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All households to be electrified by December-end against earlier target of March 2019, says power minister R K Singh
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All households to be electrified by December-end against earlier target of March 2019, says power minister R K Singh

The Union and the state power ministers in a meeting in July had decided to provide electricity connections to all families by December 2018 against the earlier target of March 2019.

Power ministry classifies electric vehicle charging stations under service, allows them to operate without licence
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Power ministry classifies electric vehicle charging stations under service, allows them to operate without licence

The power ministry has categorised charging batteries of electric vehicles as a service which will help such stations operate without a licence.

Meghalaya minister Comingone Ymbon quits, accuses Chief Minister Mukul Sangma of 'one-upmanship'
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Meghalaya minister Comingone Ymbon quits, accuses Chief Minister Mukul Sangma of 'one-upmanship'

Accusing Chief Minister Mukul Sangma of practising "one-upmanship", veteran Congress legislator Comingone Ymbon on Monday resigned as the Meghalaya power minister.

Cabinet reshuffle: Congress says BJP admits 'gigantic failure' by dropping ministers
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Cabinet reshuffle: Congress says BJP admits 'gigantic failure' by dropping ministers

Narendra Modi government has by dropping ministers from the Union Cabinet admitted its "gigantic failure", Congress leader Manish Tewari

Cabinet reshuffle: Uncertainty looms large over participation of AIADMK, JD(U) in Sunday shakeup
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Cabinet reshuffle: Uncertainty looms large over participation of AIADMK, JD(U) in Sunday shakeup

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the participation of the AIADMK and JD(U) in the Union Cabinet as Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes its reshuffle

Piyush Goyal posts wrong photo of 'illuminated' Indian streets, Twitterati call it out
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Piyush Goyal posts wrong photo of 'illuminated' Indian streets, Twitterati call it out

Union power minister Piyush Goyal found himself in the centre of a schooling session by Twitter users on appropriate image usage following his tweet lauding the government's effort to illuminate Indian streets.

States have resolved to provide 24X7 power by March 2019: Piyush Goyal
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States have resolved to provide 24X7 power by March 2019: Piyush Goyal

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said all the states had resolved to provide round-the-clock power supply to every household by March 2019.

Centre has allocated over Rs 11,000 cr for bringing electricity in UP: Power Minister
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Centre has allocated over Rs 11,000 cr for bringing electricity in UP: Power Minister

The Centre has allocated more than Rs 11,000 crore for bringing electricity to every nook and corner of Uttar Pradesh.

Solar scam: BJP demands CM Chandy resign immediately, claims he has no locus standi
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Solar scam: BJP demands CM Chandy resign immediately, claims he has no locus standi

Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slammed Oommen Chandy and hit out at the Congress high command for "looking the other way".

Over half the electricity supplied to Bihar is either stolen or lost: Piyush Goyal
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Over half the electricity supplied to Bihar is either stolen or lost: Piyush Goyal

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said a whopping 54 percent electricity was either "stolen or lost" in Bihar.

Centre, UP govt to distribute 13 lakh LED bulbs in Varanasi: Power ministry
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Centre, UP govt to distribute 13 lakh LED bulbs in Varanasi: Power ministry

The Centre and Uttar Pradesh government in association with Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) will distribute 13 lakh LED bulbs to 2,28,496 consumers.

Boost for Modi's renewable energy push as Hindujas plan to invest $1 bn
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Boost for Modi's renewable energy push as Hindujas plan to invest $1 bn

The Hinduja Group on Monday said it plans to build solar-based power stations to generate 1,000 MW at the cost of around a billion dollars.

Will ensure 24X7 power to all Indians by March 2019, says Piyush Goyal
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Will ensure 24X7 power to all Indians by March 2019, says Piyush Goyal

Reiterating the promise of 24x7 power to all by 2019, Piyush Goyal said use of information technology will help in achieving the target.

UP power crisis: Centre indulging in political vendetta, says SP
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UP power crisis: Centre indulging in political vendetta, says SP

The Samajwadi Party on Monday accused the union government and Power Minister Piyush Goyal of turning a blind eye to the power woes of Uttar Pradesh.

Five states urge Power Minister to resolve tariff hike issues after blackouts
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Five states urge Power Minister to resolve tariff hike issues after blackouts

Five states have urged union Power Minister Piyush Goyal to help restore power supply to their states facing major blackouts.

Power Ministry moves draft cabinet note seeking coal for power plants
Economy

Power Ministry moves draft cabinet note seeking coal for power plants

The Power Ministry has sought suggestions of various ministries like coal, finance, law and environment on its draft note that seeks to ensure coal supplies for the thermal power plants.

Party rebels have vested interests: Haryana CM Hooda after minister's resignation
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Party rebels have vested interests: Haryana CM Hooda after minister's resignation

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday hit out at his detractors, claiming their actions were guided by "vested interests."

Haryana power minister quits in open revolt against CM Hooda
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Haryana power minister quits in open revolt against CM Hooda

In a revolt against Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda ahead of Assembly elections, Haryana Power Minister Ajay Yadav resigned.

Power projects worth Rs 36,000 crore stuck thanks to lack of coal, says govt
Economy

Power projects worth Rs 36,000 crore stuck thanks to lack of coal, says govt

Efforts are being made for supplying adequate coal to power projects, the government also said.<br />

Govt to appoint committee to review Rangarajan gas pricing formula
India

Govt to appoint committee to review Rangarajan gas pricing formula

The government will appoint a committee under former Power Minister Suresh Prabhu to review a gas pricing formula approved by the previous UPA regime.