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Tibetans born in India to get Indian passport

The Government of India has decided to issue passport to Tibetans born in India in accordance with the Indian Citizenship Act. A memorandum from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)…

What’s at stake for Northeast India in the Tibetan crises

Comparing Northeast India with Tibet is only apt and appropriate vis-à-vis their place in the Indian union and People’s Republic of China (PRC) respectively. Tibet had a kingdom which supposedly…

Exile Tibetan Parliament passes budget of 2,434 million rupees

The exile Tibetan Parliament passed a budget of 2,434.6 million Indian rupees (37 million USD approx) for the programmes and activities of the Central Tibetan Administration for the coming fiscal…

Tawang is part of China: Tibetan scholar

Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is “a part” of China and India’s “unfriendly” move to allow the Dalai Lama to visit the town will negatively impact bilateral ties as it involves…

China warns India over invite of Dalai Lama to Buddhist meet

China on Monday warned India not to go against its “core concerns” to avoid “disruption” in bilateral ties after New Delhi invited the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to an…

No religion can claim supremacy over another: Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday said “strictly secular and not religious way” was the only way forward for peaceful living, and that no one religion could claim…

Tibetan youth in Nyarong sets self on fire in anti-China protest

A Tibetan youth in Kham in eastern Tibet has set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in Tibet. Pema Gyaltsen, 24, set himself on fire on Saturday near…

Tibetans in India may get passport soon

After ten arduous months fighting two consecutive legal battles in the Delhi High Court, Tibetan journalist and social entrepreneur Lobsang Wangyal finally obtained his Indian passport. “India is governed by…

Open letter to Sikyong on Mr Lukar Jam’s security

By Sonam from US 16 March 2017 Respected Honorable Sikyong, I was rightfully alarmed at the tone and escalating attack on political prisoner turned activist and poet Lukar Jam after…

Open letter regarding movement against Lukar Jam

By Students and researchers in exile 15 March 2017 We are writing this with utmost concern about the recent development in Dharamshala regarding the resolution taken by a group (བོད་ཀྱི་རྩ་དོན་གླིང་སྐད་འཕྲིན་ཚོགས་པ།)…

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