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Rajasthan to be under complete lock-down from 22nd to 31st March, barring essential services amid COVID-19 outbreak

Mar 22, 2020
Rajasthan Announces Complete LockDown: Ashok Gehlot Government in Rajasthan announced a ‘complete lockdown’ in Rajasthan from 22nd March to 31st March 2020, barring essential services. The decision was taken by the state government amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Get Complete Details Here.

Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath resigns ahead of Floor Test as number favour BJP

Mar 20, 2020
MP CM Kamal Nath Resigns: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath resigned ahead of the floor test which was scheduled to be held at 2 PM the assembly. Kamal Nath’s resignation comes in the wake of reduced majority in the 230-member state legislative assembly and numbers start favouring BJP.

Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra Chief Minister

Nov 8, 2019
Devendra Fadnavis’ resignation comes on the backdrop of the failure of BJP-Shiv Sena alliance to form a government.

John Bolton: Trump abruptly fires national security adviser John Bolton 

Sep 11, 2019
John Bolton: US President Donald Trump abruptly fired his national security adviser John Bolton on September 10, 2019.

Jack Ma retirement: Jack Ma to step down as Chairman of Alibaba

Sep 10, 2019
Jack Ma retirement: Jack Ma, had co-founded Alibaba in 1999 and under his leadership, the company grew up to become one of Asia’s most valuable listed company.

Karnataka assembly speaker Ramesh Kumar resigns

Jul 29, 2019
Ramesh Kumar was holding post of the Assembly Speaker for second time. In his first term as Speaker he was in the chair from 1994-1999.

Rahul Gandhi resigns as Congress President, tweets resignation letter

Jul 3, 2019
Congress president Rahul Gandhi tweeted his resignation letter in which he took responsibility for his party's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections.

Viral Acharya RBI Deputy Governor quits before his term ends

Jun 24, 2019
RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, who joined the Reserve Bank in January 2017, was youngest deputy governor of RBI.

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.
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