Humanitarian crises

Nepal: Mental distress rises amid the devastation

As physical wounds begin to heal, emotional scars left by the deadly earthquake will linger for years in Nepal.

Nepal: Mental distress rises amid the devastation

Politics

New massacre fears grow in 'India's Bosnia'

Survivors of ethnic bloodshed in restive Assam state decry government neglect and warn of more rebel attacks.

New massacre fears grow in 'India's Bosnia'

Opinion

Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons

Taken together, the Indian prime minister's first 100 days in office have seen both fair portents an

Siddharth Varadarajan

by Siddharth Varadarajan

Siddharth Varadarajan

Opinion

Complexity and conflict in Assam's 'Bodoland'

Authorities in India need to act against armed groups and ensure share of power between ethnic and religious groups.

Sanjoy Hazarika

by Sanjoy Hazarika

Sanjoy Hazarika

Bangladesh

India violence 'politically orchestrated'

Authorities believe attacks by rebel breakaway group in Assam state aim to influence voting in polls for ethnic council.

India violence 'politically orchestrated'

Asia

Death toll in India's Assam up after violence

Nine bodies found after tribal separatists in northeastern state attacked Muslim villagers bringing the toll to 32.

Opinion

Student's death and India's racism debate

Nido Taniam's killing illustrates the prejudices that people from the northeast face in their bid to integrate.

Sanjib Baruah

by Sanjib Baruah

Sanjib Baruah

Arts & Culture

Arrested reality TV crew in Indian court

Three members of crew shooting reality series Peking Express arrested for possessing unauthorised satellite phones.

Arrested reality TV crew in Indian court

Latin America

All-women travel takes off in India

Women-only travel clubs are growing across the country to cater to those empowered by education and employment.

All-women travel takes off in India

Business & Economy

A bank by women and for women

Konoklota Women Urban Cooperative Bank in India's Assam state helps women become financially secure and empowers them.

A bank by women and for women

Politics

Swaziland elects new faces for an old order

The king continues to choose the prime minister, but some cabinet ministers were ousted in a push for change.

Swaziland elects new faces for an old order

Sport

Pakistan hope to revive fortunes

Bahrain 'donate' new coach Mohammed Shamlan as under-performing Pakistan prepare for the Asian Football Federation Cup.

Pakistan hope to revive fortunes

Politics

Birth of new Indian state opens old divisions

Some residents of the northeast are calling for secession following Telengana which became the newest state this week.

Birth of new Indian state opens old divisions

Politics

Bhutan's opposition party scores upset win

People's Democratic Party storms to power after winning 32 seats out of 47 in nation's second parliamentary elections.

Politics

Polls close in Bhutan parliamentary vote

Officials begin counting after more than 80 percent polling in Himalayan nation's second parliamentary elections.

Polls close in Bhutan parliamentary vote