North-East India

Manipur Sangai Festival: call of the murky mountains and shy deer

Manipur Sangai Festival: call of the murky mountains and shy deer

November 6, 2018

With its spell-bounding sights, mighty mountains and lively culture, Manipur holds unbound potential for tourism. With an aim to promote Manipur as a world class tourism destination, the state organises the ten day Sangai Festival every year that celebrates the culture and tradit...

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North East is an Undiscovered Gem of Tourism

North East is an Undiscovered Gem of Tourism

October 5, 2018

Alphons Kannanthanam, the tourism minister of India, talks to India & You about the government’s increasing focus on promoting north-east as a destination for both domestic and international tourists.

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The Kolkata Airport Cargo Story

The Kolkata Airport Cargo Story

October 31, 2017

A look at the inception and growth of the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata and how Airports Authority of India (AAI) has managed to effectively implement initiatives making this airport a success story. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (...

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Novotel to make its debut in Guwahati

Novotel to make its debut in Guwahati

April 14, 2017

French hospitality major Accor Hotels plans to add up to nine hotels in India this year targeting to offer a total of over 10,000 rooms across its properties in the country. The firm also plans to open a Novotel in Guwahati by this year.

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Assam government takes charge of Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok

Assam government takes charge of Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok

April 12, 2017

India Tourism Development Corporation will transfer the rights of Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok, Guwahati, to Assam government. North East India, considered as one of the most culturally diverse regions in the world, has always been viewed as a fascinating, mystical place.

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Assam’s Kaziranga Tiger Reserve in the eye of storm

Assam’s Kaziranga Tiger Reserve in the eye of storm

March 1, 2017

One of India’s largest wildlife destinations and tourist hotspots, the Kaziranga Tiger Reserve, in the north-eastern state of Assam, and the global news agency, the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) are making news. But, what is the story? Here is a synopsis.

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The Charm of Mother’s Market in Manipur

The Charm of Mother’s Market in Manipur

February 20, 2017

A unique commercial complex, the Mother’s Market has been functioning for 500 years in Imphal, the capital city of the north-eastern Indian state, Manipur. Run entirely by women, it is a marketplace rooted in history and speaking of women empowerment.

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