West Bengal

State in Eastern India

West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. With over 91 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous state and the fourteenth-largest state by area in India. Covering an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi), it is also the seventh-most populous country subdivision of the world. Part of the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata, the seventh-largest city, and the third-largest metropolitan area in India. West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region and the coastal Sundarbans. The state's main ethnic group are the Bengalis, with the Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority.

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Supriyo said that Mamata "continues to play with fire with appeasement politics," after the NIA busted Pakistan-sponsored Al-Qaeda modules in Murshidabad, West..
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Al Qaeda terrorists, who were nabbed early Saturday by NIA teams from Kerala and West Bengal, had plans to travel to Jammu and Kashmir for weapons delivery along..
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The National Investigation Agency on Saturday arrested nine al-Qaida terrorists from multiple locations across West Bengal and Kerala after conducting raids in..
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The nine arrested terrorists are associated with Pakistan sponsored module of Al-Qaeda and were motivated to undertake attacks at multiple places including the..
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Newly appointed Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury on Friday challenged chief minister Mamata Banerjee to engage in a debate with him on the rise of the BJP..
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The death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) in mysterious circumstances has triggered political fights among different parties and states. Four..
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"My greetings to the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi Ji on his 70th Birthday. I wish him a healthy and successful year ahead," she tweeted. Governor..
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The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a stipend of Rs 1,000 per month for Hindu priests on Monday.
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Under frequent attack by opposition parties for "minority appeasement", West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced monthly financial..
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Power minister R K Singh inaugurated a slew of community-focused projects of power major NTPC on Saturday. The Prime Minister will unveil two LPG bottling plants..
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Meanwhile, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday withdrew the state-wide lockdown on September 12 in view of the NEET 2020 examination scheduled..
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West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has claimed that the Covid-19 pandemic is over but chief minister Mamata Banerjee is imposing lockdown and other..
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Ever since a section of the Congress leaders expressed their reservations over the party leadership last month, the loyalists are getting rewarded one after the..
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Trinamool’s Rajya Sabha leader Derek O’Brien refuted Nadda’s allegations that the state government was hindering development in Bengal. He said the..
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Supriyo, an MP from West Bengal, had said, "My Humble Tribute to beloved Ex-President Bharat Ratna Pranab Mukherjee. Tagore's "Dhaye Jeno Mor Shokol Bhalo..
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BJP chief J P Nadda on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, accusing it of having an "anti- Hindu" mindset..
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The Students' Federation of India (SFI), the student wing of the CPI(M), on Wednesday urged the West Bengal government to withdraw the state-wide lockdown on..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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