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Army holds pre-training for Agnipath aspirants in remote areas of Baramulla in North Kashmir

Uri, Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 17, 2022 11:29:13 AM IST
Indian Army organised a two-month-long pre-training for youth residents of the villages located at the border areas of Uri subdivision along the Line of Control (LOC) in the Baramulla district of Kashmir for enrolment in the Army under the Agniveer Scheme... read..
 

Army launches month long pre-recruitment training for Agnipath aspirants in J-K's Udhampur

Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 16, 2022 10:58:30 AM IST
The Army has started a month-long pre-recruitment training for youths intending to join the armed forces under the Agnipath scheme in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district.... read..
 

Nepal to decide on 'Agnipath' scheme after elections in November

Kathmandu | September 16, 2022 12:58:33 AM IST
Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday said a formal decision about India's Agnipath scheme would only be made after the November elections in the country.... read..
 

No plan to shift Agnipath recruitment rallies from Punjab: Army sources

New Delhi | September 14, 2022 5:58:40 PM IST
Amid controversy over the lack of support by the local administration for recruitment rallies in Punjab, Indian Army sources on Wednesday said such rallies under the Agnipath scheme had already been successfully conducted in a couple of cities and more we... read..
 

SC rejects plea seeking directions to set up a Special Investigation Team on violent protest against the "Agnipath" scheme

New Delhi | September 9, 2022 6:58:42 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the plea seeking directions to set up a Special Investigation Team to enquire about the violent protest that erupted against the "Agnipath" scheme.... read..
 

India to continue recruiting Gurkha soldiers to Indian Army under Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | August 25, 2022 5:29:32 PM IST
India on Thursday reiterated that it will continue recruiting Gurkha soldiers to the Indian Army under the Agnipath scheme.... read..
 

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on petitions challenging Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | August 25, 2022 12:59:12 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Centre through concerned ministries to file a consolidated response to a batch of petitions challenging the Agnipath scheme in regards to the recruitment in the armed forces.... read..
 

Ex-Army Colonel moves Delhi HC seeking quashing of Agnipath scheme

New Delhi |Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
A former Army Colonel on Thursday approached the Delhi High Court seeking to set aside the Agnipath scheme of short-term recruitment into the armed forces and not to cancel the selection of the candidates who have already cleared the recruitment exam for ... read..
 

Haryana: Thousands queue up for 'Agnipath' recruitment rally

Hisar (Haryana) | August 14, 2022 10:26:56 PM IST
Thousands of aspirants from four districts of Haryana, namely Jind, Hisar, Sirsa and Fatehabad, participated in the Agniveer recruitment rally that commenced at Hisar Cantonment Centre on August 12.... read..
 

Over 59,000 register for Agnipath scheme

New Delhi |Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
At least 59,911 youth have registered themselves for the Central government's Agnipath scheme during a recruitment rally in Maharashtra's Nagpur, officials said.... read..
 

Army commander calls on Arunachal Guv, discusses national security, Agnipath scheme

Tezpur (Assam) | August 3, 2022 6:26:16 AM IST
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command, Lieutenant General Rana Pratap Kalita called on Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd.) on Tuesday and discussed the issues relating to national security, Agnipath scheme and recruit... read..
 

Cong to protest against price rise, unemployment and Agnipath scheme

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Congress to hold nationwide protest against price rise, unemployment, Agnipath scheme and GST on essential commodities, on August 5.... read..
 

Cong MP Deepender Hooda gives suspension of business notice in RS over Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | July 29, 2022 10:56:19 AM IST
Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda on Friday gave suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha over the Centre's Agnipath recruitment scheme.... read..
 

'New experiment of PM's laboratory': Rahul Gandhi on Agnipath Scheme

New Delhi | July 24, 2022 12:56:12 PM IST
As the aspiring Agniveers sat for the IAF Agneepath Recruitment 2022 exam on Sunday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slammed the Central Scheme saying "new experiment of Prime Minister's laboratory" will put "security of the country and the future of the you... read..
 

Denied discussion on Agnipath, Cong, other Oppn MPs walk out of committee meeting

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Denied a discussion on the Agnipath scheme in the Standing Committee on Defence meeting, Congress MPs walked out on Friday.... read..
 

Indian Railways suffer Rs 259.44 cr loss due to agitations against Agnipath Scheme

New Delhi | July 22, 2022 5:28:42 PM IST
Indian Railways suffered a loss of Rs 259.44 crores due to damage and destruction of its assets in agitations against the Agnipath Scheme, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav told the Rajya Sabha on Friday.... read..
 

2 died, 35 injured in Agnipath protests in railway premises: Centre

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 2:45:11 AM IST
Two people died, 35 were injured and 2,642 arrested from railway premises during the Agnipath agitation, the Parliament was told on Wednesday.... read..
 

Agnipath scheme dangerous for the country, says Manjhi

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Hindustani Awam Morcha chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday termed the Agnipath and Agniveer scheme of defence recruitment "dangerous" for the country.... read..
 

Tejashwi Yadav slams BJP for asking caste and religion in Agnipath recruitment scheme

New Delhi | July 19, 2022 10:58:23 AM IST
As the recruitment under the Agnipath scheme began across various states in the country, Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for having caste and religio... read..
 

Kushwaha questions caste certificate's need in Agnipath scheme

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
JD-U Parliamentary Board president Upendra Kushwaha on Monday questioned the need for caste certificates for recruitment under the Agniveer scheme.... read..
 

RJD MP Manoj Jha moves suspension of business notice in RS to discuss Agnipath Scheme

New Delhi | July 19, 2022 10:58:14 AM IST
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Kumar Jha on Tuesday moved suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha under Rule-267 to discuss the disastrous implications of 'Agnipath Scheme'.... read..
 

Delhi HC lists PIL along with other petitions related to Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | July 19, 2022 3:58:38 PM IST
The Delhi High court on Tuesday listed public interest litigation (PIL) related to the recruitment of defence personnel along with a batch of other similar petitions listed for Wednesday.... read..
 

Anurag Thakur slams AAP for spreading rumours about caste, religion certificates in Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | July 19, 2022 4:27:49 PM IST
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday slammed allegations by Aam Aadmi Party and the opposition that candidates under the Agnipath defence recruitment were being asked to submit caste and religion certificates and said that ... read..
 

Pre-independence era system being followed: Rajnath Singh rebuts Opposition on caste certificates in Agnipath form

New Delhi | July 19, 2022 4:27:46 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday outrightly rejected the Opposition's allegations of caste certificates being asked from the Agnipath aspirants and said that the practice has been in existence "since pre-independence era" adding that no change ha... read..
 

SC to hear pleas challenging Agnipath scheme tomorrow

New Delhi | July 18, 2022 11:26:22 PM IST
The Supreme Court will hear pleas challenging the Agnipath recruitment scheme for defence forces tomorrow.... read..
 

CPI MP Binoy Viswam gives suspension of business notice in RS to discuss Agnipath scheme

New Delhi | July 18, 2022 11:26:35 AM IST
Rajya Sabha Communist Party of India MP Binoy Viswam has given the suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha under Rule 267 over the Centre's 'Agnipath Scheme' and demands discussion on it.'... read..
 

7.5 lakh applications received under Agnipath scheme show youth's keenness to join armed forces: IAF Chief

New Delhi | July 17, 2022 2:57:12 PM IST
At a time when Opposition parties are demanding withdrawal of the Agnipath recruitment scheme, Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari on Sunday said his force has received more than 7.5 lakh applications under the new scheme showcasing the ... read..
 

SC to hear pleas challenging Agnipath scheme on Friday

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
The Supreme Court will hear on Friday a group of petitions, challenging the newly-launched Agnipath recruitment scheme for defence forces.... read..
 

SC to hear pleas challenging Agnipath scheme on July 15

New Delhi | July 13, 2022 2:58:25 PM IST
The Supreme Court will hear pleas challenging the Agnipath recruitment scheme for defence forces on July 15.... read..
 

Opposition demands withdrawal of Agnipath scheme at House panel hearing

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST
Opposition members in the Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Defence demanded immediate withdrawal the new military recruitment scheme Agnipath at a special meeting on Monday to brief them on the scheme.... read..
 

Opposition demands withdrawal or parliamentary scrutiny of Agnipath scheme

By Payal Mehta

New Delhi | July 11, 2022 4:26:39 PM IST
Opposition MPs, in a meeting with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday, raised concerns about the newly launched Agnipath recruitment scheme for the armed forces.... read..
 

Delhi: Rajnath Singh takes personal initiative, will chair discussion on Agnipath

New Delhi | July 10, 2022 11:57:08 PM IST
With an aim to spread clarity about the Agnipath scheme, the Defence Minister will chair a consultative committee meeting which will include the presence of Minister of State Ajay Bhatt, the three service chiefs and the Defence Secretary.... read..
 

Trinamool mouthpiece links Agnipath, Shinzo Abe killing

Kolkata |Sunday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
The assassination of former Japanese premier, Shinzo Abe has created political ripples here in West Bengal as the state's ruling party, Trinamool Congress has identified a remote link between that unfortunate death and union government's Agnipath Scheme, ... read..
 

Agnipath scheme: Rajnath Singh to brief Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Defence

New Delhi | July 7, 2022 10:25:16 PM IST
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will brief a meeting of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Defence that is scheduled to be held in New Delhi on July 11 (Monday), 2022.... read..
 

IAF receives nearly 7.5 lakh applications under Agnipath scheme, highest ever in any recruitment cycle

New Delhi | July 6, 2022 12:26:34 PM IST
Indian Air Force has witnessed the highest number of applications for recruitment into the Force surpassing the previous best recruitment cycle numbers, after the completion of the registration process under the new Agnipath scheme on Tuesday.... read..
 

Consultative Committee for Defence Ministry to meet over Agnipath Scheme on July 8

New Delhi | July 6, 2022 2:57:33 PM IST
Ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will preside over a meeting of the Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Defense, over the Agnipath Scheme, on July 8.... read..
 

Another petition in Supreme Court challenging Agnipath Scheme

New Delhi | July 5, 2022 8:27:44 PM IST
Another petition has been moved in the Supreme Court challenging the Agnipath scheme whereby the petitioner has sought direction to Centre to reconsider it.... read..
 

10,000 females register for Indian navy's Agnipath recruitment scheme till Sunday

New Delhi | July 4, 2022 3:25:37 PM IST
Within days of the Navy opening registrations for the Agnipath recruitment scheme, around 10,000 females have registered themselves for the programme.... read..
 

BJP, Congress clash in Telangana during protest against Agnipath

Hyderabad |Saturday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
BJP and Congress workers clashed in Hanamkonda town of Telangana on Friday, resulting in injuries to few persons.... read..
 

Roll back Agnipath scheme, Punjab assembly adopts resolution

Chandigarh |Friday, 2022 1:45:17 AM IST
Led by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Thursday passed a resolution urging the Union government to roll back the Agnipath scheme in the larger interest of the country.... read..
 

Punjab assembly passes resolution urging Centre to withdraw Agnipath scheme

Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 30, 2022 9:56:21 PM IST
Led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, the Punjab Vidhan Sabha today passed a resolution urging the Union Government to roll back the Agnipath Scheme, said the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) on Thursday.... read..
 

Army, DAD synergy conference held, Agnipath on key agenda

New Delhi | June 30, 2022 5:56:31 AM IST
The fourth Synergy Conference between the Indian Army and Defence Accounts Department (DAD) was held in New Delhi on Tuesday.... read..
 

Dissent in poll-bound Himachal against Agnipath scheme, paper leak scam: Congress working chief (IANS Interview)

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
There is a strong resentment in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh against the Centre's Agnipath scheme for four-year contractual recruitment in the defence recruitment.... read..
 

BJP seeks NIA action against Congress Chhattisgarh MLA for 'instigating tribal youth' against Agnipath Scheme

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | June 29, 2022 10:26:02 AM IST
BJP has written to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) urging it to take cognisance of a video showing a Congress MLA in Chhattisgarh allegedly inciting violence during the protest against the Centre's Agnipath military recruitment scheme.... read..
 

'Centre wants to give jobs to BJP workers': Mamata on Agnipath Scheme

Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 29, 2022 12:55:36 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that she has received a letter from the Central government on the Agnipath recruitment scheme asking her to provide jobs to BJP workers.... read..
 

Release Agnipath agitators, Rabri urges Nitish govt

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
RJD leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi on Monday urged the Nitish Kumar government to at least release the students who were arrested during the Agnipath protests and withdraw FIRs against them.... read..
 

Congress launches protest against Agnipath in Gujarat, several detained

Ahmedabad |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
The Congress on Monday staged protests against the Government's new recruitment scheme in the defence forces, Agnipath in several cities of Gujarat and presented memorandums to Mamlatdar and collector offices on various issues including inflation, electri... read..
 

Congress in Assam stages protest against 'Agnipath'

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
The Congress in Assam on Monday staged protests across the state against the Central government 'Agnipath' scheme for recruitment in the armed forces for four years.... read..
 

Nitish Kumar must clear his stand on Agnipath, demands Bihar oppn

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Opposition members protested in the Bihar Assembly on Monday over the Agnipath scheme of defence recruitment and demanded Chief Minister Nitish Kumar spell out his stand.... read..
 

Telangana Congress demands rollback of Agnipath scheme

Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 27, 2022 8:56:45 PM IST
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president and Congress MP A Revanth Reddy strongly criticised the Central government over the Agnipath military recruitment scheme and demanded its immediate rollback.... read..
 

Govt playing with future of youths with Agnipath scheme: Kanhaiya

Patna |Monday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Sunday slammed PM Narendra Modi over the Agnipath scheme of defence recruitment, saying that his government was playing with the future of youths.... read..
 
 
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