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    West Bengal is an Indian state located in the eastern region of the country along the Bay of Bengal. With over 91 million inhabitants, it is India's fourth-most populous state. It has an area of 88,752 km².

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    5th Kerala lit fest by Arabian Sea from Jan 16
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    5th Kerala lit fest by Arabian Sea from Jan 16

    With more than 2.75 lakh attendees and five stands on the sands of Calicut, the 5th edition of Kerala Literature Festival by the Arabian Sea from January 16-19, 2020, promises to be the biggest bilingual event of its kind in India.

    The curious case of Bengal's refugees
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    The curious case of Bengal's refugees

    Sabita Das, who earns her living by working as cook in some households, has never had hesitation in telling people that she came to Kolkata (then Calcutta) from Barishal in Bangladesh in the early 1990s, as her parents could not provide two square meals to their seven daughters.

    Mamata offers 'business with a smile' to investors
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    Mamata offers 'business with a smile' to investors

    Offering "business with a smile" and "without tension", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Wednesday wooed investors claiming the state didn't discriminate against anybody and its economic fundamentals were better than the national average.

    AIMIM to launch in Bengal soon, state chief flays Mamata
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    AIMIM to launch in Bengal soon, state chief flays Mamata

    Accusing the police of arresting and threatening his party workers at the directive of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the state in-charge of the AIMIM says he would move court against the intimidatory tactics, even as the party was going ahead with its preparations for a mega rally in Kolkata in January.

    VHP to hold meeting of religious leaders in Kolkata
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    VHP to hold meeting of religious leaders in Kolkata

    Over 300 Hindu religious leaders are set to converge here this month to assess the social situation in West Bengal and chalk out a roadmap for the future to protect the religion and its institutions, sources said on Monday.

    When language plays barrier between mothers & kids
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    When language plays barrier between mothers & kids

    Languages, over the ages, have been known to unite cultures, however, it is the one reason which is forcing thousands of migrant mothers from West Bengal to live without their children in Rajasthan. They fear that their children might lose the 'Bangla' touch and could be considered non-Bengalis once they go back to their home state which can hinder their prospects for jobs in their home state.

    Mamata, Dhankhar exchange verbal volleys in state assembly
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    Mamata, Dhankhar exchange verbal volleys in state assembly

    The constant run-ins between West Bengal's Trinamool Congress government and Raj Bhavan spilled over to the floor of the state assembly on Tuesday during a programme celebrating Constitution Day, as governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee traded verbal volleys.

    BJP trying to divide Bengal on NRC, CAB: Mamata
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    BJP trying to divide Bengal on NRC, CAB: Mamata

    Ruling out any scope for the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) or any National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the BJP, without naming it, of trying to divide the people of the state on the twin issues.

    BJP, AIMIM hit back at Mamata for 'minority extremism' jibe
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    BJP, AIMIM hit back at Mamata for 'minority extremism' jibe

    A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee warned the people against "minority extremism", the AIMIM on Tuesday gave a sharp rebuttal saying the Muslims in her state have one of the worst human development indicators.

    Plan a thoughtful trip for your kids this Children's Day
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    Plan a thoughtful trip for your kids this Children's Day

    (life) Its time to ditch the idea of a regular gift to children on Childrens Day and treat them by planning a trip for your kid which lies in their interest like adventurous, lazy, or give them a gift of volunteering.

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