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Non-performing PSUs bleeding Uttar Pradesh's coffers dry

A report by the country's top audit body, tabled in the just-concluded session of the Assembly, shows tardy performance of the state's PSUs.

Samajwadi Party govt spent Rs 15 crore to give Rs 20 crore unemployment dole: CAG

Samajwadi Party govt spent Rs 15 crore to give Rs 20 crore unemployment dole: CAG

The allowance scheme was initially started by the Samajwadi Party government of 2003-2007 under Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Vyapam scam: Congress leader urges PM Narendra Modi to remove MP CM Shivraj

Leader of the Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh, on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove Shivraj Singh Chouhan as chief minister in the wake of the CAG observations about the Vyapam scam.

AAP govt used Rs 29 crore in ads outside Delhi: CAG report

In its first year, the Aam Aadmi Party government spent Rs 29 crore in releasing advertisements outside Delhi which was "beyond" its responsibility, a CAG report has found.

SC for CAG audit of expenses incurred on inmates by states

There is a "huge discrepancy" in expenses incurred on jail inmates by various states, the Supreme Court has said and asked the Home Ministry to come out with a scheme to audit spendings by prisons with CAG's assistance.

'So what!' says ex-CAG Vinod Rai on civil servants using taxpayers' money to fund private trips

'So what!' says ex-CAG Vinod Rai on civil servants using taxpayers' money to fund private trips

Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, under whose watch the auditing body had reported on the 2G spectrum and coal blocks allocation irregularities, has defended private trips by government officials at taxpayers' expense.

769 gold pots worth Rs 186 crore missing from Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala

769 gold pots worth Rs 186 crore missing from Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala

The Vinod Rai committee special audit report on Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala pointed out that corruption is going on in the temple administration.

CAG slams Indian High Commission in London for 'arbitrary' visa fee

The Indian High Commission in London had allegedly allowed a service provider to levy a fee at an "arbitrary rate" in handling fast track business visas resulting undue benefit of Rs 10 crore to the private entity, said government auditor CAG.

Skilling of ex-servicemen lags badly: CAG

 The government might have launched a Skill India mission with much fanfare but a defence ministry scheme to train ex-servicemen for a second career has failed to fulfill its objectives with no new initiatives introduced in the last 10 years, an audit report says.

CAG points out flaws in mid-day meal implementation in Chhattisgarh

The mid-day meal scheme was launched on August 15, 1995, by the Centre with an aim to boost universalisation of primary education by increasing enrolment, retention and attendance.

Exaggeration of figures in Mid Day Meal scheme: CAG

There is an "institutionalised exaggeration" of figures about children benefiting from Mid Day Meal (MDM) scheme and irregularities like inflated costs and fudging of data prevail, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has found.

ONGC suffered Rs 8,000 crore loss for poor rig management: CAG

ONGC suffered Rs 8,000 crore loss for poor rig management: CAG

In a report tabled in parliament, the CAG said ONGC`s non-productive time or idling time of rigs ranged between 19 and 23 percent over 2010-14.

HC to pronounce verdict on CAG audit of discoms Friday

HC to pronounce verdict on CAG audit of discoms Friday

The Delhi High Court will pronounce Friday its verdict on the pleas of three private power distribution companies which have challenged the AAP government's decision to get their accounts audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG).

CAG orders audit of steps to deal with dengue in Delhi

Alarmed by spurt in dengue cases in the capital, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Shashi Kant Sharma has ordered audit of the preparedness of the Delhi government and local authorities to deal with mosquito menace.

'DoT failed to fine firms for violating tower radiation rules'

The Comptroller and Auditor General has pulled up DoT's vigilance arm of for failing to impose penalty to the tune of Rs 4,300 crore on telecom operators for violating mobile tower radiation rules.

CAG raps OilMin for letting RIL charge marketing margin in dollars

Government auditor CAG Tuesday criticised the Oil Ministry for allowing Reliance Industries to charge a marketing margin on its KG-D6 gas in US dollars terms and not in rupees saying it will result in over Rs 201 crore excess subsidy payout on urea.

Govt auditor needs to adopt latest professional practices: CAG

The government auditor needs to adopt latest professional practices while scrutinising public spending, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Shashi Kant Sharma has said.

Crony capitalism killing transparency, competition: CAG

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Sashi Kant Sharma today made a strong case for effective dealing with the menace of crony capitalism, saying that it adversely impacts competition and transparency.

Cooperating with CAG in auditing: Discoms to HC

The private discoms supplying power in the national capital on Friday told Delhi High Court that they have been cooperating with the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in the audit of their accounts.

Audit row: HC asks CAG to file plea against three discoms

The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to file a fresh plea in support of its claim that three discoms of Tata Power and Reliance ADAG have not been cooperating in auditing of their accounts.