Roll back Agnipath, scheme, Raghav writes to Rajnath

Roll back Agnipath, scheme, Raghav writes to Rajnath

Sunday, 19 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Raghav Chadha on Saturday wrote to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asking him to roll back the “ill-conceived” Agnipath scheme.  In a letter, Chadha said the scheme had “justifiably caused great anguish among potential recruits from across the country”. He further sought Singh’s attention on five...

PM to inaugurate Pragati Maidan tunnel on June 19

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the main tunnel and five other underpasses as part of the Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor project on June 19. The inauguration of the 1.6-km-long tunnel, which will be Delhi’s first, will allow commuters travelling to India Gate and other central Delhi areas from...

HC orders IIT panel to wind up plagiarism probe, submit report

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court has directed a committee at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the national Capital to conclude its probe into the allegations of plagiarism by a Ph.D. Scholar against two of its professors, and submit a report to it. Justice Sanjeev Narula, while dealing with the scholar’s...

BJP seeks CEO action against AAP spokesperson for calling leader ‘Pakistani’

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi BJP leaders on Friday met Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Dr Ranvir Singh and demanded action against AAP spokesperson for allegedly terming their party’s candidate, Rajesh Bhatia, a “Pakistani”. Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri accused AAP spokesperson of “insulting” Bhatia and also violating the model code...

`Vote for work-oriented AAP, Kejriwal tells Rajinder Nagar

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Aam Aadmi Party chief, Arvind Kejriwal on Friday held a road show in support of their party candidate Durgesh Pathak for Rajinder Nagar Assembly bypoll. During the show, the Delhi Chief Minister, Kejriwal appealed to the people of Rajinder Nagar to vote for the Jhaadu on June 23. Addressing the...

Over 100 booked for blocking Delhi-Jaipur e-way; Section 144 imposed in Gurugram``

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Parvesh Sharma | Gurugram

Gurugram: As many as 100-150 youths have been booked by the Gurugram Police for allegedly disrupting and blocking the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway at Bilaspur Chowk in protest against the Agnipath scheme, even as the Gurugram district administration imposed Section 144 CrPC as a precautionary measure. Veer Singh, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Pataudi)...

Delhi Police registers FIR against miscreants for blocking traffic

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Police on Friday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against unknown persons for allegedly trying to block traffic and damaging a bus during their protest against the Agnipath Defence recruitment scheme here. The police said a few youngsters tried to block traffic on the Wazirabad Road near the Khajuri...

Protests in city force DMRC to close Metro gates

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday closed the gates of some stations after scores of students along with the members of the All-India Students’ Association (AISA) and Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) Chatr-Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) staged a protest over the Central Government’s ‘Agnipath’ scheme for recruitment in the...

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