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.

BJP protests over power tariff hike in Delhi
BJP protests over power tariff hike in Delhi

BJP workers led by the party's Delhi unit chief Satish Upadhyay staged a protest against the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP Government on Tuesday over the recent power tariff hike of six percent.

Power tariff hike: AAP has forgotten plight of Delhi's citizens, says Maken

Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) chief Ajay Maken on Monday questioned the power tariff hike of six percent and alleged that the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government has failed to govern and is backtracking on the promises made to the people.

Delhi discoms demand 20 percent hike in power tariff

 The power tariff in the national capital may see a steep rise of up to 20 percent if Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) accepts a demand of the three private power distribution companies which have strongly sought the hike citing severe fund crunch.

Shutdown over power tariff hike hits Odisha

The Bidyut Upabhokta Mahasangh (Power Consumers' Federation) held a 12-hour shutdown across the state, demanding rollback of power tariff hike announced by the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC).

Protests continue in Odisha over power tariff hike

Intensifying their protest against the power tariff hike in the state, the Odisha unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday staged a dharna (sit-in) in front of Raj Bhavan here.

Political parties oppose hike in power tariff in Tamil Nadu

Political parties in Tamil Nadu Friday opposed the latest power tariff hike effected by the AIADMK government and demanded rollback of the 15 per cent across-the-board revision.

BJP, AAP, Congress vie to take credit for rollback of tariff hike

The BJP, AAP and Congress welcomed the electricity tariff roll back by the DERC even as each claimed credit for the move as they prepare for the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls.

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 withdraws power tariff hike orders

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission on Friday decided to withdraw the power tariff hike of up to seven per cent, which it had 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.

DERC to review fuel surcharge, tariff may go up in November

Power tariff in the city may go up next month as Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission is all set to levy a fuel surcharge to help the private distribution companies adjust their power purchase cost.

Delhi Congress warns against any hike in power tariff

Congress on Friday warned against any possible hike in power tariff, saying it will launch a massive agitation if the rates are increased by power regulator DERC, coming under pressure from private power distribution companies.

Storm leads to massive power outages in Delhi

The national capital reeled under massive outages as all major power lines and electricity generating stations were damaged by a powerful thunder storm that hit the city and its neighbourhood on Friday evening.

No electricity tariff hike for Delhiites till July

With the power regulatory body refusing to increase the power-purchase cost adjustment charges as demanded by the discoms, Delhiites can breathe a sigh of
relief till July.

Power tariff change to be announced only after poll: EC

No changes in power tariff should be announced till the completion of polling in a particular state, the Election Commission ruled on Saturday.

DERC seeks EC nod for initiating process for power tariff hike

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has sought permission from Delhi Electoral Office to initiate process of power tariff hike, citing it needs at least 30 days from date of public notice.