‘Hasta la vista, baby,’ says UK’s Boris Johnson as he exits parliament

LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson bowed out of his final showpiece parliamentary appearance with a round of applause from his party, jeers from opponents and an enigmatic exit line: “Mission largely accomplished … hasta la vista, baby.” Johnson was forced to announce his resignation earlier this month after a mass… Continue reading ‘Hasta la vista, baby,’ says UK’s Boris Johnson as he exits parliament

One scandal too many: British PM Boris Johnson resigns

London (AP): Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation Thursday amid a mass revolt by top members of his government, marking an end to three tumultuous years in power in which he brazenly bent and sometimes broke the rules of British politics. Months of defiance ended almost with a shrug as Johnson stood outside No.… Continue reading One scandal too many: British PM Boris Johnson resigns

Suspended IPS officer Basant Rath resigns; hints at joining electoral politics

Srinagar, Jun 26 (PTI) Suspended IPS officer Basant Rath on Sunday announced his resignation from service on social media, hinting that he is joining politics to contest elections from Kashmir. In his famous twitter handle “KangriCarrier”, which is unverified, as well as WhatsApp status and Instagram post, Rath who will be completing two years of… Continue reading Suspended IPS officer Basant Rath resigns; hints at joining electoral politics

L-G Delhi Anil Baijal resigns citing personal reasons

New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has resigned citing “personal reasons” and submitted the resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind, a senior official said on Wednesday. Baijal, a 1969-batch IAS officer, was appointed as the 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi in December 2016 after the sudden resignation of Najeeb Jung. His over five-year tenure… Continue reading L-G Delhi Anil Baijal resigns citing personal reasons

Punjab Cabinet accepts resignation of AG Deol

Chandigarh, November 9 (PTI): The Punjab Cabinet has accepted the resignation of Advocate General A P S Deol and the post left vacant by him will be filled by Wednesday, said Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi here. State Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has been pushing for the replacement of Deol, who had represented former… Continue reading Punjab Cabinet accepts resignation of AG Deol

Babul Supriyo formally resigns as BJP Lok Sabha MP

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Tuesday formally submitted his resignation as a BJP MP from the House to the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. After his meeting with the LS speaker, Supriyo said, “My heart is heavy as I had begun my political career through BJP. I thank… Continue reading Babul Supriyo formally resigns as BJP Lok Sabha MP

Will fight tooth and nail if Sidhu is made CM, says Captain Amarinder

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 22 (ANI): Ahead of Assembly polls, former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that if Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu is elevated to the post of Chief Minister, he would fight tooth and nail. “I will fight the elevation of Sidhu to Punjab chief ministership tooth and… Continue reading Will fight tooth and nail if Sidhu is made CM, says Captain Amarinder

Naga interlocutor R N Ravi resigns from key post

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has accepted the resignation of the Government of India’s Representative and Interlocutor for Naga Peace Talks and Nagaland Governor R N Ravi, who was handling the Naga peace process for the last couple of years. “R.N. Ravi’s resignation as interlocutor for the Naga… Continue reading Naga interlocutor R N Ravi resigns from key post

Charanjit Singh Channi to be next Punjab CM, to take oath on Sep 20

Chandigarh, September 19 (PTI): The Congress picked Charanjit Singh Channi as the next chief minister of Punjab on Sunday, a day after Amarinder Singh resigned following a bitter power tussle in the party. Channi will be the first Dalit to hold the chief minister’s post in the state. He will take oath at 11 am… Continue reading Charanjit Singh Channi to be next Punjab CM, to take oath on Sep 20

Punjab CM-designate Charanjit Singh Channi reaches Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh

Chandigarh [India], September 19 (ANI): Charanjit Singh Channi, who has been unanimously elected as the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party of Punjab, reached the Governor’s house here on Sunday to meet Governor Banwarilal Purohit to stake a claim to form the government, a day after the resignation of Amarinder Singh. Earlier today, Congress’ in… Continue reading Punjab CM-designate Charanjit Singh Channi reaches Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh