Tibetan Leader

  • No clean chit to Karmapa yet: Dhumal February 12, 2011

    Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Saturday said Tibetan religious leader the Karmapa had not yet got a clean chit following the discovery of unaccounted money from him. Investigations are still on into the nearly Rs 70 million worth of foreign and Indian currency recovered from his monastery...
  • Karmapa aides have criminal past: Himachal DGP February 8, 2011

    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...
  • Karmapa: aides quizzed by ED February 1, 2011

    Dharamsala/Shimla: A high-level Enforcement Directorate (ED) team on Monday questioned aides of Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorje who are managing the trust backed by him about foreign currency worth over Rs 7.5 crore seized during raids. Headed by Deputy Director (North) V Neerja, the ED team reached the Gyuto Monastery at Sidhbari...
  • Karmapa not anti-India, says his spokesperson January 30, 2011

    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...
  • Karmapa: Fin Ministry seeks report from HP Govt January 29, 2011

    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 house...
  • Tibetan leader Karmapa linked to China January 29, 2011

    New Delhi: One of the most revered places for Tibetans and Buddhists across the world now caught in a criss-crossing web of Hawala, Benami land deal and worse still of furthering Chinese interest on Indian soil. The 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorjee stands accused of being a Chinese plant. Central government...
  • HP: Karmapa's office raided, Rs 1 cr seized January 27, 2011

    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,...
  • China calls Tibet leader Dalai Lama 'liar, separatist' November 3, 2009

    Beijing: China on Tuesday accused the Dalai Lama of seeking to undermine Beijing's relationship with Delhi through a visit to a disputed border region, insulating India's government from direct Chinese wrath over the dispute. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader has riled Beijing by arranging a trip next week to Arunachal Pradesh,...