Central & South Asia
Twelve Nepal guides die in Everest avalanche
Several others missing in worst ever accident to hit the world's highest peak.
No claim of responsibility for attack on military convoy which left one soldier dead and two others injured.
Millions of Indians cast their ballots in 121 constituencies across 12 states to choose next parliament.
Top court recognises existence of third gender that is neither male nor female, months after criminalising gay sex.
New tell-all book on Manmohan Singh by his former aide, Sanjaya Baru, has created a buzz at the height of elections.
Anmol Saxena
A candidate is attacked twice, a stubborn politician almost cancels polls in her state and a tell-all book is released.
Sohail Rahman
Head of main opposition says his party did not intend to reverse "no-first-use" policy for nuclear weapons.
Central & South Asia shows
16 Apr 2014 12:53 GMTFault Lines
Fault Lines reports from a Taliban stronghold just an hour outside Kabul, where armed fighters openly patrol streets.
12 Apr 2014 12:22 GMTListening Post
As the world's largest democracy goes to the polls, we examine claims that news outlets are favouring Narendra Modi.
With unprecedented access, we follow Taliban fighters as they launch an attack against the Afghan National Army.
Controversy over nine-month-old baby charged with attempted murder brings criminal justice system into question.
Nation grapples with huge political issues as it holds the biggest democratic election the world has seen.
The Congress Party member and minister of law and justice discusses what is at stake in the country's upcoming election.
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