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West Bengal Governor


TMC vs Governor: Moitra alleges Dhankhar’s kin hired as OSDs

June 07, 2021 4:24 am

Addressing the Governor as “uncleji”, the TMC leader said he should take his “sorry self” back to Delhi and “find another job”.

Stir at Raj Bhavan: West Bengal Governor seeks report from police

May 20, 2021 5:17 am

Taking to his official Twitter handle, the Governor shared video clips of the protests from both days, tagging the city police and asking them to send comprehensive reports on the demonstrations and the action taken by them by 5pm on Wednesday.

TMC MPs write to President Kovind, seek removal of Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

December 30, 2020 6:30 pm

"From the seat of the highest Constitutional office in the state, Governor Dhankhar has been inducing divisive politics, just because ruling parties at the Centre and state are political opponents," the memorandum read.

Dhankhar stands by Arjuna arrow remark: I subscribe to Indian history and culture

January 16, 2020 6:04 am

Meanwhile, the Governor once again lambasted the state university vice-chancellors for not not attending his meeting and forming a council without taking him into confidence.

West Bengal Governor attends the programme with 'Z' category security cover

November 12, 2019 5:36 pm

Dhankhar has been locked in a war of words with the state government over a number of issues -- ranging from his seating at the Durga Puja carnival to comments on his security -- since the Jadavpur University episode.

Not at war with West Bengal government: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

November 06, 2019 5:21 pm

Dhankhar, who has been at loggerheads with the West Bengal government over several issues, also said universities in the state are not allowed to function the way they should.

Post JU fracas: Centre gives Governor ‘Z’ security, replaces state police with CRPF

October 18, 2019 4:14 am

Till date, the West Bengal Police was in charge of the security of the Governor with four armed personnel guarding him whenever he used to travel.

‘Cong thinks it is meant for peacock throne, but the peacock has long since flown’

July 19, 2014 12:25 am

Former Bengal Gov Gopalkrishna Gandhi criticises loyalty culture in Cong, saying the party lacks self-criticism.

Will miss Puja most: Gov tells ministers

July 03, 2014 8:33 am

The Governor was also seen speaking with minister Firhad Hakim and MP Derek Obrien for some time.

Centre has to decide on my resignation: Narayanan

June 19, 2014 1:44 am

Earlier, while he was entering the auditorium, he said: “I have not yet resigned. I will let you know when I do that.’’