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.
03 March 2014 10:45 AM
Two gunmen apparently blew themselves up when they were surrounded by police
01 March 2014 04:38 PM
Despite latest attack on medical workers and soldiers, government agrees not to mount offensive during month-long ceasefire
01 March 2014 09:36 AM
Pakistan's faltering effort to rid the country of polio has encountered any bloody set-back after at least 12 people were killed when three roadside bombs targeted a vaccination team in the north-west. Among those killed were 11 paramilitary troops and a young boy.
27 February 2014 06:49 PM
While the electoral system is notoriously hard to predict, the chief minister of Gujarat appears to be cruising towards a significant victory
Tears in Thailand: Eric Clapton cancels Bangkok concert due to concerns over its tumultuous political situation
26 February 2014 03:03 PM
Rock guitarist Eric Clapton has cancelled an upcoming concert in Bangkok because of the ongoing turmoil. The move is the latest blow to a city that is reeling from a downturn in tourism, trade and conference events.
25 February 2014 06:43 PM
Viswalingam Gopithas, who ran a small supermarket in London, was arrested in the spring of 2007 accused of trying to smuggle night vision equipment to Tamil rebels
25 February 2014 05:48 PM
Almost every day, it seems, business is suspended because of disruptions by MPs
25 February 2014 08:02 AM
Assault reportedly triggers new wave of refugees from the region
24 February 2014 12:35 PM
Rickshaw driver dies in 'gas explosion' after American wife stabbed to death
23 February 2014 12:00 AM
After five years of reform, homosexuals face renewed threat of jail
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Ukip and Nigel Farage on course for remarkable victory in European elections
Tony Benn was entirely ineffectual - and usually wrong
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
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