November 24, 2020 6:19 am
Dhankhar demanded a “thorough probe” into alleged money laundering by “men in uniform” (Kolkata Police).
November 23, 2020 5:27 am
In a series of tweets on Sunday, Dhankhar questioned the police action and called it a “politically inspired operation”.
November 22, 2020 10:46 am
“Such a lying Governor has never come in the history of India," TMC MP Kakali said.
October 30, 2020 8:01 am
The Governor’s statements — he claimed West Bengal was now a “police state”, and said he had “witnessed a continual decline of democratic governance” — drew sharp reactions from the TMC, Congress and CPI(M).
October 19, 2020 7:48 am
The Governor’s letter came a day after Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in an interview to CNN-News 18 that the demand for President’s rule in Bengal by BJP workers was “wajib (just)”, given the law and order situation, while adding that any action by the Centre would be as per the Constitution.
October 03, 2020 3:18 am
Reacting to Dhankhar’s comments, state Information and Technology Minister Bratya Basu said the Governor was acting like a spokesperson of a particular political party.
September 27, 2020 1:22 pm
She added, “Refrain from surpassing the Chief Minister and her Council of Ministers and communicating with and dictating to state officials, in excess of your powers under the Constitution and directing them to attend before you."
September 04, 2020 5:32 am
In his letter, the Governor alleged that the government had relaxed rules to purchase items worth Rs 2,000 crores, including three million Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), 3.7 million N-95 masks, and four million gloves.
August 31, 2020 1:38 pm
Governor Jagdeep Dhankar called on the state administration to work with his office for the development of the state. Main Hoon Na is the title of a 2004 Shah Rukh Khan movie.
August 25, 2020 3:04 am
On Friday, Dhankhar had demanded an “independent probe” into the “multi-crore scam”. He also questioned the credibility of a three-member committee set up by the government to look into the matter.