Water Bills

  • Jinnah's sister asked to pay water bill 47 years after her death June 30, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistani authorities here have sent a water bill amounting Rs 2,63,774 to Fatima Jinnah, the sister of the country's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, 47 years after her death. The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board has sent the bill to Fatima Jinnah and she has been directed to pay the amount...
  • Mumbai: Bal Thackeray, Sachin Tendulkar among water bill defaulters January 29, 2014

    Late Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and SP leader Abu Azmi are among the two lakh water bill defaulters in Mumbai. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which recently made public the list of defaulters on its website, has named several biggies including former Maharashtra Chief Minister A...
  • Delhi: Kejriwal refuses to seek bail in defamation case June 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Aam Admi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday refused to seek bail in a defamation case filed against him by the political secretary of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for his alleged "derogatory remarks" against power tariff hike protests. Standing firm in the court on not seeking bail,...
  • Delhi: AAP protests against inflated water, electricity bills April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party, which is protesting at Janata Mantar in New Delhi against inflated electricity and water bills, said it will deliver 10,50,000 letters to the Chief Minister's residence on Sunday. The letters, addressing various issues in the city, have been written by the people of Delhi...
  • Receive protest letters or we will march to Sheila Dikshit's residence: AAP April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday threatened to march to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence on next Sunday if her government does not receive over 10 lakh letters refusing to pay "inflated" power and water bills. In a letter to Dikshit, AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal said...
  • Kejriwal's fast attempts to establish AAP's credentials April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After 14 days and more than a million letters of resistance against high electricity and water tariffs, Arvind Kejriwal looking visibly frail - broke his fast in Sunder Nagri. The party that asked the aam aadmi to non-violently disobey the law and stop paying power bills made yet...
  • To get sympathisers to vote for AAP is a different game: Ashutosh April 3, 2013

    IBN7's managing editor Ashutosh joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on Kejriwal's fast against 'inflated' power and water bills in Delhi. Q. Do you think AAP has any chance of coming into power in Delhi or they are just trying to become biggest opposition party? Asked by: Vikas Rawat ...
  • Delhi: AAP to submit 6 lakh letters to CM on power tariff March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: As Arvind Kejriwal's indefinite fast against "inflated" power bills entered the ninth day on Sunday, his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said it will deliver on Monday over 6.38 lakh letters it collected from Delhiites to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit urging her to cut power tariff. In a statement, AAP...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's protest enters sixth day, health worsens March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The health of Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, who is on the sixth day of his indefinite fast to protest against the "inflated" electricity and water bills in New Delhi, has started to deteriorate. Arvind Kejriwal's ketone level has crossed four while his weight has come...
  • Kejriwal's indefinite fast fails to attract public March 26, 2013

    New Delhi: As Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal enters fourth day of his indefinite fast against "illegal" electricity and water bills in Delhi, the turnout of people in Sundernagri, where he is holding what he calls a "civil disobedience movement", remains thin. While there has been a...
  • Inflated water bills: Time for DJB to fix its systems? November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A water bill of Rs 2 crore left a small Delhi family gasping this month. Satvir Kaur and Paramjit Singh were speechless when they saw their bill of Rs 2.39 crore. And it was not just Satvir. Her neighbor Usha Singh also got a water bill for Rs...