Discoms

  • Delhi High Court asks power discoms to co-operate with CAG in audit 24-03-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the three power distribution companies in the national capital to comply with its orders and co-operate with Comptroller and Auditor General in its audit. This comes after the CAG had told the HC earlier this month that the power discoms were not...
  • Delhi discoms not cooperating with audit: CAG tells High Court 03-03-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General on Monday told the Delhi High Court that the three power distribution companies were not co-operating in auditing. CAG told the HC that the three power discoms were not providing documents for carrying out their audit. It submitted before a bench of Acting...
  • Mumbaikars to enjoy power portability, can now choose between Tata, Reliance 25-02-2014 05:17 PM

    Mumbai: Millennium city, Mumbai, will soon become the first place in India where consumers can enjoy power portability. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday held a meeting with the representatives of power discoms, Tata, Reliance and BEST to discuss power tariff issues concerning Mumbai. After the meeting, Chavan said...
  • Delhi power crisis: Discoms move larger High Court bench against CAG audit 07-02-2014 12:22 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end in sight to the Delhi power crisis. The three Delhi discoms have now moved a larger bench of the High Court after an earlier bench refused to stay the CAG audit ordered by the Arvind Kejriwal government into the accounts of the...
  • Delhi government seeks time till Feb 15 to pay Tata Power's dues 06-02-2014 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: While Delhiites face 8 to 10 hour power cuts, the Aam Aadmi Party government seems busy giving more handouts. It has announced a waiver of Rs 13 crore for consumers who defaulted in paying power bills during Kejriwal's agitation. But the Delhi government says it has no money...
  • No cancellation of discom licences without permission, tribunal to AAP 05-02-2014 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback for the Aam Aadmi Party government in its battle against power distribution companies, the Delhi Appellate Electricity Tribunal has directed power regulator DERC to not to suspend licenses of BSES discoms without its permission. On the instructions from the AAP government, the DERC had issued...
  • Roll back tariff hike and fulfil poll promise: Greenpeace to Kejriwal 04-02-2014 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: With the Delhi government facing threat over the power crisis in the state, Greenpeace India on Monday wrote a letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urging him to ask the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to roll-back tariff hike. In the letter, Greanpeace India also urged the...
  • 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...
  • BSES asks Delhi government to step in to avoid major power crisis 31-01-2014 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: The BSES on Friday said that the company is hopeful of avoiding a major power cut in Delhi and has requested the Delhi government to step in to defuse the crisis. BSES sources say bank holding back funds is leading to a payment problem. NTCP has rejected Delhi...
  • NTPC warns Delhi discoms to pay today or power supply will be cut 31-01-2014 03:04 PM

    New Delhi: Residents of East Delhi and Central Delhi may face eight to 10 hours of power cuts in February as the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has rejected Delhi government's plea to continue power supply to BSES Yamuna Power Limited. The NTPC has informed the power discom that a...
  • AAP warns discoms, says will cancel licence, if power supply is cut 31-01-2014 11:35 AM

    New Delhi: The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has asked the private power distribution companies in Delhi to provide 24 hour uninterrupted power in the state failing and has warned them that their licences will be cancelled if they fail to do so. This comes after the Discom BSES Yamuna...
  • Nirupam protest: Cuts in Mumbai power tariffs soon, says Maharashtra CM 27-01-2014 08:32 AM

    Mumbai: In what many have termed as the 'AAP effect', Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will announce in two days, a decision on cutting power tariffs in Mumbai. Similar to an announcement made by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi, Chavan has said that his government is examining the possibility...
  • Auditing of Delhi power discoms to begin on Thursday: Kejriwal 01-01-2014 08:04 PM

    New Delhi: Despite opposition from the power distribution companies, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced that the auditing of these discoms would commence on Thursday. During a press conference in the evening, Kejriwal informed, "Delhi government will start audit of power companies from tomorrow. This will take place...
  • Delhi discoms meet Power Ministry officials, say audit sub-judice 01-01-2014 04:46 PM

    New Delhi: The power distribution companies in Delhi met Power Ministry officials on Wednesday and expressed their opposition to Arvind Kejriwal government's move to seek an audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG). The power distribution companies reiterated that the matter of auditing was sub-judice. "Since, the matter is...
  • BJP promises to allow multiple discoms, opposes hike 29-04-2013 01:32 AM

    New Delhi: Opposing any further hike in power tariff, Delhi BJP Chief Vijay Goel on Sunday promised that multiple discoms will be allowed to supply power if his party wins in assembly polls later this year so that the rates go down drastically. Addressing a rally at Rohini area in...
  • 70 per cent of Delhi street lights don't work 14-12-2010 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Beat it home after dark in Delhi. Nearly 70 per cent of the capital's three lakh street lights, maintained by the civic corporation, do not work -- a factor people blame for the rising number of crimes after dusk in Delhi. Three private companies (discoms) - North Delhi...