Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.19

Industry protests power tariff hike

At least 20 large industrial units in the state have asked Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) to disconnect power supply in protest against the recent hike in tariff even as the trade and in...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.12.18

Power poser in JBVNL areas

Several areas serviced by Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam (JBVNL), including Mango, Jugsalai and Chhota Govindpur, on Thursday faced power crisis due to technical snags and installation work of new power...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

Tackling volatility in the supply of water

Climatic conditions play a major role in determining the availability of water resources. Consequently, civilizations across the world have developed formal and informal systems linking agricultural p...
By Ajay Mathur

India  /  Published 09.05.19

Fani sets Calcutta's generator shops whirring

A store on Ganesh Chandra Avenue selling portable generators usually closes by 7.30pm. For the past three days, it has remained open till midnight, and is still struggling to meet the demand.The power...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.19

Heat breaks power record in Calcutta

Calcutta consumed more power on Wednesday than it ever has, the demand triggered by a soaring mercury that touched almost 40 degrees Celsius and sent air-conditioners into overdrive.The city’s sole ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


North East  /  Published 05.05.19

Cyclone Fani leaves trail of destruction

High-velocity winds and continuous rainfall triggered by Cyclone Fani on Saturday caused severe damages to electrical infrastructure in different parts of Assam.Many trees and electricity poles were u...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 04.05.19

Cyclone Fani flattens Puri

Cyclone Fani ravaged Puri after making landfall in the pilgrim-and-tourist hub on Friday morning, littering roads with uprooted trees, power poles and telephone towers, blowing off roofs and swamping ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.05.19

Power plays hide-and-seek

Erratic power supply is competing with the rising mercury level to torment residents of the capital city. Some said the poor power supply was tarnishing the image of the ruling party that had promis...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

Hijack, just like it was in football season

This is what it took for power to be restored in a Behala neighbourhood — and accounts from different parts of Calcutta suggest it was not an isolated incident.The Behala pocket, with most homes wit...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 12.02.19

Factory itch in price comfort

India’s industrial growth remained subdued in December — bad news for the incumbent government facing polls this year — even as retail inflation offered some comfort at 2.05 per cent for January...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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