The Allahabad High Court said films and TV serials are contributing to the eradicating of the institution of marriage and there is a 'systematic design to destroy the institution of marriage in this country and destablise...
What we need is a UCC that is acceptable to all sections of society, gender and communities
The proposed Uniform Civil Code is part of a patriarchal Hindu nationalist agenda to give community land to corporates in the name of women’s rights
Hina’s case is just one among many faced by numerous Muslim women. Besides marriage and divorce issues, there are some issues that merit concern: Muslims cannot adopt a child and Muslim males can practice polygamy.
Feminists movements first welcomed the idea of a Uniform Civil Code. But as right-wingers hijacked the proposal, they retracted and called for reforms in personal laws instead
The Christian community feels that a Uniform Civil Code will interfere with its personal laws, especially when it comes to divorce
Justice (Retired) Ranjana Prakash Desai is the head of the high-powered expert panel working on a draft of uniform civil code (UCC) in Uttarakhand.
The Uniform Civil Code should be put on the back-burner and the focus should be on the codification of different personal laws
The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has been discussed since before Independence, with calls for a unified legal structure covering various aspects for all citizens...
Trans, bisexual, queer and lesbian women and others remain outside of the purview of a ‘feminist’ UCC
The argument for a Uniform Civil Code in Karnataka has polarised voters along religious lines
It is crucial to look at how millions of indigenous people would be affected if Uniform Civil Code gets implemented
The UCC is not a bad idea as such. But in a pluri-national and multi-religious nation like India, it may not be the best option
India, with its incredible religious and cultural diversity, could benefit from a Uniform Civil Code. How urgent is our need for the same?