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Odd-Even phase II: Ex-servicemen turn law enforcers, help flag down errant motorists

April 16, 2016 3:13 am

Last month, the Delhi government had employed 400 ex-servicemen in the enforcement wing of its transport department. Singh and former defence personnel like him are helping the Delhi government enforce the second installment of the odd-even road rationing scheme.

One rank, one pension: Ex-servicemen to launch nationwide agitation today

June 14, 2015 1:54 am

Retired officers, junior commissioned officers and officers of other ranks from all three services, along with 40-odd organisations, will also submit a memorandum “written in blood” to the government.

Blindfolded,diya on head,they all camp

August 24, 2011 2:35 am

Afzal Captain from Ratlam,Madhya Pradesh,has had a diya perched on his head since August 16,the day Anna Hazare began his fast in favour of Jan Lokpal Bill.

State considers replicating PMC model

April 12, 2011 5:19 am

The initiative of Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to waive general tax on property owned by ex-servicemen residing in its jurisdiction is all set to get implemented in all civic bodies across the state.

For its 22,000 ex-servicemen,district looks to raise own money

April 12, 2010 11:08 pm

Pune,home to over 22,000 ex-servicemen,depends on public donations from the other districts of the state to make ends meet...

PM meets panel on veteran's One Rank-One Pension demand

June 25, 2009 7:59 pm

PM Manmohan Singh met the committee of secretaries,which is considering the long-pending demand of ex-servicemen for parity in pension of personnel retiring in the same rank.


OROP: Ex-servicemen protest outside Jaitley's residence

January 17, 2016 7:49 am

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The ex-servicemen staged a protest outside Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's residence here on Sunday over the delay in implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP). One of the protestors said that Jaitley had assured the ex-servicemen of discussing OROP with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, but nothing has been done so far. OROP demands same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement.