Power cuts

Arvind Kejriwal attacks BJP over power cuts in Delhi

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.

Jun 22, 2014, 21:17 PM IST

Weak monsoon dims Kerala`s farm, power outlook

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.

Jun 19, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

Congress launches 10-day agitation against power, water crises

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.

Jun 19, 2014, 00:01 AM IST

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

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.

Jun 15, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

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.

Jun 13, 2014, 23:30 PM IST

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.

Jun 12, 2014, 18:56 PM IST

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.

Jun 10, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

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.

Jun 08, 2014, 14:57 PM IST

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.

Jun 07, 2014, 12:16 PM IST

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.

Jun 07, 2014, 11:08 AM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2014, 23:32 PM IST

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.

Jun 01, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

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.

May 28, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

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.

May 24, 2014, 19:23 PM IST

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.

Mar 06, 2014, 18:40 PM IST

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.

Feb 05, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

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.

Jan 28, 2014, 22:08 PM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2014, 22:42 PM IST

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.

Oct 09, 2013, 13:25 PM IST

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.

Aug 16, 2013, 17:09 PM IST