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Inheritance laws, not political opposition, has cast a shadow over UCC

Implementation of UCC may mean changes in Hindu Succession Act and Indian Succession Act. An individual can challenge its applicability on division of estate.

PM Narendra Modi asserted that the BJP will work towards implementing the one nation, one election initiative, and stressed that the Uniform Civil Code was in the national interest;(AFP)
Published on Apr 15, 2024 04:50 PM IST

Lok Sabha elections: When only ‘privileged’ Goans were eligible to vote

On May 7, 11,66,939 Goans will vote for 2 seats. But during Portuguese regime, voters had to be educated and taxpayers to be eligible to vote.

Eligible voters had to be educated, had to pay taxes and the voting age was reduced from 25 to 21 years for married men. (File Photo)
Updated on Apr 15, 2024 03:58 PM IST

Election Commission seizes record 4,650 crore ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Among states, Rajasthan led the list with seizure of approximately ₹778 crore, followed by Gujarat with ₹605 crore, and Maharashtra with about ₹431 crore.

According to the poll body, the seizures are a crucial aspect of the ECI's determination to conduct Lok Sabha elections free from inducements and electoral malpractices, ensuring a fair electoral process. (Arvind Yadav/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 15, 2024 04:09 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi in Kerala today; battle for Shashi Tharoor's seat

PM Modi will attend two functions in Kerala as part of the BJP's electoral campaign. Rahul Gandhi will hold a UDF rally in northern Kozhikode in the evening.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi
Updated on Apr 15, 2024 10:19 AM IST

India is halfway there towards enabling female political leadership. What next?

To see authentic female leadership, men need to do the work and ask themselves some hard questions, so women can truly change systems designed for men by men

Pursuing the question of what authentic female leadership looks like, and needs, will ensure moving towards democratising power structures and designing new systems for transformative action.(PTI)
Published on Apr 14, 2024 04:59 PM IST
ByAndré Nogueira, Jitendra Pandit
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