Are Delhi's 'achhe din' here? Part II

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month. So are Delhi's 'achhe din' here?

Are Delhi's 'achhe din' here?

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month. So are Delhi's 'achhe din' here?

BJP questions AAP government's move to slash power tariff in Delhi

BJP on Wednesday questioned Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government's decision to slash power tariff by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month.

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP govt keeps poll promises; halves power tariff, gives 20K litres free water
Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP govt keeps poll promises; halves power tariff, gives 20K litres free water

Eleven days after coming into power in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month and 20,000 litres of free water per household every month that would cost the exchequer around Rs 1,670 crore annually.

AAP plans power subsidy to give relief to consumers

The AAP government on Wednesday said that it will soon provide relief to power consumers by extending a subsidy.

'Govt of dharnas' will stall Delhi's development: Amit Shah

Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, BJP Chief Amit Shah on Saturday asked people of Delhi not to choose a "government of dharnas" else the Centre would not be able to develop the national capital.

Arvind Kejriwal used Anna Hazare: Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday accused AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal of "using" Anna Hazare and said the party does not deserve another chance as its government "ran away" from responsibilities after remaining in power for 49 days.

Delhi polls: Kejriwal criticises Modi for focusing on AAP

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday criticised him for targeting AAP in his election rally and not touching upon critical issues like laying out a roadmap for development of the city.

Delhi statehood issue a sensitive one: Amit Shah

Terming as 'sensitive' the matter of granting full statehood to Delhi, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said it should not be made an election issue and called for a proper debate over it.

'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises
'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises

With the Delhi Assembly Elections right around the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launched a third salvo on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday and posed its third set of 'paanch sawaal' (5 questions) to Arvind Kejriwal.

Steep 15% hike in TN power tariff; subsidy to offset burden

Tamil Nadu on Thursday announced a steep 15 percent hike in power tariff but consumers will not have to bear the entire burden as the government has decided to provide subsidy to offset the increase.

Assam CM Gogoi stops power dept from hiking charges

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday withdrew the proposed power tariff hike with effect from December 01, announced recently by the Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC).

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Ex-Congress MLA sits on hunger strike on power tariff issue in Delhi

Former Congress MLA Mukesh Sharma on Friday sat on an indefinite hunger strike at Mohan Garden here claiming that the roll back of the power rates by the DERC is a bluff with the public and demanded immediate withdrawl of the order.

Vijayakanth flays Jayalalithaa for power tariff hike proposal

DMDK chief and the Leader of the Opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijayakanth on Thursday criticised Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for distancing her government from the power tariff hike proposed by the state electricity regulatory commission and demanded steps to withdraw it.

BJP hails `minimal` power tariff hike; Congress opposes

BJP on Friday hailed the "minimal" 2.74 per cent hike in power tariff in Punjab, saying it will put minimum burden on people, even as opposition Congress opposed the hike.

Power rates up by 2.74% in Punjab; rebate for consuming more

Power regulator PSERC on Friday announced a 2.74 percent hike in power tariff across all consumer categories in Punjab for the year 2014-15.

Delhi: 28 lakh consumers to benefit from power subsidy

Around 80 percent or 28 lakh of the total consumers in the city will benefit from the power subsidy announced by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday while presenting the Delhi budget for the current fiscal.

LG lifts restrictions on supply of power in Delhi

Delhi`s Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday lifted the restrictions imposed on supply of power in malls, offices and on high mast halogen lights during nights.

Power tariff hiked in Karnataka

Power tariffs in Karnataka have been increased by an average 32 paise per unit, with the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) today giving the green signal for it.