High Courts and Their Jurisdiction, Political Parties in India

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High Courts and Their Jurisdiction

Name of High Court Territorial Jurisdiction

  • Allahabad: State of Uttar Pradesh
  • Andhra Pradesh: State of Andhra Pradesh
  • Gawahati: States of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.
  • Mumbai: States of Maharashtra & Goa and Union Territories of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.
  • Kolkata: State of West Bengal & Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • Delhi: Delhi
  • Gujarat: State of Gujarat
  • Himachal Pradesh: State of Himachal Pradesh
  • Jammu & Kashmir: State of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh
  • Kerala (Ernakulum) : State of Kerala and Union Territory of Lakshadweep
  • Madhya Pradesh: State of Madhya Pradesh
  • Chennai: State of Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Pondicherry.
  • Karnataka: State of Karnataka
  • Orissa: State of Orissa
  • Patna: State of Bihar
  • Punjab & Haryana: States of Punjab and Haryana & Union Territory of Chandigarh.
  • Rajasthan: State of Rajasthan
  • Sikkim: State of Sikkim
  • Bilaspur: State of Chhattisgarh
  • Nainital: State of Uttaranchal
  • Ranchi: State of Jharkhand

Political Parties in India

  • According to one estimate, there have been over 200 political parties in India since Independence. But the country has experienced single-party dominance. A large number of regional parties exist in India. The Political parties in the country may be classified into three major groups:-
    • Rightist,
    • Leftist and
    • Centrist and Left of Centre.
  • A recognised political party has been classified either as a ‘national party’ or a ‘state party’ , the norm being: If a political party is recognised in four or more States, it is deemed a ‘national party’ and one recognised in less than four States, is a ‘State Party’ in the State/s in which it is recognised as such. A party which state/s in which it is recognised as such. A party which secures at least 4 percent of the votes polled in the State can be recognised as a state or regional part.

National Parties

  • Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Communist Party of India
  • Communist Party of India (Marxist)
  • Indian Congress (Socialist - S. C. Sinha)
  • Indian National Congress
  • Janata Party (JP)
  • Samajvadi Janata Party
  • Lok Dal (B)
  • Lok Dal (Ajit)
  • Janata Dal

State Parties

  • All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
  • All India Forward Blocs
  • All India Muslim Leagues
  • All Parties ‘Hill Leaders’ Conference
  • Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
  • Goa Congress
  • Hill State Peoples՚ Democratic Party
  • Indian Congress (J)
  • Jammu & Kashmir National Conference
  • Jammu & Kashmir People՚s Conference
  • Jammu and Kashmir Panthers՚ Party
  • Kerala Congress
  • Kerala Congress (J)
  • Kuki National Assembly
  • Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party
  • Manipur People՚s Party
  • Muslim League
  • Naga National Democratic Party
  • Pattali Makkal Katchi
  • Peasants ‘and Workers’ Party of India
  • People՚s Conference
  • People՚s Party of Arunachal
  • Plains Tribal Council of Assam
  • Public Demands Implementation Convention
  • Revolutionary Socialist Party
  • Shiromani Akali Dal
  • Sikkim Prajatantra Congress
  • Sikkim Congress (R)
  • Sikkim Sangram Parishad
  • Tripura Upajati Juba Samiti
  • Telugu Desam
  • Bhaushab Bandodkar Gomantak
  • Asom Gana Parishad, Assam
  • United Minorities Front, Assam
  • United Democratic Party, Manipur
  • Hill People Union
  • Mizo National Front
  • Shiv Sena
  • Shiv Sena (B)
  • Forward Bloc
  • Jharkhand Mukti Mochas
  • National Conference
  • Rising Sun Party
  • Indian Congress (J)
  • Nagaland People՚s Council
  • Nagaland People՚s Party
  • Marrumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
  • Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)

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