The renaming of cities in India started after the end of the British imperial period in India and continues to date. Which of the following names is still the official one?

Calcutta
Bombay
Madras
Hyderabad
Bombay was renamed to Mumbai in 1995; Madras was renamed to Chennai in 1996; Calcutta changed name to Kolkata in 2001. Bhopal, Bangalore and Mysore are speculated to be renamed in the future.
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