Once friends, the MP and minister have become distant of late, say sources
He was addressing mediapersons in Karur on Tuesday. The government is trying to increase power generation to 3,500 MW and by 70 per cent, he added.
Minister for Electricity V Senthil Balaji informed the Assembly that steps are being taken to assess the coal missing from State-run thermal power stations.
The Minister firmly denied the AIADMK’s claim that Tamil Nadu was a power-surplus State.
When the case came up before Judge Alicia on Friday, all the accused, except the minister, were present.
The meeting was convened to review the development projects to be undertaken in the next five years in all distribution circles of TANGEDCO.
The court adjourned the plea to August 6 and ordered the minister to appear before it to collect charge sheet copies.
Further, the works are being carried out as per State’s government’s Public Works Department’s Status number 265.
Past DMK regimes have had a history of power mismanagement, so the party became an easy dartboard for mockers saying the Rising Sun and blackouts are inseparable.
Electricity minister Senthil Balaji on Tuesday promised that the city will no longer experience power cuts. “All scheduled power cuts for mass maintenance work have been completed.
Squirrels which managed to climb the power cables and run on them result in frequent power outages, Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji claimed.
Thousands of families across the country are struggling financially to give a dignified burial to their loved ones lost to Covid.
Karur constituency having had the highest number of candidates in the electoral fray and also recording the highest voter turnout on April could perhaps explain enough the significance attached to it.
An FIR was filed against BJP’s Aravakurichi candidate K Annamalai on Friday based on a complaint by DMK’s Karur candidate Senthil Balaji.
It was complete mayhem in Karur as DMK and AIADMK workers engaged in a scuffle during election campaigning on Sunday night, leaving members of both parties injured