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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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.

Police question three in Subedar Grewal suicide case

Police said they are trying to ascertain the exact sequence of events.

Narendra Modi ji you should stop lying and implement OROP: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul demanded that the government apologise to the family members of the late ex-servicemen.

Govt announces decision to implement OROP, veterans reject key provisions

Protesting veterans have said that they will not accept any unilateral decision of the government on one rank one pension

OROP Videos

Understanding The Unresolved Issues In OROP (One Rank One Pension) Implementation

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 […]

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


EXPLAINED: One Rank One Pension

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.