Politics and Government

The historic fight in the Uttar Pradesh state assembly, with politicians hurling chairs and microphones and sundry bits of furniture being flung at the speaker and members of the assembly! A rare glimpse of democracy at work in a unique way… (Format: Beta SP; 30 minutes)

Indian Parliament house building, upper and lower houses of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, and Rashtrapati Bhawan – the residence of the President of India. Also, shots of the entire North and South Blocks, and Rashtrapati Bhawan lit up at night to celebrate Republic Day and Beating of the Retreat.

Images of prominent Indian politicians, campaigning, elections, political parties, headquarters, electioneering, poll violence, functional democracy, and other images. This collection comprises of over 1000 hours of key / picked news footage taken over the years between 1990 and 2005, from the collection of a prominent newscaster with whom we have an exclusive marketing alliance. (This collection has NOT been included in the 3000 hours of WFIL’s archive, since we only have marketing rights and clearance to sell the footage, but do not own the collection.)

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