Agnipath protests LIVE: Rajnath Singh provides nod to 10% job reservation for ‘Agniveers’ in defence ministry


  • Jun 18, 2022 02:56 PM IST

    Def min approves proposal to order 10% of job vacancies for ‘Agniveers’, pronounces Rajnath Singh

    Defence ministry has given a go-ahead to a proposal to order 10 per cent of the job vacancies within the division for ‘Agniveers’ assembly required eligibility standards, defence minister Rajnath Singh introduced on Saturday. 

    “The ten% reservation will likely be carried out within the Indian Coast Guard and defence civilian posts, and all of the 16 Defence Public Sector Undertakings. This reservation could be along with current reservation for ex-servicemen,” the tweet additional learn. Learn extra.

  • Jun 18, 2022 02:35 PM IST

    Perform stir ‘peacefully’: Hospitalised Sonia Gandhi to protestors

    Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, who’s at present hospitalised with Covid-19 issues, appealed to the Agnipath protestors to hold out their stir “peacefully” and in a “non-violent method”. In an announcement, she stated that she is “unhappy” that the Centre ignored the voice of the protestors and introduced the brand new recruitment scheme. “Indian Nationwide Congress is with you,” Gandhi added.

  • Jun 18, 2022 02:22 PM IST

    Bihar Police probing teaching centres’ function in ‘Agnipath’ violence

    Patna DM Chandrashekhar Singh stated on Saturday that video footage and WhatsApp messages of some teaching centres have been discovered from who who’ve been arrested in reference to the vandalisation at Danapur railway station. “We’re probing the function of teaching centres primarily based on that content material,” he added. Learn extra.

  • Jun 18, 2022 01:56 PM IST

    Agnipath protests: Hut burnt, furnishings vandalised at Ludhiana railway station, six detained

    Protesting towards the Centre’s contentious Agnipath recruitment scheme, a mob set hearth to a hut and vandalised furnishings on the Ludhiana railway station on Saturday. Six rioters have been detained. Learn extra

  • Jun 18, 2022 01:42 PM IST

    Bihar bandh: Sporadic violence by Agnipath protestors amid tight safety

    The Bihar bandh referred to as on Saturday in help of the defence job aspirants’ demand for a rollback of the Centre’s Agnipath scheme witnessed sporadic incidents of violence within the state amid tight safety preparations by the police whilst kids largely stayed away from protests following safety alertness. Learn extra

  • Jun 18, 2022 01:39 PM IST

    Bihar Police probing function of teaching centres in inciting violence

    Bihar Police on Saturday stated it’s probing the function of teaching centres in inciting violent protests towards the Centre’s Agnipath recruitment scheme within the state. College students’ organisations in Bihar, led by the All India College students’ Affiliation, have referred to as a 24-hour Bihar bandh in the present day demanding a direct rollback of the brand new recruitment scheme within the navy launched this week by the federal government. Patna DM Chandrashekhar Singh stated an FIR was filed towards 170 individuals, out of whom 46 have been arrested for vandalism at Danapur railway station.

  • Jun 18, 2022 01:20 PM IST

    Scenario getting regular once more, says Bihar deputy CM on Agnipath protest

    Scenario is getting regular once more. Vandalism & arson incidents are unlucky. The Centre has made a superb scheme for youth, it will present them many advantages. We attraction to the individuals of Bihar to keep up peace, says Deputy CM Tarkishore Prasad on protest towards Agnipath scheme

  • Jun 18, 2022 01:19 PM IST

    Must strengthen Railways Act and we’ll take motion on this, says Railway Minister on injury to trains

    The federal government will take motion in the direction of additional strengthening the Railways Act to guard the property of the nationwide provider, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Saturday stated, as Agnipath protesters disrupted prepare companies in components of the nation and broken property.

  • Jun 18, 2022 01:09 PM IST

    Assembly between Rajnath Singh and companies chiefs ends: Report

    The assembly between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and the service chiefs, concludes, stories ANI

  • Jun 18, 2022 01:06 PM IST

    Telangana: Over 100 arrested for involvement in violence at Secunderabad railways station

    Telanga Police arrested greater than 100 protestors accused of involvement in arson at Secunderabad railway station, yesterday. Particular groups shaped to nab accused, search operation underway. FIR registered by Railway police towards protestors who torched automobiles, stories ANI

  • Jun 18, 2022 01:01 PM IST

    Agnipath protests: Japanese Railway cancels 13 trains originating from Bengal

    13 trains, together with two Shatabdi Specific trains, scheduled to depart from Howrah and different stations in West Bengal on Saturday, have been cancelled resulting from Agnipath protests, railway officers stated. Learn extra

  • Jun 18, 2022 12:49 PM IST

    Bihar: Protesters attempt to burn Masaurhi railway station on Patna-Gaya route

    In Bihar, bandh supporters attempt to burn Masaurhi railway station on Patna-Gaya route . Partial injury reported to station.  Greater than a dozen automobiles parked exterior Taregana station set on hearth in addition to railway premises together with station grasp cabin and others

  • Jun 18, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    ‘Roll-back the ill-thought…’: AAP MP writes to Rajnath Singh over Agnipath scheme

    Aam Aadmi Get together’s Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha writes letter to defence minister Rajnath Singh demanding rollback of Agnipath recruitment scheme.

  • Jun 18, 2022 12:43 PM IST

    Watch: Protest close to Battle Memorial in Chennai

    Protests towards Agnipath close to Battle Memorial in Chennai. The protesters have been eliminated by the police and detained. 

  • Jun 18, 2022 12:40 PM IST

    UP: Protesters assemble at Lucknow-Agra Expressway in Kannauj

    Anti Agnipath protestors have assembled at Lucknow Agra Expressway close to Saurikh in Kannauj. Police try to forestall them blocking the freeway.

  • Jun 18, 2022 12:39 PM IST

    Bihar: Protesters torch automobiles parked close to police outpost in Jehanabad

    Violent anti-Agnipath protests continued rocking Bihar for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday, with agitators torching automobiles parked on the premises of a police outpost in Jehanabad district, officers stated.

    Numerous protestors gathered exterior Tehta police outpost round 8.30 AM and began pelting safety personnel with stones. Later, they set a number of automobiles, together with a bus and a truck, on hearth, they stated.

  • Jun 18, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    ‘Easy assurance from the govt.…’: Ex-union minister Yashwant Sinha on Agnipath scheme

    Former union minister Yashwant Sinha tweets,”Easy assurance from the govt. ought to be that every one agneeveers will after 4 years be absorbed within the armed forces and central safety forces in the event that they so want. The variety of agneeveers recruited yearly shd be mounted accordingly.”

  • Jun 18, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    Vandalism incidents resulted in losses price 200 crores, says Indian Railways

    “Vandalism incidents in railway premises have led to losses of over Rs.200 crore, 50 coaches & 5 engines fully burnt & went out of service. Platforms, computer systems & numerous technical components broken. Some trains have been cancelled,” Prabhat Kumar, DRM, Danapur Rail Division

  • Jun 18, 2022 12:06 PM IST

    8 extra trains together with these originating from Bihar & Bengal cancelled, says Japanese Railways

    “As a consequence of ongoing agitation towards #AgnipathScheme in East Central Railway jurisdiction, eight extra trains together with six originating from totally different cities of West Bengal and two originating from cities in Bihar have been cancelled in the present day, June 18”, CPRO, Japanese Railway stated.

  • Jun 18, 2022 11:52 AM IST

    Agnipath protests: Rajnath to fulfill three companies chiefs

    Defence minister Rajnath Singh to carry meet with the three companies chiefs over the Agnipath scheme. The assembly comes amid violent protests in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana

  • Jun 18, 2022 11:46 AM IST

    Violence-hit Secunderabad railway station underneath tight safety cowl, prepare companies resume

    Practice companies at Secunderabad Railway Station, which witnessed arson and violence ensuing within the demise of a protester aspiring to affix the armed forces, are limping again to normalcy, a senior official of the South Central Railway stated on Saturday, PTI reported.

  • Jun 18, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    80 individuals recognized for function in Agnipath violence, says Bihar Police official

    “Heavy injury to public property occurred amid protest towards #AgnipathScheme. Safety forces deployed at essential spots. These concerned in violence are being recognized by video footage. 80 individuals have been recognized up to now,” says Abhinav Dhiman, ASP, Danapur

  • Jun 18, 2022 11:34 AM IST

    Bihar bandh: Police on excessive alert, web companies suspended in 12 districts

    The Bihar police has sounded excessive alert in the complete state over the Bihar bandh referred to as by job aspirants on Saturday towards the Centre’s Agnipath scheme for short-term appointments within the armed forces, officers stated including that web companies have been suspended in 12 out of 38 districts within the state which have been recognized because the worst affected ones. Learn extra

  • Jun 18, 2022 11:22 AM IST

    Delhi Police arrests man for ‘instigating’ Agnipath protesters in Delhi

    The Delhi Police has arrested a person for allegedly making an inflammatory speech and instigating youths protesting towards the Agnipath Scheme right here, officers stated on Saturday, PTI reported. Police stated Surender Sharma alias Fauji made the alleged speech Friday morning to a gathering of 50-60 agitators through the protest close to the gate of the MCD workplace in Baba Haridas Nagar.

  • Jun 18, 2022 11:17 AM IST

    Plea filed in Supreme Court docket searching for SIT probe into violent protests towards Agnipath scheme

    Plea moved in Supreme Court docket searching for instructions to setup a Particular Investigation Group (SIT) to investigate in regards to the violent protests towards the #AgnipathRecruitmentScheme launched by the Govt, and to investigate in regards to the injury triggered to the general public property together with that of Railways, stories ANI

  • Jun 18, 2022 11:13 AM IST

    Violence and arson not the answer, says IAF chief on Agnipath protests

    “…Resorting to violence&arson shouldn’t be resolution. If they’ve doubts, there are navy stations, Air Pressure bases, Naval bases round. They will go to them,get their doubts clarified…” IAF chief Vivek Ram Chaudhari tells ANI.

  • Jun 18, 2022 11:05 AM IST

    Cong’s Hanumanth Rao slams Centre over Agnipath violence, seeks PM Modi’s resignation

    “In final eight years 16 crore job has to return, you (Heart Authorities) did not give that and now in defence, you’re making limitation of 4 years, what would be the state of affairs after 4 years. After being faraway from the defence what work will they get? I do not perceive, how come you do not have cash for offering everlasting jobs to youth in defence. It is a shameful act, Narendra Modi in case you are not capable of handle then simply give your resignation,” Cong’s Hanumanth Rao tells ANI.

  • Jun 18, 2022 10:59 AM IST

    ‘Many benefits of Agnipath scheme…’: IAF chief on the brand new defence recruitment coverage

    “For the IAF specifically, we’ll profit from having to pick the extra technically certified individuals for his or her explicit job that they will do in future within the Air Pressure,” Indian Air Pressure Chief Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari tells information company ANI. 

  • Jun 18, 2022 10:55 AM IST

    Wrote letter to Rajnath highlighting the considerations of armed forces aspirants, Centre did nothing: Priyanka

    Congress normal secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has tweeted a screenshot of a letter she wrote to Defence minister Rajnath Singh on March 29, highlighting the anxiousness of the youth aspiring to affix the forces. Vadra claimed the federal government did not do something on the problem. 

  • Jun 18, 2022 10:40 AM IST

    Agnipath protest: 2 extra trains cancelled

    13240 Kota Patna Specific and Avadh specific cancelled by Railways from preliminary station in view of ongoing agitation nationwide towards Agnipath recruitment scheme for Indian armed forces.

  • Jun 18, 2022 10:35 AM IST

    Centre has to take this again, the best way it revoked farm legal guidelines: Owaisi on Agnipath scheme

    “Agnipath scheme is totally incorrect resolution taken by the Authorities and it’s not good for the nation in any respect. PM Modi thinks that our Navy officers and troopers are contractual workers or contractual lecturers, however their occupation is honourable,” AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi instructed ANI.

  • Jun 18, 2022 10:29 AM IST

    KCR pronounces 25 lakh ex gratia for kin of youth killed in Agnipath protest: Report

    Telangana Chief Minister Ok Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday introduced 25 lakh ex-gratia to kin of the youth who was allegedly killed within the Railway Police firing whereas taking part in a dharna towards the Agnipath military recruitment scheme lately launched by the Central authorities.

  • Jun 18, 2022 10:15 AM IST

    ‘Mafiveer PM should take again Agnipath’, warns Rahul Gandhi

    Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Saturday continued his assault on the federal government over the controversial ‘Agnipath’ armed forces recruitment scheme, this time taking a swipe at ‘Mafiveer’ prime minister Narendra Modi and warning the federal government it is going to be pressured to scrap the brand new navy coverage in the identical manner it was pressured to withdraw the three farm legal guidelines. Learn extra

  • Jun 18, 2022 09:55 AM IST

    Congress to stage sit in towards Agnipath scheme

    Congress leaders to stage ‘satyagraha’ on Sunday at Jantar Mantar in solidarity with the youth protesting towards Agnipath Recruitment Scheme. All MPs, CWC members, and AICC workplace bearers will take part, in accordance with the assertion.

  • Jun 18, 2022 09:43 AM IST

    ‘Deployed safety forces at essential spots’

    Now we have deployed safety forces at essential spots. We attraction to college students to protest peacefully. FIR filed towards 170 individuals, 46 arrested for vandalisation at Danapur railway station. Strict motion to be taken towards these concerned in violence, says Chandrashekhar Singh, Patna DM, as per ANI.

  • Jun 18, 2022 09:42 AM IST

    10% reservation for ‘Agniveers’ in CAPF, Assam Rifles, says centre

    Confronted with protests over the employability of ‘Agniveers’ after their four-year tour of obligation, the centre has stated 10% of jobs within the Central Armed Police Pressure and Assam Rifles will likely be reserved for them. The centre has additionally determined to chill out higher age limits for recruitment to those forces for 3 years; this is applicable to ‘Agniveers’ solely. As well as, the primary batch of ‘Agniveers’ will profit from a five-year leisure of higher age restrict, the house ministry stated.

  • Jun 18, 2022 09:35 AM IST

    UP Police attraction to protesters

    Anand Prakash Tiwari, the joint CP of Kanpur Police, has urged college students ‘to not indulge’ in violence. “All boys related to such WhatsApp teams (these police say are getting used to unfold rumours and violence) have been recognized. I attraction to all the scholars to not take pleasure in any such act,” he instructed ANI, including, “We are going to examine such people who find themselves planning these unlawful actions and can take actions towards them as per legislation.”

  • Jun 18, 2022 09:32 AM IST

    College students’ organisations in Bihar, led by the All India College students’ Affiliation, have referred to as a 24-hour Bihar bandh in the present day demanding a direct rollback of the ‘Agnipath’ scheme. The bandh has been backed by the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal, whereas ex-Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi stated his Hindustan Awam Morcha-Secular – an ally of the ruling BJP – may even again the bandh.

  • Jun 18, 2022 09:30 AM IST

    Case towards protesters in Secunderabad


    Police have filed a case towards anti-‘Agnipath’ protesters in Telangana’s Secunderabad, the place one agitator was killed and a number of other others, together with cops, injured within the violence. A prepare was set on hearth the Secunderabad Railway Station was broken within the protests. Protestors additionally vandalised a TSRTC bus at Secunderabad bus station. Anuradha, a Secunderabad Railway Police official, instructed information company ANI: “Round 1500 to 3000 individuals protested. They held stone-pelting additionally during which some police personnel bought injured.”

  • Jun 18, 2022 09:29 AM IST

    6 FIRs, 260 arrests in UP up to now

    Six FIRs have been registered throughout 4 UP districts in reference to violent protests towards the ‘Agnipath’ scheme, information company ANI reported. 260 individuals have been arrested up to now.

  • Jun 18, 2022 09:29 AM IST

    Protesters attempt to set bus on hearth in UP’s Jaunpur

    A big mob staged an illustration towards the ‘Agnipath’ and ‘Agniveer’ scheme in Sikrara space of Jaunpur this morning. They threw stones and tried to set a bus on hearth. An enormous police drive has reached the spot.

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