TIBETAN PROTESTS

  • Tibetans protest against Li Keqiang's visit to India May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Tibetan student activists are protesting outside the Taj Hotel in Central Delhi and outside the Parliament Street Police Station on Monday against the visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to India. Protesters jumped a barricade and tried to break another barricade. Meanwhile at the hotel, Free Tibet activists...
  • China makes arrests as selfimmolation by Tibetans continue January 18, 2013

    Beijing: Chinese authorities are responding to an intensified wave of Tibetan selfimmolation protests against Chinese rule by clamping down even harder criminalizing the suicides, arresting protesters' friends and even confiscating thousands of satellite TV dishes. The harsh measures provide an early indication that the country's new leadership is not...
  • Tibetans protest against China Defence Minister visit September 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Three Tibetans were detained on Sunday afternoon when they tried to stage a protest outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi to protest the visit of Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie. The protest was organised by 'Students for a Free Tibet' to highlight their demand for freedom of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 28, 2012

    The Centre stays execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana after the Akali government appealed for clemency. ...
  • News 360: Centre stays hanging of Beant's coassassin Rajoana March 28, 2012

    Centre stays hanging of Beant Singh's coassassin, Balwant Singh Rajoana, until the Supreme Court decides on his petition. ...
  • Tibetans try to storm hotel hosting Hu Jintao March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A group of protesting Tibetans on Wednesday attempted to storm a fivestar hotel where Chinese President Hu Jintao is staying but were detained by police who also picked up several other activists from the capital. Eleven activists were picked up from near Oberoi Hotel on Wednesday afternoon while eight...
  • Tibetan activist who set himself on fire dies March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A young Tibetan activist, who set himself ablaze during a protest against Chinese president Hu Jintao's India visit, died at a hospital in the national capital on Wednesday morning. Jamyang Yeshi (26) breathed his last in the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital at 7:30 am, Dr LK Makhija, who...
  • Dalai Lama followers plan self immolation: China March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: China has blamed the self immolation attempt by a Tibetan protestor on Delhi on people close to the Dalai Lama. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said, "All of their deeds show that a group of Dalai followers are responsible for planning the self immolation. Maiming and destroying...
  • Tibetan sets himself on fire at antiChina protest March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A Tibetan protestor lit himself on fire at a demonstration on Monday in the national capital ahead of a visit by China's President Hu Jinta. The protestor was engulfed in flames as he ran near the speakers at the rally near the Indian Parliament. Fellow activists beat out...
  • Tibetan writer detained in China crackdown February 19, 2012

    Beijing: An overseas Tibetan news service says Chinese police have detained a Tibetan writer in a western county hit by antigovernment protests as China's crackdown against persisting unrest spreads. The Voice of Tibet, which is based in Norway, says that more than 20 police officers took Gangkye Drubpa Kyab from...
  • 4 Tibetans held for protesting against Jiabao December 16, 2010

    New Delhi: Four Tibetans were on Thursday detained in the national capital when they tried to march towards the Hyderabad House where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao were holding talks, claiming that the visiting leader has no right to talk about border issue. The four protestors...
  • India assures China on Tibetans' protests May 29, 2010

    Beijing: India has assured China that Tibetans living in India will not be allowed to indulge in antiChina activities from Indian soil. The assurance comes after the Chinese leadership raised the issue of Tibet with President Pratibha Patil who is currently on a six day official visit to China. Relations between India...
  • Tibetan protests do not put off Olympic flame April 17, 2008

    New Delhi: The Olympic torch goes to Bangkok next. India however, managed to keep the Tibetan protests controlled by holding a parallel freedom relay on Thursday. Buddhists chantings at Jantar Mantar, an interreligious prayer meet at Rajghat and the freedom march, some 2,000 Tibetans from across the country walked the fourkilometre...
  • Tibetan protestors watched as Olympic torch nears Delhi April 15, 2008

    New Delhi: The NSG commandoes and Chinese officials will be holding a mock drill for the Olympic torch. As the countdown for the arrival of the torch in Delhi begins, there are some who are gearing up for the protests and there are some who are spreading the message of...
  • Everest not accessible to climbers till May 10 March 15, 2008

    Kathmandu: Mount Everest will be inaccessible to climbers till May 10 as Beijing fears that Tibetan activists may take the protests to the Everest to disrupt their plans to take the Olympic torch up to the summit. Tibetan activists have been protesting across the subcontinent against China's illegal occupation of...
  • Tibetan man on fire near Hu hotel November 23, 2006

    Mumbai: A Tibetan activist unfurled a Tibetan flag and then set himself on fire outside the hotel where Chinese President Hu Jintao was staying to protest Chinese rule in Tibet. Police said Hu and his staff were inside the hotel at the time of the incident. The man and six other Tibetan...
  • 4 Tibetan activists detained in Delhi November 21, 2006

    New Delhi: Four Tibetan activists were detained outside the highsecurity Hyderabad House in the capital when they made a sudden appearance there as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was holding talks with Chinese President Hu Jintao on Tuesday. Holding their 'national flag' and raising antiChina slogans, the activists of the Tibetan...