Despite the commissioning of four 765kV inter-regional PGCIL transmission lines, UP is not being allowed to draw power from Chhattisgarh stations with whom it has long-term PPAs) totalling about 2,000 megawatts.
Narendra Modi is under attack for failing to avert a national power crisis.
Around 50 MPs from the state have gone on a dharna to protest against power crisis and other public issues.
Several states like Delhi and Maharashtra, which have less population than UP, are allotted more power.
At another question, BJP staged a walkout blaming the state government for providing costly power to urban consumers
The police resorted to gunshots, tear-gas shells and use of water canon to disperse the agitators who indulged in brick-batting and beating up cops and media persons.
Altercation broke between BJP MLAs and J&K CM Omar Abdullah over power curtailment. Omar accused of “stealing” power
A spokesperson for BEST also said the organisation is efficiently able to cater to the power demand.
Many areas of the national capital are facing massive load-shedding, stretching to over two hours every day.
The prime minister of Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, confirmed on Twitter that there were electricity problems.
The power supply is likely to be restored in 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh.
MHA to prepare another note with the reorganisation Bill.
Government is consulting central power agencies like the NTPC and Power Grid Corporation.
Private hospitals,nursing homes are the worst hit; power workers spared the King George hospital.
Power generation remained crippled at major power stations following the ongoing strike.