The Independent's Asia Correspondent, based in Delhi.
23 September 2014 06:25 PM
India has 1,000-year-old faiths and a history as a non-violent country, the Dalai Lama told me
Thailand beach murders: Police identify two suspects over deaths of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller
23 September 2014 02:34 PM
Senior southern police commander said the suspects were related to the village leader on the island of Koh Tao
19 September 2014 01:15 PM
Dr Muhammad Shakil Auj was known for promoting liberal views on Islam
19 September 2014 12:58 PM
The group of officials reportedly travelled to Scotland for a week at the expense of Thai taxpayers
Thailand beach murders: British man being questioned after brutal killing of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller
17 September 2014 09:51 AM
Thai police have said there are 'a number of possible suspects'
16 September 2014 05:54 PM
The government’s refusal to grant To Singapore, with Love a film licence has backfired
16 September 2014 04:52 PM
The families of two British tourists killed in Thailand have paid tribute to their loved ones as police continued to attempt to identify an Asian man now reportedly considered a prime suspect in the killings.
15 September 2014 10:11 AM
Bodies of a man and a woman are found with gruesome injuries after beach party
14 September 2014 11:31 PM
As head of the Central Bureau of Investigation, Ranjit Sinha should be leading the new government’s anti-corruption drive. Instead, he is himself accused of shady dealings
14 September 2014 11:21 PM
At least 17 people were killed in Pakistan after a boat carrying a wedding party hit debris from a dyke that has been blown up to save a town from severe flooding.
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'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
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