Audit

  • Financial, administrative irregularities found in MP Professional Examination Board 01-06-2014 11:06 AM

    Alleged financial and administrative irregularities, including unauthorised disposal of application forms, worth crores of rupees by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) have been pointed out in an audit report. The audit, which was conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Local Fund Audit office for 2007-08, found a difference of...
  • SC orders audit of Padmanabhaswamy temple under former CAG's watch 24-04-2014 04:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the audit of Kerala's Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple under the supervision of former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai. The order came after the apex court appointed Amicus Curie and former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanian had made some startling revelations in...
  • Chhattisgarh to introduce vote verification system in LS polls 31-03-2014 06:56 PM

    Electorate of Raipur Lok Sabha seat will be able to verify their votes with a new system attached to Electronic Voting Machines during the upcoming polls, an EC official said in Raipur on Monday. For the first time, a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) system will be used in...
  • 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...
  • 900 VVPAT incompatible EVMs to be returned: SEC 13-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Around 900 electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly held on November 25 last year, will not be sent to Arunachal Pradesh as planned, state election department officials on Thursday said. The officials said the EVMs, proposed to be used in the coming Lok...
  • 900 VVPAT incompatible EVMs to be returned: SEC 13-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Around 900 electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the election to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly held on November 25 last year, will not be sent to Arunachal Pradesh as planned, state election department officials on Thursday said. The officials said the EVMs, proposed to be used in the coming Lok...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CAG officials visit three private power distribution firms 20-01-2014 10:45 PM

    Officials from the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Monday visited the three private power distribution companies in the city, nearly three weeks after the Delhi government ordered scrutiny of their finances by the auditor. The government on January 1 announced its decision to recommend CAG audit of the finances...
  • Delhi power companies will lose licence if they refuse audit: Jung 06-01-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has warned power distribution companies in Delhi to allow audit of their accounts or else their licences would be cancelled. Jung made the statement on Monday while addressing the Delhi Assembly. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has already spoken to CAG about auditing the...
  • Auditing of Delhi power discoms to begin on Thursday: Kejriwal 01-01-2014 08:04 PM

    New Delhi: Despite opposition from the power distribution companies, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced that the auditing of these discoms would commence on Thursday. During a press conference in the evening, Kejriwal informed, "Delhi government will start audit of power companies from tomorrow. This will take place...
  • Delhi discoms meet Power Ministry officials, say audit sub-judice 01-01-2014 04:46 PM

    New Delhi: The power distribution companies in Delhi met Power Ministry officials on Wednesday and expressed their opposition to Arvind Kejriwal government's move to seek an audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG). The power distribution companies reiterated that the matter of auditing was sub-judice. "Since, the matter is...
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  • News 360: AAP slashes power tariff, 50 pc cut for up to 400 units 31-12-2013 09:46 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in a hurry as far as election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are concerned. After announcing the scheme to supply 20,000 litres of free water to every household with metered connection on Monday, a day later Kejriwal delivered another of his...
  • AAP keeps its poll promise, cuts power tariff by 50 per cent in Delhi 31-12-2013 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in a hurry as far as election promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are concerned. After announcing the scheme to supply 20,000 litres of free water to every household with metered connection on Monday, a day later Kejriwal delivered another...
  • CAG will audit power companies in Delhi: Kejriwal 31-12-2013 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced that Comptroller and Auditor General is willing to audit power distribution companies in Delhi. CAG sources said Kejriwal requested for audit of power companies from the last 11 years for which team will be deputed. The sources refuse to give...
  • New Delhi voters can verify who they voted for in Dec 4 assembly election 17-11-2013 05:08 PM

    On December 4, voters in the New Delhi assembly constituency will get to see, only briefly, paper slip with the serial number, name and symbol of the candidate they vote for. The Election Commission on Sunday announced the Voters Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) will be introduced for the first...
  • Election Commission agrees in principle to voting machines with printouts 08-10-2013 09:22 AM

    The Election Commission on Friday told the Supreme Court that it was in principle ready to introduce voting machines which give a printed record to voters once they exercise their franchise. The election panel said it had placed an order for 20,000 machines with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT)...
  • CAG's report on 2G spectrum is fool proof and best: Rai 27-06-2013 03:27 AM

    Thrissur: Former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai on Wednesday said the audit report on 2G spectrum allocation was approved by a group of 12 CAGs from around the world, who described it as best. "CAG is the supreme audit agency in the country and its reports were being scrutinised...
  • Over 30 banks flouting prescribed guidelines: RBI audit report 30-05-2013 11:54 AM

    Mumbai: India's banking system is not as strong as expected. An RBI report shows that over 30 banks have failed to follow or enforce various prescribed rules and guidelines. CNBC-TV18 has accessed the report of the audits instigated by the RBI after the Cobrapost expose, which shows that 30 banks,...
  • Telecom operators to be charged for submitting false information 26-03-2013 02:30 AM

    New Delhi: Telecom operators could face penalty of up to Rs 10 lakh for submitting false and incomplete information in the action taken report (ATR) regarding metering and billing system, Trai said on Monday. The regulator Trai on Monday issued Quality of Service (Code of Practice for Metering and Billing...
  • Control your leaky office before sermonising, Digvijaya tells CAG 03-11-2012 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: Hours after it was reported that the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) pulled up the Oil Ministry over Reliance KG-D6 audit report, Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh hit out at CAG Vinod Rai, asking him to first control his own office. The senior Congress leader tweeted...
  • No rules were violated: Army on defence audit report 24-10-2012 08:22 AM

    New Delhi: A Defence Ministry audit report has raised questions on Army Commanders, on the issue of money being spent for urgent procurement. The audit has found 55 cases where procurements were made without consulting centralised agencies. The Army Commander of the Northern Command has the power to spend up...
  • Army Chief, top generals wasted crores: Defence Ministry audit 23-10-2012 08:55 PM

    New Delhi: An internal audit report of the Defence Ministry has detected a loss of over Rs 100 crore in spendings by six Army commanders between 2009 and 2011, prompting Defence Minister AK Antony to order strict checks and balances on expenditure. The Army, however, contested the loss of Rs...
  • Govt to work with CAG to restore trust in institutions: FM 09-10-2012 12:08 PM

    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...
  • Can't measure govt actions in monetary terms only: CAG 08-10-2012 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: Under attack from the government, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai on Monday said the institution was aware that State actions cannot be measured solely in terms of money. "We are conscious that many of the actions of Government cannot be measured solely in terms of money....
  • Scientology helped Tom Cruise audition for a wife 04-09-2012 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: The Church of Scientology held secret auditions to find a girlfriend and future wife for actor Tom Cruise, a powerful and dedicated member of the faith. The revelation was made by Cruise's divorced wife Katie Holmes in an interview to the Vanity Fair magazine. Vanity Fair's special correspondent...
  • Army over-procuring rations for non-existent soldiers 20-08-2012 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: An internal audit of the Army has raised questions about the supply chain of management of Army's rations. According to its report, the Army is allegedly over-procuring rations for at least two lakh non-existent soldiers. The Indian Army personnel have the option of drawing ration either in cash...