Stories about South Asia from May, 2014
The Hindu deity Shiva has carved out a firm place in India's pop culture, appearing on TV and in books, movies and even tattoos.
Thousands marched chanting “we want education, education is our basic right, save education," after threats from militants forced dozens of private schools in the town Panjgur to close.
Victor, Josselin, Samuel, Ilan and Ismael all belong to different religions (or none at all). Together, they created the InterFaith Tour.
India's new Prime Minister Modi invited all member nations of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in a strategic move some speculated lets him dive head-first into diplomacy.
Not one of the southern state's 20 elected representatives to the Indian Parliament belongs to Modi's party.
The controversial and charismatic Modi will soon be at the controls of the world's largest democracy. But who is he?
Back in 2011, before Jill Abramson and Dean Baquet assumed their new leadership roles at the New York Times, they visited Karachi.
The ruling Congress party and its allies have suffered a crushing defeat and have already conceded failure, even before the final tally has been announced.
Pakistani journalist Raza Rumi recalls the attack on his life that left his 25-year-old driver dead in March.
Sarmad Tariq never let his paralysis stop him from traveling the world as a motivational speaker and marathon athlete. He died April 30 at age 38 in Pakistan.