Category Archives: Opinions
Targeting illegal migrants in India
9 October 2019 | Nava Thakuria
The Indian government has decided for screening of all illegal migrants taking shelter in the populous country though updating the National Register of Citizens. ...
Is Indian Prime Minister Modi trying to appease China?
5 October 2019 | NS Venkataraman
Modi is giving the impression that he is trying to appease China to buy peace with China. But peace with China cannot be bought by appeasment -- it can be won only by resisting. ...
Case no 20 and the Tibetan cause
28 September 2019 | André Gattolin
The requirement posed by Penpa Tsering's lawsuit is the only one that guarantees international support for the Tibetan cause in compliance with the Dalai Lama's intention for his people. ...
The world needs you — go Greta go!
25 September 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Greta Thunberg is a miracle. Her convictions on the climate change driving global warming, mass extinction of species, and environmental disaster, has drawn the attention of the world. ...
USA-China trade war: Who will have the last laugh?
14 September 2019 | NS Venkataraman
The world is watching how China and the US will deal with their trade issues, which could well determine the future of global trade relations and the overall global geo-political scenario. ...
The King Kongs of democracy
9 September 2019 | Laden Tshering Samdup
It's quite possible that the Hong Kong protesters are digging the road to democracy for the rest of China. Freedom is not a constitutional right -- it's a birthright. ...
Hong Kong people will see it through
4 September 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Until their demand of true universal suffrage is met, the people of Hong Kong will not rest. Now that they have started, we know they will see it through. ...
Rediscovering Kashmir in Kalhana’s Paradise
30 August 2019 | Nava Thakuria
Suddenly narratives over Kashmir have changed, when New Delhi extended its horizons up to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, and Islamabad insisted on its domination over the entire Jammu/Kashmir. ...
Will the Hong Kong protests move China towards being a better world citizen?
19 August 2019 | NS Venkataraman
The question is whether the Chinese government will mend its ways to gain more acceptability in the world as a civilized government that respects human freedoms and individual liberty. ...
Times have changed but are no longer strange
15 August 2019 | Ugyen Gyalpo
We need the courage, solitude, and bravery displayed by the students of Hong Kong. We need the courage of our pawos to inflame the fire trapped inside us. ...