Articles by Sameer Yasir
Jun 30, 2017
GST in Kashmir: All-party meet held on Thursday to evaluate political consensus ahead of roll-outTraders and the opposition have been saying that implementation of GST will have ramifications on the State’s fiscal autonomy
Jun 28, 2017
Lynching of DSP Ayub Pandith: Rising public hostility, unsafe locales and the travails of cops in KashmirThe public lynching of Ayub Pandith exposed the deepening fault lines between the locals and the Kashmir police, majority of whom are from the Valley and are Muslims.
Jun 26, 2017
Insurgency bids shifting from south Kashmir to Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir capital home to more than 12 terroristsIn a strategic shift, militants are now turning their attention to a relatively-quieter Srinagar. Srinagar has largely remained militancy free till now as renewed face of insurgency remained confined to south Kashmir.
Jun 25, 2017
DPS Srinagar encounter: Two suspected militants killed, three commandos injured on second dayTwo suspected militants were killed and three para commandos were injured on Sunday afternoon in an encounter at Pantha Chowk, on the outskirts of Srinagar.
Jun 23, 2017
DSP Ayub Pandith beaten to death outside Srinagar's Jamia Masjid; 'mob took away his service revolver': A ground reportThe Jammu and Kashmir police said deputy superintendent of police Mohammad Ayub Pandit, a resident of Khanyar Nowpara area of Srinagar, four kilometers from the place of the incident, was posted on security duty outside the mosque, when he was attacked.
Jun 22, 2017
Lashkar-e-Taiba suffers major setback in Kashmir's Pulwama district as police gun down three militantsLashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) suffered another major blow in south Kashmir's Pulwama district with security forces killing three militants (five in 24 hours) from the outfit in an encounter that lasted six hours
Jun 22, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Heightened security, expanding footprint of forces in Valley are throwback to 1990sThe forces' footprint and installations have increased considerably in last few months in entire South Kashmir.
Jun 18, 2017
Feroz Ahmad Dar, dutiful father and conscientious police officer, slain by a flurry of LeT bulletsFeroz Ahmed Dar, dutiful father and conscientious police officer, slain by a flurry of LeT bullets
Jun 16, 2017
Kashmir unrest: LeT militant Junaid Ahmad Matoo killed; protesters clash with armed forces near encounter siteAs news of Junaid Ahmad Matoo, a top Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) commander in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, trapped inside Malik Mohalla area in Arwani village, spread on social media, hundreds of protesters clashed with the army and Kashmir Police, in a bid to help the trapped militants escape.
Jun 15, 2017
Jaish-e-Mohammad orchestrated militant attacks in Kashmir: Army fears Masood Azhar's organisation is regroupingIf JeM is behind these attacks then it is clear indication that the dreaded militant outfit has been regrouping in the past months in Kashmir.