India  /  Published 31.10.20

Trains halted, Punjab faces power scarcity

Coal stock in the state’s thermal power plants have run out first because farmers protesting against the new farm laws were blocking the tracks, and now because the railways is not allowing freight ...
By PTI in Chandigarh

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.20

Powerhouse fire blacks out Alipurduar

Power cut for over 15 hours due to equipment damaged by blaze...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Business  /  Published 04.10.20

Rise of 2% in electricity demand

Discoms are facing cash flow concerns as they had to pay fixed charges to generators even as collection of payments was affected during the lockdown...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.20

Power: no hike in tariffs now

JBVNL told to continue with existing rates keeping in mind interest of all...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Rs 114cr for safer power distribution

1,000-odd transformers will be installed under this project and two power substations will come up in Berubari (of Jalpaiguri Sadar block) and Matialli block...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


Jharkhand  /  Published 21.09.20

Lockdown relief in power bills

Electricity regulator orders 3-month moratorium on payments, no late fee...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Blackout village scrambles for gen-sets

Villagers spend sleepless nights in sultry weather while local gram panchayat's efforts to get the electricity board to fix the issue goes in vain...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.20

Jharkhand power tariff hike plan opposed

They registered objections during a virtual public hearing organised by the Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

State Digest: 5 extremists arrested; protest for jobs in fertilizer factory

STATE DIGEST: Bandh observed in Huntergunj against erratic electricity; 4 bike-lifters arrested in Dhanbad...
By Our Bureau

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.08.20

JBVNL: in need of honest officers

Not enough honest officials, says a JBVNL GM who couldn’t order a raid even after he was tipped off by a citizen...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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