonel Inderjit Singh (retired) was the first ex-serviceman to go on a hunger strike back, demanding that the OROP scheme be implemented. Photograph: Sudhir Bisht Lt Colonel Inderjit Singh (retired) stands tall addressing ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar, who have been holding a relay hunger strike since ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Rediff.com
We are asking for our due, not begging for a favour, say ex-servicemen
On a hunger strike since Monday at Jantar Mantar protesting the delay in the implementation of One Rank, One Pension scheme, veterans bemoan the ‘lack of intention’ shown by the Modi sarkar, who seem to have reneged on their poll promise. Rediff.com contributor Upasna Pandey reports from the rally.  Ex-servicemen participate in a relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar demanding implementation of the OROP. Photograph: PTI   They fought the enemy on various fronts, no ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Sify
Rahul Gandhi addresses Valmiki Samaj at Jantar Mantar
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday addressed the 'Aakroash March' of the Valmiki Samaj at Jantar Mantar here. This follows his meeting with MCD sanitation workers twice over the last week. (ANI- Updated story to follow)
 Sify2 months ago
Relay hunger strike by ex servicemen at Jantar Mantar enters 2nd day
Relay hunger strike by ex servicemen entered its second day today with retired armed forces personnel continuing their protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi to press for the implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme.Around fifty ex-defence personnel are on ...
 News on Air2 months ago
One India
OROP: Ex-servicemen sit on hunger strike at Jantar Mantar; to meet President
New Delhi, June 15: Protesting over delay in implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) policy, hundreds of ex-servicemen went on a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar on Monday. Hundreds of retired army officials are gathered at the Jantar Mantar ...
 One India2 months ago
One Rank One Pension row: Ex-servicemen hold protest at Jantar Mantar
Angry over the delay in implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, hundreds of ex-servicemen began relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar here on Monday. On Sunday, hundreds of ex-servicemen had protested against the delay in implementation of the OROP ...
 Zee News2 months ago
DNA
OROP protest: Sought appointment with Modi 5 times but received no response, claim ex-servicemen
Ex-servicemen agitating for implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension (OROP)' today claimed they had sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi five times in last one year but received no response, and reiterated their demand for an audience with ...
 DNA7 hours ago
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.The government has also not sent any formal communication to the veterans over the One ...
 Prokerala8 hours ago
MSN News US
OROP: Ex-servicemen threaten to intensify agitation
Provided by Firstpost New Delhi: Ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of OROP threatened on Friday to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met. Saying the government was planning to make a unilateral announcement of One ...
 MSN News US10 hours ago
Firstpost.com
As govt drags feet on OROP scheme, ex-servicemen ...
New Delhi: Ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of OROP threatened on Friday to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met. Saying the government was planning to make a unilateral announcement of One Rank One Pension, Major ...
 Firstpost.com11 hours ago
Ex-servicemen want to meet PM, may step up protests
Ex-servicemen seeking the implementation of OROP on Friday sought a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and vowed to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met. Leaders of retired soldiers holding a dragging protest in the ...
 The Statesman12 hours ago
India Today
OROP: Govt says announcement soon, veterans warn against unilateral decision
Seeking to end the deadlock over One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue, the NDA government has reportedly decided to roll out the pension scheme very soon. New Delhi: Ex-servicemen continue their indefinite hunger strike over ...
 India Today13 hours ago
Hindustan Times
Government to announce OROP, differences remain on key issues
The government is expected to announce the implementation of the one rank one pension (OROP) scheme before the dates for the Bihar polls are made public but differences remain on key issues. A draft of the OROP scheme is ready and is likely to be ...
 Hindustan Times13 hours ago
Will intensify agitation if demands not met: ex-servicemen
Ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of OROP threatened on Friday to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met. Saying the government was planning to make a unilateral announcement of One Rank One Pension, Major General Satbir Singh ...
 Deccan Herald14 hours ago
Oneindia
No solution yet on OROP, talks stuck over pension revision
New Delhi, Sep 3: The stalemate over implementation of One Rank One Pension ( OROP ) scheme continued on Thursday over the review period for pensions, as the protest by ex-servicemen entered its 81st day. A source from the ex-servicemen's group ...
 Oneindia23 hours ago
Battle-scarred and broken-hearted
Ex-servicemen staging a protest over the delay in the implementation of ‘one rank, one pension’ in New Delhi. Stories of discontentment amongst war veterans have been highlighted in the media these days. Like most other civilians who have errands to run, ...
 Asian Age1 day ago
Hindustan Times
President may intervene in OROP row, seek briefing
President Pranab Mukherjee may intervene in the logjam over ex-servicemen's demand for a one-rank, one-pension (OROP) scheme, in what can be dubbed an extraordinary move. The President, supreme commander of the armed forces, is watching the ...
 Hindustan Times1 day ago
Indian Express
OROP row: Veterans ready to accept revision in 2 years, not 5
Ex-servicemen undergo medical check-up as they continue their hunger strike protesting the non-implementation of One Rank One Pension in New Delhi. (Source: Express photo by Kamal Kishore) Accusing the government of shifting positions with each ...
 Indian Express1 day ago
MSN News US
Rift between defence veterans fighting for OROP
Provided by IBNLive New Delhi: As the protest by the defence veterans over the delay in implementation for One Rank One Pension enters 81st day on Thursday, the rift seems to have widened within the United Front of Ex-Servicemen over the stand ...
 MSN News US1 day ago
MSN News US
OROP row: Veterans slam 'confused' govt
Provided by Firstpost New Delhi : Ex-servicemen seeking the immediate implementation of the OROP scheme said on Thursday they can't talk to the government as it appeared to be confused. "How do we negotiate when the government does not say what ...
 MSN News US1 day ago
Firstpost.com
Can't discuss OROP as govt is confused, say protesting ...
New Delhi :Ex-servicemen seeking the immediate implementation of the OROP scheme said on Thursday they can't talk to the government as it appeared to be confused. "How do we negotiate when the government does not say what it is willing to offer?" ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago
Oneindia
OROP deadlock: Can't negotiate as Modi Govt is confused, say veterans
New Delhi, Sep 3: Ex-servicemen seeking the immediate implementation of the OROP scheme said on Thursday they can't talk to the government as it appeared to be confused. "How do we negotiate when the government does not say what it is willing to ...
 Oneindia1 day ago
Times of India
Veterans on OROP: Govt is shifting goal posts
NEW DELHI: Ex-servicemen seeking the immediate implementation of the OROP scheme said on Thursday that the government is constantly shifting goal posts. Addressing a press conference in Delhi, "How do we negotiate when the government does not say ...
 Times of India1 day ago
Times of India
OROP: Government constantly shifting goal posts, ex-servicemen say
NEW DELHI: Ex-servicemen seeking the immediate implementation of the OROP scheme said on Thursday that the government is constantly shifting goal posts. Addressing a press conference in Delhi, "How do we negotiate when the government does not say ...
 Times of India1 day ago
Can't negotiate as government is confused: Ex-servicemen
Ex-servicemen seeking the immediate implementation of the OROP scheme said on Thursday they can't talk to the government as it appeared to be confused."How do we negotiate when the government does not say what it is willing to offer?" asked Captain Anil Kaul ...
 Prokerala1 day ago
Hindustan Times
May accept revision of pension once in 2 years: Ex-servicemen on OROP
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 that they may accept revision of pension once in two years instead ...
 Hindustan Times1 day ago
Oneindia
OROP: Deadlock likely to be resolved; Govt, veterans close to a deal?
New Delhi, Sep 2: 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 ...
 Oneindia1 day ago
OROP row: Veterans on strike in Goa
The one rank, one pension (OROP) stir on Wednesday reached Goa, the home state of defence minister Manohar Parrikar, with ex-Army veterans beginning an indefinite relay strike. Several ex-Armymen, including war veterans, under the banner of All Goa ...
 Asian Age2 days ago
MSN News US
OROP: Govt, veterans likely to reach consensus through compromise
Provided by Firstpost New Delhi: 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 on Wednesday night that they may ...
 MSN News US2 days ago
India Today
OROP logjam: Govt accepts 2014 slab for assessment of pension, breakthrough expected soon
The army veterans and the Prime Minister's Office are on the verge of a breakthrough to seal the deal on one rank one pension, sources said on Wednesday as the agitation continued for the 81st day. The army veterans and the Prime ...
 India Today2 days ago
Times of India
OROP stir: Veterans hopeful of breakthrough
NEW DELHI: The ongoing talks between the ex-servicemen and the government on , sources said on Wednesday as the agitation continued for the 81st day. Informed sources told IANS that there have been four meetings since Tuesday with principal ...
 Times of India2 days ago
New Indian Express
Government and Ex-servicemen Close to a Deal on OROP?
NEW DELHI: 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 ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago
Rediff.com
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.War veteran Maj Gen (retd) Satbir Singh, who has been leading the protest in Jantar Mantar for the last 80 days, said they have got positive signals from the government for the last few days but stopped short ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
New Indian Express
Parrikar, Ex-servicemen Begin Indefinite Strike for OROP
PANAJI: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar along with ex-army veterans here today began a indefinite relay strike demanding implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension'(OROP). Also Read: Ex-servicemen Blame Jaitley for OROP Deadlock Several ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago
Indian Express
One rank, one pension: Govt looks at compromise but veterans stick to stand
OROP protests: We reject any unilateral action by the government which does not meet our key demands, said veterans. The government is likely to announce the implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme over the weekend as the Bihar poll ...
 Indian Express1 hour ago
Ani News
OROP: Ex-servicemen hold candle light march in Jammu
Sep 1, 9:18 pm Jammu, Sep. 1 ( ANI ): The ex-servicemen held a candle light march here on Tuesday, demanding the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) policy. Those participating in the march, carried placards with ...
 Ani News3 days ago
NDTV
One Rank One Pension Decision Likely in 48 Hours, Say Sources: 10 Developments
20:32 IST The government plans to announce the implementation of One Rank One Pension in the next 48 hours, sources have said. New Delhi: The government plans to announce the implementation of One Rank One Pension or OROP in the next 48 hours, ...
 NDTV8 hours ago
Deccan Chronicle
Jaitley's OROP remarks due to lack of understanding: Ex
New Delhi: Expressing "anguish" at Arun Jaitley's remarks that annual revision of pension under 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) scheme was not possible, the agitating ex-servicemen on Tuesday said the Union Finance Minister made such comment due to ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 days ago
OROP row: Ex-servicemen want to meet PM, may intensify protests
Leaders of retired soldiers holding a dragging protest in the heart of the capital said they had written five times to the Prime Minister but there had been no response. "We have written five times to the Prime Minister seeking a direct meeting," Major ...
 Jagran Post11 hours ago
Oneindia
OROP: Ex-servicemen want to meet PM Modi, may step up protests
New Delhi, Sep 4: Ex-servicemen seeking the implementation of OROP on Friday sought a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi , and vowed to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met. Leaders of retired soldiers holding a dragging ...
 Oneindia12 hours ago
Firstpost.com
Annual revision of pension not possible, says Finance ...
New Delhi: 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 ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago
First Post.com
Arun Jaitley is also right on OROP, but the issue needs a compromise solution
With every passing day, the issue of OROP - one rank, one pension for retired armed forces personnel - is likely to become more unsolvable. When so many of them are sitting on strike at Jantar Mantar and getting increasingly emotional about it, it is simply ...
 First Post.com3 days ago
Himtimes
OROP: Jaitley says no to annual pension revision
New Delhi, August 31 For the first time, the Union Government offered its own perspective on the contentious one rank, one pension for the retired soldiers with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying the pension could not be revised annually. The ...
 Himtimes3 days ago
Firstpost.com
Govt rules out yearly pension revision under OROP: ...
New Delhi: The government on Mondayruled out annual revision of pension under the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme for ex-servicemen even as the protesting veterans said they are ready for a biennial increase. Underlining that the government will ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago
New Indian Express
Can't Revise Veterans' Pension Yearly: Jaitley
NEW DELHI: In a major disappointment to more than 22 lakh ex-servicemen, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday rejected their demand for an annual pension revision under the One Rank, One Pension scheme, but said the Centre would give higher ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago
‘Pension can’t be revised yearly’
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (Photo Credit: PTI) Finance minister Arun Jaitley virtually ruled out annual revisions of pension — a demand by agitating ex-servicemen under “one rank, one pension” (OROP) — but said on Monday the government would ...
 Asian Age4 days ago
India Today
Where is discipline? Veterans behaving like labour unions: Bhagat Singh Koshyari on OROP
Bhagat Singh Koshyari, former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and veteran of the BJP and RSS who submitted his committee's report on OROP in December 2011 to the Parliament, today broke his silence in an exclusive interview and lashed out at veterans for ...
 India Today4 days ago
Bangalore Mirror
No OROP in this format, says Jaitley
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 ...
 Bangalore Mirror4 days ago
Times of India
OROP protest continues, veterans blame finance minister
NEW DELHI: The protest by ex-servicemen demanding One Rank One Pension (OROP) went on for the 78th day on Monday, as a group of veterans vented their anger on finance minister Arun Jaitley, blaming him for the non-implementation of the scheme. ...
 Times of India4 days ago
The Freepress Journal
OROP Crisis: Former servicemen should be reasonable
12:09 am It is wrong to claim, as the protesting ex-servicemen seem to do, that the protest for one-rank, one-pension is not about money. Shorn of the verbiage, the demand is only about money. Otherwise, the retired military personnel would have ...
 The Freepress Journal4 days ago
Hindustan Times
Annual pension revision not possible: Jaitley on OROP
Finance minister Arun Jaitley virtually ruled out annual revisions of pension— a demand by agitating ex-servicemen under 'one rank, one pension'— but said on Monday the government would safeguard interests of soldiers retiring at an early age ...
 Hindustan Times4 days ago
One India
OROP delay: PM Modi has completely frustrated my dream off him, says Ram Jethmalani
New Delhi, Aug 31: As the protest by ex-servicemen demanding implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) entered its 78th day on Monday, senior Supreme Court lawyer and former BJP leader Ramjethmalani joined the protesters at Jantar Mantar. The ...
 One India4 days ago
Firstpost.com
OROP breakthrough? May accept revision of pension once ...
New Delhi: 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 on Wednesday night that they may accept revision of ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago
Indian Express
Over 1,000 join candle light vigil for OROP
During the candle light vigil at the Plaza in Sector 17, Chandigarh, on Sunday. (Source: Express photo by Jasbir Malhi) More than 1,000 residents from the city along with ex-servicemen held a candle light vigil at Sector 17 Plaza on Sunday, to ...
 Indian Express5 days ago
India TV
One Rank One Pension: Government, veterans close to a deal?
One Rank One Pension: Government, veterans close to a deal? New Delhi: 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 ...
 India TV2 days ago
Rediff.com
OROP: Are 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 on Wednesday night that they may accept revision of pension once in two years instead of one year as demanded by them. War veteran Maj Gen (retd) Satbir Singh, who has been leading the protest in Jantar Mantar for the last 80 days, said they have got positive signals from the government for the last few days but ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
Millennium Post
OROP stir: 70-yr-old Army veteran hospitalised
The incident took place even as the protest by ex-servicemen entered its 77th day. Havildar Bal Singh was rushed to the Army Research and Referral hospital after his health took a turn for the worst and he fainted. Veterans said his condition is ...
 Millennium Post5 days ago
Livemint.com
OROP: Govt, veterans close to a deal?
New Delhi: The agitating ex-servicemen and the government appeared to have ironed out some major differences over the contentious issue of one rank one pension (OROP) with the defence veterans saying tonight that they may accept revision of pension ...
 Livemint.com2 days ago
OROP: Veteran writes on possible resolution & future
There have been number of discussions/debates on One Rank One Pension ever since the Veterans' Movement started close to seventy five days, at Jantar Mantar. By: Brigadier Vijay Raheja, Veteran There have been number of discussions/debates on One Rank One ...
 Economic Times5 days ago
New Indian Express
Ex-servicemen Begin Indefinite Strike in Goa for OROP
PANAJI: The one rank, one pension (OROP) stir today reached Goa, the home state of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, with ex-army veterans beginning an indefinite relay strike. Several ex-armymen, including war veterans, under the banner of All ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago
Rediff.com
OROP: Ex-servicemen begin indefinite strike in Goa
The One Rank, One Pension stir reached Goa on Wednesday with ex-army veterans beginning an indefinite relay strike. Several ex-armymen, including war veterans, under the banner of All Goa Ex-Servicemen Welfare Association said they will continue with the stir till their demands are met. "The person who retires now gets four times more pension than those who had superannuated with me. This is gross injustice," said Surjit Singh, ex-master chief Indian Navy, who had participated in 1971 ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago
Oneindia
OROP: Manohar Parrikar, ex-servicemen begin indefinite relay strike
Panaji, Sep 2: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar along with ex-army veterans here today began a indefinite relay strike demanding implementation of the ' One Rank, One Pension '(OROP). Several ex-army men including war veterans under the banner of ...
 Oneindia2 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
Manohar Parrikar, ex-servicemen begin indefinite strike for OROP
Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar along with ex-army veterans began an indefinite relay strike on Wednesday demanding implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP). Several ex-army men including war veterans under the banner of All ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
Government should fulfill promise on OROP: Farooq Abdullah
Jammu: Former Jammu and Kashmir ChiefMinister Farooq Abdullah today supported the demand for 'One Rank, One Pension' by agitating ex-servicemen and said the central government should fulfil the "promise" made to the veterans. "That (OROP) has been ...
 Deccan Chronicle5 days ago
Oneindia
OROP protest continues, another veteran hospitalised
New Delhi, Sep 1: As talks between the government and ex-servicemen over the 'One Rank One Pension' issue remained stuck, one more veteran was admitted to hospital on Tuesday, on the 79th day of the agitation. Hav. Ram Niwas Yadav (retd) was on ...
 Oneindia2 days ago
OROP row: War veteran feel let down, again
Though Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his respect to those who had fought the war, the veterans were to be found at Jantar Mantar in solidarity with other ex-servicemen on hunger strikes, rather than at India Gate
 DNA5 days ago
Times of India
Military veterans want President to intervene on OROP
NEW DELHI: . READ ALSO: In a letter to the President, which has also been sent to the PMO and defence minister Manohar Parrikar, the veterans on their 76th day of dharna at Jantar Mantar said the government would be "solely responsible" if any ...
 Times of India6 days ago
New Indian Express
OROP Hunger Strike Enters 14th Day, Ex-servicemen Write to President
NEW DELHI: Ex-servicemen protesting over their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) have written to President Pranab Mukherjee, saying some veterans were developing medical complications due to their indefinite hunger strike which entered the ...
 New Indian Express6 days ago
Veterans boycott govt’s 1965 war anniversary event
Veterans protesting the delay in roll-out of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) policy held commemorated the 1965 Indo-Pak war on Friday at the Jantar Mantar, boycotting the government’s programme to...
 The Hindu6 days ago
DNA
OROP row: Can't have annual pension revision, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
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 ...
 DNA4 days ago
Sify
1965 war commemoration begins, veterans to boycott
New Delhi: India on Friday began commemorating the 1965 India-Pakistan war but many veterans have announced a boycott of official events because of protests over One Rank One Pension scheme. President Pranab Mukherjee laid a wreath at the Amar ...
 Sify1 week ago
Indian Express
OROP row: Veterans reject govt offer, boycott 1965 golden jubilee celebrations
Ex-servicemen during the agitation for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Friday. (Source: PTI Photo) Agitating ex-servicemen today boycotted the golden jubilee celebrations of the 1965 war after rejecting Government's latest ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
Livemint.com
OROP: Can't have annual pension revision, says Jaitley
New Delhi: 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 ...
 Livemint.com4 days ago
Indian Express
One rank one pension: Can't have annual pension revision, says Arun Jaitley
Arun Jaitley said the government was committed to OROP but the only difficulty is the arithmetical translation. Finance Minister Arun Jaitleytoday virtually ruled out annual revision of pension asdemanded by agitating ex servicemen under One rank, ...
 Indian Express4 days ago
MSN News US
PM will make announcement on OROP 'as and when time comes': Parrikar
Provided by Firstpost Kutch (Guj) : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make an announcement on the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' policy for ex-servicemen "as and when time comes". ...
 MSN News US1 week ago
Rediff.com
'To compare bureaucrats to those in armed forces is laughable'
‘Service in the Armed Forces can’t be compared to government service. If that basic premise is not accepted, then there’s no scope for any debate on OROP’ ‘No one joins the Armed Forces on a contract. They join to serve. Armed Forces attract those who want to serve, not based on financial terms and contracts’ Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar, a passionate advocate of OROP, speaks to Sudhir Bisht.   Ex-servicemen and their families continue their ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Times of India
OROP: No annual pension revision, Jaitley says
NEW DELHI: 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 . Annul revision in pensions do not happen anywhere in the world, he ...
 Times of India4 days ago
Hindustan Times
Veterans to boycott 1965 war events after OROP talks collapse
Retired military personnel upset by the lack of a breakthrough on the issue of one rank one pension (OROP) have decided to boycott the government's celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of India's 1965 war with Pakistan. Talks between the ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Siasat Daily
OROP stir: No breakthrough yet, two more veterans hospitalised
New Delhi:The 74th day of agitation over delay in One Rank, One Pensionon thursday started on a hopeful note for veterans but there was no breakthrough by evening even as talks at different level within the government continued. A government team ...
 Siasat Daily1 week ago
PM will make announcement on OROP in due course: Parrikar
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today 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"."Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned about One Rank One Pension in his speech on August 15. He will take a decision and will announce as and when time comes," Parrikar told reporters after attending inauguration of a war memorial. The ex-servicemen have been protesting against ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Times of India
OROP: Ex-servicemen to meet Parrikar tonight
NEW DELHI: In a fresh bid to break the One Rank One Pension impasse, representatives of ex-servicemen will be meeting defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday night. Defence sources said the meeting will take place in the minister's office in ...
 Times of India1 week ago
OROP: Two more army veterans rushed to hospital
Two more army veterans, who are on fast unto death here demanding implementation of 'One rank, One pension' scheme, were evacuated from Jantar Mantar on Thursday after their medical condition deteriorated."Major Piar Chand (retd) and Havildar Saheb Singh ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
OROP : Veterans hopeful of a breakthrough
Defence veteranson Thursdayexpressed hope that a conclusion will emerge soon to the talks over implementing the One Rank One Pension scheme. A team led by Nripendra Misra, the principal secretary to the prime minister, is holding negotiations ...
 The Statesman1 week ago
NDTV
Two More OROP Protesters on Hunger Strike Taken to Hospital
Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Updated: Aug 27, 2015 17:58 IST Ex-servicemen have been protesting for 74 days at Jantar Mantar, demanding pension parity. New Delhi: Two more ex-servicemen, who were on indefinite ...
 NDTV1 week ago
Oneindia
OROP stir: Veterans hopeful of a breakthrough soon
New Delhi, Aug 27: Defence veterans on Thursday expressed hope that a conclusion will emerge soon to the talks over implementing the One Rank One Pension scheme. A team led by Nripendra Misra, the principal secretary to the prime minister, is ...
 Oneindia1 week ago
One Rank One Pension: Veteran writes on possible resolution and the future
There have been number of discussions/debates on One Rank One Pension ever since the Veterans' Movement started close to seventy five days, at Jantar Mantar. By: Brigadier Vijay Raheja, Veteran There have been number of discussions/debates on One Rank One ...
 Economic Times5 days ago
DNA India
Arvind Kejriwal shown black flags at Patna airport by Anna Hazare supporters
The protestor alleged that Kejriwal has betrayed Hazare. Once united, Arvind Kejriwal and Anna Hazare have seperate ways since Arvind chose the path of politics following the least achievement from Jan Lokpal protest at Jantar Mantar. File ...
 DNA India1 week ago
No solution to OROP row, veterans seek Prez's intervention
New Delhi : The government tonight said it has 'significantly narrowed down' the gaps with the agitating ex- servicemen but held out no concrete assurances over 'One Rank One Pension' even as the veterans sought President Pranab Mukherjee's intervention to ...
 Mathrubhumi5 days ago
Sify
OROP: Negotiations continue, no breakthrough, but 'step forward'
New Delhi: Hectic negotiations over 'One Rank One Pension' continued on Wednesday, as the government tried to convince the ex-servicemen to scale down their demands on the issue. While an official statement from the protesting ex-servicemen said ...
 Sify1 week ago
New Indian Express
OROP: Veterans Say Talks Moved a Step Forward, Fasts Continue
NEW DELHI: After 73 days of agitation, a breakthrough over the 'One Rank One Pension' issue appeared to be evolving as the veterans said on Wednesday that talks with the government have moved "a step forward". "Dialogue with the government is ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
The Hindu
FTII council member dubs protesting students 'goons'; calls for strike to be crushed
Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and other colleges staging a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on August 03, 2015 demanding removal of chairman Gajendra Chauhan.
 The Hindu1 week ago
Samaylive
Subramanian urges PM Modi to intervene on 'One Rank One Pension' issue as Two more join hunger strike
A senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "urgently intervene" on the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue for the Indian ex- servicemen, as the condition of those sitting on fast-unto-death has deteriorated. The ...
 Samaylive1 week ago
OROP: veterans brace for Statewide stir
Even as the Modi Government at the Centre is feeling the heat of One Rank One Pension (OROP) with at least three veterans taking to fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar for realisation of the long-pend...
 The Hindu1 week ago
Times of India
Veterans boycott 1965 war celebrations over OROP delay
NEW DELHI: , even as their negotiations with the government on implementation of one rank, one pension (OROP) remained deadlocked despite further meetings. The almost month-long celebrations of the 1965 war began with President Pranab Mukherjee ...
 Times of India1 week ago
AhmedabadMirror.com
OROP agitation: Fasting veterans health worsens, one more evacuated
The agitation for 'One Rank One Pension' aggravated on Tuesday with one more veteran, who was on fastunto- death, being hospitalised, even as two more joined the protests amid speculation that implementation of the scheme may be announced this week.
 AhmedabadMirror.com1 week ago
New Indian Express
Parrikar Meets PM over OROP Agenda
NEWDELHI: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a bid to explore ways to implement One Rank One Pension scheme, a long pending demand of ex-servicemen. Expectations are high as the Prime Minister's ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
OROP protests to continue as talks fail
As one more retired soldier on the fast-unto-death agitation demanding implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme was taken to hospital on Tuesday, the protesters refused to call off their agitation after an inconclusive late-evening meeting ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
The Freepress Journal
Back channel talks under way over OROP scheme
12:45 am One hospitalised, two more join hunger strike New Delhi : The agitation for One Rank One Pension aggravated on Tuesday with one more veteran, who was on fast-unto-death, being hospitalised, even as two more joined the protests amid ...
 The Freepress Journal1 week ago
Hindustan Times
OROP protests: 1 veteran hospitalised, 2 join hunger strike
Havaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan, on a fast-unto-death since August 18 over the non-implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme, was on Tuesday taken to the army hospital after his health deteriorated. Another protester, colonel ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
DNA India
Why One Rank One Pension (OROP) demand is showing the Narendra Modi government in poor light
Having promised One Rank One Pension for the armed forces, the government has cut a sorry figure with its attempts to borrow more time to implement it Ex-servicemen during their protest over the delay in implementation of 'One Rank, One ...
 DNA India1 week ago
The Freepress Journal
PM Narendra Modi to announce OROP in due course: Manohar Parrikar
— By | Aug 28, 2015 03:52 am Kutch: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday 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.
 The Freepress Journal1 week ago
India Today
OROP protest: Big division in the ranks emerges
Fissures emerged among the ex-servicemen protesting for early implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme Ex-servicemen protest over OROP at Jantar Mantar. PTI photo Fissures emerged among the ex-servicemen protesting for early ...
 India Today1 week ago
Firstpost.com
OROP protest intensifies as second army veteran on fast ...
New Delhi: Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan, on a fast-unto-death since 18 August over the non-implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme, was on Tuesday taken to the army hospital after his health deteriorated, in what is the second such ...
 Firstpost.com1 week ago
Rediff.com
Second army veteran fasting for OROP hospitalised
Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan, on a fast-unto-death since August 18 over the non-implementation of the One Rank, One Pension scheme, was taken to the army hospital on Tuesday after his health deteriorated, in what is the second such case in as many days. Another protester, Col Pushpendra Singh, was taken to hospital on Monday after his medical report showed increased levels of ketone, which is toxic for the body. Meanwhile, two more veterans, Major (retd) Tyar Chand and Nayak (retd) Uday Singh, ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
India Today
PM likely to announce implementation of OROP on August 28
PM Modi met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday to discuss the issue. PM Narendra Modi Under intense pressure, the NDA government is likely to announce the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for retired armymen on August 28, the ...
 India Today1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle
OROP fast-unto-death: Second army veteran rushed to hospital
New Delhi : Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan, on a fast-unto-death since August 18 over the non-implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme, was on Tuesday taken to the army hospital after his health deteriorated, in what is the second ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago
India Online.in
OROP: Ex-serviceman Refuses to go to Hospital
Brought to you by NEW DELHI: Ex-serviceman Hawaldar Major Singh, who is on a hunger strike for the last ten days over a demand for implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme on Tuesday, has refused to go to hospital.Singh said he would ...
 India Online.in1 week ago
DAWN Group
Indian army veterans boycott 1965 war carnival over pension reforms
While Indian leaders in New Delhi marked the anniversary of the 1965 war, retired personnel of the Indian army have boycotted the government's carnival over the failure to break the deadlock of the one rank one pension (OROP) issue, according to a ...
 DAWN Group1 week ago
Oneindia
One Rank One Pension: Why the talks were inconclusive?
New Delhi, Aug 28: There seems to be no solution as yet in sight on the One Rank One Pension issue. With the veterans of the armed forces deciding to boycott the government's celebrations marking the 50th anniversary celebrations of India's 50th ...
 Oneindia1 week ago
Indiatimes
#OROP Veteran Col. Pushpendra Singh's Health Deteriorates, Will Continue Hunger Strike From Hospital
facebook twitter twitter twitter what's up The one rank, one pension (OROP) controversy flared up further on Monday after one of the ex-servicemen on hunger strike being rushed to the hospital. Colonel Pushpendra Singh, who was on a hunger strike ...
 Indiatimes1 week ago
NDTV
Announcement on One Rank One Pension in Due Course: Manohar Parrikar
File Photo: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Kutch: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said in Kutch that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make announcement on the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' policy for ex-servicemen "as and ...
 NDTV1 week ago
OROP stir: Army veterans hopeful of breakthrough soon
Army veterans on Thursday expressed the hope that a breakthrough will be reached soon over implementing the One Rank, One Pension scheme for them. A central government team led by Nripendra Misra, the principal secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
India Today
OROP: Army veteran on fast-unto-death admitted in hospital
It was the eighth day of the fast of Col Singh and Havaldar Major Singh, while Havaldar Ashok Kumar Chauhan has been fasting for six days now. One of the Army veterans on fast-unto-death to demand the implementation of the One-Rank, ...
 India Today1 week ago
NDTV
Former Army Officer on OROP Fast Hospitalised
Colonel Pushpinder Singh, one of the retired military officers on a fast-unto-death over the One Rank One Pension issue has been rushed to the hospital after his health deteriorated. Col Singh has been fasting since August 17 at New Delhi's Jantar ...
 NDTV1 week ago
NDTV
PM Modi's Balm for Protesting Army Veterans: Books Starring Soldiers as Heroes
Former servicemen walk towards the India Gate in New Delhi on Sunday during a protest demanding that One Rank One Pension scheme should be implemented. (Agenge France-Presse photo) New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose government is on the ...
 NDTV1 week ago
DNA India
One rank one pension row: Deadlock continues, talks fall through
The key differences between the protesters and govt offer are the year of implementation and the fact that the govt wants to take 2011 as the base year Widows of retired army soldiers participate in hunger strike on Wednesday AP Any hope ...
 DNA India1 week ago
MetroVaartha.com
OROP row: Minister's daughter joins protest by ex-servicemen
India Sunday, Aug 23 , 2015,19:36 IST By metro vaartha A A A New Delhi | The daughter of union Minister (Retd) Gen V K Singh today joined ex-servicemen's agitation here to express support to their just demand on the long-pending ...
 MetroVaartha.com1 week ago
Sakaal Times
Ex-servicemen in city express support for OROP
Empress Garden: Hundreds of ex-servicemen from across the three services of the Indian Armed Forces have expressed support to the many veterans on strike at Jantar Mantar in Delhi for the last 65 days to seek One Rank One Pension (OROP). The event ...
 Sakaal Times1 week ago
Ex-servicemen pay homage to 1965 martyrs
Hundreds of ex-servicemen participated in a candle light march at India Gate here to pay homage to the martyrs of the 1965 India-Pakistan war.The march started from Jantar Mantar in central Delhi where the veterans have been agitating for immediate ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
International Business Times India
I Joined OROP Protest as Daughter of Ex-Armyman: Gen VK Singh's Daughter Mrinalini
General VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh joined the ongoing protests of ex-servicemen for the implementation of OROP scheme. Twitter/ANI Former Army Chief and Minister ofState for External AffairsVK Singh's daughterMrinalini Singh on Sunday ...
 International Business Times India1 week ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier
OROP fast-unto-death: 2nd army veteran rushed to hospital
NEW DELHI: Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan, on a fast-unto-death since August 18 over the non-implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme, was yesterday taken to the army hospital after his health deteriorated, in what is the second such ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 week ago
OROP: Union Min Gen V.K. Singh's daughter joins protesters
The daughter of union Minister (Retd) Gen V K Singh today joined ex-servicemens agitation here to express support to their "just" demand on the long-pending One Rank One Pension (OROP) and suggested that her father, the former Army Chief, should also do so.
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
Ani News
AAP MLA Surinder Singh threatens to join OROP hunger strike post getting bail
Aug 22, 7:21 pm New Delhi, Aug.22 ( ANI ): Bailed out AAP MLA Surinder Singh on Saturday threatened to join the ongoing hunger strike with other ex-servicemen and to protest his arrest by Delhi Police on charges that he had assaulted an ...
 Ani News1 week ago
OROP protest on, ex-army chief urges PM to talk directly
The agitation demanding implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme for ex-servicemen continued for the 68th day on Friday, which also marked the fifth day of indefinite fast unto death at Jantar Mantar here.Friday was the fifth day of the indefinite ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
International Business Times India
Maharashtra Government to Give Anna Hazare Z+ Security After Threat Letters
Social activist Anna Hazare joined ex-servicemen in their protest against the non-implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme at Jantar Mantar, Delhi on Sunday.IANS Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has approved Z+ security for ...
 International Business Times India2 weeks ago
Indian Express
PMO wanted OROP on Independence Day, talks failed: V P Malik
Ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar.(Express Photo by: Ravi Kanojia) PrimeMinister Narendra Modi was all set to announce the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for ex-servicemen during his Independence Day speech from Red Fort but could not do so after ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Pune Mirror
VK Singh's daughter joins OROP agitation in Delhi
NEW DELHI Union minister Gen (retd) V K Singh's daughter joined the agitation of ex-servicemen to express support for their "just" demand on the long-pending 'One Rank One Pension (OROP)' and suggested that her father, former army chief, should also ...
 Pune Mirror1 week ago
IndiaTV News
Union Minister V K Singh's daughter joins OROP protest, urges speedy resolution of the issue
Ministry of External Affairs ( MOS) and former army chief V. K Singh's daughter today joined the protest against delay in implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme at Jantar Mantar in Delhi and urged the government for a speedy resolution."I am ...
 IndiaTV News1 week ago
Ex-servicemen continue fast, call off burning medals
The ex-servicemens agitation here over delay in implementation of the One Rank, One Pension scheme continued for the 67th day on Thursday with three veterans on fast unto death refusing to give up their protest. The indefinite hunger strike by Colonel ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
News24online
VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini joins demonstrators as OROP protest enters 70th day
News24 Bureau New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs and former Indian Army chief VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh on Sunday joined ex-servicemen, who have been protesting for last 70 days against the delay in the implementation of ...
 News24online1 week ago
Oneindia
OROP: Ex-servicemen to scale up protest; fast-unto-death enters 4th day
New Delhi, Aug 20: The ex-servicemen's protest over the delay in the implementation of One Rank One Pension ( OROP ) for military pensioners will be scaled up in the coming days as most veterans have refused to go by the government assurances. The ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
News24online
OROP: Gen VK Singh's daughter joins protesters
New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs and former army chief V.K. Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh on Sunday joined a protest here by ex-servicemen against the delay in the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' scheme. Demanding a ...
 News24online1 week ago
V.K. Singh’s daughter Mrinalini joins OROP protesters
Minister of State for External Affairs and former Army chief V.K. Singhs daughter Mrinalini Singh on Sunday joined a protest at Jantar Mantar by ex-servicemen against the delay in the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.
 The Hindu1 week ago
Daijiworldcom
VK Singh's daughter joins OROP protest in Delhi
New Delhi, August 23 (Agencies): Minister of state and former army chief Gen (retired) VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh joined retired military personnel protesting for the implementation of one rank one pension (OROP) in New Delhi on Sunday. ...
 Daijiworldcom1 week ago
OROP: Gen V.K. Singh's daughter joins protesters
New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs and former army chief V.K. Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh on Sunday joined a protest here by ex-servicemen against the delay in the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' scheme. Demanding a speedy ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago
V K Singh's daughter Mrinalini joins protest for OROP
Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh's daughter Mrinalini today joined the ongoing protest for the One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.Talking to reporters, Mrinalini said, she feels that OROP should be implemented as soon as ...
 News on Air1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle
MEA minister V. K. Singh's daughter joins OROP protest
Delhi : Minister of State for External Affairs and former army chief General (Retired) V.K Singh's daughter joined the ongoing ex-servicemen's protest for implementation of the one rank one pension at Janta Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday. One Rank, ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago
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.
 Zee News1 week ago
Threat to burn medals for pension
Like Muhammad Ali who threw his Olympic Gold into the Ohio river in 1975 after being denied entry into a Louisville restaurant reserved for whites, defence veterans will burn their gallantry medals at Jantar Mantar on Friday. The ex-soldiers will do so to ...
 The Telegraph2 weeks ago
India Today
Out on bail, AAP MLA Surinder Singh to join OROP protest
Surinder Singh, a former NSG commando fought terrorist during the 26/11 attack, will be the second AAP MLA to join the OROP protest after Bijwasan MLA Col Devendra Sehrawat. AAP MLA Surinder Singh AAP MLA Surinder Singh, who was on ...
 India Today1 week ago
Firstpost.com
OROP protest: Veterans likely to meet PM Modi next week ...
New Delhi: 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. PM Narendra Modi. Reuters "The ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Livemint.com
FTII protests: 69 days and counting
With yesterday's midnight knock, the tensions that had been simmering on the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) campus for over two months finally boiled over. Police arrived with arrest warrants, taking 15 students away in the middle of ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
NDTV
Veterans May Meet PM Modi to Discuss One Rank One Pension Next Week
18:55 IST File Photo: Ex-servicemen at the OROP protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. (Press Trust of India) New Delhi: Representatives of ex-servicemen, who have been protesting for the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme for the ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Will meeting with Modi bring achche din for ex-servicemen?
Veterans protesting for early implementation of One Rank, One Pension are likely to meet Modi in the last week of August Representatives of ex-servicemen, who have been protesting for the implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme for the last 66 days, are likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week. The dates have not been fixed yet. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will meet Modi on August 23 or August 24 and then we will be informed,” Major General Satbir Singh (retired), ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
OROP: Veterans may meet Narendra Modi next week
Ex-servicemen protesting for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi (Photo: PTI) Three veterans are on fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar New Delhi : Representatives of ex-servicemen, who have been protesting for the implementation of 'One Rank One ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
OROP scheme: Ex-servicemen may meet PM Modi next week
"The dates have not been fixed yet. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will meet Modi on August 23 or August 24 and then we will be informed," Maj Gen Satbir Singh (Retd), Chairman of Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement (IESM) said. Col Anil Kaul (Retd), Media ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Ex-servicemen to wait till Aug 26
Ex-servicemen agitating on the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue have decided to wait till August 26 before scaling up their protest, after government made fresh attempts to reach out to the veterans. "We have urged retired Col. Pushpinder Singh, ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago
OROP: Veterans may meet 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. "The dates have not been fixed yet. Defence Minister ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
No OROP, no retreat: Army veterans vow they won't back ...
New Delhi: Upset over the Prime Minister not announcing a date for the implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme, two war veterans who were on a relay hunger strike for the past 64 days are now on an indefinite fast unto death and say they ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
India Online.in
OROP: Ex-servicemen to wait till August 26
10 Min ago New Delhi : Ex-servicemen agitating on the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue have decided to wait till August 26 before scaling up their protest, after government made fresh attempts to reach out to the veterans. "We have urged ...
 India Online.in2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
The real Jai Hind moment: Stand with the soldier
'Why can't we make it mandatory for all IAS and IPS officers to serve in the armed forces for a year before joining service?' 'What stops us from making it compulsory for every MP to spend three months, immediately after taking oath, in military barracks/maybe a few nights in the bunkers on the borders too, to learn and understand the life of a fauji?' wonders Tarun Vijay, MP.   IMAGE: Soldiers stand guard during a rehearsal for Independence Day at the Red Fort in Delhi. Photograph: Adnan ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
MSN India
OROP row: Defence veterans to continue 'do or die' protests
Retired defence personnel and war widows will continue their protest for the immediate implementation of One Rank One Pension after failing to get any assurance from the Centre. Major General Satbir Singh (retired), Chairman of Indian Ex-servicemen Movement, ...
 MSN India2 weeks ago
Vivekananda Foundation skewers govt on OROP
NEW DELHI: In a potentially embarrassing situation for the government, the director and three top military board members of Bharatiya Janata Party-leaning think tank Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) have come out strongly against the government for ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
Pro-BJP think tank Vivekananda International Foundation skewers government on ‘One Rank One Pension’
NEW DELHI: In a potentially embarrassing situation for the government, the director and three top military board members of Bharatiya Janata Party-leaning think tank Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) have come out strongly against the government for ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
Indian Express
OROP: PMO steps in, Army Chief reaches out to protesting ex-servicemen
Delhi ACB chief M K Meena with Ex-servicemen during their protest over the delay in implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (PTI Photo) In its first intervention in the ongoing agitation demanding One Rank, One ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
Prime Minister's Office intervenes in OROP issue
New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office intervened on Tuesday in the One-Rank-One-Pension imbroglio, and held talks with agitating ex-servicemen, who have agreed not to escalate their protest for the next 10 days, while the Delhi police apologised ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
New Indian Express
ORPO Issue: PMO Reaches Out to Veterans, Gets 10 Days' Reprieve
NEW DELHI: In an attempt to pacify the agitating ex-servicemen over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Tuesday held talks with representatives of the ex-servicemen. Following this, the retired defence ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
First Post.com
Ex-army chief urges PM to talk directly to protesting veterans as OROP agitation enters 68th day
The agitation demanding implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme for ex-servicemen continued for the 68th day on Friday, which also marked the fifth day of indefinite fast unto death at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. The post Ex-army chief urges PM to talk ...
 First Post.com2 weeks ago
OROP: Third soldier joins fast, PMO steps in, police say sorry
New Delhi: As a third soldier joined his two colleagues on a fast-unto-death demanding One Rank One Pension (OROP) on Tuesday, a worried government reached out to the ex-servicemen and urged them to end the hunger strike. And on the 65th day of the agitation ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
OROP: PMO steps in to pacify veterans, Delhi Police apologises
Prime Minister's Office held talks on Tuesday held talks with representatives of ex-servicemen who are protesting over the "One Rank One Pension" issue following which the protestors agreed not to escalate their agitation for the next 10 days. ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Ani News
Unrelenting former servicemen continue hunger strike in Delhi
Aug 18, 8:14 pm New Delhi, Aug.18 ( ANI ): Former servicemen continued their hunger strike for the second day on Tuesday against the delay in the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme. The veteran soldiers, who ...
 Ani News2 weeks ago
Retd soldiers to continue protest, fast-unto-death for OROP
Three former defence personnel - Colonel (retired) Pushpinder Singh of 3 Grenadiers, Havalder (retired) Major Singh of 3 Sikh Light Infantry and Havaldar (retired) Ashok Chauhan - are on fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar in Delhi.
 Money Control2 weeks ago
OROP: Delhi cops apologise to retired servicemen for August 14 crackdown
Ex-servicemen protesting for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi (Photo: PTI) Police has appealed to ex-servicemen to give up fast New Delhi: Facing flak for the crackdown onagitating ex-servicemen who are demanding 'one rank, one pension', ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Times of India
OROP: Delhi cops say 'we are sorry' to veterans
NEW DELHI: Delhi Police on Tuesday apologized to ex-servicemen for using force against them on August 14 and asked them to call off their agitation over " one rank, one pension" issue, Times Now reported. . "What happened on August 14 was due to ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
PMO steps in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen over 'One Rank One Pension' issue
The meeting with Prime Minister's Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra at the PMO came on a day when a third veteran joined the fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here, where the ex-servicemen have been protesting for 65 days demanding early implementation of ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
India Today
OROP row: Veterans won't escalate protest for 10 days after PMO intervenes
Modi had on August 15 reiterated his government's commitment towards the OROP but refrained from giving a time frame on its implementation. The ex-servicemen have been protesting for 65 days demanding early implementation of OROP. Photo: ...
 India Today2 weeks ago
OROP: PMO steps in; veterans not to escalate protest for 10 days
epping in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen over the 'One Rank One Pension' issue, Prime Minister's Office today held talks with representatives of the protesters who have agreed not to escalate their agitation for next 10 days. The meeting with Prime ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Ani News
'Why are you silent on OROP Mr. Modi,' asks Rahul
Aug 18, 5:13 pm Amethi , Aug. 18 ( ANI ): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence with regard to the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme. "Defence ...
 Ani News2 weeks ago
IndiaTV News
OROP: Delhi Police regrets Aug 14 crackdown on protesting ex-servicemen
New Delhi: Delhi Police today expressed regret to agitating ex-servicemen for trying to forcefully remove them from protest site near Jantar Mantar on August 14.Joint Commissioner of Delhi Police MK Meena today visited the protest site and apologised to the ...
 IndiaTV News2 weeks ago
India Online.in
OROP: One more veteran joins fast unto death
10 Min ago New Delhi: Even as the government on Tuesday assured the agitating ex-servicemen on the One Rank One Pension issue, another military veteran joined the fast unto death at the Jantar Mantar here. Ashok Chauhan, a retired Indian Army ...
 India Online.in2 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal
10 ex-service chiefs pitch for OROP
02:31 am New Delhi : Even as two former armymen launched an indefinite fast to step up the ex-servicemens protest against the delay in implementation of One Rank, One Pension, ten ex-service chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago
Samaylive
Ex-service heads write open letter to PM Modi on OROP
Backing the demand of former defence personnel, 10 ex service chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing dismay over the Narendra Modi-led government's inability to implement 'One Rank One Pension Scheme.' ...
 Samaylive2 weeks ago
ABP Live
One rank One Pension: Veterans put off medal burning plan
New Delhi: Defence veterans protesting for one rank one pension (OROP) have retreated from a plan to burn their medals on Friday, concerned it could be construed as disrespect to the nation. An ex-serviceman takes part in a protest calling ...
 ABP Live2 weeks ago
10 ex-chiefs urge PM Modi to take swift action on OROP
Ex-servicemen protesting for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) Upping the ante on their demand for immediate implementation of the “One Rank One Pension” scheme, a fast-unto-death was launched by two ex-servicemen at Jantar ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Times of India
Veterans step up OROP fight, two launch fast unto death
NEW DELHI: Military veterans on Monday stepped-up their agitation against the government's failure to implement the much-promised one-rank, one-pension (OROP) for them, with two ex-servicemen launching a fast unto death and others deciding to ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
New Indian Express
Ex-Defence Chiefs Shoot Off Letter to PM, Calls for OROP
NEW DELHI: Opening a full blown attack on the government, ten former Service Chiefs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for seeking inquiry into police action against protesting ex-servicemen, even as two retired army men sat on hunger ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Financial Express
Upping the ante on OROP: Important to stop ex-servicemen's fast-unto-death
PM Narendra Modi made a grievous error in promising the army veterans OROP during his election campaign. (PTI) The fact that at least one Railways trade union is already looking at one-rank-one-pension (OROP) for its members should alert prime ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
OROP: Ex-chiefs write to PM, two veterans on fast-unto-death
Disappointed over the Centre not announcing implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme, ex-servicemen stepped up their agitation here on Monday with two veterans starting a fast-unto-death and 10 former service chiefs writing to prime minister ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
DNA India
LIVE OROP protest: Ex-servicemen on indefinite fast, Parties urge government for quick implementation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not given a specific timeline for the implementation of OROP Photo Courtesy: ANI Twitter 19:01 IST Monday, 17 August 2015 VK Singh has said that OROP will be implemented soon . "The OROP would be ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
Two ex-servicemen begin hunger strike over demand for OROP
Two ex-servicemen, Colonel Pushpendra Singh and Hawaldar Major Singh, began a hunger strike over a demand for the implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar here on Monday."We have thought a lot before taking this decision. We ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Indian Express
OROP: Ex-service chiefs write to PM Narendra Modi, ask to resolve the issue immediately
Voicing dismay over inability of political leadership to implement One Rank One Pension scheme, ten former Service Chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the issue should be resolved expeditiously within a time ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
Implement OROP in urgent time frame: 10 ex-service chiefs write to PM
New Delhi: Voicing "dismay" over inability of political leadership to implement 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, ten former Service Chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the issue should be resolved expeditiously ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
Indian Express
Sena calls eviction of ex-servicemen shameful, urges Centre to implement OROP soon
On August 14, Delhi Police tried to evict them on the grounds of security ahead of Independence Day celebrations. However, later, Police Commissioner B S Bassi said they were allowed to continue with the protest. (Source: PTI) Urging the Centre to ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
New Indian Express
Ex-servicemen of Defence Write to Modi Seeking Action Against Erring Cops
NEW DELHI: Expressing displeasure on the police action against ex-servicemen on the eve of Independence day, who were protesting for demanding One Rank One Pension scheme, ten former Servicemen of the three Defence Services have written to the Prime ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Ani News
'Perturbed' 10 former service chiefs urge PM to settle OROP issue expeditiously
Aug 17, 3:13 pm New Delhi, Aug. 17 ( ANI ): Perturbed and distressed by the high-handed treatment of the veterans protesting at the Jantar Mantar over the OROP scheme, ten former service chiefs have written a letter to Prime Minister ...
 Ani News2 weeks ago
ABP Live
Two ex-servicemen go on fast-unto-death over One Rank One Pension
An ex-servicemen take part in a protest calling for a 'One Rank One Pension' ruling in New Delhi on August 14. (AFP photo) New Delhi: Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ...
 ABP Live2 weeks ago
NDTV
Full Text of Former Service Chiefs' Letter to PM on OROP
13:53 IST Ex-servicemen at the OROP protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. (Press Trust of India) Former Armymen have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on One Rank One Pension or OROP, against the delay by the government in implementing the ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
OROP: Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast unto death
Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme. "Col Pushpender Singh (Retd) and Haviladar ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago
NDTV
Two Army Veterans Ready For Indefinite Fast to Push OROP Demand
Ex-servicemen at the OROP protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. (Press Trust of India) New Delhi: Two army veterans have decided to go on indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to push their demand for the implementation of One Rank One ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
India Today
OROP protest intensifies, Army veterans go on fast-unto-death
The veterans are planning to meet Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and seek time to meet PM Modi when he returns from Dubai. Ex-servicemen protest over OROP at Jantar Mantar Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's failure to ...
 India Today2 weeks ago
ABP Live
One Rank One Pension: War veterans threaten to burn gallantry medals
New Delhi: Like Muhammad Ali who threw his Olympic Gold into the Ohio river in 1975 after being denied entry into a Louisville restaurant reserved for whites, defence veterans will burn their gallantry medals at Jantar Mantar on Friday. The ...
 ABP Live2 weeks ago
Millennium Post
OROP: Veterans likely to meet 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. "The dates have not been fixed yet. Defence ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago
Veterans plan to go on fast from August 24
Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance that the government has accepted “in principle” their demand for one rank, one pension (OROP), a section of ex-servicemen intend to “intensify” their relay hungerstr-ike by deciding ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Ex-servicemen to intensify stir over OROP with ...
New Delhi: Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's assurance that the government has accepted "in principle" their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP), ex-servicemen on Sunday announced intensification of their stir by deciding to ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror
OROP: Ex-servicemen to meet 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. "The dates have not been fixed yet. Defence ...
 Mumbai Mirror2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
OROP: Ex-servicemen to hold indefinite hunger strike from August 24
New Delhi: Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that the government has accepted in principle their demand for One Rank One Pension (OROP), ex-servicemen today announced intensification of their stir by deciding to launch an ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
Indian Express
OROP: Veterans may meet PM Narendra 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, they said today. The dates have not been ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Indian Express
OROP: Ex-servicemen to launch indefinite hunger strike from Aug 24
Ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar.(Express Photo by: Ravi Kanojia) Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's assurance that the government has accepted in principle their demand for One Rank One Pension (OROP), ex-servicemen today announced ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
DNA India
OROP: Veterans likely to meet PM Narendra Modi next week
Stepping in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen, Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday held talks with representatives of the protesters who have agreed not to escalate their agitation for next 10 days. ANI Representatives of ex-servicemen, ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
New Indian Express
OROP Issue: PMO Reaches Out to Veterans, Gets 10 Days' Reprieve
NEW DELHI: In an attempt to pacify the agitating ex-servicemen over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Tuesday held talks with representatives of the ex-servicemen. Following this, the retired defence ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Pune Mirror
OROP: PMO steps in, veterans not to escalate stir for 10 days
NEW DELHI Stepping in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen over the one rank one pension issue, the Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday held talks with representatives of the protesters who agreed not to escalate their agitation for the next 10 days. ...
 Pune Mirror2 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph
Must be the heat or the strain
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wipes his face during his Independence Day speech at Red Fort. The temperature hovered around 30°C and humidity was 95 per cent during the 85-minute address in the morning. (PTI picture) New Delhi, Aug. 15: Narendra ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago
Times of India
BJP and the soldier
The Prime Minister's second Independence Day speech from the Red Fort was received differently in different quarters but there is one political constituency where it got a clear thumbs down. A day after shocking images emerged of police action on ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Hindu Business Line
OROP: another ex-serviceman goes on fast-unto-death
Notwithstanding advice from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to put off their stir, a third veteran on Tuesday joined the fast-unto-death protest by ex-servicemen to press for implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme. Havildar ...
 Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago
India TV
In Pics: PM Modi's Independence Day speech; vows to end corruption
Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the 17th century Red Fort, Modi said in his second Independence Day address that his government was determined to build a new India, including providing electricity to 18,500 power-less villages in the next ...
 India TV2 weeks ago
NDTV
Will No Longer Stop Those Who Want to Fast Unto Death, Say OROP Protestors
19:38 IST Ex-servicemen at the OROP protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. (Press Trust of India) New Delhi: "After 15 months, there is still talk. This is unacceptable to the Armed Forces' family" - clear words from retired Major General Satbir ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Independence Day speech: PM Modi assures OROP but gives ...
New Delhi : Much to the disappointment of protesting ex-servicemen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not give a specific timeline for the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) in his Independence Day address, even as he stressed that talks ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Times of India
OROP: PMO steps in; veterans agree not to escalate protest for 10 days
NEW DELHI: Stepping in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen over the 'one rank one pension' issue, Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday held talks with representatives of the protesters who have agreed not to escalate their agitation for next 10 days. ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
OROP: PMO steps in; Delhi Police 'regrets' crackdown
Stepping in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen over the 'One Rank One Pension' issue, Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday held talks with representatives of the protesters who have agreed not to escalate their agitation for next 10 days. The meeting with Prime Minister's Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra at the PMO came on a day when a third veteran joined the fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar, where the ex-servicemen have been protesting for 65 days demanding early implementation of OROP. "We ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
Poll | Is PM Modi justified in seeking time to implement OROP?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his Independence Day speech on Saturday, said the government had "accepted in principle" the one rank one pension (OROP) scheme for retired armed forces personnel, but failed to announce a timeframe for its ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
India Today
Black Day: Modi's OROP stance disappoints protesting ex-Army men
It was anticipated that he would announce the implementation of the scheme in his Independence Day speech, but Modi only repeated his government's stand. Picture for representation Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his ...
 India Today2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
OROP: PM Modi's promise aside, veterans want ...
New Delhi: As the nation is celebrating 69th anniversary of the Independence Day this 15 August, those who protected the country all their lives are staging a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar to press the government to implement their 33-year-old ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
OROP row: One more veteran joins fast-unto-death
Even as the government on Tuesday assured the agitating ex-servicemen on the One Rank One Pension issue, another military veteran joined the fast unto death at the Jantar Mantar here. Ashok Chauhan, a retired Indian Army havildar, joined the indefinite fast ...
 Zee News2 weeks ago
ABP Live
PM Modi says committed to OROP, disappointed veterans demand date
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday did not commit a specific timeline for implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' but stressed that talks were in the final stages, drawing sharp reactions from ex-servicemen who vowed to step up ...
 ABP Live2 weeks ago
Modi's speech upsets ex-servicemen
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government has accepted "in principle" the One Rank One Pension scheme and that he expected a "positive outcome". However, the assurance left the ex-servicemen "very disappointed". It was ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago
Indian Express
Independence Day speech: Here are the top issues PM Modi spoke about
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with school children at Red Fort. PIB Image Prime Minister Narendra Modi , in his second Independence Day speech from the ramparts of Red Fort,highlighted his 15-month-old government's achievements in a speech ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Mangalorean
Modi's OROP speech disappoints ex-servicemen
Publhed Date : Saturday, August 15th, 2015Time posted: 11:57 am By - New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minter Narendra Modi on Saturday said h government has accepted in principle the One Rank One Pension scheme and that he expected a positive ...
 Mangalorean2 weeks ago
Oneindia
OROP issue: We are disheartened with PM Modi's I-Day speech, say ex-servicemen
New Delhi, Aug 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his government's commitment over One Rank One Pension (OROP) demand in his Independence Day speech but came up with no official announcement yet. This has irked the thousands of protesting ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier
Crackdown on war veterans by cops in Delhi
Police manhandled us ahead of I-Day: Agitating ex-servicemen NEW DELHI: Agitating ex-servicemen demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) were on Friday allegedly manhandled by the police as it tried to evict them from protest ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago
I-Day speech: No implementation time frame on OROP by Modi
Much to the disappointment of protesting ex-servicemen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today did not give a specific timeline for the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension', even as he stressed that talks were in final stages to work out the ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Ex-servicemen protest over PM Modi not announcing implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme
As soon as they realized that PM Modi was not going to make any announcement they had been waiting for, dozens of retired soldiers rose from their seats near the Jantar Mantar monument and started shouting slogans. Many were furious and kept ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Mumbai Mirror
Make OROP happen at the earliest: Ex-service chiefs write to Modi
Two ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death in Delhi as agitation intensifies. Voicing dismay over the inability of the political leadership to implement the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme for retired defence personnel, ten former Service Chiefs have ...
 Mumbai Mirror2 weeks ago
DNA India
PM Modi fails to announce 'OROP' on Independence Day, ex-servicemen to intensify protests; Cong dubs it greatest betrayal
Addressing the nation, Modi said, "The issue of 'One Rank One Pension' came up in front on every government. Some even made small promises. Issue could not be solved. But I assure the servicemen and I am saying it under the Tricolour from the Red ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
We are heartbroken, say ex-servicemen on Modi's OROP remark
With no announcement on One Rank One Pension coming from Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his nearly 90-minute speech at the Red Fort on the 69th Independence Day, ex-servicemen who have been protesting at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi say they have been betrayed by the BJP-led government.Major (retd) Rajendra Singh said, "Aaj humare dil toot gaye hain (our hearts have been broken today). We were expecting announcement about OROP but PM said nothing except lies."Another ex-servicemen, Major ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
India Today
Former service chiefs write letter to PM Modi on OROP
The movement for One Rank One Pension got another push when 10 former service chiefs lend their voice to the demand by writing an open letter expressing concern at the delay. Army veterans sit on a fast-unto-death in New Delhi on Monday ...
 India Today2 weeks ago
International Business Times India
Independence Day 2015 LIVE: PM Narendra Modi to Address Nation Amid High Security
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 68th Independence Day. Reuters India will on Saturday celebrate 68 years of its independence from the British rule with Prime MinisterNarendra Modi delivering his second I-Day speech at the historic Red Fort in ...
 International Business Times India2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
Former service chiefs write to PM Modi on One Rank One Pension
New Delhi: Upping the ante on their demand for immediate implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme, a fast-unto-death was launched by two ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here, while 10 former service chiefs wrote an open letter to Prime ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal
Fought wars, now fighting for pride!
01:58 am New Delhi : High-pitched drama surrounded the protest over the delay in implementing the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme on Friday, with police trying to evict ex-servicemen from Jantar Mantar ahead of Independence Day, only to drop this ...
 The Freepress Journal3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
Sad to see how soldiers are ill-treated: OROP protesters
Ignored for 61 days and now manhandled, the ex-servicemen who had been demanding implementation of a One-Rank One Pension (OROP) rule on Friday said that they had been betrayed. Recounting the several times Prime Minister Narendra Modi had ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
Samaylive
Ex-servicemen disallow Rahul to make politics out of their OROP demand
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's attempt on Friday to join a protest by ex-servicemen over non-implementatin of one-rank-one-pension(OROP) fell flat on his face as protestors did not allow him to use their platform to politicise the issue, ...
 Samaylive3 weeks ago
Mangalorean
Ex-servicemen face police ire, FM says OROP arithmetic being worked on
Publhed Date : Friday, August 14th, 2015Time posted: 10:31 pm By - New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) High-pitched drama surrounded the protest over the delay in implementing the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme on Friday, with police trying to evict ...
 Mangalorean3 weeks ago
OdishaSunTimes.com
Former chiefs write to PM over One Rank One Pension
New Delhi, Aug 17: Several former chiefs of the three forces on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to condemn the manhandling of protesting ex-servicemen by police here on Friday and questioned the delay in implementing the OROP scheme.
 OdishaSunTimes.com2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
OROP protest: Delhi Police accused of heckling ex-servicemen
Ex-servicemen demanding implementation of a one-rank-one-pension (OROP) scheme accused police of a barbaric crackdown on their demonstration a day ahead of Independence Day, questioning how soldiers who dedicate their lives protecting the country ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
As veterans begin fast unto death, ex-service chiefs write to PM on OROP
Ten former Service chiefs wrote an open letter to PM Modi voicing their disappointment over lack of implementing OROP. Photograph: @MissionOROP/Twitter Cranking up pressure on the government to implement ‘One Rank One Pension’ scheme, 10 former Service Chiefs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressing for its expeditious resolution even as two ex-army men began an indefinite hunger fast at Jantar Mantar. Voicing dismay over the inability of political leadership to ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Indiatimes
It'll Cost 8300 Crore To Give The Army 'One Rank One Pension'. 6 Reasons Why We Can Afford It
In delaying the One Rank One Pension (OROP), the Modi government has inadvertently disrespected one of India's most prestigious institutions. And today, the government has added insult to injury by attacking protesting former soldiers, many of whom ...
 Indiatimes3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
After outrage, cops allow veterans to continue OROP protest
Delhi police on Friday said it has allowed ex-servicemen to continue their protest at Jantar Mantar, after a failed attempt to evict them drew flak from various quarters and forced the government to restrain the cops. Earlier in the day, agitating ex-servicemen demanding the implementation of One Rank One Pension were allegedly manhandled by the police as it tried to evict them from protest hot-spot Jantar Mantar ahead of the Independence Day celebrations on security grounds. However, the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Oneindia
OROP: Announcement on scheme likely soon, says Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Jaipur, Aug 14: An announcement on 'One Rank, One Pension' may be made soon, a Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said here today amid mounting pressure from ex-servicemen on the demand. "We are ...
 Oneindia3 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
PM Modi makes promises easily but fails to fulfil them: ...
New Delhi: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling his promises, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday demanded a definite date for implementing the long-pending One Rank One Pension (OROP) for ex-servicemen as he joined ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
It'll be a black Independence Day, say veterans demanding OROP
Protesting ex-servicemen allege they were manhandled by the Delhi police Ex-servicemen were initially asked to vacate the Jantar Mantar premises on the ground of security. Agitating ex-servicemen demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension were allegedly manhandled by the police on Friday, as it tried to evict them from protest hotspot Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, ahead of the Independence Day celebrations on the ground of security. Terming the police action as "barbaric" and ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
DNA India
LIVE: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar assures implementation of OROP, but fails to give a timeline
The police reportedly resorted to lathicharge to forcefully evacuate the protesters. File Photo dna Research & Archives A group of ex-servicemen demanding 'One Rank One Pension' today resisted eviction from the protest site at Jantar ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Two ex-servicemen go on fast till death: All you need ...
Stepping up the agitation on the demand for implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme, two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi went on a fast till death on Monday, demanding early implementation of the long-pending ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Ani News
OROP protest: Bassi refutes charges that Army veterans were manhandled by Delhi Police
Aug 14, 3:53 pm New Delhi, Aug 14 ( ANI ): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Friday rubbished the allegations that the Delhi police had taken rough action on the Army veterans who were protesting to demand implementation of the One ...
 Ani News3 weeks ago
Government asks Delhi Police not to evict protesting One Rank One Pension Scheme veterans
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju called up Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi ordering him that these defence veterans should not be removed from the protest site. "I have asked the Commissioner of Police not to remove the former servicemen ...
 Jagran Post3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
PM should announce date for implementation of OROP: Rahul
Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling his promises, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on demanded a definite date for implementing the long-pending One-Rank-One-Pension for ex-servicemen as he joined their agitation in New Delhi. Gandhi drove to Jantar Mantar where the Delhi Police tried to evict the ex-servicemen, holding protest for two months pressing for OROP, and disapproved of the police action, saying those who had protected the country must be respected. "The ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
India Today
What is OROP and where is it stuck?
The One Rank One Pension scheme remained forgotten until the Sixth Pay Commission presented its recommendations in 2008. Ex-servicemen at a protest against delay in implementation of OROP For almost two months now, Jantar Mantar, in the ...
 India Today3 weeks ago
Indian Express
Rajyavardhan Rathore hints at OROP soon
Ex-servicemen protest for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (PTI file photo) Amid mounting pressure byex-servicemen, Union Minister of State for Information andBroadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Friday said the ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago
NDTV
OROP Talks Still Stuck, May Not Make it to PM's Independence Day Speech: 10 Updates
15:19 IST New Delhi: An announcement on One Rank One Pension or OROP, expected to be the centerpiece of the Prime Minister's Independence Day speech tomorrow, might just be scaled down to another political promise, with talks stuck on financial ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
Ani News
Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi to announce date on OROP implementation
Aug 14, 3:14 pm New Delhi, Aug 14 ( ANI ): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday voiced his support for the ex-servicemen protesting at the Jantar Mantar here and challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to come out with a date ...
 Ani News3 weeks ago
India Today
In war with Modi, Rahul finds another cause in OROP
The Congress vice-president said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have thought about whatever technicalities prevented the implementation of OROP before making any promises about them. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Congress ...
 India Today3 weeks ago
New Indian Express
Police Manhandled us Ahead of I-Day: Agitating Ex-Servicemen
NEW DELHI: Agitating ex-servicemen demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) were today allegedly manhandled by the police as it tried to evict them from protest hotspot Jantar Mantar here ahead of the Independence Day celebrations on ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
MSN News US
After a struggle, Delhi police allow OROP protesters to stay
Provided by IBNLive The Delhi Police has conceded to the demands of the ex-servicemen and has allowed them to continue their protest at Jantar Mantar. Owing to the security ahead of Independence day, the police had earlier in the day tried to ...
 MSN News US3 weeks ago
OROP issue: Ex-servicemen to start huger strike from August 24
Ex-servicemen protesting for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday (Photo: PTI) Perception is also growing that at least some of them may undertake a 'fast unto death' New Delhi : Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
One Rank, One Pension comes at a high cost
The full grant of OROP would raise annual military pensions to Rs 75,000 crore, only slightly less than the salary bill of Rs 93,216 crore. Ajai Shukla reports. Political pundits and the media focused keenly on Independence Day on whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would grant 'one rank, one pension', or OROP, to retired soldiers, sailors and airmen. The defence ministry's department of ex-servicemen's welfare says India has 2.25 million military pensioners or veterans, and there are another ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Times of India
Veterans OROP patience exhausted: 4 former chiefs
NEW DELHI: Four former service chiefs have warned the President that the ongoing agitation for 'one-rank, one-pension (OROP)' for ex-servicemen could have "grave implications for national security". In an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee, ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Millennium Post
Ex-servicemen to launch indefinite strike from Aug 24
Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that the government has accepted "in principle" their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP), ex-servicemen on Sunday announced intensification of their stir by deciding to launch an ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
Denying OROP will be last straw: Ex-service chiefs to prez
Terming the delay in rolling out of 'One Rank One Pension (OROP) Scheme' for ex-servicemen a danger to political military ethos of the country, four former service chiefs have written an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee requesting his ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
Samaylive
PM says committed to OROP; disappointed veterans seek date
Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not commit a specific timeline for implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' but stressed that talks were in the nfinal stages, drawing sharp reactions from ex-servicemen who vowed to step up their protest. ...
 Samaylive2 weeks ago
Times of India
Ex-service chiefs write to President, say delay in 'one rank one pension' may damage India's military edifice
NEW DELHI: Terming the delay in rolling out of 'one rank one pension scheme' for ex-servicemen a danger to political military ethos of the country, four former service chiefs have written an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee requesting his ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
Four former service chiefs write open letter to President on OROP
New Delhi: Terming the delay in rolling out of 'One Rank One Pension Scheme' for ex-servicemen a danger to political military ethos of the country, four former service chiefs have written an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee requesting his ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago
Kaumudi
No implementation time frame on OROP by Modi in I-Day speech
NEW DELHI: Much to the disappointment of protesting ex-servicemen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday did not give a specific timeline for the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension', even as he stressed that talks were in final stages to work ...
 Kaumudi2 weeks ago
OROP controversy: Govt begins back channel talks with ex-servicemen
Government has initiated fresh round of back channel talks with the ex-servicemen community, who have been protesting against the delay in implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme. "The representatives from the Prime Minister's Office on ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Can't trust PM anymore, say ex-servicemen demanding OROP
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday did not commit a specific timeline for implementation of ‘One Rank One Pension’ but stressed that talks were in the final stages, drawing sharp reactions from ex-servicemen who vowed to step up their protest. Addressing the nation on the 69 Independence Day, Modi limited himself to giving assurance that the government has “in-principle” accepted the demand for OROP and it is working out the modalities. Not far from Red Fort, ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
DNA India
PM Modi says committed to OROP; disappointed veterans seek date
Addressing the nation on the 69 Independence Day, Modi limited himself to giving assurance that the government has "in-principle" accepted the demand for OROP and it is working out the modalities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
PM Modi says committed to One Rank One Pension; disappointed veterans seek date
New Delhi: Much to the disappointment of protesting ex-servicemen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today did not give a specific timeline for the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension', even as he stressed that talks were in final stages to work out ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
No OROP deadline in Modi's I-Day speech, ex-servicemen angry
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reiterated his commitment to one rank one pension (OROP) for retired military personnel but did not spell out a timeframe for rolling out the scheme, triggering angry reactions from veterans. Modi said in ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Financial Express
Independence Day speech: No implementation time frame on OROP by Narendra Modi
Much to the disappointment of protesting ex-servicemen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today did not give a specific timeline for the implementation of One Rank One Pension, even as he stressed that talks were in final stages to work out the ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
Delhi police manhandle OROP protesters
New Delhi: In a shocking turn of events that mounted further pressure on the Centre to deliver on its promises, agitating ex-servicemen demanding implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme were on Friday allegedly manhandled by Delhi ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
PM must announce one-rank, one-pension for ex-servicemen: Rahul
New Delhi : Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling his promises, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday demanded a definite date for implementing the long-pending One-Rank-One-Pension for ex-servicemen as he joined their ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago
International Reporter
Govt will fulfil One Rank, One Pension promise: Manohar Parrikar
MIL/ ZEENEWS With political parties Congress, Aam Aadmi Party extending support to One Rank, One Pension protests at Jantar Mantar, Defence Minister Manohar on Friday reiterated that all the assurances will be fulfilled by the NDA government. ...
 International Reporter3 weeks ago
Oneindia
OROP: PM Modi should announce date for implementation of scheme, says Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, Aug 14: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling his promises, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today demanded a definite date for implenting the long-pending One-Rank-One-Pension for ex-servicemen as he joined their ...
 Oneindia3 weeks ago
Kaumudi
Rahul asks Modi to announce date for implementation of OROP
NEW DELHI: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling his promises, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday demanded a definite date for implementing the long-pending One-Rank-One-Pension for ex-servicemen as he joined their ...
 Kaumudi3 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Police manhandled us, say ex-servicemen in Delhi ...
New Delhi: Agitating ex-servicemen demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) were on Friday allegedly manhandled by the police as it tried to evict them from protest hotspot Jantar Mantar in New Delhi ahead of the Independence Day ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago
OdishaSunTimes.com
After eviction, ex-servicemen continue protest
New Delhi, Aug 14: Police on Friday evicted ex-servicemen who were protesting in the heart of the capital seeking one rank one pension (OROP) but later allowed them to continue with the protest. pic: newsx.com In a crackdown apparently ...
 OdishaSunTimes.com3 weeks ago
Mid Day
FTII row over Gajendra Chauhan's appointment as chairman likely to end soon?
Prev By Sonali Joshi Pitale | Posted 49 minutes ago I&B ministry calls FTII student reps to discuss Gajendra Chauhan's controversial appointment as institute chairman The ideological battle between Film and Television Institute of India ...
 Mid Day3 weeks ago
Indian Express
OROP: Anna Hazare threatens fast unto death from October 2 in Delhi
Anna Hazare addresses a rally of ex-servicemen in support of OROP at Rohtak on Sunday. (Express) SOCIAL activist Anna Hazare has urged the union government to accept the demand of One Rank One Pension (OROP) raised by ex-servicemen. Addressing a ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
'Let's fight till we get One Rank One Pension'
'One Rank One Pension is needed immediately and more urgently for jawans and widows,' one elderly soldier tells Sudhir Bisht at Delhi's Jantar Mantar. IMAGE: The number of OROP protesters has dwindled in recent days. Photograph: Sudhir Bisht There were no OB vans or reporters at Jantar Mantar on Monday, August 3, where retired soldiers have been on a relay hunger strike. The protest entered Day 50 on Tuesday. There were a few soldiers from Haryana and some from Noida, but the hustle and bustle ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
FTII students protest in Delhi
Over a 100 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) protested here on Monday, demanding the removal of its newly-appointed chairman Gajendra Chauhan.The students marched from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street. They sought an appointment ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Delhi students protest, seek jobs
Scores of students and unemployed youths rallied here on Sunday to protest against the government failure to provide job opportunities to the Delhi University graduates.Gathering under the banner 'Save youth, save nation', the protestors along with volunteers ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
FTII students vs Gajendra Chouhan battle shifts to Delhi today
Intensifying their 52-day-old stir for removal of BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as Film and Television Institute of India's chairman, nearly 80 agitating students will hold a protest in New Delhi on Monday.The students have been protesting against Chauhan's appointment since June 12, saying he lacked "vision and artistic credentials" to merit the post at the prestigious FTII. Chauhan, known for his role of 'Yudhishtira' in popular tele-serial "Mahabharat", has refused to step down, claiming ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Rediff.com
FTII students take fight to Delhi
Intensifying their 52-day-old stir for removal of BJP member Gajendra Chauhan as FTII's chairman, nearly 80 agitating students today left from Pune for Delhi to hold a protest there. The students have been protesting against Chauhan's appointment since June 12, saying he lacked "vision and artistic credentials" to merit the post at the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India. Chauhan, known for his role of 'Yudhishtira' in popular tele-serial "Mahabharat", has refused to step down, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
DNA
Glimmer of hope as FTII students take protests to Delhi
Monday saw the student and teacher body, who have been demanding the removal of NDA appointee Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman of FTII, descend on Jantar Mantar and Parliament Street in New Delhi.
 DNA1 month ago
Rediff.com
Soldiers serve the country but don't get their due: Anna joins OROP protest
Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government of not fulfilling even a “single promise” including the implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme and assured the defence personnel that he will do whatever was possible in getting their due. Hazare, a former soldier himself on Sunday joined the protests by ex-servicemen over delay in implementation of OROP, said he would travel across the nation to “awaken” ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Anna Hazare extends support to ex-servicemen over OROP protests
Hazare, a former soldier himself today joined the protests by ex-servicemen over delay in implementation of OROP, said he would travel across the nation to "awaken" people on the issue and it will culminate into a protest at the Ramlila Maidan here on October ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago
Anna Hazare demands One Rank One Pension
Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday voiced his support to ex-servicemen protesting here over non-implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme. "Assurances from the government are not enough. We need implementation of the scheme," Hazare told the Run ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Anna joins ex-servicemen's protest against delay in implementation of OROP scheme
Social activist Anna Hazare today joined ex-servicemen's protest against delay in the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.Addressing war veterans and martyrs' families at Jantar Mantar in Delhi, Mr Hazare hit out at the Centre for not ...
 News on Air1 month ago
Will hold protests across nation till OROP is implemented, says Anna Hazare
Social activist Anna Hazare joined ex-servicemen and families of Kargil war martyrs on Sunday staging a protest over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar even as the country celebrates the 16th anniversary of India's ...
 Zee News1 month ago
OROP delay: Will protest at Ramlila Maidan on Oct 2, says Anna Hazare
Social activist Anna Hazare joined ex-servicemen and families of Kargil war martyrs on Sunday staging a protest over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar even as the country celebrates the 16th anniversary of India's ...
 Zee News1 month ago
Times of India
Anna Hazare gives 2 months deadline for OROP implementation
The 78-year-old Gandhian activist Anna Hazare on Sunday joined former defence personnel protesting against the Centre for non-implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme (OROP) at the Jantar Mantar.
 Times of India1 month ago
OROP delay protest: Will launch agitation at Ramlila Maidan on Oct 2, says Anna Hazare
Social activist Anna Hazare joined ex-servicemen and families of Kargil war martyrs on Sunday staging a protest over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme at Jantar Mantar even as the country celebrates the 16th anniversary of India's ...
 Zee News1 month ago
NDTV
Anna Hazare to Join Ex-Servicemen's Protest Over OROP in Delhi Today
Social activist Anna Hazare will join former servicemen protesting against the Centre over non-implementation of the One Rank One Pension or OROP scheme at the Jantar Mantar in Delhi today. "This is wrong. If we have to run the nation then the transparency ...
 NDTV1 month ago
Hazare extends support to ex-servicemen over OROP protests
Social activist Anna Hazare today accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government of not fulfilling even a "single promise" including implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme and said he would travel across the nation to "awaken" the people on the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
BJP sends emissary as TMC, CPI-M support OROP protest
Political support poured in on Wednesday for ex-servicemen demanding the implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, even as the BJP sent party leader Vijay Goel to assure the veterans on their demand.While Anna Hazare said he would arrive at Jantar ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Hazare to join ex-servicemen protest on 'Vijay Diwas'
Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he would join ex-servicemen in their protest against delay in implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on the occasion of 'Vijay Diwas' on July 26.
 Business Standard1 month ago
Rediff.com
On OROP, only assurance, no action from defence minister
Good news soon on the long-standing demand of ex-servicemen, promises Manohar Parrikar An ex-serviceman during the recent protest over the delay in implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said there will be "good news" soon on the issue of One Rank One Pension, a long-standing demand of ex-servicemen who have been holding protests across the nation. "It's an inter-departmental ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Rediff.com
Veterans accuse govt of trying to create divide over OROP
'I have heard that the government is willing to enforce One Rank One Pension, but it will not be applicable to officers. This will never be accepted,' says a retired soldier. Ex-servicemen protest in support of their various demands including One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Photograph: Shirish Shete/PTI There is no letting up in the morale of retired soldiers, who are holding a relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi. The agitation demanding the implementation of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Veterans to boycott golden jubilee of 1965 Indo-Pak War over OROP
The government's stand off with ex-servicemen over the grant of One Rank One Pension is set to turn uglier. Ex-servicemen have now decided to boycott the golden jubilee celebrations of the 1965 war with Pakistan. Ex-servicemen have been on a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar since June 14 demanding the grant of One Rank One Pension promised by the NDA government. Ex-servicemen have threatened to boycott all government functions including Independence Day at-home on August 15 and a ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Rediff.com
Give us a date, say ex-servicemen on hunger strike for OROP
  Seeking their "promised dues", ex-servicemen across the country began their relay-hunger strike on Sunday demanding that the government announce a date for the introduction of the 'One Rank One Pension' policy. In New Delhi, a group of 55 ex-servicemen from Jalandhar district sat on a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar, where hundreds of retired defence personnel had on Sunday held a protest and sought President Pranab Mukherjee's intervention on their behalf.Also read: FAQ: What is One ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Rediff.com
In fight for OROP, ex-soldiers launch nationwide protests
Upset over the delay in the implementation of the One Rank, One Pension policy, ex-servicemen on Sunday held protests across the country, including in the national capital, demanding its immediate introduction.   An army veteran takes part during the OROP protests at Jantar Mantar. Photograph:@AjitKakkar/Twitter The former soldiers have threatened to go an a relay hunger strike from Monday. The protest comes after talks -- both formal and back-channel -- with the government failed as ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Rediff.com
In fight for One Rank One Pension, ex-servicemen begin protest
Retired military personnel began protests in Delhi and across the country to pressure the National Democratic Alliance government to implement the "one rank one pension', saying the campaign will be intensified with the launch of an indefinite hunger strike. In Delhi, scores of former armed forces personnel gathered at Jantar Mantar for the protest. A series of 'mahasangram' rallies also were organised in cities around the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
NDTV
Government Announcement on One Rank One Pension in 2 Days: Sources
at Jantar Mantar say it is a "unilateral" decision by the government as they have not agreed to it. NDTV has accessed the government's draft proposal, which lays out about Rs 8000 to 10,000 crore annually for the pension package and proposes to make OROP ...
 NDTV13 hours ago
Striking Army veteran faints, hospitalised
A 70-year-old ex-serviceman, who had been on a relay hunger strike at protest venue Jantar Mantar in New Delhi as part of the agitation by veterans for early implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP), on Sunday collapsed on stage and was rushed to the ...
 Asian Age5 days ago
Two army veterans on indefinite hunger strike hospitalised
Two of the ex-servicemen on an indefinite hunger strike at the Jantar Mantar here to demand implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme were hospitalised on Saturday. They are retired Havaldar Abhilekh Singh and retired Havaldar Major Singh.
 Business Standard6 days ago
Two army veterans on indefinite hunger strike hospitalised
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Two of the ex-servicemen on an indefinite hunger strike at the Jantar Mantar here to demand implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme were hospitalised on Saturday.
 News Chennai Online6 days ago
1965 war veterans to hold own programme
Veterans of the 1965 India-Pakistan war will gather at Jantar Mantar on Friday to observe the golden jubilee of the war, but boycott the government function.
 Business Standard1 week ago
1965 war veterans to hold own programme
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Veterans of the 1965 India-Pakistan war will gather at Jantar Mantar on Friday to observe the golden jubilee of the war, but boycott the government function.
 News Chennai Online1 week ago
Protesting ex-servicemen say they will boycott commemoration of 1965 Indo-Pak War
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. Array "We will boycott ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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. "We will boycott ...
 Sify1 week ago
OROP row: Veterans meet Army Chief, two more hospitalised
Ex-servicemen and their family members during the agitation for "One Rank One Pension" at Jantar Mantar. (Photo: PTI) Amid a strong buzz that the Central government was planning to announce the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) for ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
BSF, CRPF too push government to grant OROP
Ex-servicemen on fast-unto-death over the One Rank One Pension issue, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) Paramilitary units seek parity with Army Even before the One-Rank-One-Pension controversy for the armed forces dies down, Central paramilitary ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
Goverment likely to tweak OROP to satisfy all
Ex-servicemen shout slogans during their agitation for "One Rank One Pension" at Jantar Mantar- PTI Despite representatives of ex-servicemen rejecting any watering down of the one-rank-one-pension (OROP) proposals, they reportedly attended meetings at the ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
OROP row: Ex-servicemen dismiss government's proposal
Ex-servicemen on fast-unto-death over the One Rank One Pension issue, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) Six Army veterans are on fast-unto-death and two of them are currently in hospital New Delhi : A final solution to the 'One Rank One Pension' row ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
Deadlock hits OROP talks, row over date
Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee President Ajay Maken along with party workers at a dharna at Jantar Mantar. (Photo: PTI) Breakthrough hopes as PM steps in, no vets’ meet set yet Defence minister Manohar Parrikar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
Indian Express
Union Minister VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini joins OROP protest at Jantar Mantar
Describing the demands of the ex-servicemen as "just", Mrinalini, who is wife of a serving Army officer, joined the protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi this morning. Ex-servicemen at a protest rally in New Delhi demanding one rank one pension. ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
OROP: V K Singh's daughter joins protest at Jantar Mantar
The daughter of Union minister and former Army chief Gen V K Singh today joined the ongoing agitation of ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of the long-pending 'One Rank One Pension (OROP)' scheme. Describing the demands of the ex-servicemen as ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
OROP: V K Singh's Daughter Joins Protest at Jantar Mantar
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 Outlook1 week ago
Hindustan Times
MoS VK Singh's daughter joins OROP protest at Jantar Mantar
Minister of state and former army chief Gen (retired) VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh joined retired military personnel protesting for the implementation of one rank one pension (OROP) in New Delhi on Sunday. Demanding a speedy resolution to the ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
DNA
Union Minister VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini joins OROP protest at Jantar Mantar
Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retired) VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini on Sunday reached Jantar Mantar to join the protest demanding implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme for ex-servicemen.
 DNA1 week ago
Union Minister VK Singh's daughter joins OROP protest at Jantar Mantar
Mrinalini Singh, who is wife of a serving Army officer, joined the protest at Jantar Mantar here this morning. "This is a just cause and the matter has been pending for many years. I have come here as the daughter of an ex-serviceman to give support to the ...
 Jagran Post1 week ago
OROP: AAP MLA Surinder Singh to join protest at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi, Aug 23: Protest by ex-servicemen against the delay in the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' scheme continues in the national capital and with each passing day a face joins the protest. Now, AAP MLA Surinder Singh, who was granted bail by ...
 One India1 week ago
Rediff.com
Union minister VK Singh's daughter joins OROP protest
The daughter of Union Minister General V K Singh (retired) on Sunday joined ex-the servicemen’s agitation at Jantar Mantar to express support to their “just” demand on the long-pending ‘One Rank One Pension’ and suggested that her father, the former army chief, should also do so. Mrinalini Singh, wife of a serving army officer, joined the protest at Jantar Mantar on Sunday morning. She said her father has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
NDTV
Union Minister VK Singh's Daughter Joins OROP Protests
Union Minister VK Singh's daughter Mrinali has joined the ongoing protests for the One Rank One Pension at Delhi's Jantar Mantar."I have joined this as a daughter of a former armyman," she told news agency ANI. "I personally feel that OROP should be ...
 NDTV1 week ago
OROP: Fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar enters 4th day
Last Updated: Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 20:13 New Delhi: The fast-unto-death being held by two protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme entered its fourth day on ...
 Zee News2 weeks ago
OROP row: Fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar enters 4th day
"They are still on fast and their condition is okay," said Col (retd) Anil Kaul, media adviser to the United Front of Ex-Servicemen Movement. Col (retd) Pushpender Si
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
OROP row: Fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar enters 4th day
"They are still on fast and their condition is okay," said Col (retd) Anil Kaul, media adviser to the United Front of Ex-Servicemen Movement. Col (retd) Pushpender Si
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
DNA
OROP: Fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar enters 4th day
The fast-unto-death being held by two protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar in Delhi demanding early implementation of the long-pending 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme entered its fourth day on Thursday. "They are still on fast and their condition is ...
 DNA2 weeks ago
India Today
OROP: Fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar enters 4th day
Representatives of the ex-servicemen, who have been protesting for the last 67 days, are likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week. Picture for representation The fast-unto-death being held by two protesting ex-servicemen at ...
 India Today2 weeks ago
OROP: Fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar enters 4th day
plementation of the long-pending 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme entered its fourth day today. "They are still on fast and their condition is okay," said Col (retd) Anil Kaul, media adviser to the United Front of Ex-Servicemen Movement. Col (retd) Pushpender ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
First Post.com
OROP: Fast-unto-death by two ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar enters day 4
The fast-unto-death being held by two protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi demanding early implementation of the long-pending 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme entered its fourth day on Thursday. The post OROP: Fast-unto-death by two ...
 First Post.com2 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal
OROP: Fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar enters 4th day
06:48 pm New Delhi: The fast-unto-death being held by two protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending One Rank, One Pension scheme entered its fourth day today. They are still on fast and their ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago
Delhi Police apologises to ex-servicemen for using force
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Delhi Police on Tuesday apologised for its action against protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar on the eve of Independence Day, saying it will try to "rectify" its mistake.
 News Chennai Online2 weeks ago
Delhi Police apologises to ex-servicemen for using force
Delhi Police on Tuesday apologised for its action against protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar on the eve of Independence Day, saying it will try to "rectify" its mistake. After meeting the ex-servicemen, Joint Commissioner of Police Mukesh Kumar Meena ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Delhi Police apologises to ex-servicemen for using force
Delhi Police on Tuesday apologised for its action against protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar on the eve of Independence Day, saying it will try to "rectify" its mistake.After meeting the ex-servicemen, Joint Commissioner of Police Mukesh Kumar Meena ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
NDTV
Delhi Police Apologises for Action Against Protesting Ex-Servicemen
The Delhi Police today apologised for its action against protesting ex-servicemen at Delhi's Jantar Mantar last week, while attempting to evict protesters from the area before Independence Day. "Our intention was not to hurt you on August 14, security ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Third veteran on fast-unto-death over delay in 'One Rank One Pension’
Stepping up agitation on OROP, a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar on Monday. Havildar Ashok Chauhan has also gone on fast-unto-death in support of OROP New Delhi : Notwithstanding "advice" from Defence ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Third veteran on fast-unto-death over delay in One Rank One Pension
"Havildar Ashok Chauhan has also gone on fast-unto-death in support of OROP. Those at Jantar Mantar have tried to dissuade him, but he is not relenting," Col Anil Kaul (Retd), media advisor to United Front of Ex-Servicemen (UFESM), said on the second day of ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Mangalorean
Ex-servicemen evicted from Jantar Mantar
Published Date : Friday, August 14th, 2015Time posted: 11:03 am By - New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Ex-servicemen, demanding one rank one pension (OROP), were evicted by the police from Jantar Mantar here, ahead of Independence Day on August 15, ...
 Mangalorean3 weeks ago
DNA India
OROP: Ex-servicemen resist eviction from Jantar Mantar, terms it 'black Independence Day'
The move came under attack from the veterans who termed it as a "Black Independence Day". As police and NDMC started clearing the protest hotspot, the ex-servicemen refused to go away and alleged that cops manhandled those protesting quietly. ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago
New Indian Express
Ex-servicemen Evicted From Jantar Mantar
NEW DELHI: Ex-servicemen, demanding one rank one pension (OROP), were evicted by the police from Jantar Mantar here, ahead of Independence Day on August 15, police officials said on Friday. "It is a New Delhi Municipal Council drive, assisted by ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
India Online.in
Ex-servicemen evicted from Jantar Mantar
46 Min ago New Delhi : Ex-servicemen, demanding one rank one pension (OROP), were evicted by the police from Jantar Mantar here, ahead of Independence Day on August 15, police officials said on Friday. "It is a New Delhi Municipal Council ...
 India Online.in3 weeks ago
Samaylive
Ex-servicemen Demanding One Rank One Pension evicted from Jantar Mantar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to announce implementation of the long delayed One Rank One Pension' scheme on August 15 when India celebrates its 69th Independence Day but the protesting Ex servicemen said that they want the ...
 Samaylive3 weeks ago
9ija News.com
Protesters Demanding One Rank One Pension Evicted From Jantar Mantar
 9ija News.com3 weeks ago
Sakaal Times
FTII students hold protest at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi: Over 80 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) today held a protest at Jantar Mantar against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman. The protest which had a backing of different student ...
 Sakaal Times1 month ago
FTII students hold protest at Jantar Mantar
NEW DELHI: Over 80 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) today held a protest at Jantar Mantar against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman. The protest which had a backing of different student ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Livemint.com
FTII students hold protest at Jantar Mantar
New Delhi: Over 80 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) on Monday held a protest at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman. The protest which had a backing of ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
FTII students hold protest at Jantar Mantar
Over 80 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) today held a protest at Jantar Mantar against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the institute's chairman. The protest which had a backing of different student organisations ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Over 80 FTII students stages protest at Jantar Mantar
The FTII students strike entered its 52nd day on Monday."We have been protesting for more than 50 days now but the government has replied to us after the initial dialogue. So, our purpose of coming to Delhi is this only, that we should be heard. We ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Over 80 FTII students stages protest at Jantar Mantar
: Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) held a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the Pune-based institute's chairman. The FTII ...
 NetIndia123.com1 month ago
FTII students to protest at Jantar Mantar today
Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the Pune-based institute's chief.The youth ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
FTII students to protest at Jantar Mantar today
New Delhi, Aug. 3 - Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the Pune-based ...
 Topnews.in1 month ago
FTII students to protest at Jantar Mantar today
The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago
FTII students to protest at Jantar Mantar today
Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the Pune-based institute's chief. The ...
 NetIndia123.com1 month ago
FTII students to protest at Jantar Mantar …
By ANI | ANI New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago
FTII Students to Protest at Jantar Mantar Today
NEW DELHI: Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the Pune-based institute's chief.
 New Indian Express1 month ago
FTII students hold protest at Jantar Mantar
NEW DELHI: Over a 100 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) protested on Monday, demanding the removal of its newly-appointed chairman Gajendra Chauhan. The students marched from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street. They ...
 The Gulf Today1 month ago
Over 80 FTII students stages protest at Jantar Mantar
dialogue , FTII , institute , letter , sent , students New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): : Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) held a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the ...
 Can India News1 month ago
FTII students to protest at Jantar Mantar today
By ANI | Posted 16 minutes ago New Delhi : Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan ...
 Mid Day1 month ago
The Freepress Journal
FTII students to protest at Jantar Mantar today
09:25 am New Delhi : Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the Pune-based ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago
FTII students to protest at Jantar Mantar today
against , decision , institute , protest , quit , students New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Over 80 agitating students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be holding a protest march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street today ...
 Can India News1 month ago
First Post.com
Anna Hazare meets widows of Kargil war heroes at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, joins protest for OROP
Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi-led NDA government of not fulfilling even a "single promise" including implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme and assured the defence personnel that he will do whatever was possible ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
Mahila Congress challenges Modi Government at Jantar Mantar
a Congress challenges Modi Government at Jantar Mantar Tue, 21 Jul 2015 - 16:14:38 | Source: ANI | Posted by: Staff Correspondent NEW DELHI: The women's wing of the Congress Party are protesting at the Jantar Mantar here to vent their ire against the BJP-led ...
 Sahil Online1 month ago
Mahila Congress challenges Modi Govt. at Jantar Mantar
ANI | New Delhi July 21, 2015 Last Updated at 14:15 IST The women's wing of the Congress Party are protesting at the Jantar Mantar here to vent their ire against the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre. The angry protestors climbed over the police barricade ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Sify
Mahila Congress challenges Modi Govt. at Jantar Mantar
The women's wing of the Congress Party are protesting at the Jantar Mantar here to vent their ire against the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre. The angry protestors climbed over the police barricade and pushed it off. "If Modi ji thinks he can stifle the ...
 Sify1 month ago
Ex-servicemen continue relay fast in Delhi
was lashed by heavy rain on Friday, around 60 ex-servicemen sat on a relay fast at Jantar Mantar in the national capital, while scores of others supported them to demand the implementation of the OROP scheme for retired defence personnel. A day after Defence ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
IndiaTV News
Anna Hazare to join ex-servicemen in One Rank One Pension protest
New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare will soon join the ongoing relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in support of 'One Rank One Pension', a group of protesting ex-servicemen said on Wednesday.Hazare has already expressed his support to the ...
 IndiaTV News1 month ago
OROP protest: Ex-servicemen continue relay fast in Delhi
New Delhi, July 10: Even as Delhi was lashed by heavy rain on Friday, around 60 ex-servicemen sat on a relay fast at Jantar Mantar in the national capital, while scores of others supported them to demand the implementation of the OROP scheme for retired ...
 One India1 month ago
Anna Hazare to join protest at Jantar Mantar for 'One Rank One Pension'
Social activist Anna Hazare. (Photo: PTI) Close to 22 lakh ex-servicemen and over six lakh war widows stand to be immediate New Delhi : Social activist Anna Hazare will soon join the ongoing relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in support of 'One ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Anna Hazare to join protest at Jantar Mantar for 'One Rank One Pension'
Social activist Anna Hazare. (Photo: PTI) Close to 22 lakh ex-servicemen and over six lakh war widows stand to be immediate New Delhi : Social activist Anna Hazare will soon join the ongoing relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in support of 'One ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Anna Hazare to join protest at Jantar Mantar for OROP
The Modi government has said it is committed to OROP, a key promise made during the Lok Sabha polls
 DNA1 month ago
Anna Hazare to Join Protest at Jantar Mantar for OROP
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 Outlook1 month ago
Rediff.com
Anna Hazare to join protest at Jantar Mantar for OROP
Social activist Anna Hazare will soon join the ongoing relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar here in support of 'One Rank One Pension', a group of protesting ex-servicemen today said.Hazare has already expressed his support to the long-pending OROP scheme, saying it is a "fair demand". "Anna Hazare has written to Prime Minister and others. He has also assured that he will be joining the relay hunger strike on Jantar Mantar shortly," Col (Retd) Anil Kaul, media advisor to United Front of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
One India
Anna Hazare to join ex-servicemen in One Rank One Pension protest
New Delhi, July 9: Social activist Anna Hazare will soon join the ongoing relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi in support of 'One Rank One Pension', a group of protesting ex-servicemen said on Wednesday. Hazare has already expressed his support ...
 One India1 month ago
Rahul Gandhi addresses Valmiki Samaj at Jantar Mantar
The Congress Party on Wednesday said that delay in implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) scheme shows a difference in what the BJP-led ... Recommended for you
 Business Standard2 months ago
One Rank One Pension row: Ex-servicemen begin hunger strike at Jantar Mantar
Angry over the delay in implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, hundreds of ex-servicemen began relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar here on Monday. On Sunday, hundreds of ex-servicemen had protested against the delay in implementation of the OROP ...
 Zee News2 months ago
One India
OROP: Ex-servicemen sit on hunger strike at Jantar Mantar; to meet President
New Delhi, June 15: Protesting over delay in implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) policy, hundreds of ex-servicemen went on a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar on Monday. Hundreds of retired army officials are gathered at the Jantar Mantar ...
 One India2 months ago
MSN News US
As govt drags feet on OROP scheme, ex-servicemen threaten to intensify agitation
Provided by Firstpost New Delhi: Ex-servicemen seeking immediate implementation of OROP threatened on Friday to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met. Saying the government was planning to make a unilateral announcement of One ...
 MSN News US10 hours ago
The Freepress Journal
Ex-servicemen want to meet PM, may step up protests
New Delhi: Ex-servicemen seeking the implementation of OROP on Friday sought a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and vowed to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met. Leaders of retired soldiers holding a dragging protest in ...
 The Freepress Journal11 hours ago
News24online
Ex-servicemen want to meet PM, may step up protests
New Delhi: Ex-servicemen seeking the implementation of OROP on Friday sought a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and vowed to intensify their agitation if their demands were not met. Leaders of retired soldiers holding a dragging protest in ...
 News24online11 hours ago
NDTV
Government Announcement on One Rank One Pension in 2 Days: Sources
14:45 IST Ex-servicemen on an indefinite hunger strike over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) at New Delhi's Jantar Mantar (Press Trust of India photo) New Delhi: The government is ready with a draft proposal on One Rank One ...
 NDTV13 hours ago
Battle-scarred and broken-hearted
Ex-servicemen staging a protest over the delay in the implementation of ‘one rank, one pension’ in New Delhi. Stories of discontentment amongst war veterans have been highlighted in the media these days. Like most other civilians who have errands to run, ...
 Asian Age1 day ago
Can't have annual pension revision, says Jaitley on OROP
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today 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.
 Deccan Herald4 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
Can't have annual pension revision, says Arun Jaitley on OROP
New Delhi : 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 ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 days ago
Can't negotiate as government is confused: Ex-servicemen
Ex-servicemen seeking the immediate implementation of the OROP scheme said on Thursday they cant talk to the government as it appeared to be confused. "How do we negotiate when the government does not say what it is willing to offer?" asked Captain Anil Kaul ...
 Deccan Herald1 day ago
New Indian Express
Can't Negotiate as Government is Confused: Ex-servicemen
NEW DELHI: Ex-servicemen seeking the immediate implementation of the OROP scheme said on Thursday they can't talk to the government as it appeared to be confused. "How do we negotiate when the government does not say what it is willing to offer?" ...
 New Indian Express1 day ago
Mid Day
OROP stir: Veterans hopeful of breakthrough, RSS asks government to act soon
New Delhi: Talks between ex-servicemen and the government on resolving the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) imbroglio were progressing and the veterans were hopeful of a breakthrough soon, sources said on Wednesday, the 81st day of the agitation. ...
 Mid Day1 day ago
New Indian Express
OROP Stir: Veterans Hopeful of Breakthrough, RSS Asks Government to Act Soon
NEW DELHI: Talks between ex-servicemen and the government on resolving the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) imbroglio were progressing and the veterans were hopeful of a breakthrough soon, sources said on Wednesday, the 81st day of the agitation. The ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago
Siasat Daily
OROP: Ex-servicemen hold candle light march in Jammu
Jammu:The ex-servicemen held a candle light march here on Tuesday, demanding the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) policy. Those participating in the march, carried placards with messages, such as Black march for one rank one ...
 Siasat Daily3 days ago
NDTV
Another Army Veteran on OROP Hunger Strike Hospitalised
For the first time, veterans yesterday boycotted the official celebrations and commemorated the India's victory in the 1965 war against Pakistan at their protest site. New Delhi: Another Army veteran, Havaldar Abhilekh Singh, who was on an ...
 NDTV6 days ago
Indian Weekender
OROP protest continues, veterans blame finance minister
The protest by ex-servicemen demanding One Rank One Pension (OROP) went on for the 78th day on Monday, as a group of veterans vented their anger on Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, blaming him for the non-implementation of the scheme. Jaitley ...
 Indian Weekender3 days ago
Siasat Daily
OROP protest continues, veterans blame Arun Jaitley
New Delhi: The protest by ex-servicemen demanding One Rank One Pension (OROP) went on for the 78th day on Monday, as a group of veterans vented their anger on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, blaming him for the non-implementation of the scheme.
 Siasat Daily3 days ago
Oneindia
OROP protest continues, veterans blame Arun Jaitley
New Delhi, Aug 31: The protest by ex-servicemen demanding One Rank One Pension ( OROP ) went on for the 78th day on Monday, as a group of veterans vented their anger on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , blaming him for the non-implementation of the ...
 Oneindia3 days ago
India TV
Can't have annual pension revision, says Arun Jaitley on OROP
Arun Jaitley today 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 ...
 India TV4 days ago
OROP: Can't Have Annual Pension Revision, Arun Jaitley Says
NEW DELHI: 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 ...
 Silicon India4 days ago
OROP: Can't Have Annual Pension Revision, Arun Jaitley Says
NEW DELHI: 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 ...
 Silicon India4 days ago
Financial Express
Can't have annual pension revision, says Arun Jaitley on OROP
We accept the principle (of OROP). We will implement the principle but then let us not create incidence which are going to set (precedent for) other segments of the society to also start demanding (the same), Arun Jaitley said. (Reuters) Finance ...
 Financial Express4 days ago
Can't have annual pension revision, says Jaitley on OROP
New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today 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 ...
 Mathrubhumi4 days ago
New Indian Express
Can't Have Annual Pension Revision, Says Jaitley on OROP
NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today 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 ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago
Kaumudi
Can't have annual pension revision, says Jaitley on OROP
NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley 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 ...
 Kaumudi4 days ago
OROP row: Can't have annual pension revision, says Jaitley
Annul revision in pensions do not happen anywhere in the world, he said. Jaitley added the government is committed to OROP but the 'only difficulty' is the 'arithmetical translation'. "I have my own formula on what OROP means. Somebody else may have their own ...
 Jagran Post4 days ago
Can't have annual pension revision, says Arun Jaitley on OROP
Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI) Annul revision in pensions do not happen anywhere in the world, said Jaitley New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday virtually ruled out annual ...
 Asian Age4 days ago
Oneindia
OROP: Can't have annual pension revision, says Arun Jaitley
New Delhi, Aug 31: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today 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 ...
 Oneindia4 days ago
Can't have annual pension revision, says Arun Jaitley on OROP
Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information & Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI) Annul revision in pensions do not happen anywhere in the world, said Jaitley New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday virtually ruled out annual ...
 Asian Age4 days ago
One India
OROP delay: PM Modi has completely frustrated my dream off him, says Ram Jethmalani
New Delhi, Aug 31: As the protest by ex-servicemen demanding implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) entered its 78th day on Monday, senior Supreme Court lawyer and former BJP leader Ramjethmalani joined the protesters at Jantar Mantar. The ...
 One India4 days ago
Oneindia
OROP delay: PM Modi has completely frustrated my dream off him, says Ram Jethmalani
New Delhi, Aug 31: As the protest by ex-servicemen demanding implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' ( OROP ) entered its 78th day on Monday, senior Supreme Court lawyer and former BJP leader Ramjethmalani joined the protesters at Jantar Mantar. ...
 Oneindia4 days ago
DNA India
OROP stir: 70-year-old Army veteran collapses; hospitalised
Havildar Bal Singh was rushed to the Army Research and Referral hospital after his health took a turn for the worst and he fainted. ongoing protest at the Jantar Mantar entered its 77th day today with constant flow of family members and other ...
 DNA India5 days ago
OROP stir: 70-year-old Army veteran collapses; hospitalised
A 70-year-old Army veteran who was on a relay hunger strike here as part of agitation by veterans for early implementation of One Rank One Pension today collapsed on stage and was rushed to the Army hospital where his condition is said to be stable. The ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago
Times of India
Govt should fulfil promise on OROP: Farooq Abdullah
JAMMU: Former Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on supported the demand for 'One Rank, One Pension' by agitating ex-servicemen and said the central government should fulfil the "promise" made to the veterans. "That (OROP) has been ...
 Times of India5 days ago
NDTV
Another Army Veteran on OROP Hunger Strike Hospitalised
All India | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Updated: August 29, 2015 14:04 IST For the first time, veterans yesterday boycotted the official celebrations and commemorated the India's victory in the 1965 war against Pakistan at their protest site. New Delhi: ...
 NDTV6 days ago
Times of India
OROP row to end on 1965 war anniversary?
NEW DELHI: The government is scrambling to work out the 'one rank, one pension' (OROP) scheme for ex-servicemen, if possible before the 1965 war's golden jubilee celebrations kick off on August 28, even as defence minister Manohar Parrikar met PM ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Deadlock hits OROP talks, row over date
Breakthrough hopes as PM steps in, no vets’ meet set yet Defence minister Manohar Parrikar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, amid speculation that the government may announce the grant of “One-Rank-One-Pension” by Friday — the day the ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
Rediff.com
PM will make announcement on OROP in due course: Parrikar
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said in Kutch that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make announcement on the implementation of One Rank One Pension policy for ex-servicemen "as and when time comes". "Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned about OROP in his speech on August 15. He will take a decision and will announce as and when time comes," Parrikar told reporters after attending inauguration of a war memorial. The ex-servicemen have been protesting against the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Oneindia
PM will make announcement on OROP in due course: Parrikar
Kutch (Guj), Aug 27: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today 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". "Prime Minister ...
 Oneindia1 week ago
India Today
PM Modi will make announcement on OROP in due course: Parrikar
"Prime Minister Narendra Modi had mentioned about One Rank One Pension in his speech on August 15. He will take a decision and will announce as and when time comes," Parrikar told. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Defence Minister ...
 India Today1 week ago
OROP: Two more army veterans rushed to hospital
Two more army veterans, who are on fast unto death here demanding implementation of One rank, One pension scheme, were evacuated from Jantar Mantar on Thursday after their medical condition deteriorated. "Major Piar Chand (retd) and Havildar Saheb Singh ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
OROP: Two more army veterans rushed to hospital
Two more army veterans, who are on fast unto death here demanding implementation of 'One rank, One pension' scheme, were evacuated from Jantar Mantar on Thursday after their medical condition deteriorated. "Major Piar Chand (retd) and Havildar Saheb Singh ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
OROP stir: Veterans hopeful of a breakthrough soon
New Delhi: Defence veterans on Thursday expressed hope that a conclusion will emerge soon to the talks over implementing the One Rank One Pension scheme. A team led by Nripendra Misra, the principal secretary to the prime minister, is holding negotiations ...
 Mathrubhumi1 week ago
OROP: Ex-servicemen hold candle light vigil at India Gate
ex-servicemen on Sunday held a candle light vigil here at India Gate demanding the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) policy. They also marched from Jantar Mantar to India Gate in protest against the delay in implementation of OROP. "Why ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
OROP row: One hospitalised, two more join hunger strike
The agitation for One Rank One Pension aggravated today with one more veteran, who was on fast-unto-death, being hospitalised, even as two more joined the protests amid speculation that implementation of the scheme may be announced this week. Havaldar (retd) ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
Indian Express
OROP row: One hospitalised, two more join hunger strike
Ex-servicemen community from across the country has been sitting on hunger strikes at 60 locations demanding OROP. The agitation for One Rank One Pension aggravated today with one more veteran, who was on fast-unto-death, being hospitalised, even ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
OROP fast-unto-death: Second army veteran rushed to hospital
Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan being taken to hospital (Photo: ANI Twitter) Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan is sitting on fast-unto-death since August 18 New Delhi : Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan, on a fast-unto-death since August 18 over the non-implementation ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
OROP fast-unto-death: Second army veteran rushed to hospital
Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan being taken to hospital (Photo: ANI Twitter) Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan is sitting on fast-unto-death since August 18 New Delhi : Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan, on a fast-unto-death since August 18 over the non-implementation ...
 Asian Age1 week ago
Times of India
OROP fast-unto-death: 2nd army veteran rushed to hospital
NEW DELHI: Hawaldar (retd) Ashok Chauhan, on a fast-unto-death since August 18 over the non-implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme, Another protester, Col Pushpendra Singh, was taken to hospital yesterday after his medical report ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Kaumudi
Union Minister V K Singh's daughter joins OROP prot ..
NEW DELHI: Minister of State for External Affairs and former army chief General (Retired) V K Singh's daughter joined the ongoing ex-servicemen's protest for implementation of the one rank one pension at Janta Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday. ...
 Kaumudi1 week ago
Samaylive
Union Minister VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini joins OROP protest
Representatives of the ex-servicemen, who have been protesting for the last 67 days, are likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday but Union Minister and former Army Chief General VK Singh's daughter on Sunday joined the protest for ...
 Samaylive1 week ago
Hindustan Times
Union minister VK Singh's daughter joins OROP protests in New Delhi
Minister of state for external affairs and former army chief General (Retired) VK Singh's daughter Mrinalini Singh joined the ongoing ex-servicemen's protest for implementation of one rank one pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday. ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Times of India
Union minister VK Singh's daughter joins OROP protest
NEW DELHI: Minister of state for external affairs and former army chief General (Retired) VK Singh's daughter joined the ongoing ex-servicemen's protest for implementation of the one rank one pension at Janta Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday. One ...
 Times of India1 week ago
IndiaTV News
Union Minister V K Singh's daughter joins OROP protest, urges speedy resolution of the issue
Ministry of External Affairs ( MOS) and former army chief V. K Singh's daughter today joined the protest against delay in implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme at Jantar Mantar in Delhi and urged the government for a speedy resolution."I ...
 IndiaTV News1 week ago
One India
OROP protest on, ex-army chief urges PM Modi to talk directly
New Delhi, Aug 21: The agitation demanding implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme for ex-servicemen continued for the 68th day on Friday, which also marked the fifth day of indefinite fast unto death at Jantar Mantar here.Friday was the fifth ...
 One India2 weeks ago
Oneindia
OROP protest on, ex-army chief urges PM Modi to talk directly
New Delhi, Aug 21: The agitation demanding implementation of ' One Rank, One Pension ' scheme for ex-servicemen continued for the 68th day on Friday, which also marked the fifth day of indefinite fast unto death at Jantar Mantar here. Friday was ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
One India
OROP protest on, ex-army chief urges PM Modi to talk directly
New Delhi, Aug 21: The agitation demanding implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme for ex-servicemen continued for the 68th day on Friday, which also marked the fifth day of indefinite fast unto death at Jantar Mantar here.Friday was the fifth ...
 One India2 weeks ago
Times of India
OROP protest on, ex-Army chief urges PM to talk directly
The agitation demanding implementation of one-rank, one-pension scheme for ex-servicemen continued for the 68th day on Friday, which also marked the fifth day of indefinite fast unto death at Jantar Mantar.
 Times of India2 weeks ago
OROP protest on, ex-army chief urges PM to talk directly
The agitation demanding implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme for ex-servicemen continued for the 68th day on Friday, which also marked the fifth day of indefinite fast unto death at Jantar Mantar here. Friday was the fifth day of the indefinite ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
NDTV
Delhi Police Apologises for Action Against Protesting Ex-Servicemen
17:06 IST Didn't intend to hurt soldiers, says Delhi Police on action against ex-servicemen protesting over OROP New Delhi: The Delhi Police today apologised for its action against protesting ex-servicemen at Delhi's Jantar Mantar last week, ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Third veteran on fast-unto-death over delay in OROP
Notwithstanding "advice" from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to put off their stir, a third veteran today joined the fast-unto-death by ex-servicemen as part of the agitation to press for implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme. "Havildar ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Ex-servicemen continue fast, call off burning medals
New Delhi: The ex-servicemen's agitation here over delay in implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme continued for the 67th day on Thursday with three veterans on fast unto death refusing to give up their protest. The indefinite hunger strike by ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago
NDTV
10 Former Service Chiefs Write to PM on OROP, Express Concern
All India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Updated: August 17, 2015 15:04 IST Col Pushpinder and Havildar Major Singh on an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar demanding OROP. New Delhi: Ten former service chiefs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on One ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Livemint.com
OROP: Veterans may meet Modi next week
New Delhi: 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, they said on Wednesday. The dates ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
Oneindia
OROP: Veterans may meet Narendra Modi next week
New Delhi, Aug 19: 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, they said today. "The ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
OROP: Veterans may meet 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. "The dates have not been fixed yet. Defence ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago
OROP: Veterans may meet Narendra Modi next week
Ex-servicemen protesting for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi (Photo: PTI) Three veterans are on fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar New Delhi : Representatives of ex-servicemen, who have been protesting for the implementation of 'One Rank One ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier
OROP: PMO steps in; veterans not to escalate protest for 10 days
NEW DELHI: Stepping in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen over the 'One Rank One Pension' issue, Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday held talks with representatives of the protesters who have agreed not to escalate their agitation for next 10 days. ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago
Oneindia
OROP: Ex-servicemen to wait till August 26
New Delhi, Aug 19: Ex-servicemen agitating on the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue have decided to wait till August 26 before scaling up their protest, after government made fresh attempts to reach out to the veterans. Read more: What is One ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
AhmedabadMirror.com
OROP: PMO steps in, veterans not to escalate stir for 10 days
Stepping in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen over the One Rank One Pension issue, the Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday held talks with representatives of the protesters who agreed not to escalate their agitation for the next 10 days. The meeting ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com2 weeks ago
Millennium Post
OROP: PMO steps in; veterans not to escalate protest for 10 days
The meeting with Prime Minister's Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra at the PMO came on a day when a third veteran joined the fast-unto-death at Jantar Mantar here, where the ex-servicemen have been protesting for 65 days demanding early ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago
MSN News US
OROP: PMO steps in to pacify veterans
Prime Minister's Office held talks on Tuesday held talks with representatives of ex-servicemen who are protesting over the "One Rank One Pension" issue following which the protestors agreed not to escalate their agitation for the next 10 days. The ...
 MSN News US2 weeks ago
OROP: One more veteran joins fast unto death
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Even as the government on Tuesday assured the agitating ex-servicemen on the One Rank One Pension issue, another military veteran joined the fast unto death at the Jantar Mantar here.
 News Chennai Online2 weeks ago
OROP: Delhi cops apologise to retired servicemen for August 14 crackdown
Ex-servicemen protesting for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi (Photo: PTI) Police has appealed to ex-servicemen to give up fast New Delhi: Facing flak for the crackdown onagitating ex-servicemen who are demanding 'one rank, one pension', ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Delhi Police apologises to ex-servicemen for using force
After meeting the ex-servicemen, Joint Commissioner of Police Mukesh Kumar Meena addressed media persons along with the veterans, and said, "We respect the veterans." "We take care of internal security, but it is the soldiers who guard the border, and the ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Mid Day
Delhi Police apologises to ex-servicemen for using force
By PTI | Posted 34 minutes ago New Delhi: Delhi Police on Tuesday apologised for its action against protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar on the eve of Independence Day, saying it will try to "rectify" its mistake. After meeting the ...
 Mid Day2 weeks ago
OROP: PMO steps in; veterans not to escalate protest for next 10 days
NEW DELHI: Stepping in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen over the 'One Rank One Pension' issue, Prime Minister's Office today held talks with representatives of the protesters who have agreed not to escalate their agitation for next 10 days. The meeting with ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
Delhi Police apologises to ex-servicemen for Aug 14 crackdown
Facing flak for the crackdown on agitating ex-servicemen who are demanding one rank, one pension, Delhi Police today apologised to them for its action following a directive from Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Joint Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) M K Meena ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
OROP: PMO steps in; veterans not to escalate protest for 10 days
Stepping in to pacify agitating ex-servicemen over the One Rank One Pension issue, Prime Ministers Office today held talks with representatives of the protesters who have agreed not to escalate their agitation for next 10 days. The meeting with Prime ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Third veteran on fast-unto-death over delay in OROP
Notwithstanding "advice" from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to put off their stir, a third veteran on Tuesday joined the fast-unto-death by ex-servicemen as part of the agitation to press for implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' scheme. "Havildar Ashok Chauhan has also gone on fast-unto-death in support of OROP. Those at Jantar Mantar have tried to dissuade him, but he is not relenting," Col Anil Kaul (Retd), media advisor to United Front of Ex-Servicemen (UFESM), said on the second day ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal
Third veteran on fast-unto-death over delay in OROP
03:50 pm New Delh: Notwithstanding advice from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to put off their stir, a third veteran today joined the fast-unto-death by ex-servicemen as part of the agitation to press for implementation of One ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago
Oneindia
Third veteran on fast-unto-death over delay in OROP
New Delhi, Aug 18: Notwithstanding "advice" from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to put off their stir, a third veteran today joined the fast-unto-death by ex-servicemen as part of the agitation to press for implementation of ' One Rank One ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
Financial Express
Third veteran on fast-unto-death over delay in OROP
Notwithstanding advice from Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to put off their stir, a third veteran today joined the fast-unto-death by ex-servicemen as part of the agitation to press for implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme. ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
OROP: One more veteran joins fast unto death
Even as the government on Tuesday assured the agitating ex-servicemen on the One Rank One Pension issue, another military veteran joined the fast unto death at the Jantar Mantar here. Ashok Chauhan, a retired Indian Army havildar, joined the indefinite fast ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
OROP: One more veteran joins fast unto death
Even as the government on Tuesday assured the agitating ex-servicemen on the One Rank One Pension issue, another military veteran joined the fast unto death at the Jantar Mantar here.Ashok Chauhan, a retired Indian Army havildar, joined the indefinite fast ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death over OROP
Stepping up agitation on ‘One Rank One Pension’, a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending sche...
 Business Line2 weeks ago
10 ex-chiefs urge PM Modi to take swift action on OROP
Ex-servicemen protesting for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI) Upping the ante on their demand for immediate implementation of the “One Rank One Pension” scheme, a fast-unto-death was launched by two ex-servicemen at Jantar ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Pune Mirror
Make OROP happen at the earliest: Ex-service chiefs write to Modi
Two ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death in Delhi as agitation intensifies. NEW DELHI: Voicing dismay over the inability of the political leadership to implement the one rank one pension scheme for retired defence personnel, 10 former service ...
 Pune Mirror2 weeks ago
Topix
Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto death over One Rank One Pension
Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme. "Col Pushpender Singh and Haviladar Major Singh ...
 Topix2 weeks ago
AhmedabadMirror.com
Make OROP happen at the earliest: Ex-service chiefs write to Modi
Voicing dismay over the inability of the political leadership to implement the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme for retired defence personnel, ten former Service Chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the issue ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com2 weeks ago
Millennium Post
Implement OROP in urgent time frame:10 ex-service chiefs to PM
Cranking up pressure on the government to implement One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme, 10 former Service Chiefs have written to the Prime Minister pressing for its expeditious resolution even as two ex-Army men began an indefinite hunger fast at ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago
Full text of former service chiefs' letter to PM Modi on OROP
Ten former service chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the "One rank, one pension" and the insult of veterans by Delhi Police at Jantar Mantar.
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Times of India
Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death over OROP
Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme.
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Implement OROP in urgent time frame: 10 ex-service chiefs write to PM
Ten former service chiefs wrote an open letter to Narendra Modi on OROP. (Photo: Twitter) New Delhi: Voicing "dismay" over inability of political leadership to implement 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, ten former Service Chiefs have written an open letter to ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Financial Express
Implement OROP in urgent time frame: 10 ex-service chiefs to PM
Ten former Service Chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the issue should be resolved expeditiously within a time frame. (PTI) Voicing dismay over inability of political leadership to implement One Rank One ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
OROP: Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto death
New Delhi, Aug 17: Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme. "Col Pushpender Singh (Retd) and ...
 One India2 weeks ago
Agitating Ex-Servicemen Launch Fast Unto-Death Over OROP
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 Outlook2 weeks ago
Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto death over OROP
Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme. "Col Pushpender Singh (Retd) and Haviladar Major Singh rpt ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Implement OROP in urgent time frame: 10 ex-service chiefs to PM Modi
They also sought immediate action against Delhi Police for its high handedness on August 14 against the veterans who were staging protest at Jantar Mantar to demand OROP implementation. The development came on a day when two of the agitating ex-servicemen ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Implement OROP in urgent time frame: 10 ex-service chiefs write to PM
Ten former service chiefs wrote an open letter to Narendra Modi on OROP. (Photo: Twitter) New Delhi: Voicing "dismay" over inability of political leadership to implement 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, ten former Service Chiefs have written an open letter to ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
NDTV
10 Former Service Chiefs Write to PM on OROP, Express Concern
All India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Updated: August 17, 2015 15:04 IST Col Pushpinder and Havildar Major Singh on an indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar demanding OROP. New Delhi: Ten former service chiefs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on One ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Implement OROP in urgent time frame:10 ex-service chiefs to PM
Voicing "dismay" over inability of political leadership to implement One Rank One Pension scheme, ten former Service Chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the issue should be resolved expeditiously within a time frame as ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto death over OROP
New Delhi: Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme. 'Col Pushpender Singh (Retd) and Haviladar Major ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago
New Indian Express
Implement OROP in Urgent Time Frame:10 Ex-service Chiefs to PM
NEW DELHI: Voicing "dismay" over inability of political leadership to implement 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, ten former Service Chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the issue should be resolved expeditiously ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
DNA India
Implement OROP in urgent time frame: 10 ex-service chiefs tell PM Modi
Voicing "dismay" over inability of political leadership to implement 'One Rank One Pension' scheme, ten former Service Chiefs have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying the issue should be resolved expeditiously within a time ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
Oneindia
OROP: Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto death
New Delhi, Aug 17: Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme. "Col Pushpender Singh (Retd) ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto death over One Rank One Pension
"Col Pushpender Singh (Retd) and Haviladar Major Singh rpt Major Singh (Retd) have undertaken fast unto death from today," Col Anil Kaul (Retd), media advisor to the United Front of Ex-Servicemen Movement, said as the agitation at Jantar Mantar here ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Two ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death over 'One Rank One Pension'
Ten former service chiefs wrote an open letter to Narendra Modi on OROP New Delhi: Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
India Online.in
Agitating Ex-servicemen Launch Fast-unto Death Over OROP
Brought to you by NEW DELHI : Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme. "Col Pushpender ...
 India Online.in2 weeks ago
Times of India
Agitating ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death over OROP
NEW DELHI: Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here "Col Pushpender Singh (Retd) and Haviladar Major Singh (Retd) have undertaken fast unto death ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
Two ex-servicemen launch fast-unto-death over 'One Rank One Pension'
New Delhi: Stepping up agitation on 'One Rank One Pension', a fast-unto-death was launched by two of the protesting ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar here demanding early implementation of the long-pending scheme. "Col Pushpender Singh (Retd) and ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
10 former service chiefs write to PM on OROP, police action on veterans
Ten former military chiefs write to PM Narendra Moid on One Rank One Pension OROP and the insult of veterans by the police at Jantar Mantar on Friday. The letter says the "Delhi police's high-handed treatment meted out to veterans has impacted morale and pride. The inability of the political leadership to find a solution leaves us dismayed." Colonel (Retd) Pushpendra Singh and Hawaldar Major Singh have begun fast unto death at Jantar Mantar over OROP. The Indian Ex-Servicemen's Movement, which ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
OROP issue: Ex-servicemen to start huger strike from August 24
Ex-servicemen protesting for One Rank One Pension at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday (Photo: PTI) Perception is also growing that at least some of them may undertake a 'fast unto death' New Delhi : Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
OROP issue: Ex-servicemen to start huger strike from August 24
New Delhi: Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that the government has accepted in principle their demand for one rank, one pension (OROP), a section of ex-servicemen intend to intensify their relay hunger strike by deciding to ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
Pune Mirror
OROP: Ex-servicemen to launch indefinite fast
NEW DELHI Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that the government had accepted "in principle" their demand for one rank one pension (OROP), former servicemen have threatened to launch a hunger strike. "A group of ex-servicemen ...
 Pune Mirror2 weeks ago
Livemint.com
Ex-servicemen to launch indefinite hunger strike from 24 August
New Delhi: Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that the government has accepted in principle their demand for One Rank One Pension (OROP), ex-servicemen on Sunday announced intensification of their stir by deciding to launch an ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
NDTV
OROP: Ex-Servicemen to Launch Indefinite Hunger Strike From August 24
20:02 IST New Delhi: Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that the government has accepted "in principle" their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP), ex-servicemen today announced intensification of their stir by deciding to ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
DNA India
OROP: Ex-servicemen to launch indefinite hunger strike from August 24
The protestors have been on a relay hunger strike so far. The protestors have been on a relay hunger strike so far. Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that the government has accepted "in principle" their demand for ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
SahiOnline
PM says committed to OROP; disappointed veterans seek date
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today did not commit a specific timeline for implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' but stressed that talks were in the final stages, drawing sharp reactions from ex-servicemen who vowed to step up their ...
 SahiOnline2 weeks ago
Hawkindia.com
PM says committed to OROP; disappointed veterans seek date
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today did not commit a specific timeline for implementation of One Rank One Pension but stressed that talks were in the final stages, drawing sharp reactions from ex-servicemen who vowed to step up their ...
 Hawkindia.com2 weeks ago
PM says committed to OROP; disappointed veterans seek date
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today did not commit a specific timeline for implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' but stressed that talks were in the final stages, drawing sharp reactions from ex-servicemen who vowed to step up their protest.
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
India TV
I-Day speech: No implementation time frame on OROP by PM Modi
Much to the disappointment of protesting ex-servicemen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today did not give a specific timeline for the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension', even as he stressed that talks were in final stages to work out the ...
 India TV2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle
Government asks Delhi Police not to evict protesting OROP veterans
New Delhi : Government on Friday sent out a clear message to the Delhi police that the ex-servicemen protesting for the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar here should not be evicted. Minister of State for Home Kiren ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago
India Online.in
Government Asks Delhi Police not to Evict Protesting OROP Veterans
Brought to you by NEW DELHI: Government today sent out a clear message to the Delhi police that the ex-servicemen protesting for the implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar here should not be evicted.Minister of State for ...
 India Online.in3 weeks ago
New Indian Express
PM Should Announce Date for Implementation of OROP: Rahul
NEW DELHI: Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling his promises, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today demanded a definite date for implenting the long-pending One-Rank-One-Pension for ex-servicemen as he joined their agitation ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
Police manhandled us ahead of I-Day: Agitating ex-servicemen
Agitating ex-servicemen demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) were today allegedly manhandled by the police as it tried to evict them from protest hotspot Jantar Mantar here ahead of the Independence Day celebrations on the ground ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
India Online.in
Police Manhandled us Ahead of I-Day: Agitating Ex-Servicemen
Brought to you by NEW DELHI: Agitating ex-servicemen demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) were today allegedly manhandled by the police as it tried to evict them from protest hotspot Jantar Mantar here ahead of the Independence ...
 India Online.in3 weeks ago
Ani News
Ex-service chiefs write to President, say 'denial of OROP is merely the last straw'
Aug 14, 3:10 pm New Delhi, Aug. 14 ( ANI ): Extremely disappointed with the delay in implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension (OROP)' scheme, four former service chiefs have written an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee ...
 Ani News3 weeks ago
Outlook India
Police Manhandled Us Ahead of I-Day: Protesting Ex-Servicemen
Agitating ex-servicemen demanding implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) were today allegedly manhandled by the police as it tried to evict them from protest hotspot Jantar Mantar here ahead of the Independence Day celebrations on the ground ...
 Outlook India3 weeks ago
ABP Live
Ex-servicemen demanding One Rank One Pension resist eviction, term it Black Independence Day
New Delhi: A group of ex-servicemen demanding 'One Rank One Pension' on Friday resisted eviction from the protest site at Jantar Mantar here by Delhi Police and NDMC which were trying to clear the area in view of security concerns ahead of ...
 ABP Live3 weeks ago
MSN News US
Denying OROP will be last straw: Ex-service chiefs to prez
Terming the delay in rolling out of 'One Rank One Pension (OROP) Scheme' for ex-servicemen a danger to political military ethos of the country, four former service chiefs have written an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee requesting his ...
 MSN News US3 weeks ago
NDTV
Anna Hazare to Join Ex-Servicemen's Protest Over OROP in Delhi Today
Social activist Anna Hazare will join former servicemen protesting against the Centre over non-implementation of the One Rank One Pension or OROP scheme at the Jantar Mantar in Delhi today. "This is wrong. If we have to run the nation then the transparency ...
 NDTV1 month ago
Ex-servicemen continue relay fast in Delhi
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Even as Delhi was lashed by heavy rain on Friday, around 60 ex-servicemen sat on a relay fast at Jantar Mantar in the national capital, while scores of others supported them to demand the implementation of the OROP scheme for retired ...
 News Chennai Online1 month ago
Rediff.com
One Rank One Pension row: Ex-servicemen to go on hunger strike today
Angry over the delay in implementation of 'One Rank One Pension', hundreds of ex-servicemen are expected to go on a relay hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Monday.Hundreds of ex-servicemen on Sunday protested in the national capital against the delay in implementation of the OROP policy.The protest was organised by Indian ex-servicemen Movement. The IESM had warned last week that if their demands were not met, they would agitate and go on a hunger strike.In an extreme step taken to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

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