India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday February 24, 2015
On his visit to New Delhi, former US Vice President and climate change evangelist Al Gore said Indians must know that this is a life and death issue. Speaking exclusively to NDTV, Mr Gore sounded the warning on what's at stake. He also praised Prime ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 23, 2015
The newly sworn-in Aam Aadmi Party government is looking to initiate discussions on its poll promises, including women's safety and cheaper electricity, in the brief two-day session of the Delhi Assembly which began today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 17, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the ongoing auction of coal mines would help in ensuring cheaper electricity to the common man in a sustained manner as against the practice of states subsidizing power.
Delhi News | Agencies | Tuesday February 17, 2015
After insisting that it will not work to timeframes set by the media, the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has jump-started its plan to slash electricity bills and provide free water.
India News | Monday February 16, 2015
In an apparent dig at the Aam Aadmi Party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday questioned how parties made pre-election promises to reduce power bills in states that are dependent on electricity from outside.
India News | Press Trust India | Monday February 16, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took an apparent at Aam Aadmi Party's poll promise to reduce power and water bills today, saying he wondered how such promises could be made in states which were dependent on electricity supply from outside.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 10, 2015
Assocham president Rana Kapoor said the landslide victory of AAP proves it has caught the imagination of the neglected aspirational class which wants basic necessities of life like water, electricity, roads and safety.
Assembly | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 31, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released its manifesto for the February 7 Delhi assembly elections, focusing on full statehood, women's safety and reducing electricity tariff.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 23, 2015
Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, BJP has promised fifty per cent reduction in electricity bill to every household if voted to power.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With inputs from agencies) | Thursday January 15, 2015
Ahead of Delhi elections, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has charged Delhi BJP chief BJP leader Satish Upadhyay with corruption. When Mr Upadhyay threatened to sue him for corruption, Mr Kejriwal called it a "face-saving gesture".
Opinion | Ashutosh | Tuesday January 20, 2015
PM is better speaker than Kejriwal. So what, writes Ashutosh.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 15, 2014
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said it would provide free water and fifty percent reduction in electricity bill to every household if voted to power.
India News | Sandeep Phukan | Sunday December 14, 2014
It would have been any other government award ceremony to mark December 14 as the national energy conservation day. But children brightened up the proceedings during their interaction with Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday afternoon.
Delhi News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (with inputs from PTI) | Friday November 14, 2014
A power tariff hike of up to seven per cent announced in Delhi last night has been withdrawn in less than 24 hours amid a chorus of political criticism ahead of assembly polls just months away.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 14, 2014
Power tariff in the national capital was tonight hiked by up to seven per cent by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) and will come into effect from Saturday.
Sunday October 5, 2014
Power tariff in the city may go up next month as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) is all set to levy a fuel surcharge to help the private distribution companies adjust their power purchase cost.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 2, 2014
Delhi Metro commuters faced a harrowing time on Tuesday when train services on one of its lines were affected for over an hour, an official said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 17, 2014
The Aam Aadmi Party today demanded that the law setting up the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) should be amended to make the panel accountable to the people as it showed "extreme reluctance" to fix the accountability for power cuts in ...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 31, 2014
In a good news for Delhi, the government today said electricity bills of 84 per cent of households in the capital will come down immediately even as it promised better infrastructure, more hospitals and educational institutions to make it a 'world cl...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 28, 2014
Every fifth person in the world lacks access to electricity while three billion people depend on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste for cooking, noted environmentalist R.K. Pachauri said in Delhi on Saturday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 20, 2014
In the backdrop of the current power crisis, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal will hold a meeting with leading producers like Anil Ambani, Gautam Adani and Naveen Jindal today to take stock of the electricity supply scenario and availability of f...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 19, 2014
Power demand in the city recorded the season's highest of 5,528 MW on Wednesday, with the power distribution companies or discoms saying they are making all-out efforts to provide better electricity supply to consumers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Staging protests over the power and water crisis in the national capital, the Congress on Monday gave an ultimatum to the Centre that if the electricity supply was not improved within the next 24 hours, party workers will gherao Prime Minister Narend...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 12, 2014
Congress workers today staged a protest in south Delhi's Khanpur area against the prolonged power cuts in the national capital.