Tag Archives: Democracy

  • Dalai Lama congratulates Modi on his historic victory

    On the news of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning a second term, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama congratulated Modi on their success. ...

  • Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law

    Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong’s legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over a proposed extradition law that will extend Beijing’s powers. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Indian Parliamentary election: Why has it become presidential-like?

    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. ...

  • Nava Thakuria India’s national elections: Northeast shows the way

    The Northeastern electorate valiantly defied their diktats, and in a sustained manner they reposed their faith on the Parliamentary democracy of India. ...

  • Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition plan

    Tens of thousands of people hit Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest against a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, the crowds swollen by anger. ...

  • Tibetan top court continues rejection of Topgyal Tsering as new minister

    Continuing with their refusal to accept Topgyal Tsering's appointment, The Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission released a nine-page explanation of their position at a press conference. ...

  • Tsegyal Dranyi appointed new Cabinet Secretary of CTA

    The Health Secretary of the Central Tibetan Administration, Tsegyal Chukya Dranyi, has been appointed as the new Cabinet (Kashag) Secretary effective Monday. ...

  • Tibetan Parliament passes budget of 2.5 billion rupees

    The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile passed a budget of 2.5 billion rupees for the year 2019. This covers Tibetans living in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Illusions of Jamyang Norbu

    Norbu's presumptuous folly fails to establish anything, but instead raises more questions about his real motive for attacking Samdhong Rinpoche. ...

  • Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence vote

    Tens of thousands of Taiwan independence campaigners took to the streets Saturday for a major rally that is a rebuke to Beijing and a challenge to the island's already embattled government. ...