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
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’.