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PAGD – Is JKPCC in or out?  

PAGD – Is JKPCC in or out?  

The party has joined the poll alliance with the PAGD but distanced itself from its stand on issues like ‘restoration of the special status and statehood’.

Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) had joined all parties meeting at Dr Farooq Abdullah’s Gupkar residence on August 4, last year, in which the participant parties unanimously passed a resolution, now known as Gupkar Declaration, pledging to safeguard the special status of J&K. Just a day later, the BJP government at the centre, […]

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Kashmir’s endemic power crises explained

Kashmir’s endemic power crises explained

Outages may only worsen as mercury dips further in coming days

Srinagar: Even as the winter season has just begun, frequent power breakdowns have become a source of big heart- and head-ache for people across the Valley. Irony is that the Power Development Department (PDP), which is responsible for transmission and distribution of electricity in the UT, has made its own recently announced ‘power curtailment schedule’ […]