Harinder Baweja anchors special projects for Hindustan Times. She has been a journalist for three decades and has focussed on covering conflict zones, including Kashmir, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Director general of Jammu and Kashmir police SP Vaid confirmed that Sunjuwan terrorists were in touch with their handler, Mufti Waqas, during the terror strike that lasted over 48 hours. Waqas was a key associate of Jaish chief Masood Azhar, responsible... read more
The three terrorists regularly used mobile phones and were in communication with their handlers in Pakistan and in South Kashmir, according to officials. ‘Somebody from Pakistan controls them...’ said SP Vaid, director general of J-K Police. read more
The army has a right to give its version of events but it is important that it joins the magisterial inquiry in the interest of justice, because no one can refute the fact that three civilians died because of army bullets. read more
The anti-Sikh riots shattered thousands of families. Scores of orphans, too young to remember how their fathers were killed know each gruesome detail of how burning tyres were thrown around the necks of thousands. Many of them have turned into drug addicts... read more
Sharma has an important job because the Valley, brutalised over the years, is in desperate need of some balm. His advantage is that he has ample experience of dealing with Kashmir,and knows his disadvantages beforehand read more
Dialogue between Pakistan and India remains frozen since the audacious attack on Pathankot in 2016, which India believes was carried out by the Jaish-e-Mohammad, a terror outfit that draws its muscle from the Pakistani deep state. read more
The crackdown on the Hurriyat is a sure sign that there is no political outreach in the works. This complicates the tenuous alliance between Mehbooba and the BJP and shrinks her room for manoeuvre particularly because she had kept a channel open with... read more