Jun 28, 2021 06:56 PM IST
This development comes on the heels of the Bengal Governor sought a ‘special audit’ of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) after reports of corruption and malpractices surfaced.
- May 10, 2021 01:00 PM IST
"The situation that arose out of post-poll violence is worrisome. I will be visiting the violence-hit areas in the state," Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar underlined.
- May 07, 2021 11:36 AM IST
The team, led by an additional secretary of the ministry, had arrived in the state on Thursday and held meetings with the chief secretary, home secretary and the DGP at the secretariat, officials said.
- May 03, 2021 01:59 PM IST
The ruling TMC has won 212 of the 292 seats where polling was held in eight phases in March and April, and is leading in one where counting is still in progress. The BJP emerged as the main opposition party with 77 seats under its belt.
- Dec 30, 2020 07:12 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress, which has been at loggerheads with Jagdeep Dhankhar since he became governor in July last year, has urged President Ram Nath Kovind to remove him, claiming that he has been working in an unconstitutional manner.
- Dec 11, 2020 01:13 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar alleged that violators of law in the state have the protection of police and administration.
- Dec 06, 2020 08:12 PM IST
It is high time to "ensure governance in accordance with the Constitution and render police and administration politically neutral", the governor said on Twitter later in the day.
- Oct 11, 2020 09:03 PM IST
Claiming that it was nothing but a "blatant abuse of police power," Dhankhar said, "As Governor I assured the delegation that all steps would be taken for such outrage". Controversy erupted after visuals of the police beating up a Sikh man during BJP's protest on Thursday went viral on social media.
- Oct 05, 2020 05:51 PM IST
Earlier in the day, Jagdeep Dhankhar slammed the state administration after the home secretary and the DGP failed to turn up, disregarding his summons over the killing of the BJP leader Manish Sukla. However, Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay met Dhankhar.
- Mar 06, 2020 03:31 PM IST
The meeting was held at the initiative of the governor, who was appointed to the Constitutional post nearly eight months ago.
- Feb 17, 2020 12:36 PM IST
Banerjee is holding a one-on-one meeting with Dhankhar for the first time since he assumed charge in July last year.
- Feb 14, 2020 10:10 AM IST
The Raj Bhavan, in a note, said, "Dhankhar has invoked the process for consideration of removal of CBPBU VC Debkumar Mukhopadhyay."
- Jan 15, 2020 08:20 AM IST
"It is not in the 20th century, but it was during the period of Ramayana, we had flying objects (Uran Khatola). Sanjay narrated the entire war of Mahabharata (to Dhitarasthra) not from TV. The arrows of Arjuna in Mahabharata had atomic power in it," Dhankhar said while addressing a programme here.
- Dec 07, 2019 02:55 PM IST
Stating that a chief minister should be in regular communication with the governor, Dhankhar said he was still hopeful about a positive response from Banerjee.
- Dec 06, 2019 10:58 AM IST
The governor visited the state Assembly along with his wife, and paid floral tributes at the statue of B R Ambedkar. He was received by Marshall of the Assembly, other officials and MLAs.