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Caste Based Reservation in India Started in 2nd Century BC. In #Manusmriti - the law book of Brahmins all the laws were based on #Caste and no Merit was ever considered. It divided people into High & Low Castes on the basis of their birth and not on the basis of Merit.
Wealth, Political power, Spiritual leadership, Education, Ownership of Land, Trade and all lucrative aspects were reserved purely to the higher castes. This system of caste based discrimination entrenched in day today social life since ages.
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INX Media: Hearing in the Supreme Court on P Chidambaram's petition for anticipatory bail in case registered by the Enforcement Directorate begins.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta begins to make the submission for the agency.

Every PMLA offence has two dimensions - predicate offence and laundering. Money laundering is a separate offence independent from the predicate/scheduled offence, Mehta.

We would be dealing with very intelligent people. A stupid man cannot launder money. Money laundering requires layers and layers of concealment, Mehta

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#BhimaKoregaon: "No interference should be allowed in criminal matters in the garb of PIL", ASG Tushar Mehta.
#BhimaKoregaon: ASG Tushar Mehta concludes; Sr. Harish Salve begins his arguments.
#BhimaKoregaon: One can have any ideology but have to draw a line when it comes to unlawful activities, Harish Salve.
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“Your husband is a Dalit, so he does not follow any tradition. But you are a Brahmin, so why are you not wearing any jewellery or sindoor? Why are you not dressed like a traditional wife? Does the daughter have to be like the father too?’’…
"They asked me, why are there so many books in your house? Do you read all of them? Why purchase so many books? Why do you read so many books? Why are you reading books on Mao and Marx? Why do you have books published in China?"
"Why do you have songs of Gaddar? Why are there photos of Phule and Ambedkar in your house, but no photos of gods?"
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Simultaneous raids in Goa, Ranchi, Hyderabad, Delhi at homes of Gautam Navlakha, @Sudhabharadwaj, Stan Swamy and Anand Teltumbde. Info via @SauravDatta29
Here's why such raids are wrong and scary:…
And, @SauravDatta29 says Pune police raiding @arunztoonz and @StoriesUnscene's homes and lawyer Susan Abraham's in Bombay.
CC: @apushpa @paddycs @meeracomposes
What the Emergency meant was that British-type colonial rule had returned through the back door. And, as before, my personal rights and freedom of expression had been forcibly taken away - Kuldip Nayyar.…
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