Power Companies

  • 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: Power companies increase surcharge, tariff to go up from Feb 1 31-01-2014 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from February 1 as power companies on Friday increased the surcharge. BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and North Delhi Power Limited (NDPL) have increased surcharge by 8, 6 and 7 per cent respectively. The move...
  • Delhi power companies will lose licence if they refuse audit: Jung 06-01-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has warned power distribution companies in Delhi to allow audit of their accounts or else their licences would be cancelled. Jung made the statement on Monday while addressing the Delhi Assembly. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has already spoken to CAG about auditing the...
  • 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...
  • AAP keeps its poll promise, cuts power tariff by 50 per cent in Delhi 31-12-2013 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in a hurry as far as election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are concerned. After announcing the scheme to supply 20,000 litres of free water to every household with metered connection on Monday, a day later Kejriwal delivered another...
  • CAG will audit power companies in Delhi: Kejriwal 31-12-2013 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that Comptroller and Auditor General is willing to audit power distribution companies in Delhi. CAG sources said Kejriwal requested for audit of power companies from the last 11 years for which team will be deputed. The sources refuse to give...
  • Prospects for economic growth will enhance by Indo-Bangladesh partnership: PM 05-10-2013 01:02 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the India-Bangladesh Grid interconnection at Bheramara, Bangladesh through video-conference. The PM extended his best wishes while laying the foundation stone for the 1320 MW Maitri Thermal Power Project that is being developed by the Bangladesh-India Friendship Power...
  • India, Bangladesh ink biggest ever JV for power plant 20-04-2013 10:07 PM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Saturday signed its biggest ever joint venture agreement with India involving investment $1.6 billion for 1,320 MW coal-fired power plant which is expected to be operational in the next five years. "This will be the largest investment Bangladesh ever had ... this will be cheapest source of...