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Uttar Pradesh faces acute power crisis

Due to congestion in the transmission line of the western region, the power supply to the northern region has been hit.

Jul 25, 2017, 09:43 AM IST
Delhi crisis: Manoj Tiwari writes to LG Anil Baijal over power cuts, water problem

Delhi crisis: Manoj Tiwari writes to LG Anil Baijal over power cuts, water problem

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Wednesday wrote to Lt. Governor Anil Baijal over the frequent power cuts and water shortage in parts of the city and demanded a meeting with the Delhi Jal Board and TRANSCO.

May 17, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana: 152 more villages electrified last week in 9 states

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana: 152 more villages electrified last week in 9 states

A total of 152 villages in nine states were electrified during the week ended July 3 under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna, an official statement said on Monday.

Jul 04, 2016, 16:38 PM IST
Won't tolerate power cuts during Iftar and Sehri, Arvind Kejriwal warns officials; VIDEO goes viral

Won't tolerate power cuts during Iftar and Sehri, Arvind Kejriwal warns officials; VIDEO goes viral

CM Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday warned the BSES Yamuna officials in Seelampur constituency that there should be no power cuts during Iftar and Sehri.

Jun 16, 2016, 19:34 PM IST
Man calls up Congress minister about power cuts, booked for criminal intimidation, breach of peace!

Man calls up Congress minister about power cuts, booked for criminal intimidation, breach of peace!

He is a small trader in Sullia near Mangalore of Karnataka. He was fed up with frequent power cuts. He decided to inform the state's power minister about the power woes. And, now he has been booked for criminal intimidation, intentional insult to provoke breach of peace and deterring public servants from doing their duty!

Mar 01, 2016, 14:45 PM IST

DNA: Power distribution companies inflated dues by Rs 8,000 cr, says CAG report

A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has revealed that three private power distribution companies (discoms) in the capital inflated their dues to be recovered from consumers by alm

Aug 19, 2015, 09:13 AM IST
Pakistan power crisis to end by 2017: Sharif

Pakistan power crisis to end by 2017: Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has promised his countrymen that the decade-old power crisis in the country would end by 2017, officials said on Wednesday.

Jul 01, 2015, 14:35 PM IST

Wind causes power outage, halts high-speed rail in China

 Strong winds today suspended high-speed train operations in northeast China for at least three hours caused due to power outage.

May 31, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

DNA: Govt claims no power shortage, but India looms in darkness

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country and it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

May 27, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

May 27, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal- Part II

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

May 27, 2015, 22:00 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh reels under acute power crisis

Uttar Pradesh is in the grip of acute power crisis with restricted demand of electricity going up to about 13,000 mega watt and availability of power on Sunday ranging from 10,000-11,000 MW.

May 14, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Rs 1 lakh cr worth transmission lines to be set up in 6 months

 As part of Centre's efforts to enhance power transmission capacity in southern states, transmission lines worth Rs 1 lakh crore would be enabled in another six months, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

May 10, 2015, 03:52 AM IST

Previous govts in Haryana, AP, Rajasthan blamed for power crisis

Centre today blamed the "wrong policies" of previous governments in Haryana, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan for the poor state of affairs in the state electricity boards.

Mar 12, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

BJP government not helping to overcome UP power crisis: SP

The Samajwadi Party (SP) Monday accused the Centre of being biased against Uttar Pradesh in the matter of power allocation.

Feb 23, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

It's proving difficult to tackle power crisis due to theft: UP CM

Expressing concern over power theft through illegal connections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said it was becoming difficult to deal with power crisis due to this problem.

Jan 20, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Day 2 of coal strike: Production loss mounts to Rs 300 crore

The strike has impacted over 75 percent of the daily coal output of 1.5 million tonnes, with 290 out of 438 CIL coal mines being hit.

Jan 07, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

Thieves fry Kenya's power grid to cook fast food

The morning scene is increasingly routine for Kenyans. When it`s time to start the day, the power is already out. Somewhere nearby, the shell of a wrecked electrical transformer lies on its side underneath the pole where it had been fixed 20 feet off the ground.

Dec 27, 2014, 23:07 PM IST

Akhilesh blames centre for power crisis in UP

Lucknow: Holding the NDA government at the Centre responsible for the power crisis in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said the state was not getting its allocated quota of coal and power.

Nov 19, 2014, 15:43 PM IST

Under attack DERC withdraws power tariff hike within 24 hrs

Facing severe attack from political parties, Delhi's power regulator DERC on Friday withdrew the power tariff hike of up to seven percent which was announced last night.

Nov 14, 2014, 15:39 PM IST

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