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President leads nation in mourning Jyoti Basu
NEW DELHI: President Pratibha Patil led the country in paying rich tributes to the former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu, as leaders across the political spectrum condoled his death while recalling the contribution of the nonagenarian ...
The journey to Writers’ Building and beyond
The end of Jyoti Basu’s well-fought life truly marks the end of an era
The tallest leader of the Communist movement, says CPI(M)
NEW DELHI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has described Jyoti Basu as the tallest leader of the Communist movement in the country and a symbol for the Left, democratic and secular forces who was respected across the political spectrum ...
Jyoti Basu - a long and glorious innings in politics
An era has passed: Prakash Karat
NEW DELHI: Describing Jyoti Basu as a great leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), the Left movement and the country, the party general secretary Prakash Karat on Sunday said that with the passing away of Mr. Basu “an era has ...
What a rich, fulfilled and glorious life: Sonia
NEW DELHI: Tributes poured in from leaders of political parties to veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu. Offering heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr. Basu, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Mr. Basu did not go gentle into good ...
The Left Front has provided an alternative model of government: Jyoti Basu
A national stature and presence
New Delhi: Jyoti Basu strode the national stage like a colossus for decades even when he did not occupy a political post in New Delhi. He was one of the few Chief Ministers who was admired and respected both inside and outside his own State ...
Ray recalls his fights, friendship with a ‘great human being’
KOLKATA: “Jyoti Basu was a rabid Marxist Communist and I was a rabid anti-Marxist Communist. That is where our separation begins and that is also where our closeness begins,” said Siddhartha Shankar Ray, former Chief Minister of ...
When Basu looked back
These are culled from Basu’s Memoirs — A Political Autobiography — by Jyoti Basu (translated from the original in Bengali — Jatadur Mone Pore (As far as I can recall)
The greatest socialist, says Krishna Iyer
Kochi: Jyoti Basu was the greatest socialist and most successful administrator in the socialist secular Bharat. In his death, India has lost a powerful Leftist thinker and administrator with a socialist perspective, according to the former ...
Bodies of businessmen found in Fiji
CHENNAI: The decomposed bodies of two businessmen from Tamil Nadu — whose families said were murdered in the Fiji Islands last December — were found in two suitcases buried in a farmland in the capital of Suva early on ...
Fisherfolk join the fight against nuclear plant in Jaitapur
Nearly 6000 people depend on fishing in the area
Mulayam accepts Amar’s resignation
LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh on Sunday accepted the estranged colleague Amar Singh’s resignation, 11 days after he quit the posts of national general secretary and party spokesperson and from the SP parliamentary ...
Haitians desperate for supplies
U.N. chief terms it one of the most serious crises in decades
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Karunanidhi, Jayalalithaa condole Basu’s demise
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has expressed his condolences to Jyoti Basu’s family members and CPI(M) workers. “I was deeply grieved on hearing the news of the death of one of the foremost leaders of the ...
Activists form RTI council to safeguard information, whistleblowers
PUNE: Right to Information (RTI) activists from Pune came together on Sunday and formed an RTI council to serve as a repository of information obtained by various activists. “Once the information obtained by anyone under the RTI is ...
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