POWER HIKE

  • RWAs slam Dikshit government for giving 'power shocks' to common man August 9, 2013

    The Residents' Welfare Association representatives on Thursday rapped the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission for imposing "unabated" hike in power tariff on Delhiites and accused the Sheila Dikshit government of colluding with power distribution companies. "These hikes reflect the indifferent attitude of the power managers in the national capital, who collude...
  • Delhi BJP slams Sheila Dikshit over electricity tariff remark July 30, 2013

    Delhi BJP on Monday took strong objection to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's comment that the electricity rates in the national capital are "lowest" as compared to other cities and term it as "fake claim". Accusing Dikshit of trying to mislead people, Delhi BJP chief Vijay Goel claimed power tariff in...
  • BJP slams HP government for hike in power tariff April 29, 2013

    Shimla: State unit of BJP has criticised the government for steep hike in power tariff, saying it has burdened 18 lakh domestic consumers with over Rs 500 crore. "For the first time, power tariff has been hiked by 70 paise per unit and even domestic consumers have not been spared,"...
  • Power hike protests: AP government assures relook April 3, 2013

    Hyderabad: Bowing to intensified protests by TDP and other opposition parties on the issue of power crisis, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Tuesday night said the power tariff hike would be revisited so that poor sections were not burdened. Police meanwhile shifted the fasting BJP MLAs...