Articles by Sameer Yasir
Mar 26, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir: Litany of unresolved issues exposes chasm between ideologically divergent BJP, PDPIt's been nearly a year since Mehbooba Mufti was sworn in as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir after the death of her father, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who had stitched an alliance with the BJP to become CM for the second time
Mar 24, 2017
Kashmir bypolls: Anantnag and Srinagar to vote soon, but no sign of campaigning yetThere is no sign of a visible election campaign visible in both the parliamentary constituency of Kashmir — Anantnag and Srinagar — which are going to polls on 9 and 12 April respectively.
Mar 23, 2017
Meet Tassaduq Hussain Mufti: The reluctant PDP politician in the fray for the Anantnag Parliament seatThis is Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, son of late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, kickstarting his political campaign for the Anantnag Parliament constituency that has been at the forefront of last year's agitation
Mar 21, 2017
Pakistan's plan to occupy Gilgit-Baltistan: Separatist leaders say move could impact Kashmir disputeIslamabad's decision to change the status of the Gilgit-Baltistan region and annexe it as its fifth province has irked separatist leaders in Kashmir.
Mar 21, 2017
CPEC: Kashmir's political players, experts see no reason to oppose as corridor could benefit India greatlyKashmir can in fact become a gateway for India to be part of the CPEC, provided there is a settlement of the dispute first. Stronger the CPEC becomes, more the need to resolve disputes in the region
Mar 18, 2017
Kaneeza's death by a 'stray' bullet: Cry my beloved country, a Kashmiri flower has been nipped in the bud'Stray' bullets are killing one too many children in Kashmir these days. They have a villainous name, a murderous character, yet manage to remain anonymous.
Mar 15, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir: Anantnag, Srinagar Lok Sabha seats by-polls see little campaigning under the fear of gunThe by-polls for two parliamentary seats of Anantnag and Srinagar will be held on 9 April, according to the Election Commission of India.
Mar 14, 2017
CPEC: Kashmiris to decide real impact of multi-billion dollar project on India, say expertsThe real impact of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Kashmir will be decided by the people of the state, than by any other country, experts say
Mar 12, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Violence continues to grip the Valley as killings continue unabatedThe cycle of death and injuries continues unabated in Kashmir as at least five people were killed on Thursday.
Mar 09, 2017
Pulwama encounter: 15-year-old's death stark reminder of dark days ahead in KashmirIt was widely feared but this is the new reality in Kashmir. After Army Chief Bipin Rawat warned protesters against disrupting anti-militant operation, the killing of a 15-year-old boy during clashes at an encounter site is a stark reminder of what the valley is going to witness in the coming days.