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2G audit was in line with global norms: Ex-CAG Vinod Rai

Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013, 18:07

Former CAG Vinod Rai, who faced intense attack from government over 2G spectrum report which pegged the presumptive loss at Rs 1.76 lakh crore, has said the audit had been conducted as per the global norms.

Vinod Rai retires after redefining CAG’s role

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 09:47

CAG Vinod Rai, who demits office Wednesday, will be remembered for turning the statutory body into a pugnacious watchdog of good governance and administrative integrity.

Shashi Kant Sharma appointed as new CAG

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 09:23

The watchdog has done more harm to the govt than opposition.

Shashi Kant Sharma appointed as new CAG

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 18:06

Shashi Kant Sharma was appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Tuesday replacing outgoing Vinod Rai. Sharma previously held the post of Defence Secretary.

CAG does not leak reports: Vinod Rai

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 14:35

Outgoing CAG Vinod Rai Tuesday dismissed charges that he was behind the leak of controversial audit reports on 2G spectrum and coal block allocations.

`Allow CAG to audit PPPs, Panchyati Raj bodies`

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 13:44

Outgoing Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai favours bringing all private-public partnerships (PPPs), Panchayti Raj Institutions and societies getting government funds within the ambit of the CAG.

CAG did disservice by tossing `mythical` numbers: Manish Tewari

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 17:47

Union Minister Manish Tewari on Monday took pot shots at CAG Vinod Rai asking why Rs 1.78 lakh crore was not generated in the 2G auction and invited him to a public debate to discuss the loss estimated by the auditor.

Multi-member body will not dilute CAG powers: Rai

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 19:36

Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai Saturday said he did not foresee any dilution in the powers of CAG if the organisation is converted into a multi-member body.

Multi-member body will not dilute CAG powers: Rai

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 18:01

Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai on Saturday said he did not foresee any dilution in the powers of CAG if the organisation is converted into a multi-member body.

CAG has powers to ensure unfettered audits: Rai

Last Updated: Friday, May 03, 2013, 16:13

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai has said that Constitution has adequately empowered the public auditor to exercise its functions and ensure "unfettered" audits.

Not against multi-member CAG, but want adequate powers: Vinod Rai

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 18:23

Not being averse to idea of multi-member CAG institution, Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai on Friday said the change should be accompanied by conferment of adequate responsibility and power to the public auditor.

People who have mandate to rule are typical `bullies`: CAG

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 08:28

Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai, whose reports on various scams had raised the hackles of those in the government, says people who have the mandate to rule are typical "bullies".