Articles by Sameer Yasir
Oct 09, 2014
No peace to mourn: Citizens of Jammu bear the cost of violence by PakistanA ground report from Chalyari village in Jammu, where two people were killed in Pakistan firing on Wednesday.
Oct 07, 2014
Refugees in their own land: Fed up LoC border villagers call on India to stop PakistanAnger is growing among residents who are living alongside the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.They are asking one question; when will peace return to their lives
Oct 05, 2014
A Kashmiri speaks: Why Haider is a must-see film for every IndianBharadwaj’s Haider is one of the finest political films we may ever see coming out of Bollywood
Sep 28, 2014
J&K floods: Ailing saffron industry takes a Rs 700-crore hitSaffron farmers in Kashmir still use traditional method of processing, after plucking the flowers, its stigmas are separated by family labour, and then sun dried.
Sep 24, 2014
J&K floods: Where did all the gold go? Traders count losses in marriage seasonAs the waters recede in Srinagar city it is revealing a colossal humanitarian tragedy, which will take if not years may be months to recover.
Sep 22, 2014
Exclusive: Our govt wasn't prepared to deal with floods like these, says Omar AbdullahAbdullah confessed that though his government was equipped to deal with average floods, it wasn't remotely ready to deal with a disaster of the magnitude Jammu and Kashmir just witnessed.
Sep 18, 2014
Jammu and Kashmir floods: Residents protest against Omar government's inefficiencyHundreds of relief carrying vehicles and traffic came to a halt when around two dozen residents of Qamarwari area of Srinagar blocked the Baramulla-Srinagar road.
Sep 09, 2014
Stranded, hungry and homeless: A ground report from flood-hit KashmirIn Srinagar, where the flood waters are still to recede, Firstpost correspondent Sameer Yasir reports on how Kashmiris are dealing with one of the worst natural disasters in recent times.
Sep 04, 2014
Kashmir: State's claims washed away as hundreds are left stranded by floodsAfter three days of incessant rains, the residents of Akran village in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district failed to get any response to their calls for help from the district administration and instead called the Indian Army to save them from the flood waters.
Sep 02, 2014
How BJP plans to win in Kashmir's Sopore, where voters don't turn upIn its mission to win over 44 seats in the state, the BJP has a special focus on five seats, all located in the Kashmir valley. Sopore is a crucial seat among them.