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Time has come to acknowledge that Tibet has vastly improved under Chinese rule
13 August 2018 | Justice Markandey Katju (Retd)
The Chinese claim that Tibet has been part of the country since the Yuan dynasty, which is disputed by the Tibetans. The more important question is whether Chinese rule has benefited Tibet. ...
Waiting for Karmapa: Delhi in fix over Tibet
14 July 2018 | Bharat Bhushan
With the 14th Dalai Lama turning 83 this month, India feels the need to cultivate influential monks to ensure Tibetan unity and support for its position on the Tibetan leader’s succession. ...
Has Tibet finally lost out to China?
30 June 2018 | Jonathan Mirsky
Beijing’s pressure on world leaders to ignore Tibet is now overwhelming. Even No. 10 declares: ‘We have turned the page on the Dalai Lama’ ...
Buddhist leader sexually assaulted students, report finds
28 June 2018 | Joshua Eaton
In a letter to Shambhala members on Monday, Sakyong Mipham acknowledged what he called “relationships” with women in the organization, but stopped short of admitting any sexual misconduct. ...
Who is pushing Dalai Lama to surrender to China?
13 April 2018 | Vijay Kranti
Dr Sangay’s attempt to present the Dalai Lama’s return to Tibet as the monk’s “last unfulfilled dream”, and his call to Tibetans to make this ‘dream’ a reality, deserves a closer scrutiny. ...
New Delhi’s delicate dance over Tibet
9 April 2018 | Sreeram Chaulia
No barter deal, whereby China finally settles the border disputes in return for India eschewing the Dalai Lama, is conceivable. ...
US funding interfering in Tibet: Chinese analysts
25 March 2018 | Liu Xin
The US Congress on Wednesday approved a spending bill which releases $8 million in aid to "the Tibetans inside Tibet" as well as $6 million to "those in exile in India and Nepal". ...
Dalai Lama was paid $1 million to endorse women-branding ‘sex cult’
24 January 2018 | Ryan Parry
The religious leader was paid to speak at an event hosted by NXIVM - a self-help organization described by former members as a 'sex cult'. ...
Where are China-India ties headed in 2018?
26 December 2017 | Long Xingchun
If India would like to meet China halfway and make concerted effort, 2018 will probably become the best year for their bilateral ties. ...
How China got a US senator to do its political bidding
26 December 2017 | Josh Rogin
In its effort to cultivate foreign influence, the Chinese Communist Party boldly mixes economic incentives with requests for political favours. Its dealings with Sen Steve Daines, R-Mont, th ...