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NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar retires

Dec 19, 2017
The Chairperson of National Green Tribunal (NGT), Justice Swatanter Kumar announced his retirement from the post on 19 December 2017, after completing his five-year tenure. A full bench reference was organised at the NGT on the occasion.

Sujoy Ghosh resigns as Jury Head of 48th International Film Festival of India

Nov 14, 2017
The 13-member jury, led by Sujoy Ghosh, included both the movies in their recommended list, but these two movies did not find their way in the list passed by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Ranjit Kumar resigns as Solicitor-General of India

Oct 23, 2017
Kumar's resignation came within months after the government gave him an extension. His tenure of three years as Solicitor General ended on 6 June 2017, but the government had extended the tenure on an ad hoc basis. Kumar’s decision to quit the office comes shortly after resignation of Mukul Rohatgi as Attorney-General of India in June 2017.

Niti Aayog's Rajiv Kumar resigns from DHFL board

Sep 14, 2017
Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has resigned from his post of independent director in the board of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL), the third largest home loan & housing finance company in India.

Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns from Union Cabinet, others speculated to follow

Sep 1, 2017
Rajiv Pratap Rudy, the Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship announced his resignation from the position, ahead of a possible reshuffle of the Union Cabinet.

Vishal Sikka resigns as Infosys CEO, Pravin Rao appointed interim chief

Aug 18, 2017
Infosys said that the company’s board had accepted Sikka’s resignation during a board meeting held on 18 August 2017.

Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar Chief Minister

Jul 27, 2017
After submitting his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, Nitish Kumar told reporters outside Raj Bhawan that it has become difficult to run the Grand Alliance government in Bihar in the prevailing circumstances.

Sean Spicer resigns as Press Secretary of US White House

Jul 22, 2017
Following his resignation, Spicer’s top deputy Sarah Huckabee Sanders was appointed as Press Secretary.

Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber CEO

Jun 21, 2017
Travis Kalanick, the Chief Executive Officer of Uber has announced his resignation from the post.

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind resigns

Jun 20, 2017
Ram Nath Kovind was on 19 June 2017 declared as the NDA candidate for upcoming Presidential Elections.

Sam Pitroda resigns as Technical Advisor to Odisha Government

Jun 8, 2017
Pitroda's resignation was demanded by opposition party BJP after he was named as the Chairman of Congress Overseas Cell.

G Parameshwara resigns as Karnataka Home Minister

Jun 1, 2017
The Home Minister of Karnataka handed over his resignation to the state’s CM Siddaramaiah after Congress High Command suggested him to quit and focus on party matters in the view of the upcoming state assembly elections.

Ramachandra Guha resigns as BCCI Administrator

Jun 1, 2017
The Committee of Administrators headed by Vinod Rai was appointed by the Supreme Court in January 2017 to oversee BCCI administration.

Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda resigns

May 24, 2017
He was elected as the 39th prime minister of Nepal on 3 August 2016 after forging an alliance with the Nepali Congress.

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman

Mar 15, 2017
The Chairman of ICC, Shashank Manohar in a surprise move announced his resignation on 15 March 2017. He had been elected to the position unopposed in May 2016

Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan resigns

Jan 27, 2017
Civil Society Women's Organisation and a progressive political outfit of Meghalaya 'Thma U Rangli' launched a signature campaign following the reports of inappropriate behaviour by the Governor. The campaign was launched to demand Governor's resignation.

Indian-origin Mauritius PM Anerood Jugnauth resigns

Jan 24, 2017
He will be succeeded by his own son Pravind Jugnauth. Pravind is the leader of the main political party of Mauritius Militant Socialist Movement (MSM).

Najeeb Jung resigned as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Dec 22, 2016
As per report, after this sudden and surprise move, Jung would return back to academics.

New Zealand PM announces surprise resignation

Dec 5, 2016
Citing family reasons, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced his surprise resignation. He will be leaving after being in power for almost eight years.

George Yeo, Chancellor of Nalanda University, resigns

Nov 28, 2016
Earlier on 23 November 2016, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen terminated his nine-year-long association with the University, first as a Chancellor and later as a member of the Governing Board. He had resigned as the Chancellor in February 2015.

Jawhar Sircar resigns as CEO of Prasar Bharati Corporation

Oct 4, 2016
Sircar was appointed as Prasar Bharati CEO in 2012 during the rule of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

BJP Parliamentary Board accepts resignation of Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel

Aug 3, 2016
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and BJP General Secretary Saroj Pandey have been appointed as the observers to oversee the election of new legislature party leader in the State.

T Nanda Kumar resigns as Chairman of National Dairy Development Board

Jul 29, 2016
T Nanda Kumar had submitted his resignation on 29 June 2016. His resignation was accepted by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet on 27 July 2016.

Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli resigns ahead of a no-confidence vote

Jul 25, 2016
Oli, 64, who became prime minister of Nepal in October 2015, has been facing a no-trust motion after the Maoists withdrew support from the coalition government.

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes resigns

Jul 22, 2016
However, Ailes will continue to serve as an informal adviser to Rupert Murdoch and will receive a severance package of about 40 million US dollars.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced resignation after Brexit vote

Jun 24, 2016
The announcement was made hours after the Brexit vote that favoured leaving the European Union. Cameron will step down in October 2016 at the Conservative Party Conference to make way for a new Prime Minister to guide the UK in the new direction for the country.

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai resigns

Jun 15, 2016
His resignation was accepted by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal who gave his portfolio to cabinet colleague Satyendar Jain.

Shashank Manohar resigns as BCCI president

May 10, 2016
He also stepped down as the BCCI representative in the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Asian Cricket Council (ACC).

Michel Platini resigns as UEFA President after ban appeal fails

May 10, 2016
He resigned to pursue the case over a suspect 2 million dollar payment in Swiss courts in a bid to clear his name.

Iceland PM Gunnlaugsson resigned after Panama papers leak revelations

Apr 6, 2016
He is one of dozens of high-profile global figures mentioned in the 11.5 million leaked financial and legal records, which were first published on 3 April 2016.

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