World  /  Published 21.12.21

US names special Tibet coordinator

The US on Monday named under secretary of state Uzra Zeya as special coordinator for Tibetan issues, saying she would lead US efforts to preserve the Chinese-ruled territory’s religious, cultura...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.21

A tale of two railway lines in China and India

On June 25, 2021, China operationalized the 435-kilometre-long Lhasa-Nyingchi railway line in the southwest of the Tibet Autonomous Region. At 10.30 am, a green bullet train carrying a large number of...
By Yashwant Sinha

World  /  Published 29.07.21

Blinken's meeting with Dalai Lama reps riles China

China on Thursday reacted angrily to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's meeting with a senior representative of the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in New Delhi, saying it is a violation o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 25.06.21

China launches bullet train in Tibet

China on Friday operationalised its first fully electrified bullet train in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa and Nyingchi, a strategically located Tibetan ...
By K.J.M. Varma in Beijing

India  /  Published 22.06.21

China recruits Tibetans in Army

China’s People’s Liberation Army has reportedly raised a new batch of soldiers comprising Tibetan youths in the strategic Chumbi Valley in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) amid a months-long ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 14.01.21

Arunachal Pradesh: geography as security

One of the least satisfactorily answered questions in the India-China boundary dispute is how did Arunachal Pradesh become a contested region. China’s claim that the state is South Tibet is prob...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

World  /  Published 17.11.20

Tibetan farmer’s death shocks China

Lhamo, a Tibetan farmer in southwestern China, lived her life mostly outdoors and shared it online, posting videos of herself cooking, singing and picking herbs in the mountains around her village. By...
By Elsie Chen in New York

India  /  Published 08.09.20

LAC: tweet and then delete

The public nature of the event and the presence of Madhav, not to mention the tweet and its deletion, suggested that the Narendra Modi government was trying to play the Tibet card to create some lever...
By Anita Joshua, Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar, New Delhi

World  /  Published 05.09.20

China plans $146bn push in Tibet

China is planning a more than 1 trillion yuan ($146 billion) push to accelerate infrastructure investment in Tibet, including new and previously announced projects, three sources familiar with the mat...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 30.08.20

Xi calls for building ‘socialist Tibet’

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for building a “new modern socialist” Tibet, constructing an “impregnable wall” against separatism in the Himalayan region and Tibetan B...
By PTI in Beijing


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