Agni pareeksha

Agnipath promises to hire only about 46,000 people initially; this would be increased in subsequent years


The government announced two hiring programmes during the week that began on June 13, but angry protesters set ablaze public property through the week. On June 14, the government announced
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First Published: Jun 20 2022 | 11:59 PM IST

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