N S Venkataraman

N S Venkataraman

Opinions/Stories

The Quad should accord recognition to Taiwan

While China has made spectacular progress in industrial and economic growth and military power, this 'progress' has only caused alarm in many countries who are concerned about the aggressive…

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US Presidential Debate: A listless affair

There was much cross-talk and interruptions by both the candidates which reduced the presidential debate to an acrimonious TV debate. Should those aspiring to become US President reflect such…

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Name calling during presidential election campaign in USA

Both the Presidential candidates are responsible for this situation and they themselves not only contribute to the hate campaign but also have not prevented the party followers in descending to…

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Credit where it is due: Trump deserves praise for West Asia peace deal

Four Arab countries namely Egypt, Jordan, UAE and Bahrain now recognise Israel as a sovereign country. Reports say that Saudi Arabia may also opt for friendly relations with Israel

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Sri Lankan electorate gives benefit of doubt to Rajapaksas

While Rajapaksas’ have gained an overwhelming majority, this does not really mean that majority of the people are entirely satisfied with the style of governance of Rajapaksas’ during the last few…

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Expansionist greed of Chinese government: A pain in the neck for the world

China’s expansionist greed is being implemented with a definite game plan. It is making no effort to conceal it. 

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Why 'Black Lives Matter' would be non-issue after US presidential election

If the white policeman has murdered a black man ,the fact is that there have been a number of occasions when the blacks have also murdered the whites. Then, why no movement was started under the…

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Salary hike for bank staff: An anti-climax in times of coronavirus

People in India now hear everyday about closure of number of medium and small scale industrial and commercial units and private companies reducing the salary of employees steeply and millions of…

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Opportunity for Sri Lankan Tamils to revisit their priorities

With election fever now gripping Sri Lanka, political parties and politicians are placing themselves in the forefront, with COVID-19 crisis being relegated to the background

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Honour Dalai Lama on his 85th birth anniversary

Now, the Dalai Lama has completed 85 years of life, of which around 60 years have been spent in India.

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Let's not allow China to have the last laugh

Confronting China is necessary for India

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The era of presidents for life

When someone is made the life President, it means that the people of the country have surrendered their rights to elect a new President

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Is China biting more than it can chew?

China is trying to encircle India, by bringing all India’s neighbours -  Pakistan, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka - under its influence.

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Is Nepal going the Tibet way?

As China's political and economic influence is growing in Nepal, It would be unfortunate if Nepal goes the Tibet way.

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Buddhists around the world must raise voice for Tibet liberation

The present time is ripe for achieving the liberation of Tibet and restore the glory of Buddhist philosophy.

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