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There will be none like Jyoti Basu again, says Karat
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) 'There will be none like Jyoti Basu again.' This is how Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Sunday saluted a man he prevented from becoming the prime minister in 1996.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 3:23:28 PM

Farooq Abdullah, Azad condole Basu's death
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Sunday condoled the death of Jyoti Basu and said the leading light of the Communist movement in India would be missed.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:54:37 PM

I lost my father again: Somnath
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Sunday mourned the death of Communist patriarch Jyoti Basu, saying he had lost someone like his father.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:51:35 PM

Basu was architect of modern West Bengal: Achuthanandan
Alappuzha (Kerala), Jan 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday termed Communist veteran Jyoti Basu's death 'a great loss' and described him as the architect of modern Bengal.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:51:20 PM

Basu was an iconic figure: Patnaik
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) Calling Communist patriarch Jyoti Basu an 'iconic' public and political figure, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Sunday condoled his death.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:44:13 PM

Man who defeated Basu pays rich tributes
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The man who handed out Jyoti Basu his only electoral defeat acknowledged Basu's greatness Sunday, saying he was 'one of the greatest Communist leaders ever born in India'.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:42:22 PM

Basu's life has lessons for young leaders: Omar
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said here Sunday that young politicians had a lot to learn from the life of veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:39:05 PM

Jyoti Basu - his last days in hospital
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Following is a chronological account of Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's last few days after he was admitted to hospital here:

Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:38:14 PM

After swear words, Karnataka politicians swear by God
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) After hurling swear words, Karnataka politicians are now ready to swear by the gods to prove their honesty in the face of charges of corruption, irregularity and amassing land.

Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:25:54 PM

Thus spake Jyoti Basu
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Communist patriarch Jyoti Basu, who died Sunday, was a man of strong views and never hesitated to speak his mind. Here are his comments on his life and politics:

Sunday, January 17, 2010 2:20:47 PM

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