Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicOROP

Topic: OROP

SPARSH will make defence pension digital, but problems won’t disappear. Ask pensioners

Failure to implement revised OROP and go for SPARSH should ring alarm bells for defence minister. And it won’t be ‘minimum govt, maximum governance’.

BJP minister remark on national flag communal. Karnataka needs sanity instead of imitating UP

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Not fair to cut defence pay, pensions and inject funds in airlines, banks

The armed forces community refused to grasp the consequences of a slowing economy. OROP was made into an emotive issue.

Manohar Parrikar had Rafale file all memorised, blamed Jaitley for delaying OROP: New book

Book titled ‘An Extraordinary Life’ also recounts Manohar Parrikar’s sleepless night when Indian troops conducted surgical strikes across the LoC in 2016.

Is India’s rising defence pension bill affecting modernisation of military? 5 myths busted

Business as usual is no longer an option. India must tackle the rising defence pension bill.

I met Manohar Parrikar last month & saluted him on behalf of soldiers whose lives he touched

Manohar Parrikar directly interacted with armed forces' veterans and their families to listen to their problems and suggestions.

Omar Abdullah counters Amit Shah’s OROP of Only Rahul, Only Priyanka with ODOMOS

The National Conference leader said the country was suffering from too much ODOMOS - overdose of only Modi, only Shah.

When our sovereignty is challenged, we will hit back with double the force: PM Modi

Modi said his government is working towards providing the armed forces with better technology and latest weapons.

First OROP, now cantonment roads: India sees rise of military as political pressure group

Political careers of former soldiers may seem like an acceptable feature in a democracy, but it would be naive to discount the dangers of politicisation of the military.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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