S C Tripura, a Congress party member of
the Tripura legislative assembly, talks to
Nitin Sethi about the consequences of
reserving forests in Tripura

In 2006-2007, a bamboo species will flower over vast swathes of Mizoram, Tripura and Assam. When bamboo flowers, it dies; usually a famine follows. How prepared, asks nitin sethi, is northeast India this time? Can they turn dis

There are a hardly any tigers left in Namdapha National Park in Arunachal Pradesh. But, says aparajita dutta , the park is rich in biodiversity, and the fauna could bounce back if park authorities work with local tribals

nitin sethi visits Arunachal Pradesh and finds the Apatani grappling with stereotypes and change

Hydropower is northeast India s biggest resource. But the manner in which the Subansiri Lower Project SLP is being implemented forces nitin sethi to ask: how should this growth potential be tapped?

This paper is based on the empirical findings from the Supervision Mission of a project funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The mission visited the two project districts from 3 May to 17 May 2004 and conducted assessment on the on-going programmes in Karbi Anglong District of Assam and Ukhrul District of Manipur. One of the main objectives of the Supervision Mission which the author of this paper is supposed to examine is the socio-cultural dimensions of poverty.

It is not the first time that tribals of the Wayanad district in Kerala have rebelled against the state. In fact, the recent incident at the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in northern Kerala in February 2003 is the third of its kind

there is no money to conduct an elephant census in Meghalaya. Faced with frequent human-pachyderm conflicts, the state forest department had planned an elephant census last month as part of its

After completing two years as the chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh Mukut Mithi is proud to relate his government s achievements while acknowledging the enormous task ahead. In an interview, he speaks to

The United Nations declares 2002 as the International Year of the Mountains