Cities | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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A power tariff hike of up to seven per cent announced in Delhi last night has been withdrawn in less than 24 hours amid a chorus of political criticism ahead of assembly polls just months away.
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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 | 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 ...
Cities | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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...
Cities | 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 | 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...
Cities | 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.
India | NDTV.com | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal wrote to PM Narendra Modi on increasing power cuts in Delhi.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday June 11, 2014
As Delhi grapples with soaring temperatures and huge blackouts, a Congress law-maker is on a fast in a tent in south-west Delhi in protest. Coolers and fans whir around him in the tent he is using for his demonstration.
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday June 11, 2014
The massive power outages in a sweltering Delhi have brought people out to the streets in protest. In east Delhi's Jafrabad area, angry residents vandalized a bus and set it on fire on Tuesday night. This morning, a protest by Congress supporters led...
Cities | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal called an emergency meeting with top officials in Delhi today to discuss the crisis. He said a deadline of 10 days has been set for to restore three major transmission lines that were damaged during a recent dust-st...
Cities | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal called an emergency meeting with top officials in Delhi today to discuss the crisis. He said a deadline of 10 days has been set to restore three major power lines that were damaged during a recent dust-storm. The mi...
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Sweltering heat in Delhi and massive power outages have the capital reeling. Union Minister for Power Piyush Goyal has called am emergency meeting with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and senior officers of the state government today to discuss...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Large parts of the national capital plunged into darkness on Monday evening with outages lasting for several hours.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 7, 2014
The national capital yesterday reeled under massive power cuts ranging from two to ten hours as a number of major electricity transmission lines tripped due to technical snags.