Journal of North East India Studies (JNEIS) seeks to provide readers worldwide with peer-reviewed scholarly articles related to history, anthropology, sociology, economics, education, political science, religion and other issues related to Northeast India.

    It is an attempt to set a platform for debate and discussion among policymakers, opinion-makers, academics, journalists and theologians for in-depth analysis of India’s most volatile Northeastern region. JNEIS publishes groundbreaking studies, insightful commentary, and hard-hitting reviews that tackle the entire range of contemporary concerns across the region. The issues appear in print edition and are available in full-text on this website.

    The JNEIS welcomes submissions of original articles, commentaries, review essays and book reviews. It specialises in timely and expeditious publication of articles that impact on today’s critical issues.

    Association for North East India Studies (ANEIS) is a professional association for scholars, students, social workers, and theologians interested in North East India. Its aim is to pursue intellectual discourses on the issues of Northeast India with a view to address them academically.


Ritual Festival for Appeasing Ancestral Gods: A Study of Kanglei Lai-haraoba Festival of Manipur

By Nganbi Chanu Abstract Lai Haraoba is one of the most important indigenous ritual festivals celebrated by the Meitei community of Manipur. ...

Educated Unemployment in Sikkim: An Outcome of Educational Development

By Marchang Reimeingam The paper attempts to show that educated unemployment problem is an outcome of educational development in Sikkim. Education is ...

The Status and Role of Women in Mizo Society

By Janet. C. Lalhmingpuii and Vijanti Namchoom This paper examines the status and role of Mizo women in the traditional society ...

Northeast to the centre

The region has emerged as an important battleground in this election. By: Thongkholal Haokip With just 25 Lok Sabha seats, India’s Northeast has been a largely neglected region in electoral terms. However, in the era of coalition governments, because of the expectation of a fractured verdict in 2014, it has increasingly received political attention. Traditionally, electoral [...]

Long-term approach to the menace of rape in India

By Thongkholal Haokip The fair and practical long term solution to the problem of rape lies on the improvement in the quality of Indian lives. This can be brought about through population stabilisation and more emphasis on education and increasing the spending in this sector. When population is stabilised much more financial resources can be [...]