Advertisement

HindustanTimes Sun,21 Dec 2014

HC tells north body, discom to settle tariff dispute

Harish V Nair, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, April 03, 2013
First Published: 23:22 IST(3/4/2013) | Last Updated: 23:24 IST(3/4/2013)

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday slammed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation and NDPL for not having settled the tariff dispute between them, which had led the discom to disconnect power to around 45,000 streetlights in north and northwest Delhi for nearly 10 days.

Advertisement

The power supply was restored recently after the civic agency cleared part of its dues.

Areas in and around Moti Nagar, Model Town, Shakti Nagar, Civil Lines, Pitampura, Keshavpuram, Rohini, Narela, Bawana and adjacent areas plunged into darkness on March 21 for 10 days following a dispute over non-payment of dues of Rs. 60.29 crore.

“Both parties shall resolve the dispute in public interest within three months,” a bench of Chief Justice D. Murugesan and Justice VK Jain said while hearing a public interest litigation filed by one Arpit Bhargava.


Advertisement
more from New Delhi

Delhi: Schools on alert after Peshawar

The terror attack that killed over 130 students in Pakistan’s Peshawar has jolted city schools into taking all possible measures to tighten security in and around their campus. Many schools reported a drop in attendance after the attack.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved