Jagdeep Dhankar
India  /  Published 18.01.20

The BJP science laureates

For the BJP, when it comes to India’s record of scientific achievements stacked against Western attainments, it’s “been there, done that”.The pantheon of the BJP’s “science laureates” ru...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.01.20

BJP wisdom of flying machines

Who should get the “Foot-Firmly-In-Mouth” award amongst the BJP’s top players? On current form, the bookies must be dividing their bets between West Bengal governor Jagdeep “Atomic Arrows” D...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Tweet heat before Shah and Didi chat

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee spoke for the first time with Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday, the conversation revolving around the appointment of Jagdeep Dhankar as the new governor of Beng...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Raj Bhavan changes bare party thrust

The government on Saturday named a new governor for Bengal as part of changes at several Raj Bhavans in a move seen as an attempt by the ruling BJP to put leaders in key states to consolidate the part...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.19

Moderate hope on Bengal governor

Jagdeep Dhankar, a senior Supreme Court advocate, BJP leader and former Union minister who has been an MP and MLA from Rajasthan, will succeed Keshari Nath Tripathi as Bengal governor, the Raj Bhavan ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.19

Governor unhappy, VC denied extension

The higher education department had to scrap its decision to extend the tenure of Paula Banerjee as interim vice-chancellor of Sanskrit College and University following objections from the chancellor,...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.19

Chancellor asks VCs about his role

Governor Jagdeep Dhankar, who is the chancellor of all state universities, has sought to know from the vice-chancellors what should be the chancellor’s role in running a university.Dhankhar, who had...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Update on Arjun zone for governor

Bengal director-general of police Virendra on Tuesday called on governor Jagdeep Dhankar at the Raj Bhavan to brief him on the situation in violence-scarred Barrackpore where BJP MP Arjun Singh was in...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.19

Nostalgia for family time with the television

Sir — Gone are the days when television serials — like the ones which used to be aired on Doordarshan — could be watched by the entire family. Each series had a unique concept. But these days so...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.19

Chant in JU: ‘Not our chancellor’

Jadavpur University held its annual convocation on Tuesday without the chancellor, who was blockaded by employees on a campus replete with “Not Our Chancellor” posters put up by students.Governor ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.