Implications of India’s Agnipath Scheme for Recruitment of Soldiers for Nepal’s Gurkhas
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
Despite the scheme having major implications for Nepal and Nepal-India relations, India hardly consulted Kathmandu while devising the plan.
India’s Agnipath Scheme: Solution or Time Bomb?
By Stephen P. Westcott and Vibhav Kandlur
There is no denial that the Indian military requires structural reforms, but can the Agnipath scheme overcome its rough introduction?
New Military Recruitment Scheme Roils India
By Kavita Chowdhury
Under the scheme, soldiers recruited to non-officer ranks will serve for four years only and be denied pension.