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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. 

Jan 01, 1970


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Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Beawar district.

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Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesh for immersion in the Tawi river, in Jammu.

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Saints pray to Lord Swaminarayan during 'Jal Jalani Edkashi' at Gurukul in Surat.

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Activists of Samuga Needhi Katchi wear masks of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin and former chief minister M Karunanidhi, during the pledge owing on the 143rd birth anniversary of Thanthai Periyar, in Coimbatore.

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Health workers inoculate a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a beneficiary during a mega-vaccination drive to mark PM Modi's 71st birthday, in Ahmedabad.

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