Uniform Civil Code

Embracing the UCC in India: A step towards societal progress

In a rapidly changing world, it is imperative that societies evolve in sync with the times. India, a nation known for its diversity, faces a pivotal question regarding personal laws that govern its citizens. The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is an idea that has sparked intense debate, with proponents and opponents fiercely defending their positions. […]

Restore chapters on India under Nehru, Mughal courts & 2002 riots: Kerala directs schools

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The communist government of Kerala has directed all state-run schools to restore chapters on the 2002 Gujarat riots, assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Mughal justice delivery system and former Prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru’s contribution in India in the Class 12 text books. The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) had dropped the […]

Left govt to move anti-UCC resolution in Kerala Assembly

CM Vijayan has repeatedly asserted that the BJP's "electoral agenda" is driving the UCC discourse and has called on the Centre to abandon its imposition.

WATCH | UCC: Kerala’s Muslim women demand amendments in personal law, common succession rules

Thousands of Muslim women in Kerala have been fighting for amendment to the Muslim Personal Law, which, they say, discriminates against women in matters of inheritance. They argue that the personal law is outdated and arbitrary, and demand for a common code. The New Indian special correspondent Vivek Narayanan travels to different parts of Kerala to […]

Why UCC drafting committee should collaborate with Saudi Arabia

Experts drafting UCC could collaborate with Saudi authorities documenting Hadith so that the UCC debate is not lost in the binary of Hindu-Muslim politics

Time to introduce UCC: VP Jagdeep Dhankar

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar urges immediate implementation of Uniform Civil Code, emphasising its significance for the country's values and governance

Kerala Muslim organisations to hold protests against UCC

One cannot impose a common law and ask others to follow it, says Samastha Kerala Jem Iyyathul Ulama

UCC is truth, blissful living can’t come without consciousness: MEA minister

Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Meenakshi Lekhi emphasized that the UCC law is essential for ensuring justice and equality for women.

Case for a Uniform Civil Code in India

Reforms of personal laws have been resisted by misogynistic, medieval mentalities, male ulemas and power-hungry elite Muslim pressure groups

Law Commission seeks public input on Uniform Civil Code

NEW DELHI: The 22nd Law Commission of India has embarked on an examination of the Uniform Civil Code, following a reference received from the Ministry of Law and Justice. The Uniform Civil Code aims to implement uniform personal laws that would be applicable to all citizens without any discrimination based on religion, gender, caste, etc. […]