The Independent's Asia Correspondent, based in Delhi.
29 March 2013 01:44 PM
Former leader has shoe thrown at him in court as he faces conspiracy charges
27 March 2013 07:04 PM
A teacher in Pakistan has been murdered in an attack similar to that on Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl blogger.
21 March 2013 07:23 PM
Earlier this year the authorities revealed proposals to increase the population of 5.3 million by as much as 30 per cent by 2030. Citizens did not take them well
20 March 2013 06:17 PM
The Philippines has a strong tobacco industry, but it pledged to ban advertising
19 March 2013 02:13 PM
India needs to prove a series of measures that show the authorities take rapes and sexual assaults seriously
Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal thrown into chaos as Ieng Sary, one of the three men standing trial, dies
14 March 2013 07:07 AM
The Khmer Rouge genocide tribunal was today facing fresh turmoil after it was announced that one of the three men standing trial for war crimes had died in hospital.
13 March 2013 06:06 PM
A Pakistani soldier was tied to a car and stoned to death on the orders of a tribal court following allegations that he had an affair with a local woman.
13 March 2013 12:42 PM
'If we stop this project, it will not benefit local people or the country'
13 March 2013 09:07 AM
Attackers carried sporting kit bags before taking out weapons and opening fire
Doctors say 'Delhi bus gang-rape leader' died from hanging - but family insists he did not commit suicide
12 March 2013 12:30 PM
A post-mortem examination carried out on the main accused in the Delhi gang-rape case has suggested he did die as a result of hanging, Indian media has reported.
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