Articles by Sameer Yasir
Aug 05, 2017
Yawar Nisar's death a grim reminder of unholy trinity of harassment, religion and militancy in KashmirYawar was the first militant from the main town of Anantnag to have joined militancy after the new age militancy gripped the Kashmir valley.
Aug 04, 2017
Crackdown no deterrent in Kashmir: Youth in the Valley find inspiration in 'heroics' of militantsHeroism associated with militancy has made legends out of these young boys in Kashmir and motivates others to take guns into their hands.
Aug 03, 2017
NIA crackdown on terror funding in Kashmir has left leaders of both factions of Hurriyat isolatedThe raids carried out by NIA probing the “terror funding” in Kashmir have created fear psychosis among the workers of both factions of Hurriyat Conference.
Aug 03, 2017
After Abu Dujana, Zakir Musa only prominent militant leader left in Kashmir, matter of time before army gets himAbu Dujana was the second most famous militant commander in the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind group — a breakaway faction of Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba —whose formation was recently announced by Al-Qaeda.
Jul 26, 2017
Machil fake encounter: Army tribunal suspends life sentence of convicts; victims' families say fight for justice will continueTension gripped Kashmir after an Armed Forces Tribunal in Chandigarh suspended life imprisonment of five army personnel including a colonel in the 2010 Machil fake encounter case
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.