The images play on a loop on primetime television. And on social media. Images of Yogi Adityanath sharing food with a Dalit family. Or Priyanka Gandhi sweeping the floor with a broom. Images that are rich in symbolism. Images meant to tug at the heartstrings. Politics is all about symbols
Every party in India has to register with the Election Commission. The Commission treats every party as equal to the others, but it offers special facilities to large and established parties. They are given a unique symbol and are called, “recognized political parties.” A registered party is recognised as a
Over the past few years, the Government of India has introduced several schemes that focus on women and aims to provide them with their due social dignity and ensure ways of earning. As the past of Indian society is filled with stances of gender inequality, the Government has come forward
You must have heard the word ‘left-wing’ and ‘right-wing’ in political discussion or debate. Have you ever thought, what does it actually mean? An interesting fact is that very few people are actually aware of the real meaning of these words. What is Political Ideology? Ideology means ‘collection of ideas’.
NITI Aayog’s Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar explains the thinktank’s role in translating a dynamic policy shift into reality. The Aayog with a Difference NITI Aayog. An elegant name for a new era. NITI stands for National Institution for Transforming India, while ‘niti’ pleasingly at the same time means ‘policy’ in Sanskrit and
India’s Union Budget 2022-23 was unveiled earlier today, showcasing the Narendra Modi government’s continued focus on capital expenditure projects (roads, railways, urbanization, clean mobility) as a means to keep the economy moving, creating jobs and developing ancillary industries along the way. The central government also intends to direct significant funds