Tag Archives: Democracy

  • Narendra Modi named as BJP’s PM candidate

    India's main opposition named hardline Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi on Friday as its prime ministerial candidate for elections due next year, overriding doubts in the party about his polarising character. ...

  • Middle-way approach does not challenge PRC’s sovereignty: Sikyong

    Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, urged Tibetans to exercise their democratic rights and responsibilities diligently, bearing in mind the need for solidarity and unity with the sufferings of Tibetans in Tibet. ...

  • Dalai Lama welcomed in Auckland

    A small, but dedicated crowd welcomed the Dalai Lama to Auckland this morning ahead of his public address this afternoon. The Dalai Lama spoke about the path to obtaining a lasting peace. ...

  • Nawaz Sharif set for third term as Pakistan PM

    Toppled in a 1999 military coup, jailed and exiled, Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif has made a triumphant election comeback. ...

  • China hits back at US in annual human rights survey

    China accused the United States on Sunday of spying on its own citizens, discriminating against women and ethnic minorities and allowing gun crime to run out of control. ...

  • Tibetan PM-in-exile allowed red beacon on vehicle

    The Himachal Pradesh government has allowed Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay to use a red beacon atop his official car, an official said here on Monday. ...

  • Chinese daily blasts Indian system over rapes

    India's "inefficient and unequal democracy" cannot provide answers to social evils and that is why angry citizens are taking to the streets, an influential Chinese newspaper has said. ...

  • Third Tibetan women’s leadership training held in Delhi

    A ten-day Tibetan women's leadership training concluded in Delhi on 27 December with a total of 25 young Tibetan women from Sikkim, Chennai, Gujurat, Dharamshala, and Delhi participating. ...

  • Chinese scholars push for mild political reform

    More than 70 prominent Chinese scholars and lawyers have urged the country's new Communist Party leaders to undertake moderate political reforms including separating the party from government. ...

  • Congress wins Himachal Pradesh elections

    The Congress returned to power in Himachal Pradesh after five years, defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party by a handsome margin on Thursday. ...