The Independent's Asia Correspondent, based in Delhi.
Inside Tihar Jail: How prison where gang-rape suspect died turned from a notorious jail to a model institution
11 March 2013 05:49 PM
The sprawling Tihar Jail in the west of Delhi, home to around 13,000 inmates, was once notorious across the region.
10 March 2013 06:03 PM
The accusation alone of blasphemy has led to violence that has claimed countless lives. And the cases themselves are usually about something else
06 March 2013 06:41 PM
Burmese opposition leader's chef reveals recipes that kept her going in captivity
04 March 2013 03:31 PM
Activist launched her fast in November 2000 to protest over the killing of a group of civilians by paramilitary forces
03 March 2013 09:00 PM
A global push to halt illegal ivory trading that leads to the slaughter of 30,000 elephants a year was backed by Prince William today.
01 March 2013 02:35 PM
Amid widespread outrage, the government of the Maldives has said it is seeking to halt the public flogging of a 15-year-old girl who had been repeatedly raped by her step-father.
01 March 2013 12:11 PM
He has long been considered a hard-liner in Kashmiri politics and has never shifted from his demands for a referendum to decide the future of Kashmir
28 February 2013 07:23 PM
The case against the two men accused of killing Scarlett Keeling has ground to a virtual halt, with the handling of the case awash with claims of political interference.
28 February 2013 07:15 PM
A tribunal has sentenced to death the leader of an Islamic political party over his role in murder and atrocities during the nation’s 1971 war of independence. The decision triggered violence and clashes across the country that left at least 30 people dead.
28 February 2013 04:03 PM
The juvenile accused in the gang-rape and murder of an Indian student has appeared in court where he pleaded not guilty to all the charges and said he would contest the allegations.
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