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Jagdeep Dhankhar

West Bengal Advocate General Kishore Datta Resigns Citing 'Personal Reasons'

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.

Three Bombs Hurled At BJP MP’s Home In Kolkata, Governor Dhankhar Says ‘Worrisome’

Sep 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Arjun Singh, formerly a Trinamool MLA, quit and joined the BJP in 2019 and won in the general elections from the Barrackpore parliamentary constituency.

Bengal Governor Cuts Short Assembly Speech As BJP Protests Over Post-Poll Violence

Bengal Assembly witnessed ruckus by Opposition BJP over post-poll violence in the state

Bengal: Mamata Alleges Governor Was Named In Jain Hawala Chargesheet, Governor Refutes

Jun 28, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is ‘a totally corrupt person,’ says Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

‘Constrained To Observe Your Silence Over Post-Poll Violence’: Bengal Governor Writes To Mamata

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of not taking any action to compensate victims of post-poll violence

08 June, 2021

Bengal Governor: State Police Akin To Militia, Administration In Political Captivity

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'Post-poll violence in the State is alarmingly worrisome as it is premised to ‘discipline and punish those who ‘dared’ to vote against the ruling dispensation,' Jagdeep Dhankhar said

07 June, 2021

None Of The Appointed OSDs Part Of Close Family: Jagdeep Dhankhar On Mahua Moitra’s Nepotism Claim

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Mahua Moitra said that Sekhawat is the son of Dhankhar's brother-in-law, and Ruchi Dubey and Prasant Diksit are respectively wife and brother of his former aide-de-camp (ADC) Major Gorang Diksit.

01 June, 2021

'Ego Prevailed Over Public Service': Bengal Governor Hits Out At Mamata Over Cyclone Meet Row

Outlook Web Bureau

Mamata Banerjee had indicated to me that she would boycott the PM’s cyclone review meet if leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari would be present, governor Jagdeep Dhankar said

19 May, 2021

Upset Over Sheep Protest At Raj Bhavan Gate, West Bengal Governor Seeks Explanation From Police

Outlook Web Bureau

A social organisation herded a flock of sheep in front of Raj Bhavan in Kolkata in an unusual protest against the alleged lack of concern by those occupying high posts about the worsening coronavirus situation in West Bengal.

15 May, 2021

Can You Hear The Cries Of Homeless Women And Children In Nandigram, Dhankar Asks Mamata

Outlook Web Bureau

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar visited some camps in Purba Medinipur district where people allegedly affected by post-poll violence in Nandigram have taken shelter.

13 May, 2021

Poll Violence: Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar Shown Black Flags In Sitalkuchi

Outlook Web Bureau

Jagdeep Dhankhar, whose visit to Cooch Behar was roundly criticised by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was shown black flags by some people at Golokganj.

13 May, 2021

West Bengal Facing Twin Challenges Of Covid Pandemic And Post-Poll Violence: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Outlook Web Bureau

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar claimed that people, who cast their votes as per their choice, are being subjected to attacks in West Bengal.

25 January, 2021

This Republic Day Pledge For Free, Fair Elections In Bengal: Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

Outlook Web Bureau

Elections to the 294-member state assembly are due in April-May.

06 January, 2021

Mamata Pays 'Courtesy Visit' To Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar At Raj Bhavan


Mamata Banerjee wanted to exchange New Year greetings with the governor, say sources

05 January, 2021

Bengal Governor Accepts Laxmi Ratan Shukla’s Resignation From State Cabinet


Shukla was serving as the minister of state for youth services and sports and is a member of the TMC

30 December, 2020

TMC MPs Write To President Seeking Removal Of Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar


The TMC has alleged that Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is interfering in the affairs of the state government at the behest of the BJP

27 December, 2020

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Meets Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar


With Assembly elections due in the West Bengal in April-May next year, there has been speculation that Sourav Ganguly may join politics.

21 December, 2020

Former TMC MLA Suvendu Adhikari Meets With Bengal Governor Dhankhar


The meeting took place at Raj Bhavan for over 30 minutes.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.

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BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.

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Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.

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Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

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