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'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.

Jharkhand lags behind in construction of toilets

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in a report said that Jharkhand lags behind in construction of toilets in schools and other places.

HC asks Delhi govt, CAG to respond on discoms' plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the city government and CAG on the pleas of two power distribution companies seeking that no action be taken against them based on a draft report of the government auditor.

CAG report shows Delhi power cos duped consumers of Rs 8000 cr

A CAG report has said that the three private power distribution companies (discoms) in the capital inflated their dues to be recovered from consumers by almost Rs 8,000 crore.

CAG indicts Delhi power discoms, says there's scope to reduce electricity tariffs

CAG indicts Delhi power discoms, says there's scope to reduce electricity tariffs

In a good news for Delhiites, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said that there is scope for bringing down electricity tariffs in the capital.

CAG slams Kerala govt for delay in implementing sea-plane project

A CAG report has criticised Kerala government for its "failure" in implementing the flagship Sea-plane project even after Rs 23.29 crore was sanctioned to it, saying the state's Tourism Department should have conducted the feasibility study before venturing into the project.

Noida Authority CEO recommends CAG audit of DND toll operator

According to a report published in DNA, the Noida Authority has recommended to the Uttar Pradesh government that an audit be conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India into the contract agreement and accounts of Noida Toll Bridge Company Limited (NTBCL) which operates the DND

CAG pulls up J&K govt over lack of response to audit reports

The Comptroller and Auditor General on Monday slammed the Jammu and Kashmir government for its lack of response to the pendency of large number of inspection reports and observations on "serious financial irregularities".

Conspiracy behind my name appearing in CAG report: Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari sees a conspiracy behind a recent CAG report naming him even though the draft audit report did not mention his name.

Odisha government suffering from multi-organ failure: BJP

Launching a scathing attack on the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Odisha unit of the BJP on Tuesday said the state government was suffering from 'multi-organ failure' for last one year.

J&K Govt failed to surrender Rs 7,424 crore saving: CAG

The Jammu and Kashmir government during 2013-14, failed to surrender Rs 7,424.66 crore saving amount, the Comptroller and Auditor General has said.

CAG report on ammunition management: India is safe, assures Rajnath Singh

CAG report on ammunition management: India is safe, assures Rajnath Singh

A day after public accounts watchdog CAG pulled up the Defence Ministry on the issue of ammunition management in Army, the Congress on Saturday said that such reports can only create panic.