The ‘Empowered Women’ of Assam

women needs no men to ferry them home by Moulee Senapati Any mention of India’s Northeast, and the first two things that comes to the mind of people from outside the region which has been a wonderful cauldron of cultures are, a disturbed area battered for long by arms conflict, or else, ‘the other exotic’.…

Translocatted rhinos killed in Assam

An ideal habitat for the breeding of rhinos, Kaziranga has seen a rise in the number of the species. The animal shrugged off its ‘endangered’ tag as soon as its population crossed the 2000 mark. This fuelled an overweening strategy–the much hyped Indian Rhino Vision — that targeted 3,000 rhinos by the year 2020 in…