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Agnipath protests: What supportive measures for Agniveers announced so far

Directorate General of Shipping under the Ministry of Ports Shipping and Waterways along with the Indian Navy announced a system for the smooth induction of the Agniveers into the Merchant Navy.

Army aspirants hold placards and banners during a demonstration against the Agnipath Recruitment Scheme for the Armed Forces, in Chennai.(ANI)
Army aspirants hold placards and banners during a demonstration against the Agnipath Recruitment Scheme for the Armed Forces, in Chennai.(ANI)
Published on Jun 19, 2022 06:22 AM IST

CMs of Assam, Manipur, Nagaland hail AFSPA reduction; call it ‘historic’

Union home minister Amit Shah announced the decision earlier in the day, and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “unwavering commitment” to northeast.

The Centre has maintained insurgency in northeast has seen a dip over the past seven years under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government. (HT Archive) (For representation purpose)
The Centre has maintained insurgency in northeast has seen a dip over the past seven years under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government. (HT Archive) (For representation purpose)
Published on Mar 31, 2022 05:33 PM IST

Forces’ ex-chiefs write to President, PM Modi on Haridwar, Delhi hate speeches

The letter has also been addressed to CJI NV Ramana, home minister Amit Shah, defence minister Rajnath Singh, Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla.

AISA and SFI members protest against the alleged hate speech in Haridwar, in New Delhi on December 27. (PTI)
AISA and SFI members protest against the alleged hate speech in Haridwar, in New Delhi on December 27. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 01, 2022 04:46 AM IST

From flypasts to bands: Armed forces pay gratitude to Covid-19 warriors

The military’s plan to honour front-line workers on Sunday was finalised at a meeting chaired by defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday.

The Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) fighter jets and transport planes will carry out fly-pasts across the length and breadth of the country.(ANI)
The Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) fighter jets and transport planes will carry out fly-pasts across the length and breadth of the country.(ANI)
Updated on May 03, 2020 10:48 AM IST

Covid facilities being readied at 51 armed forces hospitals: Defence ministry

The Covid facilities at these hospitals include intensive care unit (ICU) beds and high dependency units that are a scaled down version of an ICU.

The ministry said the military is running quarantine facilities at Mumbai, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Hindon, Manesar and Chennai where 1,737 cases have been handled.(PTI file photo. Image for representational purpose)
The ministry said the military is running quarantine facilities at Mumbai, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Hindon, Manesar and Chennai where 1,737 cases have been handled.(PTI file photo. Image for representational purpose)
Updated on Apr 03, 2020 06:32 PM IST
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