Category Archives: Opinions

  • Ngawang Choechen Do we need changes in our Parliament system?

    Do we need to amend election laws in line with changing circumstances? We certainly need some drastic changes now and should start discussion about it during the current session. ...

  • Mila Rangzen No preliminary elections: Better for Tibetan unity and cause

    two-round elections do not guarantee the best. We Tibetans must stop fearing to venture on an untravelled path, but rather evolve with the changing times and adapt to the demands of Unity. ...

  • Dhundup Tsering Gangtok attack on Tenpa Yarphel: Advent of degenerate times

    These days, such sacrilegious acts are increasing in number and intensity, and are happening all over the Tibetan diaspora. But we have to resist such a negative wave pervading our society. ...

  • Mila Rangzen Dawa Tsering and the Khampa faction: A question of integrity

    I write this piece on our Tibetan Democracy Day in hopes it will find its way onto our Parliament floor to help promote fair and transparent debate as part of our budding democracy. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal India’s Karmapa conundrum

    India should have been relieved to see a spy leave the country -- but no, India wants its "Chinese spy" back. ...

  • Dhundup Tsering Time for CTA to distribute vacant houses to new-arrival refugees

    I am writing about the relationship of Tibetans taking Indian citizenship and the shortage of housing for Tibetans who have recently arrived from Tibet. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Fear they thought they left behind

    Fear, that our people thought they had left behind, knocks ever closer in our home away from home. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Threats to scribes now omnipresent

    If nations want journalists to continue to do their risky jobs for the greater public interest, their security along with justice must be ensured. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Need for global migrant policy

    Whether initiated by a government or due to ethnic conflicts, political unrest, or civil wars, people have been forced to flee their country and enter another region as illegal migrants. ...

  •  Mila Rangzen Separating Tibetan families: Protected Area Permit for settlements

    If Tibetans with foreign passports do not pose a threat to Indian security nor to Tibetan culture in the settlements, why didn't CTA review the PAP requirement with the Govt of India? ...