The Raika people have been herding camels in Rajasthan for centuries. But their traditional way of life is now under threat. A German NGO is helping Raika sustain their livelihood.
The humble camel's hump can easily overshadow the animal's other characteristics — such as the health benefits of its milk. Efforts are underway to change that, and keep an old tradition alive in the process.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy.
Police say a man suspected of smuggling cows has been killed by a mob in northwestern India. Attacks by so-called "cow vigilantes" targeting minorities have become a growing problem in the Hindu-majority country.
At least 90 people were killed as squalls and dust storms tore across parts of northern India, weeks ahead of the monsoon rains. More thunderstorms are expected.
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