Category Archives: Opinions

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Betrayal, greed, and myopic quest for self-interest

    I deeply worry about the Tibetan people, stuck in this once-friendly neighbor, once a safe haven, now turned into maze of traps, a good neighbor now reduced to capricious blood suckers. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Targeting illegal migrants in India

    The Indian government has decided for screening of all illegal migrants taking shelter in the populous country though updating the National Register of Citizens. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Is Indian Prime Minister Modi trying to appease China?

    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. ...

  • André Gattolin Case no 20 and the Tibetan cause

    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. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal The world needs you — go Greta go!

    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. ...

  • NS Venkataraman USA-China trade war: Who will have the last laugh?

    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. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup The King Kongs of democracy

    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. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Hong Kong people will see it through

    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. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Rediscovering Kashmir in Kalhana’s Paradise

    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. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Will the Hong Kong protests move China towards being a better world citizen?

    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. ...