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

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

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

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

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

Arvind Kejriwal takes on BJP over power crisis in Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over power crisis in the national capital.

Power cuts continue as mercury soars in Uttar Pradesh

Soaring day temperatures and an acute power crisis continued in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday for the fifth consecutive day.

Load shedding to continue across Maharashtra, says Mahavitaran

State-owned power utility Mahavitaran said here on Monday that load-shedding for around three to six hours would continue across Maharashtra, even as it managed to tie-up 1,485 MW to meet the shortfall which arose after private power generating stations shut down.

Unit closures force 2-5 hrs of power cuts across Maharashtra

Maharashtra`s biggest power discom MSEDCL on Sunday said that it has had to effect two to five hours of `load shedding` across the state today owing to technical issues at some private sector generating stations and a dip in supply from the central grid.

Sriprakash Jaiswal leads protest march against power cuts

Former coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal today led a protest march against unscheduled power cuts in the City.

Water, power cuts in areas where NCP-Cong didn`t get votes: BJP

BJP on Saturday accused the Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra of indulging in "vendetta politics" by cutting off water/power supply to the areas where the ruling alliance did not get votes.

South Africa hit by power cuts as emergency declared

South Africa imposed rolling power cuts for the first time since 2008 on Thursday as it struggled to cope with coal shortages and technical problems caused by recent heavy rains.

Power outages hit three million in Brazil

Several Brazilian states, including three set to host June World Cup action, suffered power outages, fueling fears over the country`s ability to keep the lights on.

Buy power from outside, avoid power cuts: U`khand CM to officials

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Tuesday issued orders to keep the state free from power outages even if that meant buying electricity from outside.

Discoms to be penalised for unscheduled power cuts: Kejriwal

Power distribution companies in the capital will be penalised if their reasons for unscheduled power cuts are found unsatisfactory, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Thursday.

Long power cuts cripple Agra

The residents of Taj city Agra are facing problems due to severe power outages of six to eight hours every day.

IEX sees higher electricity availability in July

Good monsoons helped electricity supply outstrip the demand by a wide margin on the Indian Energy Exchange last month, although the average price remained attractive and hovered at around Rs 2.28 per unit.

Officer assaulted over prolonged power cuts

Angry over prolonged power cuts, locals of Galand area here assaulted an officer in the electricity department, police said Friday.

Long power cuts: Dikshit cracks the whip on BSES discoms

As the city continued to reel under long power cuts, Sheila Dikshit sternly warned BSES discoms.

Long power cuts: Dikshit cracks the whip on BSES discoms

As the city continued to reel under long power cuts, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday sternly warned BSES discoms.

Delhi CM blames poor infrastructure of BSES for power cuts

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday slammed two BSES discoms for long outages in Delhi.