Amid ongoing spat between the Centre and Akhilesh Yadav government over 'non-cooperation' in solving the power crises, the Chief Minister on Wednesday asked the Centre to ensure the state gets good quality and sufficient coal supply to solve the problem.
Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi should show "leadership" to resolve the power crisis in the country or else shoulder complete responsibility for any breakdown, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan (rpt Prithviraj Chavan) said here on Sunday.
Narendra Modi took decisive action as chief minister of Gujarat to secure round-the-clock supplies of electricity. Now, as prime minister of India, he is under attack for failing to avert a national power crisis.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today asked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene a meeting of the Chief Ministers to discuss the acute power shortage which he said had affected at least five states.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday alleged that the Central government was denying power from the central grids deliberately, and blamed the BJP-led NDA government for the power crisis in the state.
Blaming the Centre for the power crises in UP, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday claimed the state was not getting its alloted quota and took a jibe at BJP, saying why it had not raised the state`s share after winning the Lok Sabha election.
As the first UP Assembly session starts on Thursday, opposition parties have geared up to question the Akhilesh Yadav led government on various issues including power crisis, women safety and the deteriorating law and order situation.
Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Wednesday asked Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren how he could accuse the BJP of being responsible for power crisis in the when the previous regimes never had said the state would commission power plants.
As the city continues to grapple with long outages and water scarcity, senior Delhi BJP leader Ramesh Bidhuri on Tuesday accused Lt Governor Najeeb Jung of "failing" to resolve the problem and said his removal should be considered if the situation does not improve in the next few days.
Congress leaders Arvinder Singh Lovely, Dr. Naresh Kumar and Sajjan Kumar, who have been leading a vociferous protest against the water and power crisis in Delhi, have been released after being detained for an hour by the Delhi police in Nangloi.