Chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, Gita Gopinath.

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IMF's 1st Female Chief Economist Gita Gopinath To Quit In 2022

Gita Gopinath who is known as the first female chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has decided to leave the organisation in January 2022. Following the resignation, Gopinath will again join the Economics Department of Harvard University. Announcing the development, IMF's Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva thanked Gopinath for ''her tremendous impact on the global crisis lender's work''. Notably, Gopinath had joined… read-more

Wed, 20 Oct 2021 - 11:02 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: IMF, Chief Economist, Harvard University, Resignation

Courtesy: Live Mint

Amarinder Singh

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Captain Amarinder Singh Resigns From Chief Minister's Post: Punjab

In the latest development, Amarinder Singh resigned from the Chief Minister post on September 18 just ahead of Assembly Election which is all set to hold in early 2022. Speculation over his resignation was taking around after he contacted Congress President Sonia Gandhi and said, "he felt humiliated for excess scrutiny". This political development was in action since September 17 after Congress in-charge Harish Rawat tweeted. 

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 05:39 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Amrinder Singh, Resignation, Chief Minister, Punjab, Congress Party

Courtesy: ABP News

Japan PM Yoshihide Suga.

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Japan To Acquire New PM As Incumbent Yoshihide Suga Set To Resign

Leader of the Liberal Democratic Party and Prime Minister of Japan Yoshihide Suga has decided to submit his resignation in the presence of senior party leaders at an emergency meeting. Reportedly, Suga failed to garner the support of leaders before the leadership contest on September 29 and a general election on October 17. Besides, his support base dropped below 30% from 70% after he took power from his predecessor Shinzo Abe.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 - 03:45 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Japan, PM Yoshihide Suga, General Election, Resignation

Courtesy: WION

Sushmita Dev with TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee.

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Former MP Sushmita Dev Joins All India Trinamool Congress

Following the resignation from Congress on the morning of August 16, former Lok Sabha MP Sushmita Dev joined the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) in the presence of party leaders Abhishek Banerjee and Derek O'Brien. Dev submitted her resignation to Congress President Sonia Gandhi and tweeted "she is inspired by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee". Besides, AITC tweeted, ''We warmly welcome...Sushmita Dev to our Trinamool family!''

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 - 07:36 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: AITC, Congress leader, West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, Resignation

Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin.

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Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin Tenders His Resignation

After losing the majority in Parliament, Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin tendered his resignation to king AI-Sultan Abdullah on August 16. The king said Yassin will carry on his duties as it is not clear who would form the next government. However, the King himself will likely decide if the country runs without a PM. Reportedly, Yassin resigned as opposition and citizens blamed him for failing against the COVID-19 crisis.

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 - 07:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Malaysia, PM Muhyiddin Yassin, King AI-Sultan Abdullah, Resignation, PM Resigned

Courtesy: DW News

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa.

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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa Set To Resign From His Post

Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa has finally confirmed that he will resign from his post on July 26. Talking about the occasion of the two-year celebration of BJP in the state, he said ''he will meet the Governor after lunch'' and hand over his resignation to him. Notably, he took the decision following week-long speculation of his resignation. However, BJP is yet to announce a new CM. 

Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 02:02 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: BS Yediyurappa, Resignation, Karnataka, BJP, CM

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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