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Dec 27, 2018
Farm loan waivers to crimp states' capital spending; revenue deficit widens despite higher receipts: ReportLast year, larger states like Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu had also announced farm loan waivers as financial distress kept rising among farmers.
Nov 19, 2018
State power distribution companies will have to pay Rs 2,000 cr to solar firms as GST claims: IcraThe Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in its order in October, had approved the claims raised by solar power developers related to the impact of the introduction of the goods and service tax (GST) on their capital cost.
Apr 02, 2018
UP discoms bleeding money as Centre's UDAY scheme fails to prevent losses; 49% homes without powerUP's electricity distribution companies (discoms) ran up losses totalling Rs 21,486 crore by 2016, as Centre's UDAY scheme failed to prevent losses.
Jan 30, 2017
Financial woes of power distribution cos run deep; it's too early to evaluate UdayUDAY does not promise any grants but voluntarily asks the states to take-over 75 percent of the debt of the respective Discoms
Dec 07, 2016
Jayalalithaa dead: How her policies made Tamil Nadu a successful welfare state with a differenceMs Jayalalithaa’s economic legacy will be more remembered in terms of what the government did for the alleviation of the poor, which has also been questioned by critics as being ‘populist’.
Jan 20, 2016
Cabinet approves new power tariff policyThe Cabinet today approved a new power tariff policy that aims at promoting clean energy, better regulation of discoms and faster rollout of investments.
Nov 30, 2015
New restructuring package for state discoms a positive: FitchSuccessfully addressing the weak financial positions of state distribution companies (discoms) is key to improving the health of India's power sector, it added.
Nov 25, 2015
Fitch says sufficient and timely tariff hike must for discom healthAccording to the statement, India's power generators continue to face low and declining capacity utilisation, mainly because financially-stressed distribution companies (discoms) are unable to purchase power.
Feb 18, 2015
BSES seeks payments of Rs14,500 cr outstanding dues from governmentBSES Rajdhani and Yamuna told the SC that if its existing outstanding dues of Rs 14,500 cr were not paid by govt, then the people of Delhiwould be saddled with a backlog in tariff dues
Sep 09, 2014
Delhi HC adjourns discoms' plea against CAG audit to 19 SeptThe discoms have moved the larger bench of the court against its single judge's order of January 24 refusing to stall their CAG audit