Tag Archives: Elections

  • India gets new president from bottom of Hindu caste system

    India's prime minister wields executive power, but the president can send back parliamentary bills for reconsideration and also plays a guiding role in the process of forming governments. ...

  • S Korea’s Moon sworn in, says willing to go to North

    South Korea's new president was sworn in on Wednesday, just a day after a landslide election victory, and immediately declared his willingness to visit Pyongyang amid high tensions. ...

  • Macron elected French president: estimates

    Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron resoundingly won France's landmark presidential election, first estimates showed, heading off a fierce challenge from the far-right in a pivotal vote. ...

  • Tenam French presidential election 2017 and an uncertain future

    After the victory of Brexit and of Trump, will the French choose Frexit? ...

  • Exile Tibetan Parliament passes budget of 2,434 million rupees

    The exile Tibetan Parliament passed a budget of 2,434.6 million Indian rupees for the programmes and activities of the Central Tibetan Administration for the coming fiscal year 2017-18. ...

  • Tenzin Tsedup Clinton vs Trump: Who’s best (or worst) for Tibet issue

    Whoever wins, Tibet needs the next US president to work with us closely, and to firmly deal with China on critical issues facing Tibet, its people and peaceful culture. ...

  • Samdhong Rinpoche speaks on elections and citizenship

    Former Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche speaks candidly about the Tibetan election process, involvement of oracles and religious sects in the political process, and Tibetans getting Indian citizenship. ...

  • What are your suggestions for election reforms?

    What are your suggestions for improving the exile Tibetan election system? ...

  • My honour has been saved: Sikyong Sangay

    Sangay said that it became a matter of honour to participate in the debates and speak to the accusations against him, and that was more important to him than winning the election. ...

  • Curtain comes down on Tibetan elections, Sangay re-elected

    The official results will be declared by the exile Tibetan Election Commission on 27 April, but the results declared at respective localities showed Sangay well ahead of rival Penpa Tsering by more than 8,000 votes. ...