Women of the Garo tribe are natural leaders who lend their names to clans, farm the land and look after their community.
A writer's repeat visit to the hill station is marked by new friendships based on music, rollercoaster culinary tastes and a lovely stay at the Shillong B&B, a charming old-school property.
Smoked pork with axone in Nagaland, Goan bebinca and dodol, East Indian duck moilee and appams and ishtew in Kerala: Christmas food in India is as diverse as the land.
National Geographic Explorer Deepti Asthana encountered mysterious caves, glorious waterfalls and much more on her Meghalayan adventure.
Swaying bridges in Rishikesh, baul-city neighbourhoods in West Bengal, aquamarine waterfalls in Meghalaya and natural vistas in Maharashtra—we’ve compiled a list of our readers’ favourite rainy-day haunts.
Caught between a changing city and the pandemic, rock musician Lou Majaw remembers greener times.
Beachside solitude in Ganpatipule, lost-in-time architectures in Melkote, birdwatching along the marshes of Mangalajodi—seek out these secluded places of beauty for a post-lockdown getaway.
In the northeastern capital city, roads are desolate as concerns about the COVID-19 mount.
At the Wangala festival, the hills around Tura come alive with the songs of the Garo people.
A writer goes hunting for adventure in land, water and air in the Scotland of the East.