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Aakar Patel | Transparency in Modi era? CAG’s working shows it remains opaque

It is hard to reconcile these words with the actual actions of Mr Modi and his government on vital issues where opacity was promoted.

17 Oct 2023 12:05 AM

Rafale manufacturer violated offset clause: CAG

Dassault Aviation is the manufacturer of Rafale jets and MBDA provided missiles Meteor, MICA and SCALP for the fighter jet

24 Sep 2020 12:46 PM

Urjit Patel: Why our banks aren't saviours of the Indian saver

Former guv of Reserve Bank is out with a book on the rot in India's banking system

25 Jul 2020 2:14 PM

CAG nominee in BCCI apex Council is Alka Rehani Bhardwaj

Rehani Bhardwaj is a 1993 batch IA&AS officer and is currently serving as a Director of Regional Training Institute in Mumbai.

04 Dec 2019 5:45 PM

'Aim to make evidence-based policy-making integral part of governance by 2022': Modi

PM Modi was addressing the Accountants General and Deputy Accountants General conclave.

21 Nov 2019 7:12 PM


CBI should get independent status as that of CAG: CJI

CJI said that the public perception of the CBI and the police must be of the highest degree.

14 Aug 2019 8:11 AM

CAG’s Rafale report raises many questions

The basis for the calculation is not presented as the CAG has excised the price data.

15 Feb 2019 12:17 AM

NDA’s Rafale deal is 2.8 per cent cheaper than UPA’s: CAG

This saved 17 per cent in the India-specific enhancement cost of the Rafale jets.

14 Feb 2019 2:00 AM

CAG report on Rafale raises concerns on Letter of Comfort over sovereign guarantee

The report, tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, noted that the 2007 UPA deal included a 15 per cent bank guarantee against advance payments.

13 Feb 2019 5:05 PM

Finmin spent Rs 1,157 cr extra in 2017-18 without obtaining prior approval: CAG

The Department of Economic Affairs under finance ministry failed to obtain legislative approval for augmenting provision.

12 Feb 2019 2:53 PM


CAG report on Rafale likely to be tabled today

The CAG report is, however, unlikely to be harsh on the government, the sources said.

12 Feb 2019 2:05 AM

PSUs borrowings must be included in govt debts, be aided by the sovereign guarantee

The government’s total deficit rose to an uncomfortably high level of 8.5 per cent of GDP for 2018-19:economist Sajjid Chinoy.

06 Feb 2019 12:26 PM

On Rafale audit, Centre's auditor CAG refuses to share details: RTI

After Cong raised issue that no such CAG report had been placed before PAC, govt approached court seeking changes in judgment.

16 Jan 2019 8:22 AM

Centre to Supreme Court: Correct verdict error

The Centre made it clear that it did not say that the CAG report was examined by PAC or a redacted portion was placed before Parliament.

16 Dec 2018 6:30 AM

CAG Mehrishi questions RBI's accountability over NPA crisis in banks

The banking sector had NPAs or bad loans worth over Rs 9.61 lakh crore by the end of 2017-18.

23 Oct 2018 4:19 PM


‘Assam ill-equipped to tackle disasters’

The CAG stated that the deficiencies have been noticed at all levels — from the planning stage to the final fire-fighting operations.

01 Oct 2018 6:47 AM

Prepare report on ‘irregularities’ in Rafale deal: Congress demands CAG

Congress delegation handed a memorandum to CAG and said it expects truth to prevail after the report on Rafale deal is made public.

19 Sep 2018 1:21 PM

Congress to meet CAG over Rafale deal today, demand thorough probe

Cong alleged that Modi govt caused over Rs 41,000 crore loss to exchequer by paying more than what was negotiated by UPA.

19 Sep 2018 8:32 AM

Railways set to come up with revised flexi-fare scheme next month

Government is also mulling options to bring in special discounts under the scheme in less busy routes.

25 Aug 2018 10:53 AM

As Rafale row grows, JPC may clear the air

Minister of state for defence Subhash Bhambre has recently told Parliament that the CAG audit into Rafale has begun.

25 Jul 2018 12:41 AM