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  • Delhi: AAP demands action against former CM Sheila Dikshit 07-07-2014 10:33 PM

    New Delhi: Upping its ante against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the AAP on Monday demanded strict action against her in connection with the Rs 3,000 crore unauthorised colonies scam. "The latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), now with the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, corroborates the...
  • Discoms trying to scuttle CAG audit: AAP 06-07-2014 07:38 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday alleged that the private power distribution companies were trying to scuttle the audit of their accounts by the CAG and warned that the party would protest any further rise in electricity tariff in the national Capital. The AAP also demanded that the...
  • BJP demands CBI probe into Kumbh 'mismanagement' 04-07-2014 01:13 PM

    BJP on Friday demanded a CBI inquiry into mismanagement exposed by Comptroller Auditor General of India in its report on Maha Kumbh organised at Allahabad last year. In the light of the issue raised in the UP Assembly, BJP state unit president Laxmi Kant Bajpai said that state and Centre's...
  • CAG report: BJP demands CBI probe into Kumbh 'mismanagement' 04-07-2014 12:24 PM

    Lucknow: BJP on Friday demanded a CBI inquiry into mismanagement exposed by Comptroller Auditor General of India in its report on Maha Kumbh organised at Allahabad last year. In the light of the issue raised in the UP Assembly, BJP state unit president Laxmi Kant Bajpai said that state and...
  • UP Congress seeks probe into Mahakumbh mismanagement 03-07-2014 06:15 PM

    Calling for a high-level inquiry into the revelations made in the CAG report on the Mahakumbh held in Allahabad last year, the Congress on Thursday demanded stern action against those found responsible for the mismanagement. "The manner in which central funds for the Mahakumbh were spent on things other than...
  • Uproar in Uttar Pradesh Assembly over CAG reports 03-07-2014 05:01 PM

    BJP and Congress MLAs on Thursday created an uproar in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly demanding a debate on CAG reports about last year's Mahakumbh Mela and construction of memorials during the previous BSP regime. Raising the matter through separate adjournment notices, BJP and Congress said the reports, which were tabled...
  • Odisha: Congress, BJP demand CBI probe after CAG detects irregularity 24-06-2014 04:34 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Terming it as a "Mega Scam", Opposition Congress and BJP in Odisha on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged undue favour to certain industrial houses which availed loan from banks by mortgaging government lands allotted to them on lease for setting up industries. The opposition parties' demand...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 17-06-2014 10:34 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre steps in to control prices, imposes minimum export price on onions 17-06-2014 08:39 PM

    With India's wholesale price inflation rising to a five-month high in May, the government on Tuesday held a high level meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to discuss inflation. The Centre has advised the state governments to take appropriate steps to crack down on hoarding. ...
  • Goa ministers holiday regularly on taxpayers' money: CAG report 17-06-2014 01:49 PM

    Panaji: After the recent controversy over Goa ministers being sent on a study tour to Brazil for the World Cup, CNN-IBN has now learnt that several ministers in the Goa government have been globe trotting in the name of study tours and striking trade deals. But not much has been...
  • No relief for discoms; Delhi HC defers hearing on CAG audit 26-05-2014 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday deferred the hearing on the plea by three private discoms to stay the city government's decision asking the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) to audit their accounts. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw fixed July...
  • Ex-CAG Vinod Rai begins audit of Padmanabhaswamy temple 26-05-2014 05:23 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former CAG Vinod Rai, who was asked by the Supreme Court to undertake the audit of the properties, assets and accounts of the past 25 years of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, began his preliminary work from Monday. Last month, an apex court bench of Justice RM Lodha and Justice...
  • Discoms not cooperating with CAG in auditing: Delhi government to HC 12-05-2014 08:18 PM

    New Delhi: Contrary to the claims of three private discoms, the Delhi government on Monday told the high court that these firms have not been cooperating with the Comptroller and Auditor General in auditing of their accounts. "None of the discoms has so far given all the requisite information/data sought...
  • No right to sell coal from captive mines to third party: Centre 07-05-2014 04:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Coal Ministry, which has put three mines on auction, has said that companies allocated coal blocks for a specified purpose will not have the right to market, sell or export the fuel to any third party. The development follows complaints with regard to alleged sale of coal...
  • Coal scam: ED files laundering case against ex-MoS, Naveen Jindal 05-05-2014 07:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has slapped money laundering charges against former Minister of State in the Coal Ministry Dasari Narayana Rao and Congress MP Naveen Jindal in connection with its probe in the Coal blocks allocation case. The agency, which has registered an FIR under the Prevention of...
  • News 360: Congress moves EC against Modi for for violation of model code 24-04-2014 09:21 PM

    Congress demanded registration of FIR against Narendra Modi dubbing as a "flagrant violation" of the model code telecast of his roadshow and his filing of nomination in Varanasi in 117 constituencies going to polls on Thursday. ...
  • Fight is against perception that big companies do deals with government: Montek 20-04-2014 04:43 PM

    The biggest challenge on policyfront is the fight against the perception that a small numberof big corporations do cozy deals with the government, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahulwalia hassaid. He also said the new government after elections will geta considerable time during which whatever initiatives it wantsto take...
  • SC ruling on telcos audit may apply to other areas: FICCI 18-04-2014 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: Stating that the Supreme Court's ruling to allow CAG to audit accounts of telecom firms may have 'much wider ramifications' and could be applied to other areas subsequently, FICCI on Friday said the episode raises serious questions on the sanctity of Indian contracts. The Supreme Court on Thursday...
  • Coal bidders concerned about many issues, IMG meet on Thursday 16-04-2014 07:35 PM

    As the government initiated the process of auctioning coal blocks, bidders have raised concerns on several issues, including discrepancies in reserves in the biggest of the three mines put up for sale. Some issues are of serious nature, like whether a consortium can have more than four participating companies or...
  • Delhi High Court asks power discoms to co-operate with CAG in audit 24-03-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the three power distribution companies in the national capital to comply with its orders and co-operate with Comptroller and Auditor General in its audit. This comes after the CAG had told the HC earlier this month that the power discoms were not...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file chargesheet in Supreme Court on Monday 09-03-2014 06:42 PM

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing chargesheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a chargesheet was likely to be...
  • Delhi discoms not cooperating with audit: CAG tells High Court 03-03-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General on Monday told the Delhi High Court that the three power distribution companies were not co-operating in auditing. CAG told the HC that the three power discoms were not providing documents for carrying out their audit. It submitted before a bench of Acting...
  • Five PSUs posted Rs 2,100 cr losses in Financial Year 2013: CAG 28-02-2014 10:18 PM

    Five public sector undertakings in Chhattisgarh incurred losses of about Rs 2,100 crore in the 2012-13 fiscal, largely due to deficiencies in financial management and project execution, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has said in a report. The report was tabled in the State Assembly on Friday. Of...
  • HC erred in bringing Telecos under CAG ambit: SC 11-02-2014 09:40 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom firms on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that the Delhi High Court erred in holding that CAG is empowered to conduct their revenue audits. The companies' counsel argued that the High Court had wrongly assumed that they share revenue with the government and contended that they...
  • Social audits of rural job scheme 'largely ineffective': Jairam Ramesh 10-02-2014 06:52 PM

    New Delhi: The mandatory social audits prescribed under the MGNREGA Act have been "largely ineffective" in bringing to light any irregularities in the implementation of the Centre's ambitious rural job scheme, government on Monday said. Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, however, said in Rajya Sabha that social audits had been...
  • Delhi power crisis: Discoms move larger High Court bench against CAG audit 07-02-2014 12:22 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end in sight to the Delhi power crisis. The three Delhi discoms have now moved a larger bench of the High Court after an earlier bench refused to stay the CAG audit ordered by the Arvind Kejriwal government into the accounts of the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-01-2014 10:44 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Setback to gay activists, SC dismisses review petition 28-01-2014 08:36 PM

    In yet another setback to the LGBT community, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre against its December 11, 2013 verdict criminalising gay sex. The court rejected the petition as it found no merit in it. ...
  • Delhi: After discoms, Kejriwal orders CAG audit of BRT operator 28-01-2014 07:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Tuesday ordered an audit into finances of Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS), which operates infrastructure projects including the controversial Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor in the city. "The government in its endeavour for transparent functioning has decided to seek an audit by the...
  • AAP - a phenomenon for change?

    Just Asking |  S K Srivastava
    It is a mix of irony and compulsion. It is also astounding that a toddler-AAP, emerged out off IAC movement, following taunts and ridicule to...