Massive crowds gathered at the port of Beirut to commemorate the anniversary of the blast that killed more than 200 people. Groups of protesters clashed with police amid an economic collapse that has caused widespread food shortages. Photo: Patrick Baz/AFP/Getty Images
A recent nationwide, multi-faith public-opinion survey has found that Indians value both religious tolerance and co-existence, on the one hand, and religious exclusivity and segregation, on the other. But this apparent contradiction, although astonishing to many, is in fact not entirely surprising.