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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

Agnipath: Punjab to bring resolution in Assembly

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday said the state government will soon bring a resolution in the Assembly against the Agnipath scheme.

published on : 29th June 2022

Bihar's Agnipath apprehensions: Fear of deep socioeconomic impact, marriage concerns for retirees

The apprehensions, they said, are mainly triggered by the fact that it proposes to recruit youths on a contractual basis and retire most of them after four years of service without a pension.

published on : 28th June 2022

Punjab CM endorses Congress leader Partap Bajwa's suggestion of resolution against 'Agnipath'

During the zero hour in the ongoing budget session in the Vidhan Sabha, senior Congress leader Bajwa raised the issue of Agnipath, arguing the scheme will “negatively” affect the youth of Punjab.

published on : 28th June 2022

Agnipath row continues to rock Bihar assembly for second consecutive day

The proceedings began at 11 AM on a raucous note with members of the RJD-led opposition raising slogans against the new scheme of recruitment in the armed forces.

published on : 28th June 2022

Agnipath protests derail Bihar House proceedings

Opposition creates ruckus demanding rollback of Centre’s scheme

published on : 28th June 2022

Protest against Agnipath, Revanth Reddy urges youngsters

Revanth also demanded that the Prime Minister visit Telangana only after tendering an apology to the youth for foisting the Agnipath scheme on them.

published on : 28th June 2022

Agnipath pre-emptively aims at future problems

Despite being a relatively young country with a demographic dividend, we seem to have an older army than most of our counterparts.

published on : 28th June 2022

'Centre must extend retirement age of ‘Agniveers to 65 years': Mamata urges Modi government

Banerjee also said the BJP-led central government launched the new defence recruitment scheme keeping in mind the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 27th June 2022

'PM making his friends daulatveer, youth made Agniveers': Rahul hits out at Modi

The former Congress chief's attack came on a day the party's leaders and activists observed a 'peaceful Satyagraha' in all assembly constituencies to demand the scheme's withdrawal.

published on : 27th June 2022

Agnipath row paralyses both Houses on day two of monsoon session in Bihar

Proceedings began at 11 am, amid vociferous demands by opposition MLAs that the adjournment motion of Lalit Yadav (RJD) and Ajeet Sharma (Congress) be accepted right away.

published on : 27th June 2022

Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar joins chorus against Agnipath scheme

Leader of opposition and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav also plans to raise the issue in the ongoing Assembly session. BJP’s ally, JD-U, has also demanded a review.

published on : 27th June 2022

Telangana: Agnipath will compromise national security, says Congress

AICC spokesperson and MP Syed Naseer Hussain on Sunday said that the Agnipath scheme is yet another “ill-conceived disruption” by the BJP-led NDA government.

published on : 27th June 2022

Survey predicts Cong victory in Karnataka: DK Shivakumar

He claimed that the victory of Madhu Madegowda in the South Graduates’ seat and Praksh Hukkeri from the North West Teachers’ constituency has set a trend in favour of Congress.

published on : 27th June 2022

Congress to launch anti-'Agnipath' stir, asks government to fill up 62 lakh vacancies 

Referring to the "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan" slogan, Congress said neither the jawan nor the farmers are happy in the country.

published on : 26th June 2022
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