Agnipath

India's Agnipath protests: Deliberations on to pacify those wanting permanent military jobs

Amidst escalating arson and violent protests over the Indian government’s move to go for short-term military recruitment, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today met the three service chiefs.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Amid Agnipath protests, Modi says “reforms may seem unfair but India will be benefited”

In the midst of violent protests against his government’s decision to go for short-term military recruitment policy “Agnipath,” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (June 20,2022) said some decisions and reforms may be unpleasant and unfair temporarily but in the long run the country will experience their benefits.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

India's Agnipath protests: Deliberations on to pacify those wanting permanent military jobs

Amidst escalating arson and violent protests over the Indian government’s move to go for short-term military recruitment, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today met the three service chiefs.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

"Agnipath": Why is India's armed forces reform triggering protests?

The Indian government on June 14, 2022, announced its biggest reform to the recruitment system for its armed forces that is aimed at giving the nearly 1.2 million strong force a more youthful and tech-savvy profile.