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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 They argue that the personal law is outdated and arbitrary, and demand for a common code.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 […]
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
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar urges immediate implementation of Uniform Civil Code, emphasising its significance for the country's values and governance
One cannot impose a common law and ask others to follow it, says Samastha Kerala Jem Iyyathul Ulama
Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Meenakshi Lekhi emphasized that the UCC law is essential for ensuring justice and equality for women.
Reforms of personal laws have been resisted by misogynistic, medieval mentalities, male ulemas and power-hungry elite Muslim pressure groups
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. […]