West Bengal Budget Session to Begin from July 2 With Guv Dhankhar's Address

File photo of Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar. The duration of the session is yet to be finalised. The session will be conducted following all Covid-19 protocols. PTI Kolkata Last Updated:June 22, 2021, 21:36 IST FOLLOW US ON: The budget session of the West Bengal Assembly will begin from July 2 with Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s address, … Read more

Situation Due to Post-poll Violence in Bengal Alarming, Mamata's 'Ostrich-like' Stance Unacceptable: Guv

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar Monday called the situation arising out of the alleged post-poll violence in the state as “alarming and worrisome” and questioned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her “ostrich-like” stance on the issue. Dhankhar, who embarked on a week-long visit to North Bengal earlier in the day, slammed the state government for … Read more

Major Setback for West Bengal Govt, Calcutta HC Turns Down Request to Recall or Modify Order on NHRC Probe

In a major setback for the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court has turned down its request to recall or modify its directive where it has asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to examine all cases of alleged human rights violations cases during the post-poll violence in the State. The petition requesting to … Read more

WB Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar on Week-long Visit to North Bengal from Monday

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will embark on a week-long visit to North Bengal from Monday, within a week of a demand by certain BJP MPs for carving out a separate Union Territory for the region. His visit also comes within days of meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah twice amid allegations of post-poll violence. … Read more

Bengal Governor postpones departure from Delhi, likely to meet Home Minister Shah again

A meeting with the home minister later in the day is not ruled out. West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has postponed his Friday afternoon departure to Kolkata from here, and is likely to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah again about the law and order situation in the state, source said. Mr. Dhankhar had a … Read more

West Bengal Governor to meet President Kovind today | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan today at 11:30 am. “Governor WB Jagdeep Dhankhar along with Sudesh Dhankhar will call on President of India Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan @rashtrapatibhvn today at 11.30 am,” tweeted Dhankhar’s office. Governor WB … Read more

Violating constitutional norms, should not return, says TMC says as Bengal Governor visits Delhi

New Delhi: As West Begal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar reached at the national capital for a four-day trip on Tuesday night, Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday accused him of violating constitutional norms and asked him not to return. Dhankhar, who shares a strained relationship with the state government had not specified any reason for his Delhi visit. … Read more

West Bengal Governor Meets NHRC Chief, TMC Calls Him 'BJP Agent'

Hours after West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar met Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Arun Mishra ‘to address post-poll violence’ in the West Bengal, both Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Left Front condemned the move and claimed it as an ‘unprecedented act’ by any constitutional head of state. Soon after the meeting, Dhankhar tweeted, … Read more

Governor violating constitutional norms, should not return to Bengal: TMC | India News – Times of India

KOLKATA: The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal on Wednesday accused governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who is on a visit to New Delhi, of violating constitutional norms and asked him not to return to the state. The BJP, on the other hand, alleged that it is the TMC which has no respect for the Constitution and … Read more