Raj Bhavan
India  /  Published 01.09.19

Rajiv Gandhi-era rebel sent to Kerala Raj Bhavan

Arif Mohammad Khan, who had quit the Rajiv Gandhi ministry over the Shah Bano case and recently hailed the Narendra Modi government’s bill to ban instant triple talaq and the scrapping of Jammu and ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

The Bengal governor's unfortunate activism

The governor of West Bengal likes to be kept well-informed. So he must already be well-informed about his own role. His role according to the Constitution — one of dignity and neutrality — as well...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.19

Dhankhar nod to JU choice

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday recommended “wider consultations” before deciding possible DLitt and DSc recipients and, according to some sources, complained that there was not “enough info...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.20

Special cabinet vetted speech

The Mamata Banerjee government had convened a special cabinet on Monday to get the budget speech of governor vetted by the council of ministers to avoid an uncomfortable situation, particularly in the...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 13.12.19

Firing in Shillong as protesters turn unruly

A massive rally turned violent here on Friday evening as unruly protesters tried to enter Raj Bhavan, compelling security forces to fire tear gas shells.They demanded scrapping of Citizenship (Amendme...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong


Politics  /  Published 10.03.20

MP political crisis deepens as MLAs resign

The 15-month-old Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh was pushed to the brink on Tuesday with 19 MLAs loyal to Jyotiraditya Scindia camping in Bengaluru sending their resignations to Raj Bhavan, so...
By PTI in Bhopal

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.20

In a sign of thaw, Mamata meets Dhankhar

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee held a one-on-one meeting with governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday, in an apparent sign of thaw in their frosty relationship.Though what exactly transpired a...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

Bengal Governor in rare hill leaders’ meet

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will meet elected representatives of Darjeeling district on September 24, the Raj Bhavan said on Saturday, the first such interaction by a Bengal governor in the districts in...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 20.09.19

At hospital door, VC gets ‘2019’ reminder

Chancellor and governor Jagdeep Dhankhar asked Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das over the phone to call police to the campus as this is “2019, not 2014” while the academic was being...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.07.19

Acharya bids fond farewell to Nagaland

Outgoing Nagaland governor P.B. Acharya on Wednesday expressed his desire to see a developed and established Nagaland and urged the people of the state to achi-eve that goal by playing their respectiv...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur


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