Lucknow News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
Around 12 lakh power employees and engineers across the country will go on one-day strike on the day Electricity (Amendment) Bill is presented in Parliament during the Monsoon session beginning tomorrow.
India News | Written by Sutapa Deb | Saturday July 11, 2015
Ahmadpur village in Sitapur district, Uttar Pradesh, has no electricity and no piped drinking water. A majority of the 300 families here belong to the Scheduled Castes and earn their livelihood as labour.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
With one of its MLAs arrested in an alleged fake degree case, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today said there is no mechanism with any political party to examine the degrees of its party members.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
The power bill for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's official residence stood at over Rs 1.35 lakh for the month of June which prompted Congress and BJP to pounce on the AAP government with both the parties accusing it of wasting public money for personal comfort.
Delhi News | Tuesday June 30, 2015
After reports that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had run up an electricity bill of about Rs 91,000 in April and May, his government has come out with an emphatic denial.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
The electricity bill of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Civil Lines residence was about Rs 91,000 for the months of April and May, according to an RTI reply.
Others News | Written by Alok Pandey | Sunday May 31, 2015
When Krishna Prasad returned to his home in Ranchi from a wedding few days ago, he was in for a shock. A whopping Rs 55 crore monthly electricity bill had been delivered to his house.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 28, 2015
Even as it looked set to re-promulgate the Land Acquisition Ordinance, the government, on Saturday, insisted that it was not making it a "prestige" issue and was willing to have a discussion with opposition parties to sort out differences.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 6, 2015
British scientists on Thursday unveiled a toilet that unlocks energy stored within urine to generate electricity, which they hope could be used to light remote places such as refugee camps.
Thursday February 12, 2015
On the Electricity amendment Bill, Mr Goyal said it had already been placed before the Lok Sabha with "important elements" -- strengthening the regulatory mechanism and giving a great thrust to the renewable energy, both in terms of renewable power obligation for consumer as well as the renewable generation obligation.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 23, 2015
Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections, BJP has promised fifty per cent reduction in electricity bill to every household if voted to power.
Saturday January 17, 2015
The government will soon finalise a policy providing incentives to companies for setting up BPOs in small towns of the country, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Saturday.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 15, 2014
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said it would provide free water and fifty percent reduction in electricity bill to every household if voted to power.
Saturday November 29, 2014
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday came out with the final guidelines for the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS), which will help consumers pay multiple bills like electricity, telephone and school fees at a single point of transaction.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 24, 2014
Revenue Minister of Maharashtra Eknath Khadse on Monday said if farmers have the money to pay their mobile phone bills, why did they not have the money to pay their electricity bills.
Delhi News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (with inputs from PTI) | Friday November 14, 2014
A power tariff hike of up to seven per cent announced in Delhi last night has been withdrawn in less than 24 hours amid a chorus of political criticism ahead of assembly polls just months away.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 24, 2014
A paan or betel-leaf seller in Haryana has got a shocker of an electricity bill this Diwali. His bill is a whopping over Rs 132 crore.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 29, 2014
The Pakistani government on Tuesday cut off the electricity supply to several major official buildings for non-payment of bills, including parliament, the prime minister's offices and the president's official residence.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Inputs from PTI) | Friday February 21, 2014
The Delhi High Court today stayed the Aam Aadmi Party cabinet's decision to provide 50 per cent waiver to power bill defaulters who did not pay for electricity between October 2012 and April 2013.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 19, 2014
The Delhi High Court today directed the city government not to implement the 50 per cent subsidy announced by it to people who did not pay their power bills from October 2012 to December 2013.
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 12, 2013
An owner of a workshop in Jaipur got the shock of his life after the city's power utility sent him a bill of Rs 54.94 crore, almost one third of the city's total billing amount.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 5, 2013
Authorities admitted today that they had mistakenly delivered a utilities bill to Nelson Mandela's upmarket home and threatened to cut the icon's water and electricity supply.
India News | Ankush Arora, Reuters | Sunday April 7, 2013
While I won't be among those who refuse to pay electricity bills, Kejriwal's supporters said hundreds of thousands of city residents had signed a pledge saying they would not pay their bills to the state.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday April 6, 2013
Activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to break his two-week long fast at 5 pm today. Mr Kejriwal is protesting against Delhi residents being over-charged for water and electricity because of an alleged conspiracy between the government and private firms. He says though his fast is ending, the protest will not.