CAG Report

  • Maharashtra: CAG slams MHADA for shoddy repair, reconstruction of buildings 27-09-2013 11:29 AM

    Mumbai: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has slammed the Maharashtra Housing and Areas Development Authority (MHADA) for shoddy state of buildings in the city. While the Mumbra collapse highlighted the issue of substandard construction posing a danger to lives, the recent CAG report has come down heavily on...
  • BJP stages protest over water scarcity in Delhi 18-05-2013 01:33 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Friday took to streets to protest against scarcity of water in various parts of the city during summer and blamed poor water management by Congress government for the situation. BJP activists led by Delhi unit chief Vijay Goel held a demonstration near ITO with police...
  • CAG report is not the final word on any issue: SC 09-05-2013 10:40 PM

    New Delhi: CAG report commands respect and cannot be brushed aside but it cannot be the final word on an issue, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while noting that the auditor's findings cannot be gospel truth as it is subject to scrutiny by Parliament. A bench of justices KS...
  • CAG report on MNREGA confirms the rot is widespread 23-04-2013 11:49 PM

    The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has tabled its report on the Rural Employment Guarantee Act or NREGA, as it was utilised across India. CNN-IBN has accessed the report which says only 30 per cent of 129 lakh works worth over Rs 1.26 lakh crore approved in 14 states were...
  • CAG has done performance, not financial audit on NREGA: Jairam 23-04-2013 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: Downplaying CAG's report on the Rural Employment Guarantee Act or NREGA, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said that it is a performance and not a financial audit. Ramesh said, "It is CAG's job to find shortcomings and if they don't show, it means they are not doing their...
  • CAG report on NREGA reveals poor implementation 23-04-2013 12:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has tabled its report on the Rural Employment Guarantee Act or NREGA, as it was utilised across India. CNN-IBN has accessed the report which says only 30 per cent of 129 lakh works worth over Rs 1.26 lakh crore approved in 14...
  • Critical shortage of doctors in defence hospitals: CAG 14-12-2012 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: The medical arm of the defence services on Friday came in for criticism by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) over "critical shortage" of medical officers which is likely to impact patient care. "There was an overall shortage of 12 per cent medical officers in the hospitals under...
  • CAG 2G report: DMK gives notice for discussion in LS 26-11-2012 10:23 AM

    New Delhi: The UPA seems to have played the 2G card ahead of the all-party meet to resolve the parliament deadlock on FDI. Congress ally DMK has given a notice for a discussion under rule 193 on the CAG report on 2G Scam in the Lok Sabha. The notice comes...
  • RIL issues statement, says it's not against CAG audit 03-11-2012 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN reported that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pulled up the Oil Ministry for agreeing to the conditions of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) for the audit of KG-D6 Basin, the company on Saturday issued a statement denying it was opposed to an audit by...
  • Why is CAG silent on coal denationalisation?

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    It is quite surprising that the Comptroller and Auditor General has not advised denationalisation of the coal industry in its report to Parliament. The CAG...

  • CAG report on 2G politically motivated: Cong 29-10-2011 09:47 PM

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN exposed the letters exchanged between two senior Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) officers, deputy CAG Rekha Gupta and RP Singh, in the CAG office on the issue of the 2G loss figures of a whopping Rs 1,76,000 crores. The Congress is now using it to...
  • 2G: Was the magnitude overstated at 1.76 lakh cr? 28-09-2011 09:20 PM

    New Delhi: The magnitude of the 2G scam which got defined by the CAG's assertion of a presumptive loss of Rs 1,76,000 crore is now under threat. Documents accessed by network 18 show that the CAG overruled its own auditor's figure of 2,600 crores, hiking the estimated loss from 2G...
  • 2G: CAG overruled its own auditor's estimate 28-09-2011 08:32 PM

    The CAG's final report overruled its own auditor's estimate of 2600 crores loss. The final figure was 1.76 lakh crore. CNBC TV 18's Siddharth Zarabi with this exclsuive report. ...
  • CAG's initial 2G loss figure was Rs 2645 crore: RTI 28-09-2011 01:48 PM

    New Delhi: Fresh controversy is set to erupt over Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai's loss estimates on the 2G spectrum sale. CAG documents accessed through Right to Information Act (RTI) by accused show that CAG overruled its own auditor on 2G loss calculation. According to Director General Audit...
  • Buying planes collective decision of Govt: Ravi 08-09-2011 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi on Thursday night said the Government's decision to acquire 111 aircraft for Air India, which came in for severe criticism from CAG, was a collective one to strengthen the national carrier. He said there was no question of taking any hasty decision and...
  • CAG criticises Govt for downfall of Air India 08-09-2011 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on Air India has come down heavily on the Civil Aviation Ministry while terming the acquisition of aircraft by the airline as "risky" and a "huge waste". The report, tabled in Parliament on Thursday, also called the merger of Air India...
  • CAG appreciated liberalisation of skies: Praful 08-09-2011 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Thursday defended himself and said the purchase of aircraft and the Air-India Indian Airlines merger were collective government decisions. The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report had earlier slammed the Aviation Ministry for the decisions. Patel said it was known that...
  • CAG report on KG Basin puts RIL in the dock 08-09-2011 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: The CAG report on performance of oil and gas blocks operated by firms including Reliance Industries and Cairn India tabled was tabled in Lok Sabha on Thursday. The CAG in its report has asked the Oil Ministry to review decision to allow Reliance Industries to retain entire KG-D6...
  • Cong levelling baseless charges against CAG: BJP 11-08-2011 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Thursday accused the government and Congress of making 'baseless allegations' against constitutional institutions like CAG which are working to ensure accountability and transparency and asked the party to clarify its stand on the issue. "The Congress party has levelled baseless allegations against Constitutional institutions.... The government...
  • Ruckus over CWG CAG report in Parliament 09-08-2011 11:09 AM

    New Delhi The Commonwealth Games storm hit Parliament once again on Tuesday. Both houses had to be adjourned till noon on Tuesday after uproar over CAG indictment of the Delhi government in the Commonwealth Games projects. The pandemonium in the Lok Sabha continued even after the House resumed forcing the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 09-08-2011 12:18 AM

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  • CAG report: BJP demands Sheila's resignation 08-08-2011 12:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday burnt effigies of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in several areas of the city demanding her immediate resignation over the CAG report indicting her for alleged irregularities in several Commonwealth Games projects. Launching a "mass movement", the city unit of the...