Articles by Sameer Yasir
Jul 22, 2017
Sentiment against cross-LoC trade grows as Jammu and Kashmir Police seizes heroine in UriFor almost two years now, the Union Home Ministry has been arguing to shut down the cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade between two parts of Kashmir.
Jul 21, 2017
As Jammu and Kashmir forces intensify counter-insurgency operations, civilians pay heavy priceThe intensification in counter-insurgency operations has also widened the gulf for "winning hearts and minds" strategy in Kashmir.
Jul 18, 2017
Bullets over LoC: As India, Pakistani troops exchange fire, border residents have no place to goIt started early Monday morning in twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu district.
Jul 12, 2017
Attack on Amarnath yatris likely to deepen Hindu-Muslim divide: Kashmir should prepare for more bloodshedThe brutal attack carried out by suspected militants on on Amarnath yatris is going to change the rules of engagement in Kashmir between security forces, and militants and their sympathisers
Jul 07, 2017
Kashmir unrest: On eve of Burhan Wani's death anniversary, Valley remains on edgeTo prevent any law and order problem on Burhan Wani's first death anniversary, Security forces in Kashmir have upped the security.
Jul 05, 2017
GST in Jammu and Kashmir: Ruckus in Assembly after PDP minister threatens to 'lynch' lawmakerThe remark came during a discussion on the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Jul 04, 2017
GST rollout: Jammu and Kashmir scribes cry attack on press freedom as speaker restricts coverage of Assembly debateJammu and Kashmir MLAs came at loggerheads with the BJP-PDP government outside the state Assembly after a gag order restricted journalists from covering the special session to discuss GST rollout
Jul 03, 2017
Army kills top 3 LeT commanders in Kashmir as focus turns to neutralising top militant leadersIn a massive crackdown launched by the security forces in Kashmir, top three Lashkar-e-Taiba commanders were killed in the last fortnight and over two dozen search operations were carried out.
Jul 02, 2017
Anantnag encounter: To entrap LeT commander Bashir Ahmad Wani, Kashmir Police played the long gameThe Kashmir Police was waiting for an opportunity when Lashkar would have fewer chances of fleeing with the civilians not being anywhere close. That moment came on Saturday morning.
Jun 30, 2017
J&K's GST logjam continues: National Conference demands separate tax law to protect state's autonomyPDP is facing huge resentment in Kashmir and any move to erode the special status projects the party as a virtual arm of the Hindu nationalists