No internal audit for BBMP with a budget of Rs 9,300 crore
Any idea why the BBMP is lax on financial management? Among many reasons, one coul...
Not allowed to present unredacted report: CAG records dissent
In a departure from some past reports on capital defence acquisitions, the Comp...
View: What the CAG report on Rafale reveals
CAG report makes it clear that the present government’s Rafale deal has made a shortfall of 70 per cent on this vital count.
CAG report on Rafale deal: Key takeaways
In a relief to the government ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the much-awaited Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has found that the deal signe...
View: Is India as fiscally fit as it is shown to be?
CAG has said fiscal deficit number, around 3.5% of GDP in 2017-18, was gross understatement of the actuals.
Government to table CAG report on Rafale deal in Parliament
Arun Jaitley, however, rebutted the claims of Sibal saying that the Congress was casting aspersions on the institution of CAG based on "falsehood".
Picking Rafale was wrong in the first place, criticises CAG
The intergovernmental agreement with France for 36 Rafales was inked in September 2016.
CAG finds flaws in acquisition of Apache, Chinook helicopters
Before signing the contract, Boeing convinced the Defence Ministry that transfer of technology and maintenance in India would not be cost effective in view of the small quantity of helicopters.
CAG likely to submit Rafale report shortly
The contents of the report are not yet known but a clean chit could give the government a leg up with the Rafale issue being taken as a central electoral point by the opposition.
GST throws a challenge to CAG: Rajiv Mehrishi
The new indirect tax regime, however, also offers an opportunity as the data is available on a single platform making it possible to do a 100 per cent audit, Mehrishi observed.
Still a long way to go to raise public health expenditure to 2.5 per cent of GDP
The report, tabled in Parliament on Monday, noted that public health expenditure as a percentage of GDP has been increasing since 2015-16 but it has remained within a narrow band of 1.02 - 1.28 per cent of GDP.
CAG finds shortcomings in spectrum management, losses to exchequer
The Supreme Court in 2012 had struck down FCFS policy in 2G spectrum allocation case of 2008-09 while cancelling 122 telecom permits that were granted spectrum through the process.
CAG favours policy framework for off-budget financing
The government should frame a policy on off-budget financing and sources of such funding in view of its fiscal implication, said a CAG report.
Will ask PAC to call AG, CAG to know when was CAG report on Rafale tabled in Parliament, says Kharge
Mallikarjun Kharge accused the government of "misleading" the Supreme Court by presenting wrong facts about the CAG report on the Rafale deal
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