Articles by Sameer Yasir
May 07, 2014
As protesters, forces clash in Baramulla, a Sikh village votes against OmarSinghpora’s Sikh community might not decide the fate of a candidate, but their anger at the NC is clear amid a violent polling day as clashes take place in Baramulla, Palhalan and Sopore.
May 05, 2014
In Baramulla, Hizbul posters warn Kashmiris against votingThe May 7 polling in Baramulla will take place under the shadow of a threat of violence, with security agencies fearing trouble.
Apr 30, 2014
Srinagar city voters bends to separatists' theat, rural areas defy itThe fear of venturing out on the streets was visible as the interiors of old city area of Srinagar wore a deserted look.
Apr 28, 2014
J&K: Why poor voter turnout can be blamed on militant attacksIf there is any thing that could explain the poor poll percentage and turning of Anantnag into a ghost town on the polling day, blame it on the killings like these. And its impact, on the fourth phase of polling in Kashmir, would be enormous.
Apr 16, 2014
In Udhampur, Azad battles hard against Modi waveRebel BJP leader Chaman Lal Gupta, who won this seat thrice, has fielded his son Anil Gupta in an attempt to divide the Hindu votes and ruin the chances of the BJP.
Apr 12, 2014
High voter turnout keeps Congress on tenterhooks in JammuIt was a disgruntled population that came out to vote in large numbers
Apr 10, 2014
In Jammu's refugee camps, a BJP wave could sweep votesDuring a recent rally in Jammu, the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had recently demanded justice for refugees from Pakistan.
Apr 09, 2014
Suspected militants spotted in Rajouri, Jammu ahead of pollThe police and paramilitary forces are looking for some suspects who seemingly "looked like militants" and were making rounds of the Rajouri town, police said.
Apr 08, 2014
J&K: Divided by riots, Kishtwar plans to vote on communal linesAlthough, the bazaars of Kishtwar town present a picture of normalcy, it is clearly divided on communal lines.
Apr 07, 2014
Report from Jammu: Modi wave cannot dislodge Cong candidateA palpable Modi wave in the plains of Jammu is unlikely to be sufficient to dislodge the Congress three-time incumbent from his seat. BjP is doing well in Jammu, but not well enough to win.