The Independent's Asia Correspondent, based in Delhi.
09 September 2014 05:18 PM
There is a darker, more menacing side to the island nation that the foreign tourists rarely see
08 September 2014 10:03 AM
Seven men in Afghanistan will be executed for the gang-rape of a group of women, but human rights groups express concern about the speed of the trial
07 September 2014 11:33 PM
In Indian Kashmir, around 2,500 villages were either partially or completely submerged
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sends mangoes to Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to sweeten relations ahead of possible New York meeting
05 September 2014 02:43 PM
Diplomatic spat last month over Kashmir led to suspension of talks and a souring of mood
'House of horrors' cannibal murderer who raped and dismembered 19 young women and children to be hanged in India
05 September 2014 09:57 AM
Surinder Koli, who also admitted necrophilia, said he had lured the children to the property with sweets and chocolates
04 September 2014 04:35 PM
India is said to have upped security after the leader of al-Qaeda announced he had established a branch of the militant network in the Indian sub-continent and sought to reach out to Muslims from Burma to Kashmir.
04 September 2014 09:04 AM
Ayman al Zawahri, who became leader of al-Qa'ida after Osama Bin Laden was killed by the US, urged Muslims in south Asia to 'raise the flag of jihad'
03 September 2014 02:25 PM
Kangaroo court of village elders questioned over alleged involvement
02 September 2014 06:01 PM
Letter from Asia: Can children learn with no supervision?
Islamabad plunged into chaos by ‘occupation forces’ as Pakistan's beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif prepares to address parliament
01 September 2014 03:38 PM
Sharif is under pressure from protest groups
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
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