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demit

verb abdicate, give up, go into retirement, hand in one's resignation, lay down one's office, leave, make way for, quit, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, reeire from office, stand aside, stand down, tender one's ressgnation, vacate office, vacate one's seat, withdraw
See also: abandon, defect, discontinue, forfeit, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire
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According to reports, Chief Justice P Sathasivam in his administrative order has held that no "follow-up action is required by this Court" since "the intern was not an intern on the roll of the Supreme Court and that the concerned Judge had already demitted office on account of superannuation on the date of the incident, no further follow up action is required by this Court.
The negotiations hit several roadblocks and the latest stumbling block -- on the workshare agreement between Dassault and its Indian Production Agencies (IPAs) led by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited -- was removed just weeks before the UPA government demitted office.
With Nitish having demitted the CM's office and is unlikely to take up the job before next year's state Assembly polls, a section of babus are unwilling to continue in Bihar.
He demitted the office in January 2009 when he became the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
Joshi who lives at 15 Ashoka Road even though he demitted ministerial office almost a year ago, on June 15, 2013.
Gadkari had issued the threat on January 24 in Nagpur, a day after he demitted the office of the BJP president.
KIRAN KUMAR Reddy, who demitted from the chief minister's office to protest against the formation of Telangana, is set to launch his ' Samaikyandhra' party at a rally on March 2.
Quraishi, who demitted office on Sunday after a near two- year stint as the CEC.
Sathasivam said: " Considering the fact that the said intern was not an intern on the roll of the Supreme Court and that the concerned Judge had already demitted office on account of superannuation on the date of the incident, no further follow up action is required by this Court.
The Bill provides that Lokpal shall inquire into allegations of corruption made in respect of Prime Minister, after he has demitted office.
ON THE day he demitted from office, Delhi Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin ruled that granting of provisional certificate for regularisation of unauthorised colonies in 2008 was done by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to gain political mileage in the elections.
The death sentence of as many as 35 convicts, which included those involved in rape and murder cases deemed to be the rarest of the rare by courts, was commuted by former President Pratibha Patil on the advice of the government before she demitted office.