The loss in the 2G spectrum scam was Rs 30,000 crore as per the findings of the CBI. The CAG had initially pegged the loss at Rs 1.76 lakh crore and the government of the day was stating a zero loss figure in a bid to counter the CAG.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy while expressing concern over the non-tabling of the CAG Aircel-Maxis report asked the new Comptroller and Auditor General, Rajiv Mehrishi, for its re-examination by a special team.
Questions have been raised over the reliability of the Akash missile in a latest report tabled by the Comptroller and Auditor General. Raising questions over the reliability of an indigenously developed surface to air missile which was inducted by the Indian Air Force, the report revealed that a third of the missile tests had failed.
Obsolete weapons, half the manpower and outdated communication technology is how the Comptroller and Auditor General has described the Uttar Pradesh police. The CAG report titled ‘Performance Audit of Modernisation and Strengthening of Police Forces’ also said that forensic science labs in the state were ill-equipped to handle increasing number of requests for examination of samples for investigation.
SC asks if Centre could extend Lodha panel reforms to other sports bodies Ramachandra Guha, Diana Edulji and Vikram Limaye are also part of the team, the apex court said in its ruling.
New Delhi, Jan 30: There is a nexus between the bureaucracy and politicians where recovering election expenditure is concerned said former chief election commissioner, Dr SY Qureshi. He was speaking at a discussion organised by the Association for Democratic Reforms on Effects of Demonetisation on Political Financing and Black Money.
New Delhi, Jan 28: The Comptroller and Auditor General’s office has sought details on the foreign trips made by ministers and officials who are part of the Delhi government. The CAG’s office has sought details on the purpose of the visit and also how fruitful they were in terms of development and governance.
BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav opened the Pandora’s box when he said that the soldiers were given sub-standard food. “Do you expect us stand along the border the entire day after eating the kind of food we get,” he asked in a Facebook video that has gone viral.
There is an investigation on to ascertain the claims he has made. In this context, let us re-visit the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General in which the army was slammed for the poor quality of food supplies to troops deployed in the operational areas of Jammu and Kashmir and North East.