Print edition : July 11, 2014

Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai outside a court in Pune on June 11. Desai was produced in court after being arrested for his alleged involvement in the Mohsin Sheikh murder case. Photo: AFP

Social workers and residents of Sayed Nagar hold up a derogatory leaflet attacking Islam that was circulated by the HRS. Photo: Anupama Katakam

A poster of Sanjay Dutt, stuck outside the actor's residence in Mumbai, being kicked by an HRS activist on May 15. Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/AP

State transport buses and a few other vehicles were burnt in Pune on June 1 after derogatory images of Shivaji and Bal Thackeray were allegedly circulated on Facebook. Photo: Special_Arrangement

Pune has become a breeding ground for Hindu militancy, and the deplorable attacks in June have exposed a dangerous communal problem that exists in the rapidly growing city.
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