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West Bengal Being Governed By Ruler: Dhankhar

West Bengal Being Governed By Ruler: Dhankhar

I have seen a situation where there is no rule of law, but a ruler," Dhankhar said during his visit to Udaipur where he attended several events.

06 June 2022
There Was Mismanagement, Failure Of Administration At Nazrul Manch : Dhankhar On KK's Death

There Was Mismanagement, Failure Of Administration At Nazrul Manch : Dhankhar On KK's Death

WB Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has commented on the poor arrangements and mismanagement on the eve of KK's performance at the Nazrul Manch, in Kolkata.

04 June 2022

Bengal Speaker Flays Governor For “Sitting” Over Bill To Bifurcate Howrah Civic Body

"The governor is sitting over it (the bill)... people residing in the area have not been getting proper civic services," the speaker told the reporters.

Bengal To Introduce Bill To Make CM Chancellor Of State-Run Varsities

Bengal To Introduce Bill To Make CM Chancellor Of State-Run Varsities

"This proposal will soon be introduced as a bill in the assembly," said state education minister Bratya Basu.

26 May 2022

Governor In War Of Words With VCs Over Functioning Of Bengal Varsities

TMC spokesperson Kunal Ghosh said the governor should introspect how he was acting in favour of the BJP.

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20 April 2022
Mamata Banerjee Urges Governor To Ask Centre ‘Not To Disturb’ Industrialists Using Central Agencies

Mamata Banerjee Urges Governor To Ask Centre ‘Not To Disturb’ Industrialists Using Central Agencies

The governor who inaugurated the summit, had earlier profusely praised the chief minister said the state in his address.


03 March 2022
Bengal Guv Summons Assembly At 2 PM On Mar 7 After Fresh Cabinet Proposal

Bengal Guv Summons Assembly At 2 PM On Mar 7 After Fresh Cabinet Proposal

An imbroglio over the timing started after Dhankhar had on February 24 summoned the assembly at 2 am on March 7 on the basis of a proposal by the Mamata...


26 February 2022
WB Guv Sticks To Stand On Assembly Session At 2 AM

WB Guv Sticks To Stand On Assembly Session At 2 AM

Chief Secretary H K Dwivedi had written to the governor, who convenes an Assembly session, on February 24 stating that the state cabinet's recommendation...


25 February 2022
West Bengal Guv Refuses To Reschedule Summoning Of Assembly From 2 AM To 2 PM

West Bengal Guv Refuses To Reschedule Summoning Of Assembly From 2 AM To 2 PM

Saying that a history of sorts was in the making, the governor on Thursday summoned the state assembly at the unusual time of 2 am on March 7.


24 February 2022
Bengal Guv Summons Assembly Session At 2 AM On March 7

Bengal Guv Summons Assembly Session At 2 AM On March 7

West Bengal speaker commenting on the timing said the letter sent to the Governor may have had a "typographical error".


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19 February 2022
Bengal Guv Returns Recommendation For Convening Assembly Session, Says Norms Not Followed

Bengal Guv Returns Recommendation For Convening Assembly Session, Says Norms Not Followed

Dhankhar took to Twitter to inform that he returned the file as the recommendation was not made by the state cabinet as was the norm.


05 February 2022
TMC Govt Proposal For Appointment Of Information Commissioners Flawed: Bengal Guv

TMC Govt Proposal For Appointment Of Information Commissioners Flawed: Bengal Guv

The governor also attached with his tweet a letter he had written on December 6 noting that people from different walks of life had responded to the...


31 January 2022
Mamata Banerjee Blocks West Bengal Governor On Twitter, Here's Why

Mamata Banerjee Blocks West Bengal Governor On Twitter, Here's Why

This is not the first time that the animosity between CM Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankar has made it to the open.


29 January 2022
Bengal Governor Summons Chief Secy Again To Seek Details Of Adhikari’s Netai Visit

Bengal Governor Summons Chief Secy Again To Seek Details Of Adhikari’s Netai Visit

Dhankhar also sought to know under whose directions the chief secretary sent messages informing about his inability to respond to his call in the past.


26 January 2022
Dhankar-WB Govt Spat: Speaker Biman Banerjee Seeks Footage Of Governor's Assembly Press Meet 

Dhankar-WB Govt Spat: Speaker Biman Banerjee Seeks Footage Of Governor's Assembly Press Meet 

The Governor has had several run-ins with the West Bengal government including over appointment of vice chancellors of state universities and over asking the...


19 January 2022
Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar Gives 7-Day Ultimatum To Chief Secretary

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar Gives 7-Day Ultimatum To Chief Secretary

In connection to the incident where Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari was stopped from going to Jhargram, Dhankhar previously summoned state chief...


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