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Comptroller and Auditor General

Comptroller and Auditor General is the abbreviated title of a government official in a number of states, including the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, India, and China. The Comptroller and Auditor General will authorise the issue of money to departments (the Comptroller function) and was given the new task of examining departmental accounts and reporting the results to Parliament.

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Government cancels land deal to Lepakshi Knowledge Hub Pvt Limited
Government cancels allotment due to violation of terms in MoU

PM's statement on performance audit report on allocation of coal blocks
Manmohan Singh makes statement on coal block allocation issue in Parliament

Parliament adjourned till noon on Coalgate scam
Proceedings disrupted for the fourth consecutive day

Vayalar Ravi confident of Pranab Mukherjee winning Prez poll
Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has expressed confidence about UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee emerging victorious in the race for Raisina Hill.

Harish Rawat pulls up Team Anna for defaming democratic institutions
Congress leader Harish Rawat on Tuesday hit out at Team Anna for maligning the image of existing democratic institutions.

Prakash Karat demands thorough probe in coal scam
Despite the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) ruling out the involvement of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in the coal scam, CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Monday demanded a thorough probe into the allocation of coal blocks made between 2005-2008.

Coalgate: Left dissatisfied with PMO's reply
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) is not satisfied with the Prime Minister Office's (PMO) explanation over the multi-billion coal scam, senior CPM leader Brinda Karat said here on Sunday.

PM indirectly gained from scam: Hazare
Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare has reiterated that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh indirectly gained through the scam of coal block allocations worth billions of rupees.

Team Anna, Baba Ramdev hand in glove with BJP: V Narayanasamy
Reacting sharply to Baba Ramdev and Team Anna's repeated offensive against the Centre, Minister of State (Mos) for Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Sunday accused them of being "hand in glove" with the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP).

Team Anna rubbishes reports of exempting PM from graft charges
Team Anna has trashed media reports that claimed they had given a clean-chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in alleged cases of corruption.

Performance audit of MGNREGA will be placed in Parliament in Nov.: Jairam
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said that the performance audit of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) for all the States will be placed before Parliament in November this year.

2G Scam: Subramanian Swamy hopes for A. Raja's conviction by year-end
Janata Party president and the main petitioner in the 2G scam Subramanian Swamy has said he is hoping that former telecom minister A. Raja is convicted by the end of the year.

Air India pilots' strike enters Day 25, Govt. to present panel report today
With the Air India pilots' strike entering its twenty fifth day on Friday, the government will make public a report prepared by a panel constituted to look into the problems arising out of the merger of the airline with the erstwhile Indian Airlines.

2G Scam: Ex-telecom secretary Siddharth Behura gets bail
The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to former union telecom secretary Siddharth Behura in connection with the 2G spectrum scam case.

CAG report on Maharashtra land row tabled in state assembly
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on a possible land scam has been tabled in the Maharashtra Assembly.

Performance audit of MGNREGA will be placed by end of Winter Session: Jairam
Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday said the performance audit of MGNREGA for all the states will be placed before Parliament by the end of Winter Session of Parliament this year.

Subramanian Swamy levels corruption charges against Chidambaram's son
Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday alleged that Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's son Karthi Chidambaram is involved in corrupt activities.

'Campaigns were undertaken to frame Modi', says BJP
With the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) giving a clean chit to Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 communal riots case, BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said international and national campaigns were undertaken to frame the Gujarat Chief Minister.

Nitish slams Lalu for demanding CBI probe into CAG report on Bihar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday hit out at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav for demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe over findings of a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report that claims that huge sums of money have been misused in the state.

Striking pilots say Air India management guilty of Rs.4324 crore financial scam
Striking representatives of the Indian Pilots Guild (IGP) on Wednesday accused the Air India management of being involved in a financial scam worth Rs.4, 324 crore.

JPC members accuse CAG of pressing his corporate programme in 2G scam report
Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) Chairman P C Chacko on Wednesday said the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, Vinod Rai, had taken objection to allegations levelled against him by members on the JPC panel that he had pressed his corporate programme in his report on the 2G spectrum scam.

Subramanian Swamy finds Sonia Gandhi 'root cause of corruption' in India
Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Sunday accused Congress President Sonia Gandhi of causing corruption in the country.

Subramanian Swamy says Chidambaram 'connived' with Raja in 2G case
Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Saturday told a Delhi court that Union Home Minister P Chidambaram should be made an accused in the 2G case as he had jointly taken the decision of spectrum prices with former Telecom Minister A Raja.

Chidambaram not involved in 2G scam as per Home Ministry records
Union Home Secretary R. K. Singh on Thursday said that the draft of the letter sent by the Home Ministry to the Delhi Government concerning the 2G scam was neither shown to Chidambaram nor to the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

BJP slams Sibal for defending Chidambaram's role in 2G case
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today slammed Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal for defending Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the multi-billion dollar 2G scam.

Kapil Sibal backs Chidambaram over 2G case, says allegations against him baseless
Defending Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on his alleged involvement in the 2G scam case, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday rejected all allegations levelled against him.

BJP reiterates demand for Chidambaram's resignation over 2G case
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday once again sought resignation of Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram after court allowed telecom scam petitioner Subramanian Swamy to provide further evidence against Chidambaram in the multi-billion 2G case.

India's CAG takes over as chairman of UN Panel of External Auditors
Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Vinod Rai has been elected as the Chairman of the Panel of External Auditors of the United Nations, the Specialized Agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Law Minister Khurshid backs Chidambaram, rules out resignation
Reacting to the Delhi Court order that allowed Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy to become a witness in his complaint against Home Minister P. Chidambaram in connection with the 2G telecom scam case, Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday said that there was no case against Chidambaram.

Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. over Chidambaram's resignation issue
The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2.p.m on Thursday following ruckus over the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) demand for resignation of Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for his alleged role in the 2G spectrum scam.

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