Category Archives: Opinions
India’s China policy is defensive and lacks clarity
30 August 2020 | NS Venkataraman
India’s China policy as indicated by India’s External Affairs Minister is causing confusion and uncertainty about India’s determination to stand up to an aggressive China. ...
Ngodup Dongchung for Sikyong 2021: A man of exceptionally high calibre
26 August 2020 | Golok Jigme Gyatso
I appeal to my fellow Tibetans to choose the right person by giving the highest consideration to our common cause and the critical situation that we are facing right now. ...
“General Secretary” Xi Jinping vs Premier Li Keqiang
23 August 2020 | Tenzin Tsedup
Xi Jinping's hawkish diplomacy has resulted in global isolation and emerging widespread opposition in his own party, leading to political struggle between President Xi and Premier Li Keqiang. ...
Lobsang Nyandak: Why am I running for Sikyong?
16 August 2020 | Lobsang Nyandak
As your leader, I will strive to transform the whole of Tibet into a zone of peace (as envisioned by His Holiness the Dalai Lama) that ensures happiness and freedom for our people, and brings peace and stability to the region and the world. ...
Expansionist greed of Chinese government — A pain in the neck for the world
4 August 2020 | NS Venkataraman
It is sad that the present Chinese government has become a pain in the neck of the world, and that the Chinese government does not seem to mind this. ...
Dalai Lama and Taiwan
31 July 2020 | Khedroob Thondup
His Holiness has not been able to visit Taiwan as recent Taiwan governments have become sensitive to China's hardline position. Taiwan has more to gain by allowing His Holiness to visit as a religious leader. ...
Honour the Dalai Lama on his 85th birth anniversary
16 July 2020 | NS Venkataraman
Jawaharlal Nehru was a peace-loving man, and would certainly be happy that the mistake done by him would be corrected by conferring the award that was named after him to the Dalai Lama, the apostle of peace. ...
Does Dalai Lama need Bharat Ratna?
12 July 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Bharat Ratna would become more valuable in having the Dalai Lama as one of its recipients, than any value there would be to the Dalai Lama receiving it. ...
The Dalai Lama Institution is a Year Older!
7 July 2020 | Lobsang Nyandak
It is the time for peace-loving people in the world to explicitly support and recognize the future potential of the Dalai Lama institution in contributing peace in the world, and saving a nation and people. ...
China is playing with fire in Hong Kong
1 July 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
The rest of the world should not remain a mere spectator of the events in Hong Kong. The people must rise, and the governments must take action. ...