Kolkata

Capital city of West Bengal, India

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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 is widely regarded as the "cultural capital" of India, and is also nicknamed the "City of Joy". 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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The CBI sources says that the agency has sought Kumar's active contact number as a part of its investigation into the Saradha chit fund scam case
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CBI teams visited the IPS officers' mess and a five-star hotel here on Thursday in the search for former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar against whom an..
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On Tuesday, Barasat court had asked the CBI to approach the Alipore court for moving an NBW against Rajeev Kumar. The court said that it does not have the..
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The meeting gains added significance as it comes at a time when CBI is enhancing pressure on WB state administration to know Kolkata's former police commissioner..
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Highly places sources said the agency is trying to locate Kumar and has even written to the West Bengal DGP and the chief secretary to instruct Kumar to appear..
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The hearing will take place at around 12 noon.
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The hearing will take place at around 12 noon.
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Sources in the West Bengal secretariat say that the state communicated to CBI that he was on a leave
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Plane was taking off from Kolkata for Agartala
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The investigating agency wants to question the former Kolkata Police Commissioner in connection with the Saradha Chit Fund scam
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Alipore Central Jail in Kolkata has been specially painted by Mamata Banerjee to host the entire TMC leadership, Supriyo claimed.
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Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar “ignored” Friday’s CBI notice asking him to be present before officials probing the multi-crore Saradha..
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"Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at 6 locations, 2 each at Kolkata, Mumbai and Patna in connection with an investigation under Prevention of Money..
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CBI officers explore legal options against Rajeev Kumar.
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Kolkata top cop does not turn up at CBI office following summons.
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On Friday, the Kolkata High Court Bench had said that providing interim protection against CBI's arrests is equivalent to obstruction of justice by interrupting..
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