Comptroller And Auditor General Of India

  • Delhi: After discoms, Kejriwal orders CAG audit of BRT operator January 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Tuesday ordered an audit into finances of Delhi Integrated MultiModal 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 comptroller...
  • CAG Shashi Kant Sharma has 'unblemished' records: Centre to HC August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Shashi Kant Sharma has an "unblemished record" as a civil servant and his appointment to the post has been made as per the practice being adopted in past. "He (CAG) is having...
  • Delhi court to hear PILs challenging SK Sharma's appointment as CAG August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Thursday hear two PILs challenging the appointment of former Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. The PILs stated that the many deals were signed by him during his tenure as Defence Secretary are under CAG...
  • Coalgate loss figure was far too conservative: exCAG June 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai spoke to CNNIBN's Karan Thapar, in his first TV interview two, on two reports that attracted great public interest 2G and Coalgate report. Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate and the first television interview with the former...
  • Report on Coalgate was based on facts: Vinod Rai May 30, 2013

    The former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai, who recently demitted office, has said that the CAG's report on coal allocation was based on facts. He said it was a conservative estimate and the real loss figure could be much higher. ...
  • Actively considering making CAG multimember body: Govt November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Facing a political storm following CAG reports on alleged scams, the government says it is actively considering a proposal to make the official auditor a multimember body. Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office V Narayanasamy says Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has become "more impatient"...
  • UPA's decisionmaking process appalling: CAG Vinod Rai November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Vinod Rai on Wednesday slammed the UPA for its decisionmaking process, calling it "brazen" and "appalling". Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Guragon on Wednesday, Rai said, "The brazenness with which decisions are being taken is absolutely appalling. Look at the...
  • Govt to work with CAG to restore trust in institutions: FM October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Tuesday that he intended to work with CAG to erase the impression of adversaries in an attempt to restore trust and confidence in all institutions. Addressing a Comptroller and Auditor (CAG) conference in the national capital, Chidambaram said the official auditor and...
  • My comments against Vinod Rai, not CAG: Digvijaya August 31, 2012

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday clarified his comments against the Comptroller and Auditor General of India saying they were not meant for the Constitutional body, but for the person who currently holds the office. In an interview with IBN 18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, the Congress General Secretary said that...
  • UP NRHM scam: CAG report reveals shocking details January 21, 2012

    Lucknow: The state of UP's health has been exposed by a CAG audit of the National Rural Health Mission. The final report, which is yet to be tabled in the UP Assembly, was submitted to the governor on Friday. The CAG has exposed some shocking details. According to it, over Rs...
  • 'Will never allow any operator to overbill govt' June 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Finding itself admist a raging controversy over comments against it in a draft CAG report, the Oil Ministry has said it will never allow Reliance Industries or any other operator to overbill the government and cause loss to the exchequer. The ministry is in the process of preparing a...