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.

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.

Delhi reels under severe power cuts

The national capital Thursday reeled under severe power cuts with outages in some areas lasting for over eight to nine hours giving a harrowing time to people in the sweltering heat.

Power cuts in Rae Bareli, Amethi; Cong says `unfortunate`

Rae Bareli and Amethi, the Lok Sabha constituencies of Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, are facing power cuts for the first time after the Akhilesh government ordered round-the-clock supply to these VVIP districts.

No power cuts in TN from this year end, says Jaya

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday said, there will be no power cuts from 2013-end with the state set to realise 3,000 MW by then and her government expeditinga series of projects.

Power cuts continue in Delhi

Several parts of the national capital experienced power cuts Wednesday as the demand rose to 4,214 MW which is the highest this winter.

PDP protests against power cuts in Jammu

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday staged a protest against the state government for alleged the chronic power outages in the district.

Dogra Front, Shiv Sena protest against power cuts in Jammu

Activists of Dogra Front and Shiv Sena took out a protest rally against the state govt over the alleged chronic power outages.

Power cuts hit normal life in Punjab

Despite lower demand during winters, power consumers in Punjab are facing load-shedding by state-owned utility due to supply shortage.

Mizoram faces power cuts, typewriters resurface

Mizoram has been reeling under acute shortage of electricity resulting in disruption of normal work all over the state.