Uniform CIvil Code

One Nation, One Law

Rajeev Deshpande

Uttarakhand’s uniform civil code aims to introduce the same provisions for marriage, divorce and succession for all communities and reduce the divisiveness inherent in different personal laws

The Long Road to a Uniform Civil Code

A lack of political will to undo a colonial legacy has been the biggest obstacle

A Constitutional Promise

Defenders of the idea of a Uniform Civil Code had hoped it would become a reality but the divisions seen in the Constituent Assembly took a turn for the worse in subsequent decades

One Nation, One Civil Law

The Uniform Civil Code will have a liberating effect on the Muslim community. Only the clerics need to fear

Healing a Wounded Civilisation

A Uniform Civil Code is not merely a legislative matter

Modernising Personal Laws

India will not sacrifice its diversity under a uniform civil code

An Intractable Necessity

Why a Uniform Civil Code’s implementation remains improbable

Pushkar Singh Dhami: Being Bold on Civil Code

Pushkar Singh Dhami’s decision to formulate uniform personal laws in Uttarakhand conveys an unambiguous message but comes with its own challenges

The Radicalisation of the Congress Mind

Words and actions of party leaders should not be seen in isolation but as part of a long process of ideological transformation


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