Venezuela decrees holiday in memory of Chavez

The late Hugo Chavez is being honoured with a public holiday in Venezuela, though not everyone is celebrating because the effort to keep the socialist leader`s legacy alive will coincide with elections.

Veteran socialist leader Mrinal Gore passes away

Veteran socialist leader and former MP Mrinal Gore passed away today after a brief illness, family sources said.

Socialist leader and Bihar ex-MLA dies

Veteran socialist leader and
former MLA Rajendra Narayan Sharma died on Wednesday after protracted
illness at Indira Gandhi Institute of Cardiology.

Veteran socialist leader G P Pradhan passes away

Senior socialist leader and writer
Professor G P Pradhan died of old age in a city hospital
on Saturday.

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.