29 Aug 2015
New Delhi: A retired army havildar who was on a relay hunger strike as part of agitation by veterans for early implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' was today rushed to the Army hospital after his health deteriorated.
24 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Expressing regret that several freedom fighters and other prominent personalities who contributed for the cause of the country had not been 'remembered adequately', Prime Minister Narendra Modi today recalled the contribution of Naga leader Rani Gaidinliu to India's freedom struggle.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office is 'directly involved' in the efforts to resolve the One-Rank-One-Pension (OROP) issue and the government is working to fill the 'small gaps' in it, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.
27 Aug 2015
Gurgaon: Union Minister and former Army Chief General (retd) V K Singh today said he has firm faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had taken a pledge to implement 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme for ex-servicemen.
26 Aug 2015
New Delhi: As the government failed to keep another promised deadline over 'One Rank One Pension', ex-servicemen today said the agitation will be scaled up.
26 Aug 2015
Washington: 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.
20 Aug 2015
New Delhi: With an aim to widen the reach of the Atal Pension Yojna (APY) among informal sector workers, the government today said it has modified the flagship programme to give subscribers an option to make contribution on a monthly, quarterly or half-yearly basis.
24 Aug 2015
TORONTO: Larry Flynt, a defender of free speech and sexual freedom if there ever was one, has this advice for anyone worried by the hack of infidelity site Ashley Madison: Muzzle yourself.
23 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Union Minister Gen (retd) V K Singh's daughter today joined the agitation of ex-servicemen here to express support to their "just" demand on the long-pending 'One Rank One Pension (OROP)' and suggested that her father, former Army Chief, should also do so.
15 Aug 2015
Mumbai: During one of his umpteen visits to the government office, the clerk asks him where he is from. "Orissa", he says, and the staffer wonders, "Is Orissa a part of Bengal?" He can't locate the state on the map hanging from the office wall. Ignorance is bliss for the government babu, but not for freedom fighter Gour Hari Das.