Category Archives: Opinions

  • NS Venkataraman Is China scared of the Dalai Lama?

    The moral power of Tibet is gaining strength over the military and economic power of China. It remains to be seen as to how long China can retain its ill-gotten hold on Tibet. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Upon Standing Rock Tibet wails

    What the native Americans have been going through for hundreds of years resonates closely to what my people in Tibet are going through -- the systematic destruction of their civilization. ...

  • NS Venkataraman China’s unreasonable objection to Trump’s Taiwan call?

    The reality is that China and the US depend on each other to a considerable extent. When Trump spoke to the Taiwanese President, he clearly knows this. China cannot walk away from the US. ...

  • Mila Rangzen Trump presidency; minority’s hell

    If America belongs to whites who exterminated 90% of the native Americans to whom it actually belongs, then it certainly belongs to immigrants of colour who simply come here for better lives ...

  • NS Venkataraman Dalai Lama’s visit to Mongolia: The shape of things to come

    Tibetans should use this opening given by Mongolia of receiving the Dalai Lama, and inject more dynamism and impetus to the campaign for freedom of Tibet. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo A cherished second life

    No matter how successful you have become as a refugee, it is morally imperative that you must never forget where we all came from and from what challenged environmental roots we all grew. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Mr Modi’s demonetisation move reflects his commitment to the cause

    While the demonetisation drive reflects Mr Modi’s commitment to the cause, his strength of character and determination will take him through. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup Lobsang Wangyal: The show must go on

    I don’t own as large and strong heart as Lobsang to take things in my stride, but as long as it makes news and keeps Tibet from fading from public memory, you have to be Lobsang Wangyal. ...

  • Tenzin Tsedup Tibetan democracy calls for next big leap

    With the devolution of political power to the elected Tibetan leadership, it is upon us to initiate the next democratic and electoral reform. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Why should Asian nations be cautious about China?

    With territorial ambitions of China becoming clear, and China's developing confidence that it will be a superpower in the world, its Asian neighbours need to exercise caution. ...