Thursday, February 2, 2023

Agnipath

Congress holds Satyagraha against Agnipath in New Delhi

Stepping up its attack on the Centre, the Congress on Sunday held a ‘Satyagraha’ here in support of those protesting the government’s Agnipath scheme with party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra urging the youth to recognise “fake nationalists” and ensure...

Plea in SC for SIT probe into protests against Agnipath

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the damage to public properties including that of railways and violent protests against the Centre’s Agnipath scheme.The...

Youth fury over ‘Agnipath’ singes nation

One dead; Railway stns, highways turn into battleground A man was shot dead in police firing in Telangana’s Secunderabad, trains went up in flames, and public and private vehicles attacked, as railway stations and highways turned into battleground in many...

Agnipath protests in Odisha, agitators-police face-off in Cuttack

Bhubaneswar: The protests against the Central government's Agnipath scheme for the recruitment in the armed forces on Friday erupted in Odisha's Cuttack city where the agitators blocked roads and had a face-off with the police. Demanding scrapping of the new...

Protest against Agnipath continues at violence-hit Secunderabad station

Hyderabad: The protest by hundreds of youth against the Centre's new Army recruitment policy Agnipath continued at Secunderabad railway station on Friday. Insisting that the government announce scrapping of the new policy, the protesters remained squatted on the railway track...

Agnipath agitators target properties of BJP leaders, Railways in Bihar

Patna: Protests against Agnipath scheme intensified in Bihar's several districts on Friday with the agitators damaging the Railways properties and targeting the BJP leaders in West Champaran district. The agitators attacked BJP MLA Vinay Bihari and vandalised his Mahindra Bolero...

Train services affected amid protest against Agnipath in Indore

Indore: Hundreds of youths on Friday demonstrated against the Centre's new military recruitment policy, Agnipath at the Indore railway station forcing cancellation of several trains. Agitators barged into the Laxmi Bai railway station, raised slogans opposing the new policy and...

Agnipath: One killed as violence rocks Secunderabad railway station

Hyderabad: One person was killed and three others injured in the police firing on youths protesting at the Secunderabad railway station on Friday against the Central government's new military recruitment policy. Police opened fire after the protesters went on a...

Protest against Centre’s Agnipath scheme continues in Bihar

Patna: Thousands of youths assembled at the Jahanabad railway station on Patna-Gaya rail route on Thursday and blocked the tracks as protests against the Centre's Agnipath scheme entered day two in Bihar. Demanding rollback of the scheme and recruitment under...

Stop compromising dignity, valour of armed forces: Rahul on ‘Agnipath’

Attacking the government over the ‘Agnipath’ scheme, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi warned on Wednesday it will reduce the operational effectiveness of the armed forces whose dignity and valour must not be compromised.Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also hit...