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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 26, 2012
A 54-year-old business man held guilty of stealing electricity has been sentenced by a Delhi court to day-long detention in the courtroom after he cleared his punitive power bill worth Rs 4.02 lakh to the power distribution firm.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday June 7, 2012
Temporary meter computes the electricity consumption of the entire building in the absence of a substation, residents claim the charge is inflated
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 30, 2012
Residents of Kolkata will have to shell out more money for their monthly electricity bill as private power utility CESC today raised its tariff by 15 paise per unit.