Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 1, 2014
Slamming the decision of Delhi's power regulator to increase power tariff by up to 8 per cent, BJP today launched a 'Bijli Andolan', demanding immediate roll back of the hike.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 1, 2014
Criticising the Delhi government for its failure to check power tariff hike, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today protested against the hike in the national capital
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 11, 2013
The BJP is holding a rally in Delhi today against the recent power tariff hike introduced in the capital. The Opposition party has made the power tariff hike a political issue ahead of the elections scheduled later this year.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 28, 2013
Scores of BJP workers including its Delhi President Vijay Goel were on Sunday evening detained when they tried to carry out a candle light march towards Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence in Delhi demanding immediate roll back of power tariff ...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 28, 2013
Delhi has the lowest power tariff in comparison to other cities, said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday, reacting to a protest organised by the opposition in the wake of the recent hike in power rates.
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With IANS inputs) | Friday July 26, 2013
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) today revised the power tariff in the national capital by five per cent.
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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 31, 2013
Delhites will have to shell out more money for electricity from Friday with power regulator DERC effecting upto three per cent hike in tariff to adjust the power purchase cost of distribution companies.
Wednesday January 30, 2013
Power sector regulator CERC today admitted a plea of Reliance Power's subsidiary for upward revision of tariff from its under-construction Sasan ultra-mega power project in Madhya Pradesh.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday October 22, 2012
Amid widespread anger against hike in electricity bills, Delhi's power regulator DERC on Monday made adjustments in the tariff structure which could reduce monthly bills of low-end consumers by around 15 per cent.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday October 12, 2012
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was today booed and a slipper hurled at her at a public function in north east Delhi by a group of India Against Corruption activists, protesting price rise and stiff hike in power tariff.
Cities | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Sunday October 7, 2012
Arvind Kejriwal and other members of India Against Corruption (IAC) burned electricity bills and protested against hikes in power tariff in several parts of the national capital on Sunday.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 7, 2012
Arvind Kejriwal and other members of India Against Corruption (IAC) have threatened to burn electricity bills on Sunday to protest hikes in power tariff in the national capital.
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 | Sunday July 1, 2012
The 26 per cent hike in power tariff for domestic consumers in the city will come into effect from today. The new rates were announced by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Wednesday.
Raj Kumar Sahu | Thursday June 28, 2012
It is learnt that 22 state governments have approached the electricity regulators in their respective states and a hike in tariff is round the corner.
Wednesday June 27, 2012
Tariff for domestic consumption has been hiked by 24%, while commercial power tariff will be higher by 19.5%.
Varun Sinha | Wednesday June 27, 2012
Power stocks rose on the back of a sharp tariff hike in Delhi, a key market for power companies.
Raj Kumar Sahu | Tuesday June 26, 2012
For the domestic users, the tariff hike is as high as 24.15%, which comes to Rs 1.01 more per unit of power consumed.