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“India needs to state clearly that the reincarnation of His Holiness Dalai Lama is his prerogative alone and would be decided according to his wishes”

Amitabh Mathur is one of India’s foremost experts on Tibetan affairs. He explains in this exclusive interview what he expects from the new elected leadership of the exile community and also on how should India deal with China that wants to intervene on the issue of reincarnation of Dalai Lama

What’s the origin of the murderous Coronavirus? Not bats surely.

Is COVID-19 made in a lab? Despite what Anthony Fauci might say, reports from all over the world suggest that it might well be

India-China face-off: A frozen turbulence melts in high tension

There has neither been disengagement nor de-escalation at the border. Instead, China has effectively captured big chunks of Indian Territory. The burden rests on Prime Minister Narendra Modi who met Chinese President Xi Jinping 18 times to fix this brewing crisis

Donald Trump’s Presidential re-election bid may decide- is the virus a bio-weapon or of natural origin?

Could a chimeric virus be created in a lab without the vaccine or anti-body protection? Who weaponised it when it was apparent in 2015 that a lethal Corona virus could be engineered! What is shrouded in secrecy is how did the virus from bats jump on to human beings?

Trumped – Emerging powers in a post American world

Book Review of Prof Sreeram Chaulia’s book on US President Donald Trump titled ” Trumped”-Emergind powers in post American World.

Corona: No dilution of basic rights

The global pandemic should not lead to legitimizing authoritarian tendencies among governments, as in China and Israel. This is especially relevant in contemporary India

Hong Kong: ‘Silent’ Majority wants Democracy

The district polls victory is not only symbolic, it is also a pointer that the ossified structures of totalitarianism are not such a popular idea in China anymore, especially in Hong Kong.

The World on a Brink

Political leadership requires balance, responsibility and a sensible leadership to create an atmosphere of predictability and security. The contrary is a recipe for disaster. In too many countries, that is precisely what we have.

Chinese challenge to Modi’s Kashmir gamble

With an adverse international media coverage on mass human rights violations, the UN security council taking up Kashmir for the first time in 70 years, and the big powers openly meddling, despite the posturing, the Indian government is clearly on the defensive.

‘The world will be defined by a unique global legitimacy crisis in the coming years’

EXCLUSIVE: Maha Hosain Aziz in conversation with Sanjay Kapoor