Top 10 books about the Himalayas

People like to travel to the Himalayas and write about what they have seen and experienced (and make it up if the reality has been a little disappointing). For my book White Mountain: Real and…



Coming soon: A 15-day trek at Mt Kanchenjunga

Very soon, you will be able to circumambulate Mt Kanchenjunga in a 15-day trek organised by the Sikkim government in association with the Indian Mountaineering Federation (IMF). Every time a traveller gets a clear view…



Centre plans to revise tea garden wages

The State and the Union government will take steps to reopen tea gardens in West Bengal. Union Minister of Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman has proposed a revised minimum wage for tea garden workers in West Bengal…






5 Epic Road Trips In Northeast India

Northeast India is blessed with several offbeat long-distance routes that offer a magical combination of virgin forests, mountain views, winding highways and lanes, stunning tea gardens and sanctuaries and national parks. If you’re the adventurous…