Gujarat more audience of war than participant? State has high nationalistic fervour, but ranks low on army recruitment
The recruitment of Gujaratis in the army is significantly low. Between 2015 and 2018, Gujarat, including Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, sent just 3,199 men to the army.
Only three castes may apply to join the President's Bodyguard, but army still alleges there's no caste bias
Gaurav Yadav, a resident of Rewari in Haryana, has moved the Delhi High Court challenging the recruitment process of the President's Body Guard (PBG)
A stampede broke out during an army recruitment drive in Dehri on Sone in Bihar's Rohtas district in the early hours on Monday, in which one person was killed and four others were injured, police said.
Nearly 19,000 Kashmiri youths have applied for recruitment in the Indian army, even as separatists ask people of the Valley to oppose the force.
In spite of the conflict between the civilian population and the army in Kashmir, recent reports indicate that several youths are now joining the army as a career option.