Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: resignation

Congress leader Brijesh Kalappa quits, says ‘lacking in passion’

In a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, he said he has been finding himself 'lacking in passion', while his own performance has been 'listless and perfunctory'.

The ‘Great Reshuffle’ has people rethinking their jobs. Here’s what they want going forward

Employees are thinking differently about career planning and asking themselves fundamental questions about the jobs they do, where they work and why.

Workers today don’t want to be managed. They want to be partners in co-creation

Often, when management gurus talk about co-operation, what they really mean is managing subordinates into passivity.

SubscriberWrites: ‘Great Resignation’ crisis seems to be taking over India as more people quit jobs post-Covid

The resignations appear to be a sequel to the supply chain crisis that we are facing. Disruption in labour, especially skilled labour, takes a long time to fix, writes Jyoti Lahiri.

Sri Lankan minister accused of breaking into prison in drunken state, abusing prisoners quits

Lohan Ratwatte was accused of forcing Tamil prisoners to kneel at gunpoint. His alleged misconduct has brought Sri Lanka’s controversial anti-terrorism law back into focus.

Is quitting your job contagious? Depends on who leaves and who’s in charge

When strong performers quit, employees are more likely to re-evaluate their relationship with the company.

Government accepts Madras High Court Chief Justice Tahilramani’s resignation

A government notification said Justice V Kothari has been appointed as the acting chief justice of the Madras High Court.

Long hours, no promotions — Constable resigns, says job is costing him a prospective wife

An engineering graduate, S Pratap in his resignation cited the poor career growth prospects frontline policemen have, and pointed out that most retire as constables.

IAS resignations: Are civil services losing their charm in Modi era?

Three IAS officers have resigned from the service in the last one month. Kannan Gopinathan, an AGMUT-cadre officer, and Sasikanth Senthil, a Karnataka-cadre officer, resigned over ‘lack of freedom of expression’ and abrogation of Article 370 by the Modi government.

Modi govt expected to bring stricter resignation rules for IAS, IPS officers

In the last one month, three IAS officers have resigned from service. The Modi government could now add new conditions for exit.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.