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Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

Agnipath Row: Army Alleges Lack Of Support In Punjab, CM Bhagwant Mann Responds

The Indian Army has said that it will be forced to suspend the recruitment rallies in the state, under the short-term Agnipath scheme, or shift them to neighbouring states.

14 September 2022

Agnipath: Registration For Recruitment In Army Begins From Friday In Jammu

The recruitment rally will be conducted at Zorawar Stadium, Sunjuwan military station, Jammu, from October 7 for the candidates from Udhampur, Rajouri, Poonch, Reasi, Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar, Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts.


‘Agnipath’ Scheme: Opposition To Push For Discussion Next Week

Opposition leaders said while there is a consensus among them about the need for a discussion on Agnipath, which had sparked widespread violence across the country.


Congress To Demand Rollback Of Agnipath Scheme After August 15, Will Take To Streets

Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Deepinder Singh Hooda said the party would demand rollback of the Agnipath scheme during its agitation.

10 August 2022

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Agnipath Scheme: 9.55 Lakh Applicants Including 82,200 Women For 3000 Posts In Indian Navy

The scheme, announced on June 14, seeks to recruit youths between the age bracket of 17-and-half years and 21 for only four years with a provision to retain 25 per cent of them for 15 more years. 


Parliament Likely To Discuss Price Rise Next Week: Opposition Sources

Parliament Monsoon Session: The opposition parties have conveyed to the government that no discussion on the price rise issue ‘will be allowed’ till their MPs remain suspended, the sources said.

27 July 2022

91 Private Member Bills, Including One On Agnipath, Introduced In Lok Sabha

Rebel Shiv Sena member Shrirang Appa Barne introduced a bill to provide for promotion of use of ocean thermal energy to produce clean environment friendly renewable energy at all times and substitute traditional electricity...

05 August 2022

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Rahul Gandhi Terms ‘Agnipath’ Scheme PM Modi’s ‘Laboratory’, Says Country’s Security In Danger

Agnipath Scheme: Several parts of the country had witnessed protests over the scheme that seeks to recruit youths between the age of 17-and-half years to 21 for only four years with a provision to retain 25 per cent of them...

24 July 2022

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23 July 2022
Indian Navy Received Over 3 Lakh Applications Under Agnipath Scheme So Far

Indian Navy Received Over 3 Lakh Applications Under Agnipath Scheme So Far

The Defense Ministry has announced that the Indian Navy has received over 3 lakh applications under the Agnipath scheme.


22 July 2022
Opposition MPs Walk Out Of Parliamentary Defence Panel Meeting After Discussion Not Allowed On Agnipath

Opposition MPs Walk Out Of Parliamentary Defence Panel Meeting After Discussion Not Allowed On Agnipath

Among other questions, Opposition MPs asked why was the panel not informed about Agnipath in budget scrutiny meetings despite scheme having financial...


10 July 2022
Instead Of Taking On BJP, Congress Hurting BSP In Rajasthan By Indulging In Horse-Trading: Mayawati

Instead Of Taking On BJP, Congress Hurting BSP In Rajasthan By Indulging In Horse-Trading: Mayawati

The government unveiled the Agnipath scheme on June 14. Under the scheme, those aged between 17-and-a-half and 21 years will be inducted into the armed forces...


10 July 2022
Agnipath Scheme Complements IAF's Long-Term Vision Of 'Lean & Lethal' Force: Air Chief Marshal

Agnipath Scheme Complements IAF's Long-Term Vision Of 'Lean & Lethal' Force: Air Chief Marshal

Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari told reporters that any savings in pensions and other expenditure through the implementation of the scheme are only incidental...


08 July 2022
Agnipath: Indian Army To Hold Recruitment Rallies In UP From Next Month

Agnipath: Indian Army To Hold Recruitment Rallies In UP From Next Month

According to PRO (Defence) Lucknow Shantanu Pratap Singh, the recruitment rally in Bareilly will be held between August 19 and September 15. The rally will...


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06 July 2022
UP: Centre Is ‘Punishing’ Farmers’ Children, Says RLD Chief Jayant Chaudhary On Agnipath

UP: Centre Is ‘Punishing’ Farmers’ Children, Says RLD Chief Jayant Chaudhary On Agnipath

Under the Agnipath scheme, youths will be recruitment on contract basis into the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force for a term of four years. 


05 July 2022
Fresh Plea Against Agnipath Presented in Apex Court

Fresh Plea Against Agnipath Presented in Apex Court

 A fresh plea challenging the Centre's newly launched defense recruitment scheme, Agnipath, has been filed in the Supreme Court.


05 July 2022
Explained: Indian Navy To Recruit 20% Women Agniveers, Women In Indian Military And Their Roles

Explained: Indian Navy To Recruit 20% Women Agniveers, Women In Indian Military And Their Roles

This is the first time Indian Navy would recruit women below the officer level. Until now, women are only commissioned as officers.


04 July 2022
Himachal Evaluates Leadership Better, BJP Victories Elsewhere Won’t Matter Here: Mukesh Agnihotri

Himachal Evaluates Leadership Better, BJP Victories Elsewhere Won’t Matter Here: Mukesh Agnihotri

Congress leader and Himachal Pradesh’s Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri told Outlook the top priority is to get a majority in the assembly and the party...


03 July 2022
Sources Claim AAP Government Likely To Bring Resolution Against Agnipath In Upcoming Delhi Assembly Session

Sources Claim AAP Government Likely To Bring Resolution Against Agnipath In Upcoming Delhi Assembly Session

Sources report AAP government may introduce a resolution against Agnipath in the upcoming Delhi Assembly session.


02 July 2022
Agnipath–Heavy Hammer Perhaps, But Defence Has No Margin For Bolshoi Ballet Anymore

Agnipath–Heavy Hammer Perhaps, But Defence Has No Margin For Bolshoi Ballet Anymore

Given the dire state of military budget finances and the heightened challenges to national security, a radical break top-down driven approach was a necessity...


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29 June 2022
Yashwant Sinha Claims The Nation Needs A Thinking, Speaking President And Not A Rubber Stamp

Yashwant Sinha Claims The Nation Needs A Thinking, Speaking President And Not A Rubber Stamp

Ahead of the presidential elections, candidate of joint Opposition, Yashwant Sinha has claimed that a 'thinking and speaking' person should become the...


28 June 2022
Uttar Pradesh Students Union Under Shubham Rathi To Protest Across UP Against Agnipath Scheme

Uttar Pradesh Students Union Under Shubham Rathi To Protest Across UP Against Agnipath Scheme

The protest will be aimed at demanding a complete withdrawal of this new Agnipath recruitment scheme and the Uttar Pradesh Students Union will organise the...


27 June 2022
Mamata Banerjee Urges Centre To Increase Retirement Age Of ‘Agniveers’ To 65 Years

Mamata Banerjee Urges Centre To Increase Retirement Age Of ‘Agniveers’ To 65 Years

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee also said the BJP-led central government launched the new defence recruitment scheme keeping in...


26 June 2022
Meghalaya Governor Claims Agnipath To Be A Fraud On Youths

Meghalaya Governor Claims Agnipath To Be A Fraud On Youths

Condemning the new armed forces recruitment scheme, Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik has called the Agnipath scheme a 'fraud' and has asked the Centre to...


26 June 2022
Assam Government Busy Serving 'Cocktail-Mocktail' To Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs: Congress

Assam Government Busy Serving 'Cocktail-Mocktail' To Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs: Congress

Kumar claimed there were videos of people having to pay Rs 30 to receive water bottles as part of their due relief in some parts of the state. This is the...


26 June 2022
Deepender Hooda Calls Centre's Scheme A Nakalchi Bandar, Says Agnipath Will Dampen Aspirants' Spirits

Deepender Hooda Calls Centre's Scheme A Nakalchi Bandar, Says Agnipath Will Dampen Aspirants' Spirits

Amid protests against Agnipath, Congress's Rajya Sabha MP from Harayana, Deepender Singh has called the Agnipath scheme, a copycat, and urged the government to...


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