Power Apocalypse | Delhi paralysed

The capital found itself gridlocked following the ... more

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Where the streets have no place: Heavy traffic in central Delhi following the power outage coupled with the rains. Traffic lights went out across New Delhi. (AP)
2/11Where the streets have no place: Heavy traffic in central Delhi following the power outage coupled with the rains. Traffic lights went out across New Delhi. (AP)
The great collapse: A handwritten note is pasted outside a Metro station after Delhi Metro rail services were disrupted following power outage in New Delhi.(AP)
3/11The great collapse: A handwritten note is pasted outside a Metro station after Delhi Metro rail services were disrupted following power outage in New Delhi.(AP)
Stranded: Commuters wait for buses outside a Metro station. The collapse of the grids Tuesday afternoon came a day after the northern grid failed and left eight states without power for most of the day.(AP)
4/11Stranded: Commuters wait for buses outside a Metro station. The collapse of the grids Tuesday afternoon came a day after the northern grid failed and left eight states without power for most of the day.(AP)
No entry: A paramilitary personnel stands guard as commuters wait outside Rajiv Chowk metro station. India’s energy crisis cascaded over half the country Tuesday 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)
5/11No entry: A paramilitary personnel stands guard as commuters wait outside Rajiv Chowk metro station. India’s energy crisis cascaded over half the country Tuesday 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)
The madding crowd: Passengers wait for a metro train at Rajiv Chowk station in New Delhi on Monday. Metro services were hit badly as most parts of north India reeled under severe power outages due to collapse of the northern electricity transmission grid on Monday early morning. (PTI)
6/11The madding crowd: Passengers wait for a metro train at Rajiv Chowk station in New Delhi on Monday. Metro services were hit badly as most parts of north India reeled under severe power outages due to collapse of the northern electricity transmission grid on Monday early morning. (PTI)
The dark night: Girls study in candle light inside a madrasa during a power-cut in Noida. The grid failure highlights chronic infrastructure woes holding back Asia’s third-largest economy. (Reuters)
7/11The dark night: Girls study in candle light inside a madrasa during a power-cut in Noida. The grid failure highlights chronic infrastructure woes holding back Asia’s third-largest economy. (Reuters)
 Chaos reigns supreme: The New Delhi railway station after train services stalled following the grid collapse. (AP)
8/11 Chaos reigns supreme: The New Delhi railway station after train services stalled following the grid collapse. (AP)
Sitting, waiting, wishing: Passengers wait for a train at a railway station. (AFP)
9/11Sitting, waiting, wishing: Passengers wait for a train at a railway station. (AFP)
The rule of thumb: Traffic police direct traffic at an intersection during the power outage. (AFP)
10/11The rule of thumb: Traffic police direct traffic at an intersection during the power outage. (AFP)
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