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  • UN members ask China to respect human rights in Tibet

    UN members ask China to respect human rights in Tibet

    The delegate reiterated the call on China for granting meaningful access for the High Commissioner and other independent observers.

    September 28, 2021
  • Party and Tibet

    Party and Tibet

    In footage released by state broadcaster CCTV, Mr Xi was seen leaving his plane and greeting a crowd wearing ethnic costumes and waving the Chinese flag.

    August 23, 2021
  • A thaw in ties

    A thaw in ties

    In view of Chinese aggressive deployment in Tibet and eastern Ladakh, India has changed its posture towards China. Unlike its previous defensive approach that placed a premium on fending off Chinese aggression, India is now catering to military options to strike back and has reoriented its military accordingly.

    August 15, 2021
  • Xi in Tibet

    Xi in Tibet

    It is pretty evident that he underlined the development imperative in an effort to play to the local gallery.

    July 29, 2021
  • Chinese President makes surprise visit to Tibet

    Chinese President makes surprise visit to Tibet

    Xi said, he came to meet the people in Nyingtri first, telling them that not a single ethnic group should be left behind in the efforts to fully build a modern socialist China

    July 23, 2021
  • After China restricts access to Tibet, US urges nations to make laws over it

    After China restricts access to Tibet, US urges nations to make laws over it

    The Act, signed into law by President Donald Trump in December 2018 calls for denying access to the US for Chinese officials known to be involved in restricting visits to Tibet.

    December 5, 2020
  • China to build major hydropower project on Brahmaputra river: Report

    China to build major hydropower project on Brahmaputra river: Report

    Yan Zhiyong, chairman of the Power Construction Corp of China, said China will implement hydropower exploitation in the downstream of the Yarlung Zangbo River.

    November 30, 2020
  • Saturday Interview | ‘Target China beyond the border’

    Saturday Interview | ‘Target China beyond the border’

    Equipped with his camera, he captured vivid details of Chinese suppression of Tibetan people, arts, culture, and religion besides their development of military infrastructure along borders with India.

    October 10, 2020
  • India, China, Tibet

    India, China, Tibet

    Nehru saw China as a partner to create a new post-colonial world, and his aspirations for a global role linked to a big power neglected India’s national and security priorities at great cost. This should be an enduring lesson for our present and future governments.

    September 19, 2020
  • Pranab Mukherjee led meaningful life: Dalai Lama

    Pranab Mukherjee led meaningful life: Dalai Lama

    The Dalai Lama recalled having had the honour of meeting Mukherjee on several occasions over the years, most recently in 2016.

    September 1, 2020
  • Indian spy satellite passes over Tibet; China mobilises troops in Depsang along LAC

    Indian spy satellite passes over Tibet; China mobilises troops in Depsang along LAC

    The satellite which carries Kautilya, an ELINT (electronic intelligence) package whose capabilities are among the most highly-classified and closely-guarded aspects of operation for military purposes on Saturday carried out a pass over PLA positions in occupied Tibet near Arunachal Pradesh.

    July 27, 2020
  • 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolts Tibet; no casualties reported

    6.6-magnitude earthquake jolts Tibet; no casualties reported

    The epicenter was monitored at 33.19 degrees north latitude and 86.81 degrees east longitude, with a depth of 10 km.

    July 23, 2020
  • US announces visa restrictions for Chinese officials under Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

    US announces visa restrictions for Chinese officials under Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

    In a statement, Pompeo said that access to Tibetan areas is increasingly vital to regional stability, given the PRC’s human rights abuses there, as well as Beijing’s failure to prevent environmental degradation near the headwaters of Asia’s major rivers.

    July 8, 2020
  • US slams ‘oppressive Chinese regime,’ thanks India for hosting Dalai Lama and ‘Tibetans in freedom’ since 1959

    US slams ‘oppressive Chinese regime,’ thanks India for hosting Dalai Lama and ‘Tibetans in freedom’ since 1959

    'Sadly, the aspirations of His Holiness and the Tibetan people remain unfulfilled as the oppressive Chinese regime continues its disgraceful campaign of persecution,' Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the US House of Representatives said.

    July 7, 2020
  • In Tibetan freedom struggle, hopes for major Indian role

    In Tibetan freedom struggle, hopes for major Indian role

    Notably, the Tibetan Youth Congress and the Tibetan Women Organization jointly took out a rally in Darjeeling, appealing people to boycott Chinese products.

    July 2, 2020
  • Festering frontier

    Festering frontier

    India ought long ago to have called China‘s bluff whenever the latter infringed into territories perceived by India as its own. It was China that started this game of infrastructure development quite early in the narrative. When China built a 1200-km long road in 1956 across Aksai Chin, of which some 180-km was claimed by India, to carve a route for Sianking, its westernmost province, into Tibet, India was caught napping.

    June 15, 2020
  • Standoff at LAC

    Standoff at LAC

    China is on the horns of a dilemma. Can it afford to risk losing the sovereignty over a part of its proud belt and road project? That would not be the end of the saga of sovereignty. At stake would be Hong Kong, Tibet and Xinjiang, the Muslim province to its west which Mao Zedong captured rather curiously in 1950; it was formerly known as East Turkestan.

    June 6, 2020