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US Chief of Staff Kevin Sweeney resigns

Jan 7, 2019
Kevin Sweeney, the chief of staff of the US Department of Defence, has announced his resignation from the post. The move comes a month after the Defence Secretary James Mattis announced his departure in December 2018.

Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor: How Indian Economy fared under Urjit Patel?

Dec 10, 2018
With his resignation, Patel became the first RBI governor since 1990 to resign before the completion of the term. Patel’s three-year term was scheduled to end in September 2019.

UN environment Chief Erik Solheim resigns amid audit on travel expenses

Nov 21, 2018
UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim has resigned from his post following an audit report questioning his huge travel expenses. A UN audit had found that Solheim had spent nearly five lakh US dollar on travel. The unjustified travel expenses come at a time when the world body is struggling with shrinking budgets.

Flipkart co-founder, CEO Binny Bansal steps down

Nov 13, 2018
Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal has announced his resignation as the CEO of the group, effective immediately. The decision came to light after Flipkart and Walmart released a statement informing the same.

Anupam Kher resigns as Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India

Oct 31, 2018
Anupam Kher took office as the Chairman of the prestigious organisation in October 2017. Prior to Kher, Gajendra Chauhan was the Chairman of FTII. Chauhan left office in March 2017.

Nikki Haley resigns as US Ambassador to United Nations

Oct 10, 2018
She was the one who announced the US withdrawal from the Human Rights Council of the UN. Haley attacked the council for a "disproportionate focus and unending hostility toward Israel".

Chanda Kochhar quits as ICICI Bank CEO, MD

Oct 4, 2018
The ICCI Bank CEO and MD, Chanda Kochhar quit her position with immediate effect on October 4, 2018. The announcement came after her plea for early retirement was accepted by the bank.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down in 2019, company CEO named his successor

Sep 10, 2018
Alibaba’s Jack Ma has announced that he would be stepping down as the head of the Chinese e-commerce giant in September 2019. He named the company CEO Daniel Zhang as his successor and said that he will work closely with him for the next 12 months to ensure a smooth transition of the chairmanship.

Indra Nooyi to step down as Pepsico CEO

Aug 7, 2018
Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi will step down from her position in October, after helming the post for the last 12 years. She will, however, continue to serve as the Chairman of the company till early 2019. Pepsico veteran, Ramon Laguarta will succeed Nooyi as the new CEO of the company.

BS Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka Chief Minister

May 19, 2018
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa announced his resignation from the post on May 19 barely 48 hours after he was sworn in to the post.

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal quits after Walmart deal

May 11, 2018
Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has announced his exit from the company, hours after the news of American retailer Walmart acquiring Flipkart broke in the nation. Bansal’s decision comes after Walmart’s condition that it could accommodate only one of the Flipkart founders in the board.

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.

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