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West Bengal Assembly passes Bill to replace governor with CM as chancellor of agriculture varsities
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West Bengal Assembly passes Bill to replace governor with CM as chancellor of agriculture varsities

The development comes just days after the House passed The West Bengal University Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2022, to appoint the chief minister, in place of the governor, as the chancellor of all state-run universities

Deploy Army or Paramilitary Forces to control horrible law and order situation: Suvendu Adhikari to WB Governor
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Deploy Army or Paramilitary Forces to control horrible law and order situation: Suvendu Adhikari to WB Governor

Suvendu Adhikari informed that "rioters are vandalising houses and shops of the common people in different areas including Sankrail, Uluberia and Howrah"

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar meets Home Minister Amit Shah
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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar meets Home Minister Amit Shah

Jagdeep Dhankhar met Amit Shah a day after he said there is no rule of law in West Bengal as it is being governed by a "ruler"

Shameful act to attack a judge: Jagdeep Dhankhar takes on Abhishek Banerjee again
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Shameful act to attack a judge: Jagdeep Dhankhar takes on Abhishek Banerjee again

Speaking to reporters at the Bagdogra airport in Siliguri, Jagdeep Dhankhar said nobody is above the law

Jagdeep Dhankhar condoles KK's death, blames organisers for mismanagement at concert
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Jagdeep Dhankhar condoles KK's death, blames organisers for mismanagement at concert

The West Bengal governor's statement comes after a video surfaced on social media, which shows the late singer's discomfort during his last concert in Kolkata

Dhankhar is just an excuse: Mamata is the new communist, can’t brook any political challenge
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Dhankhar is just an excuse: Mamata is the new communist, can’t brook any political challenge

The Trinamool Congress has not just dislodged the communists, it has emerged as the new communist regime in a certain sense. Much like the communists, no degree of political challenge is acceptable, it must be repeatedly crushed at every level

'Crossed the red line': West Bengal governor slams Abhishek Banerjee for criticising judiciary
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'Crossed the red line': West Bengal governor slams Abhishek Banerjee for criticising judiciary

The TMC leader claimed that ‘1 per cent of the judiciary’ was ordering CBI investigation in ‘every case’ in the state at a rally in Haldia, Purba Medinipur, on Saturday

West Bengal govt to move bill to make CM chancellor of state universities, replacing governor
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West Bengal govt to move bill to make CM chancellor of state universities, replacing governor

The bill will need the governor's consent to become a law. The decision comes after a row erupted between governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and CM Mamata Banerjee over the appointment of vice-chancellors

Babul Supriyo sworn in as TMC MLA by Bengal Assembly deputy speaker, after Governor denied to change decision
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Babul Supriyo sworn in as TMC MLA by Bengal Assembly deputy speaker, after Governor denied to change decision

The speaker is nominated by the Governor to swear in new member of the assembly. However, Jagdeep Dhankhar had decided to name the deputy speaker for the job, and despite repeated pleas by Babul Surpiyo, the governor had decided to stick to his decision

Uncertainty continues over Babul Supriyo's oath-taking as TMC MLA
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Uncertainty continues over Babul Supriyo's oath-taking as TMC MLA

Supriyo, took to Twitter on Sunday to request Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to reverse his decision and allow the Speaker to preside over his oath taking ceremony. The governor, however, in a prompt response, said it was not possible

Hanskhali gang rape: Bureaucracy politicised, Constitution disregarded in West Bengal, says Jagdeep Dhankhar
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Hanskhali gang rape: Bureaucracy politicised, Constitution disregarded in West Bengal, says Jagdeep Dhankhar

Earlier this month, a 14-year-old girl died after she was allegedly gang-raped in Hanskhali in Nadia district. The victim's family accused the son of a Trinamool Congress panchayat leader in the case

Birbhum violence: PM Modi urges people of Bengal to never forgive perpetrators 
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Birbhum violence: PM Modi urges people of Bengal to never forgive perpetrators 

The prime minister also assured the state government that whatever help it wants will be provided to take strict action against the culprits

Birbhum violence: BJP demands Mamata Banerjee's resignation; delegation stopped from visiting site
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Birbhum violence: BJP demands Mamata Banerjee's resignation; delegation stopped from visiting site

In a three-page reply letter to the West Bengal chief minister, the governor said that there was 'political conspiracy' behind the violence indicative of deterioration of law and order in the state

Eight killed in Bengal: 20 arrested for Birbhum violence, forensic team at site of incident
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Eight killed in Bengal: 20 arrested for Birbhum violence, forensic team at site of incident

The West Bengal government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by Additional Director General (CID) Gyanwant Singh, to probe the incident.

NCPCR writes to West Bengal Police seeking action in Birbhum incident within 3 days
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NCPCR writes to West Bengal Police seeking action in Birbhum incident within 3 days

As many as eight people were burnt to death in the Rampurhat area of West Bengal's Birbhum on Tuesday after a mob allegedly set houses on fire following the killing of Trinamool Congress leader Bahadur Shaikh.

Panchayat leader killed, eight charred to death: Understanding the unrest in West Bengal’s Birbhum district
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Panchayat leader killed, eight charred to death: Understanding the unrest in West Bengal’s Birbhum district

The BJP has slammed the West Bengal government for the violence in Rampurhat in Birbhum. While Suvendu Adhikari lamented the ‘freefall of law and order’ in the state, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar termed the incident as an ‘arson orgy’

Bengal guv, acting on a typo in state's recommendation, summons Assembly at 2 am
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Bengal guv, acting on a typo in state's recommendation, summons Assembly at 2 am

If the session is indeed called at 2 am, it will mean legislators will have to literally burn the midnight oil as well as Governor Dhankar who would have to give his opening speech at that odd hour

Stalin vs Dhankar: WB guv says TN CM's remark harsh, not fact based
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Stalin vs Dhankar: WB guv says TN CM's remark harsh, not fact based

The Tamil Nadu chief minister said the 'symbolic' head of the state should be the role model to uphold the constitution, beauty of democracy lies in extending mutual respect to each other

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hits out at Mamata Banerjee for publicly asking senior cop whether he interferes
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Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar hits out at Mamata Banerjee for publicly asking senior cop whether he interferes

The seemingly unending tug of war between the TMC government and the governor had reached a new low, when the West Bengal chief minister recently told a press conference, she had blocked Dhankhar's official Twitter handle because of his posts repeatedly targeting her government

Mamata blocks Bengal governor on Twitter over 'gas chamber' comment, Dhankhar hits back
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Mamata blocks Bengal governor on Twitter over 'gas chamber' comment, Dhankhar hits back

I cannot see the hallowed land of Bengal getting blood drenched (in violence) and becoming a laboratory for trampling of human rights. People are saying that the state is turning into a gas chamber of democracy, Dhankhar had said.