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 | 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.
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).
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".
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.
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.
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 competitive bids for a period of four years on untenable grounds".
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 collect over Rs 28,000 crore as additional toll on nine major national highways including the Delhi-A...
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 in the past, says the government auditor.
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.
Monday December 8, 2014
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a batch of pleas filed by various firms including Tata Steel seeking impleadment and relook on its earlier verdict by which allocations of 214 out of 218 coal blocks were quashed.
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 delays in procurement of goods and services on the project.
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.
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 scams had pushed the UPA government into a corner. In his soon-to-be-released book "Not Just an Accoun...
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.
Sunday September 14, 2014
As industrialist Vijay Mallya fights his wilful defaulter tag, former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai has said Kingfisher Airlines' loan default is just a "trickle" and the overall problem of huge bad loans at public sector banks can be blamed on 'cronies' using connections to borrow money.