MAY 2017

May 2017

Cover Story and Featured Stories

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

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

Editorial: May
Hardnews Bureau Delhi

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 

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 landmark conviction of police officers and doctors in a sexual violence case sets a historic and glorious precedent
Gajanan Khergamker Delhi

The ever increasing budgetary cuts in higher education and research, and now the termination of fellowship for non-JRF scholars has once again dragged students to the point where confrontation is likely to dominate educational campuses nationally
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi 

In Peru the adventure lies in the breathtaking journey and not the destination
Sonali Ghosh Sen Delhi

While allocating more funds to biomedical research and development will help, the problem also calls for a more serious course correction at several levels
Shalini Sharma Delhi