NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh government over NTPC Unchahar power plant blast

The notice has been sent to the state's chief secretary Rajive Kumar and a detailed report is expected from the government within six weeks.

published on : 2nd November 2017

NTPC shuts Unchahar thermal power plant unit in Uttar Pradesh after blast claims 29 lives

The 1,550-megawatt plant, which supplies electricity to nine states, had reported an explosion in the furnace beneath the boiler yesterday.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Rahul Gandhi meets kin of deceased, injured during NTPC Unchahar boiler blast in Uttar Pradesh

Rahul, who represents the neighbouring Amethi parliamentary constituency, did not want to give the BJP a chance to criticise the family if he had skipped Rae Bareli, said party sources.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Uttar Pradesh: 20 dead, over 100 injured after steam pipe bursts at thermal power plant in Unchahar

Ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to next kin of deceased,  Rs 50,000 to those with critical injuries and Rs 25,000 to those with minor injuries has been announced by the state government.

published on : 1st November 2017