Uniform Civil Code
India  /  Published 08.06.22

Can BJP make uniform civil code a reality?

Political debate on creating a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India has gone on for over a century, and the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now prioritizing making the UCC a reality. The UCC w...
By Murali Krishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.05.22

Petition on Waqf Act validity

Delhi High Court on Thursday sought the stand of the Centre and the Central Waqf Council on a petition seeking to declare that the Waqf Act is in violation of the Constitution and that private propert...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.02.22

Uniform Civil Code: Experts divided on contentious issue

Experts are divided on whether a state has the power to bring a law on uniform civil code, a day after Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said if re-elected the BJP will set up a panel to ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Opinion  /  Published 24.08.21

UCC: The history of a code

While hearing a divorce case, the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to take the steps necessary to bring in a Uniform Civil Code in order to avoid conflicting realities coming in the way of the del...
By Zakia Soman

Opinion  /  Published 21.08.21

BJP finds itself on slippery ideological surface

A recently-released India Today survey asked its respondents to name the top achievements of the Narendra Modi government. Over half of the people opted for either the revocation of Article ...
By Asim Ali


India  /  Published 05.08.21

Can't lay down time frame for UCC: Govt

The government on Thursday said in Rajya Sabha that it may not be possible to lay down any "rigid time frame" on the issue of implementing uniform civil code in the country in view of the se...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.21

All the same: Uniform civil code

The rhetoric of the uniform civil code has had a long history in India. One of the guiding principles pertaining to the UCC is that of equality before law and it is a pity that the code is yet to be i...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.07.21

Delhi High Court backs Uniform Civil Code

Favouring the introduction of Uniform Civil Code (UCC), the Delhi High Court has said the Indian youth need not be forced to struggle with issues arising due to conflicts in various personal laws in r...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.20

With care: personal laws and the state

There are numerous hurdles in the way of a country of multiple religions, languages, ethnicities and social arrangements trying to reach balance as a democracy. For example, uniformity in civil laws, ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.19

National pat for 6 rebel hub officers

The Union home ministry has shortlisted the names of six IPS officers from Jharkhand for the prestigious Police Antrik Suraksha Seva Padak to recognise their services in counter-insurgency operations....
By A Correspondent in Daltonganj


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