Agnipath Scheme Protest Live: Internet suspended in 17 districts in Bihar; more than 30 trains in Northern Railways cancelled – The Economic Times


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States heighten security

Amidst widespread protests in the country against the Centre’s ‘Agnipath’, and calls for Bharat Bandh on June 20 by some organisations, Kerala police on Sunday said its entire force would be on duty to arrest anyone engaging in violence or destruction of public property.

No roll back of Agnipath recruitment scheme, says Ministry of Defence

  • Amidst ongoing protests against the Agnipath recruitment scheme, the Ministry of Defence organised a tri-services press briefing on Sunday. t
  • The ministry has said Agnipath aspirants must pledge they did not take part in violence or arson.

Ludhiana railway station

All arrangements made for tomorrow; special deployment of Rapid Action Force. Many people arrested; we’re taking action against those involved: Ludhiana CP

Congress fuelling protests against Agnipath scheme: Karnataka CM

  • Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday charged that the Congress was fanning the agitation across the country against the Agnipath defence recruitment scheme, which was “evident” from Khanapur Congress MLA Anjali Nimbalkar staging a sit-in demonstration.
  • Defending the Agnipath scheme, Bommai said it is a novel initiative that is prevalent in other parts of the world.

The condition so far

The Railways cancelled 229 mail/express trains and 254 passenger trains due to the ‘Agnipath’ protests, according to officials.





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