Time check: Ancient India: Sands of time
The writing system not only preserved the religious beliefs of the ancient period, it also helped in recording the laws and legal systems implemented by the rulers. For example, in Dharmashastra the laws related to caste ... Indian history is Purana — a ...
Indian couple who lost their law firm jobs due to 'forbidden love' at centre of first caste discrimination tribunal
ANCIENT CASTE SYSTEM ... created by Jats, who were originally rural people who composed this type of music to celebrate the harvest in India. While the Brahmins, generally considered the highest caste because they were the most educated, hold meetings and ...
Fighting their way to the bottom in India
Quotas of university places and lucrative government positions are reserved for members of the Scheduled Castes under the system that was created ... said that the Indian government had promised to reclassify the group as a Scheduled Caste in 1964.
India's 'quota system': Upper castes want in, too
Born into the Brahmin caste, Sunil Sharma occupies the highest rung of India's ancient social hierarchy ... merely trying to make the system fairer. But to many people, the initiative is yet another example of how interest-group politics is subverting ...
Caste system in Sri Lanka
The Caste system ... of North India but is similar in nature to the Jā ti system found in South India. The fourfold caste model in Sri Lanka`s pre-British period Sinhala history and literature was: Raja, Bamunu, Velenda and Govi. Ancient Sri lankan ...