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Jolt to Madhya Pradesh as power tariff hiked by 9.48%

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has hiked the power tariff by an average of 9.48 percent for 2017-18 fiscal year.

Apr 02, 2017, 10:58 AM IST

Coal freight tariff rationalisation: Minimal impact on power

Rationalisation of the coal freight tariff by railways will have minimal impact on power tariff and the move would gradually lead to domestic fuel replacing imported coal, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday.


Aug 29, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Power tariff likely to go up by 8-10%: Know why!

Power tariff is likely to increase by 8-10 percent in the country after Coal India decided to hike the commodity's prices, Tata Power CEO and Managing Director Anil Sardana has said.

Jun 12, 2016, 11:32 AM IST

Power tariff likely to increase after increase in prices of Coal India

Power tariff likely to increase after increase in prices of Coal India.

Jun 06, 2016, 20:35 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi's padyatra over power tariff hike evokes good response

MRCC president Sanjay Nirupam and former MP Priya Dutt were among the Congress leaders who accompanied Gandhi during the foot march.

Jan 16, 2016, 14:36 PM IST

Electricity to get cheaper in Haryana

Electricity rates are set to get cheaper in Haryana by as much as 16.43 percent for the 2015-16 period.

Oct 16, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Tariff hike not only solution to save discoms: Piyush Goyal

Stressing the need to hike power prices gradually, Union Minister Piyush Goyal Wednesday said increasing electricity tariffs is not the only way out for the loss-making distribution companies.

Oct 07, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

Power tariff hikes may help inflation in medium-term: Rajan

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan Tuesday said even though an increase in power prices to improve the health of discoms would hurt us in the short-term, it is a sound move for inflation management in medium-term.

Sep 29, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

AAP takes credit for static Delhi power tariff

Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday claimed credit after the power regulator announced that electricity tariff for domestic consumers in the capital won't be raised.

Sep 25, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

HC asks Delhi govt, CAG to respond on discoms' plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the city government and CAG on the pleas of two power distribution companies seeking that no action be taken against them based on a draft report of the government auditor.

Aug 21, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Discom dues: AAP opposes CBI investigation, seeks independent probe

AAP on Wednesday opposed BJP's demand of a CBI inquiry against power discoms for allegedly inflating dues to the tune of a whopping Rs 8,000 crore, saying the investigating agency came under the direct control of the Centre, and insisted on a separate independent probe into the matter.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Power tariff will have to be cut: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on CAG report

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said power tariff will have to be reduced in the national capital in the wake of CAG indicting the three private distribution companies for allegedly inflating dues from consumers to the tune of a whopping Rs 8,000 crore.

Aug 18, 2015, 22:35 PM IST

AAP MLAs, RWAs warn against power tariff hike in Delhi

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC)'s two-day-long public hearing on power tariff fixation began on Tuesday in the midst of steep opposition from a number of AAP MLAs and representatives of Residents' Welfare Associations here against any hike.

Aug 04, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

BJP submits memorandum to Governor highlighting Samajwadi Party govt's failure

After staging a 24-hour long dharna as part of party's state-wide agitation against the "poor" law and order situation in UP, BJP leaders on Sunday submitted a memorandum to Governor Ram Naik alleging failure of SP government on all fronts.

Jul 05, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

Power tariff hike is anti-people: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday criticised the power tariff hike in Uttar Pradesh and said it highlights the Samajwadi Party government's "insensitiveness" towards common people.

Jun 22, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

DERC to announce revised tariff despite AAP govt's objections

Delhi's power regulator DERC is all set to announce revised tariff for 2015-16 next month notwithstanding AAP government's directive not to go ahead with the new rates till the CAG has submitted its report on the financial condition of three private power distribution companies.

Jun 21, 2015, 08:53 AM IST

Power tariff hiked by 6%, AAP mulling legal options

Reacting to the DERC's decision, the Aam Aadmi Party Government said it will ask the regulator to review the hike as it will put additional burden on the consumers.

Jun 12, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Power tariff in Delhi hiked by upto 6%

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has hiked the power tariff in Delhi by upto six percent effective from Monday.

Jun 12, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

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.

Apr 20, 2015, 10:22 AM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2015, 17:04 PM IST