Tag: North East

Creating Future Olympians for India the Arunachal Pradesh Way

The northeastern states have produced some of India's most iconic athletes. Legends like Baichung Bhutia, MC Mary Kom, Dipa Karmakar, Anshu Jamsenpa, to name...

Mega ‘Eco’tourism Project Questions Wetland Ownership and Livelihoods in Manipur’s Loktak...

While locals see merit in tourism as an alternative livelihood, they are asking for the adoption of a community-owned eco-tourism model, instead of the top-down, large-scale tourism model being proposed.

In Her Opinion: Neha Sinha on Conserving Amur Falcons in Nagaland

Even though it’s right under everyone's noses, not everyone develops a connection with the ecology surrounding them. But for Neha Sinha (NS), growing up...

Meghalaya: Finding Local Solutions to India’s Water Crisis

Written by Tarini Monga This year, Assam, Bihar and most recently, Karnataka are battling floods. Jharkhand, on the other hand, is staring at a drought...

A Tale of Two Histories: Where Is the Northeast in Our...

Co-authored by Haya Wakil and Aarathi Ganesan  Most Indian citizens can wax eloquent on India’s’ ancient dynasties and kingdoms, its freedom fighters and perhaps even...

Merging the Marginalized: North East Region and the RTE

India’s North-East Region (NER) is a long belt of eight states ─ Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim. Each state...