Keyword : Uniform Civil Code

Supreme Court tells govt to enact one secular law for all communities

Laws of land should make conduct of social life simple and act as deterrent. But India never has been a easy country in terms of rule of law. We are governed by laws that overlap in jurisdiction an

Why uniform civil code continues to be a hot potato

The uniform civil code is a hugely controversial subject in India. The law ministry has now asked the law commission to examine in detail all issues pertaining to it and submit a report to the gove

In search of a uniform code

The central government has requested the law commission of India to study the feasibility of having a uniform civil code governing marriage, divorce and inheritance for people of all religions li

Justifying personal law discrimination

 The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has defended triple talaq and polygamy before the supreme court (SC). The argument that personal law is immune from judicial scrutiny will be

Report highlights plight of Indian Muslim women

A staggering 79 percent of Muslim women reported not having received any maintenance from their husband post their divorce, said a survey report “No More – Talaq Talaq Talaq -- Muslim W

Law panel examining uniform civil code

  The government has requested the Law Commission of India to undertake examination of various issues relating to uniform civil code, the Lok Sabha was informed. &nbs

Uniform civil code: Why and why not

The debate, arising out of the apprehensions regarding the imposition on our country of a code of conduct prescribed by the nationalist right-wing elements of society which has so far described its

Who tweeted what on #TripleTalaq

Headline: Who tweeted what on #TripleTalaq Intro: `Shocking that it was 3:2, It should have been 5:0` Abolishing

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Instant triple talaq – which the supreme court banned recently, while asking the government to legislate against the decadent practice – is something Muslim women had no doubt wanted to

Why we need a Uniform Civil Code

The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) generates fear and apprehension in the minds of the minorities. Or, maybe, it is politically organised fear. However, Directive Principles in Article 44 requires the



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