ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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BHUBANESWAR-Return of the Congress

has been stepped up by 20 per cent so as to enhance the annual revenue from this source by Rs 1 crore. Domestic consumers using less than 40 units and agriculturists have been exempted. (The Punjab Government has deferred the proposal for a tariff hike.) The mounting power thefts have assumed scandalous proportions in Haryana. All sorts of devices have been adopted by the pilferers, including obstructions in meter movements, "accidental" damage to meters, short-circuiting the supply and also the usual technique of "palm- greasing" of the Electricity Board staff.

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