Category Archives: Opinions
Threats to scribes now omnipresent
8 July 2018 | Nava Thakuria
If nations want journalists to continue to do their risky jobs for the greater public interest, their security along with justice must be ensured. ...
Need for global migrant policy
28 June 2018 | NS Venkataraman
Whether initiated by a government or due to ethnic conflicts, political unrest, or civil wars, people have been forced to flee their country and enter another region as illegal migrants. ...
Separating Tibetan families: Protected Area Permit for settlements
24 June 2018 | Mila Rangzen
If Tibetans with foreign passports do not pose a threat to Indian security nor to Tibetan culture in the settlements, why didn't CTA review the PAP requirement with the Govt of India? ...
Buddhism and ecologically-sustainable living
22 June 2018 | Paul Grogan
Tibetan Buddhism provides a very powerful over-arching framework for us to address the ecological crisis and achieve more sustainable living for our society. ...
Will Modi succeed in making India a Hindu Nation?
20 June 2018 | Nava Thakuria
The debate relating to Bill 2016 asks if it is only a ploy to safeguard Hindu refugees from neighbouring countries, or a plan by Hindu-centric forces to make India a Hindu Nation. ...
Dreaming World Cup for Tibet
19 May 2018 | Ugyen Gyalpo
Every time during the World Cup, when the players come out of the dugout and their national anthems are played, I am sore at heart and left imagining how it would be if Tibet were there ...
The title “President” for Sikyong is not legal
14 May 2018 | Sharchok Khukta
Since there have been many who have put forth questions regarding the usage of the title "President" in English for "Sikyong", I will answer in one presentation for all. ...
Time to save the sinking ship of the Tibetan cause
28 April 2018 | Ugyen Gyalpo
The clash of mighty egos, and our flawed democracy, a system without multiple parties to represent different voices, has our community deeply divided and entrenched on regional grounds. ...
Contrast in West’s approach towards Syria and Tibet
26 April 2018 | NS Venkataraman
The contrast in approach of US and its allies towards Syria and Tibet is conspicuous and obvious: They will support a humanitarian cause only if it would serve their geopolitical interests. ...
Dalai Lama’s return to Tibet: Is Tibet on the hara-kiri path?
23 April 2018 | Vijay Kranti
Dr Sangay’s statement about the Dalai Lama’s return to Potala to ‘reunite’ with Tibetans is nothing short of official endorsement of the Chinese agenda on the Dalai Lama and Tibet. ...