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OROP estimates annual expenditure at Rs 7500 crore, arrears at Rs 10,900 crore

New Delhi: The defence ministry on Wednesday estimated the annual expenditure of the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme to be around Rs 7,500...

Modi tries to reach out on OROP, says he knows what army men feel

Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reached out to the armed forces over the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) issue, and said he knows...

Govt appoints judicial committee to study OROP

The one-member committee would look into steps to be taken to remove anomalies arising out of the implementation of OROP, as notified by the government on November 7.

Ex-servicemen give Center three weeks’ time to resolve OROP issue

New Delhi: With the protest over 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) marking its 183rd day on Sunday, ex-servicemen gave the government three weeks' time...

Finance Minister, babus biggest hurdles in OROP: Gen Satbir Singh

"The only hurdle in OROP is the Finance Minister and the finance ministry babus; they’re the ones who do not want the defense forces to be given their dues," General Singh said.

OROP: Soldiers’ pride is nation’s security

By Lt Gen PG Kamath (Veteran) It was post 1971 and the nation was euphoric. Our countrymen were lauding the Indian Armed Forces for a...

Govt to announce one-man commission to address OROP shortcomings

New Delhi: In a bid to mollify striking Army veterans, the government has decided to form a one-man commission to address remaining issues in the...

OROP: Veterans accuse government of cheating them, return medals

New Delhi: Ex-servicemen protesting against the notification on the implementation of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme on Tuesday returned their gallantry and other...

OROP row: Asking for no amendments in their demands

New Delhi: The NDA Government on Monday refused further compliance to the demands by veterans saying that the core issues had already been addressed....

Now military veterans to return medals over OROP

"The government is willing to provide us an OROP, which is full of discrepancies and is not as per its definition," an army veteran said.

OROP implementation after Bihar polls : Defense Minister

NewsGram Staff Writer Panaji:  Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar declared on Sunday that the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) for retired military personnel will be implemented...

OROP: Veterans organise ‘Sainik Ekta’ rally, Parrikar says scheme not a burden

By NewsGram Staff-Writer New Delhi: Thousands of army veterans, who organised a rally on Saturday at Jantar Mantar, unanimously rejected the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP)...

IESL headed by Lt-Gen (retd) Balbir Singh pulls out of OROP agitation

By NewsGram Staff-Writer New Delhi: War veterans belonging to Indian Ex-Services League (IESL) have pulled out of the OROP agitation organization on Wednesday, according to...

OROP: Stir among veterans as key members leave

By NewsGram Staff-Writer New Delhi: Split among veterans sparked out during the ex-servicemen protest at Jantar Mantar. Some key members walked out by saying that they...

OROP: Pensions now for voluntarily-retired soldiers

By NewsGram Staff Writer After a stint of relentless struggle, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has partially given into the demands of protesting ex-soldiers. The PM said...

Veterans to continue stir, end fast-unto-death

By NewsGram Staff Writer Thoda hai thode ki zarurat hai. A day after the government announced that it shall implement the OROP scheme for the military, ex-servicemen...

Centre’s green signal to OROP; impasse to persist

By Sreyashi Mazumdar After a relentless 84-day struggle, the veteran army men of our nation finally witnessed a realistic hope on Saturday at Jantar Mantar...

Defence Minister meets army veterans agitating for OROP

By NewsGram Staff Writer New Delhi : Veterans agitating for OROP to become a reality met Union Minister of Defence, Manohar Parikkar on Saturday and are...

Modi government is all set to announce OROP in 2-3 days

By NewsGram Staff-Writer New Delhi: The Modi government is all set to announce One-Rank-One-Pension (OROP) package that would finally draw curtains to a long-standing dispute...

2 OROP camps? Diversity in unity!

By Kanika Rangray When at Jantar Mantar, the prominent thing one sees is the OROP protest going on—a united approach by ex-servicemen of the country...

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