View: America’s Tibet law should spur India to reclaim lost leverage on China
Today, China is claiming Indian areas on the basis not of any Han Chinese connection to them but alleged Tibetan ecclesial or tutelary links. Simply put, China’s territorial claims in Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh are based on its claim over Tibet, which India, paradoxically, has acknowledged.
80,000 Tibetans in exile vote to elect president; Eight in fray
The two candidates from the eight contestants who will garner the maximum n...
China completes track-laying work for railway line in Tibet close to Arunachal Pradesh
Last month, President Xi Jinping instructed officials ...
China cites 2003 pact to block India from backing US on Tibet
“In 2003, China and India signed a the declaration on principles for relations and comprehensive cooperation, in which India recognises that Xizang Autonomous Region is part of the territory of the People's Republic of China and India does not allow Tibetans to engage in political activities against China in India," the Chinese Embassy stated.
US turns heat on China with tough new policy on Tibet and Taiwan
President Donald Trump and the US Congress have upped the ante on China, legislating new policy aimed at challenging Beijing's efforts - acquiesced for years by Washington to bully Tibet and Taiwan into submission.
Donald Trump signs Tibet policy to preempt Chinese move on Dalai Lama's succession
The US Senate last week unanimously passed the bill despite China's protest. It authorises assistance to non-governmental organisations in support of Tibetan communities in Tibet; places restrictions on new Chinese consulates in the United States until a US consulate has been established in Lhasa, Tibet.
Time to step on dragon’s Tibet toe: Why India needs to gather momentum over China issue
India owes no favours to China over Tibet. It must abandon its timidity over the only Chinese province that shares a land border with India. A strategic policy to counter China’s expansionism must include both future military and tactical options.
China's PLA carrying out development work in Tibet; India ready for any eventuality: CDS General Bipin Rawat
"China's attempt to change the status quo on the Line of Actual Control along the northern borders amidst the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated high levels of preparation on land, sea and in the air," the CDS said.
Will have good communication with India, China on its plan to build big dam over Brahmaputra river
China's plan to build the dam over Brahmaputra river, reportedly at Medog in Tibet, which borders Arunachal Pradesh, was disclosed by Yan Zhiyong, chairman of the Power Construction Corp of China, at a conference recently.
USA describes Tibet as a military occupied territory; Dalai Lama urged to address US Congress
Earlier this week the US House of Representatives passed a bill affirming the significance of the advocacy for genuine autonomy for Tibetans, and the work done by the 14th Dalai Lama to promote global peace, harmony, and understanding.
Xi Jinping orders advancing construction of rail line in Tibet, close to Arunachal Pradesh
The Sichuan-Tibet Railway will be the second railway line into Tibet after the Qinghai-Tibet Railway project. It will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, one of the world's most geologically active areas, according to the Chinese official media.
China wants to build a Tibet with more wealth and less Buddhism
For China, showcasing Tibetans singing the Communist Party’s praises helps affirm its legitimacy to rule the region, something that’s weighed on Beijing’s ties with the West since a failed uprising in 1959 forced the Dalai Lama to flee and set up a government-in-exile in India.
China introduces military style labour policy for Tibet replicating Xinjiang model
During 2019 and 2020, the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) introduced new policies to promote the systematic, centralized, and large-scale training and transfer of “rural surplus laborers” to other parts of the TAR, as well as to other provinces, according to reports.
China sharply expands mass labor program in Tibet
China is pushing growing numbers of Tibetan rural laborers off the land and into recently built military-style training centers where they are turned into factory workers, mirroring a program in the western Xinjiang region that rights groups have branded coercive labor.
Xi's policy directions on Tibet misguided & unrealistic: Lobsang Sangay
Responding to Xi Jinping’s claim of building ‘an impregnable fortress’ in Tibet, Dr Sangay explained that “to foster stability in Tibet, China must first address the genuine grievances of the Tibetan people and not forget the 154 Tibetans who have set themselves on fire in protest against Chinese policies in Tibet.”