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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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said several bodies have floated to the state downstream river Ganga from Uttar Pradesh and polluted the..
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The petition says the state government should be given a chance to probe and report on the list of 3,423 complaints provided to HC by West Bengal Legal Services..
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The Calcutta high court on Friday requested the chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to set up a committee to examine all allegations of..
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BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday said the party has completed the paperwork to back its demand for the disqualification of Mukul Roy, who recently..
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took a dig at governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's New Delhi visit as she said a "child can be cajoled into silence" but not an..
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took a dig at governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's New Delhi visit as she said a "child can be cajoled into silence" but not an..
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The Z-category VIP security cover of West Bengal politician and MLA Mukul Roy, who recently re-joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) after a brief stint with the..
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Actor and BJP leader Mithun Chakraborty was questioned virtually by Kolkata Police in connection with a complaint alleging that he had incited post-poll violence..
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West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote to chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday, alleging that she has been silent over post-poll violence in the state..
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A day after a delegation of BJP MLAs petitioned him for alleged deterioration of the law and order situation in the state, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar..
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Private offices will have to ensure transportation of employees who need to attend office, for which the state government will allow e-passes.
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On the anniversary of the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Bill 2011, West Bengal chief minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee targeted the Centre..
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However, additional relaxations have been given to the people.
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