Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Agnipath

Confusion in Nepal over recruitment in Gorkha regiments due to Agnipath

The Nepal government is in a fix on whether to allow the Indian Army to recruit Nepali youths under the Narendra Modi governments newly launched Agnipath scheme of short-term recruitment into the armed forces.New Delhi has apparently asked Kathmandu’s...

Samyukt Kisan Morcha to launch nationwide campaign against ‘Agnipath’ scheme today

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella organisation of over 40 farm unions, will launch a nationwide campaign against the Centre’s Agnipath scheme for military recruitment on Sunday.The campaign will be launched in collaboration with the United Front of...

Record 34 lakh registrations for recruitment under Agnipath

The defence forces have received as many as 34 lakh applications for recruitment under the Agnipath scheme for 31,000 vacancies.According to the official data available with News18, the Army has received 17.17 lakh applications for 25,000 vacancies, while 7.69...

Oppn to push for Agnipath discussion in parl next week

The Opposition is likely to demand a discussion on the Agnipath defence recruitment scheme in Parliament next week after the debate on price rise is taken up in both the Houses, sources said Sunday.A discussion on price rise has...

Security, youth’s future in danger with this ‘new experiment’: Rahul on Agnipath

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Centre over the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, saying the country’s security and the future of the youth are in danger with this “new experiment” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “laboratory”.Sixty thousand...

Oppn members walk out of parl panel meet for not taking up Agnipath, says Venugopal

Opposition members on Friday walked out in protest from a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Defence, alleging they were not allowed to discuss the Agnipath scheme.Members of Congress and BSP urged committee chairman Jual Oram to allow a...

Recruitment rally under Agnipath

Army recruitment rally under the recently announced Agnipath Scheme would be held for all districts of Nagaland from September 7-23 at Bhagat Stadium, Rangapahar Military Station, Dimapur.In a press release, PRO (Def) Kohima has informed that online registrations for...

Agnipath: Oppn leaders, Varun allege caste being asked in army recruitment

Rajnath dismisses it as ‘rumour’ Several opposition leaders and a BJP ally alleged Tuesday that the army was using caste as a factor for recruitment under the Agnipath scheme, a charge swiftly rejected by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh as a...

Agnipath, price rise, agencies misuse: Govt, oppn to clash at Monsoon session

The Monsoon session of parliament, commencing from Monday, is likely to see the opposition trying to corner the government on the Agnipath scheme and issues like price rise and list of ‘unparliamentary’ words, TOI report stated.Sunday saw leaders from...

SC to hear pleas challenging Agnipath

The Supreme Court on Monday said that it would hear next week pleas challenging the Centre’s ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment in the armed forces. A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and JK Maheshwari said that petitions will be...