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Jagdeep Dhankar


In Bengal Speaker and Governor tussle, Babul Supriyo stuck in the middle

May 05, 2022 8:01 am

TMC MLA yet to take oath of office as fight continues over who will administer it

Bengal Global Business Summit: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asks Centre to not ‘disturb’ industrialists

April 20, 2022 4:42 pm

In her speech at the inaugural session of the sixth Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) in Kolkata, Banerjee asked Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to tell the Centre that “that they should not disturb industrialists through central agencies.”

Bengal: Guv Dhankar seeks meeting with Mamata today over commotion in HC, 'law and order' in state

April 13, 2022 4:33 pm

The move from Dhankhar came a day after BJP spokesperson Samik Bhattacharya asked the Governor to do more than sending out tweets.

8 killed in Birbhum: Governor says ‘horrifying violence’, Mamata says remark ‘unwarranted’

March 23, 2022 10:23 am

The strong reaction from the chief minister came hours after Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hit out at the state administration over the Birbhum incident, which he described as “horrifying violence and arson orgy”.

Calcutta HC rejects plea seeking Governor’s removal

February 19, 2022 5:41 am

Dismissing the PIL, the court underscored that it is not satisfied with the material placed on record and thus ruled that there is no ground to issue any directions.

MK Stalin, Dhankar in war of words; WB Guv says Tamil Nadu CM's remark harsh, not fact based

February 13, 2022 2:25 pm

Stalin tweeted, "The act of #WestBengal Governor to prorogue the WB Assembly Session is without any propriety expected from the exalted post and goes against the established norms and conventions."

Dhankhar slams govt for sharing ‘misinformation’

February 07, 2022 8:49 am

In a video message posted on his Twitter account, Dhankhar claimed that he had sought the state government’s response on 22 issues.

Governor now questions appointment of state information commissioners

February 06, 2022 6:22 am

In an indication that the continuing war of words with the Governor had reached a flashpoint, the chief minister recently told media persons that she had blocked Dhankhar on Twitter claiming she was disturbed by his tweets criticising her government.

In fresh jibe at Dhankhar, Trinamool chief says ‘herd of horses’ sent to govern state

February 03, 2022 5:48 am

On Monday, Banerjee said she was ‘forced’ to block Dhankhar on Twitter because of his ‘unethical and unconstitutional’ statements.

Open war between Mamata and Dhankhar hits a bitter flashpoint

February 04, 2022 6:52 am

Three months after he assumed his office in Kolkata Raj Bhavan on July 30, 2019, Jagdeep Dhankhar started using his official Twitter handle to post his critique of the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government on various issues.


No place for violence: Mamata Banerjee after CM oath

May 05, 2021 12:48 pm

Mamata Banerjee took oath at Raj Bhavan amid post-poll violance in West Bengal that claimed at least 14 lives in two days.