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Middle East Crisis: Pawns in the New Great Game

The current claustrophobic squeeze imposed on Qatar is part of a larger game being played out between the coalitions led by Saudi Arabia and Iran
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Panchen Lama: Missing Holy Man

When the Dalai Lama turns 82 in July, the world will again be reminded of the succession crisis that looms because of the abduction of the 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Nyima, by the Chinese
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi 

The Tibet, India and China Triangular Tangle

As India enters a period when a great economic expansion is most possible, it would be unwise for it to get involved in an expensive and debilitating international rivalry
Mohan Guruswamy Delhi 

China’s Dalai Lama obsession!

Editorial: May
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

China is Usurping Tibetan Buddhism

The Chinese are working relentlessly to undermine the authority of the Dalai Lama. Their intransigent campaign could mean that Beijing appoints his spiritual successor
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

'Tawang is a beautiful part of India': Karmapa Lama

One of the most important Tibetan Buddhist leaders worries about the growing Chinese influence and diminishing numbers of the community in exile
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

Bovine Business

As the cow smuggling nexus across the Indo-Bangladesh border breaks down, cow rearing has become a raging business in areas around Dhaka
Sanjay Kapoor Dhaka

The Yogi and the cow

The nascent rule of the Hindutva firebrand has been marked by violent vigilantism and fetishising of the bovine species
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi 

Congress: A Party in Shambles

Like Nero who played the lyre while Rome burnt, Rahul Gandhi is blissfully oblivious to the torpor and rot that have gripped the Congress 
Sanjay Kapoor Delhi

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