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Budgetary constraints affected clothing procurements for soldiers posted in Siachen: CAG

New Delhi: Budgetary constraints have been blamed for the failure to procure high-altitude clothing required by soldiers posted in Siachen, according to a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report tabled in the Lok Sabha. The audit report pointed to shortage of Extreme Cold Clothing and Equipment (ECC&E) stocks, ranging between 24 per cent and 100 […]

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NDA’s Rafale deal cost 2.86% less that UPA’s negotiated one: CAG

New Delhi | The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has found that the Rafale fighter jet deal signed by the NDA government was 2.86 per cent lower than the price negotiated by the UPA government. The much-awaited report on Capital Acquisition on Indian Air Force was tabled by the government in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. […]

Finance Ministry violated own instructions on secret service expenditure, says CAG report

New Delhi :  The Finance Ministry violated its own instructions in two cases about prior approval of CAG before concurring with re-appropriation orders for increasing funds under “Secret Service Expenditure”, an audit report tabled in Lok Sabha said on Tuesday. The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General for 2017-18 said the Finance Ministry had […]

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Rafale deal audit report by CAG to be another cover-up: Congress

New Delhi | A day before submission of the audit report on military procurement, including the Rafale jet deal, by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India to the President, the Congress on Sunday citing a “conflict of interest” said the exercise is a cover-up of the “scam”. Holding Prime Minister Narendra Modi “guilty” […]