The NDA has declared Jagdeep Dhankhar as its candidate for the office of vice-president, the second highest constitutional office in the country. If elected, he will be the first farmer’s son elected to this august office.
The PIL filed by National President Hindu Sena prayed to to constitute a special Investigating Team headed by a retired judge of the Supreme Court to direct the Central Bureau of Investigation to investigate the offence which occurred on 21.03.2022 in Village Bogtui District Birbhum, West Bengal.
Eight people, including three women and two children, were locked in their homes and burnt alive by a mob on Tuesday at village Bogtui near Rampurhat town. The violence took place after a local Trinamool Congress leader, Bhadu Sheikh was killed in a crude bomb attack while many villagers claim a local rivalry led to the killings.
Abhishek Banerjee, the national general secretary of the Trinamool Congress, and his wife Rujira moved the Supreme Court to quash the summons sent by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the West Bengal coal scam under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and chief minister Mamata Banerjee have had numerous and scrappy exchanges. This time the governor has the upper hand over the chief minister who did not take him into confidence before issuing the notification to constitute the inquiry commission in the Pegasus matter.
After the Supreme Court stayed the proceedings of the Justice Lokur Commission set up by the West Bengal government to probe the Pegasus snooping case, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar invoked Article 167 of the Constitution seeking details of the work done by the commission.