Category Archives: Opinions
Tibet-bordering Indian region turns safer for journalists
7 June 2017 | Nava Thakuria
The populous country of India stands in an awkward position over the journo-murder index, as it has witnessed the murder of four professional journalists in the last six months. ...
Need for divine intervention
4 June 2017 | Ugyen Gyalpo
What must be done to stop another imminent self-immolation brewing in the minds of oppressed Tibetans, is a discourse we must get into and the answer to this conundrum will be hard to find. ...
“Remember humanity and forget the rest!”
31 May 2017 | Tsering Choekyap
The time is right for NGOs and the government to accord long-overdue official recognition to Lobsang Wangyal for his steadfast promotion of the Tibet cause in international platforms. ...
Tibet-bordering bridge should be named after Bhupen-da
25 May 2017 | Nava Thakuria
A civil society group in northeast India urges the governments at Dispur and New Delhi to name the bridge after the legendary cultural personality Dr Bhupen Hazarika (Bhupen-da). ...
Will One Belt One Road meeting end up as damp squib?
20 May 2017 | NS Venkataraman
China claims that OBOR is all about trade, and that it has no political objective. However, this view will have no takers. ...
On Tibet, members of US Congress listen to their conscience
12 May 2017 | NS Venkataraman
The only person that China fears in the world is the Dalai Lama and his moral authority. China cannot silence the conscience of the world. ...
To poke this monstrous giant one needle at a time
2 May 2017 | Ugyen Gyalpo
His worldly views about Tibet and its people were totally opposite from mine, and I felt like he was a moving bluetooth loudspeaker connected to the propaganda of the Communist State. ...
China using economic muscle to gain dominance over others?
26 April 2017 | NS Venkataraman
The intentions of the Chinese government should really send signals of alarm to neighbouring countries about China’s increasingly dominant status and its ultimate goals. ...
Bye bye Yellow Book
24 April 2017 | Lobsang Wangyal
What does it mean that I have become a Tibetan-Indian? Will I start speaking in Hindi, move away from Tibetan society, change all my friends, and shun the Tibetan movement? ...
French presidential election 2017 and an uncertain future
18 April 2017 | Tenam
After the victory of Brexit and of Trump, will the French choose Frexit? ...