New Delhi, February 28
The Supreme Court on Monday took strong exception to a communication issued by the Ministry of Defence for payment of One Rank, One Pension (OROP) arrears in four quarterly instalments to eligible pensioners of the armed forces.
You tell the Secretary we are going to take action against him for that January 20 communication. Either he withdraws it or we are going to issue a contempt notice to the Ministry of Defence. The sanctity of the judicial process has to be maintained,” a Bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud told Additional Solicitor General N Venkataraman