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  • proper n. State in eastern India which has Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) as its capital.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a state in eastern India


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  • President Patil congratulates Pankaj Advani on winning world billiards title West Bengal government, governor contradict each other over Singur talks

    India eNews

  • So now I've come to West Bengal, which is in the middle of frigging nowhere, like Nebraska, or somewhere my (sometime) friend Paris Hilton went in that reality TV show she did with Nicole Richie.

    The Guardian World News

  • (Amen ..) mcgeneral Jyoti Basu - his last days in hospital sush @surekhapillai @vikramchandra Yes, indeed, India as one large West Bengal, that is Jyoti Basu's apt epitaph. spanchangam RT @ShashiTharoor: Jyoti Basu, 1914-2010.

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  • This could be said to be the official position of the Government of India and the Government of West Bengal, which is determined to set up a nuclear power plants at Haripur and at other places.


  • The project is being developed in Durgapur, the industrial hub of West Bengal, which is about 160 km away from Kolkata.

    VCCircle News

  • And they choose to do so at this moment, when an act of genuine political courage and commitment, a refusal of the politics of the Party in West Bengal, which is violent and corrupt and sick from bottom to top, would have meant so much.


  • On the other hand, it has won the support of the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, which is expected to do fairly well in partnership with the Congress against the Left.

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  • '' USIBC can reconsider a mission to West Bengal, which is the gateway to the East beckoning great possibilities, but must first sustain an environment supportive of business, '' he added.

    The Times of India

  • KOLKATA: Protests by farming and political groups continued on Wednesday at the Tata Motors factory at Singur in West Bengal, which is slated to roll out the world's cheapest car Nano, despite growing support for the project, the company's own threat to relocate it and international media saying the issue will impact India's investor-friendly image.

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  • The visit by Union home minister P Chidambaram to Lalgarh in West Bengal, which is seen as a Maoist stronghold, and his strong message to the state government that the buck stops at the chief minister's chair can be seen in two ways: it is either a challenge from the Centre to the states that their performance was being monitored or a political gamble by the Congress in trying to take on the Left in its own backyard.



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