Capital city of West Bengal, India

Kolkata is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River 80 km (50 mi) west of the border with Bangladesh. It is the primary business, commercial, and financial hub of Eastern India and the main port of communication for North-East India. According to the 2011 Indian census, Kolkata is the seventh-most populous city in India, with a population of 45 lakh (4.5 million) residents within the city. It is a part of Kolkata Metropolitan Area which has a population of over 1.41 crore (14.1 million) residents making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India. In 2021, the Kolkata metropolitan area crossed 1.5 crore (15 million) registered voters. The Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port. Kolkata is regarded as the cultural capital of India. Kolkata is the second largest Bengali-speaking city after Dhaka. It has the highest number of nobel laureates among all cities in India.

Kolkata News and Videos   LIVE

ℹ️ This is a LIVE page which updates automatically as we're monitoring our hand-curated selection of verified and trustworthy media outlets
The patient visited Apollo Multispecialty Hospital in Kolkata after experiencing a cough, hoarse voice, exhaustion and several other issues for three months.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 day ago

The Supreme Court collegium has refused to reconsider its recommendation transferring Justice V M Velumani of the Madras high court to the Calcutta high court...
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

The Calcutta high court asked the CBI on Tuesday to investigate the February 25 attack on junior Union home minister Nisith Pramanik's convoy in Cooch Behar.
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

People stage protests and vandalism out Tiljala police station after a seven-year-old girl was raped and murdered.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

You might like