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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Power cuts compound summer woes of Delhiites

Power department officials said the 220 kilo volt line between Badarpur Thermal Power Station (BTPS) and Okhla tripped at 1.44 PM, triggering power cuts in various areas of South Delhi.

Lesser power cuts in TN from June

Power cuts in Tamil Nadu would come down in a phased manner from June this year, Electricity Minister Natham R Viswanathan said.

Clash between locals and police, SHO injured

SHO was injured in a clash between locals and police over power cuts on Monday
in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

Nepal fights power cuts with renewable energy

Touted as the country`s biggest,
a hybrid power generation system which uses solar and wind
energy has been inaugurated in western Nepal.

US: 13 dead, millions without power after storm

Devastation from a rare and deadly October snowstorm lingered in the Northeast where 1.6 million homes were still without power till Monday.

Power cuts in TN inevitable: Jayalalithaa

The Chief Minister said the government would purchase power from the open market to manage the situation.

No power cuts in UP during Ramzan

During the month of Ramzan, Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited has made arrangements for additional power supply to areas of the state with maximum population of the Muslim community.

Villagers block J&K highway over power cuts

Protesting frequent power cuts, over
2000 villagers of Nud area in Samba district on Tuesday held
protest and blocked the Pathankote-Udhampur highway (bypass).

Delhi reels under massive power cuts

Delhi continued to reel under
severe power cuts today in the sweltering heat due to gap
between demand and supply as well as technical glitches in
transmission network.

Several areas in the capital to face outages

Several areas in South and
West Delhi will face power cuts for up to five hours as private distribution company BSES will carry out upgrading
and maintenance of its network.

New power cuts threaten Moscow`s main airport

Domodedovo airport handles a daily average of more than 55,000 travellers.

Delhi reels under power cuts, CM pulls up discoms

With several areas in the city
reeling under long outages, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit
Tuesday directed the power distribution companies to pull up
their socks and ensure uninterrupted power supply.

Iraq police shoot dead protester over power cuts

A protest over electricity shortages
in Iraq`s southern port city of Basra turned deadly with troops fatally shooting one demonstrator, police officials said.