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.
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Russia pledges full co-operation as experts arrive at Ukraine crash site
18 July 2014 07:01 PM
The world community heaped pressure on Moscow today as evidence mounted that pro-Russian separatists were responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine.
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Malaysian PM launches investigation after expressing shock over 'shot down' plane
17 July 2014 08:32 PM
Mohammad Najib Abdul Razak says he was shocked by what had happened after plane carrying 295 people came down in rebel-held Donetsk region
16 July 2014 11:07 AM
Her decision to focus on people's lives reminds us how insightful such stories can be
14 July 2014 05:00 PM
The Sharmapa held a senior position within the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, yet he was not without controversy
11 July 2014 04:20 PM
The plan to build a statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the state of Gujarat dates back to at least 2010
11 July 2014 03:33 PM
Six men were initially charged with the murder of the British citizens but they were released on bail
11 July 2014 01:17 AM
A budget targeting growth and reducing the deficit has been praised, but will it be enough to help the country regain its economic footing?
08 July 2014 06:26 PM
It sweeps villages away, but also provides more than 70 per cent of the country's rain
'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'
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
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
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