The Independent's Asia Correspondent Andrew Buncombe is based in Delhi. His dominion ranges over India, Pakistan, Burma, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, occasionally parts of South East Asia and - or at least he is hoping - The Maldives.
22 October 2014 12:47 PM
James and Alexandra Gaskell found on Tuesday in Agra, near the Taj Mahal
Robert Kelvin Ellis: Wife of British man found with throat cut in Bali rice field 'confesses to ordering the killing'
22 October 2014 11:30 AM
The 60-year-old businessman was found dead on Tuesday morning
21 October 2014 06:02 PM
Indonesia has always insisted the so-called Balibo Five were killed in crossfire
Robert Kelvin Ellis: Indonesian police investigate murder of British man found with throat cut in rice field
21 October 2014 03:05 PM
Robert Ellis, who was 60, found dead on Tuesday morning
20 October 2014 07:44 PM
Maharashtra and Haryana now under BJP majority control with more crushing defeats for ebbing Congress Party, but India still waits for new Prime Minister’s reforms
08 October 2014 05:20 PM
Whoever succeeds King Bhumibol will be in charge of dispensing favours and influence
Firoza Begum: Singer who popularised the work of Kazi Nasrul Islam and was known as 'The Nightingale of Bangladesh'
01 October 2014 12:00 AM
Firoza Begum was 10 years old when she brought before the poet and composer Kazi Nazrul Islam and asked to perform some songs. "Did you know who that man in the topi and with long hair who asked you to sit next to him was?" she was asked by her uncle, who had taken her. "How could I? I've not seen him before," she replied.
30 September 2014 07:02 PM
She had 1,800lbs of silver, 62lbs of gold, 750 pairs of shoes and 10,500 saris
26 September 2014 06:40 PM
For years, he was blacklisted by Washington for allegedly failing to prevent the massacre of hundreds of Muslims in 2002. Now he is being wined and dined by President Obama
26 September 2014 11:54 AM
Alleged gang leader blamed for intimidation following reporter's disappearance at luxury tourism destination
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
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Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
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