Judge forced to resign for racist remarks against British Indian

 A British judge who allegedly made racist comments in a court about an Indian-origin crime victim has been forced to resign, a media report said.

Libya PM Abdullah al-Thani withdraws offer to resign

Libya`s internationally recognised prime minister, Abdullah al-Thani, has withdrawn an offer to resign, a move which would have added to the chaos in the conflict-strewn country, his spokesman said Monday.

IndyCar president Derrick Walker resigns
IndyCar president Derrick Walker resigns

Derrick Walker, president of competition and operations for IndyCar, will resign at the end of the season to pursue other opportunities, series chief executive Mark Miles said Thursday.

Palestinian govt mulls resigning over Gaza

 The Palestinian government is considering resigning over its inability to act in the Gaza Strip, with two senior officials telling AFP the move would come within 24 hours.

Subrata Roy's brother resigns from listed Sahara group firm

Sahara Housingfina Corp promoter director Joy Broto Roy, brother of the group's jailed chief Subrata Roy, has resigned from the directorship of the company.

Haiti PM resigns amid political discontent

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced today that he was resigning along with several ministers in the wake of violent anti-government protests and a commission's call for him to step down.

Chuck Hagel resigns as US Defence Secretary

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned under pressure, the first cabinet-level casualty coming close on the heels of Democratic Party loosing majority in the Senate and the Obama administration's struggle in dealing with the Islamic State (IS).

Parrikar speaks to PM on his stand on Governor`s resignation

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said he has communicated to the Prime Minister, his stand on demand of resignation of Goa Governor B V Wanchoo, by the local BJP unit, over the helicopter purchase scam.

Afghan election commission official steps down

The chief of Afghanistan`s Election Commission secretariat Ziaul Haq Omarkhil announced his resignation Monday amid allegations of election fraud in the June 14 runoff presidential vote by presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah.

Brazil`s first black Supreme Court president resigns

Brazilian judge Joaquim Barbosa, the first black to head the country`s Supreme Court, has resigned from the post after a year and a half, the Senate speaker said Thursday.

Akhilesh should resign, seek fresh mandate in UP: Kalyan Singh

Senior BJP leader Kalyan Singh today demanded resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav asking him to take moral responsibility for Samajwadi Party`s debacle in the Lok Sabha polls.

Resignation of party leadership not the way forward: Tewari

Ahead of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting here today, party leader Manish Tewari said the resignation of party leadership after the poll debacle is not the way forward.

90 per cent poll respondents want Srinivasan to quit

An overwhelming number of people who have responded to an online poll in a popular cricket website want embattled BCCI president N Srinivasan to resign from his post after the Supreme Court asked him to quit on Tuesday.

India board chief on brink after court drubbing

India`s beleaguered cricket chief N. Srinivasan faced growing calls to resign from within his own ranks Wednesday after the Supreme Court warned that they would otherwise order him to quit.

Jan Lokpal: Anna Hazare supports Arvind Kejriwal on threat to resign

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday received support from Anna Hazare on his threat to resign if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the Delhi Assembly.

Newcastle director of football Kinnear resigns

Newcastle United`s controversial director of football Joe Kinnear has quit just over seven months into a three-year deal, the Premier League club said on Monday.

Kenya national cricket captain resigns

Kenyan national cricket team captain Collins Obuya resigned on Wednesday citing the country`s failure to qualify for the 2014 Twenty20 World Cup scheduled for March/April 2014 in Bangladesh, Xinhua reported.

UP Advocate General resigns

Advocate General of Uttar Pradesh Surya Prakash Gupta has resigned citing personal reasons.

Sushil Kumar Modi to resign as GST panel chief

Former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has decided to quit his post of chairman of the empowered committee of state finance ministers on the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Ashraf set to step down as PCB chief?

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Zaka Ashraf might step down or could be told by President Asif Zardari to resign in the next few days following the dismal show of the team in the ongoing Champions Trophy.