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 India's fourth-most populous state. West Bengal is the thirteenth-largest Indian state, with an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi). Part of the ethno-linguistic 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 (Calcutta) the seventh-largest city in India, and center of the third-largest metropolitan area in the country. West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region, and the coastal Sundarbans. The main ethnic group is the Bengalis, with Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority.

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By broad in-house calculations, Congress can get 10 out of 11 berths it will vacate in April and one of two in June. A total of 56 MPs are retiring in the two..
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that "pressure" created by central agencies and "vendetta politics" led to the death of Trinamool..
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Tapas passed away on Tuesday due to cardiac arrest. He was 61.
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In what seems to be a sign of reconciliation between the West Bengal government and the Raj Bhavan, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called on Governor..
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In this edition, the tale of relentless mothers in West Bengal who still shed tears for their sons.
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday took umbrage at not being invited to the inauguration of the East-West Metro corridor, asserting that her..
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According to sources, this is first such show notice issued to a vice-chancellor by the chancellor in the recent past.
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After the BJP's defeat in the Delhi assembly elections, poll managers of its West Bengal unit are divided whether to push its aggressive strategy on the CAA-NRC..
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Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal, will be among the guests at Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony that is scheduled for February 16 in Delhi's..
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