Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicCAG audit

Topic: CAG audit

Eight ‘2nd gen’ IITs set up in 2008-09 struggle for students, admissions 33% of target: CAG

The CAG performance audit for the period between 2014 and 2019 covered the IITs at Indore, Ropar, Hyderabad, Patna, Mandi, Gandhinagar, Bhubaneswar and Jodhpur.

Coal India has become the whipping boy in coal crisis but Modi govt can’t escape blame

The coal crisis is reminiscent of the shortage in 2014, which was managed through a meticulous plan and execution. There is a roadmap to deal with it.

Lesson from the pandemic: Empowering local bodies is a priority to improve public health

The 74th CAA needs to be overhauled so that it is not rendered ineffective by state municipal acts. Empowering Urban Local Bodies can save many lives.

CAG wants SC to modify 2016 BCCI order, requests court to let its nominee exit cricket body

In plea, CAG suggests SC could consider it only for the purpose of auditing BCCI — either as a routine on annual or biennial basis, or as and when directed by the court.

CAG slams Navi Mumbai infra body for major deficiencies, poor planning under CM Fadnavis

CAG reports states CIDCO, which fell under former CM Fadnavis, did not plan its projects properly. Congress calls for Fadnavis’ resignation as leader of opposition. 

CAG pulls up Kerala DGP for ‘diverting’ police funds to build villas and buy luxury cars

The opposition UDF has demanded sacking of Kerala DGP Lokanath Behera and a judicial probe into the CAG allegations.

14 charged with sedition at AMU is only single column news

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Expired medicines, no doctors & equipment: What audit of India’s govt health scheme found

CAG report shows in 17 states, including Gujarat and West Bengal, equipment for ultrasound, X-ray and ECG lie idle due to lack of doctors.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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