Tag Archives: Society

  • French police clear 600 Tibetan migrants from camp outside Paris

    French authorities said Tuesday that they removed some 600 asylum-seekers from Tibet from a camp on the edge of a forest outside Paris, which had grown into a rallying point for Tibetans in exile in recent years. ...

  • Indians demand justice after woman gang raped and killed

    Hundreds of people gathered in New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and other Indian cities on Monday to demand justice in the case of a veterinarian who was gang-raped and killed last week. ...

  • Tibetan files case against CTA for denying retirement home

    A retired official of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) has filed a case aginst the Department of Home and the Cabinet for denying him retirement home. ...

  • Supreme Court gives disputed religious Ayodhya site to Hindus

    India’s Supreme Court ruled on Saturday in favour of a Hindu group in a long-running battle over a centuries-old religious site also claimed by Muslims, in a verdict that could raise tension ...

  • India ramps up security ahead of verdict on Ayodhya

    India has increased security a week before the Supreme Court rules on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus and Muslims for decades, police and home m ...

  • Fields of fire drive Delhi’s air quality to unhealthy levels

    When it comes to air quality there are few worse places to live on the planet than New Delhi, and driving north out the Indian capital it is easy to see why, as plumes of smoke rise. ...

  • Tibetan graduates need to ‘expose and criticise Dalai Lama’ for Chinese govt jobs

    New qualifications required of Tibet Autonomous Region graduates applying for government jobs include criticism of the Dalai Lama and firm pro-Communist Party of China political principles. ...

  • Supreme Court ends hearing on Hindu-Muslim land dispute, decision in weeks

    The SC ordered an end to hearings in a long-running dispute between Hindus and Muslims over a place of worship, laying the ground for a verdict that could lead to further divisions. ...

  • Preservation of Tibetan language most urgent: Pema Jungney

    Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile Pema Jungney expressed concern over degradation of the Tibetan language, and said that the issue must be urgently dealt with. ...

  • India bans e-cigarettes as vaping backlash grows

    India announced on Wednesday a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco. ...