India News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday August 29, 2015
Another Army veteran, Havaldar Abhilekh Singh, who was on an indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to demand the implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme, had been taken to hospital today.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre and Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday August 28, 2015
For the first time, veterans today boycotted the official celebrations and commemorated the 1965 victory at Jantar Mantar. continuing with their demand for One Rank One Pension.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said in Kutch that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make announcement on the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' policy for ex-servicemen "as and when time comes".
India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Friday August 28, 2015
As India celebrates the golden jubilee of India's victory in the 1965 war with Pakistan, most of the veterans who fought in that war, are fighting a very different battle on the streets now, demanding One Rank One Pension from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance government.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday August 27, 2015
Two more ex-servicemen, who were on indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to demand the implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme, have been taken to hospital.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Thursday August 27, 2015
Former soldiers and officers of the Indian Armed Forces are spending entire nights sleeping out in the open at New Delhi's Jantar Mantar in their quest for One Rank, One Pension.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is handling One Rank One Pension or OROP himself now and "positive movement" is expected on the issue this week, sources have told NDTV.
Delhi News | Friday August 21, 2015
In a major reshuffle, Delhi Police today transferred 35 senior officers, including an officer who had ordered the removal of Army veterans demanding One Rank One Pension scheme at Jantar Mantar ahead of Independence Day.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Friday August 21, 2015
On the eve of Independence Day, the Indian army posted a video on Facebook that promised those who join the army "a life less ordinary". Here comes the second part of that video.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Representatives of ex-servicemen, who have been protesting for the implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme for the last 66 days, are likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week, they said today.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Varun Sharma | Tuesday August 18, 2015
The Delhi Police today apologised for its action against protesting ex-servicemen at Delhi's Jantar Mantar last week, while attempting to evict protesters from the area before Independence Day.
India News | Reported by Bhairavi Singh; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday August 18, 2015
There are now three Army veterans on an indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar in protest against the delay in implementing One Rank One Pension or OROP.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 17, 2015
Ten former service chiefs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on One Rank One Pension or OROP, even as two retired armymen began an indefinite hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar in protest against the delay by the government in implementing the scheme.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurance that the government has accepted "in principle" their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP), ex-servicemen today announced intensification of their stir by deciding to launch an indefinite hunger strike from August 24.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday August 14, 2015
On a muggy day in Delhi, an 70-year-old man stood in the midst of a whorl of cameras and reporters that scrummed around him. For 30 years, he served in the Indian Navy, retiring as commander. The nation has a strange way of acknowledging his contribution, he said. "These politicians take 3 days to increase their salaries. But they can't increase ou...
India News | Barkha Dutt | Friday August 14, 2015
General VP Malik, the Army Chief, who led India to victory during the Kargil War, was the Prime Minister's personal choice for mediating back-channel talks between the government and military veterans who are leading the protests for One Rank One Pension or OROP.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Mala Das | Friday August 14, 2015
Pictures of Army veterans being pushed around in Delhi drew immediate public uproar, forcing the city's police to back off protests that it tried to truncate at Jantar Mantar, the capital's designated spot for public protests.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj Abhiyan on Wednesday decided to wind up its protests at Jantar Mantar after Lt Governor's assurance of handing over the symbolic plough to them and in view of "security concerns" ahead of Independence day.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 12, 2015
The government considers the grievances of people and groups who protest at Jantar Mantar in the national capital and takes action as per the guidelines, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Activist Yogendra Yadav was arrested and released today along with 90 others over a protest last night by farmers at Jantar Mantar in the Centre of Delhi.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Activist Yogendra Yadav, who spent the night in police custody after being detained late last night from a farmer protest, has now been arrested along with 90 others. He was dragged by policemen this morning as he tried to speak to the media.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Activist Yogendra Yadav was detained by the Delhi Police late on Monday night from the site of an ongoing farmers' protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. Mr Yadav, a former leader of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party, alleged that he was "beaten up, manhandled" at the police station and was arrested.
Delhi News | Written by Kinshu Dang | Monday August 10, 2015
Late on Sunday night, several families from Haryana's Hisar, protesting at Jantar Mantar in the centre of Delhi for nearly three years, were allegedly driven out by the police who used batons.
Delhi News | Written by Snigdha Basu | Monday August 10, 2015
Delhi Police personnel on lathicharged members of a 'tractor march', led by ex-Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav, protesting the Centre's proposed amendments to the Land Acquisition Bill in the heart of Delhi on Sunday night.