Power Theft

  • Even the dead are stealing power in Bihar! 03-09-2013 05:38 PM

    Patna:It can happen only in Bihar. Even the dead are said to be stealing electricity and they have been accused of it. During a special drive against power thefts, electricity department officials lodged a police complaint against Singhasan Choudhary and Ram Nagina Singh of Parari village in Rohtas district for...
  • WB: 2 dead in police crackdown on power theft 04-12-2011 06:17 PM

    Nainan village: A crackdown on power theft in West Bengal's Nainan village went horribly wrong when a woman and a 14-year old were killed in police firing. During a power theft swoop by the police, two women, 30-year old Shayera Bibi and 14-year old Rezina died after being shot. The...
  • Pre-paid meter to solve high power bill problem 06-10-2011 11:05 AM

    Navi Mumbai: In a move that could help the consumer check power theft, the Maharashtra Electricity Distribution Company has introduced pre-paid power meters. With this, paying bills will no longer be a problem and one can just pay the bill with the click of the mouse. Kasare family had got...
  • Mumbai police under scanner for power theft 09-04-2008 02:13 AM

    Karachi: The Bangladesh Cricket Board has requested its government to give approval for a security team to visit Pakistan to assess the arrangements for a proposed tour by the team in April. A senior Pakistan Cricket Board official said the BCB directors have also given approval for the security team's...
  • Week V: Power thieves disconnected 04-06-2007 09:33 PM

    In the final episode of CNN-IBN’s special series, a family in Delhi cracks down on power theft. ...