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Jyoti Basu

Sikkim's Pawan Chamling Pips Jyoti Basu To Become India's Longest Serving Chief Minister

Apr 30, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The 68-year-old founding president of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) completed 25 years of uninterrupted service in office on Sunday.

An Endangered Species

Jan 18, 2010 Saba Naqvi

Why, for all his flaws and failures, does Jyoti Basu so impress us in death? Is it because the younger replacements for our departed and diminishing leaders just don’t have the personality, the stature, or the engagement with mass movements and polit


Are We Still Afraid Of Communism? 

Or, how the Media sees the departed Jyoti Basu -- a look at the obituaries and commentaries posted by two networks with widely different backgrounds and apparently different raison d’être. 

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