Jagdeep Dhankhar

VCs of 25 varsities appointed without my nod as chancellor: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

His allegation came within 24 hours of the Mamata Banerjee administration appointing Professor Soma Bandyopadhyay as the new VC of Diamond Harbour Women's University.

published on : 15th January 2022

Bengal Governor seeks briefing from Mamata government after Adhikari stopped from visiting Netai

Adhikari, in his letter to Dhankhar, said he was prevented from visiting Netai, where he sought to pay respect to those killed on January 7, 2011.

published on : 9th January 2022

After pointing out 'mess' at GTA, now Bengal Governor attacks Mamata over appointments of VCs of 24 universities

The warning comes close on the heels of chancellors and vice-chancellors of private universities not attending a meeting called by the governor earlier in the month at the Raj Bhawan here.

published on : 30th December 2021

Governor Dhankar sending anti-Mamata Banerjee messages to me every day: TMC MP Saugata Roy

Saugata Roy said 'it is unethical' for the Governor to engage in such activities.

published on : 29th December 2021

Mamata vs Dhankhar: Fresh row over talk of replacing Governor as University Chancellor

Governor Dhankar has had several run-ins with the state government under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a number of issues.

published on : 27th December 2021

Have written to President, PM about Governor's 'interference' in legislative matters: Bengal Speaker

The speaker had earlier expressed anguish over Dhankhar's insistence to administer oath to TMC MLAs, including CM Mamata Banerjee, after the September 30 elections.

published on : 25th December 2021

Bengal Governor meets SEC, discusses issues related to pending municipal polls

A tussle had recently erupted between the SEC, the state government and the governor over the issue of central force deployment for the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections.

published on : 24th December 2021

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar anguished over private varsities' chancellors, VCs skipping meeting at Raj Bhavan

Jagdeep Dhankhar expressed anguish at chancellors and vice-chancellors of private universities in the state for not attending a meeting called by him at the Raj Bhavan.

published on : 24th December 2021

BJP MPs approached me for probe into purchase, installation of CCTVs: Bengal Governor

The state BJP has alleged intimidation of its candidates and workers and electoral malpractices by ruling TMC supporters during the December 19 civic elections.

published on : 22nd December 2021

BJP alleges massive rigging in KMC elections, urges Bengal Governor for repolling

Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari claimed that there were over 100 instances of irregularities during the polls.

published on : 19th December 2021

My security personnel waited outside polling booth in adherence to SEC order: Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Jagdeep Dhankhar said peaceful polling with no fear in the minds of voters and absence of interference of the state apparatus are at the heart of any election process.

published on : 19th December 2021

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar raises concern over government's 'dithering' stance on appointment of SHRC chairperson

The National Human Rights Commission panel was constituted following an order by a five-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court.

published on : 19th December 2021

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar alleges diversion of funds for 'Maa' canteen scheme

The budget document emanates that the allocation of Rs 100 crore for the scheme was proposed for the 2021-22 fiscal, Jagdeep Dhankhar said.

published on : 18th December 2021

Dhankhar vs Mamata again? Bengal Governor asks officials to ensure cooperation between BSF, police

Chief Secretary HK Dwivedi and Home Secretary BP Gopalika called on Dhankhar at Raj Bhavan and briefed the governor, the constitutional head of the state, on several matters including the BSF issue.

published on : 12th December 2021

West Bengal example of human rights violations, says Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

The governor, in a videographed address on Human Rights Day, said upholding of people's rights is necessary for a democratic system to flourish.

published on : 10th December 2021
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