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Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar regularly fires salvos at CM Mamata and her govt, prompting even some BJP leaders to believe he is ‘occupying the opposition space’.
NRS hospital in Kolkata said they handed over 14 bodies to the civic body for cremation as they were unclaimed. But residents question such ‘disgraceful’ handling of bodies.
Mamata hit out at ‘Anandabazar Patrika’ & police summoned editor Anirban Chattopadhyay in a 2-month-old case on 27 May. He didn’t meet the police and resigned.
In an interview to ThePrint, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says Covid-19 exposed West Bengal’s inefficient health infrastructure and Amphan crisis showed it is ill-equipped.
Dhankhar also said that Banerjee's ‘misplaced’ stance about constitutional norms reflected ‘authoritarianism’ which has no place in a democracy.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tells Governor Jagdeep Dhankar he has no power to interfere with internal administration, he responds by listing ‘the chief minister’s duty to the governor’.
Governor Dhankhar says CM Mamata Banerjee hasn’t given him any updates on how Bengal is dealing with Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown.
Massive misuse of public funds to propagate the political agenda of Mamata Banerjee government, Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar tells Home Minister Amit Shah.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar tells ThePrint in an exclusive interview that he was not allowed to raise the issues he really wanted to take up in the speech.
Dhankar’s speech included Mamata govt’s anti-CAA stand, words such as ‘divisive India’ and ‘intolerance’. He wanted changes but was refused. He read it anyway.