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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.

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 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.

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.

CAG auditing AgustaWestland helicopter deal, report soon: Vinod Rai

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 23:28

CAG Vinod Rai on Friday said an audit of the controversial AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal is under progress and a report would be released soon.

I&B Min attacks CAG for slamming Centre abroad

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 15:46

Slamming the CAG for criticising the government on foreign soil, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari Friday said Constitutional authorities should circumscribe by Lakshman Rekha propriety.

CAG will uncover instances of crony capitalism: Vinod Rai

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 22:24

Vinod Rai on Thursday said the public auditor would endeavour to uncover instances of crony capitalism and counselled the government to support enterprises per se and not entrepreneurs.

Former audit officials come out in support of CAG

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 18:57

Coming out in support of CAG Vinod Rai, former officials of the government auditor Wednesday accused the Congress party and the government of running a campaign against the institution of CAG.

CAG office rubbishes former 2G auditor`s claims

Last Updated: Friday, November 23, 2012, 15:34

The office of the Comptroller and Auditor General Friday refused to join issue over a former auditor`s claims on 2G spectrum allocation that have sparked a political row.

Govt, Congress attack CAG over 2G loss figure

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 19:40

Government and the Congress Thursday questioned the Comptroller and Auditor General's estimated loss of Rs.1.76 lakh crore in the spectrum allocation of 2001.

Govt, Congress attack CAG over 2G loss figure

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 18:44

After the flop 2G spectrum auction that yielded only Rs.9,407 crore, Govt and the Congress Thursday questioned the CAG`s estimated loss of Rs.1.76 lakh crore in the spectrum allocation of 2001.

Digvijay takes a dig at CAG Vinod Rai; asks him to stop leaks

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 16:33

Digvijay Singh took a dig at CAG Vinod Rai asking why does he not stop leak of reports from his office.