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Min : 11.10°C (+0)
Max : 25.70°C (+0)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
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Today
Mist in the morning. Maximum and minimum temperatures likely to be around 26°C and 11°C, respectively
 
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Farewell, with folded hands
7.30am: Jyoti Basu’s final journey starts from Peace Haven amidst slogans of “Comrade Jyoti Basu amar rahein” from partymen with red flags at half mast....  | Read.. 
 
Basu & a winter’s day out
Tapas Sinha, a schoolteacher from Haldia, arrived at the Assembly south gate early on Tuesday and by 11.30am, he was done pay...  | Read.. 
 
Five farewell stops
The stops on Jyoti Basu’s final journey were thronged by faces known and unknown. A few got close to the leader, most coul...  | Read.. 
 
The faithful and the grateful
As Jyoti Basu’s body was being wheeled out of the CPM office on Alimuddin Street on Tuesday morning, a silent prayer went up ...  | Read.. 
 
Maharaja tomare selam, was the cry
Satyajit Ray’s favourite hero Soumitra Chatterjee recalls the final journey of the filmmaker and also the day the c...  | Read.. 
 
Chaos for Basu, quiet for Mother
Usha Uthup, a follower of Mother Teresa and an admirer of Jyoti Basu, tells Metro why the two final journeys...  | Read.. 
 
Last visit turns clock back at Assembly
Jyoti Basu had first entered the Assembly in 1946. His last visit to the building, in a hearse, opened the floodgates of memo...  | Read.. 
 
The last lap of Jyoti Basu’s journey, from the Assembly to Citizens’ Park, took close to an hour on Tuesday afternoon as a sea of heads surrounded the cortege along the Red Road route. Picture by Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya
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Chaos mars starry salute
Unruly behaviour by a gang of lawyers and lapses in crowd management sullied Jyoti Basu’s final fare...  | Read..