The governor, who is on a visit to Darjeeling, has asked the GTA administrator to personally update him about the council's operations and way of functioning.
The governor had earlier invited them to a meeting on December 20 and later rescheduled it on Thursday after officials of the private universities had expressed their inability to attend it, citing the COVID situation.
Article 167 of the Constitution deals with the duties of a chief minister about furnishing of information to the governor.
The budget document emanates that the allocation of Rs 100 crore for the scheme was proposed for the 2021-22 fiscal, Dhankhar said.
The West Bengal Assembly had on Tuesday passed a resolution against the Centre's decision to extend BSF"s jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km from the international border, amid opposition by BJP legislators.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with her two TMC MLAs were administered oath by the state’s Governor.
He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.
Arjun Singh, formerly a Trinamool MLA, quit and joined the BJP in 2019 and won in the general elections from the Barrackpore parliamentary constituency.
Bengal Assembly witnessed ruckus by Opposition BJP over post-poll violence in the state
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is ‘a totally corrupt person,’ says Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of not taking any action to compensate victims of post-poll violence
'Post-poll violence in the State is alarmingly worrisome as it is premised to ‘discipline and punish those who ‘dared’ to vote against the ruling dispensation,' Jagdeep Dhankhar said
Mahua Moitra said that Sekhawat is the son of Dhankhar's brother-in-law, and Ruchi Dubey and Prasant Diksit are respectively wife and brother of his former aide-de-camp (ADC) Major Gorang Diksit.
Mamata Banerjee had indicated to me that she would boycott the PM’s cyclone review meet if leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari would be present, governor Jagdeep Dhankar said
A social organisation herded a flock of sheep in front of Raj Bhavan in Kolkata in an unusual protest against the alleged lack of concern by those occupying high posts about the worsening coronavirus situation in West Bengal.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar visited some camps in Purba Medinipur district where people allegedly affected by post-poll violence in Nandigram have taken shelter.
Jagdeep Dhankhar, whose visit to Cooch Behar was roundly criticised by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was shown black flags by some people at Golokganj.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar claimed that people, who cast their votes as per their choice, are being subjected to attacks in West Bengal.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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