Editor's Note: Although power outages are a frequent occurrence in India, the scale of these outages, for which no valid reason has been provided, have me wondering if this was a case of Cyber-warfare? I suppose we'll never know the answer but for half the country to lose power at once is more than just a bit strange!_________________________________________________________________________
600 million without power as massive blackout plagues India — RT
India’s northern and eastern power grids have failed, plunging half the country into darkness. It is the second consecutive day in which blackouts struck India. Power outages darkened over 19 states according to local officials, including Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, J&K, Bihar, West Bengal, Orissa, Jharkhand, UP, Himachal, Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan. Power has been restored in the coastal state of Odisha, reports television channel NDTV.