Jagdeep Dhankar
People  /  Published 06.08.22

The week that should have been

Aamir Khan confesses that his first reaction on seeing #BoycottLal SinghChaddha trend on Twitter was to ask director Advait Chandan if the film, scheduled to release on August 11, had already been l...
By Priyam Marik

India  /  Published 06.08.22

V-P polls: Counting begins

The Electoral College comprises 780 MPs -- 543 in Lok Sabha and 245 in Rajya Sabha. In all 744 MPs are expected to vote as eight seats in the upper House are vacant and 36 MPs of Trinamool Congress ha...
By Our Web Desk in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.08.22

VP poll: Votes in favour of Dhankhar

Members of Parliament of both houses will vote on Saturday to elect the next Vice President of India in an election where NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar is pitted against Opposition pick Margaret Alva...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.22

Thapa elected to helm GTA

Bharatiya Gorkha Prajatantrik Morcha president Anit Thapa was sworn in as the chief executive of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) following an election in which all 44 elected GTA Sabha...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.22

'Arrest Suvendu'

Bengal on Saturday reported 235 new Covid-19 infections, 217 recoveries and two deaths, with the case positivity rate at 7.04 per cent. Currently, there are 3,496 active cases in the state, with ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.22

CM to be chancellor of agri varsities

The West Bengal Assembly on Friday passed a bill to replace Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the chancellor of all state-aided agricultural universities, amid oppositio...
By Our bureau and PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.22

Minister made varsity visitor

The Bengal Assembly passed a bill to replace the governor with higher education minister as visitor at private universities through a voice vote after Opposition MLAs staged a walkout on Tuesday. On ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.22

Bratya in, Guv out

 A bill was passed in the West Bengal assembly on Tuesday to appoint the Education Minister as the Visitor of private universities in the state, replacing Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. The West Ben...
By Our bureau and PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 07.06.22

Mamata Banerjee to replace governor as chancellor of West Bengal universities

The chief minister will be the chancellor of all state universities, including those under the agriculture department, animal resources development and the health department, the Mamata Banerjee cabin...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

Speaker prods governor on Supriyo oath

Speaker Biman Banerjee on Monday said governor Jagdeep Dhankhar might have reservations about an individual but should administer oath of office to Trinamul’s Ballygunge MLA Babul Supriyo as soo...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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