Uniform Civil Code: News

11 Nov 2023

Pushkar Singh Dhami

Uttarakhand: India's first Uniform Civil Code coming up next week

Uttarakhand will likely adopt the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) next week, making it the first Indian state to do so, India Today reported.

03 Sep 2023

Himanta Biswa Sarma

'Will stop Love Jihad': Assam CM on anti-polygamy bill

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday announced plans to introduce the anti-polygamy bill in the state assembly in December to ban polygamy, the practice of marrying multiple spouses.

01 Sep 2023


Parliament special session: What's on the agenda

The government's announcement of a special session of Parliament from September 18 to 22 on Thursday has left everyone guessing the session's agenda amid speculations of early Lok Sabha elections.

09 Aug 2023

Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala to 'Keralam': Assembly passes resolution to rename state

In a significant development, the Kerala Assembly on Wednesday adopted a unanimous resolution urging the central government to officially rename the state "Keralam," according to PTI.

16 Jul 2023

Congress Party

Congress may take 'nuanced approach' on UCC: Report

Several top leaders of the Congress—including P Chidambaram, Salman Khurshid, Manish Tewari and KTS Tulsi, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, and Vivek Tankha—held a closed-door meeting on Saturday to discuss the party's stand on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC).

Arunachal Pradesh: BJP's ally NPP opposes Uniform Civil Code

The National People's Party (NPP)—a coalition partner of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)—decided to oppose the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, reported PTI.

05 Jul 2023


BJP's ally AIADMK opposes Uniform Civil Code

The leading regional party in the southern state of Tamil Nadu—All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)—has strongly opposed the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government's move to implement the Uniform Civil Code (UCC).

01 Jul 2023

Pralhad Joshi

Parliament's Monsoon Session from July 20, likely in new building

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi has announced that the upcoming Parliament Monsoon Session will commence on July 20 and continue till August 11.

01 Jul 2023


Uttarakhand: Panel completes drafting of proposed Uniform Civil Code

Former Supreme Court (SC) judge, Justice (retired) Ranjana Prakash Desai, announced on Friday that the draft of the proposed Uniform Civil Code (UCC) for Uttarakhand was ready.

30 Jun 2023


UCC Bill to be tabled during Parliament monsoon session: Report

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre will likely introduce a bill on implementing a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) during the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament in July.

29 Jun 2023

MK Stalin

UCC could create unrest in country: Stalin after Modi's pitch

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday denounced Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push for the Uniform Civil Code (UCC), saying its implementation could lead to unrest in the country.

28 Jun 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP extends support to Centre on Uniform Civil Code

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday lent its support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre for the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) across the country.

28 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

After Modi's UCC push, Muslim Law Board begins consultation process

Hours after PM Narendra Modi pitched for the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the country, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) began its consultation process over the sensitive issue.

27 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

One home can't have separate laws: PM Modi's UCC pitch

Addressing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi batted for the Uniform Civil Code (UCC), saying that one home can't have two sets of laws.

Karnataka elections 2023: BJP manifesto promises Uniform Civil Code, NRC

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its election manifesto, "Praja Dhwani," on Monday for Karnataka, which goes to polls on May 10.

31 Jan 2023


'Don't let anybody shame you': Kangana Ranaut tells Uorfi Javed

Actor Uorfi Javed has often found herself in the midst of controversies for her sartorial choices. However, the former Bigg Boss OTT participant has found a new supporter and it is none other than the Queen of Bollywood, Kangana Ranaut.

09 Dec 2022

Rajya Sabha TV

Rajya Sabha: Uniform Civil Code Bill faces resistance from Opposition

As Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirodi Lal Meena tabled The Uniform Civil Code in India Bill 2020 on Friday in the Rajya Sabha as a Private Member Bill, chaos broke out in the Upper House with protests from the opposition parties.

30 Oct 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: What's Uniform Civil Code that is heating Gujarat politics

The Gujarat government has decided to implement the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the state ahead of assembly polls.

28 Oct 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi proposes 'one nation, one uniform' for police

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday proposed uniformity in the dress code of police across the states in the country.

12 Feb 2022


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.

09 Jul 2021


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

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.

18 Jun 2019


What India expects from Modi 2.0?

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

24 May 2019


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.

01 May 2019


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.

17 Oct 2016

Dharma Productions

What made news last week?

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