Uniform Civil Code

Delhi High Court seeks Centre’s stand on petition against validity of Waqf Act 

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla issued notice on the petition by DN Tripathi and granted time to the respondents to file their response. 

published on : 13th May 2022

Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on PIL against validity of Waqf Act

The petitioner claimed the Union of India does not have the legislative competence to make laws concerning 'Waqf' and religious properties at the exclusion of Non-Muslim citizens of the country.

published on : 12th May 2022

INTERVIEW | ‘Many vying to install bhopus; let’s focus on development’: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi describes the eight years of Modi regime as ‘the golden period’ for minorities in India, bats for Uniform Civil Code

published on : 10th May 2022

Goa Civil Code can be model for states seeking to implement UCC: Pramod Sawant

This code is derived from the Portuguese Civil Code of 1867, which was applicable during the Portuguese rule in the state.

published on : 9th May 2022

BJP states to go for Uniform Civil code 

By all indications, the BJP-ruled states have decided to go for the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) as a prominent poll plank ahead of the 2024 general election.

published on : 27th April 2022

Himachal examining concept of Uniform Civil Code, open to implementing it, says CM Thakur

Thakur who was in the national capital said, "UCC is a good step and good start. We will examine the outcome of UCC in other states and then make a decision."

published on : 25th April 2022

Time for a fresh start with Uniform Civil Code

A look at the Constituent Assembly debates will show that while so much has happened since India gained freedom, the Muslim viewpoint on UCC remains unchanged.

published on : 22nd April 2022

First step taken towards introducing Uniform Civil Code in Uttarakhand: CM Pushkar Singh Dhami

Dhami said that every institution in Uttarakhand will have to play a role in making it one of the leading states in the country by 2025 when it will celebrate 25 years of its existence.

published on : 14th April 2022

European law based on Christian teaching: Goa has its own version of a Uniform Civil Code

Still, it is uniform enough to ensure equality for all Goan residents, irrespective of religion, gender etc.

published on : 4th April 2022

Will ‘double engine’ help Dhami’s Uniform Civil Code move? Experts say road ahead isn't easy

Dhami on Thursday approved the formation of a committee that will go into the implementation of the UCC. The Dhami cabinet made the decision in its first cabinet meeting after taking oath.

published on : 26th March 2022

In first cabinet meeting, Uttarakhand CM approves committee to implement uniform civil code

"It will be a significant step towards fulfilling the dreams of the nation's founding fathers who framed our Constitution," said Dhami

published on : 24th March 2022

Will fulfil all poll promises, uniform civil code important among them: Dhami lays out roadmap for Uttarakhand Cabinet 2.0

Dhami had promised before state polls to constitute a high-powered committee comprising legal experts, senior citizens and intellectuals to draft the code.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Proponent of uniform civil code, Pushkar Singh Dhami retains hot seat of Uttarakhand CM

Young Dhami had to learn to become responsible at a tender age, with his father serving the Army and Dhami helping his three sisters and mother in household chores.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Can a state enact uniform civil code? Experts divided over Uttarakhand CM's poll promise

Former Union Law Secretary P K Malhotra was of the view that only the central government can bring such a law by moving Parliament.

published on : 14th February 2022

Will implement uniform civil code: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami

Dhami's announcement comes amid a heated debate that ensued on Hijab, a headscarf worn by Muslim women, after certain colleges in Karnataka have denied hijab-wearing students entry into classes.

published on : 13th February 2022
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