Power cuts to continue in Odisha till June 2016

Power cuts in Odisha will continue till June 2016 due to shortage of water in various reservoirs in the state, Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das said on Saturday.

Iraqis vent rage at power shortages, `corrupt` leaders

Several hundred Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad Friday to vent their anger at the chronic electricity shortages, which they blamed on government corruption.

Power cuts badly affect life in Noida

 Noida has been reeling under major power shortage since Monday afternoon, leaving people in a helpless condition in the sweltering heat.

Mumbai crawls as heavy rains hit normal life, BMC issues high tide alert
Mumbai crawls as heavy rains hit normal life, BMC issues high tide alert

Mumbaikars continue to face a harrowing time as waterlogging, frequent power cuts and traffic snarls caused by incessant rain since Tuesday morning has badly hit vehicular movement and train services across the city.

Tamil Nadu to ease out power cuts for industries from June 5

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday ordered easing of 'Restrictions and Controls' entailing substantial power cuts for High Tension electricity consumers from June 5.

Power outages add to summer woes in Uttar Pradesh

Unscheduled power cuts across Uttar Pradesh have added to the summer woes of people even as the maximum temperature crosses 40 degrees celsius and the harsh sun shows no sign of relenting.

Modi's coal turnaround to ease India''s chronic power cuts

Fewer power cuts are likely in India this summer after a surge in output at Coal India helped generators amass record stocks, a turnaround for Narendra Modi who had to battle a power crisis within months of becoming prime minister last May.

BJP walkout over poor electricity supply in rural areas

 Alleging that the Samajwadi Party-led Uttar Pradesh government is ignoring rural areas as they face power cuts of over 20 hours, BJP members staged a walkout from the state assembly on Wednesday.

Peak power deficit down to 3.3% in Dec: CEA

Peak power deficit in the country reduced to 3.3 percent last month due to improved coal supplies, generation capacity addition and connectivity of the southern transmission network with the National Grid.

Coal unions to go on a 5-day strike from Tuesday; power cuts likely

With coal unions across the country planning to go on a 5-day strike starting Tuesday in protest against the coal block allocation ordinance, India may face long power cuts for the next one week or so.

Power cuts a threat to India story: Anand Mahindra

Disturbed over power cuts across Mumbai, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra Tuesday warned that this could be "a threat to the India story".

BJP legislators protest against long power outages in Kanpur

Legislators and supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) recently took to streets here to protest against the state government's inability to prevent long power cuts.

Congress protests against rising prices, power cuts in Delhi

Alleging that the BJP government has "failed on all fronts", scores of Congress workers led by Delhi Pradesh Congress Commitee chief Arvinder Singh held a protest near Jama Masjid area.

KCR asks officials to work out plan to tackle power shortage in Telangana

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today asked the officials of energy department to draw up short term and long term plans to overcome the power deficiency in the state.

UP Govt not considering reduction in power tariff by 50%

The Uttar Pradesh Government today said that it is not considering any proposal for reduction in power tariff in the state by 50 per cent as it would incur heavy losses.

Arvind Kejriwal attacks BJP over power cuts in Delhi

Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today took on BJP over the water and power problems being faced by the national capital, saying the party had "nexus" with discoms and so it was not solving the issue.

Weak monsoon dims Kerala`s farm, power outlook

After its delayed onset, South West Monsoon has remained weak over Kerala resulting in a 22 per deficiency in rainfall, causing concern to the farming and power sectors.

Congress launches 10-day agitation against power, water crises

Congress launched its 10-day long agitation against the power and water crises in the national Capital, during which they burnt the effigies of Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Congress protests over power, water crisis; burns effigies of Modi, Kejriwal

Keeping up its offensive over long power outages and water crisis in the national capital, Congress held a protest in Karol Bagh area of central Delhi and demanded immediate intervention of the Centre to address the problems.

AAP asks Govt to make public steps taken to solve power crisis

The Aam Aadmi Party today demanded that steps taken by Delhi administration and Union Power Ministry for the emergency electricity restoration to ensure lesser power outages in the national capital be made public.