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Kolkata: Capital city of West Bengal, India
Kolkata is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, the city is approximately 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 limits, and a population of over 1.41 crore (14.1 million) residents in the Kolkata Metropolitan Area. It is the third-most populous metropolitan area in India. In 2021, 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.

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Kolkata police arrest Roddur Roy for remarks against Mamata Banerjee | Oneindia News *news [Video]

Kolkata police arrest Roddur Roy for remarks against Mamata Banerjee | Oneindia News *news

Kolkata police arrested Roddur Roy from Goa over derogatory remarks on CM Mamta Banerjee. Roy is known for his controversial social media posts and YouTube videos making derogatory comments against..

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Singer KK accorded gun salute at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata, Watch | Oneindia News [Video]

Singer KK accorded gun salute at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata, Watch | Oneindia News

Gun salute accorded to singer KK who passed away late last night in Kolkata after his live performance. #KKinKolkata #MamataBanerjee #Kolkata

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KK's death: Case of 'unnatural death' registered, postmortem to be done today | OneIndia news [Video]

KK's death: Case of 'unnatural death' registered, postmortem to be done today | OneIndia news

The sudden demise of singer KK on Tuesday night right after his live performance at Nazrul Mancha has left the country in shock and grief. There are many questions surrounding KK's shocking death and..

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Legendary singer KK passes away at 53 | Industry shocked by his sudden death | OneIndia News [Video]

Legendary singer KK passes away at 53 | Industry shocked by his sudden death | OneIndia News

The 'Voice of love', the man behind the most beautiful bollywood songs, the artist who was everyone's favourite, singer KK, left the world on Tuesday night, leaving millions heartbroken and shocked...

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Singer KK dies at 53 after live performance in Kolkata | OneIndia News [Video]

Singer KK dies at 53 after live performance in Kolkata | OneIndia News

On Tuesday night the entire country was left in a state of shock after the news of passing away of legendary singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK,broke out. This happened after he fell..

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Kolkata: Model Manjusha Neogi found dead, was suffering from acute depression| Oneindia News [Video]

Kolkata: Model Manjusha Neogi found dead, was suffering from acute depression| Oneindia News

Manjusha Neogai, a model by profession was found dead at her Kolkata house. Her mother said that she was suffering from "acute depression" after the death of her friend and colleague Bidisha De..

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New Delhi: Thunderstorm brings relief from heatwave, surface temperature falls by 11 degrees [Video]

New Delhi: Thunderstorm brings relief from heatwave, surface temperature falls by 11 degrees

New Delhi: Thunderstorm brings relief from heatwave, surface temperature falls by 11 degrees; Bengal bomb squad detonates hundreds of crude bombs; Two children drown in Kolkata after boat overturns due..

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West Bengal coal scam case: SC allows ED to question Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata | Oneindia News [Video]

West Bengal coal scam case: SC allows ED to question Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata | Oneindia News

The Supreme Court has allowed the Enforcement Directorate to interrogate Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee in an alleged coal theft case in West Bengal; Congress MP Karti Chidambaram's home and..

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Cyclone Asani to bring moderate rainfall over Kolkata |Oneindia News [Video]

Cyclone Asani to bring moderate rainfall over Kolkata |Oneindia News

A weakened Cyclone Asani is now moving towards West Bengal and is expected to bring moderate rainfall over the state capital of Kolkata by Thursday. #CycloneAsani #WestBengal #Kolkata

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Saurav Ganguly hosts dinner for Amit Shah and other BJP leaders at Kolkata home | OneIndia News [Video]

Saurav Ganguly hosts dinner for Amit Shah and other BJP leaders at Kolkata home | OneIndia News

The president of Board of Control for Cricket(BCCI) in India and the former captain of the Indian cricket team, Saurav Ganguly, hosted Union home minister Amit Shah and other BJP leaders as well at his..

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Hyderabad honour killing: Wife recalls horror of husband’s Murder, narrates ordeal | Oneindia News [Video]

Hyderabad honour killing: Wife recalls horror of husband’s Murder, narrates ordeal | Oneindia News

Hyderabad woman on husband's Murder in public; Today, three terrorists have been shot dead by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam; The Allahabad HC dismissed a petition that sought the..

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West Bengal: BJP youth wing worker found hanged ahead of Amit Shah’s visit to Kolkata |Oneindia News [Video]

West Bengal: BJP youth wing worker found hanged ahead of Amit Shah’s visit to Kolkata |Oneindia News

Today, hours before Union Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to Kolkata, a BJP worker was found dead in perplexing circumstances this morning. #Kolkata #AmitShah #ArjunChowrasia

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West Bengal: Kolkata finally witnesses rain after long dry spell | Kalbaishakhi | Oneindia News [Video]

West Bengal: Kolkata finally witnesses rain after long dry spell | Kalbaishakhi | Oneindia News

Finally, Kolkata witnessed the first mango shower or Kalbaishakhi of this year on Saturday evening. Moderate rainfall with squally winds up to 64 km/hr was seen across the city and its adjoining areas..

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