Category Archives: Opinions
Sikyong 2021: The aspirants and their prospects
8 February 2020 | Doring Tenzin Phuntsok
We shall forage into some of the Tibetan exile leaders who are likely to have the intention of becoming Sikyong, or at least making a foray into Sikyong elections, and their prospects of getting crowned at the helm of affairs. ...
Is President Trump’s targeting of Iran and China justified?
12 January 2020 | NS Venkataraman
President Trump's steps against China and Iran have been strong and persistent, making several people wonder what could be the strategy and purpose behind his anti-China and anti-Iran policies. ...
Reflection on the decade gone; thoughts for the new one
1 January 2020 | Ugyen Gyalpo
“If you think you live in a free country, ask if your politicians feel free to meet the Dalai Lama. If the answer is no, then you are part of the Chinese empire — you just haven’t realised it yet.” ...
Majority rule or mob rule — India has to decide
25 December 2019 | NS Venkataraman
Government has responsibility to put down the negative elements with all force at its command. This would not be against the spirit of democracy but in favour of protecting the image and tradition of democracy. ...
CAA is unconstitutional and unsecular; divides India
21 December 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
There's every reason that the Supreme Court could strike down the CAA, or ask for review, without hesitation, as its terms are capricious and violate the Constitution. ...
Forget China, let’s fix injustice in our society
3 December 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Dealing with these injustices, one feels like our oppressor is not somewhere else but is among ourselves. It feels like: Forget China, first we need to sort ourselves out. ...
Pen warriors can liberate Tibet from China’s vice-like grip
28 November 2019 | NS Venkataraman
Pen warriors launching an opinion campaign on Tibet's cause will truly be acting in the Buddhist tradition and way of life, in a peaceful, proactive manner. ...
Lending support to the Baloch movement
24 November 2019 | Nava Thakuria
Goodwill for the Baloch freedom movement has grown in the recent past which has inspired the Baloch freedom fighters to express confidence in the Indo-Baloch relationship. ...
What can Tibetans learn from Hong Kong?
20 November 2019 | Ugyen Gyalpo
We have shown solidarity towards others' cause marching hand in hand, but what about ours? How can we all sleep when we have dead countrymen and burnt bodies in the minds of our houses? ...
Will China face Hong Kong-type protest in Pakistan?
17 November 2019 | NS Venkataraman
In the coming decade, the real challenge for China’s totalitarian methods, expansionist plans, and aggressive postures will be in Pakistan. ...