India News | Written by Ketki Angre | Thursday November 19, 2015
From Bengaluru to Bhopal to Delhi, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind - the largest organisation of Muslims in the country - is holding protests across 75 cities. The protest is against the Islamic State that is spreading terror in the name of religion.
Bihar | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Tuesday November 3, 2015
In the final hours of the Bihar campaign, Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) dug out an old video in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is purportedly seen with Asaram Bapu, the guru who has been in jail for nearly two years over charges of rape.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 2, 2015
Over 200 retired paramilitary personnel today launched a three-day protest in New Delhi demanding One Rank One Pension (OROP) for around 13 lakh retired and serving personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
Retired personnel of various paramilitary forces today began a three-day 'dharna' in Delhi demanding one rank one pension (OROP) benefits and other privileges under the ex-servicemen category.
Bihar | Indo Asian Service News | Sunday November 1, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the people of Bihar to vote for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance in the on-going assembly polls, saying the Grand Alliance's win will lead to the state's destruction.
Bihar | NDTV | Sunday November 1, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Madhubani district of Bihar to canvass support for NDA candidates who are in the fray in the fifth and final phase of Bihar Assembly election scheduled for November 5.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 27, 2015
A PCR call complaining about beef curry being served at Kerala House near Jantar Mantar in New Delhi threw police into a tizzy today, and a team had to be sent there to avert any "untoward incident".
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 25, 2015
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers led by senior leader Dilip Pandey and lawmaker Saurabh Bhardwaj took out a candle march at Jantar Mantar today to protest atrocities against Dalits in Haryana.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 17, 2015
Ex-servicemen, protesting for implementation of 'One Rank, One Pension' (OROP) scheme at Delhi's Jantar Mantar today alleged harassment by police and claimed that they are being tailed by "unidentified people".
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 8, 2015
Continuing their demand for One Rank One Pension (OROP), ex-servicemen on today boycotted the official function of the 83rd anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and celebrated it at the Jantar Mantar protest site.
Blog | Kinshu Dang | Wednesday September 30, 2015
Both the national and the international media widely covered the conversion of these Dalit families on August 8 this year. But they were mostly silent the next day about the police lathicharge on them.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 27, 2015
The protest over One Rank One Pension (OROP) continued for the 105th day today, with around 50 ex-servicemen observing relay hunger strike.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 22, 2015
There were mixed emotions of happiness, anger and anguish at Jantar Mantar as the veterans today celebrated the victory of the 1965 war, with many boycotting the President's invite to commemorate the historic event to protest the government's decision of "not implementing" the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme as per their demands.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 21, 2015
Ex-servicemen protesting against the government-approved One Rank, One Pension (OROP) alleged today that their bank accounts have been blocked, but said the move will not succeed in suppressing their agitation due to resource crunch.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 12, 2015
Hundreds of ex-servicemen held a rally in New Delhi today, seeking some changes in the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme approved by the central government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 12, 2015
Hundreds of army veterans today held a 'Sainik Ekta' rally to press for "honest and truthful justice" as they rejected the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme announced by the government even as some ex-servicemen groups dissociated themselves from the demonstration.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 11, 2015
Continuing their agitation over the One Rank, One Pension scheme, army veterans today said there were some issues in the scheme that remained unresolved and the protest will continue.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 10, 2015
A protest rally being organised by ex-servicemen over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue will take place as scheduled on September 12, even as some members walked away from the United Front of Ex-Servicemen (UFESM).
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 10, 2015
The umbrella organisation leading the agitation for 'One-Rank, One-Pension' (OROP) split on Wednesday, just three days ahead of a planned rally, with a key faction dissociating itself from the grouping, citing "lack of cohesiveness" and suggesting politicisation of the movement.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday September 6, 2015
The government on Saturday announced the long-awaited One Rank One Pension for veterans of the armed forces, who have been protesting in Delhi for 87 days. However, the retired military personnel have said they would continue with their relay fast until they receive a written statement from the government.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Ketki Angre; Edited by Mala Das | Saturday September 5, 2015
The government today announced the implementation of the long-awaited One Rank One Pension or OROP scheme which was rejected by veterans who have vowed to continue their protest.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava; edited by Mala Das | Saturday September 5, 2015
The government is ready with a draft proposal on One Rank One Pension or OROP and plans to make an announcement within the next two days, sources have said. But veterans on strike at Jantar Mantar say it is a "unilateral" decision by the government as they have not agreed to it.
Delhi News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday August 30, 2015
Hardik Patel, the face of the Patels' stir for quota in Gujarat, who is currently in Delhi, has told NDTV that their agitation has the backing of 27 crore Gujjars.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Sunday August 30, 2015
For the last 77 days, veterans have been voicing their demand for the One Rank One Pension scheme at the Jantar Mantar in the heart of Delhi.