Bill and Melinda Gates.

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Bill Gates Scoots Microsoft Over His Alleged Affair's Investigation, Claim Reports

In a new revelation, the Wall Street Journal reports claim that co-founder Bill Gates left Microsoft after he was scrutinised by the board for his alleged affair with an employee back in 2000. Reportedly, the company board hired a law firm in 2019 for investigation but Gates resigned before the investigation was complete. However, Gates’ spokesperson claimed that his resignation "was in no way related to the matter.” 

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 12:33 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Affair, Resignation

Courtesy: The Times of India

Ripun Bora.

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Assam Congress Chief Ripun Bora Resigns As Party Suffers "Humiliating" Loss

President of Assam Congress Ripun Bora on May 2 tendered his resignation from the post following the party's "humiliating defeat" in Assam Assembly elections 2021. In his letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Bora said he was "extremely saddened and disheartened" for failing to combat the BJP and RSS's "divisive and communal politics". Bora, who himself contested from Gohpur seat, lost to BJP's Utpal Borah by 29,294 votes.

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 09:39 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Assam, Assembly Elections, Ripun Bora, Sonia Gandhi, Resignation

Courtesy: News18

Anil Deshmukh.

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NCP leader Anil Deshmukh Resigns As The Home Minister Of Maharashtra

NCP leader Anil Deshmukh has resigned as the Home Minister of Maharashtra on April 5. Mumbai's former police commissioner Param Bir Singh accused Deshmukh of illegally pressurising police officers to collect Rs 100 crore monthly from bars and hotels in Mumbai. BJP in the opposition has been demanding his removal from the Maha Vikas Aghadi government due to the corruption charges against him. Bombay High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the… read-more

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 05:11 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh, Resignation, corruption

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Water Resource Minister Karnataka Ramesh

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Karnataka Minister Steps Down On 'Moral Grounds' In Sex Tape Case

Karnataka's Water Resource Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi on March 3 resigned from his post following the controversy over his alleged involvement in sexual assault of a woman. Resigning on "moral grounds" and urging the government for a "fair investigation", Ramesh said, "The allegation made on me is far from the truth". Gokak MLA Jarkiholi also claimed of leaving politics if charges against him are proven true. Earlier, the minister’s intimate… read-more

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 11:25 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Karnataka, politics, Ramesh jarkiholi, Resignation

Courtesy: DNA India

Laxmi Ratan Shukla with Mamata Banerjee

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TMC Sports Minister Laxmi Ratan Shukla Steps Down From Post

Cricketer-politician Laxmi Ratan Shukla has stepped down as West Bengal Sports Minister on January 5. As per reports, Shukla took the decision since he wanted to stay away from politics. Moreover, he has resigned from the Trinamool Congress' Howrah District's President post as well. However, he will continue to be the MLA of Howrah Uttar. The former cricketer was elected to the assembly in 2016 polls.

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 04:09 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Mamata Banerjee, TMC, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Resignation

Courtesy: The Times of India

Mansukh Vasava

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BJP MP Mansukh Vasava Takes U-Turn, Says Will Withdraw Resignation

Taking a U-turn, BJP MP Mansukh Vasava on December 30 withdrew his resignation from the party after meeting Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani. Vasava had quit the party on December 29 citing health issues. He said he changed his mind on the senior leaders’ advice, according to which he will be… read-more

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 04:12 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Gujarat, BJP, Mansukh Vasava, Resignation, CM Vijay Rupani, Bharuch

Courtesy: The Telegraph

Trinamool Congress

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WB: TMC Minority Cell Leader Kabirul Islam Resigns From Party

Adding injury to insult, Trinamool Congress' prominent leader Kabirul Islam on December 18 quit the party. Reportedly, he had served as the general secretary for TMC's minority wing. Just ahead of the West Bengal elections, TMC is witnessing resignations from a major chunk of senior leaders such as Suvendhu Adhikari, Jitendra Tiwari and Shilbhadra Dutta have quit the party. The state is bound to face elections in 2021.

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 - 01:55 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: TMC, West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, Resignation

Courtesy: India Today

Johnny Depp

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Warner Bros Asks Johnny Depp To Quit Fantastic Beasts Franchise

After losing the 'wife-beater' case, actor Johnny Depp has been asked to step down from the 'Fantastic Beasts' franchise by Warner Bros. Studios. The actor, in a short statement on Instagram, informed about the request made to him for stepping down. He also thanked everyone who stood by him during the trials. However, Depp… read-more

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 - 01:41 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Johnny Depp, Fantastic Beasts, Warner Bros., Resignation

Courtesy: Koimoi

Protestors in Thailand take to roads against monarchy

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Thailand: Protestors Demand Cuts in Royal Families' Budget and PM to Resign

Protestors in Thailand marched to King Vajiralongkorn’s palace asking for a cut in the Royal Family's budget. Calling it a primary victory, they handed a letter to the police commissioner amidst huge force deployment. Students leading the movement also called for strike on October 14 and withdrawal of deposits from the bank, in which King has major stakes. Their demands included the parliament's dissolution and resignation of PM Prayuth Chan-… read-more

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 03:48 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Thailand, Monarchy, PM Prayuth, World news, Resignation

Courtesy: The Guardian

US Ambassador to China quits

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Mike Pompeo Says US Envoy to China to Step Down

The United States secretary Mike Pompeo on September 14 announced that the US Ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, has resigned. While informing about the decision, Pompeo tweeted, "Ambassador Branstad has contributed to rebalancing U.S-China relations so that it is result-oriented, reciprocal and fair." Reportedly, the reasons behind the move were misty. Meanwhile, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that it had not received notice of… read-more

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 07:18 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: US-China, Mike Pompeo, Ambassador, Resignation

Courtesy: Times of India