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.

No blackout like situation in North India: Power Minister Piyush Goyal

Assuring that there would be no "blackout" like situation in the country`s northern region, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said the government is making adequate arrangements for supplying coal.

Delhi to get additional gas to help meet power demand

Delhi, reeling under high temperatures and an acute electricity shortage, will get additional gas supplies from NTPC and Dabhol to increase power generation and help meet demand in the national capital.

Delhi L-G reviews power situation, orders no supply to malls after 10 pm

As the people in the national capital suffer from long power cuts, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung review the power situation on Sunday.

Arvind Kejriwal takes on BJP over power crisis in Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over power crisis in the national capital.

Power cuts continue as mercury soars in Uttar Pradesh

Soaring day temperatures and an acute power crisis continued in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday for the fifth consecutive day.

Load shedding to continue across Maharashtra, says Mahavitaran

State-owned power utility Mahavitaran said here on Monday that load-shedding for around three to six hours would continue across Maharashtra, even as it managed to tie-up 1,485 MW to meet the shortfall which arose after private power generating stations shut down.

Unit closures force 2-5 hrs of power cuts across Maharashtra

Maharashtra`s biggest power discom MSEDCL on Sunday said that it has had to effect two to five hours of `load shedding` across the state today owing to technical issues at some private sector generating stations and a dip in supply from the central grid.

Sriprakash Jaiswal leads protest march against power cuts

Former coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal today led a protest march against unscheduled power cuts in the City.

Water, power cuts in areas where NCP-Cong didn`t get votes: BJP

BJP on Saturday accused the Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra of indulging in "vendetta politics" by cutting off water/power supply to the areas where the ruling alliance did not get votes.

South Africa hit by power cuts as emergency declared

South Africa imposed rolling power cuts for the first time since 2008 on Thursday as it struggled to cope with coal shortages and technical problems caused by recent heavy rains.

Power outages hit three million in Brazil

Several Brazilian states, including three set to host June World Cup action, suffered power outages, fueling fears over the country`s ability to keep the lights on.