Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: UCC

India’s liberals must decide: Oppose UCC because of BJP or uphold secular principles?

My fear is that secular liberals, disgusted by the Hindu triumphalism that will probably accompany the Uniform Civil Code, will forget their secularism and oppose the move.

Uniform Civil Code can be the real unifying force in India. Critics must think again

If we are to live in a truly unified and harmonious society, where each person is treated equally, accepting and enforcing a UCC is the need of the hour.

Poll-bound Himachal ‘examining bringing uniform civil code’, says CM Jai Ram Thakur

In an interview, CM Jai Ram Thakur says state govt examining what benefit Himachal can get out of Uniform Civil Code. BJP-led Uttarakhand and UP considering implementing code too.

Ayodhya to Kashmir – Modi is now Mr Closure for all of India’s historical wrongs

What really stood out in Narendra Modi's first term – welfare and rural outreach – seem less prominent now. There is a Ram Mandir to build.

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T.V. Somanathan, Union Finance Secretary | ThePrint

Tame subsidies, hike fees for govt services — Centre’s tips to states to slash deficit

At a meeting with chief secretaries of states, Union Finance Secretary T.V. Somanathan made a presentation that highlighted a worrying rise in debt in some states.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.