North, East India powerless

Updated: Aug 01, 2012 00:08 IST

Commuters wait in line at a Metro station after Delhi Metro rail services were disrupted following power outage in New Delhi. India's energy crisis cascaded over half the country when three of its regional grids collapsed, leaving more than 600 million people without government-supplied electricity in one of the world's biggest-ever blackouts. AP/Manish Swarup
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Commuters wait in line at a Metro station after Delhi Metro rail services were disrupted following power outage in New Delhi. India's energy crisis cascaded over half the country when three of its regional grids collapsed, leaving more than 600 million people without government-supplied electricity in one of the world's biggest-ever blackouts. AP/Manish Swarup

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