CAG REPORT

  • Construction workers in Gujarat deprived of welfare, says CAG July 27, 2014

    Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Government failed to conduct any survey to identify or register construction workers which led to a situation where they were deprived of welfare schemes, a recent report by the CAG said. The CAG report was tabled before the Gujarat Assembly on Friday. "The Gujarat state government did not take...
  • BJP demands CBI probe into Kumbh 'mismanagement' July 4, 2014

    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 share...
  • CAG report: BJP demands CBI probe into Kumbh 'mismanagement' July 4, 2014

    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 Centre's...
  • UP Congress seeks probe into Mahakumbh mismanagement July 3, 2014

    Calling for a highlevel 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 mela...
  • Uproar in Uttar Pradesh Assembly over CAG reports July 3, 2014

    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 in...
  • Goa ministers holiday regularly on taxpayers' money: CAG report June 17, 2014

    Panaji: After the recent controversy over Goa ministers being sent on a study tour to Brazil for the World Cup, CNNIBN 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...
  • Maharashtra: CAG slams MHADA for shoddy repair, reconstruction of buildings September 27, 2013

    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 May 18, 2013

    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 May 9, 2013

    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 Radhakrishnan...
  • CAG report on MNREGA confirms the rot is widespread April 23, 2013

    The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has tabled its report on the Rural Employment Guarantee Act or NREGA, as it was utilised across India. CNNIBN 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 April 23, 2013

    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 job."...
  • CAG report on NREGA reveals poor implementation April 23, 2013

    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. CNNIBN has accessed the report which says only 30 per cent of 129 lakh works worth over Rs 1.26 lakh crore approved in 14...
  • Gujarat PSUs gave undue benefits to business houses: CAG April 2, 2013

    Gandhinagar: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said governmentowned firms in Gujarat granted "undue benefit" to big industrial houses, which resulted in revenue losses worth crores of rupees to the state exchequer. The CAG report, for the year ended March 31, 2012, was tabled on Tuesday in the Gujarat...
  • Chhattisgarh suffered Rs.1,500 crore loss on coal deal: CAG March 23, 2013

    Raipur: Changes in the tender clauses led to Adani Group gaining and the Chhattisgarh government losing Rs.1,549 crore in a coal mining deal, said Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in a report on Friday. The CAG report for the year ended March 31, 2012, was tabled in the state assembly, the...
  • Have proof of corruption in farm debt waiver scheme: Anna March 17, 2013

    Nagpur: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Sunday claimed to have sufficient proofs of alleged irregularities committed in the farmers's loan waiver scheme of the Centre which was brought out by CAG report recently. "If the state government is interested in going through the proofs, I am willing to hand them over...
  • 'No misappropriation of funds in farm debt waiver scheme' March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said there was no "misappropriation" of funds under the Rs 52,000-crore farm debt waiver scheme and sought a more comprehensive audit by CAG to get a better picture. Stating that the sample size taken for auditing was "too small", Pawar said audit...
  • PM assures action if irregularities are found in farm loan waiver March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday assured that action will be taken if irregularities are found in the farm loan waiver scheme. The Prime Minister's statement in the Rajya Sabha came after loud protests by the Opposition in the House. The Lok Sabha, too, witnessed a demand from...
  • Uproar in LS over CAG report on farm loan waiver scheme March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned on Wednesday after uproar over alleged scam in farm loan waiver scheme. The CAG report which was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday had criticised the scheme's implementation, citing lapses in 22 per cent of the cases. The loan waiver scheme was brought by the...
  • Rs 25,628 cr of UP budget unutilised, says CAG report March 6, 2013

    Lucknow: The CAG report for the year ending March 31, 2012 tabled in the UP Assembly on Tuesday shows that Rs 25,628 crore of 34 departments remained unutilised. According to the report, of the 34 departments wherein the budget amount could not be fully utilised included agriculture, urban development, women and...
  • Critical shortage of doctors in defence hospitals: CAG December 14, 2012

    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 the...
  • CAG 2G report: DMK gives notice for discussion in LS November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The UPA seems to have played the 2G card ahead of the allparty 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 November 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after CNNIBN 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 KGD6 Basin, the company on Saturday issued a statement denying it was opposed to an audit by...
  • Think before you speak, Congress tells CAG September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: With Opposition attacking it for critcising CAG, Congress on Saturday maintained that it was not trying to gag the auditor but it should "give proper thought" before giving its opinion. "We have not been saying that every word of the CAG is wrong and that it should not...
  • FM differs with CAG suggestion of opportunity costing September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Differing with CAG's suggestion of opportunity costing, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said government is not in the business of trading commodities, but facilitates allocation of resources for generation of more power and production of more steel and cement for common good. When asked about CAG's method...
  • PM made no money from coal block allocation: Cong September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday defended itself over the CAG report on coal block allocation saying there was no scam in it. Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh claimed the Congress made no money out of the allocation of coal blocks and said that the CBI was only investigating whether...
  • BJP demands probe into fresh reports in Coal scam September 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Demanding a probe into fresh reports in the allocation of 142 coal blocks by the UPA government, the BJP on Tuesday said it is "truly amazing" that relatives and associates of union ministers have gained soon after the latter occupied the high offices. "It is truly amazing that the...
  • CAG, BJP responsible for Parliament deadlock: Cong September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: In a stinging attack on the CAG, the Congress on Monday alleged that the government auditor was as much responsible as the BJP for the disruption of the justconcluded monsoon session of Parliament on the coal mine allocation issue. Party spokesperson Manish Tewari also sought to make a major...
  • Coal scam: CBI shortlists people to be questioned September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI has shortlisted the people who are likely to be called for recording their statements in connection with five cases registered by it for alleged irregularities in allocation of captive coal blocks. Agency sources said in the first batch, the accused named in the FIRs against JLD Yavatmal...
  • Unfair to hold PM responsible for 'coalgate': Moily September 9, 2012

    Bangalore: Defending Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Corporate Affairs and Power Minister M Veerappa Moily on Saturday said it was "unfair" to hold him responsible for 'coalgate' as it was a collective decision of the Screening Committee to allocate coal blocks. "The applications for coal block allocations were examined and evaluated...
  • Monsoon session washed out: Has image of Parliament taken a hit? September 7, 2012

    Minimal business conducted over 3 weeks as Opposition repeatedly disrupted proceedings over the coal scam. ...