Mob set trains on fire in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar this morning as the protests over the new military recruitment policy, Agnipath, entered the third consecutive day today. The government has defended the scheme, calling it “transformative”. Trains were set afire, public and police vehicles attacked in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar for the third consecutive day today amid protests against… Continue reading "‘Agnipath’ protests: Trains set on fire, stations vandalised"
Tag: Uttar Pradesh
Rahul Gandhi, denied permission to visit the families of farmers who were killed in the violence-hit Uttar Pradesh district, today affirmed that he will visit Lucknow along with two other people. “Yesterday, the Prime Minister visited Lucknow but he didn’t visit Lakhimpur Kheri. It’s a systematic attack on farmers,” said Rahul Gandhi fronting a press conference ahead of his visit.… Continue reading "Rahul Gandhi denied permission to visit Lucknow"