Jagdeep Dhankar

BJD opts for NDA’s Vice President candidate Jagdeep Dhankar, Congress sees red

The BJD on Sunday announced support for the NDA Vice-President candidate Jagdeep Dhankar.

published on : 18th July 2022

'He has decided not to follow the 2019 Rules': Bengal education minister criticises Governor over V-C appointment issue

State Education Minister Bratya Basu in a tweet said a detailed statement was issued on June 30 regarding a re-examination of the proposal in view of the passage of the bill.

published on : 4th July 2022

Bengal assembly passes bill to institute Mamata as chancellor of veterinary varsity

The chancellor will appoint a distinguished academic as the vice-chancellor of the university out of a panel of three names recommended by a committee constituted by the state government.

published on : 15th June 2022

Governor Dhankar in war of words with VCs over functioning of Bengal varsities 

Noting that the state of universities in West Bengal was worrisome, Dhankhar at a programme on Friday said he was unable to "sleep at night" because of the situation.

published on : 30th April 2022

Bengal Governor unable to address assembly as BJP MLAs stage protest over civic poll violence

As the governor was about to leave the House, ruling party MLAs including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee requested him to stay, following which Dhankhar again urged the BJP lawmakers to calm down.

published on : 7th March 2022

Bengal governor calls truce with Trinamool, graces Kali puja at Mamata’s residence

Dhankar spent two hours at Mamata’s residence, exchanging pleasantries with leaders of the ruling party.

published on : 29th October 2019

WB Governor refutes TMC's allegation of not informing government of his Jadavpur visit

Trinamool secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Thursday alleged the Governor had not informed the state administration before going to the university. 

published on : 20th September 2019