Blaming the Centre for the power crises in UP, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday claimed the state was not getting its alloted quota and took a jibe at BJP, saying why it had not raised the state`s share after winning the Lok Sabha election.
As the first UP Assembly session starts on Thursday, opposition parties have geared up to question the Akhilesh Yadav led government on various issues including power crisis, women safety and the deteriorating law and order situation.
Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Wednesday asked Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren how he could accuse the BJP of being responsible for power crisis in the when the previous regimes never had said the state would commission power plants.
As the city continues to grapple with long outages and water scarcity, senior Delhi BJP leader Ramesh Bidhuri on Tuesday accused Lt Governor Najeeb Jung of "failing" to resolve the problem and said his removal should be considered if the situation does not improve in the next few days.
Congress leaders Arvinder Singh Lovely, Dr. Naresh Kumar and Sajjan Kumar, who have been leading a vociferous protest against the water and power crisis in Delhi, have been released after being detained for an hour by the Delhi police in Nangloi.
Congress workers on Thursday carried out a protest against the ongoing electricity and water crisis in Delhi. The protest comes a day after Congress MLA Jai Kishan`s hunger strike against the prolonged crisis.
As Delhi continues to face long power cuts, Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Piyush Goyal on Tuesday held detailed consultations with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to find possible solution to the ongoing power crisis.