Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 7, 2014
DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday said the party would welcome the two communist parties to its fold.
Election 2014 | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Thursday March 6, 2014
The Left parties today terminated their short-lived alliance with the AIADMK after J Jayalalithaa refused to give in to their demand for six seats in a seat-sharing pact in Tamil Nadu.
Election 2014 | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday March 5, 2014
Less than a fortnight after 11 parties stitched up a third front to take on the Congress and the BJP in the general elections beginning next month, it is coming apart at the seams with J Jayalalithaa refusing to give in to ally Left's demand for six ...
Election 2014 | Sandeep Phukan | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Call them the Third Front or the alternative front - Sharad Yadav of the Janata Dal (United) suggested First Front - the Left and the regional parties have once again forged a common front to offer an alternative to the NDA and the UPA.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Tuesday February 25, 2014
11 parties of non-Congress, non-BJP front met in Delhi today. Addressing a press conference, Prakash Karat, General Secretary of CPM, said that the third front would not allow the Congress and BJP to come to power. Among those who attended the meet...
Election 2014 | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Eleven parties today decided to contest the Lok Sabha elections together to provide an alternative to the Congress-led UPA and the BJP-led NDA - yet another shot at a Third Front.
Election 2014 | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday February 25, 2014
Today, 11 non-Congress, non-BJP parties like the AIADMK, Samajwadi party, Janata Dal (United) and the Left parties are meeting in Delhi to draw up a common charter of programs.
Cheat Sheet | Sunil Prabhu | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The government was forced today to abandon plans to introduce a controversial new bill in parliament that outlines how communal violence must be combatted. Most opposition parties including the BJP and the Left argued that the proposal atrophies the...
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Leaders of seven regional parties including those headed by Jayalalithaa and Nitish Kumar met with the Left on the first day of parliament and decided to work together to counter attempts by the Congress to push through legislation including six anti...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, watched as a key player in the general elections due by May, has announced that she is extending her alliance in the state with Left parties - CPM and CPI - to the Lok Sabha polls. On Wednesday, her AIADMK...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 2, 2014
South Sudan's warring parties gathered in Ethiopia on Thursday for peace talks hoped to end nearly three weeks of conflict that has left thousands dead in the world's newest nation.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday December 27, 2013
The Uttar Pradesh government has been assailed by NGOs and opposition parties for its apathetic response to the families living in makeshift refugee camps in Muzaffarnagar after Hindu-Muslim violence earlier this year left them homeless.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 19, 2013
Left parties and their affiliated students' organizations staged protests near the US consulate in Hyderabad on Thursday.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Monday November 18, 2013
With just a little over two weeks left for assembly elections, political parties are all set to woo Delhi voters with their respective star campaigners addressing rallies in the coming days.
South | Agencies | Saturday November 16, 2013
YSR Congress president Jagan Mohan Reddy today met leaders of two Left parties in the national capital to muster support for a "united" Andhra Pradesh.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Nitish Kumar held hands with Mulayam Singh Yadav as the two leaders joined others from 14 political parties on stage at a convention against communalism organised by the Left today.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With PTI inputs) | Tuesday October 22, 2013
Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal-United or JD-U has decided to tie-up with Left parties for the upcoming state polls, indicating that the Bihar Chief Minister is keeping his options open despite warming up to the Congress.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 21, 2013
Pop star Justin Bieber reportedly partied in a strip club in Houston, Texas, and later left with one of the professional dancers.
India | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 10, 2013
Nitish Kumar has said he will attend a rally in Delhi on October 30, which is being seen as a gathering of parties likely to try and join forces as a 'third front' after the elections due by May.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 31, 2013
Hours after meeting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat appealed to AIADMK to join hands with Left parties to create a "new secular democratic political alternative" sans Congress and BJP.