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Tag: Agnipath Scheme

IAF
IAF begins registration process under Agnipath recruitment scheme

The first batch of Agniveervayu would be enrolled by December and training would commence by December 30.

IMFA Group
Agnipath scheme: IMFA Group to give Agniveers preference in recruitment

On the heels of widespread protests by opposition political parties demanding a rollback of the Agnipath scheme, the Indian Metal And Ferro Alloys (IMFA) Limited has decided to give the young Agniveers a chance to work for them after completion of their tenure with defence forces.

BJD lauds Agnipath scheme, decision on jobs to Agniveers in Odisha Police soon
BJD lauds Agnipath scheme, decision on jobs to Agniveers in Odisha Police soon

Minister of State Tusharkanti Behera on Tuesday termed the scheme as brilliant. The development came amid speculation that BJD will extend its support to the Presidential candidate selected by NDA.

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Pleas against Agnipath scheme: Centre files caveat in SC

The plea has sought directions to the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, Haryana and Rajasthan governments to submit a status report on the violent protests.

'Some decisions may seem bitter', says PM Modi amid Agnipath protest
'Some decisions may seem bitter', says PM Modi amid Agnipath protest

PM Modi maintained that the double engine government of the BJP is constantly working towards ease of living as well as ease of doing business. "Private sector is also involved in building nations and I thank them," he underlined.

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Agnipath Scheme: For technology-driven battles, India needs nimble warriors and Agniveer is the answer

The merits of having a young armed force and a cost-effective Armed Force have been deliberated for years and finally Agniveers have emerged.

Agnipath protest: Railways cancel over 500 trains
Agnipath protest: Railways cancels over 500 trains

Of the 529 trains, 181 were mail/express trains and 348 were passenger trains.

Agnipath protest: Bihar suspends Internet services in 20 districts
Agnipath protest: Bihar suspends Internet services in 20 districts

The suspension has been already in place in 12 districts since June 17 and the state government decided to add eight more.

Agnipath protest: Traffic congestion at Delhi borders as police check vehicles
Agnipath protest: Traffic congestion at Delhi borders as police check vehicles

The heavy presence of security personnel was seen at the Delhi-Gurugram border in the early hours of Monday.

Bharat Bandh: Security tightened in Bhubaneswar amid protests over Agnipath
Bharat Bandh: Security tightened in Bhubaneswar amid protests over Agnipath 

The CPI staged a protest over the scheme of the Central government at Rajmahal square in Bhubaneswar.

Congress to protest nationwide on Monday against Agnipath, to meet Prez
Congress to protest nationwide on Monday against Agnipath, to meet Prez

The Congress will start its day with party General Secretary Ajay Maken addressing a press conference at 9 a.m. on Monday.

Reform was long pending; no place for protesters in army: Lt Gen Anil Puri
Reform was long pending; no place for protesters in army: Lt Gen Anil Puri

Talking about the apprehension about the training for Agniveers, he said that all cadets trained in one year only. Youth will be skilled for multiple avenues after their exit, he added.

No Agnipath rollback, govt says concessions not a reaction to protest
No Agnipath rollback, govt says concessions not a reaction to protest

On the ongoing protest, Lt General Puri said, "Indian Army's foundation in discipline. No space for arson, vandalism. Every individual will have to take a pledge that they were not part of protests or vandalism".

Indias Missile System Highly Safe And Secure: Rajnath On Accidental Firing Of Missile
Rajnath meets service chiefs for 2nd day amid Agnipath protests

According to a source, all three service chiefs attended the meeting.

Violent protests against 'Agnipath' scheme 'unacceptable': Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Violent protests against 'Agnipath' scheme 'unacceptable': Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

The Centre said that these Agniveers will be given preference in Central Armed Police Forces.

Fourth accused in Hyderabad gang rape case arrested
Five fake Army aspirants held for provoking violence in UP

The arrested accused are identified as Sandeep Parag, Pawar, Mohit Chaudhary, Saurabh Kumar and Uday. All these are residents of Saharanpur.

Agnipath row: Centre cautions all states/UTs on continuing agitation
Agnipath row: Centre cautions all states/UTs on continuing agitation

Since the agitations broke out, the Railways faced maximum wrath incurring maximum losses.

Aspirant runs 60 km, anti-Agnipath protest spreads in Odisha
Aspirant runs 60 km, anti-Agnipath protest spreads in Odisha

The state had witnessed anti-Agnipath protest and violence in Cuttack on Friday and alleged suicide by an aspirant in Balasore district.

Indian Railways
Agnipath row: Trains cancelled, short terminated in Visakhapatnam

As per officials, no train will be dealt at Visakhapatnam station from 6 am to 2 pm in view of the agitation today.

Agnipath Protest
Defend 'Agnipath' scheme, explain benefits to people: BJP to its leaders

Sources said that the BJP leaders are being asked to explain that the recruitment process in the armed forces is not stopping after the 'Agnipath' scheme, and 25 percent of the 'Agniveers' will be absorbed in the armed forces.

 Army Recruitment Rally In Secunderabad From November 29, Check Details
Army to start formal recruitment process under Agnipath scheme in two days

The Chief of Army Staff also called upon the youth to avail the opportunity to join the Indian Army as 'Agniveers'.

Agnipath protests: Railways cancels over 200 trains across country; 7 trains affected by arson
Agnipath protests: Railways cancels over 200 trains across country; 7 trains affected by arson

Coaches of seven trains have so far been set ablaze by protestors, officials said.

School Children Terrorised
Agnipath Protests | Children Inside School Bus Terrorised Amid Protests

These are the cries of a school boy terrified by the protests in Darbhanga (Bihar) over Agnipath scheme. These children were stranded inside their school bus with violent protest going on outside. The bus later managed to get out of the blockade with Police intervention.

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Agnipath Fire Rages
Agnipath Anger: What Raiways Minister Said On Trains Being Targetted By Protestors

Agnipath Anger: What Raiways Minister Said On Trains Being Targetted By Protestors

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Army chief General Manoj Pande
Decision to raise age limit under Agnipath will provide opportunity to many youths: Army Chief

The government on Thursday night raised the upper age limit for recruitment under the 'Agnipath' scheme to 23 years from 21 for 2022 amid widespread protest against the new model for enrolment of soldiers into the three services.

Army recruitment camp
Upper age limit under Agnipath scheme raised to 23 for 2022 recruitment

The three service chiefs have also strongly backed the scheme and said it was unveiled after over two years of deliberations.

BJP Office Burnt
Agnipath Protests | Protesting Students & Aspirants Set BJP Office On Fire

Agitation against the central government's new recruitment policy for the armed forces, Agnipath, continued in several parts of Bihar. Protestors went on a rampage at the BJP's Nawada office.

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Protest against Centre's Agnipath scheme
Agnipath Scheme: Protests continue in Bihar & other states; road, railway traffic disrupted

The scheme involves recruitment of the jawans into the army, the navy and the air force for a four-year-period followed by compulsory retirement for most without gratuity and pension benefits.

Agnipath Scheme launched
New recruitment scheme Agnipath launched; Check details

Official sources said, the scheme will give opportunity to youths to serve the nation for a short or long duration in the Indian Defence Forces by being ‘Bharat Ke Agniveer.’

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