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.
15 September 2014 10:11 AM
Bodies of a man and a woman are found with gruesome injuries after beach party
14 September 2014 11:31 PM
As head of the Central Bureau of Investigation, Ranjit Sinha should be leading the new government’s anti-corruption drive. Instead, he is himself accused of shady dealings
14 September 2014 11:21 PM
At least 17 people were killed in Pakistan after a boat carrying a wedding party hit debris from a dyke that has been blown up to save a town from severe flooding.
12 September 2014 03:26 PM
Proposal designed to promote sanitation in Rajasthan
11 September 2014 12:52 PM
14th Dalai Lama looking for ways to prevent China exerting more control over Tibetan Buddhism
09 September 2014 05:18 PM
There is a darker, more menacing side to the island nation that the foreign tourists rarely see
08 September 2014 10:03 AM
Seven men in Afghanistan will be executed for the gang-rape of a group of women, but human rights groups express concern about the speed of the trial
07 September 2014 11:33 PM
In Indian Kashmir, around 2,500 villages were either partially or completely submerged
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sends mangoes to Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to sweeten relations ahead of possible New York meeting
05 September 2014 02:43 PM
Diplomatic spat last month over Kashmir led to suspension of talks and a souring of mood
'House of horrors' cannibal murderer who raped and dismembered 19 young women and children to be hanged in India
05 September 2014 09:57 AM
Surinder Koli, who also admitted necrophilia, said he had lured the children to the property with sweets and chocolates
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'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
- 1 Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 2 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake online report claiming artist's identity has been revealed
- 3 Former East 17 frontman Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'
- 4 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'