Hindu majority needed to save democracy in India, Uniform Civil Code important: Subramanian Swamy

Hindu majority needed to save democracy in India, Uniform Civil Code important: Subramanian Swamy

Dr Swamy had said that the population of Hindus must remain above 80% of the country’s total population at all times.

'Ban oral talaq, burqa': Sharia made by Allah, so can't be abolished - this is nonsense, says Markandey Katju

'Ban oral talaq, burqa': Sharia made by Allah, so can't be abolished - this is nonsense, says Markandey Katju

 Former Press Council of India Chairman and Supreme Court of India judge Markandey Katju sparked yet another controversy on Tuesday.

Taslima Nasreen bats for uniform civil code

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has batted for adopting a uniform civil code based on equality, asserting that it was imperative to do away with religious laws in order to achieve gender parity.

Islamic Educational Board of India against Uniform Civil Code

Islamic Educational Board of India on Wednesday opposed any move towards a Uniform Civil Code, saying no government has any right to interfere in the matters of religious jurisprudence.

DNA: SC refuses to interfere on Uniform civil code

Supreme Court declines PIL on Uniform Civil Code asking the apex court to issue directive to the centre to frame law on the same.

SC rejects PIL on uniform civil code seeking end to 'discrimination' faced by Muslim women

SC rejects PIL on uniform civil code seeking end to 'discrimination' faced by Muslim women

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a public interest petition seeking direction to parliament to enact a uniform civil code to put an end to alleged discrimination being faced by Muslim women.

Naidu raises issues of uniform civil and criminal code in Rajya Sabha

Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday raised the issue of uniform civil and criminal codes in the Rajya Sabha, saying BR Ambedkar wanted such codes in the country.

Naidu bats for women's quota bill, uniform civil code

Participating in a debate on `Commitment to Constitution` in the Lok Sabha, Naidu also pitched for a common civil code and inter-linking of rivers.

Muslim men misinterpreting Quran to have more than one wife: Gujarat HC

Muslim men misinterpreting Quran to have more than one wife: Gujarat HC

The high court also stated that time has come for the country to embrace the uniform civil code as such provisions are in violation of the Constitution.

Opposition to uniform civil code an 'insult' to judiciary: VHP

 VHP on Wednesday said opposition to the introduction of a uniform civil code in the country was an "insult" to the judiciary, and alleged that Congress was doing so for its vote bank politics.

Uniform Civil Code: What is hindering its execution?

Underlining “total confusion” owing to personal laws governing religious practices, the Supreme Court sought to know from the government Monday whether it is willing to bring the Uniform Civil Code in the country.

BJP raking up controversies to polarise elections: Congress

Congress on Tuesday said BJP was suffering from "obsessive compulsive controversy disorder" and alleged that it was raking up issues of Uniform Civil Code, Ram temple and Article 370 to polarise elections due in some states.

J&K govt formation: Mufti Mohammed Sayeed to meet PM Modi soon to 'seal the deal'

J&K govt formation: Mufti Mohammed Sayeed to meet PM Modi soon to 'seal the deal'

Jammu and Kashmir's wait for a new government is likely to get over as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are poised to join hands and form a coalition soon.

Togadia calls for uniform civil code, anti-conversion bill

VHP International President Praveenbhai Togadia on Tuesday underlined the need for a commoncivil code and introduction of an anti-conversion bill.

Govt to start wider consultations on Uniform Civil Code

Government Friday said it will move on implementation of the controversial Uniform Civil Code as per the spirit of the Constitution and will start at the earliest the process wider consultations for a consensus.

'Modi govt will clear hurdles for building Ram temple in Ayodhya'

The BJP-led NDA Government's immediate priority is to ensure that the economic parameters of the country are improved, though issues such as Ram Janmabhoomi are still on the agenda, the party's national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao said on Saturday.

Personal laws left best untouched, says Congress leader Manish Tewari

Congress leader and former union minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday warned the Centre not to tinker with the Uniform Civil Code, and instead, advised it to keep personal laws untouched.

VHP raises Article 370, Uniform Civil Code, Ram temple

VHP raised the contentious issues of Article 370, Uniform Civil Code, rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits and Ram Temple and said they expect the Narendra Modi government to resolve these issues.

Muslims suffered due to absence of Uniform Civil Code: Retd SC Judge M Katju on Article 370

As the debate over Article 370 in Kashmir is growing louder, Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju has come out in support of Uniform Civil Code in the state.

Press Council chief backs Uniform Civil Code

Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju supported the Uniform Civil Code claiming that one of the reasons for the backwardness of muslims has been that there has been no modernisation of their personal law.