Articles by Sameer Yasir
Oct 24, 2014
Omar Abdullah wants delayed polls in J&K, but has little supportIf the EC decided to hold elections on time despite the devastating floods, the voter turnout mostly in Kashmir region, will be effected severely.
Oct 17, 2014
Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider has irked both Hindu and Muslim hardliners: Here's whyNo movie in the recent times has riled the Hindu right-wing brigade and Muslims alike as Haider has.
Oct 13, 2014
Shells, snipers and death: What children in J&K border villages live withThe sharp escalation in the number of ceasefire violations along the India-Pakistan border has taken a serious toll on the lives of children who live in villages along the border.
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.