Federal Front News
Lok Sabha polls: MK Stalin says ‘no chances’ for non-BJP, non-Congress third front, but may consider option after 23 May
DMK president MK Stalin on Tuesday said he saw no chances for a non-BJP, non-Congress "third front" post the Lok Sabha polls, but a decision could be taken only after 23 May, the counting day.
Mamata Banerjee says Narendra Modi dividing people because he is suffering from 'fear of losing elections'
Speaking at a rally in support of TMC's Krishanagar candidate Mohua Moitra, Banerjee urged the people not to vote for BJP to save the country.
While promoting ‘federal front’, Mamata Banerjee may have strengthened Narendra Modi’s 'mahamilavat' jibe
While promoting a non-UPA, non-NDA 'federal front' government at the Centre, Mamata Banerjee unwittingly reinforced the chaotic nature of the stillborn 'grand alliance'
Kolkata rally: Fear of Narendra Modi forces Opposition to hold hands, but Mamata Banerjee's own constituency is slowly sinking, writes BJP's Anirban Ganguly
The Trinamool Congress, fragmented into factions and syndicates, is itself fast turning into a family conglomerate with Mamata’s nephew not only controlling the levers of power but meddling into the affairs of the party and the state.
Mayawati yet to confirm meeting with KCR while Akhilesh Yadav postpones; third front takes a hit ahead of 2019 polls
Plans of Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) to meet BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav here in a bid to cobble up a non-BJP, non-Congress alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election seem to have hit a roadblock.
Akhilesh Yadav delays KCR face to face, says he will travel to Hyderabad to meet TRS chief in January
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said that Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao has sought an appointment with him but he has decided to meet the TRS chief post 6 January.
KCR meets Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata, says talks for federal front will continue with non-BJP, non-Congress parties
Telangana chief minister and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) on Monday met his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata and said that they would soon come out with a "concrete (political) plan" while asserting that the dialogue for a federal front will continue.
No alliance with any party for 2019 General Elections, says Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao
Telangana Rashtra Samithi would not have an alliance with any party for the 2019 general elections and that all candidates for the polls would be announced next month said K Chandrasekhar Rao.
NDA candidate wins Rajya Sabha deputy chairman's post: Is Congress' united Opposition dream a chimera?
The Congress has been claiming that it has garnered support from various ‘like-minded’ Opposition parties and is working to stitch alliances against the NDA.
Mamata Banerjee meets Opposition leaders in Delhi, including Rahul, Sonia Gandhi; invites them to 'federal front' Kolkata rally
Mamata Banerjee said her first priority was to bring all Opposition parties together to take on the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
St Stephen's withdraws invitation to Mamata Banerjee for college event; source says principal denied permission
Mamata Banerjee's will be in Delhi for three days from 31 July. She is expected to personally invite Opposition leaders to a "federal front" rally in Kolkata in January.
Omar Abdullah, Mamata Banerjee talk alliance ahead of 2019, but silent on PM candidate and structure of federal front
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah endorsed the need for the formation of a grand alliance of Opposition parties against the BJP in the next Lok Sabha election.
Mamata Banerjee to visit Delhi next week; TMC chief to invite Opposition leaders for 'federal front' rally in January
Mamata Banerjee has been trying to stitch together a "federal front" of regional parties to take on the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha.
Congress Working Committee meet stresses on outreach to allies; Rahul Gandhi must rein in delusions of grandeur
It is difficult to understand why some younger leaders of the Congress are still harbouring delusions of grandeur.
Rahul Gandhi's flippant performance in Parliament proves he can never be trusted with serious affairs of the state
It is clear after Friday's rigmarole that Rahul Gandhi is no longer – if at all he ever was – the natural leader of an anti-Narendra Modi alliance. He lacks the depth, the appeal, the grace and the understanding to try and even garner such a front
Mamata Banerjee confident that Opposition parties can form grand alliance, doesn't rule out working with Congress
Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of "committing atrocities" and "behaving like a hundred Hitlers".
KCR's no-show at Opposition presser to defend Arvind Kejriwal may be part of covert bid to help BJP in 2019
KCR's absence from the show of Opposition unity in Delhi adds to the suspicion that his proposed front is only a proxy to help the BJP return to power.
Amid talk of Opposition unity, key 'federal front' leaders missing from Rahul Gandhi's iftar party: SP, Deve Gowda, RJD skip event
Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s iftar party on Wednesday saw a bevvy of Opposition leaders coming together to put up a show of unity and further embolden the federal front composition.
Telugu Desam Party adopts new resolution to "dethrone" NDA in 2019 polls; vows to align anti-BJP forces
The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Tuesday adopted a new resolution in which it lambasted the NDA government for its "dictatorial" attitude towards states, as its leaders vowed to unite regional parties to dethrone the "anti-people" BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
ABP-CSDS survey confirms that Congress' reversal of fortunes is only route to dislodging NDA in 2019 elections
The BJP can’t be dislodged unless the Congress regains lost ground. The regional parties just don’t have the required ballast.