Russian Forces Advance In Eastern Territory Ahead of EU Summit On Ukraine

Luhansk regional governor said that a Russian attack on Toshkivka “had a degree of success”. Kyiv: Russian forces captured territory along a frontline river in eastern Ukraine on Monday, and President Volodymyr Zelenskiy predicted Moscow would escalate attacks ahead of a summit of European leaders expected to welcome Kyiv’s bid to join the EU. Moscow’s … Read more

‘Ocean of opportunities’: What Agnivers can do after 4-year stint in armed forces | India News

NEW DELHI: What will happen to Agnivers after their four-year stint in the armed forces? That’s the question that lies at the heart of the ongoing protests against the new Agnipath recruitment scheme which was unveiled by the Center last week. Under the scheme, 25% of the youths will be absorbed in the forces after … Read more

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: Why Agnipath is not the reform the armed forces need

The structure of the military has massive ramifications for security, and also for social organization at large. The Agnipath scheme is a major structural reform with consequences both for the armed forces and society at large. Some reforms and restructuring of the armed forces was overdue. Sometimes, scepticism about reforms reflects an underlying status quo … Read more

Review disability quota immunity of IPS, 2 other forces: SC to Central government

The Supreme Court has asked the Center to have a re-look at the blanket exemption given to the Indian Police Service (IPS), DANIPS and IRPFS from the onus of reserving posts for persons with disabilities under the Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016 . The top court’s order came after the government, in an … Read more

‘He doesn’t beat me, he forces sex to break my spirit’: Three women ‘raped’ by their husbands speak out

“Even one judge saying a husband violating his wife’s consent is rape was validating. There it was, in legal black and white, something I had struggled to say to myself for so many years,” the 44-year-old says over the phone. “My husband has sexually violated me for years. He does not beat me or deny … Read more

Russian forces hit Ukraine’s east

Associated Press Kyiv Russian forces unleashed airstrikes on the last pocket of Ukrainian resistance in the besieged city of Mariupol and pressed their advances on towns across the country’s east, Ukraine’s military said Thursday. As the war, which has ground to a stalemate, wrought more death and upheaval, its globe-shaking repercussions spread, with Finland announcing … Read more