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Guv Dhankhar flays Mamata Banerjee govt for being anti-constitution, lacking transparency

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday lambasted the Mamata Banerjee government for "lacking accountability and being anti-constitution and rule of law".

Visva-Bharati University files police complaint against TMC MLA for leading vandalism at campus

Shantiniketan/UNI/IBNS: The Visva-Bharati today lodged a police complaint against local Trinamool MLA Naresh Bouri and some others, a day after thousands of people allegedly using a bulldozer demolished an under construction boundary wall around the Pous Mela ground and vandalised its old entry gate, amid the admission process for new academic year.

Bengal: Locals storm Visva Bharati campus over university's decision to erect boundary wall around Poush Mela ground

Bolpur/IBNS: Objecting to the Visva Bharati University's decision to scrap 125-year-old iconic annual Poush Mela and erect boundary wall around the Mela ground, locals at a large number went into rampage at the university campus at Shantiniketan in Birbhum district of West Bengal on Monday.

Mamata posts cryptic tweet on Ram Mandir's 'Bhoomi Pujan' day, Guv Dhankhar accuses CM of appeasement politics

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday posted a cryptic tweet highlighting the country's "unity in diversity", on a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending the "Bhoomi Pujan" ceremony of Ram Mandir in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya.

Bengal: Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar dashes off letter to Mamata over meeting with VCs

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday dashed off a letter to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, taking strong exception to the communication from the State Higher Education Department, which, he said, unfortunately overruled the invite sent by him.

Calcutta High Court judge Protik Prakash Banerjee passes away

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: Calcutta High Court judge Justice Protik Prakash Banerjee passed away on Friday following cardiac arrest.

NHRC seeks report from Bengal on 'disposal of bodies in crematorium'

Kolkata/UNI: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an Action Taken Report from the West Bengal government within six weeks on the matter of "disposal of bodies of suspected Corona patients in a city crematorium on Jun 10".

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar expresses sadness over Sushant Singh Rajput's demise

Kolkata/UNI: Saddened and shocked by the untimely death of bright, young actor Sushant Singh Rajput, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today said.

Bengal: Modi, Mamata Banerjee reach Basirhat after survey of Amphan-hit areas

Kolkata/Basirhat/IBNS: After conducting an aerial survey of Cyclone Amphan-hit areas in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached Basirhat for an administrative meeting on Friday.

People know who is the usurper, extra-constitutional fountain of power: Dhankhar tells Mamata in counter-letter

Kolkata/IBNS: In a counter-letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said people of the state were well aware of the usurper and the extra-constitutional fountain of power.

Your words about me and government abusive: Mamata's fresh salvo at Guv Dhankhar

Kolkata/IBNS: Disappointing all who had thought the letter-war between the state headquarters Nabanna and Raj Bhavan has died down, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday sent a fresh letter training her guns at Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, accusing the latter of using words which are insulting.

Guv Dhankhar fires fresh salvo at Mamata after TMC MP Mohua Moitra calls out NRI docs' concern over Covid-19

Kolkata/IBNS: In another round of clash between the West Bengal government and Raj Bhavan over Covid-19, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday slammed the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s response to the Bengali diaspora's concern over the handling of the contagion in the state.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee meets Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Monday met Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, a week after the latter slammed the state government over multiple issues, including his budget speech's coverage and law and order situation in the state.

CAA protests: CU students block West Bengal Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar from attending convocation

Kolkata/IBNS: In another showdown between the students and West Bengal Governor Jadgeep Dhankhar on Tuesday, the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA)-National Register of Citizens (NRC)-National Population Register (NPR) protestors at Calcutta University (CU) blocked Dhankhar from entering the campus to attend the university's convocation ceremony at Nazrul Mancha here.

Rule of law collapsed: WB Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar after not being allowed to attend JU convocation

Kolkata/IBNS: After several students blocked him from attending the annual convocation of Jadavpur University (JU), West Bengal Governor Jagdeep hankhar on Tuesday lashed out at the state government saying "rule of law has collapsed".