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Srinagar: National Conference (NC) on Friday said the erratic power supply is tormenting the people of Kashmir, saying the promise of ruling BJP that electricity supply for winters would be “far better than the previous year’s” has fallen flat. On the contrary, the demand for electricity supply in the valley continues to outstrip its supply and people are not just without heat in the ongoing harsh winters, but losing business, study time and health, said…

Doda: Ganouri-Tanta Village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Sunday saw the light of an electric bulb for the first time, ending the decades of darkness from the lives of the villagers. The electrification of the village was taken up on the order of Lieutenant-Governor Manoj Sinha after a group of locals projected the demand before him in the last LG Mulaqat. Taking a considerate view of the matter, the LG asked the district…

As winter power cuts have once again arrived to pester Kashmiris, Moori is living with no light after sunset. Despite ‘100% electrification’ claims, this is the plight of a village in northern Kashmir, where 300 persons have been left completely in dark to grapple with kerosene fumes and failing health. Despite living some thirty-odd summers of his life, Farooq Khan could never notice poetic sunsets in his postcard, yet perpetually dark, hometown called Moori —…