Business  /  Published 07.01.19

Maharashtra now on CESC supply map

CESC may earn Rs 1,600 crore in revenues from electricity distribution franchisees outside Calcutta as the company enters Maharashtra, the third state beyond Bengal.The company has won a 20-year contr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.19

The no-longer CEA returns

In September, Arvind Subramanian demitted office as chief economic adviser and flew off to take a visiting lectureship in Kennedy School of Harvard University. He is lecturing there on why some develo...
By Ashok V. Desai in

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

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.20

Heart of the matter

Sir — The emphatic win of the Aam Aadmi Party in the Delhi elections is not surprising (“Broomed”, Feb 13). The party may feel that reforms in the health and education sectors led to its victory...
By The Telegraph in


Opinion  /  Published 01.02.20

Bijli Lagi toh main kya karoon

Some things are pre-ordained. Like bad things. Horrible things. Things you wouldn’t expect would happen to you, or around you. Hobei. I mean Cupid was Cupid but was given the shape of a cherub that ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.02.19

Power tariff hike to pinch cities, towns most

Domestic consumers will have to pay more for power from now on with the state electricity regulator announcing on Thursday rate hikes ranging from 75 paise to Re 1 that will impact those living in urb...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Odisha  /  Published 18.11.18

Power supply work on for Bali yatra

The Public Health Engineering Organisation (PHEO) and the Central Electricity Supply Utility (Cesu) are making elaborate arrangements for uninterrupted and adequate supply of drinking water and power ...
By Lalmohan Patnaik in Cuttack

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.19

Jharkhand power utility's rate hike opposed

Industry leaders came out strongly against a proposal to hike power tariffs on Tuesday, their argument predictably based on irregular supply and erratic billing by Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam (JBVNL)...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

World  /  Published 14.07.19

Manhattan plunges into darkness

A power failure plunged a stretch of the West Side of Manhattan into darkness on Saturday night, trapping people in subway cars and elevators for a time, leaving drivers to fend for themselves at inte...
By James Barron and Mihir Zaveri/New York Times News Service in New York


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