COLOMBO, Nov 17 : Sri Lanka’s Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera resigned from his post on Sunday saying he had lost the mandate after voters rejected the ruling party’s candidate in a presidential election.

LA PAZ, Nov 11:  Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he was resigning to ease violence that has gripped the South American nation since a disputed election, but he stoked fears of more unrest by saying he was the victim of a “coup” and faced arrest.

KAILALI, Nov 10: State Minister for Tourism, Forest and Environment of Sudurpaschim Province Prakash Rawal resigned from his post on Sunday.

KATHMAN DU, Nov 10: Members of Prime Minister KP Oli's secretariat and advisors have started to resign from their respective positions as part of an understanding to resign en masse and make it easier for him to run the government with a new sprint.

TOKYO, Oct. 25: Japanese Trade Minister Isshu Sugawara stepped down from his post on Friday amid allegations that he violated the election law by giving a supporter in his Tokyo constituency a cash handout as well as gifts to his supporters, media reports said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Paras Khadka, Nepal’s longest-serving national cricket team captain, has stepped down from his post on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, OCT 4: Rajkumar Chhetri, general manager of Tribhuvan International Airport, has been recalled to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation for allegedly disclosing sensitive information about Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming Nepal visit.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: In a notice on Wednesday, the Federal Parliament Secretariat stated House Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara stepped down from his post.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Secretariat meeting held on Tuesday has advised Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara to step down both from the posts of speaker and member of lower house of the parliament after the latter has been accused of sexually harassing a female employee.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has advised Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara to step down from his post after the latter has been accused of sexually harassing a female employee.

Another tainted judge Yadav resigns

August 26, 2019 07:20 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Another tainted judge Ram Chandra Yadav of Pokhara High Court tendered his resignation before Chief Justice Cholendra SJB Rana apparently to evade action for issuing erroneous verdicts.

BAJURA, Aug 24: Five ward chiefs of Badimalika Municipality have resigned en mess from various thematic committees of the municipality, accusing the mayor of making unilateral decisions.

DANG, Aug 23: 25 doctors affiliated with Rapti Academy of Health Sciences resigned en masse on Friday citing undue pressure from the academy administration.

NCP Province 2 Chair Shah steps down

August 20, 2019 11:40 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Province 2 chairperson of ruling Nepal Communist Party Prabhu Shah stepped down on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Lawmaker belonging to Samajbadi Party Nepal Surya Narayan Yadav has stepped down from the House of Representatives of the Parliament citing health issues.

SAN JUAN, Aug 3: Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned Friday as promised, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to be sworn in as his replacement, a move that threw the U.S. territory into a period of political uncertainty.

KIEV, Aug 2: The head of the office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has submitted his letter of resignation after two months in the service, a statement published on the presidential website said on Friday.

SAN JUAN, July 25: Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday said he would resign after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down over a scandal involving offensive chat messages and government corruption that rocked the bankrupt island.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Khim Lal Devkota, the vice-chairman of Policy and Planning Commission of Province 3, has stepped down from his post.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Ambassador of Nepal to Sri Lanka Dr Bishwambher Pyakuryal has resigned from the post.

SAN JUAN, July 14: Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an ex-New York City official and a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances.

ROLPA, July 3: One of the local representatives of Rolpa has resigned from her position to work for a project.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Nepal Communist Party’s lawmaker Ram Bir Manandhar has demanded the resignation of Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota.

State 3 Chief Attorney resigns

June 7, 2019 13:31 pm

HETAUDA, June 7: Chief Attorney of State 3 has resigned from his post.

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MEXICO CITY, May 26: Mexico’s environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in less than a week.

LONDON, May 24: Theresa May became prime minister in 2016 with one overriding goal: to lead Britain out of the European Union.

LONDON, May 24: Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will bring a new British prime minister to power who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union. May’s departure will deepen the Brexit crisis as a new leader is likely to want a more decisive split, raising the chances of a confrontation with the EU and a potentially unpredictable snap parliamentary election.

KHARTOUM, April 11: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and consultations are underway to form a transitional council to run the country, government sources and a provincial minister said on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: CIAA Commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak, who has been accused of taking a Rs 7.8 million bribe from an engineering college, resigned from his position on Friday.

NSU President announces his resignation

February 11, 2019 15:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: President of Nepal Students Union Nainsingh Mahar on Monday said he would step down from the post.

Disgruntled SP Narendra Upreti resigns

February 10, 2019 16:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Taking strong exception to the recent recommendation of the Nepal Police Headquarters to promote the senior police officers, Superintendent of Police (SP) Narendra Upreti on Sunday resigned from the post.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Lawmakers have sought resignation of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Managing Director Sugat Ratna Kansakar over alleged irregularities in wide-body jets procurement.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Nepal Communist Party lawmaker Rambir Manandhar has announced resignation from his parliamentary seat to make way for party senior leader Bamdev Gautam, who has been trying desperately to get back into parliament from any constituency in the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Ruling NCP leader and incumbent lawmaker of Kathmandu-7, Ram Bir Manandhar has announced to step down from the member of the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Hundreds of people from various walks of life including cine artists, civil society, human rights activists and students have staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala demanding arrest of the culprit of the Nirmala rape and murder case.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Women rights activists on Thursday staged a demonstration in front of the southern gate of Singha Durbar, demanding that the government make public the report of the high-level committee formed to probe the police investigation into the rape and murder of Kanchanpur teen Nirmala Panta and book the guilty.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Dr Govinda KC has demanded the resignation of Minster for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel, accusing the minister of indulging in irregularities and showing indifference toward implementing  the agreement signed with him in July.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Member of the High Level Investigation Committee formed to look into the Nirmala rape-murder case Birendra KC, who is also the under-secretary at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law of Province 7, has resigned from the committee.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Lawmaker of main opposition Nepali Congress Amaresh Kumar Singh has demanded resignation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Senior leaders of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have requested the party’s spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha to take back his decision to resign from the post.

KATHMANDU,May 16: The Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist) has sought resignation of Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut from the post, expressing its reservations to some of his acts during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's the recent Nepal state visit (May 11-12).

KATHMANDU, March 23: It has been revealed that Judicial Council Secretary Nripadhwaj Niraula, who handed a retirement letter to former Chief Justice Parajuli, had posted status on his Facebook account that subsequently forced him to step down.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A demonstration was held at Maitighar Mandala today calling for the resignation of Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5:  A day after the Medical Education Probe Commission (MEPC) recommended to the prime minister to suspend 43 officials for being involved in irregularities while issuing affiliation to private medical colleges, student unions on Monday demanded the resignation of top officials of Tribhuvan University (TU).

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Senior orthopedic at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Dr Govinda KC has begun his hunger strike from Monday afternoon at 4 pm.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Senior orthopedic at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Dr Govinda KC is set to begin his hunger strike from Monday afternoon at 4 pm.

CHITWAN, Dec 13: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shanshanka Koirala has said resignation of the party leadership is not the solution of the hour.  In his exclusive talks to RSS at his private residence at Gaindakot, Nawalparasi, this morning, he called on party leaders and cadres to unite to face the post-election situation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13:  Nine student unions affiliated to various political parties demanded resignation of Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha and staged protests at the Ministry of Education on Friday.

WASHINGTON, Sept 30: President Donald Trump is seeking a new health secretary to take the place of Tom Price, ousted after an outcry over flying on costly private charters for official travel.