DELHI POWER CRISIS

  • News 360: 6yearold raped in Bangalore school, protests follow July 17, 2014

    In a horrific crime that shocked the nation, a 6yearold girl was raped inside an international school's premises, allegedly by two staff members. The incident took place on July 2 and a complaint was filed by the child's parents on Tuesday. The school authorities have refused to take any responsibility...
  • Power Minister Piyush Goyal conducts surprise checks at power restoration sites in Delhi June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal paid several surprise visits to areas in South and West Delhi where restoration work of transmission lines is underway. Piyush Goyal surveyed the restoration work in Ashok Nagar and Maharani Bagh post midnight. Goyal has said that power employees are working around the clock...
  • Severe power crisis loom large over Delhi June 11, 2014

    Power crisis continues to loom large over Delhi with the soaring temperatures. The government has now decided to supply additional 400 MW power to tackle the crisis. ...
  • Before polls it was 'har ghar Modi', now it's 'har ghar mombatti': Congress on Delhi power crisis June 11, 2014

    The political battle over the power crisis in Delhi continues. Congress leader Rashid Alvi blamed the BJP for the crisis saying, "Before elections, we kept hearing the slogan har har Modi (Modi in every household). Now it has become har ghar mombatti (candle in every household)" ...
  • Kejriwal to seek an appointment with PM Modi over Delhi power crisis June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejirwal and party leader Manish Sisodia plans to seek an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the power crisis in Delhi. This after they protested outside Union Minister Harsh Vardhan's house in the national capital. The BJP, however, continues to blame...
  • No respite from power cuts in Delhi, protesters take to vandalism June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Hours after the Centre stepped in promising immediate relief to the residents of Delhi, power cuts continued across the national capital. In Jaffrabad, protests against power cuts took a violent turn with protesters setting ablaze a bus and indulging in vandalism. The police are expected to lodge an...
  • Power cuts continue to haunt Delhiites June 10, 2014

    CNNIBN visits various places in the national capital to take stock of the power crisis in Delhi. ...
  • News 360: Government assures additional 400 MW to tackle Delhi power crisis June 10, 2014

    With frequent power cuts hampering normal life in the national capital, the government has now assured additional 400 MW to tackle the crisis. ...
  • Frequent power cuts throw life out of gear for Delhiites June 10, 2014

    People are facing severe power cuts in Delhi. Businesses as well as normal life has been thrown out of gear in Delhi. ...
  • Don't blame us, manage the Delhi power crisis: Congress June 10, 2014

    Congress leader Haroon Yusuf asked the Centre not to indulge in blame game over Delhi power crisis. "The people of Delhi know how trouble free the power situation has been for the last ten years under the Congress. Instead of bickering and playing the blame game. The BJP and Piyush...
  • Did good work in Delhi, Centre can't blame us for power crisis: Congress June 10, 2014

    Congress leader Verappa Moily slammed Power Minister Piyush Goyal saying that the Congress government can not be blamed for the power crisis in Delhi. Goyal had said that Delhi had to suffer because of a lack of a decision making capacity by the Sheila Dikshit government in Delhi. ...
  • Faulty power transmission towers hamper electricity supply in Delhi June 10, 2014

    Several power transmission towers in Delhi had fallen after the storm on 30 May. However, 10 days on, they are still to be repaired. The damage to the towers has impacted the electricity supply in the West and the South West Zone. ...
  • There should be rational load shedding to mend power crisis: Shakti Sinha June 10, 2014

    What needs to be done to prevent Delhi's power crisis from occurring again? CNNIBN spoke to Delhi's former Principal Secretary, Power, Shakti Sinha, who said that there needs to be proper power distribution by rotational load shedding. ...
  • Delhi: Centre blames previous government, promises to end power woes June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: There is some good news for the Delhiites. The capital will get 400 megawatts of power by Tuesday night. The decision comes after an emergency meeting between Power Minister Piyush Goyal, the Delhi Lt Governor and other top officials. Targetting the Sheila Dikshit government which governed Delhi for...
  • Power Minister calls emergency meet, blames Congress, AAP for Delhi crisis June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst continuing protests over the long power cuts in Delhi, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal called an emergency meeting with the national capital's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and senior government officials at 10 am on Tuesday. Goyal is expected to address the media after the meeting. Goyal blamed the...
  • Power cuts add to the heat wave woes in Delhi; Congress, BJP, AAP fight it out June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A relentless heat wave continues to make life miserable in North India. Delhi is expected to see a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius for yet another day on Tuesday. Making matters worse in the national capital are 6hour long power cuts. Protests have erupted across the city. Residents...
  • Delhi power crisis: Anil Ambani meets Lt Governor February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Reliance Group chairman Anil Ambani on Wednesday met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung for nearly an hour which officials described as a "courtesy call." Both sides declined to comment on the deliberations between Ambani and Jung. The meeting comes against the backdrop of issues concerning two group companies BSES...
  • Delhi power crisis: SC asks NTPC to continue supply to BSES February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major relief to Delhiites, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the National Thermal Power Corporation to continue the power supply to BSES Yamuna, the discom which provides electricity to east and central Delhi. The top court asked NTPC to continue the supply till March 26 and also...
  • Delhi CM gives companies 4 days to end power crisis June 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Facing strong criticism for the power crisis in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday sternly asked the power distribution companies to improve the situation in four days. "The government has told BSES in plain words to make the power situation normal within four days and...