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Explained: The rank-pension case

March 17, 2022 9:14 am

The Supreme Court has upheld the govt scheme for one rank, one pension (OROP). What was the history of the retired service personnel’s demand, and on what grounds was the govt proposal challenged?

SC to pronounce verdict Wednesday on a plea seeking OROP in armed forces with automatic revision

March 15, 2022 9:59 pm

The plea has been filed by the Indian Ex-servicemen Movement (IESM) through advocate Balaji Srinivasan against the Centre's formula of OROP.

Most OROP beneficiaries from UP, Punjab: Centre

November 07, 2020 3:28 am

The government said in a statement that Rs 10,795.4 crore has been disbursed to 20,60,220 defence forces pensioners and family pensioners as arrears on account of the implementation of OROP.

Rahul links Rafale to OROP: ‘Govt can give Rs 30,000 crore to a firm, but can’t give funds for soldiers’

October 28, 2018 3:24 am

Rahul met a group of ex-servicemen and said that the Congress would implement OROP properly if it is voted back to power.

Out of power, Rahul Gandhi forced to remember soldiers: BJP

October 27, 2018 6:44 pm

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.

If voted to power, Congress will fulfil OROP commitments: Rahul Gandhi

October 27, 2018 4:27 pm

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

Ex-servicemen appeal: ‘PM Modi didn’t fulfil OROP promises, don’t vote for BJP’

December 12, 2017 3:32 am

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.

Veterans target government over OROP

November 03, 2017 3:40 am

Major Gen (retd) Satbir Singh slammed the BJP-led government for forgetting the promises made by the party on OROP before coming to power

Tents used by Armed Forces veterans for Jantar Mantar OROP protest uprooted

October 30, 2017 1:01 pm

The NGT had on October 5 banned all protests and dharnas around the historic Jantar Mantar, which has been a hotspot of many agitations for decades, saying such activities violate environmental laws.

Government sensitive towards ex-servicemen but some elements playing foul: Bhamre

January 14, 2017 5:22 pm

Criticising the previous government for not taking any action on OROP, Bhamre said the Prime Minister has fulfilled his promises on this issue which had been pending for the past 40 years.


EXPLAINED: One Rank One Pension

July 16, 2015 11:45 am

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.