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Jyoti Basu (Bengali: জ্যোতি বসু Joti Boshu, 8 July 1914 – 17 January 2010; also Jyotirindra Basu) was an Indian politician belonging to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) from West Bengal, India. He served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1977 to 2000, making him the longest-serving Chief Minister of any Indian state. Basu was a member of the CPI(M) Politburo from the time of the party's founding in 1964 until 2008. From 2008 until his death in 2010 he remained a permanent invitee to the central committee of the party.

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  • How BJP is realigning Bengal politics

      News Source: Daily News & Analysis | 2 hours ago
    On the occasion of Martyrs Day which her party Trinamool Congress observes each year on July 21, she targeted the BJP again at a huge gathering by saying, "They had one Lok Sabha seat in 2009 and this time (2014 Lok Sabha polls) they could add only
  • Hope for Sino –India trade route Jelep-La starts brewing up

      News Source: The Economic Times | 3 days ago
    New hope for Sino India trade route Jelep-La has started brewing up Share More Even after 8 years of its coming to life, Sino India trade Route Nathu-La is still too far from its projected performance. Even after 8 years of its coming to life, Sino
  • Emami set to

      News Source: Telegraph India | 1 month ago
    The Emami group is scheduled to buy the stake held by S.K. Hospitals in an apparent attempt to delink the brand from a past when it was perceived to have been friendly to the CPM. Sources said the buyout process was initiated a few days ago and a

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  • Jyoti Basu, Bhupesh Gupta and E. M. S. Namboodiripad (L to R ...

      Blog Source: www.oldindianphotos.in | 3 months ago
    Jyoti Basu, Bhupesh Gupta and E. M. S. Namboodiripad (L to R), During a Meeting of Indian Communist Central Executive Committee Members - Kerala, August 1958. Photographer: James Burke Source: Life Archive hosted by Google ...
  • BD Travel: Jyoti Basu house in Bangladesh

      Blog Source: www.bdtravelguides.com | 3 months ago
    Paternal house of Comrade Jyoti Basu at Barodi in Narayanganj, Bangladesh. Mainly his father Sri Nishikanta Basu has built this. Basu born in Kolkatta. This is one of the tourist places for Indian bengali and communist people.
  • NSS data vindicates Brand Buddha - Maps of India

      Blog Source: www.mapsofindia.com | 3 months ago
    Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee took over reigns of the state after record stint of Jyoti Basu. While Left organisation was still hunky dory the state was reeling with lack of infrastructure and industry. The politician who is more of a poet by heart tried

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