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.
National Geographic Explorer Deepti Asthana encountered mysterious caves, glorious waterfalls and much more on her Meghalayan adventure.
Caught between a changing city and the pandemic, rock musician Lou Majaw remembers greener times.
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.
Author Janice Pariat opens up to Sohini Das Gupta about Shillong being more than just her childhood home. It is a place that can shape-shift into the eccentric characters of a story.
The northeastern city has evolved into a thriving hub of musical jams, literary festivals and hip cafes.
The story of Thumbelina, the female frog in search of her frog prince.
Turn up for guided nature walks, rock concerts, and delicious local food.