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The implications of Uniform Civil Code for taxation and inheritance

Rumours suggest that the Indian government may introduce a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) to enforce a uniform legal framework for all citizens, regardless of religion. This could have tax implications, particularly regarding inheritance laws and the status of Hindu undivided families (HUFs). Relevant amendments to the Income Tax Act would be required, and there may be administrative difficulties for tax authorities. Careful consideration is needed to address these tax implications.

1 min read11 Jul 2023
Opinion

Hard code to crack

Gender justice in India is still lacking, and a Uniform Civil Code may be the solution. However, social adherence to religious norms may undermine its effectiveness. A campaign to challenge age-old beliefs is needed, without divisive politics or blaming any particular faith. Lip service to women’s equality is not enough.

1 min read2 Jul 2023
Opinion

Opposition has to quickly fix stand on civil code issue

Five states will hold assembly elections in the coming months. This will be the “litmus test” on the proposal.

1 min read2 Jul 2023
News

Draft of Uniform Civil Code for Uttarakhand ready to be submitted to the state govt, informs panel head

The draft of the proposed Uniform Civil Code for Uttarakhand is complete and will soon be submitted to the state government, according to Justice (retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai. The code aims to replace personal laws based on religion with one common law for all citizens.

1 min read30 Jun 2023
News

Uniform Civil Code soon? Modi govt to introduce UCC during monsoon session of Parliament: Report

The Narendra Modi government is considering introducing a bill on implementing a Uniform Civil Code during the upcoming session of Parliament.

1 min read30 Jun 2023
News

Uniform Civil Code: Muslim law board convenes late-night meeting after PM Modi’s speech

India’s top Muslim body, the AIMPLB, has decided to oppose the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) proposed by Prime Minister Modi, stating that it will affect all religions and communities in the country. The UCC aims to implement a set of common personal laws for all citizens of India.

2 min read28 Jun 2023
News

Uniform Civil Code EXPLAINER | What is UCC? What does Constitution say about it

What is Uniform Civil Code (UCC)? Why opposition is against it? Whatt he Supreme Court saying about it? How many states have Uniform Civil Code; All you need to know

3 min read28 Jun 2023
News

Law Commission starts consultation on Uniform Civil Code, seeks feedback from religious organisations

The commission has given 30 days from the date of notice to present their views and feedback.

1 min read14 Jun 2023
News

Nationwide NRC, Uniform Civil Code need of the hour: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Karnataka election 2023: ‘Implementation of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) will ensure gender justice and equal rights for Muslim women,’ Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Tuesday

2 min read2 May 2023
News

Karnataka Assembly election: BJP releases manifesto; from Uniform Civil Code to free gas cylinders, all you need to know

Karnataka Assembly election: BJP promises to implement Uniform Civil Code in poll-bound Karnataka.

2 min read1 May 2023
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