India is a highly patriarchal country. But in the state of Meghalaya, the indigenous Khasi tribe practices matrilineal descent. Here in northeastern India, women rule the roost.
At least 16 people have been killed after a truck carrying villagers to church overturned on a mountain road in northern India. Police said that the driver lost control after hitting a concrete barrier.
Protests have erupted in many places against the Indian government's ban on sale of cattle for slaughter. Many say the new order violates the basic right of people to choose what they eat. Murali Krishnan reports.
A nationwide social media campaign criticizing the policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shaken up India's ruling BJP party - despite the party's concerted efforts at digital propaganda. Murali Krishnan examines.
Researchers in India have rediscovered a tree frog thought to be extinct since the 19th century. The frog has a novel way of feeding its young.
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