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POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Triple Talaq, Hindu marriage act, Shah bano case, Uniform Civil Code

Why the Uniform Civil Code has become imperative

The answers to many of our present conundrums are buried in the unsuspecting grave of history.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Muslim personal law, Uniform Civil Code, Triple Talaq

Muslims deserve their rights: Pushing a Uniform Civil Code will not unite India. It will only create more tension

If the government is seriously concerned about women impacted by polygamy, it should look at the high statistics of Hindu men doing the same. Instead, it is selectively targeting Muslims.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  9-minute read
Parliament, Uniform Civil Code, Modi government, Triple talaq bill

Criminalising instant triple talaq makes Muslim men second-class citizens

How can uttering a string of words that have no legal standing be a crime in the eyes of law?

VOICES

 |  14-minute read
Narendra Modi, Supreme Court, Uniform Civil Code, Triple Talaq

Why a Uniform Civil Code is not what India needs immediately

There isn’t any credible draft available anywhere to debate on this.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Uniform Civil Code, Cattle slaughter, Fundamental rights, Constitution

Modi government is deliberately misinterpreting the Constitution

Blame not the Constitution, the mistake is of bigoted politicians and ultra-religious babas.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Hindu Undivided Family, Personal laws, Uniform Civil Code

What a progressive Uniform Civil Code can do for India

What remains to be seen is whether the country is ready for such a drastic change - and if the government is ready to implement a UCC without political bias.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Narendra Modi, Muslim women, Triple Talaq, Uniform Civil Code

Uniform Civil Code: Modi's concern for Muslim women lacks sincerity

They continue to be pitted against the rest of the community to further majoritarian agenda.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Muslim women, Supreme Court, Uniform Civil Code, Triple Talaq

Why Uniform Civil Code that does not affect religious freedom is hard to imagine

The defining feature of a functioning democracy is its adherence to the theory and practice of the fundamental principles of equity, justice and inclusion for all.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Hindutva, Women's Rights, Uniform Civil Code

Why Hindutva chorus for Uniform Civil Code is not about women's rights

Given the communal connotations it has become embroiled in, the UCC can't be used as a tool for making personal laws gender just.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Ram Janmbhoomi, Kapil Sibal, Uniform Civil Code, Triple Talaq

Has Kapil Sibal opened a can of worms by equating Ram Janmabhoomi and triple talaq?

The counsel for the All India Muslim Personal Law Board compared the 1400-year-old practice of instant oral divorce to the Hindu 'matter of faith'.