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DMK to participate in Sep 20 bandh


September 18th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) The DMK, a major constituent of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government, Tuesday announced that it would participate in the opposition sponsored Sep 20 bandh ... Read more...

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Tighten security for DU polls, says Delhi BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Apprehensive of violence in Delhi University during the upcoming university elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday "appealed" to Delhi Police to depute more ... Read more...

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Ambani seeks higher power tariff to ensure industry’s health


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Power tariffs in India will have to go up to reflect the cost it takes to produce electricity and the health of producing companies, Reliance Power ... Read more...

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‘With power losses of $40 bn, India needs periodic tariff hikes’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's power distribution firms have accumulated losses worth a whopping $40 billion, which requires staggered hikes in tariff to ensure their sustainability, a top expert ... Read more...

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India urgently needs power tariff increase, says ex-secretary


August 30th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 30 (IANS) India needs graded doses of power tariff increase to ensure the sustainability of distribution companies, a senior power expert said here Thursday.Addressing the conference "Ensuring ... Read more...

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BJP to hold protest rallies in Rajasthan on Aug 11


August 9th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit would hold protest rallies all over the state Aug 11 highlighting the drawbacks of the state's Congress government, including ... Read more...

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To get Rs.100,000 crore investment, Badal promises the moon


July 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) Uninterrupted 24-hour power supply, three international airports, world-class road connectivity, lower power tariff, single window clearances and much more -- the Punjab government is offering the ... Read more...

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Himachal to give free net books to 4,000 school toppers


July 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) After Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh also Wednesday announced it would give free net books to 4,000 topper students of Class X passing out ... Read more...

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Court tells Delhi power regulator to notify tariff hike


July 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to notify the recent hike in electricity tariff.A division bench of Acting ... Read more...

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Protesting DMK leaders arrested in Tamil Nadu


July 4th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Several prominent DMK party leaders, including M.K. Stalin, T.R. Baalu, Dayanidhi Maran and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, were arrested during their state-wide "fill the jails" ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro rules out fare hike for now


June 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Thursday said it was not hiking fares for now."At present, there is no decision regarding increase in fares of ... Read more...

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Delhi homes hit by 20 percent power rate hike


June 26th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Come July 1, the Delhiites will have to shell out more for their electricity bill as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Tuesday decided to ... Read more...

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Power to cost more in Delhi, Dikshit indicates


June 25th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday indicated that a hike in power tariff in the city was inevitable, saying that residents cannot expect the same ... Read more...

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‘Tamil Nadu power corp wrong on wind power banking loss’


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Spinning Mills Association (Tasma) termed as "deceptive" the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation's (Tangedco) assumption of the loss it suffers offering ... Read more...

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Dikshit records statement in court against BJP leader


May 30th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday recorded her statement in a Delhi court in a defamation case filed by her against Bharatiya Janata Party leader ... Read more...

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DMK to protest against petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a constituent of the Congress-led UPA government at the centre, Friday announced it would hold protests across Tamil Nadu May 30, ... Read more...

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Assam party moves rights panel over power crisis


May 11th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) Amid protests against the severe power cuts across the state for over a week, Assam's regional political party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has sought the intervention ... Read more...

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Industry demands roll back in Goa power hike


May 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 8 (IANS) A leading trade body here Tuesday demanded a roll back on the proposed power tariff increase by the Goa government as it would hit the industry ... Read more...

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Dikshit, Gupta told to settle suit amicably


May 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday for the third time asked Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijendra Gupta to ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi power regulator over tariff


April 24th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to power regulator Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on a plea filed by Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited ... Read more...

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Settle defamation case, court tells Dikshit, BJP leader


April 24th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijendra Gupta to settle out of court their ... Read more...

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Plan panel okays Rs.14,010 crore outlay for Kerala


April 20th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Planning Commission Friday approved the 2012-13 annual plan outlay of Rs.14,010 crore for Kerala.There is a substantial increase in the outlay for education, healthcare, ... Read more...

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Power tariff in Tamil Nadu goes up


March 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Friday further turned costlier to live in for all sections of the people with an average 37 percent increase power tariff effective Saturday.The revised ... Read more...

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Settle defamation case amicably: Court urges Dikshit, BJP leader


March 15th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday asked Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijendra Gupta to settle their dispute related to ... Read more...

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‘CAG to audit accounts of Delhi discoms’


March 12th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court was told Monday that the state cabinet has approved a proposal for the accounts of three power distribution companies, established in ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu power units to raise Rs.11,000 crore


March 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) State-owned Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (Tangedco) and Tamil Nadu Power Finance Corporation would together raise around Rs.11,000 crore through bonds and government guarantees, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu power generator to float tenders for two power projects


January 30th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) The power generation and distribution arm of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO) will soon issue tenders for two of its proposed power projects ... Read more...

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Court fines Sheila Dikshit Rs.3,000


January 6th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday fined Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dixit Rs.3,000, for failing to file a reply in her defamation case against ... Read more...

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Farmers’ suicides unabated in Chhattisgarh: Congress


January 2nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 2 (IANS) The Congress in Chhattisgarh Monday said it would step up campaign against the state's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for "unabated suicide deaths of thousands ... Read more...

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Vijayakant fasts against price rise


November 24th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly and DMDK chief A. Vijayakant, alongwith other party leaders, held a day long fast here Thursday to protest ... Read more...

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Vijayakant to fast Nov 24 against price hikes


November 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly and DMDK chief A. Vijayakant will hold a fast between 8 a.m and 5 p.m Thursday to ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu hikes bus fares, milk prices


November 17th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) In a double blow to the residents of Tamil Nadu already reeling under double-digit inflation, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday announced a steep hike in bus ... Read more...

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Crisis in Chhattisgarh’s mini steel plants


November 14th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 14 (IANS) Dozens of mini steel plants in mineral-rich Chhattisgarh Monday suspended production amid a raw material shortage and high power tariffs. The plant owners have sought the ... Read more...

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CNG price raised by Rs.2.30 in national capital region


September 30th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The price of compressed natural gas (CNG) in the national capital region will go up by Rs.2.30 per kg from Oct 1, dealing another blow ... Read more...

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Delhi agrees to CAG audit of power companies


September 14th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Delhi Government Tuesday agreed to "occasionally" let the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) conduct an audit of three power companies for the last few ... Read more...

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