The Independent's Asia Correspondent, based in Delhi.
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
18 June 2014 06:25 AM
Official says the boat was not fit for a sea journey and that it contained a large number of women and children
17 June 2014 05:25 PM
India's new PM made a surpise visit to Bhutan this week
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
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