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.
19 August 2014 07:46 PM
Modi's new stance is popular, but it will only help damage relations
18 August 2014 06:30 PM
Sisters Renuka Shinde and Seema Gavit were convicted in 2001 of kidnapping and killing five children in Maharashtra
18 August 2014 04:03 PM
At least 160 people have been killed in devastating floods and landslides that have struck Nepal and northern India. Officials are now concerned about the possible spread of disease, particularly cholera.
The hunt for the Saraswati: India launches search for its famed lost river, but not everyone is happy
17 August 2014 12:00 AM
15 August 2014 01:54 PM
Clashes have broken out in Pakistan after a protest march led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was reportedly attacked by government supporters.
15 August 2014 08:33 AM
Leader addresses 'nation's shame' in Independence Day address
Bali suitcase killing: Woman's daughter and boyfriend arrested after American's body found stuffed in back of taxi
13 August 2014 11:55 AM
Police claim CCTV footage shows the woman fighting with her daughter’s boyfriend a day before she disappeared
12 August 2014 06:41 PM
Anger at last year's election result is fuelling two massive protests this week
12 August 2014 11:10 AM
Naypyidaw's Lake Garden hotel is owned by Burmese businessman Zaw Zaw, who has long been seen as being close to Burma’s military and who remains on a US sanctions list
11 August 2014 06:04 PM
Exodus of million people from tribal regions provided opportunity to vaccinate hundreds of thousands against disease
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Ed Miliband's 'north London set' must be demolished to save Labour, say critics
Green Party Caroline Lucas interview: 'We could be on the edge of something very big'
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