Articles by Sameer Yasir
Aug 24, 2014
Despite ceasefire violations, Indian army releases Pakistani nationalThe Indian Army posted along the LoC in Uri apprehended Mangta Gujjar, but provided him immediate medical care after realizing his deteriorating health.
Aug 19, 2014
What about insaniyat? Kashmiris question Modi's integrity on talks with PakSeen by many Kashmiris as a ray of hope for better ties with Pakistan, the Narendra Modi government's decision to cancel talks with Pakistan has left the people of Jammu and Kashmir disappointed.
Aug 15, 2014
How Silikote celebrated Independence Day on LOC in KashmirSiliokte is a village of hundred odd houses and a "vulnerable spot for target by forces across the LOC", a young officer of the Indian Army, who was not authorized to speak to media, said.
Aug 13, 2014
Modi's real pitch was to BJP: Focus on Jammu, Ladakh for Assembly pollsNarendra Modi who visited Leh, Kargil today would be aware that with support in Jammu at an all-time high, the BJP must focus on the four Assembly segments of Ladakh.
Aug 04, 2014
Omar's latest worry: Kausar Nag Yatra row takes on Muslims Vs Pandits narrativeThe original questions of whether the Kausar Nag yatra should be permitted were about the ecology of the region in Kashmir, but the row has now been given a communal frame
Jul 30, 2014
Will BJP rope in ex-separatist Sajad Gani Lone to win Jammu and Kashmir?Sajjad Gani Lone's biggest work is a vision document on how India and Pakistan can jointly manage their respective portions of the Kashmir while keeping it a single economic entity. That he is now being wooed by the BJP and PDP is a sign of his growing stature.
Jul 15, 2014
Kashmiris react to Vaidik-Saeed meet; JKLF's Yasin Malik decries 'double standards'Kashmir’s streets were full of angry protesters on Monday, protesting against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, when the pictures of Ved Prakash Vaidik, a close aide of Baba Ramdev, meeting with 26/11 terrorist attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed were being flashed on TV.
Jul 04, 2014
Modi's J&K visit: Omar govt didn't keep promises, say Kashmiri PanditsWith Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting Udhampur today to inaugurate the Udhampur-Katra railway line, the issue of the Kashmiri Pandits and their terrible living conditions in the settlement colonies is back on centrestage.
Jun 29, 2014
As educated youth go missing in Kashmir, fears of a new jihadJust last week a youth demonstrating against a militant's killing was shot dead. Such killings are only leading to more anger amid educated youth, say experts.
Jun 16, 2014
Join global movement for Jihad, al Qaeda tells Kashmiris in new videoA chilling message read in Urdu and directed at Kashmiri Muslims by Maulana Asim Umar - one of the two prominent leaders of al Qaeda’s South Asia unit - urges Kashmiri Muslims to join the global Islamist Jihadi movement and assures them of help.