Quitting

  • Union Minister from Andhra KS Rao quits UPA 03-04-2014 12:40 PM

    Hyderabad: In yet another blow to the Congress in Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao quit the Central government on Thursday and is likely to join the BJP. The leader met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and put in his resignation papers. Addressing press after stepping down from government,...
  • TV news anchor quits live on air over her channel's stand on Russia's invasion of Crimea 06-03-2014 12:24 PM

    A TV news anchor quit live on air over her channel's stand on Russia's invasion of Crimea. Liz Wahl, a Russia Today (RT) anchor, accused the channel of misrepresenting the crisis. She was also critical of Russian president Vladimir Putin. "Personally I cannot be part of a network funded by...
  • Admiral DK Joshi on resignation as Indian Navy Chief 26-02-2014 11:57 PM

    Admiral DK Joshi, the 21st Indian Navy Chief, said on his resignation, "I have nothing to say - the Defence Ministry press release says it all. I accept all moral responsibility for all incidents and accidents that hv happened in the last few months." ...
  • DK Joshi's resignation admirable: Retd Brigadier V Mahalingam 26-02-2014 11:56 PM

    Retired Brigadier V Mahalingam said, "My hats off to admiral Joshi because he has set a bench mark in as far as accountability is concerned in the true traditions of the Indian defence forces." ...
  • Indian Navy's 21st Chief resigns after a seven-month tenure 26-02-2014 10:25 PM

    Indian Navy Chief DK Joshi resigned on Wednesday after a seven-month tenure marred by as many as 10 mishaps. ...
  • Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi quits after a spate of accidents involving warships 26-02-2014 07:17 PM

    New Delhi: Taking responsibility for accidents involving warships during his term, Indian Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned on Wednesday. The government has accepted Admiral DK Joshi's resignation with immediate effect. Vice Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral RK Dhowan will be discharging the duties of officiating Chief of Naval...
  • Lone LJP MLA in Bihar Assembly Zakir Hussain Khan quits party 26-02-2014 06:25 PM

    Patna: In a major political development, Lok Janshakti Party MLA, Zakir Hussain Khan has resigned from the party. Khan who is the Vice President of Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP is also the only legislator from the party in Bihar Assembly. Khan's resignation comes at a time when his party chief...
  • Lalu suffers huge blow as eight RJD MLAs resign 24-02-2014 11:54 PM

    In a major political development in Bihar, eight Rashtriya Janata Dal MLAs quit party on Monday to join arch rival Janata Dal (United). Earlier, reports surfaced that 13 MLAs have put in their papers but five of them later alleged that their signatures were forged. ...
  • Telangana fallout: Kiran Reddy to resign as Andhra Pradesh CM tomorrow morning 18-02-2014 09:30 PM

    Hyderabad: Ending speculations of whether the Congress will expel Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister or if he would himself step down, reports suggest that Kiran Kumar Reddy will tender resignation as the CM on Wednesday morning. Reddy had openly rebelled against his party, Congress over division of Andhra Pradesh. He had...
  • Threatening to quit to stay in power won't work for Kejriwal in the long run 10-02-2014 01:48 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is a very unusual politician. Unlike his counterparts in other states, who want to survive at any cost, he threatens to quit almost every day. Sometimes he threatens to quit thrice a day. To any question, his standard answer is, "I am not...
  • Like other humans I have also committed mistakes: Veena Mallik quits showbiz 27-01-2014 06:26 PM

    Lahore/Karachi: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has announced she is quitting commercial films and will only take part in projects with religious and social messages as an Islamic cleric has changed her life completely. "I have quit the show-biz industry. From now onwards, I will not perform in Pakistani and Indian...
  • The Last Word: Are Justice Ganguly's claims justified or unwarranted? 09-01-2014 09:53 PM

    Maintaining his defiant stand on the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a law intern, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Wednesday hit out at the West Bengal government of hatching a conspiracy against him and blamed the Supreme Court for going out of its jurisdiction in...
  • Resigned to save my dignity, says Ganguly in resignation letter 07-01-2014 05:50 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Human Rights Commission chief Justice Ganguly, who is under fire for an alleged sexual harassment of a law intern, says he is stepping down from the post to save his dignity. Ganguly, a former Supreme Court judge. had on Monday tendered his resignation to Governor ending days...
  • Dav Whatmore to quit as Pakistan cricket coach 12-11-2013 08:05 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore will leave his job at the end of February, the country's cricket board said Tuesday, saying a mutual agreement had been reached not to extend his contract. The 59-year-old former Australian batsman, who took over in March 2012, has faced mounting criticism over Pakistan's dismal...
  • Watch: I quit smoking because I'm scared of my wife, says Barack Obama 24-09-2013 10:40 AM

    US President Barack Obama confessed that he quit smoking as he is scared of his wife Michelle Obama. The entire conversation was caught on an open mic. ...
  • News 360: DG Vanzara quits, blames Modi for letting officers down 03-09-2013 10:03 PM

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after blaming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not helping him and other officer facing the heat in the cases. ...
  • Vanzara quits: Cong hits out at Modi, Gujarat government defends him 03-09-2013 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said Vanzara's resignation letter showed that the Gujarat government has ill-treated its officers. "The way the Gujarat government has ill-treated their officers is now evident from Vanzara's resignation. The CBI is already investigating the matter, so the truth should come out soon," he...
  • NSEL board Chairman Shankarlal Guru quits 26-08-2013 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: Shankarlal Guru, the non- executive Chairman the National Spot Exchange (NSEL), has resigned saying some "bad people" have entered the crisis-ridden exchange and were responsible for its woes. Guru's resignation comes on the heels of at least two directors on the five-member board of NSEL quitting as the...
  • Maharashtra BJP yet to find candidate for Council poll 17-08-2013 01:11 PM

    Maharashtra BJP is yet to find a suitable candidate for the election to the Legislative Council seat, which fell vacant after senior party leader Gopinath Munde's estranged nephew resigned and joined NCP. Dhananjay Munde quit BJP and also resigned his Upper House seat and joined the Sharad Pawar-led party last...
  • No more of Cristina Yang on 'Grey's Anatomy'? 14-08-2013 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: She has been Meredith Grey's 'person' for the longest time. One of the most loved characters on television, Dr Cristina Yang aka actress Sandra Oh has decided to bow out of the popular medical drama 'Grey's Anatomy'. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Oh will be leaving the show...
  • Wasim, Waqar salute 'special' Tendulkar 24-12-2012 05:04 PM

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