The high court on July 17 accepted a plea, jointly made by both companies, for adjournment and fixed August 29 as the date for final hearing.
This decision comes at a time when the prime ministers office intervened, asking NTPC to find a solution. NTPC also recently made a presentation to the power ministry seeking its guidance.
NTPC has already ruled out re-tendering for the gas required for its expansion of the Kawas and Gandhar projects in Gujarat. It said it was prepared for a protrac ted legal battle.