The Independent's Asia Correspondent Andrew Buncombe is based in Delhi. His dominion ranges over India, Pakistan, Burma, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, occasionally parts of South East Asia and - or at least he is hoping - The Maldives.
08 July 2014 06:26 PM
It sweeps villages away, but also provides more than 70 per cent of the country's rain
'There is no moral conflict over this.' Hague defends pushing sales to India while citing inspiration of pacifist icon Gandhi
08 July 2014 05:35 PM
The ministers have also been promoting the Eurofighter Typhoon jet, which is partly built in Britain
Gandhi 'peace' statue will be erected in London (so why was the announcement made the day after UK signs £250m arms deal with India?)
08 July 2014 10:43 AM
Family of peace advocate describe proposal as 'false worship'
08 July 2014 06:48 AM
Tony Abbott's government has already faced international condemnation for sending back a group of 41 asylum seekers to Sri Lanka
07 July 2014 03:42 PM
The British Government is keen to be among the first countries to meet India's newly elected Prime Minister
07 July 2014 02:49 PM
Australia been toughening its stance towards asylum seekers and migrants for several years
06 July 2014 08:27 PM
Monks say that non-vegetarian food should not be permitted for sale in Palitana, but Muslims say the demands amount to discrimination
Massive security and empty streets greet Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on first visit to Kashmir
04 July 2014 03:48 PM
India's new leader has been confronted by a massive security operation and almost empty streets as he makes his first visit to the long-contested region of Kashmir, where he vowed to boost development.
03 July 2014 12:41 PM
Police in Pakistan have launched a murder inquiry after a young woman was reportedly beaten to death by a Muslim holy man who was trying to “exorcise demons” from her.
01 July 2014 05:23 PM
Nepal has risked sparking fresh controversy after it said it was acknowledging a Chinese climber’s ascent of Everest despite the use of a helicopter during her expedition.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
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- 5 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1