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  • 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

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  • 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...

  • 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...
  • CAG report indicts Chhattisgarh government's 'Sanjeevani ambulance' scheme 10-01-2014 06:32 PM

    Chhattisgarh's Building and Other Construction Workers' Welfare Board has made an 'infructuous expenditure' of Rs 1.03 crore, without fulfilling its purpose, state's Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report said on Friday. The report on the state's Building and Other Construction Workers' Welfare Board, from September 2008 to February 2012, which...
  • Delhi High Court allows CAG to audit accounts of private telcos 06-01-2014 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: In an extremelly significant order, the Delhi High Court on Monday ruled that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) can audit private telecom companies under the relevant provisions of the law just days after the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi moved to have private power companies audited....
  • 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...
  • CAG elected to UN Board of Auditors, to occupy office from July 1 02-11-2013 06:49 PM

    India's official auditor Shashi Kant Sharma was elected to the UN Board of Auditors on Friday winning the largest number of votes, the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General said here on Saturday. "Out of the 186 votes cast, India got 124 votes against 62 for Philippines. As a...
  • Every 3rd child in Modi's Gujarat is underweight, claims CAG 04-10-2013 11:58 PM

    The CAG has lambasted the working of the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) in Gujarat, which is aimed at fighting malnutrition among children, saying that every third child in the state is underweight. "Though there were 223.16 lakh eligible beneficiaries under Supplementary Nutrition (SN) programme under the Integrated Child Development...
  • IAF seeks early decision on VVIP choppers 04-10-2013 05:44 PM

    IAF is pushing for an early decision on VVIP choppers as it has told the government that the Mi-8 helicopters being used to ferry dignitaries would be phased out from next year. "There is a CBI case (in the chopper scam) going on here and Italian investigations are happening in...
  • Maharashtra: CAG slams MHADA for shoddy repair, reconstruction of buildings 27-09-2013 11:29 AM

    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...
  • Keep clear intentions to avoid scrutiny, CVC advice govt employees 13-09-2013 03:28 PM

    Government employees engaged in procurement-related jobs should keep their intentions clear while dealing with public money so as to avoid the scrutiny of CAG, CBI and CVC, Vigilance Commissioner R Sri Kumar said on Friday. "As long as you are proving public interest, you are safe from all three Cs...
  • Teachers get salary in bank account, can also avail loan facility 10-09-2013 03:37 PM

    With an aim to do away with delay in payment of salary and harassment of teachers in the hands of panchayat and district boards, the Bihar government, in yet another innovative step, has made the facility for payment to their bank account with additional facility of loan. All the four...
  • 90 per cent condom machines at public places gone missing: CAG report 07-09-2013 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: Almost 90 per cent condom vending machines installed at public places by National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) for HIV/AIDS prevention have gone missing, a CAG report has said. In its report tabled in Parliament on Friday, the CAG has rapped NACO for failing to achieve the objective of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 13-08-2013 11:55 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • AgustaWestland case: CBI studying CAG report 13-08-2013 09:34 PM

    CBI is studying the CAG report of on AgustaWestland helicopter deal tabled in Parliament on Tuesday and might file new cases if it detects any aspect of criminality in it. Agency sources said although the mandate of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and CBI are completely different the probe...
  • News 360: BJP targets Congress over Vadra land deals, demands SIT probe 13-08-2013 08:53 PM

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha demanded an SIT probe in Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's land deal. The Congress has, however, denied any discussion on the issue. ...
  • Antony questioned foreign trials in chopper tender: CAG 13-08-2013 08:03 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony had questioned the IAF decision to hold overseas trials for the VVIP chopper deal but later agreed to the same after receiving an assurance from the then IAF top brass, states a CAG report. In its report tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, the Comptroller...
  • CAG slams Railway for not maintaining cleanliness 13-08-2013 06:39 PM

    The Comptroller and Auditor General has slammed Railways for not effectively implementing Railway Board's guidelines for mechanised cleaning of major stations and not taking effective pest control measures in coaches. Besides the audit body has observed that Railways has failed to provide good quality of linen to passengers which has...
  • Cost of AgustaWestland chopper deal was unreasonably high: CAG 13-08-2013 05:51 PM

    The CAG on Tuesday slammed the Defence Ministry and Air Force for "several instances" of deviation from rules in the procurement of VVIP choppers in the Rs 3,727 crore AgustaWestland deal. In its report tabled in Parliament, the Comptroller and Auditor General also questioned the decision of the then IAF...