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This is the last of my columns on Northeast India for First City magazine, a double feature combining August and September’s columns (which does make it a bit long, but I hope worthwhile). Comments, etc. welcomed. ————————– Bridges in Sadiya You’re … Continue reading
July’s column (and pictures, also mine) for First City magazine. Comments welcome. ————— Tawang Say it with me; let the name roll gently of your tongue: Tawang. The moment I first heard that name, I knew I would go there one … Continue reading
This month’s post for First City magazine. Comments welcome. ————————— Consuming Kohima (Part II): Chewing at Night Author’s note: It’s been my explicit intention in these columns not to delve into the conflicts that plague Northeast India, since I believe it … Continue reading
May’s column for First City magazine. Comments welcome! ——————————————— Consuming Kohima (Part I): Tasting By Day Like most people, my first impressions of Nagaland come from Dimapur, the most widely used border crossing for all visitors to Nagaland via Assam. If … Continue reading
April’s column for First City magazine. Pliz to comment. ——————————— On Roads Less Travelled A Musical Introduction “Here”, he said, thrusting a hard-bound copy of Amartya Sen’s The Argumentative Indian into my hands. “Sit down and read this. I have just one … Continue reading
March’s column for First City magazine. Bouquets and brickbats welcome. —————————– Magical Mystery Majuli As we walked towards the ornate arched gateway, I mentally prepared myself for a bit of a wait. Like all other visitors to northeast India, I’d … Continue reading