Opinion  /  Published 17.02.20

Populism a costly addiction

A sweeping re-election in one Indian region has triggered what appears to be a populist wave in other parts of the country. In this instance, the pre-electoral giveaway was subsidized electricity. Thi...
By Renu Kohli

India  /  Published 26.09.19

Marked flats in Kochi lose utilities

The flow of water and power was disconnected on Thursday at five apartment complexes in Kochi, Kerala, that are awaiting demolition ordered by the Supreme Court.The Kerala State Electricity Board sent...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Business  /  Published 29.10.18

Imported coal = costlier power? Up to CERC

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission to decide within 8 weeks whether private power generators in Gujarat, including Tata Power and Adani, can charge more f...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 21.10.18

Power to every home by end of this month

Bihar is on the verge of providing electricity connection to all households in the state by end-October. Senior officials, including those from the Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited (BSPHCL), ...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.20

Fallen trees hurdle to power supply

Six days have passed since Amphan hit Bengal but Nibedita Dutta of Thakurnagar in North 24-Parganas is yet to enter her damaged home. She, along with her husband Sagar, had left home on the night of t...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon


West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.20

Generators help tackle outage in city, villages

Power outage engendered by Cyclone Amphan in large parts of East Midnapore, Nadia and North 24-Parganas has come as an opportunity for generator operators who have mounted the equipments on mini truck...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.07.19

Blackout Ranchi hopes for turnaround

Frequent blackouts continued to test the patience of residents in the capital even as the chief minister issued a stern order on Friday asking the state power officials to improve the electricity supp...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi


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