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When Chandrababu Naidu was stopped by son from becoming PM

In the 1990s when Jyoti Basu and other third front leaders wanted him to take over as Prime Minister, his son Nara Lokesh told him, "Father, that would be a temporary job".

AB Bardhan's blunt speak and integrity endeared him to all

Known for his blunt speak and great integrity acknowledged across the political divide, veteran communist AB Bardhan was among the last few links to the freedom movement who had played a major role in the trade union movement and national politics.