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  • Nitish hails people's verdict; Shahnawaz takes responsibility of poll debacle August 25, 2014

    These bypolls were being touted by political pundits as the 'semi-final' before the full-fledged Bihar Assembly elections scheduled in the later half of 2015. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Story of the 'Third Gender' July 5, 2014

    What if your gender does not confirm to the conventional definition? CNN-IBN brings you a report on the ordeal a person of the 'third gender' has to face in everyday life. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Exit polls project NDA win, what next? May 13, 2014

    The post poll surveys have given the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance a clear mandate with mission 272 being well within its reach this Lok Sabha election. While the BJP has welcomed the polls and is confident of victory under the leadership of its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi,...
  • Congress will be reduced to 2-digit, NDA will get clear majority: Jaitley April 27, 2014

    A dat after Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that Congress could consider supporting a third front led government at the Centre, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that the Congress will be reduced to 2-digit. He said that NDA will get clear majority in the 2014 elections. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Will the strategy of targeting Robert Vadra help BJP? April 25, 2014

    The vitriolics continue this election season. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti has once again hit out at the Gandhis calling Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra a thief who will be punished irrespective of his ties with the Gandhis. ...
  • CJ: Shashi Bhushan hails Supreme Court's judgement on transgenders April 25, 2014

    Noted human rights lawyer, Shashi Bhushan, who has for long been fighting for the cause of LGBT community, welcomes the recent Supreme Court judgement recognizing transgenders as a third gender. ...
  • Kings & Queens: Can Nitish Kumar be the kingmaker in 2014 polls? March 28, 2014

    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 March 3, 2014

    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? March 28, 2014

    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? February 25, 2014

    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 February 25, 2014

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

    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 February 25, 2014

    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 February 11, 2014

    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 February 9, 2014

    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 February 9, 2014

    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? February 6, 2014

    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 February 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi backs Northeast students, assures strict action February 3, 2014

    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? July 5, 2014

    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 February 1, 2014

    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 January 31, 2014

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

    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 June 14, 2013

    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? June 13, 2013

    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 June 13, 2013

    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? June 12, 2013

    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 June 12, 2013

    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 June 12, 2013

    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 June 9, 2013

    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...