West Bengal governor

4th State Finance Commission continued beyond 5-year term in violation of Constitution: Bengal Governor

Jagdeep Dhankar also claimed the SFC did not make recommendations to the governor since 2014, which, he described as "collapse of constitutional mechanism".

published on : 19th September 2021

'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 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

Ram Navami violence: West Bengal governor visits riot-hit areas, appeals for peace

One person was killed and two police officers suffered serious injuries on Monday when clashes broke out between two groups over a Ram Navami procession in the Raniganj area of Bardhaman district.

published on : 31st March 2018