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  • Why The Hindi-First Order Threatens Efficiency

    Why The Hindi-First Order Threatens Efficiency

    Language is a vehicle, not a destination, writes Shashi Tharoor.

  • Pawan Chamling Sworn in As Sikkim Chief Minister for Record Fifth Time

    Pawan Chamling Sworn in As Sikkim Chief Minister for Record Fifth Time

    Pawan Chamling was today sworn in as Sikkim Chief Minister for the record fifth consecutive time.

  • Election Results 2014: Pawan Chamling to be Longest Serving Chief Minister

    Election Results 2014: Pawan Chamling to be Longest Serving Chief Minister

    Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling is set for a fifth consecutive term beating the record set by Jyoti Basu in West Bengal.

  • Howrah: Former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu's statute vandalised

    Howrah: Former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu's statute vandalised

    A statue of former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu was found vandalised in Howrah district.

  • Jyoti Basu to come alive on stage

    Jyoti Basu to come alive on stage

    Jyoti Basu will come alive on stage later this month with a prominent jatra (folk opera) group mounting a production on the Marxist legend touching the last 40 years of his eventful life.

  • Kolkata lines up to follow in Basu's footsteps

    Kolkata lines up to follow in Basu's footsteps

    Earlier body donation for medical science was a trickle. But after communist leader Jyoti Basu's body was donated to medical science, that trickle has turned into something of a tidal wave.

  • Jyoti Basu's gift reflects his passion

    Jyoti Basu's eyes, which saw 95 years of history unfold, have now brought light to the lives of two people who have never seen before.

  • Kolkata bids farewell to its beloved Basu

    Kolkata bids farewell to its beloved Basu

    Jyoti Basu's body, draped in the national flag, was placed on a gun carriage and taken to Mohur Kunj Park for a 21-gun salute.

  • How Kolkata will pay final tribute to Basu

    How Kolkata will pay final tribute to Basu

    Kolkata's grief over the loss of Jyoti Basu has been visible. Thousands of people have filled the streets to pay their last respects to the man who served as West Bengal's Chief Minister for 23 years.

  • PM pays tribute to Jyoti Basu

    PM pays tribute to Jyoti Basu

    The Prime Minister visited the CPM Headquarters in Delhi on Monday to pay tribute to Jyoti Basu, the Left Leader who died on Sunday in Kolkata at the age of 95.

  • Challenges before Left, post Jyoti Basu

    Challenges before Left, post Jyoti Basu

    In Jyoti Basu's death, the CPM has lost its voice of reason. And at the end of the Basu era, CPM faces a number of challenges.

  • Jyoti Basu dies, nation mourns

    Jyoti Basu dies, nation mourns

    As West Bengal mourns the death of its former Chief Minister Jyoti Basu, the state government has declared a two-day state mourning and a paid state holiday on Monday in all government offices.

  • President, Vice-President condole Basu's death

    President, Vice-President condole Basu's death

    President Pratibha Patil on Sunday condoled the death of former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu and said the nation has lost an eminent statesman.

  • I lost my father again: Somnath

    I lost my father again: Somnath

    "Personally I have lost my father for the second time in Jyoti Basu's death," former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Sunday said.

  • Gloom descends on city after Basu's death

    Gloom descends on city after Basu's death

    A pall of gloom descended on the city as soon as the news of CPM patriarch Jyoti Basu's death spread with people turning up in hordes at the hospital to pay their last respects to the departed leader.

  • Chidambaram describes Basu as great son of India

    Chidambaram describes Basu as great son of India

    Home Minister P Chidambaram today described veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu as a great son of India and a source of inspiration. 95-year-old Basu "strode like a colossus on the Indian political scene for several decades. He was a great patriot, a g...

  • Basu was a stalwart, says Advani

    Basu was a stalwart, says Advani

    Describing veteran Communist leader Jyoti Basu as a stalwart, senior BJP leader L K Advani said on Sunday that the late Marxist was among the greats.

  • Jyoti Basu's last rites on Tuesday

    Jyoti Basu's last rites on Tuesday

    Former chief minister Jyoti Basu's body will be taken from funeral parlour 'Peace Haven' on Tuesday morning to the state secretariat, Assembly and the party headquarters, before its final journey to the SSKM Hospital.

  • Biman Bose announces Jyoti Basu's death

    Biman Bose announces Jyoti Basu's death

    Basu's body will be taken to funeral parlour Peace Haven from the hospital, party leader Shyamal Chakraborty said.

  • Prime Minister, Sonia's messages to Basu's family

    Prime Minister, Sonia's messages to Basu's family

    The Prime Minster and Congress President Sonia Gandhi condoled the passing away of veteran Communist leader Shri Jyoti Basu. Both sent condolence letters to the departed leader's son Shri Chandan Basu.

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