V Senthil Balaji

Relief to Senthil Balaji in money laundering case

The Madras High Court stayed the proceedings in the money laundering case against power minister V Senthil Balaji and two others.

published on : 4th September 2022

‘TNERC to issue order on tariff petition soon’: TN Electricity minister

Though appointment of a legal member to TNERC was not necessary, it was under way nonetheless, he said, adding that tariff revision was essential for Tangedco’s development.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Karur rain prompts Twitter storm between DMK, BJP

A sudden rain in Karur on Friday, caused a storm in the Twittersphere on Sunday with BJP State president K Annamalai and power minister V Senthil Balaji locking horns.

published on : 29th August 2022

Electricity Bill bid to stop free power to ryots: Senthil Balaji

Senthil Balaji says TN will resist enactment of bill; 50K Tangedco staff stage sit-in

published on : 9th August 2022

TN power minister rules out rollback of proposed power tariff

Electricity minister V Senthil Balaji on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of reducing the new power tariff proposed by the State government to the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission.

published on : 28th July 2022

AIADMK's lack of reforms reason for power tariff hike: Tamil Nadu minister V Senthil Balaji

Senthil Balaji also questioned the AIADMK's right to criticise the government on the tariff hike as the previous government had raised the charges by 37 per cent in a year.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Tamil Nadu minister V Senthil Balaji slams graft charges by BJP leader K Annamalai

Annamalai on Thursday said that Senthil Balaji would be the first person to be imprisoned for corruption once there is a regime change in the State.

published on : 18th June 2022

TANGEDCO eyes 3 lakh tasks before monsoon onset

After a review meeting, the minister told reporters that all Chief Engineers (CEs) were told to provide uninterrupted power supply during the monsoon period.

published on : 16th June 2022

Tamil Nadu minister V Senthil Balaji poses with policeman's gun at event, video goes viral

The government exhibition was inaugurated at the prison ground in Coimbatore on Saturday. Ministers V Senthil Balaji, MP Saminathan and other officials attended the event. 

published on : 15th June 2022

Ennore power station near Chennai to begin operations in 2024: State minister V Senthil Balaji

The first unit of the Ennore Special Economic Zone thermal power station will begin its operations in March 2024, said Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji on Tuesday.

published on : 15th June 2022

North Chennai Thermal Power Station Stage-III to be commissioned by December

Balalji said that NCTPS will be Tamil Nadu's first 800 MW single unit, and will consume less coal than other thermal plants and special equipment has been installed to prevent airborne coal dust.

published on : 13th June 2022

Goal is to make TANGEDCO profitable: V Senthil Balaji

Chief Minister MK Stalin intends to reduce Tangedco’s losses and turn it into a profit-making Public Sector Undertaking, according to Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji.

published on : 7th May 2022

Arrangements made to import 4.8 lakh tonnes of coal for April, May: V Senthil Balaji

Minister assures there won’t be power cuts for industries, residences

published on : 23rd April 2022

Senthil Balaji blames 750MW shortage for TN power cuts

Power minister V Senthil Balaji on Wednesday blamed a sudden drop in power supply from the central grid for the unscheduled outage in many parts of the State. 

published on : 22nd April 2022

CM MK Stalin will interact with 1 lakh farmers: Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji

The minister added that the CM had announced on September 21 last year that the State government would provide free power connections to one lakh farmers for agrarian activities.

published on : 7th April 2022

Senthil Balaji graft case: Special court asked to give unmarked files to ED

A Division Bench of Justices PN Prakash and AA Nakkiran passed the orders on Wednesday while quashing an order of the special court, which denied the ED the unmarked document copies.

published on : 1st April 2022

Annamalai must apologies for criticising Ennore Power Plant project: V Senthil Balaji

Addressing a press meet at TANGEDCO premises on Mount Road, the minister added that Annamalai, being a State president of BJP, blamed the thermal plant project.

published on : 17th March 2022

TN's first 'Palam' project launched in Karur aims to provide jobs for youth

Initiated by the Tamil Nadu Rural Livelihood Movement and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), it aims at bridging the gap between unemployed youth and companies looking to hire people.

published on : 9th March 2022