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CV Ananda Bose, former civil servant, appointed West Bengal governor

The appointment comes months after former West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar quit the post to contest for the vice-presidential election.

CV Ananda Bose
CV Ananda Bose
Updated on Nov 17, 2022 09:12 PM IST

Gehlot-Dhankhar banter on Mamata: ‘What magic did you do on the tough lady?’

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar said he had once asked former two-time Rajasthan CM Vasundhare Raje for help regarding TMC boss and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in the form of “magic spell”.

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar with Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and assembly speaker CP Joshi during a felicitation ceremony at the state assembly, in Jaipur, on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar with Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and assembly speaker CP Joshi during a felicitation ceremony at the state assembly, in Jaipur, on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 04:14 PM IST

Targeting of judges in public domain must be contained: Vice President Dhankhar

Dhankhar, who took oath as vice-president on August 11, was speaking at a function organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) to felicitate him when he made the remarks.

File photo of Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar(ANI )
File photo of Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar(ANI )
Updated on Aug 23, 2022 04:52 AM IST

Jagdeep Dhankhar, former Bengal governor, sworn in as India's vice president

Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the Vice President on August 6, securing 74.36 per cent – the highest ever votes received in the last six vice presidential elections held since 1997. He defeated the Opposition's Margaret Alva to emerge as a winner.

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar
Updated on Aug 11, 2022 12:37 PM IST

Jagdeep Dhankhar to be sworn-in as 14th Vice President of India today

President Droupadi Murmu will administer the Oath of Office to the elected Vice-President of India Jagdeep Dhankhar at Rashtrapati Bhavan at 11:45 am today.

National Democratic Alliance (NDA)’s candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar has been elected as the 14th Vice President of India.
National Democratic Alliance (NDA)’s candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar has been elected as the 14th Vice President of India.
Updated on Aug 11, 2022 10:43 AM IST

Shashi Tharoor says VP poll result was 'foreordained'; ‘Margret Alva did what…’

Margaret Alva fought the election with grace and conviction while the result of the election was already known, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said as he congratulated Alva. 

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor praised Margaret Alva's graceful fight. 
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor praised Margaret Alva's graceful fight. 
Published on Aug 07, 2022 08:19 AM IST

Minister, MLA, Governor, Vice President: Tracing Jagdeep Dhankhar’s path

During his three years of gubernatorial tenure in West Bengal, when Jagdeep Dhankhar would berate the Mamata Banerjee administration and attack it through public addresses, long official letters and the social media, he personally drafted the letters.

Jagdeep Dhankhar’s political career started in 1989, when he was elected as a MP on a Janata Dal ticket from the Lok Sabha seat of Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Jagdeep Dhankhar’s political career started in 1989, when he was elected as a MP on a Janata Dal ticket from the Lok Sabha seat of Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2022 05:23 AM IST

Jagdeep Dhankhar defeats Margaret Alva, elected Vice President of India

The 71-year-old leader, who has been described by the Bharatiya Janata Party as a “kisaan putra”, is likely to take oath on August 11.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Vice President-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Vice President-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 07, 2022 04:52 AM IST

Celebrations in 'kisan putra' Jagdeep Dhankhar's village in Rajasthan| Video

Locals in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu were seen gathered for a massive celebration with firecrackers.

Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Published on Aug 06, 2022 11:23 PM IST

Margaret Alva slams Opposition leaders who supported BJP: 'Damaged their...'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi thanked Alva for “representing the spirit of the joint opposition with grace and dignity.”

Margaret Alva said she believes that by supporting the BJP in this election, such parties and leaders have damaged their own credibility.(PTI file pic)
Margaret Alva said she believes that by supporting the BJP in this election, such parties and leaders have damaged their own credibility.(PTI file pic)
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 09:31 PM IST

Vice-prez election: Wishes pour in across party lines for Jagdeep Dhankhar

Dhankhar, the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA's) candidate for the vice-presidential poll, defeated Opposition's Margaret Alva by 346 votes.

Newly elected Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar greets BJP workers at 11 Akhbar Road, in New Delhi, on Saturday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Newly elected Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar greets BJP workers at 11 Akhbar Road, in New Delhi, on Saturday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 09:06 PM IST

Jagdeep Dhankhar's journey from a Rajasthan village to vice president House

Dhankhar, 71, was declared elected as the Vice President on Saturday after he bagged 528 votes against his rival candidate Margaret Alva's 182.

File photo of Jagdeep Dhankhar.(HT Photo)
File photo of Jagdeep Dhankhar.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 08:55 PM IST

Daily brief: PM Modi meets vice president-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar 

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with vice president-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with vice president-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 08:55 PM IST

‘His intellect…:’ PM Modi after meeting vice president-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar  

Modi was amongst the first leaders to cast his vote in the morning. Union ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh and BJP president JP Nadda also cast their votes.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with vice president-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar.(File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with vice president-elect Jagdeep Dhankhar.(File)
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 08:39 PM IST

Jagdeep Dhankhar elected India's next vice-president, defeats Margaret Alva

Jagdeep Dhankhar, who is a lawyer by profession, joined politics in 1989. He became the governor of West Bengal in July 2019 and has made headlines since then over his tumultuous relations with the Mamata Banerjee government.

Jagdeep Dhankhar, NDA nominee and former West Bengal governor, was pitted against joint Opposition candidate Margaret Alva.(File)
Jagdeep Dhankhar, NDA nominee and former West Bengal governor, was pitted against joint Opposition candidate Margaret Alva.(File)
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 08:05 PM IST

Vice-presidential poll: Of 780 MPs, 725 cast vote; NDA's Dhankhar frontrunner

Vice-presidential election 2022: National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) Jagdeep Dhankhar (71) is pitted against Opposition's Margaret Alva (80) for the post.

NDA's vice-presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders in New Delhi. ((Arvind Yadav/HT file))
NDA's vice-presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders in New Delhi. ((Arvind Yadav/HT file))
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 06:14 PM IST

NDA's V-P nominee Jagdeep Dhankhar: 5 things to know about Mamata’s bete noire

Vice-presidential election: NDA’s nominee Jagdeep Dhankhar, a Jat leader, has been described by the BJP as ‘kisan putra’.

National Democratic Alliance (NDA) vice-presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar after he filed his nomination at Parliament House. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
National Democratic Alliance (NDA) vice-presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar after he filed his nomination at Parliament House. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 06, 2022 08:30 AM IST

India set to get new Vice President: Dhankhar-Alva face-off predictable| Top 10

Vice Presidential Elections:  Both members of Parliament are set to vote in the VP polls. 

Vice president candidates Margaret Alva and Jagdeep Dhankar in file pic.
Vice president candidates Margaret Alva and Jagdeep Dhankar in file pic.
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 08:41 AM IST

Advantage Dhankhar in today’s vice presidential election

By late Saturday evening, the returning officer will announce the result of the VP election, voting for which will take place from 10 am to 5 pm.

Dhankhar has been chosen as the BJP-led NDA's candidate for the upcoming vice-presidential elections. (Amit Shah/Twitter)
Dhankhar has been chosen as the BJP-led NDA's candidate for the upcoming vice-presidential elections. (Amit Shah/Twitter)
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 05:26 AM IST

Explained: How the vice-president of India is elected?

The polling will take place at the Parliament House between 10 am and 5 pm and votes will be counted on the same day itself while the next vice-president will take the oath of office on August 11 – a day after the term of the incumbent V-P M Venakish Naidu ends.

The polling will take place at the Parliament House.(ANI)
The polling will take place at the Parliament House.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 05:51 AM IST

NDA's Dhankhar set for easy win in vice-presidential poll today | 10 facts

Vice presidential election 2022: While polling will be held from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, the ballots will be counted immediately after that. By late Saturday evening, the returning officer will announce the name of the next vice-president.

NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar and Opposition pick Margaret Alva
NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar and Opposition pick Margaret Alva
Updated on Aug 06, 2022 12:07 AM IST

BSP chief Mayawati declares support for NDA’s V-P candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar

The opposition has fielded former Union minister Margaret Alva as its vice-presidential candidate against Jagdeep Dhankhar.

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. (HT file)
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. (HT file)
Published on Aug 03, 2022 08:09 AM IST

Margaret Alva shares a message that Koshyari got from her rival & ex-Bengal guv 

Margaret Alva said that while Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's comments on the Marathi-Gujarati issue were unfortunate, they were not unexpected.

File photo of Margaret Alva with Opposition leaders.(PTI)
File photo of Margaret Alva with Opposition leaders.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 30, 2022 08:29 PM IST

‘His VP tenure will be inspiring,’ says PM Modi after Dhankar files nomination

Dhankar is set to face former Rajasthan governor Margaret Alva, the opposition pick who will be filing her nomination Tuesday at 11 am.

Prime minister Narendra Modi and NDA's nominee for next month's vice presidential polls Jagdeep Dhankhar.(Twitter/ @narendramodi)
Prime minister Narendra Modi and NDA's nominee for next month's vice presidential polls Jagdeep Dhankhar.(Twitter/ @narendramodi)
Published on Jul 18, 2022 05:08 PM IST

'Not even in my dreams...': Jagdeep Dhankhar, NDA's VP pick, files papers

Vice presidential election 2022: Polls have been scheduled for August 5, with incumbent Venkaiah Naidu's term expiring on August 10.

Former Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar is the BJP-led NDA's nominee for next month's vice presidential election (File)
Former Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar is the BJP-led NDA's nominee for next month's vice presidential election (File)
Updated on Jul 18, 2022 01:14 PM IST

Dhankhar resigns as Bengal guv after VP nomination, La Ganesan given charge

The President appointed Manipur governor La Ganesan to discharge the functions of the governor of West Bengal, in addition to his own duties, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said.

File photo of Jagdeep Dhankhar.
File photo of Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Updated on Jul 17, 2022 11:38 PM IST

Vice president polls: 5 things about opposition candidate Margaret Alva

Margaret Alva, a former Union minister and five terms parliamentarian, brings with her rich political as well as administrative experience

Margaret Alva’s vast career in Parliament started in 1974 when she was elected to Rajya Sabha. (Twitter/Margaret Alva)
Margaret Alva’s vast career in Parliament started in 1974 when she was elected to Rajya Sabha. (Twitter/Margaret Alva)
Updated on Aug 04, 2022 03:42 PM IST

BJP names Jagdeep Dhankhar as Vice President candidate

The Jat leader has had several run-ins with the Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal, of which he is the current governor.

New Delhi, India - July 16, 2022: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, July 16, 2022. BJP announced Jagdeep Dhankhar as its candidate for the Vice Presidential election 2022 after a parliamentary board meeting at party headquarters. (PMO / Twitter)
New Delhi, India - July 16, 2022: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, July 16, 2022. BJP announced Jagdeep Dhankhar as its candidate for the Vice Presidential election 2022 after a parliamentary board meeting at party headquarters. (PMO / Twitter)
Published on Jul 16, 2022 11:59 PM IST

Strain with TMC govt marked tenure as governor of NDA pick for vice president

Dhankhar assumed charge as governor of West Bengal in July 2019, and his equation with the TMC nosedived further in recent months with the Mamata Banerjee-led party accusing him of being a mouthpiece of the BJP.

Union home minister Amit Shah (right) with West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar. Dhankhar has been chosen as the BJP-led NDA's candidate for the upcoming vice-presidential elections. (Amit Shah/Twitter)
Union home minister Amit Shah (right) with West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar. Dhankhar has been chosen as the BJP-led NDA's candidate for the upcoming vice-presidential elections. (Amit Shah/Twitter)
Updated on Jul 17, 2022 05:03 AM IST

‘May have retired but…’: Jairam Ramesh's parting message for ‘good man’ VP Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu, who served in both Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi cabinets in the past, took oath as the Vice President of India in August 2017. He had succeeded Mohammad Hamid Ansari.

Congress MP Jairam Ramesh. (Agencies)
Congress MP Jairam Ramesh. (Agencies)
Updated on Jul 16, 2022 11:27 PM IST
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