Electricity bill

KSEB employees’ protest against Electricity Bill total

Union Power Minister R K Singh tabled the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

published on : 9th August 2022

Jairam Ramesh hopes Electricity Bill goes through consultative process of Parliamentary scrutiny

The contentious bill aims at giving multiple players open access to distribution networks of power suppliers and also allowing consumers to choose any service provider.

published on : 8th August 2022

MP man falls sick, hospitalised after family gets Rs 3,419 crore electricity bill

Bill finally corrected to Rs 1300-plus, while power distribution company’s responsible staff sacked.

published on : 27th July 2022

Scam alert: New phishing tactic targets electricity consumers in Chennai

A man in Chennai lost Rs 8.88 lakh after scammers stole bank credentials from his mobile phone using a remote-access app.

published on : 19th July 2022

Energy bills on first day every month: Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission

The Commission said that the bills will only be raised as per the slab rates notified in the retail tariff order.

published on : 10th July 2022

Power bill shock for Gunjur flat owners  

For Bangalore Development Authority flat owners at Gunjur, the pile of woes is mounting with the authorities asking them to cough up their power bills. 

published on : 17th May 2022

Haryana Police warns people about fake electricity bill messages

Haryana Police has issued an advisory requesting people not to share any personal information in response to messages being sent to them by cyber fraudsters.

published on : 15th May 2022

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann announces 300 units of free power from July   

 Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday announced 300 units of free power every month to domestic consumers from July 1 onwards.

published on : 17th April 2022

Power tariff in Karnataka up by 35p per unit, effective from April 1

Get ready to pay an extra 35 per paise per unit in your electricity bill as the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) on Monday announced an increase in power tariff.

published on : 5th April 2022

Power sector workers to observe strike on Mar 28-29 against privatisation policies of centre

The main demands of the power sector employees and engineers are that the Electricity Bill 2021 should be withdrawn, all types of privatisation processes should be stopped.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Digital payments elude TANGEDCO users 

Only 100 of TANGEDCO's direct collection centres in Chennai have POS machines.

published on : 12th December 2021

Andhra Pradesh Discom to adjust true-up charges in December bills

It may be recalled that AP power regulator issued an order on August 27, allowing the Discoms to recover Rs 3,669 crore in installments over a period of eight months from August as true-up charges.

published on : 3rd December 2021

NPCI Bharat BillPay on-boards Tata Power for electricity bill payments

Bharat BillPay's marquee offering - ClickPay will enable Tata Power customers to make monthly electricity bill payments with ease.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Loot in name of electricity bills will end when Congress comes to power in UP, says Priyanka Gandhi

Congress leader also shared a media report which claimed that the state's electricity department had handed over a bill of Rs 19,19,09,993 to a labourer.

published on : 30th October 2021

Common demand: Don’t burden people with true-up charges

Several participants objected to the Discoms filing petitions much after the control period ended.

published on : 20th October 2021

Complaints of Chennai's inflated electricity bills continue to pour in

On receiving many complaints, Tangedco issued a notice asking consumers to send a photo of their current electricity meter reading so the bills can be revised. 

published on : 5th October 2021

KERC announces power tariff hike

The State Government will have to cough up Rs. 11,048 crore as subsidy to ESCOMS for supplying power to 27.17 lakh irrigation pumpsets and 28.42 lakh households.

published on : 14th May 2018