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Protests intensify over India military recruitment policy - Nikkei Asia

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Protests intensify over India military recruitment policy - Nikkei Asia

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Top defense officials said the plan was justified as the domain of warfare was changing and the forces need younger, more tech-savvy people.

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met with the chiefs of the three armed forces at his residence in New Delhi as demonstrations continued, Reuters TV partner ANI reported.

Thousands of young men attacked train coaches, burned tires and clashed with officials at the station in one of India's poorest states.


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Author / Journalist: Staff Writer

Category: BusinessFinanceAsia

Topics: Singh Station Military Government Forces Policy People Officials India Scheme Police

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News Sentiment: Negative

Fact Checked: Legitimate

Article Type: News Report

Published On: 2022-06-18, 10:38:00

News Timezone: GMT +9:00

News Source URL: asia.nikkei.com

Language: English

Reading Time: 4 minutes read

Article Length: 545 words

Coverage Area: Japan

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News ID: 831

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