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.
In northeast India, protests have broken out over a bill that would grant citizenship to migrants from religious minority groups. Opponents say that the bill would endanger the region's "cultural identity."
Millions of people in the northeastern Indian state of Assam fear losing citizenship and a life of limbo after they were left off a draft national register for citizens.
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.
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