Articles by Sameer Yasir
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.
Mar 31, 2014
Kashmir's only woman minister faces flak for using the Quran to get votesSakina Itoo, is seen grabbing the hand of a supporter and compelling him to take a vow to vote for her party.
Mar 28, 2014
Kathua encounter: Security forces expected violence in J&K as LS polls nearIt is difficult to say yet when these militants may have entered Jammu but the motive is self evident, to create panic before the polls.
Mar 26, 2014
Modi rally in Jammu today: A BJP wave, but Cong-NC has slight edgeThe Cong-NC have forged an alliance, but the PDP cannot sign up for an alliance with BJP until after the Assembly polls, for fear of upsetting Muslim voters.
Mar 07, 2014
Suspended for 'sedition', Kashmiri students refuse Pak scholarshipsThe authorities in Meerut thought it fit to send the Kashmiri students home to avert any clashes, but that has widened the gulf that the architects of the Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme were keen to bridge.