ex-servicemen News

Odd-Even phase II: Ex-servicemen turn law enforcers, help flag down errant motorists

Last month, the Delhi government had employed 400 ex-servicemen in the enforcement wing of its transport department. Singh and former defence personnel like him are helping the Delhi government enforce the second installment of the odd-even road rationing scheme.

One rank, one pension: Ex-servicemen to launch nationwide agitation today

Retired officers, junior commissioned officers and officers of other ranks from all three services, along with 40-odd organisations, will also submit a memorandum “written in blood” to the government.


Government relaxes reservation rules for jobs to ex-servicemen

Government has allowed ex-servicemen to avail of the benefit of reservation in all civil jobs they apply.

Ex-servicemen need to be cautious when seeking info from DSW

Ex-servicemEn in Maharashtra seeking ‘unnecessary information from the Department of Sainik Welfare (DSW)’ of the state government may be blacklisted,according to a unique resolution of the DSW that runs ex-servicemen welfare schemes in the state.

Defence Minister lays foundation for new Command Hospital

Assuring that his government remains committed to the welfare of serving Armed Forces personnel and ex-servicemen,and their families

Blindfolded,diya on head,they all camp

Afzal Captain from Ratlam,Madhya Pradesh,has had a diya perched on his head since August 16,the day Anna Hazare began his fast in favour of Jan Lokpal Bill.


State considers replicating PMC model

The initiative of Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to waive general tax on property owned by ex-servicemen residing in its jurisdiction is all set to get implemented in all civic bodies across the state.

For its 22,000 ex-servicemen,district looks to raise own money

Pune,home to over 22,000 ex-servicemen,depends on public donations from the other districts of the state to make ends meet...

PM meets panel on veteran's One Rank-One Pension demand

PM Manmohan Singh met the committee of secretaries,which is considering the long-pending demand of ex-servicemen for parity in pension of personnel retiring in the same rank.

ex-servicemen Videos

OROP: Ex-servicemen protest outside Jaitley's residence

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The ex-servicemen staged a protest outside Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's residence here on Sunday over the delay in implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP). One of the protestors said that Jaitley had assured the ex-servicemen of discussing OROP with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, but nothing has been done so far. OROP demands same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement.

OROP Talks Between Government & Ex-Servicemen Enter A Hectic Phase: What's Expected Next

A final solution to the ‘One Rank One Pension’ row remained out of reach despite hectic back channel talks, as the protesting ex-servicemen today rejected government’s formula saying an attempt was being made to “short change” them. Read the story