Bharatiya Janata Party media head and Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni said Gandhi was seen "standing with the corrupt" when the Congress-led government was in power between 2004 and 2014, but he did nothing for soldiers.
The amount of Rs 30,000 crore was more than enough to solve the OROP issue, he said after the 30-minute meeting. The Congress has alleged that the Anil Ambani-led company was favoured by the Modi government on the offset contract of the Rafale deal. The private firm has denied the allegations
The defence forces veterans, who have been visiting different regions of Gujarat during the Assembly polls, told mediapersons that instead of implementing OROP, the Modi government used police force to evict protesters from Jantar Mantar on November 2.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s announcement of the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) for military veterans was expected to bring closure to the 83-day-old protests at Jantar Mantar in the capital. The veterans have accepted OROP from July 1, 2014, with 2013 being the base year of calculation, while rejecting five of the six […]
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
One rank, one pension (OROP) for military veterans was one of the first public promises made by Narendra Modi in his campaign which immediately won him the support of a majority of veterans in the country.