Hundreds of millions without power in India
Hundreds of millions of people have been left without electricity in northern and eastern India after a massive power breakdown.
More than half the country has been left without power after three grids collapsed, one for a second day.
The country's power minister has blamed the crisis on states drawing too much power from the national grid.
Hundreds of trains have come to a standstill, traffic lights have failed and hospitals are running on backup generators.
The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan reports from the streets of Delhi.
31 Jul 2012
- From the section Asia