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Jagdeep Dhankar

Sonia Gandhi, Ashwini Vaishnaw take oath as Rajya Sabha members

Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar administered the oath to them in the new Parliament house building

04 Apr 2024 11:42 PM

MPs’ removal is a tool to kill democracy: Kharge

Dhankar had written to Kharge requesting him for a meeting on December 25 to discuss the suspension of the MPs

26 Dec 2023 12:50 AM

BJP picks WB Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar for Vice-President poll

BJP's strength in Parliament makes Dhankhar's win a foregone conclusion

17 Jul 2022 7:43 AM

Dhankhar asks Didi to review her call to limit BSF in West Bengal

The governor also sought the Trinamul Congress supremo to review her instruction

09 Dec 2021 11:33 PM

CBI arrests 4 TMC men, Mamata storms agency office

The arrest of these four by the CBI, close on the heels of the TMC coming to power in the state, triggered a volcano of protests in Kolkata

18 May 2021 9:34 AM


Dhankar slams Mamata's silence on poll violence

The governor alleged that Banerjee, at her election campaigns, had “provoked her supporters, especially women, to oppose Central forces

15 May 2021 8:17 AM

Didi, Dhankar fight over ‘riot’ visit

I find from social media that you are unilaterally proceeding to Coochbehar in violation of norms, Mamata told the Governor

13 May 2021 7:13 AM

Raj Bhavan under surveillance of Mamata, alleges governor Dhankar

How can a constitutional office be under surveillance?, the Bengal governor asked

17 Aug 2020 1:27 PM

West Bengal governor hits out at Mamata government over delay in calling army for relief work

The governor has directed all authorities to attend to Raj Bhawan, only after normalcy is restored in the city.

24 May 2020 10:32 AM

Bengal governor says Mamata's staff should be sacked, paramilitary called in

Jagdeep Dhankar says lockdown not being enforced in some areas

15 Apr 2020 1:35 PM


West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet Amit Shah

Dhankhar's scheduled meeting comes close on the heels of Amit Shah's day-long visit to the state on March 1

05 Mar 2020 4:28 PM

In a sign of thaw, Mamata Banerjee meets governor Jagdeep Dhankar

At around 11.55 am the chief minister reached the Raj Bhavan and met Mr Dhankhar.

18 Feb 2020 2:07 AM

Governor Dhankar laments not being invited to varsity convos

The latest to snub him: Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University

12 Feb 2020 7:34 PM

Fresh war of words between Bengal minister, Guv over varsity programme, protests

Dhankhar said that 'efforts to ensure improvement in education scenario seem to be bearing results'.

29 Dec 2019 6:43 PM

WB Governor's convoy blocked by protesting students in Kolkata

Taking to Twitter, Dhankar called the confrontation a worrisome and 'unwholesome' situation.

24 Dec 2019 10:56 AM


'Democracy caged': WB Governor after arriving at Assembly, finds gate locked

The Governor walked in from Gate 2 and found that Gate 3 designated for the Governor was closed.

05 Dec 2019 2:44 PM

West Bengal governor shown black flags, faces ‘Go Back’ slogans

Mr Dhankar also complained that he found no senior police officer to receive him.

21 Nov 2019 2:09 AM

Jagdeep Dhankar denied copter second time by TMC govt

The governor will reach Krishnanagar Circuit House at 9 am on way to Domkal.

20 Nov 2019 2:44 AM

Mamata Banerjee refuses helicopter, governor to travel by road again

This is the second time the governor’s request was not accepted within a week amid his clash with the ruling party.

20 Nov 2019 1:43 AM

TMC complains to Amit Shah on governor running ‘parallel admin’

On Sunday, it complained to Union home minister Amit Shah against Mr Dhankar of running “parallel administration” in the state.

18 Nov 2019 2:44 AM