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Jagdeep dhankhar

Feb 14, 2020 11:44
Invoking his power as the chancellor of all state-run universities, Dhankhar wrote to Debkumar Mukhopadhyay, the VC of Panchanan Barma University in Cooch Behar district, that he has initiated the process of removing him from the post. read more
Feb 12, 2020 11:59
The third annual convocation of the Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University will be held on Friday. read more
Feb 09, 2020 22:46
Civic polls in Bengal are scheduled to be held later this year, while assembly elections are due next year in 2021. read more
Feb 07, 2020 17:10
Dhankhar did, however, make the point on Thursday that he was well within his rights to suggest changes. When these were turned down by the state government, he stuck to the script given to him. read more
Feb 06, 2020 23:10
The budget session of an Assembly starts with the governor’s speech, followed by the finance minister’s presentation of the budget proposals and its passage as the Finance Bill, which requires the governor’s prior approval. read more
Feb 05, 2020 06:36
On Monday, state parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee and finance minister Amit Mitra, too, had called on the governor. read more
Jan 28, 2020 16:41
Students shouted ‘Go Back’ slogans and showed him black flags as soon as Dhankhar approached Nazrul Mancha auditorium in south Kolkata, where the convocation was held. read more
Jan 17, 2020 03:59
While Dhankhar was invited as the chief guest at the 13th convocation of St Xavier’s college, the VC, Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee, was supposed to deliver the convocation address. read more
Jan 15, 2020 23:43
On Tuesday, speaking at the 45th Eastern India Science Fair and 19th Science and Engineering Fair in the city, Dhankhar said flying objects existed during the time of Ramayana, drawing criticism from a section of scientists and scholars, and several... read more
Jan 14, 2020 23:20
Scientists left furious by Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s remarks said that he should refrain from making such statements as they have a negative impact on the society. read more
Jan 13, 2020 17:49
Bengal’s ruling party Trinamool Congress (TMC) has repeatedly accused Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar of hampering the state’s development by not signing Bills passed by the legislature. read more
Jan 10, 2020 11:04
Dhankhar’s invitation in a tweet has come amid the numerous spats with Mamata Banerjee since he appointed as the constitutional head of the state in July last year. read more
Jan 10, 2020 11:03
There have been many incidents of a verbal clash between Jagdeep Dhankhar and Mamata Banerjee over several issues, including law and order situation in the state to the running of universities. read more
Jan 04, 2020 01:42
Dhankhar did not clear the bills twice, saying the government did not provide the inputs he sought for some clarifications. On Friday, a statement issued by Raj Bhawan cited the same reason. read more
Jan 01, 2020 03:52
“Recording of New Year Message for the people of State of West Bengal in the historical Raj Bhawan Library while sitting on the iconic table from which Lord Curzon signed first Partition of Bengal in 1905,” Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote on Tuesday morning. read more