29 Oct 2016
New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday questioned PM Modi's government's resolve to work for soldiers' welfare.
05 Sep 2015
New Delhi: An announcement about 'One Rank One Pension' is expected to be made today by the government notwithstanding key differences with ex-servicemen, who have made it clear that any unilateral decision would not be accepted.
08 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The long-pending 'One-Rank-One-Pension Scheme' for ex-servicemen was tonight brought into force with government issuing a notification which will benefit over 25 lakh veterans and war widows.
01 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has one again assured ex-servicemen that the NDA government is committed to the implementation of long pending 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme. Retired servicemen have been demanding the implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme, which will fix a uniform pension amount for each rank irrespective of the year the serviceman retired.
31 May 2015
New Delhi: The government today hit back at former Defence Minister AK Antony over his remarks that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "misleading" the nation on the 'One Rank, One Pension' issue.
30 May 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government is 'committed' to the long-awaited One Rank One Pension (OROP) for ex-servicemen. "The government is committed to OROP and there's no doubt about it," Modi stated in a tweet.
31 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today virtually ruled out annual revision of pension as demanded by agitating ex-servicemen under 'One rank, One pension' but said government will safeguard interests of soldiers retiring at an early age through higher pensions.
01 Nov 2015
New Delhi: After military veterans, retired paramilitary officials will now hold a 'dharna' here tomorrow demanding One Rank One Pension (OROP) benefits and other privileges under the ex-servicemen category.
02 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday assured the ex-servicemen of early implementation of the 'one rank, one pension' scheme, saying his Ministry has fast-tracked the work on it.
31 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said his Ministry would finalise modalities for the much delayed 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) scheme by next week and the file would be sent to Finance Ministry for further action.