Colombia on Thursday welcomed an offer by Marxist rebels for a ceasefire but rejected their demand for independent monitoring, putting the plan to stop hostilities on uncertain ground hours before it was to start.
Unidentified persons pelted stones at the house of newly-elected RSP MP NK Premachandran here but none was injured, even as party leaders alleged that it appeared to be a handiwork of "political rivals."
Hundreds of thousands of mourners, many of them weeping, poured onto the streets of Kolkata Tuesday as the body of India`s longest serving chief minister and Marxist icon Jyoti Basu was taken on the last journey and handed over to a hospital for medical research.
SL`s opposition Marxist JVP
party asked the govt to expeditiously bring back about
one lakh displaced people now living in TN and warned
that intel pressure would mount if IDPs in northern
region are not resettled soon.