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Will federal auditor’s report on nuclear watchdog open a Pandora’s box? (Comment)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
For the first time, a constitutional authority has managed to collect information from the secret chambers of India's nuclear estate and table it before both houses of parliament.The performance report of ... Read more...

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CAG reports creating suspicion, distrust: Assocham


August 28th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on coal block allocation in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) loss ... Read more...

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We never claimed ‘zero loss’ in coal block allocation: Chidambaram


August 27th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Three days after claiming that there was no question of gain or loss in coal block allocation as the coal has not been mined, ... Read more...

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No loss in coal block allocations: Government (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday rejected its auditor's report on allocation of coal blocks in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) loss ... Read more...

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CAG report on coal block allocation flawed: Government


August 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday said its official auditor's report on the allocation of coal blocks in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) ... Read more...

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Opposition shying from debating coal blocks: PMO minister


August 21st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday attacked the opposition for blocking parliament over the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on coal blocks and said the opposition ... Read more...

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Government refutes loss claims over Delhi airport (Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government Friday dismissed the claims of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on losses to the exchequer by allowing a private operator ... Read more...

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Highlights of CAG’s report on coal block allocations


August 17th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The following are the highlights of The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on coal block allocations which was tabled in parliament Friday:-- ... 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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BJP seeks PM’s resignation over CAG report on coal blocks (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The BJP Friday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the alleged irregularities pointed out in the CAG report in the allocation of ... Read more...

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CAG raps government for allowing DIAL levy development fee


August 17th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's official auditor has rapped the government for allowing the private operator of the national capital's IGI airport to collect a levy from passengers to ... Read more...

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Auction of coal mines could have fetched $37 bn more: Auditor (Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian exchequer could have earned Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) more if a competitive bidding process was followed in the award of coal ... Read more...

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Process of awarding coal blocks caused $37 bn loss: Auditor


August 17th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The lack of transparency in the allocation of coal blocks to private players resulted in a loss of a whopping Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) ... Read more...

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Deshmukh, Shinde being probed for Adarsh scam, says CBI


June 5th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday told the Bombay High Court here that it is investigating allegations against former Maharashtra chief ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Sushilkumar Shinde in the ... Read more...

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Jaiswal refutes charges on coal block allocations


June 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Friday strongly refuted the charges that there was a scam in the allocation of coal blocks.Speaking to reporters here, ... Read more...

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Team Anna alleges corruption by cabinet ministers


May 26th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Team Anna Saturday levelled fresh corruption charges against the union cabinet, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and cited reports of the Comptroller and Auditor ... Read more...

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Court notice on ads by political parties in power (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central government on a petition that alleged political parties in power misused public funds by ... Read more...

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Rajasthan court orders probe against ex-bureaucrat


May 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) A Rajasthan court here Tuesday ordered a probe against a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and five others for irregularities in tenders for drinking water ... Read more...

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This official doesn’t want hiked dearness allowance!


April 27th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) How often do you find a government employee who doesn't want a hike in dearness allowance (DA)? But Kolkata resident Hiralal Burman is an exception - ... Read more...

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Chavan grabbed over six flats in Adarsh: BJP secretary


April 25th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Stating that after the 'Adarsh Loot', Congress leaders have started 'Adarsh Cover Up Operation', Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) National secretary Kirit Somaiya Wednesday alleged that former ... Read more...

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Less than 12 percent of Shimla’s sewage treated: CAG


April 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 10 (IANS) Less than 12 percent of the total sewage generated in Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla is treated, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has said.Home ... Read more...

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CAG raps Himachal for supplying inferior foodgrains


April 9th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh supplied 2,066 tonnes of substandard pulses and 1,167 tonnes of inferior foodgrains to consumers from 2006-11, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) ... Read more...

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Himachal needs policy to check illegal mining


April 7th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh needs a comprehensive mining policy and requires to put in place a system to check illegal mines, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India ... Read more...

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Himachal’s fiscal liabilities up 46 percent: CAG


April 6th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) The fiscal health of Himachal Pradesh has deteriorated as there has been an increase in liabilities by 46 percent in the past four years, the Comptroller ... Read more...

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Congress attacks BJP over CAG report indicting Modi government


March 30th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) With a Comptroller and Auditor General of India report alleging financial irregularities worth thousands of crores of rupees by the Narendra Modi government in ... Read more...

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Tripura to ask CBI to probe Aadhaar fund utilisation


March 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 1 (IANS) The Tripura government will approach the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the alleged irregularities of central funds in execution of the ambitious "Aadhaar" ... Read more...

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Indian, US audit bodies to share expertise


February 27th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The government auditors of India and the United States Monday agreed to share expertise and increase mutual cooperation.Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai ... Read more...

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Companies that were issued the 122 tainted telecom licences (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The following are the 17 firms, some of which have since been sold out or merged, that were issued the 122 licences in 2008 - ... Read more...

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Companies that were issued the 122 tainted telecom licences


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The following are the 17 firms, some of which have since been sold out or merged, that were issued the 122 licences in 2008 ... Read more...

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A lookback at CWG bungling


January 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) From the original estimate of Rs.296 crore, the 2010 Commonwealth Games finally worked out to Rs.28,054 crore, nearly 100 times more, according to the Comptroller ... Read more...

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India offers to sell surplus heavy water


December 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) India's Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is looking for an agent who will help globally market heavy water, used to run nuclear reactors, that it is ... Read more...

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CBI ready to come fully under Lokpal, seeks autonomy (Lead)


October 1st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday stressed against separating its anti-corruption wing and placing it under the Lokpal, and instead said it would prefer ... 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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Unsure whether to go ahead with Boeing purchase: Ravi


September 9th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Even as the official auditor attributed Air India's massive fleet expansion plan as one of the major reasons for its financial woes, Civil Aviation Minister ... Read more...

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RIL denies wrong-doing in production sharing contract (Lead)


September 8th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) Thursday denied any wrong-doing in the production sharing contract with the government related to the Krishna Godavari basin and said it ... Read more...

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