10 Jun 2013
The power tariff hike announced on May 31 came into effect in Uttar Pradesh on Monday. Domestic users would now pay 35 percent more for power, while the rural sector would have to pay 45 percent more.
29 May 2013
The deadlock between the state government and protesting power board staff, who threatened an indefinite strike from Wednesday, ended late on Tuesday as the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) agreed not to privatize the sector.
13 Apr 2013
Pushed on the backfoot after "strong political reactions" from New Delhi, the Uttar Pradesh government Friday restored 24x7 power supply to Rae Bareli and Amethi - parliamentary constituencies of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.
12 Apr 2013
In what appears to be the fallout of the differences between the Congress and the Samajwadi Party, Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) on Friday withdrew ‘VIP’ status of Rae Bareli and Amethi.
27 Jun 2012
The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has blacklisted six firms and suspended two engineers for supplying poor quality transformers.
21 May 2012
Two officials of Uttar Pradesh Project Corporation Limited were on Monday suspended for allegedly duping a contractor of former chief minister Mayawati's dream project.
29 Aug 2012
It's not without reason that "Forbes" magazine recently ranked Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi the sixth most powerful woman in the world. It needed only a word from her for Raebareli, her parliamentary constituency, to have uninterrupted power supply.
20 Aug 2012
The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday said the state has averted the failure of the Northern Grid, as electricity supplies were timely cut to certain districts.
30 Jul 2011
Following no hike in power tariffs and high pilferage rate, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) is constantly slipping under debt. The state power corporation is already under a debt to the tune of Rs 9, 000 crore.
21 Mar 2012
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday ordered that there should be no power cuts between 6-10 p.m. to enable students preparing for critical school examinations.