Articles by Sameer Yasir
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
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.