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.

PUCL to seek President's intervention for an empowered CAG

In light of the latest CAG report which has made stern remarks about the Gujarat government's performance in some areas, the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has called for more powers for the government auditor so that it does not "end up as a toothless tiger".

Rashid Alvi criticizes Jaitley's remarks on CAG

Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Wednesday said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should not make fun of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which is a constitutional authority.

Stop shooting the messenger, address malice of scams: Vinod Rai to Congress

Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Vinod Rai launched his much-awaited book "Not Just an Accountant" at the India Habitat Centre here on Wednesday evening.

Exclusive: Former CAG Vinod Rai talks to Zee Media

Former CAG Vinod Rai talks to Zee Media about 2G and Coal block scam and Manmohan Singh's accountability in those issues

Praful Patel rubbishes Vinod Rai's claims

Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Friday night trashed claims made by former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai that he had nudged Air India to go in for largescale purchase of aircraft.

CBI can't be as autonomous or independent as CAG: Vinod Rai

Raising concerns over CBI being under the "direct control" of the Prime Minister, former top auditor Vinod Rai has said that "a police dominated" agency can't enjoy autonomy or independence available to the CAG or the Election Commission.

Goa causes cost overruns on Japan-funded sewerage project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have managed to get a promise of USD 35 billion Japanese investment for India but in Goa revelations by the federal auditor reveal how a sloppy state government squandered Rs 166.37 crore (USD 27 million) due to delays and poor implementation of a water and sewerage project funded by a Japanese government agency.

Faulty planning hits DoNer projects in Arunachal: CAG

Faulty planning process, non-release of funds to the executing agencies and inadequate monitoring has cost Arunachal Pradesh to a great extent in undertaking projects under Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) and North East Council (NEC) sponsored by the union DoNER ministry.

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.

Close 33 non-working PSUs: CAG tells Bihar

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has recommended 33 non-working public sector units (PSUs) in Bihar be closed down in view of their increasing liability on the state government.

418 bars closed but Kerala on a high

What if 418 bars in Kerala have not opened this fiscal -- liquor sales in the remaining 313 bars in the state have risen 95 percent compared to the same period of last year.

Financial irregularities of Rs 10,000 crore detected in Bihar: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General detected financial irregularities of over Rs 10,000 crore in Bihar government departments during the financial year 2012-13.

Congress MLAs walk out of UP Assembly over CAG reports

Congress MLAs staged a walkout from Uttar Pradesh Assembly over CAG reports pointing anomalies in the organisation of Mahakumbh Mela last year and construction of memorials in Lucknow and Noida during the previous BSP regime.