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Political Parties formed since Independence in India
Political Parties formed since Independence

The post-independence era has witnessed proliferation of political parties at both national and regional level. New ideologies caught public imagination and new ideologues emerged with their distinct philosophies. While some parties were founded on certain set of principles, the internal differences prompted the birth of breakaway factions. While some parties like the Indian National Congress (INC) came into existence in the pre-independence era (1885), it’s interesting to know how some of the important political parties emerged after independence. Communist Party of India – Marxist (CPI-M) CPI-M is a breakaway faction of the Communist Party of India (which […]Read more

Differences Between Regional and National Political Parties
Differences Between Regional and National Political Parties

Endowed with a multi-party system, India has nurtured many a political parties over the last six decades. While some parties emerged for a brief stint, the others continued to expand their ambit of influence. You may have heard of the Akali Dal in Punjab and Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh. Similarly, Shiv Sena of Maharashtra and Samajwadi Party of Uttar Pradesh occupy quite a significant chunk of Indian political landscape as of now. These are the regional parties as their influence is confined to a particular state or region. However, national parties such as Congress, BJP, […]Read more