'Katiyabaaz' tax free in Uttar Pradesh
'Katiyabaaz' tax free in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh government today announced exemption of entertainment tax on National-award-winning documentary 'Katiyabaaz', which is based on the problem of power theft in Kanpur.

UP govt to launch campaign against power theft

Uttar Pradesh government will launch a 60-days campaign, aimed at tightening the screw on power pilferage and installing 25 lakh new power connections starting July 1.

Ruckus in J&K Assembly over Farooq`s comment on power theft

Union Minister Farooq Abdullah`s reported remark on power theft in Jammu and Kashmir led to pandemonium in state Assembly after Opposition MLAs shouted slogans and staged a protest demanding apology from him.

Pakistan minister warns of 20 hours of load shedding in Khyber

Pakistan`s power minister on Wednesday warned that there could be 20 hours of load shedding in certain areas of northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

FIR registered against Haryana MLA, others in power theft case

The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam on Thursday lodged a FIR against INLD Rania MLA Krishan Kamboj and a few others in alleged power theft case.

Police tells Bombay HC about action in power theft cases

Police has informed the Bombay High Court that it cracks down on individuals or entities involved in stealing electricity amid increasing cases of power thefts in the city.

Man gets 1-yr jail for power theft

A Bhiwani resident has been convicted and sentenced to one year simple imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1,000 was also imposed on him by a local court here for power theft.

Nitish orders special campaign against power theft

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today ordered officials to launch an intensive campaign against electricity theft and to penalise the culprits.

Two jhuggi dwellers arrested for power theft

Two jhuggi dwellers were arrested for stealing power in Noida, police said on Monday.

‘Farmers being implicated in false power theft cases`

Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh, on Wednesday alleged that the BJP Government in the state had sent a large number of farmers to jail by implicating them in false power theft cases.

Power theft in Asaram`s ashram

Electricity officials raided Asaram Bapu`s ashram and detected a power theft.

Old woman imposed Rs 2L fine for stealing power

A 70-year-old woman, held guilty of stealing electricity has been sentenced by a Delhi court to day-long detention in the courtroom, besides a fine of Rs 2 lakh.

Power theft accused cannot escape civil liability

The Madras High Court bench here has
ruled that people accused of power theft cannot escape from their civil liability.

Special Lok Adalat for power cases Jan 14-15

The Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA) will organise a special Lok Adalat Jan 14-15 to settle power theft cases.

Illegal jeans factories stealing power in Delhi

To pin-point power theft and reduce transmission loss
levels in Krishna Nagar area, BYPL has introduced GIS, DT
metering and modern analytics.

Power theft detected at ex-UP minister`s mill, petrol pump

Power theft was detected
at petrol pump and rice mill owned by a former state minister
and senior BJP leader during a raid by vigilance team of the
electricity department, official sources said.

Now, court cases to prevent power theft in Haryana

Haryana government`s power distribution agency Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) will lodge power theft complaints in court as part of a special campaign, an official said.

Penalty of over 7 lakh imposed for power theft

Four Stone Polishing units were
caught for power theft recently and a penalty of over Rs seven
lakh was imposed on them.

Take action against those involved in power theft: Mayawati

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Mayawati today directed power department officers to take
stringent action against those involved in power theft, an
official spokesman said.

BSES to launch cash rewards to power theft informers

Reliance Infrastructure backed
discom BSES will soon launch a scheme under which consumers
who inform the company about power thefts will be offered cash
rewards.