Category Archives: Opinions
Legality the major impediment to growth of Tibetan entrepreneurs in India
29 July 2014 | Tsewang Rigzin
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. ...
The other way I will remember 33rd Kalchakra in Ladakh
18 July 2014 | Lobsang Wangyal
"Thank you Ladakh" -- a genuine expression of my gratitude despite all the hardships and challenges faced by the HITA concert. ...
On Shamar Rinpoche’s death and the future of Karmapa
23 June 2014 | Thierry Dodin
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. ...
Clarification regarding Middle Way Approach
21 June 2014 | Tsering Wangchuk
Distortions of information show that every individual must read and understand the MWA documents on their own merits and not through third-party interpretations. ...
Rise of Narendra Modi — and Tibetan hopes?
7 June 2014 | Lobsang Yeshi
Tibetans will be watching how Mr Modi balances India's national interest with her moral and humanitarian obligations, and hope that Tibetan interests are not compromised in the realpolitik. ...
India’s Modi and China’s Xi: frenemies, or just plain enemies?
30 May 2014 | Michael Schuman
With two nationalists in power, relations between the world's two most populous nations — India and China — could turn even frostier. ...
Panchsheel: Diplomatic gimmick or strategic surrender?
16 May 2014 | Lobsang Yeshi
Panchsheel and other appeasements have seriously failed to build a genuine friendly neighbourhood with China. It is imperative that the coming Indian Government make it a key priority. ...
India voting rights: a watershed moment for Tibetans
7 May 2014 | Lobsang Wangyal
Would losing RC affect a Tibetan's refugee status in other countries? How much closer to a passport are Tibetans who have voting rights? ...
After Crimea, China’s trip down memory lane worries its neighbours
6 May 2014 | Johannes Nugroho
The recent annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula by Russia will affect the way territorial disputes are handled throughout the globe. ...
Nothing to celebrate about 60 years of Nehruvian folly
30 April 2014 | Claude Arpi
The time has come to look into the history of the troubled years that led to the Panchsheel Agreement, and see what went wrong. ...