Jagdeep Dhankar
West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.21

Mamata to take oath as CM on May 5th

Since Mamata lost to her former protégé Suvendu Adhikari, now in the BJP, in the Nandigram seat, she would have six months to get elected to the Assembly. In the meeting, Mamata’s...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.05.21

Mamata to take oath as CM on May 5

During her media interaction, Banerjee again demanded that every citizen of the country should be given free vaccines by the Centre. “They are sending vaccine and oxygen to two-three states. Wh...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Where history and youth team up

Dhankhar, in turn, felt that such occasions celebrating and championing cultural achievements was just what Bengal needed. The evening -- with Esha Dutta as emcee -- clearly belonged to a 19-year-old...
By Ramona Sen in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.20

Dhankar: will ensure peaceful Bengal polls

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar on Sunday said he will do everything in his capability to ensure that the Assembly elections in the state are conducted peacefully.  The Bengal elections are sche...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.20

PM to address centenary event at Viswa-Bharati

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address the centenary celebrations of the Viswa-Bharati University at Shantiniketan, Bolpur, on Thursday through video conferencing, the PM’s Office ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.20

Dhankhar defies state preferences on VCs

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday tweeted that Rajendra Prasad Dhakal and Shanti Chhetry were appointed founding vice-chancellors of the new Darjeeling Hills University and Alipurduar Unive...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Calcutta  /  Published 16.12.20

Suvendu complains of ‘vendetta politics’

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Wednesday that former minister Suvendu Adhikari has sought his intervention so that the state police is dissuaded from implicating him in criminal cases o...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.12.20

Barbs fly over convoy attack

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday insinuated that the attack on BJP president JP Nadda’s convoy earlier in the day near Diamond Harbour was staged and denied all allegations agai...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.20

BJP’s north Bengal ‘focus’ tells in violence

Violence and arson erupted on Monday during the BJP’s Uttarkanya Abhiyan, a protest march to the state’s branch secretariat here, as supporters clashed with police and the party leadership...
By Bireswar Banerjee and Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 23.11.20

Bengal: 'rumoured' CA in police custody

In another tweet, the governor said: “Beneficiaries in ‘uniform’ and power in pre-emptive mode to compromise team members #coal #cattle mafia raids to neutralise or impede actions ag...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Our Bureau in Calcutta


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