Foreign Policy

Chabahar stares at irrelevance as Taliban surges ahead

The huge Chabahar Port project in Iran, meant to allow India to side-step Pakistan and take the land route to Afghanistan and Central Asia, seems like a dead investment now — a dream gone sour

The Deadly triangle, United States and the dilemmas of a dithering India

India’s Afghan problem is bigger than what is made out to be! Not only in terms of the American squeeze on Jammu and Kashmir, or troop-deployment at the Pakistan and China border, there is a lot to watch out for as US troops prepare to leave the landlocked country

“India needs to state clearly that the reincarnation of His Holiness Dalai Lama is his prerogative alone and would be decided according to his wishes”

Amitabh Mathur is one of India’s foremost experts on Tibetan affairs. He explains in this exclusive interview what he expects from the new elected leadership of the exile community and also on how should India deal with China that wants to intervene on the issue of reincarnation of Dalai Lama

What’s the origin of the murderous Coronavirus? Not bats surely.

Is COVID-19 made in a lab? Despite what Anthony Fauci might say, reports from all over the world suggest that it might well be

‘Each individual lives and experiences war differently’

The successful launch of her book on conflict zones has yet again focused the gaze on the trauma and violence of war-stressed conflict zones. And, yet, amidst the deepest despair, hope lurks. Amit Sengupta talks to author Meha Dixit.