27 Jul 2015
Addis Ababa: President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders today to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he opened a trip that human rights groups say legitimizes an oppressive government.
23 Jul 2015
New Delhi: A man, who shot video of the actors while they were mimicking freedom fighters, has been arrested for allegedly blackmailing Karan Patel and Rithvik Dhanjani.
26 Jul 2015
New Delhi: 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 assured the defence personnel that he will do whatever was possible in getting their due.
25 Jul 2015
Mohali: Several former servicemen held a protest against the delay in implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme by Narendra Modi-led NDA government here on a day when Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is visiting the city.
24 Mar 2013
A delegation of the Puducherry Freedom Fighters Welfare Movement will call on UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at New Delhi soon seeking her intervention for sanction of pension to genuine freedom-fighters.
16 Aug 2012
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday announced an increase in the monthly pension of freedom fighters and their widows from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000.
28 Jun 2015
Bamako: Three Malian soldiers have died in a jihadist attack on the southwestern town of Nara, on the Mauritania border, with several Islamist fighters also killed, officials said.
05 Apr 2015
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought the responses of the city police and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on a PIL alleging largescale unauthorised construction in the Freedom Fighters Enclave here.
21 Jun 2015
Kabul: A roadside bomb killed at least 19 Afghan civilians including nine children in a southern province, while Taliban fighters in the north captured a key district on the frontline of the battle for Kunduz city, officials said on Sunday.
15 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested an Aadhaar-based online system to check delay in processing cases of pensions. PM Modi during a recent video-conference, while discussing problems being faced by Defence pensioners, with senior government officials of Personnel and other Ministries had 'stressed the need for using Aadhaar based system solutions'.