Rajnath meets chiefs of Army, Navy and IAF

Rajnath meets chiefs of Army, Navy and IAF

Sunday, 19 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday met the three service chiefs amid escalating protests against the 'Agnipath' military recruitment scheme in several parts of the country. It was Singh's second meeting with the chiefs of the Army, Navy and the Air Force for the second straight day on the issue. There was...

Shocked by cowardly terrorist attack on gurudwara in Kabul: PM Modi

Shocked by cowardly terrorist attack on gurudwara in Kabul: PM Modi

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned the "barbaric'' terrorist attack on the Karte Parwan Gurudwara in Kabul. Several blasts were reported near the gurudwara, in the latest targeted attack on a place of worship of a minority community in the Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. The Afghan interior ministry, in a statement, said two...

NC, Apni party & AAP seeks immediate rollback of ‘Agnipath' scheme

NC, Apni party & AAP seeks immediate rollback of ‘Agnipath' scheme

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | PTI | Jammu

Voicing their support to the protesting Army aspirants in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference, Apni Party (JKAP) and Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday sought a rollback of the new ‘Agnipath' scheme for recruitment of soldiers in the armed forces. Hundreds of army aspirants staged protest demonstrations at different places in Jammu...

CM Adityanath congratulates students for their success in UP board exams

CM Adityanath congratulates students for their success in UP board exams

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | PTI | Lucknow

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday congratulated students for clearing the class 10th and 12th UP board exams. Earlier in the day, the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad declared the results of class 10 board exams at 2 PM and class 12 at 4pm. "Hearty Congratulations to all the students, their parents...

Delhi Police to 'plant' dummy IEDs in high footfall areas to check alertness of local police

Delhi Police to 'plant' dummy IEDs in high footfall areas to check alertness of local police

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

The Delhi Police will "plant" dummy IEDs in high footfall areas of the city to check the alertness of the local police, officials said on Friday. An order regarding this was issued by the Special Cell unit of the city police. The officials said the staff of the Special Cell will randomly...

Sonia Gandhi says Agnipath 'directionless', vows to work for its withdrawal

Sonia Gandhi says Agnipath 'directionless', vows to work for its withdrawal

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday termed "directionless" the Centre's 'Agnipath' scheme for recruitment in the armed forces, and said her party will work for its withdrawal. She also appealed to the youths protesting against the scheme to adopt peaceful and non-violent means to fight for their demands. "It is unfortunate that the...

Empowerment of women necessary for India's development: PM Modi

Empowerment of women necessary for India's development: PM Modi

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | PTI | Vadodara

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said empowerment of women and their progress is necessary for the overall development of India in the 21st century. Addressing a rally here after launching a nutritional programme for tribal women and multiple development projects, he said his government has removed all restrictions so that...

Delhi court dismisses Satyendra Jain's bail plea

Delhi court dismisses Satyendra Jain's bail plea

Saturday, 18 June 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

A court here Saturday dismissed the bail plea of Delhi minister Satyendra Jain, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. Special Judge Geetanjli Goel denied the relief to Jain, saying the stage was not fit for grant of bail to him. "The Bail application is dismissed," the judge said. The...

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