CAG audit of discoms: Decision taken before AAP regime, HC told

The decision to carry out CAG audit of accounts of the power distribution companies in the national capital was taken in 2011, much before the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) regime, the city government told Delhi High Court on Thursday.

Discom employee arrested for molesting girl

A 58-year-old employee of a power distribution company has been arrested for allegedly molesting a girl at a government dispensary in the Nehru Nagar area of southeast Delhi, police said on Monday.

Delhi Congress warns against any hike in power tariff

Congress on Friday warned against any possible hike in power tariff, saying it will launch a massive agitation if the rates are increased by power regulator DERC, coming under pressure from private power distribution companies.

Delhi faces long power cuts

The national capital on Friday reeled under massive power cuts ranging from two to ten hours as a number of major electricity transmission lines tripped due to technical snags.

Now, make complaints about street lights directly to NDMC

People living in north Delhi can now register complaints about rectification of faulty street lights in their areas directly to the NDMC through its 24x7 helpline rather than routing it through power distribution companies.

HC directs discoms to cooperate with CAG in audit

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday directed three discoms of Tata Power and Reliance ADAG to comply with its single judge`s order and cooperate with CAG in the audit process.

HC asks DERC to respond to plea on power tariff hike

Delhi High Court asked electricity regulator DERC to file response as to whether it has complied with procedures in permitting 3 discoms to raise power tariff.

Kejriwal threatens to `throw out` BSES discoms

Amid Delhi Government`s standoff with BSES discoms, Arvind Kejriwal said 2 companies will be "thrown out" of Delhi if they fail to improve their services and new players will be brought in.

NTPC serves power supply suspension notices to two Delhi discoms

NTPC on Saturday served notices of power supply suspension to the two Anil Ambani-owned distribution companies in Delhi due to payment issues.

Villagers confine 5 discom staffers for erratic power supply

Irked over "erratic" power supply, villagers on Saturday held five electricity distribution corporation (discom) employees hostage for several hours at Beedawas village of Bawal subdivision.

Kejriwal`s helpline effect: Cops arrested for demanding `hafta`

Three days after the launch of anti-corruption helpline by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, two constables were arrested today on charges of extortion by the vigilance department following a sting operation by a vendor.

Power supply to be affected in E Delhi for next 2 days: Discom

Power supply in Mayur Vihar phase I and housing societies and commercial complexes along the Akshardham-Noida road is likely to be affected for the next two days.

Scindia to release discom ratings tomorrow

Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia will meet the energy secretaries from various states and also release the integrated ratings of electricity distribution companies on Tuesday.

BJP slams govt for discom bailout, seeks PM`s intervention

BJP slammed Delhi government for offering bailout package to private power distribution companies and sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention in ordering CAG scrutiny into their accounts.

CISF cover to discoms removed as it was not feasible: Govt

The government on Tuesday said it had decided to withdraw CISF security given to power companies here because "it was not found feasible to continue deployment" of the force for such projects.