The biggest stories of January 31, 2014
Jan 31, 2014
Jan 31, 2014
India | Reported by Bhairavi Singh, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 12, 2014
People in Delhi who refused to pay inflated bills and joined Arvind Kejriwal's campaign against power distribution companies last year will now be rewarded - they will have to pay only half their bills, without any penalty.
Thursday February 6, 2014
Reliance Infra-backed BSES discoms on Thursday sought Rs 450 crore "dues" from Delhi government and MCDs to overcome their immediate "financial difficulties" and avoid blackouts in 70 per cent areas even as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) dispensation main...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Reliance Infra-backed BSES discoms on Tuesday criticised Delhi government for recommending to power regulator DERC to revoke their licenses, saying the proposal was "arbitrary" and "illegal" and will be a huge setback to power sector reforms.
Cities | Nikita Niraj Arora | Sunday February 2, 2014
The state-run power generation company National Thermal Power Corporation or NTPC on Saturday gave a supply suspension notice to BSES Rajdhani and BYPL, two of the three distributing firms or discoms in Delhi, from February 11.
Cities | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday February 1, 2014
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Cities | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday January 22, 2014
The three discoms that supply power to the Capital -Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd., BSES Rajdhani and BSES Yamuna-have challenged the CAG's authority to audit their finances, arguing that only reputed firms empanelled by the audit watchdog could ...
Thursday January 16, 2014
His comments come against the backdrop of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announcing reduction in power tariffs by up to 50 per cent for consumers using up to 400 units a month. Congress leaders in Mumbai Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt have deman...
Cities | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday January 6, 2014
Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal government may cancel the licences of power distribution companies who refuse to have their financial records examined by the national auditor, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today said.
Tuesday April 23, 2013
Electricity rates in the national capital are likely to go up soon with Union Power Ministry turning down a request by Delhi Government to provide cheaper power to the city, while private discoms are pushing for a steep hike in tariff due to increasi...
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.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 1, 2013
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday outright rejected Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal's allegations of her being in collusion with power discoms to not lower power tarrif in the capital, terming them an "utter lie".
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday September 23, 2012
For the first time after splitting from Anna Hazare, anti-graft activist Arvind Kejriwal today led a protest against hike in power tariffs, alleging that the Delhi government and private discoms were out to loot people.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 25, 2011
Acting tough, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has served notices on Reliance Infrastructure-backed distribution companies or discoms, asking why their licences for operation should not be suspended for failing to pay their dues to ...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2009
Dikshit also held out hopes for an improvement in the power situation by Monday.