29 Oct 2016
New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday questioned PM Modi's government's resolve to work for soldiers' welfare.
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.
05 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The government today announced acceptance of the long-pending demand for 'One Rank One Pension' but the ex-servicemen who have been on agitation rejected the key details of the decision and said their 84-day long stir will continue.
12 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Hundreds of army veterans today held a 'Sainik Ekta' rally to press for 'honest and truthful justice' as they rejected the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme announced by the government even as some ex-servicemen groups dissociated themselves from the demonstration.
15 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Ex-servicemen protesting in the heart of the national capital today shouted 'shame, shame' after Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn't announce an implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme in his Independence Day speech.
14 Aug 2015
New Delhi: A group of former servicemen demanding 'One Rank One Pension scheme' today resisted eviction from the protest site at Jantar Mantar here by Delhi Police and NDMC which were trying to clear the area in view of security concerns ahead of Independence Day.
14 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Government today sent out a clear message to the Delhi police that the former servicemen protesting for the implementation of the One Rank One Pension Scheme (OROP) at Jantar Mantar here should not be evicted.
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.
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.
11 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Former defence minister AK Antony today lashed out at Narendra Modi government accusing it of 'betraying' war veterans and dubbing the notification on One-Rank-One-Pension as a 'Diwali shock' for them.