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SKM's peaceful protest against Agnipath

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Days 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..
 

Nationwide protest observed by SKM against Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | June 25, 2022 4:24:38 AM IST
A nationwide day of protest was observed on Friday by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) against the Centre's Agnipath scheme.... read..
 

Kejriwal asks Centre to review Agnipath scheme, says it is harmful for youth and country

New Delhi | June 24, 2022 4:25:26 PM IST
Delhi 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..
 

Agnipath:Telangana Congress seeks withdrawal of cases against protesters

Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 24, 2022 1:25:35 PM IST
Demanding 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..
 

AAP's Sanjay Singh urges PM Modi to rollback Agnipath

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Terming 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..
 

Bihar BJP president replies to 20 questions by Tejashwi Yadav on Agnipath scheme

Patna |Thursday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
While 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..
 

Agnipath is BJP's jumla, not fit for defence, scrap it: Goa Congress

Panaji |Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Citing 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..
 

Three service chiefs brief PM Modi on Agnipath scheme

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
The three defence service chiefs on Tuesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Agnipath recruitment scheme.... read..
 

Did not provoke students against Agnipath: Patna coaching centre owner

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
A 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..
 

Government weakening armed forces with 'new deception', will have to take back Agnipath scheme: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi | June 22, 2022 6:26:22 PM IST
Accusing 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..
 

Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy alleges Agnipath Scheme meant to bring Nazi forces in India

Hassan (Karnataka) | June 22, 2022 8:25:37 PM IST
Expressing 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..
 

Vasan calls for youth to join in Agnipath scheme

Chennai |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Tamil 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..
 

Battle of future will be fought with tech, need young, well-trained armed forces: NSA Ajit Doval on Agnipath

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 2:25:37 PM IST
As 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..
 

'Conflict entrepreneurs' with vested interest behind Agnipath protest, arson: NSA Doval

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 2:57:41 PM IST
Amid 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..
 

Section-144 clamped in Jaipur, Kota and Dholpur in view of Agnipath protests

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
In view of the ongoing protests against the Agnipath scheme, Section-144 has been promulgated in Jaipur under the jurisdiction of the Police Commissionerate.... read..
 

Plea in SC challenges constitutional validity of Agnipath scheme

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
A 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..
 

Agnipath protests: Patna police raid hideouts of coaching institute operator

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Patna 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..
 

Agnipath: Haryana orders closure of coaching centres in Mahendragarh, Jhajjar

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The 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..
 

War of words over 'Agnipath' creates uneasiness in BJP-JDU alliance

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
Violent 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..
 

Agnipath row: Everyone has right to protest but Opposition working to defame Modi govt, says MoS Defence

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 4:24:57 AM IST
Amid 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..
 

SC asks petitioner to mention plea seeking urgent hearing on petition over Agnipath scheme before registrar

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 12:56:02 PM IST
The 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..
 

No change in Agnipath recruitment process of youth: Indian Air Force

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 6:25:13 PM IST
Amidst 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..
 

Centre files caveat in SC on pleas challenging Agnipath Scheme

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 11:56:49 AM IST
The 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..
 

No question of rollback of Agnipath scheme, government's move not a knee-jerk reaction: NSA Doval

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 3:25:10 PM IST
Ruling 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..
 

BJYM postpones 'Agnipath Pe Charcha' due to announcement of NDA's Candidate for Presidential elections

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 11:56:16 PM IST
Bharatiya 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..
 

PM Modi has clarity of vision, ability to take decisions: NSA Doval on Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 10:26:09 PM IST
Emphasising 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..
 

No change in Agnipath recruitment process, regimental process to be unchanged: Department of Military Affairs

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 5:56:45 PM IST
As 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..
 

NSA Doval's message for youth on Agnipath scheme: 'Be positive, have faith in nation, in yourself'

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 5:26:26 PM IST
In 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..
 

Regimental system to continue under Agnipath Scheme: NSA Ajit Doval

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 3:57:02 PM IST
Amid 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..
 

Agniveers will never constitute the entire army: NSA Doval on Agnipath recruitment scheme

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 3:25:22 PM IST
The 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..
 

Ajit Doval speaks on Agnipath violence, says raising voice is democracy but vandalism is not

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 3:25:20 PM IST
Raising 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..
 

BJYM to organise Agnipath pe Charcha to better understand scheme tomorrow

New Delhi | June 21, 2022 10:56:04 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) will organise Agnipath Pe Charcha, a special virtual session to better understand the scheme at 11 am on Wednesday.... read..
 

BJP hits out at oppn for politicising Agnipath scheme

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
The BJP on Sunday hit back at the opposition parties, especially Congress, for politicising the new Agnipath scheme for recruitment in armed forces.... read..
 

Bharat Bandh over Agnipath: Trains cancelled, traffic jams across Delhi-NCR

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 12:26:05 PM IST
Over 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..
 

Agnipath Protests: Tight security in Bengal's Howrah amid call for Bharat Bandh today

Howrah (West Bengal) | June 20, 2022 10:25:29 AM IST
Security 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..
 

Agnipath Scheme result of 'rough calculation' of new recruitment paradigms: Manish Tewari

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 2:24:59 PM IST
Lok 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..
 

Congress holds 'Satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar over ED probe against Rahul Gandhi, Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 11:56:12 AM IST
As 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..
 

Over 80 trains cancelled amid Agnipath protests today, check here

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 11:26:25 AM IST
Over 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..
 

Schools closed in Jharkhand today amid call for Bharat Bandh over Agnipath Scheme

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 20, 2022 11:26:23 AM IST
All 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..
 

Cong to meet President, demand withdrawal of Agnipath Scheme

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:55:50 AM IST
Congress 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..
 

Agnipath protests: Special security arrangements in place at Ludhiana railway station a day after violence

Ludhiana (Punjab) | June 20, 2022 9:55:54 AM IST
A 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..
 

Security beefed up in several states amid Agnipath protests

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:55:22 AM IST
Security has been beefed up in several states on Monday amid protests against the Centre's new Agnipath recruitment scheme.... read..
 

Amid protests against Agnipath scheme, Mahindra Group announce to recruit Agniveers

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 7:25:01 AM IST
Saddened by the violence around the Agnipath scheme, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Monday announced to recruit "trained and capable" Agniveers.... read..
 

Congress to hold nationwide protests today against Agnipath scheme, Centre's 'vendetta politics' targeting Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 5:54:55 AM IST
Congress 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..
 

Congress to protest nationwide on Monday against Agnipath, to meet Prez

New Delhi |Monday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
As 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..
 

Salman Khurshid questions 'character' of the Armed Forces behind bringing Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 2:25:05 PM IST
Amid 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..
 

Congress leaders meet President Kovind to discuss Agnipath scheme, police atrocities

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:24:42 PM IST
As 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..
 

491 train services affected amid protests against Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 4:56:25 AM IST
A 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..
 

BJP asks leaders to conduct reach out program to bust myths about Agnipath scheme: Sources

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:57:09 PM IST
With 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..
 

10 lakh jobs promise, Agnipath scheme are betrayal of youth: AAP leader Siddhesh Bhagat

Panaji | June 20, 2022 11:57:27 PM IST
The 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..
 

Youth being misguided, says Uttarakhand CM on Agnipath protests

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | June 20, 2022 4:58:22 PM IST
Amid 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..
 
 
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