Delhi News | Reported by Tanima Biswas; edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Just as Arvind Kejriwal had alleged, power distribution firms in Delhi have been fleecing customers by inflating costs, partly to make up for their own inefficiencies, the state auditor has found.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 10, 2015
The Committee on Public Undertakings (COPU), which went into CAG's audit objections over January 2009 acquisition of Imperial Energy, in a report tabled in Parliament said it was "irked at the intransigent stand taken by the OVL justifying acquisition of Imperial Energy Corp (IEC)."
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
The Comptroller and General (CAG) has rapped the Zilla Parishads in Maharashtra for taking up minor irrigation works without preparing any long-term district wise masterplans, resulting in significant time and cost overrun.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
Failure by the Airports Authority of India to take timely action against now defunct Kingfisher Airlines for non-payment of dues and allowing it to operate on credit basis led to losses worth Rs 290 crore, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
Government has taken into consideration the "deficiencies" in some of the critical ammunitions on a priority basis and taken steps to address them, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 7, 2015
The Censor Board has been slammed by the CAG for flouting several norms that led to irregular conversion of 'A' category Films into 'UA' and 'U' and also for alleged fabrication of documents and favouritism while issuing film certificates.
Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
CAG recently flagged financial gaps to the tune of over Rs. 31,000 crores including towards non-imposition of fines and the undue gains to private operators.
Thursday May 14, 2015
The government recently auctioned coal blocks in two phases, which had garnered over Rs 2 lakh crore from just 29 blocks, surpassing the presumptive loss figure of Rs 1.86 lakh crore estimated earlier by government auditor CAG for allotment of mines without auction.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
Detailing the expenditure on interest payments by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the CAG said Rs 6,666 crore was spent during 2012-13, Rs 6,486 crore (2011-12), Rs 10,499 crore (2010-11), Rs 6,876 crore (2009-10) and Rs 5,778 crore (2008-09).
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Nitin Gadkari, who has been facing opposition attacks over alleged irregularities by a company linked to him, declared today that he was "ready to quit a minister as well as MP if charges of corruption against me are found correct."
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday May 11, 2015
Union minister Nitin Gadkari today denied any wrongdoing as he confronted aggressive demands by the opposition in Parliament for his sacking over an auditor's report that indicts a company linked to him. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned a record nine times over the protests.
Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
CAG has pulled up DoT's vigilance arm of for failing to impose penalty to the tune of Rs 4,300 crore on telecom operators.
Thomson Reuters | Saturday May 9, 2015
Reliance Industries Ltd's telecoms unit got an undue benefit of about $530 million after the government allowed it to offer voice services over wireless broadband spectrum it had won in 2010, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
India's Tejas Light Combat Aircraft project, in the works for over three decades, came under severe criticism from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on Friday, which said the Mark-I version has several shortcomings and does not meet IAF specifications.
Saturday May 9, 2015
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Friday rapped the Telecom Ministry for giving Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm an undue benefit of over Rs 3,367 crore by allowing it to provide voice calling on broadband spectrum, a charge the company vehemently denied.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 8, 2015
Indian Railways has not been able to meet its operational cost of passenger services during the last five years, incurring a loss of nearly Rs 11,000 crore over this period, according to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG).
Press Trust of India | Friday May 8, 2015
As per the BWA auction rules, companies were permitted to use their spectrum to provide services that are allowed under the licence held by them.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 8, 2015
Rajya Sabha proceedings were disrupted by repeated adjournments today following uproar by Congress, demanding the resignation of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari following a CAG report alleging irregularities involving loan extended to his family-linked Purti group.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 30, 2015
Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai today said the big-ticket corruption scandals are a thing of the past and the recent auction of coal blocks and spectrum stand a "test of transparency".
Opinion | Pawan Khera | Monday April 6, 2015
Ashok Khemka is in the news again - probably one place he would not like to get transferred from.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 31, 2015
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has observed "significant deficiencies" by the Gujarat government in implementing its schemes for the protection and welfare of female children.
Sunday March 29, 2015
The government order follows auction of 33 mines in two tranches through which it garnered a massive Rs 2 lakh crore, surpassing CAG's estimates of a loss of Rs 1.86 lakh crore to the exchequer on account of allocation without auction.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 27, 2015
The tabling of an auditor's report that had criticized "undue favours" granted in Haryana to Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, has reignited speculation about possible action by the state's BJP government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 25, 2015
"Undue favours" to builders, including Robert Vadra's Skylight Hospitality, by the Haryana Government during the Congress regime has come under attack from the Comptroller and Auditor General or CAG.