Apprehension remains on 'Agnipath' scheme; states yet to announce quota in government jobs

A state police recruitment board head said reservation cannot be more than 50 per cent in employment and most of the 'Agniveers' will be in the unreserved category.

published on : 26th June 2022

Agnipath great opportunity for youth, will follow selection criteria: Infosys chief Nandan Nilekani

While speaking at the 41st Annual General Meeting, Nilekani said that Infosys recognizes the potential of the output of the Agniveer scheme introduced by the government.

published on : 25th June 2022

EPFO new subscribers increase by 41.6 per cent in April 2021, shows payroll data

Formal employment creation also saw a significant increase in April across Employees’ State Insurance Scheme and National Pension Scheme.

published on : 25th June 2022

If Agniveers don't get pension, why should public representatives: BJP MP Varun Gandhi

The scheme envisages recruiting young soldiers on a contractual basis for four years and retire 75 per cent of them without pension and health benefits.

published on : 25th June 2022

IAF begins selection process under Agnipath scheme

Unveiling the Agnipath scheme on June 14, the government had said youth between the ages of 17-and-a-half and 21 years would be inducted for a four-year tenure.

published on : 24th June 2022

Muslim outfit to popularise Agnipath scheme

The Kanpur chapter of AMP has urged the imams of mosques in the city to motivate young men in their Friday khutbas (sermons) to take interest in the new scheme.

published on : 24th June 2022

Dulhan scheme discontinued for want of funds: Andhra to HC

The State government on Thursday informed the AP High Court that it could not continue the Dulhan scheme due to paucity of funds.

published on : 24th June 2022

Karimnagar cops keep close tabs on Army aspirants, coaching centre owners 

Meanwhile, the police are analysing CCTV footage, collecting technical evidence and tracking Army aspirants who went to the State capital a day before the agitation. 

published on : 24th June 2022

Centre fulfilling Savarkar's goal of militarising Hindu society with Agnipath scheme: CPM

According to the latest editorial in party mouthpiece 'People's Democracy', there is a deeper aspect of the Agnipath scheme for military recruitment.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Agnipath a pathbreaking initiative, steel industry needs skilled workforce like Agniveers: ISA

Indian Steel Association said there cannot be anything better than selecting the highly skilled Agniveers, trained under the Agnipath scheme, to scale up India's steel production capacity.

published on : 23rd 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

Agnipath violence: 10 more held for attack on Secunderabad Railway Station

Among those arrested was Prudhvi Raj Rathod, who was seen torching the trains in one of the videos that was widely circulated on social media.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Fearing police action, Agnipath protester attempts suicide

G Ajay, who reportedly consumed poison at his residence in Kothapalli of Station Ghanpur mandal  in Jangaon district on Wednesday, is said to be out of danger.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Agnipath and the revolt of the unemployed

Reduction in government employment is an essential component of the neoliberal fiscal strategy and such an agitation has been in the making for some time now.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Agnipath scheme will create 'dreadful' situation in country: AAP MP Sanjay Singh writes to PM Modi

Flagging a host of deficiencies in the scheme, Singh claimed that its implementation would "destroy" the basic structure and capability of the army.

published on : 23rd June 2022
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