A country with countless cultures and customs; religious rituals; tribal traditions. It is not only cumbersome but even impractical and quixotic to tie them together with a Uniform Civil Code (UCC).
Amar, Akbar and Antony were playing a modified version of the ancient game of chess. A rich businessman, who saw them happily engrossed in their activity, offered them a packet containing a gift.
The debate on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is back, albeit, with more rigour and passion. Recently, the Prime Minister gave it a new impetus.
“Modi hei to Uniform Civil Code Mumkin hei” (‘Uniform Civil Code is possible if Modi is there’) – PM wants to ramrod compulsory monogamy on Muslims,
Even amid all the plaudits that accompanied Narendra Modiji wherever he went in America, he could not get rid of a complex that clings to hrnment im like a chronic cold wherever he goes.
This brooding meditation is about civility and values. And the loss of decency in our society, instigated by that roguish mischief-maker viz.
Some incidents taking place in Indian society are horrendous, repulsive and disgusting. Any decent Indian is forced to bend his head in shame and shiver when he/she reads the news headlines like
This happened during the last rainy season. Following heavy downpour, the inner boundary wall at a housing society was half soaked and water was found seeping from the adjoining vacant site.
“What is it?” asks the pilot, as the airhostess enters the cockpit. “Sir, a passenger has reported that he saw a flame of fire spurt out from the starboard engine!”