New of National political parties in India are very common as they play very big role in formation of government. Political parties are integral parts of any democratic country. India, where a multi-party system is in practice there are a number of regional, state level and national parties. But as per last count there were only six national parties in India. The election commission of India deals with the recognition and de-recognition of parties and there are certain criteria that parties had to fulfill. Due to these guidelines latest news of national political parties are very common.
Whether a party is regional or state level or national level it has to get recognition from election commission of India. Time to time the elections commission keeps revising the status of national and state level parties. In 2010 the commission has derecognized RJD as a national party bringing number of national parties to six. Due to this de-recognition news of national political parties hit headlines.
List of National political parties: