Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 31, 2014
People in several areas of Delhi had a harrowing time as power supply was snapped for over 17 hours after a powerful dust storm damaged the electricity network last evening.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Wednesday January 1, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal's decision to cut in power tariff in Delhi has inspired Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam to threaten an agitation against the government of his own party in Maharashtra if a similar reduction is not effected in Mumbai.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday January 1, 2014
The Delhi Cabinet has cleared a 50 per cent cut in electricity prices for the capital.
Assembly | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday December 31, 2013
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced that the three major power distribution companies in Delhi will be audited starting tomorrow, a prelude to a likely drop in electricity prices.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday December 30, 2013
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC), which decides power tariff in the city, has not received any request from the city government yet to cut power rates.
Sunday December 29, 2013
One of the biggest challenges for the newly-appointed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is reducing electricity tariffs by 50 per cent, which can be achieved only through cash subsidy from the government, say experts.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 13, 2013
Several areas in East Delhi on Thursday faced long hours of power cuts as the Ghazipur 220 KV Grid broke down on Monday night in the Noida segment.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 10, 2013
Areas across the Delhi on Monday reeled under outages for up to four hours due to cut in power supply by a number of generating stations and technical snag in the Northern Grid.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 24, 2013
Under attack for the rise in power tariff, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said people will have to pay if they want round-the-clock power supply.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 24, 2013
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday urged people to reduce their electricity consumption if they cannot afford high power bills.
Thursday January 3, 2013
Several areas in the city faced intermittent load-shedding today following cut in power supply by a number of generating stations due to shortage of coal.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 5, 2012
Worried about the grim power situation in Andhra Pradesh following a cut in the gas supply by the centre's Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy will be in Delhi on Monday to discuss the issue with Pri...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday July 30, 2012
In the small hours of last night, huge parts of North India were plunged in darkness as the Northern Grid collapsed. Many people in eight states have spent the night and much of the morning without electricity. It has affected trains, metro services ...
Cities | NDTV.com | Thursday July 5, 2012
Delhi simmered with a high of 41 degrees today. The demand for power set a record: 5642 MW, according to the state-owned BSES. Last August, the peak demand had touched 5028 MW.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 3, 2012
Delhi government is planning to privatise the water distribution system, a move which may lead to increase in rates and add to the woes of Delhites already burdened with a steep hike in power tariffs.
Monday June 25, 2012
Delhi has been reeling under severe outages for the last four days after state-run NHPC cut supply of 200MW power to BSES for failing to pay up dues of over Rs 225 crore.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday September 2, 2011
State-run power generating company National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has warned that power supply to Anil Ambani group's distribution companies in Delhi - BSES Rajdhani and BSES Yamuna - would be stopped if they do not clear dues of over Rs 9...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday October 11, 2009
A senior citizen under intensive care at Delhi's Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital passed away on Saturday due to a power failure.