Category Archives: Opinions

  • Ugyen Gyalpo A challenging year of the Dog left us to think deeper

    Let us make amends to fix broken mandates and exercise to align crooked spines with clean politics and stay away from repugnant thoughts and divisive games. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Chinese people paying high price for China’s “big leap forward”

    History has repeatedly shown that economic growth by itself will not promote happiness if it is not accompanied by liberty and freedom for citizens. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal New Delhi successful in alienating Karmapa

    The Karmapa is free now, it wouldn't make sense to go back to India where it suffocates him. But if New Delhi's plan is to keep the Karmapa away from India, then it is clearly succeeding. ...

  • Nava Thakuria High expectations for Bhutan Premier’s India visit

    As a reciprocal gesture, Bhutan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering is visiting India with a three-day official visit schedule from 27 December. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Communist China facilitating World Buddhist forum: Ironic and deceitful

    It is not clear whether Buddhists around the world have protested adequately against this act of the Chinese government in facilitating the Buddhist forum meeting in China. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Celebrating National Press Day in India

    As we celebrate National Press Day, we pay tribute to the Press Council of India, as it continues to symbolize a free and responsible press in the largest democracy of the world. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Is President Trump as chaotic as described?

    Ever since Donald Trump emerged as the candidate of the Republican party for US Presidential election, he has been bitterly criticized by the opposition as well as the media. ...

  • Norbu Tsering Palden Tsok-Tso Chok – My take on our Parliamentary sessions

    What distinguishes us from others is the fact that at the risk of falling prey to the dormant disunifying chaos of democracy, we have very bravely adopted democracy come what may. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Unbreakable Spirit

    The Tibetan spirit remains unshattered and pure as before. Amongst everyone and everything, I have faith and belief in the Tibetan people in and outside of Tibet. ...

  •  Nava Thakuria Waiting for a new regime in Thimphu

    Bhutan is going for its third national (general) elections on 18 October. Two political parties are in the contest for the new regime in Thimphu. ...