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AAP Will Fully Support Agnipath Scheme: Arvind Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had earlier criticised the Agnipath Scheme and appealed to the central government to give defence job aspirants the chance to serve the country throughout their life, not just four years.

14 September 2022

Maharashtra: Nearly 60,000 Candidates Register For Agniveer Posts In Recruitment Rally In Nagpur

The Army recruitment rally began on July 5 for male candidates of Nagpur, Wardha, Washim, Amravati, Bhandara, Gondia, Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Akola and Yavatmal districts.


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.


Youngsters train for Agniveer

Uttarakhand Minister Questions Norms For Recruitment Of 'Agniveers' Into Armed Forces

The height requirement for the hill people in Army recruitment rallies was reduced during the time of (former Chief of Defence Staff) General Bipin Rawat to 163 centimetres.

24 August 2022

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...


Agnipath Scheme: Army Recruitment Rallies In Four Haryana Districts

The Centre recently unveiled the scheme for the recruitment of the youth aged between 17 and a half and 21 in the Army, Navy and the Air Force, largely on a four-year short-term contractual basis. 

20 July 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.

05 August 2022

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Why 'Agniveers' Have To Furnish Caste, Religion Details: JD(U), RJD Ask In Unison

JD(U) parliamentary board president Upendra Kushwaha came up with a couple of social media posts addressed to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in which he raised “fears of misuse” of such information, in a move that is...

20 July 2022

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15 July 2022
Yashwant Sinha Claims Unparliamentary List Latest In A Series Of Assaults On Democracy

Yashwant Sinha Claims Unparliamentary List Latest In A Series Of Assaults On Democracy

Presidential poll candidate Yashwant Sinha has termed the new list of unparliamentary words the latest in a series of assaults on the country's democracy by...


07 July 2022
Army Recruitment Rallies For ‘Agniveers’ To Begin From August 19 In Uttarakhand

Army Recruitment Rallies For ‘Agniveers’ To Begin From August 19 In Uttarakhand

Agniveers are soldiers recruited in the Army, Navy and the Air Force on short-term contract under the Centre’s recently-introduced military recruitment...


07 July 2022
Rajnath Singh To Brief Members Of Consultative Committee On Agnipath

Rajnath Singh To Brief Members Of Consultative Committee On Agnipath

The committee on Defence chaired by Rajnath Singh has 20 members, including 13 from Lok Sabha and around 7 from Rajya Sabha, according to the Parliamentary...


06 July 2022
Will Request CM To Make Provision For Recruitment Of 'Agniveer' As Forest Guards: Bihar Minister

Will Request CM To Make Provision For Recruitment Of 'Agniveer' As Forest Guards: Bihar Minister

Neeraj Kumar Singh, the state’s environment minister, said that states such as Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Arunachal Pradesh have already...


05 July 2022
IAF Receives 7.5 Lakh Applications Under Agnipath Scheme; Closes Registration

IAF Receives 7.5 Lakh Applications Under Agnipath Scheme; Closes Registration

Many BJP-ruled states also declared that "Agniveers" -- soldiers inducted into the armed forces under the Agnipath scheme -- will be accorded priority for...


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05 July 2022
Around 20 Percent Of Naval 'Agniveers' This Year Will Be Women

Around 20 Percent Of Naval 'Agniveers' This Year Will Be Women

Navy officers stated that around 20 percent of the 'Agniveers' to be inducted by the Indian Navy this year will be women.


01 July 2022
Army, Navy Begin Recruitment Under Agnipath Scheme

Army, Navy Begin Recruitment Under Agnipath Scheme

Under the Agnipath scheme, youths from 17-and-a-half years to 21 years will be inducted into the armed forces for a four-year tenure, while 25 per cent of them...


29 June 2022
IAF Receives Over 1.83 Lakh Applications Under Agnipath Scheme In 6 Days

IAF Receives Over 1.83 Lakh Applications Under Agnipath Scheme In 6 Days

The registration process that began on June 24 had seen filing of 94,281 applications by Monday, and 56,960 applications till Sunday.


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
Government Should Not Play With National Security: Kanhaiya Kumar On Agnipath

Government Should Not Play With National Security: Kanhaiya Kumar On Agnipath

The new scheme comes at a time when there has almost been no recruitment in the armed forces for several years Kanhaiya Kumar said.


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...


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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...


24 June 2022
Can Agnipath Protests Help RLP's Hanuman Beniwal Woo Jat Votes In Rajasthan?

Can Agnipath Protests Help RLP's Hanuman Beniwal Woo Jat Votes In Rajasthan?

Thousands of youth from Rajasthan districts such as Nagaur, Sikar, Jhunjhunu, and Churu join the Indian armed forces every year and the Agnipath protests have...


24 June 2022
Indian Air Force Begins Selection Process Under Agnipath Scheme

Indian Air Force Begins Selection Process Under Agnipath Scheme

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. Those recruited under the...


21 June 2022
'Agnipath' Applicants Will Have To Declare They Were Not Part Of Any Violence: Armed Forces

'Agnipath' Applicants Will Have To Declare They Were Not Part Of Any Violence: Armed Forces

‘Agnipath’ scheme, which envisages a four-year term for 75 per cent of recruits, was an outcome of a long period of consultation within the three services...


21 June 2022
Will Guarantee Jobs To 'Agniveers' From Haryana Post 4-Year Stint: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Will Guarantee Jobs To 'Agniveers' From Haryana Post 4-Year Stint: CM Manohar Lal Khattar

The government projected this scheme as a major overhaul of the decades-old selection process to enhance the youthful profile of the services.


20 June 2022
The Army Has Issued Notifications For Recruitment Under Agnipath Scheme

The Army Has Issued Notifications For Recruitment Under Agnipath Scheme

The Army has issued a notification regarding the recruitment of soldiers under the Centre's newly launched recruitment scheme adding insights on the...


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