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Indian PM Calls for Unity Amid Tense Climate Over Beef Attacks

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week appealed for unity following the killing of a Muslim man for allegedly eating beef and a series of other beef-related disputes that many see as signs of rising intolerance toward Muslims and other religious minorities.   Last week Mohammad Akhlaq, a 50-year-old Muslim ironsmith, was beaten to death and his son injured by a Hindu mob at Dadri, 50 kilometers from Delhi, over the rumor that the family ate beef.   Without referring...

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