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CAG report on Rafale tabled in Rajya Sabha Highlights: 'NDA's deal 2.86% cheaper than UPA's'

CAG report on Rafale tabled in Rajya Sabha Highlights: The report disclosed that the NDA’s deal for 36 aircraft is 2.86 per cent cheaper than the deal which was negotiated by the UPA government

CAG refuses to share Rafale deal audit, cites breach of Parliament

"The audit is under progress and the report is yet to be finalised. The information cannot be given under Section 8(1)(C) of the RTI Act as the disclosure would cause breach of Parliament," the CAG said.


Congress presses for CAG audit of Rafale deal, presents memorandum to the auditor

Congress also alleged that in a classic case of blatant 'crony capitalism', private entity Reliance Defence was deliberately enriched by award of a Rs 30,000- crore offset contract at the cost of PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited by Modi government.

Education CAG slams Gujarat govt for deficiencies in implementing RTE

In a report tabled in the Assembly, the CAG has revealed that 12.80 to 15.11 per cent of children in the age group of 6-14 years were not enrolled in any school in the state during 2012-17.

16 Rajasthan PSUs incurred Rs 2.8k crore loss: CAG

During 2016-17, out of 45 working PSUs, 23 PSUs earned a profit of Rs 1,193.49 crore and 16 PSUs incurred a loss of Rs 2,808.01 crore.

CAG pulls up SAIL for huge coking coal import despite three captive mines

SAIL has cited reasons like non-deployment of outside agencies, non-availability of equipment and material, shortage of sand and equipment breakdown, for low production, the audit watchdog said.


Haryana: 35 revenue officials indicted for ‘bleeding exchequer’

The officials are accused mainly of undervaluation of the land, leading to levy of reduced stamp duty and thus causing loss to the government exchequer, of crores of rupees in some cases.

Mumbai: Poor response to recovery of tax arrears

The report observed that wide publicity of the settlement scheme in mainstream print and electronic media was lacking and could be reasons for the poor response.

CAG report reveals Pune railway division’s failure to collect revenue, remit fare amount

The CAG report also pointed out the ‘admitted debits’ by staffers, such as some booking clerks who did not deposit the collected fare amounts with authorities, as well as the administration’s failure to recover them.

CAG raps Gujarat govt over lacunae in regulation of fishing activities

The CAG expressed concern over the environmental issues associated with the fishing activity, in the wake of the United Nations' sustainable development goals, envisaged to save the marine life from unregulated or destructive fishing activities.