November 22, 2020 11:06 am
He also highlighted that his letter to this effect to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee generated no response.
November 09, 2020 2:20 pm
Cautioning public servants that political alignment is "illegal and criminal wrong", the governor said it is time to "flush out" extra constitutional authorities and illegal intruders from corridors of power to protect democracy.
November 03, 2020 12:16 pm
The Governor has been consistently targeting the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government over allegedly politicising the the bureaucracy and police in the state and turning them into “political servants”.
November 02, 2020 2:05 pm
In 2017, Gurung was booked under murder charge and other IPC sections, and the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act after violence broke out in Darjeeling for a separate ‘Gorkhaland’ state.
November 01, 2020 12:47 pm
During his longest stay outside the Raj Bhawan in Kolkata, Dhankhar plans to meet representatives of several organisations, political parties and administration during his stay.
October 29, 2020 11:36 am
Dhankhar has repeatedly attacked the TMC government over political killings and shared crime data — which was termed “misguiding” by the State Home Department — on social media.
October 15, 2020 2:13 pm
SAD team meets Governor over arrest of a Sikh man, says they ‘want justice’.
October 08, 2020 2:27 pm
Dhankhar said the Home Department was “maligning the Constitutional head by labelling his input (on the state crime rate) as “baseless, ill-founded and misguiding'” and urged transparency on the matter from the Mamata Banerjee government.
October 06, 2020 6:27 am
After meeting BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and Shukla’s family in the evening, the Governor called for “an independent expert probe” into the killing. The family and the saffron party have sought a CBI investigation.
October 06, 2020 1:42 am
The governor said he has sent a message to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, expressing his desire to speak to her but there has been "no response".