Behind the visual distinctiveness of Majnu Ka Tilla lies the story of hundreds of bamboo shacks, tarpaulin roofs and ‘Chang’, the Tibetan barley wine
The Dalai Lama reiterated his position on the issue while addressing participants of the 25th Shoton festival, a cultural event held in Dharamshala
The Chinese Foreign Minister’s visit should be seen in the context of the Ukraine war, which has created differences in the top party leadership. Further, the economy of the Middle Kingdom is not doing well.
In conclusion, it appears that China wants this meeting more than India. In fact, India has no expectations, to begin with
India must insist that the Chinese Foreign Minister visit ends the current standoff and leads to normalisation of relations. India is now on a firm footing and must not back down
After 63 years in exile, Tibetans have developed a different sense of belongingness to India, one that solidifies with every new generation
As world focuses on Ukraine, China is busy building a new strategic road that puts India in great discomfort
For India, the G216 — a new road between Tibet and Xinjiang — will bring the greatest strategic change in the area since the 1950s
On 10 March 1959, thousands of protestors took to the streets of Lhasa and surrounded the Potala Palace. The protests were triggered by rumours of a plot to kidnap the Dalai Lama
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has not only provided a strategic opportunity for China, but also brought to the fore several challenges
Just as ‘truce’ doesn’t have the same meaning for the outside world as for Mao’s children, ‘pacification’ for the Great Helmsman in the 1950s was not what we usually understand
Beijing’s policy is ‘fusing’ the minorities within the larger Chinese identity through state-incentivised intermarriage and massive settlement of unemployed migrant Chinese workers on minority lands
Before Rahul Gandhi and his party raise this issue next time, it would be appropriate if they come out with an explanation on their own party’s China policy that laid the foundation of a disaster in 1962
The Special Frontier Force briefly rattled the PLA in 2020 and opened up India’s political options of checking a dragooning dragon. Is there a strategic plan that includes the Tibetan issue — an elephant in the room that China ghosted all these years?
Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Tibetan activists protest against 'Games of shame' at IOC headquarters
Tibetan demonstrators marched the three kilometres from the IOC building in Lausanne to the Swiss city's Olympic Museum. There were also demonstrations in other world cities, including Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Under Xi Jinping, who came to power in 2012, the party has clamped down on dissident voices and anyone who challenges its version of events
Tibetans may meet the fate of Uyghurs soon, says President of Tibet’s Government in Exile Sikyong Penpa Tsering
‘We are dying a slow death. Genocide in whatever form, whatever speed, we are dying slowly,’ mourns Penpa Tsering
During his five-day visit to Kangra and Dharamshala, Bhagwat on Sunday attended a seminar in Kangra where about 60 intellectuals were invited
There are multiple issues plaguing China's hosting of the Winter Olympics with United States' announcement of diplomatic boycott the latest concern.
Curious case of Chinese villages near Arunachal: How statements of CDS Rawat and MEA don’t contradict each other
The MEA spoke of the IB, which corresponds more or less to the McMahon Line, while the CDS was commenting on the LAC; the two do not exactly tally in several places in Arunachal Pradesh
The Dalai Lama should stop 'secessionist activities' and take concrete measures to win the trust of the central government and Chinese people, said Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin