Delhi govt seeks info on relations between power discoms, ex-officials

In a move to establish if any Delhi government official had favoured power distribution companies, authorities Thursday asked the three firms in the city to furnish information regarding their relationship with former government officials.

AAP MLAs oppose revision of petitions for tariff hike by power discoms

Fifteen AAP MLAs have opposed the petitions seeking tariff hike by power discoms, charging that the power distribution companies are misleading the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Delhi govt asks BSES to pay Rs 6,000 crore dues

The AAP government has strictly directed Reliance Infra-backed BSES power distribution companies to immediately clear dues of nearly Rs 6,000 crore to Delhi Transco Ltd and two state-run power generation companies.

Ensure uninterrupted power supply: Delhi govt tells discoms
Ensure uninterrupted power supply: Delhi govt tells discoms

Aam Aadmi Party government Thursday warned discoms of "serious consequences" if they resort to unreasonable excuses for load shedding and directed them to ensure uninterrupted power supply in the national capital.

Earth Hour 2015: Delhi to observe the 9th edition on March 28
Earth Hour 2015: Delhi to observe the 9th edition on March 28

People around the world will mark Earth hour on Saturday, March 28 by turning off their lights for one hour between 8:30 p.m and 9:30 pm.

Delhi HC reserves order on discoms' plea against CAG audit

Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on private power distribution companies' plea against AAP government's decision to get their accounts audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).

AAP steps up attack on Delhi BJP chief

The AAP on Thursday stepped up its attack on Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay by coming out with "documents" which it claimed "show" his alleged financial links with power discom BSES and challenged him to quit politics as it produced the "evidence".

Delhi discom offers toll-free 24x7 helpline

Citizens living in south and west Delhi can now register complaints about power-related emergency cases in their areas through a new round-the-clock toll-free helpline launched by a discom.

Man held for raping woman in Delhi hotel

An assistant manager with Delhi power discom BSES was Sunday arrested for raping a 20-year-old woman at gun-point inside a hotel here after luring her on the pretext of a job interview, police said.

Delhi`s power demand touches season`s highest of 5,528 MW

Power demand in the city on Wednesday recorded the season`s highest of 5,528 MW, with the BSES discoms saying they are making all-out efforts to provide better electricity supply to consumers.

Protest in Delhi against power crisis

Residents of north west Delhi`s Sultanpuri area, along with Congress legislator Jai Kishan Wednesday staged a protest against the ongoing power crisis in the national capital.

Delhi L-G reviews power situation, orders no supply to malls after 10 pm

As the people in the national capital suffer from long power cuts, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung review the power situation on Sunday.

Pay more for electricity, water in Delhi from today

The headline might sound like an April Fool prank but unfortunately it`s not so. Because beginning Tuesday, your power and water bills in Delhi are set to rise sharply.

If discoms violate terms, then they better go: Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has assured Delhiites that they would not have to live without electricity, although he did ask the people to be ready for "some difficulties" in case power distribution companies continued with their "blackmailing" tactics.

Kejriwal threatens to `throw out` BSES discoms

Amid Delhi Government`s standoff with BSES discoms, Arvind Kejriwal said 2 companies will be "thrown out" of Delhi if they fail to improve their services and new players will be brought in.

DERC asks govt to examine ramifications of scrapping licenses

Delhi`s power regulator DERC on Friday asked AAP government to examine ramifications of possible cancellation of licenses of BSES discoms, particularly about their huge financial liabilities.

SC tells NTPC not to cut power supply to Delhi till March 26

In a relief for the citizens of Delhi, the Supreme Court on Friday instructed the NTPC not to act on its threat of cutting power supply to Reliance Infra-run power discoms BRPL and BYPL.

Delhi power row: SC to hear BSES plea against NTPC tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear tomorrow a plea filed by BSES against NTPC notice threatening to cut off power supply for not clearing outstanding dues.

Discom licence suspension: `DERC cannot pass final order`

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity Wednesday directed the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) not to to pass the final order in the matter of suspension of licences of BSES discoms as sought by the Aam Aadmi Party government.

DERC asked not to take coercive action against discoms by tribunal

A tribunal for electricity related disputes on Wednesday asked Delhi`s power regulator DERC not to take any "coercive action" against BSES discoms like suspension of their licenses without its nod.