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SC to examine the legal validity of triple talaq

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it would not get into the issue of Uniform Civil Code but described the triple talaq as a serious issue of human rights.

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen joins civil code debate, faces flak from fundamentalists

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen joins civil code debate, faces flak from fundamentalists

Taslima Nasreen, the controversial Bangladeshi author who has been living in exile since 1994, joined the Uniform Civil Code debate on Monday, saying India urgently needed a uniform civil law.

Jallikattu protest a lesson for Hindutva forces, Uniform Civil Code cannot be "imposed": Asaduddin Owaisi

Jallikattu protest a lesson for Hindutva forces, Uniform Civil Code cannot be "imposed": Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said the huge protests across Tamil Nadu against the Jallikattu ban are a lesson for the Hindutva forces.

Muslim intellectual Tufail Ahmad proposes a revolutionary Uniform Civil Code

Muslim intellectual Tufail Ahmad proposes a revolutionary Uniform Civil Code

Tufail Ahmad, a leading Muslim scholar on Wednesday proposed a draft Uniform Civil Code (UCC) to initiate a public debate on it.

AIMPLB convention to formulate strategy on UCC, triple talaq

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board, which will start its three-day convention from Friday, said that the issues of uniform civil code and triple talaq were raised by the BJP and RSS to divert attention from their 'failures'.

Uniform Civil Code: BSP only party to respond to Law Commission questionnaire

Uniform Civil Code: BSP only party to respond to Law Commission questionnaire

The BSP statement said the BJP has been trying to impose the agenda of the RSS on the people ever since it came to power at the Centre.

Union Minister welcomes Khushbu's remarks on common civil code

On the Cauvery water-sharing issue, the Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways said the more than 40-year-old dispute could not be expected to be solved in four months.

Triple Talaq: Muslim forum lauds PM Narendra Modi's remark, slams Muslim law board for creating ''fear psychosis''

The founder of the Haji Ali Sabke Liye movement, Feroze Mithiborwala, has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his statement that the triple talaq issue should not be treated as a Hindu-Muslim matter and added that this comment signals the emergence of a positive and liberal climate across the country.

PM Narendra Modi blasts people advocating 'triple talaq', says won't let Muslim women suffer

PM Narendra Modi blasts people advocating 'triple talaq', says won't let Muslim women suffer

PM Narendra Modi on Monday, while addressing a rally in UP's Mahoba, lashed out at people advocating 'triple talaq'.

No hidden agenda behind triple talaq opposition: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Government has no "hidden agenda" of imposing uniform civil code or behind the opposition to the triple talaq among Muslims, says Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad rejecting allegations by religious bodies and opposition parties as completely baseless.

Narendra Modi govt converting India into 'Hindu Rashtra' by imposing Uniform Civil Code : Asaduddin Owaisi

Narendra Modi govt converting India into 'Hindu Rashtra' by imposing Uniform Civil Code : Asaduddin Owaisi

The MP from Hyderabad said that by interfering in the Muslim Personal Law, the government was trying to show that Muslims were second class citizens.

Muslim women will not tolerate interference in Sharia: AIMPLB members

Asma Zehra, one of the members of the apex body of Indian Muslims, said Sharia is oxygen for Muslim men and women.
 

Scrutiny of triple talaq is judicial legislation: AIMPLB to SC

Scrutiny of triple talaq is judicial legislation: AIMPLB to SC

A prominent Muslim body on Tuesday vehemently opposed the scrutiny of the practice of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy by the Supreme Court.

All personal laws need reforms but not uniform civil code

Alleging that "communal" forces have launched an offensive on identity of minorities, CPI(M) today said that any move to push Uniform Civil Code "as is being done by the government" will be counterproductive for women's rights even as it favoured reforms in personal laws of all communities, including Hindus.

Uniformity is not the guarantee for equality: CPI (M) on triple talaq

Uniformity is not the guarantee for equality: CPI (M) on triple talaq

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has supported the demand of Muslim women against the arbitrary practice of triple talaq and alleged that the ruling dispensation at the Centre was not interested in securing women’s equality but in targeting the minority communities.

Uniform Civil Code does not interfere with Islam at all, tweets Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan

Uniform Civil Code does not interfere with Islam at all, tweets Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan

The NDA government-led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked the Law Commission to examine the implications of implementing the Uniform Civil Code across the country.

 

Personal laws must be constitutionally compliant; 'triple talaq' should be judged on yardstick of equality: Arun Jaitley

Personal laws must be constitutionally compliant; 'triple talaq' should be judged on yardstick of equality: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that the government was of the clear view that personal laws should be constitutionally compliant.

Uniform Civil Code not practical: IUML

The IUML has 18 legislators and is the most powerful party in the Muslim-dominated Malappuram district with 11 out of the 16 seats in the district with it.

Centre rebukes AIMPLB for trying to 'politicise' Uniform Civil Code issue, says don't call PM Narendra Modi dictator

Centre rebukes AIMPLB for trying to 'politicise' Uniform Civil Code issue, says don't call PM Narendra Modi dictator

The Law Commission on October 7 put up on its website a questionnaire, comprising of 16 questions, to seek public opinion on the civil code issue.

Religion can't dictate upon rights of individuals: Jaitley

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday asserted that religion cannot dictate upon the rights of an individual and attacked Congress over its stand on the Uniform Civil Code, saying it was the Constituent Assembly controlled by the party that had envisaged a common civil law for all Indians.