Bizarre! Villagers in UP held hostage BSP MLA, local councillor over power cut issue

Bizarre! Villagers in UP held hostage BSP MLA, local councillor over power cut issue

In an unprecedented move, the villagers here in Uttar Pradesh held hostage two officials - MLA of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and local councillor - over frequent power cuts in the area.

Congress slams AAP for Delhiites' power, water woes

The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) on Sunday blamed the Arvind Kejriwal-led government for the water and power woes faced by residents of the national capital.

Kanpur battles 7-8 hours power cuts, MP Joshi calls meeting

Amidst the temperature touching the 45-degree mark in the city, Kanpur's problem has been compounded by frequent power cuts with over two dozens of transformers lying dysfunctional.

One-hour power cut in Bhubaneswar from today

The state run Central Electricity Supply Utility of Orissa (CESU) today announced load shedding for at least one hour a day in Bhubaneswar and some other districts even as the gruelling heat disrupted normal life in the state.

Turkey grinds to halt after massive power cut

A massive power cut caused chaos Tuesday across Turkey, shutting down the metro networks in Istanbul and the capital Ankara, with the government saying an outside attack on the system was not ruled out.

Dutch power restored after cut causes chaos

A massive power cut caused chaos in and around the Dutch capital Amsterdam on Friday, including halting all flights at Schiphol International Airport before supplies were restored.

Massive Dutch power cut causes chaos, halts Amsterdam flights

A massive power cut has caused chaos in Netherlands` densely-populated North Holland province, including halting all flights to and from Amsterdam`s busy Schiphol International Airport, an airport spokeswoman said.

One killed in Madagascar power cut protests

At least one person was killed and five injured in Madagascar on Monday after violent demonstrations over persistent power outages in the eastern city of Toamasina.

Kate Bush's show delayed by power cut

Kate Bush's show delayed by power cut

Fans of singer Kate Bush were left anxiously waiting for over an hour after a power cut delayed her comeback gig at a venue in London.

Bombay HC pulls up Maha for load shedding at HSC, SSC Exam centres

 The Bombay High Court has pulled up Maharashtra government for its apathy towards students due to load-shedding at Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination centres in schools across the state.

Maharashtra govt orders probe into Mumbai power cut

Maharashtra government on Wednesday ordered an inquiry into the massive power outages faced by several parts of south and central Mumbai yesterday.

BJP activists protest against power cut in Agra

BJP activists hold demonstration against power cut in Agra on Wednesday.

Power cuts should be `only` 6-7 hours daily: Pak PM

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today ordered to bring down the load-shedding level to 6 hours in urban and 7 hours in rural areas in next few days, terming existing level of load-shedding as unacceptable.

Supreme Court says NTPC can cut power to Delhi distributor if not paid

The court ordered BSES to pay state-run NTPC the 7 billion rupees (USD 116 million) it is owed by May 31.

Blackout in Syria`s Aleppo enters second week: NGO

Syria`s Aleppo has been hit by a power cut for seven consecutive days, a monitoring group said Friday, the day after some 50 civilians were killed in air raids there.

NTPC rejects plea on power supply cut, to plunge Delhi into darkness

NTPC on Friday rejected the Delhi government's plea on not to stop power supply to BSES Yamuna Power Ltd for defaulting payment, a move that could leave a large part of the national capital in darkness.

DPCC chief asks Kejriwal to help end long hours of power cut

Arvinder Singh on Wednesday asked Arvinder Kejriwal to address the issue of widespread power cuts across the city in the last few days.

Thai protesters cut power to govt HQ, ask army to step in

Thai opposition protesters on Thursday cut power and water supplies to the government headquarters and appealed to the powerful military to intervene to topple premier Yingluck Shinawatra amid a raging political crisis.

Two more bodies recovered from Dhanbad mine

Two more bodies were recovered Tuesday from a mine in Jharkhand`s Dhanbad district where an accident trapped four miners Monday. One body was recovered earlier.

Coalminers trapped due to power cut, rescued after 7 hrs

As many as 51 miners at the Jeetpur coalmines of the Steel Authority of India got trapped there Friday due to power failure and were rescued after seven hours.