Power cuts

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.

Jun 05, 2013, 22:54 PM IST

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.

Jun 05, 2013, 22:02 PM IST

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.

Jun 04, 2013, 21:43 PM IST

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.

May 31, 2013, 00:16 AM IST

Country faced peak power deficit of over 12,000 MW in 2012-13

The country faced a huge power deficit of over 12,000 MW during the peak hours in the last financial year, according to a report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).

Apr 14, 2013, 21:09 PM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2013, 21:56 PM IST

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.

Feb 08, 2013, 21:22 PM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2013, 18:13 PM IST

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.

Jan 08, 2013, 20:46 PM IST

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.

Jan 07, 2013, 20:25 PM IST

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.

Dec 30, 2012, 15:24 PM IST

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.

Dec 15, 2012, 15:05 PM IST

TN sops for small industries hit by power shortage

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa today announced a series of sops which included waiving VAT on furnace oil used in gensets.

Dec 07, 2012, 15:23 PM IST

HC asks striking JSEB to restore power immediately

Jharkhand High Court Friday asked the State Electricity Board (JSEB) to restore electricity immediately or face action.

Dec 07, 2012, 13:26 PM IST

North India may face power cut as 3 plants temporarily closed

Northern states, including Delhi, could face power cuts as three hydro-power plants that together supply about 3,000 MW of electricity to the region have been shut down.

Aug 20, 2012, 20:57 PM IST

North India may face another power outage

Northern states could face power cuts as 3 hydro-power plants that together supply about 3,000 MW of electricity to the region have been shut down.

Aug 20, 2012, 20:37 PM IST

J&K: Woman injured during protest over power cut

A woman was injured as police Tuesday used batons to disperse residents of Batamaloo area who were protesting non-availability of electricity at the time of pre-dawn meal and evening prayers during the month of Ramzan.

Jul 24, 2012, 14:57 PM IST

Power situation to improve in 15 days: Shinde

Sweltering heat, mostly in northern parts of the country, and deficient monsoon so far are resulting in severe power problems especially against the backdrop of rising demand.

Jul 04, 2012, 15:26 PM IST

Pakistanis riot over power cuts

Thousands of Pakistanis clashed with police and destroyed property on the third consecutive day of violent protests against power cuts.

Jun 19, 2012, 22:16 PM IST

Jammu to face power cuts in rotational manner

Power Development Department of J&K will curtail power supply to areas under priority anytime during the day on rotational basis, a top official said.

Jun 16, 2012, 14:41 PM IST