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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar with BCCI chairperson Sourav Ganguly at Raj Bhavan Sunday | Twitter | @jdhankhar1

Sourav Ganguly sets off buzz with his visit to Governor Dhankhar ahead of Bengal polls

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, the former Indian skipper, said it was just a ‘courtesy visit’. BJP denied Sunday’s meeting had any political connotations.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar | Photo: ANI

Don’t play with fire, says Bengal Governor to Mamata Banerjee over Nadda’s convoy attack

Castigating the Mamata Banerjee government over the attack, allegedly by TMC supporters, Jagdeep Dhankhar said a dangerous game of insider and outsider is going on in West Bengal.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar | Photo: ANI

In new TMC-governor row, Mamata’s party wants Dhankhar booked for ‘hampering corruption probe’

Trinamool Congress’ attack on Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar came after he took to Twitter to question Kolkata Police’s raids at the offices of three chartered accountants last week.
Governor Dhankhar with a delegation led by Manjinder Singh Sirsa, the president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee | By special arrangement

Governor takes on Mamata govt over Sikh man’s turban row, calls it ‘blatant rights violation’

Balwinder Singh was dragged away from a BJP rally in Kolkata when his turban came off. Police claim that he was carrying a weapon and have booked him under the Arms Act.
File photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata |

BJP, Congress, Trinamool, Left, Governor — in Bengal, everyone’s ‘being snooped on’

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is the latest to allege that he is being snooped on. Similar allegations have also been lobbed by and at Mamata, as well as Modi govt.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar | Photo: ANI

Bengal governor & home dept in Twitter spat after former claims state saw 223 rapes in August

Home department called the claims ‘baseless, misguided’, to which Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar took exception and demanded an apology.
File image of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Finance Minister Amit Mitra | Photo: ANI

After governor questions Bengal biz summits, govt says 50% proposals in implementation mode

Finance Minister Amit Mitra says proposals worth over Rs 12 lakh crore received at Bengal Global Business Summits between 2015 & 2019, 28 lakh jobs generated.
File image of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar | By special arrangement

CM Mamata and Governor Dhankhar in another spat, this time over his note to Bengal DGP

Governor Dhankhar called state 'home to illegal bomb making’ and summoned the DGP, but Mamata says the demand is ‘unlawful, unwarranted and unconstitutional’.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

West Bengal has become home to illegal bomb-making, says Governor Dhankhar on NIA arrests

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's comments came after the NIA arrested six alleged al Qaeda terrorists from Murshidabad in West Bengal.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar | Photo: ANI

CM Mamata Banerjee has put Raj Bhavan under surveillance, Bengal Governor Dhankhar alleges

Governor Dhankhar has said papers that shouldn’t go out of Raj Bhavan without his sanction are ‘getting circulated outside’. He has initiated a ‘serious probe’.

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