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.

`Overdrawing by neighbouring states causing power cuts`

With several parts of the
national capital reeling under frequent power cuts, Delhi
Chief Minister today blamed overdrawing of
power from the northern grid by neighbouring states for load
shedding in the city.

Power cuts in several areas in Delhi

Several areas in the city faced
power cuts for varying duration as maximum demand remained
above 4,500 mega watt for the second successive day on Tuesday.

No more power cuts in Madhya Pradesh`s tourist spots

Madhya Pradesh`s famous tourist destinations like Sanchi, Khajuraho, Pachmarhi and Mandu will not have any power cuts now, it was announced Friday.

People complain to Sonia about dismal power scenario in Rae Bareli

People here on Monday apprised
Congress president Sonia Gandhi of their woes, especially
dismal power situation, on the first day of her three-day
visit to her Lok Sabha constituency.

South Delhi areas to face power cuts for two weeks

Several areas in South Delhi
will face power cuts for next two weeks beginning tomorrow due
to a planned shut down of a major transmission line.

Gurgaon industries running on diesel

More than 15,000 industries based here have lost up to Rs 200 crore due to power cuts since the start of the summer season, officials said Friday.

Power cuts: Delhi blames overdrawing by neighbours

As the national capital reels
under frequent power cuts, Delhi Government today blamed the
neighbouring states for the crisis and sought the Centre`s
intervention to check overdrawing of power by them from the
Northern Grid.

BSP leader walks out from MP House over power cuts

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader
Ram Lakhan Singh today staged a walkout from the Madhya Pradeh
Assembly protesting against power cuts in rural and semi-urban
areas during examination time.

South Delhi areas to face power cuts

Several areas in South Delhi will face power cuts on rotational basis for the next 15 days beginning Saturday due planned shut down of a major transmission line.

B`bay HC asks MSEB to solve power cuts problems during exams

The Bombay High Court today directed
Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) to come up with a
solution to tackle load-shedding across the state during SSC
and HSC examinations.

Chavez suspends power cuts in Caracas

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
has ordered the suspension of power blackouts in the capital,
saying they were having "undesirable effects" on an angry and
confused population.

I am ready to face power cuts at my residence: Badal

Expressing inability to meet the on-going power crisis and terming it as "national crisis", Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said he is also ready to face the long power cuts, to share the plight of the people of Punjab.

Indians spend 30K cr annually to deal with power cuts

Indians spend a whopping 30,000 crore every year on fuel and maintenance cost on power back-up equipments to secure themselves against frequent outages.