Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation Cesc
Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

Why CESC consumers are fuming

CESC has said it will “keep in abeyance” domestic  consumers’ dues from April and May, which it had loaded onto the bill for June. The unusual announcement followed protests ag...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

CESC: wait for fresh bill

The Mamata Banerjee government on Monday advised unwilling CESC consumers against paying the current bill and asked them to wait for a fresh bill for June that is likely to be issued soon. Even as th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.07.20

CESC keeps dues in abeyance

CESC will keep in abeyance the dues for the past two months in its current bill for all low-voltage consumers, the utility announced on Sunday evening. The announcement — which will benefit 77 ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.07.20

CESC: payment relief

CESC will allow three instalments and an extension of 10 days from the due date for payment of current bills, the company announced on Thursday. “We are providing consumers with the option of p...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 13.07.20

Two CESC licences in Rajasthan post profit

CESC Ltd has been able to turn around two of its three distribution franchise licences in Rajasthan within four years of taking over the operation even as the largest of the pack continues to struggle...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.20

Perils of ‘temporary connection’

Some Calcutta neighbourhoods where power supply had been restored have again plunged into darkness, sometimes after sparks resembling fireworks spread panic among the residents.In Suryanagar, a neighb...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

140-hour wait for CESC help

Subir Mukhopadhyay has been waiting for a CESC team to arrive ever since Cyclone Amphan knocked off power at his home at Sarsuna in Behala on May 20.The wait crossed 140 hours on Tuesday evening.“Wh...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.05.20

‘Misled’ fireman killed

A young fireman was electrocuted in Belur, Howrah, while sawing branches off a partially uprooted tree that had got entangled in electrical wires, allegedly after power utility CESC told his team that...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.20

Didi shock treatment for CESC

CM hears at Victoria House: ‘Nishchoi, madam... direction din’The following are excerpts from conversations between chief minister Mamata Banerjee and CESC officials at the power utility’s ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.20

Amphan lessons: Even a little is often enough

Cyclone Amphan unleashed more than howling winds and blinding rain; it plunged the City of Joy into fathomless darkness and misery. Neighbourhoods like ours on the southeastern fringes went without po...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in


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