Third Front

Will 'Third Front' materialise? Bihar awaits Nitish-KCR meeting in Patna on Wednesday

The longest-serving chief minister of Bihar, who is the de facto leader of the JD(U), has for long been fancied as a potential 'secular' alternative to the charisma of PM Modi.

published on : 30th August 2022

Road to 2024 Lok Sabha polls: KCR’s third front to have AAP, Trinamool, Samajwadi Party on board

One source also informed that Presidential elections also came up for discussions between the TRS and JDS chiefs, during which Rao asked Deve Gowda to take the lead for the alternative force.

published on : 27th May 2022

2024 Lok Sabha polls: DMK chief MK Stalin may be in prime position to unite anti-BJP forces

Political observers say both the Congress and the Left prefer to have Stalin as a unifying face since the DMK will be seen as a neutral party.

published on : 4th April 2022

‘Prashant Kishor’s my best friend’: KCR endorses poll strategist for giving shape to 'Third Front'

"Prashant Kishor is working with me. There is no secret about it," K Chandrasekhar Rao said.

published on : 22nd March 2022

It will be good if all secular regional parties unite in the interest of nation: HD Deve Gowda

He also praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his commitment to expanding his party across the country, pointing at his trip to Gujarat, where elections are slated by the end of this year.

published on : 12th March 2022

INTERVIEW | ‘Strongest party needed in driving seat for Opposition unity’: Manoj Kumar Jha

Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) feels a need to create a ‘pragmatic content based agenda’ for the unity among the non-BJP parties instead of creating any front.

published on : 7th March 2022

No front against BJP will be possible without Congress: Avinash Pandey

The AICC leader said Congress is trying to further strengthen its base to oust BJP in the 2024 general election.

published on : 5th March 2022

Jarred notes force DMK leader MK Stalin to put Telangana CM KCR's Third front plan on hold

However, a DMK spokesperson maintained that his party’s working president would always think in terms of cementing a strong secular alliance that included the Congress as well.

published on : 16th May 2018

JD (S)-Congress deal may derail TRS chief Chandrasekhar Rao’s Third Front plans

Party leaders said KCR’s call to Telugu-speaking voters in Karnataka had helped JD(s) win considerable number of seats.

published on : 16th May 2018

Third Front not possible, opposition will unite before Lok Sabha polls: Sharad Yadav

Yadav said he is regularly communicating with all political parties in opposition and will unite them when the time comes.

published on : 13th May 2018

Congress has to decide whether it will join federal front: Mamata Banerjee

She predicted that in the upcoming Assembly polls in Karnataka, Congress would win it but has to take the support of the JD(S).

published on : 25th April 2018

Electoral alliances not formula-driven: Newly elected CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury

Yechury feels that all secular democratic parties need to first strengthen themselves in states and thereafter in Parliament to take on the BJP.

published on : 24th April 2018

Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, says he will run ‘robust campaign’ with Opposition leaders to save democracy in country

Dissident BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, who has not minced his words criticising the BJP-led central government held an event with opposition parties in Patna, Bihar today.

published on : 21st April 2018

CPM can't join hands with Congress, insists Prakash Karat

Former general secretary Prakash Karat made it categorically clear that there cannot and should not be any political understanding with the Congress.

published on : 19th April 2018

Federal Front: Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao to meet Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik in May

Rao will go to Bhuvaneshwar in the first week of May to meet Naveen Patnaik to discuss about Federal Front plans.

published on : 17th April 2018

Left leader suggests worker-farmer alliance, Left democratic front including Congress, to defeat BJP-RSS

All India Kisan Sabha leader d K Krishnaprasad expressed anguish over the tussle between the Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat camps and the lack of unity within the CPI(M).

published on : 14th April 2018

Telangana CM  K Chandrasekhar Rao meets Deve Gowda to launch Third Front, asks Telugus in Karnataka to vote for JD (S)

Rao had met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata recently to discuss the plans for evolving a coalition of regional parties.

published on : 13th April 2018

Did Centre’s proposal on poll dates make Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao go slow on Third Front?

Party insiders say that the CM postponed meet on Federal Front after Centre’s proposal to hold simultaneous polls to LS and State Assemblies as per schedule.

published on : 12th April 2018

The countless narratives that plague the impossibility of a third front

The TMC too will face an existential challenge from within, with factions and powerful syndicates clashing among themselves.

published on : 7th April 2018

There cannot be a federal front without Congress: Veerappa Moily

K Chandrashekhar Rao had recently said a non-Congress and non-BJP front should be formed in the country, and had called for a "qualitative change" in politics.

published on : 22nd March 2018
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