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OROP protest: Ex-servicemen call off protest outside Arun Jaitley's residence

Jan 18, 2016

OROP protest: Ex-servicemen call off protest outside Arun Jaitley's residence

A protest by ex-servicemen outside Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's residence on the OROP issue was called off after a late-night meeting with Jayant Sinha. #Jantar Mantar #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #Ex-servicemen #Jayant Sinha #OROP #L Narasimha Reddy
Anna Hazare accuses Modi govt of 'soft-pedalling' Lokpal issue

Jan 17, 2016

Anna Hazare accuses Modi govt of 'soft-pedalling' Lokpal issue

Activist Anna Hazare on Sunday accused the Modi government of "soft-pedalling" the Lokpal issue. #Anna Hazare #Politics #Jantar Mantar #India #Corruption #TheySaidIt #Ombudsman #PM Narendra Modi #Lokpal issue
Retired paramilitary personnel begin stir to press OROP demand

Nov 02, 2015

Retired paramilitary personnel begin stir to press OROP demand

Retired personnel of various paramilitary forces on Monday began a three-day 'dharna' in new Delhi demanding one rank one pension (OROP) benefits and other privileges under the ex-servicemen category. #Jantar Mantar #New Delhi #NewsTracker #Paramilitary #OROP
The 'scarlet letter' by OROP veterans is high drama, but will it work?

Oct 26, 2015

The 'scarlet letter' by OROP veterans is high drama, but will it work?

At Jantar Mantar on Sunday afternoon, hundreds of veterans signed a petition expressing dismay over the non-implementation of OROP. All the signatures were made with the blood of the signatories. #Jantar Mantar #InMyOpinion #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #OROP
Ex-servicemen to hold 'Ekta Rally' to demand govt action on issues with OROP

Sep 10, 2015

Ex-servicemen to hold 'Ekta Rally' to demand govt action on issues with OROP

The ex-servicemen protesting over issues pertaining to the announced One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme have organised 'Ekta rally' on 12 September, Saturday, at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi. #Jantar Mantar #BJP #NewsTracker #NDA #Ex-servicemen #PM Modi #OROP #India #Delhi #Ekta Rally #UFESM
Split in OROP veterans' group as key member exits over holding further protests

Sep 10, 2015

Split in OROP veterans' group as key member exits over holding further protests

The split in the veterans group holding a protest at Jantar Mantar came out in the open, with a faction saying it did not want to hold any more protests till government issues an order on OROP. #Jantar Mantar #NewsTracker #Army #Ex-servicemen #OROP #OROP split #Lt. Gen. Balbir Singh #Ex-Servicemen Joint Action Front
Will continue protest on OROP as govt needs to do more, say ex-servicemen

Sep 06, 2015

Will continue protest on OROP as govt needs to do more, say ex-servicemen

Agitating servicemen on Sunday said they will continue their protest over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme as the government did not accept all their demands. #Jantar Mantar #NewsTracker #Ex-servicemen #Satbir Singh #OROP
Army veterans celebrate in Delhi as government decides to implement OROP

Sep 06, 2015

Army veterans celebrate in Delhi as government decides to implement OROP

Army veterans are seen flashing victory signs at the site of their hunger strike in Jantar Mantar in New Delhi seeking One Rank One Pension. The government on Saturday decided to implement the OROP scheme. #Jantar Mantar #New Delhi #ImagesOfTheDay #Manohar Parrikar #Satbir Singh #OROP
You're out of options, General Satbir Singh: Take the OROP now and head for the courts

Sep 05, 2015

You're out of options, General Satbir Singh: Take the OROP now and head for the courts

The government is set to announce its One Rank One Pension (OROP) proposal at 3 pm. And from all accounts, the ex-servicemen are set to reject it. Here's what's at stake: #Jantar Mantar #ConnectTheDots #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #OROP #General Satbir Singh