The Indian government has banned gatherings of more than five people in the capital, Delhi. But the move didn't stop more angry protests on Sunday.
Police have fired into crowds of protestors in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. The latest wave of violence follows decades of friction over local borders.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has used his first Independence day speech since taking office as premier to condemn violence against women. He also pledged to take steps to improve the lives of ordinary Indians.
India's decision to block a film about former Premier Indira Gandhi's assassination has sparked a controversy in the country. Experts debate whether a politically sensitive subject should be an excuse to ban a movie.
The Indian government's proposal to try juveniles as adults in rape cases has triggered strong reactions from rights groups. Critics say the existing law should be properly debated before New Delhi decides to change it.
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