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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
CAG was "very kind" when it put losses incurred due to coal blocks allocation between 2006 and 2010 at Rs 1.86 lakh crore, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said tonight while highlighting that auction being undertaken by the present government had reape...
Monday March 16, 2015
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) had in September 2012, stated that Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) "deviated from the standard tendering procedure and hired a rig viz Dhirubhai Deepwater KG-1 (DDKG-1) from RIL without calling for competitiv...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The auction kitty from sale of coal mines and telecom spectrum on Monday swelled to over Rs 3 lakh crore -- exceeding all estimates including by CAG for value of such resources, which have been at the centre of two major scams in the recent years.
Monday February 23, 2015
The auction method is designed to lower power tariffs, says MK Venu.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 14, 2015
As much as 266 kilograms of gold is missing from the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, says former chief government auditor Vinod Rai in his audit report submitted to the apex court.
Wednesday December 24, 2014
Putting the National Highways Authority of India or NHAI in the dock for favouring private players, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Tuesday said Reliance Infra, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), IRB and other companies have been unduly allowed to c...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 20, 2014
Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai has been requested by the Indian Railways to evolve a transparency mechanism for the functioning of the ministry and its operations.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Saturday December 20, 2014
Accidents involving fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force in 2012-13 were caused due to "technical defects" and "human error", according to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General. The number of such mishaps were considerably higher than i...
Saturday December 13, 2014
With four and a half years having passed since allocation 4G spectrum, the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) has asked the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) to provide the rollout status of the broadband wireless access services by these entities...
Sunday December 7, 2014
To keep a tab on funds flowing through charitable trusts, the government plans to make it mandatory for such entities to provide their Permanent Account Number (PAN) prior to registration.
Sunday November 23, 2014
Reliance Industries has contested the Comptroller and Auditor General's draft observations on some payments the company made to contractors of KG-D6 fields, saying the auditor had not considered the contract requirement of factoring consequences of d...
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Thursday November 13, 2014
The Comptroller and Auditor General or CAG has flayed the Gujarat government over its sanitation programme, pointing out that about 5,000 angandwadis in Gujarat don't even have toilets.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Thursday October 30, 2014
On Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley cautioned the Comptroller and Auditor General of India or CAG not to sensationalise its findings.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 30, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked the CAG not to sensationalise its findings to get into headlines, a view the Congress party had voiced in the past after huge notional losses were projected in reports on 2G and coal allocation scams.
Sunday October 5, 2014
No decision has been taken on a suggestion by the UPA government-appointed Shunglu Committee to make the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) a multi-member body, the Finance Ministry has said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 17, 2014
With his new book creating a major controversy, former CAG Vinod Rai on Tuesday said he has nothing personal against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, but all the "acclaim and the blame" has to be taken by the head of the government.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 15, 2014
Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has sent a legal notice to former auditor Vinod Rai over allegations that he tried to pressure him in the spectrum scam case asking the former watchdog to issue an unconditional written apology.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday September 15, 2014
Former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai has alleged that ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh failed to check corruption duirng his tenure - most notably in 2G spectrum and coal blocks allocation. Mr Rai's estimates of massive losses in these sc...
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Monday September 15, 2014
Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is sticking to his famous silence regarding former national auditor Vinod Rai's remarks on him over 2G scam and Coalgate. Asked about Mr Rai's criticism, Dr Singh today said, "I don't want to comment on what ot...
Sunday September 14, 2014
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has accused the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of exceeding its brief in the audit of spending on the eastern offshore KG-D6 block saying hindsight is being used to question operational decisions taken 8 years ago...