Construction of Jammu-Poonch rail line should be completed in time: PDP
Monday, December 24, 2018, 8:15 PM
The PDP on December 24 welcomed the Centre's nod for constructing the Jammu-Rajouri-Poonch rail line, demanding that the work should be completed in a fixed timeline. Senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar said the party welcomes such a decision, but it is concerned over the snail's pace of work going on at Jammu and Kashmir's main railway project - the Srinagar-Baramulla-Udhampur rail line.
Credit war in Kashmir after Centre approves railway link
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 8:48 AM
Mehbooba Mufti's Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Sajad Gani Lone's Peoples Conference and governor Satya Pal Malik's administration on Thursday claimed credit after the Centre approved the extension of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link up to Kupwara. PDP tweeted "Railway connectivity to Kupwara will soon be a reality. Thank you for your efforts @MehboobaMufti @MirMohdFayaz". Soon, Lone tweeted obliquely targeting the PDP for taking credit.