India’s Agnipath: A Nightmare Or A New Way Forward? – OpEd
Modi’s government unveiled the plan called Agnipath, or “path of fire”, aimed at bringing more people into the military on short, four-year contracts to lower the average age of India’s 1.38 million-strong armed forces. Analysts say the scheme will also help cut burgeoning pension costs.
Agnipath Scheme 2022 is a new...