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West Bengal Governor Seeks Updates On Hill Council's Operations

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The governor, who is on a visit to Darjeeling, has asked the GTA administrator to personally update him about the council's operations and way of functioning.

2G Spectrum Back In News With Ex-CAG Vinod Rai’s Apology

Oct 29, 2021 Vikas Pathak

As former CAG Vinod Rai apologises to Sanjay Nirupam of the Congress, we revisit the scam that changed Indian politics, bolstered AAP and BJP.

Union Cabinet Clears Additional Post Of Deputy CAG

The decision to create an additional post of Deputy CAG was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday.

CAG Allowed Itself To Become A Joke: Chidambaram

Feb 14, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

According to the report, the Modi government secured a 2.86 per cent cheaper price for Rafale fighter jets than what was negotiated by the UPA regime.

CAG Report On Rafale Deal To Be Tabled In Parliament On Tuesday

The CAG report will be tabled on Tuesday, a day before the end of the present Lok Sabha session. This is the last session of the 16th Lok Sabha as the general elections are due in April-May.

15 January, 2019

CAG Refuses To Share Rafale Audit, Says Process Not Complete Yet

Outlook Web Bureau

Section 8(1)(C) of the Right To Information (RTI) Act exempts information the disclosure of which would cause a breach of privilege of Parliament or the State Legislature.

24 September, 2018

Rafale: CAG Will Look Into Pricing But Deal Won't Be Cancelled, Says Jaitley

Outlook Web Bureau

"The Rafale deal is clean and there is no question of cancelling it," Jaitley said.

03 April, 2018

Fund Lying Idle In Banks, Not A Single Toilet Built In Delhi Under Swachh Bharat Mission, Says CAG Report

Outlook Web Bureau

All the fund totalling Rs 40.31 crore allocated for this purpose is idling in banking; as the monitoring and evaluation mechanism prescribed in the scheme was not worked upon.

04 February, 2018

Parliamentary Panel Looking Into Bofors Case For 27 Years Likely To Finalise Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The CAG report on Bofors is the oldest "pending" matter before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

18 September, 2017

All Lokayukta And CAG Reports On State Will Be Tabled In Assembly, Says UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Outlook Web Bureau

He made this announcement when he was asked about his comments on a Lokayukta report in 2013-14 that Rs. 1400 crore should be recovered and then government didn't take any action on it.


21 August, 2017

Many Hospitals Claim to Be Charities To Evade Taxes Worth Hundreds Of Crores: CAG Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The I-T Act has no 'performance specific' definition of what a charity constitutes and that is part of the problem.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz