Jharkhand  /  Published 01.03.22

Mango residents suffer power crisis

Red-tapism in the Jharkhand Bijli Vitaran Nigam Ltd (JBVNL) has caused over 390 households to go without electricity in the Mango division of the power discom.  With no option left in hand, majo...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 23.02.22

Chandigarh: City witnesses outage

The Chandigarh administration on Tuesday evening invoked the Essential Services Maintenance Act, banning strikes by the electricity department for six months after a protest by its employees plunged p...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

Business  /  Published 19.02.22

Sharp rise in coal despatch

Coal India has despatched more coal in this fiscal than the whole of the previous year. With still a month-and-a-half remaining in the fiscal. Coal India has supplied  575 million tonnes (mt) ti...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 14.02.22

No increase in CESC electricity bill

CESC had claimed in its submission to the WBERC that there has been a sharp increase in fuel prices and urged the regulator to consider an upward revision in tariff. “The financial years of 201...
By Pinak Ghosh, Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Morcha for waiver on power dues

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, which had issued a diktat to the hill people to refrain from paying electricity bills during the 2007 Gorkhaland agitation, has made a 180-degree turn and informed the gove...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


Business  /  Published 12.01.22

Silpa Sathi rejig

The West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation will upgrade its online single window portal for industry — Silpa Sathi — from a single point help desk to a single window application ga...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 03.01.22

NTPC eyes Power Exchange pie

State-run power giant NTPC is mulling acquiring 5 per cent equity stake in Power Exchange of India Ltd (PXIL) that provides various electricity trading options, a senior official said.  The PXIL...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.12.21

CIL to jack up stock at power plants

Coal India plans to boost stock at thermal power plants  to over 45 million tonnes (mt) from 20mt by March. The decision follows the coal stock crisis at thermal power plants in September that p...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.21

Power pangs hit seven districts

Just at the time when the state government is busy luring investors, promising the best of facilities, the ground realities seem to be throwing a different pictuture courtesy acute power crisis in sev...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.21

Solar power ends school steep bill darkness

Recurring woes of paying a fat electricity bill are over for the Masat Girls’ High school authorities at Diamond Harbour-I block of South 24-Parganas. The school recently installed a 10MW mini ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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