Tag Archives: India

  • Monsoon wreaks havoc in Kerala, over 100 killed

    Hundreds of troops led a desperate operation to rescue families trapped by mounting floods in India's Kerala state Thursday as the death toll reached 106 with nearly 150,000 left homeless. ...

  • Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies at 93

    Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the first non-Congress leader to serve a full term in power and who ordered nuclear tests to make India a nuclear weapons power, died on Thursday. ...

  • Dalai Lama apologises for saying Nehru opposed Gandhi’s wish to make Jinnah PM

    The Dalai Lama had said Gandhi was willing to give Muhammad Ali Jinnah the Indian prime minister post, but Jawaharlal Nehru had refused. Now, he says he's sorry if that remark was incorrect. ...

  • India scraps NORI for Tibetans travelling abroad

    Central Tibetan Administration Lobsang Sangay announced that the Government of India has scrapped the “No Objection to Return to India” (NORI) process for the Tibetan travel document. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Fear they thought they left behind

    Fear, that our people thought they had left behind, knocks ever closer in our home away from home. ...

  • Tibetans in Arunachal continue to feel wrath of locals

    Following protests asking Tibetans to leave in Arunachal Pradesh in India, another group has now demanded that Tibetans be verified whether they are refugees or living illegally as locals. ...

  • China builds unmanned weather station in Tibet near India border

    China has set up an unmanned automatic weather observation station in Tibet near Arunachal Pradesh border to provide meteorological support to its military and assist operations of aircraft. ...

  • Police arrest 18 in Chennai for raping 12-year-old girl over months

    Eighteen men appeared in court in Chennai on Tuesday on charges of repeatedly raping a 12-year girl over a seven-month period. ...

  • Waiting for Karmapa: Delhi in fix over Tibet

    With the 14th Dalai Lama turning 83 this month, India feels the need to cultivate influential monks to ensure Tibetan unity and support for its position on the Tibetan leader’s succession. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Threats to scribes now omnipresent

    If nations want journalists to continue to do their risky jobs for the greater public interest, their security along with justice must be ensured. ...