JNU VC calls for implementation of Uniform Civil Code
Speaking at a programme organised by the Ambedkar International Centre here, Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit said the country's first Law Minister Bhimrao Ambedkar was also in favour of implementing UCC in the country. A discussion was held on the subject "Gender justice, decoding the Uniform Civil Code".
Sharjeel Imam's bail plea deferred; trial to begin from March 28
Imam, who was physically presented before Rawat, responded negatively to the charges slapped against him.The same bench had, on January 24, framed the charges under sections 124A (sedition), 153A (Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence), 153B (Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration), Section 13 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, and 505 of IPC, which deals with statements related to public order.