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PAC asks Defence Ministry to share all missing Bofors files

The Public Accounts Committee has asked the Defence Ministry to trace and share with it all missing files related to the Bofors scandal.

Railways to introduce designer, easy to clean blankets soon

Railways to introduce designer, easy to clean blankets soon

Plagued with complaints of dirty blankets, the Indian Railways has firmed up an action plan to increase the frequency of washing blankets and replace the existing ones with designer, lightweight blankets in a phased manner.

Railways plans to do away with providing blankets in AC coaches after CAG report

Railways plans to do away with providing blankets in AC coaches after CAG report

Days after CAG in its report slammed Railways over cleanliness and hygiene in trains as well as platforms, the ministry is reportedly planning to discontinue  providing blankets to the passengers in AC coaches in some trains.

Despite critical CAG report on military preparedness, Arun Jaitley says 'armed forces sufficiently equipped'

Despite critical CAG report on military preparedness, Arun Jaitley says 'armed forces sufficiently equipped'

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that Indian armed forces are "reasonably and sufficiently equipped" to defend the sovereignty of the country.

Railways list new catering policies after CAG slams food quality

Railways list new catering policies after CAG slams food quality

 The New Catering policy, which was issued on 27 February, also states that IRCTC is responsible for all issues pertaining to setting up and operation of kitchen units and quality of food.

Students not completing courses, overstaying caused nearly Rs 12 cr loss to FTII: CAG

The quarters were completed in 2009 and the completion- cum-occupancy certificate was yet to received from DDA, a mandatory provision to occupy the quarters.

Indian Army ammunition stock in critical level, will exhaust after 10 days of war: CAG report

Indian Army ammunition stock in critical level, will exhaust after 10 days of war: CAG report

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) tabled a report in Parliament on Friday and flagged critical shortage of ammunition in the Indian Army. The CAG found deficiencies in the performance of the Ordinance Factory Board (OFB) and no improvement in the functioning of its factories in comparison to what it was in 2013. 

Payments against bogus bills made during Kabaddi World Cup in Punjab: CAG Report

Payments against bogus bills made during Kabaddi World Cup in Punjab: CAG Report

The CAG report said no perspective and annual plans were prepared by the Punjab State Sports Council (PSSC) during the years 2011-16 to achieve its objectives and to provide direction to the promotion of sports in the State.

DoT to issue demand notices this week to 6 telcos for 2006-07

DoT to issue demand notices this week to 6 telcos for 2006-07

The Department of Telecom will issue this week the next lot of demand notices to six telecom operators for under-reporting of revenues in around 10 circles in 2006-07 year.

 

 Govt will do every bit to recover dues from telcos: Telecom Minister

Govt will do every bit to recover dues from telcos: Telecom Minister

Hitting back at the Congress, the government on Friday said the alleged 'telecom scam' was the UPA regime's "sin" that the present dispensation has to clean and it will do "every bit to recover every single penny".

PAC takes up CAG report on AgustaWestland issue

Public Accounts Committee (PAC), headed by Congress member KV Thomas, has taken up the CAG report on the contentious AgustaWestland issue apart from going into over half-a-dozen other defence-related issues.

Congress workers burn PM Modi's effigy, demands probe in GSPC scam

Citing a CAG report which rapped GSPC for mismanagement, Congress workers here today burnt an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they demanded a probe into the alleged scam in Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation.

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.

No question of hike in electricity bill, clarifies Delhi govt

Delhi Government on Thursday clarified that there will be no hike in the electricity bill, adding that it may further reduce the bill after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report is out.

Will cooperate with commission appointed by Haryana government: DLF

DLF says, when called upon, we will fully cooperate with the Hon'ble Commission.

Govt withdraws Coal Mines (Special Provision) Bill from Rajya Sabha, amid din

The withdrawal of the Bill had become necessary after Parliament gave its assent to the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2015.

No major investment in fertiliser plants during 2010-14: CAG

The actual production was concerned, it fell by 14 percent during the period 2009-10 to 2013-14.

Railways unable to meet operation cost of passenger services: CAG

The loss incurred on operational cost of passenger services increased to Rs 26,025.46 cr

Govt examining CAG report on irregularities in ONGC hiring rig

The government is examining CAG allegations of irregularities in ONGC hiring a deep sea drilling rig from Reliance Industries and will take appropriate action, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.

Gas exploration from KG basin: Respond to CAG report, SC to RIL

The CAG, in its report tabled in the Parliament, found irregular payment of USD 427.48 million to contractors, of which it sought disallowance of at least USD 77.36 million cost.