Comptroller and Auditor General

Cheques not encashed for over 20 yrs cost exchequer Rs 70 crore

Of these, about 9,671 cheques worth `11.03 cr are lying idle for more than 20 years.

published on : 21st July 2019

Cabinet clears additional post of Deputy CAG

The Deputy CAG shall oversee the coordination among state audits, audit of telecommunication and coordinate the various information systems initiatives within the Indian Audit & Accounts Department.

published on : 15th April 2019

Government set tighten tax net on real estate

The CAG had based its report on 54,578 companies for which data was made available for the audit.

published on : 12th March 2019

CAG report brings out ambiguities, political slugfest to continue

Dassault Aviation, the French company which makes the Rafale, had offered performance and financial guarantees worth 10 per cent of the total contract value in 2007.

published on : 14th February 2019

Finance Ministry spent Rs 1,157 crore in 2017-18 without obtaining prior approval: CAG

According to a report, "Financial Audit of the Accounts of the Union Government", Ministry of Finance has not devised a suitable mechanism to impose afinancial discipline on all departments.

published on : 12th February 2019

CAG expresses concern over uncleared cargo containing hazardous material

In a report tabled in Parliament Tuesday, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has asked the revenue department to develop a reporting mechanism.

published on : 8th January 2019

CAG reports several flaws in BBMP management

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on Thursday highlighted several discrepancies in the management of the BBMP in its report submitted to the state legislature.

published on : 23rd February 2018

2G scam verdict: Opposition trains guns on former CAG Vinod Rai, demands he quit all posts

The Samajwadi Party demanded that the government explore the options to summon former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai before Parliament.

published on : 21st December 2017

2g case verdict: Congress calls for prosecution of former CAG Vinod Rai

CoA head Vinod Rai had said that there was a loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore to the exchequer in the allocation of the 2G spectrum during the erstwhile UPA regime. 

published on : 21st December 2017

Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to be next Comptroller and Auditor General

Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi will take over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) tomorrow succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma.

published on : 24th September 2017