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Tales of hardship from ex-servicemen's OROP battle

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 Times, 1 month ago

Modi has frustrated my dream: Ram Jethmalani tells OROP protestors

Meanwhile, former BJP leader Ram Jethmalani today visited the ex-servicemen protesting at Jantar Mantar in Delhi seeking One Rank One Pension (OROP) and launched a sharp attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Saying he was there to support the veterans, Jethmalani said the finance minister was an "enemy" of the veterans as well as the  nation. "Throughout the campaign (for Lok Sabha election), I went round the country and said Modi is a gift of god. I am ashamed to say that Modi has ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Ram Jethmalani supports OROP agitation, says Jaitley is ...  Firstpost.com1 month ago OROP Issue: Ram Jethmalani supports Military veterans  Odisha Samaya1 month ago Jethmalani supports OROP, slams Jaitley  OdishaSunTimes.com1 month ago
Ani News

OROP: Kargil martyr's mother ties Rakhis to ex-servicemen at Jantar Mantar

00 am New Delhi, Aug. 29 ( ANI ): Tripta Thapar , mother of Kargil martyr Captain Vijyant Thapar , on Saturday tied Rakhis to the ex-servicemen, who are protesting against the delay in implementation of the One Rank One Policy (OROP), at ...
 Ani News1 month ago
India Today

From Jantar Mantar to Khardungla, OROP pitch gets louder and higher

Colonel (retd.) GPS Virk, 60, drove down to Khardungla Top (18,380ft) in Leh, the highest motorable road in the world, as a mark of protest against delay in the roll out of OROP. Colonel (retd) GPS Virk with Capt. (retd) Jeet Kumar at ...
 India Today1 month ago
Mumbai Mirror

Former soldiers are I-Day security thre... Former soldiers are I-Day security threat, say cops

Central govt moves quickly to restrain Delhi police after bid to clear Jantar Mantar of agitating ex-servicemen draws flak from all quarters; govt promises early solution. The government was on Friday forced to hastily issue orders to the Delhi ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago

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.com1 month ago OROP row: Delhi Police apologise to ex-servicemen for Aug 14 crackdown  India Today1 month ago Delhi Police apologises to ex-servicemen for using force  Jagran Post1 month ago Delhi Police Apologises for Action Against Protesting Ex-Servicemen  NDTV1 month 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 Express1 month ago
Ani News

Yogendra Yadav detained by Delhi Police at Jantar Mantar

Aug 11, 8:55 am New Delhi, Aug. 11 ( ANI ): Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav was detained by the Delhi Police during a farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar last night. Yadav, who was trying to march towards the Prime ...
 Ani News1 month ago
Indian Express

Jantar Mantar conversion: Dalit families will reconvert, claim VHP, Bajrang Dal

Delhi CM Kejriwal had met the families a year ago. (Express Archive) A dayafter around 100 Dalit families from Bhagana village in Hisar district claimed to have embraced Islam at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, members of Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu ...
 Indian Express2 months ago

Farmers' suicide: Deve Gowda begins hunger strike at Jantar Mantar

Slamming Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's reply in Parliament on farmers' suicide, Deve Gowda said it was the worst statement made by the agriculture minister. Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Monday began a hunger strike in New Delhi demanding discussion in Parliament on the farmers' suicide in the country. Flanked by party MPs, MLAs, and Samajwadi Party supporters at Jantar Mantar, the Janata Dal-Secular leader said that his hunger strike will continue till a discussion ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Farmers' suicide: Janata Parivar to target Agriculture MoS today in Parliament  Rediff.com2 months ago Former PM Deve Gowda to fast in Delhi over farmers' plight  Rediff.com2 months ago
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