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.
11 November 2013 11:40 AM
Elder brother of Sirajuddin Haqqani acted as a conduit for the group to elements within al-Qa’ida
08 November 2013 03:46 PM
Prosecutors have called on judges to uphold the death sentences handed down to the men convicted of the Delhi gang-rape, arguing that a message would be sent to society that "deviant behaviour" would not be tolerated.
07 November 2013 01:00 AM
Siddharth Varadarajan's ousting is the latest turbulent chapter of a company run by four branches of the same clan
05 November 2013 03:48 PM
Guards from Bangladesh Rifles staged two-day insurrection in 2009 over pay and other grievances
05 November 2013 08:47 AM
Craft due to arrive in the orbit of the Red planet on 21 September next year
Pakistan accuses US of 'murdering hopes of peace' following death of Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud in drone strike
02 November 2013 04:30 PM
Country’s security forces placed on high alert after the Taliban vows to carry out a series of revenge attacks
31 October 2013 04:00 PM
Candidate says abundance of flower-covered ponds provides advantage for rivals as lotus is their symbol
30 October 2013 06:33 AM
Officials said the fuel tank of the vehicle appeared to have exploded after the bus hit the central reservation of a highway
New crisis in Syria as polio strikes: World Health Organisation launches a massive immunisation programme as 22 children succumb to crippling virus
27 October 2013 12:00 AM
Poor hygiene hastens the spread of the disease. There is no cure
'They came to power in a coup, They will not leave': There may never be an election, claims former leader of Maldives
21 October 2013 06:26 PM
The bitter battle over the future of the Maldives has intensified after the country’s former leader accused the current president of trying to indefinitely postpone elections and hang on to power at any cost.
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