India  /  Published 05.07.22

SC to hear Agnipath pleas

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear next week a petition filed by a batch of Air Force aspirants challenging the Centre’s controversial Agnipath scheme and their applicability vis-a-vis c...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.07.22

Farmers line up protest against Teni

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, which led the successful agitation against three farm laws, will hold a dharna from August 18 to 20 in Lakhimpur Kheri demanding suspension and arrest of Union minister Ajay...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

Delhi Diaries: On Nitish Kumar's silence

Silent treatment • Agnipath protesters in Bihar burnt trains, vandalised railway porperty, blocked traffic and attacked Bharatiya Janata Party offices, leaders and their houses. The fury of the ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.07.22

Punjab House: Drop Agnipath

The Punjab Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution against the Centre’s Agnipath armed forces recruitment scheme. The resolution was moved by chief minister and AAP leader Bhagwant Mann.  ...
By PTI in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 30.06.22

Agnipath: Punjab passes resolution

The Punjab Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution against the Centre's Agnipath defence recruitment scheme. Two BJP legislators Ashwani Sharma and Jangi Lal Mahajan, however, opposed the resolu...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh


India  /  Published 29.06.22

Manish Tewari backs Agnipath Scheme

Earlier also, Tewari had said the new Agnipath scheme is a much-needed reform in the right direction while noting that the armed forces should not be an employment guarantee programme. "This is ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.06.22

IAF: 1.83 lakh apply under Agnipath

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has received over 1.83 lakh applications under the Agnipath recruitment scheme within six days of the registration process, an official communication said. The registration...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.22

Didi slams Agnipath

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP-led Centre over the arrest of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair and social activist Teesta Setalvad over their arrests for...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.06.22

Agnipath: Mann supports Bajwa

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday endorsed the suggestion of Leader of Opposition Partap Singh Bajwa of bringing a resolution against the 'Agnipath' scheme for military recruitmen...
By Our bureau and PTI in Chandigarh

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.22

Drum roll: The future of Agniveers

Cheerleaders may croon even when there is not much to cheer about. Consider the case of the trumpeting of the controversial Agnipath scheme by several leading lights of Indian industry. They are of th...
By The Editorial Board


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