Batch of pleas against Agnipath transferred to Delhi High Court

But it was dismissed by the Tribunal stating it lacks jurisdiction.

published on : 9th August 2022

'Campaign against Agnipath scheme from August 7': BKU leader Rakesh Tikait

He also alleged that old police cases against farmers were being dug up to intimidate them in the wake of major protests in recent years.

published on : 4th August 2022

Telangana HC grants bail to 16 accused in violence over Agnipath scheme

The Telangana High Court  on Monday granted conditional bail to 16 persons who were accused in the Agnipath rioting cases.

published on : 2nd August 2022

SKM brings farm fight to Thanjavur, asks Centre to honour its promises

Gathering in front of the old bus stand, they blocked the road and raised slogans against the Centre for failing to provide legislative backing to the Minimum Support Price (MSP).

published on : 1st August 2022

Monsoon session: Now, Opposition eyes debate on Agnipath after price rise ‘victory’

Lok Sabha functioned for about a quarter of its scheduled time and Rajya Sabha for about 20 per cent in the first two weeks of 2022 due to repeated disruptions.

published on : 1st August 2022

Try out Agnipath before rejecting it: Kargil hero

A veteran of the Kargil War Captain Naveen Nagappa said that Agnipath scheme should be tried out because it could ultimately lead to improvement of the military. 

published on : 30th July 2022

10 per cent quota for Agniveers not to affect 50 per cent Supreme Court ceiling: Government

The Union Home Ministry had announced that 10 per cent vacancies for recruitment in the central armed police forces or the paramilitary forces will be reserved for the Agniveers.

published on : 27th July 2022

Security, youth's future in danger with this 'new experiment': Rahul Gandhi on Agnipath

Sixty thousand soldiers retire every year, out of which only 3,000 are getting government jobs, Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.

published on : 24th July 2022

'Security, youth's future in danger with this new experiment': Rahul Gandhi on Agnipath

Sixty soldiers retire every year, out of which only 3,000 are getting government jobs, Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.

published on : 24th July 2022

Indian railway cancelled 9000 train services in last six months: Minister

During the six days of Agnipath agitation alone from June 15 to 23, around 2,132 train services were cancelled resulting in a huge loss of more than Rs 397.44 crore.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Not allowed to raise Agnipath and LAC, Opposition MPs leave defence panel meet 

Congress MPs K C Venugopal and Uttam Kumar Reddy and BSP MP Danish Ali walked out after Standing Committee chairman Jual Oram said that matters not listed in the agenda cannot be discussed.  

published on : 23rd July 2022

Not allowed to discuss Agnipath, 3 Opposition MPs stage walkout of defence panel meet

Members of Congress and BSP urged committee chairman Jual Oram to allow a discussion on the Agnipath scheme, arguing it has huge implications and required parliamentary scrutiny.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Indian Railways suffers huge losses due to Agnipath agitation

"During the last three years, the railway incurred losses of Rs 151 crore in 2019, Rs 904 crore in 2020 and Rs 62 crore in 2021 due to other agitations", the minister said.

published on : 21st July 2022

Delhi HC to hear pleas challenging Agnipath scheme on August 25

The high court was informed by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta the apex court on July 19 transferred all the pleas pending before it challenging the scheme.

published on : 20th July 2022

Resume all armed forces recruitments: PIL in Delhi High Court

The High Court will on Wednesday hear a plea seeking direction to the armed forces to resume the recruitment process cancelled due to introduction of the Agnipath scheme.

published on : 20th July 2022

Caste column in Agnipath form: Rare unity among JDU, RJD; Opposition, Varun Gandhi hit out at Centre

JDU parliamentary board president Upendra Kushwaha came up with a couple of social media posts addressed to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in which he raised “fears of misuse” of such information.

published on : 20th July 2022

Agnipath scheme: Tejashwi slams Centre on caste certificate requirement; Rajnath hits back

"Jaat Na Pucho Sadhu Ki Lekin Jaat Pucho Fauji Ki (Don't ask the caste of a saint but ask the caste of an armed personnel)," Tejashwi said in a tweet.

published on : 19th July 2022

SC transfers PILs pending before it, other high courts against Agnipath to Delhi HC

The bench said petitioners before the four high courts can also opt to intervene in the proceedings before the Delhi High Court.

published on : 19th July 2022

Parliament's Monsoon session gets off to stormy start; Opposition seeks debate on Agnipath, GST hike

For his part, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all MPs to ensure the session is peaceful and productive.

published on : 19th July 2022

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid Congress' ruckus over Agnipath, inflation, GST

As Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu was making some observations, several Congress members trooped into the Well of the House and started raising slogans.

published on : 18th July 2022
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