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Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over 'Agnipath' scheme

New Delhi/UNI: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Sunday launched a fresh attack at the Narendra Modi-led government over the 'Agnipath' scheme and termed it as the new "experiment" of the Prime Minister which he said is a 'danger to the security of the country and youth'.

Recruitment of Agniveers will be priority of MP govt: BJP state president

Indore (MP), June 21 (UNI) Amid the row over the after service employment to Agniveers, Madhya Pradesh BJP president Vishnu Dutt Sharma appreciated country’s big business houses coming forwards to employ trained soldiers and said, in MP, Agniveers will be given priority employment in states’ local forces & local government bodies.

Industrialist Anand Mahindra, 'saddened' by Agnipath violence, makes offer for Agniveers

Mumbai/IBNS: Amid nationwide violent protests against the Centre's new army recruitment scheme Agnipath, industrialist Anand Mahindra has offered employment to "trained, capable young people".

Agnipath row: States brace for Bharat Bandh today, security beefed up in several cities

New Delhi: Some groups have called for a nationwide strike on Monday to protest against the Centre's Agnipath scheme which has already triggered violent protests in different states since the plan was announced last week.

Agnipath scheme update: Martyred Agniveers to get compensation of Rs 1 cr; Arsonists can't join armed forces

New Delhi: A media briefing by the Army, Navy and Air Force Sunday tried to clear the doubt and job security concerns over the new tour of duty 'Agnipath' programme and explained why this scheme is necessary for mass recruitment to the Indian armed forces.

Arsonists have no place in the armed forces, says top army official: Report

New Delhi: Arsonists have no place in the armed forces, a top army official who has been a driving force in the new tour of duty 'Agnipath' programme said Saturday as various parts of India continued to reel under violent protests by armed forces aspirants.

Agnipath protest: Train services suspended in Bihar today and tomorrow

Patna: Train services were stopped in Bihar till 8 pm on Saturday and will be suspended again between 4 am and 8 pm on Sunday as the state continues to boil under the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, media reports said.

Agnipath protests : Security beefed up at important railway stations in Telangana, AP

Hyderabad, June 18 (UNI) Railway authorities have stepped up the security at all the important railway stations in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana following the large-scale violence and arson by anti-agnipath protestors at Secunderabad Railway station on Friday.

Agnipath stir: Arson in UP's Jaunpur

Jaunpur (UP), June 18 (UNI) Two vehicles were set ablaze and several others damaged in Jaunpur when anti-Agnipath protestors pelted stones at policemen injuring a few as agitation against union government's rejigged defence recruitment scheme continued on Saturday.

Mayawati asks Centre to reconsider Agniveer recruitment scheme

Lucknow/UNI: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Thursday questioned the central government on the new army recruitment scheme Agniveer in view of the protests by youths and demanded that the government reconsider its decision.