Agnipath scheme

Agnipath scheme: Punjab CM Mann assures support to Army recruitment drives

"Any laxity shall be viewed seriously," the CM tweeted, adding that every effort will be made to ensure that the maximum number of candidates are selected from the state.

published on : 14th September 2022

AAP will fully support Agnipath scheme, says Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal's clarification came after reports that the Punjab government was not supportive of the recruitment drive.

published on : 14th September 2022

Delhi High Court refuses to stay Agnipath scheme

The court asked the Centre to file a consolidated reply on petitions challenging the scheme and separate replies on those pleas which have challenged the recruitment processes.

published on : 26th August 2022

India to continue to recruit Gorkha soldiers under the Agnipath Scheme

India has made it clear that it will continue the recruitment of Nepalese youth under the Agnipath Scheme. 

published on : 26th August 2022

Ex-Army Colonel moves Delhi HC seeking quashing of Agnipath scheme

The plea contended that the Agnipath scheme is unenforceable as it violates Section 193A of the Army Act, 1950 as it was never tabled before any House of the Parliament.

published on : 18th 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

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

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

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

HC to hear pleas challenging Agnipath on July 20; SKM to hold panchayat on the scheme

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

published on : 12th July 2022

Delhi High Court to hear pleas challenging Centre's Agnipath Scheme on July 20

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

published on : 12th July 2022

'Agnipath complements IAF's long-term vision of lean and lethal force': Air Chief Marshal

He said any savings in pensions and other expenditures through the implementation of the scheme are only incidental and not the reason for initiating the reform.

published on : 10th July 2022

Unemployment situation extreme: Chidambaram on IAF receiving 7.5 lakh applications under Agnipath 

"Wrong conclusion: the Agniveer scheme is popular among the youth. Right conclusion: the unemployment situation is so extreme that desperate youth are willing to take any job," he said.

published on : 8th July 2022

Rally to recruit Agniveers in Visakhapatnam from August 14

Registrations for the recruitment rally are open till July 30 and only those candidates who will apply online are eligible to attend the recruitment rally.

published on : 6th July 2022

Indian Army aspirants move Kerala HC against Agnipath scheme

All the 23 petitioners have successfully completed the physical examination as per the criteria. 

published on : 4th July 2022

Jamaath Fed urges youths to seize Agnipath opportunity

The federation has called upon the imams to ask the young people to become Agniveers in their Friday sermons as well.

published on : 1st July 2022

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 scheme: IAF receives over 1.83 lakh applications in 6 days

The government had on June 16 increased the upper age limit for recruitment under the scheme to 23 years from 21 for the year 2022, and subsequently announced a slew of placatory steps.

published on : 29th June 2022
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