CPI flays government for hike in power tariff in Puducherry

 CPI has registered strong protest against the hike effected in power tariff by Puducherry government.

Delhi discoms demand 20 percent hike in power tariff

 The power tariff in the national capital may see a steep rise of up to 20 percent if Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) accepts a demand of the three private power distribution companies which have strongly sought the hike citing severe fund crunch.

AAP MLAs oppose electricity tariff hike petitions

A total of 15 AAP legislators have objected to the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) over electricity tariff revision petitions for 2015-16 by private power distribution companies (discoms), the party said on Friday.

Defamation plea against CM: Complainant's statement recorded

A city court today recorded the statement of Sheila Dikshit's ex-political secretary who has filed a defamation case against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his alleged remarks against his predecessor during protests over power tariff hike in October 2012.

Odisha govt to seek rollback of power tariff hike, normalcy returns in Assembly

The deadlock in Odisha Assembly over power tariff hike ended on Monday after the state government announced its decision to file a review petition before the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) seeking a roll back in the proposed increase of tariff pertaining to agriculture.

BJP demands roll back of power tariff hike

Hitting out at the BJD government in Odisha for raising power tariff and asking corporate houses to fund its Rs 5 per lunch 'Aahar' scheme, BJP on Sunday demanded immediate roll back of electricity rate hike to protect the interest of consumers.

Opposition stalls Odisha House proceedings

Odisha Assembly was stalled amid repeated adjournments for the third consecutive day on Wednesday as opposition Congress and BJP members protested power tariff hike announced by Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC).

OERC hikes power tariff in Odisha

While people are reeling under the scorching summer sun with the mercury already reaching 39 degrees Celsius in most parts of the state, the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) on Tuesday announced a hike in power tariff in the state.

Andhra Pradesh Assembly adjourned over proposed power tariff hike

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly was adjourned soon after it met for the day after an unrelenting Opposition -- YSR Congress -- stalled the proceedings against the proposed hike in power tariff on Tuesday.

Are Delhi's 'achhe din' here? Part II

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month. So are Delhi's 'achhe din' here?

Are Delhi's 'achhe din' here?

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month. So are Delhi's 'achhe din' here?

BJP questions AAP government's move to slash power tariff in Delhi

BJP on Wednesday questioned Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government's decision to slash power tariff by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month.

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP govt keeps poll promises; halves power tariff, gives 20K litres free water
Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP govt keeps poll promises; halves power tariff, gives 20K litres free water

Eleven days after coming into power in Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Wednesday slashed power tariff by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month and 20,000 litres of free water per household every month that would cost the exchequer around Rs 1,670 crore annually.

AAP plans power subsidy to give relief to consumers

The AAP government on Wednesday said that it will soon provide relief to power consumers by extending a subsidy.

'Govt of dharnas' will stall Delhi's development: Amit Shah

Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, BJP Chief Amit Shah on Saturday asked people of Delhi not to choose a "government of dharnas" else the Centre would not be able to develop the national capital.

Arvind Kejriwal used Anna Hazare: Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday accused AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal of "using" Anna Hazare and said the party does not deserve another chance as its government "ran away" from responsibilities after remaining in power for 49 days.

Delhi polls: Kejriwal criticises Modi for focusing on AAP

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday criticised him for targeting AAP in his election rally and not touching upon critical issues like laying out a roadmap for development of the city.

Delhi statehood issue a sensitive one: Amit Shah

Terming as 'sensitive' the matter of granting full statehood to Delhi, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said it should not be made an election issue and called for a proper debate over it.

'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises
'Paanch Sawaal': BJP punches holes in AAP's manifesto, questions 'Golmaal' Kejriwal's promises

With the Delhi Assembly Elections right around the corner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launched a third salvo on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday and posed its third set of 'paanch sawaal' (5 questions) to Arvind Kejriwal.

Steep 15% hike in TN power tariff; subsidy to offset burden

Tamil Nadu on Thursday announced a steep 15 percent hike in power tariff but consumers will not have to bear the entire burden as the government has decided to provide subsidy to offset the increase.