Electricity Bills
News  /  Published 29.07.22

Higher fuel costs may prompt power tariff hike: CESC

Be ready to suffer more pocket pinch as your electricity bills are likely to go up. The Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC) might consider hiking power tariffs owing to high fuel costs, its c...
By My Kolkata & PTI

Business  /  Published 14.02.22

No increase in CESC electricity bill

CESC had claimed in its submission to the WBERC that there has been a sharp increase in fuel prices and urged the regulator to consider an upward revision in tariff. “The financial years of 201...
By Pinak Ghosh, Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Morcha for waiver on power dues

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, which had issued a diktat to the hill people to refrain from paying electricity bills during the 2007 Gorkhaland agitation, has made a 180-degree turn and informed the gove...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.21

Solar power ends school steep bill darkness

Recurring woes of paying a fat electricity bill are over for the Masat Girls’ High school authorities at Diamond Harbour-I block of South 24-Parganas. The school recently installed a 10MW mini ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.21

Bengal: Changes in power bills?

The Mamata Banerjee government has directed the Bengal power regulator to revise the billing cycle from the existing quarterly to a monthly one, the move raising questions of the authority of a govern...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta


India  /  Published 15.02.21

Farmer commits suicide over inflated bill

A 50-year-old farmer in Uttar Pradesh hanged himself allegedly after he was handed an inflated electricity bill of Rs 1.5 lakh and slapped by officials when he said he did not have the money to pay it...
By PTI in Aligarh

India  /  Published 13.02.21

Farmer: bill that led to death

A Bihar farmer who received an electricity bill for around Rs 50,000 in December and paid Rs 25,000 after taking loans hanged himself on Thursday after power officials insisted on full payment, his fa...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

Why CESC consumers are fuming

CESC has said it will “keep in abeyance” domestic  consumers’ dues from April and May, which it had loaded onto the bill for June. The unusual announcement followed protests ag...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.01.20

AAP protests against power tariff hike in Punjab

Police used water canons on Friday to stop the Aam Aadmi Party workers protesting against the hike in power tariff in Punjab from moving towards chief minister Amarinder Singh's residence in Chandigar...
By PTI in Chandigarh

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.19

Heat breaks power record in Calcutta

Calcutta consumed more power on Wednesday than it ever has, the demand triggered by a soaring mercury that touched almost 40 degrees Celsius and sent air-conditioners into overdrive.The city’s sole ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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