Business  /  Published 11.11.19

Power demand falls most in 12 years

India’s power demand fell 13.2 per cent in October from a year ago, posting its steepest monthly decline in over 12 years, government data showed, reflecting a deepening growth slowdown in Asia’s ...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.03.19

Jamshedpur lights off for 1 hour

The steel city became the only urban township in the state to take part in the Earth Hour movement under which millions across the world switch off their lights for one hour as a pledge to protect our...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 11.12.19

Adani monetises power asset

Nearly 16 months after it acquired the business from Anil Ambani, the Adani group on Wednesday has cashed in on part of its holding in Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML).Qatar Investment Authority (Q...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

Tribals remember Mrinal the MP

Residents of two tribal hamlets near here on Sunday remembered Mrinal Sen the MP whose contribution from the local area development funds helped the villagers get electricity 16 years ago.The villager...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.18

Let’s go green even in death

Conventionally, firewood and electricity are used for cremation, but they are not always pocket-friendly. The son of a Katras milkman is turning cow dung into eco-friendly logs to buffer costs and let...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.19

Rod drilling tunnel spears through house

By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.19

Power plays hard to get

Consumers of Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd’s (JBVNL) Jamshedpur circle are suffering because of the discom’s work culture.Under the Mango division of JBVNL’s Jamshedpur circle, over 530 resid...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.04.19

Where ‘no voter to be left behind’ is a cruel joke

Ram Vilas Kharwar, 65, will not vote. For him the Election Commission of India’s catchphrase, “No voter to be left behind”, is a cruel joke.The nearest polling centre is around 12km from Kharwar...
By Dev Raj in Kaimur

North East  /  Published 15.05.20

Villagers receive bill for life in the dark

The residents of Karkhana Putni village (ward 6) under Patharkandi Assembly constituency in south Assam’s Karimganj district have allegedly been receiving electricity bills without even having elect...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

Business  /  Published 06.07.19

Medium-term benefits

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden budget has the hallmark of the Modi 2.0 government.The finance minister has laid down a vision to make India a $5-trillion economy based on the “minimu...
By Shanti Ekambaram/Guest Column


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