Karmapa Lama

  • Cash row: Karmapa, 9 others chargesheeted 07-12-2011 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: A chargesheet was filed against spiritual leader Karmapa Lama and nine others in the case pertaining of recovery of foreign currency from the Karmapa monastery. The monastery in Dharamshala was in news when police recovered foreign currency worth Rs 7 crore during a raid at Karmapa's office. Himachal...
  • Govt to attach property of Karmapa's monastery 15-02-2011 01:46 PM

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday initiated the move to attach the property of Gyuto monastery of the 17th Karmapa Lama, Ugyen Trinley Dorje, at Sidhbari. The Karmapa Lama has been accused of having links with China after foreign currency worth crores was recovered from the Gyuto monastery. Himachal Pradesh...
  • Cash row renews clash of rival Karmapas 04-02-2011 05:34 PM

    Dharamsala: The recovery of unaccounted money worth nearly Rs 7 crore (Rs 70 million) from the monastery of Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama has renewed the succession controversy in the Karma Kagyu sect, with two rival monks claiming to be the 'real' Karmapa. An important institution in the Tibetan religious set-up,...
  • Couple arrested in Delhi over Karmapa row 04-02-2011 10:51 AM

    Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh Police on Thursday arrested a couple in New Delhi in connection with seizure of Rs 1 crore from two people that was meant as part-payment by the Karmapa's trust to buy land in Kangra district, police said. "The couple, Karma Thapa and his wife Rinzin, was charged...
  • Karmapa aides have criminal past: Himachal DGP 02-02-2011 01:24 PM

    Himachal Pradesh Director General of Police DS Minhas says the Karmapa Lama Ugyen Trinley Dorje has Chinese links and his aides have a criminal past. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Minhas says that Karmapa and his aides have been buying properties in India even though as Tibetans refugees they cannot do...
  • Tibetans protest, say Karmapa not a spy 02-02-2011 06:53 AM

    New Delhi: Tibetans across the country held protest rallies in support of their religious leader Karmapa Lama - a day after the Enforcement Directorate questioned him for almost seven hours. Thousands of followers and devotees of Karmapa gathered at monasteries on Tuesday across the country and carried out a candle...
  • ED questions Karmapa over foreign currency 01-02-2011 01:25 PM

    Dharamsala: The Enforcement Directorate questioned Karmapa Lama in Dharamsala in connection with the foreign currency recovered from his office. Enforcement Directorate officials reached Karmapa's monastery on Tuesday afternoon to question him. He was grilled for over five hours but reportedly insisted that he had no idea where the money recovered...
  • Tibetans defend Karmapa as probe continues 01-02-2011 07:41 AM

    New Delhi: A cloud of suspicion may hang over the Karmapa Lama, but a day after he was questioned over unaccounted money, Buddhist monks and devotees, including foreigners, gathered in a show of support near Dhararmshala. His office even rejected China's statement that he was not a spy on the...
  • Dalai Lama comes out in support of Karmapa 30-01-2011 11:16 PM

    New Delhi: Coming out in the defence of Karmapa Lama, the Dalai Lama on Sunday said the foreign currency recovered from the Karmapa's office were donations from Chinese followers. Dalai Lama told the reporters that Karmapa has Chinese followers and has received donations from them. Meanwhile, the 17th Karmapa Ugyen...
  • Karmapa not anti-India, says his spokesperson 30-01-2011 05:10 PM

    Dharamsala: The police on Sunday went to Gyuto monastery in Dharamsala to question Tibetan spiritual leader Karmapa Lama over the source of the huge amounts of cash, including Chinese currency, seized from the monastery. This follows the interrogation of other accused in the case. Police claim that there is a...
  • Karmapa effect: More raids across Dharamsala 30-01-2011 11:14 AM

    Dharamsala: A day after police questioned Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama, ADGP SR Mardi told CNN-IBN that raids were conducted across Dharamsala and five people including Manager of Ambala based Corporation Bank DK Dhar and Dharamsala based hotelier KP Bharadwaj, from whose car Rs 1 crore seized were arrested by the...
  • Karmapa: Fin Ministry seeks report from HP Govt 29-01-2011 09:19 PM

    New Delhi: On the controversy surrounding the Karmapa Lama, the Finance Ministry has asked for a report from the Himachal Pradesh government. While the Karmapa was questioned by a three member team of Himachal police, his treasurer Shakti Lama has been sent to police custody till February 5. His secretary's...
  • Himachal police grills Karmapa over raids 29-01-2011 02:28 PM

    Dharamsala: A team of Himachal Pradesh Police has questioned 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorjee, popularly known as Karmapa Lama, about the huge sum of foreign currency recovered during a raid at his office in Dharamsala. The Karmapa Lama was questioned by a three-member police team. During his questioning Karmapa was...
  • Govt seeks report from Himachal govt on Karmapa 29-01-2011 12:50 PM

    New Delhi: Union Finance Ministry has sought a report from the Himachal Pradesh government on 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorjee, popularly known as Karmapa Lama, who stands accused of being a Chinese plant after police recovered Rs 1.6 crore during a raid at his office in Dharamsala on Thursday. Karmapa...
  • Karmapa Lama under scanner: govt sources 28-01-2011 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: According to sources, Indian agencies are suspecting that Tibetan spiritual leader Karmapa Lama could be a Chinese plant. Officials do not rule out questioning him in relation to the Rs 1.6 crore (approx) found from his premises during raids. Agencies suspect that he has been working under china's...
  • HP: Karmapa's office raided, Rs 1 cr seized 27-01-2011 06:13 PM

    Dharamsala: Huge amount of foreign currency was seized during raids at a transit home of 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorje at Sidhbari near Dharamsala on Thursday. ADGP (Law and Order) S R Mardi said the exact amount of currency notes of different countries recovered during the raids at Gyuto Monastery,...
  • US gives visa to Tibetan monk China hates 09-04-2008 12:17 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday said there was nothing bigger than India-Pakistan matches for cricket fans in Pakistan, but refuted suggestions that it was running after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the resumption of bilateral cricket ties between the two countries. The...