Featured stories about South Asia
- PHOTOS: Voters Turn Out in Droves for Nepal's Constituent Assembly Elections 19 November 2013
- VIDEO: Tear-jerking Google ‘Reunion’ Ad Warms Hearts Across India and Pakistan 15 November 2013
- Bangladesh’s Hijras Win Official Recognition as Separate Gender 13 November 2013
- PHOTOS: ‘Silent Protest’ Demands Elections in Maldives 8 November 2013
Latest stories about South Asia
1 December 2013
Tejpal is editor-in-chief for Indian magazine Tehelka, known for its groundbreaking investigative journalism and coverage of issues such as corruption and sexual violence.
29 November 2013
Playing as an underdog the Himalayan country secured a berth at the next years Twenty20 Cricket World Cup. The netizens are rejoicing this surprise feat.
26 November 2013
Nepal's elections to choose a new Constituent Assembly were finally held on 19 November 2013. The new assembly will be tasked with drafting Nepal's much awaited Constitution.
25 November 2013
Following a deadly sectarian clash in Rawalpindi city, manipulated photos of the event quickly spread on social media, inspiring false 'revenge' attacks in different parts of Pakistan, according to authorities.
22 November 2013
The autumn sky above Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka was so beautiful on 17 November that social media was flooded with images and talk about the scene.
21 November 2013
As Pakistan attempts to keep the International Monetary Fund happy by slashing subsidies, hiking power tariffs and increasing revenue, inflation has grown sharply, severely impacting ordinary citizens.
18 November 2013
Many Australians were flabbergasted by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conciliatory remarks about torture and other human rights abuses allegedly committed by the Sri Lankan government
16 November 2013
Social Media went abuzz with congratulatory messages as India's ace cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar retired from the game and was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, shortly after.
13 November 2013
The Pakistani government has shelved planned peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban, following the election of a new chief who doesn't seem interested in talks or peace.
12 November 2013
"Global Voices may raise hidden voices across the globe, but it is a voice within itself. A family you can trust," Ismail Vohra writes about his first encounter with GV.