Category Archives: Opinions

  • Claude Arpi Nothing to celebrate about 60 years of Nehruvian folly

    The time has come to look into the history of the troubled years that led to the Panchsheel Agreement, and see what went wrong. ...

  • Shyam Saran 1962 – The view from Beijing

    The debate has been reignited over why India suffered a humiliating defeat in the 1962 Sino-Indian War, and whether lessons have been learnt even now. ...

  • Vijay Kranti A slave mindset

    Finding virtues in a dead enemy may be a great virtue in Buddhism, but is national hari-kiri in the struggle of nation striving for freedom and justice. ...

  • Londen Phuntsok The debacle of Tibet’s salvation

    The consciousness of the world must be re-instilled, and Tibet must be free from this debacle of salvation. ...

  • Joe Thomas Karackattu How Britain, Tibet and China actually chalked out claim lines at the 1914 Simla conference

    This week marks the centenary of a key attempt at defining and delimiting the India-China boundary in the eastern sector. The "McMahon Line" was born on 24 March 1914. ...

  • Jayadeva Ranade Chinese grip on Tibet and Buddhists

    The CCP leadership under Xi Jinping continues to accord priority to the "Tibet issue" and exercise authority in Tibetan Buddhist affairs. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Why Sikyong Sangay matters

    Why Sangay will have my vote in the next Tibetan election in 2016. And all Tibetans should be alert so that Tibetan unity is not disturbed by outsiders. ...

  • Tsewang Rigzin Creating a cohesive and self-reliant exile Tibetan community

    Possibilities for application of SHG-based micro-credit for generating micro and small enterprises in Tibetan refugee settlements ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal One of the things Obama did right

    By meeting with the Dalai Lama, Obama has thrown the ball into the Chinese court. We now need the other world leaders to stand behind Obama. ...

  • Tenzin Nyinjey Reflections on “Tibetan Independence Day”

    Without some sense of history, without some sense of memory, without falling back creatively on our past, it would be difficult to work for our freedom. ...