Fresh Plea in Supreme Court Challenging Government's Agnipath Scheme

A fresh plea has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Centre’s ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment in the armed forces. The petition filed by ex-servicemen Ravindra Singh Shekhawat has sought quashing of notification issued by the Ministry of Defence.
#RavindraSinghShekhawat #SupremeCourt #LawGovernment #Legal


an hour ago

Up to 20% of first batch of 'Agniveers' to be women: Indian Navy

Up to 20 per cent of the first batch of 'Agniveers' will be women, says Indian Navy officials. The Navy began recruitment under the government's Agnipath scheme on July 1. Around 10,000 women candidates had already applied to join the Navy.
#IndianNavy #LawGovernment #Military


9 hours ago

SC agrees to hear pleas on Agnipath next week

The Supreme Court agreed to examine next week a clutch of petitions challenging the Agnipath scheme for short-term recruitment into the armed forces. The court ordered for listing it on reopening of the courts after the summer vacation, subject to approval of the Chief Justice of India.
#Agnipath #SupremeCourt #India #LawGovernment #Legal


23 hours ago

NCC cadets who cleared army test challenge Agnipath in Kerala high court

A group of army aspirants approached the Kerala high court against the new recruitment scheme Agnipath. The 23 petitioners, who had cleared the physical and medical tests for the Indian Army last year sought proper placement. Though the court admitted their plea it said it has to check with the Supreme Court.
#Agnipath #IndianArmy #Kerala #LawGovernment #Government #JobsEducation


23 hours ago

The military’s apolitical ethos is key

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s penchant for big-ticket reforms in the defence sector was on display in the recently unveiled Agnipath scheme. The scheme is expected to radically transform the recruitment of soldiers, sailors and airmen, and, consequently, the profile of the Indian fauj. The first batch of recruits under this framework are in the process of being selected and inducted.
#NarendraModi #Agnipath #Indian #LawGovernment #Government #Military


Yesterday

Daily brief: In Amravati murder case, cops didn't reveal sensitive details

A group of NCC cadets who cleared the physical and medical tests for the Indian Army last year approached the Kerala High Court against the Centre’s new defence recruitment scheme Agnipath. Police knew about that the chemist's murder in Amaravati district of Maharashtra was linked to some socia media posts in support of former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, but the same was not revealed due to its sensitive nature.
#NupurSharma #NCC #Amaravati #News


Yesterday

NCC cadets who cleared army recruitment tests challenge Agnipath in Kerala HC

23 NCC cadets who cleared the physical and medical tests for the Indian Army last year approached the Kerala High Court on Monday. They said they were waiting for the common entrance examination, the final criteria, to join the army. The plea was filed by Abymon Varghese, a resident of Kottayam and others.
#AbymonVarghese #NCC #Kottayam #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #JobsEducation


Yesterday

SC to hear pleas challenging Centre's Agnipath military recruitment scheme next week

A vacation bench of SC Justices Indira Banerjee and JK Maheshwari on Monday said that when the apex court reopens after the summer vacation, applications challenging the Centre's Agnipath scheme will be listed before an appropriate bench the next week. Several PILs have been filed in the Supreme Court demanding the quashing of the military recruitment scheme.
#IndiraBanerjee #SupremeCourt #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary


Yesterday

Supreme Court to hear plea challenging Centre’s Agnipath scheme next week

The Supreme Court agreed to hear a plea challenging the Centre’s newly introduced ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment in armed forces after the apex court reopens on July 11. The Agnipath scheme, announced on June 14, provides for the recruitment of youths in the age group of 17-and-a-half years to 21 years for a four-year stint.
#SupremeCourt #Agnipath #LawGovernment #Government


Yesterday

Haryana: INLD to contest upcoming zila parishad polls on party symbol

The INLD decided to contest the upcoming zila parishad polls on party symbol. Members of khaps and armed forces aspirants started an indefinite stir against the Agnipath scheme in Rohtak. Nine stray cattle, including five cows, were found dead under mysterious circumstances in Karnal.
#INLD #Haryana #News #Politics


Yesterday

Need to begin a fight for both jawan and kisan: Satya Pal Malik

Meghalaya governor Satya Pal Malik took a dig at the Centre’s newly announced Agnipath scheme. He asked the aspirants to get united and fight on the issue of recruitments. The former governor of Bihar, Goa, and the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir has raised questions over the scheme.
#SatyaPalMalik #Meghalaya #LawGovernment #Government


Yesterday

Education Minister Pradhan lauds PM Modi for creating jobs through Agnipath scheme

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan recently said that the BJP National Executive Committee (NEC) has adopted an economic resolution. The committee lauded the Centre for making an effort to create jobs. He also lauded PM Modi for launching schemes like Agnipath, Gatishakti project among others.
#DharmendraPradhan #BJPNationalExecutiveCommittee #Agnipath #LawGovernment #Government #News


2 days ago

After Punjab, AAP govt likely to bring resolution against Agnipath in Delhi Assembly

Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi is likely to bring a resolution against the Agnipath military recruitment scheme. Punjab government passed a resolution on Thursday against the controversial scheme on Thursday. Punjab Vidhan Sabha requested the Union government to roll back the scheme. The scheme had triggered violent protests in several parts of the country.
#Agnipath #AAP #Punjab #LawGovernment #Government #News


2 days ago

Agnipath, Garib Kalyan Sankalp are 'global models', says Edu Min; hails Modi...

Dharmendra Pradhan said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s work in this regard has become a ‘global model’ The BJP national executive passed a resolution on the economy and ‘Garib Kalyan Sankalp’ (resolve for the poor's welfare) The Opposition has panned the Agnipath military recruitment scheme.
#Agnipath #BJP #LawGovernment #Government #News


2 days ago

AAP govt likely to bring resolution against Agnipath in upcoming Delhi...

Delhi Assembly's two-day session will begin on July 4. Aam Aadmi Party government in Punjab passed a resolution against the Agnipath defence recruitment scheme. The controversial scheme was announced by the Centre on June 14 and triggered protests in several parts of the country.
#Agnipath #AAP #Punjab #News #Politics #LawGovernment


2 days ago

Hyderabad BJP National Executive Committee lauds Agnipath Centre's...

The BJP national executive on Saturday lauded the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, which has been panned by the Opposition, and the government's announcement of providing 10 lakh jobs in the next 18 months. Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's work in this regard has become a global model.
#DharmendraPradhan #HyderabadBJPNationalExecutiveCommittee #News #Politics #LawGovernment


2 days ago

BJP national executive: At meeting, party appreciates government’s steps to...

The Agnipath scheme for defence recruitment was ‘appreciated’ at the BJP national executive meeting. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said welfare initiatives for the poor is the most significant outcome of the eight years of governance by the Modi administration.
#DharmendraPradhan #BJP #LawGovernment #Government #News


2 days ago

BJP NEC Lauds PM Modi's 'Model of Governance', Says Agnipath & Gatishakti...

Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the BJP national executive committee (NEC) adopted an economic resolution. The NEC lauded the Centre for taking care of the poor and making an effort to create jobs and cited schemes like Agnipath, Gatishakti project among others in that regard.
#Modi #BJPNEC #Agnipath #GatishaktiScheme #LawGovernment #Government #News


3 days ago

Recruitment under Agnipath scheme in Pune and other parts of Maha to start...

The recruitment rally under the Agnipath scheme is being conducted for candidates from Pune, Beed, Ahmednagar, Latur, Osmanabad and Solapur districts from August 23 to September 11. This is the first recruitment drive bring conducted in Maharashtra under the scheme that has invited criticism and opposition in some north Indian states.
#Indian #Pune #BusinessIndustrial #BusinessOperations


3 days ago

Army recruitment under Agnipath scheme for Pune, 5 other districts in...

Army recruitment rally under the Agnipath Scheme for candidates from Pune and five other districts of Maharashtra will be conducted at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth at Rahuri in Ahmednagar between August 23 and September 11. Ministry of Defence announced its new ‘Agnipath’ initiative for recruitment of soldiers.
#MinistryofDefence #AgnipathScheme #Pune #LawGovernment #Military


3 days ago