Kolkata

Capital city of West Bengal, India

Kolkata is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. According to the 2011 Indian census, it is the seventh most populous city; the city had a population of 4.5 million, while the suburb population brought the total to 14.1 million, making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India. Kolkata Megalopolis is the area surrounding Kolkata Metropolitan city with additional population. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of the border with Bangladesh, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port. The city, nicknamed the "City of Joy" is widely regarded as the "cultural capital" of India and as of 2019, 6 Nobel Laureates have been associated with the city. Recent estimates of Kolkata Metropolitan Area's economy have ranged from $60 to $150 billion making it third most-productive metropolitan area in India, after Mumbai and Delhi.

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CISF apprehended a person impersonating a as Lufthansa pilot while boarding an AirAsia India flight from Delhi to Kolkata on Monday and handed him over to the..
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BJP workers in Bengal tore and defaced posters of Rahul Gandhi during a protest in Kolkata demanding an apology from him after Supreme Court dismissed Rafale..
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Kolkata Police on Wednesday used water canons to disperse agitating BJP supporterswho had announced a protest at the Kolkata Municipal Corporation headquarters..
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