Articles about Uniform Civil Code

Uttarakhand CM Dhami promises Uniform Civil Code if re-elected

12 Feb 2022

Politics
Uttarakhand CM Dhami promises Uniform Civil Code if re-elected

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday promised to implement a Uniform Civil Code in the state if his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retains power in the upcoming elections.

Delhi High Court supports Uniform Civil Code. What is it?

09 Jul 2021

India
Delhi High Court supports Uniform Civil Code. What is it?

The Delhi High Court on Friday supported the need for Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India and asked the central government to take necessary steps in this regard, reports say.

People from other faiths shouldn't question Muslim law: Muslim Body

27 Jan 2020

India
People from other faiths shouldn't question Muslim law: Muslim Body

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has approached the Supreme Court seeking impleadment of a PIL which sought a ban on Islamic practices like Nikah Halala and polygamy, saying that practices of one faith shouldn't be questioned by those belonging to others.

Did Swamy say Goddess Lakshmi on notes would improve currency?

16 Jan 2020

India
Did Swamy say Goddess Lakshmi on notes would improve currency?

Subramanian Swamy is a BJP member but rarely has he minced his words when it comes to criticizing the economic policies of the current regime.

What India expects from Modi 2.0?

18 Jun 2019

Politics
What India expects from Modi 2.0?

Call him what you may, but Narendra Modi's achievements are worth celebrating.

What should India expect from new Home Minister Amit Shah

05 Jun 2019

Politics
What should India expect from new Home Minister Amit Shah

From 2014 to 2019, things have changed for PM Narendra Modi, for better. This time, he got a bigger mandate and he inducted his right-hand man Amit Shah into the Cabinet.

India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us

24 May 2019

Politics
India chooses Modi 2.0: 6 lessons 2019 elections taught us

India created history on Thursday after giving an astounding mandate to BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Hinduphobia is real, and NaMo needs to act now

01 May 2019

Politics
Hinduphobia is real, and NaMo needs to act now

In less than 24 hours, three seemingly unrelated events happened: a) The Print wrote a condescending article on Hindu statues b) Twitter, once again, blocked a pro-right account @TrueIndology c) I met a girl who was "center of left" but didn't know what it means.

'Demonetization was instant,why not Ram Mandir?': Uddhav Thackeray slams BJP

15 Jul 2018

Politics
'Demonetization was instant,why not Ram Mandir?': Uddhav Thackeray slams BJP

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray once again came down heavily on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked why demonetization was instant but not Ram Mandir.

'Sanju' is NOT a biopic, but a clean-up act

02 Jul 2018

Entertainment
'Sanju' is NOT a biopic, but a clean-up act

When a smoker chooses to smoke, he knows that his lungs would be subjected to toxic substances. But, when a moviegoer goes to watch a Bollywood movie, he hardly expects toxic materials to be fed to his brains. 'Sanju' is one such toxic movie.

7 reasons why BJP's lotus has bloomed in full swing

06 Apr 2018

Politics
7 reasons why BJP's lotus has bloomed in full swing

On this day in 1980, two young leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani took the bold decision of forming the BJP by dismantling Jan Sangh. As its first party president, Vajpayee gave the party's clarion call "Andhera Chhatega, Suraj Niklega, Kamal Khilega."

Shayara Bano, the woman behind the triple talaq revolution

22 Aug 2017

India
Shayara Bano, the woman behind the triple talaq revolution

When the debate over triple talaq reached the Supreme Court last year for the first time, it made headlines.

Muslim Board tells HC it will issue advisory against triple-talaq

22 May 2017

India
Muslim Board tells HC it will issue advisory against triple-talaq

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has informed the Supreme Court that it would issue guidelines on triple-talaq. It said it will advise Qazis to apprise couples not to resort to triple-talaq.

Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

18 May 2017

India
Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

On the sixth and final day of the triple talaq hearing, the AIMPLB told SC it will issue advisories to qazis to give women the option of excluding the clause from their marriage contract.

AIMPLB agrees to making triple talaq optional in nikahnama

18 May 2017

India
AIMPLB agrees to making triple talaq optional in nikahnama

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has adopted a conciliatory position regarding triple talaq.

Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue

18 May 2017

India
Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue

On Wednesday, while defending its stand for wanting to abolish triple talaq, the Centre told the Supreme Court that the practice was a tussle between Muslim men and women, and not between the majority and the minority communities.

Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal

16 May 2017

India
Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board's (AIMPLB) counsel Kapil Sibal told the Supreme Court that it could not hear the triple talaq case as it was a matter of faith and belief.

Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre

15 May 2017

India
Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi informed the Supreme Court that if the court were to strike down the triple talaq, then "the Centre will bring a law to regulate marriage and divorce among the Muslim community".

Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty

12 May 2017

India
Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty

On the second day of the triple talaq hearing, CJI J.S. Khehar compared the practice to the death penalty - "abhorrent but still allowed".

What made news last week?

17 Oct 2016

India
What made news last week?

Political turmoil over the Uniform Civil Code continues unabated in India.