Tariff Hike

  • Delhi discoms hike tariff, AAP govt fumes, says it's uncalled for 31-01-2014 10:46 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party government's New Year gift to Delhi did not last long as people will now have to pay more for electricity. The power companies on Friday increased the surcharge resulting in electricity tariff going up from February 1. The BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), BSES Rajdhani...
  • Delhi government condemns hike in power tariff 31-01-2014 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Friday condemned the hike in power tariffs from February 1. The Aam Aadmi Party government in one of its poll promises had said there will be a 50 per cent cut in the power tariff, but Delhiites will now be paying more. The Kejriwal...
  • Delhi: BJP activists detained as they try to march to CM's residence 28-07-2013 09:18 PM

    New Delhi: Scores of BJP workers including its Delhi President Vijay Goel protested against the recent power tariff hike outside the Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit's residence on Sunday. Police resorted to the use of water cannons when some of the protesters tried to break barricades. Some of the party...
  • RWAs oppose increase in electricity rates by DERC 05-06-2013 02:57 AM

    New Delhi: Accusing the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission of siding with the private power distribution companies, various Resident Welfare Associations on Tuesday warned it against effecting another increase in electricity rates. Participating at a public hearing organised by the DERC on finalising a new tariff order for 2013-14, representatives of...
  • BJP threatens to stage protest outside DERC office 03-06-2013 02:05 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Sunday threatened to go on a sit-in protest outside the DERC office in Delhi during a public hearing organised to decide on a proposed hike in the power tariff. Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday with all the stake holders,...
  • UP opposition slams power tariff hike, demands rollback 02-06-2013 04:45 AM

    Lucknow: Opposition parties and farmers groups in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday slammed the Samajwadi Party (SP) government for the recent power tariff hike. Angry at the steep hike in domestic and rural electricity tariff, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took out a massive protest march to the Shakti Bhawan, the...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Power tariffs hiked up to 16 per cent 28-04-2013 01:30 AM

    Shimla: Power tariffs in Himachal Pradesh have been hiked by up to 16 per cent for all categories, including domestic consumers (except BPL families) with immediate effect. The increase will be reflected in the electricity bill generated for April 2013, State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC) announced in its tariff order...
  • Gujarat: Electricity to be costlier by 34 paise per unit 16-04-2013 11:43 PM

    Ahmedabad: Electricity in Gujarat will get costlier on an average by 34 paise per unit as an order on tariff restructuring was passed by the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. However, consumers in below poverty level (BPL) category have been excluded from the hike, an official...
  • Andhra bandh over power tariff hike successful: K Nageshwar 09-04-2013 05:38 PM

    How has Andhra Pradesh responded to the bandh call over power tariff hike? Political analyst & independent member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council K Nageshwar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. People put the politicians to power and have got to pay a high price for...
  • AP: Statewide bandh against power prices today 09-04-2013 07:56 AM

    Hyderabad: Opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh have called for a statewide bandh on Tuesday even after the government provided some relief from the steep hike in electricity prices. The shutdown has been supported by the main opposition, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the YSR Congress. The Bharatiya Janata Party,...
  • YSR Congress to intensify agitation over power tariff hike 07-04-2013 05:59 AM

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress on Saturday said with the Congress-led Andhra Pradesh government not responding adequately to the issue of power tariff hike, it would intensify its agitation demanding roll-back in the increase. The party has asked its cadre to "picket all electricity sub-stations besides holding dharnas and taking out rallies...
  • Andhra Opposition protests against power tariff hike 05-04-2013 12:24 PM

    Hyderabad: Opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh have decided to go ahead with their statewide shutdown on April 9 despite the government providing some relief from the steep hike in electricity tariff announced last week. Bowing to pressure from the opposition and also a section of its own leaders, the Congress...