BJP demanded a immediate roll back in the prices of cooking gas, CNG and water tariff effected in Delhi, contending the policy decisions of Congress-supported AAP government in the national capital would give rise to inflation.
Delhi Lokayukta has issued notices to a former and a current member of Delhi`s power regulator DERC on a complaint alleging that they abused their position to obtain gains for private discoms on the issue of fixing power tariff.
The Centre today told the Delhi
High Court that the NCT government has no jurisdiction to
direct Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission(DERC) to put on
hold its decision on power tariff for the year 2010-2011.
Sending a strong message to power regulator DERC to consider demands of the discoms to hike tariff, CM Sheila Dikshit on Friday said everybody has to be taken on board while finalising new electricity rates in the city.
In a major embarrassment for
the Sheila Dikshit government, Solicitor General Gopal
Subramanium has held that it has no powers to restrict the
city`s power regulator DERC from announcing its tariff order
for the year 2010-11.
Hike in power tariff has become
essential in Orissa, a power surplus state barely an year ago,
which is now passing through a phase of severe crisis, state
finance minister Prafulla Chandra Ghadai said today.
Hike in power tariff has become essential in Orissa, a power surplus state barely an year ago, which is now passing through a phase of severe crisis, state finance minister Prafulla Chandra Ghadai said on Tuesday.
AUSPI, the body representing CDMA
players, today urged telecom regulator TRAI to continue with
its policy of `no intervention` in tariffs amid reports that
the regulator could end its tariff forbearance policy.
Intensifying the tariff war in the fast-growing telecom market, Anil Ambani group firm Reliance Communications has cut all call rates to 50 paise per minute flat across networks effective from tomorrow.
Maharashtra government today stayed
the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) order
lowering tariff for commercial users like malls and theatres
and increasing tariff for other smaller users.