Power Supply

  • NTPC gives power supply suspension notice from Feb 11 to BSES Rajdhani 01-02-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: The National Thermal Power Corporation has given an electricity supply suspension notice from February 11 to Delhi utility BSES Rajdhani. On Friday, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) had threatened to stop power supply to the BSES Yamuna, which caters to central and east Delhi. The regions could...
  • Delhi to pay 6-8 pc more for power, yet face cuts as discoms fail to pay dues 01-02-2014 07:27 AM

    New Delhi: If you stay in Delhi, get ready to pay more for electricity from Saturday. The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Friday hiked the power surcharge for the three distribution companies in the capital by 6 to 8 per cent. The BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), the BSES...
  • 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...
  • Vasundhara Raje asks officials to ensure 24-hour domestic power supply 08-01-2014 09:16 PM

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday asked officials to ensure round-the-clock domestic power supply and six-and-a-half hour uninterrupted electricity supply to farmers. Speaking at the inaugural session of two-day Collectors and SPs conference in Jaipur, the Chief Minister also directed them to effectively monitor water projects and ensure proper...
  • Will provide 24-hour power supply this year: BJP 03-01-2014 08:20 AM

    The Rajasthan government on Thursday saidthat 24-hour power supply would be ensured for all in thestate this year, as promised in the BJP's election manifesto,a minister said. Once the state achieves self-reliance in electricitygeneration, power would be supplied for all for 24 hoursduring this year, Rajasthan Energy Minister Gajendra Khimsarsaid.To...
  • Farmers to get 7-hour power supply a day: Minister 24-12-2013 09:26 AM

    Farmers in Rajasthan will get six to seven hours electricity daily from Tuesday and the state government has granted an additional Rs 300 crore fund for the purpose, newly appointed Energy Minister Gajendra Singh Khinvsarsaid. "Presently, farmers are supplied electricity for around five hours in a day, and arrangements are...
  • Congress MLA on indefinite fast demanding electric crematorium 09-12-2013 05:10 PM

    Congress MLA from Jamshedpur West assembly constituency, Banna Gupta on Monday sat on indefinite fast in support of his long-standing demand for setting up of a electric crematorium in Sonari and uninterrupted power supply in densely populated Sonari, Kadma and its adjoining areas in Jamshedpur. Hundreds of supporters also took...
  • Power hit in AP as employees join protests, curfew in Vizianagram 07-10-2013 10:14 AM

    Hyderabad: Several districts in Andhra Pradesh remain on the edge as anti-Telangana forces have stepped up their agitation. The state is facing a power crisis with over 50,000 workers from the power sector having joined anti-bifurcation protests. Generation and supply of electricity was severely affected in several parts of Coastal...
  • After hiccups, Haryana plant starts power generation 25-09-2013 06:21 PM

    Chandigarh: After facing technical problems, the two units (of the 600 MW each) of the Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Project in Haryana have achieved the generation target, an officer said Wednesday. The plant, situated in Hisar which is some 200 km from here, will generate power for Haryana, Delhi and...
  • Patna: Power board employees cut supply after clash with police 14-09-2013 08:47 AM

    Patna: There is major power crisis in Patna after employees of the Bihar electricity board cut power supply to the entire city. This after some electricity board employees were beaten up and arrested by the Patna police. The employees are reportedly planning an indefinite strike. The agitation by power board...
  • 8-hour-long power cuts in Kanpur, residents troubled 03-09-2013 03:14 PM

    Frequent power cuts in the city has rendered locals and businessmen helpless giving them no respite in this hot weather. "Six to seven hours of power cuts are regular. However, when the grid frequency goes down we are forced to cut the power supply," said SN Bajpayi, MD Kanpur Electricity...
  • Rural areas in Bihar will get 8-hour power supply: Nitish Kumar 28-07-2013 08:01 AM

    Facing drought-like situation in major areas of the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday ordered to supply eight hours of uninterrupted power supply in rural areas for agricultural purposes. He gave the instruction after a review meeting in which senior officials of all the departments were present, an official...
  • Moradabad: People vandalise electricity office over poor power supply 19-07-2013 08:30 AM

    Moradabad: Locals in Moradabad vandalised the town's electricity office on late Thursday after they were irked by erratic power supply. The police stood helplessly after the angry locals entered the electricity office on late night. Residents have complained of the erratic electricity supply over the past several years. Police said...
  • UP govt restores 24X7 power supply to Rae Bareli, Amethi 13-04-2013 09:20 AM

    Lucknow: Pushed on the backfoot after "strong political reactions" from New Delhi, the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday restored 24x7 power supply to Rae Bareli and Amethi - parliamentary constituencies of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. While the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) had confirmed on Thursday that power...
  • Amethi, Rae Bareli lose 24x7 power supply 12-04-2013 09:09 PM

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh has ended 24x7 power supply to Amethi and Rae Bareli, represented in Parliament by Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, indicating a rift between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress. The move was taken by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corp Ltd, officials said on Friday. The nine-month-old decision...
  • Abdullah flags grid balancing issue for renewable energy 09-04-2013 12:47 AM

    New Delhi: Increasing renewable energy supply requires a favourable policy environment which can encourage private investment, New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah said in Delhi on Monday. "In fact, in India much of the renewable energy development - especially that which is grid-connected - has taken place with private...
  • Power supply in Pakistan restored 25-02-2013 02:49 PM

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  • Power supply restored in many areas in Kashmir 08-01-2012 05:39 PM

    Jammu: Power supply has been restored to several areas in Kashmir valley, which had plunged into darkness due to collapse of the power infrastructure due to heavy snowfall. "Power supply in several areas of Kashmir valley has been restored. we hope to restore electric supply in more areas in valley...
  • Power supply: BJP blames UPA, Congress walks out 14-12-2011 10:41 AM

    Bangalore: Even as Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje accused the Centre of being biased towards private power companies in allotting coal blocks, Opposition Congress members in the Legislative Council walked out of the House dissatisfied with her reply. "The Centre is not at all cooperating with the state in ensuring regular...
  • Bengal: Landslides, rain affect rescue operations 19-09-2011 11:58 AM

    Kolkata: Rescue operations in the quake-hit areas of north Bengal were affected on Monday after heavy rains and landslides in several parts of Darjeeling hills snapped road communication even as the death toll rose to five in the state. "Reports reaching here said two deaths were reported from Kalimpong and...
  • Quake disrupts power supply in northern Bengal 18-09-2011 09:23 PM

    Kolkata: Power supply was disrupted in parts of northern West Bengal after the quake epicentred near the Nepal-Sikkim border struck the region on Sunday evening, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, adding damage, if any, was being ascertained. "As per initial reports, in areas near Sikkim like Kalimpong of Darjeeling district,...
  • Bengal Governor is being childish: Jyoti Basu 09-05-2008 04:12 PM

    Bridgetown: The way has been paved for opener Chris Gayle's selection to the West Indies team but uncertainty over his actual return and grave concerns about his role in a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the West Indies Cricket Board, continue to hover ominously over the deal reached. Chairman of CARICOM's...
  • Celebs, mosques, churches to save power 20-04-2008 03:42 PM

    Melbourne: Was Virender Sehwag dropped or rested for the tri-series opener against Australia on Sunday? The swashbuckling opener was seen practicing at the indoor nets here at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) when MS Dhoni and Michael Clarke strode out to the middle for the toss. Dhoni said after winning...
  • M'rashtra powerless again this summer 28-05-2007 10:25 PM

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  • Power hungry Andhra farmers up in arms 29-12-2006 08:25 PM

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