Sacked

  • Government must tell reason behind sacking Kamla Beniwal: Manish Tewari August 8, 2014

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari hit out at the government for sacking Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal. He said, "The government must come out very clean. If at all it is the government's case that they have sacked the former Governor of Gujarat, who was transferred to Mizoram, because of alleged...
  • Tax official sacked for corruption in Punjab July 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday ordered the sacking of a taxation officer and the compulsory retirement of four others, including a woman, on corruption charges. The dismissed Excise and Taxation Officer (ETO) Baljinder Singh was recruited in 2012 and was still under probation. His services...
  • Pakistani constables fired for plucking guavas from PM Sharif's garden June 10, 2014

    Lahore: Two constables deployed at the palatial residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here have been sacked for allegedly plucking guava from his garden. Abid and Saifullah lost their jobs for committing the 'crime'. They were dismissed from service after they were found guilty of their crime, Lahore police sources...
  • Akhilesh sacks 36 SP leaders with MoS status May 20, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday sacked 36 party leaders with minister of state ranks in view of the poor performance in the Lok Sabha poll. Akhilesh said that his party was only able to win five seats because the party failed to...
  • David Moyes set to be sacked as Manchester United manager: Reports April 21, 2014

    David Moyes is on the verge of getting sacked as Manchester United manager after their 2-0 loss to Everton on Sunday, according to reports in the British media. Moyes, who was hand-picked by the club's previous manager Sir Alex Ferguson 11 months ago, had a harrowing time at the Old Trafford...
  • No decision yet on reinstating sacked cabin crew members: Air India March 14, 2014

    Air India is yet to take a decision on reinstating 17 of its cabin crew, whose services were terminated recently for indiscipline and defying flight duty time limitation (FDTL) rules, airline officials said on Friday. Thirteen of these crew members have "tendered an unconditional apology and blamed the union for misleading...
  • Police seize 68 rice sacks of PDS being taken for illegal sale December 28, 2013

    Police on Friday seized 68 sacks of rice of Public Distribution system taken for illegal sale in market in Bihar's Nawada district. On a tip off, the police stopped a tractor laden with 68 sacks of rice taken to market for illegal sale, police sources said. The tractor driver was arrested while...
  • Delhi BJP demands sacking of PWD minister September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP Friday demanded removal of PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chouhan after the Lokayukta sought a review of a decision by the President rejecting its recommendation that he be sacked for misconduct of "grave nature". Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin in a communication Thursday had requested Mukherjee to review the...
  • SAI sacks India's men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs July 9, 2013

    Nobbs, who still had 3 years left on his contract, was sacked as "the team was not progressing" under him. ...
  • Report Card: India's outgoing hockey coach Michael Nobbs July 9, 2013

    Hockey India (HI) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) were forced back to the drawing table after India couldn't seal a 2014 World Cup squad in Rotterdam last month, where they finished sixth. The clamour for chief coach Michael Nobbs' ouster was growing and finally resulted in SAI sacking him...
  • SAI sacks India's men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Another major shake-up awaits Indian hockey after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) sacked India's men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs due to the team's unsatisfactory performance in the last year. The Australian, who is currently away on a two-week leave, was sacked after SAI convened a review meeting to...
  • Sacked Andhra minister again targets Chief Minister June 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: Former Andhra health minister DL Ravindra Reddy on Tuesday said the reason for his sacking by Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy was not clear. DL, as Ravindra Reddy is popularly known, was in London when he was dismissed by the chief minister June 1. A bitter critic of the...
  • Bansal 'threatens' scribe, press club seeks apology May 13, 2013

    Chandigarh: Disgraced former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Sunday had a brush with the media in Chandigarh, barely hours after returning from New Delhi where he quit from the union cabinet. The city press club has sought an apology from him. Bansal got furious when a media person asked...
  • The mood in Australian camp is not good: Peter Lalor March 13, 2013

    According to Peter Lalor, who is a cricket writer in The Australian feels that Australian team has sent a strong message to other players by axing vice-captain Shane Watson. ...
  • Applause and brickbat for Arthur on bold sacking decision March 12, 2013

    Melbourne: Coach Mickey Arthur has received applause from a section of Australian media while a few experts pilloried him for the "nonsense" decision to axe four players from the side on disciplinary ground. The majority of the Australian cricket fraternity has also criticised Arthur for the stunning move, but the...
  • Bond accuses NZ coach for Taylor's sacking January 18, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond has accused national coach Mike Hesson of "sabotage" in his handling of the sacking of captain Ross Taylor, inflaming a crisis in New Zealand cricket ahead of a home series against England. A letter written by Bond to New Zealand Cricket under legal...
  • Blackburn fire manager Henning Berg after only 57 days December 27, 2012

    Blackburn Rovers sacked manager Henning Berg on Thursday after only 57 days and 10 games in charge of the troubled English Championship (second division) club. The decision comes after the resignation of predecessor Steve Kean at the end of September following relegation from the Premier League and months of angry...
  • Nithyananda plays down sacking, says he was going to resign anyway October 23, 2012

    Chennai: Controversial godman Swami Nithyananda was on Saturday removed as the successor to a 1500-year-old mutt in Madurai. He faces several criminal charges, including rape. Nityananda was appointed as the successor at the mutt in August this year, but the decision had received widespread criticism, including from the Tamil Nadu...
  • Tamil Nadu: Sacked teacher gets state honour September 22, 2012

    Tiruvannamalai: Teachers of Sri VDS Jain Higher Secondary School, a government aided school, in Tiruvannamalai were shocked to know that their former colleague, N Mahadevan (53), who was dismissed from the school for misbehaving with girl students, has been awarded with the State Government’ s Dr Radhakrishnan Award for best...
  • Chennai: Fired manager flees after opening fire at factory September 10, 2012

    Chennai: A sacked manager scared the living daylights out of the employees of a steel-manufacturing unit at Sadayakkuppam village in Tiruvottiyur, near here, by brandishing a pistol and firing before them. Fortunately, no one was injured and no casualties were reported. The manager, Nandhu, said to be aged between 40...
  • Left to seek Parl adjournment on Maruti mass sacking August 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Left parties and their affiliated trade unions will intensify pressure on the government, inside and outside Parliament, to seek reinstatement of 500 Maruti Suzuki workers sacked in connection with the violence at its Manesar plant. The pressure tactics may include demand by the Left...
  • Left unions condemn sacking of workers by Maruti August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Left trade unions CITU and AITUC on Friday criticised Maruti Suzuki for deciding to dismiss 500 regular workers before reopening its plant in Gurgaon and demanded Haryana government's intervention to ensure that the decision is reversed. Condemning the decision, CITU General Secretary Tapas Sen said they opposed the violence...
  • Syrian PM Riyad Hijab sacked August 6, 2012

    Beirut: Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab has been sacked, Syrian television reported on Monday. President Bashar al-Assad appointed Hijab, a former agriculture minister, as prime minister in June following a parliamentary election in May which authorities said was a step towards political reform but which opponents dismissed as a sham. The reason...
  • AP: Image-wary Cong likely to sack minister July 27, 2012

    Hyderabad: Even as convicted secondary education minister K Parthasarathy met Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on the second consecutive day on Thursday, he is likely to be shown the door with the Congress high command keen on improving their image which took a beating after the bypolls. Moreover, the...
  • North Korea sacks Army chief: Report July 16, 2012

    Seoul: Kim Jong Un's top military official — a key mentor to North Korea's young new leader who had served under his father — has been removed from all posts because of illness, state media said on Monday in a surprise announcement that shakes the core of the authoritarian country's...
  • Is Diego Maradona the worst coach ever? July 11, 2012

    Is Diego Maradona the worst coach ever? The question comes to mind following his sacking as Al Wasl coach. He coached the United Arab Emirates' side for 14 months with no success coming his way. This is not the first time that the great Argentine has been meted out that kind...
  • Pak airline sacks its most expensive employee July 11, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan's national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has ended the contract of its most expensive employee who was drawing $50,000 a month, a media report said. Deputy managing director Salim Sayani, who was appointed in 2009, was drawing $50,000 a month, reported Dawn. "On the directives of the National Assembly Standing...
  • Diego Maradona sacked as coach of Al Wasl July 11, 2012

    Dubai: Former Argentina World Cup-winning captain Diego Maradona has been sacked as coach of United Arab Emirates club Al Wasl. The 51-year-old, who agreed a two-year contract with Al Wasl in May 2011, was dismissed following a meeting of the club's board on Tuesday. "Following a meeting held by the board...
  • News 360: Maharashtra govt sacks driver for being HIV positive June 5, 2012

    This comes even as it's been two decades since the government launched its battle against the discrimination against HIV positive people. ...
  • HIV positive driver sacked; Maharashtra to act June 5, 2012

    Pune: Maharashtra Health Minister Suresh Shetty has promised to look into the case of a bus driver who was sacked by the state transport corporation last month for being an HIV positive. He said, "It is unfortunate if it is true. I will speak to the transport secretary about the...