AAP urges PM to immediately roll back Agnipath scheme

AAP urges PM to immediately roll back Agnipath scheme

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “immediately” roll back the Agnipath scheme to save the country from “burning” in the anger of youth as protests against the Centre’s new plan for recruitment into the armed forces intensified on Friday. The senior AAP leader and Delhi’s Deputy...

Pockets of protests in Delhi: DMRC closes Rajiv Chowk station gate for 30 minutes

Friday, 17 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Metro on Thursday evening closed the entry and exit gate of Rajiv Chowk Metro Station after scores Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists gathered at Jantar Mantar to protest against the new recruitment rules for the armed forces. The gates were opened after 30 minutes and several protestors were also...

Delhi-Jaipur e-way blocked in G’gram; Hry suspends mobile net

Friday, 17 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | GURUGRAM

Hundreds of Indian Army aspirants in Gurugram's Bilaspur area jammed both sides of the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway on Thursday morning. The traffic congestion on the Expressway stretched over several kilometres. Police said that National Highway-48 was blocked by local people at Bilaspur Chowk at around 10 A.M. on Wednesday, in protest...

Aspirants take protest to Railway tracks in Nangloi

Friday, 17 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

More than a dozen military aspirants on Thursday stopped a train at outer Delhi’s Nangloi Railway Station by lying down on the tracks in protest against the Centre’s ‘Agnipath’ scheme. According to the police, around 15-20 people gathered at the station around 9.45 A.M. to protest against the delay in the...

Kejriwal comes out in support of youths seeking Defence jobs

Friday, 17 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

As violent protests against the new recruitment scheme ‘Agnipath’ raged across several States, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday came out in support of Defence job aspirants and appealed to the Central Government to give them the chance to serve the country throughout their life, and not just for...

Two held for extortion calls in name of Brar, Lawrence

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested two men for allegedly making extortion calls to a Ludhiana based businessman in the name of Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar group. The accused have been identified as S Singh (29) and A A Khan (24), both residents of Bilaspur in Chattisgarh. According to...

Bishnoi gang member held for making Rs 5 crore extortion call

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | GURUGRAM

A member of the Lawrence Bishnoi-Kala Jathedi gang has been arrested for demanding Rs 5 crore as “extortion money” from a Gurugram-based businessman, police said. The police have also recovered an illegal weapon and live cartridge from the criminal. The accused has been identified as Aakash a native of Mujjafarnagar of Uttar...

‘Whole shopping festival' will boost sales: Traders

Thursday, 16 June 2022 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Several market and traders’ associations in the Capital have expressed hope that the 'Whole shopping festival' envisioned by Delhi Government will boost sales and help in bringing business back to the pre-Covid level. The traders said they are optimistic that such a festival will also help in increasing employment opportunities. Ashok Randhawa,...

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