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NHRC notice to Odisha government on expired medicines

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an action-taken report from Odisha government on the reports that low-quality and time-expired medicines were administered to patients in the state, a petitioner said Wednesday.

Cong stands exposed, reveal who had pressurised CAG: BJP

Attacking the Congress over ex-CAG`s claims, BJP said the opposition party stood "exposed" and demanded that the identity of leaders who "approached him" to drop names of those involved in scams during the UPA regime be revealed.

After losing out on LoP, Congress gets post of PAC chief

Senior Congress leader KV Thomas was Wednesday made the new head of Parliament`s Public Accounts Committee (PAC), a prestigious panel which examines CAG reports after they are tabled in Parliament.

Congress to protest against Gujarat govt over CAG report findings

Accusing the BJP-led Gujarat government of trying to cover up the issues raised by CAG in its report tabled in the state assembly, opposition Congress on Monday said it would launch agitations to highlight the auditor`s findings.

AAP demands removal of Sheila Dikshit as Kerala Governor

AAP on Saturday demaded the sacking of Sheila Dikshit as the Kerala Governor in the wake of scathing remarks by the CAG over alleged irregularities in money spent by different departments during her tenure as Delhi Chief Minister.

Congress has just fooled people: Vijay Goel on CAG report

Commenting on the recent reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Goel Saturday said the Congress has just fooled people by wasting crores of rupees.

No dedicated Delhi master plan on sewerage rehabilitation: CAG

The national capital is yet to have a dedicated master plan on sewerage rehabilitation, a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General tabled in the Parliament said on Friday.

CAG pulls up Delhi govt for inadequate fire safety measures in hospitals

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Friday pulled up the Health Department of Delhi government for not having adequate fire safety arrangements in government hospitals across the national capital, besides other deficiencies.

CAG says Delhi govt depts responsible for loss of revenue

Pointing out irregularities and lack of financial transparency in a number of Delhi government departments, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) today said they have resulted in loss of crores of rupees in revenue.

No undue favour extended to any industry: Gujarat govt

Rejecting CAG`s report which speaks of "undue favour and benefit" extended by the Gujarat government to Reliance and Esaar, the state government has claimed that no favour was given to any industry.

Construction workers in Gujarat deprived of welfare, says CAG

The Gujarat Government failed to conduct any survey to identify or register construction workers which led to a situation where they were deprived of welfare schemes, a recent report by the CAG said.

Shortfall in off-take by Gujarat deprived beneficiaries: CAG

The overall shortfall in the off-take of subsidised wheat and rice by Gujarat Government during 2008-13 has "deprived" the beneficiaries of the food grains, which were allotted by Centre, and also caused a loss of subsidy to the tune of Rs 2,652 crore, according to a CAG report.

CAG report slams Chhattisgarh government run tribal hostels

Chhattisgarh government-run tribal hostels and residential schools lack basic infrastructure and proper security arrangements, a Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report said on Friday.

IAF using WW-II era lighting system at Leh airbase: CAG

Indian Air Force uses a World War-II era lighting system for the landing of fighter and transport aircraft at the Leh airbase at night due to lack of any facility for advanced airfield lighting, CAG pointed out on Friday.

CAG chides IAF for grounding of AN-32 transport planes

The Air Force was on Friday chided by CAG for an "avoidable expenditure" of Rs 227 crore modernisation programme of its 105 Soviet-origin An-32 transport aircraft and the grounding of over 50 per cent of the fleet due to delay in creating upgrade facilities.

CAG pulls up IAF for MiG-27 upgrade project

The CAG on Friday pulled up the Indian Air Force for an "unfruitful" expenditure of Rs 155 crore for developing an Electronic Warfare system aimed at enhancing capability of the Russian-origin MiG-27 fighter aircraft.

CAG says irregularities in coaching scheme for SC/BC students

Government auditor CAG has alleged irregularities in implementation of scheme for providing coaching to SC/BC candidates and pulled up Haryana`s Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department (WSCBC)in this regard.

Bengal without forest policy and eco-tourism strategy: CAG

West Bengal does not have a forest policy or an eco-tourism strategy to meet the objectives set in the National Forest Policy, the Comptroller and Auditor General has pointed out in its latest report.

Unsatisfactory implementation of SSA in Bihar: CAG

The Sarva Shikha Abhiyan (SSA) envisaged to achieve universal elementary education programme is lagging in Bihar with 1,896 eligible habitations yet to see schools, a latest Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report said.

Bengal without forest policy and eco-tourism strategy: CAG

West Bengal does not have a forest policy or an eco-tourism strategy to meet the objectives set in the National Forest Policy, the Comptroller and Auditor General has pointed out in its latest report.