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The mess in state electricity boards gets deeper

The mess in state electricity boards gets deeper

The writing on the wall has been there for some time now—reform the state electricity boards or risk undoing all the good work in the power sector. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint Low international coal prices, auction of coal fields and the ..., 1 month ago

Maharashtra govt proposes to split MahaVitaran into five entities

The BJP-led government in Maharashtra plans to split the state-run MahaVitaran (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company) into four to five companies on the lines of Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. Currently, ...
 Smart Investor2 days ago

Bihar earthquake: Nitish Kumar's colleagues to donate their salary

Patna, May 1: A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar donated one month's salary for the earthquake victims in the state, his cabinet colleagues, JD-U legislators and MPs will follow the suit in a day or two, officials said on Friday. Nitish ...
 Oneindia5 days ago Bihar quake: Nitish's colleagues to donate their salary  ProKerala.com5 days ago Bihar quake: CM Nitish Kumar's colleagues to donate their salary  Mid Day5 days ago Bihar quake: Nitish's colleagues …  Yahoo! India5 days ago

Your Handy-Dandy Guide to the Bihar …

Jaade mein coat, paise mein note, chunaav mein vote. (In winter, a coat; for money, cash notes; for elections, the vote.) That's what a Bihar politician says to me, off the record, as we sit on the porch of his bungalow, surrounded by voters ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
Indian Express

States in charge

The next question is: how will the states spend this money? Will they improve power distribution, urban infrastructure and civic amenities? Have the states grown up? That's the question to ask once the (well-justified) celebrations of cooperative ...
 Indian Express2 months ago State firm for Barauni plant  Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Slight pocket pinch in power tariff revision

Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (Berc) on Monday brought about a marginal hike of 10 to 15 paise per unit in the power tariff rate across the board. The new tariff would be exercised from April 1. The commission's directive has come as a ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
India New England

Bihar Needs to Ramp up Power Infrastructure to Provide Access for All

PATNA, INDIA-- With more than two-thirds of its population lacking access to electricity, Bihar needs to add significantly to its generation capacity and ramp up investment in transmission and distribution if it is to provide affordable and reliable ...
 India New England2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

AC snag adds to burning problem

One of the defunct air-conditioners at the burns ward of PMCH. Picture by Ashok Sinha Burns wards at the state's premier hospital have been no less than torture chambers in the past 50 years or so. Dysfunctional air-conditioners (ACs) at ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 days ago

Bihar Migrant returns unscathed from Nepal only to find his cousin dead

L-R: Gaya Sao who's father Narayan Sao passed away in the earthquake, Raja Kumar and Guddu Kumar who returned from Kathmandu at Sarsaul village, Motihari block. (Source: Express photo) Even as he stood panting in an open field — opposite the ...
 Indian Express5 days ago

India's groundwater crisis [Mint, New Delhi]

April 28--India's north-western region is widely considered to be the country's granary, with states such as Punjab and Haryana accounting for a large share of the country's agricultural output and farm incomes. But farming in both these regions is ...
 BusinessWeek1 week ago
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