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.

Indian Army facing acute shortage of ammunition: CAG
Indian Army facing acute shortage of ammunition: CAG

Public accounts watchdog CAG on Friday pulled up the Defence Ministry on the issue of ammunition management in Army, saying acute shortage of ammunition was a serious cause of concern directly impairing the operational readiness of the force.

Insecure postal database vulnerable to fraud: CAG

The database of Department of Posts has not been secured and is easily susceptible to data manipulation and fraud, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Friday warned.

Demands for Nitin Gadkari's resignation disrupt Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha witnessed a ruckus on Friday as opposition parties led by Congress demanded resignation of Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari for alleged irregularities in a company owned by him.

267 projects overshot completion dates in J&K: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Tuesday slammed the Jammu and Kashmir government for a prolonged delay in completion of 267 developmental projects in the state.

J&K spent Rs 1,325 cr in violation of budgetary provisions: CAG

Jammu and Kashmir government had spent over Rs 1,325 crore during 2013-14 in violation of budgetary provisions, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.

Three-fourth of Class 8 students in Himachal schools lack competence: CAG

 It's startling but true. In a state with 82.8 percent literacy, 20 per cent of Class 3 students in Himachal Pradesh's government schools cannot identify alphabets or numbers.

CAG points out lacunae in toll system in Maharashtra

Even as Maharashtra government announced closure of 12 toll nakas in the state from May 31, the CAG has slammed the state's toll policy and pointed out various lacunae in the system.

20,000 UCs pending from 58 departments of Assam govt: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Saturday slammed Assam government for failing to submit nearly 20,000 Utilisation Certificates pending from 58 departments, amounting to about Rs 12,000 crore, from 2001-02 to 2013-14.

CAG slams Gujarat's poor efforts to save female children

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has observed "significant deficiencies" by the Gujarat government in implementing its schemes for protection and welfare of female children.

Mizoram incurred Rs 5,114.21 crore debt, say CAG estimates

Mizoram incurred Rs 5,114.21 crore as debt as per the estimates in the Finance Accounts 2012-13 report published by the Comptroller and Auditor General, state Finance Minister Lalsawta informed the legislature on Wednesday.

HC asks ex-ministers to reply to PIL that alleges they got land cheap

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked former Maharashtra ministers Chhagan Bhujbal and Narayan Rane, along with their educational institutions, to file affidavits by April 10 in reply to a PIL which alleged they misused their position to get land from government at throwaway prices.

Arvind Kejriwal meets CAG on audit of discoms

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Comptroller and Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma and discussed the status of scrutiny of finances of the private power distribution companies by the auditor which was ordered by the AAP government during its first stint.

CAG audit of discoms: Decision taken before AAP regime, HC told

The decision to carry out CAG audit of accounts of the power distribution companies in the national capital was taken in 2011, much before the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) regime, the city government told Delhi High Court on Thursday.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tasks departments with halving power rates

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday tasked the finance and power departments with preparing proposals to halve power rates and provide free supply of water, up to 20,000 litres per month, to every household - his AAP's two key poll promises.

CAG takes ASI to task for avoidable expenditure of Rs 2.60 crore

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has slammed the Archaeological Survey of India for its failure to construct an Institute of Archaeology, saying its lackadaisical approach has cost an avoidable payment of over Rs 2.60 crore.