Bengal celebrates Jyoti Basu`s birth centenary

West Bengal Tuesday celebrated the birth centenary of Jyoti Basu - one of the most revered Indian politicians and the state`s former chief minister - with blood donation camps, seminars and cultural programmes.

Pawan Chamling set to become longest serving CM

With fifth consecutive win in Assembly Elections, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling is set to become the longest serving chief minister in India, breaking Jyoti Basu`s record of 23 years.

Can Chamling break Jyoti Basu`s record?

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling is set to become the country`s longest serving Chief Minister transcending the late Communist patriarch Jyoti Basu if he wins this year`s Assembly polls, for the fifth time in a row.

General Elections 2014: Mamata Banerjee—Bengal Tigress` Final Frontier

Mamata Banerjee ended the uninterrupted 34-year-long reign of the Left in West Bengal, but can she be the first woman prime minister 29 years after Indira Gandhi is the big question.

Bal Thackeray stamp not cleared; Jyoti Basu`s in July

A government panel has so far not approved the issuing of commemorative stamp on Shiv Sena patriarch Balasaheb Thackeray, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Governor`s intervention sought on Jyoti Basu Nagar issue

Taking exception to West Bengal`s Mamata Banerjee government`s attempt to change the name of a township christened after Jyoti Basu, left leaders sought intervention of Governor MK Narayanan.

Privilege motion against Bengal`s leader of opposition

A treasury bench member in West Bengal Assembly Thursday served a privilege notice against Leader of Opposition Surjya Kanta Mishra related to the protests in the house by Left Front legislators on Wednesday.

Mamata regime withdraws bill naming township after Jyoti Basu

West Bengal`s Trinamool Congress government Tuesday withdrew a bill which had included a clause naming a sprawling modern township on the city`s eastern fringes after late communist patriarch and former chief minister Jyoti Basu.

Jyoti Basu`s statute vandalised

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

West Bengal Assembly observes Jyoti Basu birth cen

The West Bengal Assembly on Monday paid glowing tributes to Jyoti Basu, who was the longest-serving chief minister of the country, on the occasion of his birth centenary.

CPI(M) announces year-long programme for Basu centenary

CPI(M) announced a year-long programme on Saturday on the occasion of the birth centenary of Marxist patriarch and former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu from July eight.

Jyoti Basu`s centenary celebrations to begin on July 8

Release of a memorial volume and year-long programmes throughout West Bengal highlighting his life would mark Jyoti Basu`s centenary celebrations.

Left Front observes Basu`s birth anniversary outsi

Opposition Left Front set a precedent by observing former CM Jyoti Basu`s birth anniversary outside the West Bengal Assembly.

Left pays homage to Jyoti basu on the road

Left Front members protested outside the West Bengal assembly Sunday after the speaker denied entry to former lawmakers to pay respect to former chief minister Jyoti Basu on his 99th birthday.

Jyoti Basu – The people’s leader

Former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu, who is regarded as a pioneer among Leftist leaders in India, breathed his last on January 17. He was 95.

Basu remembered on his 98th birthday

Jyoti Basu was remembered on his
98th birthday on Friday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata
Banerjee garlanding his portrait at the Writers` Buildings.

No govt agency connived with Purulia case: Govt

Government on Saturday rejected the
charge that any official agency had "connived or helped" Purulia arms drop case accused to destabilize the Jyoti Basu
government.

Jyoti Basu remembered on his 1st death anniversary

Jyoti Basu was remembered on his first death anniversary Monday, with the CPI-M paying tribute to the departed leader, whose absence is deeply felt when politics in West Bengal had turned bloody.

I want free expression of all points of view: Buddhadeb

West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb
Bhattacharjee said on Tuesday said his government was not in favour of
influencing art and culture and wanted free expression of all
points of view.

WB assembly pays tribute to Jyoti Basu

Glowing tributes were paid to former West Bengal CM Jyoti Basu in the assembly amidst charges by Leader of the Opposition Partha Chatterjee saying successors of the late CPI-M patriarch were not following his footsteps.