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Control inflating food prices: Himachal CPI (M)

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 11:40 PM IST
CPI (M) has also demanded that the government provide 7,500 per month and 10 kg ration per person free of charge to all those outside the purview of income tax
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The strike call was given by Uttar Pradesh Bunkar Mahasabha and Varanasi-based organisation Biradarana Tanzim. (HT File photo: Raj K Raj)
The strike call was given by Uttar Pradesh Bunkar Mahasabha and Varanasi-based organisation Biradarana Tanzim. (HT File photo: Raj K Raj)

Varanasi weavers go on indefinite strike over new power tariff

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Varanasi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 08:35 AM IST
There are about 5 lakh weavers associated with weaving of Banarasi sarees, stoles and other clothes in the city and they claim the government move was burning a hole in their pocket.
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About 1,227 connections were checked in Ludhiana on Tuesday and consumers fined Rs 40 lakh for power theft and misuse of electricity meters.
About 1,227 connections were checked in Ludhiana on Tuesday and consumers fined Rs 40 lakh for power theft and misuse of electricity meters.

Consumers fined Rs 40 lakh, 20 power theft cases detected in PSPCL raids in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 10:57 PM IST
About 1,227 connections checked by PSPCL officials and 73 faulty machines replaced on the spot and sent for testing. Many found tampered with
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This Bengaluru-based co-working startup uses clients’ ideas, prime locations and affordable costs to ensure that an ideal office space is created, which meets all requirements.
This Bengaluru-based co-working startup uses clients’ ideas, prime locations and affordable costs to ensure that an ideal office space is created, which meets all requirements.

Chandrashekar Rao’s Attic Space has an answer to all your office space needs

UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 06:05 PM IST
This Bengaluru-based co-working startup uses clients’ ideas, prime locations and affordable costs to ensure that an ideal office space is created, which meets all requirements.
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PSPCL junior engineer caught red-handed while accepting bribe in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 10:48 PM IST
Accused was posted at power utility’s Beeja office; had sought Rs 50,000 from a man for installing his electricity meter
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Tenants in Delhi can now avail the government’s power bill waivers and subsidies by applying for prepaid electricity meters. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Tenants in Delhi can now avail the government’s power bill waivers and subsidies by applying for prepaid electricity meters. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Tenants in Delhi too can now claim power subsidy

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 11:36 PM IST
To get such meters installed, the tenants will have to call the helpline number of concerned power distribution companies in their area.
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SS Hans, who received the inflated bill, said he was shocked to see the bill amount and that it took his wife two months of standing in queues and doggedly meeting DHBVN officials to get the bill revised.(HT FILE)
SS Hans, who received the inflated bill, said he was shocked to see the bill amount and that it took his wife two months of standing in queues and doggedly meeting DHBVN officials to get the bill revised.(HT FILE)

Elderly gets Rs 79L power bill, DHBVN corrects ‘mistake’

By Dhananjay Jha | Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 06:33 AM IST
Hans, however, said he was worried as the payment due date was just a week away and he was yet to receive a copy of the corrected bill.
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Police said the suspects are on the run and that is why they have not been questioned yet.(HT image)
Police said the suspects are on the run and that is why they have not been questioned yet.(HT image)

Two directors of builder group booked for selling same flat to two persons

By HT Correspondent | Noida
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 11:00 PM IST
A case was registered at the Phase 3 police station against two directors of the group, Anil Mithas and Madhu Mithas, under sections 406 and 420 of the IPC.
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The sealing drive against garment shops, stitching units and godowns at Chanakya Place market in Janakpuri, continued on Saturday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The sealing drive against garment shops, stitching units and godowns at Chanakya Place market in Janakpuri, continued on Saturday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

More shops sealed by SDMC at Janakpuri

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 09:29 PM IST
Political leaders from the SDMC said the action was taken on the Delhi Chief Secretary’s instructions as per the National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders.
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The arrest of the two men led to the recovery of fake BSES identity cards, broken seals of 42 electricity meters and tools used for breaking or uprooting metres.(SOURCE: DELHI POLICE.)
The arrest of the two men led to the recovery of fake BSES identity cards, broken seals of 42 electricity meters and tools used for breaking or uprooting metres.(SOURCE: DELHI POLICE.)

Gang posing as electricity dept officials busted, two held

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 12:02 PM IST
The gang had a network of informers who would tip them off about faults in the electricity meters of consumers or help identify vulnerable people, said Vijay Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (south).
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Residents at the inauguration of the first electricity meters at Naushacha Pada, Aarey Colony.(HT Photo)
Residents at the inauguration of the first electricity meters at Naushacha Pada, Aarey Colony.(HT Photo)

Residents of Naushachapada in Aarey Colony get electricity connection for the first time

By Yesha Kotak | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2019 12:40 AM IST
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A 26-year-old man, who worked as a helper at a paying guest (PG) accommodation in Sector 55, was allegedly electrocuted while he was mopping the floor in the balcony of the PG basement on Monday afternoon, the police said.
A 26-year-old man, who worked as a helper at a paying guest (PG) accommodation in Sector 55, was allegedly electrocuted while he was mopping the floor in the balcony of the PG basement on Monday afternoon, the police said.

Police book owner of PG after 26-year-old employee electrocuted

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2019 12:48 AM IST
The deceased, identified as Surendra Kumar, of Almora in Uttarakhand, came to the city eight months ago and had been working here since then.
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The shocking revelation comes at a time when the Centre has asked all states government to replace all postpaid power connections with prepaid ones by 2021.(Representative image)
The shocking revelation comes at a time when the Centre has asked all states government to replace all postpaid power connections with prepaid ones by 2021.(Representative image)

UP: 1/3 prepaid power consumers have not recharged meter for months

By Brajendra K Parashar | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 03:46 PM IST
Around one-third of electricity consumers using prepaid electricity meters in Uttar Pradesh have not bothered to recharge their connections for months.
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An electricity pole without cables in the village.(HT Photo)
An electricity pole without cables in the village.(HT Photo)

Their Saubhagya? No power connection but they’re getting bills

By Farhan Ahmed Siddiqui | Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2019 12:15 AM IST
The village, which has no electricity since Independence, was surveyed for Narendra Modi government’s much touted Saubhagya Yojna last year.
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Residents claimed that this was the builder’s way of pressurising the AOA into taking over the handover of the society.(AFP Photo/Prakash Singh)
Residents claimed that this was the builder’s way of pressurising the AOA into taking over the handover of the society.(AFP Photo/Prakash Singh)

Residents protest against builder after caps on power recharge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Noida
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 08:17 AM IST
The protest took place at the Aditya Urban Casa society premises and saw residents complaining about various civic issues there. The society has nearly 700 flats with an occupancy of 600 families.
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Official figures say there are over one lakh people living in nearly 200 high-rises in Gautam Budh Nagar district.(Sunil Ghosh /ht photo)
Official figures say there are over one lakh people living in nearly 200 high-rises in Gautam Budh Nagar district.(Sunil Ghosh /ht photo)

Soon, high-rise residents to get individual power connections

By Pawan K Pandita | Hindustan Times, Noida, Noida
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 02:47 AM IST
To address the long-pending demand of flat owners in high-rises, necessary amendments in the Electricity Supply Code have been made to provide individual connections in all multi-storey complexes in Noida.
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PSPCL directors approved purchase of 131 meters at Rs 800 each for installing on transformers and 2.54 lakh meters at Rs 468 each for consumers premises, with 35% premium over these rates, said the complaint.(HT file/Representative image)
PSPCL directors approved purchase of 131 meters at Rs 800 each for installing on transformers and 2.54 lakh meters at Rs 468 each for consumers premises, with 35% premium over these rates, said the complaint.(HT file/Representative image)

Rs 16-cr scam in PSPCL’s purchase of meters comes to light; probes on

By Vishal Rambani | Hindustan Times, Patiala, Patiala
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 09:24 AM IST
“It looks as a scam as the whole tender approved by the directors was amended, causing loss to PSPCL”
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Mumbai man gets 2-year RI each in three cases of power theft

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Thane
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 10:06 AM IST
Additional Sessions Judge imposed a fine of Rs15.3 lakh, stipulating that Rs10.18 lakh of the amount be paid to the Maharashtra State Electricity Board.
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