Category Archives: Opinions
Who is China, to appoint the next Dalai Lama?
16 July 2019 | NS Venkataraman
Unfortunately, the world is keeping its eyes deliberately closed to China’s religious onslaught and aggressive approach in curbing the freedom of religions. ...
Let’s welcome an “attractive” Dalai Lama next
2 July 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Trolls need not show such tantrums towards someone who has given his life for the good of the whole world. ...
Mounting calls for conferring Bharat Ratna on Dalai Lama
18 June 2019 | Nava Thakuria
Indian supporters for a free Tibet have urged the Indian government to confer the Bharat Ratna on the 14th Dalai Lama for his immense contributions in creating goodwill for India. ...
Will China mend its ways after Hong Kong protest?
16 June 2019 | NS Venkataraman
Comparing the Hong Kong protest to the way it crushed the Tiananmen Square protest, one must not think that the Chinese government has become less ruthless or more human rights conscious. ...
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. ...