Comptroller and Auditor General: News

GC Murmu, J&K's former L-G, becomes Comptroller And Auditor General

Girish Chandra Murmu, who resigned as Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General and will succeed incumbent Rajiv Mehrishi, who turns 65 tomorrow.

29 Jul 2018


CAG criticizes the functioning of state PSUs in Bihar

Only 18 of 74 state PSUs in Bihar have finalized their accounts in the last three years and 65 of them have arrears in accounts from 1977-78 onwards, stated CAG report of FY2017-18.

21 Dec 2017

Indian Railways

Why are Railways' bio-toilets laden with problems?

After a recent CAG report on bio-toilets was released, it might come as an epiphany to some. The problems enumerated remain the same.

25 Sep 2017


Rajiv Mehrishi succeeds Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG

Following the completion of his term as Union Home Secretary on 30 August, Rajiv Mehrishi has taken over as India's Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma who demitted office on 22 September.

05 Aug 2017


Tax anomaly: Salman, Ranbir, Riteish, Ajay named in CAG report

Several stars of Bollywood including Ranbir Kapoor, Ajay Devgan, Arjun Rampal, Riteish Deshmukh and even Salman Khan are under the scanner of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for alleged tax anomalies.

29 Jul 2017


CAG: Akash missiles still not deployed in Northeast

In 2010, the Cabinet Committee on Security approved the induction of six squadrons of the indigenous Akash surface-to-air missile systems for the Indian Air Force to deter China along the Northeast.

23 Jul 2017

Bharti Airtel

CAG Report: Six private telcos under-reported revenue by Rs. 61,000cr

The country's apex audit body Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said six private telecom players understated revenues of Rs. 61,065cr over five years (FY 2011-15).

22 Jul 2017


CAG finds some serious lapses across Union Ministries, Departments

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) presented 14 audit reports related to various Ministries and Departments in the Parliament.

01 Jun 2017


Ramchandra Guha resigns from BCCI's Committee of Administrators

Ramchandra Guha, one of the four members of Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), resigned today from his post citing personal reasons.

22 May 2017


Coal Scam- Former coal secy handed 2-year prison sentence

Former Coal Secretary HC Gupta has been handed a 2-year sentence in the coal scam case.

19 May 2017

Mulayam Singh Yadav

Why is Akhilesh govt under CAG scanner?

A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General has found that during 2012-13, the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh spent Rs. 15.06cr on organizing functions to distribute cheques worth Rs. 20.58cr to beneficiaries of unemployment schemes.

25 Apr 2017


Former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha booked; CBI files case

The Central Bureau of Investigation filed a case against former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, under Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA).

01 Feb 2017


BCCI: New administrators met for the first time

After being appointed as the administrators for the BCCI, the new members met for the first time at IDFC Bank's premises in Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai.

27 Jan 2017


Former CBI director Sinha admits meeting coal-scam accused

Former CBI director Ranjit Sinha admitted that he had met with people linked to the coal-scam at his residence. However, he clarified that he did not influence the probe in any way.

23 Jan 2017


SC orders probe against Ranjit Sinha

The Supreme Court ordered a probe against former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha in the coal block allocation case.