Category Archives: Opinions

  • NS Venkataraman Will China mend its ways after Hong Kong protest?

    Comparing the Hong Kong protest to the way it crushed the Tiananmen Square protest, one must not think that the Chinese government has become less ruthless or more human rights conscious. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo This street has our name

    In the hills of Ithaca I came upon a quiet corner of a single-lane road named Tibet Road. To see a road being named after my lost country Tibet was heartwarming to say the least. ...

  • Khedroob Thondup Why I am not afraid of Communist China

    After 60 years of occupation, Beijing still has no confidence in its rule over Tibet. As long as we have the moral high ground, Beijing will fail to control the minds of the Tibetan people. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Indian Parliamentary election: Why has it become presidential-like?

    The 2019 Parliamentary election will go down in history as a contest regarding one man, Mr Narendra Modi. This has never been so before in the history of Parliamentary elections in India. ...

  • Nava Thakuria India’s national elections: Northeast shows the way

    The Northeastern electorate valiantly defied their diktats, and in a sustained manner they reposed their faith on the Parliamentary democracy of India. ...

  • NS Venkataraman China at the crossroads

    China is realizing that economic and trade power has its limits, like Hitler realised that military power has its limits. If China will not alter its aims, it will pay a price before long. ...

  • Pam D Tenzin Speaker’s Parliamentary gaffe on ministerial election

    The Judiciary is the defender of the Constitution against encroachments by any organs of the government. Hence, the Judicial Review should not have been confused with Judicial Intervention. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Why Prime Minister Modi deserves second term

    Strong committed leadership is the prerequisite for India’s big leap forward in the coming years. With his past record, Mr Modi has given the impression that he is the man for the job. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Dalai Lama: Made in India

    Regardless of where the reincarnation of His Holiness takes place, one thing is as certain as a new day coming after night: The China-chosen reincarnation will never be accepted by Tibetans. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal China in a flurry over next Dalai Lama

    As a bulwark against losing control of the next Dalai Lama, China has even created new laws and regulations about who and how Tibetan lamas can reincarnate. ...