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No possibility of power tariff hike after GST rollout: Piyush Goyal

No possibility of power tariff hike after GST rollout: Piyush Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal sees no possibility of increase in power tariff across the country post GST, saying industry associations have not sought its deferment.

Bihar: Power tariff hike 'anti-people' step, says BJP

Bihar: Power tariff hike 'anti-people' step, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday dubbed the hike in power tariff in the state as an 'anti-people' step and said that they would start a movement against the same.

Haryana BJP MP faces stone-pelting over power tariff hike

A group of locals in Siwan village here allegedly pelted stones at Haryana BJP MP Raj Kumar Saini at a function in protest over hike in power tariff by the state government, police said.

Power tariff hikes may help inflation in medium-term: Rajan

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan Tuesday said even though an increase in power prices to improve the health of discoms would hurt us in the short-term, it is a sound move for inflation management in medium-term.

DERC likely to announce new tariff rates in a fortnight

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) will hold public hearing on August 4 and 5 as part of the process to finalise the tariff following which the rates for domestic and commercial consumers will be fixed.

Under attack DERC withdraws power tariff hike within 24 hrs

Facing severe attack from political parties, Delhi's power regulator DERC on Friday withdrew the power tariff hike of up to seven percent which was announced last night.

DERC hikes power tariff by up to 7%; effective Saturday

According to the DERC order, the hike will be 7 percent for consumers of BSES Yamuna Power Ltd while BSES Rajdhani customers will have to shell out 4.5 percent extra on their electricity bills.

Power to cost more in Delhi; DERC hikes tariff by up to 7%

To be applicable from Saturday, the DERC approved a hike of 7 percent for BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), 4.5 percent for BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and 2.5 percent for Tata Power.

Tata's Mundra project tariff hike to be about 47 paise/unit

Tata Power's Mundra UMPP will get about 47 paise per unit more following electricity regulator CERC allowing hike in tariff to mitigate the company's higher cost of imported fuel.

Adani Power surges 9% on tariff hike ruling

Adani Power rallied on bourses before settling higher by nearly 9 percent Wednesday after the power sector regulator CERC said that the company should be granted "compensation" package for its Mundra project.

Power tariff to come down in Delhi for low-end consumers

Amid widespread anger against hike in electricity bills, Delhi's power regulator DERC Monday made adjustments in the tariff structure which could reduce monthly bills of low-end consumers by around 15 percent.

DERC set to announce relief for power consumers

After widespread complaints of inflated power bills, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission had last month proposed to revert to earlier slabs for calculating power tariffs which was abolished while effecting a 26 percent hike in tariff for domestic consumers in June.

'RBI needs to view diesel, power hikes from growth angle'

The wholesale price index based inflation rose to 7.55 percent in August as prices of potato, wheat and pulses as well as manufactured items soared. The retail inflation, based on consumer price index was at 10.03 percent in the same month.

DERC proposes to review power tariff structure

In the wake of widespread complaints of inflated power bills, Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Wednesday proposed to make certain adjustments in power tariff structure which may bring relief to a majority of consumers.