Two top White House officials resign after Capitol violence, more on the way -sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two top aides to first lady Melania Trump resigned on Wednesday in the wake of violence on Capitol Hill, and more top White House officials were considering resigning, including national security adviser Robert O’Brien and his deputy, Matthew Pottinger, sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: National security More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021
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Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigns as Sports Minister, Mamata says ‘don’t take it in negative way’

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 5 (ANI): As the West Bengal Sports Minister Laxmi Ratan Shukla resigned from the cabinet, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday has urged people not to take the matter More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, December 29th, 2020
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Gujarat BJP MP quits party, to quit Lok Sabha too

Bharuch, Dec 29 (PTI) Gujarat BJP MP and former Union minister Mansukh Vasava on Tuesday quit the party and said he would also resign from Lok Sabha in the budget session of Parliament. Gujarat BJP MP Mansukh Vasava In More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Had no desire to become CM, BJP can have the post, says Nitish Kumar

Patna (Bihar) [India], December 28 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he had no desire to become the Chief Minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could make its own Chief Minister. “I More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, December 13th, 2020
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Punjab DIG (Prisons) tenders resignation in support of protesting farmers

Chandigarh, Dec 13 (PTI): Punjab Deputy Inspector General (Prisons) Lakhminder Singh Jakhar on Sunday said he has resigned from service in support of farmers protesting against three new farm laws. Expressing solidarity More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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Former Chief Justice of India Dattu completes tenure as NHRC chief

New Delhi, Dec 2 (PTI) National Human Rights Commission chairperson H L Dattu on Wednesday completed his tenure during which the apex body disposed of over 4.2 lakh cases, officials said. National Human Rights Commission More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, November 19th, 2020
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Newly sworn in Bihar education minister, facing corruption allegations, resigns

Patna (Bihar) [India], November 19 (ANI): JD(U) MLA and newly appointed Education Minister of Bihar Mewalal Choudhury on Thursday resigned from his post following allegations of corruption against him. JD(U) MLA More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, November 15th, 2020
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Trump acknowledges Biden ‘won’ the U.S. election, but says it was ‘rigged’

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge publicly for the first time on Sunday that Democrat Joe Biden won the Nov. 3 U.S. presidential election but asserted that it was “rigged”, reiterating More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Govt employees with fake caste certificate to be dismissed

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], November 13 (ANI): In Chhattisgarh, government servants holding fake caste certificates will be terminated from service. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has instructed to dismiss all More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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Bihar assembly election is my last election, says Nitish

Patna (Bihar) [India], November 5 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said that the present assembly poll in the state will be “his last election” and “ant bhalla to sab bhalla”. Bihar More...