Tag Archives: Jyoti Basu

Jyoti Basu Arrested During Food Movement

In this post under the section ‘Indian Communist Photos’, we publish a 1966 photo of Comrade Jyoti Basu, being arrested at the peak of the Food Movement.    In 1959, West Bengal  suffered from a massive food shortage. Following a month-long campaign movement, a central rally was organised in what is now the Shahid Minar Maidan. The rally, held on

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“Faiz doesn’t need Passport Anywhere in South Asia”: Jyoti Babu

Modi government has yet again brought shame for the entire Country. Moneeza Hashmi, the daughter of renowned Urdu poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz and an internationally renowned media personality, travelled to Delhi to attend a media summit organized by the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) based in Kuala Lumpur. She had been officially invited and had a multiple entry visa

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