Category Archives: Opinions

  • NS Venkataraman Is President Trump’s targeting of Iran and China justified?

    President Trump's steps against China and Iran have been strong and persistent, making several people wonder what could be the strategy and purpose behind his anti-China and anti-Iran policies. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Reflection on the decade gone; thoughts for the new one

    “If you think you live in a free country, ask if your politicians feel free to meet the Dalai Lama. If the answer is no, then you are part of the Chinese empire — you just haven’t realised it yet.” ...

  • NS Venkataraman Majority rule or mob rule — India has to decide

    Government has responsibility to put down the negative elements with all force at its command. This would not be against the spirit of democracy but in favour of protecting the image and tradition of democracy. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal CAA is unconstitutional and unsecular; divides India

    There's every reason that the Supreme Court could strike down the CAA, or ask for review, without hesitation, as its terms are capricious and violate the Constitution. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Forget China, let’s fix injustice in our society

    Dealing with these injustices, one feels like our oppressor is not somewhere else but is among ourselves. It feels like: Forget China, first we need to sort ourselves out. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Pen warriors can liberate Tibet from China’s vice-like grip

    Pen warriors launching an opinion campaign on Tibet's cause will truly be acting in the Buddhist tradition and way of life, in a peaceful, proactive manner. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Lending support to the Baloch movement

    Goodwill for the Baloch freedom movement has grown in the recent past which has inspired the Baloch freedom fighters to express confidence in the Indo-Baloch relationship. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo What can Tibetans learn from Hong Kong?

    We have shown solidarity towards others' cause marching hand in hand, but what about ours? How can we all sleep when we have dead countrymen and burnt bodies in the minds of our houses? ...

  • NS Venkataraman Will China face Hong Kong-type protest in Pakistan?

    In the coming decade, the real challenge for China’s totalitarian methods, expansionist plans, and aggressive postures will be in Pakistan. ...

  • Kunchok Gyatso Case no 20 and its Karma

    A fictional conversation between Penpa Tsering (PT) and Lobsang Sangay (LS). Tsering brought a defamation case against Sangay, and the court gave its verdict on 14 October 2019. ...