Lobsang Sangay

  • Tibetan PM releases biography of political prisoner Takna Jigme Sangpo January 24, 2014

    It was a trip down memory lane for Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay in Himachal Pradesh on Friday as he released a biography of Takna Jigme Sangpo, the longest-incarcerated Tibetan political prisoner in China. "I feel honoured to launch the biography of Takna Jigme Sangpo. Since my time as an activist...
  • Our spirit stronger than Chinese soldiers: Tibet PM October 23, 2011

    Speaking to Karan Thapar on this week's Devil's Advocate, the new Prime Minister of the Tibetan government in exile Lobsang Sangay talks about the Tibetan struggle against China and discusses the international community's need to take a moral stand on Tibet, even if it means compromising economic interests with China. Karan...
  • Sangay sworn-in as Tibet's PM-in-exile August 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Lobsang Sangay, the political successor to the Dalai Lama, was sworn-in as Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile at a public ceremony in Dharamsala on Monday. 43-year-old Sangay administered the oath of office at a ceremony in the central courtyard of the main Tibetan temple, opposite to the office...
  • Ready to talk to China over autonomy: Tibet PM June 8, 2011

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Tibetan Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay claimed he's ready to negotiate with China on Tibetan autonomy anytime, anywhere. ...
  • Dalai Lama formally relinquishes political role May 30, 2011

    Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has formally relinquished his political and administrative role by signing amendments to the Constitution of the Tibetan government-in-exile. The amendments, mostly pertaining to political and administrative powers vested with 75-year-old Dalai Lama were debated during the special three day session of the Tibetan Parliament...
  • New Tibet PM expects Dalai Lama return to Tibet April 28, 2011

    Washington: The newly elected Prime Minister of Tibet's government-in-exile predicted that the 76-year-old Dalai Lama will return during his lifetime to the homeland he fled five decades ago. In Dharmsala, India, the Tibetan spiritual leader's exile headquarters, Harvard legal scholar Lobsang Sangay was declared on Wednesday as the winner of a...
  • Tibetan polls a money-spinning affair March 15, 2011

    Dharamsala: With posters, pamphlets and other trappings of a regular campaign, the election for the Prime Minister (PM) of the Tibetan government-in-exile is turning out to be a big, money-spinning affair. And a worried leadership is wondering how to curtail expenses and keep it low profile. With Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai...