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One rank one pension: 16 lakh pension accounts of retd defence personnel revised

Projects, including pensioners’ portal and toll free call centre implemented.

Cabinet okays implementation of OROP

The Defence Ministry said that 15.91 lakh pensioners had been given the first instalment of OROP till March 31, which amounts to Rs. 2,861 crore.

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Speaker pulls up Cong MP Deepender Hooda

An agitated Hooda, however, staged a walkout for not having been given adequate time to raise the one rank one pension issue.

Sena calls eviction of ex-servicemen 'shameful', urges Centre to implement OROP soon

Justifying the OROP demand, it said, "If rank is similar, pension should be the same as well. This is nature's law. But these people had to fight their own government to get justice. This demand is continuing from many years and it is also justified."

Rajyavardhan Rathore hints at OROP soon

"PM had announced complete support to One Rank One Pension...We have just done 18 months in power, wait and watch a lot of (things) will happen," Rathore said at the party headquarters in Jaipur.

OROP: Anna Hazare threatens fast unto death from October 2 in Delhi

Anna Hazare also announced that in case the union government does not implement OROP, he would sit on a fast unto death in New Delhi’s Ramlila Ground from October 2.

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Anna Hazare returns to Jantar Mantar for OROP stir

Without taking the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Gandhian activist said, he (Modi) had promised OROP before the polls, but he is yet to take a decision on the issue.

On Kargil anniversary, veterans raise pitch for OROP

The events at Jantar Mantar coincided with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and the service chiefs laying wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti.

Demand for OROP: ‘Blade-runner’ D P Singh to continue his fight

Singh, who lost his right leg while fighting the 1999 Kargil War, will spend the next two hours trying to put on his prosthetic limb.

Sikh regiment veterans join OROP protest

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had recently said the scheme was in final stages of drafting and would be implemented soon.

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I’m always available for OROP veterans: Capt. Amarinder

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with the One Rank One Pension (OROP) veterans, Punjab Congress President Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said it is his duty to stand with them. He said he was always available for the OROP veterans. He added that this issue has been raised for a long time by the Opposition and they would continue to do so till their demands were accepted.

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.

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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

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