CAG audit of govt departments in Kerala to go digital
“The entire communication between the auditor and the auditee is physical in nature, and mere access to e-Office files may not be sufficient to conduct the online audit process,” said the order.
1 dead, 1 injured in blast at Chicago area petroleum plant
The sheriff’s office said fire and emergency crews were at the scene after the explosion and they had controlled a fire.
Tangedco lost Rs 813 crore due to delay in ending purchase pact: Report
The report said Tangedco had entered into a power purchase agreement with PPN in January 1997 for the supply of 330.5 MW power for 30 years from the date of commercial operation.
Failure of norms: Tamil Nadu lost Rs 1,515 crore PMAY-G funding
The report also said a considerable number of SC/ST households were removed from socio economic and caste census (SECC) data, without valid reasons.
Sharp dip in enrolment at govt schools in 2016-21: CAG
In the same period, government-aided and private schools saw an increase of 3.97% in secondary and 0.60% in higher secondary enrolment.
Cartel in highway tenders: CAG
‘289 bids for multi-cr road projects filed from the highways dept office computers’
'Serious lapses in functioning of govt schools'
The quality of education was affected by inadequate budgetary allocation by the state government, delay in the recruitment of teachers and shortfall in sanctioned posts of teachers.
Negligence cost Tamil Nadu police Rs 14 crore: CAG report
Modernisation of police force is a centrally-sponsored scheme with a contribution of 60% by the union government and 40% by the state.
TANTEA loss stands at Rs 222 crore, rubber production drops
TANTEA manages 4,053 hectares of plantations and six tea factories with an installed capacity of 120 lakh kilograms per annum.
CAG questions data integrity in STAR 2.0 portal for registration
This included 2,307 invalid PAN cards, 92,128 invalid Aadhaar cards, and 61,291 invalid driving licences.
Not joining NPS cost Tamil Nadu Rs 670 crore: CAG
The government did not join NPS and designate a fund manager even though 19 years had passed since the inception of DCPS.
‘Data integrity compromised on STAR portal’
CAG report has said that data integrity of the simplified and transparent administration of registration (STAR) 2.0 portal has been compromised.
CAG flags fund, teacher shortage in Tamil Nadu schools
The audit conducted from 2016 to 2021 found funding for secondary and higher secondary education coming down from 0.94% of Tamil Nadu’s GSDP in 2016-17 to 0.85% in 2020-21.
Delhi power subsidy row: BJP demands CAG audit of discoms
Its chief Virendra Sachdeva said that the Kejriwal government has been giving power subsidies to power discoms for the last 8 years without any auditing mechanism.
Two Indian-origin executives of a Chicago-based start-up convicted of $1 billion corporate fraud
The defendants face a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison for each count of bank fraud and 20-year imprisonment for each count of wire fraud and mail fraud.
Inventory monitoring system proposed for Kerala police to limit spending to real requirements
This review will ensure that the department only spends money on items that are necessary and will help to maintain a comprehensive database of purchased items.
Bakery in Chicago suburb that hosted drag event closes after vicious harassment
“Closing our doors is the direct result of the horrific attacks, endless harassment, and unrelenting negative misinformation about our establishment in the last eight months,” Sac said in a statement
‘State lapsed Rs 26,380 crore to Consolidated Fund’: CAG
In 2021-22, Rs 6,356.01 crore was lapsed instead of transferring the funds to the Single Nodal Account.
CAG raps Andhra Pradesh government over off-budget borrowings
In reply, the government said that the economy of the State suffered structural deficit on account of unjust, unfair and unscientific state bifurcation.
CAG finds deficiencies in Puducherry PWD’s urban water supply
The report stated that there were instances of water wastage due to poor secondary use as there is no sewage treatment plant.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test