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  • US Chief of Staff Kevin Sweeney resigns

    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.

    Jan 7, 2019
  • Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor: How Indian Economy fared under Urjit Patel?

    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.

    Dec 10, 2018
  • UN environment Chief Erik Solheim resigns amid audit on travel expenses

    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.

    Nov 21, 2018
  • Flipkart co-founder, CEO Binny Bansal steps down

    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.

    Nov 13, 2018
  • Anupam Kher resigns as Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India

    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.

    Oct 31, 2018
  • Nikki Haley resigns as US Ambassador to United Nations

    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".

    Oct 10, 2018
  • Chanda Kochhar quits as ICICI Bank CEO, MD

    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.

    Oct 4, 2018
  • Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down in 2019, company CEO named his successor

    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.

    Sep 10, 2018
  • Indra Nooyi to step down as Pepsico CEO

    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.

    Aug 7, 2018
  • BS Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka Chief Minister

    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.

    May 19, 2018
  • Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal quits after Walmart deal

    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.

    May 11, 2018
  • NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar retires

    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.

    Dec 19, 2017
  • Sujoy Ghosh resigns as Jury Head of 48th International Film Festival of India

    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.

    Nov 14, 2017
  • Ranjit Kumar resigns as Solicitor-General of India

    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.

    Oct 23, 2017
  • Niti Aayog's Rajiv Kumar resigns from DHFL board

    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.

    Sep 14, 2017