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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

Power theft: Haryana to act against government employees

Tightening the noose around power thieves in the state, power utilities in Haryana on Monday announced stricter action against government employees found involved in power theft.

Apr 10, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

Nepal's former king Gyanendra Shah did not pay electricity bill for over 10 years

Nepal's former King Gyanendra Shah has not paid his electricity dues for more than a decade, authorities said on Wednesday. 

Jan 13, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

UP to launch drive against power theft

The Uttar Pradesh Power Corp Ltd (UPPCL) will launch a two-month drive against power theft beginning July 21, officials said on Friday.

Jul 17, 2015, 13:46 PM 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

Maharashtra govt to set up committees to check power theft

Maharashtra government will set up review and vigilance committees at district and tehsil levels to stop power thefts and provide good services to consumers.

Feb 06, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

FIRs lodged against 16,000 in UP for power thefts

First Information Reports (FIRs) were registered against 16,000 people in the last fortnight across Uttar Pradesh for power thefts, an official said Monday.

Feb 02, 2015, 10:31 AM IST

Former UP minister booked for power theft

 Separate cases have been lodged against former Minister of State and three others for power theft after it was detected following checking by a team of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) in Dostpur area here, police said today.

Jan 15, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

UP govt to launch special campaign to check power theft

 Uttar Pradesh government will launch a two-phase special campaign next week to check power theft.

Jan 07, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

'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.

Aug 28, 2014, 15:24 PM IST

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.

Jun 27, 2014, 18:54 PM IST

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.

Mar 03, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2014, 00:12 AM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2013, 00:57 AM IST

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.

Dec 21, 2013, 11:55 AM IST

HC asks electricity cos to form squads to detect power theft

The Bombay High Court has asked electricity distribution companies and police to form special squads to detect power thefts in Maharashtra.

Oct 16, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

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.

May 23, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

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.

Oct 20, 2012, 18:26 PM IST

Tata Power launches special drive against power thieves

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited has launched a special drive to punish those involved in power theft.

Sep 27, 2012, 21:31 PM IST

Two jhuggi dwellers arrested for power theft

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

May 28, 2012, 18:02 PM IST