Protests against Agnipath scheme in UP

Lucknow, June 16 : Protests began in some districts of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday against the 'Agnipath' recruitment scheme of the Central government. Students blocked the GT road in Bulandshahr and raised slogans demanding the withdrawal of the scheme which allow short-term recruitment in the armed forces. The district officials had a tough time in persuading the protesters to call off the blockade. The protesters submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate. In Gonda, the protests were led by students who carried placards and shouted slogans against the scheme. Similarly, in Unnao too, protests were held with students and unemployed youth demanding that recruitment be done in the traditional way instead of short-term contract. /IANS


Israel mulls climate law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Jerusalem, Sep 12 : Israel is mulling a comprehensive climate law that would, for the first time, include a national target for greenhouse gas emissio

Trump demands recusal of US judge in 2020 election subversion case
Washington, Sep 12 : Former US President Donald Trump has demanded the recusal of the federal judge in his 2020 presidential election subversion case.

Around 56,000 people in 10 UP districts impacted by floods
Lucknow, Sep 12 : Following incessant rains in the past 36 hours in various parts of Uttar Pradesh, around 56,000 residents have been impacted by floo