West Bengal Governor

'Communication format is violative of all established norms': Bengal govt slams Governor's letter

In a series of tweets, the state Home Department criticised the letter that was shared by the governor on Twitter, claiming that it was violative of all established norms.

published on : 15th June 2021

'Constrained to observe your continued silence': Bengal Governor to CM Mamata on post-poll violence

Hours before his departure to Delhi on a four-day visit, governor Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote seeking interaction with the chief minister at the earliest on the issues flagged by him.

published on : 15th June 2021

Bengal Governor rubbishes TMC MP's allegation about kin appointed as OSDs in Raj Bhavan

The governor also said he 'would continue undeterred and with zeal to serve the people of state and vindicate my oath of office under Article 159 of the Constitution'.

published on : 7th June 2021

TMC MP Mahua Moitra calls Bengal governor 'uncle-ji', says his kin appointed as officer on special duty

'He keeps asking questions to the state government. I would rather request him to look into the mirror', Moitra said.

published on : 6th June 2021

Extremely alarming law and order scenario in post-poll Bengal; many killed, displaced: Governor Dhankar

Dhankar claimed that the state police is "engaged as an extension of ruling dispensation to let loose vindictiveness on political opponents".

published on : 6th June 2021

'Ego prevailed over public service': Guv Dhankhar on Mamata Banerjee skipping PM Modi meet

The West Bengal Chief Minister said she skipped the meeting because 'a BJP MLA has no locus to be present in a PM-CM meeting.'

published on : 1st June 2021

Attempts being made to create instability in state: Shiv Sena demands West Bengal Governor be recalled

The arrest of four TMC leaders by the CBI in connection with the Narada sting tape case smacks of 'political vendetta', Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' alleged.

published on : 19th May 2021

Bengal Guv visits Cooch Behar, says state facing twin challenges of pandemic and post-poll violence

The governor said he was shocked by incidents of attack following the West Bengal assembly elections, and decided to visit various places affected by the post-poll violence in the interest of people.

published on : 13th May 2021

Bengal assembly polls should be violence-free, says governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

The Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, had preached for non-violence and it should be adhered to in the polls, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said.

published on : 30th 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

No Indian can be branded as outsider in any part of country: Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

The ruling party in West Bengal has alleged that the BJP is bringing "outsiders" to the state to win the assembly elections.

published on : 6th 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

Governor expresses concern over attack on J P Nadda's convoy

The chief secretary had informed him that the director general of police had been alerted and sensitised accordingly, Dhankhar wrote on the micro-blogging site.

published on : 10th December 2020

Bengal government distancing itself from rule of law: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Jagdeep Dhankhar said that a huge blow is being struck on the soul of Dr B R Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution.

published on : 6th December 2020

Medical infra in Bengal stressed due to non- implementation of Ayushman Bharat: Guv Dhankhar

The governor held that transparency and accountability must be followed for democratic governance which requires believing in the rule of law and constitutional propriety.

published on : 2nd December 2020
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