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Sikkim CM set to beat Jyoti Basu's record

Pawan Chamling is all set to become CM for the fifth time in a row; SDF party led by him sweeps the assembly polls, winning 22 of the 32 seats. Anurag Kashyap reports. With the ruling Sikkim......

Left parties banking on Jyoti Basu's memory for a revival?

After being marginalised by the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal in the Panchayat polls, the Left parties have appealed the prime minister to issue a commemorative stamp in the late leader’s......

Bihar: Maoist makes a plea to donate body for medical research

Just like veteran Marxist leader and former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu, a senior Maoist leader, who is currently lodged in a Bihar jail has offered to donate his body for medical......

Ashok Mitra on communist-in-chief Jyoti Basu

The Left Front is still struggling to fill the ideological vacuum created by the death of Jyoti Basu, veteran Marxist and the longest serving chief minister in India, on May 17 this year. On the......

Karunanidhi's Tale: A divided Hindu family

At 86, Muthuvel Karunanidhi is a mere stripling compared to Jyoti Basu who died at 95--Basu had served as chief minister for 23 years, setting a record as India's longest-serving CM.Karunanidhi has......

How the Communists killed Bengal's industry

West Bengal's longest serving chief minister Jyoti Basu once told an industrialist that capitalists were class enemies and he should expect no sympathy.Ishita Ayan Dutt tracks the political......

Basu-led Left Front's labour story

It is worth wondering how far the fulsome national coverage Jyoti Basu received this week was warranted, except on the basis of his record as India's longest-serving chief minister, saysKanika......

As Mamata wields knife, Pranab has a cakewalk

Jyoti Basu, the 95-year-old communist, has lost touch with many of his comrades. But this morning the former chief minister of West Bengal did not forget to call his favourite Congressman to say,......

Singur: Basu welcomes Mamata's willingness to talk

Veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on Friday welcomed Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's readiness to sit with the Tatas for finding a solution to the Singur small car factory......

Singur land proposal being worked out: Jyoti Basu

West Bengal's Left Front government is working on a proposal to find a solution to the stand-off over acquisition of land in Singur for Tata Motors' car plant, veteran CPI-M leader Jyoti Basu said......

Box Office: Munna Michael fails but Lipstick Under My Burkha scores!

The hits and misses of the week. Munna Michael counts on Tiger Shroff's dance and action skills but its 1980s kind of story stands rejected at the box office.  The other release Lipstick Under......

Box Office: Jagga Jasoos opens poorly

The hits and misses of the week. Anurag Basu's Jagga Jasoos saw a poor opening on Friday, but showed improvement over the weekend thanks to children flocking to the theatres. The film dropped on......

'Television has become mindless trash'

'Movie tickets cost Rs 500, 600 on weekends. Why would someone want to watch Ananth Mahadevan and Saurabh Shukla in Staying Alive instead of Shah Rukh Khan for Rs 300 in Happy New Year?' 'It's a......

PIX: Ranbir Kapoor celebrates Durga puja

Ranbir Kapoor, who is busy promoting his film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, attended Durga puja celebrations over the weekend at the North Bombay Sarbojanin Durga Pooja in Andheri, a western suburb of......

It's *RAIN*ing movie titles!

We have already established Bollywood loves rain and rain songs. Sometimes, it likes to use it in its title too!  Read on: Monsoon Wedding   Mira Nair’s acclaimed ensemble......
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Academicians slam Modi's 'prolonged silence' on Kathua, Unnao rape cases

Expressing solidarity with the civil servants who held Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for the “terrifying state of affairs”, over 600... ...

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Karat refers to Basu, UP bypolls to fight comrades inside

Citing a 25-year-old press conference by late Jyoti Basu and Uttar Pradesh bypoll results, CPM Polit Bureau member Prakash Karat has once again... ...

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How the Communists killed Bengal's industry

West Bengal's longest serving chief minister Jyoti Basu once told an industrialist that capitalists were class enemies and he should expect no... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/special/how-the-communists-killed-bengals-industry/20180319.htm
Jyoti Basu's Bombshell

From N.C.'s Writings We are reproducing the following piece by N.C. that appeared in this weekly in January 1997 on an interview to a national... ...

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How Malayali Marxism hurt Manik Sarkar

'Manik Sarkar may have been able to hang on if he hadn't been a follower of the CPI-M's all-time hardliner Prakash Karat,' argues Amulya Ganguli.... ...

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