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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
November 06, 2016 3:27 am
Police said they are trying to ascertain the exact sequence of events.
November 04, 2016 8:12 pm
Rahul demanded that the government apologise to the family members of the late ex-servicemen.
September 07, 2015 7:34 pm
August 28, 2015 12:58 pm
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.