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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Jagdeep Dhankhar


In a first in 7 months, Mamata, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hold one-on-one meet

February 18, 2020 5:03 am

Dhankhar’s relationship with the state government was strained since he rushed to the “rescue” of Union Minister Babul Supriyo in September last year.

Jagdeep Dhankhar issues notice to V-C of Cooch Behar varsity

February 14, 2020 7:04 am

The Governor had on Wednesday expressed his displeasure at not being invited to the third convocation of the institute while several ministers were called for the annual event.

Intolerance, bigotry threaten unity of India, says Bengal Governor

February 08, 2020 8:13 am

The Governor’s strained ties with the government raised speculation that he might follow Kerala Governor Arif Mohd Khan who had qualified his address with a disclaimer that he did not agree with the the portions of his speech.

There is air of intolerance, bigotry, hatred in the country: WB Guv

February 07, 2020 8:11 pm

According to norms, the governor reads out the speech prepared by the state government enunciating its policy decisions at the start of the budget session.

First Governor born after Independence to address Budget session: Dhankhar

February 07, 2020 8:20 am

In the evening, a statement issued by the Raj Bhavan said Dhankhar will address the West Bengal Legislative Assembly under Article 176 of the Constitution of India on February 7 at 2 pm.

Lawlessness in state, govt needs to do some soul searching: Governor

January 31, 2020 5:38 am

The incident took place at Gandhi Ghat in Barrackpore of North 24 Parganas district where Dhankhar, State Power Minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay and senior bureaucrats took part in a state government programme to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary.

Pained to leave CU convocation under duress... a dark period, says Governor

January 30, 2020 5:42 am

Dhankhar on Tuesday faced protests from a section of Calcutta University students who prevented him from attending the university’s annual convocation ceremony at Nazrul Mancha. Following the protest, the Governor had to leave the premises.

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar leaves CU convocation after protests

January 29, 2020 2:55 am

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee was conferred a DLitt (honoris causa) by Vice-Chancellor (V-C) Sonali Chakravarty Banerjee in the absence of Dhankhar.

Bengal Governor invites CM, Opposition party leaders to ‘discuss’ two pending Bills

January 14, 2020 6:04 am

Raj Bhawan and the state government have been at loggerheads over the pending bills.

West Bengal: Governor Dhankhar calls Curzon table ‘iconic’, slammed

January 01, 2020 1:11 am

Education Minister Partha Chatterjee met Dhankhar to discuss cancellation of recent programmes in various state-run universities and protests in some of them, marking a lull in the bitterness between the state government and him.