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'Your scheduled visit to violence-hit areas violates norms': Mamata to governor

At least 16 people, mainly from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC), have been killed in post-poll violence in West Bengal.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee greets governor Jagdeep Dhankar during the swearing-in ceremony of the new minister, at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata on Monday.(ANI Photo)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee greets governor Jagdeep Dhankar during the swearing-in ceremony of the new minister, at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata on Monday.(ANI Photo)
Published on May 12, 2021 08:36 PM IST
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MHA sends team to Bengal, seeks report from governor on violence

"BJP leaders are roaming around, they are provoking. They are actually not ready to accept the mandate," West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said.
The ministry of home affairs (MHA) also sought a detailed report from governor Jagdeep Dhankar on the current law and order situation in Bengal.(HT Photo )
The ministry of home affairs (MHA) also sought a detailed report from governor Jagdeep Dhankar on the current law and order situation in Bengal.(HT Photo )
Updated on May 07, 2021 12:57 AM IST
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Kolkata: Blame game starts after high-rise fire

A case of negligence under Section 304A of the Indian Penal Code was lodged and Kolkata police started a probe. The fire department and the railways ordered separate probes into the incident.
Firefighters and locals stand and watching fire after it broke out on the 13th floor of a multi-storeyed building and housing offices of the Railways, on Strand Road in Kolkata on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Firefighters and locals stand and watching fire after it broke out on the 13th floor of a multi-storeyed building and housing offices of the Railways, on Strand Road in Kolkata on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 10, 2021 02:07 AM IST
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‘Sanitise power corridors of intruders’: West Bengal governor appeals ahead of 2021 polls

On Friday, Dhankhar had submitted a report to the Centre over the “extremely disturbing developments that do not augur well for democratic values.” He alleged that violators of law in the state have the protection of police and administration.
West Bengal governor has assured people of free and fair assembly elections in the state next year.(ANI Photo)
West Bengal governor has assured people of free and fair assembly elections in the state next year.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 06:40 PM IST
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Bengal BJP delegation to meet Governor over TMC’s ‘double standards’ on farm bills

The BJP delegation, led by Jay Prakash Majumdar, state vice-president, will comprise other senior members of the opposition party, who will meet Governor Jagdeep Dhankar
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(ANI File)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.(ANI File)
Published on Sep 23, 2020 11:05 AM IST
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Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai apartment on June 14, 2020.(Pratham Gokhale / HT File Photo)
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai apartment on June 14, 2020.(Pratham Gokhale / HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 15, 2020 05:22 PM IST
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Covid-19 lockdown: Bengal Governor alleges PDS scam, seeks urgent report from Mamata govt

Mamata has acknowledged deficiencies in the PDS but claimed it was limited to 10%
Bengal Governor and BJP leaders from the state have accused Mamata Government of a scam in the public distribution system.(REUTERS Photo/File/Representative)
Bengal Governor and BJP leaders from the state have accused Mamata Government of a scam in the public distribution system.(REUTERS Photo/File/Representative)
Updated on Apr 18, 2020 09:47 PM IST
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West Bengal Governor appeals to Mamata Banerjee to take pay cut

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar also highlighted the fact that President Ram Nath Kovind, governors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his council of ministers have already taken a pay cut.
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Updated on Apr 07, 2020 10:45 AM IST
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‘Ask Donald Trump’: TMC mocks BJP’s factory-blast probe demand, Governor takes it seriously

BJP MP from Barrackpore, Arjun Singh, has demanded NIA probe in Naihati illegal-factory blast, alleging it was a cover for manufacturing crude bombs that are often used during violence in the state. He even hinted at a possible terror link to the factory.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has sought an intense probe into the Naihati factory blast.(ANI Photo/File)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has sought an intense probe into the Naihati factory blast.(ANI Photo/File)
Updated on Jan 04, 2020 08:36 PM IST
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‘Misuse of public funds’: Bengal governor asks Mamata Banerjee to withdraw ad against CAA

The Bengal governor said the amended act had been cleared by the Parliament and opposing it was unconstitutional and could lead to “anarchy”.
In the campaign, Mamata Banerjee asks people to refrain from violence while assuring that her government would not implement the CAA and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Bengal.(ANI)
In the campaign, Mamata Banerjee asks people to refrain from violence while assuring that her government would not implement the CAA and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Bengal.(ANI)
Updated on Dec 16, 2019 03:18 AM IST
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Bengal governor says Mamata’s behavior left him ‘stumped’ and ‘bewildered’

Dhankar’s comments on Wednesday follow similar accusation Banerjee made against the Governor on Tuesday.
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and GovernorJagdeep Dhankhar have been at loggerheads recently.(HT Photo/File)
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and GovernorJagdeep Dhankhar have been at loggerheads recently.(HT Photo/File)
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 09:32 PM IST
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Insulted, says Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar at puja event hosted by CM Mamata Banerjee

Reports said Governor Jagdeep Dhankar was miffed because he was not seated at the main stage along with other guests at the event to showcase the top 70 puja pandals in the state capital.
Dhankhar has been involved in a face-off with the Mamata Banerjee-led government in the past as well.(Photo: ANI)
Dhankhar has been involved in a face-off with the Mamata Banerjee-led government in the past as well.(Photo: ANI)
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 05:06 PM IST
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