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AAP protest against power tariff hike

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 23:56

Protesting against the hike in the electricity tariff, AAP on Thursday began silent protests and resorted to putting out posters, criticising the decision.

Government cannot directly regulate power tariff: Scindia

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 18:31

There is no provision for government to directly regulate electricity tariff and rates are determined by regulatory commissions, Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Thursday.

Subsidy impact on discoms should be revenue neutral: Scindia

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 21:06

Power Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia added however that discoms should be revenue neutral.

MERC decides electricity tariff in Mumbai: Reliance Infra

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 16:22

Reliance Infrastructure has said that the demand for revision in electricity tariff in Mumbai can only be considered by Maharashtra power regulator MERC.

Hiked power tariff in MP affecting farmers hard: Cong

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 14:51

Opposition Congress today accused Madhya Pradesh government of hiking power tariff despite rural areas in the state not getting round-the-clock electricity supply as promised under its ambitious `Atal Jyoti` scheme.

NTPC shares rebound; rise over 2% on value-buying

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 19:05

NTPC's stock ended the day at Rs 139.30, up 2.43 percent from its previous close on the BSE. During the day, the scrip gained 3.23 percent to Rs 140.40.

NTPC sinks over 11%; m-cap drops Rs 14223 cr

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 13:40

Shares of NTPC Tuesday tanked over 11 percent, eroding Rs 14,223 crore from its market value, amid concerns that the proposed electricity tariff regulation would have a negative impact on the country's largest power producer.

Jharkhand Energy Minister rules out hike in electricity tariff

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 20:30

Energy Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh on Wednesday ruled out any increase in electricity tariff despite the monthly loss of the Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) pegged at Rs 150 crore.

Power tariff hiked in Delhi by 5 percent

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 16:18

Adding to the woes of the Delhiites, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission on Friday announced a power tariff hike by 5 percent.

Why BJP-ruled states have higher power rates than Delhi: Lovely

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 16:51

Urban Development Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said power tariff in Delhi was "cheaper" than the BJP-ruled states and the bills have gone up due to round-the-clock supply of electricity.

Increase in power tariff necessary step: UP CM

Last Updated: Sunday, June 09, 2013, 15:39

Justifying the recent hike in power tariff, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said it was necessary as the power department was running into losses.

Gas price to hit power sector by Rs 46,360 cr per annum

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 18:14

Petroleum Ministry's proposal to raise natural gas prices by at least 60 percent will result in more than doubling of electricity tariff and a whopping Rs 46,360 crore per annum impact on power plants.