New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM ISTDays after the Centre announced its Agnipath scheme of four-year recruitment in the Army, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Friday held peaceful demonstrations across the country and submitted memorandum against what it termed as "anti-military, anti-farm... read..
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 4:24:38 AM ISTA nationwide day of protest was observed on Friday by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) against the Centre's Agnipath scheme.... read..
New Delhi | June 24, 2022 4:25:26 PM ISTDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday termed the new Agnipath recruitment scheme for the Armed Forces "harmful for youth and country" and asked the Centre to review it.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 24, 2022 1:25:35 PM ISTDemanding the central and state government to withdraw the cases imposed on the youth involved in the agitation against Agnipath Scheme that turned violent on June 17 at Secunderabad Railway station, Congress leader Mallu Ravi said that this shows the "do... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM ISTTerming the Agnipath scheme for short-term recruitment into the armed forces as a "fraud with the youth of the nation", AAP Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a complete rollback of the scheme.... read..
Patna |Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM ISTWhile RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav asked 20 questions related to the Agnipath scheme from the Narendra Modi government, BJP state president Sanjay Jaiswal gave the answer to every question. He said that the answers are so long that Tejashwi Yadav could neith... read..
Panaji |Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM ISTCiting Chanakya's advice to emperor Chandragupta Maurya that the nation will not survive if farmers and soldiers have to seek their rights, Congress functionary Capt Viriato Fernandes on Wednesday demanded that the 'Agnipath' scheme should be scrapped as ... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM ISTThe three defence service chiefs on Tuesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Agnipath recruitment scheme.... read..
Patna |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM ISTA day after the raid on the premises of coaching centre operator Guru M. Rahman, he released a video on Tuesday seeking to clarify that he was never involved in provoking the youths for violence.... read..
New Delhi | June 22, 2022 6:26:22 PM ISTAccusing the BJP-led government of weakening the armed forces with "new deception", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the government will have to withdraw the Agnipath recruitment scheme and the party is with the youth in the agitation ... read..
Hassan (Karnataka) | June 22, 2022 8:25:37 PM ISTExpressing dissatisfaction over the Centre's newly launched Agnipath Scheme, Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy alleged that it was a programme to bring Nazi forces in India which was back then in the Hitler era.... read..
Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM ISTTamil Manila Congress president and former Union Minister, G.K. Vasan have called upon the youth of the nation to grab the opportunity and join in the Agnipath scheme.... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 2:25:37 PM ISTAs protests against the new military recruitment scheme Agnipath continue to rage across states, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Tuesday said in the future we are heading towards a scenario where there will be contactless wars against invisible en... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 2:57:41 PM ISTAmid the row over Centre's newly-launched Agnipath recruitment scheme for defence forces, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Tuesday said there are "conflict entrepreneurs" with vested interests who are behind the protests over the scheme.... read..
Jaipur |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM ISTIn view of the ongoing protests against the Agnipath scheme, Section-144 has been promulgated in Jaipur under the jurisdiction of the Police Commissionerate.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM ISTA plea has been moved in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the Agnipath scheme, to induct youth into all three armed forces for a period of four years.... read..
Patna |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM ISTPatna police have conducted raids at several hideouts of absconding coaching operator Guru Rahman, who is accused of provoking youths to violent agitations against the Agnipath scheme of defence recruitment, an official said on Monday.... read..
Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM ISTThe Haryana government on Monday ordered the closure of all private coaching institutions in Mahendragarh and Jhajjar districts with the protests against the Agnipath defence recruitment scheme getting intense.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM ISTViolent protests over the 'Agnipath' scheme for recruitment in the armed forces has created uneasiness in the BJP-JDU alliance in Bihar. Leaders in the saffron party feel that a war of words between both the parties has once again raised doubts over the c... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 4:24:57 AM ISTAmid the Opposition's protest against the Centre's Agnipath scheme seeking rollback of the policy, Union Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt on Monday said that everyone has the right to protest but the Opposition working to defame the Modi governmen... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 12:56:02 PM ISTThe Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the petitioner to mention his plea seeking an urgent hearing on a petition seeking directions to set up a Special Investigation Team to enquire about the violent protest that erupted against the "Agnipath" scheme.... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 6:25:13 PM ISTAmidst the backdrop of protests in different parts of the country against the Agnipath scheme, the Indian Air Force on Tuesday stressed that there is no change in the recruitment process of youth for the scheme.... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 11:56:49 AM ISTThe Central government on Tuesday filed a caveat application in the Supreme Court urging it to hear the government in the petitions filed before it challenging the 'Agnipath' recruitment scheme for defence forces.... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 3:25:10 PM ISTRuling out rollback of Agnipath scheme for recruitment in armed forces, National Security Advisor of India Ajit Doval said on Tuesday that the government's move was "not a knee-jerk reaction that has come overnight" but has been debated and discussed for ... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 11:56:16 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) on Tuesday decided to postpone the "Agnipath Pe Charcha", a virtual rally by a few days due to the announcement of NDA's Candidate for President of India elections.... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 10:26:09 PM ISTEmphasising that the Agnipath scheme will not be rolled back and was not a knee-jerk reaction, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval said on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had shown the political will to bring about major change in recruit... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 5:56:45 PM ISTAs protests against the Agnipath scheme continued, the Department of Military Affairs on Tuesday clarified that there is no change in the recruitment process and the regimental process will be unchanged.... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 5:26:26 PM ISTIn his message to the youth regarding the Agnipath scheme, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Tuesday said they should remain positive, have faith in the country's leadership as also themselves.... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 3:57:02 PM ISTAmid apprehensions that the newly launched Agnipath military recruitment scheme would change composition of several regiments that recruit youths from specific regions as well as castes, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Tuesday said the regim... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 3:25:22 PM ISTThe Central government has decided to go ahead to implement the Agnipath scheme that triggered widespread protests in several states, with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval stating that there will be no roll back of the new short-term recruitment schem... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 3:25:20 PM ISTRaising voice is permitted in a democracy but not vandalism and violence, said National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Tuesday in the wake of widespread violence across the country against the recently announced Agnipath military recruitment scheme.... read..
New Delhi | June 21, 2022 10:56:04 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) will organise Agnipath Pe Charcha, a special virtual session to better understand the scheme at 11 am on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2022 1:15:08 AM ISTThe BJP on Sunday hit back at the opposition parties, especially Congress, for politicising the new Agnipath scheme for recruitment in armed forces.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 12:26:05 PM ISTOver 80 trains have been cancelled and massive traffic jams are being witnessed across Delhi-NCR on Monday as some organisations have called for a "Bharat Bandh" to mark their protest against the Agnipath recruitment scheme unveiled by the Central governm... read..
Howrah (West Bengal) | June 20, 2022 10:25:29 AM ISTSecurity was tightened at various locations in the Howrah district of West Bengal amid Bharat Bandh called by some organisations on Monday to mark their protest against the Agnipath recruitment scheme announced by the Centre last week.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 2:24:59 PM ISTLok Sabha MP and Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday stood in support of the concerns expressed by protestors against the 'Agnipath scheme', a recruitment scheme aiming to induct youth into the Army.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 11:56:12 AM ISTAs a mark of protest over the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) probe against Rahul Gandhi in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper and the Centre's newly launched Agnipath recruitment scheme, Congress held a 'Satyagraha' at Jantar ... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 11:26:25 AM ISTOver 80 trains have been cancelled on Monday amid the protests in various parts of the country against the new recruitment scheme in the Armed Forces.... read..
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 20, 2022 11:26:23 AM ISTAll schools in Jharkhand will remain closed on Monday in the wake of the "Bharat Bandh" called by some organisations against the Agnipath recruitment scheme launched by the Central government last week.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:55:50 AM ISTCongress General Secretary Ajay Maken said that the Congress will hold Satyagraha at Jantar Mantar on Monday and demand the President withdraw the Agnipath recruitment scheme.... read..
Ludhiana (Punjab) | June 20, 2022 9:55:54 AM ISTA day after violence erupted at the Ludhiana railway station amid protest against the Centre's Agnipath scheme, Ludhiana Police on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday took stock of Ludhiana railway station.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:55:22 AM ISTSecurity has been beefed up in several states on Monday amid protests against the Centre's new Agnipath recruitment scheme.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 7:25:01 AM ISTSaddened by the violence around the Agnipath scheme, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Monday announced to recruit "trained and capable" Agniveers.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 5:54:55 AM ISTCongress workers will hold "peaceful" protests across the country on Monday against the "anti-youth" Agnipath scheme and the central government's "vendetta politics" targeting party leader Rahul Gandhi, who is being questioned by the Enforcement Directora... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM ISTAs Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in National Herald case on Monday, the Congress is gearing up to protest on two issues -- Agnipath scheme and Rahul Gandhi's questioning by the ED.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 2:25:05 PM ISTAmid the row over the Centre's newly-launched Agnipath scheme, senior Congress leader and former union minister Salman Khurshid on Monday questioned the "character" of the Armed Forces, doubting their intention behind bringing the scheme.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:24:42 PM ISTAs protests against the Centre's newly-launched Agnipath military recruitment scheme intensified, Congress leaders on Monday met President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss the Agnipath scheme and police atrocities against MPs.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 4:56:25 AM ISTA total of 491 train services have been affected throughout the country, due to the ongoing agitation in various parts of the country against the new recruitment scheme in the Armed Forces, informed railway officials on Sunday.... read..
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:57:09 PM ISTWith an aim to curb the violence that erupted against the centre's Agnipath scheme and bust myths, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) top brass instructed its party leaders to conduct a major reach out program, said sources on Monday.... read..
Panaji | June 20, 2022 11:57:27 PM ISTThe Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made false promises to fool youth of the country as it was unable to address the most pressing issue facing them: unemployment.... read..
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | June 20, 2022 4:58:22 PM ISTAmid the ongoing protests against the Centre's newly-launched Agnipath military recruitment scheme, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday said youth are being misguided.... read..