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 88,752ย km2 (34,267ย sqย mi), it is also the eighth-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.

West Bengal News and Videos   LIVE

โ„น๏ธ This is a LIVE page which updates automatically as we're monitoring our hand-curated selection of verified and trustworthy media outlets
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 7 hours ago

Tibrewal is a lawyer by profession and is the Vice-President of BJP's youth wing in Bengal and is one of the petitioners in post-poll violence cases.
Credit: DNA - Published 10 hours ago

The NDRF has deployed as many as 15 teams for coastal districts of West Bengal and four teams for Kolkata for flood relief/rescue operations.
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

Balurghat MP Sukanta Majumdar was on Monday appointed West Bengal BJP president, replacing Dilip Ghosh who has been elevated as national vice-president of the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Babul Supriyo feels that Mamata Banerjee will be the frontrunner in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, and secure the PM post.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Former union minister Babul Supriyo, who recently joined Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is among the top..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who left the BJP to join Trinamool Congress, thanked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the TMC for making him a..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

You might like