Articles about Agnipath Scheme
24 Jun 2022Career
The registration for the first batch of Agniveers under the Agnipath scheme for the Indian Air Force (IAF) begins Friday and the online examination will be held exactly a month later (July 24).
23 Jun 2022India
All coaching centers in and around Tappal, a town in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, reportedly had their shutters down on Wednesday after most of these centers faced scrutiny over the violent protests against the Centre's Agnipath scheme.
21 Jun 2022Career
Candidates taking the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2022 Session-1 are requesting the National Testing Agency (NTA) to postpone the exam scheduled to begin on Thursday amid the ongoing nationwide protests against the Centre's defense recruitment scheme, Agnipath.
21 Jun 2022India
The central government has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court, saying the apex court "must hear its side" before making any decision on the petitions filed against its Agnipath military recruitment scheme.
20 Jun 2022Politics
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for the fourth time on Monday regarding the National Herald case amid Congress protest and meeting with President Kovind.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stated that while many policies and changes may appear unpalatable, the entire country would reap the advantages in the future.
The Indian Army on Monday issued a notification for the first round of recruitment through the Agnipath scheme.
Heavy security arrangements amid Bharat Bandh have caused massive traffic jams across Delhi-NCR.
Despite the ongoing unrest over the Centre's recently announced Agnipath military recruitment scheme, Mahindra Group Chairperson Anand Mahindra announced on Monday that youngsters trained under the scheme will be hired by the conglomerate.
As the protests against the Centre's Agnipath military recruitment scheme spread to several states across the country, some organizations have called for a nationwide Bharat Bandh on Monday prompting the administrations in the states to take preventive measures.
19 Jun 2022India
The Ministry of Defence on Sunday stated that the Agnipath Scheme will not be rolled back, saying that such changes had been long overdue since the armed services sought to bring in more youth and experience.
19 Jun 2022India
Protests against the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, the Centre's new armed forces recruitment program, continued for the fourth day.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday accepted the proposal to reserve 10% of employment vacancies in the Defence Ministry for "Agniveers."
The Centre on Friday announced a one-time relaxation of the upper age limit for the Agnipath military recruitment scheme entrants this year, raising it from 21 to 23 years.
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday stated that a 10% reservation in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles will be earmarked for "Agniveers."
Violent protests were witnessed across the country against the defense recruitment scheme, Agnipath, with a youth being shot and trains and vehicles torched even as assurances by the defence minister, home minister, and the Army chief failed to pacify protesters.
On the third day of the agitation against the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, protesters on Friday targeted the residences of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Renu Devi and Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party President and West Champaran MP Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal.
The central government has launched the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, which would recruit personnel for the armed forces for a four-year term.
The Centre on Thursday raised the age limit for the Agnipath military recruitment scheme to 23 years from 21 for the year 2022 amid nationwide protests against the new model of enrollment of soldiers.
16 Jun 2022India
Defence Ministry on Thursday defended the recently announced recruiting policy, Agnipath Scheme, despite objections, saying the future of soldiers would not be jeopardized.
16 Jun 2022India
Protests against the Agnipath scheme, a radical recruitment policy for the defense forces, turned violent on Thursday.
15 Jun 2022India
The Centre unveiled the Agnipath scheme on Tuesday, a new recruiting strategy for the armed services aimed at reducing wage and pension costs.