Q Do we really need a Third Front ? Why can't we be a nation with two parties like they have in Britain ( Tory and Labour) , in the US ( Republican and Democrat) and in Germany ( CDU and SPD) ?
There are other minor parties which have zero chance of forming the govt. but at least have some seats in Parliament to give their opinions a voice in the national debates.
Why not president of India or Chief Election Commissioner or National parties jointly decide before election how to form a National Government in case of fractured mandate? It will be wise to frame rule of game be ...more
The Electoral Commission's Register of Political Parties lists the details of parties registered to fight elections, and their registered name, in the United Kingdom. Under current electoral law, including the Registration of Political Parties Act, the Electoral Administration Act 2006, and the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, only registered party names can be used on ballot papers by those wishing to fight elections. Candidates who do not belong to a registered party can use "independent" or no label at all.
As of 3 January 2009 it shows the number of registered political parties as below.
* 158 parties have their name registered for use only in England
* 9 parties have their name registered for use in England and Wales.
* 129 parties have their name registered for use in England, Scotland and Wales.
* 19 parties have their name reg ...more