Sri Sri Ravi Shankar against coalition govt

Virtually criticising Mamata Banerjee`s idea of a federal front, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Tuesday said any coalition government would not be good for the nation.

Federal front will corner more than 100 LS seats: Trinamool

A senior Trinamool Congress party leader said here on Friday that the `Federal Front`, which is much different from the Third Front, would corner more than 100 seats after the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

General Elections 2014: Mamata Banerjee—Bengal Tigress` Final Frontier

Mamata Banerjee ended the uninterrupted 34-year-long reign of the Left in West Bengal, but can she be the first woman prime minister 29 years after Indira Gandhi is the big question.

2014 Lok Sabha polls: The Fourth Front!

India has seen numerous elections since it became Independent. Some of them were predictable, whereas others have thrown up surprises.

Like-minded parties need to capture power at Centre: Mamata

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said it was time for "like-minded forces" to capture power at the Centre.

Lok Sabha polls: 11 parties join hands on common issues

Leaders of non-Congress and non-BJP parties met here on Wednesday and decided to join hands as a `federal front` ahead of the Lok Sabha elections due by May this year.

I love federal front option, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she favoured the idea that a federal front should come to power after the next general elections.

No political alternative without Left: CPI-M

Dismissing the `Federal Front` idea, the Left today said there can be no political alternative in the country without it and that the communist parties were in touch with JD(U) and anti-Congress, anti-BJP parties.

AB Bardhan questions feasibility of Federal Front

Opposing the idea of a Federal Front mooted by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, veteran CPI leader AB Bardhan on Friday said such a platform was neither feasible nor would it inspire people`s confidence.

Mulayam not part of Mamata`s federal front plan

After being ditched once before, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee has no plans to ally with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.

No agreement with a party as long as it is with BJP: Congress

Even as JD-U kept BJP on tenterhooks on the issue of Narendra Modi, Congress on Thursday termed as "hypothetical" Nitish Kumar walking out of NDA and it aligning with his party.

Congress’ fresh salvo at Federal Front

Congress on Thursday derided fresh moves for formation of a Federal Front saying parties talking about it have no relevance outside their states.

Partymen dismayed by Naidu`s announcement

Chandrababu Naidu`s latest announcement that the Telugu Desam would be a part of the "Federal Front",took senior party leaders by surprise.

TDP willing to join Federal Front: Naidu

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is ready to join the Federal Front proposed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu indicated to reporters Thursday.

Mamata wants to increase bargaining power: Left

The Left parties feel a Federal Front government cannot be successful without a common minimum programme.

Mamata`s federal front call a joke, says CPI-M

The CPI-M dubbed Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee`s call for a federal front a "joke" and said her asking non-Congress and non-BJP regional parties to form a front for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls would be a damp squib.

Mamata talks federal front with Nitish, Naveen as JD(U) mulls NDA exit

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday held talks with her Bihar and Odisha counterparts.

Mamata calls for federal front for 2014 LS polls

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called for a federal front of non-Congress and non-BJP regional parties for the coming LS polls.

BJD for formation of `Federal Front`

Amid talk of formation of another front comprising non-Cong and non-BJP parties, the Biju Janata Dal said efforts are on to form a `federal front`.