article 12 November 2015 World, India
Modi visit: praise and protest as Indian PM arrives in UK

The arrival of Narendra Modi, leader of the world's largest democracy, is described by David Cameron as a "historic opportunity". But protesters condemn his record on free speech and human rights.

article 26 October 2015 World, Afghanistan
Afghanistan earthquake
Earthquake hits Afghanistan and Pakistan, scores killed

A powerful earthquake has killed scores of people in Afghanistan and nearby northern Pakistan and officials expect the number of deaths to increase.

article 05 August 2015 World, India
India porn ban lifted after outrage on social media

The Indian government has partially lifted its ban on hundreds of pornographic websites following a huge online backlash.

post 10 June 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: how many migrant workers are dying in Qatar?

Thousands of migrant workers have reportedly lost their lives working on World-Cup related construction in Qatar. But Qatar says no one has died. Who's right?

post 03 June 2015
Read more from Krishnan Guru-Murthy on Gurublog Shashi Tharoor on politics, India and his wife's death

Shashi Tharoor is one of India's best known politicians, with international recognition as an acclaimed author and former UN diplomat...

article 03 June 2015 World, India
Maggi noodles (Getty)
Maggi noodles: safety checks ordered by Indian government

India's food minister orders safety checks on Maggi instant noodles after inspectors found dangerous levels of lead in the popular snack.

article 01 June 2015 World, India
ISIS propagandist ShamiWitness: Man charged in India

A man has been charged in India for running one of the most influential ISIS propaganda accounts on Twitter, after being unmasked by Channel 4 News. But who is the real man behind the mask?

article 07 May 2015 World, India
Bollywood star Salman Khan jailed for five years

The actor Salman Khan, dubbed "India's Tom Cruise", has been sentenced by a Mumbai court to five years in prison for killing a man in a hit-and-run accident in 2002.

article 25 April 2015 World, Bangladesh
Nepal earthquake kills over 1,500 people

The worst earthquake to hit Nepal in 81 years leaves at least 1,500 people dead, killing dozens in India and causing an avalanche at Mount Everest.

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