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Govt aiming at 24x7 power supply: Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 00:03

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government was aiming at providing 24-hour power supply across the country as he outlined his vision for infrastructure development with a nationwide network of roads, power transmission lines and power and water grids.

Congress protests against rising prices, power cuts in Delhi

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:49

Alleging that the BJP government has "failed on all fronts", scores of Congress workers led by Delhi Pradesh Congress Commitee chief Arvinder Singh held a protest near Jama Masjid area.

KCR asks officials to work out plan to tackle power shortage in Telangana

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:58

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today asked the officials of energy department to draw up short term and long term plans to overcome the power deficiency in the state.

UP Govt not considering reduction in power tariff by 50%

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:28

The Uttar Pradesh Government today said that it is not considering any proposal for reduction in power tariff in the state by 50 per cent as it would incur heavy losses.

Arvind Kejriwal attacks BJP over power cuts in Delhi

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 21:17

Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today took on BJP over the water and power problems being faced by the national capital, saying the party had "nexus" with discoms and so it was not solving the issue.

Weak monsoon dims Kerala`s farm, power outlook

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:46

After its delayed onset, South West Monsoon has remained weak over Kerala resulting in a 22 per deficiency in rainfall, causing concern to the farming and power sectors.

Congress launches 10-day agitation against power, water crises

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 00:01

Congress launched its 10-day long agitation against the power and water crises in the national Capital, during which they burnt the effigies of Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Congress protests over power, water crisis; burns effigies of Modi, Kejriwal

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 19:19

Keeping up its offensive over long power outages and water crisis in the national capital, Congress held a protest in Karol Bagh area of central Delhi and demanded immediate intervention of the Centre to address the problems.

AAP asks Govt to make public steps taken to solve power crisis

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 23:30

The Aam Aadmi Party today demanded that steps taken by Delhi administration and Union Power Ministry for the emergency electricity restoration to ensure lesser power outages in the national capital be made public.

No blackout like situation in North India: Power Minister Piyush Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 18:56

Assuring that there would be no "blackout" like situation in the country`s northern region, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said the government is making adequate arrangements for supplying coal.

Delhi to get additional gas to help meet power demand

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 16:05

Delhi, reeling under high temperatures and an acute electricity shortage, will get additional gas supplies from NTPC and Dabhol to increase power generation and help meet demand in the national capital.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 14:57

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