Agnipath protest

Differences crop up among senior Congress netas over Centre’s Agnipath scheme

Differences have cropped up within the Congress over Centre’s Agnipath scheme with party MPs Manish Tewari and Jairam Ramesh sparring over the issue on Wednesday. 

published on : 30th June 2022

Agnipath: Protesters to pay as UP babus begin calculating damages

The tally of violent protestors arrested by the UP Police in connection with the anti-Agnipath stir has reached 1,120, with 595 arrests during the past 24 hours.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Adilabad youngster burnt bogies, shared videos, instigated violence

A native of Sonapur village in Narnoor mandal of Adilabad district, Prithviraj belongs to an agricultural family.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Some people 'spreading anarchy' to 'remove' PM Narendra Modi: Ramdev on Agnipath protests

Addressing a yoga event at Delhi University, Ramdev said that there should be yoga in politics, but there should be no politics in yoga.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Agnipath: Youth anger may cost BJP dear in Himachal

The hill state has around 1.20 lakh serving defence personnel and almost the same number of ex-servicemen.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Protests should be peaceful: Pankaj Tripathi on anti-Agnipath demonstrations

The 45-year-old actor was asked to comment on the widespread protests in the country against the new military recruitment scheme, announced by the Central government last week.

published on : 21st June 2022

Pleas against Agnipath scheme: Centre files caveat in Supreme Court

'The petitioner is genuinely concerned about maintenance of law and order in the country and for inviting the opinion of youths of the country whose future is at stake,' said the plea.

published on : 21st June 2022

Agnipath protests: CJI to decide listing of plea for SIT probe into public property damage, says SC

Protests have erupted in several states against the scheme, following which the Centre extended the upper age limit to 23 years for recruitment this year.

published on : 21st June 2022

Plea filed in Supreme Court against Agnipath recruitment scheme, terms it 'illegal'

Protests have erupted in several states against the scheme and later, the government extended the upper age limit to 23 years for recruitment in 2022.

published on : 20th June 2022

Eastern Railway cancels 12 interstate trains due to agitation over 'Agnipath' scheme

An official said that of the 12 trains cancelled are Kolkata-Jaynagar Express, Kolkata-Azamgarh Express, Doon Express and Sealdah-Ajmer Express.

published on : 20th June 2022

Over 80 trains cancelled on Monday amid Agnipath protests

A total of 18 East-bound train services scheduled from different Northern Railway terminals have been cancelled today, according to Northern Railways.

published on : 20th June 2022

Agnipath: 529 trains cancelled, security beefed up in several states amid Bharat Bandh call

Parts of Delhi witnessed traffic jams as the traffic police closed off several roads ahead of the Congress' protest against the Agnipath and "vendetta politics" in targeting Rahul Gandhi.

published on : 20th June 2022

Amid protests against Agnipath scheme, Mahindra Group announce plan to recruit Agniveers

A total of 46,000 Agniveers will be recruited this year but a top military officer said it will go up to 1.25 lakhs in near future.

published on : 20th June 2022

Attack on Secunderabad Railway Station case transferred to Hyerabad city police

Anuradha said all those who were arrested in the case were from Telangana. “The role of people from other States is being investigated,” she added. 

published on : 20th June 2022

Agnipath: Railway Protection Force used Insas rifle on protesters, only one bullet hit a youth

Addressing the media late on Sunday, B Anuradha, SP Railways, said that the bullets could have ricocheted off any hard surface, resulting in pellet injuries to the protesters.

published on : 20th June 2022

Agnipath: Draft notification on hires today; army to hold 83 recruitment rallies across country

"The Army’s foundation is discipline. There is no space for arson or vandalism. Every individual will give a certificate that they were not part of the protest or vandalism," Lt Gen Puri said.

published on : 20th June 2022

Ex-serviceman’s role in Dharwad stir under lens

He is still to be traced,” said the sources. “The protesters included Army aspirants, others and an ex-serviceman,” they added.

published on : 20th June 2022

Section 144 imposed, don't violate law: Noida Police warn ahead of Monday's Bharat Bandh

An official urged citizens to help police identify the anti-social elements engaged in the protests and also appealed to them to caution youngsters against demonstrations.

published on : 19th June 2022

Agnipath applicants will have to give undertaking they didn't take part in protests, arson

Department of Military Affairs official Lt Gen Anil Puri's comments came amid violent protests against the new model of recruitment of soldiers into the three services.

published on : 19th June 2022

BJP's Vijayvargiya offers security jobs for Agniveers at party offices; Congress seeks apology

Vijayvargiya later clarified what he meant was that the excellence of Agniveers will be utilised in whichever field they choose after completing service in the defence forces.

published on : 19th June 2022
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