Jagdeep Dhankhar

West Bengal Governor asks CM Mamata Banerjee to empower voters, eliminate atmosphere of fear

This comes as West Bengal is slated to go to polls this year for 294 assembly seats.

published on : 25th January 2021

Disagreeing with every move of Centre goes against spirit of federalism: Dhankhar lashes out at Mamata government

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, whose government celebrated the day as 'Deshnayak Diwas', slammed the Centre for its decision to observe January 23 as 'Parakram Diwas'.

published on : 24th January 2021

Bengal Governor donates Rs 5,00,001 for construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya

The donation was made in the name of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra, which has been mandated to collect funds for the temple, Dhankhar said in the statement.

published on : 21st January 2021

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar expresses concern over security situation ahead of polls

Bengal Governor Dhankhar's interaction with Amit Shah comes days after his meeting with CM Mamata Banerjee at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.

published on : 9th January 2021

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepts TMC Minister Laxmi Ratan Shukla's resignation

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted the resignation of Laxmi Ratan Shukla from the state's council of ministers.

published on : 5th January 2021

India is apprehensive of violent assembly elections in Bengal: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

It will be a massive blow to the democratic system if public servants are engaged in political work and there cannot be a bigger challenge than this to the rule of law, he said.

published on : 1st January 2021

TMC writes to President Kovind to remove Jagdeep Dhankhar from Bengal Governor post

The BJP, however, said West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhais acting within his constitutional parameters while the 'TMC is scared'.

published on : 30th December 2020

Bengal Governor claims state security advisor usurped DGP's authority

Such alleged usurpation of power sounds the death knell of democracy, Dhankhar said.

published on : 29th December 2020

Dhankhar slams Mamata government for refusing to give info on VC appointment at Darjeeling varsity

An official named Manish Jain, according to Dhankhar, has said that he would need permission from higher authorities.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Newly-joined BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari holds meeting with Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Adhikari, however, did not speak to waiting journalists while exiting the Raj Bhavan after the meeting.

published on : 21st December 2020

Bengal governor asks Mamata to address Adhikari's 'fear of vendetta politics'

Adhikari had written to Dhankhar that the change of his political stance may attract political vendetta mode against him by the ruling TMC.

published on : 17th December 2020

Fearing 'vendetta' from Trinamool, Suvendu seeks Bengal Governor's intervention

Sharing the copy of a letter that Adhikari wrote to him, Dhankhar said that he was taking "expected steps".

published on : 16th December 2020

My biggest task is to ensure free and fair assembly polls: Dhankhar on Bengal elections

He said those who oppose free and fair elections will be sternly dealt with.

published on : 16th December 2020

Bengal Congress leader Mannan anxious about political violence: Dhankhar

Dhankhar said that during the meeting, the senior Congress leader deprecated alleged politically inspired police postings and stressed the need for fair elections.

published on : 14th December 2020

Violators of law in Bengal have protection of police: Governor on attack on Nadda's convoy

Castigating the Mamata Banerjee government over the attack, allegedly by TMC supporters, Dhankhar said a dangerous game of insider and outsider is going on in the state.

published on : 11th December 2020
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