Category Archives: Opinions

  • Lobsang Wangyal Protests making Dalai Lama more popular

    The protesters may think that they bring bad press for the Dalai Lama, but they only focus more attention on him, and end up making him more popular. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Hong Kong: China missing an opportunity

    Here is an opportunity for China to open up and bring itself into the 21st century. But the bosses in Beijing are still keeping themselves (and their over one billion people) in the darkness. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal The Scottish referendum: A cause of worry for China?

    Scotland's historic referendum which resulted in a vote for "no independence" from Britain has been watched with interest around the world. Tibetans had mixed feelings, while Beijing followed it with concern. ...

  • Denzi Yishey Scots NO for Independence: What it Means for China and Tibet?

    When people cherish the freedom and see the benefit of staying in One Big Union, its proven now that they do not see the benefits of separation. ...

  • Vijay Kranti Modi’s India: From idealism to pragmatism

    Mr Modi's style has made a drastic shift of Indian polity from a six-decade-old Nehruvian suicidal idealism to a pragmatic and self-respecting style for which Sardar Patel has been always remembered and respected. ...

  • Vijay Kranti Xi visit brings new opportunities amid old challenges

    Irrespective of the final outcome of Chinese President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to India, it surely marks a unique and qualitative change in India-China relations. ...

  • Claude Arpi China, Tibet, and Marxist Propaganda

    Beijing does not realise that the development of infrastructure cannot replace freedom of expression. If Beijing is serious about solving the Tibetan issue, it is on the wrong track. ...

  • Tsewang Rigzin Legality the major impediment to growth of Tibetan entrepreneurs in India

    If Tibetan entrepreneurship improves, this can solve the major problems of unemployment and migration from settlements. And in the long run, we will be in a better position to safeguard our cultural heritage. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal The other way I will remember 33rd Kalchakra in Ladakh

    "Thank you Ladakh" -- a genuine expression of my gratitude despite all the hardships and challenges faced by the HITA concert. ...

  • Thierry Dodin On Shamar Rinpoche’s death and the future of Karmapa

    More important than the coincidence of the death of Shamar Rinpoche in the country when Karmapa was visiting, is what implications his death has on Tibetan politics. ...