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.
'There is no moral conflict over this.' Hague defends pushing sales to India while citing inspiration of pacifist icon Gandhi
08 July 2014 05:35 PM
The ministers have also been promoting the Eurofighter Typhoon jet, which is partly built in Britain
Gandhi 'peace' statue will be erected in London (so why was the announcement made the day after UK signs £250m arms deal with India?)
08 July 2014 10:43 AM
Family of peace advocate describe proposal as 'false worship'
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
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for beauty pageant
- 2 Crystal Palace next manager latest: Palace consider Ally McCoist - EXCLUSIVE
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 Tim Sherwood column: 'It started as a three-horse race but turned into the Grand National'