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 third-largest metropolis, and seventh largest city by population 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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By declaring to fight from Nandigram, Mamata Banerjee has sought to send out a message to the voters and her supporters as well as her rivals that she is still a..
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday (January 18) announced that she will contest the upcoming Assembly election from Nandigram seat.
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced her decision to fight upcoming assembly elections from Nandigram seat - a seat won by Suvendu..
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CBI launched a widespread search operation at 21 locations in five states - Delhi, Uttarakhand, Tripura, West Bengal and Assam.
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With an eye on the forthcoming assembly elections in West Bengal in the next few months, the BJP is set to take out 'Paribartan Yatras' across the state, a..
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"To save West Bengal from religious polarisation, we will fight the election together against BJP and the TMC. There is no misunderstanding between us (Congress..
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Expressing her dissatisfaction over the "inadequate number of Covid-19 vaccines" supplied to West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her..
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Ahead of the upcoming assembly election in West Bengal, the railway ministry is all set to approve approximately Rs 440 crore fourth greenfield coaching terminal..
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Deputy Election Commissioner Sudip Jain is already in West Bengal to meet officials. This is Jain's second visit to West Bengal. Another EC official is in Assam..
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The government had announced on Saturday (January 9) that the vaccination program will start from January 16 across the country.
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Nearly a month after West Bengal's political heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari joined the BJP, his father and TMC Lok Sabha MP Sisir Adhikari was on Wednesday removed..
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked about the efficacy of the two Covid-19 vaccines which the Centre has decided to use during the..
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When the world is condemning the US President Donald Trump over the Capitol Hill violence last week, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh..
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He would visit the famous Kamakhya temple in Guwahati on Tuesday, before leaving for Delhi. He attended various party programmes in West Bengal.
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The head of Bengal Imam Association, Mohammad Yahya has made a public appeal to voters in poll-bound West Bengal not to exercise their francise in favour of any..
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In an advisory to the chief secretaries of Assam, Kerala, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the Election Commission has also said that officers against..
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BJP president J P Nadda on Saturday launched a new campaign to woo the farmers of West Bengal and said the BJP government at the centre has increased the..
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BJP national president J P Nadda Saturday mocked West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for agreeing to implement PM Kisan Yojna only after realising that..
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