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Uttar Pradesh government favoured Ponty Chadda, says CAG


February 25th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government in Uttar Pradesh has been indicted in yet another scam, this one related to divestment of stake in 11 ... Read more...

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Government in the clear: Congress


February 4th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Welcoming a special court's verdict to dismiss Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram an accused in the 2G ... Read more...

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CAG of India to head UN panel of external auditors


December 8th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, Vinod Rai, has been elected chairman of the United Nations panel of external auditors.Rai succeeds Norbert Hauser, ... 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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Top auditor stands by 2G loss figures


November 15th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's top government auditor Vinod Rai Tuesday stood by his presumptive loss of Rs.1.76 lakh crore in the 2G spectrum allocation, dismissing his former colleague's ... Read more...

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Ramesh wants Assam rural jobs scheme audited


October 28th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 28 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India will be asked to do a performance audit of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in ... Read more...

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CAG points to Kerala’s poor waste management


October 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Tuesday blamed the Kerala State Pollution Control Board, the urban local bodies and state government officials for not ... Read more...

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CAG not exceeding its limitations, says Pranab


October 19th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India had not exceeded its limitations by pointing out ... Read more...

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CAG appointed external auditor for two UN agencies


September 30th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has been appointed the external auditor of two major United Nations agencies - the International Atomic Energy ... Read more...

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Why Congress finds itself in political doldrums (Comment)


August 13th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
The Congress seems to be sinking deeper into a quagmire of scams. If the party thought it had survived the first onslaught of the swindles tarnishing its name by jailing ... Read more...

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Nod for official audit of Shimla’s prized Wildflower Hall


July 15th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has given the nod for a special audit of the Oberoi Group's Wildflower Hall, a landmark luxury hotel ... Read more...

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Public Accounts Committee questions more people in 2G probe


April 5th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Tuesday continued questioning people, including industrialists, in its probe into the allocation of scarce telecom spectrum by former communications minister ... Read more...

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Shunglu panel finds Prasar Bharati contracts arbitrary, PMO warns stern action (Roundup)


February 1st, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Shunglu Committee said in its first report Tuesday that Commonwealth Games contracts were awarded by public broadcaster Prasar Bharati abrbitrarily "without ensuring reasonable rates and overruling ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharati awarded CWG contracts arbitrarily: Shunglu Committee (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Shunglu Committee said in its first report Tuesday that Commonwealth Games contracts were awarded by public broadcaster Prasar Bharati abrbitrarily "without ensuring reasonable rates and ... Read more...

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Stern action on Shunglu Committee’s first report: PMO


February 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Tuesday said it has taken a "serious view" on the first report of the Shunglu Committee which has found irregularities in the ... Read more...

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2G scam: ‘Improper that CAG mad report public, says Congress


January 11th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Defending the recent claims of Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal in the 2G-spectrum scam, the Congress Party on Tuesday said it was improper for ... Read more...

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2G scam: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, 11 telecom companies


January 10th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and eleven licencee companies that have not fulfilled roll-out obligations on a petitions seeking cancellation of all ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear 2G spectrum case today


January 10th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court will hear on Monday two petitions seeking cancellation of all the licenses of 2G spectrum issued by former Communications Minister A Raja.The petitioners, Janata ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal disputes figure of Rs 1.76 lakh crore


January 7th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday challenged the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)'s report on the 2G spectrum scam, saying the figure ... Read more...

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Indian Navy receives offer to upgrade troop carrier’s choppers


December 29th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian Navy has received an offer to renew and upgrade the six utility helicopters it acquired along with a large troop carrier from the US in ... Read more...

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Bihar to tap Discovery Channel to promote tourism


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) In a bid to promote Bihar tourism across the world, the state government plans to take help of Discovery Channel, officials said Friday.Bihar Tourism Minister Sunil Kumar ... Read more...

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Sibal backs Pranab Mukherjee’s comments on 2G scam debate


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.23 (ANI): Union Telecom and Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday backed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's comments on a debate between the treasury benches and the opposition ... Read more...

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TRAI asks Govt. to cancel 62 licenses of five telecom companies


November 18th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has asked the government to cancel 62 licenses given to five telecom companies including Etisalat (Swan), Uninor and Videocon.It ... Read more...

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No need for JPC probe into 2G scam: Pranab Mukherjee


November 16th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday ruled out the opposition demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum scam.Mukherjee, who held an ... Read more...

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Former Telecom Minister Raja defends himself over 2G scam


November 16th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Former Telecom Minister A. Raja on Tuesday defended himself against the charges laid down by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, which holds him ... Read more...

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Bring in new laws to strengthen CAG, says Maharashtra governor


November 16th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) New laws should be brought in to address the constraints of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, which has been playing an important role in strengthening ... Read more...

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Government committed to strengthening CAG, asserts PM (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday his government was committed to strengthening the institution of the Comptroller and Auditor General, the country's top audit body, in ... Read more...

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Government says no to JPC probe into 2G spectrum allocation (Second Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The government Monday categorically ruled out any parliamentary probe into the controversial 2G spectrum allocation of 2008 despite the opposition's demand that stalled parliament again.In ... Read more...

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CAG submits report on 2G spectrum


November 10th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Wednesday said it had submitted its report on the second generation (2G) spectrum pricing issue to the government. ... Read more...

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Not auditing Mumbai housing scam: CAG


November 10th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India said Wednesday it is not auditing the controversial Adarsh housing society scam in Mumbai that led to the ouster ... Read more...

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New logo for Indian audit and accounts department


November 10th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Indian Audit and Accounts Department Wednesday unveiled its new logo that embraces "traditional values with progressive outlook".Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Vinod Rai released the ... Read more...

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CBI probe in Jharkhand police fund scam put on hold


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Tuesday stayed till Nov 30 a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the alleged misuse of secret service (SS) funds in which a ... Read more...

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Shunglu interviewing candidates for panel


October 28th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) V.K. Shunglu, who heads the prime minister-appointed committee probing financial irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, is currently busy shortlisting candidates for his team, official sources said here ... Read more...

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Will not probe only financial fraud, says Shunglu (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) V.K. Shunglu, head of the committee probing financial irregularities in the Commonwealth Games, Tuesday said that misappropriation of funds will not be the only focus ... Read more...

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Wide-ranging scope for Shunglu panel; Consul second member (Second Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The government Monday appointed Shantanu Consul, secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training, as the second member of the V.K. Shunglu Committee probing financial irregularities in ... Read more...

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