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  • Kings & Queens: Can Nitish Kumar be the kingmaker in 2014 polls? 07-03-2014 11:21 PM

    Watch the political journey of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his role in the coming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Third Front will defeat Congress: Sharad Yadav 03-03-2014 12:41 PM

    JDU President Sharad Yadav is confident that the newly formed Third Front will defeat Congress in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. He says, "We have made a front of 11 parties, we will strengthen it to the extent of defeating Congress." ...
  • Kings & Queens: Can Naveen Patnaik be the kingmaker in 2014 polls? 28-02-2014 11:14 PM

    Watch the political journey of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his role in the coming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Would a Third Front government spell doom for India? 25-02-2014 10:52 PM

    A non-Congress and non-BJP alternative is back ahead of the general elections. Leaders of at least 11 political parties on Tuesday resolved to fight the Lok Sabha elections unitedly against Congress and the BJP with CPIM General Secretary Prakash Karat, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 25-02-2014 10:28 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BJP woos Muslim voters, Rajnath apologies for 'mistake' 25-02-2014 08:33 PM

    The BJP it seems wants to leave no stone unturned to woo voters ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Party chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give...
  • A Billion Votes: 11 party-Third Front challenges BJP, Congress 25-02-2014 07:31 PM

    Announcing a non-Congress and non-BJP alliance, the Third Front wooed the electorate by making it clear that it would provide a secular, democratic and pro-development government after Lok Sabha elections. An amalgamation of 11 political parties, the Third Front on Tuesday claimed that India was not a two-party nation and...
  • A Billion Votes: Third Front is 'Congress Bachao Front', says Modi 11-02-2014 07:42 PM

    While addressing a rally in Odisha, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said, "It is time to give a befitting reply to the Third Front who have been spoiling the states, there are 11 such parties , 9 of them are supporting Congress and in elections they separate their ways...
  • Third Front is the future, says Akhilesh Yadav 09-02-2014 06:18 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that Third power is seen clearly in West Bengal, Orissa and Tamil Nadu. Third power will destroy the Congress and BJP. ...
  • All non-UPA and non-NDA parties must unite: Prakash Karat 09-02-2014 05:50 PM

    Speaking at a left rally in Kolkata, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Prakash Karat said that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has spoken against the Third Front and called it 'third grade'. Karat said, "He is right as third grade is highest grade, he is still in...
  • The Last Word: Is a third front a credible idea or just an unrealisable dream? 06-02-2014 09:41 PM

    An alliance of non-Congress, non-BJP parties, a political experiment undertaken to spice up the electoral battle in the last two decades, was often called as the biggest mirage of the Indian politics. The first signs of such a rainbow coalition was seen on October 30, 2013 in Delhi when few...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 03-02-2014 10:35 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi backs Northeast students, assures strict action 03-02-2014 09:05 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up by shop...
  • A Billion Votes: Is a Third Front government in 2014 a pipedream? 03-02-2014 08:40 PM

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday asserted that a 'Third Front' will not be possible without his party. His statement came after AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa entered into an alliance with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for the Lok Sabha elections just...
  • Third Front will be forged before elections: HD Deve Gowda 01-02-2014 02:47 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, JDS leader HD Deve Gowda has admitted that he is in talks with Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee and also has the support of Left parties for a Third Front. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 31-01-2014 11:02 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Should serving police officers join politics? 31-01-2014 08:17 PM

    Satyapal Singh, who resigned as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on Friday, has admitted that he has offers from political parties. He, however, told CNN-IBN that he is yet undecided on joining any party. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket....
  • Too early to talk about a Third Front, says Left leader Sitaram Yechury 14-06-2013 09:33 PM

    Talks of a non-Congress, non-BJP Third Front has gained momentum ever since the JD(U)'s ties with its 18-year-old ally BJP came under strain. ...
  • The Last Word: How credible is the talk of a Federal Front? 13-06-2013 09:35 PM

    Ever since the near-collapse of the BJP-JDU ties post the promotion of Gujarat CM Narendra Modi as 2014 campaign incharge, talks of a Third Front have grown louder. ...
  • News 360: 3 dead in Naxal attack on Patna-bound train 13-06-2013 09:32 PM

    At least three people were killed when a group of nearly 100 suspected Naxals attacked the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar on Thursday afternoon. ...
  • Will rise of a Third Front of non-Congress, non-BJP leaders spell doom for India? 12-06-2013 11:25 PM

    Several regional parties such as the TMC, the BJD and the AIADMK have declared that the time has come for a Third Front of non-Congress and NON-BJP parties to emerge. ...
  • Jaya says there may be a 'friendlier' govt at Centre in 2014 12-06-2013 09:00 PM

    AIADMK chief J Jayalaithaa on Wednesday added to the growing Third front clamour and said, "If the present government doesn't release the funds for the cancer institute this year, then I assure that there will be a friendlier government next year that will get the work done." ...
  • JD(U), BJD have responded to call for a federal front: Mamata 12-06-2013 07:07 PM

    The calls for a third front have grown louder ever since reports of a likely split between the BJP and the JD(U). ...
  • Only Third Front can deliver an able government: SP leader Azam Khan 09-06-2013 10:02 PM

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, while commenting on Narendra Modi's elevation to BJP's poll panel chief, said, "It is unfortunate for the nation that someone who is accused of massacring people is being pitched as the next prime minister. People are getting the message that the Congress is weak, the...
  • Patnaik rules out tie-up with BJP, says Third Front an option 15-04-2013 02:13 PM

    Leaving no scope for the BJP to duck the issue, the Janata Dal (United), one of its key allies, demanded that the party announce its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general election by year-end. It also added that the candidate should have 'secular credentials'. But former ally, Odisha Chief...
  • Third Front will never come to power: Rajnath Singh 05-04-2013 10:04 PM

    While Mulayam Singh continues to stay enthusiastic about his idea of forming the Third Front in the upcoming general elections, the BJP has dismissed his remarks saying it is not even a possibility. BJP President Rajnath Singh, upon being questioned about the Third Front, said, "The Third Front has never...
  • Congress is a party that betrays everyone, says Mulayam Singh Yadav 27-03-2013 09:05 PM

    Mulayam said, whenever elections are around the congress, they first waiver off loans but after coming to power they cheat the poor farmers. ...
  • The Last Word: Is a Third Front possible or is it just a tempting mirage? 26-03-2013 11:20 PM

    Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav hinted that a coalition government is the need of the country. ...
  • Is Mulayam Singh Yadav readying for early elections? 25-03-2013 11:33 PM

    As Mulayam prepares his strategy, he has to contend with many imponderables also. ...
  • UK: King Richard III's skeleton to be re-interred in cathedral 05-02-2013 07:35 PM

    DNA tests confirmed that the skeleton found under a parking lot in Leicester was Britain's King Richard the Third. ...