Topic: Comptroller of Auditor General
The idea of a national defence university, which India has been waiting to see for over 50 years now, was first mooted by the Chief of Staff Committee in 1967.
The CAG has flagged acute shortage and inadequate reserve of equipment and rations for Army troops in high-altitude areas of Siachen, Ladakh and Doklam.
ESIC has been battling several wars on different fronts — jump in subscriber base, poor infrastructure and bureaucratic processes.
When carmakers get the colour wrong, cars can often lie in stockyards, both at dealers and at the manufacturer for months.
The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.
The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.
Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.