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.
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.
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd, one of the three private discoms, Tuesday the Delhi High Court against a single judge bench order refusing to stay the city government`s decision asking the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India to audit its accounts.
Reliance Infra-backed BSES discoms, which supply power in 70 per cent areas of Delhi,have rejected allegations that they did not pass on financial benefit on account of bringing down AT&C losses to consumers.
Living in government-alloted flats in Tilak Vihar, they have received free electricity for almost three decades but now the 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims have been asked to apply for new connections to get uninterrupted supply.