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Ex-servicemen demanding OROP forcibly evicted from Jantar Mantar following orders from NGT
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Ex-servicemen demanding OROP forcibly evicted from Jantar Mantar following orders from NGT

Armed with an NGT order banning protests and dharnas around the historic Jantar Mantar in Delhi,

By stopping free rations for peace stations, we are letting the armed forces down at a crucial time
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By stopping free rations for peace stations, we are letting the armed forces down at a crucial time

Stopping free rations for those posted in peace stations is a clear stomping of the terms and conditions of service.

Uttarakhand Election 2017 Results: BJP's massive gains down to anti-incumbency, Narendra Modi's charisma
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Uttarakhand Election 2017 Results: BJP's massive gains down to anti-incumbency, Narendra Modi's charisma

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's high voltage campaigning and emotional connect with voters on topics like demonetisation, Orop and surgical strikes have clearly worked swing the state in BJP's favour

Uttarakhand Election Result 2017: Anti-incumbency wave leads BJP to biggest victory
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Uttarakhand Election Result 2017: Anti-incumbency wave leads BJP to biggest victory

BJP workers have started celebrating at the party's state headquarters in Dehradun, after the party rushed towards a certain victory in Uttarakhand.

Delhi LG rejects AAP decision to pay ex-gratia to former soldier's kin who killed self
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Delhi LG rejects AAP decision to pay ex-gratia to former soldier's kin who killed self

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal has rejected the AAP government's decision to give Rs 1 crore compensation to the family of ex-serviceman Ram Kishen Grewal who had committed suicide over the OROP issue last year.

Uttarakhand Election 2017: Orop likely to be a key issue in hill state with large defence population
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Uttarakhand Election 2017: Orop likely to be a key issue in hill state with large defence population

One of the key issues Modi spoke about was the contentious 'one rank one pension' scheme, regarding which several armed forces personnel have been agitating

Punjab Election 2017: Narendra Modi in Jalandhar plays on sub-nationalism, lauds Indian Army and veterans
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Punjab Election 2017: Narendra Modi in Jalandhar plays on sub-nationalism, lauds Indian Army and veterans

Hitting the right note, some say, is extremely crucial during election campaign rallies. And Modi might have just done that in poll-bound Punjab's Jalandhar on Friday.

Uttarakhand Assembly election 2017: Will the 'fauji factor' favour BJP in wake of Orop anomalies?
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Uttarakhand Assembly election 2017: Will the 'fauji factor' favour BJP in wake of Orop anomalies?

It must be noted that the 'fauji factor' plays an extremely important role in Uttarakhand, given the fact that about 40 percent of the population of the Himalayan state comprises serving and retired soldiers, officers and their families.

After BSF jawan, CRPF constable Jeet Singh takes to social media to discuss 'discrimination'
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After BSF jawan, CRPF constable Jeet Singh takes to social media to discuss 'discrimination'

Soon after the video of Border Security Force constable Tej Bahadur Singh complaining of the poor quality of food served to BSF soldiers went viral, a Central Reserved Protection Force (CRPF) constable Jeet Singh took to the social media to appeal to the nation and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give equal facilities to personnel employed with the paramilitary force just like the Indian Armed Forces.

Orop: 99% pensioners will get benefits by January-end, says Manohar Parrikar
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Orop: 99% pensioners will get benefits by January-end, says Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minster Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that around 20 lakh pensioners have been paid the benefits of One Rank One Pension (Orop) so far, and more than 99 percent of cases will be settled by January-end.

Indian army prepared to meet any challenges, says General Dalbir Singh Suhag
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Indian army prepared to meet any challenges, says General Dalbir Singh Suhag

Indian army is prepared to meet any challenges, Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag who superannuated as Army chief said today.

Demonetisation looms over Winter Session: Modi govt braces for rough start tomorrow
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Demonetisation looms over Winter Session: Modi govt braces for rough start tomorrow

Government is bracing itself for a stormy Winter Session of Parliament beginning Wednesday with Opposition presenting a united face in seeking to corner it over the demonetisation issue.

Congress calls strategy meet ahead of Parliament winter session
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Congress calls strategy meet ahead of Parliament winter session

Congress on Tuesday discussed its strategy for winter session of Parliament starting from Wednesday, where it is likely to forcefully take on the government on implementation of demonetisation and other issues.

Opposition to corner govt on demonetisation, Orop during Winter Session in Parliament
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Opposition to corner govt on demonetisation, Orop during Winter Session in Parliament

According to PRS legislative, which tracks work of Parliament, the legislative agenda for the session includes 10 bills for consideration and passing.

From Bhopal encounter to NDTV India ban: Is India heading towards dictatorship?
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From Bhopal encounter to NDTV India ban: Is India heading towards dictatorship?

The events that occurred last fortnight — ban on NDTV India, Bhopal encounter, the crackdown on opposition during Orop protests, and insensitive handling of Najeeb's mother — make one wonder if or not the Indian democracy is actually as deep rooted as we often believe it to be

Orop issue: It's time India adopts joint civilian-military models of US and UK
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Orop issue: It's time India adopts joint civilian-military models of US and UK

The Army, Navy and Air Force may have their respective “core values” to help members focus on professional performance. Yet, all of them must have joint solidarity and responsibility in carrying out national missions.

Orop issue: Delhi HC reserves order on pleas challenging AAP's decision to compensate ex-serviceman's family
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Orop issue: Delhi HC reserves order on pleas challenging AAP's decision to compensate ex-serviceman's family

Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its order on two separate pleas challenging the AAP government's decision to give Rs one crore compensation and a job to the family of ex-armyman Ram Kishan Grewal, who recently committed suicide in New Delhi, allegedly over grievances on 'One Rank, One Pension' (Orop) issue.

Two PILs in Delhi HC against martyr status, Rs 1 cr aid to Ram Grewal by AAP govt
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Two PILs in Delhi HC against martyr status, Rs 1 cr aid to Ram Grewal by AAP govt

Two PILs were filed on Saturday in the Delhi High Court against the AAP government's decision to declare ex-serviceman, Ram Kishan Grewal, who committed suicide over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme, a "martyr" and give his family Rs 1 crore financial aid.

Ninety five percent ex-servicemen benefitted from Orop, can't satisfy 'politicised' ex-soldiers: Manohar Parrikar
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Ninety five percent ex-servicemen benefitted from Orop, can't satisfy 'politicised' ex-soldiers: Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar said that his ministry was working at alternative ways to help bring these four to five per cent former soldiers under the OROP umbrella,

Orop agitation threatens the delicate balance in civil-military relations
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Orop agitation threatens the delicate balance in civil-military relations

The increasing politicisation of the issue of the One Rank One Pension (Orop) for the retired armed forces personnel seems to be disturbing the delicate civil-military relations (CMR) in the country.