The Independent's Asia Correspondent, based in Delhi.
'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.
20 June 2014 07:36 PM
His chauffeur says he was poisoned. His son wants him cremated. But many of his followers say he isn’t even dead. Andrew Buncombe reports on the unholy battle for the estate of a very rich holy man
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
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
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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