Agnipath scheme News
"60,000 soldiers retire every year, out of which only 3,000 are getting government jobs. What will be the future of thousands of Agniveers retiring on 4-year contracts? With this new experiment in the Prime Minister's laboratory, both the security of the country and the future of the youth are in danger," Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday transferred various pleas related to Agnipath Scheme to Delhi High Court The HC on Wednesday fixed the date to August 25, 2022 to hear all the petitions challenging Agnipath Scheme SG Tushar Mehta appeared for the Centre, apprised the Delhi HC about the SC direction and read out the related order
The SC directed Registrar General to transfer various pleas challenging the 'Agnipath' scheme for recruitment in the armed forces to Delhi High Court The SC bench also directed the High Courts of Kerala, Punjab and Haryana, Patna and Uttarakhand to transfer the PILs pending before them to the Delhi HC The top court directions came after hearing advocates Kumud Lata Das and ML Sharma for petitioners and SG Tushar Mehta for respondents