Articles by Sameer Yasir
Sep 22, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir: Sniper fire fatalities see uptick in recent months amid repeated ceasefire violationsThe number of soldiers killed by sniper fire in Kashmir coming from Pakistan on the de-facto border with India has witnessed an uptick in recent months.
Sep 21, 2017
Tral attack: Amid political will to rekindle touch with citizens, Kashmir security apparatus gears up for more terror strikesA year since Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter, the Jammu and Kashmir state government has embarked on an ambitious plan to connect with the people
Sep 19, 2017
Worried over widening gap with Kashmir youths, Mehbooba Mufti starts public darbar, but is it too late for PDP chief?Does Mehbooba have enough time on her hands to reclaim the ground that her party has lost since she came to power?
Aug 27, 2017
Abrogation of Article 35A: Kashmir may be headed for more unrest as locals panic over changing demographicsIf Article 35A is struck down, there will be a rebellion and Kashmir will erupt like never before. It may be an uprising that's beyond the control of the state apparatus and may be too much for J&K or New Delhi to bear
Aug 26, 2017
Kashmir encounter: JeM unleashes terror in Pulwama; eight security personnel, three militants die in gunfightThe attack comes two months after security forces foiled two similar suicide attacks in Sumbal area in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
Aug 14, 2017
Shopian encounter: Yasin Yatoo's death has cost Hizbul Mujahideen one of it's last 'moderate' voicesYatoo, a tall burly man with a round face and aged features, was often spotted in military fatigues in pictures and videos shared on social media.
Aug 11, 2017
Kashmir unrest: 'Justice means nothing in the Valley', says distraught father of student killed in clashesYounis was hit by hundreds of pellets to his chest, according to doctors who treated him at Srinagar’s SMHS hospital in Kashmir.
Aug 09, 2017
Mehbooba Mufti-Farooq Abdullah meet over Article 35A shows how crucial the issue is for KashmirThere is no doubt that the abrogation of Article 35A has a potential to put Kashmir on a fire which will be beyond anyone's control.
Aug 08, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir Opposition parties unite against move to 'abrogate' special statusOn Monday, Jammu and Kashmir Opposition parties joined hands against any move to revoke the Article 35-A,
Aug 07, 2017
Killing Kashmir militants is winning no wars for New Delhi, lack of political outreach is real problemNever before has there been so much of a threat mounting on the special status enjoyed by the state of Jammu and Kashmir under the Indian constitution