CAG REPORT

  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Coalgate CBI raids: The big questions September 4, 2012

    CBI raids were on at 31 locations in 10 cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad. ...
  • Coalgate: War of words between BJP, Cong intensifies September 2, 2012

    The last week of the Monsoon Session begins on Monday but with both the BJP and the UPA Government hardening their positions on the coal blocks allocation issue, the deadlock in Parliament doesn't seem to be ending any soon. ...
  • Only dialogue can break Parliament deadlock: Meira Kumar September 1, 2012

    The Lok Sabha Speaker says that Parliament can only function when there are discussions and debates. Both the Houses could not function through the week due to the hard stands taken by the Government and the BJP over the CAG report on coal blocks allocations. ...
  • Without BJP's support, no bills can be passed in RS: Sibal August 31, 2012

    Kapil Sibal on Friday said the government would not have overruled objections by Opposition chief ministers on coal blocks issue. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 30, 2012

    IAF loses nine men as choppers collide midair. First FIR in coal blocks scam to be filed soon. ...
  • Fullblown coal war: Is the PM's credibility at stake? August 27, 2012

    The Prime Minister on Monday claimed that the CAG report on coal allocation is disputable. ...
  • Coalgate: Congress, BJP try to score political points August 27, 2012

    Confronted with a paralysed parliament and an unrelenting opposition, the Prime Minister and his government tried to put up a strong defence outside the house. But it seems to have little impact on the BJP. ...
  • The Last Word: Is PM's statement on coal an effective reply? August 27, 2012

    The offensive by the government over the CAG report on the coal blocks allocation was on Monday led from the front by Prime Minister Manmohan, who made a statement in Parliament calling the report disputable. ...
  • Is a snap poll the only way out of the political standoff? August 24, 2012

    The Opposition continued to stall Parliament for the fourth consecutive day even as the government got aggressive on the issue of coal blocks allocation. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 23, 2012

    Parliament was paralysed yet again for the third straight day as the BJP stalled both the Houses demanding the PM's resignation over the CAG report on the coal allocation. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Arun Jaitley August 23, 2012

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley has said that the Opposition needs to ensure that the government acts on the CAG report on coal blocks allocation. ...
  • Coalgate: Deadlock continues in Parliament for the third day August 23, 2012

    For the third day in a row, Parliament remained paralysed over the CAG report on coal allocation. While the Congress went on the offensive on Thursday, the BJP stuck to its demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. ...
  • The Last Word: Doesn't the Oppn share the blame for the lapses? August 23, 2012

    For the third consecutive day, Parliament was stalled as politicians quarreled over their response to the CAG report. ...
  • Demanding PM's resignation on CAG report unconstitutional: Jaiswal August 22, 2012

    Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said that demanding PM's resignation was uncalled for, claming nothing was wrong in allocation process. ...
  • Coal allocations: BJP wants to block Parliament, says Congress August 22, 2012

    Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal said that the BJP had skeletons in its own cupboard and that's why it was shying away from a proper discussion on the issue. ...
  • Is the Oppn justified in demanding PM's resignation? August 21, 2012

    According to the CAG report on coal blocks allocations, nearly 44 billion tonnes of coal were given away at throwaway prices to private companies during the tenure of Manmohan Singh as Coal Minister. ...
  • UPA returns Oppn fire, says BJPruled states opposed coal auction August 21, 2012

    The BJP had accused Manmohan Singh of being responsible for doling out coal blocks and not auctioning them. ...
  • The Last Word: How serious or mistaken are the CAG's charges? August 21, 2012

    According to the CAG report on coal blocks allocations, nearly 44 billion tonnes of coal were given away at throwaway prices to private companies during the tenure of Manmohan Singh as Coal Minister. ...
  • No fraud in coal blocks allocations: Jaiswal August 19, 2012

    After the fallout of the CAG report on coal block allocations, the government continues to be in a denial mode. ...
  • CAG reports: Congress, BJP blame each other for corruption August 18, 2012

    The alltoofamiliar political blame game has begun following the CAG reports that said that losses worth lakhs of crores of rupees were caused to the national exchequer by the Centre. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 17, 2012

    CAG report pegged losses running into thousands of crores, spelling trouble for the government. Cellphone operators have also been asked to block all bulk SMSes and videos. ...
  • CAG reports sting govt: Should PM take responsibility? August 17, 2012

    The CAG says the presumptive loss to government from coal block allocation amounts to Rs 1.86 lakh crore, that's higher than 2G loss figure. ...
  • News 360: CAG puts coal scam loss figure at Rs 1.86 lakh cr August 17, 2012

    The figure is nearly as big as India's defence budget and 12 per cent of the annual expenditure. ...
  • CAG report on coal block allocation hits UPA hard August 17, 2012

    The Opposition has slammed the government on issues of transparency and accountability. ...
  • 'CAG report on coal a major embarrassment for Govt' August 15, 2012

    CNNIBN has accessed the final draft of the CAG report on coal block allocations which pegs the loss to the exchequer at Rs 1.86 lakh crore. ...
  • News 360: CAG indicts Vilasrao Deshmukh in Maha land scam April 17, 2012

    The state CAG report on Tuesday named trusts run by Vilasrao Deshmukh, Chhagan Bhujpal and Narayan Rane as beneficiaries in controversial land allotments. ...
  • Entire Govt involved in coal block controversy: Swamy March 22, 2012

    Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy said the total loss in coal blocks sale is more then the GDP of country. ...
  • Cong refuses to comment on CAG report on coal blocks March 22, 2012

    Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal refused to comment on media reports, but Shakeel Ahmed said 'it seems it's not a scam but a loss'. ...