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Delhi businessman slapped with Rs 1.15 cr fine for power theft

A power theft bill of Rs 48 lakh was raised against him which he did not pay following which an FIR was registered against him, the BSES spokesman said.

Jan 09, 2019, 19:27 PM IST

Delhi's peak power demand breaches 7,000 MW: BSES

A BSES statement said that Tuesday`s figure, which broke the previous record of 6,998 MW created on Monday, marks an increase of over 250 per cent over the peak power demand of 2,879 MW in 2002.

Jul 10, 2018, 19:40 PM IST

Delhi witnessed lowest ever power cuts this fiscal

The national capital witnessed its lowest ever power cuts in the current financial year that also saw the highest ever peak power demand, according to a Delhi government data.

Feb 18, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

BSES engineer dies after being chased by mob during anti-power theft drive in southwest Delhi

A Delhi-based engineer working with an electricity distribution company died after his car rammed into a tree while he was trying to get away from a mob that allegedly chased him during an anti-power theft drive, a spokesperson of the company, BSES, said. 

Jul 18, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Delhi power outages: Anil Ambani issued notice over poor performance of his firm 'BSES', asked to provide a roadmap

Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain criticised Ambani for failing to check power cuts in the national capital and alleged that the latter's company 'BSES' is indulging in corruption. 

Jun 14, 2016, 18:55 PM IST

Delhi to join 10th Earth Hour on March 19

As the Earth Hour coincides with the India-Pakistan match in ongoing T20 World Cup, BSES urged Delhiites to cheer for India while observing the Earth Hour.

Mar 16, 2016, 21:59 PM IST

BSES Rajdhani rapped for "negligence", to pay Rs 23 lakh compensation

An accident tribunal has rapped the officials of Reliance Power-owned BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd for "blatant negligence" and failure to remove an iron pole which electrocuted a man, while directing the discom to pay Rs 23 lakh as compensation.

Sep 23, 2015, 20:31 PM IST

CAG report reveals BSES fraud

Three electrical companies of Delhi involved in fraud.

Aug 18, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

CAG indicts Delhi power discoms, says there's scope to reduce electricity tariffs

In a good news for Delhiites, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said that there is scope for bringing down electricity tariffs in the capital.

Aug 18, 2015, 09:45 AM IST

Brother of ex-MLA Rambir Shokeen arrested to attacking BSES officials

Brother of former MLA Rambir Shokeen has been arrested for allegedly attacking officials of power discom BSES in Nangloi area, police said on Sunday.

Jul 12, 2015, 18:31 PM IST

Power demand touches record 5,846 MW in Delhi

Surpassing all previous records, the peak power demand on Friday touched 5,846 MW in the national capital, as Delhiites reeled under an intense heat wave conditions.

Jun 20, 2015, 01:06 AM IST

Delhi HC stops BSES contractual workers from disrupting power supply

 Delhi High Court on Friday restrained contractual employees of BSES Rajdhani Pvt Ltd (BRPL) from holding any dharna or demonstration within a 100 metre radius of its offices and also prohibited them from obstructing the functioning of the discom or disrupting power supply.

Jun 19, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

BSES eases process for getting power connection

In a novel initiative, power major BSES has launched two services which make it possible for people to get a connection from the comforts of home as the company has moved the entire process, ranging from application to document verification, online.

Jun 04, 2015, 18:17 PM IST

Delhi govt seeks info on relations between power discoms, ex-officials

In a move to establish if any Delhi government official had favoured power distribution companies, authorities Thursday asked the three firms in the city to furnish information regarding their relationship with former government officials.

Apr 16, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

AAP MLAs oppose revision of petitions for tariff hike by power discoms

Fifteen AAP MLAs have opposed the petitions seeking tariff hike by power discoms, charging that the power distribution companies are misleading the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Apr 10, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

Delhi govt asks BSES to pay Rs 6,000 crore dues

The AAP government has strictly directed Reliance Infra-backed BSES power distribution companies to immediately clear dues of nearly Rs 6,000 crore to Delhi Transco Ltd and two state-run power generation companies.

Apr 05, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Ensure uninterrupted power supply: Delhi govt tells discoms

Aam Aadmi Party government Thursday warned discoms of "serious consequences" if they resort to unreasonable excuses for load shedding and directed them to ensure uninterrupted power supply in the national capital.

Apr 02, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Earth Hour 2015: Delhi to observe the 9th edition on March 28

People around the world will mark Earth hour on Saturday, March 28 by turning off their lights for one hour between 8:30 p.m and 9:30 pm.

Mar 26, 2015, 22:26 PM IST

Delhi HC reserves order on discoms' plea against CAG audit

Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on private power distribution companies' plea against AAP government's decision to get their accounts audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).

Mar 04, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

AAP steps up attack on Delhi BJP chief

The AAP on Thursday stepped up its attack on Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay by coming out with "documents" which it claimed "show" his alleged financial links with power discom BSES and challenged him to quit politics as it produced the "evidence".

Jan 15, 2015, 21:58 PM IST