Thursday, February 2, 2023

Agnipath

Punjab Assembly passes resolution against Agnipath

The Punjab Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution by voice vote against the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, urging the Centre to immediately roll back it in the larger interest of the country.However, in the 117-member assembly, two BJP MLAs...

We need thinking, speaking Prez; not rubber stamp: Sinha

Yashwant Sinha, the candidate of joint Opposition nominee in the presidential election, on Wednesday said a “thinking and speaking” person should be the resident of Rashtrapati Bhavan and not a rubber stamp.Criticising the presentation of nomination papers of NDA...

Stop playing with future of youths: Cong to govt on Agnipath

TWENTY SENIOR CONGRESS LEADERS AND SPOKESPERSONS ADDRESSED PRESS CONFERENCES Stepping up its attack on the government over the Agnipath scheme, the Congress on Sunday said the Modi government is playing with the future of the youth by bringing in the...

IAF begins selection process under Agnipath

The recruitment process in the Indian Air Force under the Agnipath scheme got underway on Friday with the opening of the registration window, a week after violent protests rocked several states.“Registration window to apply for #Agniveervayu is operational from...

Shillong witnesses protests against ‘Agnipath’

The Meghalaya capital, which is literally dotted with headquarters of several para-military forces besides units and regional commands of the Army and Air Force, witnessed protest against the ambitious ‘Agnipath’ of the Centre for the second time on Friday...

PM Modi will have to withdraw ‘Agnipath’: Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Wednesday alleged the BJP government “which calls itself nationalist” was “weakening” the armed forces through the ‘Agnipath’ scheme, and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have to withdraw the military recruitment initiative just like he...

Pleas against Agnipath: Centre files caveat in SC

The Centre has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court and urged that it be heard before the court passes any order on petitions against the Agnipath scheme.The Agnipath scheme, announced on June 14, provides for the recruitment of...

SKM to hold pan-India protest against Agnipath on Jun 24

Farmers’ collective Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), which had spearheaded the agitation against the Centre’s now-scrapped agri laws, on Monday dubbed Agnipath as another ploy to harm peasants and announced a nationwide protest on June 24 against the Centre’s new...

SP, BSP slam Centre over Agnipath scheme

Lucknow: The Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party have slammed the Centre over the 'Agnipath' scheme, claiming that it was introduced in haste. BSP supremo Mayawati expressed in a tweet on Monday that "The new Agnipath scheme has taken...

Rajnath meets chiefs of Army, Navy and IAF

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday met the three service chiefs amid escalating protests against the ‘Agnipath’ military recruitment scheme in several parts of the country.It was Singh’s second meeting with the chiefs of the Army, Navy and the...