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CAG unravels Rs.14,000 crore cost overruns in hydro projects


August 31st, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Delays in implementing 16 hydro power projects by four state-run generators, including NHPC, resulted in cost overruns of more than Rs.14,700 crore, India's official auditor said ... Read more...

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BJP presses for PM’s resignation, parliament adjourned till Thursday (Third Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Both houses of parliament could not function for the second consecutive day Wednesday and were adjourned till Thursday as the BJP-led opposition renewed its ... Read more...

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BJP renews demand for PM’s resignation, stalls parliament (Second Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Proceedings in both houses of parliament were disrupted for the second consecutive day Tuesday as the BJP-led opposition renewed its demand for Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted again over coal block allocation


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Both houses of the parliament were adjourned soon after they met Wednesday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led opposition renewed its demand for ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM to go, vows to disrupt parliament (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After both houses of parliament were adjourned Tuesday over an alleged coal block scam, the BJP vowed not to let the houses function until ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM to go, to disrupt parliament


August 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After parliament was adjourned Tuesday over an alleged coal scam, the BJP vowed not to let the house function until Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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A Rs.1 billion medicine scam unearthed in Sindh


August 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) A huge scam involving purchase of drugs worth Rs.1 billion has been unearthed in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.An audit report for the 2012 financial ... Read more...

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India lost $37 bn by not auctioning coal mines: Auditor (Intro Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's exchequer could have been richer by Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) if competitive bidding, rather than arbitrary allotment, was adopted to give coal ... Read more...

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Accountant, wife booked for fraud


June 16th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 16 (IANS) Police Saturday registered a case against a former chief accounts officer and his wife for duping Rajasthan government's agency RIICO of lakhs of rupees, an official ... Read more...

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Airtel ranked best operator by Nigerian telecom regulator


May 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lagos, May 11 (IANS) Nigerian telecom regulator has ranked Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel's Nigerian unit -- Airtel Nigeria -- as the best operator for good quality of service.Of ... Read more...

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PM should answer on CAG report: JMM


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Thursday said said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should answer to the nation on charges in a leaked CAG report that ... Read more...

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CAG dismisses coal scam report, says no loss to exchequer (Roundup)


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Thursday said its audit report on coal block allocations was still under preparation and a newspaper report ... Read more...

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Opposition unites to corner government on alleged coal scam (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A united opposition Thursday attacked the government on an alleged coal scam, holding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh responsible for it even as the official ... Read more...

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CAG disowns coal blocks report, says no loss to exchequer


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Thursday said its audit report on coal block allocations was still under preparation and a media report suggesting ... Read more...

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Aborted take-off by Air India Express pilot being probed: DGCA


January 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Friday said it is looking into an incident of aborted take-off involving an Air India Express flight ... Read more...

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IndiGo to go ahead with fleet expansion


January 10th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Tuesday said a possible review of its fleet expansion by the aviation regulator would not hinder the induction plan and ... Read more...

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IndiGo defends itself, says passenger safety paramount (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Low-cost carrier IndiGo Monday tried to defend itself against the civil aviation watchdog's charge that it had flouted mandatory safety norms, and said passenger safety ... Read more...

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DMK’s general council meeting Feb 3


January 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) The DMK has convened a meeting here of its general council on Feb 3 to discuss issues like party elections, Lok Sabha polls and party audit ... Read more...

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Joshi asks PAC members to apologise to CAG


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi has asked panel members who made "wild allegations" against Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai ... Read more...

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CAG Rai, Joshi deny 2G audit was influenced (Lead)


November 16th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India's top auditor Vinod Rai Wednesday firmly dismissed allegations that the controversial audit report on the allocation of 2G telecom spectrum was influenced by ... Read more...

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Did PAC chief Joshi influence CAG’s 2G report?


November 15th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) In a new twist to the 2G tale, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi is alleged to have pushed the government auditor ... Read more...

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Did BJP’s Joshi influence CAG’s 2G report?


November 15th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) In a new twist to the 2G tale, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Murli Manohar Joshi is alleged to have pushed the government auditor to ... Read more...

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Presumptive 2G loss a mathematical guess: Former auditor


November 14th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) In a new twist to the alleged 2G scam, R.P. Singh, one of the key authors of the controversial telecom audit report, Monday told ... Read more...

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MoU with CAG to audit rural development schemes: Ramesh


October 9th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 9 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Sunday said a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed with the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to audit his ... Read more...

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Jharkhand not utilising development funds: Ramesh


October 8th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 8 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday questioned the efficiency of the Jharkhand government in implementing welfare schemes in the state."There is lack of efficiency on ... Read more...

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BJP targets Chidambaram, stalls parliament (Roundup)


August 10th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday raised a chorus for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation and stalled proceedings in both houses of parliament to ... Read more...

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Quit Dikshit campaign: parliament adjourned again


August 9th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till noon Tuesday as the opposition persisted with its demand for Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's resignation after ... Read more...

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Sack Dikshit if she does not quit: BJP (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said that Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit should be sacked if she does not resign after her ... Read more...

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Calls for Dikshit’s ouster over CAG report stall parliament(Roundup)


August 8th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Parliament was stalled Monday by an impasse between the government and the opposition, which is demanding Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's ouster following the ... Read more...

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Bawana plant delayed due to Delhi government’s laxity: CAG


August 6th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Delhi's Bawana power plant project, intended to augment the power supply for the Commonwealth Games (CWG), was delayed due to the government's laxity, a report ... Read more...

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Not exceeded brief in preparing CWG report: CAG


August 5th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The government's top auditor office Friday said it had not exceeded its brief in preparing the audit report for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) last year.Deputy ... Read more...

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Pakistani auditors detect Rs.200 bn tax evasion


July 25th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Auditors in Pakistan have found tax evasion of more than Rs.200 billion in 50,000 cases over the past few years.Dawn reported that the financial irregularities ... Read more...

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Social schemes not reaching the needy: NGO audit


July 13th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Benefits of social security schemes related to health, employment and housing are not reaching the socially marginalised people, said an NGO's audit report released here ... Read more...

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Three Pakistani ex-generals face probe for Rs.1.82 bn loss


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary watchdog has formally held responsible three retired army generals for a loss of Rs.1.82 billion to the public exchequer, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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NGO recommends review of power scheme


July 1st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The central government-backed rural electrification scheme, Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojna (RGGVY), should be reviewed prior to its continuance during the 12th Five Year Plan ... Read more...

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