Category Archives: Opinions
China’s unreasonable objection to Trump’s Taiwan call?
5 December 2016 | NS Venkataraman
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. ...
Trump presidency; minority’s hell
30 November 2016 | Mila Rangzen
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 ...
Dalai Lama’s visit to Mongolia: The shape of things to come
27 November 2016 | NS Venkataraman
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. ...
A cherished second life
23 November 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
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. ...
Mr Modi’s demonetisation move reflects his commitment to the cause
19 November 2016 | NS Venkataraman
While the demonetisation drive reflects Mr Modi’s commitment to the cause, his strength of character and determination will take him through. ...
Lobsang Wangyal: The show must go on
1 November 2016 | Laden Tshering Samdup
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. ...
Tibetan democracy calls for next big leap
28 October 2016 | Tenzin Tsedup
With the devolution of political power to the elected Tibetan leadership, it is upon us to initiate the next democratic and electoral reform. ...
Why should Asian nations be cautious about China?
25 October 2016 | NS Venkataraman
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. ...
The God King: A parallel universe
21 October 2016 | Ugyen Gyalpo
It is imperative that His Holiness the Dalai Lama should reincarnate within his lifetime at a place of his choosing, to charter an unfinished course and embolden our spirits. ...
Can BRICS summit conceal India-China differences?
15 October 2016 | NS Venkataraman
The ground reality that can be clearly seen is that the India-China relationship is on slippery ground, with both countries viewing each other with more suspicion than faith. ...