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Jagdeep Dhankhar
West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Letters heat up Bengal farm tussle

The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday brought to the public domain two letters sent from the chief minister to Union agriculture and health ministers on September 9, stating Bengal’s conditi...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Role shift: The Governor's duty

Constitutional provisions are not straws to clutch at during a conflict in government; the conflict should be resolved with reference to the Constitution. That the latter expectation is waning is exem...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Politicians condole demise of Somen Mitra

Various politicians including, Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday condoled the demise of state Congress president Somen Mitr...
By PTI in Calcutta, New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.07.20

Don’t want crisis for students: Partha

The Bengal government does not want to “push students into a crisis”, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday. “The state government does not want to push students into ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.19

Partha stirs debate on governor’s post

Senior Trinamul leader Partha Chatterjee on Wednesday raised questions on the “very necessity” of governors in today’s India and sought a discussion on whether the post was needed anymore.The Tr...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.19

Charge: Governor mixed grudge and politics

Mamata Banerjee said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had been more courteous towards her than governor Jagdeep Dhankhar who apparently did not wish the chief minister who was waiting to receive him when ...
By Pranesh Sarkar and Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.19

JU seeks minister nod on convocation date

Jadavpur University has sought permission from education minister Partha Chatterjee to hold the convocation on December 24 as planned, sources said on Sunday. West Bengal Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Unive...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

WB govt working at snail's place: Dhankhar

The West Bengal government is working at a 'snail's pace', said state governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday even as the relation between the him and the Trinamul Congress government hit a new low.The s...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Jadavpur University rules unclear on governor role

The Jadavpur University statutes say the chancellor will have to “confirm” any decision on the choice of DLitt and DSc recipients.The statutes, however, do not offer any clarity on what happens if...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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