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Vinod Rai exclusive Despite personal attacks, I never thought of quitting

Sep 18, 2014

Vinod Rai exclusive Despite personal attacks, I never thought of quitting

Firstpost editors R Jagannathan and Akshaya Mishra met Rai to get him to talk about the big number and other issues raised by him in his book. Excerpts from the interview: #2G scam #TheySaidIt #UPA government #VeryCloseUp #Comptroller and Auditor General #Vinod Rai #Sanjay Nirupam #Congress government #Former CAG
Don't shoot messenger, says ex-CAG Vinod Rai launching controversial book

Sep 17, 2014

Don't shoot messenger, says ex-CAG Vinod Rai launching controversial book

Releasing the book to a packed hall here this evening, Rai emphasised that the book "is not about wanting to button hole anybody... and also not about fixing responsibility on anybody". #2G scam #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #UPA government #Comptroller and Auditor General #Vinod Rai #Sanjay Nirupam #Congress government #Former CAG
Purpose of the book was to start debate, happy for legal notice, says Vinod Rai

Sep 16, 2014

Purpose of the book was to start debate, happy for legal notice, says Vinod Rai

Unfazed by Sanjay Nirupam's legal notice to him demanding an unconditional apology, Vinod Rai said he was rather "happy" about it. #2G scam #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #UPA government #Comptroller and Auditor General #Vinod Rai #Sanjay Nirupam #Congress government #Former CAG
Nothing personal against Manmohan, but a PM gets both acclaim and blame Vinod Rai

Sep 16, 2014

Nothing personal against Manmohan, but a PM gets both acclaim and blame Vinod Rai

Vinod Rai said he has nothing personal against former PM Manmohan Singh, but all the "acclaim and the blame" has to be taken by the head of the government. #India #Manmohan Singh #UPA #Congress #TheySaidIt #Book #Vinod Rai #coal scam #Coalgate #former PM #Former Comptroller and Auditor General #Former CAG #The Diary of the Nations's Conscience Keeper
What Vinod Rai's book proves History will not be kind to Manmohan Singh

Sep 15, 2014

What Vinod Rai's book proves History will not be kind to Manmohan Singh

History is unlikely to judge Manmohan Singh any more kindly than contemporary media has. Former CAG Vinod Rai documents how the former PM failed to stop Raja despite being given several opportunities to do so #India #2G scam #Manmohan Singh #A Raja #CAG #telecom #ConnectTheDots #TRAI #Coal allocations #Vinod Rai's Book #Vindo Rai

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The shriller CAG's critics get, the more they are losing it

Nov 28, 2012

The shriller CAG's critics get, the more they are losing it

The focus on Rs 1.76 lakh crore - the top end of the CAG's loss estimate in the 2G scam - is actually reducing the criticism to a farce #2G scam #A Raja #CAG #Surjit Bhalla
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Aug 08, 2012

How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Here's why coal gate and CAG will ensure that nothing productive is going to happen in the monsoon session of Parliament. #Manmohan Singh #CAG #Rajya Sabha #InMyOpinion #Lok Sabha #parliament #Monsoon session #Coal-gate
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Sep 26, 2014

Non-compliance with HSE procurement rules - C&AG

The Comptroller and Auditor General's report says there is a significant level of non-compliance with procurement rules in the HSE, with more than one third of purchases examined in an audit found to be non-compliant...
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Sep 26, 2014

C&AG urges review of property tax exemptions

The Comptroller and Auditor General's report has recommended that Revenue should examine the validity of exemptions claimed under the unfinished housing estate category for the Local Property Tax...
How Parliament's monsoon session will flop thanks to coal-gate

Sep 27, 2014

Neighbour pitted against neighbour in new property tax value clampdown

A new clampdown on property tax valuations will pit neighbour against neighbour as the taxman compares the value a homeowner places on their house with people living nearby. The Revenue Commissioners also plan to use the energy rating of a house to p...