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President Pranab Mukherjee sent out a message on Monday against the growing intolerance in India saying that civilization wouldn’t have lasted had it not been for mutual tolerance. His remark comes at a time when incidents of violence and religious intolerance are making headlines every day. Read here

On 28 September, 52-year-old Mohammad Akhlaq was dragged from his house and beaten to death by around 100 people over suspicions he had eaten beef. Read more

In another incident, Shiv Sena allegedly held protests against a Ghulam Ali concert in Mumbai, followed by an ink attack on Sudheendra Kulkarni for refusing to back down from organizing ex-Pakistani minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri’s book launch.

In the latest turn of events, Shiv Sena activists on Monday targeted BCCI for holding talks with Pakistan for a cricket series. Read more

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