Articles about OROP

Identification delay stalls pensions of 58,000+ retired armed forces personnel

04 May 2022

India
Identification delay stalls pensions of 58,000+ retired armed forces personnel

The Defence Ministry said 58,275 former servicemen—who didn't receive their April pension—will have the same credited to their bank accounts by Wednesday night.

One Rank, One Pension: Supreme Court upholds Centre's decision

16 Mar 2022

India
One Rank, One Pension: Supreme Court upholds Centre's decision

The Supreme Court upheld the central government's decision on One Rank, One Pension (OROP) on Wednesday, ruling that there is no constitutional flaw in the OROP principle or the November 7, 2015 notification.

Migrants suffered tremendously, accepts PM Modi in letter to nation

30 May 2020

India
Migrants suffered tremendously, accepts PM Modi in letter to nation

As he completed the first year of his second term today, May 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a verbose letter to Indians, detailing the achievements of his government, and also conceding that migrant workers, artisans, craftsmen, and hawkers suffered in the recent days.

Desh nahi jhukne doonga: PM Modi's first reaction on airstrikes

26 Feb 2019

Politics
Desh nahi jhukne doonga: PM Modi's first reaction on airstrikes

Giving his first reaction on the airstrikes conducted by IAF on Pakistan based Jaish-e-Mohammed's camp, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday thanked forces.

#Budget2019: More than Rs. 3 lakh crore allotted for defense

01 Feb 2019

India
#Budget2019: More than Rs. 3 lakh crore allotted for defense

Speaking about national security during his interim Budget 2019 speech, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced that the defense budget for FY20 had been extended beyond Rs. 3 lakh crore - the highest in any year thus far.

Rafale jets to improve IAF's strike capability: President Kovind

31 Jan 2019

India
Rafale jets to improve IAF's strike capability: President Kovind

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is preparing to welcome the new generation ultra-modern Rafale fighter aircraft in its fleet to strengthen its strike capabilities, President Ram Nath Kovind said today in New Delhi.

Several leaders are on bail, Congress is a 'bail-gaadi': PM

07 Jul 2018

Politics
Several leaders are on bail, Congress is a 'bail-gaadi': PM

Launching a scathing attack on Congress, PM Narendra Modi today said the party is now being called a "bail gaadi" as several of its leaders are out on bail.

PM Modi: Pandit Nehru was against building Somnath temple

29 Nov 2017

Politics
PM Modi: Pandit Nehru was against building Somnath temple

With Gujarat elections approaching, PM Modi is on a roll; he addressed back-to-back rallies at Morbi, Prachi, Palitana and Navsari.

Major Akshay Girish: Remembering the 2016 J&K attack martyr

29 Nov 2017

India
Major Akshay Girish: Remembering the 2016 J&K attack martyr

"If life is not measured in the number of breaths taken, but in moments that take our breath away, Akshay lived much longer than most others," said Major Akshay Girish's mother, Meghna.

Is the Bhagwat-Modi relationship facing stormy days ahead?

07 Oct 2017

Politics
Is the Bhagwat-Modi relationship facing stormy days ahead?

RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat, in his September 30 Vijayadashami address, had targeted PM Modi's economic policies in an understated manner.

Gorakhpur, demonetization, terrorism and more: Highlights of Modi's I-Day speech

15 Aug 2017

India
Gorakhpur, demonetization, terrorism and more: Highlights of Modi's I-Day speech

PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation on its 70th Independence Day from the Red Fort this morning.

Can Jaitley fill the void left by Parrikar?

15 Mar 2017

Politics
Can Jaitley fill the void left by Parrikar?

Manohar Parrikar took oath as Chief Minister of Goa, leading a coalition spearheaded by the BJP.

LG rejects AAP's compensation plan to OROP suicide victim's family

10 Mar 2017

India
LG rejects AAP's compensation plan to OROP suicide victim's family

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal rejected the decision of the AAP government to provide Rs. 1cr compensation to the family of ex-serviceman Ram Kishen Grewal who committed suicide over the OROP issue last year.

What made news last week?

07 Nov 2016

India
What made news last week?

The Samajwadi Party's infighting showed no signs of abating, spilling over into the party's silver-jubilee celebrations.

Army veteran's suicide stirs up political storm in Delhi

03 Nov 2016

India
Army veteran's suicide stirs up political storm in Delhi

Ex-Serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal's alleged suicide in protest over the "One Rank, One Pension" (OROP) issue sparked a political war in Delhi.

Government downgrades ranks of defence officers

25 Oct 2016

India
Government downgrades ranks of defence officers

According to communications from the Defence Ministry, the government has downgraded the status of military officers vis-a-vis their civilian counterparts.