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Jagdeep Dhankar


It’s Governor’s job to decide resignation of V-C, govt crossing its limits: Jagdeep Dhankhar

March 09, 2020 4:34 am

The Vice-Chancellor of Kolkata-based Rabindra Bharati University (RBU), Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury, resigned on Friday night after photographs of some youngsters purportedly posing on campus with distorted lyrics of Rabindranath Tagore’s songs written on their bodies triggered an uproar, according to sources.

Governor to meet Amit Shah in Delhi today, talk law & order

March 06, 2020 2:21 am

‘Will apprise him of issues relevant, critical to governance’

Delhi riots: Violence antithetical to democracy, not in our culture, says Bengal Governor

February 29, 2020 10:03 am

“Those who see in violence prospects of growth or opportunity are just not civil. Violence in thought /action calls for unqualified condemnation. To hate one form of violence and ignore or observe silence on the other is a crime against humanity. Such selective approach inhuman,” Dhankhar said in a tweet.

West Bengal: Mamata, Dhankhar likely to meet in Raj Bhavan today

February 17, 2020 9:24 am

Speaking on the possible meeting between the two, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said, “The people of Bengal will definitely benefit if the state government builds a good relationship with the Governor.

Bengal Governor irked at not being invited to Cooch Behar university convocation

February 13, 2020 9:18 am

Dhankhar, who is the Chancellor of all the state universities, said that he had “no information” about the third convocation of Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University in North Bengal scheduled to be held on Friday.

Is Mamata govt intolerant towards me, asks West Bengal Governor after Budget live telecast

February 11, 2020 7:36 am

In a press conference after the Budget, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the live telecast was under the purview of Speaker Biman Banerjee, who declined to comment on the controversy.

Day after Governor’s invite for talks, Partha Chatterjee visits Raj Bhavan

February 03, 2020 9:14 am

This comes a day after Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar invited Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for talks , saying he “cannot afford confrontation with an elected government.”

Total lawlessness in West Bengal, TMC govt needs some soul searching: Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

January 30, 2020 10:24 pm

TMC leader and state minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay hit back saying the Governor was behaving like an "activist of a political party".

Bengal Governor leaves Calcutta University convocation venue following students' protest

January 28, 2020 4:45 pm

Dhankhar, who is also the chancellor of the university, said "those that compromised culture and decorum need to be in a reflective mode".

Jagdeep Dhankhar takes dig at Calcutta University V-C’s absence at Xavier’s convocation

January 17, 2020 4:38 am

During his address, the governor, who was the chief guest, turned to the vacant chair of the CU V-C at the convocation podium and said he has been informed that she has fallen ill.