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Explained: What is the reason for Punjab's unprecedented power crisis?

July 08, 2021 2:12 pm

Punjab power crisis: As the temperatures have soared and it is peak season for paddy transplantation, the demand for power has touched 14,225 MW. However, but the power utility has only been able to supply 12,800 MW.

Punjab power crisis: Farmers block NH , PSPCL staffers stage protests against ‘ill-treatment’

June 30, 2021 6:19 am

Farmers alleged that against the requirement of 8-hour uninterrupted power supply, they have been getting just 4-5 hours of supply since paddy sowing started.

Explained: Why many states are staring at an acute power crisis

August 04, 2019 1:51 pm

The strike at Odisha's Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd, say NTPC officials, may result in acute shortage in power supply to Odisha as well as Southern and Eastern states. Coal production and supply have come to a halt and the power plant has received no coal from mines since July 25.

Playing It Safe: Under-loaded PGCIL lines hike UP’s power woes

September 09, 2015 1:57 am

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.

Blackouts cast shadow over PM Narendra Modi's economic recovery

September 05, 2014 1:29 pm

Narendra Modi is under attack for failing to avert a national power crisis.

Protest against power crisis, law and order situation in UP

September 01, 2014 12:50 pm

Around 50 MPs from the state have gone on a dharna to protest against power crisis and other public issues.

Akhilesh writes to PM to revise norms for power allotment from central pool

July 03, 2014 12:50 pm

Several states like Delhi and Maharashtra, which have less population than UP, are allotted more power.

BSP, BJP walk out over land acquisition relief, power crisis

July 03, 2014 2:51 am

At another question, BJP staged a walkout blaming the state government for providing costly power to urban consumers

BJP youth workers fight pitched battle with police, several injured

July 01, 2014 3:39 am

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.

BJP leaders take on Omar Abdullah over power supply

June 16, 2014 6:55 pm

Altercation broke between BJP MLAs and J&K CM Omar Abdullah over power curtailment. Omar accused of "stealing" power