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Amid a politically charged national debate over religious intolerance, a Muslim man was beaten to death on Monday by a mob of Hindus who suspected him of stealing a cow, a revered symbol in the Hindu religion. It was the fourth time in six weeks that Hindus had killed Muslims

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Separatist groups have called for a shutdown in Kashmir today to protest the death of a truck driver who was attacked with a petrol bomb in Udhampur following beef rumours around 10 days ago. Police have restricted movement in parts of Srinagar after clashes broke out yesterday, hours after the

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Villagers in northern India beat a Muslim man to death and injured four others who were accused of smuggling cows to be slaughtered for beef, police have said.

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A 50-year-old man in northern India has been killed in a mob lynching allegedly over rumours that his family had been storing and consuming beef at home.

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Vishwa Hindu Parishad working president Pravin Togadia said, “If Muslims give birth to more than two children, it should be made a punishable criminal offence and ration, jobs and educational facilities should be then stopped for them.”

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Ramanathapuram (TN): BJP National Executive Secretary H Raja today called for a common civil code, ban on conversion and implementation of family planning, to maintain the present percentage of population of people belonging to various religions.

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Police detained around 45 Dalit men from Haryana when right wing extremists (VHP) attacked their them after they declared their conversion to Islam here on Saturday afternoon. While the police allegedly let off the attackers and took away Dalit converts to Tughalaqbad police station in the name of providing them

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Naushad Kashimji’s (name changed) school adopted a few Sanskrit shlokas as its official prayer for the morning assembly this academic year. Last week, when Kashimji’s principal noticed that he and a few other Muslim students were not singing the prayer, they were punished for it.

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Even until the eve of his 53rd birthday, which was also the day he was supposed to die, Yakub Memon was hopeful that his hanging would be stayed by the President of India.

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Women’s groups condemn “all at once” declaration by Muslim men known as “triple talaq” to divorce their wives.

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