KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Until late Thursday afternoon, Nepal Communist Party leader Gokul Prasad Baskota was heading two ministries – Ministry of Communication and Information Technology and Ministry of Urban Development. At 4:08 pm Baskota, one of Prime Minister KP Oli’s favorite cabinet members, announced his resignation from both positions “after question was raised against me”.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota has said that he stepped down from his post over moral grounds following the questions raised over him in connection to bribery bargaining with a local agent of a Swiss company for the procurement of security printing press for the government.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota has resigned from his post after being dragged into controversy following the leakage of an audio recording of a conversation between Minister Baskota and Swiss Company local agent Bijaya Prakash Mishra
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe finally tendered her resignation from the post on Monday afternoon after the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) deciding to contest Agni Prasad Sapkota as its candidate for speaker ending her hope to become new speaker of the parliament.
KIEV, Jan 17: Ukraine’s prime minister Oleksiy Honcharuk submitted his resignation on Friday after an audio recording suggested he had criticised the president, but then appeared to suggest in comments to Reuters that he might stay in his job.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: A meeting of women’s rights activists held in Kathmandu on Monday concluded that the position maintained by Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe not to resign from her post had left them all holding their heads high.
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.
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 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 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, 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.
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.
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.
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: 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 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, 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 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.