South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
Amid a raging row between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on sharing of electricity, the AP government today petitioned Governor ESL Narasimhan on the issue.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 25, 2014
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and ensure that the state gets its due share of electricity from power plants in Andhra Pradesh.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 23, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said in Hyderabad that he was ready for an open discussion about the prevailing power crisis in the new Telangana state even as he criticised the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) government for creating a controversy over every issue.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 20, 2014
The number of dead from the cyclone 'Hudhud' stood at 43 in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu assuring that power supply would be back in the affected coastal districts by October 25.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 16, 2014
Authorities were today busy taking steps to restore the battered infrastructure in Visakhapatnam and other cyclone-hit districts in coastal Andhra Pradesh, apart from ensuring supply of essential commodities.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 14, 2014
People in this cyclone-ravaged port city in Andhra Pradesh continue to live without electricity and communication facilities for the third day on Tuesday. The lack of drinking water, shortage of milk and other essential commodities have added to their woes.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 13, 2014
The Karnataka government has agreed to provide man power assistance to neighbouring Andhra Pradesh to restore electricity supply in cyclone hit parts of that state.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 13, 2014
Cyclone Hudhud has reportedly killed at least seven people in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha and left Visakhapatnam battered, knocking down electricity and telephone poles, damaging buildings and uprooting trees with winds gusting at almost 200 km per hour on Sunday. Heavy rain is expected in Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and parts of Madhya Pradesh and Wes...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 14, 2014
Andhra Pradesh government today said it has placed orders to buy 570 megawatt power from the firms in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to meet the deficit.
Thursday November 28, 2013
As per the proposal, the state electricity boards of Jharkhand, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh would be allowed to convert their outstanding loans till March 2013 into bonds as part of an amendment to the discom debt restructuring package.
India News | Nadim Asrar (with inputs from Agencies) | Sunday October 13, 2013
The tropical cyclone Phailin, that pounded coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh last night, destroyed railway signals and high-tension electricity wires and uprooted tracks and railway platforms at various stations, bringing the rail services in the region to a halt.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 10, 2013
Thousands of electricity employees protesting against the division of Andhra Pradesh for a Telangana state have reportedly decided to end their strike, in a major break for the state engulfed in a major power crisis while it faces a cyclone in 48 hours.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 9, 2013
The government is planning to rope in National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Power Grid Corporation to provide electricity to Andhra Pradesh where large parts are reeling under darkness due to protests and strikes against the Union Cabinet's decision to create a separate Telangana.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Wednesday October 9, 2013
Talks between Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy and striking power sector employees, agitating against the creation of a Telangana state, yesterday remained inconclusive. The indefinite protests by around 30,000 government employees from the Seemandhra region has led to massive power outages, crippling normal life across the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 8, 2013
East Coast Railways has reversed its decision to cancel several trains today after power service from the State Electricity Power Supply in Andhra Pradesh to its Visakhapatnam division resumed.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday October 8, 2013
The Centre's decision to create a new Telangana state has paralysed Andhra Pradesh with blackouts severely affecting essential services and hampering normal life across the state. Hospitals in the Seemandhra region have been hit hard by the steadily worsening power situation due to the ongoing strike by thousands of employees protesting against the...
India News | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday October 8, 2013
The crippling power crisis has hit the essential health services with most hospitals in coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema regions - jointly known as Seemandhra - facing acute blackouts.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 8, 2013
The indefinite strike by electricity employees in Seemandhra to oppose the Centre's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh continued to hit train movement in the state with railways cancelling several trains for the third day on Tuesday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday October 8, 2013
The Centre's decision to create a new Telangana state has paralysed Andhra Pradesh with blackouts severely affecting the health services across the state. Speaking exclusively to NDTV, Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy yesterday told NDTV that he did not rule out resigning if the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh was pushed through.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 7, 2013
Protests against a decision to create Telangana state have left Andhra Pradesh staring at a major power crisis. I-T city Hyderabad has been suffering power cuts since morning and several trains have been cancelled, with thousands of electricity employees staying away from work. In another city in coastal Andhra, there is a shoot-at-sight order sinc...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday October 5, 2013
The electricity employees of Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions of Andhra Pradesh will go on indefinite strike from Sunday to protest the central government's decision to create Telangana state.
India News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Saturday October 5, 2013
The crisis in Vijaywada district of Andhra Pradesh, one of the major sites of intense opposition to Centre's plans to create Telangana, intensified further today with the closure of a power plant there.
Friday September 13, 2013
The changes in current Financial Restructuring Package (FRP) have been proposed to incorporate the outstanding liabilities of Jharkhand, Bihar, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh electricity Boards for the last three-six months.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 12, 2013
Electricity department employees of Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday began a 72-hour strike to protest the proposed bifurcation of the state, thus affecting electricity generation and supply.