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Jagdeep Dhankhar


Ready to discuss all issues with Mamata: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

December 06, 2019 11:30 am

"Discussion is the only way forward. I am ready to discuss all the matters with the chief minister at any designated place, be it Raj Bhavan or Nabanna. I have also written to her in this regard," Dhankhar told reporters at the state assembly.

West Bengal: Governor Dhankhar finds Assembly gate shut, says democracy humiliated

December 06, 2019 2:56 am

The development is the latest in a series of tussles between the state government and the Governor, and comes a day after Dhankhar visited Calcutta University only to find senior officials absent and the Vice-Chancellor’s office locked.

Governor's gate at Bengal Assembly locked, shame to our democratic history: Jagdeep Dhankhar

December 05, 2019 12:17 pm

The closed gate infuriated the Governor, who standing outside the assembly, said, "Why is the gate closed? That too despite my prior intimation. Assembly adjourned does not mean Assembly is closed."

No assent from Governor, Bengal Assembly adjourned for two days

December 04, 2019 10:27 am

Government sources said among the Bills for which the Governor has not given his nod yet are West Bengal (Prevention of Lynching) Bill, 2019 that makes lynching punishable by death sentence and West Bengal State Commission for SC and ST Bill.

Was stumped by Mamata Banerjee, says Bengal Governor as he tweets videos of ‘missing involvement’

November 28, 2019 1:08 pm

Ministers slam Dhankhar, question the relevance of Governor’s post.

West Bengal: Dhankhar, Mamata spar over constitutional role of Governor

November 27, 2019 3:44 am

Dhankhar, who was invited to address the House on the invitation of Speaker Biman Banerjee, hit out at the TMC government, saying that the post of the state’s constitutional head has been “seriously compromised”.

Lok Sabha argues over para-teachers' indefinite fast, Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar appeals for dialogue

November 22, 2019 10:42 pm

Over 1,000 para-teachers, who are contractual teachers in government-run schools, are on a sit-in since November 11

Don’t react to my remarks to please your boss: Bengal Guv Dhankhar to Mamata ministers

November 22, 2019 11:54 am

The statement came a day after he was shown black flags allegedly by some Trinamool Congress workers on his way to Domkal in Murshidabad district to attend an event on Wednesday.

Not a tourist, I’m Centre’s agent as per Constitution: Jagdeep Dhankhar

November 19, 2019 5:42 am

In the Rajya Sabha on Monday, Trinamool Congress MP SS Roy alleged that Dhankhar was working as a political agent of the central government, asking him to “leave Raj Bhawan if he wanted to do politics”.

Governor hits back at Mamata: Some people using tongue loosely

November 16, 2019 4:25 am

“Some people are using their tongue too often and very loosely. There is no need to play every ball in the game of cricket. I would continue to serve the people of the state,” Dhankhar told reporters.