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Importance of Attending Conferences for an Engineer

Every journey has an end and it is actually the end which justifies the means. There has to be something endearing in the end to induce someone into doing something. As a student of engineering, a question may arise in a person’s mind as to why should they at all care about attending a conference,… Continue reading Importance of Attending Conferences for an Engineer

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Uniform Civil Code: A key for integrating India

The debate for a Uniform Civil Code dates back to the colonial period in India. The Lex Loci Report of October 1840 emphasized the importance and necessity of uniformity in codification of Indian law, relating to crimes, evidences and contract but it recommended that personal laws of Hindus and Muslims should be kept outside such codification. In 1951 India’s… Continue reading Uniform Civil Code: A key for integrating India

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Uniform Civil Code of India

‘Uniform Civil Code’ is a term that has originated from the concept of ‘Civil Law Code’.  The term ‘Civil Code’ is used to cover the entire body of laws relating to the property or include personal matters like marriage, divorce, maintenance, adoption and inheritance etc. The laws governing inheritance or divorce among Hindus are different… Continue reading Uniform Civil Code of India

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Talaq Talaq Talaq No More – a Look at the BMMA’s Proposal

The Indian Express on June 18th, 2014 reported that the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, or BMMA, have come out with a draft law called the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act. Among the multifarious modalities, the most significant is the move to do away with oral divorce and polygamy. It states that only the Talaq-e-Ahsan method… Continue reading Talaq Talaq Talaq No More – a Look at the BMMA’s Proposal