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Six CAG teams to audit Delhi power firms since 2002

Tuesday 7 January '14

CAG would examine the digital data and assess how scientifically and correctly this was being done.
Tehelka case: CBDT begins probe into functioning of Tarun Tejpal firm

Monday 30 December '13

The rate at which the shares were sold was not declared by the company.
Ganguly took private case, NGO paid for Pakistan trip: Mamata to Pranab

Tuesday 24 December '13

Letter also mentioned Ganguly's visit to Pakistan in June was sponsored by a Delhi-based NGO.
Ganguly took pvt case, NGO paid for Pak trip: Mamata to Pranab

Tuesday 24 December '13

This is not the first time that the West Bengal government has raised the issue of Ganguly’s visit to Pakistan.
Coalgate: CBI gives SC a 'Birla diary' showing 'payments' to politicians

Friday 6 December '13

'Notebook' found by I-T shows receipts in crores, Birla group said to have agreed to pay taxes on these.
4 years before Amit Shah 'snooping,' officer raised red flag on 'shocking tapping'

Wednesday 4 December '13

A senior IPS Officer said that phone-tapping was rampant in Gujarat.
It’s a lie, I am being framed, says Tarun Tejpal

Saturday 23 November '13

His lawyers, he said, know he is being framed, and are aware of “political forces driving much of it”.
It’s a lie, I am being framed, says Tarun Tejpal

Friday 22 November '13

Tejpal said he wanted the CCTV footage of the elevator in the Goa hotel.
Rajiv Gandhi told me to use arms deal payoffs for party funds: Ex-CBI chief

Wednesday 13 November '13

Rajiv, incidentally, was caught in the thick of the Bofors guns bribery scandal at that time.
CBI set to close Barak probe, MoD readies to buy missiles

Tuesday 12 November '13

Sources said a formal closure report in the 2006 case could be filed by the end of this month.
MHA seeks monthly reports on phone-taps; CBI, others object

Tuesday 29 October '13

The order has met with resistance from some of the agencies, especially the CBI.
CAG seeks to audit DRI and ED, revenue dept protests

Sunday 27 October '13

Revenue Secretary Sumit Bose is learnt to have taken up the issue with Cabinet Secretary.
Coal block to Hindalco was 'justified', says ex-CAG Vinod Rai

Wednesday 23 October '13

It had also said that the allotment had been “strongly” supported by the Orissa government.
'Transparency, accountability here to stay; you can no longer take decisions with brazenness'

Wednesday 23 October '13

Former CAG Vinod Rai's post-retirement plans - the news is that he has hit the international speakers' circuit.
State govts hand over few off-air phone-tapping sets to Centre

Monday 21 October '13

Jharkhand govt has surrendered four sets while the MP and Haryana govts have handed two sets.
CBI's coal dilemma: Is PM 'Competent Authority' or the Minister-in-Charge?

Friday 18 October '13

The PM did not personally put any instructions on the proposal sent to the PMO by Birla.
Indians in Tax Haven II

Wednesday 16 October '13

Jain was a key accused in the Jain hawala case of the mid-1990s which collapsed for want of evidence.
MCA expands scope of NSEL probe, 70 firms under scanner

Thursday 10 October '13

Several firms are under scanner which have common directors or have defaulted in payments.
Intermediary tells Express: Gen Singh said you will get it in the neck if you publish

Friday 20 September '13

General V K Singh was contacted on telephone by The Indian Express on September 17 but did not respond to calls or text messages.
Unit set up by V K Singh used secret funds to try and topple J&K govt, block Bikram Singh: Army probe

Friday 20 September '13

Lt Gen Bhatia's report calls for probe by agency like CBI into Technical Services Division; report with PMO.


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