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People protest power tariff hike in Rajasthan


August 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) People in Rajasthan are up in arms against the hike in power tariff saying it would put more burden on them, especially at a time of ... Read more...

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Don’t pay arrears of raised power tariffs: Amarinder


July 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 24 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday asked people not to pay the arrears of the recently-hiked power tariff in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

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West Bengal should withdraw power tariff hike: Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) West Bengal Congress Tuesday demanded a roll back of the "steep hike" in electricity tariffs in the state and threatened to launch an agitation."The powers ... Read more...

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Consumers cry foul over power tariff hike in Delhi


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi July 4 (IANS) The recent hike in power tariff, the fourth by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) in the past 10 months, is forcing many in ... Read more...

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Power tariff hike inevitable: Sheila Dikshit (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi government said Monday it would continue to provide a subsidy on power consumption up to 200 units with the Chief Minister again justifying ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit calls power tariff hike ‘inevitable’


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday announced it would continue to provide subsidy on the consumption of power up to 200 units with the Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Delhi’s power tariff hike comes into effect


July 1st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) An average of over 20 percent hike in power tariff for homes came into effect in the national capital Sunday, the fourth hike in just ... Read more...

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Power tariff hike: Pakistani daily slams government’s sly move


May 18th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) The steep hike in power tariff has come as a shock to Pakistanis who are already reeling under the pressure of inflation, said a daily here, ... Read more...

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Poor accountability cost Congress Delhi civic polls: RWAs


April 18th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A day after the results of elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) were announced, the Residents' Welfare Associations (RWAs) of Delhi ... Read more...

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Tripura gives 12 percent subsidy on power tariff


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 3 (IANS) With an eye on next year's assembly polls, Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday announced a 12 percent subsidy on a 17 percent power tariff hike ... Read more...

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CII concerned over power tariff hike in Andhra


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Monday voiced its concern over the steep hike in electricity tariff for industry in Andhra Pradesh.Suchitra Ella, chairperson, CII Andhra ... Read more...

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Protest against power tariff hike Oct 2


October 1st, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Several residents welfare associations (RWAs) in the city will protest on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary Oct 2 against the recent hike in power tariff. "Around ... Read more...

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Protesters against power tariff hike face batons


September 30th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 30 (IANS) A group of industrialists was Friday baton charged by police in Jaipur during a protest against the Rajasthan government's proposal to hike electricity tariff.Under the banner ... Read more...

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Agra growers in distress as potato goes cheap


September 13th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) Farmers in the potato-growing belt of Agra region, which accounts for more than 30 percent of the country's yield, are in peril as market prices continue ... Read more...

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Thrifty power users in Delhi to get subsidy


August 30th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Consumers in Delhi restricting their monthly consumption of power to 200 units would get a subsidy of one rupee per unit, Power Minister Haroon Yusuf ... Read more...

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Delhi resident’s groups vow to oppose power tariff hike


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Several resident welfare associations (RWA) in Delhi have said they would oppose any hike in power tariff and demanded audits to weed out faulty meters, ... Read more...

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Delhi residents oppose power tariff hike (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Resident welfare associations (RWA) in Delhi Tuesday pledged to oppose any hike in power tariff and demanded audits to weed out faulty meters.The Delhi Electricity ... Read more...

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Common man spared power tariff hike in Maharastra


September 16th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Maharashtra's electricity regulatory authority Thursday spared the common man from a hike in power tariff, spelling cheer for nearly 12 million consumers. The Maharashtra Energy Regulatory Commission (MERC) decided ... Read more...

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Bengal business chambers demand subsidy after power hike


August 18th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Several chambers of commerce in West Bengal Tuesday described the recent tariff hike by the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) as "exorbitant and irrational" and ... Read more...

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Power tariff hike is inflationary: Jayalalithaa


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Monday condemned the power tariff revision in Tamil Nadu and termed the move inflationary. The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) Saturday announced a hike ... Read more...

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Power tariff hiked in Tamil Nadu


July 31st, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) Saturday spared small households and powerloom and handloom units consuming less than 600 units in two months from a power tariff ... Read more...

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No power tariff hike in Delhi this year: Dikshit


July 5th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday said that the power tariff in the national capital will not be hiked in fiscal 2010-11. "There will be no hike in power ... Read more...

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No change in power tariff in Delhi till CWG (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday indicated there will be no change in power tariff till the completion of the Commonwealth Games in October, ending nearly a month-long ... Read more...

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No power tariff hike in Delhi till CWG


June 10th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday indicated there will be no hike in power tariff till the completion of the Commonwealth Games in October. "There is no chance of power ... Read more...

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Delhi power discoms seek hike in electricity prices


May 6th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Delhi's three private power distributing companies (discoms) Thursday sought hike in tariff saying they are running into a combined loss of Rs.2,600 crore. The three discoms - BSES ... Read more...

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Reliance Infra barred from charging higher rates


July 15th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) Wednesday stayed its June order permitting Reliance Infrastructure to hike power tariff charges for various categories of domestic and commercial users. The order ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena protests against erratic power supply in Thane


July 1st, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Thane (Maharashtra), July 1 (ANI): Shiv Sena party workers ransacked a power station in Thane in a violent protest against power tariff hike and growing power shortage on Tuesday.The protestors also ... Read more...

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Shiv Sainiks protest over power tariff hike in Mumbai


June 24th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 24 (ANI): At least 35 people, including eight women were injured on Wednesday during a protest staged by the Shiv Sena party here against power tariff hike in Mumbai."Reliance ... Read more...

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Violence in Mumbai over Reliance power tariff hike


June 8th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Suspected Shiv Sena activists Monday evening attacked the Reliance Energy head office here, pelted stones at the police and torched at least four vehicles to protest against the ... Read more...

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Electricity regulator approves power tariff hike in Mumbai


June 6th, 2008 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) Thursday approved a power tariff hike ranging from six to 17 percent for the 2.6 million residential and commercial consumers of Reliance ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh announces steep hike in power tariff


April 15th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced a substantial hike in the power tariff in the state. An increase of eight percent has been made in the tariff for ... Read more...

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