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
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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.
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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.
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!''
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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.
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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.
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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.”
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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.
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
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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
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