Cities | 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.
Cities | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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A power tariff hike of up to seven per cent announced in Delhi last night has been withdrawn in less than 24 hours amid a chorus of political criticism ahead of assembly polls just months away.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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 governm...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 30, 2013
Anna Hazare on Friday night visited Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal at his indefinite hunger strike site in Delhi and urged him to call off his fast citing his deteriorating health.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 23, 2013
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal will sit on an indefinite hunger strike from today against increased power and water bills in the national capital.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 10, 2013
A top Bulgarian cleric on Sunday failed to sell his gold Rolex to pay the electricity bill of his cash-strapped church as there were no takers for the watch in the EU's poorest country.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 24, 2013
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday urged people to reduce their electricity consumption if they cannot afford high power bills.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 15, 2013
Weeks after an electricity bill from Thane's Nallasopara slum colony brought a 'Chota Pakistan' to light, a birth certificate issued to a resident from Gandhinagar locality in Mira-Bhayander, has revealed a settlement called 'Bangladesh Zopadpatti'.
Monday October 22, 2012
Delhi's power regulator DERC today made adjustments in the tariff structure which could reduce monthly bills of low-end consumers by around 15 per cent.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 16, 2012
Payments can be made using credit and debit cards and through Internet-banking using services of 30 banks and cash card.
India | Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday October 9, 2012
When India Against Corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal tore up electricity bills and reconnected the power connection of Banna Ram, he said he was fighting for the poor, for the aam aadmi. He chose Banna Ram carefully - a daily wage labourer who got ...
Monday October 8, 2012
Under increasing attack for hiking the electricity rates, Delhi's power regulator DERC today started a process to adjust the tariff structure to bring down monthly bills of low-end consumers by up to 18 per cent.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 1, 2012
The 26 per cent hike in power tariff for domestic consumers in the city will come into effect from today. The new rates were announced by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Wednesday.