April 08, 2016 4:31 am
Projects, including pensioners’ portal and toll free call centre implemented.
April 07, 2016 4:13 am
The Defence Ministry said that 15.91 lakh pensioners had been given the first instalment of OROP till March 31, which amounts to Rs. 2,861 crore.
December 05, 2015 12:51 am
An agitated Hooda, however, staged a walkout for not having been given adequate time to raise the one rank one pension issue.
August 17, 2015 3:21 pm
Justifying the OROP demand, it said, "If rank is similar, pension should be the same as well. This is nature's law. But these people had to fight their own government to get justice. This demand is continuing from many years and it is also justified."
August 14, 2015 3:26 pm
"PM had announced complete support to One Rank One Pension...We have just done 18 months in power, wait and watch a lot of (things) will happen," Rathore said at the party headquarters in Jaipur.
August 10, 2015 4:12 am
Anna Hazare also announced that in case the union government does not implement OROP, he would sit on a fast unto death in New Delhi’s Ramlila Ground from October 2.
July 27, 2015 4:22 am
The events at Jantar Mantar coincided with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and the service chiefs laying wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti.
July 27, 2015 12:00 am
Without taking the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Gandhian activist said, he (Modi) had promised OROP before the polls, but he is yet to take a decision on the issue.
July 26, 2015 2:27 am
Singh, who lost his right leg while fighting the 1999 Kargil War, will spend the next two hours trying to put on his prosthetic limb.
July 20, 2015 2:52 am
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had recently said the scheme was in final stages of drafting and would be implemented soon.
February 25, 2016 9:53 am
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with the One Rank One Pension (OROP) veterans, Punjab Congress President Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said it is his duty to stand with them. He said he was always available for the OROP veterans. He added that this issue has been raised for a long time by the Opposition and they would continue to do so till their demands were accepted.
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.
August 27, 2015 4:11 pm