West Bengal

State in Eastern India

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West Bengal is an Indian state, located in eastern region of the country on the Bay of Bengal. With over 91ย million inhabitants, it is India's fourth-most populous state. It has an area of 88,752ย km2 (34,267ย sqย mi). A 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. As for geography, West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region, and the coastal Sundarbans. The main ethnic group are the Bengalis, with Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority.

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Launching his party's Lok Sabha poll campaign in West Bengal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday trained his guns on both Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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Rahul Gandhi attacks Mamata Banerjee in Bengal
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A senior official of the Disaster Management Department said two persons were killed after lightning struck them when they took shelter under a tree at Bud Bud..
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AICC president Rahul Gandhi will officially kick off the party's Lok Sabha poll campaign in West Bengal on Saturday with a rally at Chachal in Malda district.
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Since the government made the scheme operational with effect from December 1, 2018, the first instalment is to be transferred to bank accounts of each of this..
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Justice Ghose who hails from West Bengal is son of Justice SC Ghose, former Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court
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With the Congress-CPI(M) proposed alliance falling apart in West Bengal, the stage is set for a four-cornered contest in which the main contenders -- the..
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The Congress has released its fifth list of 56 candidates for the Lok Sabha election, including 22 from Andhra Pradesh and 11 from West Bengal. The list,..
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Another state where mahagathbandhan has failed to work on the ground.
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"It has been decided by our party unit that we don't want any adjustment or alliance by compromising our dignity. The Left can't dictate us on who will be..
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In an unprecedented move, Armed forces have arrived in Kolkata more than two months ahead of the polling day.
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BJP president Amit Shah has set a target of winning 23 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal.
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