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  • Guv summons CM to discuss law & order

    Guv summons CM to discuss law & order

    About five CBI investigations have been ordered against the state government in the last two weeks. The latest is the alleged gang rape and murder of a minor at Hanskhali. The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed senior IPS officer Damayanti Sen to oversee the investigation into four recent cases of rape that were reported in West Bengal.

    April 14, 2022
  • Dhankhar invites Mamata to discuss law and order in state

    Dhankhar invites Mamata to discuss law and order in state

    “Already cliff-hanging governance in the state, from the perspective of Constitution and law, has recently been further strained by horrifying incidents of barbarity #RampurhatViolence and in the hallowed precincts of the West Bengal Assembly.”

    March 30, 2022
  • CM claim on peace in state farcical: Dhankhar

    CM claim on peace in state farcical: Dhankhar

    “There can just be no credibility for the SIT, headed by Gyanwant Singh, suffering judicial taint and condemnation. SIT is being taken as a cover-up operation to provide an escape route to rogue elements. ‘Men Friday’ in probe are cut out for 'hatchet work' and not fair independent investigation.”

    March 24, 2022
  • Guv Dhankhar condemns CM for ‘blockade’ in assembly

    Guv Dhankhar condemns CM for ‘blockade’ in assembly

    Asking the CM to reflect on her words, he expressed surprise as he wrote: “Hon’ble CM applauding What! “Disorder” in the House! We all need to work to blossom democracy.” He has complained to the speaker, the ruling party Ministers/MLAs virtually subjecting Governor to “Gherao” and in the process also made him suffer "unprintable indigestible invectives".

    March 10, 2022
  • Guv Dhankhar: Shocked at assembly chief marshal’s conduct

    Guv Dhankhar: Shocked at assembly chief marshal’s conduct

    Dhankhar said he was shocked to learn that the secretary of the assembly gave in writing that he has conveyed to the marshal who has but declined. “This is a very serious development and must not be treated as a trivial matter. How can the chief marshal act in such a manner? Where are we heading?”

    March 8, 2022
  • Dialogue deadlock prevails in Bengal, claims Governor

    Dialogue deadlock prevails in Bengal, claims Governor

    Mr Dhankhar had written, “Governance in the state, constitutionally cliffhanging, requires us both to act in togetherness to serve the people. I earnestly appeal to you to accord the highest priority to this interaction at the earliest. It is our bounden duty and constitutional oath to ensure there is no constitutional stalemate.”

    March 7, 2022
  • Governor, government spat continues

    Governor, government spat continues

    “The chief minister is not following the constitution and is not responding to my letters seeking information on different issues. But her constitutional responsibilities are to provide me necessary information. My duty is to restrict her inside constitutional boundary. Hope, she would respond to my queries.”

    March 2, 2022
  • Governor Dhankhar ‘history in making’ jab on state cabinet meet

    Governor Dhankhar ‘history in making’ jab on state cabinet meet

    “serious procedural lapses and infractions of Rules of Business and law apparent in the present case, particularly dereliction of duty by the chief secretary, is being addressed separately for action at the level of the chief minister.”

    February 25, 2022
  • Mamata accuses Dhankhar of non-cooperation

    Mamata accuses Dhankhar of non-cooperation

    Banerjee went on to say, "The Governor returned the file. I am the Chief Minister and I have signed the file. He is saying to get it approved by the Cabinet and then send the file."

    February 22, 2022
  • Calcutta High Court rejects PIL seeking removal of Dhankhar

    Calcutta High Court rejects PIL seeking removal of Dhankhar

    Seeking the governor's removal, the petition alleged that he is bypassing the state council of ministers and dictating directly to the state officers and tweeting almost every day. His comments have the potential to affect the federal structure, it stated.

    February 19, 2022
  • Dhankhar invites Mamata for talks

    Dhankhar invites Mamata for talks

    It is to be recalled that recently the Governor sought information regarding purchases made during the pandemic period, Pegasus Enquiry Commission, BGBS, Bengal Aerotropolis Project, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration, MAA Canteen and State Finance Commission

    February 18, 2022
  • Bengal govt violating constitutional norms says Jagdeep Dhankhar

    Bengal govt violating constitutional norms says Jagdeep Dhankhar

    He alleged that the Fourth SFC “abysmally failed to discharge its constitutional duties. Also, there is a serious dereliction of duty and negligence at the level of the Finance Minister and top bureaucracy in the matter. Surprisingly, this noncompliance was given quietus, as if this gross constitutional transgression will never come to be noticed..."

    February 9, 2022
  • Dhankhar seeks response from state govt on ‘flaws’ in re-appointment of Lokayukta

    Dhankhar seeks response from state govt on ‘flaws’ in re-appointment of Lokayukta

    Under whose order the communication dated 22.December. 2021 was disposed of by taking a judgmental view on that communication? Which are the authorities involved in taking a view on the NSP and why was the communication dated 22 December not put up before the committee? He said these replies need to be forwarded to Raj Bhavan at the earliest.

    February 8, 2022
  • Governor jibe prompts resolution response

    Governor jibe prompts resolution response

    Earlier, Dhankhar, who was blocked by the chief minister on twitter. and was likened to a herd of horses by Banerjee, today wrote in a tweet” “ What a worrisome scenario! CM Mamata Banerjee in full media glare pulls up Purba Medinipore SP by asking did Governor call you? is a serious issue needing focused reflection. Unfortunate, a spinal blow by CM to Police”.

    February 5, 2022
  • Face-off intensifies: Mamata blocks Dhankhar on Twitter

    Face-off intensifies: Mamata blocks Dhankhar on Twitter

    Miss Banerjee accused Mr Dhankhar of tapping phones and threatening officers on several occasions. “Pegasus is running from Governor house. He is regularly calling our officers to meet him and threatening them. From commissioner of police to DGP, from chief secretary to home secretary and principal secretaries as well as DMs to SPs..he is threatening all. People of West Bengal never bow down to such threats,”

    February 1, 2022
  • Now, Bengal Governor invites Mamata for discussions

    Now, Bengal Governor invites Mamata for discussions

    The Governor's statement comes at a time when the Trinamool is mulling to move a "substantive motion" in the Parliament during the upcoming Budget Session against his "interference" in the running of the state. The ruling party might demand for the removal of the Governor in the Parliament.

    January 31, 2022
  • Democracy in deep peril in Bengal: Governor Dhankhar

    Democracy in deep peril in Bengal: Governor Dhankhar

    "I am sorry to tell you that in West Bengal a voter does not have that freedom. It is totally missing. We have seen post-poll violence of unprecedented level for those who dared to vote according to their right had to pay price with their life.  Postpoll violence of that gravity - - arson, loot, rape, killings -- unheard of. We were put to shame before national and global community..."

    January 26, 2022