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

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.19

Power poles pose peril in Jamshedpur

Fallen and dilapidated power poles in the city are posing serious threat to life, but Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd’s (JBVNL) couldn’t bother less. In Mango, an electric pole with cables attach...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.01.20

Power set to get dearer from April

The state electricity regulatory commission on Friday asked Tata Steel to hike power tariffs from the next financial year (2020-21).Chairing a public hearing at Tube Maker’s Club on the power tariff...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.20

Any takers for electric vehicles?

Based on a survey of 8,282 respondents from 180 urban districts, an Indian portal reported that nine per cent of urban Indian households are likely to buy an electric vehicle in 2020, mostly due to en...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda in

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.20

Power bill due date breather

The state-run power utility, the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL), has extended the last date for payment of electricity bills to April 30 in view of the virus outbreak...
By in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.20

Electrocution sparks ransack

Angry villagers vandalised a customer care office of the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) in Nadia’s Dignagar on Sunday morning after a labourer was electrocuted ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.20

Storm knocks down power

Power was among the worst-affected sectors in the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan on Wednesday and numerous pockets of south Bengal remained without electricity even at the end of Thursday, promp...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 14.11.19

CESC junks power split

CESC has scrapped the plan to unbundle the power generation and distribution business after waiting for more than two years to get an approval from the state electricity regulator.The board of the com...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.18

Cooch Behar people urged to pay power dues

The district administration convened a meeting here on Wednesday as part of an attempt to recover electricity dues to the tune of Rs 116 crore which piled up over the past five years because of a call...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Business  /  Published 06.11.18

Bengal power cop wants CESC demerger details

By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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