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Jagdeep Dhankhar


West Bengal Assembly Speaker meets Governor, stresses constitutional bodies’ coordination

July 24, 2021 9:43 am

“The two deliberated for an hour traversing issues and emphasizing constitutional institutions need to be in sync to subserve larger public interest,” the governor wrote.

Who in Bengal can use beacon lights on vehicles? Mamata Banerjee, Jagdeep Dhankhar not on list

July 24, 2021 2:27 pm

The Central government had in 2017 banned all kinds of beacon lights for VVIPs other those who are involved in emergency and disaster management duties.

Uproar in West Bengal Assembly over post-poll violence: Amid BJP protests, Dhankhar forced to cut short address

July 03, 2021 1:19 am

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar could speak only for 3-4 minutes as BJP MLAs carrying posters and pictures of alleged victims of the post-poll violence came to well to stage protest.

West Bengal Assembly session begins from today, TMC intensifies attack on Jagdeep Dhankhar

July 02, 2021 5:23 am

The ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused Jagdeep Dhankhar of having a link with arrested fake vaccination racket kingpin Debanjan Deb.

Allegations unfortunate, West Bengal Governor tells Speaker

July 01, 2021 2:24 am

On June 22, Speaker Biman Banerjee had complained against Dhankhar to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla about his alleged “excessive interference in the state’s affairs”.

TMC to intensify calls for Dhankhar removal over ‘hawala link’: MP

June 30, 2021 7:19 am

The latest remarks came on a day a TMC MP accused the governor of being involved in a case of illegal residential land allotment in Haryana that was later cancelled by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Will ensure CAG-led audit into GTA accounts, says Dhankhar

June 29, 2021 4:52 am

The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) is an autonomous district council for the Darjeeling and Kalimpong areas of West Bengal.

Mamata says Governor Dhankhar named in scam, he denies

June 29, 2021 2:54 am

“I have written three letters (to the Centre) for the removal of West Bengal Governor. He (Dhankhar) is a corrupt man, his name was in the chargesheet of Hawala Jain case in 1996,” Banerjee said at a press conference.

Pulled up by BJP, Barla keeps mum on statehood call for now

June 25, 2021 9:15 am

Barla was accompanied by 10 members of Kumargram panchayat in Alipurduar district, who, according to him, had been subject to atrocities by TMC workers. Facing criticism from the BJP, Barla refused to talk about the issue anymore.

Bengal assembly speaker complains to Om Birla about 'excessive interference' of Governor

June 23, 2021 9:19 pm

Jagdeep Dhankhar, who shares a strained relationship with the TMC government, is yet to react to the development.