Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicUniform Civil Code

Topic: Uniform Civil Code

Egalitarian Uniform Civil Code formulation by BJP is the concern, not UCC itself

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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 is as old as British rule. It can help in better implementation of law

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‘Interference in Islam won’t be tolerated’, Muslim bodies say & pass resolution against UCC

On 29 May, during a meeting of Muslim bodies in Deoband, the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind attacked the ruling BJP for playing divisive politics and reminded it of India's Constitution.

Dhami govt announces panel for drafting Uttarakhand UCC, to be headed by retired SC judge

Other members of panel are former Sikkim HC Chief Justice Permod Kohli, former Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Shatrughna Singh, Doon University V-C Surekha Dangwal and social activist Manu Gaur.

Uniform Civil Code very soon, other states should follow suit, says Dhami at RSS event 

At a media enclave organised by two RSS magazines, Dhami said UCC was a priority. He also said the deaths of Char Dham Yatra devotees were not because of 'administrative disorder'.

Modi govt committed to ‘development’, not ‘discriminatory politics’ says Nadda to foreign envoys

Reassurance by BJP president came in response to questions raised by diplomats on state of minorities, especially Muslims, in India & party's relationship to RSS, during 'Know BJP' programme.

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.

Uniform Civil Code can ensure parity, equality to minorities, women

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How doctors, NGOs are working to bring comfort to terminal, incurable patients

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On Camera

YourTurn

Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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