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Former J&K Lt Governor GC Murmu Sworn In As Comptroller And Auditor General

New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu was sworn in on Saturday as the Comptroller and Auditor General, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. Murmu made and subscribed to the oath of office before President Ram Nath Kovind, it said in a statement. At a ceremony held in the Ashoka Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan, […]

Article 35A inserted by Presidential Order, can be struck down

New Delhi: Even as the new BJP government explores all options to bring an end to the brutal cage match taking place in Kashmir, with the setting up of a Delimitation Commission as one of the prongs available on the table to correct the regional disparity, it is actively taking a view on the contentious Article […]

Congress demands urgent probe by CAG into Rafale scam

New Delhi: Continuing its campaign on Rafale deal, a Congress delegation on Wednesday met the Comptroller and Auditor General seeking an “urgent probe” into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets by the Modi government. “A delegation of Congress leadership has met the CAG and his senior colleagues. We have given a detailed memorandum along […]

Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi to be next CAG

New Delhi: Former home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi will take over as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) tomorrow succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma, officials said today. Mehrishi, 62, would be administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan tomorrow, they said. His appointment has been cleared by the government, the […]

CAG raps Odisha for not reviewing neo-natal deaths

Bhubaneswar: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its report has pulled up the Odisha government for failing to conduct review meetings at government medical colleges and hospitals to identify the cause of neonatal deaths in Odisha in the last three years. As per the report tabled in the Odisha Assembly on Saturday, though the […]

CAG urges Railways to improve parcel service

New Delhi: Highlighting the lapses in parcel services, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has urged the Railways to improve the quality of services being provided so as to minimise complaints from customers. The CAG in its report, which was tabled in Parliament on Friday, said the Indian Railways should recognise the need […]

Odisha government rapped for laxity in coastal security

Bhubaneswar: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has rapped the Odisha government for failing to achieve the objective of securing the state’s coastline. “The objective of securing the coastline of the state through establishment of Marine Police Stations and sea patrolling was not achieved despite receipt of financial assistance from Government of India […]

CAG report reveals irregularities in paddy procurement in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the General and Social sector for the year ended 2014-15 revealed irregularities in various departments of the State government. Noting that a robust system for paddy procurement was absent in Odisha, the CAG today said Paddy Procurement Centres (PPC) were not functioning properly due to delay […]

Odisha lost Rs 1049 cr for not meeting finance commission guidelines

Bhubaneswar: Odisha lost Rs 1049.15 crore for failing to meet the guidelines laid out by the 13th Finance Commission, revealed the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report tabled in the Assembly today. 32 departments of the State government have not submitted the utlilisation certificate of funds to the tune of Rs 8561 crore to the […]

CAG raps govt for laxity in tax collection

Bhubaneswar: Rapping Odisha Government for laxity in revenue collection, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has detected under assessment and loss to the tune of Rs 4,713.63 crore during 2013-14 in areas like Value Added Tax, Entry Tax, Excise Duty and Mining Receipts. “Test check of records of 174 units relating to Odisha Sales […]