Category Archives: Opinions
This street has our name
5 June 2019 | Ugyen Gyalpo
In the hills of Ithaca I came upon a quiet corner of a single-lane road named Tibet Road. To see a road being named after my lost country Tibet was heartwarming to say the least. ...
Why I am not afraid of Communist China
3 June 2019 | Khedroob Thondup
After 60 years of occupation, Beijing still has no confidence in its rule over Tibet. As long as we have the moral high ground, Beijing will fail to control the minds of the Tibetan people. ...
Indian Parliamentary election: Why has it become presidential-like?
3 May 2019 | NS Venkataraman
The 2019 Parliamentary election will go down in history as a contest regarding one man, Mr Narendra Modi. This has never been so before in the history of Parliamentary elections in India. ...
India’s national elections: Northeast shows the way
29 April 2019 | Nava Thakuria
The Northeastern electorate valiantly defied their diktats, and in a sustained manner they reposed their faith on the Parliamentary democracy of India. ...
China at the crossroads
23 April 2019 | NS Venkataraman
China is realizing that economic and trade power has its limits, like Hitler realised that military power has its limits. If China will not alter its aims, it will pay a price before long. ...
Speaker’s Parliamentary gaffe on ministerial election
13 April 2019 | Pam D Tenzin
The Judiciary is the defender of the Constitution against encroachments by any organs of the government. Hence, the Judicial Review should not have been confused with Judicial Intervention. ...
Why Prime Minister Modi deserves second term
11 April 2019 | NS Venkataraman
Strong committed leadership is the prerequisite for India’s big leap forward in the coming years. With his past record, Mr Modi has given the impression that he is the man for the job. ...
Dalai Lama: Made in India
8 April 2019 | Ugyen Gyalpo
Regardless of where the reincarnation of His Holiness takes place, one thing is as certain as a new day coming after night: The China-chosen reincarnation will never be accepted by Tibetans. ...
China in a flurry over next Dalai Lama
2 April 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
As a bulwark against losing control of the next Dalai Lama, China has even created new laws and regulations about who and how Tibetan lamas can reincarnate. ...
Journalism is a service: Journalists must be allowed to function freely
30 March 2019 | Nava Thakuria
Nair spoke about the hardships journalists in India today face, especially if they are investigative journalists. He said India ranked low on the Press Freedom Index. ...