What: Regarding the Agnipath scheme, Prime Minister Modi today stated that some decisions "may look unfair" at first, but will help in nation-building later. He said this at an address in Bangalore.
Why: This statement comes as the country is raging with protests over the Agnipath scheme, where 17.5 to 21 years old will be recruited in the Army for a 4 year period.
Additional context: Several opposition parties have termed the scheme as the latest blunder of the government, part of a series that includes demonetisation and the farm laws. Many of the critics have predicted a rollback.