Yearly Archives: 2012

  • Chinese daily blasts Indian system over rapes

    India's "inefficient and unequal democracy" cannot provide answers to social evils and that is why angry citizens are taking to the streets, an influential Chinese newspaper has said. ...

  • Former Tibetan PM Sonam Topgyal passes away

    Former Prime Minister Sonam Topgyal, who had a life-long stint in the service of the Central Tibetan Administration, died on Sunday morning after a prolonged illness. ...

  • Third Preliminary North America Rangzen conference held in NYC

    The Third Preliminary North America Rangzen conference was concluded in New York City with more than 45 people from across the United States, Canada, and Europe participating. ...

  • Body of gang rape victim cremated in Delhi; protests continue

    The body of the 23-year old woman, whose gang rape provoked protests and rare national debate about violence against women in India, arrived back in New Delhi and was cremated. ...

  • Vijay Kranti Fractured and divided societies can not win

    Let us not forget that fractured societies cannot shape their future -- unfortunately, it is their enemy who takes over the charge and prevails. ...

  • India mourns Delhi gang-rape victim

    Indian police charged six men with murder on Saturday, adding to accusations that they beat and gang-raped a woman on a New Delhi bus nearly two weeks ago in a case that shocked the country. ...

  • Third Tibetan women’s leadership training held in Delhi

    A ten-day Tibetan women's leadership training concluded in Delhi on 27 December with a total of 25 young Tibetan women from Sikkim, Chennai, Gujurat, Dharamshala, and Delhi participating. ...

  • Indian gang-rape victim dies in Singapore

    An Indian student whose savage gang-rape on a bus in New Delhi sparked mass protests across the country died on Saturday in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure. ...

  • China seizes TVs, satellite equipment in Tibetan area

    Chinese authorities have confiscated televisions from 300 monasteries in a heavily Tibetan part of the west of the country and dismantled satellite equipment that broadcast "anti-China" programmes. ...

  • China tightens controls to deter self-immolations

    Chinese authorities are tightening controls in an ethnic Tibetan region where at least 10 people set themselves on fire and hundreds demonstrated last month to protest Chinese rule. ...